Thursday, September 15, 2016

3rd Edition of ACCC 2013

Hyderabad, 27 April, 2013: Yashoda Group of Hospitals, a leading state-of-the-art multi-specialty hospital at Hyderabad, organizes the 3nd edition of the Advanced Course in Clinical Cardiology (ACCC) 2013, a continuing medical education programme, in collaboration with the world renowned Cleveland Clinic, USA on April 27th & 28th 2013 at HICC, Novotel, Hyderabad.

His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Tridandi Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji inaugurated the programme.

A joint initiative by Cleveland Clinic and Yashoda Group of Hospitals, ACCC 2013 is a comprehensive 2-day programme developed with the idea to study new and relevant topics in cardiology. Experts in the fields of preventive cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure and interventional cardiology were invited in the programme to cover the latest in the field of cardiology practice.

About 500 cardiologists and physicians from India and all over the world, including experts from the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic attended the scientific sessions. The national faculty for the course include 8 doctors.

The programme was presided over by Dr. G.S. Rao, Managing Director, Yashoda Group of Hospitals. Dr. Samir Kapadia,Director, Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Cleveland Clinic and Dr. V. Rajasekhar, Sr. Interventional Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist at Yashoda Hospitals are the Course Chairmen the US and India, respectively. Dr. Sashikant, Sr. Interventional Cardiologist, Yashoda Hospitals is the Workshop Director

Eminent Cardiologists of Cardiovascular Medicine from Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Eiran Z. Gorodeski, Dr. Adi E. Mehta and Dr. Mandeep Bhargava are the International Faculty of the course. The programme aims to gain insights into management of important clinical problems in contemporary cardiology with opportunity to interact with the faculty.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. G.S. Rao, MD, Yashoda Group of Hospitals, said “Yashoda Group of Hospitals has consistently ventured to bring the latest, world class medical systems to its patients with its ‘high quality-highly affordable’ model of working. ACCC 2013 further consolidates our commitment to bring in the latest and the best to our patients and doctors as well. The programme is \ a unique platform for physicians and cardiologists to interact with key opinion leaders for knowledge sharing and skill enhancement.”

Expressing the need for such courses, Course Chairman from India, Dr. V. Rajasekhar said, “ACCC 2013 is conceived especially to keep pace with revolutionary technology for delivering higher accuracy and enhanced results for better patient management. We are sure that this course will provide physicians and cardiologists a great opportunity to gather details on the clinically relevant topics in cardiology.

“The programme is focussed on providing an insight into management of important clinical problems in contemporary cardiology and accordingly scientific sessions have been designed and are being presented for your perusal” he further added

The 2-day course was designed to conduct a total of 6 Scientific Sessions covering 4 different topics covering all the aspects of cardiology. The topics include:
HTN and Valvular Heart Disease
Heart Failure

The course will also feature live cases showcasing the latest techniques and technologies in interventional cardiology.

About Cleveland Clinic, USA

Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, is a non-profit, multi-specialty academic medical centre that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation.

Today, Cleveland Clinic is ranked no. 1 in the US by the US News and World Report for 18 years in a row for heart care. As one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the USA, thousands of patients travel each year to Cleveland Clinic from more than 80 countries around the world.

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