Prevention & Treatment of Heart Failure Featured in Pan American Congress

Panama City, Panama ( August 02, 2011

Prevention & Treatment of Heart Failure Featured in Pan American Congress

Prevention & Treatment of Heart Failure Featured in Pan American Congress

The Pan American Congress on Heart Failure, convening in Panama City, Panama, on October 18-21, 2012, will provide an in-depth focus on the best approaches for preventing and treating heart failure.

Cardiovascular disorders are currently seen as the main cause of morbidity and mortality in many countries around the world including Latin American countries.

This year’s congress will include lectures from internationally renowned experts in the field and will be combined with case presentations and a featured panel discussion.

Here is an overview of just some of the topics that will be discussed:

o    Cardiovascular physiology
o    Heart failure diagnosis
o    Heart failure and coronary artery disease
o    Cardiomyopathies Valvular heart disease
o    Epidemiology Prevention
o    HF Outcome
o    Biomarkers
o    Neurohormones, tissue factors
o    Molecular biology
o    Genetics
o    Pharmacologic therapy
o    HF Surgery – transplantation, devices
o    Electrophysiology, arrhythmias
o    Health service research
o    Clinical trials
o    Pulmonary hypertension

This congress will be especially beneficial to cardiologists, internists, nephrologists, primary care physicians and those practicing in other relevant cardiovascular fields from Latin American countries.

Conferences and meetings such as the Pan American Heart Failure Congress are very important to the development of medical practice.

This particular congress will offer simultaneous translation from English to Spanish.

The congress will be chaired by the esteemed Dr. Uri Elkayam, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Prof. Elkayam is a past member of the Executive Council and Practice Guidelines committee of the Heart Failure Society of America.

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