She would be 100 after 10 days . The whole family is very excited for the day and geared up for a big gala birthday party. She slept well on Friday after her routine schedule but, her sleep was disturbed with pain in the middle of the chest . It was different as she never had this type of pain in the past. All attempts for relief failed and finally she decided to reach out to emergency department.
Immediately after arrival, her ECG was taken and it was found that the lady has acute anterior wall MI . We knew that the biggest artery of the heart LAD is 100 percent occluded, which needs to be opened immediately by angioplasty.
She was wheeled to cath lab and a team of doctors lead by Dr. Ravi Gupta did her angiography ,which revealed 100 occlusion in LAD , exactly what they assumed. Her angioplasty took another 15 minutes and she responded wonderfully .Got discharge with a big smile and with an invitation for Dr. Gupta for her birthday party.
She is the oldest primary angioplasty in the world to best of our knowledge. Elective angioplasty of a 104 year old gentleman was performed by Dr.