On World Hypertension Day Dr. Priya Palimkar, Cardiologist, Jehangir Hospital, Pune gives us some inputs on hypertension
World Hyper-Tension day initiated by World Hyper-Tension League is an umbrella to organisations of 85 national Hyper-Tension societies formed to increase awareness of Hyper-Tension. Hyper Tension has become a major threat and has a lot of lifestyle disorders.READ MORE
Man survives rare heart condition undetected until he's 42, when life expectancy of those with this disease is only 38. After a complicated surgery, he is now on the mend.
Entrepreneur Prasad Patra had been frequently coming home restless and tired for the last 10-15 years, especially when travel was involved. From the age of 25, he had been taking tablets for hypertension. The cause of this hypertension went undetected until he turned 42 and went to the doctor on March 21, 2013, complaining of restlessness and frequent bouts of severe headaches.READ MORE
Cardiologists from across the globe at Amsterdam were given a live demonstration of advanced angioplasty techniques by Jehangir's team of cardiologists comprising Dr. JS Dugal, Dr. Ajit Mehta, Dr. Mandar Deo and Dr. Priya Palimkar. Three cases were presented of which, the last was live and unplanned as the patient had a heart attack when she arrived.READ MORE