Final Programme

Final Programme 2017-05-05T11:44:02+00:00

Final Programme as of 5 May, 2017
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Friday, 5 May, 2017
08:00-17:45 Registration
09:00-09:05  Welcome Auditorium
Judith Bouchardy, Switzerland
Daniel Tobler, Switzerland 
09:05-09:45 S1: Heart Failure: Part 1
Chairs: Matthias Greutmann, Switzerland; Markus Schwerzmann, Switzerland
09:05 Survival Prospects of Contemporary GUCH Patients: Is Heart Failure the New Threat?
Barbara Mulder, The Netherlands
09:25 State of the Art of Heart Failure Treatment in GUCH Patients
Werner Budts, Belgium
09:45-10:45 S2: Heart Failure: Ask the Experts: Part 2 Auditorium
How would you Treat this Patient?
Case Presenter: Matthias Greutmann, Switzerland
Expert Panel: Karen Stout, USA; John Deanfield, UK, Gruschen Veldtman, USA
09:45 Failing Fontan with Protein-Loosing Enteropathy
10:05 ccTGA with Moderate Tricuspid Regurgitation and Heart Failure
10:25 Pregnant CHD with Heart Failure
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break, Networking and Exhibition Visit and E-Posters Viewing
11:15-12:45 Rapid Fire Session: Therapeutic Innovations: Ready for the GUCH Patient
Chairs: Andreas Eicken, Germany; Alessandro Giamberti, Italy
11:15 Subcutaneous ICD and Life Vest
Haran Burri, Switzerland
11:33 Leadless Pacing
Christof Kolb, Germany
11:51 TAVI for the Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Stephan Windecker, Switzerland
12:09 Percutaneous Repair of the Tricuspid Valve: On the Horizon?
Francesco Maisano, Switzerland
12:27 Assist Devices for the Failing Systemic Right Ventricle
David Crossland, UK
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break, Networking and Exhibition Visit
    13:30-14:15 Satellite Symposium by Actelion Auditorium
Overcoming Treatment Challenges in CHD-PAH Patients
Presentation and Discussion of Two Challenging Clinical Cases
Expert Panelists:
Prof. Barbara J.M. Mulder
Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prof. Maurice Beghetti
Centre Universitaire Romand de Cardiologie et Chirurgie Cardiaque Pédiatrique, CHUV/HUG, Lausanne/Geneva, Switzerland
13:30 When Should Bosentan be Switched to Macitentan?
Dr. Bruno Santos Lopes
University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
13:45 Never Too Old to be Treated?
Dr. Alexandra C. van Dissel
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
14:00 Discussion
14:15-15:35 S3: New Drug Therapies for GUCH Patients
Chairs: Lorna Swan, UK; David Crossland, UK
14:15 Angiotensin Receptor-Neprilysin Inhibitors in Heart Failure from CHD
Karen Stout, USA
14:35 NOAC’s in GUCH
Barbara Mulder, The Netherlands
14:55 Pulmonary Vasodilators in Fontan Patients
Maurice Beghetti, Switzerland
15:15 Can we use the New Pulmonary Vasodilators also in Eisenmenger?
Gerhard Diller, Germany
  15:35-16:05 Coffee Break, Networking, Exhibition Visit and E-Posters Viewing
16:05-17:25  S4: Oral Anticoagulation: In Whom, When and How?
Chairs: Jolien Roos-Hesselink, The Netherlands;
Helmuth Baumgartner, Germany
Joint Session with ISACHD
16:05 Stroke in Adults with CHD: Incidence and Cumulative Risks
Sara Thorne, UK
16:25 Can we use CHADS-VASC and HAS-BLED Scores to Risk Stratify GUCH Patients
Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink, The Netherlands
16:45 Which GUCH Patient with IART Needs Long Term Anticoagulation
Judith Bouchardy, Switzerland
16:58 Which Adult Fontan Patient Needs Anticoagulation
Gruschen Veldtman, USA
17:11 Which Cyanotic Patient needs Anticoagulation
Erwin Oechslin, Canada
17:25-17:55Important Jane Somerville Lecture
Chair: Gary Webb, USA
The Olympic Spirit in GUCH
John Deanfield, UK
ISACHD Lifetime Achievement Award
Prof. Jane Somerville
18:30-19:00 Get Together Cocktail
19:00-21:30 Optional Gala Dinner
Saturday, 6 May, 2017
08:00 Registration
08:30-10:00 Rapid Fire Session: Difficult Questions in Simple Lesions
Chairs: Erwin Oechslin, Canada; Harald Gabriel, Austria
08:30 A Surgically Closed ASD II in Childhood: Completely Corrected?
