Heart surgeries at Rs 1 lakh for poor and needy patients

Heart surgeries at Rs 1 lakh for poor and needy patients

Chandigarh: The Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Medical Centre, Sector 24, Chandigarh, has come to the aid of poor and needy heart patients. The parishad has offered all kinds of heart surgeries at only Rs 1 lakh. For the cause, it has associated with Dr Ashwani Bansal, a trained heart surgeon at AIIMS, Delhi.

Ajay Dutta, national secretary of the parishad, said it would immensely benefit those patients who were waiting for heart surgery for months due to lack of funds or due to long waiting list at the government hospitals.

Heart surgeries such as bypass heart surgery, heart valve surgery (aortic or mitral valve replacement) and children heart surgery (ASD, VSD, TOF) would be performed under the initiative, he said. A camp is being organised in Sector 24 till December 15 wherein patients can consult for heart surgery for free from 4 pm to 5 pm. All kinds of heart surgeries would be offered at only Rs 1 lakh, he said.

The Tribune : 24 November, 2019

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