Chairman, National CSI Affairs,
President Cardiological Society of India-2015
Senior Interventional Cardiologist,
Vadamalayan Hospital, Madurai
R K Cardiacare Centre, Dindigul
I have with me Dr. Satyam Tiwari who is a senior professor from Lucknow SDPGI and I am just going to ask him what are your impressions sir? You are attending NIC meeting for the last so many years now. What you think, what are your impressions, do you find any change or you find no change in the activity which has been organized in Hyderabad? Dr. Tiwari.
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<b/>Thank you sir. Then I think he has told a very important thing Dr. Satyam Tiwari that the CSI is touching bigger heights now because the whole CSI is going in digital way. There are lots of publications coming from CSI. The last book of CSI cardiology update which was published last year 2015 under the leadership of Dr. Santanu Guha was a super hit. It is in two volumes. It has gone all over the world. It is also in the form of a CD. So I think this is a new edition and I am sure a book on the critical care will also go in a big way. A time has come we have to publish more data. No publication, no progress. Progress is the only method which is possible by publication and new technology. I have with me Dr. Sarita Gulati who is the senior interventional cardiologist at Delhi Moolchand Medicity. Sarita, I would like to ask your opinion. I see you in every meeting of NIC whenever I go. What do you think is the latest advance in the NIC in the interventional cardiology in reference to the colder interventions? (03
<b/>Thank you Dr. Chopra for giving me this honor. He remarkably said the right thing that I have been a regular attendee of NIC. Recently what I have observed that more and more live cases, especially by the international faculty are being encouraged and the transmission quality, audio, visual is too good, enjoyable for everybody. Most of that end among the newer interventions in the coronary, the left main stenting, left main disease management which was once a field of surgeons only is almost completely being taken care by the interventional cardiologist, especially the bifurcation, the distal left main, the use of bioabsorbable stents and their pitfalls which we are likely to encounter (04
<b/>I think it is very nice Sarita. I think you have a very perfect idea that left main was a real issue. It was a real challenge for the interventional cardiologist. There are also they approached. There is equal or much more competition for a surgeon now. So I do not think. We need intervention by stenting or balloon angioplasty, whether it is a left main disease or it is a bifurcation lesion, everywhere we can reach by catheter and take care of the things.