Thursday 14 April 2016

09.00-13.00 Local program
14.30-15.45 Satellite Symposium 1
16.00-17.30 Satellite Symposium 2
17.45-19.15 Satellite Symposium 3
20.00-20.45 Opening Conference
Chairmen: Antonio Fernández-Ortiz and Rosa-Maria Lidón

Harlan M. Krumholz (New Haven, USA)

Friday 15 April 2016

08.30-09.30 FOCUS "From basic topics to clinical epidemiology"
Chairmen:  Borja Ibáñez and Antonio Bayés-Genís
  • Genetics and coronary heart disease
    Roberto Elosua (Barcelona, Spain)  
  • Ischaemic reperfusion injury from bench to bedside
    Hans Erik Bøtker (Aarhus, Denmark)
09.30-11.00 Round Table on ACS Management in 2016
Chairmen: Emad Abu-Assi and José Mª de la Torre
  • Anemia management in ACS: gaps and uncertainties
    Malcolm Bell (Rochester, USA)
  • Addressing Equipoise in NSTEACS: has the time come for NESTEACS Networks? 
    Adnan Kastrati (Munich, Germany)
  • A look beyond myocardial injury: what is new on biomarkers for the diagnosis and risk stratification of ACS?
11.00-11.30 COFFEE BREAK
11.30-12.15 "Magda Heras" Lecture 
Chairmen:  Rosa-Maria Lidón and Alessandro Sionis

Valentin Fuster (New York, USA)
12.15-13.15 Controversy: Diagnostic Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease
Chairmen: Fran Calvo and Manuel Pan 
  • Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Is Ready to Replace Invasive Angiography
    Stephan Achenbach (Erlangen, Germany)
  • Of Course Not: Invasive Angiography Is Still the Technique of Choice
    Justin Davies (London, UK)
13.15-14.30 LUNCH
14.30-15.30 Focus "Acute Heart Failure 2016: What have we been doing wrong and what can we change in the management of AHF?"
Chairman: José Barrabés and Xavier Bosch
  • Clinical trials in acute heart failure: targeting interventions to achieve optimal phenotypic subpopulations
    Harjola Veli-Pekka (Helsinki, Finland)
  • The increasing burden of acute heart failure. Do we need a network system of care?
    Harlan M. Krumholz (New Haven, USA)
15.30-17.00 Round Table on Acute Cardiac Care
Chairmen: Hector Bueno and Alessandro Sionis
  • Everything cardiologists should know about echocardiography in critical care
    Susanna Price (London, UK)
  • Percutaneous ventricular assist devices: where do we stand and where are we going?
    Holger Thiele (Lübeck, Germany)
  • State of the art management of acute pulmonary embolism
    Stavros Konstatinides (Mainz, Germany)
17.00-17.30 COFFEE BREAK
17.30-18.30 Presentation and Discussion of Clinical Cases
Chairmen:  José Barrabés and Iván Nuñez          
Discussion guests:
  • Malcolm Bell (Rochester, USA)
  • Susanna Price (London, UK)
  • Dominick Angiolillo (Jacksonville, USA)
  • Frederich Mohr (Leipzig, Germany)
18.30-19.45 Satellite Symposium 4

Saturday 16 April 2016

08.30-10.00 Trialogue: Revascularization of Multivessel Disease
Chairmen:  José Luis Pomar and José Mª de la Torre
  • Not there yet (not even close): CABG is still the treatment of choice for multivessel disease
    Frederich Mohr (Leipzig, Germany)
  • The time has come: third generation stents are the treatment of choice for the majority of patients with multivessel disease
    Marco Valgimigli (Bern, Switzerland)
  • You are both wrong; think about the patient: where is the ischaemia (iFR/FFR)? 
    Justin Davies (London, UK)
10.00-10.30 COFFEE BREAK
10.30-12.00 Round Table on Stable Coronary Artery Disease in 2016
Chairmen: Iván Núñez and Antonio Fernández-Ortiz
  • What is the optimal medical treatment in stable CAD?
    Felicita Andreotti (Roma, Italy)
  • Looking beyond statins : has the time come to move forward?
  • PCI in the older patient
    Malcolm Bell (Rochester, USA)
12.00-13.30 Round Table: Antithrombotic treatment in ACS
Chairmen: Inmaculada Roldan and Francisco Marin
  • Antitplatelet treatment in ACS: When and wich drug to star? When and how to do the switch?
    Dr. Dominick Angiolillo
  • Duration of antiplatelet treatment after revascularization with PCI or CABG in  ACS: Arguments for and against longer or shorter duration.
    Dr. Adnan Kastrati
  • Unresolved issues on concomitant anticoagulation treatment in ACS.
    Dr. Marco Valgimigli
13.30 Farewell cocktail