| |October 20198TAVR ­ A NEW ERA OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE TREATMENTDr. Ashok is one of the pioneers in the field of Interventional Cardiology in India and has even received the prestigious Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards from the Indian Government. He has received Doctorate from four prestigious iniversities in India, and even has 250+ publications to his credit.From $3.9 billion in 2015 to $50 billion by 2025, the Indian medical devices industry is all set to wit-ness a significant growth in the field of new and advanced technologies to help not just Indian patients but also be a supplier of innovative technologies across the globe . A major driver to this growth will be the `Make in India' initiative, under which the government plans to manufacture medical devices and incentivise domestic manufacturers to spur accessibility and ensure affordability. This partnership between the government and the industry is expected to bring about unique medical breakthroughs and latest technologies to change the course of treatments for various life-threatening diseases. The current Indian medical device industry is driven by Research, Innovation and New technologies. By Dr. Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart InstituteTHOUGHT LEADERSHIP
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