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32nd Annual Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Scientific Session


Thursday, Sept. 25 - Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
Radisson Plaza Hotel
25 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Program Ovierview
The Children's Heart Clinic, in conjunction with Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, proudly hosts the 32nd Annual Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Scientific Session September 25-26, 2008. This annual event provides a forum to support the presentation and sharing of innovations in technology and improvements in cardiovascular treatment.

Program Objectives
The objective of the conference is to review and discuss state-of-the-art pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery as practiced at major Midwest medical centers. The topics of discussion will include congenital heart disease, research, and transplantation; cardiac catheterization, intervention, and electrophysiology; cardiovascular surgery; and echocardiography and non-invasive imaging.

Call for Abstracts
The Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society cordially invites you to submit an abstract to the 32nd annual meeting of the society. Abstracts may be selected either for oral or poster presentations. All abstracts will be peer reviewed and must be received electronically at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or postmarked no later than July 15, 2008.

-- Abstract submission form (.doc)
-- Abstract disclosure form (.doc)

Complete event and registration information
View, save, or print a registration form (PDF) that provides complete information on the program objectives, call for abstracts, continuing education, a tentative agenda, directions, and more.

-- Registration form (PDF)

For more information or copies of the Abstract Submission Form or Disclosure Statement, contact Amy McKnight at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (612) 813-8821.

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