Dr Soma Raju B
Dr Soma Raju B
Experience : 20 + years
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Emergency Cardiac Care Primary Coronary Angioplasty Stent Implantation Peripheral Angiography and Angioplasty Valve Treatments Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD), Ct Coronary Angiography Peripheral Angiogram & Angioplasty (Carotid, Subclavian, Lilac Femoral, Renal, Etc.) Radial Angiography & Angioplasty Directional Coronary Artery Stenting Rotablation Bradycardia Pacing Coronary Artery Stenting Balloon Valvuloplasty


  • Percutaneous Balloon versus Surgical closed Cornmissurotorny for rvfitral Stenosis- A prospective, randomized trial: Circulation, Vol 63, No.4, April 1991. RAID: 2013139
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty in Mirror-Image Dextrocardia and Rheumatic rvlitral Stenosis: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, October 1993. PMID: 8221866
  • Thrombolysis in left sided Prosthetic Valve Occlusion: Immediate and Follow-up results. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, August 1994. P MI D: 8067850
  • Reyes V P, Raju B S, Wynne J, et al. Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty compared with Open Surgical Cornmissurotomy for Mitral Stenosis. New England Journal of Medicine: 1994; 331: 961-7. PMID: 8084354
  • Clinical Evaluation of New Balloon Mountable Coil Stent: In-hospital and follow-up results. Indian Heart Journal 1998: 50:40-44.PMID: 9583285
  • Prospective Observational Study of Prirnary Angioplasty of the Infarct Related Artery for Acute Myocardial Infarction. Indian Heart Journal 1999: 51: 167-72.PMID: 1040754


 Research & Presentations  

  • Randomized Study of Balloon rvlitral Valvuloplasty Vs Surgical Closed Mitral Commissuratomy — Immediate and long-term results
  • Randomized Study of Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty Vs Surgical Closed Open Mitral Valvotomy — Immediate and long-term results. (Both the above trials are conducted in collaboration with Dept. of Cardiology, Wayne State university, Detroit, MI, U.S.A.)
  • Dietary correlation's with lipid profiles in patients with and without Coronary Artery Disease in Indian Population.
  • Phase-III Clinical Investigation of E.B.Sideri's Button Device for Closure of Arterial Septal Defects and patent ductus arteriosus.(In collaboration with Prof.E.B.Sideri's, University of Athens, Greece and University of Texas Tech.U.S.A.)
  • Ndigenous development of Cardiovascular Catheters i.e.Diagnostic Catheters, Coronary .Angioplasty Balloon Catheters Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheters in Collaboration with Defence Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE), Kanpur
  • Indigenous development of external and implantable pacemakers in collaboration with Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad
  • Development of indigenous Coronary Stent in association with Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory Centre (DMRL), Hyderabad
  • Development of PC based Cardiac Stress Test System in association with Defence Bio-Engineering & Electromedical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bangalore


  Awards & Recognition 

Honored by Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences on National science Day 1997. Asian Innovation Award in 1998 by The Far Eastern Economic Review. Andreas Gruentzig Memorial Award — 1998.

Conferred the 8th Yudhvir memorial award by the Yudhvir foundation for outstanding contribution to cardiac Medicare "Padma Shri" by Govt. of India — 2001. Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences-2002

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