Treatments that will change your life for the better

Poona Preventive Cardiology Centre (PPCC) is a speciality clinic offering optimal treatment to people suffering from coronary diseases. Dr Lenny Da Costa Consultant- Geriatrician, Preventive Cardiologist and anti-aging specialist answers queries put forth by people regarding preventive treatment for coronary diseases.

Why is there a need for Preventive Treatment for Coronary Disease?

In today’s fast paced world the lifestyle of people has become very hectic. People are under great stress and are thus prone to a number of lifestyle diseases like diabetes, heart diseases and much more. In Pune, there have been many cases of people suffering from coronary disease. Even young adults are prone to this disease which can be fatal too. It is necessary to care for your heart to enjoy seamless moments of joy and fun with your loved ones.

What are the procedures followed at PPCC?

The doctors at Poona Preventive Cardiology center have included the following treatment procedures which can help to prevent coronary disease: Chelation Therapy & EECP.

What is Chelation Therapy?

The chelation therapy is primarily used today for the prevention and treatment of vascular diseases including:

What does the Chelation Therapy procedure involve?

In this therapy chelating agents like EDTA or Ethylene Diamine Tetra-acetic Acid is used , which is infused through intravenous. The infused EDTA travels through the bloodstream and grabs minerals and metals like lead, iron, calcium, aluminum, copper, cadmium and mercury. It binds them and eventually removes them from the bloodstream and delivers them to the kidneys. It is then excreted through urine. The minerals that are bounded by the chelating agent cannot react in any undesirable way.

How does the EDTA help?

The EDTA helps to:

The doctors at PPCC are fully trained and competent in the usage of Chelation therapy. In fact it considered to be the safest among all medical procedures which can help to prevent coronary disease.

Is there a heart treatment without angioplasty bypass?

Yes, at PPCC we also include EECP or Enhanced External Counter Pulsation (EECP) therapy wherein you can avoid angioplasty bypass. This procedure approved by F.D.A (U.S.A) and N.H.S (U.K) is a completely non-invasive procedure and does not involve any surgery. This treatment can be given to patients who have already undergone angioplasty or bypass surgery and help them optimize their health.

What does the EECP treatment procedure involve?

This treatment involves 35 sessions each of one hour duration. It is administered to the patient for 6 days a week and total period of 6 weeks. In this procedure some pressure systems are wrapped around the body parts which have extra blood storage helping an increased flow of blood to heart during Diastole or the rest phase. The coronary arteries receive supply of blood during every diastole of heart. Thus the coronary arteries get filled up completely with blood,

ECP works by increasing the blood flow to the heart during its rest phase (Diastole) during which the coronary arteries receive their blood supply. EECP causes an immediate and sustained increase in the supply of blood to the heart by

What are the other benefits of the EECP treatment?

This preventive treatment is highly beneficial to patients with coronary disease:

We have a team trained specialists and nurses who will make you feel at ease throughout the treatment process and you can also go home or even go to work immediately after each treatment.

Our objective is to provide the best preventive treatment for coronary disease which is cost effective and beneficial to our patients. We offer a comprehensive preventive treatment for coronary diseases thereby helping our patients to have a healthy and happy lifestyle.

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