Monday, November 2, 2020

Manipal Hospitals At Your Doorstep For A Healthy Heart

Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar, Bengaluru is organizing a heart health check-up campaign in association with Bangalore South MP Mr. Tejasvi Surya at the MP office in Jayanagar.


For the last 7-8months, due to the pandemic, the life of the people is on a halt. More so, people are unable to visit the hospital for their routine check-up due to the fear of getting an infection. This increases the risk, especially in people with cardiac disease, as they require regular monitoring of vital parameters. Reports suggests a rising incidence of heart emergencies during the pandemic in the city owing to medical negligence. In such a scenario, a service that provides heart health-check-up at the patient's doorstep is the need of the hour.


Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar a name synonymous with advanced heart care, is conducting a health check-up campaign for screening the vital cardiac parameters. As the people are resisting themselves from stepping out of their homes due to the pandemic, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar has initiated this campaign to reach out to the patients at their doorstep.

The health check-up campaign is being started at the office of Bangalore South MP, Mr. Tejasvi Surya, at Jayanagar.  During the campaign, Manipal Hospitals will be dispatching special vans where patients can check on their important heart health parameters through BP measurement, Holter monitoring, etc "For the last few months, due to the pandemic, many of us are unable to visit the doctor for a regular check-up. It is important, especially for patients with heart conditions to constantly monitor their health to avoid emergencies. I am happy that Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar is taking such initiatives for improving the health of the people”, says the delighted MP Mr. Tejasvi Surya. Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar is also planning to conduct such campaigns in other areas of the city. 

World-class infrastructure, highly experienced surgeons, and advanced catheterization labs are some of the advantages of Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar. "Our excellent team, comprising of the best medical and paramedical staff, assisted by the advanced emergency room, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, and Cath Lab, makes us the best hospital for cardiac care. The average time of shifting a patient from the ER to the Cath Lab is only about 3-4 minutes at our Jayanagar center. Our medical staff is proactive in decision making during emergencies and saves valuable time. We have excellent facilities available in the recovery rooms to accelerate the recovery post-surgery. It is the positive feedback from the patients which allow us to perform our duty with more passion”, says Dr. K P Srihari Das, Consultant – Interventional Cardiology, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar, while informing about the advantages of the cardiac unit at the hospital.


Heart disease may affect the person at any point in their life. People with a history of heart disease are more vulnerable to complications. To reduce the risk, routine health check-up is necessary. It has been estimated that approximately 85% of heart attacks can be avoided if the patient picks up the symptoms and hospitalized early. Medical interventions should reach people with a heart attack as early as possible. Depending upon the condition of the patient, the doctor may recommend angiography and angioplasty. These procedures are performed in a specialized lab called Cath labs or catheterization labs. Through health check, the risk factors for cardiac diseases are identified and can be managed.

About Manipal Hospitals:

As a pioneer in healthcare, Manipal Hospitals is among the largest hospital network in India serving over 2 million patients annually. Its focus is to develop an affordable tertiary care multispecialty healthcare framework through its entire multispecialty delivery spectrum and further extend it to homecare. With its flagship quaternary care facility located in Bangalore, India, 7 tertiary care, 5 secondary care and 2 primary care clinics spread across India and abroad, today Manipal Hospitals successfully operates and manages 5,900 beds across 15 hospitals. Manipal Hospitals provides comprehensive curative and preventive care for a multitude of patients from across the globe. Manipal Hospitals has one-day care clinic in Lagos, Nigeria.  Manipal Hospitals is first in India to be awarded accreditation by the AAHRPP for ethical standards in clinical research activities. It is also NABL, NABH and ISO certified. Manipal Hospitals is also the most respected hospital company in India and the most patient recommended hospital in India by consumer survey.

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