12th Annual Perioperative and Critical Care Echocardiography Workshop

23 - 25 February, 2018

Dear Colleagues,
The Society of Transesophageal Echocardiography (STE) and the Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, PGIMER, Chandigarh takes great pleasure and pride in inviting you to the 12th Perioperative and Critical Care Echocardiography Workshop scheduled on February 23rd – 25th, 2018 at Advanced Cardiac Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, the city beautiful. We will be hosting this meet in continuation with our trends of successfully conducting annual perioperative trans-esophageal echocardiography workshop since last 11 years. We welcome you to a feast of academic activities and interaction with renowned faculty along with workshops, CME lectures, scientific sessions, free paper and poster presentations. The workshop will give you an opportunity to enrich yourself by learning, sharing experiences and meeting stalwarts of our specialties of Anaesthesiology, Cardiology, Cardiac surgery and Critical Care.
We welcome cardiac anaesthesiologists, trainees in cardiac anaesthesia, general anaesthesia /Intensivists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and physicians having access to echocardiography in emergency/critical care settings with open hearts to our workshop. The 1st day of our workshop will be focused on Basic TEE examination that includes image acquisition and its correlation with actual anatomy, image optimization, measurement standardization, Pig heart dissection and Hands on training. Second and third day will be focused on advance TEE examination, discussion on guidelines and recent advances, Pediatric TEE and 3D TEE. Besides this those who are interested for more hands on training may enrol for 1week Hand on training program either ahead or after TEE workshop.
The hospitality, warmth and culture of the city beautiful is well known to all those who attended this conference last year. The weather in the month of February is very pleasant. The registration details and other details are enclosed in the brochure. Please feel free to address all queries to banashreemandal@yahoo.co.in. Please block the dates in your calendar.
Looking forward to your esteemed & valuable presence in Chandigarh during the last weekend of February 2018 in making this event a grand success with your support and participation.

With Warm Regards & Best Wishes,
Dr Banashree Mandal


Important Dates and Information for Award paper / Abstract submission

  • Early bird registration ending on 31st Dec 2017
  • Last Date of submission for manuscripts for competitive award section 31st Dec 2017
  • Date of oral paper presentation (award section) 24th February 2018
  • Those wishing to participate in competitive section must submit complete manuscript.
  • Seven best submissions will be selected for oral presentation
  • All the shortlisted submissions will have their Registration fees for the main conference / workshop (23rd Feb to 25th Feb 2018) waived off.
  • Top three of these oral presentations will win prizes (Rs. 5000/-, Rs. 3000/-, Rs. 2000/- respectively).
  • These best three will also be selected for publication in JOPE
  • All the rest including those where only abstract has been submitted (except the seven selected for oral presentations) will be presented as posters in the meeting.
  • Abstracts submitted by 31st Dec will also be published as abstract in next JOPE issue.

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