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Assemblée Annuelle commune 2017:
Société Suisse de Cardiologie (SSC) et Société Suisse de Chirurgie Cardiaque et Vasculaire Thoracique (SSCC)

7 au 9 juin 2017, Trafo Baden

 

 

 


 

 

Programme de vendredi, 12.06.2015

Temps Session Salle
08:00 - 09:30 Workshop 18 Panoramasaal
  Controversies in ACS  
  Panel: M. Togni (Fribourg, CH); Ch. Röthlisberger (Biel, CH); A. Vuilliomenet (Aarau, CH)  
     
  P2Y12 inhibitors pretreatment: Pro  
  Ch. Kaiser (Basel, CH)  
     
  P2Y12 inhibitors pretreatment: Con  
  M. Roffi (Genève, CH)  
     
  Discussion  
     
  Radial approach: Pro  
  St. Noble (Genève, CH)  
     
  Radial approach: Con  
  B. Meier (Bern, CH)  
     
  Discussion  
     
08:00 - 09:30 Workshop 19 Kammermusiksaal
  Ablation Session  
  Vorsitz/Modération: H. Burri (Genève, CH); Ch. Sticherling (Basel, CH)  
     
  Role of MRI for EP procedures  
  S. Knecht (Basel, CH)  
     
  New devices/techniques for ablation of atrial fibrillation  
  H. Kottkamp (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Ablation of unmappable VT  
  T. Reichlin (Basel, CH)  
     
  OAC for PVI  
  A. Müller (Zürich, CH)  
     
  RF ablation for elderly: Do we have scientific evidence?  
  H. S. Servatius (Bern, CH)  
     
  Asymptomatic pre-excitation should always be ablated  
  D. Altmann (St. Gallen, CH)  
     
08:00 - 09:30 Workshop 20 Vortragssaal
  Periinterventional TEE - Difficult cases  
  Vorsitz/Modération: Ch. Attenhofer Jost (Zürich, CH); M. Seeberger (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Technology of mitraclip insertion  
  O. Franzen (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Technology of mitraclip insertion: Anaesthesiologist's case  
  B. Eberle (Bern, CH)  
     
  Technology of mitraclip insertion: Surgical case  
  F. Maisano (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Percutaneous technology of TAVI  
  D. Tüller (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Percutaneous technology of TAVI: Anaesthesiologist's case  
  J. Fassl (Basel, CH)  
     
  Percutaneous technology of TAVI: Cardiologist's case  
  St. de Marchi (Bern, CH)  
     
  Technology of left atrial appendage closure  
  G. Pedrazzini (Lugano, CH)  
     
  Technology of left atrial appendage closure: Anaesthesiologist's case  
  C. Marcucci (Lausanne, CH)  
     
  Technology of left atrial appendage closure: Cardiologist's case  
  B. Kaufmann (Basel, CH)  
     
08:00 - 09:30 Abstract Session 12 Seezimmer 3
  Joint Session SICCH & SGHC  
  Vorsitz/Modération: M. Genoni (Zürich, CH); F. Siclari (Lugano, CH); A. Parolari (Milano, IT); F. Musumeci (Milano, IT)  
   
  Exercise testing in selected left ventricular assist device patients  
  N. Reiss 1 *, M. Altesellmeier 1, P. Bartsch 1, J. Schmitto 2, A. Haverich 2, D. Willemsen 1  
 

1Clinical Research, Schuechtermann Clinic, Bad Rothenfelde, 2Clinic for Cardiothoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, Medical Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany

 
   
  Does patient prosthesis mismatch after aortic valve replacement affect survival and quality of life in elderly patients?  
 

E. Sportelli 1 *, T. Regesta 1, A. Salsano 1, P. Ghione 2, C. Brega 1, G. P. Bezante 2, G. Passerone 1, F. Santini 1

 
 

1Cardiac Surgery, 2Cardiology, IRCCS San Martino-IST, University of Genova Medical School, Genova, Italy

 
   
  Aortic valve repair: Our 10-year experience  
 

M. Contino*

 
 

Milan, Italy

 
   
  Medium term patency of coronary venous and arterial grafts: Role with biomarkers, risk factors and MACCE  
 

L. Cavallotti*

 
 

Milan, Italy

 
   
  Outcome of patients with fully implantable heartware left ventricle assist device: A single center experience  
 

G. Raffa1 *, C. Falletta1, MC Todaro2, A. Godino3, F. Clemenza1, G. di Gesaro1, C. Mina1, C. Scardulla1, F. Tuzzolino1, S. Sciacca1, M. Pilato1

 
 

1Treatment and Study of Cardiothoracic Diseases and Cardiothoracic Transplantation, IRCCS – ISMETT, Palermo, 2Cardiology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy. 3Cardiology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

 
   
  Neonatal pulmonary bi-banding as part of “Rapid two-stage palliation”  in high risk patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome  
  D. Federici*, F. Seddio, M. Ciuffreda, S. Marcora, Ch. Marrone, M. Papa, L. Preda, G. di Dedda, C. Mirabile, M. Favarato, L. Galletti  
 

Unità di Cardiochirurgia e Cardiologia Pediatrica, ospedale “Papa Giovanni XXIII”, Bergamo

