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ESC at the 69th Brazilian Congress of Cardiology

26 Sep 2014 - 29 Sep 2014 , Rio de Janeiro - Brazil


Saturday 27 September

08:30-10:00 Barcelona 2014: take home messages

Chairpersons: F. Pinto (Lisbon, Portugal), Angelo de Paola (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Learning objectives: This session will summarise the main messages that were produced during the ESC Congress in the referred topics, allowing the participants to be updated on the most recent novelties important for improved patient management.

08:30     Welcome - Angelo de Paola (Sao Paulo, Brazil) & F. Pinto (Lisbon, Portugal)

08:35     Myocardial revascularization - M. Roffi (Switzerland)
08:55     Discussion - Ênio Buffolo (Brazil)

09:05     Imaging - F. Pinto (Lisbon, Portugal)
09:25     Discussion - Wilson Mathias (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

09:35     Aortic Diseases - G. Derumeaux (Créteil, France)
09:50     Discussion - José Honório de Almeida Palma da Fonseca (Brazil)

10:00-10:30    Coffee break

10:30-12:00 Hotlines from ESC Congress 2014 : Impact on Clinical Management

Session supported by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals in the form of an unrestricted educational grant

Chairpersons: M. Komajda (Paris, France), Maria da Consolação V. Moreira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil)

Learning objectives: This session will provide a summary of the main clinical trials, registries and updates on new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities that were presented at ESC 2014.

10:30  Heart Failure - M. Komajda (Paris, France)

10:50  Coronary Artery Disease - R. Ferrari (Ferrara, Italy)

11:10  Arrhythmias - G. Hindricks (Leipzig, Germany)

11:30  Interventional Cardiology - M. Roffi (Switzerland)

11:50  Questions & Answers

12:00  End of session

13:30-14:30 The Atrium Battle: A quiz between teams about Practical Considerations of anticoagulation in AF

Satellite Symposium sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

D. Moreira (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
A. Pieri (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
F. Darrieux (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
J.R. Faria Neto (Curitiba, Brazil)

Sunday 28 September

08:30 – 10:00 ESC Guidelines 2014

Chairpersons: R. Ferrari (Ferrara, Italy), Luiz Carlos Bodanese (Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Learning objectives: A summary of the newly released guidelines will be presented focusing on the most relevant and practical recommendations.

08:30    Pulmonary Embolism - G. Derumeaux (Créteil, France)
08:50    Discussion     

09:05    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - M. Komajda (Paris, France)
09:25    Discussion

09:35    Cardiovascular assessment in non cardiovascular surgery - R. Ferrari (Ferrara, Italy)   
09:50    Discussion     

10:00    End of session

10:00-10:30  Coffee break

10:30-12:00    ESC & SBC Joint session on Hot topics

Chairpersons: G. Derumeaux (Créteil, France) & Jacob Atié (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Learning objectives: A discussion about the European and Brazilian experiences in two hot topics will provide the audience with an updated view on the use of TAVI and ablation in atrial fibrillation in Europe and Brazil.

10:30    To TAVI or not to TAVI: The European experience - M. Roffi (Switzerland)

10:50    The Brazilian experience - Fábio Sandoli de Brito Jr (Brazil)

11:10    To ablate or not ablate in atrial fibrillation: The European experience - G. Hindricks (Leipzig, Germany)

11:30    The Brazilian experience - Guilherme Fenelon (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

11:50    Questions & Answers

12:00    End of session

The ESC Global Scientific Activities Committee gratefully acknowledges the support of its 2014 annual sponsors Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Boehringer Ingelheim.  


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