Dr.Pankaj Jariwala of NIMS gets first prize for best case presentation

HYDERABAD: A cardiologist from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) Dr. Pankaj Jariwala has bagged the first prize for best case presentation in a recently-held conference for Interventional Cardiologists of Europe at Barcelona, Spain, a release said.

Dr. Jariwala, in the conference, presented the case of a four kilogram baby with severe abnormality of lungs.

The NIMS doctors including Dr. Jariwala and additional professor of Department of Cardiology Dr. K. Sarat Chandra successfully performed a surgery on the baby.

Impressed with the presentation, Dr. Pankaj Jariwala was asked to present the case again at the conference, in Barcelona, the release added.

The conference is an annual meeting of interventional cardiologists of entire Europe and is considered as the world’s largest congregation and top-most meeting place of heart specialists.