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The First Joint Gulf Heart Association (GHA) / European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Meeting

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Kuwait

Add to calendar06/10/20170:00 07/10/20170:00 Europe/Paris The First Joint Gulf Heart Association (GHA) / European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Meeting

For the first time, the Gulf Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology have organised a dedicated Joint Meeting to be held in Kuwait from 6 to 7 October 2017.

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Summary

For the first time, the Gulf Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology have organised a dedicated Joint Meeting to be held in Kuwait from 6 to 7 October 2017.



To take part, pleaes register online.

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Friday 6 October

Highlights of clinical trials from ESC Barcelona 2017

Prof J. Bax, Dr M. Ridha, Dr H. Albinali

15:35-17:30
15:35-15:55 Highlights of lipid trials Prof. K. Ray
15:55-16:05 Discussion  
16:05-16:25 Highlights of anticoagulation trials Prof. G. Nickenig
16:25-16:35 Discussion  
16:35-16:55 A year from ESC 2016 heart failure guidelines: What have we learned? Prof. A. Voors
16:55-17:05 Discussion  
17:05-17:25 What is new in valve disease guidelines? Prof. J. Zamorano
17:25-17:30  Discussion  

Clinical dilemmas from the Gulf and Europe

Panelists: Prof J. Zamorano, Prof G. Nickenig, Dr M. Aljarallah, Dr M. Almutairi, Dr A. Alawadi

17:50-19:20
17:50-18:20 A dilemma from Kuwait Dr S. Abdul
18:20-18:50 A dilemma from Europe Prof A. Voors
18:50-19:20 A dilemma from United Arab Emirates Dr A. Alsheikh-Ali


19:20-19:25 Break

Saturday 7 October

Cutting edge information in Cardiology: What ESC guidelines brings in

Co-Chairs: Prof. Jeroen Bax, Dr Kadhim Sulaiman, Dr Wael Al Mahmeed

09:45-11:45
09:45-10:05 Implementing cardiovascular prevention: The ESC recommendations Prof K. Ray
10:05-10:15 Discussion  
10:15-10:35 Difficult scenarios for anticoagulation in AF patients: oral anticoagulants and dual antiplatelets therapy Prof G. Nickenig
10:35-10:45 Discussion  
10:45-11:05 Imaging in CAD: The role of CT and when to utilize? Prof J. Bax
11:05-11:15 Discussion  
11:15-11:35 Anti-diabetic agents and CVD prevention: past, present and future Prof K. Ray
11:35-11:45 Discussion  


11:45-12:05 Break

The Gulf Experience

Co-Chairs: Prof G. Nickenig, Prof K. Ray, Dr R. Dashti, Dr A. Shehab.

14:15-16:00
14:15-14:30 How to reperfuse a STEMI patient: Reflections from REPERFUSE Kuwait registry Dr M. Ridha
14:30-14:40 Discussion  
14:40-14:55 The ambulatory HF patient: Revelations from Gulf DYSPNEA registry Prof M. Zubaid
14:55-15:05 Discussion  
15:05-15:20 Familial hypercholesterolemia in the Gulf: Findings from Gulf FH registry Dr Khalid Alrasadi
15:20-15:30 Discussion  
15:30-15:45 The use of ICD in the Gulf: Observations from Gulf ICD registry Dr Alawi Alsheikh-Ali
15:45-15:55 Discussion  
15:55-16:15 Closing remarks GHA President & ESC President

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