First Open-heart Surgery Performed in Agra

by VR Sreeraman on  January 7, 2007 at 4:32 PM Hospital News
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First Open-heart Surgery Performed in Agra
Agra's first open-heart surgery was successfully carried out Sunday at the Apollo Hospital.

Dr Pankaj Mahendru, director of the hospital, said it was a big day for the city of the Taj Mahal.

"The surgery, which cost only Rs.100,000, was carried out by Dr Nandan Das Baba and Dr Bhavna Singh with their team of local doctors," he said.

Agra's Apollo Pankaj hospital has many achievements to its credit. Last year the hospital was in news for successfully treating a large number of dengue and chikungunya cases in record time.

Earlier patients had to go to Delhi for such operations, but such new facilities will benefit local people, due to the lower cost and a quality of service that matches the best of hospitals elsewhere, Dr. Mahendru said.

Source: IANS
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Great going folks!!I, was staying in Agra for 21 yrs...nice to know that Agra is on the progress road :)

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well i think it is abig achievement done by our appolo hospital doc i really appreciate them, as i belong to mathura nearly 54km frm agra so i glad to know that agra doctors r especialist now so well done u all docs great job signing off manish masiwal

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