MIMS gets nod for heart transplant

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015,22:30 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | The Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS) today received theĀ  certification of registration for performing heart transplantation from Directorate of Medical Education.
With this, the private sector healthcare major becomes the first Centre in North Kerala to have the facility in off-pump coronary artery bypass , a release said here.
The certificate was awarded following the assessment of a panel of experts from the Directorate of Medical Education, it said.
Started in July 2002, the Centre has performed about 7000 heart surgeries till date, the release added.