This video is a guide to the historical evolution, modifications and lessons learned in the development of heart valves. It clearly depicts how clinical indications for valve surgery has changed over the years and illustrates the identification of prosthesis and analysis of key features in images, at a time when patients present with malfunctioning valves for reoperations.
The speaker is Dr. Vinayak Shukla, MS, MCh, FIACS. He presently serves as Professor and Unit Chief of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore – home to one among the first implants in Asia.
This video is part of the lecture series of IACTS SCORE 2020 held at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences Whitefield, Bengaluru between 7th and 8th March, 2020.