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Hyderabad doctor's work is recognized by Japan Heart Rhythm Society

by The Welthi Bureau

hyderabad doctors work is recognized by japan heart rhythm society
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Ventricular Tachycardia is a dangerous arrhythmia where the ventricles beat so rapidly that no effective cardiac pumping occurs. 

 

This rapid beating may lead to  sudden death and a high energy shock needs to be administered to save the patient’s life. When repeated episodes of this rhythm occur it is medically termed as Storm of ventricular tachycardia. This is a life threatening condition which occurs in 10- 155 of patients who have a heart attack before and carries a mortality of 80%.

 

A structured protocol involving radiofrequency ablation was designed by Dr B.Hygriv Rao,Director Pacing and Electrophysiology KIMS Hospitals, Hyderabad to treat such patients. A series of patients with past heart attack and this clinical situation treated by his team was recently published in Indian Heart Journal.

 

Each of these patients underwent ablation using 3 D mapping by a catheter which was placed in the left ventricle of the heart through an artery in the groin. This challenging procedure lasted for several hours involving a team of anaesthetists and critical care specialists 83.3% of these patients continue to survive for more than 2 ½ years. A collaborative work in this area by Dr Hygriv Rao and his team with

 

University of California at Los Angeles was earlier published in an international Journal. 

 

For Appointments : Dr B.Hygriv Rao,Director Pacing and Electrophysiology KIMS Hospitals


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