Fortis Malar Hospital Successfully Conducts Record 150Th Heart Transplant; A First In South Asia

Published on May 12, 2017
Channel: Chennaiviews
Category: Travel & Events
Source: Youtube

Fortis Malar Hospital successfully conducts record 150th Heart Transplant; a first in South Asia Fortis Centre for Heart Failure& Transplant at Fortis Malar Hospital successfully conducted150 heart transplants in Chennai recently. This is the first time any hospital has performed this record number of heart transplants in the entire South Asia. The centre has sustained an excellent outcome with one year survival rate in over 90% of all transplants conducted. The team of doctors led by Dr. K. R.Balakrishnan, Director, Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant and Dr. Suresh Rao KG, Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia & Critical Care at Fortis Malar Hospital