68th Annual Conference of the
Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons
(Disseminating Knowledge & Facilitating Skills........Together): 07-10, April 2022.


  • Dr Balram Airan (Jaipur)
  • Dr Chandrasekar Padmanabhan (Coimbatore)
  • Dr Shamsher Singh Lohchab (Rohtak))

 Best Original Article – 2021

Shales, S., Uma Maheswara Rao, S., Khapli, S. et al. Comparison of European System for Cardiac
Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE) and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons(STS) score for risk
prediction in Indian patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc
Surg 37, 2021; 37:623–630.

Best Case Report – 2021

Parage, F., Vashisht, A., Sisodia, V. et al. Reconstruction of complete tracheal
transection with cardiopulmonary bypass support following bull horn injury in neck during
coronavirus disease 19 pandemic lockdown. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2021; 37:

Best Reviewer Awards – 2021


  • Dr. O.P Yadava – Editor-in-Chief (IJTCS)
  • Dr. P. Narayan – Associate Editor (IJTCS)
  • Dr. T. Sunder – Associate Editor (IJTCS)


1. Dr Praveen Verma, Kochi
2. Dr Mohd Idhrees, Chennai


67th Annual Conference of the
Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons
(A Virtual Symposium): 26-28, February 2021.


  • Dr. Balram Airan, New Delhi
  • Dr. K.R. Balakrishnan, Chennai
  • Dr. Srirup Chatterjee, West Bengal (Recused for Case Reports)

 Best Original Article – 2020

Sajja LR, Sarkar K, Mannam G, Kodali VK, Padmanabhan C, Peter S, Mulay A, Beri P. Graft patency at 3 months after off-and on-pump coronary bypass surgery: a randomized trial. Indian J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;36(2):93-104..

Best Case Report – 2020

Bansal N, Ghosh R, Das S, Sankhyan LK, Chatterjee S, Bhattacharjya S, Nayak H, Chatterjee S, Bose S. Pulmonary root translocation and Senning procedure for congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries with pulmonary stenosis: a case report. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020; 36(5):533–537

Best Reviewer Awards – 2020


  • Dr. O.P Yadava – Editor-in-Chief
  • Dr. P. Narayan – Associate Editor
  • Dr. T. Sunder – Associate Editor


1. Dr. Abha Chandra, Andhra Pradesh
2. Dr. Sumir Dubey, New Delhi



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