In this video, Dr. Sameer Shrivastava, Heads the department of Non-Invasive Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, will talk on diagnosis of coarctation of aorta. Coarctation of aorta is the most misdiagnosed disorder when a person comes in adulthood. The reason behind this is that physician’s do not look at the femoral arteries or the peripheral lower limb arteries. Dr. Sameer discusses that if a person is suffering from hypertension at a young age, then signs and symptoms of the coarctation of aorta should be investigated. He will also talk on differential blood pressure between the upper and lower limbs which can help to diagnose coarctation of aorta. For the detection of it, echocardiography is advised. Hence, this is one of the few conditions of blood pressure which need to be detected aggressively.
In-charge of Resident program at FEHI. Principal Coordinator of PGDCC (Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology) program at FEHI. An expert in all the Non-Invasive imaging procedures performed at FEHI including 3D Echocardiography, Tissue Doppler imaging, Strain, 2D Echocardiography, Vascular Dopplers & Stress Echocardiography. Awards & Expertise: Chairmans appreciation award (Individual) IMA Academy of Medical Specialties- 1997-98. Fellowship awarded by the Indian Academy of Echocardiography 2002 Certificate of honor from the Gwalior Medicos at Indian Medical Association in 2002.
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