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Nov 07-08, 2024 Rome, Italy

International Conference on Advances in Cardiology

Early Bird Registration End Date: Jul 15, 2024

Sessions

Interventional Cardiology

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI): This track covers the latest advancements in PCI, including novel stent designs, drug-eluting stents, and bioresorbable scaffolds. Sessions focus on techniques for complex cases such as chronic total occlusions and bifurcation lesions, as well as outcomes and long-term follow-up of PCI procedures.

Structural Heart Disease: Explore innovative treatments for structural heart conditions, including TAVR for aortic stenosis, MitraClip for mitral regurgitation, and emerging procedures for tricuspid and pulmonary valves. The track includes case studies, procedural videos, and discussions on patient selection and management

Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies

Advanced Heart Failure Therapies: Delve into cutting-edge therapies for advanced heart failure, such as left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), total artificial hearts, and heart transplantation. Discussions include patient selection, perioperative management, and long-term care of patients with mechanical circulatory support.

Heart Failure Management: Comprehensive sessions on managing heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Topics include new pharmacologic treatments like SGLT2 inhibitors, the role of device therapy, and integrated care approaches involving diet, exercise, and remote monitoring.

Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation: Focus on the latest advancements in the management of atrial fibrillation, including catheter ablation techniques, new anti-arrhythmic drugs, and stroke prevention strategies with anticoagulants. Sessions will also cover guidelines for managing AF in special populations such as the elderly and those with comorbidities.

Ventricular Arrhythmias: Explore state-of-the-art treatments for ventricular arrhythmias, including the use of ICDs, radiofrequency ablation, and medical therapy. Discussions will cover risk stratification, sudden cardiac death prevention, and long-term follow-up of patients.

Preventive Cardiology

Risk Factor Management: Sessions will address comprehensive strategies for managing cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes. Emphasis on lifestyle modifications, including diet, exercise, and smoking cessation, and their impact on cardiovascular health.

Population Health: Examination of large-scale preventive strategies and public health initiatives aimed at reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease. Topics include community-based programs, policy interventions, and addressing healthcare disparities and social determinants of health.

Imaging and Diagnostics

Advanced Imaging Techniques: Latest advancements in cardiac imaging modalities such as MRI, CT, and advanced echocardiography. Sessions will focus on their applications in diagnosing and managing various cardiovascular conditions, including coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, and congenital heart defects.

Biomarkers: Exploration of novel biomarkers for cardiovascular disease risk stratification, diagnosis, and prognosis. The track will cover the integration of genetic markers and personalized medicine approaches to tailor treatment plans for individual patients.

Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)

ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI): Current guidelines and best practices for the acute management of STEMI, including reperfusion strategies, pharmacologic therapies, and post-STEMI care. Sessions will also cover innovations in emergency care and reducing door-to-balloon times.

Non-ST-Elevation ACS (NSTE-ACS): Focus on risk assessment, diagnostic challenges, and management strategies for NSTE-ACS. Discussions will include the use of biomarkers, imaging, and newer antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies, along with long-term management and secondary prevention.

 

Pediatric Cardiology

Congenital Heart Disease: Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, including surgical and catheter-based interventions. Sessions will cover neonatal and pediatric management, long-term outcomes, and transition of care to adult congenital heart disease specialists.

Pediatric Heart Failure: Detailed discussions on the unique aspects of heart failure in children, including diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment options, and the challenges of transitioning patients to adult care. Emphasis on the role of genetic testing and new therapies.

Cardiovascular Surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG): Innovations in CABG techniques, including off-pump surgery, minimally invasive approaches, and robotic-assisted procedures. Sessions will cover patient selection, perioperative care, and long-term outcomes and comparisons with PCI.

Valve Surgery: Focus on the latest techniques and technologies in valve repair and replacement, including minimally invasive and transcatheter approaches. Discussions on patient selection, perioperative management, and long-term follow-up, with comparisons of surgical and transcatheter options.

Vascular Medicine

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD): Latest treatments for PAD, including endovascular and surgical options. Sessions will cover diagnostic techniques, management strategies, and rehabilitation programs aimed at improving patient outcomes and quality of life.

