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Dr P Raghava Raju
Qualification : MD, DM (Cardiology)  
Designation : Consultant  
Specialty : Cardiac Sciences  
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Location : CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    CARE Outpatient Centre, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
  • MBBS — Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam (1980)

  • MD — Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam (1985)

  • DM — Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad (1989)

Past Positions
  • Resident (Cardiology), Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad 1985 - 1987

  • Assistant and Associate Professor (Cardiology), Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

  • Consultant (Cardiology), Mediciti Hospitals, Hyderabad

  • Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty in mirror-image dextrocardia and rheumatic mitral stenosis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, 1993; 2 (30): 138-140

  • Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty compared with open surgical commissurotomy for mitral stenosis. NEJM, 1994; 331: 961-967

  • Thrombolysis in left sided prosthetic valve occlusion: Immediate and follow- up results. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; 58: 462-470

  • A study of clinical efficacy of sildenafil in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension. Indian Heart Journal, 2002; 54

  • Coronary collaterals by transthoracic in echocardiography in coronary artery disease. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 2004; 17: 466-469

  • Midterm angiographic results of radial artery (RA) graft in CABG: Does the proximal site of anastomosis affect graft patency? Ind J Thoracic Cardiovas Surg, 2004; 20: 178-182

  • Demonstration of recanalized left coronary artery after thrombolysis by transthoracic echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 2005; 18: 686-692  

  • A novel paclitaxcel-eluting porous carbon-carbon nanoparticle coated, nonpolymeric cobalt-chromium stent: Evaluation in a procine model.  Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2006; 67: 698-702

  • Clinical evaluation of an indigenous paclitaxel eluting stent in De novocoronary artery stenosis. India Heart Journal 2006; 58, 38-41