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CardioEgypt 2010 Chairboard

  1. 1. CardioEgypt 2010 Chairboard Prof. Ali Ramzy Professor of Cardiology – Ain Shams University President of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology Prof. Yehia Kishk Prof. Helmy Bakr Head of Cardiology Dept. Assiut University Head of Cardiology Dept. Mansoura University Prof. Hisham Aboul Einen Prof. Ahmed El-Hawary Professor of Cardiology - Banha University Head of Cardiology Dept. Suez Canal University
  2. 2. Table of Contents Page Welcome Address ……..………………….………………………………… I-5 International Partners ……………………………………………………… I-6 Board of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology ……………………… I-7 Election Rules ………………………………………………………………… I–8 Abstracts Committee …………………………….………………………… I – 12 Egyptian Partners …………………………………………………………… I – 12 American Academy of CME Accreditation Certificate …………… I – 13 Guest Speakers ………………………………….…………………………… I – 14 Egyptian Scientific Committee ………………………………….……… I – 33 Accepted Abstracts ….……………………………………………………… I – 38 Important Information …………………………………………………… I – 45 Prizes …………………………………………………………………………… I – 46 Audiovisual Instructions ………………….……………………………… I – 47 Companies Acknowledgement ………………………………………… I – 48 Floor Plan ……………………………………………………………………… I – 49 Monday Sessions …………………………………………………………… 1 Tuesday Sessions …………………………………………………………… 19 Wednesday Sessions .……………………………………………………… 47 Thursday Sessions …………………………………………..……………… 72 Friday Sessions .……………………………………………………………… 101
  3. 3. Welcome Address The Egyptian Society of Cardiology in its 37th Annual Meeting welcomes all the participants, speakers, chairpersons and attendees from Egypt and from all over the world. The conference this year chose the Slogan “from Basic Knowledge to High Tech.”. During the 5 working days of the conference, senior participants will have the chance to communicate and actively share with the faculty of the meeting the latest trials and the most recent innovations and the newest technology in different fields of Cardiology, whereas the junior physicians will have a wide variety of sessions explaining and presenting the basic knowledge needed by them in both clinical cardiology, basic imaging and basic EPS. The Working groups of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology are participating by special session(s) during the meeting. Workshops will be discussing echocardiography, Multislice CT Cardiac Imaging & Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, please take this chance to know these techniques from basic rules to advanced imaging protocols. The conference this year have 48 guest speakers from USA, Canada, Europe, and the Arab World and more than 360 Egyptian Speakers and Chairpersons, 107 Session, 450 Lecture, 137 working hours & 7 halls working simultaneously. We are honored by the participation of prestigious international societies by special sessions, namely the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow, the European Society of Cardiology, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Saudi Heart Association. This year the scientific program of the conference had been accredited by the American Academy of CME 32.5 hours Category 1 credit of the AACME Designation. We advise you not to miss three important sessions; Imaging of Ancient Egyptian Mummies by multislice CT (session 13), the center of Excellence registry (session 77) and the mind & heart state of art by Prof. Ahmed Okasha (session 89). We wish you all fun and fruitful CardioEgypt 2010. The Conference Chair Board
  4. 4. International Partners (Alphabetical Order) The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) Cleveland Clinic Foundation The European Society of Cardiology The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons (Glasgow) Saudi Heart Association Yale University – School of Medicine
  5. 5. Board of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology President Ali Ramzy Vice President Mohamed Khairy A.Dayem Secretary General Mohamed Sobhy Treasurer Adel El-Etriby Ass. Secretary Ashraf Reda Members (Alphabetical Order) Abdel Fattah Frere Ahmed Magdy Ahmed Nassar Ali Ahmed El-Abd Hany Abdel Razek Hisham Aboul Einen Mohamed Wafaai Aboul Einen Mokhtar Gomaa Sherif El-Tobgy Wagdy Galal
  6. 6. Abstracts Committee: Farouk Radwan Fathy Maklady Mahmoud Hassanein Mohamed Khairy A.Dayem Samir Abdel Kader Sherif El-Tobgy Coordinator of the Meeting Ashraf Badawi The conference Chair Board expresses their deep gratitude and thanks to the following professors who shared in the success of this conference by organizing their parts of the program Abdel Moneim Ibrahim Basic Science Adel Allam Imaging Sessions Adel El-Etriby The Working Group of Thrombosis & Hemsotasis Session Ashraf Reda Lipidology & Atherosclerosis Sessions Essam Mahfouz DM & Kidney, Myopericarditis, DVT, PE & PH Sessions Fathy Maklady RHD & Valvular Sessions Fayez Fayek Prevention Sessions Ikram Sadek Women @ Heart Session Maiy Hamdy EL-Sayed Pediatric Cardiology Sessions Mervat Aboul Maaty Electrophysiology, ablation and device therapy sessions Mohamed A. Taher The WG of Peripheral Vascular Disease Session Mohamed Ayman A. Haiy Echocardiography Sessions Reda El-Eissawy The WG of Peripheral Vascular Disease Session Sherif El-Tobgy CME Session Wafaa El-Arroussy Echocardiography Sessions The Conference would like to thanks Mrs. Fathia Al Said Secretary of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology for her great efforts.
  7. 7. Guest Speakers Ahmed Khattab, MD, FESC Switzerland Dr. Khattab is currently holding the position of consultant cardiologist at Bern University Hospital – Switzerland and was appointed Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine. Before he moved to Switzerland last year, he was directing the cardiac catheterization laboratories at the Heart and Vascular Center Bad Segeberg – Germany. He is leading clinical and research programs in the field of structural heart interventions, myocardial infarction and complex coronary interventions. Khattab completed his medical education at Ain Shams University Cairo – Egypt and gained his Masters degree and Medical Doctorate degree in Cardiology from the same University. Dr. Khattab is member of several international academic boards and serves as a consultant for several medical device companies. Alfredo Galassi Italy From 1994 - onwards. During this period Prof. Galassi has performed more than 6000 invasive diagnostic angiographic procedure (diagnostic coronary angiogramm, angiographic arterial examination, endomyocardial byopsis, temporary pacemakers) and more than 3500 percutaneous coronary and peripheral interventions (as first operator with and without the use of stents, complex angioplasty such as elective chronic total occlusions, bifurcation lesions, left main trunk stenosis, or acute myocardial infarction, carotids and peripheral vessels in the Diagnostic and Cardiovascular Interventional Laboratory, besides conducting more than 4000 non invasive diagnostic examinations (such as nuclear studies, exercise testing etc) at the Clinical Division of Cardiology, Ferrarotto Hospital, University. Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Disease, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Catania, from the 1st December 2006 and Director of Diagnostic and Cardiovascular Interventional Laboratory, Clinical Division of Cardiology, Ferrarotto Hospital from the 15th December 2005. December 2008 Elected in the executive member of the board del European CTO Club
  8. 8. Ali Habbour Sudan Andrew Neil UK Andrew is an Honorary Consultant Physician at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM), at the Churchill Hospital, Department of Primary Health Care, Wolfson College; and lead clinician for lipid services. His research has focused on the determinants of coronary heart disease and its prevention, particularly in relation to diabetes, dyslipidaemias and nutrition. He is a member of the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) Executive Committee and a co-principal investigator of the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS). He directs the Simon Broome Familial Hyperlipidaemia Register, which is a UK multi-centre register of familial hyperlipidaemias that is assessing the genetic and metabolic determinants of premature vascular disease in familial hypercholesterolaemia. Charles Jazra Lebanon Charles Adib Jazra, is a cardiologist trained in Lebanon and in France. Professor at the Lebanese University Medical school, and the Saint Joseph’s University. He is past-president of the Lebanese Society of Cardiology. Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and the American College of Cardiology. Member of the EHRA (European Heart Rhythm Association). He is managing director of the Lebanese Medical Journal. He is the organizer of the “Middle East Cardiostim” and Cardiopace. He has published many articles on cardiac pacing and atrial fibrillation. He has lectured in many congresses in Europe and the Middle East
  9. 9. Corrado Tamburino Italy Since 1st November 2001 full Professor of Cardiology at the Cardiology Institute and Cardiovascular Department of the University of Catania. Since 18th February 2004 Director of Cardiology Institute and Cardiovascular Department of the University of Catania. From 2005 Director of Postgraduate School of Cardiology – University of Catania. Since August 2005 Director of Cardiovascular Department – Vittorio Emanuele – Ferrarotto Hospital. Since October 2007 President of Italian Society of Invasive Cardiology for the years 2007-2009. Since March 2008 Member of the Board of Trustees at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions for the years 2008-2010 Derek Connelly UK Consultant Cardiologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance & President HR UK Council member and Education Officer of the British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group (now Heart Rhythm UK), 2000-2009; education officer, 2000-2003; chair of exam committee, 2004. Postgraduate Clinical Tutor for the Cardiothoracic Centre - Liverpool (November 2002 – August 2004). President of Heart Rhythm UK, March 2005 – March 2008 Founder and Trustee, Arrhythmia Alliance, since April 2004 Fellow qua Physician, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1998 Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of London, 2002 Member of British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group, 1989 Member of London Electrophysiology Group, 1989-1992 Founder of Trans Pennine Electrophysiology Group, June 1993 Member of the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, 1994 Member of British Cardiac Society, 1997 Member of National Association of Clinical Tutors, 2003 Member of North West Regional Pacing and Electrophysiology Group, 2003 Council Member of British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group, 2000-2004; Education Officer 2000-2003; Exam committee chair, 2004. President of Heart Rhythm UK (formerly British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group), March 2005 – March 2008
  10. 10. Eric Roselli, MD USA Eric is a Staff Surgeon in the Cleveland Clinic Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Roselli’s specialty interests include adult cardiac surgery, thoracic aortic surgery, endovascular approaches to cardiothoracic diseases, minimally invasive valve repair and replacement, high-risk valve surgery, endovascular stent and prosthetic valve research and cardiovascular imaging. He was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2005 in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He has authored or co-authored book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals on thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms, endovascular aortic surgery, reoperative cardiac surgery, aortic valve disease, cardiac CT, atrial fibrillation and heart and lung transplantation. Dr. Roselli is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Cardiology, the International Society of Endovascular Specialists, the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Fausto J. Pinto, MD, PhD, FESC Portugal Graduated at Lisbon University Medical School in 1984. He did his Cardiology fellowship at Santa Maria University Hospital and Stanford University Medical School (CA, USA), where he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow and then Clinical Attending in the Echocardiography laboratory. He also did an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the same institution. He is currently Full Professor of Cardiology at Lisbon University Medical School. He is also the Director of Lisbon Cardiovascular Institute since 1999. He was the President and founder of the European Association of Echocardiography (2002-04). He is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), American College of Cardiology (FACC), American Society of Angiology (FASA), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE). He is currently the Editor in Chief of the Portuguese Journal of Cardiology (since 1999). He is the current chairman of the CPC (Congress Program Committee) of ESC (2008-10).
