Taking you through the procedure
Dr. Arul D. Furtado is a Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon working at Aster Hospitals, Bangalore.
He did his training in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.
A surgeon researcher; he is interested in minimal access therapies for cardiac disease and is part of the group at Aster Hospitals that offers minimal access multi-vessel coronary artery bypass and valve replacement surgery and robotic heart and lung surgery.
He is one of the few new generation surgeons partnering with cardiologists to offer current therapies for structural heart disease like Transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) and repair (MitraClip)