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Dr. G.Sengottuvelu

Senior Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai & an acute coronary care specialist / with a special interest in acute coronary care and structural heart disease (TAVR OR TAVI).

1st successful Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for aortic valve stenosis in Tamil Nadu
1st TAVR in the Apollo group, Youngest patient treated with TAVR in India,1 st TAVR in women in Tamil Nadu
1st in South/Central India to use Opticross Intravascular Ultrasound Systems
1st in India to use Absorb Bioabsorbable Vascular Scaffold . (December 2012)
1st in South India to use Clearway catheter in primary angioplasty in Acute MI
1st in Chennai to use M guard Stent Technology
1st in South India to use Minvasys Dedicated Bifurcation stent system.

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Specialist services include

Chest Pain Management

If the coronary arteries become narrowed, they can’t supply enough oxygenated blood to the heart.

TAVR

TAVR is the new alternative for select patients for whom traditional open chest surgery

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DEDICATED BIFURCATION STENT TECHNOLOGY

Bifurcation lesion means there is a blockage in a site where the blood vessel divides into two and is more challenging to treat. Two branches of the blood vessel have narrowing. If a balloon angioplasty is performed in one, there are chances of the other branch closing. Conventionally one or two stents are placed using

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FRACTIONAL FLOW RESERVE (FFR)

Angiography forms the basis of most revascularization decisions. This approach is perfectly reasonable when the angiogram clearly demonstrates either a severely stenosed coronary artery or a normal one. However, angiography has well-known limitations and the significance of lesions of moderate severity is often difficult to determine based on just the angiogram. This uncertainty may result

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2.0 BLOOD VESSEL IMAGING (INTRA CORONARY IMAGING) OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (OCT) IN CATHLAB

OCT is a high resolution instrument; resolution is equal to microscope i.e. 10-20 microns. This is used in cardiology for intravascular imaging in cath lab. This is similar to Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS). OCT uses fibroptic technology. We have been using intra coronary OCT in a variety of clinical situations for visualizing plaque characterization, stent apposition,

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1.0 VASCULAR REPARTATIVE THERAPY – BIORESORBABLE VASCULAR SCAFFOLD – NEW REVOLUTION

The first coronary angioplasty was performed by the German cardiologist Andreas Gruentzig in September 1977. Since the introduction of plain Angioplasty in 1977, several advances have taken place – first the metallic coronary artery stent permanently implanted in an artery, then the drug eluting stent – a metallic coronary artery stent , which has been

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Dr G.S. Heart Clinic No 14/1 & 2, Thirumurthy Street , T.Nagar, Chennai 600017. Tamilnadu. INDIA