  11. 11. Francis G Dunn DL MB CHB FRCP FACC UK Vice-President of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow & Consultant Cardiologist at Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow. His training was in Glasgow and in the USA. His main research interests are in the areas of hypertension and LVH. He has held research grants from the British Heart Foundation, The Scottish Executive and other major funding bodies in the UK. He has also been involved in the past in studies of thrombolytic therapy and in atrial fibrillation. He has over 150 published papers and a number of book chapters. He also has a major interest in education and this is a major part of his activities at the Royal College. He has also been Training Programme Director for cardiology trainees in the West of Scotland He has served as Clinical Director for cardiology for North Glasgow and is a previous Council member for both the Scottish and British Cardiac Societies. He has also sat on a number of National Committees in Scotland. Dr Dunn has previously attended the Egyptian Society of Cardiology and was part of the Symposium Sponsored by the Royal College in 2008. He is delighted once again to be in Cairo for participation in this prestigious meeting, to renew friendships and to strengthen links with the Egyptian Society of Cardiology. Frank Arnold Flachskampf Germany Senior staff cardiologist / consultant at Med.Klinik 2, University of Erlangen since 1999 and Professor of Internal Medicine (University of Erlangen) since 2003. Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) and the American College of Cardiology (FACC). Past board member of European Association of Echocardiography. Member of Education Committee of European Society of Cardiology. Over 160 PubMed-listed articles, chapters in several standard textbooks, on the editorial board of the European Journal of Echocardiography.
  12. 12. G Dagenais Canada Dagenais is Professor Emeritus at the Université de Montréal and the Université de Laval. He is also active in clinical cardiology and research at the Quebec Heart Institute, where he served as Director from 1979 to 1987. His main research interests are ischemic cardiovascular diseases and their prevention, with a focus on cardiovascular risk factor epidemiology, clinical trials and myocardial ischemia. He is the principal investigator of the Quebec Cardiovascular Study, co-chair of the HOPE and HOPETOO trials and a member of the steering committee of the DREAM/Epi- DREAM, ONTARGET-TRANSCEND, & HOPE-3 studies, among others. He has authored more than 200 manuscripts. Ghaida Kaddaha MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (LONDON) UAE Consultant Physician and Head of Diabetology Unit Rashid Hospital. Associate professor of Medicine (Dubai Medical College for Girls). After Obtaining the MBBS degree, she completed the residency at Rashid Hospital Dubai. Worked as a registrar in internal medicine at the John Radcliff infirmary in Oxford – UK, then she trained in diabetes at the diabetes research unit, Radcliff Infirmary, Oxford UK, where she obtained her MRCP (UK). She established the diabetes Unit at RH in the year 2000. She participated in a number of international multicentre clinical trials and a board member of several regional advisory boards in the field of diabetes Gregory S. Thomas, MD, MPH, FACC, FACP, FASNC USA Director of Nuclear Cardiology Training, University of California, Irvine, (UCI) School of Medicine since 2006; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine- Cardiology, UCI School of Medicine since 2006; President, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) 2007; Member, Cardiovascular Imaging Cooperative, American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2006-2008
  13. 13. Hany Eteiba UK Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Glasgow University Dept. Of medical cardiology. Lead Interventional Cardiologist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer. Fellow of the RCPSG, fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Fellow of the SCAI. Member of the Egyptian & British Cardiac Societies. Medical advisor of the International Committee of Glasgow Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons. Executive Committee of Managed Clinical Network. Executive committee of Scottish Angiography and Intervention Steering group. Editorial board of the American Journal of Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions. Hani Najm KSA Harlan Krumholz, FACC USA Associate Program Director for education and training, general clinical research center, Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Epidemiology & Public Health, Professor, Investigative Medicine - Yale University. Fellow of the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology. Fellow of American College of Physicians – American Society of Internal Medicine. Member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation. Member of the Association of American Physicians. Award of Meritorious Achievement, American Heart Association. Member of the institute of the National Academies.
  14. 14. Helmy M. Siragy, MD, FACP, FAHA USA Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Director of the Hypertension Research Center at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is board certified in internal medicine, with subspecialty in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and certified as Hypertension Specialist by the American Society of Hypertension. He is a fellow of the American College of Physician, the American Heart Association and is a member of numerous national and international Endocrine and Hypertension Societies. He is a member of multiple national and international committees including the American Heart Association and the United States National Institutes of Health. He is a member of the editorial boards of several Hypertension, Endocrine, Vascular Biology and Kidney journals and currently the Section Editor for the Antihypertensive Agents: Mechanisms of Drug Action section, Current Hypertension Reports Journal and Current Hypertension Reviews Journal. Dr. Siragy was first to discover and publish that stimulation of angiotensin AT2 receptor leads to generation of nitric oxide. Dr. Siragy has authored more than 200 medical journal articles and abstracts, and 21 medical textbook chapters, Dr. Siragy's primary research interests are in the areas of the renin-angiotensin system, cardiac ischemia, and diabetic nephropathy. Henry Elliot M.D., F.R.C.P. UK Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Between 1986 and 2005 he was Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Glasgow, and Head of the Academic Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the Western Infirmary, Glasgow. He is a Consultant Physician and an accredited specialist in Clinical Pharmacology, General (Internal) Medicine and Hypertension. He is a member of the British Hyperlipidaemia Association, the British Hypertension Society and the International Society of Hypertension. His specialist clinical interests are in the clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular and antihypertensive drugs and in the optimal therapeutics of cardiovascular diseases, particularly the investigation and management of hypertension and other C.V. risk factors. He is the author / co-author of more than 300 published articles in medical and scientific journals, book chapters and review textbooks.
