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  • Dr K K Aggarwal - Sameer Malik Heart Care Foundation Fund to Support Free Heart Care Interventions.

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about the free heart care interventions. Dr. Aggarwal will talk about Sameer Malik heart care Foundation fund. This organization helps patients who cannot afford heart surgery. It supports such patients and collects money through funds and help in treating economically poor heart patients.

  • Constrictive pericarditis – prevalence, causes and clinical presentation?

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about constrictive pericarditis and its clinical presentation in this video. He will discuss about pleural and pericardial effusion case with T.B and hypothyroidism. Inflammation of pericardium and pericardial fluid is known as pericarditis. There is constriction of the heart. Medical management with aspirin or steroids are given to treat pericarditis. And if symptoms are not better than surgery has to be done.

  • Difference between an embolic stroke and a thrombotic stroke?

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the difference between an embolic stroke and a thrombotic stroke. He will discuss a case of rheumatic heart disease, mitral stenosis and brain stroke. Embolic stroke is usually with sudden onset causing paralysis. They have more hemorrhagic manifestations.

  • What Is Congenital Heart Disease?

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the congenital heart disease in this video. It is present since birth. Almost 1% of the babies born have congenital heart disease and 0.25% of them have critical congenital heart disease. These babies require surgical management or intervention in first year of life. Such babies before the discharge should get check by pulse oximeter and if it is low, necessary steps should be taken.

  • What are the types of heart disease?

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will explain the types of heart disease. He will explain about stable and unstable angina. Also, first medical treatment is given to the patient and if he is stable then continue and should be followed regularly. If the patient is not better and has angina symptoms on exercise then surgical management such as stenting is planned if the patient has blockages.

  • Free Treatment to EWS Category Patients?

    The video talks about the free treatment to EWS category patients by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. He will talk about economical weaker section people suffering from heart disease. In Delhi, the government has a rule that the EWS category patient are treated and operated for free if their annual income is less than 3 lakhs per annum.

  • Medical management of chronic stable angina?

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about medical management of chronic stable angina in this video. He will discuss a case of triple vessel disease and premature heart disease. The drug of choice is beta blockers if not contradicted. It should be given in such a dose where after exercise, the heart rate shouldn’t exceed 90 beats per minute and the resting heart rate shouldn’t be less than 60 beats per minute. If the patient is taking any alternative medicine then modern medicines dosage should be adjusted.

  • What is the potassium level in cardiovascular patients?

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the potassium level in cardiovascular patients. In patients with low ejection fraction, eGFR has to be checked. To reduce the potassium levels, certain precautions has to be taken. Painkillers needs to be stopped as many of them might contain potassium. They should be given low potassium diet. He will further explain about the low potassium diet.

  • What is inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST)?

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST) in this video. In young females, without thyroid disorders or anemia, the heart rate is more than 100 beats per minute and mean heart rate of 24 hours is more than 90 beats per min or with slight exertion, the heart rate is inappropriate. This is known as the sinus inappropriate tachycardia. These people are generally symptomatic, have palpitations, etc. they are treated with meditation and breathing exercises as there is no active disease present.

  • Angina - causes, symptoms and treatment?

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment of angina. He will further talk about when to intervene in angina. Failure of adequate medical treatment to provide wanted quality of life or better quality of life, such cases requires intervention. Dr. Aggarwal will discuss the case of the triple vessel disease with one artery completely block. Such patients require bypass surgery.

  • What precaution should we take when we are dealing with the patient of acute heart attack?

    The video will discuss about the precautions to be taken while dealing with the patient of acute heart attack by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. Ask the history of Viagra like drugs such as sildenafil etc. Sometimes, patient might not give you the history of such drugs. In case of acute heart attack, if nitrates is given then it can react with the Viagra like drugs and pose danger and lead to complications.

  • What medical treatment should be given to a patient with stable and unstable angina?

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the medical treatment given to a patient with stable and unstable angina in this video. He will discuss a case of symptomatic angina. He further says that failure in adequate medical treatment in providing the required quality of life is indication for further intervention.