Imphal, Sept 4,
A seminar on “Fetal Echocardiography” was held at Imphal Hotel. It was organized jointly by Manipur Heart Foundation, SKY Hospital and Imphal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society.
The purpose of the seminar was to create awareness among the doctors, other healthcare professionals and the public of the role of a specialized heart scanning technique called Fetal Echocardiography (F Echo) which is used for imaging of the heart while the child is still in the mother’s womb. The F Echo should be performed between 18 and 20 weeks of pregnancy to detect intracardiac defects. For the first time in Manipur high risk pregnant women can avail such specialised service at SKY Hospital.
The function was attended by Dr S. Radhakrishnan, Director and HOD Paediatric Cardiology Department, Fortis Escort Heart Institute, New Delhi, who is also the visiting Paediatric Cardiologist to SKY Hospital as the Resource person and Dr. T. Bilashini Devi, Senior Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, City Hospital and Dr L. Shyamkishore , President, Manipur Heart Foundation as Chairpersons.