Santaben Shah

Name:

Santaben Shah

Age:

52

Locality:

Ahmedabad

Hospital:
CIMS

Symptoms:
Acute chest pain, sweating, loss of consciousness

Patient's journey:


Patient was admitted as an emergency case at CIMS. After reviewing ECG and ECHO results, Dr. Keyur Parikh recommended an angiography, which revealed a blockage in left main coronary artery

Recommendation:
Drug eluding stent

Concern:
Santaben’s husband and son were confused and worried, as they had only a day’s time to make a decision and arrange funds

HHFA Role:
HHFA explained its financing options to Santaben's son. After receiving documents from him, HHFA arranged financing and patient received the implant on the same day

Current status:
Received a drug eluding stent in May 2011 and family is relaxed about Santaben's health

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