Ramesh Hospitals Vijayawada, a group hospital of Aster DM Healthcare is one of the largest integrated healthcare service networks in the GCC and the third largest healthcare company in India has achieved a milestone by setting a Guinness World Record for holding the ‘largest gathering of cardiac surgery patients at one place’. A record number of 1020 patients who have successfully undergone heart surgery at Ramesh Hospitals had gathered at 24 K Golden Events Convention Hall in Vijaya...
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Ramesh Hospitals Vijayawada, a group hospital of Aster DM Healthcare is one of the largest integrated healthcare service networks in the GCC and the third largest healthcare company in India has achieved a milestone by setting a Guinness World Record for holding the ‘largest gathering of cardiac surgery patients at one place’. A record number of 1020 patients who have successfully undergone heart surgery at Ramesh Hospitals had gathered at 24 K Golden Events Convention Hall in Vijayawada to attempt the record. Cardiac surgery refers to open heart surgery, heart bypass, valve surgery and congenital heart surgery for this attempt.
Ramesh Hospitals Vijayawada attempted this record with the motive to create awareness and give hope to people with heart ailments.The record was monitored by Mr Rishi Nath, the official Guinness World Records adjudicator. 14th November which is celebrated as Children’s Day every year was chosen for the attempt to highlight the incidence of heart diseases among children and also to share with the society at large that timely interventions undertaken in children with congenital heart disease not only saves life but will also help them to lead a normal life.
Remarking on the feat, Dr. P. Ramesh Babu MD, DM, FSCAI, Chief Cardiologist and Managing Director of Dr. Ramesh Cardiac & Multi-Specialty Hospitals, who started the department of CTVS in 1996 said that it has been their endeavor to provide quality healthcare to people living in cities as well as those living in semi-urban and rural areas. Their team of specialists, along with clinical excellence, advanced technology and compassionate patient care, delivers quality healthcare to everyone in need of it.
Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing director of Aster DM Healthcare, said that they are pleased to set a Guinness World Record for a cause that is extremely close to their hearts. It is a matter of pride that the initiative to create awareness on heart disease is nowadays globally recognized. He appreciated the team under Dr Ramesh Babu who accomplished this.
Popular Telugu actor Ram, who is the brand ambassador for the ‘Hearty Kids’ program and was present at the event said that he was very happy to be associated with this cause. It is heartening to see thousands of children and adults, who were earlier diagnosed with serious heart ailments, leading healthy lives after treatment. This world record should give a strong message of hope to families and caregivers whose loved ones possibly diagnosed with serious heart conditions.
The participants mostly belong to low socio-economic groups from coastal parts of Andhra Pradesh, coming from cities such as Vijayawada, Eluru, Guntur, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, Kurnool and Nellore.
Apart from offering international standard interventions in Cardiology, the hospital is the only facility in Andhra Pradesh to provide 24x7 Pediatric Cardiology Services with a specialist team of three trained Pediatric Cardiologists and two Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons. This Guinness record is a milestone in the three-decade long illustrious history of Dr Ramesh Cardiac & Multi-specialty Hospitals that has to its credit twenty thousand surgeries out of which two thousand are pediatric cardiac surgeries and interventions.
Aster Ramesh Hospitals is a leading hospital chain in Coastal Andhra Pradesh covering a broad range of healthcare services, support and advice to people across all medical specialties. Aster Ramesh Hospitals has won the trust of millions of people in Vijayawada and surrounding areas.
Source: Business Wire India
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