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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Programme on cardiology


Programme on cardiology
Special Correspondent

MAKING A POINT: Chief cardiologist at G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hosital S. Natarajan speaking at the "Idhayam Pesugirathu" meeting - Public Awareness Programme on Heart organised by the hospital, Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis and Sri Krishna Sweets at Bharathia Vidya Bhavan in the city on Sunday.
COIMBATORE: G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital held on Sunday a programme to spread awareness among the public on heart diseases.
Titled “Idhayam Pesugiradhu” (the heart talks), the programme had cardiologists describing various diseases that affected the heart and answering questions from the public on these.
The Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis and Sri Krishna Sweets were the co-organisers of the programme.
The hospital also opened its electrophysiology laboratory services that day.
Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist B. Ramprakash said that the electrical abnormality in the heart could be corrected with the help of artificial pacemakers and implantable defibrillators.
The hospital had installed latest equipment to provide these services.
The hospital also held a continuous medical education programme to mark the completion of 30,000 cardiac angioplasty procedures.
New heart centre
A new centre to provide specialised heart care has been opened in the city. The BKR Metro Heart Centre on Tank Road at Sivananda Colony has been established by consultant cardiologist N. Bhaskar. Chairman of K.G. Hospital G. Bakthavathsalam inaugurated the new centre.

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