In this video, Dr. OP. Yadava, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi, Talks about the longevity of bypass surgery. It depends upon the control of risk factors with lifestyle modifications, following the medical treatment properly. It also depends upon how good the surgeon has done his job. Dr. Yadava discusses that if arterial revascularization has given then the results are for long term and if veins are used then chances of failure are higher. Hence, he tells that control of blood pressure, lipids, control of diabetes status, weight control is very essential. Also the patients should be involved in some physical activities for a long term benefit after bypass surgery.
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).