Highlights from APVIC-I to IX
APVIC commenced on 18th April, 2009, at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and ETHICON Institute of Surgical Education, New Delhi. It was inaugurated by one of the most eminent, dynamic and senior most cardiologist of our country Dr. S. Padmavati.
APVIC entered its second year on 3rd – 5th April 2010, at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. It was inaugurated by the world renowned Endovascular Interventionalist Dr. Michel Henry from France. APVIC collaborated with Cardiological Society of India (CSI), Indian College of Cardiology (ICC) and Endovascular Interventional Society of India.
APVIC – III (11 – 13th March, 2011) opened new horizon for cardiovascular health professionals by collaborating with ISES & SCAI (USA). The mission of APVIC came alive by introducing the Fellows Course in association with ISES and SCAI. APVIC included live cases, Workshops on vascular imaging, vascular access closure devices, endovascular aortic repairs (EVAR, TEVAR), below knee intervention and dialysis access interventions.
8-10 June, 2012: 1st APVS Summit on Aortic Interventions (ASAI) was introduced, dedicated to Aortic Dissection, Aneurysms, Hybrid Procedure, Branch and Fenestrated Graft, Chimney Grafts, Percutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation. APVS – LEGS FOR LIFE PROGRAMME and APVIC ON THE ROAD PROGRAMME (on-site training in different cities of India) added a new dimension to APVIC – IV. Inaugurated by Dr. Edward Diethrich, Founder Chairman, ISES (USA).
14 – 16th June, 2013: The highlight of the conference was APVS-CORDIS – IRONMAN competition. It included the most challenging and unusual cases with out of the box thinking. For the first time, free membership of ISES, was awarded to the three winners of APVS – Iron Man. Inaugurated by Dr. Donald Reid, President of International Society of Endovascular Specialists (USA).