In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will talk on acute MI during pregnancy. Acute MI in pregnancy is very uncommon. The commonest cause of acute MI in pregnancy is generally seen in younger patients with spontaneous dissection of the coronary arteries. Other risk factors are smoking, drug abuses or strong family history of heart problems or stress of pregnancy. He will explain that it is very uncommon. The acute MI is treated with medical treatment till the patient is stabilised.
Dr Viveka Kumar is a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Cath Lab at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, New Delhi. He completed his MBBS and MD (Medicine) from IMS (BHU), Varanasi and later obtained the DM (Cardiology) postdoc, superspeciality degree through GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. Has extensive experience in the field of Cardiac interventions and Electrophysiology. Specializes in complex angioplasties including multivessel, bifurication and left main angioplasties with Rota Ablation, FFR, IVUS, IABP, IMPELLA devices. Has done more than 7500 angioplasties and 2500 balloon valvotomies with good outcomes.