National Heart Institute, brain child of doyenne of cardiology in India, Dr. S. Padmavati, was inaugurated in 1981 by the Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, as the Clinical Research and Medical Care Delivery wing of All India Heart Foundation, with the aim of providing State-of-art Modern Cardiac Care to the financially impoverished section of society. It was intended to be a self-sufficient facility and therefore it was decided that people with paying capacity should also be taken up and the surplus generated from them be channelized for the treatment of the poor. The National Heart Institute is the research & referral tertiary care heart hospital of the All India Heart Foundation, which acts as a nucleus for diagnosis and treatment of heart ailments and allied diseases and is equipped with state of the art equipments. Surgical services include all kinds of closed and open heart surgeries like coronary artery bypass surgery, off pump bypass surgery (beating heart surgery), valve repair & replacement surgeries, aortic / carotid surgeries, congenital heart surgeries including blue babies and minimally invasive (Key hole) surgeries. It has modern Cath lab facilities where procedures like angiographies, angioplasties, stenting of the coronary arteries, valvotomies, correction of birth heart defects and closure of holes of the heart, electrophysiological studies, radio frequency ablation, rotablation, Intra-vascular ultrasound, pacemaker and internal defibrillator implantation are carried out. Highly qualified staff, trained in India & abroad, with extensive experience in Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery service these areas.
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