Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about intervention process in a patient whose artery is 100% blocked. He will discuss a case with stable angina and angiography shows single vessel right coronary artery 100% blocked. In chronic total occlusion, stenting is warranted when the following three conditions are met: The occluded vessel is responsible for the symptoms. The myocardial territory of the occluded artery is viable. The likelihood of success is more than 60% with estimated rate of death and heart attack less than 1% and 5% respectively.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus