'8th National Midterm CME-ISPR 2017' Organized in Bangalore

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BENGALURU, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Columbia Asia Radiology Group in association with Indian Society of Paediatric Radiology (ISPR) organised

the'8th National Midterm CME-ISPR 2017'on25thJune, 2017, Sunday,atColumbia Asia Hospital, Whitefield. The event focused on talks and discussions themed around 'Paediatric Neuroradiology'.

The main

focus of the conference was on radiologists and it aimed to demonstrate key anatomy, concepts in embryology, unique imaging challenges with solutions and easy systematic approaches

"We are happy and honoured to host this prestigious event. There were a series of engaging brain storming sessions, discussions, knowledge sharing and knowledge enhancement on Paediatric Neuroradiology," said Dr. Nandakumar Jairam, Chairman, CEO and Group Medical Director, Columbia Asia Hospitals, India.

"The event aimed at providing delegates a platform to gain knowledge and interact with the top specialists in this niche area of radiology. There were interactive sessions oriented towards enriching knowledge of radiologists, particularly in the field of Paediatric Neuroradiology, which is considered a difficult speciality," said Dr. Harsha Chadaga, Organizing Chairman ISPR, HOD Columbia Asia Radiology Group.

"Through this event, we aimed at creating awareness about the rapidly changing science and more efficient diagnostic algorithms in neuroscience among the healthcare providers, clinicians and radiologists," saidDr. Jayaraj Govindaraj, National President, Indian Society of Paediatric Radiology.

"It gives me immense pleasure to be a part of this esteemed conference.Being actively involved in research, I have special interest in Paediatric Stroke, Neonatal Imaging, Paediatric Demyelination and Quality Assurance in Radiology. It was a privilege to share my clinical and research knowledge in this field with the delegates," saidDr. Manohar Shroff - MD, DABR, FRCPC, Radiologist-in-chief Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital of Sick Children, Toronto,who was apart of this event.

Dr. Manohar Shroff, who is a prominent figure in the field of paediatric radiology, presided the lecture on 'Paediatric Stroke Imaging' over telepresence.He has approximately 160 published papers and abstracts (Web of Science) to his credit, of which over 100 are peer reviewed PubMed publications. Eminent Paediatric Neurologists including Dr. Vykunta Raju K. N, Associate Prof - Pediatric Neurology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health and Dr. Ann Agnes Mathew, Consultant - Paediatric Neurology, Rainbow Children's Hospital were a part of the event.

Among other noted radiologists, Dr Amarnath C, Professor and HOD, Radiodiagnosis, Stanley Medical College, Chennai; Dr Sunithi Elizabeth Mani, Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore; Dr Asha Thomas, Consultant, Radiology, Bangalore Baptist Hospital; Dr. Anisha S Tandon, Consultant Radiologist and Specialist Radiologist, Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore; Dr. Ashish Atre, Chief Radiologist, Star Imaging & Research Centre, Pune; Dr. Sridhar Gibikote, Prof. Department of Radiologists, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore; Dr. Navdeep Walia, Senior Consultant and Lead Radiologist - Paediatric, Columbia Asia Radiology Group, Patiala; Dr. Namita, Consultant Radiologist, Columbia Asia Radiology Group, Bangalore and Dr. Sriram Patwari, Consultant Radiologist - Neuro Radiology, Columbia Asia Radiology Group, Bangalore were present at the event.

The conference structure included formal lectures, panel discussion and a quiz.

About Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.:

Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. is the only company in India to utilize the 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) route in the hospital sector. Columbia Asia is an international healthcare provider operating a chain of modern hospitals across Asian countries. It is promoted by investors based in Seattle, USA and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Columbia Asia is currently operating 28 hospitals across Malaysia, India, Indonesia and Vietnam. The Indian management operations are managed from its office in Bangalore.

About Columbia Asia Radiology Group:

The group was founded in 2009 to offer teleradiology services to both Columbia Asia and non-Columbia Asia hospitals. The teleradiology network leverages radiology resources across all the Columbia Asia locations helping cross usage of expertise and optimization of resources across different geographies. This network, in addition to providing services to our own hospitals, serves approximately 100 clients in India, Indonesia, Bahrain, Uganda, Kenya, Cameroon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Europe and Myanmar. The radiology group apart from radiology reporting also provides radiology training, peer review, quality assurance services and accreditation consultancy. The group also helps other hospital groups in establishing radiology networks by knowledge transfer and consultancy services.

Media Contact : Kanchana Prasad Sr. Corporate Communication Manager Columbia Asia Hospital [email protected] 080-40211000



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