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DoctorSpeak: What You Must Know About A Heart Attack

Last updated on: March 09, 2023 12:40 IST
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Early on Thursday, March 9, 2023, Satish Kaushik died of a heart attack in a car on the way to a Delhi hospital.

In May 2022, singer KK passed away suddenly from a heart attack soon after enthralling a Kolkata crowd. He was just 53.

In 2021, television actor and Bigg Boss winner Sidharth Shukla succumbed to a heart attack. He was 40.

The sudden passing away of these talented artistes came as a huge shock.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Tim Marshall/

Why do people get a heart attack? What can one do if someone is getting a heart attack in front of our eyes?

Dr Ruchit Shah, interventional cardiologist at Mumbai's Masina Hospital, tackles these and other important questions related to your heart.

Dr Shah studied at the Madras Medical Mission after which he did his fellowship at the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul, South Korea. He specialises in complex angioplasties, pacemakers and other interventions for the heart and has trained in structural heart interventions like Tavi, MitraClip and Tricuspid in Los Angeles.

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