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Dr. Z. S. Meharwal  - Cardiologist, Delhi

Dr. Z. S. Meharwal

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiologist, Delhi

29 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
Dr. Z. S. Meharwal MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Cardiothoracic Surgery Cardiologist, Delhi
29 Years Experience  ·  1000 at clinic
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Dr Z. S. Meharwal is Director and Coordinator of Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. He is part of the founding team of Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He did hi......more
Dr Z. S. Meharwal is Director and Coordinator of Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. He is part of the founding team of Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. He did his M.B.B.S, M.S (General Surgery) and M.Ch (Cardiothoracic Surgery) from King George Medical College, Lucknow. He has worked as Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at prestigious King's College Hospital in London. He has more than 25 years of experience in cardiac surgery with over 20,000 surgeries to his credit, including complex cardiac procedures. Dr. Meharwal has been actively involved with teaching and training. He is also the Programme Director of DNB Cardiothoracic Surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. Dr. Meharwal has also been invited in national and international meetings as faculty. He has more than 40 publications in peer reviewed journals to his credit. Dr. Meharwal has been actively involved in social services and has been organizing free cardiac camps all over the country and has been delivering health talks to public. Dr. Meharwal has received many awards including President award for his contribution in the field of Cardiac Surgery. Clinical Interest Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Off pump coronary artery bypass surgery Surgery of ascending aortic aneurysms and dissections Valve repair and replacement Carotid endarterectomy CABG in patients with poor ventricular function Major Vascular surgery Surgery for heart failure including heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices Personal Interest Travelling, Music & Reading Previous Experience National King George Medical College, Lucknow from 1982-1988 G B Pant Hospital, Delhi from 1988-1989 International Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, King College Hospital, London, UK from 1993-1997 Awards Received Citation Award by President of India Sri APJ Abdul Kalam on the occasion of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Meeting - 2002. Listed in Marquis who is who in the world 2005 Saharanpur Aditya Samman-by Govt of UP for contribution in Medical Field - 2005 Entered into Limca Book of Records-2008 for performing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery on 94 year old man who is the oldest patient to undergo CABG
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Dr. Z. S. Meharwal is a renowned Cardiologist in Okhla, Delhi. He is currently practising at Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre Ltd in Okhla, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Z. S. Meharwal on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - King George Medical College, Lucknow - 1988
MS - General Surgery - King George Medical College, Lucknow - 1990
M.Ch - Cardiothoracic Surgery - King George Medical College, Lucknow - 1992
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I am 60 years old and suffering from hypertension since 4 years and on medication since then. Previously I was taking s-numlo 5 and there was swelling in feet and legs. Since 1 month I am taking Temsan h 40 mg and there is no such problem. Recently I have been diagnosed with vit-d. Please tell.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Normal level of vit d is between between 20-50ng/ml. A level less than 20 ng/ml indicates vitamin d deficiency. 1. Expose yourself to sunlight for 15-20 minutes daily in the morning 2. Take milk, cheese, egg yolk, fish (salmon/mackerel/ trout/sardines/tuna) cod liver oil, mushroom, cereals, orange juice. 3. If you have deficiency of vitamin d you have to take vitamin d supplement 60000iu/week fo r 3 months after consulting physician.
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My husband has triple vessel disease he is diabetic which type of surgery he has to go.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello, This can only be answered by the cardiac surgeon as well the physician on the spot. Such questions can not be answered online. To answer online all the details of investigation, opinions expressed by experts and present diabetes control, details of angiography all need to be looked. Thanks.
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What will be the cost for angioplasty with insertion of one drug eluding stent in a hospital in mumbai.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
Can't say definitely ,but it depends upon length of stent. What we have observed in pune about 1.75 lac.
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I am feeding my baby I am 32. Recently my mother gone through severe health issue. After that I am feeling heaviness in chest. I am hypo thyroid patient.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, It is all because of the emotional stress and anxiety. Try to relax your mind and confide your emotions and thoughts with somebody whom you feel comfortable; your chest heaviness will come down a lot. Actually, you do not need any medication for this. Try to accept the facts and relax your mind.
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I have high blood pressure what should I do to control it and I do not take any medications.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Dear, To control & maintan BP normal these are best methods to follow:.• Do physical exercise like jogging, running or brisk walk for atleast 20-30 minutes. Start any exercise such as jogging from 5 to 10 minutes, increase the time slowly day by day. • Maintain your cholesterol level to normal & eat least amount of butter, cream or fatty things. • Eat less amount of pickle, salt and fast food as they contain high sodium levels. • Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking. • Take less amount of caffine containing coffee, tea or cold drinks because caffine causes increase BP. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily • Take 6 to 8 hrs of sleep daily. Do not take too much stress. • Do long breathing pranayams (Anulom- Vilom, Bhramari) daily for 10 - 15 minutes. It will reduce your stress level in your body. • Eat healthy diet such as green leafy vegetables, fruits. • Take 5 ml of GULAB Jal added in a glass of water daily once a day.
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Hi I have cholesterol swellings on my body can please give me an option or solution to resolve this issue if i touch am getting pain if not I don't have any problems with this.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It seems you are suffering from lipoma and as you are having pain so we have to examine you for further guidance
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I am 27 in age and am suffering from high BP. Am fear of doctor. Am taking medicine called amlong AT tablets from last one year. Am fear that if the BP is high when I go for a health checkup once again. It disturb my mind

