16 April 2019 | News
India is the cardiovascular capital of the world. Heart attacks were earlier associated with people in their late 50s or 60s
Medanta Heart Institute organised the 8th Echo and Cardiology Conference at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram on 13th April.
The theme for the conference was Frontiers in Cardiovascular Sciences: Triumphs and Challenges. The conference highlighted the prevention and management of heart failure, high blood pressure, early stage diagnosis, valve replacement by cardiologists, diagnosis of heart valve disease without radiation hazard and pain, and the role of artificial intelligence in Cardiology through a series of informative sessions and discussions by various renowned Indian and international experts.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman and Managing Director, Medanta said, “Technology enabled patient care is driving incrementally greater efficiency in end-to-end healthcare. In cardiac treatment, patient-centric solutions powered by technology are improving patient care and management, resulting in better patient engagement and satisfaction. The Echo and Cardiology Conference engages participants to share and exchange knowledge and best practices.”
Dr. R. R. Kasliwal, Chairman, Clinical and Preventive Cardiology, Medanta further added, “The Echo and Cardiology Conference reflects our commitment to the currency of knowledge and harnessing it to deliver the best globally benchmarked treatments. It offers a unique academic platform comprising leading cardiac experts and key opinion leaders.’’
India is the cardiovascular capital of the world. Heart attacks were earlier associated with people in their late 50s or 60s. However, over the last few years, younger individuals in the age group of 20-40 years are increasingly suffering from heart ailments.