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Pediatric Cardiology's Participation in International Conferences

The Pediatric Cardiology team at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston is made up of physicians who are at the top of their field. Our team members are invited to a number of national and international conferences, including: 

23rd Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology/Asia Pacific Heart Congress

Dr. Liwen Tang was an invited faculty at the 23rd Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology/ Asia Pacific Heart Congress 2012  held in Beijing, China on October 10 -14, 2012. She gave three presentations:

  1. The management of pediatric cardiac emergencies.
  2. 2D echocardiography  in  Congenital Heart Disease
  3. Introduction to Fetal Cardiology

She was an invited faculty again at the 24th Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology/Asia Pacific Heart Congress 2013.  This meeting was held October 10-13, 2013 in Beijing. During the meeting,  she delivered talks regarding the management of fetal heart arrhythmias and fetal echocardiographic screening of congenital heart disease

Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions 

Dr, Alisa Niksch was a winner of the Innovation Abstract Prize at the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions in 2013 in Denver, Colorado, with a featured poster titled “Evaluation of the fetal QT interval  using noninvasive fetal ECG technology, in collaboration with MindChild Medical, Inc. (North Andover, MA).  Through her research with young medical technology companies, Dr. Niksch has brought cutting edge innovations to the forefront at international medical conferences. 

Further research in pediatric patients with Zephyr TechnologiesTM , producer of a wireless vital sign monitor, has been accepted for submission to a national conference later in 2014.

Cape Town

World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

 

Dr. Michael de Moor was invited faculty at the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery in Cape Town, South Africa, February 17-22, 2013. He was moderator in sessions that addressed  innovations in transcatheter interventional techniques for congenital heart disease.