Advanced PCI Symposium hosted by Department of Cardiology, Tianjin Chest Hospital, Tianjin, China, in conjunction with Professor Sandeep Nathan, Director CICU/Co-Director Cardiac Cath Lab, UChicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Professor Sandeep Nathan, MD, Director CICU/Co-Director Cardiac Cath Lab, UChicago Medicine, attended Tianjin Chest Hospital, Tianjin, China on 11th October 2019 to deliver a symposium to staff on advanced PCI.

Professor Nathan, a highly skilled cardiologist, specializes in interventional cardiovascular procedures; with vast experience of a wide range of coronary and peripheral vascular procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, including balloon angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy, thrombectomy and intravascular ultrasound imaging; in addition to his extensive clinical trial principal investigator/co-investigator experience.

Dr Guo Zhigang, Administrator, and Dr Liu Yin, Director, CCU Department, Tianjin Chest Hospital, were delighted to welcome Professor Nathan to the facility, and to have his insight on several case studies. Professor Nathan exchanged ideas on interventional strategies of 3 CHIP patients with Dr. Liu’s team and observed on various procedures.

Information and insights were exchanged on processes at Tianjin Chest Hospital, while Professor Nathan shared best practice management procedures from his department at UChicago Medicine; outlined optimal strategies for interventional therapy for critical coronary lesions and presented examples of cases of complicated coronary intervention. Dr Bai Miaona and Dr Liu Jingyu, CCU Department, Tianjin Chest Hospital, reported on several research projects and case studies from their departments at the hospital.

Such an international collaboration greatly benefited everyone in attendance. Tianjin Chest Hospital is a national coronary intervention training base and has established regular such academic exchange events with internationally renowned cardiologists and other related experts. It has far-reaching significance for improving the professional level of cardiovascular doctors in Tianjin Chest Hospital and for training early career doctors.

Updated: October 21, 2019 — 1:55 pm