Cardiological Society of India, Vidarbha Chapter, and Care Hospitals Nagpur had jointly organised a Heart Failure Summit at Centre Point Hotel, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur on Saturday 30th N ov. 2013 and Sunday 1st of Dec. 2013 . It was inaugurated at 5 p.m. on Saturday, at the hands of Dr. Sachin D. Suyavanshi while Dr. Varun Bhargava was the Guest of Honour.
There are increasing number of patients developing heart failure, it becomes important to have updated and detailed knowledge about the disease. Advances in imaging techniques, pharmacological, device and surgical therapy will be coved by national and international faculty.
The programme was tailored to address issues in management of heart failure which are relevant to practicing clinicians.
Dr. Azian Hussain, Kaulalumpur, Malasia, Dr.Clindy Martin, Dr. Inder Anand, Minneapolis, Dr.Girish Dwivedi, Ottawa Canada Dr. Sandeep Seth, AIMS, New Delhi , were star attraction of the event.
First day covered Arrythmias in Heart failure & Devise therapy (Dr. Azian Hussain); Evaluation of Refractory HF Case based approach & Stem cell Transplantation Curent statuts (Dr. Clindy Martin); Epidemiology of HF (Dr. P.P.Joshi); Clinival Recognition and diagnosis of Heart Failure (Dr. Vinod Khandait) betablocker and Ivabradine in CHD . Gayatri Kapse; Management of acute heart failure (Dr. Pramod Mundra) Medical Management of CHF (Dr. Ram Ghodeswar)
The symposium concluded after a day long deliberation on Sunday 1st Dec. 2013 at 4 p.m.
The deliberations were web casted live from Care Hospitals, Hyderabad, and USA. Prominent speakers were Dr. S. Shrinivas, Critical Care Specialist Care Hospital Hyderabad (Non Invasive Ventilation; Dr. Inder Anand, Prof. of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis ( Heart Failure with preserved ejection fraction evaluation and management) Dr. Girish Dwivedi, Consultant Cardiologist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa Canada (Newer Imaging Modalities in Heart Failure); Dr. Dayasagar Rao, Consultant Cardiologist, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, (Bio Markers in patients with Heart Failure);Dr. Sandeep Seth, Prof. Of Cardiology, AIMS< New Delhi ( Myocarditis & peripartum cardiomyopathye multiple choice & interactive session on Heart Failure Management) Dr. C. Narsimhan, Consultant Cardiologist & electrophysiologist, Care Hospitals, Hyderabad (Value of ECG in patients of CHF – case based) Dr. K. Raghu, Consultant Cardiologist & electrophysiologist, Care Hospitals, Hyderabad, (Echo Evaluation in HF patients – case based); Dr. Ashfaq Hassan, Consultant, Pulmonologist, Care Hospital; Hyderabad (Sleep apnea and heart failure); Dr. M. Rajashek ara Chakravarthy, Consultant Nephrologist, Care Hospital; Hyderabad, (Cardiorenal syndrome); Dr. K.D. Modi, Consultant Dibetologist, Care Hospital; Hyderabad (Diabetes in Heart failure) Dr. Rajeeev Menon, Consultant Cardiologist Care Hospital; Hyderabad, (Valvular Heart Disease and Heart Failure); Dr. K. R. Balakrishnan, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai,(Surgical options for Heart Failure); At the end, Dr. L. Krishna Mohan, Consultant Cardiologist, Care Hospital; Hyderabad, summed up Guidelines for Management of CHF.
The summit was accredited by Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) who had deputed and observer. The participants are entitled for 4 credit hours. Dr. Varun Bhargava and Dr. Prajakta Deshmukh thanked 250 delegates comprising Physicians and Cardiologists of the the city and Vidarbha for taking advantage of the opportunity to update themselves from the stalwarts.