Left Atrium Symposium 20th July 2019

Left Atrium Symposium 20th July 2019

Symposium Details

Key focuses of the symposium will include:

  • The physiology, pathology and targeted treatment of the left atrial appendage, cardiac masses, and atrial septal defects,
  • New diastolic parameters and new imaging techniques of the left atrium,
  • The causes of left atrial enlargement, rhythm management and electrophysiology,
  • New surgical techniques and devices for the left atrium.

 

Basic Info

Date: Saturday 20th July 2019

Workshops: 8.30am – 10.15am

Main Symposium: 10.30am – 5.00pm

Cocktail Hour: 5.00pm – 6.00pm

Venue: Abercrombie Business School, H70, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW 2006

 

Workshops

Workshop 1 – Prof Greg Scalia and Dr Julie Humphries – SOLD OUT
LAA closure – ECHO tips and tricks. What to measure pre and post-implant
ASD closure – ECHO perspective on percutaneous closure

Workshop 2 – Prof Liza Thomas co-presenters Siddharth, Mikhail Altman and Paula Brown SOLD OUT
Diastolic function, LA masses, LA strain – TOMTEC

Workshop 3 – CANCELLED
ECMO workshop

Workshop 4 – CANCELLED
Pacemaker analysis and interpretation workshop

POCUS Workshop – Perth only (10am – 12.30pm WA time) 

CME/CPD POINTS

RACS, RACP, ASAR, ANZCA, AHPRA

1 point per hour for the main symposium, full attendance required

 

 

Abercrombie Business School

PROGRAM

8:30AM – WORKSHOPS
Workshop 1:
LAA closure – ECHO tips and tricks. What to measure pre and post-implant
ASD closure – ECHO perspective on percutaneous closure
Prof. Gregory Scalia and Dr. Julie Humphries

Workshop 2:
Diastolic function, LA masses, LA strain – TOMTEC
Prof. Liza Thomas
Co-presenters Dr. Mikhail Altman and Paula Brown

10:15AM – MORNING TEA

10:30AM – FUNCTION AND THE SEPTUM CHAIR: DR. JULIE HUMPHRIES
SHDA – Where we are at now – the future A/Prof. Sharon Kay
Left Atrial strain: Where are we now 2019 – Prof. Liza Thomas
Risk and Mortality: Atrial volumes have an important role – Prof. David Playford
Imaging the Intra-Atrial septum – Prof. Gregory Scalia
Case: ASD device where are you going? – Prof. David Muller
Atrial Mass – The Heart of the Matter – Matthew Hunt

12:30PM – LUNCH

1:30PM – ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY CHAIR: DR.PETER HANSEN
Where are we at with 3D mapping? – Dr. Stuart Thomas
AF Ablation – Radiofrequency vs. Cryoballoon Ablation – Dr. David Whalley
Atrial fibrillation in athletes – Dr. Adrian Elliott
LA in Volvo Ocean Race Sailors – Prof. Martin Ugander
The hybrid approach to AF – EP and surgery working together – Dr. Pragnesh Joshi

3:25PM – AFTERNOON TEA

3:50PM – THE APPENDAGE CHAIR: PROF. GREGORY SCALIA
Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion/Exclusion: Procedural image guidance with Transesophageal Echocardiography – Dr. Julie Humphries
3D Printing LAA ASD LA – How it can change management – Dr. James Otton
Resecting the LA during surgery – Dr. Michael Vallely
Case: Left Atrial Appendage “non” closure – Dr. Julie Humphries
Thoracoscopic LAA occlusion – an alternative approach – Dr. Pragnesh Joshi

5PM – 6PM – COCKTAIL HOUR

a Streaming Sites

THAILAND, BANGKOK: 270 Rama VI Road, Ratchatewi, Ramathibodi Hospital

CHINA, GUANGDONG: Room 212, Yingdong Building, GuangDong Cardiovascular Institute, 96 Dongchuan Rd, Yuexiu District.

NEW ZEALAND, WAIKATO: Bryant Education Centre Main Auditorium, Waikato Hospital, Pembroke Street, Hamilton.

VIC, CLAYTON – MONASH HEART: Lecture Theatre 1, Monash Medical Centre, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton.

VIC, WANGARATTA: Room 1, Wangaratta Cardiology and Respiratory Centre, 29 Clark Street.

VIC, GEELONG: John Lindell Theatre,University Hospital Geelong, Ryrie Street.

NSW, COFFS HARBOUR: External Education Room, MNC Cardiac Services, Coffs Harbour Base Hospital, 343 Pacific Hwy.

NSW, GOSFORD: Lecture Theatre, Level 2, Gosford Hospital, Holden Street, Gosford.

NSW, ORANGE: Critical Care Meeting Room 25520, Ground Floor, 1530 Forest Road.

NSW, WOLLONGONG: ICU Tutorial Room, Wollongong Hospital, Crown Street, Wollongong.

NSW, LISMORE: Meeting Room, Northern Cardiovascular Clinic, 90 Diadem St, Lismore

NSW, PORT MACQUARIE: Room 1, Port Macquarie Cardiology, 12 Highfields Circuit.

NSW, TAMWORTH: Tamara Consulting Rooms, Tamara Private Hospital, 40 Piper Street.

NSW, WAGGA WAGGA: Boardroom Riverina Cardiology, 20 Docker Street.

NSW, NEWCASTLE: John Hunter Hospital Campus – RNC Conference Room 1 2428

QLD, BRISBANE: Mark O’Brien Auditorium, The Prince Charles Hospital, Education Centre, Rode Rd, Chermside.

QLD, GOLD COAST: Large Lecture Theatre, PED Building E-Block, Gold Coast University Hospital, 1 Hospital Blvd.

QLD, ROCKHAMPTON: Kenmore Room, Mater Hospital Rockhampton, 31 Ward St, The Range.

QLD, SUNSHINE COAST: CIU Meeting Room, Level 2, Sunshine Coast Hospital, 6 Doherty St, Birtinya.

SA, ADELAIDE: Conference Room, Tennyson Centre, Genesis Care, 520 South Rd, Kurralta Park.

WA, PERTH: Education Centre Rm G2, Fiona Stanley Hospital, 11 Robin Warren Drive, Murdoch.

ACT, CANBERRA: Cardiology Conference Room, The Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive Garran

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