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Meet the Professor – Prof. Taweesak Chotivatanapong & Prof. Tohru Asai : treatment of mitral valve disease


During the 24th Annual Meeting of Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS) in conjunction with 9th AATS/ASCVTS Postgraduate Course and 4th Asian Single Port VATS Symposium, Prof. Tohru Asai and Prof. Taweesak Chotivatanapong presented important lectures on the experience with transcatheter attic valve implantation (TAVI)/transcatheter attic valve replacement (TAVR).

Dr. Taweesak Chotivatanapong is Chairman of International Academic Institute Program of central Chest Institute of Thailand, Nonthaburi, Thailand. He received his B.Sc from the Faculty of Medical Science, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand, is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand (FRCST) and holds a Master of Management, SASIN Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Taweesak is a world-renowned cardio-thoracic surgeon, familiar with standard and novel technique of mitral valve repair.
We had an honor to invite Prof. Asai and Prof. Taweesak to do a brief, joint interview on the treatment of mitral valve disease.

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