Daily Archive: November 27, 2011

Nov 27

Proceedings of 26th Annual CSI Meet day 2

Dr Rakesh Yadav on what’s new in pace maker functions Functions of pace makers are to sense properly, pace properly, pace with minimum output and to manage tachy- arrhythmia. New functions are to avoid unnecessary pacing and to pace with minimum output RV pacing is LBBB pattern. De-synchrony is harmful to LV in long term. …

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Nov 27

What to do in post PCI patient with hypotension?

Dr. Lekha Adik Pathak Major acute complications of percutaneous coronary interventions are death, myocardial infarctions, cardiac tamponade and need for surgical revascularization. The incidence of these complications remains dependent on patient selection, technology available and levels of operator skill. Recent advances in percutaneous coronary interventions have allowed interventionalist to treat patients even with advanced coronary …

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Nov 27

MS with MR and TR the most common RHD lesion

Echo data of 10,000 consecutive cases at Gandhi Medical college Bhopal has shown that 17.2% had valvular heart disease (M: 7.49%/F9.7%). Most common age group affected was 31-45yrs (5.45% out of 17.2%) with (M/F:2.14%/3.31%). Most common valvular heart disease was MS with MR with TR i.e. 1.97% with (M/F:0.73%/1.24%). Second most common is isolated MS …

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Nov 27

Impact of cardiac resynchronization therapy on ventricular tachyarrhythmias

Among patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy, a reverse remodeling response (decrease in left ventricular cavity size) may be associated with reduction in risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias. [J Am Coll Cardiol 2011; 57:2416].

Nov 27

Yoga Can Regress Carotid Atherosclerosis

Addition of yoga to the conventional treatment of patients with metabolic syndrome causes significant reduction of early atherosclerosis as assessed by cIMT and has additional beneficial effects on lipids, BMI and blood pressure.  A study by Dr Mehrotra UC and colleagues from Ganga Ram Hospital Delhi India will be presenting the data in the forthcoming …

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Nov 27

LA>5 and A can be tackled with ablation

Radiofrequency ablation using a 2-mm tip irrigation catheter, targeting user-defined CFAEs and pulmonary vein isolation can facilitate maintenance of sinus rhythm in most patients with a LA >5 cm and permanent atrial fibrillation. A study by Dr Vanita Arora and colleagues from Max Hospital Delhi India will be presenting the data in the forthcoming CSI …

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Nov 27

Stenting in supra aortic arterttis

Stent supported angioplasty of supra aortic arteries  in Takayasu arteritis is safe and effective and provides good symptomatic relief in patients with multiple steno-occlusive lesions of arch arteries. A study by Dr Jagdeep Yadav and colleagues from department of cardiology GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi will be presenting the data in the forthcoming CSI conference …

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Nov 27

Facts And Figures In Cardiology

Delhi has 100,000 angiographies every year (270 per day); 55-60 angioplasties/day; 20 pace makers implanted /day.