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Dr. V. K. Ajit Kumar

Professor Senior Grade & Head
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+914712446196
Academic Qualifications

DM; (GBPANT-DELHI); 1988

MD; (PGIMER-PUNJAB); 1985

MBBS; (AFMC-PUNE); 1979

Professional Record

PROFESSOR of CARDIOLOGY, SCTIMST

CONSULTANT & HEAD CATH LAB, FUJAIRAH HOSPITAL, FUJAIRAH, UAE.2011-2012

CONSULTANT & HEAD INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY, AL QASSIMI HOSPITAL, MIN. of HEALTH, UAE 2003-2004

CHIEF of CARDIOLOGY, ZIKDER MEDICAL COLLEGE, DHAKA, BANGLADESH. 1999-2000

CONSULTANT CARDIOLOGIST, CHEST HOSPITAL, KUWAIT. 1997-1998

FELLOW ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, WESTMEAD HOSPITAL, UNIVERSITY of SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. 1994

Area of Interest

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY: REMOTE NAVIGATION

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

Current Activities

MEMBER Medical Devices Advisory Committee to Health Ministry, Govt. of India.

Establishing Interventional Cardiology in Fujairah Hospital, Fujairah, Ministry of Health, United Arab Emirates.

NATIONAL CONVENER PACING & ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, Cardiological Society of India

VICE PRESIDENT, Kerala Heart Rhythm Society

On-going Projects

IVUS evaluation of STENTS

3D Mapping in VT

Publications
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Namboodiri, Narayanan; Bohora, Shomu; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil K; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A, Narrow complex tachycardia with ventriculoatrial dissociation-what is the mechanism?, Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, 2011, 34; 756-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21649669
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Kottayil, Brijesh P; Jayakumar, Karunakaran; Dharan, Baiju S; Pillai, Vivek V; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil; Menon, Sabarinath; Sanjay, Ganapathi, Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery in older children and adults: direct aortic implantation., Ann Thorac Surg, 2011, 91; 549-53, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21256311
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Bohora, Shomu; Unnikrishnan, M; Ajit Kumar, V K; Nayyar, Sachin; Tharakan, Jaganmohan, Left hemothorax: a presentation of a late ventricular perforation caused by an active fixation pacing lead., Int J Cardiol, 2010, 141; e43-6, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19157597
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Bohora, Shomu; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Dora, Santosh; Ajit Kumar, Vk; Tharakan, Jaganmohan, Mahaim fiber accelerated automaticity and clues to a mahaim fiber being morphologically an ectopic or a split AV node., Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J, 2010, 10; 62-6, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20084198
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Nair, Krishnakumar; Sivadasanpillai, Harikrishnan; Sivasubramonium, P; Ramachandran, Padmakumar; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A; Titus, Thomas; Ajit Kumar, V K; Sivasubramonian, Sivasankaran; Krishnamoorthy,, Percutaneous valvuloplasty for mitral valve restenosis: postballoon valvotomy patients fare better than postsurgical closed valvotomy patients., Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 2010, 76; 174---80, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20232411
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Namboodiri, Narayanan; Shajeem, Othayoth; Tharakan, Jaganmohan; Sankarkumar, R; Titus, Thomas; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramonian; Krishnamoorthy, Kavassery Mahadevan; Harikrishnan, Hemodynamic performance evaluation of TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis in the aortic position using Doppler echocardiography., Int J Cardiol, 2010, 141; 102-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19110325
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Bijulal, Sasidharan; Harikrishnan, Sivadasanpillai; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil K; Gupta, Deepak; Mathuranath, P S, Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy in a patient with myasthenia gravis crisis: a rare clinical association., BMJ Case Rep, 2009, 2009, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21686907
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Bohora, Shomu; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Tharakan, Jaganmohan; Vk, Ajit Kumara; Nayyar, Sachin, Dilated cardiomyopathy with short QT interval: is it a new clinical entity?, Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, 2009, 32; 688-90, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19422597
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Bijulal, S; Namboodiri, Narayanan; Nair, Krishnakumar; Ajitkumar, V K, Native vessel angioplasty as treatment strategy for left internal mammary artery to pulmonary vasculature fistula producing coronary steal phenomenon., Int J Cardiol, 2009, 133; e25-7, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18155784
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Bijulal, Sasidharan; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramanian; Ajitkumar, V K, An unusual thrombotic complication during percutaneous closure of atrial septal defect., J Invasive Cardiol, 2009, 21; 83-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19182297