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JAMMU: Having performed an advanced procedure called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) recently, Paras Hospitals Gurgaon has joined Ivy League of hospitals which are known to conduct such procedures in patients unsuited for normal valve replacement surgery.
“We successfully conducted the first TAVR at Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon on March 20, 2018 on a patient who had severe narrowing of the heart valve and was shifted from Jammu,” Dr. Amit Bhushan Sharma, son of the soil, Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology, Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon, who conducted the surgery, told reporters here on Friday.
“In an important step, a recent cardiac procedures performed at our hospital in Gurgaon, on a 64-year-old patient, Ashok Sharma, who underwent TAVR successfully. This highly symptomatic patient who was hardly able to walk even a few steps greatly benefited from this surgery and is miraculously now able to perform all normal activities all within in a span of 36 hours and not only that patient regained consciousness within minutes after the procedure,” said Dr. Amit Bhushan.
Dr Amit, who is the only cardiologist in Delhi NCR to have two accredited American fellowships in the field of interventional cardiology, said he is available at Dr D.B Sharma’s Clinic every first Sunday of the month in Jammu. “There are multiple benefits of the procedure being minimally invasive. It aids faster recovery, minimizes chances of infection, is less painful, involves shorter hospital stay for patients, less scarring or surgery marks, and decreases chances of injuries to nearby tissue.
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