In Indians Heart Disease is an Epidemic Today

  • Heart disease has emerged as the number one killer among Indians - according to recent study by RGI (Registrar General of India) and ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research).
  • India with > 1.2 billion people, is estimated to account for 60% of heart disease worldwide. 50% of heart attacks happen under 50 years of age and 25% under the age of 40 years.
  • With such data we need to fight this epidemic in India and help develop a "Heal Thy Community" awareness of prevention.

Career Highlights

  • Pioneer of coronary angioplasty & stenting in Eastern Region since 1990.
  • First pacemaker implantation in a youngest patient in Eastern Region.
  • First ICD implantation in Eastern Region.
  • First support coronary angioplasty with cardio pulmonary support was done successfully in Eastern Region.
  • First carotid artery angioplasty in the country – reported in NEWS Coverage.
  • First coronary angioplasty from wrist in India covered by DD News.
  • Participated in Euro PCR 2016 Paris in Challenges and complication during Transradial PCI.
  • Participated in Euro PCR 2017 Paris as a panelist in Update Heart Failure Management.

Work Experience

  • More than 25 Years of Experience in this field.
  • Over 50,000 Angiograms
  • More than 7000 Angioplasties
  • More than 3000 BMVs, ICDs, CRTDs & Pacemakers

Modern Diagnostic Tools

Intra Vascular UltraSound (IVUS)

Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) is a medical imaging technology that allows physicians to obtain images within diseased blood vessels from inside the artery, using sound waves.

Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR)

Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) is a technique used in coronary catheterization to measure pressure differences across coronary artery stenosis.

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Expertise

Patient News

patient x-ray

Blackouts and Treatment

This X-ray is of a gentleman of 54 years who had pacemaker implanted for frequent blackouts due to documented rhythm failure. Was well but suddenly had recurrence of blackouts.

Tests showed normal pacemaker backup, but a new rhythm disturbance (VT) now causing this symptom.

Current Status

ICD was implanted on the right side. Patient subsequently has received many shocks, but no further blackouts.


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