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Aster DM Healthcare sets Guinness world record

DUBAI, November 18, 2019

One of Aster DM Healthcare’s group hospitals, Ramesh Hospitals Vijawada has set a Guinness World Record for holding the ‘largest gathering of cardiac surgery patients in one place’ with the gathering of 1,020  patients who successfully underwent heart surgery at the hospital in India.

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.”

Dr P Ramesh Babu, 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 24x7 Paediatric Cardiology Services. The facility has a specialist team of three trained paediatric cardiologists and two paediatric cardiothoracic surgeons.  – TradeArabia News Service


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