Dr. Rangasamy Muthusamy

MBBS Madras Medical College, University of Madras 1979

MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians of London 1985

MRCP (Ireland) Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 1985

FRCP (Edin) Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 1996

FRCP (Lon) Royal College of Physicians of London 1999

FACC American College of Cardiology 2005

CCST Cardiology

His special interests are:

  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Valvular Heart Diseases
  • Systemic hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Arrthythmias/Atrial fibrillation
  • Heart Failure
  • Angiogram, Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Pacemakers and Defibrillator Implantation

Profile of Dr Rangasamy Muthusamy

  • Dr Muthusamy qualified from Madras Medical College in 1979. He has got more than 36 years experience in the UK. His main specialty is Cardiology and has been working in the UK as a Consultant Cardiologist for over 26 years. He is trained in all aspects of Cardiology in premier institutions and in 1996, he set up a state of the art Cardiology Department at Rotherham General Hospital with all facilities like Modern CCU with telemetry, Catheterisation Lab, Echocardiography services, Pacing and Implantable Loop recorder services, imaging department including Nuclear, CT and Cine MR. He was the Head of the Department fDr or Cardiology and Clinical Lead at Rotherham General Hospital NHS Trust.
  • He obtained his MRCP from Royal College of Physicians of London and Dublin 1985, Fellowship (FRCP) from Royal College of Physicians of London and Edinburgh and has FACC from American College of Cardiology. He was a Senior Lecturer for the Sheffield Medical School, University of Sheffield. He ran an extensive teaching programme and taught medical students regularly, trained Junior Doctors, Specialist Registrars many of whom are working as Consultants at various centres around the UK and India now. He was an examiner for the undergraduates and still a post graduates examiner in UK.
  • He set up a vibrant Cardiology Research Programme and was involved in various multi centre clinical trials both nationally and internationally and the results were published in various Journals including New England Journal of Medicine. He has also done his own research in Atrial Fibrillation, Testosterone in Angina, Depression following Heart attack. He has published several papers in various peer reviewed journals and presented his research (29 in Total) at both National and International Cardiovascular meetings.

