Radcliffe Cardiology is proud to announce a new one-day event New Horizons in Amyloidosis (NHA), specially focused on providing an update on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac amyloidosis and its sequelae in recognition of this rapidly developing field.
Hosted on www.radcliffecardiology.com, the event will be streamed on Wednesday 28 February 2024. This programme is designed to educate healthcare professionals on the evolving management practices in cardiac amyloidosis and is tailored to update and educate a variety of professionals including cardiologists, imaging specialists, electrophysiologists, primary care physicians, hematologists, and cardiac nurse practitioners.
This event, led by Course Director Dr Rodney Falk (Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, US), will feature a distinguished group of faculty members who are renowned experts in the field of cardiac amyloidosis. The faculty will encompass a diverse range of medical specialties, facilitating a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach.
Register now - We look forward to welcoming you to this first-time event.
*New Horizons in Amyloidosis’s programme will be submitted for accreditation to the European Board for Accreditation of Continuing Education for Health Professionals (EBAC) for 4 CME points, equating to 4 hours of learning. Physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
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Welcome and Introduction
Session 1: Detect, Screen and Diagnose
- General diagnosis overview
- When to suspect cardiac amyloidosis
- Screening algorithms and decision support tools
The Next Frontier in Amyloidosis Management: Comprehensive CMR Imaging Strategies for Improved Patient Outcomes
Determine the value of cardiac MRI for evaluating cardiac amyloidosis.
Identify CMR features consistent with amyloidosis.
Recall patient characteristics suggestive of amyloidosis and warrant assessment with CMR.
This breakout is sponsored by Circle Cardiovascular Imaging.
Session 2: Detect, Screen and Diagnose
Imaging masterclass 1 Assessing structure and function: Transthoracic echo with case example
Imaging masterclass 2 Tissue characterisation: MRI with case example
Imaging masterclass 3 Definitive diagnosis: Optimal techniques for scintigraphy
Genotype and genetic testing
Setting up a Multidisciplinary Amyloidosis Centre: The Neurologist Perspective
Session 3: Management of CA and its Sequelae
- Management of AL cardiomyopathy: The importance of a haematology cardiology interaction
- ATTR management: TTR stabilisers and silencers
- Future disease modifying therapy for ATTR
ATTR-CM: Where Are We Now and Where to Next?
Welcome and Introduction
Presentation: Measuring Success in ATTR-CM: Now and in the Future
Presentation: Is reversal within reach?
Audience questions and closing remarks
Recall what the current ATTR-CM therapy landscape is in terms of clinical efficacy
Quantify the current need to reverse CM disease in terms of progressive disease and mortality rate
Describe the process of antibody-mediated disease reversal
This IME symposium is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from AstraZeneca.
Session 4: Management of CA and its Sequelae
- HF & Arrhythmia management: AF, AV nodal disease, ventricular arrhythmias
- Treatment success: Clinical and patient reported outcomes
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, US
Timothy AlbertCircle Cardiovascular Imaging, Calgary, CA
Kevin AlexanderStanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, US
Sarah CuddyBrigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, US
Sharmila DorbalaBrigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, US
Marianna FontanaUniversity College London, London, UK
Julian GillmoreUniversity College London, London, UK
Finn GustafssonUniversity of Copenhagen, Copenhagen DK
Philip HawkinsUniversity College London, London, UK
Isabelle LousadaAmyloidosis Research Consortium, Newton, US
Ana Martinez-NaharroRoyal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Ahmed MasriOregon Health & Science University Medical Group, Portland, USA
Kanae MukaiSalinas Valley Health, California, US
Laura ObiciI.R.C.C.S. San Matteo Polyclinic, Pavia, IT
Sven PleinUniversity of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Márcia Waddington-CruzFederal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Increase the awareness of at-risk patients
Improve understanding of screening procedures
Provide guidance on the use of imaging for cardiac amyloidosis diagnosis
Improve awareness on current and emerging treatment
Provide guidance on the management of key comorbidities
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