Heart Transplantation

Keyhole Heart Surgery and Treatment Procedures in Hyderabad

Every year millions of patients both young and adult, are succumbing to the cardiovascular diseases. Fortunately medical science has evolved to provide advanced and sophisticated treatment procedures to successfully treat the heart related conditions. Not every heart condition needs a traditional open heart surgery because there are more advanced, simple procedures like minimally invasive keyhole […]

36 Successful Heart Transplant Surgeries by Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Heart Transplantation is the gold standard for treating patients with end-stage heart diseases around the world. Despite being a developing country, our Indian doctors are second to none in performing successful heart transplant procedures. And with staggering 36 successful heart transplant surgeries to date, Padma Shri Awardee Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale is one is […]

Stage of Heart Failure & Criteria for Heart Transplantation

The heart is the engine of the human body. Every minute it pumps more than 4.5 litres of blood through our body, beating around 1000,000 times a day. It is amazingly resilient and the hardest working muscle in the human body that works like a clockwork despite all the hardships we subject our body to. […]

Best Exercise for a Healthy Heart

The most underrated organ in our body is the heart. It is the central part of what keeps us going – it pumps blood day in and day out, round the clock, so that the rest of your body can perform the way it is supposed to. For such an important organ, the amount of […]

Precautionary Measures After Heart Transplant – Dr.Gokhale

While getting a heart transplant is a huge task in itself, it is the post-transplant care that actually counts towards one’s recovery. Taking the best precautions and being on guard while the process is being performed and then leaving it to luck once you are on the road to recovery will do no one any […]

Preventive Check-up Methods for a Healthy Heart – Dr.Gokhale

With the amount of information that is readily available to everyone with an internet connection, it goes without saying that there is more than enough stress on the importance of maintaining one’s health. Doctors, newspapers, websites and everyone else in between are going on and on about how important it is to stay fit. In […]

Health Care Tips For Elderly Heart Patients

What is Heart Attack? A heart attack is one of the riskiest medical conditions out there, and knowing this, it is important to take utmost care of the elderly who have suffered a heart attack and are recovering. Dr. Gokhale, a top heart specialist and the best heart specialist in Hyderabad, recommends that caregivers follow […]

Dr AGK Gokhale: ‘Enjoy Your Limitations’

India’s pioneer Heart & Lung Transplant Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr AGK Gokhale talks on ‘enjoying limitations’ after coronary artery bypass surgery. Dr Gokhale performed the first successful human-to-human Heart Transplant in India at Hyderabad, the state of Andhra Pradesh. He has performed many of his historic achievements such as the first Heart and Lung Transplant in Hyderabad, […]

Another Marvel in Heart Transplantation Surgery in Telangana by Dr Gokhale & Team

Who was the first person to perform a heart transplant? A rare moment where hearts and minds come together to save a life: Everyone has special moments in life. 28th of February 2015 is a one of those rare moments for me and my team. In a country like India, where we hear most people […]

HEART DISEASE – A View by Dr Gokhale

Why heart disease is important? You know how important your heart is, so it’s no wonder people worry when they hear someone has Heart problems.  Heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, mainly affects older people and means that there are problems with the heart and blood vessels. You might know someone who has cardiovascular disease […]