  15. 15. John J. Mahmarian USA Professor Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and Director of the Nuclear Cardiology and CT Laboratories at the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center of The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Recognized both nationally and internationally as an authority in nuclear cardiology, Dr. Mahmarian is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) as well as a fellow and Founding Member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He currently serves as Treasurer for the Board of Directors of ASNC and in the recent past has served on the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. His research interests focus on how to better tailor therapy, reduce healthcare costs and improve patient outcome and he has written extensively on myocardial perfusion imaging, calcium scoring and cardiac CT angiography. He is board-certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT angiography, and internal medicine. John Spertus, MD, MPH, FACC USA Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Clinical Director of Outcomes Research at the Mid America Heart Institute. His research has focused upon the methodology of patient- centered outcomes assessment, the quantification of healthcare quality and the use of IT to translate risk-prediction models into clinical care as a means to more rationally apply treatment to those most likely to benefit. He developed the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ), & the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ), which have both been translated into over 45 languages and are emerging as the gold standards for quantifying patients’ symptoms, function and QOL in CAD and HF in clinical trials and as tools for improving patient care. Dr. Spertus has been working on translational research – both with basic scientists to illuminate the prognostic significance of genetic and other biomarkers on cardiovascular outcomes and with outcomes researchers to implement multivariate prediction models into clinical care using a novel, web-based technology that he co-developed ( He has served on numerous national committees for the ACC, AHA, American Medical Association, National Quality Forum, United Healthcare and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has also founded the Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Consortium and CV Outcomes (; Dr. Spertus and his collaborators have published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, including over 45 in 2009.
  16. 16. Khalid Al Shaibi KSA Layt Mimish, FACC, FACA, FACP KSA Medical director / The Cardiovascular Consultants Group Clinics, Jeddah September 1997-Now Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, assistant Professor KAUH Jeddah Jan 2008-Now American Board Certification in Internal Medicine 1986; Certification in Internal Medicine and Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) 1987; Dual Certification in Cardiovascular Diseases subspecialty from RCPC (Canada) and from American Board of Internal Medicine 1989 Mahfouz El-Shahawy, M.D., M.S., USA F.E.S.C., F.C.C.P., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C.P., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A.F.S.C.C.T Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Florida And South Flordia Medical Director cardiovascular Disease Assessment center of Sarasota memorial Healthcare System President Cardiovascular Center of Sarasota Majid Al Fayad KSA
  17. 17. Mehdi Razavi USA Mehdi Razavi, MD, is a Cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiac Angiography. Dr. Razavi is a member of the Council on Rheumatic Fever and Congenital Heart Disease for the AHA. Dr. Razavi has authored and co-authored a number of articles on heart disease in publications such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the American Journal of Cardiology and Circulation. He has also written a chapter called "Myocardial Infarction and Normal Coronary Arteriography" for a book entitled Current Practice of Cardiology. A graduate of the Isfahan Medical School in Iran, Dr. Razavi did his internship at the Martland Medical Center in New Jersey and residency at Akron City Hospital. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Mohamed Zubaid Kuwait Graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1986. Undertook internal medicine training at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, from 1988 to 1991. He completed Cardiology Residency from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, in 1994. He spent 2 years training in interventional Cardiology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada. Returned to his native home, Kuwait, in 1996 to join Kuwait University as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Professor in 2006. He was the Principal Investigator of many trials including the Kuwait Acute Coronary Syndrome Registry (KACS), Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events (Gulf RACE) and Gulf Survey of Atrial Fibrillation Events (Gulf SAFE).
  18. 18. Mohamed Arafah KSA Mustafa El-Rifaie KSA Nasr El-Din Ahmed Youssef Sudan Nabil Maurice France Professor Associé Cardiology Univesity Paris VII Consultant Pediatric Cardiology – Robert DEBRE University Hospital- Paris Head Fetal Cardiac Consultation BICHAT University Hospital- Paris Head Perinatal Cardiology unit Hopital La Roseraie- Paris Omar Galal KSA Chairman for Pediatric Cardiology at Prince Salman Heart Centre and Professor for Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Essen, Germany, MBA in Hospital Administration since Aug 2007 EDUCATION German School: Cairo, Egypt May 1967; Medical School: Marburg, Germany; Diploma Dec 1973; Residency in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology: Goettingen, Essen, Germany. Feb 1982 Facharzt Pediatrics, Feb 1983 Facharzt Pediatric Cardiology. Dec 1987 PhD Pediatric Cardiology, May 1996 Professor Pediatric Cardiology, university of Essen, Germany, 2002 – 2004; MBA in Hospital Administration, Krems, Austria. More than 120 manuscripts in peer reviewed Journals: JACC, American Heart Journal, Ann Thorac Surgery, J. Interventional Cardiology, Canadian J. Cardiology, Int’l. J. Cardiology, Ped. Research, European Heart J., Ped. Radiology, Heart, Br. Heart J., Ped. Cardiology, Cardiology Young, European J. Pedia, etc. Over 300 oral presentations or posters at different meetings. Regular invited speaker at the most prestigious Interventional Cardiology Meetings in USA, Europe, Asia and Arab countries (PICS, USA and CSI, Frankfurt, Egyptian Heart, Saudi Heart).
  19. 19. Pierluigi Pieri, MD Italy Graduated in Medicine ”cum laude” at Bologna University, Specialized in Cardiology “cum laude” at Bologna University; Chief Department of Medicine and of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Director Nuclear Cardiology Unit at “M. Bufalini-G. Marconi” hospital, Cesena, Italy; Chairman of the International Council of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and current member of the International Council from 1997 to 2001; Member of the Editorial Board of the following Journals: Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and JACC Cardiovascular Imaging. President of the International meetings: “Nuclear Cardiology Today” held every four years in Cesena, Italy, attracting cardiologists and nuclear medicine physicians from all over the world since 1988. Member of the Program Committee and/or Organizing Committee of several International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology (ICNC) Approximately 100 publications mainly related to Nuclear Cardiology (experimental and clinical studies): perfusion tracers, myocardial viability, risk stratification and prognosis in patients with CAD, imaging of atherosclerotic plaques by monoclonal antibodies etc. Invited speaker and chairman at 170 international and national meetings Randall C. Thompson, MD, FACC, FASNC USA Dr Thompson is an Attending Cardiologist at the Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, USA, and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He is a cardiovascular imager with extensive clinical experience and numerous publications in coronary and vascular CT angiography, SPECT, PET, and coronary calcium scoring. He is currently on the board of directors of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and chairman of the ASNC CT Education Committee. He has also taught numerous hands-on and didactic courses in cardiovascular CT. His research interest include the clinical application of coronary calcium scoring, the use of CT scanning in ancient peoples, and novel stress agents.
