Everyone is invited to participate in the Asia Pacific-International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Joint Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) Symposium 2015. It will be held in Singapore from the 6 to 7 November 2015. The venues will be at National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) & National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS). The Organising Chairman is Dr C .Sivathasan, MCS Program Director from National Heart Centre Singapore, the Organising Co-Chairman is A/Prof Theodoros Kofidis from National University Heart Centre Singapore.
Chair for International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) is, Prof Hermann Reichenspurner, Immediate Past President, ISHLT.
The goal is to deliver an overview and basic understanding on advanced heart failure and discuss various aspects of MCS from both the surgical and medical viewpoint.
The scientific programme will comprise of lectures and workshops in MCS, echocardiography, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) & breakout sessions for surgeons, physicians and VAD coordinators/paramedics/nurses who will engage in discussion on various issues related to MCS.
Further details are outlined in the scientific programme & symposium website: http://www.apac-ishlt-2015.com
We look forward to meeting you at the Asia Pacific-ISHLT MCS Symposium 2015.