Kauvery Hospital – Anaconda Aortic Anuerysm
Kauvery Hospital – Anaconda Aortic Anuerysm
suggested for a treatment through a minimally invasive keyhole procedure known as Endovascular Th erapy, which will eliminate the need for a open surgery and reduce the recovery period and allow the patient to walk home in two days.
In India, there are no dedicated stent systems in the country that allows for treatment of such complicated ao rtic conditions. However, across the world, dedicated stent systems that are completely repositionable for such torturous aortic aneurisms called ‘Anaconda Stent Systems’ have been used. Procedures using Ananconda Stent System has never been performed in India owing to the lack of expertise. However, the aortic team at Kauvery Hospital decided to import the Anaconda Stent System and perform the procedure. The team of doctors, led by Dr Sekar Natarajan, Chief Vascular Surgeon, Kauvery Hospital and Dr A.B. Gopalamurugan, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology and Chief of Endovascular Therapy, Kauvery Hospital performed the challenging pro cudure in critical circumstances on Mr. Kongolla.
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Mr. Prabhakara Rao Kongalla (Patient), Dr Sekar Natarajan, Chief Vascular Surgeon, Kauvery Hospital, Dr A.B. opalamurugan, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology and Chief of Endovascular Th erapy, Kauvery Hospital and Dr. Venkita S. Suresh, Group Medical Director, Kauvery Hospital.
By performing the keyhole procedure using Anaconda Stent Sys tem, the very complex and dilated aortic aneu rysm was treated successfully which allowed Mr. Kongalla to be mobilized the day after the procedure and be discharged on the third day. Dr A. B. Gopalamurugan who is an expert in such Endovascular therapies and who has performed several new procedures in the country, explained the key aspects of the Anaconda Stent System today by demonstrating the device. Kauvery Hospital has been at the for efront of cutting edge cardiovascular and blood vessel treatments over the last few years. The hospital also runs a 24/7 dedicated Aortic Centre to deal with life threatening conditions such as Aortic Aneurisms and Aortic Di ssections. “Kauvery Hospital has identified technologies of global standards and have adopted practices that can improve health outcomes. We are glad to have leading experts in the country who have performed various first in India procedures at Kauvery Hospital. This case is yet another fine example of how Kauvery Hospital is em erging as a preferred destination for holistic healthcare, particularly for performing complicated medical pr oc edures,” said Dr. Aravindan Selvaraj, Executive director, Kauvery Hospitals. ‘
A well-structured plan of action with the right resources in place is solely responsible for the success in repairing infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms for the first time in the country with Anaconda stent graft system. We ai m to help people around the world to lead a normal and active life by addressing to all healthcare needs.” Speaki ng on the occasion, Dr A. B. Gopalamurugan, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology and Chie fof Endova scular Therapy, Kauvery Hospital “For the very first time in the country, we have successfully performed the Ana conda stent graft procedure on Mr. Kongalla who had been suffering from aortic aneurysm. We are glad to see the progress in his health from the day he was brought to the hospital to today where he stands amidst us, all ha le and hearty. It was not very long ago when Mr. Kongalla had come to us complaining of severe pain in the abdo men. On diagnosis, the unusual swelling was confirmed to be the infra-renal aortic aneurysm.
Kauvery Hospital has been on the forefront in providing the best treatment options for various cardio-vascular ailments and condi tions.” Treatment of emergencies regarding the Aorta requires a large team with expertise, in frastructure and 24/7 service proto cols. There are very few aortic centres in the country and Kauvery Hospital has been at the forefront of such treatments by perfor mi ng high volume aortic treatments and first in India trea tments ov er the last few years.
About Kauvery Hospital:
Kauvery Hospitals is ‘A new Age Family Hospital’ with Multi Specialty Clinical Expertise and a pioneer in the ‘He althCare Provider’ industry, making healthcare affordable. Kauvery is one of the few corporate hospital cha ins to successfully integrate operations into Tier 1 cities after launching into Tier 2 cities. It is also one of the few ho spitals founded by Medical experts and managed by business professionals with a keen focus on delivering pers onalized and specialized health care with warmth. Kauvery Hospitals is currently a 1200 bed hospital group with presence in Chennai, Trichy, Hosur and Salem in addition to planned entry in new markets. Apart from having diverse Multispecialty tertiary care expertise, Kauvery Hospitals house one of three ‘Cardiac Centers of Exce llnce in South India’ and the only one in Tiruchirappalli (Trichy).
In today’s times where the healthcare industry is more and more commoditized, Kauvery Hospitals stands tall with its promise of making medical expertise and technology truly affordable with empathy and care at every stage of a person’s healthcare needs. For healthcare needs.