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Slovenian Society of Cardiology - Cardiology Academy

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26th annual meeting of the Alpe-Adria Association of Cardiology  
18. - 19. maj 2018
Medical Education Centre - Domus Medica, Blue Hall

 
Scientific programme and Book of papers
 
18. maj 2018
14.00-14.30Opening - Alpe-Adria Association of Cardiology Meeting
Welcome Addresses
14.30-16.00Session 1
Joint Symposium - ESC - SSC (European Society of Cardiology - Slovenian Society of Cardiology)

Chairmen: Bela Merkely (Budapest, Hungary), Zlatko Fras (Ljubljana, Slovenija)
Treatment of myocardial infarction: recent lessons and remaining gaps
Franz Weidinger (Vienna, Austria)
Contemporary interventional treatment of stable coronary artery disease
Matjaž Bunc (Ljubljana, Slovenija)
Cardiac resynchronization therapy: state of the art
Bela Merkely (Budapest, Hungary)
Advanced heart failure treatment with artificial heart device: new insights
Bojan Vrtovec (Ljubljana, Slovenija)
16.00-16.30Break
16.30-17.45Session 2
Preventive cardiology - some of the core issues and future opportunities

Chairmen: Borut Jug, Matija Cevc (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Current state of secondary cardiovascular prevention in Europe: EUROASPIRE V results
Kornelia Kotseva, Zlatko Fras (London, United Kingdom
10 facts to consider when treating dyslipidaemias
Dimitri Mikhailidis (London, United Kingdom)
Present and future of treatment with modern lipid lowering agents
Philippe Gabriel Steg (Paris, France)
17.45-19.00Session 3
How to prepare and write good scientific paper and/or abstract?

Chairpersons: Robert Hatala (Bratislava, Slovakia), Franz Weidinger (Vienna, Austria)
17.45-18.30Plenary Lecture
How to prepare and write good scientific paper

Dimitri Mikhailidis (London, United Kingdom)
18.30-19.00Panel Discussion
How to prepare and write good scientific abstract

Panelists: Robert Hatala (Bratislava, Slovakia), Mitja Lainščak (Murska Sobota, Slovenia), Bela Merkely (Budapest, Hungary), Dimitri Mikhailidis (London, United Kingdom), Franz Weidinger (Vienna, Austria)
19.00-20.00Session 4
Satelite symposium (sponsored by Sanofi)

Chairman: Zlatko Fras (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Contemporary lipid management in high cardiovascular risk patients - from concept to clinical practice
How will recent evidence in lipid management change the landscape of cardiovascular prevention?
Željko Reiner (Zagreb, Croatia)
From evidence to clinical practice - position of PCSK9 inhibitors today and tomorrow
Aleš Blinc (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Panel dicussion
20.00Social Event for all participants
 
19. maj 2018
8.30-10.00Session 5
Cardiologists of tomorrow
Free communications

Chairmen: Bela Merkely (Budapest, Hungary), Luka Lipar (Ljubljana, Slovenija)
Association between the heterogeneity of repolarization and arrhythmias in patients with CRT
Marta Cvijić, Bor Antolič, Luka Klemen, Igor Zupan (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Cardioneuroablation in ictal asystole - new proposed treatment modality
Bor Antolič, Veronika Rutar Gorišek, David Žižek (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
A classical twin study of coronary plaque composition and plaque burden
Zsofia Drobni1, Marton Kolossvary1, Adam L. Jermendy1, David L. Tarnoki1, Balint Szilveszter1, Adam D. Tarnoki1, Julia Karady1, Gyorgy Jermendy1, Szilard Voros2, Bela Merkely1, Pal Maurovich-Horvat1 (1Budapest, Hungary, 2Richmond, USA)
Differentiation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and athletes heart using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
Csilla Czimbalmos, Ibolya Csecs, Attila Toth, Zsofia Dohy, Liliana Erzsebet Szabo, Ferenc Imre Suhai, Vencel Juhasz, Orsolya Kiss, Bela Merkely, Hajnalka Vago (Budapest, Hungary)
Left ventricular reverse remodeling after transcatheter aortic valve replacement as assessed by cardiac CT angiography
Balint Szilveszter, Daniel Oren, Marton Kolossvary, Borbala Vattay, Julia Karady, Andrea Bartykowszki, Ferenc Suhai, Adam L. Jermendy, Alexisz Panajotu, Aniko I. Nagy, Apor Astrid, Levente Molnar, Bela Merkely, Pal Maurovich-Horvat (Budapest, Hungary)
Exercise training in adults after tetralogy of Fallot repair
Marko Novakovič (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
10.00-11.15Session 6
Cardiovascular imaging

Chairpersons: Paolo Fioretti (Udine, Italy), Nataša Černič Šuligoj (Izola, Slovenia)
CT imaging of vulnerable plaque and vulnerable patient
Pal Maurovich - Horvat (Budapest, Hungary)
Multimodality imaging in valvular heart disease
Tomaž Podlesnikar (Leiden, The Netherlands
Reverse remodelling in dilated cardiomyopathy
Marco Merlo (Trieste, Italy)
11.15-11.45Break
11.45-13.30Session 7
Advances in cardiology

