Added on : 2018-01-04 19:52:30
A milestone for the history of Interventional Cardiology field in India has been achieved by world renowned Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Tejas Patel, Chairman & Chief Interventional Cardiologist at Apex Heart Institute, Ahmedabad. He announced the first commercial installation of Vascular Robotics system- CorPath GRX (US FDA approved) at Apex Heart Institute. This is the first and the only Vascular Robotic system outside the United States. The hospital’s first robotic-assisted stenting was performed via right dorsal transradial access by Dr. Tejas Patel. Within 3 weeks of Vascular Robotics Installation at his center, Dr. Tejas Patel along with his partner Dr. Sanjay Shah has performed more than 50 coronary angioplasty/ stenting including complex cases like patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) and Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO).