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Doctors at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai have successfully performed two novel cardiac procedures on a 75-year-old patient

Posted by Apollo Hospitals | 05 Aug,2023

Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai has successfully performed two novel cardiac procedures on a dialysis patient from Thoothukudi district. A 75-year-old man from Thoothukudi has been on regular dialysis for a long-time. Patient had chest pain and underwent coronary angiogram in Thoothukudi. The angiogram test showed severe calcified blockages in 2 blood vessels in the heart. He also had irregular heartbeat which was going down mostly at the time of dialysis. This was a major concern for the nephrologist during the time of dialysis in Thoothukudi.

Patient was referred to Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai for further treatment. At Apollo Hospitals, Chennai patient was examined by Dr Refai Showkathali, Senior Consultant – Interventional Cardiologist and Dr Raja Mahesh, Senior Consultant – Nephrologist. Patient underwent Orbital Atherectomy and Micra pacemaker placement. He recovered quickly and was discharged home within few days.

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05 Aug,2023
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