Greetings from FACTS Foundation, India & CRF, USA.


First time in India
Interventional Cardiology Course in Main Arena, Coronary Theatre & Endovascular
Structural Theatres & Interventional Refresher Course by TCT Faculty


We are happy to announce that from this year onwards your favourite India’s Premier Interventional Experience - ACVS INDIA will be conducted as TCT INDIA. It will be held at India’s finest Convention Centres - HICC, Hyderabad from July 31st to August 3rd 2014.

APVIC (Asia Pacific Vascular Interventional Course) conducted by Dr. N. N. Khanna every year in New Delhi will be done as part of this meeting. Prof. Dr. C. N. Manjunath, Director, Jayadeva Hospitals, Bangalore & Dr. Sundeep Mishra, Professor of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi also join along with Dr. N. N. Khanna as Course Directors from this year. With more vigour and strength obtained by this vital additions FACTS Foundation & CRF together pledge to all our country cardiology community to bring to all of you a more interesting and broad based academic feast this year and year after year.

Programme Agenda
The main focus of the meeting in the main arena from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM will continue be Live case oriented academic learning from all highly reputed teaching Institutes of our country along with some exceptionally good International Centers moderated by experts in the International arena - Dr. Martin B Leon & his CRF team. Besides these there will be Special focused lectures by Dr. Martin B Leon and his other CRF team members who will all be further joined by many highly reputed European counter parts like Dr. Antonio Colombo and others. This year onwards we are launching post breakfast focused sessions in the morning (8:00 Am – 10:00 AM) which deal on specific issues such as Imaging - IVUS, OCT, Peripheral intervention, Primary PCI etc. From 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM, we would have three rooms. The main arena would continue with Live cases from various National & International sites, in addition, there would be an Endovascular & Structural Theater, Coronary & Cath Theaters.

Pre Conference Workshops will be conducted this year on July 31st at HICC. The goal of these workshops is to teach the basics in a hands on manner so that you may return to your institutions with the knowledge needed to start your own program. The workshops will consist of the following:

1. TCT Refresher Course – Dealing with basics of interventional cardiology (wires, guides, balloons, stents, etc.) interspersed with some interesting Clinical Case corner sessions.

2. Endovascular treatment of aneurysms from A to Z - which focuses on all basic aspects of endovascular therapy and guides physicians how to initiate the programme in their respective hospitals.

3. Structural heart device closure Workshop – which deals with not only device closure of ASD, VSD, PDA Closures but also with newer structural interventions like LAA Occlusion, PFO Closure, Paravalvular leak closures etc. This will be coordinated by none other than CSI, Germany Course Director - Prof. Horst Seivert.

BCVS Sessions will be held on August 1st 2014 for interested physician colleagues to provide content on key relevant topics in cardiology for general physicians as well as clinical cardiologists. These sessions will be held in partnership with Association of Physicians of India.

The CV Nurse Technician Symposia with ACLS/BCLS training sessions will continue to provide further education to the Cath lab and CCU staff.

We request all colleagues across the country to send us interesting Angio CD’s for the challenging cases sessions and any new research protocols for presentation in the innovative trial sessions.

Please register before the early bird registration deadline of June 30th 2014 to get the benefit of subsidized registrations. This helps in better planning and organization of the meeting to give you best hospitality experience too along with the academic feast.

We hope to see all of you at India’s Best Conference Venue - HICC (Hyderabad International Convention Center) - to experience the conference proceedings on Asia Pacific’s Biggest Screen, from July31st to August 3rd 2014.

Thanking you all




Founding Course Directors
Dr. Martin B. Leon Dr. A. Sreenivas Kumar Dr. Susheel K. Kodali
Course Directors - TCT INDIA NEXT 2015
Dr. Gregg W. Stone Dr. C. N. Manjunath Dr. N. N. Khanna
Dr. Sundeep K. Mishra   Dr. Ajay J. Kirtane




Conference Secretariat
Professor & HOD of Cardiology
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular sciences & Research
Bannerghatta Road, 9th Block Jayanagar
Bangalore - 560069, Karnataka, INDIA
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