Dubai/Vijayawada/New Delhi: Aster DM Healthcare’s heart surgery patients gathered in unprecedented force to vouch for its heart care of global order.
In Ramesh Hospitals, one of its facilities in India at Vijayawada, was venue for huge gathering of heart surgery patients, which turned out largest in the world, a mahakumbh of sorts. A record number of 1,020 patients who have successfully undergone heart surgery at Ramesh Hospitals had gathered to attempt the record. The hospital has completed twenty thousand surgeries of which two thousand are paediatric cardiac surgeries and interventions.
Ramesh Hospitals Vijayawada is a group hospital of Aster DM Healthcare giving hope to millions of parents whose kids suffer from heart ailments.
The participating patients were treated for different type of cardiac related operations such as open heart, heart bypass, valve surgery and congenital heart. The aim of attempting this record was to simply create awareness and give hope to people with heart ailments. The record was monitored by Rishi Nath, the official Guinness World Records™ adjudicator. It is a milestone in the three-decade long illustrious history of Dr Ramesh Cardiac & Multi-specialty Hospitals which has completed twenty thousand surgeries of which two thousand are paediatric cardiac surgeries and interventions.
Dr Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, said, “We are pleased to set a Guinness World Record for a cause that is extremely close to our hearts. It is a matter of pride that our initiative to raise awareness on heart disease is now globally recognized. We will continue to work closely with various stakeholders including patients to spread awareness on some of the common heart diseases in our society.”
Commenting on the achievement, Dr. P. Ramesh Babu MD, DM, FSCAI, Chief Cardiologist and Managing Director of Dr. Ramesh Cardiac & Multi-Specialty Hospitals, who started the department of CTVS in 1996 said, “It has been our endeavour to provide quality healthcare to people living in cities as well as those living in semi-urban and rural areas. Our team of specialists, along with clinical excellence, advanced technology and compassionate patient care, delivers quality healthcare to everyone in need of it.”
Based in India, Ramesh Hospitals Vijawada offer international standard interventions in Cardiology and is the only facility in Andhra Pradesh, a south state in India, that provides 24×7 Paediatric Cardiology Services. The facility has a specialist team of three trained Paediatric Cardiologist and two Paediatric Cardiothoracic surgeons.