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40% heart attack patients in Haryana less than of 40-yr: Expert

Rohtak, July 10: “US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has officially accepted the dissolving heart stents in its list of valuable medical devices that can safely be used to save lives from heart disease. With this, bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) known as dissolving stents are as good as the best legally available other stents for the same use.”
This was stated by Dr. BB Chanana, HOD-Cardiology at Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, New Delhi during a press conference at a hotel in Rohtak today.
He said further that BVS has been widely accepted by the patients of Haryana. As per our data around 40% of heart attack patients from Haryana are belong to less than 40-yr of age group, with youngest being of 21-yr. Majority of young patients prefer BVS as it’s an ideal for them because of long life ahead besides ensuring no risk of stent related complications along with functioning of heart just as natural.
“Coronary artery disease is a rising health issue in Haryana. Smoking, lack of physical activity, less sleep and tension are seen to be top reasons behind the disease which causes life threatening events such as heart attacks and strokes.”
Dr Chanana said further that BVS is the latest innovation in the treatment after heart attack. They are also known as 4threvolution in the management of coronary artery disease. They have a unique ability to open blocked arteries, give them strength and medicine till they remain open on their own and then disappear from body. Because of its unique effect it lets heart system to function as natural which is by far the best for healthy heart.
BVS were launched in India in the year 2013 . It has been used in more than 50,000 patients in India and more than million patients worldwide. In the past 3-yr, patients ranging from 18-yr to 80-yr have reaped its benefits, he asserted.

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