Naresh Kapoor

Executive Director
BLK Super Speciality Hospital



Dr. Mradul Kaushik
Operations & Planning
BLK Super Speciality
Hospital, New Delhi

Dear Reader,

Our never-ending passion for healing is the core motivation that has inspired us to push the frontiers of quality care. It is this unwavering passion that has catapulted us to the ranks of one of the best hospitals in the world attracting patients from different parts of the globe. We feel humbled to be able to make a difference in people’s lives.

For this month's cover story, we have featured a miraculous case of a 51-year old Iraqi who was kidnapped for ransom and was shot several times while trying to escape from captivity. Fortunately, he survived the ordeal. However, the injuries and gunshots left him with a very weak heart which needed urgent attention. An artificial heart and expert intervention of the specialists at BLK gave him a new lease on life. An interesting piece on Breast Cancer Screening aims to provide good-toknow facts about guarding oneself against Breast Cancer. From our group hospital in Mumbai, we have featured a unique case of a 48-year-old patient suffering from hypertension and chronic kidney disease.

We have also featured another inspiring story of how our doctors at Nanavati help restore the facial structure of a 17-yearold patient with facial trauma. You will also find an informative piece and the technological aspects on Fast Track Knee Replacement and a relating case of a 58-year-old patient with complaints of a severe medial aspect of knee joint pain persistent for the past 2 years.

I am also very happy to announce the launch of our newest Centre of Excellence - BLK Centre for Chest and Respiratory Diseases, which will be the latest addition to our growing repertoire of key specialities. The Centre spearheaded by our top specialists and aptly backed by an exclusive state-of-the-art sleep laboratory will provide unmatched comprehensive care for respiratory problems and all interventions related to respiratory diseases.

It is said that change is the law of nature. With this is mind and looking forward to a meaningful transformation, I am excited to inform our readers and patrons that we are giving "Pulse" a whole new makeover. Starting with this month's issue, our monthly newsletter will have a new look - we have tried to retain its original essence whilst redefining it in a contemporary way, bringing you the same sense of wonder but with a more captivating visual format. We hope you'll like the new transformation of our newsletter.

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Stay Healthy, Stay Happy!