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Dr Alka, senior resident GOMCO Patiala bring laurels for India; deliver lecture on Heart Diseases at International Conference

Dr Alka, senior resident GOMCO Patiala bring laurels for India; deliver lecture on Heart Diseases at International Conference

Kanwar Inder Sing/ royalpatiala.in News/ May 18,2024

Dr. Alka Goyal Senior Resident in Govt. Medical College and Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, has been invited as a Guest Speaker in International Conference of Cardiology in Bangkok, Thailand which was held on 9 and 10 th May 2024 to deliver a lecture on Recent Marker PCSK9 for Cardiac Diseases.

Dr. Alka Goyal did a research on PCSK9 (Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9) marker for 3 years in kidney disease and cardiac disease patients.

Prevalence of Cardiovascular diseases in Chronic Kidney disease in world is around 45-50 percent whereas in India it is 35-40 percent

She said to prevent Myocardial Infarction ( Heart attack) this marker is the best which can detect risk of heart attack earliest so that we can take preventive measures before and she also said end stage renal disease patients which are on hemodialysis are also at risk of heart attack so this marker PCSK9 can also be used as diagnostic and prognostic marker in kidney disease also.

Dr Alka, senior resident GOMCO Patiala brings laurels for India; deliver lecture on Heart Diseases at International Conference

She also said there is dearth ( lack) in research of pcsk9 marker in India in specially In end stage kidney diseases, as we ignore the cardiac complications like heart attack in these patients irrespective of knowing that this is the most common cause of death in these patients.

Dr Alka also said that it’s levels are more found in obese patients and age group 40-60 years.

Dr. Alka is the first one who did this research in India on PCSK9 in kidney disease patients.

Dr Alka, senior resident GOMCO Patiala bring laurels for India; deliver lecture on Heart Diseases at International Conference .Dr. Alka was felicitated by renowned Cardiologist of Japan for her outstanding presentation

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