  20. 20. Rima S Bader MD, PhD, FASE KSA Associate Prof/Consultant Pediatric &Fetal Cardiology King Abdul Aziz University Hospital Roberto Ferrari, MD, Ph.D. FESC Italy Professor of Cardiology, University of Ferrara, Director of Cardiology at S Anna University Hospital of Ferrara Director of the Centre of Cardiovascular Research "S Maugeri", Ferrara. Special area of interest and expertise: Characterisation of the molecular mechanisms of the ischaemic and failing myocardium. Clinical treatment of myocardial ischemia and heart failure. Particular emphasis on interdisciplinary and collaborative studies. Positions held in cardiological organizations European Society of Cardiology (ESC), President 2008-2010, President Elect 2006-2008, Vice President and Chairman of the Associations, Councils and Working Groups 2004-2006, Executive Board Member and Chairman of the Education Committee 2002-2004, Chairman of the Working Group on Cellular Biology 1994-1996. International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) President of World Section 2004-2007, Treasurer 94-2002 Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC), Councillor of the Board 1996-2000 Editor of European Heart Journal Supplement 1996-2004 & Dialogues in Cardiovascular Medicine 1996- Over 700 pier reviewed papers (I.F. more than 2000) on several aspects including basic research, pathophysiology and clinical investigation in the area of ischaemic heart disease and heart failure. Involved on the Steering Committee of several multicentric trials: SEOSI, EUROPA, PREAMI, SENIORS, PACMAN, BEAUTifUL, SHIFT, STRATEGY and MULTI-STRATEGY Saad Mohamed Al Kasab, MB, ChB, MRCP (UK), FRCP, FACC KSA Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Director of Cardiac Cath Lab Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, Riyadh Military Hospital
  21. 21. Samir Kapadia, MD, USA Director of the Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology. As an interventional cardiologist, Dr. Kapadia has a special interest in complex coronary, structural heart disease- related cardiac interventions as well as carotid and peripheral interventions. Dr. Kapadia was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2003 as a staff interventional cardiologist. He is currently also the Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. Dr. Kapadia has been involved as principal investigator or co-investigator in numerous clinical trials related to percutaneous replacement of aortic valve, percutaneous mitral valve repair, carotid stenting, PFO closure, to name a few. He has been invited to present results of his research at national and international symposia and conferences. He is author or co-author of more than 30 book chapters in medical textbooks on his specialty interests, and he has authored numerous articles and abstracts in medical journals on his clinical experience. Dr. Kapadia is an editorial reviewer for the peer-reviewed medical journals Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Cytokine and the Journal of the American Medical Association. He grades abstracts for the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Kapadia is Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Member of the American Heart Association. Satoru Sumitsuji MD FACC Japan Associate Professor of Advanced Cardiovascular Therapeutics in Osaka University, Director of Heart Center in Nozaki / Nagoya / Ogaki Tokushukai Hospital Medical doctor career: from 1990 graduated Kumamoto Univ. Expertise: Interventional Cardiology, esp. Imaging supported Complex PCI from 1993 Certification: FACC, Senior Fellow of Japanese Society of Interventional Cardiology Board member: Japanese Society of Interventional Cardiology & Japanese Society of Cardiovascular Imaging & Dynamics
  22. 22. Shakeel Qureshi UK Born in Pakistan, Educated in UK, graduated from Manchester in 1976. Trained in Paediatric Cardiology at Harefield Hospital & Guy's Hospital and Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital. Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Head of Service at Guy's & St Thomas Trust/Evelina Children's Hospital since 1988. Major interest is interventional paediatric cardiology. Published more than 130 papers in peer review journals, more than 20 review papers, 15 book chapters and co-edited a textbook on interventions. Frequent traveller around the world to help develop units and their interventional expertise. Received PICS Outstanding Achievements award in Chicago in 2004. Received one of the highest civial awards from Government of Pakistan in 2004 for services to Medicine in Pakistan and from Patients's association in Poland for services to paediatric cardiology in Poland. Steen Dalby Kristensen, MD, DMSc, FESC Denmark Specialist in Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Has since 1995 been employed as Consultant Cardiologist/Ass. Professor at University Department of Cardiology, Skejby Sygehus, Aarhus. Head of the Department Feb. 2000-May 2006. Interests: Thrombosis and anti-thrombotic treatment (especially platelets). Coronary artery disease and acute cardiac care. Percutaneous coronary interventions. Scientific work: Author and co-author of more than 154 scientific papers. Editor of 4 books. ESC: Board of the Danish Soc. of Cardiology 1992 – 1996; Organizer and teacher on the Courses of antithrombotic therapy of coronary heart disease in European Heart House in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009; Nucleus member of WG Thrombosis 1998. Secretary/treaurer 2000- 2002, vice- chairman 2002-2004 and Chairman of the Working Group on Thrombosis in European Society of Cardiology 2004-2006; ESC Education Committee 2004-2006; ESC Congress Programme Committee 2006; ESC Committee for Practice Guidelines 2006-2008; Chairman of the ESC Credential Committe 2008 -; ESC EU Committee for Regulatory Affairs 2008 -; Councillor of the ESC Board 2006-2008. Vicepresident for ESC 2008 - 2010 (National Societies and Fellowships).
  23. 23. Tarek Helmy, MD, FACC, FSCAI USA American Medical Board Certification, General Internal Medicine (1997), American Board of Cardiology Certification (2000), American Board of Interventional Cardiology Certification (2001), Current Monitor of Certification (MOC). Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (2007- present), University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Director of the Interventional Cardiology fellowship Program (2007 – present), University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, ACGME accredited program Associate Professor of Medicine-Division of Cardiology (2007 – present), Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio; Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio Theresa McDonagh UK Dr McDonagh is a Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in heart failure at the Royal Brompton Hospital London. Clinically, she has a long track record in heart failure. In addition to having a hands-on input in clinical heart failure, she has an active research profile in the epidemiology of left ventricular dysfunction and in the clinical utility of the novel biomarkers in both the diagnosis and prognosis of heart failure. She is Chair of the BSH and has served as a Councillor and Treasurer prior to this. She has taken a particular interest in developing clinical standards for heart failure and, through the SAC in Cardiology, has been involved with developing the heart failure curriculum for subpecialty cardiology registrar training. In addition, she has been part of the group moving the BSH Heart Failure Audit forward
  24. 24. Toshiya Muramatsu Japan Chief Director of Saiseikai Yokohama-City Eastern Hospital, Department of Cardiology Course Director of TOPIC Live Course; Board Member of Japanese Society of Interventional Cardiology; Board Member of Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Catheterization Therapeutics; Board Member of Japanese Coronary Association; Advisory Board of Japanese Society of Cardiovascular Endoscopy; Board Member of Japanese Society of Cardiovascular Imaging and Dynamics; Board Member of Japanese Society of Intravascular Therapeutics; Advisory Board of Japanese Cine Angiographic Research Meeting Walid Abu Khodeir KSA Walid M Hassan, MD KSA Professor of Medicine, Head of Adult Cardiology, Chairman, KFHI Research Committee, King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh ACCP Governor, Council of International Regents and Governors; Former Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention; Former Drirector, Cardiac Intensive care University of Missouri- Columbia; Fellow American Heart Association; Fellow American College of Cardiology; Fellow American College of Chest Physicians; Fellow American College of Physicians; Fellow The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (Executive Committee) Membership of 37 International Scientific Societies and Associations; Editorial Board and Reviewer for 26 International Journals; 330 Published Articles/ Abstracts/ Presentations. Clinical Interest: Diabetic Heart Disease, Percutaneous Coronary-Vascular- Valvular and Structural Intervention; Research Interest: Platelet aggregation, Inflammation, Cell therapy, Coronary Flow and Physiology.
  25. 25. Zohair Y. Al Halees, MD, FACC, FRCSC, FACS KSA Advisor for Cardiovascular Diseases to the Chief Executive Director, Distinguished Consultant, Cardiac Surgery Section, King Faisal Heart Institute, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Dr. Al Halees earns worldwide recognition as one of the leading cardiac surgeons, performing over twelve thousand major heart operations in both pediatric and adult patients in Saudi Arabia, in the Middle East, in the USA, Canada and other European countries as well as India, Pakistan and Iran. Dr. Al Halees became the Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases which in 2003, evolved into a King Faisal Heart Institute of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In August 2007, he became the Recipient of King Abdulaziz High Civilian Award, a medal of honor given by the King to selected Saudi civilians who advanced in their specific field and have made impact to the society. At present, he was appointed as the Advisor for Cardiovascular Disease to the Chief Executive Director of KFSH & RC for Riyadh and Jeddah. Dr. Al Halees traveled extensively, having been invited as a guest speaker and session chairman to over 200 local and international conferences and symposiums, in addition to performing live transmission cases in the USA, Canada, Italy, India, Pakistan and other institutions within the Kingdom. He has pioneered several humanitarian cardiac surgical missions together with the KFSH&RC team that serviced the needy children in Pakistan, Morocco, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Iran.
  26. 26. Important Information Language: All conference sessions are in English; no instant translation. The scientific sessions will take place at level (-3) in halls: - Rock & Blue Canyon (for the stand alone sessions). - White Canyon. - Pearl “1” - Pearl “3” - Coral. - Granite. Lunch tutorials will be taking place at level (-2) – Amber Ballroom. Every session has the same unique serial number present in the book. Registration: - Will be open daily from 22nd – 25th February from 8:00 – 17:00 at the Colored Canyon Ballroom. - A special desk for the Egyptian Society of Cardiology will be present where you can pay the annual fees and receive the election permission card. Currency banking: (rates are subject to change) 1 US $ = 5.47 Egyptian Pounds - 1 € = 7.54 Egyptian Pounds Weather forecast: Temperature during the conference day is expected to be: High 21 – Low 11 Friday Prayer: The hotel has a mosque that you can access from (Mohamed Kamel Hussein Street) the street behind the hotel - El-Sedik Mosque (5 minutes walk from the hotel). Parking: A wide parking area is present on the other side of the street in front of the hotel; parking inside the hotel is against fees that you will have to settle it by yourself.
  27. 27. Website of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology: Prizes Abstracts: - The conference accepted 75 abstracts; the best 7 of them will be presented orally on Wednesday 8:30 – 10:00 at the Coral Ballroom (level -3) (Session 50); the rest will be presented as poster on Thursday 9:00 – 12:30 at Amber Ballroom (level - 2). - The best 3 oral abstracts will be awarded. Cases: - PCI cases will be presented in sessions (22 & 105). - Interactive Echo cases will be presented in sessions (49 & 76) - MPI cases will be presented in session (104). - Pediatric cases will be presented in session (23). - The best case in every session will be awarded. Highest attendance prizes: - The 5 highest attendance doctors daily will be awarded (according to the barcode system); the results will be announced next day at the registration area. All the winners will gather at the highlights session on Friday when a draw will be performed between them and the first two will travel abroad for training; provided that they fulfill the following two criteria: - Age less than 40 years. - Member of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology. - Master or MD Cardiology.
