Drissi Boumzebra, Marrakesh, Morocco
Head of cardiovascular surgery departement. University Teaching Hospital Mohammed VI Of Marrakesh
Caddi Ayad University of Marrakesh
Vice president of the ASPCHS
Member of the WSPCHS
” Dear colleagues and friends from around the world,
The world society for pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (WSPCHS) welcome you to our Seventh Scientific Meeting and the first joint meeting with The African Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery (ASPCHS) taking place in Marrakech, from15 to 19 june, 2022 Morocco.
The last two years have been both challenging and exciting when it comes to continuous surgical training. The vocation of the WSPCHS has always been to insure surgical management of an elite level to all children with CHD around the world. As a result, these last two years marked the foundation of the world university for pediatric and congenital heart surgery. The organization of this fantastic scientific meeting comes to complete the scientific purposes of both societies.
For the first time in the African land, this exceptionnal edition will be a wonderfull opportunity to meet experts from all continents of the world. Pediatric and congenital heart surgerons and colleagues from related specialities are joining us about an exciting program.
The program committee in collaboration with ASPCHS have choosen two interesting topics :
- Tetralogy of Fallot from the epidemiology to surgical management
- Rheumatic heart diseases in pediatric population
In addition to these mean topics two workshops will be organnized :
- Mitral valve Workshop :
Echocardiography : What the surgeons need to know
Mitral valve repair and replacement : Sheep model
- Tetratolgy of Fallot workshop :
3D imaging and printing in Tetratolgy of Fallot.
It will be an opportunity to initiate African cardiac surgery residents to the peculiar pediatric and congenital aspect of their speciality.
For the benefit of children across the world, this meeting aims to to exchange scientific information, network, establish friendships, professional connections, and build a strong collaborations between these sister organizations
On the behalf of your moroccans colleagues i welcome you to Marrakesh.”