Program

 
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0830 - 0840

Introduction and Welcome

0840 - 1020

Reducing risk and optimising care 
Chairs: Clare O'Donnell and Ian Nicholson 

0840 - 0905

Risk Factors in ACHD redo surgery – strategies to optimise outcomeDavid Campbell   

0905 - 0925

How do we best collaborate to optimise ACHD outcomes in the ICUDavid Buckley

0925 - 0945

Local vs regional - does every patient need to travel? Tim Hornung and Graeme Porter

0945 - 1005

RV- PA surgical valve choices – longevity and risksPeter Skillington    

1005 - 1025

RVOT transcatheter 2017 – benefits and risksPhilip Roberts

1025 - 1045

Morning Tea
Exhibition Hall, The Pavilion

1045 - 1215

Atrial arrhythmia – lightening the burden

Chairs: Jon Skinner and Rachael Cordina

1045 - 1100

The role of Fontan Conversion in managing the atrial arrhythmia burdenTim Hornung   

1100 - 1115

Catheter ablation in the Fontan – particularly RFA approaches in the lateral tunnel & extra-cardiac conduitMark McGuire

1115 - 1130

Surgical approaches to reducing the atrial arrhythmia burdenKirsten Finucane

1130 - 1145

Atrial fibrillation in ACHD, Andrew Martin

1145 - 1215

Anticoagulation for arrhythmiaPaul Khairy 

1215 - 1315

Lunch - Sponsored by Abbott
Exhibition Hall, The Pavilion

 

1315 - 1515

Beyond the (Cardiac) border – Multisystem questions in ACHD

Chairs: Graeme Porter and Will Wilson

1315 - 1340

Case Presentation, Boris Lowe

Panel: Leanne Grigg, Ian Nicholson, Bruce Cartwright, Winita HardakerAdrienne Kovacs

1340 - 1400

Neurodevelopmental and cognitive impacts of ACHDWill Wilson 

1400 - 1420 

Nature or nuture – how much of this is geneticStephen Robertson 

1420 - 1440

Respiratory function in ACHD – when is ventilation a worryBruce Cartwright 

1440 - 1500

Liver disease in single ventricle patients – have we learnt anything? Winita Hardaker

1500 - 1515

Haematological management in cyanotic congenital heart diseaseLou Hofmeyr

1515 - 1545 

Afternoon Tea
Exhibition Hall, The Pavilion

1545 - 1715 

The Fontan – update on our regional perspective

Chair: Patrick Disney and Shingo Kasahara

1545 - 1615 

Registry summaryTom Gentles

 1615 - 1635 Transition from paediatric careStephanie Hlohovsky and Evelyn Culnane

1635 - 1655

Late reoperations in Fontan survivors – indications and outcomesKirsten Finucane

1655 - 1715

Exercise – how important is it? Rachael Cordina

1730 - 1900

Welcome Function - Sponsored by Abbott

Streamside Lane, Milbrook Hotel

 

 

 


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0830 - 1000

Living with the risk of Sudden Death

Chair: Andrew Martin and Tim Hornung

0830- 0900

Risk stratification for sudden deathPaul Khairy 

0900 - 0920

Psychology of mortality, Adrienne Kovacs

0920 - 1940

ECMO – applications and tips for the ACHD populationDavid Buckley

0940 - 1000

ICDs –  Specific Considerations in ACHD PatientsPaul Khairy     

1000 - 1030

Morning Tea
Exhibition Hall, The Pavilion

1030 - 1200

Transplantation in ACHD

Chairs: Kirsten Finucane and Mark Edwards

1030 - 1055

Case PresentationPreeti Choudhary

Panel: David CampbellPeter Ruygrok, John Artrip, Will Wilson    

1055 - 1115

Heart transplant vs complex repair in the high risk ACHD patientDavid Campbell 

1115 - 1130

The realities of heart availability in Australia and New ZealandPeter Ruygrok 

1130 - 1145

Optimisation of the patient for transplantSarah Fitzsimons

1145 - 1200

Tips for getting the best performance from the donor heart, John Artrip

1200 - 1245

Lunch - Sponsored by Occlutech
Exhibition Hall, The Pavilion

1245 - 1400

Heart Failure/Late Problems

Chairs: Andrew Aitken and Leanne Grigg

1245 - 1300

Approaches to end of life care (medical), Luke Burchill 

1300 - 1315

Approaches to end of life care (psychology), Adrienne Kovacs 

1315 - 1330 

Heart failure nursing management – best practice models, Jane Hannah

1330 - 1345

Shades of grey – Novel Echo parameters of importance in the failing congenital heart? Ivor Gerber 

1345 - 1400

VAD as therapy or bridge, David Campbell  

1400 - 1430 

Afternoon Tea
Exhibition Hall, The Pavilion

1430

 Free Time

1900 - Late

Gala Dinner - Sponsored by Medtronic
'The Barn' at Moonlight Country 

 


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0830 - 1015

Pulmonary vascular disease 

Chairs: Andrew Bullock and Ivor Gerber

0830 - 0850

Assessment of pulmonary vascular disease – tips in the ACHDClare O'Donnell

0850 - 0910

Eisenmenger’s and new therapies – how far have we come, where are we going? David Celermajer

0910 - 0930

Anaesthetic implications and strategiesMichael Kluger   

0930 - 0950

Role of pulmonary vasodilators in the Fontan settingMichael Cheung    

0950 - 1015

Pregnancy and Eisenmengers/PAH, Candice Silversides

1015 - 1045

Morning Tea
Exhibition Hall

1045 - 1230

Pregnancy and ACHD 

Chairs: David Celermajer and Boris Lowe

1045 - 1110

Case Presentation, Patrick Disney 

Panel: Mary Canobbio, Teiji Akagi, Dominica ZentnerCandice SilversidesAllan Brown    

1110 - 1125

Assessment of Pregnancy Risk in the woman with ACHDLeanne Grigg  

1125 - 1140

Pregnancy and the Fontan – what have we learnt? Dominica Zentner 

1140 - 1155

Obstetric anesthesia – when do we need to worry & who should deliver at a tertiary centre, Allan Brown

1155 - 1210

Arrhythmia and Pregnancy, Candice Silversides 

1210 - 1230

Multidisciplinary approach to peripartum careMary Canobbio 

1230 - 1315

Lunch 
Exhibition Hall

1315 - 1500

Program development/Program organisation

Chairs: Tim Hornung and David Tanous 

1315 - 1335

Brief introduction Australian and NZ services in existence, volumes, population with brief overview guideline data from overseasTim Hornung

Brief introduction Australian and NZ services in existence, volumes, population with brief overview guideline data from overseas, Mugur Nicolae

1335 - 1350

Managing widely spread populationsAndrew Bullock

Managing widely spread populations, Andrew Aitken  

1350 - 1405 

Beyond cardiologist and surgeons: The people who really run the serviceStephanie Jones and Vanessa Garcia Hoyos

1405 - 1430 

Panel discussion – where to from here?

1430 - 1500

The Grand ACHD debate: Resourcing growing ACHD services: we should prioritise congenital patients over coronary patients
Proposer: Rachael Cordina and Jon Skinner

Opposer: David Celemajer and Tim Hornung

 

ACHD 2017 Symposium