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Dr. Jaisom Chopra  - Vascular Surgeon, Delhi

Dr. Jaisom Chopra

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery (Vascular)

Vascular Surgeon, Delhi

41 Years Experience  ·  550 at clinic
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Dr. Jaisom Chopra is a renowned Vascular Surgeon in Karol Bagh, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 41 years of experience as a Vascular Surgeon. He has completed MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery (Vascular) . You can meet Dr. Jaisom Chopra personally at Apollo Spectra Hospital - Karol Bagh in Karol Bagh, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Jaisom Chopra on

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MBBS - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 1977
MS - General Surgery - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 1981
FRCS - General Surgery (Vascular) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K - 1985
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Apollo Spectra Hospital - Karol Bagh

No.66A/2, New Rohtak Road, Block-23 B, Block-2/C, Karol BaghDelhi Get Directions
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I am 70 years old. I have varicose veins problem but not so alarming. I donate want to go for surgery. Advise some other treatment. THANKS.

General Physician, Nashik
Earlier stages of varicose veins are treated by wearing stockings, sleeping with legs elevated and sclerotherapy (injection of sclerosing agents in the veins ). Advanced stages are treated by destruction of defective valves in the veins or surgical removal of veins. In cases where there are no symptoms except bad cosmetic experience, no treatment is offered. You must get yourself evaluated by getting a Doppler ultrasound of veins done which would reveal the exact status of your veins.
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Sir, I have varicose vein in both leg. I realize it 2 yers back. One swelling also seen in left leg under knee. I have used a stocking Subra23 from one year back and taking a pillow under leg at bed time. I am avoiding standing for long time and want to exercise. But I don't know which type of exercise is necessary. Please give me any advise. Thanks.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Cetificate Course In Thyroid Disorders Management (CCMTD)
Endocrinologist, Dharwad
Sir, I have varicose vein in both leg. I realize it 2 yers back. One swelling also seen in left leg under knee. I hav...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Vericose veins occur because of lack of blood circulation in the large veins of legs. Due to which blood stagnates, causing veins to enlarge. Regular exercise helps the blood circulation in the veins. Following are the exercises recommended: Leg Exercises for Varicose Veins Leg Lifts – Sit on the floor/mat or lie on your back with your feet straight out. Slowly, lift one leg at a time from the floor. Hold your leg in the air, letting the blood run down and back up your leg. Slowly, lower your leg back down to the floor. Repeat on the opposite leg. Calf Raises – Stand with your legs straight. Slowly, rise on to your tiptoes and then lower back down. Bicycle Legs – Lie on your back, bringing your legs in the air and bending them at the knee. Slowly, begin to pedal your legs as if you were riding a bicycle. You can also do the same motion one leg at a time, alternating your legs between sets. Side Lunges – Stand with your legs hip-width apart. Step to the side with your right leg, bending your right knee at a 90-degree-angle. Your left leg should be at a slight ankle. To resume your starting position, slowly begin to straighten your right leg, bringing your leg back into hip-width stance. Repeat on the left leg. Remember to make sure your knee stays directly over your ankle when performing the side lunge. It is better to consult your physician before starting any new exercise routine. If you have no problems related to heart and high BP you can start these exercises. The exercises will not totally eliminate the problem, but will help in better control. Ultimately surgery may be needed. Thanks.
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Does treatment for varicose veins covered under ESI. If so which is the best ESI hospital to get treatment for varicose veins.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB (Vascular & Endovascular Surgery)
Vascular Surgeon, Delhi
The traditional Surgery for varicose veins is covered under ESI. But the latest treatment such as laser and radio frequency ablation are not covered.
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Superficial vein has been cut in before 8 month ago. The operation is successful .The treatment is going on. I try to find a job in abroad any problems comes in medical check up.

General Physician, Mumbai
Superficial vein has been cut in before 8 month ago. The operation is successful .The treatment is going on. I try to...
In medical checkup they will ask about your past history and where you will have to mention about your problems
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Causes And Symptoms Of Coronary Artery Disease!

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Cardiologist, Mohali
Causes And Symptoms Of Coronary Artery Disease!

Coronary artery disease is the disease in which the major blood vessels (coronary arteries) that supply blood, nutrients and oxygen to your heart get damaged or disease stricken. It is mostly caused due to the coronary artery getting plagued or inflamed. The consequent reduction in blood flow to the heart causes the various symptoms of coronary artery disease like angina (chest pain), short breath etc.


Here is a list of a few symptoms that help in identification of the coronary artery disease.

1. Angina - Pressure or tightness may be felt in or near the area of the chest that results in pain. It is mostly felt in the middle or left side of the chest.

2. Shortness of breathAnother symptom of coronary artery disease is short breath, fatigue and a feeling of exertion.

3. Heart attackComplete blockage of the coronary artery results in a heart attack that is a prominent symptom of coronary artery disease. A person may feel heavy pressure in the chest, pain in the shoulder or arm, sweating etc. prior to getting a heart attack.


Coronary artery disease occurs when damage or injury is done to the inner layer of the coronary artery. This damage causes plaque, which are deposits made of fat, cholesterol and other cellular waste materials to accumulate near the damaged area of the artery. This process is known as atherosclerosis.

