Program

FRIDAY 06.04.2018
15:45-19.15
15:45-15:50
Opening of the conference (English/Polish)
Grzegorz Kopeć, Marcin Kurzyna, Aleksander Araszkiewicz
15:50-16:00
Rare diseases of the cardiovascular system – the role of reference centres. (Polish)
Piotr Podolec – Director of the Institute of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University
16:00-16:20
Opening lecture
Balloon pulmonary angioplasty – pros and cons.
Hiromi Matsubara
16:20-18:00
MAIN SESSION I (English)
Management of a patient with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension – which method to choose?
Moderators: Grzegorz Kopeć, Marcin Kurzyna
Lectures
1. Pulmonary endarterectomy – pros and cons. Stefan Guth
2. Hybrid therapy – pros and cons. Aleksander Araszkiewicz
3. Pharmacotherapy of CTEPH – pros and cons. Marcin Kurzyna
 
Cases
1. Clinical case. Szymon Darocha
2. Clinical case. Wojciech Magoń
 
Discussion
How to combine pharmacological and interventional treatment of CTEPH?
Panelists:
Hiromi Matsubara, Andrzej Biederman, Ewa Mroczek, Radosław Pietura, Piotr Pruszczyk, Roman Przybylski, Marek Roik
18:00-18:15
Coffee break
18:15-19:15
WORKSHOP I (Polish)
Exacerbation of right ventricular failure – diagnosis and treatment
Moderators: Tatiana Mularek-Kubzdela, Jarosław Kasprzak, Alicja Dąbrowska-Kugacka
Lectures
1. Echocardiography assessment. Łukasz Chrzanowski
2. Pharmacological treatment. Karol Kamiński
3. When is the time for ECMO? Rafał Drwiła
 
Discussion
SATURDAY 07.04.2018
8.30-16.00
8:30-10:30
WORKSHOP IIa (Polish)
8:30-10:30
WORKSHOP IIb (Polish)
Heart catheterization
Moderators: Aleksander Araszkiewicz, Bożena Zięba, Michał Tomaszewski
Practical aspects of treatment of acute pulmonary embolism
Moderators: Michał Ciurzyński, Alicja Nowowiejska-Wiewióra, Tatiana Mularek-Kubzdela
Part I
 
Lectures
1. Importance of vasoreactivity tests in differential diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension. Adam Torbicki
2. For whom is RHC? Indication for intervention. Stanisław Jankiewicz
3. Vascular access – key to RHC and intervention in pulmonary circulation – tips and tricks. Aleksander Araszkiewicz
 
Discussion
Part I
 
Lectures
Treatment of the patient in pulmonary embolism – the role of the PERT
1. Echocardiographic symptoms in acute pulmonary embolism Dorota Sobczyk
2. Thrombolytic treatment: indications, contraindications, dosage Michał Ciurzyński
3. Percutaneous treatment of acute pulmonary embolism: methods, indications, contraindications Arkadiusz Pietrasik
4. Surgical embolectomy: indications, contraindications, results of treatment Andrzej Biederman
 
Discussion
Part II
 
Lectures
1. How to perform RHC – from A to Z… Szymon Darocha
2. How to measure cardiac output in patients with leakage defects – Fick’s method. Marek Grabka
3. Complications of RHC – how to diagnose and treat. Ewa Mroczek

 
Discussion

Part II
 
Lectures
Treatment of the patient after pulmonary embolism
1. How long to maintain anticoagulant therapy? Anetta Undas
2. How should outpatient care look like after pulmonary embolism? Grzegorz Kopeć
3. Significance picture diagnosis at the patient after embolism – which and in which patients? Magdalena Janus

 
Discussion

10:30-10:45
Coffee break
10:45-12:30
MAIN SESSION II (Polish)
Management of a patient with severe pulmonary hypertension – when to start intervention?
Moderators: Marcin Kurzyna, Michał Furdal, Bartosz Kubisa
1. Parenteral prostacyclin. Grzegorz Kopeć
2. Atrial septostomy. Robert Sabiniewicz
3. Potts shunt. Tomasz Mroczek
4. Lung transplantation. Bartosz Kubisa
5. Clinical case. Kamil Jonas
 
Discussion
Panelists:
Marcin Kurzyna, Piotr Weryński, Bartosz Kubisa, Joanna Kwiatkowska
12:30-13:00
Lunch
13:00-14:30
MAIN SESSION III (English)
Management of a patient with acute pulmonary embolism at intermediate or high risk – when the patient needs intervention?
Moderators: Piotr Pruszczyk, Adam Torbicki, Andrzej Biederman
1. Local thrombolysis for PE: the surgeon’s perspective. Nima Hatam
2. Percutaneous embolectomy. Marek Roik
3. Surgical pulmonary embolectomy. Roman Przybylski
4. First cases of ultrasound-assisted catheter-directed low-dose thrombolysis (EKOS™) in Poland Jakub Stępniewski
 
Discussion
Panelists:
Marcin Kurzyna, Aleksander Araszkiewicz, Grzegorz Kopeć, Andrzej Biederman, Bogusław Kapelak
14:45-15:45
WORKSHOP IIIa
14:45-15:45
WORKSHOP IIIb
Implantable pump for administration of treprostynil
Moderators: Marcin Kurzyna, Katarzyna Małaczyńska-Rajpold
Hickman’s catheter – tips and tricks
Moderators: Grzegorz Kopeć, Ewa Lewicka, Ilona Skoczylas
Lectures
1. Principle of operation and implantation technique of the pump. Wojciech Jacheć
2. Filling the pump. Małgorzata Suder
3. Pros and cons of implantable pumps. Marcin Kurzyna
 
Discussion
Lectures
1. Hickman’s catheter insertion. Grzegorz Kopeć
2. Hickman’s catheter home care. Urszula Sutor
3. Treatment of complications. Marcin Waligóra
 
Discussion
15:45-16:00
End of the conference
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Clinical cases will be presented during the session.
At the end of the session, we invite you to the discussion.

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