11th Annual Perioperative and Critical Care Echocardiography Workshop

03 - 05 March, 2017

Dear Colleagues,
Warm greetings from the Society of Tranesophageal Echocardiography and the Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, PGIMER, Chandigarh. In continuation with our trends of conducting annual perioperative transesophageal echocardiography workshop since last 10 years, I feel honoured to announce the 11th Annual Perioperative and Critical Care Conference, TEEPGI 2017, at Advanced Cardiac Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh from 3rd to 5th March 2017 for cardiac anaesthesiologists, trainees in cardiac anaesthesia, general anaesthesia /intensivists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and physicians having access to echocardiography in emergency/critical care settings.
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 enroll for 1week Hand on training program either ahead or after TEE workshop.
On behalf of the Organising Committee, I am excited to extend you a cordial invitation to Chandigarh for this academic feast, an unparalleled exchange of knowledge, technologies and recent advances in the field of perioperative echocardiography. Renowned speakers/faculty will join this three days conference to share their vast experience on topics as echo in critical care, 3D echo, speckle and strain imaging, pediatric echo etc.
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 March is usually pleasant. The registration details and other details are enclosed in the brochure. Please feel free to address all queries to teepgi.org/bhupeshkr114@gmail.com Please block the conference dates in your calendar.

With warm regards,
Dr Bhupesh Kumar

Highlights:

Transthoracic Echocardiography Workshop: Team lead by Dr. Sudarsan Setthy, Dr. Megan Olejniczak & Dr. Ramprasad Sripada (USA)
3D Echocardiography Workshop- Dr Usha Narasimhan (Singapore)
Prizes for best paper

Download Workshop Brochure Click Here

To submit manuscripts click here

Important Dates and Information for Award paper / Abstract submission

  • Early bird registration ending on 31st Dec 2016
  • Last Date of submission for manuscripts for competitive award section 31st Dec 2016
  • Date of oral paper presentation (award section) 4th March 2017
  • 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 (3rd-5th March 2017) waived off.
  • Top three of these oral presentations will win prizes (Rs 10,000/ Rs 5000 and Rs 3000 / 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.

3rd Satellite Workshop and Hands on Course on Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks - Download Workshop Brochure Click Here

Echocardiography: Assessment of impact as adjudged by a focused perioperative cardiac surgical care team

1. Badamali AK, Madhavan JS, Ghuman BPS, Subash S, Raj R, Mishra A, Mishra A, Arya VK, Kumar B, Jayant A, Shyam KST, Rana SS, Singh H, Mishra A, Kuthe S, Mahajan S, Prasad S, Mathew S, Arora I, Puri GD. Routine intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography: Impact on intraoperative surgical decision making, a single center Interim analysis. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2013; 1: 16-20. Link www.jpecardio.com

2. Mishra A, Madhavan JS, Ghuman BPS, Raj R, Kumar A, Dutta V, Negi S, Tandon Y, Kumar A, Arya VK, Kumar B, Jayant A, Puri GD. Impact and Cost Effectiveness of Routine Intraoperative Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography on Surgical Decision Making in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2014; 1: 3-9. Link www.jpecardio.com