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There are certain procedures which can be performed inside a cathlab. Percutaneous coronary Intervention (PCI): PCI is a technique with which blocks can be removed and thus it can be used to clear blocks or even cure acute heart...read more
Methods implemented inside a cathlab permits the doctors to conduct complex repair or replacement procedures. These procedures were not administered to certain patients earlier, because these patients possessed co-morbid conditions that would complicate the success of...read more
The human heart has been studied by scientists, doctors and artists for a long time. However, it was in the late 1800s when doctors identified the realisation “fix a broken heart”. In 1896, the first heart surgery was performed....read more
Transcatheter Aortic Valve replacement is a valve replacement procedure done through “catheter means” without open surgery. In the earlier version TAVR valves were very big (24 F) i.e 7.92 mm sized, with advances in technology, it is how smaller become (14 F to 16F)...read more
Doctors like me have been putting an effort to treat structural heart diseases without open surgery. In fact, fifteen years ago we were not even able to even conceive the idea of replacing a valve without open heart surgery. However, today it is actually possible....read more
We are all aware that the human body is empowered enough to regenerate itself. In fact, each of our organs is also capable of reviving and rejuvenating itself several times throughout our lives. However, the usual wear and tear, our lifestyles and diet brings forward...read more