September 16-19, 2007, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C. National and International Health Care Professionals will Convene to Learn, Discuss and Debate New Research Findings and Treatment Strategies for Heart
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Failure Society of America's (HFSA) 11th Annual Scientific Meeting convenes Sunday, September 16, 2007 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. This three-day meeting -- a forum for heart failure specialists to present research findings and advances in treatment -- will address new research and developments surrounding heart failure, along with treatments and best practices of proper care.
The scientific program will kick off with an opening plenary session, "Empowering Innovation in Research," on Monday, September 17 at 8:10 a.m. Simultaneous sessions will include presentations by national and international heart failure experts, scientists, and allied health care professionals. Many will focus on the progressive treatments for heart failure and the increased risk faced by patients when treating other ailments.
"This year's conference will focus on interesting studies about the underlying causes of heart failure, how to treat patients with heart failure, and the importance of educating doctors about the optimal means of treating patients with this condition," said Dr. Barry Greenberg, HFSA President, and Professor of Medicine, Director, Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation Program at The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
Other scientific meeting sessions address issues relating to health care, including:
* Guidelines for Chemotherapy-Related Cardiac Toxicity
* Outcomes are Public Knowledge: Now What?
* Pregnancy and Heart Failure
* Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress and Heart Failure
* Influence of Gender on the Clinical Presentation o
|SOURCE Heart Failure Society of America|
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