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Dr KK Aggarwal

Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee
Dr KK Aggarwal
President, Heart Care Foundation of India; Sr Consultant Physician, Cardiologist and Dean Medical Education Moolchand Medcity; Chairman Ethical Committee Delhi Medical Council; Chairman (Delhi Chapter) International Medical Sciences Academy; Hony Director IMA AKN Sinha Institute (08–09); Hony Finance Secretary National IMA (07–08); Chairman IMA Academy of Medical Specialties (06–07); President Delhi Medical Association (05–06), President IMA New Delhi Branch (94–95, 02–04); Editor in Chief IJCP Group of Publications & Hony. Visiting Professor (Clinical Research) DIPSAR

 

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Photos of Workshop on Stress Management and How to be Happy and Healthy

 
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  Editorial …

17th June 2012, Sunday

Concern about proton pump inhibitors

  • PPIs and Clostridium difficile: This was a concern listed by the US FDA.
  • PPIs and clopidogrel: Concern continues about the interaction between clopidogrel and PPIs, and the FDA, narrowed this down to omeprazole and esomeprazole.
  • PPIs and methotrexate: An FDA alert was issued in December 2011, following case reports describing patients who received high–dose induction methotrexate intravenously and who had very high serum levels of methotrexate, which were potentially attributed to exposure to a PPI –– in this case, omeprazole.
  • PIs and bone density: Studies continue to suggest an increased risk for fractures with long-term use of PPIs.
  • PPIs and antidepressants: Combination of PPIs and citalopram has raised some concern, particularly with the racemic mixture. This drug has (R) and (S) enantiomers, and the (S) enantiomer is the one involved in the antidepressant effect. The same is true for escitalopram, a drug is often prescribed and that can contribute to the toxicity of QRS prolongation in torsade de pointes.

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Depression linked to paralysis

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Bimaari Ek Ilaj Anek

All pathy consensus organized by Heart Care Foundation of India in association with All India Radio

 
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    National News

Dr. Navin C. Nanda Honored

Dr. Navin C. Nanda, Professor and Director of the Heart Station/Echocardiography Laboratories at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama and a renowned cardiologist has been awarded the ‘Best Teacher in Echocardiography and Cardiology’ in the Cardiology Dept at UAB.

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Medical mistakes in Indian movies

Dear all, eMedinewS is starting a special series on ‘Medical mistakes in Indian movies’. We invite all our readers to share with us the following information:

1. Scene/s where the image of the medical profession has been maligned in an unrealistic manner, or
2. Scene/s where medical care and approach has been depicted incorrectly, or
3. Scenes where the medical profession has been portrayed correctly.

Send us the clippings or description of the scenes. This would be a start to a special campaign to re build the image of the medical profession.

Delhi hospitals to get latest technology to check donated blood

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government is going to introduce Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAT) to check the safety of donated blood, state health secretary Anshu Prakash said on Thursday. He said that new technology will reduce the window period to identify life–threatening infections, for example hepatitis B & C and HIV. He added the linking of various blood banks in the city through computers, a project that has been stalled for over five years, is also being taken up and will be completed soon. "We plan to start this facility at two centres — LNJP Hospital and GTB Hospital. The modalities for implementation of the new system are being worked out," said Dr Bharat Singh, director, State Blood Transfusion Council. He said that while an Elisa test — technology available at present — costs only about Rs 100, NAT will cost close to Rs 900 per donor. Donated blood undergoes five tests: malaria, syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B and C. AIIMS, RML Hospital (both under the Centre), some private hospitals and blood banks run by NGOs already have NAT facility. (Source: TOI, Jun 15, 2012)

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    International News

(Contributed by Dr Monica and Brahm Vasudev)

FDA panel backs wider use of Sapien valve

An FDA advisory panel has voted 11–0, with one abstention, to recommend expanding the indication for the Sapien Transcatheter Heart Valve to include high–risk patients with severe aortic stenosis. The FDA’s Circulatory Systems Advisory Committee agreed Wednesday that Edwards Lifesciences’ Sapien valve is safe and effective for patients who are candidates for aortic valve replacement but who have an open–heart surgery mortality risk of 15% or more. The Sapien was approved in 2011 for inoperable patients, but Edwards is seeking the broader "high–risk" indication, which would allow the device to be a treatment option for a greater number of patients. (Source: Medpage Today)

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Novel insomnia drug safe, effective in phase 3 trials

