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English Public Symposium 2017 - The HEART Truth: Hard Facts, Better Life


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Event Details

Date: 1 July 2017, Saturday

Time: 2pm to 5pm (Door Opens at 1.30pm)

Venue: Auditorium, NUHS Tower Block, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Level 1, Singapore 119228

Nearest MRT Station: Circle Line - Kent Ridge MRT station (Exit B)


Peppered with anecdotes on the speakers' personal experience with heart patients and new findings on heart matters, join us at this seminar and revel in the newfound knowledge and understanding of your heart and how you can keep it healthy for a fulfilling life! 

 

Ticket Prices

Early Bird Price: $8* (8 May 2017 - 31 May 2017)

Regular Price: $10* (1 June 2017 - 30 June 2017)

Event Day Price: $15* (1 July 2017)

 

*Prices listed are exclusive of $1 SISTIC ticketing fee. 

 

25% Off for Passion Card Members

 

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SISTIC Website: http://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cheart0717

SISTIC Hotline: 63485555

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Getting to Event Venue

 

By Car/Taxi


Take Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), towards Changi Airport direction.

 

Exit 8 on to South Buona Vista Road, turn right at traffic lights on South Buona Vista Road and go forward ahead, turn right to Kent Ridge Road after Science Park Drive.

 

Take Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), towards Tuas direction.

 

Exit 8 to South Buona Vista Road, at traffic lights, turn left and go forward ahead to South Buona Vista Road. Keep right and turn right to Kent Ridge Road after Science Park Drive.

 

By Bus

From bus stop along Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), you can take:


SBS Transit Bus Service No.: 97, 197, 198 (opposite NUH only), Express 507, SMRT Bus Service No. 963


From bus stop on South Buona Vista Road (outside Science Park I), you can take:

 

SBS Transit Bus Service No. 92, 200


From bus stop on Lower Kent Ridge Road (outside Kent Ridge MRT station), you can take:

 

SBS Transit Bus Service No.: 95

 

By MRT Train


SMRT Kent Ridge Station is just at our door step. From Exit A, you will see NUH and from there it leads you to the NUHS Tower Block via the NUH Kent Ridge Wing at Level 8.

 

From Exit B, you will see the NUHS Tower Block from the station exit, turn left and walk along the South Buona Vista Road towards Science Park Drive and turn right to Kent Ridge Road at the second traffic lights.

Programme

1:30pm Doors Open

 

2:00pm Opening Address

 

2:05pm

Exercise Is A Magic Pill


It cures many ailments, it prevents much pain. What is this magic pill and what kinds should you take? Learn from Asst Prof Yeo, as he brings you through his findings on exercise and heart-related conditions and shows you forms of this magic pil for a healthy heart. 

 

Assistant Professor Yeo Tee Joo
Consultant, Department of Cardiology, NUHCS

2:25pm

How Saving Your Limbs Can Save Your Heart


Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem where your arteries are narrowed and this reduces blood flow to your limbs. If you have PAD, your extremities do not receive enough blood flow. This affects your heart and might even result in amputation of your limbs! How can you prevent PAD? Learn more here! 

 

Dr Julian Wong
Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS
Head, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of CTVS, NUHCS

2:45pm

Cardiac Surgery Emergencies And What You Need To Know


Cardiac emergencies are more common than we think and you need to understand how they occur and why, in order to cope with them. Should they happen to you, or a family member, do you know what to do?

 

Assistant Professor Kang Giap Swee
Consultant, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS

3:05pm Teabreak
3:35pm

Myths Of A Common Heart Procedure - Coronary Stenting


Stenting has been in use for decades. What are the medical advances, and how different is stenting today as compared to a generation ago? What does this mean for you?

 

Professor Tan Huay Cheem
Director, National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS)
Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, NUHCS

3:55pm

Healthy Eating For Your Heart


Love food? Love to eat? Learn from our in-house dietitian on how to cope with yummy yet traditionally "sinful" or "unhealthy" local food choices we are faced with every day. Are they all bad for your health? It's time to find out more! 

 

Ms Valerie Teong
Women's Heart Healthy Clinic

4:15pm Q&A
5:00pm End

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