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Cardiology Training 30 January - 2 February 2017

Come and learn with Philips, at the Hands-On-Training area at Arab Health 2017.


Overview

Participants will have the unique opportunity to gain learning on the latest technologies across the cardiology continuum.

Topics will include dealing with chest pain and sudden cardiac arrest as well as advances in anatomical intelligence using 3D modelling.


Day 1: Monday, 30 Jan

Dealing with sudden cardiac arrest – everyone can save a life

Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Rotating 30 minute sessions

Overview:
CPR - cardiopulmonary resuscitation is the first step to saving the life of someone who is suffering from cardiac arrest. This together with delivering a shock to the victim are the only proven methods to increase the chance of survival. Anyone and everyone can learn this technique, medically trained or not, Anyone can save a life

Learning objectives:

  • You will learn how to do CPR and deliver defibrillation

Day 2: Tuesday, 31 Jan

Overview

Session 1: Healthy mouth, healthy body

Timings:
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12:00am-12:45am
- 2:30pm-3:15pm

Objectives:
Learn about recent evidence of the increased risk of cardio-vascular disease in patients who suffer from Periodontal Diseases. Understand potential systemic health care benefits of a closer collaboration between Cardiologists, Diabetes Specialists and Periodontists

Presenter:
Dr. Crawford Bain, Chair & Professor of Periodontics, Hamdan Bin Mohammed college of Dental Medicine


Session 2: When to treat and how to treat; basic insights in IFR/FFR and IVUS

Timings:
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10:30 -11:30
- 13:00-14:00
- 15:30 – 16:30

Learning objectives
Learn about Basic principle FFR and IFR, signal quality, acquisition protocol; IFR pullbacks; Principle of IVUS; Limitations of angiography; Basic Interpretation; IVUS guided stent implantation; Co-registration

Presenter:
Jurgen M.R. Ligthart, Senior Consultant Invasive Imaging, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam


Day 3: Wednesday, 1 Feb

Overview
Hands on practice for ultrasound elastography and Qlab

Session 1: Ultrasound Elastography Overview

Timings:
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10:30am-11:30am
- 2:00pm-3:00pm

Objectives:
Discuss the differences between strain -and shear wave elastography in the clinical environment.

Presenter:
Radjen Ganpat, Ultrasound Specialist, Philips


Session 2: Anatomical intelligence in Echocardiography and its impact in the clinical routine

Timings:

  • 12:00-13:00
  • 15:30-16:30

Learning objectives:
Anatomical intelligence in Echocardiography and its impact in the clinical routine: Are we close to accurately measuring the “real” left chamber values?  Session includes clinical presentation of cases where Philips HeartModel quantification software, was used and compared to MR results;  as well as hands on practice

Presenter:
- Danay Valenzuela Rodriguez, MD
- Luminary Programme Manager, Philips


Day 4: Thursday, 2 Feb

MR Cardiac For Radiographers

Timings:
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12:00am-12:45am
- 2:30pm-3:15pm

Overview
The Use of MR in Cardiac is on the increase. Learn tips and tricks on using MR to diagnose cardiac disease

Objectives:
Review optimization techniques for cardiac scanning with MRI

Presenter:
Andrew Bull, Clinical Specialist, Philips

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