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"The Heart of the Matter" was first aired on Sunday January 16th 2011. Our Guest was Scott K. Lucas, M.D., Saint Anthony Hospital.

Our topics included:
  1. He is a noted heart surgeon – what drew him to medicine and the heart specialty
  2. Length of time he has been in Oklahoma and how he likes being here
  3. Discuss heart valve replacement – aortic stenosis
  4. What causes the need for replacement
  5. Replacement techniques he uses
  6. Discuss his minimally invasive approach
  7. Advantages to patient
  8. Expected patient result after surgery
  9. Advances in surgical techniques in the past few years
  10. Changes in the future

Dr. Lucas, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers