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  • Updates on prevention of sudden cardiac death in athletes

    Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre,

    KCL Strand Campus

    For info: [email protected] or [email protected] registration: https://estore.kcl.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/academic-faculties/faculty-of-life-sciences-medicine/school-of-biomedical-engineering-and-imaging-sciences/updates-on-prevention-of-sudden-death-in-athletesPlease note the maximum number of participants is limited.

    15th April 2019London


    Morning Session: "Prevention of SCD in athletes: Status quo and an urgent call for improvements"

    8.15-8.35 The empirical and difficult History of Sport Cardiology

    Prof G. Thiene, Padua, Italy8.35-8.55 A resting EKG to support H&P screening

    Prof D. Corrado, Padua, Italy8.55-9.15 Can echocardiography provide a reliable structural heart disease screening?

    Dr A. Malhotra, London, UK9.15-9.35 Screening-MRI: virtual autopsy. Can it be the winner of the competition?

    Dr P. Angelini, Houston, USA9.35-9.50 The unique history and opportunity of the US military personnel in Exercise clinics

    Dr J. Furgerson, San Antonio, USA9.50-10.10 Coffee break10.10-12.00 Round table: “Can we agree on: 1. We need a new protocol to prevent SCD; 2: We can deliver a

    more cost-effective new method; 3: Who needs the new protocol certification?”

    Dr S. Flamm, Prof D. Corrado, Dr C. Bucciarelli-Ducci, Dr P. Angelini, Prof G. Thiene, Dr J. Furgerson, Dr A. Chiribiri, Dr M. Papadakis

    12.00-13.00 Lunch

    Afternoon session: "Coronary arteries significant anomalies: a fundamental update, based on MRI and IVUS"

    13.00-13.20 Introduction (“high-risk” coronary anomalies, embryology of coronary development: ACAOS-IM)

    Dr P. Angelini, Houston, USA13.20-13.40 Pathologic Anatomy perspectives on CAAs

    Prof G. Thiene, Padua, Italy13.40-14.00 Screening MRI to prevent SCD in athletes. Technical comments on the screening protocol.

    Interpretation issues.

    Dr S. Flamm, Cleveland, USA14.00-14.40 Clinical relevance of ACAOS-IM: IVUS for severity evaluation.

    Dr P. Angelini, Houston, USA14.40-15.00 Panel’s and open discussion. Can echocardiography be used for indicating surgical intervention in

    ACAOS-IM (AAOCA)? The issue of “inter-arterial” or “between aorta and PA” nomenclature.

    15.00-15.15 Coffee break15.15 – 17.00 Case presentations

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