The Philippine Society of Vascular Medicine, in cooperation with the Philippine Heart Association-Council on Stroke and Peripheral Vascular Diseases, will be hosting its 11th Annual Convention. This year's theme is: "Challenging issues and updates in vascular medicine: a case-based approach".
800 flock to World Heart Day fair
By Gynna P. Gagelonia
MAKATI CITY, Sept. 28, 2014
As early as 7 a.m., residents of nearby barangays and parishioners of St. John Bosco Church on Arnaiz Ave., cor. Amorsolo St. queued up at the registration area of World Heart Day (WHD) Fair and Medical Mission.
At least 800 adults and children availed of the screenings for cardiovascular risks (blood pressure taking, sugar and cholesterol tests, body mass index, ECG and chest xray, etc.) of adults and children.
The Angeles University Foundation Medical Center (AUFMC) Section of Cardiology and the H.B. Calleja Heart Institute, in cooperation with the PHA Central Luzon Chapter, will conduct its 3rd Postgraduate Course titled "Advanced 12-Lead EKG: What every heart care provider should know!" The Course will be held on October 18, 2014 (Saturday) at the Holiday Inn, Mimosa, Clarkfield, Angeles City from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Here's the scenario: You have a patient with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) involving the left anterior descending (LAD) artery, who also has significant stenosis of the right coronary artery (RCA). The patient is to undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for the of the LAD, but what do you do with the RCA? Do you treat, or leave it behind?
The Section of Cardiology of the Makati Medical Center will hold its 2014 Post-graduate Course, "Fora Cardiologia VI: Novel Strategies in Heart Failure," on September 19, 2014. The course will be held at the Makati Medical Center 8th Floor Auditorium Tower 2.
- GCP Workshop (limited slots)
- Emirates Cardiac Society Full Scholarship to Harvard Medical School Introduction to Clinical Research Training Program
- Call for Abstracts for the AAE and KSE Joint Scientific Sessions
- Before taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge, your doctor should clear you first
- Support World Heart Day 2014, sign our petition
- ICI Meeting 2014, Tel Aviv
- 20th Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress, Abu Dhabi
- AHA Scientific Sessions 2014: The BEST Science
- 3rd Vascular Postgraduate Course
- Insights into Cardiac MRI, August 2014, Singapore