Escorts introduces 3D Trans Esophageal Echo in India

Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre Ltd. (EHIRCL), amongst the world’s largest stand alone cardiac institutions, recently organised a symposium on ‘Emerging Techniques in Echocardiography’ at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Doctors from across Delhi & NCR came together for the session on revolutionary 3D Trans Esophageal Echocardiography (3D TEE). Eminent cardiac specialist from EHIRCL like Dr. Ashok Seth, Dr. Savitri Shrivastava, Dr. Ashok, K Omar and Dr. Sameer Srivastava addressed the sessions sharing various case studies. Dr. Navin C. Nanda, Director of Echocardiography and Heart Stations, University of Alabama, Birmingham (USA), spearheaded the session on clinical usefulness of the new 3D Trans Esophageal Echocardiography in the field of Heart treatment. Dr. Nanda, listed in ‘Best Doctors in America’ since 1994, was the first recipient of the Tufts University Award in Echocardiography and in 2006 received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. 3 D TEE is the latest series of echocardiography imaging, this is a technique wherein ultrasound of the heart is done utilizing esophagus (food pipe) and stomach as a window vis-


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