Dr. Kewal C. Goswami, Professor of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi, will talk about the incidences of rheumatic fever and he says that with echocardiography one can detect rheumatic heart disease which is difficult sometimes through clinical diagnosis. He further will update on mitral surgery. In acute rheumatic fever, mitral regurgitation is more than the mitral stenosis. In all patients of rheumatic heart disease, mitral stenosis is seen. Dr. Goswami will further state that any mitral stenosis with symptoms should be intervened. He will further discuss the various surgical management for mitral stenosis.
Professor in the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi
Dr. Kewal C Goswami is a Professor in the Department of Cardiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi and President-Elect CSI and Chairman, Scientific Committee 2018 of 70th Annual Conference of CSI