In Case Of Heart Attack, CPR Can Prove Lifesaver

Publish Date : 2018-10-01

About over the five million individuals suffering from the diseases related to heart in India, Ischemia represents the most number of diseases related to the heart due to the unhealthy lifestyle, said cardiologists Dr. S Selvamani, Dr. R Sivakumar, and Dr. Ganeshan on Sunday at the Meenakashi Mission Hospital and Research Center.

In their statements, they highlighted the significance of the cardiopulmonary revival (CPR) procedure training to family members of patients with a heart disorder, college students and policemen of patients, which can prove life-saver.

The doctors said, "CPR procedure can prove life-saver in case of emergency when breathing or heartbeat has halted for someone, for example, in instances of, road accidents, heart attack or drowning. This basic method including mouth-to-mouth breathing and chest compressions can increase the odds of survival after heart attack by keeping the flow of active."

Ischemia or disease of coronary artery or diseases related to the principle arteries heart. The doctors stated that one of every two heart patients die each year which can be evaded if required precautionary measures are taken. Hazard factors incorporate lipid abnormalities, hypertension, obesity diabetes, and absence of physical movement.

Rising expectancy of life has brought about a maturing populace with cardiovascular issues like a failure of heart, abnormalities of heartbeats and malfunction of the valve.

The doctors added, "Implantable gadgets like cardioverter-defibrillators and bi-ventricular pacemakers have figured out how to spare numerous lives. Additionally, heart transplants are likewise progressively being embraced in India."