Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute (IHHI), Department of cardiology, has unveiled Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). Which is, on Friday the,18th January 2019 at 10:30 am, Venue, Indiana Hospital & Heart Institute, Pumpwell, Mangalore. The program is inaugurated by Rev Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho, Director Father Muller Medical College Mangaluru along with Dr Anand V, Medical Director, KMCH Hospital Mangaluru. Dr A. V. Shetty, Senior Cardiologist from Mangalore is also present for the program.

OCT is the most modern and advanced technology in heart care. Through this technology, doctors can now see inside the coronary artery of the heart with extreme clarity and can analyse the kind of blocks in the heart, whether it is due to, cholesterol, calcium or fibrous block in angioplasty patients.

OCT therefore helps the Doctor to guide and place the stent with extreme accuracy at the required position, making Angioplasty highly efficient and highly successful compared to conventional methods.

OCT guided angioplasty will now give high success rates in all patients including, elderly and high risk cases.

This technology is coming for the first time in Mangalore and third in Karnataka state. This will be highly useful for people in Dakishina Kannada, Udupi, Hassan, Madikeri,North Keralaetc.

“Addition of OCT to Indiana Hospital will make Indiana Cardiac Institute as one of the leading institutesamong cardiac centres. This will attract international patients to Mangalore as part of Medical Tourism” Dr Yusuf Kumble Chief Interventional Cardiologist and MD stated.

This service will be extended to all types of patients for an affordable price.

Patients can now ask for OCT guided heart procedures which will result in high success rates with immense benefits.

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