TAVI/TAVR (TRANSCSTHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION/REPLACEMENT)

In a landmark advancement in the medical field in Odisha, The Kaling Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) has done the first case of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). This state of the art procedure was done at KIMS by Cardiologist Dr. Anupam Jena and his team. The patient was discharged after 3 days. Transcatheter Aortic […]

When to intervene in patients with bicuspid aortic valve and dilated aortic root or ascending aorta

Circulation – December 4, 2015 Surgery for Aortic Dilatation in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valves:  A Statement of Clarification from the American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Intervention in Patients with BAV and Dilatation of the Aortic Root (Sinuses) or Ascending Aorta: Operative intervention to repair or replace […]

CAROTID ARTERY STENTING: SILK ROAD PROCEDURE

SILK ROAD PROCEDURE Innovation in carotid artery stenting. Watch this nice animation to understand the concept (downloaded from: http://www.silkroadmedical.com/silkroad-procedure/how-it-works/) A recently presented trial (ROADSTER IDE) shows promising results for this new technique

Meta-analysis Confirms Benefits of FFR-Guided Revascularization – Journal News – TCTMD

Meta-analysis Confirms Benefits of FFR-Guided Revascularization – Journal News – TCTMD.

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