Aortic Disease: Management of aortic aneurysms and dissections, including surgical and endovascular repair techniques. Discussions on early diagnosis, surveillance, and the role of genetic testing in familial aortic diseases.

Innovative Research and Clinical Trials

Emerging Therapies: Breakthroughs in gene therapy, stem cell research, and regenerative medicine for cardiovascular diseases. Sessions will highlight the latest clinical trials, novel therapeutic targets, and the future of personalized medicine in cardiology.

Clinical Trial Updates: Presentations of results from recent major clinical trials, their implications for clinical practice, and future research directions. Discussions will include trial design, endpoints, and the translation of research findings into clinical practice.

Hypertension: New Approaches

This track focuses on the latest advancements and innovative strategies in the management of hypertension. Given the global burden of hypertension as a leading risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, it is critical to stay updated on novel therapeutic approaches, evolving guidelines, and emerging research. This session aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, addressing resistant hypertension, and exploring the potential of cutting-edge technologies and personalized medicine.

Lipid Management: Current Trends

The session delves into the latest advancements, research, and practices in the management of lipid disorders. Dyslipidemia, characterized by abnormal levels of lipids in the blood, is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This session aims to provide attendees with up-to-date knowledge on novel lipid-lowering therapies, personalized treatment approaches, and comprehensive management strategies to optimize cardiovascular health.

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

The "Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease" session addresses the intricate relationship between diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease (CVD), exploring the pathophysiological links, clinical implications, and management strategies. Given that diabetes significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular complications, this session provides a comprehensive review of current research, treatment guidelines, and innovative approaches to managing patients with both conditions.

Cardio-Oncology

The "Cardio-Oncology" session is dedicated to understanding and managing the complex interactions between cancer treatments and cardiovascular health. As advancements in cancer therapies lead to improved survival rates, the cardiovascular side effects of these treatments have become increasingly important. This session provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research, clinical guidelines, and practical strategies for managing cardiovascular complications in cancer patients and survivors.

Sports Cardiology

The "Sports Cardiology" session focuses on the cardiovascular health of athletes, addressing the unique challenges and considerations in this population. It explores the assessment, management, and prevention of cardiovascular conditions in both professional and recreational athletes. The session highlights the latest research, clinical guidelines, and best practices to optimize cardiovascular health and performance while ensuring athlete safety.

Women’s Heart Health

The "Women’s Heart Health" session is dedicated to understanding the unique aspects of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women. It addresses gender-specific risk factors, diagnostic challenges, and treatment strategies. This session highlights the latest research, clinical guidelines, and best practices to improve cardiovascular outcomes for women, who often experience different symptoms and disease progression compared to men.

Cardiometabolic Syndrome

The "Cardiometabolic Syndrome" session delves into the complex interplay between metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease. It covers the pathophysiology, risk factors, diagnostic criteria, and management strategies for cardiometabolic syndrome, a condition characterized by a cluster of metabolic abnormalities that significantly increase the risk of cardiovascular events. This session provides the latest research, clinical guidelines, and practical approaches to managing this prevalent and impactful syndrome.

Heart Rhythm Disorders: Device Therapy

The session focuses on the use of implantable devices in the management of various heart rhythm disorders. It covers the indications, selection criteria, implantation techniques, programming considerations, and long-term management of pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, and other emerging technologies. This session provides insights into the latest advancements, clinical guidelines, and best practices in device therapy for heart rhythm disorders.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

The "Cardiac Rehabilitation" session provides a comprehensive overview of the principles, components, and benefits of cardiac rehabilitation programs for patients recovering from cardiovascular events or procedures. It covers the multidisciplinary approach to cardiac rehabilitation, including exercise training, education, risk factor modification, and psychosocial support. This session aims to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and tools necessary to implement and optimize cardiac rehabilitation programs, ultimately improving patient outcomes and quality of life.

Telemedicine and Digital Health

It explores the rapidly evolving landscape of remote healthcare delivery and digital technologies in medicine. It covers the use of telemedicine, remote monitoring, mobile health (mHealth) apps, wearable devices, and other digital health solutions to enhance patient care, improve access to healthcare services, and optimize clinical outcomes. This session aims to provide healthcare professionals with insights into the benefits, challenges, regulatory considerations, and future directions of telemedicine and digital health.

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