High end equipment inaugurated at SKIMS

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, June 4: Various high end equipment were inaugurated today in the Department of CVTS of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS).
A SKIMS spokesperson said that Director SKIMS, Dr. Omar Javed Shah inaugurated the “State of the Art” equipments which include, 3 High End, Intraaortic Baloon Pumps(CardioSave/CS300), Maquet-Datascope, Germany) and 1 Portable , Latest Version and high end Portable Echocardiogram (EPIC -7C, Philips,USA), costing RS.2.50 crores.
He said the inaugural function was followed by “Live Demonstration” in operation theatre during open cardiac surgery.
Director SKIMS while stressing for optimal use of these equipments said that with incorporation of these equipments hundreds of patients who were referred outside for want of the therapeutic application of such equipments will now get benefited and safely operated.
He also informed that in future many other “High End” equipments will be installed in the department which will help in successful of Complex Cardiac Surgical procedures.


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