Dr Tejas Patel, Chief Interventional Cardiologist at the Apex Heart Institute, Ahmedabad successfully conducted over 50 angioplasty surgeries since commercial installation of vascular robotic system. Ahmedabad is only city to have CorPath System besides 8 cities in USA.
GRX is a second generation robotic-assisted PCI system designed for interventional cardiologists. During a CorPath Robotic-assisted PCI procedure, physicians sit in a radiation-shielded workstation and use a set of joysticks and touch screen controls that translate the physician’s movements into device control.
Dr. Tejas Patel is an internationally acclaimed cardiologist practicing in Ahmedabad and have performed over 75,000 cath lab procedures. Dr Tejas Patel has a significantly high success rate even in complicated cases. He is the pioneer of trans-radial artery cardiac interventions in India. This technique has helped to reduce the morbidity and hospital stay.
In 2015, Dr Tejas Patel was awarded Padmashri award, the fourth highest Indian civilian from the president of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
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