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ESC in Arabia

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

19/03/2020 00:00 21/03/2020 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.

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.

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Friday 20 March 2020

ESC in Arabia - Managing my patient with Diabetes and (Suspected) coronary artery disease


 Prof. M Balghith, Prof. Roffi, Prof. A.Mahmud

08:30 – 10:00
08:30-08:35 Case presentation - work up of suspected coronary disease Prof. Haleem Shamsan,
Saudi Arabia
08:35-08:55 What do the guidelines say? Prof. Meral Kayikcioglu,
08:55-09:00  Discussion  
09:00-09:15 Cardiovascular effects of new anti-diabetic drugs Prof. Azra Mahmud,
Saudi Arabia
09:15-09:20 Discussion  
09:20-09:35 Multivessel coronary artery disease: medical management, PCI or CABG? Prof. Marco Roffi,
09:35-09:40  Discussion  
09:40-09:55 Antithrombotic and lipid lowering treatment: should my diabetic patient be treated differently? Prof. Naji Kholaif,
Saudi Arabia
9:55-10:00  Discussion  


ESC in Arabia - Chronic Coronary Syndromes


Dr. Hosam Alfaleh, Dr. Mohammed Alzobaid, Dr. M Kayikcioglu

13:00-13:05 Case presentation - patient with low pre-test probability Dr. Ihav Soliman,
Saudi Arabia
13:05-13:25 What do the guidelines say? Prof. Meral Kayikcioglu,
13:25-13:30 Discussion  
13:30-13:45  Work up of suspected chronic coronary syndromes: coronary CT vs. stress imaging Dr. Ahmed Aljaziri,
Saudi Arabia
13:45-13:50  Discussion  
13:50-14:05 Role of revascularization in the aftermath of the ISCHEMIA trial Prof. Marco Roffi,
14:05-14:10 Discussion  
14:10-14:25 Lipid levels: the lower the better Dr. Rashed Alfagih,
Saudi Arabia



14:30-16:00 - When the heartbeat is too fast or too slow


Dr. D Katritsis, Dr.Ahmed Alhersi, Dr. Alawi Alshaikh

Time Programme Chair
14:30-14:35 Case presentation - non-AFIB supraventricular tachycardia Dr. Abdlwahab,
Saudi Arabia
14:35-14:55 2019 ESC Guidelines on the management of patients with supraventricular tachycardia  Prof. Demosthenes Katritsis,
14:55-15:05 Discussion  
15:05-15:25 Indications for ICD: are the results of the clinical trials still applicable to current practice? Dr. Ameen Zagzog,
Saudi Arabia
15:25-15:30 Discussion   
15:30-15:50 2019 EHRA/EAPCI/ACCA consensus document on cardiac arrhythmias in acute coronary syndromes Prof. Demosthenes Katritsis,

Saturday 21 March 2020

11:00 -12:30 - Latest update on heart failure


Dr. Abeer Bakhsh, Prof. Theresa McDonagh, Dr. Wael Almohaimeed

Time Programme Chair
11:00-11:05 Case presentation- HFrEF Dr. Maryam Alqaseer,
Saudi Arabia
11:05-11:25 What do the guidelines say? Prof. Theresa McDonagh,
United Kingdom
11:25-11:30 Discussion  
11:30-11:45 SGLT-2 inhibitors: new kids on the heart failure block Dr. Waleed Alhabib,
Saudi Arabia
11:45-11:50 Discussion  
11:50-12:10 HFpEF: is any treatment working? why are we not getting to an efficacious treatment? Prof. Theresa McDonagh,
United Kingdom
12:10-12:25 What’s new in the pharmacologic treatment of acute heart failure Dr. Kamal AlGhalyini,
Saudi Arabia
12:25-12:30 Discussion  


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