Delhi: 34-minute door-to-balloon saved man’s life

November 16, 2018

746108-santosh-kumar-gurgubelli-102218   Santosh Kumar Gurgubelli, a 42-year-old man from Chennai, was saved by city doctors in a 34-minute door-to-balloon timeline with only 16-minutes for stenting after he collapsed due to severe chest pain due to a heart attack. “With technological and process advancements in the healthcare industry, bringing down the response time in a critical emergency case has become the top priority of medical institutions today, as these have proven to save lives and improves outcomes. Santosh reached the Emergency department in severe distress and was experiencing ongoing chest pain, apprehension was feeling breathless. Immediately ECG was done which revealed involving extensive, anterior Myocardial Infarction which is the most serious cardiac emergency as it can lead to cardiac arrest or severe damage to the heart,” said Dr Navneet Singh, Director, Emergency and Acute Care, BLK Super Speciality Hospital. Door-to-balloon is a time measurement in emergency cardiac care, specifically in the treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. The interval starts with the patient’s arrival in the emergency department and ends when a catheter crosses the lesion in the car

November 16, 2018

  Untitled NEW DELHI:Doctors of a hospital here claimed to have performed an emergency angioplasty on a 42-year-old man within 34 minutes of him being brought to the hospital, significantly reducing the door-to-balloon turn-around-time (TAT) of 90 minutes according to internationally-accepted protocol. Door-to-balloon time refers to the time taken for heart attack victims to receive balloon angioplasty treatment from the moment they walk through the hospital doors. Chennai resident Santosh Kumar, who was on a business trip to the national capital, collapsed after complaining of chest pain on October 9. He was rushed to BLK Super Speciality Hospital, where he was detected that he had developed an extensive anterior myocardial infarction, the most serious cardiac emergency as it can lead to cardiac arrest or severe damage to the heart, Navneet Singh, Director, Emergency and Acute Care at BLK Heart Centre, said. He was immediately shifted to the cath lab under care of Dr Neeraj Bhalla, senior consultant and Director, Cardiology. “A stent was placed to keep the artery flowing within a quick turnaround time of 16 minutes. The patient responded very well to immediate and efficient intervention,” Dr Bhalla said. He sai

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November 16, 2018

    New Delhi, Nov 4 (PTI) Doctors of a hospital here claimed to have performed an emergency angioplasty on a 42-year-old man within 34 minutes of him being brought to the hospital, significantly reducing the door-to-balloon turn-around-time (TAT) of 90 minutes according to internationally-accepted protocol. Door-to-balloon time refers to the time taken for heart attack victims to receive balloon angioplasty treatment from the moment they walk through the hospital doors. Chennai resident Santosh Kumar, who was on a business trip to the national capital, collapsed after complaining of chest pain on October 9. He was rushed to BLK Super Speciality Hospital, where he was detected that he had developed an extensive anterior myocardial infarction, the most serious cardiac emergency as it can lead to cardiac arrest or severe damage to the heart, Navneet Singh, Director, Emergency and Acute Care at BLK Heart Centre, said. He was immediately shifted to the cath lab under c

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November 16, 2018

dil   ज्ञानप्रकाश नई दिल्ली, कहते हैं कि यदि डाक्टरों की टीम में आपसी तालमेल अैार अस्पताल में एक ही छत के नीचे सभी सुविधाएं हो तो मरीज कितनी भी जोखिम में क्यों न इमरजेंसी में लाया जाए उसका जीवन बचाया सकता है। चेन्नई के 42 वर्षीय निवासी संतोष कुमार गुर्गुबेली का कुछ ऐसे ही मामला है। हार्ट अटैक के बाद कुछ मिनट के अंदर उसे अस्पताल में लाया गया जहां पर डाक्टरों ने 34 मिनट में बैलूनिंग की और 16 मिनट में स्टेंट प्रत्योरित कर बंद धमनी का रक्त संचार सामान्य कर नई जिंदगी दी है। यह मामला बीएलके स

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