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24th World Cardiology Conference, will be organized around the theme “Gathering the Newborn Advances in Cardiology”
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Cardiology is a branch of medicine deals with disorders of the heart as well as parts of the circulatory system. The Section of Clinical Cardiology access to specialized inpatient and outpatient heart care and treatment of heart problems such as angina, artery problems, valvular heart disease, and heart failure. The one who specialize in this field of medicine are called cardiologists, primary mission is to deliver high quality, cardiovascular care to all of our patients. Pediatric cardiologist is pediatricians who have received extensive training in diagnosing and treating children's cardiac problems.
- Track 1-1Cardiovascular medicine
- Track 1-2Modern practices in cardiovascular therapy
- Track 1-3Cardiac progenitor cells
- Track 1-4percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
- Track 1-5Hypertension for the primary care clinician
- Track 1-6Preventive Medicine
Interventional cardiology is a branch of cardiology with one to two years of additional education and training in diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease as well as congenital (present at birth) and structural heart conditions through catheter-based procedures such as angioplasty and stenting that deals specifically with the catheter based treatment of structural heart diseases. The event that began the revolution in cardiology was the performance of coronary interventions by Andreas Gruentzig in 1977. It is a non-surgical option which uses a catheter – a small, flexible tube – to repair damaged or weakened vessels, narrowed arteries, or other affected parts of the heart structure. The interventional cardiology or radiology procedures are generally less invasive than traditional surgery. In most cases, these procedures require only one small incision for insertion of the catheter. Most of the patients do not require general anesthesia and some operation can take as few as 30 minutes to perform and avoidance of the scars and pain, and long post-operative recovery. Interventional Cardiology procedure involves small incision in the arm or groin and threads a catheter into a blood vessel.
- Track 2-1Cardiac catheterization
- Track 2-2Angioplasty/Percutaneous coronary intervention.
- Track 2-3Stent procedure
- Track 2-4Embolic protection
- Track 2-5Percutaneous valve repair
- Track 2-6Balloon valvuloplasty
- Track 2-7Atherectomy
- Track 2-8Coronary thrombectomy
- Track 2-9Peripheral Arterial Diseases
A pediatric cardiologist is a pediatrician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating children's cardiac problems. Evaluation and treatment may begin with the fetus since heart problems can now be detected before birth and also responsible for the diagnosis of congenital heart defects, performing diagnostic procedures such as echocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, and for the ongoing management of the sequel of heart disease in infants, children and adolescents. The division is actively involved in research aimed at preventing both congenital and acquired heart disease in children and also Pediatric heart surgeons treat complex congenital heart defects in newborns, children, as well as adults. Congenital heart deficiency is very unique from the types of heart diseases that are common among adults. Repairing hearts in small bodies todays an added challenge.
- Track 3-1Pediatric heart physiology
- Track 3-2Pediatric heart catheterization
- Track 3-3hildren and adolescents: Prehypertension and metabolic syndrome, progression of risk and diagnosis of disease
- Track 3-4Pediatric angina
- Track 3-5Pediatric diseases pathology
- Track 3-6Pediatric heart transplant
- Track 3-7Pediatric cardiologists
The cardiac imaging also known as Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR), is a imaging medical technology for the non-nosy assessment of the activity and structure of the cardiovascular system with division of Cardiovascular Imaging clarifies the cross sectional imaging studies of the heart and vascular system using Computed Tomography (CT or "CAT" scans) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Both CT and MRI are non-invasive imaging modalities, which uses a powerful magnetic field, radio waves and a computer to produce detailed pictures of the structures within the heart. It is used to detect or monitor cardiac disease and to evaluate the heart's anatomy and function in patients with congenital heart disease. MUSC operates the most up-to-date, cutting edge imaging equipment to ensure optimal diagnostic quality in patient care while also minimizing patient exposure to ionizing radiation.
- Track 4-1Cardiovascualr magnetic resonance imaging
- Track 4-2Noninvasive cardiac imaging
- Track 4-3Computed tomography
- Track 4-4Clinical uses of cardiac imaging
- Track 4-5Cardiac MRI
- Track 4-6Physician impairment
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease includes coronary artery diseases (CAD) such as angina and myocardial infarction (commonly known as a heart attack). It's usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries – known as atherosclerosis – and an increased risk of blood clots. It can also be associated with damage to arteries in organs such as the brain, heart, kidneys and eyes. Cardiovascular disease is a term that refers to more than one disease of the circulatory system including the heart and blood vessels, whether the blood vessels are affecting the lungs, the brain, kidneys or other parts of the body.
