Doctors in India

What is Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)? Coronary artery bypass graft or CABG is a surgical procedure whereby a surgeon takes a vein or artery from a patient's chest, leg or arm and grafts it on to the blocked artery. This results in normal blood flow to the heart muscles.What types of surgery are available? Minimal Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass SurgeryFor some patients, minimal invasive coronary artery bypass surgery may be an option. During this surgery, smaller chest and graft remov...
What is Aortic valve replacement?Aortic valve replacement is a cardiac procedure in which the patient's aortic valve is replaced by a different valve.Aortic valve replacement can be done either with open heart surgery, or by using a catheter (PAVR - percutaneous aortic valve replacement).The replacement valves used in the procedure are either natural (biologic) or artificial (mechanical).What are the tests required?The test required before the procedure are:· Blood Test· ECG&mi...
What is Coronary Angioplasty? Coronary angioplasty is a surgical procedure that is used to open coronary arteries that are blocked. The blood flow to the heart is improved after coronary angioplasty.Coronary angioplasty helps in improving symptoms of coronary heart disease such as chest pain, discomfort, and short breath. It also reduces chances of heart attacks caused by blockage in the coronary artery. The blockage is usually caused by a blood clot that develops in the area where the plaqu...