liveSURGE 2002

Surgical Options for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

When & Where

9th and 10th November – 2002,
GKD Auditorium, GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore.

Focus Area

Surgical Options for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

How many cases?


Faculty of liveSURGE 2002

Dr laas

Prof. Dr. Laas

About 5th liveSURGE….

The 5th Annual Live Cardiac Surgical Workshop was conducted on November 9th and 10th 2002, at GKD Auditorium. The topic for the workshop was Surgical Options for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Visiting Faculty included Dr. A M  Patwardhan from Mumbai and Prof. Dr. Laas from Germany. A lecture on “Intraventricular Flow in the Normal heart and After Mitral Valve Replacement” was delivered by Dr. Laas. Dr. A M Patwardhan delivered two lectures – one on “The principles of use of Radio frequency and the advantage of the bipolar coagulation mode” and another on “Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation – Why, When and How?” The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Nemish A Shah, Mumbai.

Continuing under the Auspices of National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, Medical Education was conducted on 15th and 16th November 2003 for MCh and DNB post-graduates. This was inaugurated by Dr. (AVM) N B AmareshDr. K M Rao delivered a lecture on “Staging and Management of Carcinoma Bronchus”, and another lecture on “Role of Surgery in Pulmonary Tuberculosis” was delivered by Dr. Rajan Santhosam from Chennai. Lectures were given on “Surgery in Tetralogy of Fallot” by Dr. P S Jairaj from Bangalore, “Techniques of CPB in special situations (Aortic Arch Surgery Dissection, Redo etc)” by Dr. Anil G Tendolkar from Mumbai.

Other lectures delivered include “Indications and timing of Surgery in Valvular Heart Diseases” by Dr. S K Varma“Choice of Heart Valve Prosthesis” by Dr. R Sundar“Surgery in Acute MI and its complications” by Dr. P Chandrasekar, and “CT Thorax/MRI/Chest X-ray” by Dr. N Elango.

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