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New Solutions for RVOT Valve Construction: An Interview with Ahmad Ali Amirghofran

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

At the 2023 EACTS Annual Meeting, CTSNet Editor in Chief Joel Dunning and CTSNet senior editors set out to interview the most knowledgeable CT surgeons from around the world. Stay tuned for more interviews from the meeting.

CTSNet Congenital Editor Prof. Sameh Said spoke with Dr. Ahmad Ali Amirghofran about his pioneering method for valve construction from the right atrial appendage, demonstrated in “How to Make a Valve for the RVOT from the Right Atrial Appendage.” Dr. Amirghofran, the Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Shiraz, Iran, presented the results of his recent study on this method at the 2023 EACTS Annual Meeting.

The pair also discuss Dr. Amirghofran’s upcoming videos to soon be published on CTSNet demonstrating the same method used for repair of different pathologies.


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