Holzer Health System recently hosted the 2015 Cardiovascular Symposium at the Gallipolis medical center. A panel of celebrated cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons presented current recommendations for the treatment of heart disease and related vascular diseases. Presenting to the group was Holzer Cardiovascular Institute physicians shown pictured, from left, Dr. Ramesh Chandra, interventional cardiologist; Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz, cardiovascular surgeon; Dr. Robert Bradley, interventional cardiologist; Dr. Karen Nelson, cardiovascular surgeon; and Dr. Choudhary Rayani, cardiac electrophysiology. Topics included aortic valvular disease and replacement, carotid artery disease, aorta aneurysm surgery, peripheral artery disease, atrial fibrillation, and panel discussions on aortic valve diseases, carotid disease, aortic aneurysms, electrophysiology, and interventional cardiology. The symposium included 4.5 hours of continuing medical education type AMA category one credits. A wealth of information was shared with those in attendance. The Cardiovascular Symposium is an annual event. For more information, call the Holzer Education Department at (740) 446-5920.