Dr. Avnish Jolly, Chandigarh, 11th October, 2008 :A one-day CME 2008 (Continuing Medical Education) on latest trends in cardiology is being organised by Prime Academic Society tomorrow at Hotel Shivalikview.
Eminent faculty of repute will be interacting with about 400 local medical practitioners and surgeons to unravel the new developments and technological evolution in the field of managing cardiac problems in patients, informed Dr. U.P. Singh, convenor of the CME, and President of the Prime Academic Society.
Dr. Naresh Trehan, CEO of MediCity Gurgaon shall be speaking on ‘Future of Cardiology in India and its Potential in Medical Tourism’, while Dr. T.S. Kler, Chief Interventionist Cardiologist of Escorts Heart Institute, shall share information non ‘Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Heart Failure’.
Dr. Vikas Kohli, chief paediatric cardiologist of Apollo Hospital will be addressing the delegates on assessment of child’s heart problems in busy clinical practice, and Dr. J.P.S. Sawhney of Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, would speak on heart disease problem in women.
The highlight of the event would be launching of latest 3D echocardiography machine acquired by Prime Diagnostic Centre by Dr. Naresh Trehan, and live demonstration of its capabilities in diagnosis.
Prime Academic Society was founded by Prime Diagnostic Centre and Heart Institute in 2000 with a mission to disseminate knowledge on recent medical advances in the field of cardiology amongst medical practitioners by sharing literature, and organising regular CMEs, and workshops. Since then, Prime CMEs have been a regular feature in the region which are attended by over 400 medical practitioners from the region, and is addressed by eminent cardiologists of national and international repute. Prime Academic Society had also launched Prime Afternoon Academics, which every month brought together general medical practitioners to discuss various aspects of diagnosis of cardiac problems amongst patients with the experts.