The investigational dual orexin receptor antagonist suvorexant (Merck) improved sleep onset and maintenance over a 3–month treatment period in 2 pivotal phase 3 efficacy studies. The drug was generally safe and well tolerated in the 2 trials, as well as in a third phase 3 trial lasting 12 months. The results were presented here today at SLEEP 2012: Associated Professional Sleep Societies 26th Annual Meeting. (Source: Medscape)

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Glycemic control reduces CV risk

Diabetes patients who responded to glucose–lowering treatment also improved their risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes, a Swedish observational study found. (Source: Medpage Today)

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Allergic rhinitis eased by antihistamine + probiotic

Supplementing the antihistamine levocetirizine with the probiotic Lactobacillus johnsonii EM1 (Lj EM1) effectively alleviated the symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis (PAR) in a group of Taiwanese children, according to a study published in the July issue of the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. (Source: Medscape)

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Human body houses about 10,000 species of bacteria

WASHINGTON: Regardless of how clean or grubby you are, you are most likely to carry around 10,000 species of bacteria and related ilk on and in your body, a new study has claimed. Most of these microscopic hitchhikers are harmless, and some actually are crucial for a healthy life; but others can kill you if they gain an upper hand, said the scientists, who have now catalogued perhaps as much as 99 per cent of the tiny critters that live in the human body inside and out. This work, the culmination of a five-year effort called the Human Microbiome Project, involving hundreds of scientists and dozens of universities, appeared in 16 scientific articles published in the journal Nature and in the journal Public Library of Science (PLoS). Previously, scientists have isolated only a few hundred microbial species from humans. But, the new project has raised this count to more than 10,000 species. (Source: TOI, Jun 14, 2012)

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@DrKKAggarwal: Dire diabetes outlook among US kids and adolescents: Type 1 and type 2 on the rise.

@DeepakChopra: Be sure you aren’t influenced too much by stress, emotion, or the heat of the moment.

 
    Spiritual Update

(Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor in Chief, IJCP Group of Publications and eMedinews)

The lips of truth shall be established for ever but a lying tongue is but for a moment

This sutra from Bible has a very deep significance in day to day life. The truth is ever lasting and always ends up in internal happiness and self realization and in long run always gives you happiness and an all win situation. On the contrary a lying tongue will only give you a momentarily pleasure but will land you in some difficulty later in life.

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    4th Asia Pacific Vascular Intervention Course (APVIC)

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    Infertility Update

(Dr Kaberi Banerjee, IVF expert, New Delhi)

What do you understand by natural family planning?

The time during which the egg moves from the ovary to the uterus lasts a few days and is the only time in which a woman can become pregnant. Couples who use natural family planning have to determine when the woman is ovulating and avoid having sex during that time. There are ways that you can tell if you are ovulating and should not have sex:

  • Keeping track of menstrual periods: Ovulation occurs two weeks before the next menstrual period. Therefore, having a calendar of 3–4 cycles will provide an estimate of when ovulation may take place.
  • Recording body temperature each morning: Basal body temperature falls prior to ovulation with a rise after ovulation
  • Observing cervical mucus: It will be thinner and "stretchier" right before ovulation.
  • Breastfeeding: Women may not ovulate when they are breastfeeding. This may depend on the frequency of breastfeeding.

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    Tat Tvam Asi………and the Life Continues……

(Dr N K Bhatia, Medical Director, Mission Jan Jagriti Blood Bank)

Standard sets

Standard blood infusion sets have inline filters (pore size: 1170–260 microns), drop chambers and tubing in a variety of configuration. Sets should be primed according to the manufacturer’s directions, using either the component itself or a blood compatible solution. For optimal flow rates and performance, filters should be fully wetted and drip chambers filled no more than half full.

Many institutions have a policy of changing sets after every transfusion or of limiting their use to several unit or several hours in order to reduce the risks of bacterial contamination. A reasonable time limit is 4 hours. Filters can ordinarily be used for two to four units of blood, but if the first unit required 4 hours for infusion, the filter should not be reused. The filter traps cells, cellular debris, and coagulated protein, resulting in a high protein concentration at the filter surface. The combination of high protein milieu and room temperature conditions promotes multiplication of any bacteria that might be present. Accumulated material also slows the tare of flow.

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    An Inspirational Story

(Ms Ritu Sinha)

Take the son

Years ago, there was a very wealthy man who, with his devoted young son, shared a passion for art collecting. Together they traveled around the world, adding only the finest art treasures to their collection. Priceless works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet, and many others adorned the walls of their family estate. The widowed elderly man looked on with satisfaction as his only child became an experienced art collector. The son’s trained eye and sharp business mind caused his father to beam with pride as they dealt with art collectors around the world.

