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  • 1. Caribbean Cardiology Conference July 28 – 31, 2009 Hilton, Barbados “Meeting Emerging Challenges to Cardiovascular Care in the Caribbean” MONDAY JULY 27, 2009 7:00am - 4:00pm Secretariat Open/Registration TUESDAY JULY 28, 2009 8:00am – 4:00pm ECG Course WEDNESDAY JULY 29, 2009 Session I The Merck Sharpe and Dohme Session 8:00am – 8:40am Basic Science Physiology of the BEAUTifUL Study and the importance of Heart Rate in CAD Prof. Roberto Ferrari Annual Cardiology Lecture 8:40am – 9:20am PROFESS Results: A Cardiologist’s Perspective R. Henry, Trinidad and Tobago 9:20am - 9:35am Myocardial Infarction in the Young in Barbados 2006 – 2008: A Clinical Profile A. Maynard, Barbados 9:35am - 9:50am Use of 3D Echo in the Assessment of Rheumatic Valvular Disease T. Cummings, Trinidad and Tobago 9:50am - 10:30am Clinical Challenges in Practice: Initiating Pharmacotherapy for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes M. Boyne, Jamaica 10:30am - 11:00am COFFEE BREAK
  • 2. Session II The Pfizer Session 11:00am – 11:15am The use of Ultrafiltration in the Patient with Cardio-Renal Syndrome C. Bither, USA 11:15am – 11:45am TBD 11:45am – 12:00pm Acute Intervention for ST Segment Elevation MI K. Coy, USA 12:00pm – 12:15pm Innovative Techniques in Myocardial Revascularization M. Dullum, USA 12:15pm – 1:00pm The Late Loss Paradigm: What we have learned J. Gaspar, Uraguay 1:00pm – 1:15pm Percutaneous PFO Closure for the Treatment of Stroke: The Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute (BCVI) Experience M. St. John, USA 1:15pm – 130pm Missed Myocardial Infarctions or Serious Arrhythmias among Patients Discharged with Chest Pains in the Emergency Department K. Orimma, Barbados MSD Lunch Session 1:45pm – 2:45pm Management of Atherosclerotic Disease: Advancing Beyond LDL-C M. De Britto Pereira THURSDAY JULY 30, 2009 Session III The Cardiac Center at Joe Dimaggio Hospital Session 8:00am – 8:40am Meeting the Challenges in Care for Congenital Heart Diseases in the Caribbean M. Jacobs, USA Annual Cardiac Surgery Lecture
  • 3. 8:40am – 8:55am Partial interruption of the inferior Vena Cava in 2009: What remains of the indications? P. Gacon, France 8:55am – 9:25am Use of Dexmedetomidine after Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery G. Lavandosky, USA 9:25am – 9:50am Review on New Treatment Option for End-stage CAD Patients by Extracorporeal Shockwave Myocardial Revascularization Therapy (ESMR) C. Brown, Bahamas 9:50am – 10:30am The Adult Patient with Congenital Heart Disease F. Scholl, USA 10:30am – 11:00am COFFEE BREAK Session IV Prof. Charles Denbow Memorial Session 11:00am – 11:45am TBD 11:45am – 12:00pm Diabetes and Exercise ` J. Hol, Curacao 12:00pm – 12:15pm Cardiac Rehabilitation - The Neglected Component of Cardiovascular Care H. Moseley III, Barbados 12:15pm – 12:45pm Improving the Management of the Hypertensive Patient M. De Britto Pereira 12:45pm – 1:00pm The assessment of an interesting case of Hpertrophic Cardiomyopathy by Genetic Testing and Three-Dimensional Echocardiogram B. Bird, Trinidad and Tobago 1:00pm – 1:15pm Cardiological involvement in hereditary neuromuscular disorders: Experience of the Neuromuscular Unit of the University Hospital of Fort-De-France R. Bellance, Martinique 1:15pm – 1:30pm Cardiac Surgery in Barbados: The first Ten Years A. Smith, Barbados
  • 4. MSD Lunch Session 1:45pm – 2:45pm Challenges in Lipid Management: Achieving more Intensive Treatment Goals R. Giugliano, USA FRIDAY JULY 31, 2009 Session V The Astra Zeneca Session 8:00am – 8:45am New Advances in Lipids: JUPITER and Beyond K. Ferdinand, USA 8:45am – 9:00am Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the End-Stage Renal Failure Patient E. Mohammed, Barbados 9:00am – 9:15am Combating the Systemic Inflammatory Response to Cardiopulmonary Bypass C. Landis, Barbados 9:15am – 9:45am The role of Cardiac MRI in Cardiology: An Overview S. Prasad, United Kingdom 9:45am – 10:00am Interventional Catheterization in the Very Young: A Shifting Paradigm K. Chan, USA 10:00am - 10:30am Total Risk Factor Approach A. Samuels, PAHO 10:30am – 11:00am COFFEE BREAK Session VI The Dr. Ivan Perot Memorial Session 11:00am – 11:30am Canderstan: Treatment of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risks K. Ferdinand, USA 11:30am – 11:45am Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery by Left Anterolateral Thoracotomy versus Median Sternotomy: A Matched Comparison A. Rampersad, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 5. 11:45am – 12:00pm The Cardiologist in Court Medical Protection Society 12:00pm – 12:30pm The Challenge of Cardiovascular Care in the Caribbean: Barbados’ Perspective and Comparisons with Other Regional Programmes ` R. Ishmael, Barbados 12:30pm – 12:45pm Cardiac Disorders in Sickle Cell Patients in Martinique J. Inamo, Martinique 12:45pm – 1:00pm Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young: A Case Based Approach K. Stephenson, USA 1:00pm – 1:30pm Demonstration of Information Technology used to Share Angioplasty between territories R. Henry, Trinidad and Tobago 1:30pm – 1:45pm CLOSING CEREMONY