RB&HH Specialist Care consultants attending ESC Congress 2017

Saturday 26 – Wednesday 30 August 2017
Barcelona – Spain

Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI

The world’s largest cardiovascular congress with over 500 experts sessions and more than 4 500 abstracts contributing to the advancement of cardiovascular medicine worldwide


Saturday 26 August 2017

Time Topic Speaker
13:30-15:00 The incidence of aortic dissection in tetralogy of Fallot Konstantinos Dimopoulos
15:30-16:30 Early treatment optimization in practice & Discussion: When to optimize heart failure treatment? Martin Cowie
11:00-16:00 Nurse-led pre-admission clinics for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) patients are beneficial and are positively evaluated by patients Alison Pottle


Sunday 27 August 2017

Time Topic Speaker
11:00-12:30 Rheumatic heart disease Magdi H Yacoub
07:30-08:15 How do cancer drugs damage the heart? Alexander Lyon
08:30-10:00 Telemonitoring in heart failure patients: impact on hospital admissions and on mortality Martin Cowie
08:30-10:00 Cardiac anatomy for interventional cardiologists Sabine Ernst
08:30-10:00 Cardiogenic shock – Mechanical assist devices Susanna Price
10:15-10:45 Importance and challenge of management of comorbidities Alexander Lyon
11:00-12:30  Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) – Conclusion Carlo Di Mario
11:00-12:30 The future of stress echocardiography Roxy Senior
12:45-13:45 Introduction – How NT-proBNP can help us all along heart failure patient journey: from guidelines to implementation in our daily practice. Martin Cowie
12:45-13:45 Hyperuricaemia and arrhythmias: are we missing a beat? Peter Collins
14:00-15:30 Cardiomyopathies: understanding the enemy Chairperson Alexander Lyon
15:35-16:25 Novel insights in congenital heart disease Lorna Swan
16:30-18:00 Segmental and Fontan-related pulmonary hypertension: new entities Konstantinos Dimopoulos


Monday 28 August 2017

Time Topic Speaker
12:45-13:45 QoL for physicians and patients: it’s time to merge perspectives Peter Collins
14:00-15:30 Severe pulmonary regurgitation and arrhythmias in a patient after Fallot repair Lorna Swan
14:00-15:30 Acute cardiac care in elderly patients Susanna Price
15:40-16:20 eHealth and the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines Martin Cowie
16:30-18:00 Promises and challenges of ehealth: the EU action plan Martin Cowie


Tuesday 29 August 2017

Time Topic Speaker
11:00-12:30 When the ECG may hide a dangerous situation: practical information Sabine Ernst
11:00-12:30  Is there a role for CRT in ACHD? Tom Wong
14:00-15:30 Non-invasive and invasive ventilation Susanna Price