MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
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Dr. Devendra Kumar Agrawal is an Interventional cardiologist, perform all cardiac intervention procedures.
2 clinics for General Consultation
C and D Block, Shalimar Place Site, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi, Landmark: Near Haiderpur Badli Mor Metro Station, Yellow Line, Delhi
11:00 - 12:00
04:00 - 06:00
Tue - Sat
10:00 - 12:00
My father had bypass surgery many years back. He is under Dr Devender's supervision for a few years. My father's heart's Ejection fraction has dropped much below the normal 60%. Dr Devender has prescribed a medicine to control EF which has worked well for about a year. Once down, EF can never be raised but with proper medicine and supervision of the cardiologist, it can be maintained at that level for may be, some years.
Q: What does a Heart specialist do?
A: Heart specialists or cardiologists diagnose and treat diseses related to heart and blood vessels. They are trained to assess heart health and read electrocardiogram, etc.
Q: When do you need to see a cardiologist?
A: You can visit a heart specialist if your physician refers you for symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, changes in heart beat or high blood pressure
Q: What to expect at your first visit to heart specialist?
A: A heart specialist will evaluate your medical history and risk factors for major blood vesel disease. Your heart rate, blood pressure and electrocardiogram will be obtained. You will also go through complete cardiovascular examination.
Q: How do heart-specialist check for blocked arteries?
A: Heart specialists check for blocked arteries with tests like chloesterol screening, electrocardiogram (ECG) chest X-Ray, coronary CT Scan, ultrasound, echocardiogram, and angiogram.
Q: Can you see a heart-specilist directly?
A: You can go to a heart specialist directly if you suspect there is a risk of genetically related heart disease in your family which means any of your blood relative had an early onset (below age of 55 for men and 65 for women). A heart specialist can help you to assess the risk factor of you getting that disease and give you treatment regarding the same.