- Track 5-1Ischemic heart disease
- Track 5-2Cerebrovascular disease (Stroke)
- Track 5-3Peripheral vascular disease
- Track 5-4Rheumatic heart disease
- Track 5-5Congenital heart disease
- Track 5-6Electrocardiography (ECG)
- Track 5-7Phonocardiography
- Track 5-8 Echocardiography
- Track 5-9Holter monitoring
- Track 5-10Coronary angiography
- Track 5-11Intravascular ultrasound
- Track 5-12Cardiovisor
- Track 5-13Cardiovascular disease and the pregnant patient
Heart failure (HF) sometimes known as congestive heart failure is a common condition that develops after the heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. Certain conditions, such as narrowed arteries in your heart (coronary artery disease) or high blood pressure, gradually leave your heart too weak or stiff to fill and pump efficiently or weakened by diseases of the heart including heart attacks and other medical conditions. Heart failure occurs when the main pumping chambers of your heart (the ventricles) may become stiff and not fill properly between beats especially during increased activity or under stress. In addition, the heart muscle may become damaged or weakened and couldn’t relax properly to accommodate the flow of blood back from the lungs to the heart.
- Track 6-1Left-sided heart failure
- Track 6-2Right-sided heart failure
- Track 6-3Congestive heart failure
- Track 6-4Predictors and markers of heart failure outcome
- Track 6-5Heart failure in children and adolescents
- Track 6-6Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD)
- Track 6-7Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
- Track 6-8Heart transplantation
- Track 6-9Coronary artery bypass
- Track 6-10Heart transplantation
The term diabetic cardiovascular disease (DCD) refers to heart disease that develops in people who have diabetes which increases your risk of heart attack and clot-related stroke (cardiovascular events). Peripheral artery disease — a case in which your arteries narrow, reducing blood discharge to your arms and legs — also increases your risk of cardiovascular accident. Diabetes is a disease in which the body's blood glucose (sugar) level is too high and affects your body's ability to produce or use insulin. Normally, your body turns the food you eat into energy. Insulin is released to aid transport this energy to the cells. Insulin acts as a “key.”
- Track 7-1Diabetic cardiomyopathy
- Track 7-2Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke)
- Track 7-3Diabetes and stroke
- Track 7-4Diabetes and peripheral arterial disease
- Track 7-5Renal disease
- Track 7-6Diabetes and blood pressure
- Track 7-7Diabetes & cholesterol
- Track 7-8Diabetes and heart diseases
- Track 7-9Renal Artery Stenosis
Cardiac regeneration is reparative stem cells have the capability to restore function to damaged tissue by renewing cell growth in cardiac cells destroyed by heart disease or a rapidly evolving and controversial field of research. The identification some 12 years ago of progenitor cells that reside within the heart spurred enthusiasm for cell-based regenerative therapies and approximately 15.5 million Americans have one or more types of cardiovascular disease, such as heart attack, angina or heart failure. Here’s is heart regeneration strategy which requires the injection of exogenous cells into the affected area of the heart. These transplanted cells could generate and repopulate the injured area with myocardium. Complementary regenerative strategies to cell transplantation are simultaneously being pursued by the field.
- Track 8-1Cardiac regenerative therapy
- Track 8-2Transdifferentiation during heart regeneration
- Track 8-3Biomimetic heart valve replacement
- Track 8-4Stem cell-derived engineered cardiac tissue
- Track 8-5Pacemakers/ICDs Pacers, Pumps
- Track 8-6NSTEMI Guidelines
An echocardiogram, often referred to as a cardiac echo or simply an echo, is a sonogram of the heart. (It is not abbreviated as ECG, because that is an abbreviation for an electrocardiogram.) Echocardiography uses standard two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and Doppler ultrasound to create images of the heart.
