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Max Institute of Cardiac Sciences strives to provide patients with expert treatment and care. We believe in offering the patients with an ethical and open environment to recover. Our team of expert cardiologists and cardiac surgeons believes in carrying out an in-depth investigation of patient condition taking into account patient’s complete medical history, therefore strategizing a tailored treatment and recovery plan for each.

Our expertise in cardiac care helps us in caring for patients with heart disease by providing complete all-round care. From diagnosis, prevention, treatment, surgical care to cardiac rehabilitation and wellness services, we look after your heart A to Z.

Why Women are Different from Men at Heart-Even Electrically

June 10, 2015 0 45 3 minutes, 0 seconds read

Electrical Explanation for Gender Differences

The fact that heart of a woman is electrically wired differently from men should come as no surprise. The development of every part of the body is determined genetically, and modified by the sex hormones. The heart works through an electrical system that we can measure on the surface with the ECG.

Women Have a Faster Baseline Heart Rate than Men

On an average, women tend to have a faster baseline heart rate than men. This difference is seen in girls, as young as five years old.

Women’s ECG Readings may be Different

Women are more likely than men to be seriously affected by either congenital or acquired QT (a segment in ECG) prolongation which puts them at an increased risk for drug-induced torsades de pointes (a life threatening arrhythmia). The hormone (androgen and estrogen) levels may explain the gender differences in QT interval. Caution to be used in women when prescribing drugs like antibiotics, antifungals, antidepressants, anticonvulsants and antiarrhythmics that can precipitate QT prolongation as a side effect. It is not unusual to find congenital long QT syndrome as a cause of syncope and sudden death in young women.

Differences in abnormal heart rhythms in men and women

Delayed or missed diagnosis of an arrhythmia is a significant problem for women. Often, symptoms can be mistaken for other conditions including panic, stress, and anxiety and are usually not evaluated as cardiac problems.

  • PSVT – a rapid heart rate that originates from upper chamber of heart is more commonly seen in women, completely curable but commonly “missed” diagnosis.
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction – a slow heart rhythm that originates once the main pacemaker of heart becomes diseased, more commonly seen in women but often diagnosed late.
  • Atrial fibrillation - One of the most common irregular heart rhythms in women associated with valvular heart disease and an increased risk for stroke and cardiovascular death as compared to men older than age 75. However, women are less likely to receive anticoagulation and ablation procedures compared to men.
  • Sudden cardiac death (SCD) - It is a sudden, unexpected death caused by loss of heart function. SCD occurs almost as frequently in women as men and is related to about 400,000 deaths per year in women worldwide. It has been seen that while the majority of women who had SCD had no prior history of cardiac disease before death, they had at least one cardiac risk factor (smoking, hypertension or diabetes). Family history also played a role in increased risk if one parent died of heart disease before age 60. The majority of SCD in women was related to an abnormality of the heart rhythm (88%). This reinforces the need for careful screening of heart disease risk factors in women and managing these concerns even without symptoms being present.
  • Paradoxical Scenario-Both men and women have been shown to derive an equal survival benefit from implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) (both devices used in heart failure scenario), although these devices are significantly underutilized in women. Women also appear to have a better response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in terms of reduced numbers of hospitalizations and more robust reverse ventricular remodeling. Electrophysiologists are cardiologists with extensive specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm problems. Electrophysiology department at Max Healthcare Superspeciality Hospitalthe best heart hospital in Delhi headed by a Women Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Dr Vanita Arora performs over 1000 procedures every year and the program has grown into one of the most experienced lab in the country. We have become the "go to" resource within the field of arrhythmia management and care.

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Be Heart Healthy

April 9, 2014 0 51 1 minute, 36 seconds read

Every 36 seconds, one person dies from heart disease. Therefore, it's imperative to learn all you can about heart health. What causes a heart attack? It occurs when the blood flow to a part of the heart is blocked, often by a blood clot.

