Global Hospitals Mumbai, a multi super specialty tertiary care hospital has now become a destination for heart transplantation after receiving license from Directorate of Health services, Maharashtra recently. This dedicated heart clinic at the hospital will offer end to end customized services to cardiac patients, monitored and headed by Dr. Z. Hamdulay, Director of Cardio-Thoracic & Vascular Surgery.
The heart transplant clinic is equipped with advanced technologies and machineries offering best in class cardiac care and treatment. The experts specialize in minimal access cardiac bypass surgery; redo cardiac bypass surgery, interventional cardiology along with understanding the needs and differences from case to case, offering counselling and consultation to patient and their caregivers.
Manpreet Sohal, Regional CEO, Global Hospitals, said, “We are glad for having received this opportunity of treating people with cardiac disabilities. Through this movement, our aim is solely to reduce the barriers between the respective patients and doctors. For over the years, we’ve specialized in being one of the market leaders for curing several verticals of medical field in India, it’s time for us to continue being the dominant spot for cardiac therapy too.”
Dr. Z. Hamdulay, Director of Cardio-thoracic& Vascular Surgery, said“With years of experience in dealing with cardiac patients and heart transplant, the news of Global Hospitals progressing towards performing heart transplantation is going to help many who have been waiting for a long period to get a heart transplant done. Although heart transplantation was not the option or treatment of choice earlier, however it has now become a source of long term survival.”
Dr. NishitChoksi, Cardiologist, said, “Our cardiologists and surgeons follow the best practices and specialize in their respective services. The entire department consists of top cardiac surgeons who’re technologically advanced, providing their support towards prevention, treatment and cure for cardiac patients.”
One of the most common reasons for having a heart transplant is either or both the ventricles have not been functioning properly with presence of severe heart failure. The journey of heart transplant begins with matching the blood type and size of the recipient’s body with the donor’s heart. Post-heart transplant requires adaptation of a healthy lifestyle and regular monitoring since it invariably impacts the functioning of the replaced heart.