An unusual case of aortic valve regurgitation

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Mr Choo Yen Ng graduated in 1993 from Trinity College, Dublin. He completed his basic surgical training in East Yorkshire. His cardiothoracic surgery training began in 2000 and was based entirely at Papworth Hospital with short stints in Norwich and Oxford. He undertook a two-year period of research in transplantation tolerance at the Transplantation Biology Research Centre of Harvard University from 2005 to 2007. He was appointed as a locum consultant surgeon at Papworth in 2009 before becoming a substantive appointment in Feb 2011. He has experience in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery. Specialist interest includes high-risk surgery in the sick elderly population, aortic surgery specifically acute aortic dissection emergencies and pulmonary endarterectomy surgery. He is one of four surgeons in the national pulmonary endarterectomy program at Papworth.
Mr Leonard Shapiro is an eminent cardiologists practicing in the Royal Papworth Hospital, university of Cambridge. He was trained in London and has developed many techniques for interventional cardiology and holds a number of patents for devices. He has been a university teacher for 30 years and has trained many generations of cardiologists in Cambridge. He is the medical adviser to the Football Association of England and has a specialist interest in sports cardiology. He has published more than 140 peer review articles and 12 textbooks.
Dr. Ambuj Roy received his MD in Internal Medicine from Delhi University and DM in Cardiology from AIIMS. Ambuj is interested in cardiovascular epidemiology and secondary prevention research. During his time as a PH-LEADER participant he hopes to learn the nuances of public health research so as to carry forward his work in the field of cardiovascular epidemiology and secondary prevention with greater alacrity and vigour. Project Title: Designing a Public Health Chronic Disease Information System (CDIS) for India
Mr Nikolas Bonaros is a senior consultant at Innsbruck University Hospital and an Associate Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the Medical University of Innsbruck. His main interests are totally endoscopic and minimally invasive coronary and valve procedures including robotics and 3D visualization. He is director of an interdisciplinary program for transcatheter aortic and mitral valve interventions in Innsbruck. He has participated in several multicenter trials on coronary surgery, hybrid coronary revascularization and sutureless and transcatheter valve interventions. His experimental interests focus on stem cell therapy and myocardial regeneration as well as on imaging techniques to facilitate minimally invasive procedures.

Date: 06/05/2018

Time: 08:00

Duration: 60

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