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DTH News : Cumballa Hill Hospital invests Rs 1 Crore in 3D Technology
Mumbai, February 10, 2011: Cumballa Hill Hospital and Heart Institute, a renowned name in the healthcare space announces the introduction of Mumbai’s first 3D Echocardiography machine through an investment of Rs 1 Crore. Cumballa Hill Hospital has installed the latest PHILIPS I 33 Echocardiography machine offering a new state of art new technology to cardiac surgeons for enhanced and accurate diagnosis results. The new machine has live 3 D imaging both for adults as well as children. This technology gives advantage of 3 D analysis of structurally heart problems like heart defects, value heart diseases and aneurysms of left ventricle.

The new advanced techniques of 4 stage dobutamine stress echocardiograph, allows details of heart analysis of patients who cannot walk and those who have joints or spine problems going in for surgery. Multiplane esophageal echocardiogram allows analysis of heart defects through a special probe placed in the food pipe behind the heart. This procedure can also be used in the operation theatre or cathalab to accurately document the successful treatment of heart defects.

Commenting on the introduction of this technological innovation, says Mr. Vijay Shetty, Director, Cumballa Hill Hospital and Heart Institute, “Cumballa is a trustworthy name in the field of health care and with such introductions we aim to enhance human ability with technology and serve our customers even better”.

Adds Dr Saurabh Goel Interventional Cardiologist, Cumballa Hill Hospital, “The new 3D cardiac machine offers new advanced technologies. It is easy to operate and instantly provides enhanced diagnostic features which would help in improving patient's care”.

About Cumballa Hill Hospital

Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute is located in the heart of South Mumbai and has an impeccable record of over 35 years of dedicated service to the community. The Cardiology Department at Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute is one of the leading centers in Cardiac Care. Many of Mumbai’s renowned Cardiologists Cardiac Surgeons practice here and ensure that world class Cardiac Care is given to all patients. The Motto of the hospital remains, “Cumballa extends its service, with a humane touch”.

Dr. K. R. Shetty, the founder of Cumballa Hill Hospital, is a cardiac surgeon of international repute. In recognition of his work as a pioneer of numerous cardiac surgery procedures the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons has bestowed upon him the "Life Time Achievement Award."

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