Growth and Trends in Interventional Cardiology


Kolkata: Heart stroke and disease is the globe’s biggest slayer, claiming about 17.5 million lives every year. In India, heart disease, especially cardio vascular disease is increasing day by day. The average age for cardio vascular disease is also decreased. According to WHO, if it is so happened, soon it will be epidemic in our country. In this perspective, the 8th Annual Conference of Society for Cardiac Intervention (SCI), ‘Biswa Bangla live 2016’ is very much important to Medical India which was held on 10th and 11th September 2016 at ITC Sonar in Kolkata. “It was an interesting and comprehensive 2 days long program on Complex Coronary Interventions in front of about 400 delegates coming from all over India. We hope the knowledge to be gathered will enlighten the cardiologists, healthcare professionals and others involved in cardiac interventions, research and therapeutics. The conference discussions will provide participants an unique opportunity for face to face interactions and tutorials to learn and enrich oneself not to mention the sharing of knowledge enfolding the updates, breakthroughs and solutions to interventional cardiology and the development of the common protocols.”said DR. Monotosh Panja .

In two day’s conference, live cases was performed by National and International operators, the renowned cardiologists of the country gave  directive lectures on clinical cardiology, interactive lectures on Interventional Cardiology and present Complex and challenging Cases. Various Workshops and course for Cath Lab technologists and Cath lab sisters was also held. The presidential address was given by DR. Monotosh Panja and DR. Saroj Mandal gave his speech in Inaugural program as organizing secretary. All the renowned cardiologists of the city along with the internationally famous national faculties graced the occasion by their august presence.

Janab Firhad Hakim, Honorable Minister, Urban Development & Municipal Affairs, Govt. of WB and DR. Shashi Panja, Minister of Women Development & Social Welfare and MOS Health & Family Welfare  graced the occasion as Chief Guests and inaugurate the program. “We hope that this will be also very much important for general mass also since this discussion on the knowledge of the latest art of technic of treatment & prevention to our physicians, is very much necessary. Such conference is an important step to achieve this goal.  ” said Dr Saroj Mandal.