Using the titanium plates instead of the traditionally used wires
for sternal closure in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting surgery, Dr Rahul Kaiche
has gained a distinction of being the first cardiac surgeon in Maharashtra to
use this technique.
Cardiac surgeon at Wockhardt hospital in Nashik, Dr. Rahul Kaiche, states that he becomes the first surgeon from Maharashtra and second surgeon in India to use the innovative technique of using titanium plates for closing the mammary sternum bone after the open heart bypass surgery. The surgery was performed on a 64 years patient at the charitable Saibaba hospital in Shirdi.
The patient Bashir Sayyed Noor, a tractor mechanic had consulted Dr Kaiche for a CABG - bypass surgery after having done his angiography. The patient weighed 100 kg and has been a chronic smoker.