As winter approached, war engulfed their nation, and the young man left to serve his country. After only a few short weeks, the elderly man received a telegram that his beloved son was missing in action. The art collector anxiously awaited more news, fearing he would never see his son again. Within days his fears were confirmed. The young man had died while rushing a fellow soldier to a medic. Distraught and lonely, the old man faced the upcoming Christmas holidays with anguish and sadness.

The joy of the season–a season that he and his son had so looked forward to in the past–would visit his house no longer. On Christmas morning, a knock on the door awakened the depressed old man. As he walked to the door, the masterpieces of art on the walls only reminded him that his son was not coming home. He opened the door and was greeted by a soldier with a large package in his hand. The soldier introduced himself to the old man by saying, "I was a friend of your son. I was the one he was rescuing when he died. May I come in for a few moments? I have something to show you." As the two began to talk, the soldier told of how the man’s son had told every one of his–and his father’s–love of fine art work. "I’m also an artist," said the soldier, "and I want to give you this." As the old man began to unwrap the package, paper gave way to reveal a portrait of the man’s son.

Though the world would never consider it a work of genius, the painting featured the young man’s face in striking detail. Overcome with emotion, the old man thanked the soldier, promising to hang the portrait above the fireplace. A few hours later, after the soldier had departed, the old man set about his task. True to his word, the painting went above the fireplace, pushing aside thousands of dollars worth of paintings. And then the old man sat in his chair and spent Christmas gazing at the gift he had been given. During the days and weeks that followed, the man learned that his son had rescued dozens of wounded soldiers before a bullet stilled his caring heart. As the stories of his son’s gallantry continued to reach him, fatherly pride and satisfaction began to ease his grief, as he realized that, although his son was no longer with him, the boy’s life would live on because of those he had touched. The painting of his son soon became his most prized possession, far eclipsing any interest in the priceless pieces for which museums around the world clamored. He told his neighbors it was the greatest gift he had ever received. The following spring, the old man became ill and passed away. The art world was in anticipation, since, with the old man’s passing, and his only son dead, those paintings would be sold at an auction. According to the will of the old man, all of the art works would be auctioned on Christmas Day, the way he had received his greatest gift.

The day finally arrived and art collectors from around the world gathered to bid on some of the world’s most spectacular paintings. Dreams could be fulfilled this day; greatness could be achieved as some could say," I have the greatest collection." The auction began with a painting that was not on any museum list… It was the painting of the old man’s son. The auctioneer asked for an opening bid, but the room was silent.

"Who will open the bidding with $100?" he asked. Moments passed as no one spoke. From the back of the room came, "Who cares about that painting? It’s just a picture of his son. Let’s forget it and get on to the good ones." More voices echoed in agreement. "No, we have to sell this one–first," replied the auctioneer. "Now who will take the son?" Finally, a friend of the old man spoke. "Will you take $10 for the painting? That’s all I have. "Will anyone go higher?" called the auctioneer. After more silence he said, "Going once, going twice… Gone!" The gavel fell. Cheers filled the room and someone shouted; "Now we can get on with it and bid on these treasures!"

The auctioneer looked at the audience and announced that the auction was over. Stunned disbelief quieted the room. Then someone spoke up and asked, "What do you mean it’s over? We didn’t come here for a portrait of some old man’s son! What about all of the other paintings? There are millions of dollars worth of art work here. We demand an explanation!" The auctioneer replied, "It’s very simple. According to the will of the father, whoever takes the son…gets it all." Just as the art collectors discovered on that day…The message is still the same…the love of the Father…a Father whose son gave his life for others…And because of that Father's love…Whoever takes the Son gets it all.

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    IJCP Special

Dr Good Dr Bad

Situation: A patient with fever and low TSH had ESR > 100.
Dr Bad: It’s TB.
Dr Good: Its thyroiditis.
Lesson: Typically thyroiditis has very high ESR and low TSH.

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Make Sure

Situation: A patient was brought to the ICU in cardiogenic shock.
Reaction: Oh my God! Why didn’t you take him for emergency angiography and subsequent PTCA.
Lesson: Make Sure to perform an emergency diagnostic angiography and mechanical revascularization with PTCA in patients of cardiogenic shock. Results of NRMI–2, an ongoing trial suggest that this intervention is much better than thrombolytic therapy in such patients.

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    Health News Bulletin

Revealed: Secret of HIV’s natural–born killers

The Times of India

Chennai: Scientists on Monday said they had found a key piece in the puzzle as to why a tiny minority of individuals infected with HIV have a natural ability to fight the deadly AIDS virus. In a study they said holds promise for an HIV vaccine, researchers from four countries reported the secret lies not in the number of infection–killing cells a person has, but in how well they work. Only about one person in 300 has the ability to control the HI V without drugs, using a strain of "killer" cells called cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) cells. Scientists reported that the strain has molecules called receptors that are better able to identify HIV–infected white blood cells for attack.

