Can a failing heart recover? For many years, the answer to that question was unequivocally “No.” But as the University of Utah School of Medicine’s annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) will explore on Jan. 12-13, advances in treating heart failure are giving physicians, surgeons and researchers reason to hope the deadly disease might one day be defeated. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
U-CARS Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium 2018
The 6th Annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium took place on January 11 & 12, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
On behalf of the symposium planning committee, it was our great pleasure to host the 6th Annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) on January 11-12, 2018 at the University of Utah School of Medicine in scenic Salt Lake City, Utah.
The U-CARS 2018 symposium attracted over 530 attendees, sparked in-depth discussions and featured ground-breaking research from around the globe.
We look forward to hosting everyone again in 2019! Check back often for agenda updates and accepted abstract speakers.
2018 Keynote Speakers:
Thursday, January 11, 2018:
Milton Packer, MD
"HF - recovered - EF: What Does It Mean?"
Friday, January 12, 2018:
Patrick T. O'Gara, MD
“Predictors of Post-operative LV Function Following Heart valve Surgery. What are We Missing?”
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Hosted by University of Utah School of Medicine and faculty from the Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology, cardiology professionals from around the world will gather to learn and exchange ideas with world-renowned health leaders. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine