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Walkathon organised by yatharth hospital for heart health


Yatharth Hospital, Noida Extension, Starts NCR’s Most Advanced Cath Lab

“Chalta Rahe Mera Dil”, 2 km walkathon was organized by Yatharth Hospital on Sunday, which witnessed immense support and participation from more than 1500 people, across all age groups, from Noida Extension. The walkathon was flagged off from Yatharth Hospital, Noida Extension, by Mandira Bedi, popular Actress, TV Presenter & Fitness Icon. The highlights of the event included Zumba warm up sessions and an awareness talk on “Prevention of heart attack in young age”.

Heart attack and other cardiovascular diseases have remained a major health concern around the world, however, current statistics show a rising incidence of heart disease in younger population. To highlight and raise awareness about the growing incidence of cardiovascular ailments in the country, Yatharth Super Speciality Hospitals, one of the leading healthcare providers in Gautam Buddha Nagar, organized the 2km walkathon in Noida Extension.

Mr. Yatharth Tyagi, Director, Yatharth Group of Hospitals, said, “I am very happy to see the excitement of the people. The message of this Walkathon is that everyone should take care of their health and take out sometime for physical activity every day.” 
NCR’s most advanced Cath Lab was also inaugurated on the occasion at Yatharth Hospital, Noida Extension. The high-end version of Philips AZURION 7M20 will facilitate to conduct advanced cardiac procedures like Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy apart from regular procedures like pacemaker insertions, angiography and angioplasty. It will also allow patients to have more effective and less invasive treatment options with superior care and low radiation exposure.
“At Yatharth Hospitals, we constantly strive to ensure that we employ technology in healthcare delivery which is at par with the global standards, and we will continue working towards bringing efficiency into the healthcare space. Yatharth Centre for Heart will not only cater to the cardiac care needs of people from Noida and surrounding areas, but also to those of international patients who visit India especially for treatment”, said Dr Shalini Bhalla, COO, Yatharth Hospital, Noida Extension. 
Dr Krishan Yadav, Consultant- Interventional Cardiology, Yatharth Hospital, said “The treatment of a heart attack is always time driven. For delay of every 30 minutes in initiating the treatment for heart attack, the relative risk of death increases by 7%. The latest version of Cath Lab will now make it possible for Yatharth Hospital located in the center of the city to perform emergency angioplasties for acute heart attacks in the golden hour.”