  28. 28. Audiovisual & Speakers Instructions We are delighted to have you as a welcomed speaker and we do appreciate much to bring out your presentation to CardioEgypt 2010 audience in a perfect way. In CardioEgypt 2010 we have a modified system that we ALL have to FOLLOW to keep the integrity of the conference scientific program. Please use a PC (IBM Compatible) not Apple Macintosh formats. The following guidelines are made to help us bringing this conference to perfection o Computers used in the conference are PCs loaded with Microsoft Office 2007. o Please use Microsoft PowerPoint XP or later version to prepare your presentation o If your presentation includes movies, be sure to create a folder including your presentation & movie files or sound clips. This will insure that all the tools used to create the presentation are readily accessible on the show site, should the need arise to modify the presentation. o Please remember that your movies should be in MPEG1 format. AVI files might not work properly on all computers unless special codec is used. MOV is not a compatible format to be run inside PowerPoint. o DICOM players will be available in all computers serving the conference. o Speakers are not allowed to use their personal laptops whatever the reason is. Strict rule are applied in this matter. Apple users must prepare a PC compatible CD or DVD loaded with their presentation(s). o Only digital media is allowed as a tool to present data, namely CDs, DVDs, Flash memory &/or external hard drive. No 35mm physical slides are allowed. No video tapes. No Transparencies. No Whiteboard. No Bluetooth mobile phones. o Computers inside halls are not connected to the internet. o Speakers MUST handle their PRESENTATION CDs one hour AT LEAST before the beginning of the session. o The duration of the presentation is controlled digitally through computer software that will end the view when time is up, thus we value your understanding to stick to the dedicated time. o If you are participating in a debate: so you have 10 minutes to defend your opinion and so is your con., then during the rebuttal you may present two more slides in response to your con. opinion. o If you are presenting a case: so you have 10 minutes to completely present your case ending by a clear take home message in one slide, each case will be followed by 2-3 minutes discussion.
  29. 29. 1 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Rock & Blue Canyon 11:30 – 12:30 Glaxo SmithKline Symposium Contemporary Issues in Cardiovascular Care Chairpersons Khairy Abdel Dayem Ain Shams Ramez Guindy Ain Shams 11:30 – 11:50 Hussein Rizk Cairo Care of the Aging Patients 20 minutes 11:50 – 11:55 Discussion 5 minutes 11:55 – 12:15 Mohamed Khattab Cairo The Kidney: Markers and target 20 minutes 12:15 – 12:20 Discussion 5 minutes 12:20 – 12:30 Khairy Abdel Dayem Ain Shams Take Home Message 10 minutes 1
  30. 30. 2 Monday 22nd February, 2010 White Canyon 12:30 – 13:30 Controversies in NSTEMI; which is the best? Chairpersons Adel Zaki Cairo Ayman Aboul Magd Azhar M. Awad Taher Ain Shams Yehia Kishk Assiut 12:30 – 12:40 Gamal Aboul Nasr NHI Treat with Fondaparinux rather than 10 minutes Enoxaparin: Pro 12:40 – 12:50 Hossam Kandil Cairo Treat with Fondaparinux rather than 10 minutes Enoxaparin: Con 12:50 – 13:00 Rebuttal 10 minutes 13:00 – 13:10 Steen D. Kristensen Denmark Prasugrel is better than Clopidogrel; Pro 10 minutes 13:10 – 13:20 Hisham Aboul Einen Banha Prasugrel is better than Clopidogrel; Con 10 minutes 13:20 – 13:30 Rebuttal 10 minutes 2
  31. 31. 3 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Pearl “1” 12:30 – 13:30 Cardiac Rehabilitation Chairpersons Ihab Attia Ain Shams Sayed Abdel Hafiz Army Soliman Gharib Cairo Walid Abou Khodeir KSA 12:30 – 12:42 Alaa Ibrahim Minia Basics of the Ideal Cardiac Rehabilitation 12 minutes Program th 12:45 – 12:57 Hazem Khamis 6 October Rehabilitation of the Heart Failure Patient 12 minutes 13:00 – 13:12 Laila Shalaby NHI Value & Limitations of post MI rehabilitation 12 minutes program 13:15 – 13:27 Ahmed El-Kirdany Ain Shams Post CABG Rehabilitation 12 minutes 12 minutes for each lecture followed by 3 minutes discussion 3
  32. 32. 4 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Pearl “3” 12:30 – 13:30 Atherosclerosis Session “1” Chairpersons Ahmed A. Ramadan Azhar Ali El-Abd Ain Shams Ghaidaa Kaddaha UAE Sayed Badawi Army 12:30 – 12:45 Ashraf Reda Menoufyia The Egyptian Risk Factor Profile & the Lipid 15 minutes Project 12:50 – 13:05 Mahfouz El-Shahawy USA New CVD Risk scoring system beyond 15 minutes Framingham 13:10 – 13:25 Mohamed Arafah KSA The risk factor profile in the Gulf region 15 minutes 15 minutes for each lecture followed by 5 minutes discussion 4
  33. 33. 5 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Coral 12:30 – 13:30 Zoom in Session: CRT & ICD Chairpersons Gamal Shaaban NHI Hayam Damanhoury Ain Shams Majid Al-Fayad KSA Said Khaled Ain Shams Sherif El-Degwy Cairo 12:30 – 12:42 Ahmed Abdel Aziz Cairo The left ventricular lead implantation vein 12 minutes selection 12:45 – 12:57 Mazen Tawfik Ain Shams ICD-CRT Programming 12 minutes 13:00 – 13:12 Hassan Khaled Cairo ICD-CRT malfunction 12 minutes 13:15 – 13:27 Doaa Ahmed Fouad Assiut How to achieve optimum CRT? 12 minutes 12 minutes for each lecture followed by 3 minutes discussion 5
  34. 34. 6 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Granite 12:30 – 13:45 The Heart & Systemic Disorders Chairpersons Adel Mazen Azhar Amin Fouad Army Mohamed Gamal Assiut Nagwa El-Mahalawy Ain Shams Walid Hassan KSA 12:30 – 12:42 Ahmed Rozza Azhar Rheumatoid arthritis & the Heart 12 minutes 12:45 – 12:57 Helmy El-Ghawaby Cairo Cardiac Involvement in SLE 12 minutes 13:00 – 13:12 M. Salem El-Baz Azhar Cardiac Involvement in the Antiphospholipid 12 minutes Syndrome 13:15 – 13:27 Khaled Sorour Cairo Systemic Vasculitis & the CVD 12 minutes 13:30 – 13:42 Sanaa Abdel Shafy Beni Sewif Autoimmune disorders of the heart, diagnostic 12 minutes biomarkers. 12 minutes for each lecture followed by 3 minutes discussion 6
  35. 35. 7 Monday 22nd February, 2010 White Canyon 13:30 – 15:00 Shifting the Paradigm for Oral Antiplatelet Therapy for ACS Chairpersons Adel El-Etriby Ain Shams Ashraf Reda Menoufyia Hany Ragy NHI Hisham Aboul Einen Banha Steen D. Kristensen Denmark 13:30 – 13:45 Samir Wafa Ain Shams Challenges in the current management of ACS 15 minutes 13:45 – 14:00 Tarek Khairy Ain Shams Emerging insights into new oral antiplatelet 15 minutes agents: how to balance efficacy and safety 14:00 – 14:15 Gamal Fahim Mansoura Stent Thrombosis: dealing with the issues 15 minutes 14:15 – 14:30 Wael El-Naggar Cairo Perspective on optimal duration of dual 15 minutes antiplatelet therapy following DES 14:30 – 14:45 Ahmed Magdy NHI PCI in patients allergic or non-responder to 15 minutes thienopyridines 14:45 – 15:00 Discussion 7
