Dr. Prof Upendra Kaul

M.B.B.S, MD, DM

Why Does the Government of India or India's Private Sector Does not Have a Policy on Venturing into the Stent Market in India?

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In this video, Dr. Upendra Kaul, Executive Director & Dean, Fortis Group of Hospitals, will talk that India's private sector or Government does not have a policy on venturing into the stent market in India. He says that things are changing rapidly. The first generations of the cardiovascular devices started from the west as they had the patents. Also, the research and development of such devices take lot of money. Stents in India came during 1989 – 90. There is always a competition regarding good quality or parameters are compared. He further says that one third of the stents used in the country are from Indian market.

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Dr. Prof Upendra Kaul

Chairman Batra Heart Centre and Dean Academics and Research Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, New Delhi

Prof Upendra Kaul is taking over as Chairman Batra Heart Centre and Dean Academics and Research of BHMRC, New Delhi. He is a highly recognized name both nationally and internationally for his work in cardiovascular sciences. He is known as a passionate teacher and an astute clinician who is credited with starting the coronary angioplasty program in India and continues to bring innovative techniques in interventional cardiology to the country. He was also on the faculty of G B Pant Hospital, PGIMER Chandigarh and AIIMS where he was a Professor of cardiology. He has been involved in several public education programs all over the country including in his place of birth in Kashmir.

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