Concern over Rising Incidents of Heart Attacks among Youth


Aligarh: Contrary to popular perception about heart diseases affecting older people, eminent cardiologists turned attention to the rising incidents of heart attacks in the younger population. They expressed grave concerns in a meeting of Cardiology Intervention Council, which was organised under the auspices of Cardiology Society of India, UP Chapter.

Prof M. U. Rabbani, Chairman, Department of Cardiology, JN Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), and President Elect, Cardiology Society of India, UP Chapter; and Prof Satyendra Tiwari (SGPGI), the President of the Society inaugurated the conference with lamp lighting ceremony.

Professor Rabbani presented a detailed analysis of coronary angioplasty and pacemaker data of JN Medical College, AMU. JN Medical College was greatly appreciated for providing effective treatment and health care to heart patients in an effective manner. Prof Rabbani also discussed newer techniques in complex coronary angioplasties.

Senior cardiologist and Padma Shri awardee Prof. Mansoor Hasan also graced the occasion.