Wessex Cardiology Trainees

Best Interventional Cases at GISE Congress 2011, 11 – 14 October 2011, Genoa, Italy

An interesting opportunity for young interventional cardiologists and fellows to present the quality of their work. “The Best Young Interventional Cases” is given the unique chance to present selected cases in the Main Arena during the Opening Ceremony.

Clinical cases of particular interest and educational value will be selected by a Scientific Committee and, if accepted, will be presented in the “Best Young Interventional Case Competition” session. The 6 best selected cases will compete and will be voted on by experts and the audience who will decide the allocation of the 6 prizes ranging from 1,000 – 6,000 euros each.

For further details, please visit the conference website

Register Soon! Cryptogenic Stroke: Should all PFO’s be closed?

Registration is still open for this morning meeting taking place on 26th August in the Heart Beat Centre at Southampton.

The faculty includes representation from cardiology, neurology and heamatology and covers trial evidence as well as case review.

Please contact drssankar007@yahoo.co.uk for more information.
The programme is available here

Training Meeting - 18.30 28th September - Winchester

The next training day for trainees will be on the evening of 28th September.
The South Central Electrophysiology Group (SCEG) is a mixed group of cardiologists, trainees and allied health professionals, and as always, we are all invited to attend.

Venue - Hotel du Vin, Southgate Street, Winchester SO23 9EF
Time - 18.30 for trainees

For the September meeting, Paul Kalra has arranged that we meet early to discuss some trainee relevant topics and KBA questions before the complementary drinks and food!

The full programme for the evening is as follows:

‘Echo Techniques for the Selection and Optimisation of CRT- an Overview of Current Evidence and Practice’
Dr Badri Chandresekeran, Consultant Cardiologist, Great Western Hospital.

And a Debate:

‘The Future of Atrial fibrillation Ablation is Anatomical Catheter Designs, Mapping is Obsolete’
Dr James McCready, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (for) vs Dr Richard Bala, Royal Bournemouth Hospital (against)

The meeting is arranged by Dr. John Paisey, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital and supported by St. Jude.

Sitting the BSE transthoracic exam? Going to the BSE conference?

The British Society of Echocardiography annual conference and exhibition is this year in Edinburgh, 6th-8th October.

There is an opportunity to attend the "core training day" on the 6th October, and if you are registering for both events, a reduced rate is applicable.

All the details are available in the flyer here