Free heart check up at SUM marks World Heart Day


Bhubaneswar, Sep 29: The SOA University conducted a free
comprehensive heart check up by its senior cardiologists at the Institute of
Medical Sciences and Sum Hospital on Thursday marking the World Heart Day on

The Department of Cardiac Sciences of the hospital also
conducted free ECG and special check up for persons who had undergone stenting
or fitted with pacemakers. Besides, free counseling of people was conducted by
dieticians, physiotherapists and psychologists, a SOA University release said.
A large number of people opted for the special cardiac
package comprising ECG, Echo Screening and tests for blood sugar, lipid
profile, sodium potassium level, urea and creatinine offered at a highly
subsidized price.
Earlier in the morning, a rally was taken out by medical
students and interns from the IMS and Sum Hospital to create awareness about
heart care and cardiac diseases. The Managing Member of the University, Mr.
Gopabandhu Kar, the Registrar, Prof. B.B.Pradhan, the Dean of IMS and Sum
Hospital, Prof. Gangadhar Sahu, the Medical Superintendent, Dr. Pushparaj
Samantasinhar, head of the Cardiology department, Prof. A.K.Samal and other
senior cardiologists Dr. Deepak Padhi, Dr. Suresh Behera and Dr. Sibaram Panda
participated in the campaign.

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