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Youngest patient in Asia-Pacific region survives heart failure with Ventricular Assist Device

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Heart failure is a major medical concern across the world and affects more than 26 million people worldwide. In Asia, its prevalence ranges between 1.3% and 6.7%, higher than the western countries. The patient condition can be improved by heart transplant but the organ donation scenario continues to be dismal. In India, out of the 80,000 potential donors, organs from only about 100 are retrieved. In Delhi-NCR, only one heart donation was reported in 2012, none in 2013 and just two in 2014, making a total of mere 3 heart donations in 3 years.

7-year old Aayana(name changed) from Tashkant, Uzbekistan, was battling with Viral Myocarditis lead to end stage heart failure since 2-years of age. As a result, there was severe water retention and her liver was enlarged with severe disbalance of functions. She was being managed conservatively in her country but when the conditions were overboard, her family consulted Dr. Kewal Krishan at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. Aayana(name changed) had swelling all over her body owning to water retention and an extremely enlarged heart. She was breathless even at resting body position and was also diagnosed with gross heart failure. As a result, she was stabilised with inotropes and was advised a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). Now, Aayana(name changed)is the youngest recipient of LVAD in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Ducati opens exclusive dealership in Chennai to cater to the growing demand of superbike lovers in the region

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Luxury motorcycle brand Ducati today announced the launch of its much-anticipated dealership and world class service facility in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. With this dealership, Ducati has expanded its network to eight markets thereby further strengthening its sales and service network in Southern India. The 2500 square feet showroom has been established by VST Group in the heart of city T Nagar, Chennai. The 6000 square feet service facility which is equipped with ultra-modern equipment along with a team of highly qualified and trained service personnel to ensure excellent levels of service is in the Guindy Industrial Estate, Guindy. Read more