This happens because coronary arteries that supply the heart with blood slowly become thicker and harder from a build-up of fat, cholesterol and other substances called plaque.

If the plaque breaks open and a blood clot is formed that blocks the blood flow, a heart attack occurs. Here are some of the symptoms of a heart attack: Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, or pain in the centre of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back.Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, your back, neck, jaw or stomach Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort You or someone you know has chest discomfort, especially with one or more of the above signs, don't wait more than five minutes before calling for help. Call the emergency medical services (EMS) in your area or get to a hospital immediately. Check out the best heart hospital in Delhi.

How can I recover from it? You may only be in the hospital for a few days but your recovery involves making changes in your daily life. Start by modifying your lifestyle to reduce your risk of having another heart attack.

Don't smoke, and avoid inhaling second hand smoke as well Maintain a healthy diet that's low in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol and salt Exercise at least 30 minutes on most or all days of the week. Aim to keep your weight in the normal range Take your medicines as prescribed and control your blood sugar if you have diabetes Talk with your doctor about what physical activity you should be indulging in and avoiding altogether Joining a cardiac rehabilitation programme can help too.

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Heart Attack in Women

April 10, 2019 0 2 minutes, 39 seconds read

Medical research in women has traditionally had a “bikini approach” i.e. focused on the disease of the breast and reproductive system. Heart attack was considered to be a man’s disease. Ironically, heart disease kills more women than breast cancer. The incidence of heart disease increases sharply after menopause, heart attacks are increasingly been seen in young women. Women don’t realize that heart attacks could happen to them.

Heart attacks happen when one of the main arteries of the heart gets blocked causing the heart muscle to die. Cholesterol deposits in the arteries may break open and form a blood clot that blocks flow. Women tend to have blockages not only in the main arteries but also in the smaller arteries of the heart – coronary microvascular disease. Rarely heart attacks occur from a tear in the artery (Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection), particularly in young women with no traditional risk factors. Cardiac arrest happens when the heart stops completely from a dangerous rhythm, causes a person to pass out and external shock (defibrillation) is required to jump-start the heart. Time is everything in a heart attack.

Women are more likely to have less obvious symptoms.  There may be an uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, and discomfort in the center of the chest that may radiate to one or both arms, back, neck, jaws or stomach. It may be accompanied by shortness of breath, weakness, fatigue, profuse cold sweats, restlessness, indigestion. Sometimes it is hard to recognize the heart attack as it happens – you know something is wrong, but not what, and is unable to think clearly. The discomfort may settle for some time and come back as suddenly as it did with more severity. Diabetics and the elderly can have a heart attack without chest discomfort. Women typically downplay their symptoms. Women suffering a heart attack take longer than men to ask for help and reach the hospital. 

It is important to seek medical attention if you are experiencing any new or distressing symptom – even if you are unsure whether it is serious or not. 

Who Is At Risk Of Heart Attack?

A heart attack can happen to anyone. Women of all ages should take heart disease seriously. Some factors are associated with increased risk – high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, mental stress, depression, smoking, inactivity, and menopause. Pregnancy complications such as high blood pressure or diabetes and inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus increase the risk of heart disease. Radiation and chemotherapy used to treat breast cancer increase cardiac risk. Those with a family history of heart disease need to pay close attention to risk factors.

Can You Prevent Heart Attacks?

Women will do anything for their families and often they leave themselves for last. They need to change their attitude towards health and take care of themselves. The least you can do is live a healthy lifestyle - eat healthily, exercise regularly, maintain healthy weight and fitness. If medications are required to control blood pressure or sugar please take them regularly and in the optimum doses to achieve good control. Social support, optimism, strong family ties, and good friends help navigate illness and life better.

