The Indian Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Awards for the year 2019 have been adjudicated. 


  • Dr. Balram Airan, New Delhi
  • Dr. P.S. Seetharama Bhat, Bengaluru
  • Dr. Vinayak Shukla, Vellore

 Best Original Article – 2019

Malhotra A, Siddiqui S, Wadhawa V, Pandya H, Patel K, Shah K, Gandhi H, Garg P, Adalti S, Sharma K. ‘CLAS’ score: an objective tool to standardize and predict mitral  valve repairability.  Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;35:15-24.

Best Case Report – 2019

Awasthy N & Sharma R.  Congenitally corrected transposition with isolated atrial septal defect and apicocaval juxtaposition: a hitherto undescribed cardiac cause of central cyanosis.  Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;35:237

Best Reviewer Awards – 2019


  • Dr. O. P Yadava – Editor in Chief
  • Dr. Pradeep Narayan  – Associate Editor
  • Dr. Trushar  Gajjar – Associate Editor


  • Dr. Shamsher S. Lohchab, Rohtak
  • Dr. Maruti Y. Haranal, Bangalore