Kerala’s first artificial heart implantation done successfully on a 61-year-old woman

A personal hospital right here has successfully carried out artificial heart implantation, mentioned to be Kerala’s first, on a 61-year-old feminine affected person. Doctors carried out a nine-hour-long surgical procedure, the VPS Lakeshore hospital mentioned, including that the affected person is protected and sound and is within the restoration part present process rehabilitation.

”The Left ventricular help machine (LVAD) is a complicated and uncommon process which wants good experience and solely few centres in India are doing it at current. The machine implanted on her is HeartMate 2 (a second technology ventricular help machine),” the hospital mentioned in a launch. LVAD is a sophisticated and distinctive mechanism designed to help sufferers affected by heart failure. This mechanical pump is implanted in sufferers which helps the underside left chamber of the heart (left ventricle) pump blood out of the ventricle to the aorta and the remainder of the physique.

The affected person, who was present process remedy for Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) for the previous six years, was admitted with cardiogenic shock, respiration problem and hypotension on September 13.

”As organ donation is in a plateau part in Kerala, ventricular help machine (artificial heart) is a boon within the current situation as a bridge to transplant in addition to vacation spot remedy,” Dr Sujith D S, Cardiothoracic Surgeon of the Hospital mentioned.

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