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First Open Heart Surgery in the Kumaon Region of Uttarakhand - Dr OP Yadava

First Open Heart Surgery in the Kumaon Region of Uttarakhand Uttarakhand was carved out of Uttar Pradesh more than ten years back with the hope that the pace of development  will pick up once it becomes an independent state.  However, at least on the medical front, the progress has been abysmal and no worth while medical facility is available in far flung areas, leave aside tertiary care.  Therefore it was  with the aim of taking tertiary care to these out lying areas and to the door step of the patients, three record setting open heart surgeries were  performed in the Dena Hospital at Dinapani, Dist. Almora in a small village setting.  If the government takes cue from this kind of feet, then  tertiary care set ups can be created in these remote areas also with a view not only of treating patients, but also with the aim of spreading awareness of the disease and launching preventive strategies in these areas.  Also it becomes extremely convenient as otherwise patients have to travel long distances and every patient is usually accompanied by at least half a dozen relatives, which brings great upheaval in the family life, as well as huge financial loss to the affected family and even to the state  exchequer. 

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