Programme

We are proud to present you the preliminary programme.
The Dutch Association of Cardiology (NVVC) has approved 4 CME accreditation points to this meeting.

Tuesday December 3

Theme: Stuctural Heart

TimeActivity
19.00 – 19.05 hrsOpening Ceremony
19.05 – 19.30 hrsTAVI procedures in Curacao; case presentation & life interview of patient
Ad van Boven, MD – Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden (NL)
Jose Manuel Navarro, MD – Sint-Elisabeth Hospitaal Willemstad (AN)
19.30 – 19.50 hrsGlobal perspective of TAVI in low-income / development countries
Prof. Arie-Pieter Kappetein, MD – Chief Medical Officer Structural Heart, Medtronic  (NL)
19.50 – 19.55 hrs  Discussion
19.55 – 20.15 hrs  Coffee break
20.15 – 20.35 hrsPrime time for low risk TAVI ?
Peter den Heijer, MD– Amphia Ziekenhuis, Breda (NL)
20.35 – 20.40 hrs  Discussion
20.40 – 21.00 hrsHow to prepare TAVI candidates in an off-site setting (life skype transmission)
Pim Tonino, MD – Catharina Ziekenhuis, Eindhoven (NL)
21.00 – 21.05 hrs  Discussion
21.05 – 21.30 hrsRound table discussion speakers and faculty about off-site TAVI & Q&A
Moderator: Niels van Royen
Discussants: Arie-Pieter Kappetein, Ad van Boven, Peter den Heijer, Javier Maldonado, Robert Dennert

Wednesday December 4

Theme: Controversies in coronary artery and heart disease

TimeActivity
18.30 – 18.45 hrsHow to manage cardiovascular risk factors in a mixed genetic and socio-economic population?
Arthur Liqui Lung, MD – Sint-Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Willemstad (AN)
18.45 – 19.00 hrs1st year results of primary PCI program in Aruba
Robert M. Dennert, MD – Oduber Hospitaal, Aruba (AN)
19.00 – 19.25 hrsCardiovascular surgical results at Clinica Colombia as a satellite program for the Caribean Islands
Javier Maldano – Clinica Colsanitas, Colombia
19.25 – 19.45 hrsHow to manage high-bleeding risk PCI patients in perspective of the recent trials?
Peter Smits, MD – Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam (NL) 
19.45 – 19.50 hrs  Discussion
19.50 – 20.10 hrs  Coffee break
20.10 – 20.30 hrsTrouble shooting in PM and ICD therapy – Practical tips and tricks
Mehran Firouzi, MD – Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam (NL)
20.30 – 20.35 hrs  Discussion
20.35 – 20.55 hrsAngina and no obstructions at coronary angiography – What to do?
Prof. Niels van Royen, MD – Radboud UMC, Nijmegen (NL)
20.55 – 21.00 hrs  Discussion
21.00 – 21.20 hrsHybrid ablation for atrial fibrillation
Prof. Massimo Mariani, MD – UMCG, Groningen (NL)
21.20 – 21.25 hrs  Discussion
21.25 – 21.30 hrsClosing Ceremony
Gillian Jessurun, MD – Treant Zorggroep, Emmen (NL)