CHOP Cardiac Experts Present at the 6th Krakow Educational Workshop on Congenital Heart Disease

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Group of men Drs. Joseph Rossano, Jack Rychik, Yoav Dori and Jonathan Chen from the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) were invited speakers at the 6th Krakow Educational Workshop on Congenital Heart Disease in Poland. The conference featured speakers from around the world and focused on progress and challenges in the management of complex congenital heart disease. It took place May 31- June 1, 2019, at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

Presentations focused on:

  • "Heart care before birth: Novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for the fetus with cardiovascular disease," Dr. Rychik
  • "Life with only half a heart: Defining the problem and the many consequences of a Fontan circulation," Dr. Rychik
  • "3D Imaging: Implications and applications in congenital cardiac surgery," Dr. Chen
  • "Mechanical circulatory assistance in single ventricle congenital heart disease," Dr. Chen
  • "Surgical techniques in complex congenital heart transplantation," Dr. Chen
  • "State-of-the-art treatment for advanced heart failure in pediatric cardiovascular conditions," Dr. Rossano
  • "Evaluation and treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy," Dr. Rossano
  • "Heart transplantation: Are we getting any better?" Dr. Rossano
  • "Insight into the forgotten and ignored circulation: The lymphatics system," Dr. Dori
  • "Plastic bronchitis and protein-losing enteropathy: New insights and novel treatment strategy," Dr. Dori

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