The Second Annual Houston Shock Symposium 2019

The Houston Shock Symposium is a dedicated cardiogenic shock symposium that encompasses interventionalists, advanced heart failure cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac physiologists, cardiologists, critical care physicians, and engineers. It is our aim to have world renowned experts in this field to share and advance knowledge, expertise, and vision to save lives and reduce shock’s unacceptable high mortality rate.

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