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Eminent heart specialist Dr. C.N. Manjunath, director of the Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Analysis in Bengaluru, is retiring on the finish of this month after 35 years of service.
It is without doubt one of the largest coronary heart care centre within the South East Asian Area performing about 55,000 cardiac cathlab procedures and 5,500 open coronary heart surgical procedures yearly. Within the final 16 years, the institute has general completed eight lakh procedures and handled 75 lakh out sufferers.
The institute has recorded an general progress of 500% and the mattress power has elevated from 330 in 2006 to over 2,000 beds now (Bengaluru, Mysuru, and Kalaburagi services put collectively) completely for cardiac care, providing 24 hours ICCU administration, interventions in cardiology and cardiothoracic surgical procedure.
In an interview to The Hindu, Dr Manjunath explains the explanations behind the alarming variety of coronary heart assaults amongst individuals of their forties; how a lot train is advisable in gyms; hidden cardiac points individuals could also be ignoring; why extra variety of ladies are reporting coronary heart illnesses, and extra.
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Reporting: Afshan Yasmeen
Videography: Ravichandran N.