Conference on Essential topics in arrhythmology to be held in Yerevan

July 14, 2017  19:30

A conference on ‘Essential topics in ARRHYTHMOLGY’ will be held in Yerevan, Armenia on July 22, 2017. The conference will take place at Elit Plaza Business Center.

The conference will be organized in cooperation with Erebouni MC and Bethel-Clinic Bielefeld.

This course is designed to provide a focused update on diagnosis and management of the most common sustained arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation) and one of the most common reasons of emergency visits (syncope). It will give a broad-based review of the knowledge required for all arrhythmologists, cardiologists and cardiology trainees to enhance the care of their patients with such disorders. This review is a comprehensive and designed specifically to prepare attendees for their daily practice.

Workshop learning objectives:

  • Interpretation and troubleshooting of difficult ECGs
  • Differential diagnosis of syncope
  • Detection of silent episodes of artrial fibrillation
  • Sudden cardiac death prevention

PROGRAM

09:30 – 10:00  Registration

10:00 – 10:10 – Opening speech

Mihran Martirosyan, MD, Cardiac-electrophysiologist

Head of the Arrhythmology Cardiology Center, Erebouni MC, Armenia

Department of Electrophysiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

10:10 – 10:20 – Welcome speech

Hamlet Hayrapetyan, MD, PhD, FESC,

Chief cardiologist of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Armenia, Head of Erebouni Cardiology Center, Yerevan, Armenia

10:20 – 10:50 – How to take the history in syncope Carsten W. Israel, Associate Professor, MD

Chief of the Department of Medicine – Cardiology, Diabetology and Nephrology, Bethel-Clinic Bielefeld, Germany

10:50 – 11:05 – Differential diagnostics in syncope: cardiac syncope Liana Khachatryan, MD

Arrhythmologist, Arrhythmology Cardiology Center, Erebouni MC

11:05 – 11:20 – Neurological syncope: diagnostic algorithm Samson Khachatryan, MD, PhD

Head of the Clinic of Sleep and Movement Disorders “Somnus”

11:20 – 11:40 – Paroxysmal AV block: case report Mihran Martirosyan, MD, Cardiac-electrophysiologist

Head of the Arrhythmology Cardiology Center, Erebouni MC, Armenia

Department of Electrophysiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

11:40 – 12:10 – Satellite symposium, Medtronic Inc.

Role of Implantantable Loop Recorders (ILR) in diagnostics of syncope, AF and stroke prevention Vidovich Ela, Medtronic Regional Marketing Manager AFS Eastern Europe, Croatia

12:10 – 12:25 – Coffee and Networking Break

12:20 – 12:35 – Epidemiology of atrial fibrillation Mihran Martirosyan, MD, Cardiac-electrophysiologist

Head of the Arrhythmology Cardiology Center, Erebouni MC, Armenia

Department of Electrophysiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

PROGRAM

12:35 – 12:55 – Current guidelines on the management of atrial fibrillation Hamlet Hayrapetyan, MD, PhD, FESC,

Chief cardiologist of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Armenia, Head of Erebouni Cardiology Center, Yerevan, Armenia

12:55 – 13:25 – Device-detected (silent) atrial fibrillation Carsten W. Israel, Associate Professor, MD

Chief of the Department of Medicine – Cardiology, Diabetology and Nephrology, Bethel-Clinic Bielefeld, Germany

13:25 – 13:55 – Satellite symposium, Bayer AG Hamlet Hayrapetyan, MD, PhD, FESC,

Chief cardiologist of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Armenia, Head of Erebouni Cardiology Center, Yerevan, Armenia

13:55 – 14:25 – Atrial fibrillation and heart failure: A Cause or a Consequence? Arterial hypertension as a risk factor of atrial fibrillation. Mihran Martirosyan, MD, Cardiac-electrophysiologist

Head of the Arrhythmology Cardiology Center, Erebouni MC, Armenia

Department of Electrophysiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

14:25 – 14:55 – Current treatment of arterial hypertension: angiotensin receptor blockers Avag Avagyan, MD, Cardiologist

Takeda pharmaceutical company

14:55 – 15:40 Lunch break

15:40 – 16:10 – ECG trouble shooting

Carsten W. Israel, Associate Professor, MD

Chief of the Department of Medicine – Cardiology, Diabetology and Nephrology, Bethel-Clinic Bielefeld, Germany

16:10 – 16:20 – Closing speech

Mihran Martirosyan, MD, Cardiac-electrophysiologist

Head of the Arrhythmology Cardiology Center, Erebouni MC, Armenia

Department of Electrophysiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Seminar description

This course is designed to provide a focused update on diagnosis and management of the most common sustained arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation) and one of the most common reasons of emergency visits (syncope). It will give a broad-based review of the knowledge required for all arrhythmologists, cardiologists and cardiology trainees to enhance the care of their patients with such disorders. This review is a comprehensive and designed specifically to prepare attendees for their daily practice.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

Interpretation and troubleshooting of difficult ECGs

Differential diagnosis of syncope

Detection of silent episodes of atrial fibrillation

Sudden cardiac death prevention

Intended Audience

Arrhythmologists, cardiologists, general practitioners, neurologists, cardiovascular fellows and internists, cardiologists in training.

Registration

Registration is available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/essential-topics-in-arrhythmology-tickets-36157220219. The registration is free of charge and includestuition, course syllabus, refreshments and lunches. Preliminary registration is preferable in order to receive course materials. Although it is not our Continuous Professional Development policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. A letter of confirmation will be sent upon completed registration form.

 

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