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ESC in Arabia

At the annual meeting of the Saudi Heart Association (SHA.29)

01/03/2018 00:00 03/03/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris ESC in Arabia Saudi Heart Association true DD/MM/YYYY


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

Friday 2 March 2018

ESC session 1 – ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Chairpersons: Prof. Marco Roffi (Switzerland), Dr Hussam Al Faleh (Saudi Arabia)

08:30-08:50 ESC STEMI Guideline 2017 Prof. Borja Ibanez (Spain)
08:50-09:00 Discussion SHA KOL
09:00-09:20 DAPT Prof. Marco Roffi (Switzerland)
09:20-09:30 Discussion SHA KOL
09:30-09:50 Valve Disease Prof Stephan Von Bardeleben (Germany)
09:50-10:00 Discussion SHA KOL

ESC Arabia - Role of Echo in structural Heart Disease

Chairpersons: Dr. Faisal Dallak (Saudi Arabia), Dr. Hanan Albakr (Saudi Arabia), Dr. Hyatham Al Shufara (Saudi Arabia)

13:00-13:20 Echo guidance for paravalvular leak closure Dr. Fatema Qaddoura (Saudi Arabia)
13:20-13:40 Echocardiography and multi-modality imaging for TAVR Prof Stephan Von Bardeleben (Germany)
13:40-14:00 Stress echo before valve intervention: When needed? Dr. Baha Fadel (Saudi Arabia)
14:00-14:20 Echocardiography for LAA closure: optional or mandatory? Prof. Stephan Von Bardeleben (Germany)
14:20-14:30 Discussion  


ESC session 2 – How should I treat my patient? A guideline-based perspective

Chairpersons: Dr. Mohammed Balghith (Saudi Arabia), Prof. Dipen Shah (Switzerland)

14:30-14:40 Case 1: Patient with recent PCI in need of non-cardiac surgery Dr. Hamdan Alshihry (Saudi Arabia)
14:40-14:50 What do the guidelines say? Prof. Borja Ibanez (Spain)
14:50-15:00 Discussion  
15:00-15:10 Case 2: STEMI and Pregnancy Dr. Nawal Mofreh (Saudi Arabia)
15:10-15:20 What do the guidelines say? Prof. Marco Roffi (Switzerland)
15:20-15:30 Discussion  
15:30-15:40 Case 3: Anticoagulations in valve diseases Dr. Mohammed Ali Zayed (Saudi Arabia)
15:40-15:50 What do the guidelines say? Prof. Stephan Von Bardeleben (Switzerland)
15:50-16:00 Discussion  

Saturday 3 March 2018

ECG 1 Joint with ESC (Joint Session)

Chairpersons: Dr. Ayman Khadra (Saudi Arabia), Dr. Ahmed Faqeeh (Saudi Arabia), Dr. Raed Alsuwaidan (Saudi Arabia)

13:00-13:20 Ischemic VT ablation: indications, techniques and outcome Prof. Dipen Shah (Switzerland)
13:20-13:35 Idiopathic PVC: When to ablate Dr. Yahya Alhebaishi (Saudi Arabia)
13:35-13:55 Best timing for Afib ablation: early or late? Prof. Dipen Shah (Switzerland)
13:55-14:10 SVT: when to refer for ablation Dr. Fayez Bokhari (Saudi Arabia)
14:10-14:30 Discussion  

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