Program

Wednesday 14th of September

 

8.25 Opening remarks
Paolo Ciliberti, Rome, Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

Session 1. Segmental approach to normal and abnormal situs
Chair: Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht

08.35 Morphology
Andrew Cook, London

09.05 Echocardiography
Jan Marek, London

09.35 Q&A

Session 2. Atrial Septal Defects
Chair: Gabriele Rinelli, Rome

09.45 Morphology of Atrial Septal Defects
Andrew Cook, London

10.05 Echocardiography of Atrial Septal Defects
Paolo Ciliberti, Rome

10.25 Discussion on Surgical versus Interventional Closure
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee – Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

10.35 Coffee break

Session 3. Ventricular and Atrioventricular Septal Defects
Chair: Luc Mertens, Toronto

11.00 Morphology of Ventricular Septal Defects
Andrew Cook, London

11.20 Echocardiography of Ventricular Septal Defects
Leo Lopez, Stanford

11.40 Discussion Surgical and interventional aspects of VSD closure.

11.50 Morphological Aspect of Atrioventricular Septal Defects
Andrew Cook, London

12.20 Echocardiographic assessment of AVSD. What you need to know before surgical repair?
Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia

12.50 Surgical aspects of AVSD repair and postoperative assessment.
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee - Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

13.15 Lunch Break

Session 4. Tetralogy of Fallot
Chair: Roberta Iacobelli, Rome

14.15 Morphology of Tetralogy of Fallot
Andrew Cook, London

14.40 Pre-operative assessment
Luc Mertens, Toronto

15.05 Discussion- Considerations and techniques for surgical repair
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee - Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

15.20 Post-operative assessment after TOF repair
Giovanni Di Salvo, Padua

15.45 Coffee break

Session 5. Coronary artery abnormalities
Chair: Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia

16.00 ALCAPA and ARCAPA

Leo Lopez, Stanford

16.25 Abnormal origin of the coronary arteries from the aorta
Jan Marek, London

16.50 Surgical management of coronary anomalies
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee – Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

17.00 “Advanced echo scanning live demonstration”
Marcello Chinali, Rome

17.00. End of the Sessions

 

Thursday 15th of September

 

Session 6. Transposition and Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Chair: Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

08.30 Morphology of TGA and DORV
Andrew Cook, London

09.00 Simple Transposition – pre-operative assessment
Luc Mertens, Toronto

09.20 Surgical perspective- arterial switch
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee – Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

09.35 Complex transposition TGA/VSD and Double Outlet Right Ventricle
Jan Marek, London

10.00 Surgical discussion complex transposition/DORV
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee – Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

10.15 Postoperative assessment of TGA & DORV
Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia

10.45 Coffee Break

Session 7. LVOTO and Coarctation of the aorta
Chair: Jan Marek, London

11.00 Morphology of the LVOT and Aortic Arch
Andrew Cook, London

11.25 Echocardiography in LVOT obstruction & coarctation
Leo Lopez, Stanford

11.50 Surgical aspects of LVOT and coarctation
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee – Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

12.05 Postoperative assessment after LVOT, aortic valve & coarctation
Meryl Cohen, Philadelphia

12.30 Lunch Break

Session 8. Functionally Univentricular Hearts
Chair: Leo Lopez, Stanford

13.30 Morphology
Andrew Cook, London

14.00 Preoperative echocardiography
Gabriele Rinelli, Rome

14.30 Surgical strategies in single ventricular palliation
Viktor Hraska, Milwaukee – Lorenzo Galletti, Rome

15.00 Echocardiographic evaluation during staged palliation
Luc Mertens, Toronto

15.30 Coffee break

Session 9. Introduction to functional assessment
Chair: Folkert Meijboom, Utrecht

16.00 Assessment of LV function- what do the new guidelines say?
Leo Lopez, Stanford

16.20 Assessment of RV function. What do we use in clinical practice?
Giovani Di Salvo, Padua

16.40 Assessment of single ventricular function
Luc Mertens, Toronto

17.00 “Advanced echo scanning live demonstration”
Alessia Del Pasqua, Rome

18.00 End of the Sessions

 

Friday 16th of September

 

Session 10. Preparation for the accreditation examination
Chair: Owen Miller, London

08.30 How to prepare for the EACVI accreditation examination
Owen Miller, London

Session 11. Case-based discussions with live audience interactions and live polls. Role of echocardiography in surgical decision-making
Chair: Paolo Ciliberti, Rome

09.00 – 13.30

1.  We will present cases with clinical information and echocardiographic imaging.
2.  We will ask questions to audience similar to EACVI accreditation exam questions.
3.  Discuss the role of additional imaging
4.  Discuss surgical or interventional decision-making
5.  Present outcome

 

 


Rome, September 14th-16th, 2022

15th European Echocardiography Course
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