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Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Thomas Drive, L14 3PE
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Aorta: From Structure to Rupture

Date: 03 July 2018 02:07

An inter-disciplinary meeting bringing together clinicians, engineers and life scientists to explore state-of-the-art in aortic pathology research.

  • Date: Tuesday 17th July 2018
  • Venue: School of Engineering, University of Liverpool
  • Hosted by: Dr Riaz Akhtar (r.akhtar@liverpool.ac.uk)

Key topics include:

  • Biochemistry and biomechanics of ascending/thoracic aneurysms
  • Surgical challenges for thoracic aneurysms
  • Behcet's disease
  • Novel techniques for vascular research – CT, AFM, Fast Digital Laser Sheet Microscopy and nanoindentation
  • Structure and development of the aorta
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support

Register here for free