Chairmen: Kalman Toth (Pecs, Hungary), Robert Hatala (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Double vs. triple antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing PCI and stenting
Kurt Huber (Vienna, Austria)
Role of remote monitoring in pacemaker population
Alessandro Proclemer (Udine, Italy)
ECG screening in the prevention of sudden death in adolescents and young adults - what to focus on?
Viera Illikova (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Independent predictors of in-hospital mortality in high risk patients with STEMI
Andreja SInkovič (Maribor, Slovenija)
13.30-14.30Lunch Break
14.30-16.00Session 8
Hot Topics

Chairpersons: Dubravko Petrač (Zagreb, Croatia), Andreja Sinkovič (Maribor, Slovenia)
Subclinical atrial fibrillation - how to cope with the new epidemics?
Robert Hatala (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Interference of atrial fibrillation with heart failure therapy
Dubravko Petrač (Zagreb, Croatia)
Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia - vanitas vanitatum or meaningful endeavor?
Peter Hlivak (Bratislava, Slovakia)
On the role of the stethoscope in 21st century
David Žižek (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
16.00-17.00Session 9
Discussion Forum: Alpe-Adria Association of Cardiology: past, present and future

17.00Closing Remarks
FREE COMMUNICATIONS - Poster Presentations
Medical engineering as a patient-specific planning support system in complex cardiac surgical cases - Case series
Imre J. Barabas, Tivadar Huttl, Levente Fazekas, Miklos Polos, Laszlo Daroczi, Kalman Benke, Andrea Koszegi, Peter Kovacs, Adam Koppanyi, Roland Toth, Ferenc Horkay, Zoltan Szabolcs, Istvan Hartyanszky (Budapest, Hungary)
T-TAS: first experience with a new global platelet function test in patients after PCI
Peter Ovari, Jozsef Falukozy Gabor Veress, Bela Merkely, Daniel Aradi (Balatonfured & Budapest, Hungary)
Fragmented QRS in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - myocardial scar marker?
Zsofia Dohy, Czimbalmos Csilla, Csecs Ibolya, Suhai Ferenc Imre, Toth Attila, Vencel Juhasz, Liliana Szabo, Zoltan Pozsonyi, Vereckei Andras, Merkely Bela, Vago Hajnalka (Budapest, Hungary)
Predictors of long-term mortality and reablation in patients undergoing ischaemic or non-ischaemic VT ablation
Klaudia Vivien Nagy, Nandor Szegedi, Edvard Szabo-Madacsi, Gabor Szeplaki, Tamas Tahin, Istvan Osztheimer, Szilvia Herczeg, Szilvia Kugler, Zoltan Sallo, Bela Merkely, Laszlo Geller (Budapest, Hungary)
Pharmacological stimulation of the NO/SGC/cGMP pathway reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury and improves donor organ function in a rat model of heterotopic heart transplantation
Balazs Tamas Nemeth, Kalman Benke, Alex Ali Sayour, Bence Karoly Agg, Attila Olah, Mihaly Ruppert, Klara Stark, Miklos Polos, Istvan Hartyanszky, Bela Merkely, Zoltan Szabolcs, Tamas Radovits (Budapest, Hungary)
Effect of cardiorespiratory fitness on comorbidities and mortality in never, past and current smokers
Nora Sydo1, 2, Tibor Sydo3, Julia Erdi2, David Major2, Nasir Hussein1, Karina Gonzalez Carta1, Joseph G. Murphy1, Bela Merkely2, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez1, Thomas G. Allison1 (1Rochester, MN, USA, 2Budapest, Hungary
The impact of permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation on long-term survival
Polonca Kogoj, Jana Ambrožič, Matjaž Bunc (Ljubljana, Slovenija)
 
Organizing committee: Zlatko Fras, Borut Jug, Dragan Kovačič, Luka Lipar, Andreja Sinkovič, Saša Radelj

Alpe-Adria Association Of Cardiology - International Scientific Advisory Board: Zlatko Fras, Miran F. Kenda, Andreja Sinkovič (Slovenia), Andrea Podczek, Kurt Huber, Franz Weidinger (Austria), Davor Miličić, Ivo Čikeš, Dubravko Petrač (Croatia), Kalman Toth, Bela Merkely, Pal Maurovich – Horvat (Hungary), Paolo Fioretti, Alessandro Proclemer, Gianfranco Sinagra (Italija), Robert Hatala, Peter Hlivak (Slovakia)

Registration and information: Združenje kardiologov Slovenije (ZKS), Štukljeva cesta 48, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Mrs. Saša Radelj, tel. 01 43 42 100, fax 01 43 42 101, e-mail sasa.radelj@sicardio.org

Registration fees for the entire meeting: Members of the SSC (with paid membership fee) 200 EUR; Participants not being members of the SSC 250 EUR; Residents under 35 years of age, nurses, health technicians 120 EUR; Retired members of the SSC, students free.

Registration Fee should be paid on the Transaction Account of the Slovenian Society of Cardiology. Bank: Nova Ljubljanska bank d.d. Ljubljana, IBAN: SI56 0222 2001 8629 680, with notification 26AACM and the surname of the participant.

Participants will receive Certificates of Attendance; accreditation of the event by the Medical Chamber of Slovenia is currently in process.

 


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