Welcome Message

Dear Fellow Colleagues,

We look forward to welcoming you to “The 8th Annual Case Based Approach to Controversies in Cardiovascular Diseases” taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on February 15th & 16th, 2018.

The Conference, organized under the auspices of Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic with the support of Emirates Cardiac Society, will offer the most-timely updates on significant advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. All topics will be presented in a “Real World” case based format which encourages participation and debate between the faculty and attendees.

Daily luncheon sessions focused on electrophysiology, valvular diseases, and lipid management will be included as part of the program. This program is intended for all health care professionals involved in the management of patients with cardiovascular diseases, including cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, residents, fellows and nurses.


Alongside the Scientific Session there will be an exhibit, providing attendees exposure to the most cutting edge technologies, resources and treatment solutions in the field of cardiovascular medicine.

We look forward to welcoming you to “The 8th Annual Case Based Approach to Controversies in Cardiovascular Diseases” in Dubai, on February 15th - 16th, 2018.

Sincerely,


Course Directors
Walid Saliba, MD
Joseph Maalouf, MD
US Organizing Committee
Wael Jaber, MD
Sudhir Kushwaha, MD

UAE Host Committee
Abdullah Shebab, MD
Wael Adbulrahman, MD
Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, MD
Fahad Omar Ahmed, MD
Abdulmajeed Al Zubaidi, MD

Invited Cleveland Clinic Faculty
Leslie Cho, MD
Wael Jaber, MD
Venu Menon, MD
Walid Saliba, MD
Oussama Wazni, MD

Invited Mayo Clinic Faculty
Naser Ammash, MD
Sudhir Kushwaha, MD
Joseph Maalouf, MD
Julie Rosenthal, MD
Joseph Dearani, MD
Peter Pollack, MD

Committees & Faculty

Invited Mayo Clinic Faculty

Nasser Ammash, MD
Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Vice Chair Clinical Practice, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Clinic, Rochester-Minnesota, USA
Sudhir Kushwaha, MD
Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant and LVAD Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester-Minnesota, USA
Joseph Maalouf, MD
Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Director, Interventional Echocardiography Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Peter Pollack, MD
Senior Associate Consultant, Invasive and Interventional Cardiology Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Julie Rosenthal, MD
Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Arizona Mayo Clinic; Phoenix, Arizona

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US Organizing Committee

Walid Saliba, MD
Director of Cardiac Imaging Core Lab and Center for Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Heart and Vascular Institute Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
Sudhir Kushwaha, MD
Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant and LVAD Program, Mayo Clinic, Rochester-Minnesota, USA

UAE Organizing Committee

Obaid AlJassim, MD
Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery Centre Dubai Hospital Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nooshin Bazargani, MD
Board member of Emirates Cardiac Society Board member of World Heart Federation Consultant Cardiologist ,Dubai Hospital Deputy Head of Dubai Heart Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Murat Tuzcu, MD
Chief Academic Officer Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

UAE Host Committee – Emirates Cardiac Society

Abdullah Shehab, MD
MBChB DipMEd MMEd PhD CCST FACP FRCP FESC FACC FSCAI President Emirates Cardiac Society Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine Chair of internal medicine and Cardiology fellowship committee for Arab Board, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Wael Adbulrahman Al Mahmeed, MD Board member of Emirates Cardiac Society
Chief of cardiology Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Abu Dhabi Health Authority, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Fahad Omar Ahmed S. Baslaib, MD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Abdulmajeed Al Zubaidi, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Course Directors

Walid Saliba, MD
Director, Atrial fibrillation Center Associate Director, Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology Heart and Vascular Institute Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
Joseph Maalouf, MD
Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine Director, Interventional Echocardiography Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Program

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate the short- and long-term methods of monitoring for an arrhythmic cause in patients with syncope
  • Assess the benefits and limitations of the current standard of care for the treatment of heart failure
  • Compare real-world registry data to clinical trial results in the prevention of venous thromboembolism in patients who have undergone major orthopedic surgery
  • Explain the practical implications of clinical trial data on new technologies and techniques for endovascular repair of thoracic aortic disease
  • Determine the wider applicability and potential impact of emerging percutaneous valve technology on the treatment of aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation
  • Analyze the impact of gender differences in the management of cardiovascular diseases
  • Review ventricular tachycardia storm, occurrence, management, and outcomes
  • Summarize the current recommendations for the use of old and new anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents in atrial fibrillation
  • Develop understanding of who to refer for Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Target Audience

  • Cardiovascular Surgeons and Physicians
  • Fellows and Residents in Cardiothoracic and Cardiology training programs
  • Nurses, Physician Assistants and other Allied Health Professionals involved in the care of cardiovascular patients
  • Medical students with an interest in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology
  • Internists

registration categories and fees

Physicians
Early Bird Registration Until January 31st 2017. AED - USD
Registration Until February 28th 2017 AED - USD
Non-Physicians & Residents
Early Bird Registration Until January 31st 2017. AED - USD
Registration Until February 28th 2017 AED - USD
Students
Early Bird Registration Until January 31st 2017. AED - USD
Registration Until February 28th 2017 AED - USD

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Mohammed Bin Rashid - Academic Medical Center in
Dubai Healthcare City,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates,

From 15th to 4th February, 2018.

This Conference is organized by InfoPlus Events LLC

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