ACC Middle East Conference Presentation Slides

October 28-30, 2016
Jeddah Hilton Hotel, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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AGENDA

Saturday, October 29

8:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony (Location: Hilton Hall D)
8:30 a.m.
PLENARY (Location: Hilton Hall D)

Welcome and Introduction to Conference
Drs. Najm, Williams and Zoghbi

Global and Regional Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
ACC’s Effort in the Paradigm Shift from Recognition and Management to Prevention

Global Efforts in Achieving "25 x 25"
Dr. Zoghbi

Middle East Perspectives on Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Najm

Panel Discussion
Drs. Ali and Saade
10:30 a.m. -
11:15 a.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION #1

A. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
(Location: Hilton Hall B)
STEMI Care Updates and Controversies
Moderator: Dr. Sobhy; Panel: Drs. Dada, Salama and Tamis-Holland

Case: STEMI/THROM/Multi Vessel
Dr. Sobhy

1. Non-culprit Artery PCI: Indications and Timing
Dr. Tamis-Holland

2. Thrombus Aspiration: When Might It Be Helpful?
Dr. Sobhy
Panel Discussion B. HEART FAILURE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Strategies for Acute Heart Failure: Emerging Trends and Therapies
Moderators: Drs. Bader and Starling; Panel: Drs. AlHabeeb and Skouri

Case
Dr. AlMasood

1. What's New in the Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes?
Dr. Skouri

2. Overcoming the Cardiorenal Syndrome
Dr. Starling

Panel Discussion

C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez

1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation


11:20 a.m. -
12:05 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #2

A. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
(Location: Hilton Hall B)
Optimizing Antithrombotic Therapy for CAD
Moderators: Drs. Alam and Gray; Panel: Drs. Okasha and Shaheen

1. Duration of DAPT after PCI or Prior MI
Dr. Okasha

2. DAPT for Patients Needing Oral Anticoagulation
Dr. Shaheen

Panel Discussion

B. HEART FAILURE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Chronic Heart Failure: Guideline-driven Care
Moderator Dr. Rogers; Panel: Drs. AlMasood and Sabbour

Case
Dr. Desai

1. New Classes of Therapies in Chronic Heart Failure
How Strong Is the Evidence?

Dr. Desai

2. Mechanical Circulatory Support in Chronic Heart Failure
Dr. Rogers

Panel Discussion

C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez

1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
12:30 p.m. Novartis Heart Failure Lunch (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Understanding the New ACC/AHA Optimal
Medical Guideline: Case-Based Education
 
1:35 p.m.
PLENARY (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Ischemic Cardiovascular Disease: What Does the Future Hold?

Dr. Holmes
 
2:20 p.m. -
3:05 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION #3

A. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
(Location: Hilton Hall B)
Management of the High Risk Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Patient
Moderator: Dr. Ghazzal and Najm; Panel: Drs. Balghith, Gray

1. PCI vs. CABG for Multi-vessel Disease
Dr. Gray

2. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Indications for Revascularization
Dr. Balghith

3. Ischemic MR: Indications for Surgery
Dr. Najm

Panel Discussion

B.HEART FAILURE
(Location: Hilton Hall D)
The Complexities of Heart Failure Cases: Atrial Fibrillation and CAD

Moderators: Drs. Desai and Hassanein; Panel: Dr. Chaudhary

Case
Dr. Sabbour

1. Atrial Fibrillation with Chronic Heart Failure: What Is the Final Word?
Dr. AlHabeeb

2. Chronic Heart Failure with Significant CAD
When Should We Revascularize?

Dr. Abdel Hamid

Panel Discussion

C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez

1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
3:10 p.m. -
3:55 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #4

A. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
(Location: Hilton Hall B)
Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Trials and Controversies
Moderators: Drs. Holmes and Kiwan

1. Coronary CT Is the Preferred Modality in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Dr. Al-Mallah

2. Stress Testing Is the Preferred Modality
Dr. Williams

3. Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) Should Be Done in All Intermediate Lesions
Dr. Alam

4. Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) Should Not Be Done in All Intermediate Lesions
Dr. Tamis-Holland

Questions and Answers

B. HEART FAILURE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Understanding HFpEF
Moderators: Drs. Skouri and Starling; Panel: Drs. Abdel Hamid and Kaymaz

Case
Dr. Hassanein

1. Update on the Management of HFpEF
Dr. Desai

2. Update on the Management of Pulmonary Hypertension
Dr. Kaymaz

Panel Discussion C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez

1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
4:55 p.m. -
5:40 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #5

A. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (Location: Hilton Hall B)
ACS Management in Low-resource Settings Roundtable
Moderators: Drs. Ghazzal and Sobhy; Panel: Drs. Dada, Gray and Saade

B. HEART FAILURE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Quality in Heart Failure
Moderator: Dr. AlHabeeb; Panel: Dr. Bader

Case
Dr. Chaudhary

1. The Value of Multidisciplinary Programs
Dr. Rogers

2. Winning the Battle Against HF Re-admissions and the Regional Reflections
Dr. Bader

Panel Discussion C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez

1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
 
5:45 p.m. -
6:15 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION #6

A. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (Location: Hilton Hall B)
Case Challenges in ACS: Test Your Learning (Rapid Fire Cases)
Moderator: Dr. Amin
Case 1: Dr. Shaheen
Case 2: Dr. Okasha
Case 3: Dr. Salama
Case 4: Dr. Dada


