CRES Meeting Revisited

The first CRES Meeting took place on December 3 & 4, 2019  in Willemstad, Curaçao.

The CRES Meeting is a loco-regional congress organised by medical professionals from the Caribbean region and focused primarily at all stakeholders in cardiovascular care from the Caribbean region. The mutual aim of NASKHO and DRES is to contribute to the quality of care by facilitating scientifically driven care adapted to regional resources and logistics.

 Scroll down to view the presentations and photos of the meeting  

 

Publication in Antilliaans Dagblad

Source: Antilliaans Dagblad – Edition December 5, 2019

Presentations – Tuesday December 3

Theme: Stuctural Heart

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TAVI procedures in Curacao; case presentation & life interview of patient
Ad van Boven, MD – Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden (NL)
Jose Manuel Navarro, MD – Curaçao Medical Center (AN)
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Global perspective of TAVI in low-income / development countries
Prof. Arie-Pieter Kappetein, MD – Chief Medical Officer Structural Heart, Medtronic  (NL)
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Prime time for low risk TAVI ?
Peter den Heijer, MD– Amphia Ziekenhuis, Breda (NL)
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How to prepare TAVI candidates in an off-site setting (via Skype)
Pim Tonino, MD – Catharina Ziekenhuis, Eindhoven (NL)
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Presentations – Wednesday December 4

Theme: Controversies in coronary artery and heart disease

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How to manage cardiovascular risk factors in a mixed genetic and socio-economic population?
Arthur Liqui Lung, MD – Curaçao Medical Center (AN)
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1st year results of primary PCI program in Aruba
Robert M. Dennert, MD – Oduber Hospitaal, Aruba (AN)
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Cardiovascular surgical results at Clinica Colombia as a satellite program for the Caribean Islands
Javier Maldonado – Clinica Colsanitas, Colombia
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How to manage high-bleeding risk PCI patients in perspective of the recent trials?
Peter Smits, MD – Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam (NL) 
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Trouble shooting in PM and ICD therapy – Practical tips and tricks
Mehran Firouzi, MD – Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam (NL)
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Angina and no obstructions at coronary angiography – What to do?
Prof. Niels van Royen, MD – Radboud UMC, Nijmegen (NL)
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Hybrid ablation for atrial fibrillation
Prof. Massimo Mariani, MD – UMCG, Groningen (NL)
Will follow

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