2019 ACC Asia Conference together with JCC 2019

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CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

United by our shared commitment of transforming cardiovascular care, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Japanese College of Cardiology (JCC) invite you to join us for an innovative educational experience that will strengthen your everyday practice. The ACC Asia Conference 2019, held together with JCC2019, is designed to deliver an engaging forum to critically examine evidence-based strategies as well as contemporary best practices and clinical decision-making to reach our common objective of improving heart health of patients with cardiovascular disease.

Attend this conference and you will:

Challenge the norm: Discuss, share and critique the latest in cardiovascular prevention and care with GLOBAL EXPERTS and return to your practice ready to improve the care of your patients.

Lead the way: LOCAL LEARNING designed to empower you to transform your community through topics such as Lessons from the Leaders and Top Clinical Trials to Change Your Practice, as well as the latest in acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, valvular disease, arrhythmia and prevention.

Power your mind: Find PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS for everyday problems by using real-world approaches to guideline-driven care. Challenge your knowledge in participant driven sessions such as Rapid Fire ECG and Imaging Interpretation.

Ignite conversation: Network with faculty from leading cardiovascular societies around the world in an intimate setting and CREATE CONNECTIONS with colleagues through shared discussion and bi-directional learning.

PLUS: Enjoy the benefit of ACC International Associate membership for 1 year included with registration.

Strive to be your best and join us in our vision of a world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes.

Highlights from the ACC Asia Conference 2018

CONFERENCE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Demonstrate appropriate interpretation of cardiovascular guidelines and diagnostic strategies needed in daily practice.
  • Describe the best practices in the treatment of patients with heart failure.
  • Identify prevention strategies for treating cardiovascular disease including CV risk assessment and risk reduction strategies.
  • Apply the latest evidence to the evaluation, medical management and surgical treatment of patients with valvular heart disease.
  • Evaluate current treatment strategies in the investigation and management of coronary artery disease
  • Identify best practices for the management of patients with atrial and ventricular arrhythmias
  • Demonstrate improved ECG interpretation skills.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This conference is intended for practicing cardiologists and fellows in training in the Asia Pacific region.

CONFERENCE OVERALL GOAL

The overall goal of this conference is to examine emerging trends and evidence-based strategies as well as contemporary best practices resulting in guideline-driven, practical cardiovascular prevention and management for patients with cardiovascular disease.

CONFERENCE CHAIRS

Aaron D. Kugelmass, MD, FACC
Vice President, Baystate Health
Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Program
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Lecturer, Tufts University School of Medicine
Springfield, MA, USA

Keiichi Fukuda, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiology
Keio University School of Medicine
ACC Japan Chapter Governor
Tokyo, Japan

VICE CHAIR

Fred M. Kusumoto, MD, FACC
Director, Heart Rhythm Services
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL, USA

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

Blase A. Carabello, MD, FACC
Professor and Chief, Dept of Cardiovascular Sciences
John "Jack" Rose Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC, USA

Antonio Colombo, MD, FACC
EMO GVM Centro Cuore Columbus
Milan, Italy
Villa Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola
Ravenna, Italy

Frederick A. Masoudi, MD, MSPH, FACC
Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Chief Scientific Advisor and Management Board Chair, NCDR
Aurora, CO, USA

Paul J. Mather MD, FACC
Physician Leader, Heart Failure Disease Management, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Director, Faculty Development, Division of Cardiology
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Heart Failure Transplant Program
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Pamela B. Morris, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Director, Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program
Co-Director, Women's Heart Care
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA

John S. Rumsfeld, MD, PhD, FACC
Chief Innovation Officer, American College of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO USA

C. Michael Valentine, MD, MACC
Immediate-Past President, American College of Cardiology
Stroobants Cardiovascular Center
Centra Medical Group
Lynchburg, VA, USA

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

Kam-tim Chan, MBBS, FACC
Governor, ACC Hong Kong Chapter
Hong Kong

Isman Firdaus, MD
President, Indonesian Heart Association
Senior Interventional Cardiologist
Harapan Kita Hospital
West Jakarta, Indonesia

Ge Junbo, MD, FACC
Governor, ACC China Chapter
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
Zhongshan Hospital Fudan University
Shanghai, China

Soot Keng Ma, MD
Loh Guan Lye Specialists Center
George Town, Malaysia

Yuk-Kong Lau, MBBS, FACC, FRCP (London & Edinburgh)
President, Hong Kong College of Cardiology
Honorary Consultant, Ruttonjee & Tang Shiu Kin Hospitals
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Hean-Yee Ong, BAO, MBBCH, FACC
President, Singapore Cardiac Society
Singapore

