The Second Annual Scientific Conference

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 On Monday 25-4-2016  and with the sponsorship of the Cardiology Department ,the Faculty of Medicine convened the Second Annual Scientific Conference  entitled (Updates in Vascular Interventions) that was distinguished  by hosting lecturers from Italy ,France and Austria.

The Dean of the Faculty ,Prof. Dawlat ElMiligy commenced the opening ceremony by a welcome speech ,through which she expressed her thanks for the organizing committee  as well as her wishes for a fruitful Scientific Day.On his behalf H/E  Dr. Kheireldin Abdellatif  Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees emphasized that the scientific event came in the framework of the external relations which aim to create partnerships of cooperation between October 6 University and the counterpart Academic  Research Institutions  ,he also wished  the attendees constructive  scientific deliberations .On the other hand Prof. Ahmad Attia Saeda President of the University ,welcomed the guests and valued the efforts exerted  to ensure success of the conference.

The scientific sessions began by the introduction presented by Prof. Hazem Khamis who explained the role, benefit of the interventional vascular procedures and the new techniques used in patients with peripheral   vascular diseases. Prof.Caesare Saluzzo delivered a brief lecture on BTK (Below the Knee intervention).Prof. Thomas Modine spoke about the vascular access for TAVI, then Prof. George Kobinia tackled the stem cell therapy in PVD. Finally Prof. Hazem Khamis and Omar el Farouk and Hosam Mansour discussed the SFA diseases. Ultimately a live transmission from the catheter unit at October 6 University Teaching Hospital demonstrated one of the modern techniques in vascular intervention.

Professors, Associates, and Medical Students attended the Conference that was held at the VIP lounge of O6UTH.