Early Times Report
Jammu, Oct 15: To create awareness on "Coronary Artery Disease in India & recent advances in Cardiac Interventions" a team of Doctors from PARAS Superspeciality Hospital Panchkula, addressed the media person today. Speaking on the occasion Dr H K Bali Chairman Cardiac Sciences, who has an experience of more than 30 years in Cardiology and has done over 15000 cardiac interventions, said that Paras Super Specialty Panchukula is going to be a center of Excellence for Cardiac Sciences since all the facilities like Primary Angioplasty, Complex Angioplasties, Biventricular Pacemaker (CRT), Combo Devices, ICDs, Carotid Artery Stenting, Peripheral Artery & below knee interventions, Management of Aortic Dissections and Aortic Aneurysms would be available under one roof. Presenting picture of country on heart health front he said that India tops World in heart attacks among 35 plus Men and Cardiovascular diseases would be the largest cause of death and disability in India by 2022 as per a World Health Organization (WHO) report. The average age of people with heart ailments is coming down and these days we are getting patients as young as 25 years, who are coming to us with Heart attack. Patients with Coronary Artery Disease under the age of 40 have increased from 10 percent a decade ago to 15 percent today, he said.