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EHRA ICD for life Initiative Summit - Belgrade 19- 20 October 2012





In Collaboration with the Working Groupon Cardiac Pacing of the Serbian Society of Cardiology

 19 October 2012
TimeTitle    
14:00-14:05Opening speech of President of EHRA, A. Auricchio
14:05-14:10Welcome speech of host, G. Milasinovic
14:10-14:25 Welcome speech of the Minister of Health of Serbia, State Secretary Prof V. Djukic

HEALTH INEQUALITIES IN ESC-54 COUNTRIES
Chairmen :  A. Auricchio,  A. Velazquez-Berumen

14:30-14:45Quality of life and survival for cardiovascular diseases. Is there a gap and how big the gap is
between established and emerging European economies.
G. Galea 
14:45-15:00Role of ESC in reducing health inequalities in European emerging  economies.  P.E. Vardas 
15:00-15:15Roundtable discussion

THE COMPLEXITY OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH
Chairmen :  K.H. Kuck, G. Milasinovic, 

15:15-15:30Epidemiology and data on the prevalence of Sudden Cardiac Death in Europe- C. van der Werf
15:30-15:45Lessons from Out-of-Hospital Resuscitation Programme in Europe- A. Proclemer
15:45-16:00Primary and secondary prevention of SCD in European Emerging economies- A. Lubinski  
16:00-16:15Medical devices: Managing the mismatch. The Priority Medical Device Project-
A. Velazquez-Berumen
16:15-16:45Roundtable discussion
16:45-17:15Coffee break

EXPENSIVE THERAPIES OR LONG-TERM RETURN INVESTMENT ?
    Chairman : D. Milicic, T. Mihal

 17:15-17:30Health technology assessment of therapies for life-threatening arrhythmias-
N. Maniadakis
17:30-17:45Expected impact of current economical environment on prevention of SCD-
A. Torbica
17:45-18:00Roundtable discussion
18:00Adjourn

20 October 2012
Time   Title

TARGET IDENTIFICATION
Chairmen : T.O. Konstantinovic, M.Taborsky

08:30-08:45The EHRA White Book data colletion
A. Auricchio   
08:45-09:00Review of Budapest ICD for Life meeting
B. Merkely
09:00-09:15How important is to segment Central-Eastern countries needs ?
R. Hatala
09:15-09:30Roundtable discussion

DEFINITION OF UNMET NEEDS
Chairmen : G. A. Dan, J. Lakicevic

09:30-09:45Implementation of guidelines in Europe. How to fill the gap ? C. Blomström-Lundqvist      
09:45-10:00Implementation of Chain-of-Life in emerging European economies. Where do we stand today?-
M.Taborsky
10:00-10:15Educational activities of EHRA in Central- Eastern Europe. Where should we go from here?
G. A. Dan
10:15-10:30Training activities of EHRA in  Central-Eastern Europe. Achievements and vision.-
Z. Csanadi
10:30-10:45Roundtable discussion
10:45-11:15Coffee break

SPOTLIGHT ON CENTRAL-EASTERN EUROPE COUNTRIES
    Chairmen: C. Blomström-Lundqvist, A. Lubinski

11:15-11:25Belarus : A. Chasnoits
11:25-11:35Ukraine : A. Borodai
11:35-11:45Bosnia : B. Goronja 
11:45-11:55Georgia : G. Papiashvili
11:55-12:15Roundtable discussion
12:15-13:15

                                LUNCH TIME

COOPERATION FOR SUCCESS

13:15-13:30The concept of SCD Awareness day.- J. Kautzner
13:30-13:45Role of patient organization: the Czech example.- P. Kristofova
13:45-14:00Prospective of CRM device industry - M. Karamalis
14:00-14:15Prospective of cardiac imaging companies-  B. Fahn (Siemens)
14:15-14:30 Role of the Media - L. Erben
14:30-15:00 Roundtable discussion
  
15:00-15:10 Closing remarks- A. Auricchio
15:10-15:15 Closing-  G. Milasinovic
    
                    

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