In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will discuss the earliest age to present for a patient age with acute MI, in this video. Patients with secondary causes such as drug abuse can have earliest to present with acute MI. Patients with familial hypercholesterolemia and embolization can have earliest signs. Data suggests that Indians get acute MI from the age group of 35 – 50 years of age as compared to the Western countries.
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.