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ESC @ AHA Scientific Sessions 2020 - A Virtual Experience

13/11/2020 01:00 17/11/2020 01:00 Europe/Paris ESC @ AHA Scientific Sessions 2020 - A Virtual Experience

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The European Society of Cardiology will be participating online during the Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA 2020) with three joint scientific sessions.



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Friday 13 November 2020

Atrial Fibrillation: A Focused update and New Guidance

9:00-10:00 CST - On-demand session  
AHA/ACC/HRS focused update of the management of Atrial Fibrillation Christine M Albert (USA)
Rate versus Rhythm Control - lessons learned from EAST Paulus Kirchhof (UK)
State of the Art in Anti-Coagulation Management for Difficult Cases Elaine Hylek (USA)
What is new in the ESC guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation Gerhard Hindricks (Germany)

Key Issues in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) - A Transatlantic Approach

9:00-10:00 CST - On-demand session  
Antithrombotic therapy after TAVR in standard and complex situations Roxana Mehran (USA)
Clinical Conundrum - Deciding Between TAVR vs SAVR in Low Risk Patients  
ESC/EAPCI/EACTS Consensus Document on Standardized Definitions of Structural Deterioration and Valve Failure Anna S Petronio (Italy)
The Importance of Imaging in the Diagnosis of Aortic Stenosis Marc R Dweck (UK)
The Interventionist’s view Bernard Prendergast (UK)
The Surgeon’s view Michael Joseph Mack (USA)
The non-invasive cardiologist’s view Vera H Rigolin (USA)

Sunday 15 November 2020

Circulation and European Heart Journal Session

12:05-13:00 CST - Simulive session
12:00-12:05 Overview of Circulation Joseph A Hill (USA)
12:05-12:10 Overview of European Heart Journal Filippo Crea (Italy)
12:10-12:20 Recent Heart Failure Articles in Circulation Carolyn Lam (Singapore)
12:20-12:30 European Heart Journal: The Year in Ischemic Heart Disease Juan-Carlos C Kaski (UK)
12:30-12:40 FUEL Trial, MIS-C Article in Circulation Gerald Greil (USA)
12:40-12:50 European Heart Journal: The Year in Arrhythmias Filippo Crea (Italy)
12:50-13:00 Discussion & Wrap Up  

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