Mediscan Systems takes great pride and pleasure in announcing the Fetal Echo and Perinatal Cardiac Morphology Symposium being held on the 20th and 21st of January, 2017 at Hotel Accord Metropolitan, Chennai.
The burden of congenital cardiac defects in India is huge with an estimated incidence in the order of 8 per 1000 live births and this means that each of us, whether we are involved in the clinical care of the mother – fetus unit (obstetricians), imaging of the fetus (sonologists, radiologists, and fetal physicians), postnatal clinical care (neonatologists and paediatric cardiologists), or postmortem diagnosis (fetal pathologists), would encounter the fetus with a congenital cardiac defect. This symposium is meant for all of us.
In prenatal medicine, an accurate diagnosis of fetal cardiac defect is essential firstly to plan the correct perinatal management such as the place of delivery and timely involvement of the paediatric cardiac team, and more importantly, to provide the prospective parents with accurate information regarding the perinatal management and outcome. However, prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defects has been low as compared to defects in other systems, chiefly due to the complexity in the organ’s anatomy and the additional expertise in imaging skills that is required. A thorough understanding of the normal anatomy and the pathological morphology enhances the fetal physician’s ability to correlate the knowledge and the image thus improving the diagnostic skills. This is the crux of this unique symposium – understanding the cardiac anatomy to better your diagnostic skills.
Professor Anderson, from the U.K, who has a lifetime experience in teaching fetal and paediatric cardiac morphology leads this s ymposium: as he takes us through the journey of comprehending the cardiac anatomy and morphology, stalwarts in fetal cardiac imaging from across the country would synthesise their vast experience into practical learning points to provide us a perfect blend of pathology and clinical medicine on the same stage.
For the knowledge-hungry neurons, there cannot be a better feast. As for the gustatory nucleus’ requirements, we have the best in the business serving you throughout the conference. And, by the way, January is the best time to visit this historic city where there is a little interesting story behind every landmark.
We invite you to join us in this unique academic feast and in turn improve your patient care!
Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further clarifications in this regard.