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11th India Live national conference

29 Feb 2020
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ANI | | Last Updated at February 28 2020 17:46 IST
Leading experts from various fields of interventional cardiology have come under one roof to discuss the most advanced percutaneous cardiovascular interventions at the 11th India Live national conference in New Delhi from Feb 28 to March 1 with focus on "Interventional Cardiology.
Turning the focus to improved diagnosis with technologies such as Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Dr Shirish (M.S.) Hiremath, Consultant Cardiologist & Director - Cath Lab, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune said, "Advanced tools like OCT are allowing us to visualize the minutest details inside the vessel and get the exact assessment of the blockage. Even today, most of the world uses angiography which gives us only a two-dimensional view of the coronary artery. We need new technology to help optimize the treatment, and that is what new technology is providing. We can get a 3D view of the blocked artery with OCT. It also helps us decide the kind of stent we should choose."
Whether it's the validation a doctor needs in choosing the stent or post-procedure risk assessment, advanced technologies like FFR and OCT are helping doctors make precise decisions, resulting in patient outcomes.

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