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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), FESC

Dr. V J KarthikeyanMBBS, MD, FRCP (London), 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

Oaklands Hospital

19 Lancaster Rd
Salford M6 8AQ, UK 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