Emergency heart care at SCTIMST

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Aug. 26. The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) here has set up a round-the-clock intensive care unit (ICU) to admit heart patients requiring emergency treatment.

An institution press note said here today that patients developing acute chest pain or associated symptoms of a heart attack could be brought without any reference to the SCTIMST after checking the availability of beds at the intensive care unit.

Those who need emergency service should contact phone numbers 2524524 or 2443152, the release said.

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