First Ever CABG Hybrid Myocardial Revascularization Procedure Done Successfully In JNMC
Giving a new lease of life to a 50-year-old man, a team of surgeons of the Department of Cardiothoracic surgery and Centre of Cardiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) successfully performed the first ever Hybrid Coronary Cartery Bypass Grafting (CABG)/ Hybrid Myocardial Revascularization procedure in JNMC.
Sakhawat, a resident of Udgir village in Aligarh district was diagnosed with a triple vessel disease with poor contractibilty of heart after undergoing angiography. He was suffering with a severe chest pain.
JNMC cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons Prof M U Rabbani, Prof Asif Hasan, Dr Mallik Azharuddin and Dr Rafi Anwar initially carried a hybrid procedure and stenting on the patient after which he was transferred to the cardiothoracic operation theatre for a beating heart bypass grafting of two blocked vessels.
Team of surgeons led by Prof M H Beg (Chairperson, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery) operated the patient for four hours. Dr Mohd Azam Haseen, Dr Ehtesham Hussain Naqvi, Dr Mamoon Karimi and Dr Shamayal Rabbani assisted Prof Beg, while Dr Nadeem Raza provided the patient with anaesthesia.
“It was the first hybrid procedure done at JNMC and the entire team of surgeons is very enthusiastic to take forward this team approach,” said Prof Beg.
Dr Haseen pointed out that routinely beating heart bypass surgery is performed in JNMC with excellent results.
Dr Naqvi further pointed out that in 2017 around 50 heart surgeries have been performed by cardiothoracic surgeons at JNMC.
Prof S C Sharma (Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Principal, JNMC) has congratulated the team of doctors for the success of this surgery.
Meanwhile, the patient has been discharged after recovery.