  36. 36. 8 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Pearl “1” 13:30 – 15:00 Rheumatic Fever & Endocarditis; 2010 status Chairpersons Abdel Moety El-Keay Army Ahmed El-Kirdany Ain Shams Hani Najm KSA Khaled El-Menyawi Ain Shams Mohamed A.Ghani Cairo 13:30 – 13:55 Galal El-Said Cairo State of the Art: The Changing face of 25 minutes rheumatic fever: are Jone’s criteria still valid? th 13:55 – 14:10 Nashwa El-Hagrassy 6 October RHD: a major forgotten problem in Egypt 15 minutes 14:10 – 14:25 Fathy Maklady Suez Canal The Value of prophylaxis against IEC; is it still 15 minutes beneficial? 14:25 – 14:40 Hussein Rizk Cairo The Egyptian Endocarditis Program 15 minutes 14:40 – 14:55 Sayed Akl Cairo Indications for surgery in IEC 15 minutes 14:55 – 15:00 Discussion 8
  37. 37. 9 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Pearl “3” 13:30 – 14:45 Hypertension Session “1” Chairpersons Frank Dunn UK Hany Abdel Razek NHI Helmy Bakr Mansoura Hisham Boshra Beni Sewif Ramzy El-Mawardy Ain Shams 13:30 – 13:45 Ramez Guindy Ain Shams How will recent hypertension trials change our 15 minutes practice 13:45 – 14:00 Tarek Naguib Zagazig Dipping phenomenon “ the importance of 15 minutes nocturnal blood pressure” 14:00 – 14:15 Ahmed A.Rahman Ain Shams Vascular function and vascular remodeling in 15 minutes hypertension 14:15 – 14:30 Helmy Siragy USA Is there still a role for the combination of 15 minutes ACEI’s & ARB’s 14:30 – 14:45 Discussion 15 minutes 9
  38. 38. 10 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Coral 13:30 – 15:15 Focus session: Traditional Ablation Chairpersons Ali El-Amin Azhar Hanaa Fereig Azhar Mervat Abo El-Maaty Ain Shams Mohamed Hammouda Cairo Yasser Sharaf Cairo 13:30 – 14:00 Said Khaled Ain Shams Basic EPS; how easy can we make it? 30 minutes 14:00 – 14:15 Mohamed Hammouda Cairo AVNRT; the easiest or the difficult arrhythmia 15 minutes in ablation 14:15 – 14:30 Rania Samir Ain Shams Atrial flutter clockwise or counter clockwise 15 minutes 14:30 – 14:45 Hatem Kholeif Azhar WPW left or right 15 minutes 14:45 – 15:00 Tamer Fahmy Cairo Idiopathic VT; can we ablate it? 15 minutes 15:00 – 15:15 Discussion 15 minutes 10
  39. 39. 11 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Granite 13:30 – 15:00 Pediatrics Session “1” Chairpersons Amal Ayoub Ain Shams Fadia Mahmoud Cairo Mohamed Hamed Army Salwa Sharaf El-Din Cairo Samia Atwa Assiut Salah Zaher Alexandria 13:30 – 13:42 Magdy Aboul Kheir Mansoura Group A Beta Hemolytic Streptococci Vaccine; 12 minutes a dream come true 13:45 – 13:57 Alyaa Kotby Ain Shams Dyslipidemia in Children 12 minutes 14:00 – 14:12 Alaa Roshdy Ain Shams Hypertension in Children 12 minutes 14:15 – 14:27 Majid Al-Fayad KSA Genetics of Congenital Heart Malformations 12 minutes 14:30 – 14:42 Salah Amry Assiut Management of Pulmonary Hypertension in 12 minutes Children 14:45 – 14:57 Omar Galal KSA Overview of Six Sigma 12 minutes Each lecture is followed by 3 minutes discussion 11
  40. 40. 12 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Rock & Blue Canyon 15:00 – 16:00 Pfizer Symposium Chairpersons Hussein Rizk Cairo Khairy Abdel Dayem Ain Shams Yehia Kishk Assiut 15:00 – 15:25 Andrew Neil UK Intensive lipid management: Looking At the 25 minutes Patients’ Benefits behind the Evidence 15:25 – 15:30 Discussion 5 minutes 15:30 – 15:55 Ramzy El-Mawardy Ain Shams Step Ahead of managing CV Events. The 25 minutes Need to Treat Multiple Risk Factors in Hypertensive Patients 15:55 – 16:00 Discussion 5 minutes 12
  41. 41. 13 Monday 22nd February, 2010 White Canyon 16:00 – 17:00 Imaging Session Chairpersons Ahmed Abdel Aaty Alexandria Aliaa Abdel Fattah Cairo Mohamed El-Gabaly NHI Pierluigi Pieri Italy Randall Thompson USA 16:00 – 16:20 Adel Allam Azhar Computed tomographic assessment of 20 minutes atherosclerosis in Ancient Egyptian mummies 16:20 – 16:30 Discussion 10 minutes 16:30 – 16:50 Gregory Thomas USA Implication of the finding of atherosclerosis in 20 minutes Ancient Egyptian mummies 16:50 – 17:00 Discussion 10 minutes 13
  42. 42. 14 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Pearl “1” 16:00 – 17:30 Multivessel Coronary Revascularization: PCI or Surgery Chairpersons Adel El-Etriby Ain Shams Gamal Samy Ain Shams Hisham Aboul Einen Banha Sameh Shaheen Ain Shams Sherif El-Tobgy Cairo 16:00 – 16:10 Tarek helmy USA Revascularization of patients with multivessel 10 minutes disease: interventionalist’s view 16:10 – 16:20 Gamal Samy Ain Shams Revascularization of patients with multivessel 10 minutes disease: surgeon’s view 16:20 – 16:30 Rebuttal 10 minutes 16:30 – 16:45 Hany Ragy NHI The SYNTAX score, does it affect decision 15 minutes making in such patients 16:45 – 16:50 Discussion 5 minutes 16:50 – 17:05 Ayman Aboul Magd Azhar How to handle multivessel disease patients in 15 minutes countries with low access to DES? 17:05 – 17:20 Discussion 15 minutes 17:20 – 17:30 Adel El-Etriby Ain Shams Take Home Message 10 minutes 14
  43. 43. 15 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Pearl “3” 16:00 – 17:40 Hypertension Session “2” Hypertension is a Global Problem Chairpersons Frank Dunn UK Helmy Siragy USA Ramez Guindy Ain Shams Soliman Gharib Cairo Wahid Radwan Cairo 16:00 – 16:25 Mohsen Ibrahim Cairo State of the Art Lecture: What is new in 25 minutes Clinical Hypertension? 16:30 – 16:50 Omar Awaad Ain Shams When it comes to antihypertensives; women 20 minutes and men are not equal 16:55 – 17:15 Ghaidaa Kaddaha UAE Diabetes and hypertension; a double jeopardy 20 minutes 17:20 – 17:35 Ahmed Boghdady Sohag Non pharmacological treatment of 15 minutes hypertension Each lecture is followed by 5 minutes discussion 15
  44. 44. 16 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Coral 16:00 – 17:30 Pulmonary Hypertension Chairpersons Alaa Hataba Army Galal El-Kilany Kuwait Mohsen Mahdy Ain Shams Salwa Sweilam Ain Shams 16:00 – 16:15 Mohamed ElNoamany Menoufyia Novel Echocardiographic methods for 15 minutes assessment of pulmonary hypertension 16:20 – 16:35 Mohamed A.Ghani Cairo Is medical treatment of pulmonary 15 minutes hypertension really effective? 16:40 – 16:55 Mohamed El-Guindy Cairo Pulmonary hypertension: the guidelines and 15 minutes real world 17:00 – 17:15 Hossam Kandil Cairo Role of intervention in pulmonary hypertension 15 minutes 17:20 – 17:30 Discussion 15 minutes for each lecture followed by 5 minutes discussion 16
  45. 45. 17 Monday 22nd February, 2010 Granite 16:00 – 17:15 Pediatrics Session “2” Chairpersons Alyaa Kotby Ain Shams Ali Abo Zeid Army Hala El-Marsafawy Mansoura Maiy H. El-Sayed Ain Shams Majid Al-Fayad KSA 16:00 – 16:12 Nabil Maurice France Fetal perinatal cardiac program: the French 12 minutes Experience 16:15 – 16:27 Ghada El-Shahed Ain Shams Clinical Significance of measuring the fetal PR 12 minutes interval 16:30 – 16:42 Rima Bader KSA Treatment of fetal congestive heart failure 12 minutes 16:45 – 16:57 Nabil Maurice France Impact of diagnosis of fetal ductus 12 minutes anomalies on the perinatal outcome 17:00 – 17:12 Rima Bader KSA Prenatal prediction of pulmonary hypoplasia 12 minutes using the maternal hyperoxygenation test and neonatal outcome 12 minutes for each lecture followed by 3 minutes discussion 17
