Chandigarh : Advanced cardiac centre, PGI, Chandigarh is organizing a heart transplant update on 9th Feb 2014. . Dr KK Talwar will be inaugurating the meeting. The first heart transplant was carried out in PGI in August 2013. The update includes national and international faculty and primarily aims to address practical issues that the transplant team faces both in the peri-transplant period as well as on follow up. The major issues addressed in the meeting include donor selection, immunology, peri-transplant management, follow up, rejection and transplant related infections. This meeting focussing specifically on heart transplant in India will bring out the experiences and problems of different Indian centres. This meeting aims to provide answers to at least some of the issues, improve patient management and strengthen heart transplant program in the country.