Hyderabad doctors perform successful heart surgery on Myanmar PM’s grandson


Two senior cardiologists from the Rainbow Children’s Heart Institute in Hyderabad have successfully performed heart surgery on the 9-month-old grandson of the Prime Minister of Myanmar.

Prime Minister U Min Aung Hlaing in the middle with the doctors from Hyderabad.

Doctors in Hyderabad have been invited to perform an intervention on the grandson of the Prime Minister of Myanmar. Dr Nageswara Rao Koneti and Dr Shweta Bakhru, two senior cardiologists at Rainbow Children’s Heart Institute (RCHI), traveled to Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, last week to perform the procedure.

The 9-month-old baby suffered from heart failure due to congenital heart disease. The RCHI team of experts performed a “catheter device closure” – a procedure to fill the defect. The baby came out the next day and started to do well.

The late Dr Abdul Kalam launched a collaborative pediatric cardiology training program between India and Myanmar with the help of the Care Foundation, where Dr Rao trained more than 10 people in the fields of pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, Myanmar.

He has traveled to Myanmar several times to train doctors and treat children. Due to his excellence and experience, the Prime Minister of Myanmar and his son invited Dr Rao and his team of doctors from RCHI to perform the procedure on the Prime Minister’s grandson.

The team of medics also visited the Myanmar Naval Base and Museum where they were commended by the Myanmar Naval Commander-in-Chief for their work.

“One of the best naval bases in the Asia-Pacific region. All the crew and officers were very cordial and provided valuable information. The Burmese naval and Indian naval relationship is incredible and bilaterally beneficial for both countries. Jai Hind, ”said Dr Nageswara Rao Koneti.

RCHI is one of the top children’s hospitals in India and is recognized as a leader in pediatric and female care.

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