A new Cath Lab Cios Alpha Portable has been installed in the Advanced Cardiac Centre at PGIMER, Chandigarh which was inaugurated on 16/08/2019 by Prof Jagat Ram, Director, PGIMER in the presence of Mr Kumar Abhay, Financial Advisor, Prof Yash Paul Sharma, Head, Department of Cardiology, Prof Shyam Thingam, Head, Department of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Prof Surjit Singh, Head, Department of Paediatrics, Deputy Medical Superintendent, the faculty members of Cardiology and Technical & Nursing Officers of the department. This lab will be primarily for a Pacemaker and devices procedures, electrophysiology and ablation, peripheral angiography, angioplasty and pulmonary thrombo-embolism procedures and other emergency procedures.
This will benefit the more cardiac patients by decreasing the waiting list and efficient patient care. The department has two other labs which are providing great benefits to the patients suffering from coronary artery disease for performing complex coronary angioplasty and for structural heart disease.
The department is in the process of procuring two Advanced Integrated Cath Lab which will be beneficial for the patients with complex coronary and complex structural cardiac procedures.
Prof Yash Paul Sharma thanked to the Director, PGIMER and all who participated in the Inaugural function.
After the Cath Lab Inauguration tree plantation was done by the Director, PGIMER along with faculty members of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery. The trees are planted for beautification of Advanced Cardiac Centre which will be a part of tree plantation drive being completed in coming two weeks.