Physicians to get an ‘update on heart failure’

HYDERABAD: Heart Failure Society (HFS), India in association with Dr NTR University of Health Sciences jointly will be conducting a seminar on “Update on Heart Failure for Physicians and Pedia

Published: 17th February 2012 12:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:57 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Heart Failure Society (HFS), India in association with Dr NTR University of Health Sciences jointly will be conducting a seminar on “Update on Heart Failure for Physicians and Pediatricians at the Deccan Medical College in the city on February 18.

As most of the heart failure patients are seen by physicians initially, the executive body of HFS will be conducting one day certificate courses/update programmes for physicians in teaching hospitals. About 100 physicians including professors and postgraduate students from 14 medical colleges in Osmania are expected to particpate. Prof Sarat Chandra of NTR Health university and Dr. AGK.Ghokhale of Heart Failure society will be condcuting the seminar.

Heart Failure Society aims at bringing all the personnel involved in the management of heart failure on one platform and concentrate on education and research. Started in 2006 by cardiologists and cardiac surgeons including Prof KK Talwar, Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh, Dr AGKGokhale, chief cardiothoracic and heart transplant surgeon, Global Hospitals, the body also comprised of physicians, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, scientists, pathologists, nurses and technicians.

Their first national conference was held in Hyderabad in 2007 and the annual meet of World Heart Failure Society was held at Chandigarh in 2010.  

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