Naresh kumar inaugurates the Cardiac Cath Lab at the Eastern Command Hospital

Kolkata, December 5, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS)  Lt General Naresh kumar, the head of the Armed forces Medical Services, inaugurated a state-of-the-art Cardiac Cath Lab at the Eastern Command Hospital in Alipore recently.

During his interaction with the officers and guests after the inauguration, Kumar said: “This cardiac lab is a necessity provided in time. With this laboratory in place the diagnosis and treatment will be very fast. We can expect a patient to walk in the lab with cardiac ailment and walk out fit within no time.”

The Cath Lab uses ‘digital balance imaging equipment’, which would diagnose the malfunctioning of a patient’s cardio vascular system.

Having found out the problem area, a bare minimum invasion would be used to cure the patient and the whole treatment is pain free.

The lab has been setup with an investment of Rs. 6 cores.

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