Submit your abstract by June 25 - Pan American Heart Failure Congress, Panama, October 18-21, 2012

Nigerian Cardiac Society,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we would like to inform you that the Pan American Heart Failure Congress (PAHF) is due to take place in Panama City, Panama from October 18-21, 2012.

This Congress will provide an in-depth focus on the best approaches for preventing and treating heart failure (HF) of various etiologies and is aimed towards cardiologists, internists, nephrologists, pulmonologists, primary care physicians and cardiac surgeons in order to present the current state of affairs around prevalent problems in the region as well as the latest medical advances.

The program includes updates on treatment of systemic and pulmonary hypertension management of patients with HF due to coronary disease, acute decompensated HF, systolic and diastolic HF, cardiomyopathies and valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, use of biomarkers and devices to aid in diagnosis, expanding indications for implantable defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy, as well as treatment of sleep apnea and stem cell therapy. Lectures from internationally renowned experts in the field are combined with case presentations and a featured panel discussion.

The Pan American Heart Failure Congress (PAHF) will be conducted in English with simultaneous translation to Spanish.

We are pleased to advise that you are welcome to submit your abstract on a variety of topics, no later than June 25, 2012, via the online abstract form - please click here. (

We feel that the topics that the congress deals with are aligned with the activities of your society. Therefore, we would be pleased and honored if you would consider endorsing our meeting.

As an Endorsing society we would like to ask you for the following cooperation:

  • Publicize our congress on your website or on your event calendar, in return we will publicize your Society and its upcoming events on the Pan American Heart Failure Congress website.

  • Send a newsletter on our behalf to your members, informing them about our congress. We will do the same on your behalf to our contacts.

  • We will provide you with the opportunity to distribute your organization's marketing materials in either the delegate bags or at the future meetings table.
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    We hope that your society will agree to endorse our congress and work together with us.

    Should you not be able to endorse our congress, we would appreciate your assistance by adding the congress: to your website or calendar of events, as well as informing your society members and colleagues of this upcoming congress in order to make sure that as many specialists as possible are aware of this opportunity.

    For further information about the Pan American Heart Failure Congress, we invite you to visit the congress

    I look forward to receiving your reply.

    Best regards

    Sarah Krein
    PAHF 2012 Congress, Marketing and Sales Manager, Paragon Conventions

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