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Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

New thrombolytic agents better than the older options

Tenecteplase has many advantages over streptokinase, but is also ten times pricier.

Dr. Tiny Nair


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Attack heart attack with the Smart Heart App

The potential of tenecteplase cannot be over-emphasized in treatment of heart attack

Dr. HK Chopra


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

We need Systems of Care to Treat Heart Attacks

The system initiates a whole series of events that ensures treatment of the patient within 24 hours.

Dr. Ajith Mullasari


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Coronary Interventions 2

LeftMain PCI : Basic techniques data from trials and ways to bail out complications

Dr. Ramesh Daggubati


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Why treating Atrial fibrillation is a big necessity

Atrial fibrillation is one of the most commonest arrhythmias , and stroke is the biggest reason for death due to Atrial fibrillation

Dr. Nishit Chandra


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Step by Step Guide to OCT

Dr. Ramesh Daggubati


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Role Of PET And SPET In Myocardial Viability

Dr. GN Mahapatra


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

A Case Only Intervention Could Solve

A Step By Step Approach To A Case With No Alternative But Intervention

Dr. MS Hiremath


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Untreated Atrial Fibrillation would lead to 4% incidence of strokes

Prevention of stroke and rhythm correction are the two goals of treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

Dr.Nishith Chandra


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Management of heart attack through an app

The blocked artery must be opened within 90 minutes

Dr. Shiv Kumar


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Important time frames in treatment of heart attack

Time spent out of hospital and time taken to deliver the treatment after reaching a hospital are both crucial

Dr. Saumitra Kumar


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Surviving heart attack: A race against time

Less than 1% of patients suffering a heart attack reach hospital in time, which is, within three hours.

Dr. HK Chopra, Dr. Saumitra Kumar, Dr. Shiv Kumar, Dr. Ramesh Babu


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Effective management of STEMI in India

In India, there are about 3.5 to 4 million individuals who develop STEMI and 95% do not reach hospital in time for treatment.

Dr. DB Pahlajani


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Management of STEMI in the absence of PCI

Less than 5 to 10% of the PCI facilities cater to tier 2 and tier 3 cities

Dr. Sreenivas Kumar


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Access to angioplasty: 20% in US and 3% in Delhi

Delay in treatment is a major cause of loss of lives due to heart attack

Dr. HK Chopra, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Dr. Satyavan Sharma


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Newer anti-platelets over clopidogrel

Ticagrelor and prasugrel overcome drawbacks at the risk of increased bleeding

Dr. JS Hiremath


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Stroke during PCI: Precaution is prevention

Depending on the age and comorbidity, the incidence of a stroke during an intervention is 0.6%

Dr. Viveka Kumar


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Heart Attack: A casualty in youngsters

At least 25% to 30% of heart attacks occur in people less than 40 years of age, sometimes even at 25.

Dr. PK Goel


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Role of beta blockers indispensable in acute MI

Beta blockers when administered early after the onset of acute MI showed 25% to 36% reduction in early and late mortality.

Dr. KK Sethi


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Statin therapy for patients with high risk factors

Not all patients need statin therapy, unless they have high risk factors or a family history

Dr. Chetan Shah


Dr. SK Parashar, Senior Cardiologist, Metro Hospital, Delhi

Déjà vu very rare for post bypass cases

There are no guidelines for post CABG patients as their occurrence is less than 10%

Dr. I Satyamurthy