12th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA (NCSI)

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12th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA (NCSI)

05th Oct 2019

The 12th Biennial Conference of Nuclear Cardiological Society of India (NCSI) held on 5th & 6th October 2019 at MIOT International was a phenomenal success. We profusely thank all the faculty members and delegates who were part of this stellar conference.

We will never forget the enthusiastic student community for their active participation. Their eagerness to discover and explore the exciting field of nuclear cardiology further is very commendable, and truly inspiring. It was a pleasure to host you all at MIOT.

Date & Venue details
  • Date: 05th & 06th October, 2019
  • Venue: MIOT International, 4/112, Mount Poonamalle Road, Manapakkam, Chennai – 600 089
Programme Highlights :
  • Pre-conference CME on ECG
  • Updates on evidence-based multi-modality cardiac imaging
  • Updates on newer radiopharmaceuticals / instrumentations in nuclear cardiology
  • Imaging beyond ischemia: sarcoidosis / endocarditis / amyloidosis
  • Panel discussions / debates on hot topics, quiz / read-along sessions and paper presentations
Organizing Chairman Organizing Secretary Patron
Dr. Satish Nath
DRM, DNB, FEBNM
HoD – Nuclear Medicine,
MIOT International
Dr. Piyush Chandra
MD, DNB, FEBNM
Physician, Nuclear Medicine
MIOT International
Dr. Prithvi Mohandas
Managing Director,
MIOT International
Scientific Committee Advisory Committee
  • Dr. Dhanapathi
  • Dr. T C Kalawat
  • Dr. Madhusudhan
  • Dr. G N Mahapatra
  • Dr. P K Pradhan
  • Dr. Satish Nath
  • Dr. Indrani
  • Dr. Laxmipathy
  • Dr. E Prabhu
  • Dr. Arun Malhotra
  • Dr. Santosh Sampath
  • Dr. S Shelly
  • Dr. Sumathi
  • Dr. B. K. Das

Saturday, 5th October 2019
Time Topic Speakers
08.00 – 08.45 Registration
08.45 – 09.00 Exercise Stress ECG- Stress Physiology, Protocols and beyond just ST depression Dr. Srikumar Swaminathan
09.00 – 09.15 Pharmacological stress for myocardial perfusion imaging- efficacy, risks and patient selection Dr. Maharajan R
09.15 – 09.30

HOW-DO-WE-DO

Session 1: Performing the ideal cardiac FDG PET

Dr. Mudalsha Ravina
09.30 – 09.45 Interesting cases presentation Dr. Shefali Gokhale
09.45 – 10.45

CONFERENCE INAUGURATION

  • Welcome address

by Dr. Prithvi Mohandas, Managing Director, MIOT International

  • Presidential address

by Prof. Dr. Prasanta Kumar Pradhan, President, Nuclear Cardiological Society of India

10.30 – 10.45 Tea Break
Stable ischemic heart disease
10.45 – 11.00 Evidence based learning 1:
Lessons learned from imaging trials in stable heart disease
Dr. Madhusudhanan Ponnusamy
11.00 – 11.15 Maximizing the potential of CTA for CAD risk stratification Dr. Mona Bhatia
11.15 – 11.30 Stress SPECT for myocardial perfusion imaging in women Dr. Shwetal Pawar
11.30 – 11.45 Benefits of myocardial perfusion imaging using 82 Rb PET Dr. Masoud Garashi
11.45 – 12.30 Homi Bhabha Memorial Oration Dr. Aju Paul Pazhenkottil, Zurich
12.45 – 13.45 Lunch
Heart Failure
13.45 – 14.00 Clinician perspectives in heart failure management Dr. K. Jaishankar
14.00 – 14.15 Current trends and future application of nuclear imaging in heart failure management Dr. Chetan Patel
14.15 – 14.30 Role of cardiac magnetic resonance in heart failure Dr. Johann Christopher
14.30 – 14.45 Cardio-oncology: Emphasis on monitoring cardiotoxicity Dr. Rangarajan
14.45 – 15.00 MUGA scan for planning cardiac re-synchronization therapy Dr. Vijayaraghavan
15.00 – 15.30

