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The course is organised by the ESC Working Group on Thrombosis. It is designed for young cardiologists from all over Europe, including clinical cardiologists, interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists dealing with atrial fibrillation.
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Course Directors: Raffaele De Caterina (IT), Erik L. Grove (DK), Steen D. Kristensen (DK), Marco Zimarino (IT)
Faculty: Jean-Philippe Collet (FR), Kurt Huber (AU), David J. Moliterno (USA), Joao Morais (PT), Franz-Josef Neumann (GE), Giuseppe Patti (IT), Bianca Rocca (IT), Helmut Schühlen (GE), Robert F. Storey (UK)
12:30-14:00: Arrival at the European Heart House and Lunch14:00-14:10: Welcome – R. De Caterina, S.D. KristensenSESSION 1: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY – Chairs: E. Grove and R. De CaterinaUnderstanding Thrombosis in...14:10-14:25 Acute Coronary Syndromes – S.D. Kristensen14:25-14:30 Discussion14:30-14:45 Venous Thromboembolism – J. Morais14:45-14:50 Discussion14:50-15:05 Atrial fibrillation – R. De Caterina15:05-15:10 DiscussionMethodology15:10-15:20 Platelet function testing – B. Rocca15:20-15:30 Evaluating Coagulation – E. Grove15:30-15:45 Discussion15:45-16:15 Coffee break SESSION 2: ACS - ACUTE THERAPY (before the cath lab, in the cath lab, and when a cath lab is not available) – Chairs: M. Zimarino and S.D. Kristensen16:15-16:30 ESC Guidelines: focus on oral antiplatelet therapy before and in the cath lab – S.D. Kristensen16:30-16:40 Discussion16:40-16:50 Pretreatment with oral P2Y12 inhibitors in NSTEMI and STEMI - against – J-P. Collet16:50-17:00 Pretreatment with oral P2Y12 inhibitors in NSTEMI and STEMI - in favour – M. Zimarino17:00-17:15 Discussion17.15-17:40 Intravenous antithrombotic agents: bivalirudin, fondaparinux, LMWH, glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, cangrelor - D.J. Moliterno 17:40-18:00 Discussion20:00-22:00 Group Dinner
SESSION 3: ACS AFTER THE STORM - ORAL ANTIPLATELET AGENTS – Chairs: D.J. Moliterno and K. Huber09:00-09:15 ESC Guidelines – drug therapy after the cath lab – J-P. Collet09:15-09:20 Discussion 09:20-09:35 Duration of DAPT in ACS – R.F. Storey09:35-09:40 Discussion09:40-09:55 Thrombin receptor antagonists and other new oral antiplatelet drugs - D.J. Moliterno 09:55-10:10 Discussion10:10-10:30 Coffee breakSESSION 4: CORONARY INTERVENTIONS 2017 – Chairs: R. Storey and D.J. Moliterno 10:30-10:45 Thrombectomy – how? For whom? – M. Zimarino10:45-10:50 Discussion10:50-11:05 DES or maybe BMS – which one(s)? – H. Schühlen11:05-11:10 Discussion11:10-11:25 Bioresorbable stents – for all or for few? – F-J. Neumann11:25-11:30 DiscussionSESSION 5: STABLE CAD – Chairs: S.D. Kristensen and K. Huber 11:30-11:40 Optimal medical therapy in patients with stable CAD – R.F. Storey11:40-11:45 Discussion11:45-11:55 FFR? FFR-CT? Ischaemia testing? – M. Zimarino11:55-12:00 Discussion12:00-12:10 Duration of DAPT in Stable CAD after PCI – H. Schühlen12:10-12:15 Discussion12:15-16:00 LUNCH AND EXTRAMURAL MEET-THE-EXPERTS SESSIONSESSION 6: NOACs BEYOND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION – Chairs: B. Rocca and K. Huber 16:00-16:15 The pharmacology of NOACs (including antidotes) – B. Rocca16:15-16:20 Discussion16:20-16:35 NOACs in VTE - drug selection according to patient’s risk profile and duration of therapy – J. Morais16:35-16:40 Discussion16:40-16:55 NOACs in ACS – R. De Caterina16:55-17:00 Discussion17:00-17:15 Coffee breakSESSION 4: ATRIAL FIBRILLATION I – Chairs: J. Morais and B. Rocca 17:15-17:30 Warfarin or NOACs – Lessons from real-life data in different countries – G. Patti17:30-17:35 Discussion17:35-17:50 LAA occluders: for whom? – E. Grove17:50-17:55 Discussion17:55-18:10 Peri-cardioversion and peri-ablation anticoagulation – G. Patti18:10-18:25 Discussion
SESSION 8: DIFFICULT CLINICAL CASES – Chairs: M. Zimarino and E. GroveThe best case will be awarded a prize09:00-09:15 Case 1 presented by Giampaolo Niccoli09:15-09:20 Discussion 09:20-09:35 Case 2 presented by Mark Thomas09:35-09:40 Discussion 09:40-09:55 Case 3 presented by Allan Bohm09:55-10:00 Discussion10:00-10:15 Case 4 presented by Giampaolo Niccoli10:15-10:20 Discussion 10:20-10:25 Voting for the best clinical case10:25-10:50 Coffee breakSESSION 9: COEXISTING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND CAD – Chairs: R. De Caterina and S.D. Kristensen 10:50-11:05 Stable coronary artery disease, elective stenting and atrial fibrillation – K. Huber11:05-11:10 Discussion11:10-11:25 After an ACS – R. De Caterina11:25-11:30 Discussion11:30-11:40 Best Clinical Case Prize Winner Announcement – E. Grove and M. Zimarino11:40-11:55 Closing remarks – Course Director11:45 End of course
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