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Lucknow hosts National Cardiology Conference 2019

On April 5, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the National Cardiology Conference 2019 at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of medical sciences in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The 3-day conference will be organized by Dept of Cardiology in which leading national and international experts from Europe, USA, Japan, Singapore South Korea, Indonesia and Australia will ..

Tamil Nadu becomes first state in India to introduce Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in government sector

Tamil Nadu has become the first State in India to introduce Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in the government sector to spread awareness on newer heart valve treatments without open surgery. TAVI was launched at the Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital (TNGMSSH), Omandurar Estate, in November 2018. With the help of TAVI, two ..

India and Heart Attacks

As per a World Bank Study published in February 2011, Indians and inhabitants of the South Asian Countries are very prone to heart attacks and suffer their first heart attack six years earlier than other groups worldwide. The age for first heart attack in Indians versus others was 53 vs 59 years. Indians also had ..