Parma Intern. Echo Meeting ( June 25-26-27 , 2008 )


All pertinent information are available on the site
www.unipr.it/arpa/echomeet

Scientific and Social Program
University Campus

Wednesday, June 25th 2008 Center Santa Elisabetta

14:00 – 14:10 Welcoming Remarks – Umberto Squarcia

14:10 – 14:30 Advances in Fetal Imaging & Fetal Phisiology – Norman Silvermann.

14:30 – 15:00 Congenital Heart Disease in the Fetus – Laurent Fermont.

15:00 – 15:20 Fetal Cardiac Intervention – Norman Silvermann.

15:20 – 15:40 Break

15:40 – 16:00 Myocardial Doppler Assessment of Ventricular Function – Michel Vogel

16:00 – 16:30 Myocardial Imaging Strain & Strain Rate – Luc Mertens.

16:30 – 17:00 Clinical Application of Tissue Doppler – Donald J. Hagler.

1700 – 17:30 Panel – Luc Mertens; Donald J.Hagler; Michel Vogel; Francesco De Luca; Bertrand Tchana.

19:00 – 20:00 Opening Ceremony in the Aula magna of the Parma University.

Magistral Lecture :

“My father. Dr. Gian Carlo Rastelli”

Antonella Rastelli MD

20:00-22:00 Reception and Dinner in the Main Hall and
Gardens of the University.

Thursday, June 26th 2008

08:30 – 09:10 Univentricular AV connections – Gaetano Thiene.

09:10 – 09:40 Pre-operative Evaluation. Non invasive – Stephen P Sanders.

09:40 – 10:10 Invasive Evaluation – Donald J. Hagler.

10:10 – 10:40 Surgical Mangement of Univentricular Heart: The Fontan Enigma – Zohair Al-Halees.

10:40 – 11:10 Break

11:10 – 12:00 Panel – Gaetano Thiene; Stephen P Sanders; Donald J. Hagler; Zohair Al-Halees; Aldo Agnetti.

12:00 – 12:30 Macartney Lecture –

Navigating the Waters of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

Roberta Williams

presented by Henry Verhaaren

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:20 Ventricular Mechanics: Conventional measurements – Stephen P Sanders.

14:20 – 14:40 Ventricular Mechanics: New Technology – Luc Mertens.

14:40 – 15:00 Contrast Echocardiography in the real world Echolab: from PFO detection to Myocardial Perfusion Imaging –
Reverberi Claudio; Gaibazzi Nicola.

15:00 – 17:00 Abstracts and Cases

20:00-22:00 Max Mara Gala Dinner in Reggio Emilia

Friday, June 27th 2008

08:30 – 09:00 3D TEE in Congenital Heart Disease – Girish Shirali.

09:00 – 09:30 3D Echo Studies of Valvular Heart Disease – Stephen P. Sanders.

09:30 – 10:10 3D Quantitation in Congenital Heart Disease – Girish Shirali.

10:10 – 10:30 Panel – Girish Shirali; Stephen P. Sanders; Norman Silvermann; Donald J. Hagler; Claudio Reverberi.

10:30 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:30 Adolescents and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Clinical and Echo Assessment –
Stephen P. Sanders.

11:30 – 12:00 MRI in Adolescents and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease – Paul Julsrud.

12:00 – 12:30 Rastelli Lecture –
Ross Procedure in complex LVOT Obstruction
Zohair Al-Halees
presented by Umberto Squarcia

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 “Emergency” in the world and in Palermo – Antonio Romano; Gino Strada.

14:30 – 15:00 Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease – Roberta Williams

15:00 – 17:00 Abstract and Cases

20:00-23:00 Dinner and Music under the Stars of Mamiano

Saturday, June 28th 2008

Post-Congress Tour: visit of “Castelli Parmensi”

Umberto Squarcia MD, FACC
Professore Universitario di 1° Fascia
Chair of Pediatric Cardiology
Department of Pediatrics
University of Parma
Via Gramsci,14 
43100 Parma, Italy
Tel: 39 0521 702201
Fax: 39 0521 702394
e-mail: umberto.squarcia@unipr.it 
           PAX ET BONUM!

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