Presentations

  • Chairperson- What’s New in Coronary Surgery. 64th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons, 2018, 1-4 Feb 2018, Visakhapatnam.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja. Perfecting the art of writing scientific papers at International Transformational Endoscopic Lumbar Spine Surgical Conference, 2018, 12-14 Jan 2018, Hyderabad.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja. Two Decades of Experience in Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease, December 2017, IMA, Chirala, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Faculty to Eastern India Cardiac Conclave , 11-12 November, 2017, Kolkata, India.
  • Faculty, International Coronary Congress (ICC) 2017, New York, Aug 2017.
  • Faculty - 20th Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) International Consensus Meeting on cardiovascular surgery-associated acute kidney injury (AKI). Island of Brijuni,Croatia from June 16th to 19th,2017
  • National faculty – Current management of Acute Coronary Syndrome. 63rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons, 2017, 23-26 Feb 2017, Bengaluru.
  • National faculty – Perfecting the art of writing scientific papers. 63rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons, 2017, 23-26 Feb 2017, Bengaluru
  • Chairperson – Recent Trials. 63rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons, 2017, 23-26 Feb 2017, Bengaluru
  • Chairperson – Awards Papers. 63rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons, 2017, 23-26 Feb 2017, Bengaluru.
  • Chairperson – Debate: CABG vs PCI in post SYNTAX era. 63rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons, 2017, 23-26 Feb 2017, Bengaluru
  • National Faculty- Cardiology update 2016. Prosthetic cardiac valve types and how to choose. Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, 13th -14th August, 2016.
  • Trends in BITA grafting : Global + Indian presented at International Coronary Congress (ICC) 2016 held in New Delhi from November 11-13, 2016 .
  • Glocal trends in BITA grafting at 1st Annual Conference of AP Cardiothoracic Surgeons -2016 . 17-12-16, Vizag
  • Dr. LR Sajja, Presented in Theme lectures : Contemporary issues in Coronary Artery Surgery on “Current status of bilateral internal thoracic arterial grafting in India” at 62nd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons held at Lucknow from 18th – 21st Feb 2016.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja. “Alternatives to transplantation in surgical management of heart failure” at 3rd Annual Conference of Society for Heart Failure and Transplantation at Thrissur, Kerala from Oct 24 & 25 – 2015.
  • Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting survey in India presented at the 1st Indian Coronary Surgery Congress held at Bangalore September 26-27, 2015.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja. Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting in India - time to raise the bar. Presented at American Association for Thoracic Surgery International Coronary Congress held at New York, USA. August 21-23,2015.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja, Gopi Chand Mannam , Rama Chandra Raju Pusapati Ramesh Gudapati, Raghava Raju Penumatsa Jyothsna Guttikonda Sriramulu Sompalli. Analysis of thirty-day outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: a large cohort study. Presented at American Association for Thoracic Surgery International Coronary Congress held at New York, USA. August 21-23,2015.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja. Strategies to reduce deep sternal wound infection after BIMA grafting. Presented at 61st Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons held at Hyderabad, from 19th-22rd Feb 2015.
  • Sudhanshu Singh, Lokeswara Rao Sajja, Gopichand Mannam, Jyothsna Guttikonda, Satya Bhaskara Raju Dandu, Stayendra Nath Paturi. Comparisons of outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with occult renal disease: a randomised study. Presented at 61st Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons held at Hyderabad, from 19th-22rd Feb 2015.
  • S Singh, BR Jagannath, LR Sajja, GC Mannam, R Shastri, N Rao. Paediatric postoperative complications in cardiac surgery and their outcomes. Presented at 61st Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons held at Hyderabad, from 19th-22rd Feb 2015.
  • Sajja, L. R., Mannam, G. C., Pathuri, S. N. K. V. S. S. Saikiran, R. Gudapati, and V. R R. Pusapati. "Changing trends of reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting: A 16 year study." Presented at 66th Annual Conference of Cardiological Society of India held at Hyderabad , from 4th-7th Dec 2014.
  • Mannam, G. C., L. R. Sajja, S. B. R. Dandu, S. N. Pathuri, K. V. S. S. Saikiran, S. K. Chipurapalli, and S. Sompalli. "Early experience with minimally invasive cardiac surgery program." Indian Heart Journal 2014;66: S42.
  • Sajja LR. Dr.C.S.Sadasivan Memorial Oration delivered at 60th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons held at Kovalam, Trivandrum, from 20th – 23rd Feb 2014 on “The Journey of Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease in India: Adoption, Customization and Innovation".
  • Sajja L R, Mannam GC, Dandu SBR, Pathuri SN, SaiKiran KVSS, Sompalli S. Analysis of 30 - day outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass graft: a large cohort study. Presented at 26th Annual meeting of EACTS held at Barcelona, Spain. October 27 – 31, 2012.
  • LR Sajja, GC Mannam, DS Bhaskara Raju, P Satyendranath, KVSS Sai Kiran, S Somaplli. Changing trends of reoperative coronary artery bypass surgery: a 14 – year study presented at 20th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery held at Bali, Indonesia, March 7-11, 2012.
