Echocardiography test service commenced in the district hospital
Raipur: To provide relief to cardiovascular patients of the district, an echocardiography machine has been installed in the Jashpur district hospital. Earlier, cardiovascular patients of the district had to go to Medical College Raipur for this test but after the installation of an echocardiography machine, the facility of echocardiography test has been made available in the district hospital Jashpur, due to which the heart related patients and especially children can avail quick medical test facility of echocardiography in their district itself.
Meanwhile, echocardiography test services will be provided to children with heart disease on the first and third Thursday of every month under the guidance of specialist doctors namely Dr. Praveen and Dr. S.L. Siddharth. Adult cardiovascular patients can also avail the facility of echocardiography test services on these days.
On the first Thursday after the commencement of this test facility, 11 patients have been registered in the district hospital and a total of 10 patients have undergone echo tests and 3 children have been identified for surgery.