Tuesday April 21st

08:15 – Welcome coffee in the exhibition hall

08:45 – Opening ceremony

Patrizio Lancellotti, Luc A Piérard, Khalil Fattouch, Gilbert Habib, José-Luis Zamorano, Philippe Pibarot, Mani Vannan

08:50 – Local hosts presentation of the venue

Jean-Paul Lavigne, Marc Radermecker 

09:00 – Symposium « update on valvular heart disease registries: the big picture (ESC Core Curriculum in VHD) »

Chairmen: Gilbert Habib, Khalil Fattouch, Giovanni La Canna

  • 09:00 – The global burden of VHD in Europe / Bernard Iung
  • 09:18 – Tricuspid regurgitation: less and less forgotten / José-Luis Zamorano
  • 09:36 – Infective endocarditis: changing epidemiology and outcome? / Gilbert Habib
  • 09:54 – Bicuspid aortic valve: demographics and natural history  / Jeroen J Bax
  • 10:12 – Round table discussion with experts’ panel / Gilles Dreyfus, Thierry Le Tourneau, Agnes Pasquet, Philippe Pibarot, Prakash P. Punjabi

10:30 – Coffee break in the exhibition hall

Poster Display of accepted abstract

11:00 – Case base session: heart failure and mitral regurgitation

Chairmen: Mark Claeys, Jean-Olivier Defraigne, Luc A. Piérard

  • 11:00 – Case presentation / Raluca Elena Dulgheru  
  • 11:08 – Imaging assessment / Eustachio Agricola
  • 11:20 – Guidelines-directed medical treatment / David Montaigne
  • 11:32 – When and why to provide cardiac resynchronization therapy / Patrizio Lancellotti
  • 11:44 – The when and how for surgical treatment / Ottavio Alfieri
  • 11:56 – The when and how for percutaneous treatment / Francesco Maisano
  • 12:08 – Round table discussion with expert’s panel / Rodolphe Durieux, Madalina Garbi, Jean-Paul Lavigne, Thomas Modine, Geu-Ru Hong

12:30 – Industry symposium

13:30 – Lunch break in the exhibition hall

Poster Display of accepted abstract

14:30 – Challenges in valvular heart disease

Chairmen: Bernard Cosyns, Arturo Evangelista, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde

  • 14:30 – Indication of familial screening in BAV / Jean-Luc Monin
  • 14:42 – Prophylaxis for infective endocarditis / Bernard Iung
  • 14:54 – Medical treatment: why bother? / Julien Magne
  • 15:06 – Ejection fraction vs. strain in surgical indication / Victoria Delgado
  • 15:18 – Paradoxical Low-Flow, Low-Gradient AS: A Challenging Entity / Philippe Pibarot
  • 15:30 – New antithrombotic regimes for mechanical valves / John Chambers
  • 15:42 – Round table discussion with experts’ panel / Giovanni Esposito, Christophe Martinez, Thomas Modine, Anna Sonia Petronio, Natzi Sakalihasan

16:00 – Pending issues in transcatheter aortic valve treatment (ESC Core Curriculum in VHD)

Chairmen: Joelle Kefer, Julia Mascherbauer, José-Luis Zamorano

  • 16:00 – TAVI vs. SAVR for low risk populations – The evidence / Ariana Gonzalez Gomez
  • 16:15 – TAVI for asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis – The Next Frontier / Philippe Pibarot
  • 16:30 – Long-term Durability of TAVI versus SAVR: The Unknown / Thomas Modine
  • 16:45 – Tailoring antithrombotic therapy to the TAVI patient / Cécile Oury
  • 17:00 – Round table discussion with experts’ panel / Olivier Gach, David Montaigne, Philippe Kolh, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde

17:15 – Coffee break in the exhibition hall

Poster Display of accepted abstract

17:45 – Challenging the experts (ESC Core Curriculum in VHD)

Chairmen: Michele De Bonnis, Mani Vannan, Isidre Vilacosta

  • 17:45 – A patient with moderate aortic stenosis and systolic heart failure / Marie-Annick Clavel
  • 17:55 – A patient with moderate mitral regurgitation and LV systolic dysfunction / Giovanna La Canna
  • 18:05 – A patient with tricuspid regurgitation and RV dysfunction / Xiao Zhou
  • 18:15 – A patients with prosthetic heart valve and positive PET/ Pilar Tornos
  • 18:25 – A symptomatic patient with paravalvular mitral regurgitation / Mathieu Lempereur
  • 18:35 – Round table discussion with experts’ panel / Laurent Davin, Victoria Delgado, Covadonga Fernández-Golfín, Gilbert Habib, Vincent Tchana-Sato

18:50 – End of the sessions