As a perfect gift on World Heart Day, a team of pediatric cardiologists have been engaged at a private hospital in Andhra Pradesh for the very first time after bifurcation. Since none of the hospitals in AP has these specialists, parents rush to the hospital with their ailing children.
"Making frequent visits for post-surgical check-ups and follow-up is another worry. Taking these issues into consideration, we have decided to bring experts in pediatric cardiology wing. Dr Srinath Reddy and Dr Jyothi Prakash Reddy who were with Narayana Hrudayalaya in Bengaluru and Amritha Heart Institute, Kochi, have joined us," said Dr P Ramesh Babu of Ramesh Hospitals.
The cardiac MRI installed in Guntur is the only unit in the state. Warranty test through the CT coronary angiography and calcium score tests are being offered. These tests help indicate heart diseases.