‘We must update ourselves on innovation, technologies in the field of Cardiology’

‘We must update ourselves on innovation, technologies in the field of Cardiology’

April 3, 2022

Dr. K.S. Sadananda inaugurates ‘Apollo Cardiovascular Symposium-2022’

Mysore/Mysuru: “In this era of rapid development happening in the field of cardiology it is very important to keep ourselves updated about the innovation and technologies in the field of cardiology,” opined Dr. K.S. Sadananda, Medical Superintendent of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Mysuru.

He was speaking after inaugurating ‘Apollo Cardiovascular Symposium-2022’ organised by Apollo BGS Hospitals at a private hotel in city recently.

He appreciated the Hospital for organising the symposium every year and educating about the latest developments in the field of cardiology.

Dr. Arun Srinivas, Chief Cardiologist and Head of the Apollo Heart Institutes, Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, said, “We have been in the forefront of cardiac care and in adopting newer technologies like OCT, TAVR, FFR, Bioabsorbable stents, Rotational Atherectomy, CRTD, LBBP at Apollo BGS Hospitals Mysore, this gives Mysoreans the privilege of getting the best cardiac care facilities within their reach and they don’t have to travel to other cities for the treatment, especially during emergencies, which means the chances of survival and getting back to normalcy is much higher.”

More than 230 doctors comprising Cardiologists, General Physicians, Family Physicians were present. The Symposium was focused on technology transforming cardiac care and speakers discussed at length the current management techniques, the transformation bro-ught in by technology and the future possibilities in cardiac care.

Earlier, the symposium began with a presentation on ‘Newer Therapies for Structural and Valvular Heart diseases’ by Dr. Jaya Ranganath of Apollo Hospitals, Sheshadripuram in Bengaluru and was chaired by Dr. Amrit Nanaiah, Dr. Aiyappa and Dr. J. Veenu followed by Dr. Arul D. Furtado of Apollo Hospitals, B.G. Road, Bengaluru speaking on ‘Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, MICS and Beyond,’ chaired by Dr. Lakshminarayanachar, Dr. Madhu Prakash, Dr. K.N. Bhaskar and Dr. H.P. Guruprasad.

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The symposium concluded with a presentation on ‘Precision Cardiac Interventions- The New Gold Standard’ by Dr. Arun Srinivas and chaired by Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, Dr. K.S. Sadananda, Dr. S. Prashanth and Dr. Nagesh.

Bharateesha Reddy, Vice- President and Unit Head, Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, thanked the doctors for their enduring courage exhibited during the pandemic and informed them about the latest developments and future plans of the Hospital.


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