Wednesday April 22

08:30 – Welcome coffee in the exhibition hall

09:00 – Hot debates in valvular heart disease

Chairmen: Thomas Modine, Geu-Ru Hong, Vincent Tchana-Sato

09:00 – Screening for valvular heart disease should be routine? (ESC Core Curriculum in VHD)

  • 09:00 – Screening for valvular heart disease should be routine? / John Chambers
  • 09:15 – Screening for cardiac amyloidosis should be routine in AS? / Philippe Pibarot
  • 09:15 – Round table discussion with expert’s panel / Jutta Bergler-Klein, Erwan Donal, Covadonga Fernández-Golfín, Philippe Kolh, Stella Marchetta

09:40 – Aortic regurgitation remains off-limits for TAVI? (ESC Core Curriculum in VHD)

  • 09:40 -PRO / Gebrine El Khoury
  • 09:55 – CON / Julia Mascherbauer
  • 10:10 – Round table discussion with expert’s panel / Manuel Antunes, Joelle Kefer, Anna Sonia Petronio, Natzi Sakalihasan

10:30 – Coffee break in the exhibition hall

Poster Display of accepted abstract

11:00 – Flash news: are all patients with degenerative mitral regurgitation the same?

Chairmen: Manuel Antunes, Erwan Donal, Jan Kovac, Mani Vannan

  • 11:00 – Case presentations / Augustin Coisne  
  • 11:10 – Patho-anatomy: prolapse, flail, annular disjunction / Marc Radermecker
  • 11:27Imaging characteristics / Alain Berrebi
  • 11:44 – Risk of arrhythmias and sudden death / Madalina Garbi
  • 12:01 – Surgical implications / Gilles Dreyfus
  • 12:18 – Round table discussion with expert’s panel / Samuel Bruels, Patrizio Lancellotti, Thomas Modine

12:35 – Industry symposium

13:35 – Lunch break in the exhibition hall

Poster Display of accepted abstract

14:35 – News Flash: staging cardiac damage in AS improves risk stratification and therapeutic decision making

 Mani Vannan

14:50 – Difficult issues in the management of valvular heart diseases

Chairmen: Arturo Evangelista, Jean-Luc Monin, Prakash P. Punjabi

  • 14:50 – Tricuspid regurgitation after mitral valve surgery / Khalil Fattouch
  • 15:00 – Aortic fibrillation at the time of valve surgery / Agnes Pasquet
  • 15:10 – Aortic stenosis in cancer patients / Bernard Cosyns
  • 15:20 – Valve disease and heart transplantation / Madalina Garbi
  • 15:30 – Round table discussion with experts’ panel / Raluca Elena Dulgheru, Anna Sonia Petronio, José-Luis Zamorano

15:40 – Interactive session: What is your diagnosis? (ESC Core Curriculum in VHD)

Chairmen: Gilbert Habib, Philippe Kolh, Philippe Unger

  • 15:40 – A storm / Anne Bernard
  • 15:55 – A trick / Giovanni La Canna
  • 16:10 – A nightmare / Covadonga Fernández-Golfín
  • 16:25 – A pitfall / Thierry Le Tourneau
  • 16:40 – Round table discussion with experts’ panel / Julien Magne, David Montaigne, Isidre Vilacosta

16:55 – Closing remarks

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