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Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist

Dr.B. Ramprakash

MBBS,MD,DM, PDF in Electrophysiology

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Doctor Schedule
TUE, THU, SAT8am - 4pm
Clinical Experience
22 Years
Clinical Expertise
  • Electrophysiology
  • Radiofrequency ablation including ablation of complex cardiac arrhythmias using 3D electroanatomical mapping
  • Pacemaker implantations
  • Device implantations for advanced heart failure like ICD and CRT.
    • Tamil, English, Telugu & Hindi

    Awards & Achievements

    • Distinction and stood first in ophthalmology during MBBS
    • Gold Medal in cardiology during MD
    • Best scientific paper award for the year 1999- 2000 from JIPMER scientific society.
    • Performance Excellence Award for the year 2016, GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore.

    Clinical Expertise

    • Electrophysiology,
    • Radiofrequency ablation including ablation of complex cardiac arrhythmias using 3D electroanatomical mapping
    • Pacemaker implantations
    • Device implantations for advanced heart failure like ICD and CRT.

    Research and Publications

    International Journals

    • Fibrinolytic treatment for recurrent left sided prosthetic valve thrombosis R P Balasundaram, G Karthikeyan, S S Kothari, K.K Talwar and P Venugopal. Heart 2005; 91:821-822
    • Mitral Valve Replacement With and Without Chordal Preservation in a Rheumatic Population: Serial Echocardiographic Assessment of Left Ventricular Size and Function. Ujjwal K. Chowdhury, A. Sampath Kumar, Balram Airan, Dinesh Mittal, K. Ganapathy Subramaniam, Ram Prakash, Sandeep Seth, Rajvir Singh, Panangipalli Venugopal. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;79:1926-1933
    • Effect Of Left Ventricular Relaxation Abnormality On Doppler Assessment Of Aortic Regurgitation Severity – Accepted for publication in International Journal of Cardiology.
    • Catheter ablation of bundle branch reentrant ventricular tachycardia Ramprakash Balasundaram, Hygriv B. Rao, Sharada Kalavakolanu, CalamburNarasimhan Heart Rhythm - June 2008 (Vol. 5, Issue 6, Pages S68-S72, DOI: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2008.02.036)
    • Hemodynamic Benefit of Multiple Programmable Pacing Configurations in Patients with Biventricular Pacemakers Ramprakash Balasundaram,, Hygriv B. Rao, , C. Sridevi, , B. Somaraju, , Balbir Singh,, and Narasimhan Calambur, Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2009 Mar ;32 Suppl 1 :S211-3
    • Successful targeted ablation of the pathway potential in the noncoronary cusp of the aortic valve in an infant with incessant orthodromic atrioventricular reentrant tachycardia.Balasundaram Ramprakash; Rao Hygriv; Asirvatham Samuel J; Narasimhan CalamburJournal of cardiovascular electrophysiology 2009;20(2):216-20

    Indian Journals

    • Neuroblastoma in an adoloscent girl. R Kannan, S Verma, B. Ramprakash et al 2001 JAPI; 49: 490- 491
    • Angioplasty of membranous obstruction of inferior vena cava R Kannan, B. Ramprakash, MS kumar et al 2001( sept) JAPI; 49
    • Streptococcus agalactiae Endocarditis. R Kannan, AM Komaranchath, T Mathew, B Ramprakash, T Sundararaman, KR Sethuraman 2001( nov) JAPI; 49
    • Transhepatic Balloon Dilation of the Interatrial Septum (Letters to the editor) - Heart J 2005 Nov - Dec 2004, Volume 56, No 6
    • Infective Endocarditis Following Implantation of Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder. Ram Prakash Balasundaram, S Anandaraja, Rajnish Juneja, Shiv Kumar Choudhary Indian Heart J 2005; 57: 167–169
    • Screening for Pre-Clinical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy by Tissue Doppler Imaging. Sandeep Seth, Ram Prakash, Rachna Seth, KK Talwar. Indian Heart J 2005; 57: 245–250
    • Clinical Features and Treatment of Fascicular Ventricular Tachycardia – Cardiology Update 2017

    Abstracts in Indian Heart Journal

    • Detection of Preclinical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy by Tissue Doppler Imaging
    • Thrombolytic Therapy for Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis: A Comparison of Urokinase and Streptokinase
    • Pressure Half-Time of the Aortic Regurgitant Jet Reflects Left Ventricular Relaxation Dysfunction in Moderate-to-Severe Aortic Regurgitation

    Abstracts in international Journals

    • Electrocardiographic Predictors of Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony in Patients with Right Bundle Branch Block : Heart Rhythm 2008
    • Diagnosis of Isolated Myocardial Sarcoidosis In Patients Presenting With Intractable Ventricular Tachycardia -Role of Imaging and Mediastinal Lymph node Biopsy: Heart Rhythm 2008