  46. 46. 18 Monday 22nd February, 2010 White Canyon 17:00 – 18:00 Advanced Coronary Assessment Techniques Session “1”: Invasive Techniques Chairpersons Ahmed Khattab Switzerland Amr Zaki Alexandria Essam Baligh Cairo Nerin Okasha Ain Shams 17:00 – 17:12 Sameh Salama Cairo Shouldn’t we use IVUS in the daily practice 12 minutes more frequently? 17:15 – 17:27 Mohamed A.Ghani Assiut OCT 12 minutes 17:30 – 17:42 Mohamed A.Ghani Cairo Virtual Histology 12 minutes 17:45 – 17:57 Mohamed A. Sallam Banha Fractional flow reserve guidance for elective 12 minutes patients: the data is there, the technology is there – no more excuses Each lecture is followed by 3 minutes discussion 18
  47. 47. 19 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 White Canyon 8:30 – 10:00 Complex Coronary Angioplasty Session “1” Chairpersons Gamal Aboul Nasr NHI Omar Awaad Ain Shams Khalid Al Shaibi KSA Reda El-Eissawy Army Sherif El-Tobgy Cairo 8:30 – 8:40 Sherif El-Tobgy Cairo Introduction and Objectives 10 minutes 8:40 – 8:50 Walid Hassan KSA Consecutive Bifurcation lesions; how to stent 10 minutes this lesion? 8:50 – 8:55 Ayman Aboul Magd Azhar How would I treat? 5 minutes 8:55 – 9:00 Layth Mimish KSA How would I treat? 5 minutes 9:00 – 9:10 Walid Hassan KSA How did I treat? 10 minutes 9:10 – 9:20 Omar Awaad Ain Shams Consensus 10 minutes 9:20 – 9:30 Ahmed Magdy NHI Case Presentation: Thrombus in a very 10 minutes complex anatomy 9:30 – 9:35 Taher El-Kady NHI How would I treat? 5 minutes 9:35 – 9:40 Ayman Saleh Ain Shams How would I treat? 5 minutes 9:40 – 9:50 Ahmed Magdy NHI How did I treat? 10 minutes 9:50 – 10:00 Gamal Aboul Nasr NHI Consensus 10 minutes 19
  48. 48. 20 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Pearl “1” 8:30 – 9:45 Cardiovascular Risk Factors Chairpersons Ahmed A. Ramadan Azhar Ali El-Abd Ain Shams Ghaidaa Kaddaha UAE Helmy Siragy USA Mahfouz El-Shahawy USA Nabil Gobran NHI 8:30 – 8:45 Khaled El-Menyawi Ain Shams Dietary intake, eating habits and metabolic 15 minutes syndrome 8:45 – 9:00 Ayman El-Said Tanta Lipid profile and prevention of cardiovascular 15 minutes disease 9:00 – 9:15 Ashraf Hatem Cairo Smoking Cessation Program 15 minutes 9:15 - 9:30 Magdy El-Masry Tanta Adherence as a cardiovascular risk factor 15 minutes 9:30 – 9:45 Discussion 15 minutes 20
  49. 49. 21 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Pearl “3” 8:30 – 10:00 PCI in the elderly The Challenge of the future – many patients & limited data Chairpersons Hany Eteiba UK Hani Najm KSA M. Khairy A.Dayem Ain Shams M.M. El-Fiky Ain Shams Mohamed Zaki NHI 8:30 – 8:40 M. Khairy A.Dayem Ain Shams Introduction & objectives 10 minutes 8:40 – 8:55 Ossama Sanad Banha Specific Challenges of medical treatment in the 15 minutes elderly 9:00 – 9:15 Amr Hassan Cairo Role of PCI in very elderly patients and how to 15 minutes minimize complications 9:20 – 9:35 Magdy Gharib Ain Shams DES in the elderly. Do they change the 15 minutes outcome 9:40 – 9:55 Walid Abo Khodeir KSA Role of CABG in very elderly patients and how 15 minutes to minimize complications Each lecture is followed by 5 minutes discussion 21
  50. 50. 22 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Coral 8:30 – 10:05 Case Presentations Chairpersons Corrado Tamburino Italy Saad El-Kassab KSA Tarek Helmy USA Tarek Zaki Ain Shams 8:30 – 8:40 Hisham Boshra Beni Sewif Case Presentation 10 minutes 8:42 – 8:52 Hisham Salah El-Din Cairo Case Presentation 10 minutes 8:54 – 9:04 Ahmed Onsy Ain Shams Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:06 – 9:16 Ayman Khairy Assiut Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:18 – 9:28 Karim El-Helaly Cairo Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:30 – 9:40 Bassem Said Ain Shams Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:42 – 9:52 Sherif Sakr Mansoura Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:54 – 10:04 Ahmed Sabry Army Case Presentation 10 minutes Each case is followed by 2 minutes discussion 22
  51. 51. 23 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Granite 8:30 – 10:00 Pediatrics Session “3” Chairpersons Ali Abdel Mohsen Alexandria Amal Hamdy Azhar Sahar El-Shedoudy Tanta Salwa Omran Cairo Wael Abdel Aal Cairo 8:30 – 8:40 Iman Sharaf Cairo Case Presentation 10 minutes 8:42 – 8:52 Ikram Massoud NHI Case Presentation 10 minutes 8:54 – 9:04 Hala El-Marsafawy Mansoura Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:06 – 9:16 Nader Botros NHI Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:18 – 9:28 Mona Hafez Mansoura Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:30 – 9:40 Hany Adel Alexandria Case Presentation 10 minutes 9:42 – 9:52 Maiy H. El-Sayed Ain Shams Case Presentation 10 minutes Each case is followed by 2 minutes discussion 23
  52. 52. 24 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 White Canyon 10:00 – 11:30 ACS: An introduction to a Multidisciplinary National Program for optimal STEMI management in Egypt Chairpersons Adel Zaki Cairo Ali Ramzy Ain Shams Ayman Saleh Ain Shams Hany Eteiba UK Said Rateb Insurance 10:00 – 10:20 Mohamed Sobhy Alexandria State of art lecture: Primary PCI: Benefits 20 minutes over Thrombolytic Therapy: Evidence From Guidelines 10:20 – 10:35 Yehia Kishk Assiut Triage and Transfer for PCI 15 minutes 10:35 – 10:50 Soliman Gharib Cairo Primary PCI in Egypt: When, Where and how? 15 minutes 10:50 – 11:05 Adel El-Etriby Ain Shams The implementation of a new fast track acute 15 minutes care program by the Ministry of health. 11:05 – 11:20 Tarek El-Kholy Insurance The Medical Insurance and ESC: how to 15 minutes collaborate. 11:20 – 11:30 Panelists Closing Remarks 10 minutes 24
  53. 53. 25 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Pearl “1” 10:00 – 11:30 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging “Workshop-1” Chairpersons Abdel Rahman Sharaf Azhar Randall Thompson USA Salah Demerdash Ain Shams Sahar Hamdy Azab Alexandria 10:00 – 11:00 Pierluigi Pieri Italy Different stressors for MPI 60 minutes Rationale How to perform Which stressor for which patient (physiological / pharmacological) Different Tracers Traditional and New gamma cameras and acquisition protocols 11:00 – 11:20 John Mahmarian USA The role of the new A2A agonists: 20 minutes pharmacologic stress testing 11:20 – 11:30 Discussion 10 minutes 25
  54. 54. 26 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Pearl “3” 10:00 – 11:30 Basic Teaching Echo Course: How to? Chairpersons Amal Ayoub Ain Shams Amal Hamdy Azhar Aziz Madkour Azhar Sameh Bakhoum Cairo Wafeya Eteiba Azhar 10:00 – 10:12 Azza Farrag Cairo Evaluate the LV global systolic function: the 12 minutes old and the new 10:15 – 10:27 Tarek Abdel Moneim Zagazig Evaluate Aortic Valve Regurgitation 12 minutes 10:30 – 10:42 Hala Mahfouz Menoufyia Evaluate Mitral Valve Regurgitation 12 minutes 10:45 – 10:57 Hany Fouad Ain Shams Assess the severity of Aortic Stenosis 12 minutes 11:00 – 11:12 El-Sayed Farag Zagazig Select patients for BMV 12 minutes 11:15 – 11:27 Frank Flachskampf Germany How to report an Echocardiography Study 12 minutes Each lecture is followed by 3 minutes discussion 26