Publications

Consistent platelet inhibition with tigagrelor 60mg twice-daily following myocardial infarction
regardless of diabetes status.
Thrombosis and Haemostasis Journal March 2017
Platelet Inhibition With Ticagrelor 60 mg Versus 90 mg Twice Daily in the PEGASUS-TIMI
54 Trial
J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67:1145–54
Consistent platelet inhibition with ticagrelor 60 mg twice daily following myocardial infarction
regardless of diabetes status.
European Hear Journal (2016) 37 (Abstract) 1161
ST elevation in ECG lead aVR signals severe acute left main coronary artery disease.
Acute Medicine 2013;12(4):220-223
Does normal SPECT MPI predict long term event free survival? Results from a ten year
follow up study.
European Heart Journal 2013;34 (suppl 1):DOI:10.1093/eht310.p5359
Echocardiography before non-cardiac surgery – is the service being appropriately used?
European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging 2012: DOI:10.1093/ehjci/jes255
Are we missing the most severe form of ST elevation: case serious fro UK based primary
care PCI centre
European Heart Journal 2012;suppl 14:A15
Comment on Guidelines on Oral Anticoagulant with Warfarin
4th Edition British Journal of Haematology 2012; 156(1): 150
Coronary Artery Dissection secondary to Cocaine Abuse
British Journal of Cardiology 2011;18:142-144
Long – term benefits of testosterone replacement therapy on angina threshold and
atheroma in men
European Journal of Endocrinology 2009;161:443-449
Acute myocardial infarction in young patients: the culprit is not always a ruptured atherosclerotic
plaques
International Journal of Clinical Practice 2007;61:1580-1589
Prognostic Power of Normal Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy with 99M-TC agents:
The District General Hospital Experience
Heart 2005;91:A16
Interactive Case Report – Post Operative Hypoxia in a woman with Down’s Syndrome:
case presentation
BMJ 2005;330: 834, BMJ 2005;330:888, BMJ 2005;330:1608
Interactive Case Report: Clinical review
Easy yet so easily missed BMJ 2005;330:1071-1071
Active inflammatory Bowel Disease and Coronary Artery Dissection
A Case Report Postgrad Med J 2005;81:68-70
Neurogenic Atrial Fibrillation
Editorial / article – Br J Cardiol 2004;11:156-157
Assessment of depression following acute myocardial infarction using the Beck depression
inventory.
Heart 2004;90:217-21
A randomised placebo – controlled trail of pre – treatment and short – or long – term maintenance
therapy with amiodarone supporting DC cardioversion for persistent atrial fibrillation.
European Heart Journal 2004;25:144-150
The Beck Depression Inventory: Screening for Patients at Risk Following Myocardial Infarction.
Heart 2002;P65
The prevalence of an elevated score on Beck Depression Inventory following acute myocardial
infarction in an economically deprived region of South Yorkshire.
Heart 2002;87:A3
Efficacy of Oral Amiodarone in Facilitating Cardioversion from Atrial Fibrillation in an Unselected
Population.
Heart 2002;P31
The Prevalence and Course of Depression following MI in an Economically Deprived area
of South Yorkshire.
Clinical Science 2001;M10
Images in Cardiology: Abnormal Ventricular Conduction Following Dothiepin Overdose
Simulating Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Heart, 2000;83:289
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty for Left Main Stem Stenosis in Unstable
Angina.
British Journal of Cardiology 2000;7(9):558-559
Sonography in the Diagnosis of Rhabdomyolysis.
Journal of Clinical Ultrasound 1999;27(9):531-3
Lumbar Puncture in Subarachnoid Haemorrhage: A Necessary Evil.
British Journal of Hospital Medicine 1999;60:376-377
Prevalence of Electrocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Malignant Hypertension
and its Correlation with Renal Function.
Journal of Hypertension, 1993; 11(supp 5) 106-107.
Surgical Implications of Sickle Cell Anaemia (Letter).
Saudi Medical Journal, 1993; 14:265-266.
Mitral Valve Repair in a Developing Country.
Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 1992; 8:11 – 17.
Percutaneous Mitral Valvotomy with the Inoue Balloon Catheter in Children and Adults:
Immediate Results and Early Follow up
The American Heart Journal, 1992; 123:462-465.
Prevalence of Electrocardiographic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Malignant Hypertension
and its Correlation with Renal Function
Journal of Hypertension, 1993; 11(supp 5) 106-107.
Surgical Implications of Sickle Cell Anaemia (Letter).
Saudi Medical Journal, 1993; 14:265-266.
Mitral Valve Repair in a Developing Country.
Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 1992; 8:11 – 17
Percutaneous Mitral Valvotomy with the Inoue Balloon Catheter in Children and Adults:
Immediate Results and Early Follow up.
The American Heart Journal, 1992; 123:462-465.
Right-sided Endomyocardial Fibrosis with Recurrent Pulmonary Emboli Leading to Irreversible
Pulmonary Hypertension.
British Heart Journal, 1992; 68:326-329.
A New Tantalum Coronary Stent: Early Experimental Results.
J Saudi Heart Assoc 1992;4(3):154
Intra-operative Echocardiography: An Essential Tool in Cardiac Surgery.
AORN Journal, 1992; 55:167-176.
Percutaneous Mitral Valvotomy with the Inoue Balloon Catheter in Children and Adults:
Immediate Results and Early Follow-up
Rev Port Cardiol 1991;10(5):443-447
Tricuspid Reabsorbable Annuloplasty (Abstract).
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 1990; 31;4 (supp:2).
Percutaneous Balloon Pulmonary Valvuloplasty in Sickle Cell Anaemia: A Case Report.
Catheterisation and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, 1990; 21:252-254.
Fistula Between a Branch of Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery and Pulmonary
Artery with Spontaneous Closure.
European Heart Journal, 1990; 11:954-956.
Balloon Dilatation for Pulmonary Stenosis in Older Patients (Abstract).
British heart Journal, 1988; 59;612-613.

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