Few decades back patients from Central India had to go to metropolis for basic to advanced heart treatment. Now the time has come when our Cardiologists are performing procedures equivalent to World Standards and in fact are teaching and demonstrating the same LIVE all over the world.
Dr. Jaspal Arneja and his team performed a â€œLive Caseâ€ from the Cath Lab of Arneja Heart Hospital in which a utmost complex procedure was performed (Left main Bifurcation Angioplasty- OCT guided). This was transmitted Live to , Belgrade, Serbia in an international conference SINERGY 2019 (Serbian Conference in interventional Cardiology) where topmost international cardiologists witnessed the skills of the Arneja team. Panel of cardiologists were constantly interacting with Dr Arneja while the angioplasty was being done. They appreciated the new technique and innovations done in managing the complicated patient. This conference is organized by Dr Goran Stankovic.
Performing a case Live requires topmost confidence and skills, which is acquired by performing multiple such complex procedures routinely. Itâ€™s a great achievement as NAGPUR is highlighted internationally as a centre of Cardiology with equivalent potential as compared to anyone else worldwide. Dr. Arneja told us that, â€œDuring this procedure, latest technology in the field of Cardiology like Optical Cohorence Tomography (OCT) where blood vessel structure and nature of the disease is visualized from inside using a catheter was used. Even in Metro cities, very few top-end hospitals have this technology available but we at AHI are fully equipped with all such latest technologies.â€ It is a matter of pride that now we are teaching and demonstrating the newer techniques of treatment of Left Main Coronary artery block to rest of the world , added Dr Arneja.
Dr. Arneja said, â€œIn medical filed advances are unending and to stay updated we need to constantly learn this new techniques and technologies which not only develops our insight but significantly enhances our patient management skills.
So we are always upfront in accepting and inculcating new advances and are bringing them in our hospital.â€ The ultimate beneficiary is our patient. Dr. Amar Amle, Cardiologist Arneja Heart Institute said, â€œEven now many patients are referred to higher centers or cardiologist from Metros are invited to perform such procedures but we have developed equivalent skills for performing such procedures at Nagpur itself ourselves.â€ He further added that Dr Arneja has been teaching young cardiologists from around the country in these skills under â€œ Master The Complex â€œ training program.
Arneja Heart Hospital has emerged as a centre of excellence in diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases. Dr. Jaspal Arneja is a well-known name in the field for performing most of complex and complicated procedures. It is noteworthy to mention that Dr. Arneja was the first cardiologist to perform Transcutaneous Aortic valve Replacement (TAVR) in Central India.
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