LRH resumes cardiology services with advanced addition

Staff Reporter


PESHAWAR: According to the Spokesman Muhammad Asim, the biggest cardiology dept of KP resumes its services for cardiology Emergency patients with full swing after it was compromised due to COVID issue.

He said that five patients who were brought to LRH Emergency due to heart attack in couple of  days ,were given timly PCI and TPM facilities.

LRH MTI has now become the first public sector hospital to provide TPM suits facility to heart patients at emergency dept. Newly appointed  HOD Cardiology of LRH MTI Assistant Professor Dr. Malik Faisal Iftikhar said that a 40 years old patient was rushed to LRH Emergency due to cardiac arrest where he was passed TPM wire within 10 minutes which saves his life.

“I thought it is over and I was losing hope but timly medical care provided by doctors saved my life”, said Asif, survived patient. Asif was one of those five patients who were given emergency treatment in cardiology unit of LRH and now discharged after PCI was done. Dr. Faisal added that TPM and Emergency PCI saves lives of the patients and it is indeed a great adition to Cardiology services of LRH MTI.

He said that cath lab staff and other team members are playing very important role to provide exemplary services of heart patients  while international protocols are follwed to avoid contacting corona virus.

He further said that Medical Director and hospital Director took keen interest to take cardiology services to new heights. Spokesman further added that Cardiology dept is now consists of 35 beds including that of  CCU beds. He added that patients who rushes to LRH due to heart issues would have no problems to have timly and advanced cardiology services.

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