Institute of Cardiac & Aortic Disorders (ICAD), SIMS Hospital, announced today its Global collaboration with the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS), Indian association of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery to host the 9th International Aortic Summit on 12th & 13th December 2020 in Chennai.
The two-day Virtual symposium will see Key Note lectures by Prof. Joseph Bavaria (Penn Heart and Vascular center) and Prof. Joseph Coselli (Texas Heart Institute) and will include, The Great Debate on “Coronary in Acute Aortic Dissection“, “Zone 2 vs Zone 3 Repair in Frozen Elephant trunk“, Case Based Debate on Management of Type 1B Endoleak and a round table discussion on “Sizing of Frozen Elephant Trunk hybrid prosthesis“.
9th International Aortic Summit
With an impressive roster of speakers for keynotes, presenters and panels from USA, UK, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and Thailand apart from India, the two day virtual Aortovascular symposium will bring together and spotlight experts across the globe in the field of Cardiac & aortic treatment. Important topics like management of challenges faced in acute aortic dissections, Thoraco abdominal aneurysms, Indications of frozen elephant trunk and sizing of the prosthesis, complete with an overview of issues and challenges faced in aortic surgery in the Asia Pacific region, are being discussed.
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Mr. Ravi Pachamoothoo, Chairman, SRM Group, expressed his appreciation for Dr. V V Bashi, under whose stewardship this International Aortic Symposium is being conducted every alternate year, especially this year being the first virtual summit at a Global level. “This summit will provide a powerful platform for the Global experts in the field of Aortic Surgery to share their knowledge and collectively push forward the state-of-the-art in Aortic disease management in India.“
Dr V. V. Bashi, Director Institute of Cardia & Aortic Disorder (ICAD) and the Organising Chairman of the 9th International Aortic Summit said, “The move to virtual summit has been a long time coming and brings with it many positive benefits. With increased accessibility to the Global audience our two-day Virtual Aortovascular Symposium is going to be one of a kind with prestigious International societies like AATS, ASCVTS and IACTS joining us as our key partners. The key topics discussed in this summit will feature in the prestigious American journal – “AORTA“. I wish to specially acknowledge here the role of Professor Roberto Di Bartolomeo – Chief Professor of cardiac thoracic & vascular, University of Bologna, Italy, who has been instrumental in shinin