VP Naidu emphasizes need for periodic screening to evaluate liver’s condition
The tests were conducted by a team led by renowned Hepatologist and Director, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Prof. Dr. Shiv Kumar Sarin.Devdiscourse News Desk | New Delhi | Updated: 12-07-2019 14:15 IST | Created: 12-07-2019 14:15 IST
Inaugurating a two-day medical camp organized by the Vice President's Secretariat in coordination with the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi for all the staff, Delhi Police, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) security personnel and others working in Vice President's residence, Shri Naidu pointed out that the liver was a crucial indicator for many diseases and emphasized the need for periodic screening for evaluating the liver's condition.
During the two-day medical camp, tests are conducted to assess the liver's health through screening by Fibro Scan, which measures the stiffness of the liver. Besides, blood tests were also conducted to check for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. As part of the camp, a Mobile Liver Screening Van was also stationed at the medical camp.
The Vice President and his spouse, Smt. Usha Naidu also underwent screening at the camp.
(With Inputs from PIB)