Heart and vessels: from engineering to clinical therapy

General description

This two weeks course will focus on biomedical engineering applied to heart and vessels including biomechanics, biomedical signal processing and imaging, hospital management and a lot of other nice things;-) A visit to a multinational company active in medical imaging and a leading research hospital is included, to obtain some insight in techniques and technology available to diagnose and to treat cardiovascular disease including a view on existing artificial devices like heart valves, new computer and robot assisted cardiovascular surgery, stents, ... Besides the many classes on this topic there will be of course also a socialising part! A part that won't let you sleep for more than 4 hours a day, that will show you our nice pubs and the many beers you can order inside, that will let you view the city by night, that will let you taste Belgian chocolates,...

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Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee: