Conferences – Friday 7 Apr. (PM)

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PEARL A PEARL C
14:30 – 16:00

HOW TO FOLLOW MY PATIENT AND SOLVE HIS PROBLEMS?

Co-Chairmen: Mohammad Shurrab (PS) – Maurice Khoury (LB)

After AF ablation: recurrence, role of continuous monitoring – Laurent Fauchier (FR)

After CRT implantation: how to ensure success – Zahra Emkanjoo (IR)

After LAA closure – Mohammad Magdy (AE)

After LVAD – Hadi Skouri (LB)

After TAVI: focus on anticoagulation – Fady Sawaya (LB)

With an educational grant from Saint Jude Medical (now Abbott)

14:30 – 16:00

THE KIDNEY AND THE HEART

Co-Chairmen: Roland Asmar (FR) – Samir Alam (LB)

Moderately increased albuminuria: What does it mean in daily practice?

– The point of view of the nephrologist: Ali Abu Alfa (LB)

– The point of view of the cardiologist: Roland Kassab (LB)

Vascular calcifications in patients with CKD: pathogenesis and management – Sola Aoun-Bahous (LB)

Peculiarities of Afib in patients with CKD: Focus on anticoagulation? – Noura Zannad (FR)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break 16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:00

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR NOAC IN PATIENTS WITH NON VALVULAR AF

Co-Chairmen: Laurent Fauchier (FR) – Imad Haddad (JO)

What is non-valvular AF? – Laurent Fauchier (FR)

Electrical cardioversion and ablation of AF in patients under NOAC: should we behave differently than usual? – Walid Saliba (US)

The patient with AF candidate to stent implantation – Samih Lawand (SA)

NOAC in the real world: balancing the risk of bleeding and stroke prevention – Maurice Khoury (LB)

Setting new standards in Anticoagulation management: How can specific reversal simplify care? – Rabih Azar (LB)

With an educational grant from Boehringer iNGELHEIM

16:30 – 18:00

CONTROVERSIES IN CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF COMPLEX CARDIAC PROBLEMS

ORGANIZED BY CLEVELAND CLINIC

Co-chairmen: Joe Maalouf (US) – Mounir Obeid (LB)

Multilayered cardiac disease from prior radiation – Leonardo Rodriguez (US)

Cardiac Mass presenting with VT: how to proceed – Oussama Wazni (US).

An infected aortic mass with systemic embolization – Venu Menon (US)

Low Flow Aortic stenosis: The valve or the muscle? – Wael Jaber (US)

Panelists: Fouad Zankoul (LB) – Fayez Abou Jaoude (LB)

18:30 -19:30 Algorithm session

Chairman: Charles Jazra (LB)

Early Afib cardioversion, from theory to practice: role of Vernakalant – Maurice Khouri (LB)