November 29, 2022

8th International Aortic Summit 2018 –

8th International Aortic Summit Announced~ Over 200 cardiac surgeons gather in Chennai for South Asia’s largest Aortic Diseases Summit ~Chennai 20th November: Institute of Cardiac & Advanced Aortic Disorders (ICAAD) – SIMS Hospital is hosting the “8th International Aortic Summit 2018”, from 22nd – 24th November 2018. The summit will witness participation of over 200 veteran Cardiac & Cardiothoracic Surgeons from all over India. A plentiful presence of foreign faculties from Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Japan, Belgium, Oman and Canada will edify the participants. Mr. Ravi Pachamoothoo, Chairman – SRM Group will grace the inaugural session as the Chief Guest. Dr. Raju Sivasamy, Vice President – SIMS Hospital will preside over the summit. The academic sessions will proceed under the guidance of the Course Director Dr. V.V. Bashi, Director – ICAAD, SIMS Hospital.“There is an increase in the number of patients with aortic diseases in India, and a severe shortage of specialists trained in Aortic Surgery prevails. Approximately 6 lakh people suffer from various types of Aortic Aneurysms in India every year; out of which only 1000 people are getting treated. The prime objective of this international Aortic Summit is to provide decision-making and technical skills to Cardiac Surgeons and impart knowledge on the recent updates in treating Aortic diseases. This will in turn benefit our patients by providing affordable treatment.” Said Dr. V.V. Bashi.While speaking on the occasion Mr. Ravi Pachamoothoo said, “We have instituted a chain of multi super specialty tertiary care hospitals, to name a few SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Institute at Kattankulathur, Chengalpattu and Chennai, with a combined bed capacity of 1600. Offering affordable healthcare to all the people at the vicinity of our centres, is our motto. By hosting this international Summit on Aortic Diseases, we assure our commitment in offering healthcare to everyone at affordable cost”.This Summit is set to exchange knowledge and experiences on treatment and management of Aortic Diseases. A large segment of people are affected by various kinds of Aneurysms in India. Dissecting Aneurysm is a very serious aortic disease that results in higher mortality rate in the first 24 hours without treatment. Various modalities of treating this disease will be presented and discussed during the Summit.Salient Features of the Summit:30 international faculties from eight different countriesDeliberation on recent advances and modalities in treating Dissecting AneurysmHands-on workshop with simulated training on an animal organAbout ICAAD: ICAAD at SIMS Hospital is one among the largest and dedicated Aortic Diseases Management Centres in India. Dr. V.V. Bashi – Senior Cardiothoracic and Aortic Surgeon, Dr. Murali – Senior Interventional Radiologist and Dr. Aju Jacob, Senior Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologist head the team. To perform these Complex procedures, a sophisticated state–of–the-art infrastructure is necessary. This Achilles’ heel is made a reality by the team headed by the Chairman of SRM Group Mr. Ravi Pachamoothoo.About SIMS Hospital: SIMS Hospitals (SRM Institutes for Medical Science) is the world renowned SRM Group’s corporate hospital located in the heart of Chennai city. This 345 bed hospital offers 360 degree advanced primary, specialty medical care, cross specialty consultation, comprehensive diagnostic and multi-organ transplant facilities, all under one roof.With the finest combination of experience, expertise, cutting edge technology and well-coordinated multi-speciality quaternary care facilities and patient centric team work, SIMS Hospital Chennai is committed to deliver services of international standards. SIMS Hospital offers holistic healthcare that includes prevention, prophylactic treatment and care, rehabilitation and lifestyle health education and guidance to patients, their families and clients. At SIMS, every step is aimed at ensuring excellence in patient care.For Media Queries: R. Rajarishi M: 9841361018 & 9677763231 E:

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