The 15th Annual Live workshop held on 26th and 27th October 2013 focussed on “Mitral Valve Repair” with 200 delegates participating in it. The invited faculty included Prof. Taweesak Chotivatanapong, MD, Central Chest institute of Thailand and Prof. A. Sampath Kumar, Senior consultant, Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital. Ghaziabad.
The agenda included 6 Live cases, 6 lectures, 4 video lectures and a symposium on Mitral valve repair: Indian experience. A team of eminent surgeons participated as guest faculty for the same including Dr.SK Nair, Dr AR Raghuram, Dr Vivek jawali, Dr Gopichand Mannam, Dr Anil Jain, Dr VV Bashi, Dr Yugal Mishra and Dr. Devagourou.
Each year we see an increase in the reach of our workshop, This year we also saw an increase in Industrial participation with 16 stalls. A state of art Echo cardiography and transmission with two-way interaction made the workshop very effective. The visiting faculty had great appreciation for the manner in which the meeting was organised and conducted with pure focus on scientific content.