PDP urges administration to immediately establish Cath Lab in GMC Baramulla
JK Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed its serious concern on lack of important and life saving equipments in GMC Baramulla and called on the administration to provide such facilities to this prime institute which caters almost all north kashmir region.
In a Statement Mohd Rafique Rather Additional Spokesperson of PDP said that its surprising to know that Government Medical Collage Baramulla has no Cath Laboratory with the result hundreds of the patients at said medical collage do suffer on daily basis. He said that cardiac catheterization lab, also known as a “cardiac cath lab,” is a specialized area in the hospital where doctors perform minimally invasive tests and advanced cardiac procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease.
Rather said that the cardiology unit is functional at GMC Baramulla but in absence of a cath lab they refer patients with minor or major heart attack to Srinagar and those with severe attacks succumb on way before reaching to Srinager hospitals. Rafique Rather urged administration to immediately establish Cath Lab in GMC Baramulla so that people dont suffer any more, and precious lives are saved by way of intime catheterization and treatment there of and added that by establishing Cath Lab cardiology unit of GMC Baramulla will get well equiped to cater to the needs of hundreds of patients coming to GMC on daily basis with cardiological issues, minor and major attacks.