The various causes that result in coronary artery damage are listed below.

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

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I am 50 years old my profession is teaching I have varicose vein my surgeon advised me to go for surgery is there any alternative treatment

General Physician, Delhi
Use leg stockings. Avoid long standings. Keep pillow underneath legs while sleeping. At last surgery is the only option. Consult surgeon for grading of varicose.
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What Are The Symptoms and Treatment for Coronary Artery Disease?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist, Jaipur
What Are The Symptoms and Treatment for Coronary Artery Disease?

Your heart is the most important and vital organ of all and regulates the flow of heart to all parts of the body. Thus, the valves and the arteries which take the blood to your heart are also an important component in ensuring that the circulation is constant. Thus, any hindrance to this process will put a lot of pressure on your heart and lead to more serious problems in the long run. Coronary artery disease is one such problem and can seriously put the health of your heart at risk.

What is coronary heart disease?
Coronary arteries are very important blood vessels, which carry nutrients, blood and oxygen to your heart. If the level of bad cholesterol is high in your blood, it will start leaving deposits on the walls of the arteries which are commonly known as plaque. This plaque will start building up over time causing blockage of the arteries and disrupting proper blood flow. Excessive build up of the plaque may then rupture the lining of the plaque. This will then induce blood clotting and further prevent the normal flow of blood.

Primary symptoms may include

  1. Shortness of breathThis may occur while you are exercising or performing activities which are mildly exerting.
  2. Heart beats very hard and fast: Your heart may beat very hard and fast, especially when doing everyday activities such as climbing stairs or walking for a prolonged distance.
  3. Angina or chest painYou may experience pain in your chest as if someone was pressing against it with a lot of force. Angina is also triggered due to stressful activities or even emotional stress. It usually occurs on the left or the middle of the chest and may even be felt in the back, arms, and neck.
  4. Heart attackHeart attacks are the most common and the most serious complications of coronary heart disease. You would feel extreme pain, akin to crushing on your chest, shoulder, or arm. It may even be accompanied by jaw pain, and sweatiness.

Non invasive forms of treatment are always preferable rather than invasive surgeries or procedures to treat coronary heart disease, especially where the risk of serious complications such as heart attack are still on the lower side. Some of the treatments used for coronary heart disease are as follows:

  1. Making lifestyle changes: Quit smoking, reduce alcohol consumption along with consumption of regulated diet will automatically start cleaning plaque that has built up within the arteries. Losing weight also tends to help.
  2. Medications: Special medications can take care of cases wherein the deposits are still lesser and the plaque buildup can be removed without the requirement of extensive surgery. Anti-cholesterol medications are one example of this.
  3. Surgical procedures: These are usually employed when the blockage is severe and cannot be corrected by the conventional methods mentioned above. Some of the procedures are angioplasty, stent placement, as well as coronary artery bypass surgery.

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

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How To Prevent and Control Coronary Artery Disease?

Fellowship In Electrophysiology, Fellowship In Interventional Cardiology, DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
How To Prevent and Control Coronary Artery Disease?

The heart pumps pure blood to all parts of the body through a network of arteries. These are thicker in the beginning and become finer and thinner as they reach the various organs. These arteries are lined by a layer of epithelial tissues and as blood flows through them, the heavier cholesterol / fat molecules settle down along the walls.

This attracts more and more fat molecules to settle down.  This is known as atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). Over a period of time, the vessels circumference reduces and the blood supply to the target organ reduces. This impacts proper functioning of these organs and when this happens to the major organs like the heart, kidney or the brain, conditions like stroke or thrombosis or heart attack can occur.

This condition, known as coronary artery disease, is becoming a major cause of deaths.  While that is the bad news, the good news is that it is largely lifestyle dependent, and if steps are taken, it can be prevented, and in the early stages, the damage completely reversed.

Preventive measures:

1. Diet: A low-fat, high-fiber, heart-healthy diet consisting of Omega-3 fatty acids is recommended by doctors, especially to people who are prone to develop heart disease.  This also requires reduced salt, increased unsaturated fats, reduced triglycerides and reduced sugar.  Include loads of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds and fish oils. Include multivitamins or other supplements after checking with your doctor.

2. Exercise:  Regular exercise in any form increases the efficiency of the circulatory system, keeps the cholesterol levels in check and helps in blood pressure management.  Exercise in any form is advisable, based on individual preference. A moderate physical activity of 30 to 45 minutes per day is advisable.

3. Smoking: This is one of the major risk factors for smoking, and quitting or controlling smoking is one of the best methods to prevent coronary artery disease.

4. Alcohol consumption:  While moderate alcohol consumption is believed to be healthy for the heart, excessive alcohol consumption is a strict no-no.  Binge drinking especially is shown to cause heart attacks.

5. Weight management: Check with your doctor on what is ideal BMI for you and work out a plan to keep your weight under check.

6. Regular medications: If you are on blood pressure or diabetes medications, ensure you do not miss them.  Keep a constant check to ensure your readings are managed well.

7. Watch out:  Ask your doctor if there are specific symptoms that you need to watch out and seek medical support if you see any of them.

Coronary disease is not treatable fully, but can be prevented and managed effectively to improve the overall quality of life.

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

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