Our hospital held the CHENG HSIN Live 2020 international conference, which focused on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and complex high-risk coronary artery intervention

Cheng Hsin Hospital held the CHENG HSIN Live 2020 international conference on December 5-6, 2020. The conference invited top domestic and foreign cardiovascular experts to participate. The two main themes of the conference were hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and complex and high-risk indicated procedure/patients (CHIP) for coronary intervention therapy.

On the first day of the HCM forum, experts from the Mayo Clinic Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic in the United States, including Professor Grace Lin, Professor Hartzell V Schaff, Professor Jane A Linderbaum, Professor Rick A Nishimura, Professor Steve R Ommen, and Professor Yongmei Cha gave online speeches. In addition to American cardiovascular experts, the hospital also invited several Chinese experts, including Professor Wang Hao and Professor Wang Shuiyun from the Fuwai Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Professor Yang Jian from the Xijing Hospital of the Air Force Medical University, and Professor Liu Liwen from the Air Force Medical University. Domestic experts also participated in the online conference, including Dr. Huang Rui-ren, Dean of the Yunlin Branch of National Taiwan University Hospital, Dr. Hsieh I-chang, Chairman of the Taiwan Interventional Cardiovascular Society, Dr. Tsai Feng-Chun, Director of Cardiac Surgery at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Dr. Xu Rongbin, Director of Cardiac Surgery at National Taiwan University Hospital, Professor Yang Zong-long, Director of the Quality Control Center and Innovation Center at Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, and Dr. Lin Wen-yu from the Department of Cardiology at Tri-Service General Hospital.

On that day, in addition to live-streaming the surgical procedures, the hospital also arranged several exciting lectures in which experts shared their experiences in the surgical treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. On the second day of the conference (December 6th), the hospital arranged a live broadcast of its cardiac catheterization procedures and a seminar on how to manage complex and high-risk cases of coronary artery disease through collaboration between cardiac surgery teams and cardiology teams. A total of 11 surgical procedures were performed on that day, all of which were successfully completed.

Our heart team is led by Dr. Wei Jeng and includes Vice President Wei-Hsian Yin, Director Chung-Yi Chang of the Cardiology Center, Director Chang-Chyi Lin of the Medical Center, Director Yun-Hsuan Tseng of the Health Management Center, Director Yi-Cheng Chuang of the Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Director Tien-Ping Tsao of the Cardiovascular Internal Medicine Department, Director Jia-Kan Chang of the Pediatric Cardiology Department, Director Kuo-Chen Lee of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Director Hou-Sheng Yang of the Cardiac Health Checkup Department, and physicians Hsu-Lung Jen, Jiann-Jong Wang, Jian-Ming Huang, Kuan-Chun Chen, Jian-Long Huang, Guan-Zhi Huang, Yi-Chen Chen, and Yung-Tsai Lee of the Cardiology Internal and External Departments, as well as Dr. Ming-Chen Hsiung of the Echocardiography Laboratory, Dr. Ren-Xian Liu of the Nuclear Medicine Department, and Dr. Mei-Han Wu of the General Radiology Department, all of whom participated in the meetings and surgeries together, demonstrating the elite level of our team. Over the course of two days, our cardiology team showcased their rich surgical experience and superb skills, completing all cases safely and successfully, deserving applause. The conference was rich and practical, with a total of more than 7,500 clicks including from the mainland and unprecedented popularity, receiving unanimous recognition from the experts in attendance.

In December 2020, our hospital held the CHENG HSIN Live 2020 international conference, inviting domestic and foreign experts to discuss together via video conference. The image above from right to left shows Dr. Wei Jeng, President Yin Wei-Hsian, Dr. I-Chang, Hsieh, Chairman of the Taiwan Society of Interventional Cardiology, and Dr. Feng-Chun Tsai, Director of the Cardiac Surgery Department at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.

On the following day of the conference, a total of 11 surgical cases were performed successfully, with an online live broadcast total of more than 7,500 clicks and enthusiastic response.