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5 August, 2019 00:00 00 AM

BIT organizes master-class for Complex PCI of Higher-risk and Indicated Patients

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BIT organizes master-class for Complex PCI of Higher-risk and Indicated Patients

Across the world, Illustrious surgeons, physicians and medical scientists often conduct, workshops and master-classes on complex subjects, developments, treatment methods in this ever advancing medical environment. Thus, Bangla Interventional Therapeutics (BIT) takes lead in organizing a master-class in Dhaka last week (29th and 30th July) on Complex PCI of Higher-risk and Indicated Patients (CHIP).

Renowned interventional cardiologist Prof. (Dr.) Afzalur Rahman who is the Chairman and Course Director of this Master-Class comments “I am very pleased that we are holding this prestigious event which many senior interventional cardiologists are attending to enhance learning experiences, improving clinical skills through case-based discussions and live procedures.”

This program is geared toward the Interventional Cardiologists seeking to better understand complex PCI of higher-risk indicated patients in the modern era. Presentations will focus on management of challenging patient subsets, as well as, on how to provide optimal revascularization to those patients.

The program will enhance the learning experience for Interventional Cardiologists as well. Expert faculty will offer insights into selecting devices and patients, optimizing technique, and overcoming difficult anatomy. The latest clinical data and guidelines for complex, higher-risk procedures also will be reviewed.

Another special focus of this master-class would be on zero-contrast angioplasty, which is specially important for the renal disease patients. In fact, the endeavor is for the first time in Bangladesh.

Prof. (Dr.) Afzalur Rahman is the current Director & Professor of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), President of the Bangladesh Society of Cardiovascular Intervention (BSCI) and International Governor of ACC (American College of Cardiology). Holding MD and PhD in Cardiology, Dr. Rahman’s contributions in the field of Interventional Cardiology have been recognized extensively in Bangladesh, as well as, across the world. He has more than 135 publications to his credit in prestigious national and International medical journals.

He has trained a good number of cardiologists from Bangladesh and abroad in advanced techniques of angioplasty. Winner of several national and international awards, Dr Rahman indeed is the pride of Bangladesh.

Bangla Interventional Therapeutics (BIT) is a platform for interventional and clinical cardiologists. It is a joint collaboration of interventional and clinical cardiologists around the Globe and has created considerable enthusiasm among the cardiologists across the geographical boundary.

BIT offers a platform to the cardiologists where they can meet together, exchange views and share experience for up-gradation of knowledge and skills, and do the best for the benefit of the people.

Another highlight of this program is participation of Dr. Sanjog Kalra, an eminent expert guest faculty who is Director of Complex Coronary Therapeutics and Associate Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship program at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

 

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