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Dr. Krishna Chaitanya K H  - Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore

Dr. Krishna Chaitanya K H

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
Dr. Krishna Chaitanya K H 90% (10 ratings) MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore
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I am a Vascular Surgeon associated with Columbia Asia Hospital, Bangalore. The Vascular system comprises of the blood vessels in the body, which includes the arteries, veins and capillaries. The incidence of diseases related to the Vascular System has been increasing in recent years. These diseases are often ignored due to the lack of awareness regarding vascular diseases. If not treated in time, some of them may become very complicated and even life threatening. Hence, timely detection and management is very important to prevent progression to complications. With the advances in technology over recent years, specially for diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases, most of these problems are completely curable if treated within good time. Our hospital is equipped with all the latest technology and facilities which are required for the diagnosis and expert management of various diseases of the vascular system. I have gained my experience and expertise in managing vascular diseases after working at some of the well known premiere training institutions for vascular surgery in the country, and have earned many happy and satisfied patients in my 13 years journey as a vascular surgeon


MBBS - M S Ramaiah Medical College - 2005
MS - General Surgery - Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur - 2011
MCh - Vascular Surgery - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore - 2015
Past Experience
Resident Vascular Surgery at MS Ramaiah Hospitals
Senior Resident Gen Surgery at AIMS
Senior Resident Vascular Surgery at MSR Institute of Vascular Sciences
Assistant Professor Vascular Surgery at MSR Institute of Vascular Sciences
Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon at Yashoda Hospital
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Awards and Recognitions
VSI Mid - Term 1st Prize
Best Paper Award At National Conference of Vascular Society
Professional Memberships
Vascular Society of India


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Weakening of Blood Vessels - Know The Types!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore
Weakening of Blood Vessels - Know The Types!

What is Aortic aneurysm?
The heart is the most important muscle in your body, and its primary job is to pump the blood across. The aorta is the largest blood vessel of the human body and is used by the heart to push the blood along. The Aorta is also one of the strongest vessels, but in some cases, due to the wear and tear condition the walls can weaken and bulge in what is called an aortic aneurysm. This can cause a rupture of the vessels as a result of which, blood gets leaked into the body.

Types of Aortic aneurysm:
There are two known types of aortic aneurysms. One of which is located in the chest and is known as the thoracic aortic aneurysm, and the one which forms in the abdomen is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Thoracic aortic aneurysm
There are many causes of the Thoracic aortic aneurysm. Genes play a significant role in increasing the chances. The other factors can include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, infections and blockages in the arteries. Sometimes a traumatic injury due to an accident can also lead to the condition. The biggest disadvantage of the disease is that the symptoms do not occur in the early stages and only in their chronic stages they appear. Some of the symptoms include chest or back pain, difficulty in breathing, shortness of a breath and persistent cough. Diagnosis can be made by an X-ray, CT scan, and ultrasound. Medications can help to an extent in relieving the pain and symptoms but however, in some extreme cases surgery is required. During the surgery, a synthetic tube replaces the damaged artery- as a result of which the blood gets channelled without any hindrances.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm
In the case of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, the aorta that passes through your abdomen gets damaged. As in the event of the Thoracic aortic aneurysm, there are no visible symptoms initially. Symptoms if they appear can include a deep Back pain and persistent pain the side of the abdomen. Dizziness and weightlessness can also be other factors. Once again as in the case of the Thoracic aortic aneurysm, high blood pressure and cholesterol levels can be the risk factors. The problem also gets aggravated when the person is a frequent smoker and drinker. The diagnosis can happen through an X-ray, CT scan or an ultrasound. Once diagnosed, medications can heal the symptoms to an extent. Routine checkups are usually done to check the condition. In the cases where the bulge is bigger, surgeries are done to relieve the damaged part.

As with many cases, a good lifestyle change and healthy habits can keep many of the conditions in check. The same goes for an aortic aneurysm too.

5 Common Vascular Disorders You Must Know!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore
5 Common Vascular Disorders You Must Know!

Vascular disorders are disorders of the vessels in your body that carry either blood or waste products. The vascular system consists of the arteries (that carry blood away from the heart), veins (that carry blood to the heart) and lymph vessels (that carry waste products to be excreted from the body). The various diseases of the vascular or circulatory system are:

  1. Peripheral Artery Disease: Peripheral arteries carry blood to the various organs and tissues in the body. Accumulation of cholesterol and fat in the vessels narrow the pathway for the blood to flow. This can impair blood flow to the tissues in the body and cause complications. Various medications used to lower cholesterol and blood pressure can also be used for peripheral artery disease.
  2. Buerger's Disease: This disease causes obstructions in the veins and arteries in the legs. This can hamper blood supply in the toes and the feet. It causes pain and may require amputation in severe cases. Treatments for this disease include smoking cessation and medications to dilute blood vessels.
  3. Aneurysm: An aneurysm is swelling in the blood vessel walls; it usually occurs in the aorta. The artery walls become fragile and are placed under a lot of stress; this may lead to a sudden rupture of the aortic vessels. This disorder is usually treated by surgical procedures.
  4. Peripheral Venous Disease: Peripheral venous disease is characterized by damage to the valves that allows blood to flow in a single direction. Damaged valves can cause blood to flow backwards and therefore, accumulate. Treatments for this disorder are incorporating certain lifestyle habits such as quitting smoking and alcohol.
  5. Blood clots in the veins: Blood clots may occur in the veins present inside the muscles of the thighs and lower legs which lead to deep vein thrombosis. You may be prescribed anti-coagulants, also known as blood thinners, to treat this disorder.

People with diseases such diabetes, high blood pressure, or kidney failure can be more likely to have vessel problems. Working with vibrating tools, being in cold temperatures, and smoking can worsen vascular problems. Causes of vascular disorders usually fit into one of 5 groups:

  1. Traumatic, which occur after injury
  2. Compressive, which occur when the pipes flatten
  3. Occlusive, which occur when pipes are blocked
  4. Tumors (growths) or malformations (deformed, tangled pipes), which may or may not be present at birth
  5. Vessel spasms, which occur when abnormal control of vessels causes them to narrow

Symptoms of vascular disorders can include:

  1. Pain
  2. Abnormal color changes in the fingertips
  3. Ulcers or wounds that do not heal
  4. Hand problems when in cold temperatures or locations
  5. Numbness or tingling of the fingertips
  6. Swelling
  7. Cool or cold fingers and/or hands

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Hello Drs, am suffering from varicose veins for 30 years up to now no pain but some times scratching my self, under doppler, it showered damaged valves and perforation. And the Dr. told me that I should go under surgery, I would like to know where I can do laser surgery in kolkata-west bengali, and again I would also like to ask is there is no re-occurrence after use of laser treatment, Thank you.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgeon, Bangalore
I understand that you have been fairly alright with having varicose veins for the last 30 years. But body has a tolerance. If your scan is showing damage which requires it to be treated, it is better to undergo the procedure in order to avoid complications. Skin damage in Varicose veins is not completely reversible. Any procedure associated with Varicose veins has a 10-15% risk of recurrence. I am not sure as to who does laser varicose vein procedure at Kolkata.
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