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ESC at 68th Brazilian Society of Cardiology Congress

28 Sep 2013 - 01 Oct 2013 , Rio de Janeiro - Brazil



Once more the ESC is bringing it's knowledge to Brazil.

New this year will be the "ESC in" programme taking place over 2 half days.

Scientific Programme to be held on 29 and 30 September 2013 in Rio de Janeiro during the 68th Brazilian Congress of Cardiology.

Scientific Programme as of 31 July 2013

29 September 2013

8:50 - Welcome from ESC and Brazilian Society of Cardiology (BSC)

J Andrade (Brazil), P Vardas (Heraklion, GR)

09:00-10:30 - ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines I: Meet and listen to the Experts*

* SERVIER supports the session "ESC Guidelines I: Meet and listen to the Experts" with an unrestricted educational grant. Servier does not affect or contribute to the scientific content of this session.

Chairpersons: H Correa Filho (Brazil), P Vardas (Heraklion, GR)
9:00 Hypertension 
        R Ferrari (Ferrara, IT)
9:15 Discussion 
       Fernando Nobre (Brazil)
9:30 Diabetes 
       M Komajda (Paris, FR)
09:45 Discussion  
       D Bertolim Précoma (Brazil)
10:00 Stable Coronary Artery Disease 
         C Aguiar (Lisbon, PT)
10:15 Discussion  
         E Nagib Gaui (Brazil)
10:30 End of session

10:30 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 - Late Breaking Trial Presentations from the ESC Congress 2013

Chairpersons: Kalil Filho (Brazil), F Pinto (Lisbon, PT)

11:00 In Heart Failure 
         M Komajda (Paris, FR)
11:18 In Arrhythmias  
         P Vardas (Heraklion, GR)
11:36 In Interventional Cardiology 
         L Gonçalves (Coimbra, PT)
11:54 In Ischemic Heart Disease  
         SD Kristensen (Aarhus N, DK)
12:12 ESC Registries 
         R Ferrari (Ferrara, IT)
12:30 End of session

13:00-14:00 Satellite Symposium sponsored by Bayer - Overcoming the Burden of Thrombosis: Expanding roles for novel oral anticoagulants

Chairperson: F Pinto (Lisbon, PT)

13:00 Welcome and opening remarks
         F Pinto (Lisbon, PT)
13:05 New oral anticoagulants and practical aspects
         D Atar (Oslo, NW)
13:25 ATLAS study: Main findings and future perspectives
         J Nicolau (Brazil)
13:40 From Einstein PE data to clinical practice
         C Aguiar (Lisbon, PT)
13:55 Closing remarks
         F Pinto (Lisbon, PT)  

30 September 2013

09:00-10:30 - ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines II

Chairpersons: J Ilha Guimaraes (Brazil), R Ferrari (Ferrara, IT)

9:00 Pacemakers 
       P Vardas (Heraklion, GR)
9:15 Discussion 
       L Ioschpe Zimerman (Brazil)
9:30 Acute Coronary Syndromes 
       SD Kristensen (Aarhus N, DK)
09:45 Discussion  
        L Soares Piegas (Brazil)
10:00 Valvular Heart Disease 
        C Aguiar (Lisbon, PT)
10:15  Discussion 
        F Tarasoutchi (Brazil)
10:30 End of session

10:30 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 - ESC-SBC Joint Symposium: Multivessel CHD Revascularization Strategies

Chairpersons: J Pinheiro de Andrade (Brazil), M Komajda (Paris, FR)

11:00 Multivessel Revascularization: The role of Imaging in the Decision Making Process 
        F Pinto (Lisbon, PT)
11:20 Multivessel Revascularization: When is medical treatment enough? 
        C Anne Polanczyk (Brazil)
11:40 Multivessel Revascularization: How to implement the guidelines 
        L Gonçalves (Coimbra, PT)
12:00 Multivessel Revascularization: Surgeon's Perspective 
        F Biscegli Jatene (Brazil)
12:30 End of session

13:00-14:00 Satellite Symposium sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim - Stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation: how recent developments affecting clinical practice?

Chairperson: P Vardas (Heraklion, GR)

Managing NOAcs in the real world: translating the studies into practical approches
         A Avezum (Sao Paulo, BR)
Dabigatran after 3 years: RE-LY, RELY-ABLE and Database Cohort Findings
         SJ Connoly (Hamilton, CA)

The ESC Global Scientific Activities Committee gratefully acknowledges the support of its 2013 annual sponsors SERVIER, Boehringer Ingelheim and Bayer.

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