Khaltsi performs its first thrombolysis procedure


A 48-year-old non-local male was admitted in Community Health Center (CHC) Khaltsi, the remotest village 100 kilometers from Leh and diagnosed as a case of Inferior Wall MI (Heart Attack), the prompt action of doctors saved his life.

“The patient was managed & intervened as per the protocol and thrombolysis was performed successfully under Save Heart’s Initiative and reportedly the patient is doing well,” the statement issued by DHSK said.

The team of the doctors that performed the thrombolysis included Dr Tsering Angmo, Anesthetist, Dr Wangchuk, Medical Officer, Spalzes, Lab Technician and other ER Staff, the statement said.

Subsequently, another patient, a 28-year-old male with Myocardiac Infarction was also managed and throbmolized at the Emergency Room of SNM Hospital Leh by a team of Doctors including Dr Nausheen and Dr Lotus.

The “Save Hearts Initiative” launched by the Directorate on December 21, 2017, envisages to cover all major peripheral hospitals including Sub District Hospitals (SDHs) in network of peers with cardiologists Dr Imran Hafeez and Dr Irfan Bhat, wherein managing of cardiac emergencies will be established  before referring them to Major City Hospitals, the statement reads.

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