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Recommended Conferences for Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial Septal Defect

As per available reports about 12 relevant Journals, 10 Conferences, 2 National symposiums are presently dedicated exclusively to atrial septal defect and about 109 articles are being published on Atrial Septal Defect.

An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the septum, or muscular wall, that separates the heart’s two upper chambers (atria). An ASD occurs when part of the atrial septum does not form properly. Normally, the right side of the heart pumps blood that is low in oxygen to the lungs, while the heart’s left side pumps oxygen-rich blood to the body. When there is an ASD, blood from the left and right sides mix, and the heart generally does not work at its most efficient level. The risk of problems is greater when the defect is large (greater than 2 cm). Problems may include:
• Right heart enlargement (leading to right heart failure)
Heart rhythm disturbances, including atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, occur in 50 to 60 percent of all patients over age 40 with an ASD.
• Pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the arteries that supply blood to the lungs). Blood normally flows from the left side of the heart to the right, but in patients with an ASD and severe pulmonary hypertension, the blood flow across the ASD can reverse (flow right to left).
As a result, oxygen levels in the blood will decrease, leading to a condition known as Eisenmenger syndrome . Leaking tricuspid and mitral valves as a result of enlargement of the heart.

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Scope and Importance

In infants, small ASDs (less than 5 mm) will often not cause problems, or will close without treatment. Larger ASDs (8 to 10 mm), often do not close and may need a procedure. Important factors include the size of the defect, the amount of extra blood flowing through the opening, and whether the person has any symptoms. Some people with ASD may have other congenital heart conditions. These may include a leaky valve or a hole in another area of the heart.

The normal Heart has two sides, which are separated by a muscular wall called the septum. Each side of the heart also has two parts - the upper chamber called an atrium, and the lower chamber called a ventricle. An atrial septal defect (ASD) is an opening in the wall (the atrial septum) View Large Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Illustration between the heart's two upper chambers (the right and left atria). An ASD is one of the defects referred to as "a hole in the heart. “Normally, the right side of the heart carries deoxygenated blood back into the heart and the left side carries oxygenated blood back out to the body. An ASD allows the oxygenated blood to pass from the left atrium, through the opening in the septum, into the right atrium causing the two to mix. This leads to increased Blood flow through the right side of the heart and lungs. Over time, this "extra" blood volume stresses the heart and causes the right atrium, ventricle and pulmonary arteries to dilate (become wider). This can eventually lead to heart failure, pulmonary hypertension or heart rhythm abnormalities. A "hole" in the wall that separates the top two chambers of the heart. This defect allows oxygen-rich blood to leak into the oxygen-poor blood chambers in the heart. ASD is a defect in the septum between the heart's two upper chambers (atria). The septum is a wall that separates the heart's left and right sides.

Market Analysis: 
Atrial septal defect (ASD), which accounts for 8%-10% of congenital heart diseases, reflects the most common type in adults. Percutaneous transfemoral septal closure is the contemporary alternative to surgical closure. According to the American College of Cardiology Foundation, in 2010, the prevalence of CHD in Asia was 8.9 to 9.7 per 1,000 live births, whereas in Africa this figure was 1.1 to 3.5 per 1,000 live births. For Coarctation of the Aorta Trail (COAST) $198,865 funded by the Johns Hopkins University.

List of Best International Conferences: 

  1. 2nd Pediatric Cardiology Conference September 22-24, 2016 Las Vegas, USA
  2. 6th Clinical Cardiology Conference November 30-December 02, 2015 San Antonio, USA
  3. Primary Healthcare Conference April 25-27, 2016 Dubai, UAE
  4. 8th Cardiologists Conference July 18-20, 2016 Berlin, Germany
  5. Cardiac Nursing Conference May 5-7, 2016 Chicago, USA
  6. Vascular Medicine and Surgeons Conference October 24-25, 2016 Chicago, USA
  7. 10th Interventional Cardiology Conference Sept 12-14, 2016 Berlin Germany
  8. 3rd Health Informatics and Technology Conference June 27-29, 2016 New Orleans,USA
  9. 13th European Cardiology Conference Oct 24-26, 2016 Valencia, Spain
  10. 9th Molecular and Cellular Cardiology Conference Sept 7-9, 2016 Sao Paulo, Brazil
  11. Cardio Vascular Medicine Conference October 10-11, 2016 Manchester, USA
  12. Atherosclerosis Conference July 11-12, 2016 Philadelphia, USA
  13. Anesthesia and Intensive Care Conference September 12-14, 2016 Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  14. Internal Medicine Conference November 03-05, 2016 Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  15. Hypertension Conference  August 04-06, 2016 Toronto, Canada
  16. Surgery Conference October 06-08, 2016 Alicante, Spain
  17. Medical Devices Conference December 01-03, 2016 Baltimore, USA
  18. Healthcare Conference October 05-07, 2015 New Delhi, India
  19. Atherosclerosis Conference July 11-12, 2016 Philadelphia, USA
  20. 4th International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy (CPP 2016), 27/02/2016 - 01/03/2016, Las Vegas, USA
  21. 9th Belgian Heart Rhythm Meeting “Arrhythmias for every Cardiologist” during 8th and Friday 9th October 2015 at Belgium.
  22. Mayo Clinic Cardiology Update at South Beach: A Focus on Prevention 08 - 21 Jan 2016, Miami Beach, USA
  23. Gulf Arrhythmia Congress 21 Jan-23 Jan 2016, Dubai, UAE
  24. 45th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Thoracic and vascular surgery 13- 16 Feb 2016, Leipzig, Germany
  25. The 4th International Conference on Prehypertension, Hypertension and  Cardio Metabolic Syndrome 03-06 Mar 2016 Venice, Italy
  26. World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health 04 -07 Jun 2016 Mexico City, Mexico
  27. AATS Aortic Symposium 2016 December 15, 2015 at New York, USA

Relevant Society and Associations 

1. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
2. National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.
3. National Heart Centre Singapore.
4. The American Health Information Management Association
5. Association for European Paediatric Cardiology
6. Global Heart Network Foundation
7. Society for Vascular Surgery
8. Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery
9. Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland
10. European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions
11. Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
12. European Heart Rhythm Association
13. Egyptian Medical Society of Echocardiography
14. Society of Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologists, Chicago
15. AEPC Association for European Paediatric Cardiology
16. Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society, Inc.
17. Pediatric Congenital Heart Association’s
18. Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society
19. Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Association
20. Russian National Congress of Cardiology
21. British Cardiovascular Society
22. The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
23. European Society of Hypertension
24. European Atherosclerosis Society
25. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation, USA

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2. St. Jude Medical Inc.
3. Biosense Webste
4. Cardia Inc.
5. LifeTech Scientific
6. Maquet Cardiovascular
7. Medtronic
8. Occlutech Holding AG and Pfm medical.
9. Vascutek Ltd
10. Union Diagnostic and Clinical Services Plc.
11. Stryker Medical Company
12. GE Medical Equipment
13. Endologix, Inc.
14. Medtronic Inc.
15. Gore Medical Products
16. Medtronic Equipment
17. SonoSite Inc. – US
18. Hitachi Aloka Medical America
19. Cook Medical Incorporated
20. Abiomed, Inc.
21. Johnson and Johnson
22. Biocompatibles UK Limited
23. iCardiac Technologies, Inc.
24. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation


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