When should we give low molecular weight heparin in acute MI?

When should we give low molecular weight heparin in acute MI?

In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will explain when to give low Molecular Weight heparin in acute MI, in this video. The acute MI is a pro-thrombotic condition who are on medical management. He will explain the conditions where the low molecular weight heparin can be given. Those who have high blood sugar, high risk patients, etc. are given low molecular weight heparin dose for 2-3 days. Also for those patients who have come out of the window period, have acute coronary syndrome and acute MI and cannot undergo primary PCI, shows good outcome with low molecular weight heparin dose.

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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