Dubai – MENA Herald: American Hospital Dubai has revealed its participation at the 2nd edition of the Top to Toe Trans catheter Solutions (4TS 2016), one of the biggest cardiology and vascular conferences held in the Middle East, which starts today Thursday, February 18, 2016 and will run until February 19, 2016 in Dubai. The Hospital participated as the event’s Platinum Sponsor. 4TS 2016 will feature a series of panel discussions, workshops, seminars and presentations focusing on the ideal means to employ advanced treatment capabilities of catheter operations to a wider scope for the treatment of all parts of the body.

According to the event’s organizers, 4TS 2016 offers an interactive platform for the exchange of scientific expertise and medical knowledge in the area of trans catheter solutions–opening up direct channels of discussion among 100 key speakers from across the Middle East, Europe and the US. The 2nd edition of 4TS is expected to attract the participation of more than 500 renowned physicians from leading Middle East-based hospitals and top-notch medical and academic institutions from around the world, such as Texas Heart Institute, Johns Hopkins University and The University of Washington.

Led by Dr. Omar Kamel Al Hallak, Chief of Interventional Cardiology and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, American Hospital Dubai, the 4TS Conference focuses on the multidisciplinary team approach to treating cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Al Hallak explained that the hosting of such a medical event reaffirms the UAE’s leading position as one of the key destinations for transcatheter operations, having scored one of the highest success rates in the world.

“Organizing the 2nd edition of the Top to Toe Transcatheter Solutions International Conference complements last year’s momentum in terms of discussing the current opportunities and potential prospects to leverage on the advanced transcatheter technologies. We are delighted to join top-notch physicians who specialize in interventional cardiology, vascular surgery, interventional radiology and atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases to showcase the latest medical transcatheter-related innovations which are poised to serve as a key addition to the ongoing efforts to raise the bar on healthcare services in line with scientific and technological development,” added Dr. Al Hallak.

Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences (HMA) and Dubai Health Authority, the 2nd 4TS Conference is being organized in collaboration with the International Society of Endovascular Specialists, American College of Cardiology (ACC) UAE Chapter, Emirates Cardiac Society, International Atherosclerosis Society, Turkish Society of Cardiology and the European Atherosclerosis Society.