Srinagar: Director SKIMS Dr. Omar Javed Shah Inaugurated various high end equipments in the Department of CVTS, SKIMS. The “State of the Art” equipments include , 3 High End, Intraaortic Baloon Pumps (CardioSave/CS300),Maquet-Datascope,Germany) and 1 Portable , Latest Version and high end Portable Echocardiogram (EPIC -7C, Philips, USA) costing RS.2.50 Crores.
The inaugural function was followed by “Live Demonstration” in operation theatre during open cardiac surgery. Advanced functions of the equipment demonstrated by the Company experts, Philips USA were highly appreciated. Director SKIMS stressed for optimal use of these equipments.
He further said that with incorporation of these equipments hundreds of patients who were referred outside for want of the therapeutic application of such equipments will now get benefited and safely operated.
He also informed that in future many other “High End” equipments will be installed in the department which will help in successful of Complex Cardiac Surgical procedures.