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Devices for cardiovascular disease
Mon 15 May 2017, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
Cardiovascular disease encompasses a variety of conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system. In this seminar two leading experts will discuss how innovative devices are changing the way cardiovascular disease is treated, along with improving patient care.
Professor Jimmy Moore, Bagrit & RAEng Chair in Medical Device Design in the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London, will discuss his research on the role of biomechanics in cardiovascular diseases. He will explain his work to develop cutting-edge cardiovascular devices, including stents and testing methods.
Professor John Pepper OBE is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Imperial College London, and Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. He will discuss his significant clinical experience treating patients with cardiovascular disease, his work to develop improved surgical treatments for patients with aortic disease, and with how advanced implantable devices and surgical procedures are helping to transform treatment.
Lunch will be served following the seminar.
All welcome to attend
Date and Time
Seminar rooms 1 & 2 (located near Sydney Wing coffee shop)
Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney St, Chelsea, London SW3 6NP