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Wednesday, 18th January 2023

09:15 Welcome Prof. Dr. F. Tanner, Zurich
Prof. Dr. M. Zuber, Aarau
BLOCK 1: 30 YEARS ANNIVERSARY SESSION: AGING
Chair: Prof. Dr. F. Tanner, Zurich | Prof. Dr. G. Sutherland, London
Prof. Dr. M. Sarano, Rochester
09:20 Aging of the heart: View of the pathologist Prof. Dr. C. Basso, Padua
Prof. Dr. G. Thiene, Padua
09:45 Aging of the heart: Systolic function Prof. Dr. A. Fraser, Cardiff
10:00 Aging of the heart: Diastolic function Prof. Dr. B. Bijnens, Barcelona
10:15 Aging of the heart: Valves Prof. Dr. J. Bax, Leiden
10:30 Anniversary lecture: 30 years of echo(course) Prof. Dr. M. Zuber, Aarau
10:45 Discussion 
11:00
Break
BLOCK 2: MY MOST IMPORTANT PATIENT LAST YEAR
Chair: Prof. Dr. J. Grapsa, London | PD Dr. P. Monney, Lausanne
11:20 Case presentations with discussion
Prof. Dr. A. Linka, Winterthur | Dr. U. Kolck, Bonn | nn, KSSG, St. Gallen
nn, Inselspital, Bern | nn, Gruppe Praxiskardiologen Ticino | nn
12:45
Lunch
BLOCK 3: ATRIUM: SIZE, FUNCTION AND DEFORMATION
Chair: Prof. Dr. V. Delgado, Barcelona | Prof. Dr. R. Kobza, Lucerne
13:45 Assessment of atrial size, function, deformation and its clinical impact Prof. Dr. F. A. Flachskampf, Uppsala
14:00 Discussion
BLOCK 4: ECHOPEARLS
Chair: Prof. Dr. G. Sutherland, London | Prof. Dr. Ch. Attenhofer Jost, Zurich
14:15 Top long-term follow-up cases Prof. Dr. M. Zuber, Aarau
14:40 Top long-term follow-up cases Prof. Dr. M. Sarano, Rochester
BLOCK 5: HOW TO …
Chair: Prof. Dr. J. Grapsa, London | Prof. Dr. K. H. Haugaa, Oslo
15:05 How to determine left ventricular ejection fraction Prof. Dr. M. Cikes, Zagreb
15:15 How to perform a reliable strain analysis Prof. Dr. B. Bijnens, Barcelona
15:25 How to assess left ventricular muscle mass PD Dr. S. Stämpfli, Lucerne
15:35 How to grade aortic stenosis Prof. Dr. F. Tanner, Zurich
15:45 Discussion
15:55
Break
BLOCK 6: GUIDELINES: IMPACT FOR ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Chair: Prof. Dr. A. Fraser, Cardiff | Prof. Dr. J. Bax, Leiden
16:10 ESC Guidelines Cardiovascular assessment and management of patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery Prof. Dr. P. Nihoyannopoulos, London
16:25 ESC Guidelines Cardio-Oncology Prof. Dr. V. Delgado, Barcelona
16:40 ESC guidelines for sudden cardiac death: imaging aspects Prof. Dr. K. H. Haugaa, Oslo
16:55 Discussion
BLOCK 7: LIVE FROM THE ECHOLAB
Chair: Prof. Dr. G. Sutherland, London | Prof. Dr. M. Sarano, Rochester
Prof. Dr. M. Zuber, AarauPodium: Prof. Dr. Cristina Basso, Padua | Prof. Dr. Jeroen Bax, Leiden
Prof. Dr. Bart Bijnens, Barcelona | Prof. Dr. Maja Cikes, Zagreb
Prof. Dr. Victoria Delgado, Barcelona | Prof. Dr. Frank A. Flachskampf, Uppsala
Prof. Dr. Alan Fraser, Cardiff | Prof. Dr. Julia Grapsa, London
Prof. Dr. Kristina Haugaa, Oslo | Prof. Dr. Rolf Jenni, Zurich
Prof. Dr. Richard Kobza, Lucerne | Prof. Dr. P. Matt, Lucerne
Prof. Dr. P. Nihoyannopoulos, London | PD Dr. Simon Stämpfli, Lucerne
Prof. Dr. George Sutherland, London | Prof. Dr. F. Tanner, Zurich
Prof. Dr. Gaetano Thiene, Padua | Prof. Dr. Stefan Toggweiler, Lucerne
17:10 Live from the Echolab PD Dr. N. Brugger, Bern
17:30 Live from the Echolab Prof. Dr. L. Badano, Milano
17:50 Live from the Echolab PD Dr. T. Fuchs, Aarau
18:10 End of the first day

