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Riyadh - KSA

ESC in Arabia

Add to calendar 12/02/2016 0:00 15/02/2016 0:00 Europe/Paris Riyadh - KSA

This scientific programme is part of the ESC’s Global Scientific Activities - a series of international educational courses in collaboration with cardiology partners all over the world.

In close collaboration with the Saudi Heart Association, the ESC brings highlights in key topics from ESC Congress to Saudi Arabia as part of the Final Programme of the annual Saudi Heart Association conference.

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Summary

This scientific programme is part of the ESC’s Global Scientific Activities - a series of international educational courses in collaboration with cardiology partners all over the world.

In close collaboration with the Saudi Heart Association, the ESC brings highlights in key topics from ESC Congress to Saudi Arabia as part of the Final Programme of the annual Saudi Heart Association conference.

Thank you

We would like to thank once again the Saudi Heart Association for such a successful congress this year in Riyadh.

Thank you also to all the delegates who came to the ESC in Arabia 2016 sessions and to the ESC stand and who made this collaboration so successful. Looking forward to seeing you next year!

ESC in Arabia 2016: Access the resources

If you missed the sessions or would like to review the content please access the slides:

Press release

Read the press release on: Mecca’s cardiac hospital describes how it copes with the Hajj

More congress resources

You can also download slides, videos, congress reports and abstracts from ESC Congress 2015, including the joint SHA/ESC session thanks to ESC Congress 365. All you need to do is create your free My ESC Account.

FRIDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2016

10:15 - 11:45  Role of NOACS in Stroke prevention in AF patients
Current and Future Trends - Satellite symposium sponsored by Bayer

Chairperson: Y. Hebaish (Saudi Arabia)

Hall 2

  • 10:15  Introduction - Y. Hebaish (Saudi Arabia)
  • 10:30  RWE and future of NOACs in SPAF - F. Pinto (Portugal)
  • 11:00  Local and international guidelines - Khalid Al-Habib (Saudi Arabia)
  • 11:30  Q&A and open discussion - All

Saturday 13 February

08:20 - 10:00 Hot messages from ESC Congress 2015 in London

Chairpersons: F. Pinto (Portugal), H. Najm (Saudi Arabia)

Hall 1

Learning objectives: to be aware of the most important messages presented at the ESC Congress in London

  • 08:20  Welcome from ESC - F. Pinto (Portugal)
  • 08:25  Arrhythmias – M. Bertini (Italy)
  • 08:50  Imaging and Valvular Disease - F. Pinto (Portugal)
  • 09:15  Heart Failure – R. Ferrari (Italy)
  • 09:40  Hypertension and Prevention - R. Ferrari (Italy)

10:00  Coffee & prayer break

10:30 - 12:00  Joint Session ESC/Saudi Arabia Heart Rhythm Society

Chairpersons: F. Pinto (Portugal), A. AlMussad (KSA)

Hall 1

Learning objectives: to compare European and Saudi Arabian views on different aspects of cardiac arrhythmias

  • 10:30   New Paradigms of devices for arrhythmias management: a European view – M. Bertini (Italy)
  • 10:50   Device Registry in Saudi Arabia - A. Hersi (Saudi Arabia)
  • 11:10   A European clinical case related to AF – M. Bertini (Italy)
  • 11:25   A Saudi clinical case related to AF - Y. Al Hebaishi (Saudi Arabia)
  • 11:50   Q & A

12:00   Prayer and lunch break

12:30 - 14:00  Meet the Expert - Satellite symposium sponsored by SERVIER

Chairpersons: R. Ferrari (Italy), F. Pinto (Portugal)

Hall 2

  • 12:30    Introduction
  • 12:40    Hypertension: what is more important than life? - F. Pinto (Portugal)
  • 13:10    Discussion
  • 13:20    The fundamental role of metabolic agents in the treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease - R. Ferrari (Italy)
  • 13:40    Discussion
  • 13:50    Conclusion

14:00 - 15:30 Joint Session ESC/Saudi Arabia Heart Failure group

Chairpersons: F. Pinto (Portugal), W. AlHabeeb (KSA), H. AlBackr (KSA)

Learning objectives: to compare European and Saudi Arabian views on different aspects of Heart Failure

  • 14:00  Importance of CRT Team for Optimization of Heart Failure –   M. Bertini (Italy)
  • 14:20  Heart Failure Clinics, the Evidence, the Need and the Redesign – M. Alqaseer (Saudi Arabia)
  • 14:40  New Clinical Insights into HFpEF – F. ElShaer (Saudi Arabia)
  • 15:00  The role of Genetic Testing in Cardiomyopathy – A. AlMasood (KSA)
  • 15:20  Q & A

15:30 - 16:00  Coffee & prayer break

16:00 - 17:30 Hot messages from the latest ESC Guidelines and Registries

Chairpersons: R. Ferrari (Italy), K. AlHabib (Saudi Arabia)

Hall 1

Learning objectives: to be aware of the indications of the latest ESC guidelines and Registries

  • 16:00  Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Death – M. Bertini (Italy)
  • 16:25  Infective endocarditis - F. Pinto (Portugal)
  • 16:45  Heart Failure and Chronic Ischaemia Registry – R. Ferrari (Italy)
  • 17:05  Q & A

17:30 - 19:00  Where are we now: Current management of AF patients – an extension from clinical trials to clinical practice - Satellite symposium sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Chairperson: A. Hersi (KSA)

Hall 1

  • 17:30    Introduction and welcome - A. Hersi (KSA)
  • 17:45    Where are we now: Current management of AF patients – an extension from clinical trials to clinical practice - F. Pinto (Portugal)
  • 18:15    Real World Experience - Management of SPAF patients in KSA - A. Hersi (KSA)
  • 18:30    Panel Discussion

 


The ESC Global Scientific Activities are supported by Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim and SERVIER in the form of an unrestricted educational grant.

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Boehringer-Ingelheim
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Servier
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Organisers

Venue

Ritz Carlton

Riyadh Al Hada Area Mekkah Road

1431 Riyadh, SA

European Society
of Cardiology

Les Templiers
2035 Route des Colles
CS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Cedex France

Phone: 33.4.92.94.76.00