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Dr. R. Sekhar

Dr. R. Sekhar

Consultant - Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Qualifications

MS, FRCS, FRCS

Fellowships

  • Travelling Fellowship, European Vascular Society Madrid, Spain
  • Visiting Fellowship, Krankenhaus Porz am Rhein, University of Cologne, Germany

Speciality Interests

Peripheral Vascular Surgery and Diabetic Foot

Experience

Dr. R Sekhar is one of the few accredited Vascular Surgeons in India with over ten years of experience. He is been trained extensively in both open and endovascular (keyhole) techniques of managing vascular diseases.

Procedure Total individual experience No in KDAH International yardstick KDAH score sheet
Carotid
Endarterectomy
More than 200 cases 46 Intraoperative stroke rates <2% 1.6%
Thermal ablation for varicose veins More than 5000 cases More than 1000 Recurrence 3% - 5% 3% - 5%
Leg angioplasty for limb ischemia More than 2000 More than 800 Target lesion revascularization : 20%
Major amputation: less than 5%
Less than 20%
Less than 5%
DVT/Pulmonary Embolism catheter thrombolysis More than 500 More than 150 Mortality : 2%-5%
Cerebral bleed : 2.7%

Less than 2%

Acute limb ischemia procedures More than 500 More than 200 Upto Stage IIb : 80% >80%
Dialysis access surgery More than 2000 More than 300 Success to dialyze(Native) : 75%
1 yr Patency(grafts) : 40%
75%
>50%
Arterial aneurysms More than 150 More than 50 Perioperative mortality : less than 2% Less than 2%

ACADEMICS/RESEARCH/AWARDS

Achievements:

Highlights

    • Certified in Aortic aneurysm planning by The Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • Certified in Advanced Vascular Surgery by The Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • Certified in Thoracic Outlet Surgery by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    • Editor in Chief: Yearbook of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2016

Publications:

  • More than 60 national and international presentations and publications including chapters in textbooks

Associations/Professional Membership:

  • Vascular Society of India (National Executive Committee Member)
  • Society of Vascular Surgery, USA
  • Association of Trauma Surgeons of India
  • Diabetic Foot Society of India
  • Association of Surgeons of India

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Speciality Interests

Peripheral Vascular Surgery and Diabetic Foot