 
    Microbial World: The Good and the Bad They Do

(Dr Usha K Baveja, Prof. and Senior Consultant Microbiology, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon)

The 7 Immunizable Diseases– EPI India

The immunizable diseases include: Tuberculosis, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Measles, Poliomyelitis, Tetanus and Hepatitis B.

Administration of vaccines

Vaccine

Content

Form & Dosage

# of Doses

Route

BCG

Live attenuated bacteria

Freeze dried infant– 0.05ml

Preschool–0.1ml

1

ID

DPT

DT– weakened toxin

P–killed bacteria

liquid–0.5ml

3

IM

OPV

weakened virus

liquid–2drops

3

Oral

Hep B

Plasma derivative

Liquid–0.5ml

3

IM

Measles

Weakened virus

Freeze dried– 0.5ml

1

Subcutaneous

Schedule of Vaccines

Vaccine

Age at 1st dose

Interval between dose

Protection

BCG

At birth

 

 

DPT

6 weeks

4 weeks

DPT

OPV

6weeks

4weeks

Poliomyelitis

Hep B

At birth

At birth, 6th week, 14th week

Hep B

Measles

9–11 months

 

Measles

6 months: Earliest dose of measles given in case of outbreak
9-11 months: Regular schedule of measles vaccine
15 months: Latest dose of measles given
4-5 years: Catch up dose

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    Quote of the Day

(Dr GM Singh)

Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope. Josh Billings

 
    Lab Update

(Dr Navin Dang and Dr Arpan Gandhi)

Creatinine clearance test

This test evaluates the rate and efficiency of kidney filtration. It is used to help detect and diagnose kidney dysfunction and/or the presence of decreased blood flow to the kidneys.

In patients with known chronic kidney disease or congestive heart failure (which decreases the rate of blood flow), the creatinine clearance test may be ordered to help monitor the progress of the disease and evaluate its severity.

 
    Legal Question of the day

(Prof. M C Gupta Advocate & Medico–legal Consultant)

Is the term "emasculation" in the context of section 320, IPC, male–specific? Can a female be emasculated?

  1. Emasculation is defined in P Ramanatha Aiyar’s "Law Lexicon" (published by Wadhwa & Co.) as — "The action of depriving of virility".
  2. As per the Merriam– Webster Dictionary, virility is defined as — "the quality or state of being virile/manhood/manly vigour/masculinity".
  3. As per http://www.thefreedictionary.com/emasculation the term "emasculate" means "1. To castrate. 2. To deprive of strength or vigour; weaken."
  4. It is thus clear that the term "emasculation" as used in section 320, IPC, is gender–specific and is not applicable to females.

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    Mind Teaser

Read this…………………

Which one of the following statements is correct?

a. TB-HIV coinfection can be prevented by early treatment of HIV.
b. There is no role for TB chemoprophylaxis.
c. IRIS is commonly seen in patient with high CD4 count.
d. Molecular tests are the most sensitive tests in the diagnosis of TB in the HIV–TB co infection setting.

Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: Nurse Jon assesses vital signs on a client undergone epidural anesthesia. Which of the following would the nurse assess next?

a. Headache
b. Bladder distension
c. Dizziness
d. Ability to move legs

Answer for Yesterday’s Mind Teaser: b. Bladder distension

Correct answers received from: Dr Pankaj Bhandari, YJ Vasavada, Dr Kanta Jain, Dr U Gaur,
Dr Jainendra Upadhyay, Dr Thakor Hitendrsinh G, Anil Bairaria.

Answer for 14th June Mind Teaser: a. 67–year–old client
Correct answers received from: Dr Jainendra Upadhyay, Dr Thakor Hitendrsinh G, Anil Bairaria.

Send your answer to ijcp12@gmail.com

 
   Laugh a While

(Dr GM Singh)

Men and Marriage

Here’s how a man evolves directly following marriage.

The ‘Love’ word

After 6 weeks: I love you, I love you, I love you!
After 6 months: Of course, I love you.
After 6 years: GOD, if I didn't love you, then why do you think I proposed?

Back from work

After 6 weeks: Honey, I’m home
After 6 months: BACK!!
After 6 years: What did your mom cook for us today?

Phone ringing

After 6 weeks: Baby, somebody wants you on the phone
After 6 months: Here, for you
After 6 years: ANSWER THE PHONE!