Echocardiography has become routinely used in the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of patients with any suspected or known heart diseases. It is one of the most widely used diagnostic tests in cardiology. It can provide a wealth of helpful information, including the size and shape of the heart (internal chamber size quantification), pumping capacity, and the location and extent of any tissue damage. An echocardiogram can also give physicians other estimates of heart function, such as a calculation of the cardiac output, ejection fraction, and diastolic function (how well the heart relaxes).
- Track 9-1Atrial fibrillation
- Track 9-2Supraventricular tachycardia
- Track 9-3Ventricular tachycardia
- Track 9-4Heart block
- Track 9-5Tachy-brady syndrome
- Track 9-6Ventricular fibrillation
- Track 9-7Pacemaker
- Track 9-8Cardioversion
Critical cardiac care (CIC) which is also known as coronary care unit (CCU) is a hospital ward specialized in the care of patients with heart attacks, unstable angina, cardiac dysrhythmia and (in practice) various other cardiac conditions that require continuous monitoring and treatment or first aid treatment till the doctor comes. There are also units available in the hospitals to take care of the emergency situation. The Cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) is a specialized ICU dealing with cardiac patients and is usually staffed by cardiologists. It offers critical care staff especially trained in acute coronary syndromes and has additional technology such as intra-aortic balloon pumps, etc.
- Track 10-1Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Track 10-2Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
- Track 10-3Clot busting medicine
- Track 10-4Oxygen therapy
- Track 10-5Emergency medicines
Cardiovascular surgery which is also known as surgery thoracic surgery is operated on the heart or great vessels by cardiac surgeons and it is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. There are five types of cardiac surgery 1) Open heart surgery 2) Modern beating-heart surgery 3) Heart transplant 4) Coronary artery bypass grafting 5) Minimally invasive surgery and surgeries are done to treat complexity of ischemic heart disease, correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease from various causes including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease and atherosclerosis and advancement of cardiac surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass techniques has greatly reduced the mortality rates of these procedures. The surgery requires postoperative care to avoid complications. laceration care is needed to avoid infection and minimize scarring. Swelling and loss of appetite are common, As mentioned Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is the most common type of heart surgery. CABG improves blood flow to the heart.
- Track 11-1Open heart surgery
- Track 11-2Cardiomyopathies
- Track 11-3Adult congenital heart disease and sports cardiology
- Track 11-4Cardiac transplantation
- Track 11-5Surgery for lV dysfunction
- Track 11-6Mechanical support left ventricular assist devices
- Track 11-7Therapeutic and physiologic issues surrounding heart valve surgery
- Track 11-8Angioplasty or surgery for multivessel coronary artery disease
- Track 11-9Advances in congenital heart disease
- Track 11-10Transmyocardial revascularization (TMR)
- Track 11-11Minimally invasive heart surgery
- Track 11-12Cardiomyoplasty
- Track 11-13Heart transplant
- Track 11-14Bypass surgery
- Track 11-15Artificial heart valve surgery
- Track 11-16Cardiothoracic surgery
Cancer and cardiovascular disease are the leading causes of mortality in many parts of the world and Cardio-oncology is the intersection of heart conditions in patients who have been treated for cancer. There are several reasons for both diseases occurring in the same patient. Coronary artery disease (CAD) and Cancer share risk factors such as age, use of tobacco and obesity. Other reasons may be the consequences of radio- and chemo-therapy in long-term survivors of malignancy. These treatments have a direct impact on the heart, which require, in some cases, surgical correction. Malignancy can also occur during long-term follow-up after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). The increase in diagnostic facilities makes the detection of heart disease and treatable cancer also more likely.
- Track 12-1Atrial myxoma, tricuspid stenosis
- Track 12-2Benign cardiac tumors, cardiac fibroma
- Track 12-3Cardiac neoplasm, pulmonary chondroma
- Track 12-4Cardiac sarcoma, hemangiosarcoma, angiosarcoma
- Track 12-5Carney complex, LAMB syndrome
- Track 12-6Prevention of chemotherapy-induced cardiac dysfunction
- Track 12-7Cancer and Heart
Atherosclerosis is a common form of heart disease of the arteries characterized by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on their inner walls eventually restricts blood flow and plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the blood later plaque hardens and narrows your arteries which limits the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your organs and other parts of your body and this constricted circulation leads to less oxygen for the heart muscle, resulting in chest pain (angina), usually following exercise or excitement. It can also lead to serious problems, including heart attack, stroke, and stresses the heart muscle to the point of failure, which is what happens during a heart attack which may even lead to death. The disease can influence any artery in the body along with arteries in the heart, brain, arms, legs, pelvis, and kidneys which results in different diseases may develop based on which arteries are affected.
