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ESC in Arabia

At the 31st Saudi Heart Association 2020 & 17GHA Annual Conference, Riyadh, KSA

08/10/2020 12:00 12/10/2020 12:00 Europe/Paris ESC in Arabia

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

In close collaboration with the Saudi Heart Association (SHA), the ESC brings highlights in key topics from ESC Congress to Saudi Arabia as part of the Final Programme of the 31st Annual Conference of the Saudi Heart Association.

To take part in these sessions, register to attend SHA 2020:

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Friday 9 October 2020

ESC in Arabia - Managing my patient with Diabetes and (Suspected) Coronary Artery Disease


 Prof. Mohammed Ali Balghith, Prof. Marco Roffi, Prof. Azra Mahmud, Prof. Kadhim Jaffer Sulaiman

09:00-10:30 (GMT+1)
09:00-09:05 Case presentation: Work up of suspected coronary disease Prof. Haleem Shamsan,
Saudi Arabia
09:05-09:30 Lifestyle Modification and CAD Prof. Meral Kayikcioglu,
09:30-09:50 Cardiovascular Effects of New Anti-Diabetic Drugs Prof. Azra Mahmud, Saudi Arabia
09:50-10:10 Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease: Medical Management, PCI or CABG? Prof. Marco Roffi,
10:10-10:30 Antithrombotic and lipid lowering treatment: should my diabetic patient be treated differently? Prof. Naji AlKholaif,
Saudi Arabia


ESC in Arabia - Chronic Coronary Syndromes


Dr. Hussam Al Faleh, Dr. Mohammed Al Zubaid, Prof. Meral Kayikcioglu

13:30-15:00 (GMT+1)
13:30-13:35 Case presentation - patient with low pre-test probability Dr. Ihab Soliman,
Saudi Arabia
13:35-14:00 Familial Hyperlipidemia: Diagnosis and Management Prof. Meral Kayikcioglu,
14:00-14:20 Work up of suspected chronic coronary syndromes: coronary CT vs. stress imaging Dr. Ahmed Aljizeeri,
Saudi Arabia
14:20-14:40 Role of revascularization in the aftermath of the ISCHEMIA trial Prof. Marco Roffi,
14:40-15:00 Lipid levels: the lower the better Dr. Abdulaziz Algethami,
Saudi Arabia

When the heartbeat is too fast or too slow


Prof. Demosthenes Katritsis, Dr. Ahmed Hersi, Dr. Alawi Alsheikh-Ali

15:00-16:30 (GMT+1)
15:00-15:05 Case presentation: Non-Atrial Fibrillation-Supraventricular Tachycardia Dr. Abdulwahab Omer Hussain, Saudi Arabia
15:05-15:35 2019 ESC Guidelines on the Management of Patients with Supraventricular Tachycardia Prof. Demosthenes Katritsis,
15:35-16:00 Indications for ICD: are the results of the clinical trials still applicable to current practice? Dr. Ameen Zagzog,
Saudi Arabia
16:00-16:30 2019 EHRA/EAPCI/ACCA Concensus Document on Cardiac Arrhythmias in Acute Coronary Syndromes Prof. Demosthenes Katritsis,

Saturday 10 October 2020

Latest update on Heart Failure


Prof. Kadhim Jaffer Sulaiman, Prof. Wael Almahmeed, Prof. Abeer Bakhsh

10:30-12:00 (GMT+1)
10:30-10:40 Case presentation- HFrEF Dr. Maryam AlQaseer,
Saudi Arabia
10:40-11:00 SGLT-2 inhibitors: new kids on the heart failure block Dr. Waleed Alhabeeb,
Saudi Arabia
11:00-11:20 What's new in Pharmacologic Treatment of Acute Heart Failure Dr. Kamal AlGhalyini,
Saudi Arabia


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