Following are revered facts . . . among the “Guardians of Cardiology” !
- Primary PCI is a greatest innovation in modern day cardiology .Without this modality most STEMI patients will buy Instant tickets to grave yard !
- A cardiologist who intends to thrombolyse a STEMI is considered as a low quality cardiologist .
- Streptokinase should have no place in the crash carts of modern coronary care units.
- There is nothing called “Time window” for rescue angioplasty.
- VVI pacemaker will convert an electrical problem of heart block into a mechanical one by depressing LV function .
- Digoxin is an obsolete drug even in well established cardiac failure with dilated heart.
- Beta blockers not only fail to control blood pressure smoothly , it often converts a hypertensive individual into a unhealthy one by it’s prohibitive side effects !