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Dr. Rajesh Vijayvergiya

Advanced Cardiac Centre

PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Email: rajeshvijay999@hotmail.com


1998-2000  DM, Cardiology from  Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, INDIA

1993-1996  MD, General Medicine from SMS Medical Colleger, Jaipur, INDIA

1986-1992  MBBS from RNT Medical College, Udaipur, INDIA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Vijayvergiya R, Pattam J, Rana SS, Singh JD, Puri GD, Singhal M.  Giant left ventricular pseudoaneurysm presenting with hemoptysis. World J Cardiol. 2012; 4:218-20.
  2. Vijayvergiya R, Vaiphei K, Rana SS. Severe mitral annular calcification in rheumatic heart disease: A rare presentation. World J Cardiol. 2012;4:87-9.
  3. Vijayvergiya R, Garg D, Sinha SK. Percutaneous panvascular intervention in an unusual case of extensive atherosclerotic disease. World J Cardiol 2012; 4: 48-53.
  4. Suri V, Keepanasseril A, Aggarwal N, Chopra S, Bagga R, Sikka P, Vijayvergiya R. Mechanical valve prosthesis and anticoagulation regimens in pregnancy: a tertiary centre experience. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2011;159:320-3.
  5. Vijayvergiya R, Grover A, Singhal M. Percutaneous revascularization in a patient with anomalous origin of left main coronary artery. World J Cardiol. 2011; 3:311-4.
  6. Vijayvergiya R, Sharma R, Shetty R, Subramaniyan A, Karna S, Chongtham D. Effect of Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy on Left Atrial Appendage Function: An Immediate and 6-Month Follow-Up Transesophageal Doppler Study. J Am Soc Echocardiography. 2011; 24:1260-7.
  7. Singh V, Dhungana SP, Singh B, Vijayverghia R, Nain CK, Sharma N, Bhalla A, Gupta PK. Midodrine in patients with cirrhosis and refractory or recurrent ascites: A randomized pilot study. J Hepatol. 2012;56:348-54.
  8. Vijayvergiya R, Yadav M, Grover A. Percutaneous endovascular management of atherosclerotic axillary artery stenosis: Report of 2 cases and review of literature. World J Cardiol. 2011; 3:165-8.
  9. Vijayvergiya R, Grover A. Percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction in a patient with dextrocardia. World J Cardiol 2010; 2: 104-106.
  10. Kaur H, Suri V, Aggarwal N, Chopra S, Vijayvergiya R, Talwar KK. Pregnancy in Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot : Outcome and Management. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 2010; 1: 170-74.
  11. Suri V, Aggarwal N, Keepanasseril A, Chopra S, Vijayvergiya R, Jain S. Pregnancy and Takayasu arteritis: a single centre experience from North India.  J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010; 36:519-24.
  12. Chopra S, Suri V, Aggarwal N, Rohilla M, Vijayvergiya R, Keepanasseril A. Ebstein's anomaly in pregnancy: maternal and neonatal outcomes. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010;36:278-83.
  13. Vijayvergiya R, Otaal PS, Bagga S, Modi M. Symptomatic carotid vasospasm caused by a distal-protection device during stent angioplasty of the right internal carotid artery.Tex Heart Inst J. 2010; 37:226-9.
  14. Vijayvergiya R, Grover A. Percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction in a patient with dextrocardia. World J Cardiol 2010; 2: 104-106.
  15. Mittal A, Mahajan N, Vijayvergiya R, Dhawan V. Modulation of Gene Expression by Polyalthia longifolia in Postmenopausal Women with Coronary Artery Disease: An In Vitro Study. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2010;3:570-9.
  16. Suri V, Keepanasseril A, Aggarwal N, Vijayvergiya R, Chopra S, Rohilla M. Maternal complete heart block in pregnancy: Analysis of four cases and review of management. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2009;35:434-7.
  17. Aggarwal N, Suri V, Kaur H, Chopra S, Rohila M, Vijayvergiya R. Retrospective analysis of outcome of pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease: Single-centre experience from North India. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2009; 49: 376–381.
  18. Bagga R, Choudhary N, Suri V, Mahajan U, Rani Gupta K, Arya VK, Vijayverghia R, Kaur Dhaliwal L. First and second trimester induced abortions in women with cardiac disorders: a 12-year analysis from a developing country. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008;28:732-7.
  19. Vijayvergiya R, Bhadauria PS, Jeevan H, Mittal BR, Grover A. Myocardial ischemia secondary to dual coronary artery fistulas draining into main pulmonary artery. Int J Cardiol. 2010; 140:e30-3.