Alexander Kadner, Switzerland
08:45 Hypertension in Repaired Coarctation: When to Intervene and How to Treat?
Andreas Eicken, Germany
09:00 Family Screening in Bicuspide Aortic Valves: Really Necessary?
Julie De Backer, Belgium
09:15 Marfan = Sartan?
Romy Franken, The Netherlands
09:30 RCA from the Left Coronary Sinus: Who needs Surgery?
René Pretre, Switzerland
09:45 The Dilated PA:  Is there a Risk of Dissection?
Pastora Gallego, Spain
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break, Networking, Exhibition Visit and E-Posters Viewing
10:30-11:30  Debates
Chairs: Julie De Backer, Belgium; Massimo Chessa, Italy
10:30 Bicuspid Aortic Valve: Operate Every Aorta at 5 cm
Pro: Alessandro Giamberti, Italy
Con: Markus Schwerzmann, Switzerland
11:00 Every Fallot with Severe Pulmonary Regurgitation needs a New Valve
Pro: Werner Budts, Belgium
Con: Matthias Greutmann, Switzerland
11:30-12:30 Rapid Fire Session: Simple Questions in Complex Lesions
Chairs: Judith Bouchardy, Switzerland; Werner Budts, Belgium
11:30 Everything is Good in Arterial Switches?
Daniel Tobler, Switzerland
11:45 I’m a Fontan Patient and want to get Pregnant: Any Concerns?
Lorna Swan, UK
12:00 The Adult Fontan Patient with Suspected Hepatic Fibrosis: Do we need Liver Biopsies?
Gruschen Veldtman,
12:15 Low-Flow Low-Gradient Pulmonary Stenosis in Repaired TOF: Fact or Fiction?
Helmuth Baumgartner, Germany
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break, Networking, Exhibition Visit and E-Posters Viewing
13:15-14:00 Satellite Symposium by Medtronic Auditorium 
TPV Options for RVOT Patients
Melody TPV: Past, Present and Future
Dr. Andreas Eicken, Germany
GUCH: Technical Options & Solutions
Prof. Oliver Kretschmar, Switzerland
14:00-15:30 S5: Living with a Heart Defect  
Chairs: Adrienne Kovacs, USA; Daniel Tobler, Switzerland
14:00 Prescribing PDE-5-Inhibitors for Erectile Dysfunction: Safe in GUCH Patients?
Gerhard Diller, Germany
14:20 Lets Talk about Sex
Claudia Franke, Germany
14:40 Piercing and Tattoos:  A Threat for our Patients?
Philip Moons, Belgium
15:00 Depression and Suicide among GUCH Patients: Never Heard of?
Adrienne Kovacs, USA
15:30 Q & A
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break, Networking, Exhibition Visit and E-Posters Viewing
16:00-17:20 S6: Sports and GUCH      
Chairs: Pastora Gallego, Spain; Philip Moons, Belgium
16:00 Competitive Sport with a Dilated Aorta: Really Dangerous?
Christian Schmied, Switzerland
16:20 Sudden Cardiac Death in GUCH Patients during Activity: Who is Really at Risk?
Dipen Shah, Switzerland
16:40 I want to Dive with my Heart Defect: Any Concerns?
Martin Kraus, Switzerland
17:00 The New ACC Recommendations for Competitives Athletes with CHD: Sense or Nonsense?
Harald Gabriel, Austria
17:20-17:45 Closing Session:  Best Abstract Awards
Chair: Werner Budts, Belgium
 17:20 Awards
17:22 Third Prize – Short Presentation by Winner
17:28 Second Prize – Short Presentation by Winner
17:34 First Prize – Short Presentation by Winner
17:40 Closing Remarks:
Matthias Greutmann and Markus Schwerzmann