Heart Lung Transplantations

Heart Lung Transplantations

Heart transplantation (replacement of a damaged heart with a normally functioning heart) is done when heart function is severely decreased and it is expected that patient will not live long with ongoing treatment. Indications for heart transplantation: Normally when heart pumps, it will eject 60-70% blood in it. This is called ejection fraction. However many […]

Dr Gokhale on Quora – The Best Answers to Your Questions

Dr Gokhale on Quora – The Best Answers to Your Questions

Quora, platform to share and grow the world’s knowledge. Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale, Chief Cardiothoracic, Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. What is the new technique to remove heart blockages? If there is a clot during heart attack, new devices have come to remove clots. For the narrowing in […]