Cooking

After 6 weeks: I never knew food could taste so good!
After 6 months: What are we having for dinner tonight?
After 6 years: AGAIN!

New dress

After 6 weeks: Wow, you look like an angel in that dress.
After 6 months: You bought a new dress again?
After 6 years: How much did THAT cost me?

TV

After 6 weeks: Baby, what would you like us to watch tonight?
After 6 months: I like this movie
After 6 years: I’m going to watch ESPN, if you’re not in the mood, go to Bed, I can stay up by myself

 
    Medicolegal Update

(Dr Sudhir Gupta, Additional Prof, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, AIIMS)

Should a doctor perform CPR in a patient with chest injury?

When a person is in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), it means that the person is in cardiac arrest. This is to say that they are unconscious, not moving, not breathing normally. If this is the case, they are presumably in cardiac arrest or in a state that justifies CPR.

  • If the person is awake, is breathing normally and therefore does not appear to need CPR, it would be correct that chest compressions and CPR may complicate the already damaged chest and complicate the victim’s injuries.
  • As soon as the victim becomes unconscious, is not breathing normally and now appears to need CPR, Emergency Services would be contacted and CPR would be initiated regardless of the injuries of the patient.
  • If the person needs CPR, this means that they are clinically dead. If the victim does not receive CPR, they will simply graduate to permanent death.
  • This is why, regardless of the chest injury, if the person is "dead" or in need of CPR, compressions are to be given per the American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines even if the complications could include those of punctured lungs, lacerated organs, or bruised/punctured heart muscle. These injuries must be recorded in clinical sheet.
  • This would be based on the theory that a person in need of CPR is already dead and will not be harmed more even if there are negative side effects from providing chest compressions. If a person remains dead, surgery is not an option but if the person is resuscitated with CPR, and alive at the hospital, we have an opportunity to fix the injuries that may have been aggravated by doing CPR.

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    Public Forum

Public Forum (Press Release for use by the newspapers)

Fasting good for health

Fasting has been identified as a preventive measure for various physical and mental diseases, according to Heart Care Foundation of India. A regular weekly fast acts as a safety valve against ill health. This was stated by Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India.

He said that denying the system its usual food intake for a day every week would induce growth hormones and promote metabolism. But fasting should not be a casual affair to be observed only on certain religious occasions; instead it should be a weekly discipline, undertaken regularly on a particular day during every week.

Besides the spiritual benefits, a fast also creates immunity in the system against diseases. The day’s rest to the digestive system as a result of the fast causes release of certain chemicals in the body which would keep ailments away.

A fast also ushers in calmness of mind. Pollution of the physical and mental environment hatred, anger, jealousy and all negative thoughts which enhance the chances of damage to health are taken care of by the resting digestive system.

However, a fast should not be preceded or followed by a heavy meal. The fast would lose its health benefits if the stomach is loaded with heavy food before or after the fast. They accumulate more calories by eating such food compared to what they lose by fasting. While one chapatti contains 40 calories, most sweets have 200 to 300 calories per 40 grams. The higher caloric content of sweets and meals like ‘puri–kachori’ also raise cholesterol in the blood, increasing the chances of a heart attack.

People should also count their calories on a monthly basis rather than on daily basis.

 
    Readers Responses
  1. Dear Editor, Apropos the advice on the use of sunglasses as a safeguard against UV rays in ‘Eye exercises’ by Dr. G. M. Singh (eMedinews, June 16), this is to say that while wearing good–quality sunglasses in order to protect eyes from harmful ultraviolet radiation in the range of 220–380nm is good, for those who are not used to wearing these, there’s another option: the use of clear glasses, i.e., white UV glass – the specialised product of clear ophthalmic lenses having the property of providing protection from UV. Dr. Narendra Kumar, Formerly Refractionist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,kumars@vsnl.com
 
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IYCNCON 2012

All are cordially invited for the 2nd National Conference of IYCF Chapter of IAP. This conference is organized by: IYCF Chapter, MOH&FW GOI, MOWCD GOI, WHO, UNICEF, IMLEA, SDHE Trust.
The theme of the conference is: "Proper Nutrition: Defeat Malnutrition – Investing in the Future"
Venue: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003.
Date: 5th Aug 2012
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Dil Ka Darbar

September 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tal Katora Indoor Stadium, Connaught Place, New Delhi, 110001
http://www.heartcarefoundation.org

A non stop question answer session between all the top cardiologists of the NCR region and the mass public. Event will be promoted through hoardings, our publications and the press. Public health discussions

 
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