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Meet Dr. V J Karthikeyan

A firm believer in right treatment, promptly, every time...

V J Karthikeyan, MBBS, MD, FRCP (London), FACC, FESC

Dr. V J KarthikeyanMBBS, MD, FRCP (London), FACC, FESCSpecialist in Interventional Cardiology

I am an Interventional Cardiologist working at the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Heart Centre, Wigan and Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester.

On completion of my general medical training and a higher research degree in cardiovascular medicine in the West Midlands, I embarked on a structured training programme in cardiology in Mersey Deanery, including high intensity sub-specialty training in percutaneous coronary intervention at the renowned Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital.

Publications & Presentations

Published articles & presented in national & international conferences

  • 08May2011

    Soluble Fas and Fas ligand in pregnancy: influence of hypertension.

    The pathophysiology of pregnancy-induced hypertension & preeclampsia may involve...

  • 29Feb2011

    Are angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers safe in pregnancy:
    a report of ninety-one

    Both angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors...


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Whats new inCardiology

Radial artery catheterization offers several benefits such as:

  • Minimal bleeding
  • Less risk of nerve injury
  • Lower rate of complications
  • Faster recovery
  • More comfortable for patient as they can move around immediately after their procedure instead of staying in the bed for several hours

Locations & Directions

BMI The Alexandra Hospital

Mill Lane, Cheadle,
Cheshire SK8 2PX Click here for driving directions

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary

Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Wigan Lane
Wigan WN1 2NN Click here for driving directions