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Jaslok Hospital unveils heart transplant prog in Mumbai

29 November 2021 | News

Jaslok Hospital will partner with MGM Hospital in Chennai to bring the programme alive

Mumbai-based Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre has announced the launch of a heart transplant programme and division at their unit in Mumbai.

 

The programme will be helmed by leading cardiac surgeon Dr KR Balakrishnan who is a pioneer in the space of heart transplants in the country. Jaslok Hospital will be partnering with MGM Hospital in Chennai to bring the programme alive. 

 

The programme will provide outstanding quality and outcome, comprehensive support services, easily accessible care, a team consisting of transplant surgeons, critical care experts, infectious diseases consultants, specially trained support nursing and other paramedical staff for ICU and wards, liaison officers, transplant coordinators, dedicated beds in ICU, cardiac rehab, and specialised post-op care.

 

The launch event was presided by dignitaries such as Dr SK Mathur, President ZTCC, Dr Suresh Rao, Cardiologist, MGM Hospital Chennai, Dr A B Mehta, Director Cardiology Dr Hemant Pathare, Additional Director of Heart & Lung transplant at Jaslok Hospital, along with others from the Jaslok Hospital team. 

 

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