13-NOV-2018: Prof Talwar delivers lecture on 'Heart Failure: From Drugs to Devices'
Aligarh, November 13: Medicines for heart can help people live longer and feel better, but with an implant, heart patients can be alerted before they feel the symptoms, said Prof K K Talwar, Chairman, Max Hospitals, New Delhi, while delivering the extension lecture on 'Heart Failure: From Drugs to Devices' at the Centre of Cardiology, J N Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
Discussing the use of drugs and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) devices and the rise of cardiovascular diseases, Prof Talwar, Ex Director, AIIMS, New Delhi and Ex Director, PGI, Chandigarh said that ICD market is expected to witness strong growth in India and other countries.
He pointed out that cardiac device therapy has changed the landscape of heart failure management and devices like ICDs and VADs are marvellous examples of the way advances in technology can extend life.
Prof Asif Hasan, Director, Centre of Cardiology said efforts are being made at JNMC for extending the spectrum of cardiac services and to establish Advanced Cardiac Centre on the lines of AIIMS and PGI Chandigarh. He spoke on JNMC's Centre of Cardiology's mission to develop as a referral centre of West Uttar Pradesh zone.
Dr Kewal Kishan (Cardiac surgeon, Max Hospitals) delineated the importance of heart transplantation and newer techniques.
Dr Shad Aqbari conducted the programme, while Dr Malik Azharuddin proposed the vote of thanks.
Prof M U Rabbani and with other faculty members attended the programme.
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Related PicturesProf K K Talwar with Dr Kewal Kishan with JNMC faculty members