Programme

 

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

   
09.00 – 09.05 Opening remarksJan Marek, London
  Official opening Tomas Zima, the Rector of Charles University
Session I Introduction Ultrasound in congenital heart disease
  Chair: Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht
09.05 – 09.30 Optimisation of image acquisition
  Jacqueline Wheatley, Toronto
09.30 – 10.00 Digital ECHO lab and quantitative measurements in individuals of different size and age
  John Simpson, London
10.00 – 10.30 Imaging windows and views in CHD
  Jacqueline Wheatley, Toronto
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
Session II Ventricular function
  Chair: Leo Lopez, Miami
11.00 – 11.30  Assessment of systolic function: a practical approach
Bart Bijnens, Barcelona
11.30 – 12.00  Assessment of diastolic function: a practical approach
Luc Mertens, Toronto
12.00 – 12.30 What is different in adults?
Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
Session III Segmental approach to normal and abnormal situs
  Chair: Mark Friedberg, Toronto
13.30 – 13.55 Morphology
Andrew Cook, London  
13.55 – 14.20 Echocardiography
Jan Marek, London  
14.20 – 14.30 Questions & discussion  
Session IV Interatrial communications
  Chair: Sachin Khambadkone, London
14.30 – 14.55 Morphology
Andrew Cook, London  
14.55 – 15.20 Echocardiography  
Xavier Iriart, Bordeaux  
15.20 – 15.30 Questions & discussion  
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break  
Session V Ventricular septal defects
  Chair: Leo Lopez, Miami
16.00 – 16.25 Morphology
  Andrew Cook, London
16.25 – 16.50 Echocardiography
  Leo Lopez, Miami
16.50 – 17.00 Questions & discussion
Session VI Live scanning
17.00– 17.30 Live scanning (GE Healthcare)
  Jacqueline Wheatley and Luc Mertens, Toronto
 

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

 
Session VII Atrio-ventricular septal defects
  Chair: Sachin Khambadkone, London
08.30 – 08.55 Morphology
Andrew Cook, London  
08.55 – 09.20 Echocardiography
Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia  
09.20 – 09.30 Questions & discussion  
Session VIII LV outflow tract obstruction
  Chair: Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia
09.30 – 09.55 Morphology  
Andrew Cook, London  
09.55 – 10.20 Echocardiography  
Sachin Khambadkone, London  
10.20 – 10.45 Quantification of valve stenosis
Luc Mertens, Toronto  
10.45 – 11.00 Questions & discussion  
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
Session IX Tetralogy of Fallot
  Chair: Xavier Iriart, Bordeaux
11.30 – 11.55 Morphology
  Andrew Cook , London
11.55 – 12.20 Echocardiography: pre-operative
  Owen Miller, London
12.20 – 12.45 Echocardiography: post-operative
  Andreea Dragulescu, Toronto
12.45 – 13.00 Questions & discussion
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
Session X Transposition of the great arteries
  Chair: Luc Mertens, Toronto
14.00 – 14.20 TGA Morphology
  Andrew Cook, London
14.20 – 14.40 Pre and peri-operative assessment and arterial switch
  Xavier Iriart, Bordeaux
14.40 – 15.00 Adult patients after arterial and atrial switch procedures
  Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht
15.00 – 15.10 Questions & discussion
Session XI Double outlet right ventricle
  Chair: Jan Marek, London
15.10 – 15.40 Morphology  
Andrew Cook, London  
15.40 – 16.10 Echocardiography  
Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia  
16.10 – 16.20 Questions & discussion  
16.20 – 16.50 Coffee break
Session XII Live scanning & preparation for the accreditation examination
Chair: Owen Miller, London  
16.50 – 17.05 How to prepare for the accreditation examination
  Owen Miller, London
17.05 – 17.40 Live scanning (Philips)
  Jacqueline Wheatley and Luc Mertens, Toronto
 

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Session XIII Congenitally corrected transposition and its variants
  Chair: John Simpson, London
08.30 – 08.50 Morphology
Andrew Cook , London  
08.50 – 09.10 Echocardiography, assessment of morphology  
Mark Friedberg, Toronto  
09.10 – 09.20 Questions & discussion  
Session XIV Coarctation, Interrupted AO arch & Vascular rings
  Chair:Xavier Iriart, Bordeaux
09.20 – 09.50 Morphology
Andrew Cook, London  
09.50 – 10.10 Pre- & postnatal coarctation Echocardiography  
Owen Miller, London  
10.10 – 10.30 Adult coarctation – Multimodality imaging  
  Xavier Iriart, Bordeaux  
10.30 – 10.40 Vascular rings – Pre-&postnatal  
  John Simpson, London  
10.40 – 10.50 Questions & discussion  
10.50 – 11.10 Coffee break  
Session XV Anomalies of coronary arteries
  Chair: Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia
11.20 – 11.50 Abnormal origin of coronary origin from pulmonary artery  
Leo Lopez, Miami  
11.50 – 12.20 Abnormal origin of coronary artery from aorta
  Jan Marek , London
12.20 – 12.50 Interesting cases, tricks & tips
  Luc Mertens, Toronto
12.50 – 13.00 Questions & discussion
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
 
Session XVI Practical test which serves as preparation for accreditation examination and Quiz for Echo-Oskar award
14.00 – 15.30 Chair: Owen Miller, London
 
20.00 Social event and announcement of the best score of the test examination: Echo Oskar Award 2017
Location social event:
Pilsen Restaurant
Please do not forget to bring with you the dinner voucher included in the congress kit
 

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

  Current advanced imaging in CHD
   
Session XVII Post-repaired Tetralogy of Fallot
Chair: Luc Mertens, Toronto
09.00 – 09.20 RV function and mechanics
Bart Bijnens, Barcelona
09.20 – 09.40 Role of RV imaging in the treatment of arrhythmias after TOF repair
Jan Janousek, Prague
9.40 – 10.00 Postoperative ECHO assessment - from routine to advanced
Andreea Dragulescu, Toronto
10.00 – 10.20 Role of different imaging modalities in therapeutic decision-making after TOF repair
  Sachin Khambadkone, London
10.20 – 10.30 Questions & discussion
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break 
Session XVIII Fontan circulation
Chair: Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht
11.00 – 11.20 Understanding Fontan physiology
Vaclav Chaloupecky, Prague
11.20 – 11.40 Assessment of systolic function after single ventricle palliation
John Simpson, London
11.40 – 12.00 Assessment of diastolic function after Fontan operation
Mark Friedberg, Toronto
12.00 – 12.20 No need for routine pre-Fontan catheterisation
  Andrew Taylor, London
12.20 – 12.40 Assessment of Fontan circulation in adults.
  Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht
12.40 – 13.00 Questions & discussion
   
13.00 Closing remarks and adjourn
Jan Marek, London – Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht – Luc Mertens, Toronto
 
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12th European Echocardiography Course on Congenital Heart Disease

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