B. HEART FAILURE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Case Challenges in HF: Test Your Learning (Rapid Fire Cases)
Moderator: Dr. Desai
Case 1: Dr. Skouri
Case 2: Dr. AlHabeeb
Case 3: Dr. Starling
Case 4: Dr. Bader
Case 5: Dr. Rogers


C. LEARNING LAB CLOSES (Location: Hilton Hall A)
6:15 p.m. Adjournment  

Sunday, October 30

8:30 a.m. PLENARY (Location: Hilton Hall D)

Valvular Heart Disease Update 2016
Remaining Challenges and Future Prospects in Therapy and Panel Discussion

Dr. Bonow
9:35 a.m. -
10:20 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #1

A. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
(Location: Hilton Hall D)
Practical Issues in AS Management
Moderators: Drs. Balghith and Bonow

Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis: When to Replace the Valve
Dr. Zoghbi

Should We Refer Asymptomatic Severe AS Patient to Valve Replacement?
Dr. Bonow

Questions and Answers

B. PREVENTION (Location: Hilton Hall B)
Hypertension Update: Lessons from the Guidelines
Moderators: Dr. Morris

Case
Dr. Shamsan
Panel: Dr. Radaideh


1. Establish Therapeutic Goals
Dr. Radaideh

2. Implement System-based Processes to Achieve Timely Blood Pressure Control
Dr. Morris

Panel Discussion

C. LEARNING LAB
(Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez


1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
10:50 a.m. -
11:35 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #2

A. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Principles in Imaging for Valvular Heart Disease Guidelines
Moderator: Dr. Salustri

1. Framework for Gauging Valve Disease Severity
Dr. Salustri

2. Quantifying Valvular Regurgitation
Dr. Zoghbi

Questions and Answers

B. PREVENTION (Location: Hilton Hall B)
Understanding the Risks: A Deep Dive into the Cholesterol Guidelines
Moderators: Drs. Morris and Sabbour; Panel: Drs. Ergene and Radaideh

Case
Dr. Shamsan

1. Recommendations and Controversies in Lipid Management, Including LDL Targets
Dr. Morris

2. Effective Use of Newer Agents, Combination Therapy and Statin Intolerance
Dr. Sabbour

Panel Discussion
C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez


1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
11:40 a.m. -
12:25 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #3

A. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
TAVR Update
Moderator: Dr. Rumsfeld

1. What Have We Learned from the U.S. TAVR Registry?
Dr. Rumsfeld

2. TAVR in Intermediate Risk Patients: Where We Stand
Dr. Balghith

3. Sutureless AVR: Where Do They Stand in the Era of TAVR?
Dr. Najm

Questions and Answers

B. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE (Location: Hilton Hall B)
Congenital Heart Disease: Update
Moderator: Dr. Aboremsh

1. Burden of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease in the World
A Tsunami Is Approaching

Dr. Galal

2. Adults with TOF: Is the Culprit PV or RV?
Dr. Gatzoulis

3. Indications for PV Implantation, Cath Lab or Surgery
Dr. Gatzoulis

4. Management of Arrhythmias in Adult after TOF Repair
Dr. Gatzoulis

Questions and Answers
C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez


1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
1:55 p.m. -
2:40 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #4

A. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Contemporary Evaluation and Management of MR
Moderator: Dr. Zoghbi

1. Classification and Mechanisms, Assessment and Pitfalls in Imaging and MR Quantification
Dr. Salustri

2. Recognizing Treatment Indications: Primary vs. Secondary MR
Tailoring MR Treatment to the Patient and Setting

Dr. Bonow

Questions and Answers

B. ARRHYTHMIAS AND CLINICAL EP
(Location: Hilton Hall B)
Atrial Fibrillation: Managing the Risk and the Disorder
Moderators: Drs. Fisher and Görenek

1. Prevention, Detection and Management Modifiable Risk Factors
Dr. Görenek

2. Treatment of AF: Ablation or Pharmacotherapy: Which One and When?
Dr. Albokhari

Questions and Answers
C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez


1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
2:45 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #5

A. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Transcatheter Treatment Options for MR
Moderators: Drs. Ergene and Zoghbi

1. Mitral Clip Experience To-date: Lessons Learned
Dr. Alamgir

2. Emerging Options for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Treatment
Dr. Balghith

Questions and Answers

B. ARRHYTHMIAS AND CLINICAL EP (Location: Hilton Hall B)
Stroke Prevention
Moderators: Drs. Fisher and Görenek

Case
Dr. Shamsan

1. Detecting Risk of Stroke in AF
Dr. Fisher

2. Anticoagulation (NOACs vs. Warfarin) and Other Methods for Stroke Prevention
Dr. Görenek

Questions and Answers

C. LEARNING LAB (Location: Hilton Hall A)
Dr. Martinez


1. Heart Songs

2. ECG Drill and Practice

3. Simulation
4:30 p.m. -
5:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION #6

A. DIABETES AND CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE (Location: Hilton Hall D)
Diabetes: What’s Our Role?
Moderator: Dr. Al-Sifri

1. New Therapies
Dr. Sabbour

2. ACC’s Diabetes Collaborative Registry
Dr. Al-Sifri

Questions and Answers

B. ARRHYTHMIAS AND CLINICAL EP (Location: Hilton Hall B)
Contemporary Management of Anticoagulant Therapies
Therapeutic Selection, Periprocedural Management, Reversal Agents

Dr. Fisher

Questions and Answers

C. LEARNING LAB CLOSES (Location: Hilton Hall A)
5:30 p.m. Course Adjournment