DEBATE 1

Ideal gatekeeper to invasive angiography: CTA vs. Stress MPI
Moderator: Dr. Vijayraghavan

Dr. Gaurav Malhotra
Dr. Dhanapathi H
Dr. E. Satish Kumar
Dr. G Francis
Dr. Anshu Rajnish
15.30 – 15.45 Tea
15.45 – 16.00

HOW-DO-WE-DO

Session 2: Calculating myocardial flow reserve using PET

Dr. Ashwani Sood
16.00 – 16.15

HOW-DO-WE-DO

Session 3: Troubleshooting cardiac SPECT artefacts

Dr. Ashish Kumar Jha
16.15 – 16.45 Interesting cases discussion Dr. Chetan Patel / Dr. Ahwani Sood
16.45 – 17.45 Quiz Dr. Arun Sasikumar
19.30 – 23.00 Gala Dinner

Sunday, 6th October 2019
Time Topic Speakers
08.30 – 09.05 Oral paper presentations
09.05 – 09.20 Importance of quality control in nuclear cardiology Dr. Subhash Chand Kheruka
09.20 – 09.40 Evidence based learning 2:
Cardiac viability evaluation with FDG and its impact on outcomes
Dr. Santosh Sampath
09.40 – 10.00 Changing trends in nuclear cardiology Dr. G N Mahapatra
Updates
10.00 – 10.15 Newer dedicated cardiac SPECT systems: Feasibility and evidences Dr. Atul Verma
10.15 – 10.30 Newer radiopharmaceuticals for cardiac PET imaging Dr. Anupam Mathur
10.30 – 10.45 Feasibility and Indications for cardiac PET/MRI Dr. Shanmugasundaram
10.45 – 11.00 Artificial intelligence/Machine learning in MPI. Dr. Sanjay Gambhir
11.15 – 11.45 Tea
11.45 – 12.00 Reducing radiation dose from cardiac CT and nuclear imaging. Dr. Pankaj Tandon
12.00 – 12.30 Plenary Lecture:
Recent updates in CAD management: Interventional cardiologists perspective
Dr. Arun Kalyanasundaram
12.30 – 13.00

DEBATE 2

Fractional flow reserve vs. Myocardial flow reserve
Moderator: Kumaresan

Dr. Aju Paul Pazhenkottil
Dr. Viginesh Thanigaivasan
Dr. Guru Prasad
Dr. Ashwani Sood
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch
13.45 – 14.00 Evidence based learning 3:
FDG PET / CT for evaluation of cardiac sarcoidosis
Dr. Indirani
14.00 – 14.15 Nuclear imaging for evaluation of cardiac infections Dr. Gautam Biswas
14.15 – 14.30 Practical management in thyroid hormone related cardiac disorder Dr. E. Prabhu
14.30 – 14.45 Imaging for peri-operative cardiac risk stratification Dr. Sumati
14.45 – 15.00 Imaging a patient with acute chest pain Dr. Sai Krishna Mohan
15.00 Valedictory Dr. Satish Nath

Registration
Registrations are closed. For more information please contact Ms. Lorraine Satur, Conference Coordinator – Mob: +91 77080 63651, Email: ncsi2019@gmail.com Dr. Satish Nath: +91 90030 70731 (or) Dr. Piyush Chandra: +91 98927 03540
PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS
University Hospital, Zurich | Chest Hospital, Ministry of Health, Kuwait | AIIMS, New Delhi | SGPGI,
Lucknow | TMH, Mumbai | RMC-BARC, Mumbai | AIMS, Cochin | SVIMS, Tirupati | Apollo, Chennai
KD-Ambani Hospital, Mumbai | Fortis Escort, Delhi | KMCH, Coimbatore | AERB, BARC
St. Gregorius International Cancer Care Centre, Kerala | PGI, Chandigarh | JIPMER, Puducherry