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February 14 - February 16


19th Indian Association Cardiovascular Thoracic Anesthesiologist (IACTACON-2016) Conference. The conference is to be held at the Radisson BLU Resort Temple Bay, Mamallapuram which blends together an atmosphere that is serene yet sylvan with the ocean and its incessant waves providing an ideal place for academic activity and relaxation. Millennia of history and heritage surround this ancient suburb of Chennai which prides itself in culture and cuisine alike

The scientific sessions have drawn up an extensive program covering the recent developments in all major areas of cardiac anesthesia in the form of lectures, symposia, panel discussion, interactive workshops & original research paper presentation. The IACTA conference will provide a highly anticipated opportunity for anesthesiologist to meet, learn share ideas and research findings, discuss new developments and techniques.

Highlights of the scientific programme

  • Prof .P.N.Bhat & Dr.V.A.Punnose orations.
  • Plenary sessions and Janak Mehta award session.
  • Pro & Con sessions on current controversies.
  • Panel discussions & Symposia.
  • Workshops : Advanced TEE / Advanced Difficult Airway Management / Thoracic Anesthesia / ECMO Simulation / USG in Cardiac Critical Care.
  • Problem based learning discussions (PBLD) & ‘ Literature watch ‘
  • Sessions on Cardiac Critical Care.
  • Clinical lectures focusing on practical applications.
  • Heart and lung failure (ECMO, heart & lung transplantation and LVAD).
  • Bleeding management, transfusion of blood components, blood conservation & fluid therapy.


National Executive committee

Dr. Mahesh Vakamudi (President), Dr.Thomas Koshy (Secretary), Dr. Abraham Cherian (Treasurer), Dr. Mukul Kapoor(Senior Vice President), Dr. Mukul Kapoor (Senior Vice President)

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Indian Association Cardiovascular Thoracic Anaesthesiologists


Anand Pharmacy College, Opp. Town Hall, Anand, Gujarat, India 388 001
Principal , Anand Pharmacy College, India + Google Map
91-2692-250020, + 91-982.507.4167