  20. Vijayvergiya R, Bali HK, Sinha SK, Jha A, Sharma R, Grover A. Multiple bailout interventions in a case of Takayasu's arteritis. Int J Cardiol. 2009; 131: e67-72.
  21. Vijayvergiya R, Chongtham DS, Thingnam SK, Grover A, Lal A. Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm With Infective Pericarditis: A Rare Cause of Intractable Hemoptysis. Angiology. 2008; 59: 507-9.
  22. Rai TS, Khullar M, Sehrawat BS, Ahuja M, Sharma PK, Vijayvergiya R, Grover A. Synergistic effect between apolipoprotein E and apolipoprotein A1 gene polymorphisms in the risk for coronary artery disease. Mol Cell Biochem. 2008; 313:139-46.
  23. Gautam V, Ray P, Das A, Vandamme P, Malhotra P, Varma S, Vijayvergiya R, Mandal J, Garg N. Two cases of Burkholderia cenocepacia in septicemic patients. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2008; 61:133-4.
  24. Vijayvergiya R, Mittal BR, Grover A, Hariram V, Bhattacharya A, Singh B. Assessment of IVC filter efficacy in prevention of pulmonary thrombo-embolism by (99m)Tc-MAA lung perfusion scintigraphy-A case series and review of literature. Int J Cardiol. 2009; 133:122-5.
  25. Vijayvergiya R, Jha A, Pandian RP, Sharma R, Grover A. Isolated left ventricular noncompaction in association with rheumatic mitral stenosis. Int J Cardiol. 2008; 123:e54-6.
  26. Vijayvergiya R, Jha A, Panda SN, Grover A. Biventricular non-compaction -The rare cause of stroke in a young boy. Int J Cardiol. 2008; 129:e84-5.
  27. Vijayvergiya R. Similar case of anomalous origin. J Invasive Cardiol. 2007; 19:315.
  28. Singh J, Thingnam SK, Das D, Singh H, Sharma R, Vijayvergia R. Surgical removal of entrapped and broken percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty balloon catheter. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2007; 6:94-6.
  29. Vijayvergiya R, Sharma R, Grover A. Accelerated atherosclerosis: how fast can it develop. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006; 18:E261-3.
  30. Vijayvergiya R, Kubba S, Grover A. Concomitant congenital, atherosclerotic coronary and peripheral artery disease: managed with percutaneous interventions.
  31. Int J Cardiol. 2006; 112:e69-73.
  32. Vijayvergiya R, Jeevan H, Grover A.. Left atrial calcification in rheumatic heart disease: a rare presentation. Heart. 2006; 92:1218.
  33. Grover A, Vijayvergiya R.  Sex ratio in India. Lancet. 2006; 367:1726; author reply 1727.
  34. Vijayvergiya R, Swamy AJ, Grover A. Buddy wire technique: a simple technique for treating calcified lesion during percutaneous coronary intervention: a case report. J Invasive Cardiol. 2006;18:e129-30.
  35. Singh TP, Rohit M, Grover A, Malhotra S, Vijayvergiya R. A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover study to evaluate the efficacy of oral sildenafil therapy in severe pulmonary artery hypertension. Am Heart J. 2006; 15:851.e1-5.
  36. Vijayvergiya R, Agarwal N, Bahl A, Grover A, Singh M, Sharma M, Khullar M. Association of Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori infection with angiographically demonstrated coronary artery disease. International J Cardiol. 2006; 107:428-9.
  37. Chongtham DS, Vivekananda SG1, Grover A, Oberoi HS, Vijayvergiya R, Manoj R, Sharma N. Utilization of Telefax System for Early Detection, Interpretation and Management of Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: An Initial Experience from Rural Punjab Telecardiology Rapid Access Project. Indian Heart Journal 2006; 58:409–416.
  38. Vijayvergiya R, Kumar Jaswal R. Anomalous left anterior descending, absent circumflex and unusual dominant course of right coronary artery: a case report. International Journal of Cardiology. 2005; 102:147-8.
  39. Vijayvergiya R, Singh TP, Grover A. Large left coronary artery to coronary sinus fistula. International J Cardiology. 2006; 108:132-4.
  40. Vijayvergiya R, Kumar RM, Ranjit A, Grover A.  Endovascular Management of Isolated Axillary Artery Aneurysm. Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2005; 39:199-201.
  41. Vijayvergiya R, Bhat MN, Kumar RM, Vivekanand SG, Grover A.  Azygos Continuation of Interrupted Inferior Vena Cava in Association with Sick Sinus Syndrome. Heart 2005; 91:e26.
  42. Vijayvergiya R, Thingam SK, Hariram V, Kumar RM, Grover A. Coronary artery bypass surgery or percutaneous renal revascularization: Which one first? (Letter to Editors)  J Endovas Ther 2004; 11:351.
  43. Bali HK, Vijayvergiya R, Banarjee S, Kumar N.  Gunshot injury of the heart: An unusual cause of acute myocardial infarction. Texas Heart Institute Journal 2003; 30:158-160.