Dr Tapan Ghose, Director & HOD Cardiology, launched a book on Lipidology at the 67th Annual Conference of Cardiological Society of India (CSI). The launch event was attended by eminent doctors and associated members of CSI – Dr. Amol Banerjee (Past president-CSI), Dr. P K Deb (Past President-CSI), Dr. Santanu Guha (President Elect and Chairman-CSI). The book is a specialized handbook to understand Lipidology and the factors associated with the same.
Dr Tapan Ghose is an eminent Interventional Cardiologist with an elaborate experience of 20 years. He has been the principal consultant at prestigious cardiac centres in Delhi and has been instrumental in initiating, managing and leading interventional procedures in the same. He was awarded Dr. Anjan Chakravorty Memorial Medal in Medicine for securing highest marks in Medicine in 1988. He is well versed in coronary intervention and cardiac electrophysiology and device implantation. He specializes in transradial angioplasty program and transradial primary PCI programme, procedures that are currently also performed by few experts in the country. Dr. Ghose is actively involved in Medical Research and post graduate teaching programme. He has been the examiner of PGDCC ( IGNOU ) He has participated in various national and international trials and registries. He has more than 100 publications in various national and international journals which includes abstracts, review, full papers and 5 chapters in text books.He is also the first in the region to perform and document the first day care angioplasty through the transradial route.
The handbook of Lipidology has 21 chapters, which cover’s the complex subject of Lipidology from the basics to bedside. Leading academicians and medical practitioners of the country have addressed various subjects of Lipidology in an understandable manner. Clinical approach to lipid disorders is a novel chapter that presents a step-by-step approach to management. The chapter on statins is a comprehensive document, which enriches the reader to have a solid foundation on the topic. This book is must-read for all the statins prescribers and clinicians in medicine and cardiology. This book will be of immense help to the postgraduates for the preparation of National Board of Examination , Royal College of Physicians, Specialty Board Examination and exit examinations of various universities.