Cardiologists will discuss the latest heart problems and injuries and address complex cases in the management of mitral valve disease at the second valve program in medical education organized by the Gulf Intervention Society (GIS).
The event at the Conrad Dubai on 2-3 June will discuss the latest developments related to heart valve disease before a panel of experts and experts from the MENA region and around the world.
The event is organized by “ICOM Group” and participants will be welcomed by the GIS Committee, which is part of the Gulf Heart Association, which includes Dr. Fawaz Almutairi, President of the Gulf Intervention Association and the National Guard of the King Abdulaziz Heart Center in Riyadh Dr Abdullah Shehab, consultant interventional cardiologist of the team hospital, vice president of the society Dr Abdullah Shehab, professor of cardiology from the United Arab Emirates, secretary-general of the society Mousa Akbar consultant interventional cardiologist and director of cardiology at Al Sabah Hospital in Kuwait, financial director Dr Khalid Bin Thani Department of Vascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology Salmaniya Medical Complex Bahrain, together with a number of doctors specialized in this field with national, regional and international participation.
Dr. Almutairi said: “At this event, cardiologists will discuss the latest heart problems and injuries and address the complex cases in the management of mitral valve disease. The mitral valve is located in the two chambers of the heart (atria and ventricles) In between, these conditions include valvular regurgitation or stenosis of the valve opening, which can cause symptoms such as fatigue, irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, some of which may persist for years with a patient. They will also discuss GCC local consultants and Locally complex cases handled by specialists.”
The program was developed under the chairmanship of Dr Rasha Al Bawardy (Saudi Arabia), Dr Sondos Samargandy (Saudi Arabia), Dr Ahmed Al Alshatty (Kuwait) and Dr Abdulrahman Al Nabti (Qatar), Dr Arif Al Nooryani (UAE), Dr Fahad Baslaib (UAE), Dr Hussain Noor (Bahrain) and Dr Mohammed Al Mukhaini (Oman).
AlMutairi added: “Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah, UAE, King Saud Medical City in Riyadh and King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will be live, offering educational programs based on scientific research and broad knowledge. “
The Society’s vision is to implement modern ideas and innovations through the creation of comprehensive programs to provide practical clinical care and improve patients’ chances of survival and quality of life.
Dr Shehab said: “We are seeing more awareness and interest in this type of sharing of experiences to improve healthcare delivery. At Gulf Intervention we offer a number of educational and developmental programs in the heart and its therapeutic areas. We “hosted a session discussing the challenges of cardiac catheterization and presented many complex cases with GCC and international involvement. During the conference, participants were familiarized with the most commonly used technologies and discussed by regional and international experts. “
Since the establishment of the Gulf Intervention Association in 2018, GIS events have seen a 70% year-on-year increase in attendance and participation.
Dr Thani said: “Last year, we have witnessed a great deal of participation from GCC countries and regions, which shows that such events can play a huge role in improving healthcare in our region. Therefore, at GCC, we are keen to provide The best activities and events to enhance communication between experts from different parts of the region and the world and adopt best practices for the benefit of patients.”
He added: “The association will hold this year’s annual conference at the InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City from November 16-18. Participation will be presented by multiple experts side-by-side in a live broadcast to maximize the audience.”
Dr Musa said: “Through these events, the Society provides an interactive scientific platform for experts from around the world to share experiences and improve the profession. The committee also welcomes the participation of national and regional experts (cardiologists and catheterization specialists), work together”— trade arab news agency