Mumbai got its third centre for heart transplant after Global Hospitals in Parel acquired license for it. The hospital’s dedicated heart clinic will be headed by Dr Z Hamdulay, Director of Cardio-Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, and will offer end-to-end customised services to cardiac patients.
“With years of experience in dealing with cardiac patients and heart transplant, news of Global Hospitals progressing towards performing heart transplantation is going to help many who have been waiting for a long period to get a heart transplant done. Although heart transplant was not the option or treatment of choice earlier, it has now become a source of long-term survival,” said Hamdulay.
He said the heart transplant clinic is equipped with advanced technology and machines offering the best in class cardiac care and treatment.
Experts specialise in minimal access cardiac bypass surgery, redo cardiac bypass surgery, interventional cardiology along with understanding the needs and differences from case to case, offering counselling and consultation to patient and their caregivers.
“We are glad for having received this opportunity of treating people with cardiac disabilities. Through this movement, our sole aim is to reduce barriers between respective patients and doctors. As over the years, we’ve specialised in being one of the market leaders for curing several verticals of medical field in India, it’s time for us to continue being the dominant spot for cardiac therapy too,” said Manpreet Sohal, Regional CEO, Global Hospitals.
The hospital also has the license for kidney transplant, liver transplant, pancreas transplant and intestine transplant.
One of the common reasons for getting a heart transplant done is either one or both ventricles are not functioning properly with the presence of severe heart failure. The journey of a heart transplant begins with matching the blood type and size of recipient’s body with donor’s heart. Post heart transplant, the patient needs to adapt a healthy lifestyle and regular monitoring is required since it invariably impacts functioning of the replaced heart.