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Bunder Road, Labbipet, Near Chennupati Petrol Bunk, Labbipet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520010.

Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation

Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation


India has the dubious distinction of being the heart disease and diabetes capital of the world. Heart disease is the leading cause of death, and what's worse is that it strikes Indians, during the prime years of their life. Heart disease can be a life changing event, and many patients never fully recover from the blow and end up being 'cardiac cripples'. It starts with a lack of mental confidence leading to a drop in physical capability, which further reduces the confidence and the vicious cycle continues. The good news is that heart disease is a largely preventable disease, and if appropriate lifestyle measures and medication are undertaken early enough, you may never need to undergo a cardiac interventional procedure.

At the Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation Department at Dr.Y.V.Rao Usha Cardiac Centre , we have a tailor made program to suit all categories:

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Heart disease can be a life changing event as we discussed. But it can also be a positive life-changing event. If appropriate care is taken, most people not only recover from their event, but go on to improve their quality of life, to a higher level than before. After a heart event, post-care and rehabilitation is a vital part of the process. A structured cardiac rehabilitation program is crucial to get the patient on the path to recovery, and to prevent further illness.

The term cardiac rehabilitation, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) refers to coordinated, multifaceted interventions designed to optimize a cardiac patient's physical, psychological, and social functioning, in addition to stabilizing, slowing, or even reversing the progression of the underlying atherosclerotic processes, thereby reducing risk of further disease.

The goals of cardiac rehabilitation are: