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Deborah Specialists to Present at New Cardiovascular Horizons Conference in New Orleans

Preeminent National Meeting Focused on Continuum of Care and Limb Salvage

Two Deborah Heart and Lung Center interventionists will be presenting at the 23rd annual New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) conference in New Orleans this week.

The conference — which brings together medical professionals for a variety of specialties from around the world — offers an opportunity to share the latest techniques, approaches, research and successes in cardiovascular medicine and limb salvage.

Richard Kovach, MD, Chair of Deborah’s Interventional Cardiology Department and Vincent Varghese, DO, Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at Deborah will both be presenting at the conference.

Dr. Kovach will be speaking on five topics during the four day event:

  • The Role of Duplex Ultrasound, CTA and MRA in the Diagnosis and Selection of Treatment Options for PAD
  • The Role of Iliofemoral Intervention to Facilitate Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Hybrid Algorithm: Similarities in the Management of CLI and Coronary CTO: Lessons to be Shared
  • Management of Large Bore Access and Closure
  • Renal Denervation: An Update

Dr. Varghese will present on:

  • Mitral Insufficiency: Causes and Interventional Treatments

“We are delighted to have such a visible presence at NCVH this year,” said Dr. Kovach. “This is one of the most important professional meetings in our discipline, and it is an honor to be sharing our experiences with our colleagues throughout the world. It is also a wonderful opportunity to hear from the 1,500 other attendees working in the field, and learn from their experiences.”

NCVH is an educational nonprofit foundation focused on multidisciplinary accredited conferences to advance the field of cardiovascular care using endovascular technologies, pharmacotherapy treatments, peripheral interventions and amputation prevention techniques. With a goal to empower healthcare providers with knowledge of head-to-toe vascular treatments, NCVH strives to promote interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration to address the continuum of patient care. Educational activities include an annual multi-day conference, Fellows Course, Business of Peripheral Interventions Course, CO2 Angiography Society event and Vein Forum along with one-day regional meetings around the United States. Internationally, NCVH participates with focused educational sessions at various meetings in China and the United Arab Emirates

Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, NJ is an 89-bed teaching hospital that specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, research, and treatment of heart, lung, and vascular diseases. Founded in 1922, Deborah has been a regional and nationally recognized leader throughout its 100-year history, during which time it has healed 2.3 million patients from every corner of the United States and 87 countries in the world. From performing the first open heart surgeries (adult and pediatric) in New Jersey, to running one of the highest volume left-ventricular assist device (LVAD) implant programs in the region, Deborah has stood at the forefront of medical innovation, all while never wavering from its founding mission “there is no price on life.” Deborah is consistently recognized as a leader in patient care from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ranked among the top hospitals in New Jersey for patient satisfaction; holds a top-tier Society of Thoracic Surgeons rating which places Deborah among the best cardiac surgery programs in the country; and is designated a national Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Deborah is an Alliance member of the Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. 

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