  • LR Sajja, GC Mannam, J Guttikonda, RM Chakravarthi, KVSS Saikiran, S.Sompalli. Renal functional changes and major adverse cardiovascular events after off-pump versus on pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with non-dialysis dependent renal insufficiency: Long term follow up of a randomized trial Presented at 20st Annual meeting of ASCVTS held at Bali, Indonesia, March 7-11, 2012.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja, Gopichand Mannam, Sathyendra Nath Pathuri, KVSS Saikiran. Early outcomes of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in 3028 patients. Presented at World Society of Cardothoracic Surgeons held at Chennai in October 2010. (Abstract The Heart Surgery Forum 13: Suppl S74, 2010).
  • Lokeswara Sajja. Reduction of sternal wound infections in diabetic patients undergoing bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: does the technique of harvest matter ? (Abstract The Heart Surgery Forum 13: Suppl S143, 2010).
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja, Gopichand Mannam, Bhaskara Raju Dandu, Sathyendra Nath Pathuri, KVSS Saikiran. Off- pump coronary bypass grafting disproportionately benefits high Euro SCORE patients. Presented at the combined conference The Asian Society for Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery (18th). & Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons (56th), New Delhi, Feb 26th -Mar 1st 2010.
  • Lokeswara Rao Sajja, Gopichand Mannam, Rajasekara M Chakravarthi, Jyothsna Guttikonda, Sriramulu Sompalli, Bala Raju Ravirala, Syed Kamaluddin. Preoperative Renal Insufficiency: Does it affect Early Outcomes of Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting? Presented at the combined conference The Asian Society for Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery (18th). & Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons (56th), New Delhi, Feb 26th -Mar 1st 2010.
  • Sajja LR. Prof. KV Naidu Memorial Oration delivered at the XIV Annual Meeting of AP Chapter of Cardiological Society of India. NRI Medical College and Hospital, Chinnakakani, 11th-12th, July 2009 on "The Journey of Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease in AP: Adoption, Customization and Innovation".
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam G, Dandu S, Sompalli S, Pathuri SN, Bhupathiraju SR, Penmesta KR, Nalamala KR, Anne A, G SP, Complex ascending Aorta and aortic arch repair for acute and chronic thoracic aortic disease - presented at 16th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery held at Singapore, between 13 – 16TH March 2008.
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam G, Dandu SBR, Pathuri SN, Sai Kiran KVSS, Lavu LN, Sompalli S, Anne A, Raghu K, Early and mid – term outcomes of mitral valve repair for chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation - presented at 16th annual meeting 16th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery held at Singapore, between 13 – 16TH March 2008.
  • Sajja LR. Dr.Sajja Sudhakara Rao Memorial Gold Medal Oration at IMA,Chirala 22nd Oct 2006 on “Early detection and Surgical Management of CAD".
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam GC, Chakravarthi RM, Sompalli S, Naidu SK, Soma Raju B. Coronary artery Bypass Grafting with or without cardiopulmonary Bypass In Patients with preoperative Non Dialysis Dependent Renal Insufficiency: A Randomized Study presented at 86th Annual Meeting of American Association for Thoracic Surgery held at Philadelphia, PA between 30th April – 3rd May 2006.
  • Sajja.L.R, Koneti NR, Mannam GC, Kalyanasundaram M: Abnormal Drainage of Right Superior Vena Cava (RSVC) to Left Atrium (LA) and Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return – A Case Report presented at the Congenital Cardiac Case Breakfast Session during the STS 42nd Annual Meeting in Chicago, January 30 – February 1, 2006.
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam GC, Pathuri SN, Sompalli S, Raghu K, Raju BS : Early Outcomes for Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation : Asian Experience - Presented at 17th Biennial Congress of Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia held at Manila, Philippines- November 20-23, 2005.
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam GC, Sompalli S, Raju PR, Raju PK, Raju BS : Is Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass grafting for Critical Left Main Coronary Artery Stenosis Safe and Effective? Presented at 17th Biennial Congress of Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia held at Manila, Philippines- November 20-23, 2005.
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam.G, Sompalli.S. Extrafascially harvested radial artery in CABG: technique of harvest, complications and midterm angiographic patency. Presented at 2nd international workshop on "Arterial conduits for myocardial revascularization" held at Rome, Italy, between 19th – 21st June 2003. Abstract issue. P 64.
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam.G, Sompalli.S. Right internal mammary artery and radial artery composite in situ graft in CABG: mid-term angiographic follow up. Presented at 2nd international workshop on "Arterial conduits for myocardial revascularization" held at Rome, Italy, between 19th – 21st June 2003. Abstract issue. P 36.
  • Sajja.L.R, Mannam GC. Right internal mammary artery and radial artery composite in situ pedicle graft in CABG.. Presented at 15th Biennial congress of Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia held at Mumbai, India in December, 2001.Abstract in abstract volume page no.9: 2001;53:628.

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  • Dr. Sajja delivered a lecture in Dr. C Sambasiva Rao Memorial Endowment CME program on “Recent advances in Cardiac Surgery” at Guntur Medical College , Guntur on 28.Feb.2016.
  • Dr. Sajja Received the title “Vaidhya Vibhushan” at 2016 DANA Conference , Chicago.
  • National Faculty - International Coronary Congress (ICC) 2016 held in New Delhi from November 11-13, 2016 .
  • Faculty- 1st Annual Conference of AP Cardiothoracic Surgeons -2016 . 17-12-16, Vizag.
  • Dr. Sajja has been nominated as a National Faculty for American Association for Thoracic Surgery International Coronary Congress 2016 to be held in New Delhi from November 11-13,2016 .
  • Sajja LR, Strategies to reduce deep sternal wound infection after bilateral internal mammary artery grafting. Int J Surg. 2015;16: 171-178.
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