Rapid changes in the lifestyles of developing economies have resulted in an unprecedented epidemic of heart disease. Along with preventive measures that involve healthcare planning, public education, and lifestyle changes, facilities to take care of the immediate consequences of heart disease have become the need of the day.
The Centre for Heart Diseases at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is comprised of the adult and paediatric departments for medical and surgical services and provides affordable, high-quality tertiary medical care by highly qualified as well as experienced personnel using state-of-the-art medical technology. Having evolved as a leader in the fight against cardiovascular disorders in the state of Kerala, it serves approximately ten thousand cardiovascular patients annually.
The Amrita team focuses on medical and surgical management of all types of cardiac ailments including primary and secondary prevention as well as cardiac rehabilitation.
Accordingly the program specializes in minimal access cardiac surgery and,- "beating heart" off-pump bypass surgery as well as intensifying patient health education and disease prevention, outreach programs, specialized training and research programs.