Heart transplant at Government General Hospital
Heart transplantation services in Government General Hospital (GGH) at Guntur will start from December. As many as 99 open heart surgeries were conducted in the GGH and now it is heading to conduct heart transplantation.
There is no heart transplantation facility in government hospitals of AP and GGH will be the first hospital to conduct it. GGH officials are making all arrangements, including establishment of isolation ward to start heart transplantation from December.
Bypass surgeries were started in the GGH under private-public partnership (PPP) on March 18 this year with the cooperation of Sahrudaya Health and Medical and Educational Trust (SHMET).
A team of doctors led by famous cardiothoracic surgeon Dr A.G.K. Gokhale is conducting bypass surgeries and till now 99 surgeries were successfully completed in a span of eight months.
eenadu news paper 19/11/2015 : http://epaper.eenadu.net