RB&HH Specialist Care consultants attending ESC Congress 2018

Saturday 25 – Wednesday 29 August 2017
Munich – Germany

Spotlight 2018: Valvular Heart Disease

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 25 August 2018

Martin COWIE –  Why is Digital Health relevant

Martin COWIE – Chairperson, Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Thomas Felix LUSCHER – ESC ATLAS of Cardiology: statistics on cardiovascular disease and care

Alison POTTLE – Underuse of non-invasive functional imaging in patients at intermediate risk of coronary artery disease. A decision support system in the clinical practice. The ARTICA database.

Magdi H YACOUB – Recent advances in the genetic architecture of valve disease

Martin COWIE – Optimized heart failure care throughout the patient journey

Sunday 26 August 2018

Magdi H YACOUB – Heart transplantation – Still the best option? If so, for whom?

Thomas Felix LUSCHER – Prevention in 2018 – Inflammation

Michael GATZOULISTreatment and repair in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension associated with Congenital Heart Disease

Martin COWIE – Managing the clinical challenges of the patient with atherothrombotic disease

Sabine ERNST –  Late Breaking Science in Arrhythmias and electrophysiology

Roxy SENIOR –  Stress echocardiography: tips and tricks

Dudley PENNELL –  T1 and T2 Mapping in cardiac magnetic resonance – The new kid on the block is here to stay

Vasileios PANOULAS –  CABG confers long-term survival benefit over PCI with second generation stents in real-world patients with multi-vessel coronary artery disease: a propensity matched study of 2698 xpatients

Martin COWIE – Interventional treatment in heart failure

Peter COLLINS –  2, the paradigm of dualism in stable angina: a different vision for men and women

Monday 27 August 2018

Sabine ERNST –  Cardiac anatomy for interventional cardiologists

Rashmi YADAV – Technical aspects of CABG

Alexander LYON –  Cancer and heart failure

Lorna SWAN – Pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease

Lorna SWAN – Meet the Task Force of the 2018 ESC Guidelines on CVD during Pregnancy

Sabine ERNST –  Radiation exposure in electrophysiology and coronary intervention: a critical appraisal

Magdi H YACOUB – Challenges and opportunities for clinical investigation in the future

Tuesday 28 August

Antonios PANTAZIS Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy: current diagnostic and therapeutic strategies

Thomas Felix LUSCHER Cardiorenal risk of celecoxib compared to naproxen, or ibuprofen in arthritis patients: a sub-analysis of the PRECISION trial

Sabine ERNST –  Cardiac arrhythmias – Clinical aspects

Sanjay PRASAD – The role of imaging in non ischemic cardiomyopathy – How to implement the Guidelines

Michael GATZOULISAdult congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism: review, update, and State of the Art in

Thomas Felix LUSCHER – Introduction – Outcomes of GLP-1 RA in diabetes and cardiovascular disease – Discussing the key opportunities for cardiology practice

Thomas Felix LUSCHER – How to successfully convince your peers

Martin COWIE – New directions in antithrombotic management of high risk patients

Sabine ERNST –  Rhythm control therapy in atrial fibrillation – Influence of CASTLE-AF and CABANA on clinical practice in 2018