MD
General Physician, Mumbai
You seem to have white collar hypertension. You can ping me in private chat to see the solution to your problem. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Hardik Thakker" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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I am male aged 20 and from the last one weak, I am feeling weakness and feeling someone pulling my legs ,also feeling some pain in the lower rib region. I am getting awakening at night .can you help me?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
First of all do one chest x-ray then take following remedies 1. Triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2. Amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach.
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 week and I have chest pain whenever.

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General Physician, Rajkot
Hi there. Dry cough associated with chest pain since last 2 weeks. I suggest you to go for a chest x ray becoz pneumonia or a pleural effusion needs to be ruled out because sometimes they can present in a similar mannner. Also most of the times excessive coughing may lead to stretching of accessory respiratory muscles which may lead to chest pain. Also to keep in mind chronic acidity is a common cause of dry cough. Please consult a doctor if the problem persists. Take care.
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Namaste ji Mujhe chest me left side garam ya thanda jo bhi khaata hoon wo lagta hai Aisa lagta hai jaise garam ya thanda milk ya tea mere left side me ja raha hai Or mujhe pet me bhi problem hai pet saaf nahi hota ot bhaaripan lagta hai Or kabhi kabhi saans lene me diffculty hai Ye problem karib 10 month se hai Main kya karu bahut presaan hu.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to Avoid spicy food items and not to eat junk food and we also need to avoid peanuts and potatoes in our daily diet and Take tablet Pan-D before breakfast on empty stomach for three months and always to take a gap of a week before starting it again only if necessary and get an upper giscopy done and follow up with reports.
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I am aged 65 years underwent stent for my coronary block, single vessel. Using all medicines regularly. Playing lawn tennis daily for 2 hours in the morning. Lately I am experiencing mild pain in the chest occasionally. I am working as a professional in a college for 10 hours daily? What should I do to further investigate. My blood reports are normal, including lipid profile.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -it is good to be active & keep yourself busy as you are but in my opinion you should cut down a little on your tennis time as it may be putting a little strain on your heart as tennis is a hectic game, keep sometime for a walk which will cool you down after the game as well as be beneficial to you -spare sometime in the morning for meditation & deep breathing as they help to reduce stress & keep the mind & body relaxed -consult your cardiologist for further investigations, like tmt test, echocardiography, to asses your cardiac status & prescribe requisite treatment.
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Sir i'm 32 old my random sugar 360. How to control my sugar level my left leg sightly getting pain nd my heart some times getting pain tell best suggestions for me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What is the current treatment? best is to takachie basal analogue insulin like injection basalog. Start with 10 units in the morning add two units on alternate days if target level is not achieved. You have to do self monitoring of sugar levels every day. Tight sugar control is must at your age. Also control your weight and food intake.
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I have so much hair falling. How to reduce heart attack rate? How much water I should drink? If I have stomach then how much time I want to wait for food?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmednagar
Hair fall indicates your health is down. One needs 3-4 liters of water in a day. If every thing is right hunger is there and u can eat 2-3 times in a day. Normal heart rate is 72 beats /min.
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Most of the people say that since cashews has high calorie and high saturated fat it is bad for cholesterol and diabetes people. Your expert opinion please.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Not at all, all nuts are good for health if taken raw. New research from Louisiana State University found that people who regularly eat tree nuts — including almonds, macadamias, pistachios, walnuts, and cashews — have lower risks for Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Their C-reactive protein (a major marker of inflammation) levels were lower. Their HDL (“good cholesterol”) levels were higher.
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My Mom is feeling heavy Dizziness (chakkar) since today morning. She is 63 years old, and Has diabetes, high sugar, cholesterol & high triglycerides. Please advice as soon as possible, WHAT IS THE IMMEDIATE STEP TO TAKE. SHOULD WE TAKE HER TO A SPECIALIST? Since today is a Saturday and festival time. Most Doctors are unavailable. Should we admit her to a hospital? PLEASE ADVICE SOON. Thank you.

