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April 11, 2019 8:00 am - April 13, 2019 5:00 pm

Scientific Program

Cardiothoracic Surgery- National Heart Centre Time Day
Registration 07.30 onwards Day 1 THURSDAY – 11/4/2019
Opening Ceremony 08:30 – 09:30
Keynote Lecture 09:30 – 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 – 11:00
1st Session:Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery & Cardiac Anesthesia

Moderators: Dr. Mohan Mathew + Dr. Taha Al-Delaimi

Speaker Objectives Topic
Dr. Ahmed Al-Balushi Overview & Surgical Challenges of Mitral Valve Repairs in Rheumatic Cases 11:00 – 11:20
Dr. Madan Maddali The role of anesthetic techniques in enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols for cardio-thoracic surgery 11:20 – 11:40
Dr. Ahmed Abu Azm Highlights on Mechanical Circulatory Support in Post Cardiac Surgical Patients 11:40 – 12:00
Dr.Nishant Arora Is TEE an inseparable part and ensuring safety I  cardiac anesthesia 12:00 – 12:20
Dr. Sayed Sharif Current Statue in Coronary Artery Surgery 12:20-12:40
Interactive Discussion 12:40-13:00
Lunch & Prayers 13:00 – 14:00
2nd Session: Cardiac Anesthesia- National Heart Centre

Moderators: Dr. Ahmed Al-Bulushi +Dr. Charanjit

Dr. Ahmed Esamuddin Role of Thymectomy in Myasthemia Gravis Patients, 24 Years Royal Hospital Experience 14:00 – 14:20
Dr. Prasantha Microcirculation and DO2/VO2 as new triggers for RBC transfusion 14:20 – 14:40
Dr. Ranganathan Grown up congenital heart diseases. What should the anesthesiologist know 14:40 – 15:00
Dr.Suman S Technical advances in the hybrid OR and implications for anesthesia 15:00-15:20
Dr. Amir Farouk Acute Aortic Dissection Diagnose Early, Save a Life 15: 20-15:40
Umaima Al-Raisi Nursing Cardiothoracic 15:40-16:00
Interactive Discussion 16:00-16:10
End of Day 1 16:00
Pediatric Cardiology- National Heart Centre Time
Registration 07.30 Day 2 FRIDAY – 12/4/2019
1st Session From fetus to full-grown: Tetralogy of Fallot

Moderators: Dr. Sunny Zacharia + Dr. Mohammed Al-Ghafri

Speaker Topic Time
Dr. Halima Al-Hashmi The Embryology and Physiology of Tetralogy of Fallot 08:00 – 08:30
Dr. Andrew Campbell Surgery on a TOF – Newborn, 6 months, Or older? 08:30 – 09:00
Dr. Sami Shaikh How sick is a shunt? ICU Management Of The Post-Operative Tetralogy Patient 09:00 – 09:30
S/N Joanna Grace How To Care For The Whole Child – Pre And Post-Operative Concerns 09:30 – 10:00
Coffee Break 10:00 – 11:00
Dr. Abdullah Al-Farqani What do the Pulmonary Arteries Really Need? 11:00 – 11:30
Dr. Ala H. Al-Lawati How Many Times can You Open A Chest? 11:30 – 12:00
2nd Session: From cradle to grave: Transposion of the Great Arteries

Moderators: Dr. Abdullah Al-Mohsen + Dr. Abdullah Al-Belushi

Dr. Eapan Thomas What Comes Around Goes Around – Review Of The Anatomy And Physiology Of TGA. 12:00 – 12:30
Dr. Ranganathan Ananthasubramanian How Blue CanYou Be? Cardiac Anesthesia Perspective. 12:30 – 13:00
Lunch & Prayers 13:00 – 14:00
Moderators: Dr. Andrew Campbell + Dr. Abdullah Al-Farqani, Dr. Ala H. Al-Lawati
Dr. Abdullah Al-Mohsen From Blue To Pink, Surgical Management of TGA 14:00 – 14:30
Mr. Saleh Al-Harthi The Color Of Blood 14:30 – 15:00
S/N Athra Al-Harrsi &