Kian Keong Poh, MB, BCH, FACC
ACC AIG Steering Committee
Associate Professor of Medicine, National University Heart Center Singapore
Singapore

Afzalur Rahman, MD, DM, FACC
President, Bangladesh Society of Cardiovascular Intervention
Governor, ACC Bangladesh Chapter
Director & Professor of Cardiology
National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Anwar Santoso, MD, PhD, FACC
Governor, ACC Indonesia Chapter
Lecturer - Consultant Cardiologist
Dept of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine
University of Indonesia
Depok, Indonesia

Edgar Tay, MBBS, FACC
Senior Consultant Cardiologist
Director of Structural Heart Disease
National University Heart Centre Singapore
Governor, ACC Singapore Chapter
Singapore

JAPANESE FACULTY

Junya Ako, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Kitasato University School of Medicine
Kanagawa, Japan

Kentaro Hayashida, MD, PhD, FACC
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology
Keio University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Kenichi Hirata, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
Hyogo, Japan

Yuji Ikari, MD, PhD
Professor, Cardiology
Tokai University School of Medicine
Kanagawa, Japan

Hideki Ishii, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology
Nagoya University
Aichi, Japan

Tomoko Ishizu, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine
University of Tsukuba Faculty of Medicine
Ibaraki, Japan

Yasuki Kihara, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University
Hiroshima, Japan

Junjiro Kobayashi, MD, PhD
Director General of the Hospital
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Aichi, Japan

Yoshio Kobayashi, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine
Chiba, Japan

Takashi Kohno, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology
Kyorin University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Shun Kohsaka, MD, PhD, FACC
Senior Lecturer, Cardiology
Keio University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Issei Komuro, MD, PhD
President, Japanese Circulation Society
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Ken Kouzuma, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine
Teikyo University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Yuichiro Maekawa, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor, Internal Medicine III (Cardiology)
Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Shizuoka, Japan

Tohru Masuyama, MD, PhD, FACC
Director, Japan Community Health care Organization
(JCHO) Hoshigaoka Medical Center
Aichi, Japan

Yuya Matsue, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Juntendo University Hospital
Tokyo, Japan

Tohru Minamino, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine
Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Niigata, Japan

Masaaki Miyata, MD, PhD, FACC
Department Director, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Kagoshima City Hospital
Kagoshima, Japan

Shunichi Miyazaki, MD, PhD, FACC
Director, Cardiology
Saiseikai Tondabayashi Hospital
Osaka, Japan

Yoshihisa Naruse, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Internal Medicine III
Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Shizuoka, Japan

Akihiko Nogami, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Cardiology
Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba
Ibaraki, Japan

Takahiro Okumura, MD, PhD
Clinical Lecturer, Department of Cardiology
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
Aichi, Japan

Minoru Ono, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery (Cardiovascular Surgery)
The University of Tokyo Hospital
Tokyo, Japan

Yasushi Sakata, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor and Chairman, Cardiovascular Medicine
Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
Osaka, Japan

Motoaki Sano, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology
Keio University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Mitsuaki Sawano, MD, PhD
Research Associate, Department of Cardiology
Keio University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Wataru Shimizu, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Nippon Medical School
Tokyo, Japan

Hiroki Shiomi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine
Japan

Morimasa Takayama, MD, PhD
Sakakibara Heart Institute
Tokyo, Japan

Yasuchika Takeishi, MD, PhD
Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Fukushima Medical University
Fukushima, Japan

Kazuhiro Yamamoto, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics
Tottori University Faculty of Medicine
Tottori, Japan

Masafumi Yano, MD, PhD
Professor, Medicine and Clinical Science
Yamaguchi University School of Medicine
Yamaguchi, Japan

Tsutomu Yoshikawa, MD, PhD
Associate Director, Department of Cardiology
Sakakibara Heart Institute
Tokyo, Japan

ACC has selected three of the abstracts presented at JCC 2019 as top abstracts. The abstract authors are awarded the opportunity to present their research as posters at ACC.20 Together with the World Congress of Cardiology, taking place March 28-30, 2020, in Chicago.

Author Name Abstract Title
Shindo Akito Clinical Impact of Hemodialysis on Short-term Prognosis in Acute Heart Failure: Multi-center Registry from Tokyo Cardiovascular Care Unit Network
Kyosuke Yanagawa Irregular Protrusion is Correlated With Development of Neoatherosclerosis After New Generation Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation: Optical Coherence Tomographic Study
Yutaka Hatori Real-world three-year outcome in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in the era of treatment with direct oral anti-coagulants: the ASSAF-K registry

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