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General Physician, Ahmedabad
Check bp and blood sugar if normal give her tab stager on one stat and later see a physician. Keep her lying down. If fasting give some orange lemon juice. Admit if she has no improvement after above.
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Congestive Heart Failure - Factors that Make it Fatal

Fellowship in Electrophysiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, DM - Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
Congestive Heart Failure - Factors that Make it Fatal

Our survival is solely reliant on the working of the heart. It is this that makes the prospect of a heart failure so fatal and so terrifying. Notwithstanding what the heart evokes, a heart failure is not indicative of a defunct heart; but only a situation when the heart pumps weaker than what is generally deemed as natural. Consequently, the blood flows at a slower rate to the heart and the body that in turn increases pressure in the heart. The oxygen that is produced by the heart in such a scenario is scanty and insufficient for the body.

body responds with its own defense mechanism, as the heart, in an attempt to hold more blood, stretches its chambers. Though this strenuous effort may keep the blood moving, it would gradually and inevitably weary the heart with all the effort. Subsequently, the kidney responds by retaining more salt and fluid in the body. These fluids may accumulate in different parts of the body, mainly in the legs, feet, ankles leading to congestion in the body. This very condition in medical terminology is referred to as congestive heart failure. 

Different causes can contribute to the onset of such a fatal condition. Some of them are

  1. Coronary artery disease: In such a condition, the arteries supply insufficient amount of oxygen and blood to the heart. Subsequently, the heart receives scanty amount of nutrients and oxygen.
  2. Heart attack: The sudden, unanticipated blockage of the coronary artery and the ensuing stoppage of the flow of the blood lead to a heart attack. The heart muscles are damaged in such a case and prevent the proper functioning.
  3. Diseases: Though the term may be generic and over expansive, most of the ailments which people suffer from tend to manifest themselves by posing a potential threat to the functioning of the heart. A high blood pressure, kidney disease, even a thyroid disease can cause congestive heart failure.

Every disorder is preceded by certain symptoms, and congestive heart failure is no different. Some of them are

  1. Fatigue: This is one of the most perceptible symptoms of congestive heart failure. One of the earliest premonitions of an impending heart failure is a nagging sense of weariness and lethargy.
  2. Swelling: As the condition is characterized by accumulation and build-up of fluids in various part of the body, swelling is an inevitable symptom of this condition and a clear indication of the ailment.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult the doctor and ask a free question.

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