Kolkata: Senior doctors of Kolkata’s BM Birla Heart Research Centre have stressed on the need to exercise regularly to keep heart healthy.
“You have to ask people to exercise more,” cardiologist Dr. Dhiman Kahali told reporters.
He also advised people to avoid consuming junk foods.
“Eating healthy food is another crucial thing which everyone should follow,” he said.
BM Birla Heart Research Centre, a Super-Specialty Cardiac Institute, observed an insightful and engaging session with eminent cardiologists and their patients who underwent high end complicated cardiac procedures right in the midst of the pandemic.
Cardiologist Dr. Anil Mishra said the hospital tries to implement all the latest technologies available to them in treating their patients.
Cardiologists, Dr. Anil Mishra, Dr. Anjan Siotia, Dr. Ashok B Malpani, Dr. Dhiman Kahali, Dr. Tarun Praharaj, Dr. Shuvo Dutta, Dr. Sabyasachi Pal and Cardiac Surgeons like Dr. Manoj Daga and Dr. Ratan Das shared insights into how new cardiac therapies are adapting to the advancement of technology and how high-end procedures have benefitted patients.
Crucial procedures such as the Intra Vascular Lithotripsy or the Shock Boom Therapy, leadless pacemakers and the new Gallart Device (CRTD) which is implanted on a patient and can be operated via bluetooth on smart phones, were only some of the topics of discussion that were highlighted by the doctors during the event.
Dr. Simmardeep Gill, COO, CK Birla Hospitals said: “As BMB enters its 31st Anniversary, we would like to focus on the innovative robust digital transformation, which would not only create a seamless platform for communication but would also enable us to better manage cardiac care.”
“Going forward we would analyze clinical data to identify opportunities to improve utilization, make care-delivery processes more effective, enhance the quality of diagnoses and lower the risk of missed opportunities,” he said.
“We hope to leverage a wide variety of self-innovative tools and platforms to manage and analyze this data, to generate significant insights and ensure a deep patient-doctor bond through virtual reality and augmented reality,” the COO said.