A 68-year-old patient from Kenya was admitted at Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai – India with complaints of breathlessness on climbing stairs for the past year. He had a generalized weakness. The patient was on anticoagulant; this however was stopped for a year due to gastrointestinal bleeding. The senior gentleman had a history of total knee replacement surgery and lumbar decompression patient. He was also allergic to penicillin. Dr. Ravi Gupta, Interventional Cardiologist at Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai – India reviewed the case thoroughly as the patient also had a history of benign prostate enlargement and chronic kidney disease. The patient had to undergo comprehensive management to avoid any complications. He was diagnosed, with lone atrial fibrillation after all necessary investigations called a trans-esophageal echocardiogram, which was advised by Dr. Ravi Gupta.

Thereafter, at the well-equipped cath lab of Wockhardt, the patient underwent peripheral and coronary angiography and angioplasty procedure. At the Cath Lab, a cardiac embolic peripheral embolization was done to remove the clots which were causing the heart condition.

The patient was monitored and advised for anticoagulants and medical management. The patient was discharged back to his hometown, being hemodynamically stable with regular follow-up and conservative treatment.

Why Wockhardt Hospitals – India?

The patient had contacted many hospitals outside his country and decided to get treatment at Wockhardt Hospitals – Mumbai, India because of good references and results. With the assistance and coordination of the international patient services at Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai, he was reviewed by Dr. Ravi Gupta, an experienced interventional cardiologist, who has treated many international patients for various cardiac diseases successfully.

Excellence in Heart Care in India:

The cardiac center of excellence at Wockhardt Hospitals treats various types of cardiac conditions and is internationally recognized as a renowned department in India for all its achievements in the cardiac specialty.

The team of experienced cardiac experts are trained on global standards and are supported by world-class facilities at the center for the advanced techniques for any complex surgery. Therefore, most international patients visit hospitals like Wockhardt Hospitals for super specialty services like heart care, and our impressed by the team of doctors and efficient services that they are provided with, making their treatment an all-round success at the institution. Life Wins at Wockhardt Hospitals – India!

Contacting hospital for any medical advice: The whole team of doctors is very approachable at Wockhardt Hospitals in India. An easy way to ask any medical opinion/ second opinion from the various specialty doctors is to contact the international department. This dedicated international team is reachable on call or WhatsApp on +91 91360 91380 or over an email at treatment@wockhardthospitals.com