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Department of Pediatric Cardiology Hosting PDA Symposium May 18-19


The Department of Pediatric Cardiology is hosting The International PDA Symposium on Friday and Saturday, May 18-19, 2018 at The Westin Beale Street Memphis Hotel. This course will discuss state-of-the-art practices on how to keep the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) open and how to close the PDA in newborns from specialist in many disciplines. Special focus will be on transcatheter PDA closure in extremely low birth weight, premature infants. Register now for panel discussions, review of the literature in multiple subspecialties, hands-on echocardiogram and catheter workshops, and expert lectures.

The program will include a LIVE case featuring transcatheter PDA closure of an ELBW infant. There will also be a one-of-a-kind, hands-on TnECHO workshop using premature piglets with a PDA.

This workshop is an excellent opportunity for healthcare professionals from all disciplines to learn more about recent advancements in management of the PDA. Students, faculty and healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend this very unique symposium. Please visit our website for details.