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"Preventive Cardiology"


Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension & Smoking are well-recognized conditions in adults. These conditions can also arise in childhood, they lay the foundation for heart disease in adulthood. Research shows that normalizing cholesterol levelsand reducing high blood pressure in children may help prevent or slow the development of heart disease as they reach adulthood. The good news is that heart disease is a largely preventable disease, and if appropriate lifestyle measures and medication are undertaken early enough, you may never need to undergo a cardiac interventional procedure.

For more than 25 years, Preventive Cardiology Clinic at Sawhney Heart Centre, New Delhi has been offering state-of-the-art services aimed at identifying and medically managing the risk factors. Particularly abnormal cholesterol, blood Sugar and blood pressure, which are often related to excess weight and lead to cardiac events in adulthood. Its goals are to prevent heart attack, stroke and other acute cardiac events later in life.

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The Preventive Cardiology Clinic at Sawhney Heart Centre, New Delhi, India focuses on preventing heart disease and risk factors in adults. We take a multidisciplinary, team approach to managing the patients who come to our clinic. The Sawhney Heart Centre is dedicated to prevent heart disease from taking its toll through primary prevention. It has devised special programs for the conscious people who are concerned about their heart health, whether they already have symptoms of heart disease or they want to prevent future cardiac events.

Dr. J.P.S. Sawhney, Chairman, Department of Cardiology, Dharma Vira Heart Center,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital revealed that “Our dedicated team recently broke the record for the safest bypass surgeries in India. The centre recently performed 433 bypass surgeries without any death which was acknowledged in the LIMCA Book of Records 2012. He also said that DHVC has performed 6,000 primary angioplasties in heart attack with excellent results”. The Preventive Cardiology program encompasses the following services which include lipid, hypertension, nutrition and risk reduction clinics; inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation; risk factor and vascular screening programs, exercise stress testing, exercise prescription and counseling, smoking cessation, stress management and several other clinical, research and educational programs. The department conducts risk stratification with the help of cardiac evaluation; blood investigations and newer tests provide a target-oriented approach and plans individual programs based on the conditions of and requirements of the patients.