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Administrator visits Karachi Institute of Heart Disease

Karachi, December 29, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed has said that the installation of City Angiography Machine costing Rs.120million in Karachi Institute of Heart Disease has provided heart patients with better medical facilities and citizens’ trust has been built up after the availability of latest facilities in hospital and a large number of people visiting hospital for cure. He said this during a visit to Karachi Institute of Heart Disease where he was accompanied by Director General Technical Services Altaf G. Memon, Sr. Director Medical Services Dr. A.D. Sajnani, Executive Director Karachi Institute of Heart Disease, heart specialist Dr. Muhammad Ishaque and other officials. Administrator Karachi said that installation of latest Angiography Machine has made KIHD the first hospital in Pakistan where this facility was being provided. This was the latest machine in the world which has ability to diagnose the disease immediately and diagnosing by machine was 96 percent correct whereas medical experts after training were operation this machine with proficiency.

Executive Director KIHD on this occasion informed Administrator Karachi that this machine examines heart arteries without any medicine whereas medicine was used in common angiography machines. He informed that this machine was very helpful and useful in saving precious lives which could be operated 6 to 8 hours on daily basis. Administrator Karachi directed to take very low fee of angiography from the patients and provide poor and deserving people with medical facilities free of cost. He also said that KIHD had been packed with the latest medical equipments and machine so that heart patients could be facilitated more efficiently. Administrator Karachi Muhammad Hussain Syed said that dialysis machines, ECG machines, 15 monitoring machines, 3 ventilators and portable x-ray machines in CCUII of KIHD had been provided whereas CCU after including 15 beds had also been made air-conditioned and angioplasty of more than twelve thousand patients and bypass operation of above 400 patients had been done by now whereas around 42 thousand patients were admitted in hospital and provided with medical treatment.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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