Ventricular Geometry in Post-Myocardial Infarction Aneurysms
Implications for Surgical Ventricular Restoration
V. Rao Parachuri FRCS (CTh) has trained at Hammersmith and Harefield Hospitals, UK and worked as fellow at St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. His field of interest is in the surgical management of heart failure with special interest in surgical ventricular restoration. He has developed the linear endoventricular patch plasty procedure which is a modification of the endoventricular patch plasty techniques described by others. He has performed over 800 surgical ventricular restoration procedures. His other interests include mitral and aortic valve repairs and surgical pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation. He is Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India.
Srilakshmi M. Adhyapak DNB is a fellow in Cardiology from Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Medical Sciences, and is presently Assistant Professor of Cardiology at St. John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India. Her interests are in the pathophysiology of heart failure.