S/N GherylynDiglasan

What Does It Feel Like – Nursing And Family 15:00 – 15:30
Coffee Break 15:30 – 16:00
Dr. Abdullah Al-Belushi Second Time around 16:00 – 16:30
Dr. Sunny Zacharia Second Time around 16:30 – 17:00
End of Day 2 17:00
Adult Cardiology- National Heart Centre
Registration 07.30 Day 3 SATURDAY – 13/4/2019
1st Session: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Moderator: Dr. Mohammed Barakat+ Dr. Saeed Abdulrahman

Speaker Topic Time
Amro Sayed Elevated Cardiac Troponin Concentration in the Absence of an ACS: What Should We Do? 08:00 – 08:15
Adil Al Riyami Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS: Standard, Short or Prolonged 08:15 – 08:30
Mohamed Al-Mukhaini Mitral Valve Disease: Physician Prespectives 08:30 – 08:45
Said Abdul Rahman Management of ACS in Chronic Kidney Disease. 08:45 – 09:00
2nd Session: Heart Valve Disease

Moderators: Dr. Mohammed Al- Mukhaini + Dr. Prashant P.

Mohamed Al Riyami Aortic Stenosis, technical caveate. 09:00-09:15
Jyothi S Kumar Early Surgery VS Watchful Waiting in Asymptomatic Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Mitral Regurgitation 09:15-09:30
Mohamed Al Mukhaini Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in Oman: Where We Are in 2019? 09:30-09:45
Adil Al Riyami Timing of Surgery in Infective Endocarditis 09:45-10:00
Discussion/ Break On The Run 10:00 – 10:30
2nd Session: Arrhythmia In Different Scenarios Workshop (Case Based Oriented Discussion)

Discussion Panel:

Dr. Ghaliah Al-Mohani + Dr. Najeeb Al-Rawahi + Dr Mohammed Al Mukhaini +Ismail Al Abri

Dr. Najeeb Al-Rawahi

Dr. Suhail

Atrial Fibrillation: Short And Long Term Plan 10:30-10:55
Dr. Hatim Al-Lawati/

Dr. Mundhir

Wide Complex Tachycardia: Approach And Clinical Decision 10:55-11:20
Dr. Ghaliah Al- Mohani

Dr. Emad Nishat

Ventricular Arrhythmias: In Normal Heart / In Ischemic And Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy 11:20-11:45
Dr. Mohamed Najeeb How To Stratify Risk Of Sudden Death: Syncope, Strong Family History And Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 11:45-12:10
Dr. Ismail Al- Abri Palpitation from clinical presentation to cure 12:10-12:35
Discussion 12:35-13:00
Followed By Lunch & Prayers 13:00-14:00
3rd Session: Atrial Fibrillation

Moderator: Dr. Gamal Sha’ban + Dr. Mohammed Al-Mukhaini

Najeeb Al Rawahi Stroke Prevention in AF: Key Recommendations. 14:00-14:15
Jyothi S Kumar Optimization of Anticoagulation with Warfarin in Patients with AF 14:15-14:30
Mohammed El Deeb Practical Considerations in the Use of New Oral Anticoagulants 14:30-14:45
Ghaliah Al Mohani Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Where We Are in Oman? 14:45 – 15:00
Dr. Hesham Refaat Atrial Fibrillation In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 15:00-15:15
Dr. Adil  Mohammed Kamel Atrial Fibrillation/ Flutter Before Intervention In Congenital Heart Disease 15:15 – 15:30
Coffee Break 15:30-16:00
4th Session : Hypertension and Heart Failure

Moderator: Dr. Ghaliah Al-Mohani + Dr. Mohammed El Deeb

Mohammed El Deeb Hypertension Guidelines: The Transatlantic crossings 16:00 – 16:15
Mohamed Al Riyami Combination Therapy in Hypertension: the Default Strategy 16:15-16:30
Prashanth Panduranga Managing Acute Heart Failure: What Can We Do to Improve Outcomes? 16:30 – 16:45
Matllooba Al Zadjali Strategies to Modify the Risk of HF Readmissions. 16:45-17:00
Discussion / Closing Remarks / End of Day 3 17:00