Apollo Hospital performs CTO Interventions on 3 patients

Apollo Hospitals has performed complex Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Interventions on three patients here today. Apollo Hospitals Head of cardiology Department, Dr V Surya Prakasa Rao, told newsmen among those who were operated upon included a 55-year-old woman who had underwent a PTCA stenting three years ago. She was advised a bypass but as she was relcutant to undergo the surgery. She underwent CTO Interventional procedure, Dr Rao said. Dr Rao along Dr Eisho Kyo, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Kusatsu Heart Centre, Japan demonstrated live the CTO interventions to the media