  55. 55. 27 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Coral 10:05 – 11:30 Cardiac Death During Sports Chairpersons Derek Connelly UK Hassan Khaled Cairo Hisham El-Aasar Cairo Hosni Abdel Rahman Banha Mervat Abo El-Maaty Ain Shams 10:05 – 10:25 Wagdy Galal Ain Shams Sudden Cardiac Death During Sports 20 minutes 10:25 – 10:40 Yasser Hosny Banha Discovering the threat in the Athlete’s ECG 15 minutes 10:40 – 10:55 Gamila Nasr Suez Canal T-wave abnormalities; when to worry? 15 minutes 10:55 – 11:10 Hayam El-Damanhory Ain Shams Ventricular Ectopic beats; how many is too 15 minutes much? 11:10 – 11:25 Sherif El-Degwy Cairo QT interval: where is the limit for the athlete? 15 minutes 11:25 – 11:30 Discussion 27
  56. 56. 28 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Granite 10:00 – 11:30 Myopericarditis Chairpersons Ali Zidan Alexandria Helmy El-Ghawaby Cairo Mohamed El-Ramly Cairo Mohsen Salama Azhar M. Gamal Abdel Bar Ain Shams 10:00 – 10:15 Mohamed A.Ghani Cairo Pericarditis; the correct diagnostic workup 15 minutes 10:15 – 10:30 Nasser Taha Minia Management of pericarditis (acute, chronic & 15 minutes recurrent) 10:30 – 10:45 Hany Abdel Razek NHI Clinical and ECG presentation of myocarditis 15 minutes 10:45 – 11:00 Aliaa Abdel Fattah Cairo Does Imaging replace biopsy in myocarditis? 15 minutes 11:00 – 11:15 Rania Gaber Tanta Case Presentation 15 minutes 11:15 – 11:30 Discussion 28
  57. 57. 29 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 White Canyon 11:30 – 12:30 Cordis Symposium Cypher - Making Complex Interventions with Confidence Chairpersons Galal El-Said Cairo Khaled Shokry Army Mohamed Sobhy Alexandria Ramez Guindy Ain Shams Yehia Kishk Assiut 11:30 – 11:45 Satoru Sumitsuji Japan Long term results of Cypher treatment for 3VD 15 minutes & LM patient. 11:45 – 11:50 Discussion 5 minutes 11:50 – 12:05 Toshiya Muramatsu Japan From Cypher Stent, Japan Post-Marketing 15 minutes Surveillance, Sub-analysis : CTO from 3 years results 12:05 – 12:10 Discussion 12:10 – 12:08 Amr El-Hadidy Cairo Case Presentation 8 minutes 12:08 – 12:10 Discussion 2 minutes 12:10 – 12:18 Mohamed Mandour NHI Case Presentation 8 minutes 12:18 – 12:20 Discussion 2 minutes 29
  58. 58. 30 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Pearl “1” 11:30 – 12:45 Imaging: the ASNC Session Chairpersons Adel Allam Azhar Aziz Madkour Azhar Gregory Thomas USA Mokhtar Gomaa Azhar 11:30 – 11:45 John Mahmarian USA The Integration of CT with SPECT: Implication 15 minutes in risk stratification 11:50 – 12:05 Randall Thompson USA Combining CT with myocardial perfusion 15 minutes imaging: PET-CT 12:10 – 12:25 John Spertus USA Insights into the appropriateness of cardiac 15 minutes procedures: How can it be measured and improved 12:30 – 12:45 Aliaa Abdel Fattah Cairo Cardiac Imaging in Women 15 minutes Each lecture is followed by 5 minutes discussion 30
  59. 59. 31 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Pearl “3” 11:30 – 12:30 Valvular Heart Disease in Special Population Chairpersons Ossama El-Rifaie Ain Shams Saad El-Kassab KSA Sayed Akl Cairo Yasser Boghdady Cairo 11:30 – 11:42 Amr Youssef Assiut Low gradient severe Aortic Stenosis 12 minutes 11:45 – 11:57 Samir Abdel Kader Assiut Management of prosthetic heart valves during 12 minutes pregnancy 12:00 – 12:12 Mohamed Oraby Suez Canal Role of statin in senile calcific Aortic Stenosis 12 minutes 12:15 – 12:27 Hossam Fawzy Tanta Tricuspid valve repair during mitral valve 12 minutes surgery: when is it indicated? Each lecture is followed by 3 minutes discussion 31
  60. 60. 32 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Coral 11:30 – 12:45 The Working Group of PVD Session Chairpersons Farouk Radwan Mansoura Hamdy Soliman NHI M. Awad Taher Ain Shams Sameh Emil Army th 11:30 – 11:42 Hossam Mansour 6 October Risk Stratification of Peripheral Vascular 12 minutes Disease 11:45 – 11:57 Omar El-Farouk MOH How to diagnose peripheral vascular disease? 12 minutes 12:00 – 12:12 Reda El-Eissawy Army When to intervene in PVD? 12 minutes 12:15 – 12:27 Ayman Saleh Ain Shams How to manage the cardiac patient with PVD? 12 minutes 12:30 – 12:42 Hazem Warda Tanta Update on below knee interventions 12 minutes Each lecture is followed by 3 minutes discussion 32
  61. 61. 33 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Granite 11:30 – 12:45 CME: Cardiorenal interaction in refractory heart failure Chairpersons Frank Dunn UK Hussein Rizk Cairo Omar El-Khashab Cairo Said Khaled Ain Shams Sherif El-Tobgy Cairo 11:30 – 12:00 Sherif El-Tobgy Cairo Case presentation 30 minutes 12:00 – 12:15 Saheer El-Khashab Cairo Ultrafiltration 15 minutes 12:15 – 12:30 Dina Ossama Cairo Pathophysiology & Management of diuretic 15 minutes resistance 12:30 – 12:45 Discussion 33
  62. 62. 34 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Rock & Blue Canyon 12:30 – 14:30 Update on ACS & HF Joint Session between the European & the Egyptian Societies of Cardiology Chairpersons Hisham Aboul Einen Banha Mohamed Sobhy Alexandria Roberto Ferrari Italy Steen D. Kristensen Denmark Yehia Kishk Assiut 12:30 – 12:50 Ramzy El-Mawardy Ain Shams HF Management in 2010; the guidelines 20 minutes 12:50 – 13:00 Discussion 10 minutes 13:00 – 13:20 Roberto Ferrari Italy New Drugs for the management of HF 20 minutes 13:20 – 13:30 Discussion 10 minutes 13:30 – 13:50 M. Awad Taher Ain Shams Impact of Anemia on mortality in ACS patients 20 minutes 13:50 – 14:00 Discussion 10 minutes 14:00 – 14:20 Steen D. Kristensen Denmark New antiplatelets for management of NSTEMI 20 minutes 14:20 – 14:30 Discussion 10 minutes Each lecture is followed by 10 minutes discussion 34
  63. 63. 35 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 Granite 12:30 – 14:00 Pediatrics Session “4” Chairpersons Ahmed El-Minshawy Assiut Ezz El-Din Moustafa Ain Shams Fathy Maklady Suez Canal Hisham Shawky Cairo M. Ayman Shoeib Ain Shams 12:30 – 12:42 Khaled Sorour Cairo The status of ACHD in Egypt 12 minutes 12:45 – 12:57 Omar Galal KSA Pregnancy in Tetralogy of Fallot 12 minutes 13:00 – 13:12 Hebatallah Attia Ain Shams Treatment of the child with HOCM 12 minutes 13:15 – 13:27 Zohair El-Halees KSA Rheumatic Aortic Valve disease: repair or 12 minutes replace 13:30 – 13:42 Adel El-Gamal Mansoura Open Cardiac Surgery in babies less than 12 minutes 5Kgs: Mansoura Experience 13:45 – 13:57 Zohair El-Halees KSA Hybrid Techniques in management of CHD 12 minutes 35
  64. 64. 36 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 White Canyon 14:30 – 16:00 Servier Symposium Hand in hand …. One step further Chairpersons Hussein Rizk Cairo Mohamed A. Taher Ain Shams Mohamed Sobhy Alexandria 14:30 – 14:35 Introduction 5 minutes 14:35 – 14:50 Ramez Guindy Ain Shams The risk behind figures 15 minutes 14:50 – 15:05 Roberto Ferrari Italy BEAUTIFUL news for angina patients 15 minutes 15:05 – 15:15 Discussion 10 minutes 15:15 – 15:30 Ihab Attia Ain Shams Consistent vs. inconsistent evidence in 15 minutes RAASIs 15:30 – 15:45 Roberto Ferrari Italy What to choose? How to choose? 15 minutes 15:45 – 16:00 Discussion 15 minutes 36
  65. 65. 37 Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 White Canyon 16:00 – 16:30 State of the Art Lecture Chairpersons Ahmed El-Hawary Suez Canal Ahmed Nassar Ain Shams Samir Abdel Kader Assiut Theresa McDonagh UK 16:00 – 16:25 Roberto Ferrari Italy Heart Failure is a continuous learning process 25 minutes 16:25 – 16:30 Discussion 37