This webcast is on Acute Myocardial Infection and its basic management and what treatment should be given initially to the patient of acute MI. It also helps us to know why 24x7 facility is important for the AMI patients , which all hospitals provide these facilities, and what are the risk factors involved after the age of 40 in the people. We also get to know what is primary angioplasty, when should it be done on a patient with heart attacks, how heart attacks are different from those occurring in India and New York, how Telemedicine can be used in the diagnosis of heart attacks and it related management.
Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
He is a Voluntary Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, President of the Indo American Society of Interventional Cardiology, editor of the Cath Lab Digest STEMI Interventions section and author of the Textbook of STEMI Interventions. Chairman, Lumen Foundation & Lumen Global; Director STEMI, ITMS; Interventional Cardiology practice as STEMI Cardiologist; Education, training and guidance of global AMI programs; Creating population-based STEMI programs; Employing telemedicine as foundation pillar for providing comprehensive AMI care in developing countries. Dr. Mehta is considered a pioneer in the specialty of STEMI intervention, the treatment of heart attacks using percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). He has done groundbreaking work on shortening door-to-balloon times for STEMI interventions and is the course director for LUMEN, the Annual Symposium on Optimal Treatment for Acute MI, now in its tenth year.