Launch of State-of-the-art Cath Lab at Kauvery-Heartcity, fifth machine of its kind in India

23rd June 2018, Tiruchirapalli: Kauvery Hospitals, a leading multi-specialty, and tertiary care hospital chain, is launching Philips Azurion 7C12 Cath Lab at Kauvery Heartcity-the only exclusive cardiac center in South Tamilnadu. Philips Azurion 7C12 is a state of the art Cath Lab – one of only five such machines in the whole of India. With the addition of this machine at Kauvery Heartcity, the disease-specific specialized approach can be ensured by the medical experts of all specialties.

Key Features of the Philips Azurion 7C12 Cath Lab

  • First of its kind dedicated Pediatric Cathlab suite with enhanced visibility for dynamic cardiac structures providing high-resolution imaging over a large field-of-view for Coronaries, Grafts, heart chambers and structural defects.
  • Superior care with low radiation exposure with features like ZERO DOSE POSITIONING allowing the clinician to change the field-of-view on the region of interest to prepare for the next run without using fluoroscopy.
  • Optimization and standardization of system set-up for all medical cases, from routine to advanced medical cases
  • High-quality imaging for a comprehensive range of clinical procedures, achieving excellent visibility at LOW X-RAY DOSE levels for patients of all sizes, with dedicated configurable low dose settings for all types of patients.
  • IFR/FFR/IVUS- Diverse capabilities and advanced imaging solutions which allow physicians to visualize blood vessels, hence help decide, guide and confirm the interventional treatment for the patients.

The Advanced Cath Lab will be inaugurated by Honourable Health Minister of Tamilnadu State Government Dr. C. Vijayabasker in the presence of Honorable Minister for Backward Classes & Minority Welfare, Ms. S Valarmathi and Mr. P.Kumar, Member of Parliament. Trichy Collector Mr. K.Rajamani and Trichy Corporation Commissioner Mr. N.Ravichandran and the Dean of KAVP Govt medical college & prof. Dr. G. Anitha will also be gracing this momentous occasion.

Dr.S.Chandrakumar, Managing Director of Kauvery Hospital says,” With the launch of the most advanced cath lab, Kauvery Hospital has made advanced medical technology accessible to everyone. Our team of Medical experts and support staff has always ensured on providing Great Healthcare with the best Value to every patient with love and care, since 1999.

Dr.Manivanan. S., Joint Managing Director of Kauvery Hospital says,” We are extremely happy to dedicate this cath lab-Fifth in the whole of India, to the people of Tamilnadu, setting a new benchmark in the state, in the field of advanced healthcare. The launch of the cathlab reinforces Kauvery Hospital’s vision of providing easy access to most advanced Medical infrastructure and Medical expertise to all.


About Kauvery Heartcity:

Kauvery Heartcity, which started in the year 2013, still remains one of the most sought-after destinations for patients with cardiac ailments, in South Tamilnadu. The hundred bed cardiac hospital headed by Dr. T. Senthil Kumar, boasts of most advanced medical facilities for all medical and surgical problems, being made accessible to all. Numerous poor patients have undergone various procedures under the CM Scheme. In the past 5 years, the team at Kauvery-Heartcity successfully performed over 25000 angiograms, 5000 angioplasties of which over 40% are primary plasties. On the surgical side, more than 5000 major cardiovascular surgeries have been done with excellent outcome.

Kauvery-Heartcity is one of the very few centers in Tamilnadu which handles complex emergency cardiac procedures like ruptured ventricular septum ( a complication of heart attack) and aortic dissection (a complication of hypertension). We shall also be upgrading one of our Labs into a Hybrid OT with facilities for performing minimally invasive procedures in our constant endeavor to offer the best to our patients. Heart city is also now licensed and ready for the next step in Cardiac Care namely Heart Transplantation.

About Kauvery Hospital:

KAUVERY HOSPITAL started in 1999, has become a highly reputed clinical institution. Kauvery Hospital has grown across 5 cities of Tamil Nadu to become a reputed secondary & tertiary care hospital with a bed capacity of 1000, offering multi-specialty healthcare services with global standards. Kauvery Hospital is known globally for its multidisciplinary services at all its Centres of Excellence, and for its comprehensive, latest technology, especially in diagnostics and remedial care in heart diseases, transplantation, vascular and neurosciences medicine.

With a patient-centered care approach to & international service standards, Kauvery has earned a distinguished reputation as an ethical healthcare group offering high-quality services. As a referral center for complex surgeries/treatment in the areas of Cardiology, Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement, Hepatology – Liver & Pancreas, Gastroenterology, Cardio-Thoracic and Neuro Sciences. Kauvery has a number of clinical breakthroughs to its credit in the areas of Organ transplantation, Complex heart surgeries including Paediatric heart Surgeries, Advanced Neurosurgery and Joint replacements. Located in the heart of Trichy (Tennur, Royal Road, and Alexandria Road -Cantonment), Chennai (Alwarpet), Hosur, Salem and Karaikudi, the hospitals also render adult and paediatric trauma care.

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