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EuroGUCH 2019 Meeting resources

Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology

The 10th European Meeting on Adult Congenital Heart Disease was held in in Zagreb, Croatia, on 5-6 April 2019



Scientific Programme

Friday, 5 April 2019

09:00-09:30 Welcome & Introduction
09:30-10:50 Session 1: Systemic Right Ventricle: A Look at the Future

Margarita Brida – Growing ACHD population and Organisational Challenges in the region
Gerhard-Paul Diller – Long term outcomes
Michael A.Gatzoulis – Heart Failure : the next big thing?
Oktay Tutarel – Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation

11:20-12:50 Session 2: Right and Left Outflow Tract Challenges

Ilaria Cazzoli – advance technology for catheter ablation in systemic right ventricle patient
Markus_Schwerzmann – Timing of pulmonary valve procedure late after repair of tetralogy of Fallot
Darko Anic – Ross procedure, love and hate
Maja Strozzi – Coarctation of the aorta: a lifelong disease (no copyrights)
Helmut Baumgartner – Left ventricular outflow track obstruction: any role for catheter intervention in adults?
Helmut Baumgartner – ISACHD forum: a chance to share difficult cases and questions with the community

13:20-14:00 Satellite Symposium by Medtronic

Maja Strozzi – First percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation with melody valve in Croatia
Werner Budts – Valve replacement in fallot patients: not too early and not too late
Andreas Eiken – Long term experience with melody valve implantation

14:00-15:20 Session 3: Debates: Pros & Cons

Barbara Mulder and Michele_D'Alto – Pulmonary vasodilators in Fontan circulation (no copyrights)
Matthias Greutmann and Alessandro Giamberti – Left AV valve regurgitation after AVSD repair

15:50-16:50 Session 4: Challenging Cases

Sabine Ernst – Arrythmias and sudden cardiac death (no copyrights)
Annemien Vandenbosch – Timing of pulmonary valve replacement in tetralogy of Fallot
Alexander Van De Bruaene – Heart Failure: looking for a way out (no copyrights)

16:50-17:40 Jane Somerville Lecture

Carole Warnes – ACHD: you see life what you look for (no copyrights)

Saturday, 6 April 2019

08:30-10:00 Wake Up Rapid Fire Session

Massimo Chessa – Innovative interventions in CHD NO COPYRIGHTS
Julie De Backer – TGA after arterial switch: plenty or nor much to think about?
Daniel Tobler – Diagnosing ALCAPA in adulthood: a high level of suspicion
Benjamin Kelly – Lymphatic function in the Fontan circulation
Andreas Eicken – When and how to operate on Ebstein anomaly

10:30-12:00 Session 6: Tackling Late Complications Following Fontan Procedure

Luke Burchill - Hypoplastic left heart
Erwin Oechslin – Long-term outcome after TCPC
Gruschen Veldtman – Liver disease and protein losing enteropathy
Jolien Roos Hesselink – Pregnancy and delivery planning

12:00-13:00 Session 7: Focus on Challenging Cases

Magalie Ladouceur – The risks of pregnancy in patients with cyanotic CHD
Joost van Melle – The failing Fontan patient
Laura Dos Subira – Ab unusual case of ASD with pulmonary hypertension

14:00-15:20 Session 8: Living with Congenital Heart Disease

Katja Prokselj – Doctor patient interaction in end of Life: psychological aspect (no copyrights)
Roland Van Kimmenade – Physical activity in ACHD (no copyrights)
Harald Gabriel – Da ya think I'm sexy (no copyrights)
Werner Budts – Transitioning from repair to palliation and end of life care (no copyrights)

15:20-16:00 Closing Session