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St George’s University of London

Cardiology Update 2017 – Meet the Experts



Cardiology Update 2017 – Programme Directors

Prof. J.C. Kaski, DSc, MD (Hons), FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA

Prof. A John Camm, QHP, BSc, MD, FMedSci, FRCP (London, Edin and Glasgow), FACC, FESC, FAHA, FEHRA, FHRS, CStJ

Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute
St George’s, University of London

Meeting Objectives
Cardiology Update 2017 aims to provide expert practical insight into recent advances in the management of heart failure, stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation strategies in pulmonary embolism. Expert clinicians and clinical-academics will deliver a balanced perspective on how the recently presented ESC guidelines may influence patient management.

Main objectives of the meeting include;

1- Provide independent, objective, evidence-based expert opinion on real life patient management in areas of major clinical importance

2- Discuss the practical application of the new ESC guidelines on heart failure management and stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation as well as guidelines for anticoagulation in pulmonary embolism

3- Create an interactive forum for faculty members and attendees to discuss –face to face- management issues in the following areas: heart failure, stroke prevention and pulmonary embolism.

4- Gain insight into the safe and effective utilisation of established and newer pharmacological agents for treatment of heart failure, stroke prevention and pulmonary embolism

Topics and Faculty
This meeting will cover a variety of topics revolving around the pivotal themes of heart failure management, stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and pulmonary embolism. National and International experts who have contributed directly or indirectly to the formulation of recent recommendations in the ESC guidelines and NICE guidelines, will deliver state-of-the-art lectures and participate in roundtable discussion to create a unique platform for health practitioners to discuss the most relevant issues regarding patient management and clinical outcomes. The meeting will be interactive, include discussion in small groups and offer ample time for questions and answers sessions.

Target audience & Registration fees
This scientific programme addresses topics that will be of interest to cardiologists, haematologists, respiratory physicians, anaesthetists, general practitioners, specialist nurses, researchers and trainees in the field. Registration for this meeting is free of charge for UK residents. Non-UK residents please contact info@vantagepointmedical.com for further information on payment.

The programme has been devised exclusively and independently by the scientific committee with no intervention from the sponsors. Sponsorship has been made available by Industry in the form of unrestricted educational grant.

Cardiology Update 2017  has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).

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Sponsorship & Disclaimers


Bayer has fully funded this meeting but has had no input into the agenda or content of this educational activity.