TAVR at Paras hospital, Gurugram, on 72-year-old

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Dr Amit Bhushan Sharma with patient Col. Trilok Singh

Paras Hospital, Gurugram, has performed its first Trans Cathetr Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) on a 72-year-old post bypass surgery patient.

Known for performing a multitude of advanced cardiac procedures, the hospital claimed that it has become one of the first hospitals in Delhi and NCR to successfully perform TAVR Myval on a 72-year-old patient.

TAVR is a minimally invasive procedure that repairs the aortic heart valve without removing the old, damaged valve, it said.

Col Trilok Singh, who had severe narrowing of the heart valve and history of bypass surgery (2005) along with angioplasty done earlier, was advised high risk open heart surgery again with the risk of death. Opening the chest again was a challenge for the surgeons.

The heart team headed by Dr Amit Bhushan Sharma along with Dr Shiv Goel, Cardiologist, successfully performed the TAVR  Myval on Col Singh. His heart valve had severe narrowing.

Dr Amit Bhushan Sharma, Cardiology Unit Head, said, “The patient had gone into repeated heart failure and complex angioplasty.”

“This highly symptomatic patient, who had difficulty in breathing, got benefit  from this surgery and is now able to perform all normal activities all within a span of 36 hours,” said Dr. Sharma.

He informed, “Myval is the country's first indigenous Make in India initiative TAVR device, which has got coveted CE and CDSCO approval. The CE certification would enable Myval-THV to reach over 100 countries in Europe and outside India which accept CE mark document for their own regulatory approvals.


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