Jayadeva conducts 200 free heart surgeries in 4 days


 

Jayadeva conducts 200 free heart surgeries in 4 days

FAXNEWS

Bengaluru, Oct 15  :  Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research has conducted 200 free angioplasties for the poor and needy in a span of four days as part of the 10th Indo-American Angioplasty workshop.

The free angioplasties were done in collaboration with Dr. Govindaraju Subramani Heart Foundation and Medtronic Vascular Division, Santarosa, USA.DECCAN HERALD reported.

The patients included farmers, daily wage labourers, footpath vendors, autorickshaw drivers, garment workers and senior citizens from Karnataka, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh. Stents were given free of cost to all the patients.EOM


M K Vidyaranya

M K Vidyaranya

Senior Journalist, Executive Editor at Media World , worked as the Chief of Bureau of the Press Trust of India (PTI) national news agency’s Karnataka Unit also worked as a Senior Journalist in Vijay Times (now defunct) , Karnataka’s second largest circulated English daily.(Times of India group). My father late M R Krishnamurthy who died at the age of 81 (20 years ago) was a Freedom Fighter and Journalist who had worked for Indian Express, Kannada Prabha, Viswakarnataka, Tainadu, Janavani and other news papers. I was also editing few evening English newspapers, weeklies and fortnightlies. besides running the FAXNEWS News agency.

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