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Dr. Veenu Kaul Aima

  • IACTS-Indian Associations of Cardiac Thoracic Surgeons
  • Life Member of DMA (Delhi Medical Association)
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Work Experience: 
  • Senior Consultant & Head of Department of Cardiothoracic  & Vascular Surgery , Primus Super Speciality Hospital, Delhi
  • Senior Consultant & Head of Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at Artemis Hospitals, Gurgaon​
  • Senior Consultant & Head of Cardiothoracic  & Vascular Surgery at Saroj Hospital and Heart Institute, Delhi
  • Senior Consultant and Head of Cardiothoracic  & Vascular Surgery at Jaipur Golden Hospital, Delhi
  • Senior Consultant at Max Heart and Vascular Institute, Saket
  • Consultant at Fortis Super Speciality Heart Hospital, Mohali
Education & Training: 
  • M.Ch (CTVS), University of Mumbai
  • D.N.B (CTVS), National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
  • M.S, University of Kashmir
  • M.B.B.S, University of Kashmir
Awards Information: 
  • 3 years Overseas Advanced Fellowship in Cardiac Surgery at Christchurch Public Hospital, New Zealand
  • Presentation of papers in various National and International Conferences
  • Started Cardiac Surgery Services at three hospitals in Delhi
Speciality Interest: 
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • Total Arterial Revascularization
  • Mitral Valve Repair Surgery
Duration Of OPD: 

 Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh

  • Mon, Wed, Sat:1pm - 3pm

 Max Multi Speciality Centre, Pitampura

  • Tues, Thurs, Sat: 10 am-12 pm

Dr. Vivek Kumar

  • Life member CSI
  • Life member Delhi CSI
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Work Experience: 
  • 7 years post DM - Cardiology
  • Previously worked as Junior Consultant, Delhi Heart Lung Institute, New Delhi
  • Worked as Associate Consultant, MSSH, Saket, New Delhi
  • Experience in non-interventional cardiology
  • Experience in procedures –
  • Trans radial angiography and angioplasty
  • Complex angioplasties including rotablation 
  • Balloon mitral valvoplasty 
  • Peripheral angiography & peripheral angioplasty
  • IVC filter placement
  • IABP
  • Temporary pacemaker implantation & permanent pacemaker implantation including ICD and CRTD implantation
  • EPS
  • Structural Heart Intervention – TAVR & MITRA clip
Education & Training: 
  • M.B.B.S. - Completed in 2006, Nmch, Patna
  • Awarded Gold medal for being over all topper in final year 
  • MD (MEDICINE) - Completed in 2009, Institute of medical sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • DM (CARDIOLOGY) - Completed in 2012, Institute of medical sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • International Preceptorship in Structural heart intervention – TAVR & MITRA clip - Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
Duration Of OPD: 

   Max Multi Speciality Centre, Panchsheel Park

  • Mon & Thurs: 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Tues: 8.30 am – 4 pm
  • Fri: 4 pm - 6 pm

   Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Friday 4PM to 6PM

Dr. Ashok K. Gupta

Dr. Ashok K. Gupta
Senior Consultant-Cardiothoracic Surgery
Ashok K. Gupta
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Life member of  society for Heart failure  & Transplant
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Biographical Sketch: 

Dr.Ashok K Gupta is having 20 years of experience in managing complex cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries. His area of expertise are CABG, Beating Heart CABG, Total Atrial Bypass, Complex CABG and many more. He is a life member of Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons.


Education & Training: 
  • MBBS
  • MS (Gen Surgery)
Awards Information: 
  • Done over 5000 Cardiac procedures including total Arterial bypass, Minimally invasive surgeries and Thoracic surgeries
Speciality Interest: 
  • CABG
  • Beating heart CABG
  • Total arterial bypass
  • CABG in poor LV function
  • Complex CABG
  • Mitral Valve repair
  • Minimally invasive Valve replacement
  • Bentall's Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgeries
  • Heart Failure Surgery like heart transplant ECMO and LVAD
Duration Of OPD: 

   Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket

  • Mon to Fri :- 9 AM to 12 PM

   Max Hospital, Gurgaon

  • Mon, Wed, Fri :- 3 PM to 5 PM
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