North Zone Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surge meet held
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: North Zone Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surge meet was organised on Saturday by the Jammu team of CTVS Surgeons of CTVS Department of Super Speciality Hospital, GMC Jammu.
Leading Cardiothoracic Surgeon of New Delhi, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Bathinda participated in the meeting along with Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Jammu region.
The Principal and Dean GMC Jammu, Dr Shashi Sudan Sharma inaugurated the scientific session and appreciated the ANZ CTVS for holding this meet in Jammu. She emphasized the need for expanding the facilities in Cardiothoracic Surgery Department and providing the best facilities to the patients of this region. She highlighted the need for training and skill enhancement in CTVS.
Present on the occasion were Petron ANZ CTVS Dr H.S Bedi, President Dr. S.S Rana, Dr Gurjit Singh, Dr. Ashwani Suri and senior CTVS Surgeons of Jammu, Dr Mukund Lal, Dr Noor Ali and another faculty of CTVS Department Dr Mohit Arora, Dr Vivek Gandotra, Dr Javed, Dr Rouf, Dr Romil from NH Katra, Dr Bhumika from Ankur Maitrika and cardiac anesthetist Dr Rashmeet, Dr Rahul from AIIMS Bathinda.
The scientific session has a plethora of presentation in the field of the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery by speakers Dr H.S Bedi, Dr Ashwani Suri, Dr Sidharth Garg, Dr Meenakshi Mandal, Dr Shyam Singh and Dr Arvind Kohli.
Later in the evening session of trans aortic valvular replacement for surgeons was held in which leading CTVS surgeons from New Delhi Dr Yugal Mishra presented the current perspective in the field and interactive session participated by cardiologist Dr Sushil Sharma and all panelists. The participants from GMC Jammu were residents and staff of the CTVS Department got benefitted by the scientific sessions. Dr Ishtiyaq Ahmed Mir presented the vote of thanks.
The Organizing Secretary of the meet, Dr Arvind Kohli emphasized the role of interaction between the CTVS Surgeons of the region that helps in discussion for the patient care, also sharing each others’ expertise in the management of newer techniques for needy patients of the region.