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ESC in South Africa

At the 18th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association.

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

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The 'ESC in South Africa' 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 10 November 2017

ESC Session - Case studies highlighting the ESC Valvular Heart Guidelines


John McMurray (United-Kingdom), Rafique Essop (South Africa), Anton Doubell (South Africa)

11:00-13:00 - Bill Gallagher Room
11:00-11:07 The SHARE-TAVI Registry 1-year results - how do we compare? Elizabeth Schaafsma (South Africa)
11:07-11:12 TAVR and micro-leaflet thrombosis David Jankelow (South Africa)
11:12-11:17 Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis Eric Klug (South Africa)
11:17-11:27 ESC Comments Jeroen Bax (Netherlands)
11:27-11:37 Q&A / Discussion  
11:37-11:42 Bioprosthetic valves – what valve for what age? Alosha Singh (South Africa)
11:42-11:52 ESC Comments Volkmar Falk (Germany)
11:52-12:02 Q&A / Discussion  
12:02-12:07 Clotted mechanical valve in a pregnant woman Johannesburg Cardiology
12:07-12:17 ESC Comments Fausto Pinto (Portugal)
12:17-12:27 Q&A / Discussion  
12:27-12:32 Management of the bicuspid aortic valve and dilated aortic root Mmuso Mogwera
12:32-12:42 ESC Comments Volkmar Falk (Germany)
12:42-12:52 Q&A / Discussion  

New frontiers in Anticoagulation: from RE-DUAL PCI to reversal - Satellite symposium sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim


F. Pinto (Portugal)

13:00-13:30 Antithrombotic strategies post PCI: past, present and future Dr Ronnie Jardine (South Africa)
13:30-13:45 Dabigatran reversal when the unexpected happens - a first for South Africa Dr Rajen Moodley (South Africa)
13:45-14:00 Panel discussion  

ESC Session - Case studies highlighting ESC STEMI Guidelines & DAPT update


Thomas Alexander (India), Gurpreet Sandhu (USA), Azeem Latib (Italy), Graham Cassel (South Africa)

14:00-15:30 - Bill Gallagher Room
14:00-14:05 STEMI in Africa - Case Study – Thrombolytic therapy for STEMI in 2017 Charlotte Maxeke
14:05-14:20 ESC: is there a role for thrombolysis in 2017? William Wijns (Ireland)
14:20-14:30 Q&A / Discussion  
14:30-14:35 Case study - STEMI and Cardiogenic Shock Charlotte Maxeke
14:35-14:50 ESC: Role for thrombectomy and assist device Fausto Pinto (Portugal)
14:50-15:00 Q&A / Discussion  

Case study - GIT bleed (carcinoma of the stomach) in a patient who has undergone PCI and DES implantation Bloemfontein Cardiology
15:05-15:20 ESC: When DAPT needs to be stopped? Choice of scaffold and procedure; duration of DAPT; role for PPI Fausto Pinto (Portugal)
15:20-15:30 Q&A / Discussion  


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