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Apr 25, 2022

Paras Hospital Gurugram Launches Cardiac Specialty Department to Fight Heart Ailments in Children and Infants Alike

Paras Hospital Gurugram Launches Cardiac Specialty Department to Fight Heart Ailments in Children and Infants Alike

Gurgaon: 15th January 2018: Paras Healthcare has been a leader towards integrating health care with the welfare society. By launching a super specialty department for adult and pediatric heart surgery, Paras Hospital Gurugram aims to prevent the leading cause of premature deaths in India. The department is being headed by Dr. Mahesh Wadhwani, a reputed cardiac surgeon who has performed more than 6000 successful complex cardiac surgeries. The hospital was one of the first in Gurgaon to implement the Transradial Technique – a unique method through which you can perform complex cardiac examinations such as angioplasty and angiography.

The super specialization addition of the Cardiac Surgery Team provides the hospital an edge and gives its patients the option of affordable, accessible, quality healthcare.Dr. Neeraj Bishnoi, Facility Director, Paras Hospital Gurugram, “Approximately 100,000 babies are born each year with major and critical congenital heart disease in India. Paras Hospital Gurgaon aims at creating awareness about the disease and supporting patients requiring complex cardiac surgeries. Cardiac requires precision, surgical brilliance and the support of technology along with trained manpower. With Dr Wadhwani’s experience, we have been able to strengthen our cardiac services and also provide pediatric cardiac services such as Congenital Heart Surgery, including neonatal heart surgery.”

Dr. Mahesh Wadhwani, Chief Cardiac Surgery & HOD, Pediatric and Adult cardiac surgery, is an exemplary surgeon, credited to be part of more than 6000 major heart surgeries over the last 11 years. He trained at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, which is the most premier institute in the field of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery in India. He specializes In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Beating Heart CABG, Total Arterial Revascularization (TAROPCAB), Valve Replacement/ Valve Repair, Simple & complex Congenital heart Surgery including Rastelli’s operation, Senning operation, Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), Tetralogy of Fallot in Chaildren (TOF) to list a few.

The Department of Cardiac Surgery includes Dr Mahesh Wadwani, (Chief of Cardiac Surgery & HOD, Department of Pediatric and Adult Cardiac Surgery), Dr Alok Sahoo (Cardiac Anesthetist) and Dr Prityush Goel.

Dr. Wadhwani highlights the importance of such endeavors and says, “It is an honor to join a healthcare provider that empowers the common man with access to specialized tertiary care services. We aim to ensure that the best cardiac surgery is provided to each patient. It should also be noted that in numerous cases the congenital heart disease is not detected and is usually diagnosed in adulthood. If you are experiencing the listed signs and symptoms, you may be suffering from a congenital heart ailment – Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), a bluish tint to the skin, lips and fingernails (cyanosis), shortness of breath. In such a case, it is best advised that you consult a cardiologist at the earliest. Even routinely, if a pediatric cardiology checkup is done by a cardiologist it goes a long way and gives an assurance to the individual for rest of his/her life. ”