Post Angioplasty care

Angioplasty is one of the most common and successful treatment options for heart disease. It is a procedure in which blocked blood vessels are opened to supply blood to heart muscles. Angioplasty in heart attack treatment saves valuable lives. Generally cardiologist performs Angioplasty immediately after heart attack. Angioplasty is not only relieves chest pain but […]

TAVI – A Non Surgical Procedure Alternative to Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery

The Aortic Valve Replacement is a successful procedure to treat the condition known as aortic stenosis. In this condition the  aortic valve fails to fully open, thereby restricting blood flow through the body. However, open heart may not be possible over 60 years old due to comorbidities. Because of this, TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation) and  TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve […]

What is TAVR

A Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement is full form of TAVR is also Called as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation TAVI and it is done to treat aortic valve stenosis. Aortic valve stenosis is a condition where the aortic valve is narrowed and fails to open properly. The Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (tavr) is a minimally invasive […]

Cardiac Rehabilitation

A Cardiac rehabilitation is a customized outpatient program to be taken up by patients after a heart attack or other heart disease or surgery. The goal of Cardiac rehabilitation is to help improve the patient’s health and help them recover from the heart conditions after surgery. The program includes exercise training, educating the patient about […]

Heart Care During Covid 19

Healthcare has become more important in the current times and people have now understood the importance of keeping their health in regular check. But for those who are suffering from illness like heart conditions, it is of utmost importance to take precautions ever than before. Statistics around the world are showing that heart conditions are […]

Optical Coherence Tomography

OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (OCT) is an advanced technique allowing Cardiologist to see the inside of an artery in 10 times more detail than Intravascular ultrasound technique. OCT is one of the most effective techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac diseases. What is Optical Coherence Tomography Procedure In OCT procedure, the near infrared light is used […]

Myths About Bypass Surgery

 Heart is the most vital organ in a human body and fearing any heart condition, especially a Bypass Surgery, is always justified , there are many myths about bypass surgery in patients mind before the surgery. Bypass surgery is done to treat blockages in the arteries of the heart. This is done by making the blood reach […]

Tavi – a Game Changer in Heart Surgery

TAVI is a recent innovation in field of cardiology. TAVI Full form is  Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation ! The aortic valve is placed within a metal stent. The valve is placed across the native aortic annulus and the stent is inflated making the new valve placed at the site of original valve. So NO NEED TO OPEN THE […]

Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

What is Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (AICD)? An Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (AICD or ICD) is a permanent device which monitors person’s abnormal heart rate. This device is mainly into patients with decreased heart function.Abnormal heart beats are known as Arrhythmias and it occurs when heart does not beat normally. The AICD gives heart a shock […]

Does heart attack always comes with chest pain?

You will be surprised to know that the answer is NO. The pain due to blockages in the arteries of heart can be felt at all the following areas apart from the chest. • Left arm • Left forearm • Right arm • Right forearm • Jaws • Neck • Back • Right side of chest • Upper abdomen or epigastrium Dr Mayur Jain is an […]