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Viveka Kumar (MBBS & MD (Medicine) Is Currently The Principal Director & Chief of Cath Labs (Pan Max) – Cardiac Sciences at Max Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.
An Interventional Cardiologist by profession, Dr Kumar also holds a super speciality degree from GSVM medical college, Kanpur.
TAVI is a procedure that is used to repair an older & damaged valve without removing it. This is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which a replacement valve is placed into the aortic valve's place. It may be known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) or transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). There are various TAVI experts around the world and a few TAVI Expert in Delhi.
TAVI is done on people who are in a condition where they are at high or intermediate risk for standard valve replacement surgery. It requires a shorter hospital stay and less recovery time. Patients having these complications are good candidates for TAVI
TAVI is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to deal with calcific aortic stenosis. The procedure is best suited for people who are high or intermediate risk of standard valve replacement surgery. TAVI requires a shorter hospital stay and has less recovery time. It involves fewer complications.
If a general physics recommends seeing a cardiologist or heart specialist, Having heart pain, Having high total cholesterol, If you are a regular smoker or if you have a family history of heart problems.
People with age more than 45 years should visit cardiologists for regular checkups if they have a family history of heart disease or they experience symptoms related to heart disease. It is always suggested to visit a cardiologist once you are on the other side of 50.
At your very first visit to a heart specialist, Your overall assessment will be done. The risk factors of Blood pressure, heart rate, coronary artery disease, and electrocardiogram will be obtained. Also as complete cardiac/vascular examination will be done. Once all the data is obtained all your concerns and queries will be answered.