Apollo Hospitals Organizes Management of Aortic Aneurysm & Dissection Surgery conclave

Chennai October 2022: Management of Aortic Aneurysm & Dissection Surgery conclave 2022 was oraganised today in Chennai aimed at bringing national and international experts from across the India and the globe to deliver their thoughts, applications, and advances in aortic and vascular surgery. The Institute of Aortic Surgery and dissection surgery was inaugurated during this conclave by Ms. Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group. This institute would focus on prevention and treatment of major aortic disease in the community by creating awareness in high risk population.

Aortic aneurysm disease is a complex condition that requires a multidisciplinary approach in management. The innovation and collaboration among vascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, interventional radiology, and other related specialties is essential for progress in the management of aortic aneurysms.

The program was organized into —– sessions by experts. There were discussions on a wide range of topics related to thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms, aortic dissections, genetics pertaining to the aorta, interventional radiology, endovascular therapy, intensive care, and anesthesiology and spinal cord protection. The symposium was organized to provide an opportunity to highlight the advances of aortic surgery and to discuss the future of aortic aneurysm management.

Speaking about aortic aneurysm Dr. MM. Yusuf, Dr M MYusuf, consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, Apollo Hospitals, said, “These conditions commonly occur in middle age and in the elderly population. Aortic aneurysm is the term used to describe bulging of the major blood vessel (Aorta) which if not treated can lead to complete tear of the aorta. Aortic dissection is a condition where there is a tear within the layers of the aorta and is impending rupture. Aortic dissection is an emergency warranting immediate surgery to save the patient’s life. Management Aortic Aneurysm & Dissection is an advanced specialty in cardiovascular surgery where Multidisciplinary team approach is vital to provide good outcome.”



Apollo Hospitals have formed a core team with cardiac surgeon, Intervention Cardiologist, Vascular surgeon, Radiologist and Emergency room doctors to deal with major Aortic pathologies and provide 24/7 emergency treatmentwith good patient outcome.

Reutable National & International Faculty including Dr Khamin Chinsakcahi, Associate Professor in Vascular Surgery, Siriraj Hospital-Mahidol University,Bangkok – Thailand,

Dr Shiv Chaudary, Professor & Head of the Department of Cradiothoracic Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Dr Anil Bhan, Senior ConsultantCardiothoracic Surgeon, Medanta Hospital, New Delhi and Dr George Joseph, Senior Intervention Cardiologist, Christian Medical College, Vellore were an integral part of this one day conclave.