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Jaiprakash Hospitals, Rourkela has a most advanced, well-equipped and world-class Cardiac Science Department. The JP Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory commonly known as Cathlab is the 1st Cathlab in Western Odisha. This facility along with the presence of an experienced & specialist team comprising Interventional Cardiologists, CTVS Surgeons as well as Cardiac Anesthetists take care of most cardiac ailments.

In another milestone for Jaiprakash Hospitals, their Cathlab has recently completed one thousand successful cardiac procedures.JP Interventional Cardiologists Dr R Pradeep Kumar & Dr Trilochan Agarwala performed 1000 Cathlab cases. The patient who underwent the thousandth cardiac procedure is a 48 years old male from the Panposh area of Rourkela on whom a successful 

PTCA, or percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, which is a minimally invasive procedure that opens blocked coronary arteries to improve blood flow to the heart muscle, was conducted. This has given hope to thousands of cardiac patients of effective treatment & world-class services available at JP Hospital.

The most important feature of the JP Cardiac Science Department is that doctors are available 24X7 basis and are well-equipped to perform any life-saving procedures on a round-the-clock basis. This facility is not available even in the best hospitals in bigger cities also. There have been instances when many heart attack patients have arrived during the night and life-saving treatment has been provided to them.

Generally, the following procedures are performed in a cath lab Balloon angioplasty, Coronary and left digital ventricular angiography, Coronary Intravascular Ultrasound, Right and Left Heart Catheterization, Rotational Atherectomy, Stent Implantation, Thrombectomy, Temporary Pacing Catheter Insertion, Permanent Pacemaker Implantation, Pericardiocentesis etc.

Since JP Hospitals came into existence, the JP Cardiac Science Department has performed many life-saving surgeries & cardiac procedures, which was almost unthinkable a few years back that such facilities can be available in Rourkela. Surgeries like Open-heart Surgery, Bypass Surgery, Valve Replacement Surgery, Angioplasty etc is being performed regularly with a very high success rate at JP Hospital.

Now people of this region do not have to travel outside for any cardiac problems as all cardiac treatment is available at JP Hospital at an affordable cost as compared to rates being charged in bigger cities for the same level of treatment.

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