- Track 13-1High cholesterol
- Track 13-2Lipoprotein receptors
- Track 13-3Hypertensive heart disease
- Track 13-4Blood pressure
People with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher are considered obese. The term obesity is used to describe the health condition of anyone significantly above his or her ideal healthy weight. Obesity increases the risk for heart disease and stroke. But it harms more than just the heart and blood vessel system. It's also a major cause of gallstones, osteoarthritis and respiratory problems. Obesity is intimately intertwined with multiple health conditions that underlie cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure, diabetes, and abnormal blood cholesterol. In addition, weight gain is a frequent consequence of heart-damaging lifestyle choices such as lack of exercise and a fat-laden diet. Obesity also can lead to heart failure. This is a serious condition in which your heart can't pump enough blood to meet your body's needs.
- Track 14-1Cardiac dysrhythmias
- Track 14-2Sleep apnea
- Track 14-3Obesity and the heart
- Track 14-4Congenital heart disease
- Track 14-5Bariatric surgery and cardiovascular risk
- Track 14-6Benefits of weight loss on cardiovascular health
- Track 14-7Heart attack
Cardiology conferences includes the Cardiac Drugs which are used in any way to treat conditions of the heart or the circulatory or vascular system. Many classes of cardiovascular agents are available to treat the various cardiovascular conditions. They are a complicated group of drugs with many being used for multiple heart conditions. Prescription drugs and medicines for diseases relating to the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels. In this sub topic we have Sodium, potassium, calcium channel blockers, ACE-inhibitors and Cardiac biomarkers. There are 6 associations and societies and the main association for Cardiac Therapeutic Agents in USA. 50 universities are working on Cardiac Therapeutic Agents.
- Track 15-1Antiplatelet agents
- Track 15-2Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
- Track 15-3Angiotensin II receptor blockers (or Inhibitors)
- Track 15-4Angiotensin-receptor neprilysin inhibitors (ARNIs)
- Track 15-5Combined alpha and beta blockers
- Track 15-6Calcium, sodium and potassium channel blockers
- Track 15-7Digitalis preparations
- Track 15-8Cholesterol-lowering medications
- Track 15-9Proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors
- Track 15-10Vasodilators
Sports Cardiology achieves heart screenings that detect potentially serious cardiovascular issues in young athletes. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the major reason of death in exercising young athletes, and is most commonly set off by problems as structural heart disorders or electrical circuitry issues which are not commonly found during routine physical examinations. Most of the conditions that cause sudden cardiac death in young athletes are evaluated by an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), a non-invasive test which calculates the electrical activity of the heart.
- Track 16-1Sports and cardiovascular disease
- Track 16-2Sudden cardiac death in sports
- Track 16-3Improving ECG interpretation in athletes
- Track 16-4Accurate diagnosis and treatment plans
- Track 16-5Frequency and causes of SCA in young athletes
- Track 16-6Cardiovascular assessment
Advances in medicine means that if CHD is detected at an early stage it can be treated successfully to extend the survival rate. Successful treatment is more likely if the disease is detected at its earliest stages. Our current research focuses on the early detection of CHD in order to halt or reverse the progress of the disease. The ongoing research includes pioneering the use of heart scanning in the early diagnosis of heart disease in diabetics, Development of Nuclear Cardiology techniques for the detection of heart disease, Drug development and evaluation of treatments used in heart disease, Identification of novel biological markers to predict the presence of heart disease, Analysis of ethnic and socio-economic differences in heart disease risk.
- Track 17-1Vitamin D intake and the risk of heart disease
- Track 17-2Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Track 17-3Prosthetic heart valves and associated complications
- Track 17-4Thrombolytic therapy in stroke
- Track 17-5Mental stress and its gender-specific link to coronary diseases
- Track 17-6Statin therapy for prevention of heart diseases
- Track 17-7Influence of diet and gut flora on cardiovascular diseases
- Track 17-8Cardiac rehabilitation
- Track 17-9Cardiac stem cells