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Media Invited to Attend International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation Meeting in Boston, April 9-12
Date:2/29/2008

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The 28th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place and the Hynes Convention Center, April 9-12th.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Attending media will have access to original research from transplant-related clinical trials and stimulating scientific debate. ISHLT expects more than 2,000 attendees from around the world, including surgeons, physicians, scientists, transplant coordinators, nurses and other related industry representatives.

Scientific highlights from the meeting include:

-- Strategies to improve donor availability in children

-- Matching patient to machine in circulatory support

-- Challenges of lung transplantation with Cystic Fibrosis

-- Organ preservation -- new technologies in organ care

-- Role of genomics and proteomics in the future of patient management

MEDIA ASSISTANCE

Media with press credentials are welcome for no charge at all scientific sessions and symposia. A fully equipped and staffed press room with supplemental materials and opportunities for media briefings will be available April 9-12 at the Hynes Convention Center in room 308. Every accommodation will be made to fulfill individual requests for interviews and information. Please contact MasonPR to register.

Additional information about the meeting will be provided as it becomes available. If you would like to receive updates and news releases, please register using the form below or e-mail your registration information to mcross@masonpr.com.

The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) is a not-for-profit organization with over 3000 members from over 45 countries dedicated to the advancement of the science and treatment of end-stage heart and lung diseases. For more information, visit http://www.ishlt.org.

Media Contact: Lauren Mason

Phone: (210) 731-6646

E-mail: lmason@masonpr.com


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