When can the patient resume to his routine after acute MI?

When can the patient resume to his routine after acute MI?

The video talks about the when can the patient resume his routine after acute MI by Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. It depends on the condition and presentation of the patient. If the patient had treatment within three hours then after two weeks he can resume work and his normal activities. If the patient is thrombolyzed, then he can resume after 4 weeks while the myocardium heals. Vigorous exercises can be done after 4-6 weeks only.

Dr. Viveka Kumar

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.

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