Inspired by Gandhi Glasses, TRICO 2016

TRICO 2016, the twelfth trans-radial conference held in Ahmadabad on 15 th and 16 th, October 2016. This article is about our experience outside the conference.

On the banks of Sabarmati river such an incredible place, once Mahatma an icon of India and father of nation lived, to be here it is a great experience and a privilege, yes I am drafting about Mahatma’s “Sabarmati Ashram” … Read the rest

5 Points Against SPRINT Trail Do Not Reduce BP aggressively

Results of SPRINT suggest increased cardiovascular benefit by reducing Systolic BP in elderly to less than 120 mm Hg. but, these are against current hypertension guidelines. In this article we will learn why we should not reduce systolic BP to less 120 mmHg and stick to less than 150 mmHg in elderly.

Recent guidelines  on hypertension have relaxed blood pressure targets in elderly subjects i.e. 150mmhg systolic, but the SPRINT trial (published in NEJM Nov 2015) on contrary has come up  with results showing, a reduction in cardiovascular events with … Read the rest

Use low doses of Naproxen instead of Diclofenac, to reduce cardiovascular risk

Diclofenac is the most widely used NSAID in low income countries. It has a market share roughly equal to the combined market share of ibuprofen, naproxen, and mefenamic acid. Like Cox-2 inhibitor refocoxib, even Diclofenac is also associated with increased

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The Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (S-ICD) gets approval by FDA

Based on IDE study of 330 patients for 180 days FDA approves S-ICD. However S-ICD is not shown non-inferior to currently available T-ICDs. The major limitation it of S-ICD is it gives 80J shock (T-ICD less than 40J shock) and

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Life style modification both before and beyond statins

Statins have shown major improvement in cardiac events consistently. Residual risk still prevails even after aggressive reduction of LDL cholesterol, i.e. low HDL and high triglyceride. Medications to modify the triglyceride and HDL-C have failed to reduce athero-thrombosis.

ACCORD trail
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Univentricular heart simplified, (double inlet ventricle, single ventricle)

Normal ventricle contains Inlet, Outlet, and Trabacular. On left side both inlet and outlet part is fused. IVS divides not only divides right and left ventricles but also each ventricle in to inlet outlet and Trabacular parts.

What is ventricle?
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