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Prosper from Tanzania Undergoes a Successful CABG surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.

Prosper Rweyendera is 68 years old from Tanzania with a history of hypertension and diabetes. He had been taking the required medications for his ailments and doing fine with it. Then suddenly, he started having an irregular heartbeat. He also had two episodes of syncope within a period of one week. He could also feel palpitations and dizziness. He got absolutely panicked as these symptoms were not normal. Hence,  his predicament made him consult a physician near him. The doctor after a thorough checkup to him that he had paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. He was also advised to have an angiogram for a definitive diagnosis. The patient underwent a coronary angiogram on 30th October 2018, which revealed that he has severe Obstructive Coronary Artery disease along with the Triple Vessel Disease. The cardiologist in Tanzania recommended him to have open heart surgery.


Since it was not possible to undergo the surgery in his country, the patient was suggested to travel abroad. Later, Prosper came to know about the heart surgery in India. While looking for the best cardiologists in India, he came across the website of Vaidam Health and posted his query. In no time, he received a call back from one of the case manager of the team. The case manager, Sapna Joseph took all his reports and provided some opinions from the topmost cardiology hospitals in India. With her help, the patient was able to finalize Indraprashtha Apollo hospital, New Delhi for his surgery. This was followed by all the paperwork process required to be done to come to India. Vaidam also helped him get a Visa Invitation Letter by the hospital.


Prosper Rweyendera,Tanzania, CABG, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital


The patient finally arrived India on 14th November 2018. He was picked up from the airport by the team and taken to his hotel. Meanwhile, an appointment was scheduled with Dr. V Hariharan. Dr. Hariharan is an esteemed cardiac surgeon in India with a rich experience of nearly 47 years. During the appointment, the doctor heard him meticulously. He asked about all the signs and symptoms that he experience since the beginning and advised him to have some cardiac investigations such as ECG, blood tests, treadmill test etc. After the reports came back the doctor confirmed that he needed Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. After taking the patient’s consent, the surgery was scheduled.


Prosper underwent all the routine investigations to prepare for the surgery. The surgery went on for about 3 to 4 hours and was completed successfully by the cardiology team of the hospital. The patient stayed at the hospital for some days and was discharged after nearly 10-12 days. Before getting discharged, he had a detailed session with the doctor regarding the post-operative lifestyle changes and dietary changes that he would need to make after going back home. The patient went back home happy and satisfied with all the overall services provided to him.


Vaidam Health wishes Prosper Rweyendera a healthy and happy life ahead.


Author Name
Dr. Kavreen Arora

Published Date
: 29-Jan-2019

Dr. Kavreen Arora

Dr. Kavreen studied medicine and actively practised for few years before she decided to share her knowledge through medical blogs and articles. Since then, Dr. Kavreen has written several articles about the recent advances in various medical treatments, life expectancies, and the best hospitals & doctors across the nation. 

She is a keen observer and likes to keep herself updated with the new technologies. She is an avid reader and an earnest writer in the medical field.

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