Health Minister Inaugurates Advanced Cath Lab At Gleneagles Global Health City

Chennai, 11th October 2022: Gleneagles Global Health City (GGHC), a leading quaternary multi-specialty healthcare center in Chennai, launched an Advanced Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab facility today. The Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab was inaugurated by Thiru. Ma. Subramanian, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu in the presence of Thiru. S. Aravindramesh, MLA, Sholinganallur and Dr. Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City.

With the launch of Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab, GGHC, being at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge treatment, will now be setting new standards in healthcare. With the adoption of high-end technology, patients can be assured of safe and advanced cardiac procedures. This facility ensures minimum hospitalization time, faster procedures, reduced risk of complications, optimized cost, and better outcomes overall.

Congratulating the hospital, Thiru. Ma. Subramanian, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu said, “I extend my hearty wishes to the entire management and team at GGHC for having me inaugurate the Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab. The new facility will help in delivering quality and safe cardiovascular and neurovascular treatments for patients and is a great addition to our state’s health infrastructure. The progress of Gleneagles Global Health City has been remarkable over the past few years and their contribution to TN’s growth in cardiac healthcare is noteworthy.”

We are privileged to be offering our services with this new state-of-the-art Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab. This will pave the way for providing high-precision angioplasty and safe angioplasty to our patients. This new Cath lab will enable us to perform high-risk and complex angioplasties with greater safety and efficiency. We will be able to perform high-end cardiac interventions with ease with this Cath Lab. Adding this new Cath lab will help us extend our cardiac services to a great number of deserving patients in our neighbouring communities, said Dr. Gobu. P, HOD & Senior Consultant, Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai.

Speaking at the launch, Dr. Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, said, Opening of a state-of-the-art Cath lab is yet another major development for our hospital, which is always striving to improve the standard of Healthcare. The Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab at Gleneagles Global Health City is currently among the city’s most advanced Cath Labs. Considering the rising trend of heart diseases, we will be fully equipped to serve our community”

The Advanced Cath Lab will provide space for procedures for various departments, such as –

  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Interventional Radiology

The Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab will provide an advantage, for surgeons to offer advanced cardiac, vascular, and neurosurgical interventions with greater precision, safety, and better clinical outcomes. With the launch of the Philips Azurion 7 C12 Cath Lab, GGHC will be the face of delivering radical cardiovascular and neurovascular treatment across the country.


About Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai:

Gleneagles Global Health City at Perumbakkam, Chennai is one of India’s most renowned multi-organ transplant centers. It is also one of the top care multi-specialty hospitals in the city with path-breaking Liver, Neuro, Heart, Lung, and Kidney procedures to its credit and legacy. The NABH, NABL, and NABB accredited hospital operates 200+ beds. A modern CathLab, 13 operation theatres, and advanced imaging services (TruBeam STx, Slice PET CT, and Tesla MRI) offer cutting-edge emergency and critical care management following internationally approved clinical protocols.

Over 10 years of clinical excellence has earned the hospital tie-ups with all major cashless health insurance players and is the preferred choice hospital by all major corporates in the city. The hospital is an international medical destination for thousands of patients in India, the Middle East, Africa, and SAARC nations. The hospital also offers VideoConsult services to its patients in India and abroad.

Gleneagles Global Health City is a part of IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare providers. With its full spectrum of integrated services, dedicated people, reach and scale, and commitment to quality and safety, IHH aspires to be the world’s most trusted healthcare services network, united by a single purpose: to touch lives and transform care. More information on Gleneagles Global Health City can be found on the hospital’s website

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