What are the guidelines for interventing mitral stenosis?

What are the guidelines for interventing mitral stenosis?

In this video, Dr. Sameer Shrivastava, Heads the department of Non-Invasive Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, will discuss the guidelines for mitral stenosis. Earlier the severity of mitral stenosis was considered as less than 1 cm square but with recent guidelines, lesser than 1.5 cm square is considered as severe mitral stenosis. Regardless of the severity of mitral stenosis, the first and foremost intervening is the symptoms. If the person is symptomatic then even it is moderate valvular disease, then it needs to be corrected. Dr. Sameer will also talk on how mitral stenosis is mostly related to young rheumatic children. He will discuss the treatment modes in such children and long it can be managed with out surgery. He will also talk the problems when patients with mitral stenosis are asymptomatic.

Dr. Sameer Shrivastava

In-charge of Resident program at FEHI. Principal Coordinator of PGDCC (Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology) program at FEHI. An expert in all the Non-Invasive imaging procedures performed at FEHI including 3D Echocardiography, Tissue Doppler imaging, Strain, 2D Echocardiography, Vascular Dopplers & Stress Echocardiography. Awards & Expertise: Chairmans appreciation award (Individual) IMA Academy of Medical Specialties- 1997-98. Fellowship awarded by the Indian Academy of Echocardiography 2002 Certificate of honor from the Gwalior Medicos at Indian Medical Association in 2002.

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