Kolkata gets its first Heart Rhythm Clinic
(7 years ago)
Kolkata, Oct 18 : The first dedicated Heart Rhythm Clinic was launched by Apollo Gleneagles Heart Institute in the city.
The Heart Rhythm Clinic is a very specialized service within the sphere of Cardiology to address and provide solutions to the heart rhythm disorders.
Haranath Chakraborty, popular mainstream Bengali filmmaker, was present at the inauguration Monday along with Dr Rupali Basu, Chief Executive Officer- Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals.
The director with the senior most doctors of the hospital together lit the lamp and launched the clinic.
"This is the first ever clinic in the eastern region," said Dr Rupali Basu, Chief Executive Officer, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals.
Haranath Chakraborty, who himself is a heart patient, said that this is the most unique concept brought out by Apollo team members.
The symptoms of a weak heart and the time when the patient will understand that they need to have a check up was discussed at the launch by the doctors present there.
The free camp and a card for the lower group working class of the film industry by which they will be treated with discounts was also announced at the inauguration on the request of the director.