Bhubaneswar: AMRI Hospitals has created a platform for cardiology patients to form Eastern India’s first cardiac support group. To be known as Happy Heart Club, the platform was launched by a group of patients, who have been treated in recent times.
The need to set up a cardiac support group was raised by patients, who have been treated under doctors at AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar of complex cardiac procedures, backed by the latest technology and treatment protocols, including MICS (Minimal invasive cardiac surgery), TOF (Tetrology of Fallot surgery), ASD, VSD, PDA, CRTD, Primary Angioplasty, Electrophysiology Study & and nano pacemaker, besides usual prevalent treatment methods like CABG, PTCA, etc.
Basudev Das, 41, who underwent a complex cardiac procedure some time back, said that having a cardiac support group like Happy Heart Club is as crucial. “We wanted a platform where we can talk about each other’s problems and share our concerns. It is particularly important for those who are at high risk of cardiac issues, like smokers and regular drinkers,” he said.