Japanese multicenter data regarding Infective endocarditis prophylaxis

Presented by: Koichiro Niwa, MD

St. Luke’s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Koichiro Niwa のコピー 2Dr. Niwa is a director of Cardiovascular Center, St Luke’s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. He is the specialist in adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) and the current president of Asia-Pacific society for ACHD and Japanese Society for ACHD. He is interested in the development of ACHD field in Asia.

 

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Background and Scope of Electrophysiologic Issues in the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

Presentation by: Louise Harris, MB, Ch. B, FRCP(C)

Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults

harris louise picDr. Louise Harris is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, a senior staff cardiologist at Toronto General Hospital and electrophysiology consultant for the University of Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults.

Dr. Harris was appointed to the University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital in 1987 as a clinical cardiologist, with a subspecialty interest in electrophysiology.  She is actively involved in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Dr. Harris’ current clinical and research interests concern the electrophysiologic aspects of adult congenital heart disease and the implications thereof.

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Recommendations for ACHD and EP Access and Delivery of Care

Presentation by: Curt Daniels, MD

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Daniels picCurt J. Daniels, MD is a Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology at The Ohio State University and the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He is the Director of the Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Programs. Dr. Daniels is board certified in both pediatric cardiology and internal medicine cardiology. He serves on the Adult Congenital/Pediatric Cardiology Council and is the Chair of the ACHD Working Group of the American College of Cardiology and is also the Chair of the Quality Metrics Working Group for ACHD. In addition, Dr. Daniels serves as Chair of the Adult Congenital Heart Association Medical Advisory Board, and is Chair of the ACHA Program Accreditation Committee. Dr. Daniels is committed to education and has developed a fellowship program for ACHD that includes a combined internal medicine and pediatric cardiology fellowship and a separate two year fellowship (The Schooler Fellowship). He has also worked to develop a subspecialty board certification in ACHD and currently serves as the Chair of the ABIM ACHD Subspecialty Board.  For the past 5 years Dr. Daniels has led a bi-monthly regional patient education lecture series for ACHD patients and has led the effort to provide a personalized electronic medical record for all patients followed in the ACHD program. Dr. Daniels has designed, implemented and successfully completed multiple ACHD research studies and presented his research nationally. In collaboration with colleagues from The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Heart Center he has mentored fellows training thru the NIH T32 Training Grant entitled “Training in Congenital Heart Disease.” In 2011 Dr. Daniels was elected President of the International Society for ACHD and plans to develop Global Health Initiatives for ACHD.  In 2014, he was selected as Co-Chair of the ACC/AHA ACHD Care Guidelines.

 

 

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Impact of bradyarrhythmias on hemodynamics and clinical outcomes in ACHD: Should we redefine pacing indications?

Presented by: Mitchell Cohen, MD

Arizona Pediatric Cardiology Consultants, Phoenix, Arizona

Cohen picDr. Mitchell Cohen is the current Co-Director of the Heart Center and Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. He is the current Chair of the Pediatric Guideline Development Committee for Heart Rhythm Society.  His research interests include long-term pacing in children with complex congenital heart disease and strategies to reduce inappropriate ICD shocks in children and adults with congenital heart disease.

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Pharmacological therapy for tachyarrhythmias in ACHD: Evidence for inpatient and outpatient management

Presented by: Louise Harris, MB. Ch. B, FRCP(C)

Toronto Congenital Cardiac

harris louise picDr. Louise Harris is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, a senior staff cardiologist at Toronto General Hospital and electrophysiology consultant for the University of Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults.

Dr. Harris was appointed to the University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital in 1987 as a clinical cardiologist, with a subspecialty interest in electrophysiology.  She is actively involved in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Dr. Harris’ current clinical and research interests concern the electrophysiologic aspects of adult congenital heart disease and the implications thereof.

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