Hospital Statistics, May 2005
Statistics of the Sri Sathya Sai Hospitals
BANGALORE SUPERSPECIALITY HOSPITAL
Cumulative Statistics from 19th
Jan 2001 to 31st March 2005.
Cardiac Surgeries: 5,228
Cardiac Catheterisation: 9,833 [4,595-Diagnostic;
CT Scans: 15,071
MRI Exams: 17,261
Cumulative Statistics from 22nd Nov
1991 to 31st Jan 2005.
Cath Procedures: 14987
Urology Surgeries: 25490
Ophthalmology Surgeries: 25140
CT Scans: 4000
THREE OF A FAMILY
is a unique case pertaining to three members of a family:
two sisters and one brother, all three having congenital
heart diseases. Basheer, Fauzia and Zohra are all patients
in the SSSIHMS for acyanotic heart disease. This is
a rare case where the same congenital abnormality has
affected three of a family. The condition was diagnosed to
be Patent Ductus Arteriosus commonly called PDA.
Like any disease its progress only foretold a limited
quality of life for all the three.
They are from
a very poor family hailing from the village Perla near
Kasargoud. The father of the family has four children, two
boys and two girls. Imagine his condition when he knew that
three out of his four children suffered from a malady that
could only be cured by medical intervention. All three of
them had breathing problems and difficulty while walking.
had to run from pillar to post for raising funds to obtain
treatment. They had to go to Mangalore, about 80 kms away to
consult a cardiologist. It was at this juncture, they came
to know about SSSIHMS, Bangalore through some devotees.
patients arrived at the hospital on 27.12.01 for check up
and treatment. Basheer was operated on for PDA or Patent
Ductus Arteriosus on 25.01.02. The second sister Fauzia
was operated on 21.06.04. The other sister Zohra also has
undergone operation for PDA on 25.06.04.
Here is a
case where all three siblings have benefited from Swami?s
benevolence and have been able to improve the quality of