Sachin Tendulkar inaugurates hi-tech cath lab in Mumbai.

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Mumbai, Aug 30 (ANI): Star batsman Sachin Tendulkar inaugurated here a highly specialised catheterization laboratory for cardiac patients in Holy Family Hospital.

The lab will enable cardiac patients to immediately undergo a surgery if their angiography shows that he or she requires it.

"I feel that, with this facility in the hospital, we have been blessed to serve the community," Tendulkar said on Sunday.

He added that the date of inauguration coincided with his mother's birthday.

"The doctors have been doing a wonderful job for a number of years now. And I have no hesitation in saying that I have full confidence in you that you will continue to do this noble job. And it becomes our responsibility...not only of the doctors, but whoever is able to help a common man or a needy person, we should try our best," said Tendulkar.

He also revealed that machinery used in the labs is second of its kind in India.

A catheterisation laboratory or cath lab is a diagnosis room in a hospital or clinic with examination imaging equipment used to support the catheterisation procedure. By Sanjeev Shukla (ANI)

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