Mediclinic Panorama cardiologist and electro-physiologist Dr Razeen Gopal performed his 600th cryoablation procedure last month. The patient was 61-year-old Paul Dinsmore, of Newlands. Mr Dinsmore is a telecoms consultant and avid endurance trainer, and was referred to Dr Gopal for the ablation procedure. He. After having surgery on underwent the surgery on Monday January 21, he hopes to return to endurance training in the near future soon. In 2011 Dr Gopal was one of the first South African specialists to start performing these procedures in high volumes. Cryoablation makes use of extremely low temperature (intense cold energy)disables heart cells causing irregular heart beat.
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