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About Medlinks Cardiocare

Med.Links Cardiocare Pvt Ltd is a company promoted by the promoters of the DDRC Group of Laboratories (Established in 1983) - Pioneers in Health Care Diagnostic Laboratories in Kerala. The Group is popularly known as DDRC - Doctors Diagnostic Research Centre Pvt Ltd in south and north kerala and DDC - Doctors Diagnostic Centre in central Kerala. The Group engaged in a landmark joint venture in the year 2005 with Pharmaceutical giants Nicolas Piramal India Ltd and then on was Known as DDRC WELLSPRING PATHLABS DIAGNOSTICS PVT LTD. In 2009 as Nicolas Piramal changed its brand name to Piramal Healthcare Ltd, the Group is known as DDRC Piramal Diagnostics Pvt Ltd through out the state of kerala. Currently DDRC Piramal Diagnostics Pvt Ltd is the largest diagnostic service provider in the state of kerala and presently has 56 units all across kerala. The Trivandrum and Cochin divisions of DDRC Piramal Diagnostics are NABL approved testing centres.

The Imaging arm of DDRC Group of Laboratories headed by Dr Ajith Joy Kizhakkebhagathu as the Managing Director, is Kerala's first diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine facility to introduce the Dual Head Nuclear Medicine Gamma camera system to kerala in December 2002. The centre then introduced the first 64 slice Cardiac CT in South Kerala in the year 2005 under the brand DDNMRC Pvt Ltd. Currently jointly Known as DDNMRC Radiology.

Med.Links Cardiocare Pvt Ltd is a health care services provider specialized in the treatment of vascular diseases of the human body. The whole idea of Med.links originated from a quest for finding a credible treatment for those cardiac patients who continue to suffer with symptoms, of cardiac chest pain (Angina) or breathlessness (Dyspnoea) even after optimal medications, angioplasty and bypass surgery.

As the number of such patients increased over the years, a remarkable non invasive and safe treatment called EECP (Enhanced External Counter Pulsation) which could be administered to patients without hospital admission nor require surgery or injections emerged in the USA and got approved by the US - FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for treatment of refractive Angina, inoperable heart disease & heart failure.

Medlinks Cardiocare Pvt Ltd is Kerala's first EECP centre with full investigative facilities like a 64 Slice cardiac CT, Dual Head Nuclear Medicine Gamma camera Facility, Exercise Treadmill, Echocardiography, Ultrasound Color Doppler, Pulmonary Function Testing, Myocardial Perfusion Scanning, MUGA Analysis for absolute cardiac function and a complete 24 Hours pathology laboratory facility.

Medlinks has eminent full time and visiting consultants under its umbrella in the fields of Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Diabetology, Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, Cardiac Anesthesia & Critical Care, EECP Therapy, Radiology and Pathology.

Other than the well established treatment indications for EECP therapy numerous emerging indications have shown immense promise and are being used increasingly for the treatment of the below mentioned conditions.