Yashoda Hospitals organizes Master Class on Bronchial Thermoplasty

A Master class on Bronchial Thermoplasty, the ultra advanced procedure to treat severe asthma was organised by the Department of Interventional Pulmonology of Yashoda Hospitals here on Tuesday. Said to be the first-ever such Master class in the country, the innovative and state-of-the-art procedure gaining rapid acceptance world over is available in few major modern medical centres. The Yahsoda had taken the initiative to organise the Master class for the benefit of practising pulmonologists, according to a release. The two-day training programme included hands-on workshop and was inaugurated by Pavan Gorukanti, Director, Yashoda Hospitals Group, Hyderabad here on Monday. The Master class provided a comprehensive overview of advanced therapeutic bronchoscopic procedure- Bronchial Thermoplasty, he said.

About 200 leading pulmonologists from India and from overseas attended the programme. The Master class had both foreign and Indian faculties and few guest invitees including Adrian Chan from Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Jamalul Azizi Abdul Rahman from Serdang Hospital, Malaysia and Elena from Romania and Deepak Talwar (Metro Hospitals) and Karan Madan (AIIMS) from India.

The programme also included live case demonstrations organised by the Yashoda Hospitals team of Interventional Pulmonologists led by Hari Kishan, V.G. Nagarjuna Maturu , M. Gangadhar Reddy and Y.Gopi Krishna. the release added.

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