Treatment of heart disease a team effort: Dr Gurpreet Singh Sidhu
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“American College of Cardiology Foundation identifies ‘heart team’ as cornerstones for modern cardiovascular care. In case of a complex situation, a ‘heart team’ consisted of clinical and interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons comes into action to discuss appropriate line of treatment involving patient’s family also.”
Dr. Gurpreet Singh Sidhu, MD of Patiala Heart Institute ( PHI) stated this while addressing a health talk on ’recent advancement in cardiac science’ at PHI on Wednesday.
He informed that treatment of heart disease is a team effort. The team’s targets include; better interpretation of the available diagnostics, implement guidelines directed treatment , consider best expertise through a more objective and uniform decision-making process.
The concept is gaining popularity all over the world to provide holistic and ethically correct treatment to patients suffering from various cardio vascular diseases, said Dr Sidhu adding and management of complex cardiovascular disease has changed with the development of new strategies of care.
About Patiala Heart Institute
Dr Gurpreet Singh Sidhu said for us a patient is first a human being and our approach is centered on this concept. At Patiala Heart Institute we deliver quality healthcare services and facilities to the community at affordable rates. We provide innovative, ethical and accessible medical care to promote wellness and restore health as swiftly, securely and humanely as it can be done. We focus on our patients as individuals and provide each patient an experience customized to his/her healthcare needs and requirements.
Furthermore, the hospital has got a policy to use every opportunity to spread the message of prevention of global killers- non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, blood pressure and so on.