 

 

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Thursday, 19th January 2023

08:15 Welcome Prof. Dr. R. Kobza, Lucerne
Prof. Dr. M. Zuber, Aarau
BLOCK 8: SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION AND THE HEART
Chair: Prof. Dr. M. Sarano, Rochester | Prof. Dr. M. Cikes, Zagreb
08:20 View of the pathologist Prof. Dr. C. Basso, Padua
Prof. Dr. G. Thiene, Padua
08:45 View of the echocardiographer Prof. Dr. Ch. Attenhofer Jost, Zurich
09:00 Addititive value of multimodality imaging PD Dr. T. Fuchs, Aarau
09:15 How to follow-up patients long-term Dr. Ph. Weiss, Basel
09:30 View of the rheumatologist Prof. Dr. O. Distler, Zurich
09:45 Discussion 
10:00
Break  
BLOCK 9: ECHOPEARLS
Chair: Prof. Dr. V. Delgado, Barcelona | Prof. Dr. P. Nihoyannopoulos, London
10:15 Top long-term follow-up cases PD Dr. C. Gruner, Zurich
10:45 Top long-term follow-up cases Dr. M. Gavazzoni, Milano
11:15 Top long-term follow-up cases Prof. Dr. A. Fraser, Cardiff
BLOCK 10: MY MOST IMPORTANT PATIENT LAST YEAR
Chair: Prof. Dr. G. Sutherland, London | Dr. S. Koestner, Morges
11:45 Case presentations with discussion
PD Dr. B. Herzog, Lucerne | PD Dr. H. Müller, Geneva Prof. | Dr. A. M. Bernheim, Zurich | Dr. V. Wilzeck, Zurich
12:45
Lunch
BLOCK 11: UPDATE 2022
Chair: Prof. Dr. S. Toggweiler, Lucerne | Prof. Dr. M. Zuber, Aarau
13:45 Most important publications Prof. Dr. F. A. Flachskampf, Uppsala
14:05 Most important case report Prof. Dr. J. Grapsa, London
14:25 Discussion
BLOCK 12: MY MOST IMPORTANT PATIENT LAST YEAR
Chair: Prof. Dr. G. Sutherland, London | PD Dr. S. Stämpfli, Lucerne
14:40 Case presentations with discussion

Dr. G. Balestra, Basel | Dr. N. Maurizi, Lausanne | nn | nn

15:35 Discussion 
15:40
Break
BLOCK 13: TRANSLATION CLINIC – ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-PATHOLOGY
Chair: Prof. Dr. F. Tanner, Zurich | Prof. Dr. M. Sarano, Rochester
15:55 Learning cases Dr. M. Reinehr, Zurich
PD Dr. A. Pazhenkottil, Zurich
BLOCK 14: M-MODE QUIZ
16:40 Case presentations
Learning points
Prof. Dr. M. Niemann, Furtwangen
Prof. Dr. E. Seemann, Furtwangen
Prof. Dr. G. Sutherland, London
17:20 Closing words PD Dr. S. Stämpfli, Lucerne
17:30 End of the course