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SKIMS conducts first of its kind live workshop on ‘EVAR for Aneurysm of Thoracic Aorta’

Post by on Saturday, July 30, 2022

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Srinagar, July 29:  Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (CVTS) SKIMS conducted a major Live workshop on 3 patients on “Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) of Complex Aneurysms of Thoracic Aorta.”
Three patients with complex cardiac issues admitted toSKIMS  were treated by Endovascular techniques (Stent Grafts ) during the Live Workshop which was conducted by the department of CVTS in  Collaboration with the Department of Radiology, SKIMS and Narayana Hrudayalaya, Hospital, Bangalore. Prof. Saraub Rai from Narayana, Hospital, Prof G.N.Lone CVTS SKIMS, Dr Farooq Ahmad Ganie CVTS SKIMS, Dr Tahlil, Prof. FerozeShaheen, Dr Haroon Rashid, Dr Hidayat, Dr, Sahil, Dr Mohsin, Dr Abid, DrMudasir and Dr Naiem coordinated the Workshop.
HOD CVTS informed that all three patients were successfully treated by Endovascular Technique at a much lower cost and 1/3 of the cost incurred in Cardiac centres of the country. All the 3 patients are doing fine and will be discharged within a couple of days. He added that the workshop was successfully conducted and appreciated everyone for their active participation in the workshop and thanked the Anaesthesia team for their support.

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