Military Hospital (Cardio Thoracic Centre) Pune is a tertiary care hospital of one of its kind in the whole Indian Army which provides state of the art treatment to Lung and Heart patients. The hospital has been providing yeoman service in the field of medical care since its inception for Army personnel, their families and even to civilian population with its ever progressing work ethos, it has remained updated in imbibing new technologies developed in the field of heart and chest medical care. It has remained updated even in acquisition of latest equipment so as to ensure the best medical care for the affected population.
Recently a patient aged 59, years father of a serving soldier who had presented with recurrent abdominal pain was diagnosed as a case of multiple abdominal aortic aneurysms. The Army doctors of MH (CTC) Pune performed a pioneering work by using a new device called Flow Modulator to treat this rare life threatening condition. This procedure has given a new direction to minimal invasive treating modalities and cured the critical ill patient.
In another instance, 22 years old female patient, wife of a serving soldier was admitted to MH (CTC) in a critical state with Native Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditic (infection of the heart valve) with heart failure. The patient was taken for emergency open heart surgery and underwent Mitral valve replacement with tricuspid valve repair on 25 Apr 2016. She was subsequently placed on Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenator (ECMO) support system which is the latest state of art device to support heart and lungs of the patient till the organs recover.
The medical team at the hospital are at par with International doctors in skill and expertise and provides round the clock service not only to Armed Forces personnel but also to many poor civilian patients too.