JAMMU, Feb 11: Fortis Escort Amritsar organized heart and knee care check-up camp at City Hospital Bathindi, Jammu.
Dr Madhu Khullar, Director Health Services (Retired) inaugurated the camp. Dr Mohit Arora, senior knee & hip replacement Surgeon and Dr Ajay Verma, Cardiac Specialist, examined more than 350 patients with hip & knee and heart problems.
Dr Mohit informed patients how to improve life style to avoid knee problems. He also informed about latest techniques of knee replacement surgery and benefits with improved quality of life post surgery by latest minimal invasive joint replacement surgery with minimum blood loss.
Senior Cardiac specialist Dr Ajay Verma examined cardiac patients and advised regarding latest techniques being introduced for By- Pass heart surgery. He said Endoscopic vein harvesting, the latest being used in CaBG, is available at Fortis Amritsar. The advantage of this technique is that vein is taken out with very small incesion on leg helping faster recovery and lesser post operative complications.
Present on this occasion were Dr C D Thapa. Rajeev Verma informed that Fortis Escorts Amritsar is Multispeaciality Terteiry care centre nearest to Jammu.