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Aortic Disease Awareness Day

By Chief Guest


Chairman, The Hindu Publishing Group

ICAD at SIMS Hospital Cordially Invites you for

Inaguration of India's First exclusive center for aortic diseases

  • Aorta is the largest blood vessel in the body. Although your aorta is a tough, durable workhorse, sometimes its walls can weaken and bulge in what is called an aortic aneurysm.
  • There are two locations of aortic aneurysms. One, in the chest, is a thoracic aortic aneurysm. The other is in the abdomen and is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
  • An aortic aneurysm develops from a weakness in the wall of the aorta. This weakness can be present at birth or can develop as the result of disease or injury. Atherosclerosis: A clogged or damaged artery from a condition called atherosclerosis is the most common cause of aneurysm.

Program Schedule

Timing Schedule
11.00 – 11.05am Welcome address by
Dr.Raju Sivasamy, Vice President, SIMS Hospital
11.05 – 11.10am Lighting of the Kuthuvilakku
11.10 – 11.20am Address by
Dr.V.V. Bashi, Director, ICAD
11.20 – 11.25am Launching of the Aortic Aneurysm Centre by
– Mr.N.Ram
11.25 – 11.40am Patients’ Experience
11.40 – 12.00pm Address by Chief Guest
12.00 – 12.05pm Launch of the Website
12.05 – 12.10pm Launch of the Helpline
12.10 – 12.15pm Vote of Thanks by
Dr.K.Murali, Interventional Radiologist, ICAD

Venue Details

Venue : Hotel Ramada Plaza,
Guindy, Chennai
Date : 19th September, 2019
Time : 11am to 1 pm
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