Open Journal of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine










Ujjwal K. Chowdhury

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India


Prof. Choudhury‟s research activities has been the development of a novel technique of septation of the aorto-pulmonary window using a fenestrated, unidirectional, valved fabric patch, a novel technique of rechanneling of sinus venosus atrial septal defect with partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection, construction of novel techniques of the modified Blalock-Taussig‟s shunt, laying down the guidelines for candidate selection for one and one-half ventricular repair and for leaving the vertical vein open in patients with obstructive totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, development of a novel technique of transfer of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery using autogenous aortic and pulmonary arterial flaps, development of a novel technique of percutaneous adjustable vertical vein ligature in obstructive totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, formulation of a new surgical classification of mixed totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, development of modified button technique for the performance of Bentall‟s procedure, laying down the criteria for diagnosis of postoperative Fontan failure by dynamic radionuclide study and new techniques of tumour thrombectomy from inferior vena cava and right atrium in patients with renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena caval and right atrial extension without cardiopulmonary bypass as well as using cardiopulmonary bypass without circulatory arrest.