Srinagar : Two days Live workshop was conducted at SKIMS by the department of CVTS in Collaboration with department of Cardiac Surgery, Max, Hospital, New Delhi on Complex CABG. Three patients were diagnosed as Complex Coronary Artery Disease with Valvular Heart Disease and Severe LV Dysfunction. All the patients were successfully operated during the Live Workshop by Dr. Rajesh Malhota, Prof G.N.Lone, Dr.Ratna Mallik Dr. Ab. Majeed, Dr. Farooq Ganie, Dr. Zubair Ashraf, Dr. Nadeem-ul-Nazeer, Dr. Haroon Naqshi and other team members. The Anesthetic backup was provided by Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Majhi (Max, Hospital), Prof Showkat Gurkoo, Dr. Iqra Nazir (SKIMS) and their other team members. The team was technically assisted by Mr. Lateef Kurpal, Mr. Firdous Ahmad, Mr. Asif Ahmad, , Mr Shameem, Mrs Meema, Mrs Mehak, Mrs Shakeela, Mr. Sabzar, Mr. Bilal, Ms. Rafia, Mr. Lekhraj, Mr. Irfan and others. During post-operative period the patients were managed jointly by Cardiac Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Resident doctors and ICCU nursing and paramedical Staff headed by Mrs. Nabeeza.
HOD CVTS informed that all the three patients were operated at the cost of approximately Rs. 1.5 Lacs which is much lower than the cost incurred in other Cardiac centers of the country. All the 3 patients are doing fine and will be discharged within a few days. Dr. Lone has expressed his gratitude to Administration, all his team members, ministerial staff and supportive departments like Cardiology, Anesthesiology and others for their support during the workshop.