Can bypass be done along with carotid artery intervention?

Can bypass be done along with carotid artery intervention?

In this video, Dr. OP. Yadava, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi, Will discuss whether bypass can be done along with carotid artery intervention. Bypass surgery can be done with coronary artery intervention which is also called as simultaneous procedure. Dr. Yadava will explain the procedure with different models which are used. He will also talk about advantages and disadvantages of the methods used. The simultaneous method is the best option for this type of surgery but the patient has to be selected carefully. The patient should be symptomatic and carotid stenosis should be significant.

Dr. OP Yadava

Dr Yadava completed his medical graduation and Masters in Surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College and had joined Armed Forces as a Surgical Specialist. He cleared his DNB Examination in General Surgery in the year 1983 and completed his training in cardiothoracic surgery at the Cardio Thoracic Center, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1985. For advanced training, went to Australia and worked under and along with some of the greatest cardiac surgeons of recent times. Besides adult cardiac surgery, he was also trained in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery in Melbourne & Japan and successfully cleared the National Boards in Cardiothoracic Surgery (DNBE). He was honoured with Membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) in 1994; FICC in 2003, FIACS in 2005 & FCSI in 2012. He has as an experience of over 12,000 open heart surgical procedures and his special field of interest is coronary artery bypass surgery especially total arterial revascularisation & beating heart surgeries (Minimally Invasive).

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