This video is on Newer Anticoagulants that are present in the market today and its role in treating the elderly patients. We get to know in which situations we can use these anticoagulants, how to deal with its costing so that it becomes cheap for the patients for their wide-use, and how to make people aware of these drugs at large. Further we also get to know how a 60 year old male patient with atrial fibrillation can be treated with newer coagulants like Dabigatran instead of Warfarin and Acitrom which is being used since ages and different roles of every drug to treat the patients. GPs and physicians should also be aware of all new anti-coagulants to treat patient in a more effective way.
President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks
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
Heads the Department of Non-Invasive Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart & research institute, Okhla Road, New delhi
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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