Ramesh Hospitals Vijayawada sets Guinness Record for largest gathering of cardiac surgery patients
Kochi: Ramesh Hospitals Vijayawada, a group hospital of Aster DM Healthcare, set a Guinness World Record for holding the ‘largest gathering of cardiac surgery patients’. A record number of 1,020 patients who have successfully undergone heart surgery at Ramesh Hospitals had gathered at 24 K Golden Events Convention Hall in Vijayawadato to attempt the record. For this attempt, cardiac surgery refers to open heart surgery, heart bypass, valve surgery and congenital heart surgery.
Ramesh Hospitals Vijayawada attempted this record with the objective to create awareness and give hope to people with heart ailments, the record attempt was monitored by Rishi Nath, the official Guinness World Records adjudicator.
Children’s Day was chosen as the date for the attempt to highlight the prevalence of heart diseases among children.
Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing director of Aster DM Healthcare, said, “We are pleased to set a Guinness World Record for a cause that is extremely close to our hearts. It is a matter of pride that our initiative to create awareness on heart disease is now globally recognized. I appreciate the team under Dr Ramesh Babu who accomplished this. We shall be in the forefront to spread awareness on the common heart diseases in the society.”
The participants mostly belong to low socio-economic groups from coastal parts of Andhra Pradesh, hailing from cities such as Vijayawada, Eluru, Guntur, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, Kurnool and Nellore.