- The Three-day conclave promises kick start yet another year of global collaboration and conversations in the field of Structural Heart and Transcatheter Valve Therapies.
- Cumulative experience of over 30,000 TAVIs under one roof
The Sentient Summit, Asia’s largest structural heart conclave hosted by the Red Heart Foundation. The Three-day conclave from 28 th – 30 th April 2023 at the Sheraton Grand in Chennai. promises yet another year of global collaboration and conversations in the field of Structural Heart and Transcatheter Valve Therapies. With the stated intent of improving patient outcomes through the dissemination of shared knowledge, the Sentient Summit is one of the largest super speciality conferences in India.
Over 700 cardiologists and cardiac surgeons attend this three-day conclave and a global faculty panel that includes luminaries in the field of Transcatheter therapies provided immense knowledge and know-how through back-to-back sessions and workshops.
The Summit is hosted by the Red Heart Foundation, a registered public charitable trust. Through the trifecta of Education, Awareness and Access, the Red Heart Foundation aims to bring a systemic change in the way individuals and organisations approach cardiac health in India.
Dr Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice Chair of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited delivered the key note address and Dr Sai Satish, Clinical Lead – Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapies. Apollo Hospital Group, India initiated and engaged in agenda and interactive sessions during the summit.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice Chair of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited said, “This is an extraordinary event, Sentient Summits in person or even virtually mark the coming together of the finest minds in Cardiology, with a shared goal to educate, interact and share learnings, to raise the bar in clinical advancements.
Many a times, select patients would be declared inoperable because surgery posed a risk of complications, often due to the advanced age of the individual. And then like a glimmer of light in darkness, the cutting-edge interventions like TAVI, TAVR and more recently the Mitra Clip ushered new hope.
I believe that our present is almost magical, the role of technology is moving from an abler to game changer and collaborative effort and acumen is the new Mantra”
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Sai Satish, Clinical Lead – Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapies. Apollo Hospital Group, India said, “As we gather here today, we are reminded of the critical role technology plays in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. The advances in cardiology technology have revolutionized the way we understand and treat cardiovascular conditions.”
The Sentient Summit presents an opportunity to share knowledge and expertise, to learn from each other and to explore new technologies that will improve patient outcomes. From advanced imaging techniques to wearable devices that monitor heart health, the future of cardiology technology is exciting and full of promise.”
Featuring 21 international cardiac heavy weights and over 75 stellar cardiologists and cardiac surgeons from across India as faculty, Sentient 2023 housed the cumulative
experience of over 30,000 Trans-aortic valve implants under one roof.
Case based panel discussions, research presentations, workshops and debates are some of the highlights of the conclave. Key sessions deliberated upon various cardio topics including challenges, planning and outcomes of procedures and new technology. Key learning sessions included lectures on Hands on Training Village, emerging solutions, Life Time Management Of AV disease and treatment also featured in the summit, A list of prominent international course directors including Dr Ganesh Manoharan from UK,
Dr Geza Fontos and Dr Peter Andreka from France and Dr Saibal Kar, Dr Susheel Kodali and Vinayat N Bapat from US facilitated the summit.
This conferenced and excellent source of learning about the challenges faced in improving quality healthcare. , this in-person conference was first started in the year 2019 and is back in its home turf, Chennai, in 2023
About The Red Heart Foundation
The Red Heart Foundation traces its origins to the reality of its country of birth; India, a country with the youngest population on the planet and yet a country that will have over
430 million 70-year-olds in 2 years from now, a country that tops the global chart in smartphone penetration, but also one of where 16% of the population live below poverty line. The dichotomy of life in this subcontinent is what led to the creation of an organisation that intends to impact a central concern, healthcare and more specifically cardiac care