 
     
08:00 - 09:30 Scientific Session 3 Seezimmer 2
  How to prevent, identify and handle emergency situations in cardiac rehabilitation  
  Vorsitz/Modération: A. Schmidt-Trucksäss (Basel, CH); A. Meissner (Bern, CH)  
     
  Patients with severe heart diseases. How to identify emergency situations  
  M. Hermann (Faltigberg-Wald, CH)  
     
  How to react in emergency situations - What's essential, what's nice to have. The anaesthesists view.  
  St. Müller (Zürich, CH)  
     
  The adequate workload in cardiac rehab - Preventing emergency situations. The exercise specialists view.  
  A. Schmidt-Trucksäss (Basel, CH)  
     
08:00 - 09:30 Abstract Session 13 Seezimmer 4
  Cardiovascular risk factors: Exploring new frontiers  
  Vorsitz/Modération: Ph. Meyer (Genève, CH); Ch. Matter (Zürich, CH)  
   
  Generalized vascular dysfunction in high-altitude dwellers with sleep disordered breathing  
 

E. Rexhaj 1 *, C. Sartori 2, D. Cerny 1, R. Soria 1, T. Meister 1, D. Andries 2, M. Villena 3, U. Scherrer 1, St. F. Rimoldi 1

 
  1Cardiology, Inselspital, Bern, 2Internal Medicin, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland, 3Respiratory Physiology, Instituto Boliviano de Biologia de Altura, La Paz, Bolivia, State Of Plurinational  
   
  Effect of a multi-dimensional secondary prevention program on cardiovascular events in patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndromes: A multicentric swiss prospective trial  
 

B. Gencer 1 *, D. Carballo 1, R. Auer 3, D. Nanchen 3, L. Räber 4, R. Klingenberg 6, S. Carballo 2, D. Heg 7, P. Vogt 8, Ch. Matter 6, St. Windecker 4, P. Jüni 7, Th. Lüscher 6, N. Rodondi 5, F. Mach 1

 
 

1Cardiology, 2Medicine, University Hospital, Genève, 3Ambulatory and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, 4Cardiology, 5General Internal Medicine, Inselspital, Bern, 6Cardiology, University Heart Center, Zürich, 7Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, 8Cardiology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
   
  Stairs instead of elevators at the workplace decreases PCSK9 levels in a healthy population  
 

H. Kamani 1 *, B. Gencer 1, F. Monteccuco 1, D. Courvoisier 2, N. Vuilleumier 3, Ph. Meyer 1, F. Mach 1

 
 

1Cardiology, University Hospital, 2Clinical epidemiology, University of Geneva, 3Genetics and Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital, Genève, Switzerland

 
   
  Impact of exaggerated blood pressure response on parameters of cardiac remodelling in amateur endurance athletes  
 

L. D. Trachsel 1 *, N. Brugger 2, P. Eser 1, M. Wilhelm 1

 
  1Cardiology, Inselspital, Bern, 2Cardiology, Cantonal Hospital, Fribourg, Switzerland  
   
  Assisted reproductive technologies-induced premature vascular ageing persists and evolves into arterial hypertension in adolescents  
 

E. Rexhaj 1 *, R. Von Arx 2, D. Cerny 1, R. Soria 1, E. Bouillet 1, C. Sartori 3, U. Scherrer 1, St. Rimoldi 1

 
  1Cardiology, 2Intensive Care, Inselspital, Bern, 3Internal Medicin, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland  
   
  Sustained hypoxic pulmonary hypertension and systemic vascular dysfunction in high-altitude dwellers prone to re-entry high altitude pulmonary edema, improvement by anti-oxidants  
  D. Cerny 1 *, E. Rexhaj 1, R. Soria 1, Th. Meister 1, E. Kaba-Bouillet 1, M. Villena 2, C. Sartori 3, Y. Allemann 1, U. Scherrer 1, St. Rimoldi 1  
 

1Cardiology, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland, 2Respiratory Physiology, Instituto Boliviano de Biologia de Altura, La Paz, Bolivia, Plurinational State Of, 3Internal Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
     
09:45 - 10:30 Main Session 6 Panoramasaal
  Senning Lecture  
  Vorsitz/Modération: M. Genoni (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Where are we going?  
  O. Alfieri (Milano, IT)  
     
09:45 - 11:15 Workshop 21 Kammermusiksaal
  Device Session  
  Vorsitz/Modération: B. Schär (Basel, CH); M. Zimmerli-Voegtli (Thun, CH)  
     
  CRT for NYHA class IV patients?  
  A. Auricchio (Lugano, CH)  
     
  Life Vest  
  S. Reek (Aarau, CH)  
     
  State of the art treatment of device infections  
  P. Ammann (St. Gallen, CH)  
     
  Who does not need a primary preventive ICD?  
  H. Tanner (Bern, CH)  
     
  Update changes in pacing indications  
  V. Ganière (Pompables, CH)  
     
09:45 - 11:15 Workshop 22 Vortragssaal
  Latest on stents  

Vorsitz/Modération: F. Eberli (Zürich, CH); U. Kaufmann (Bern, CH)  
   
Update on second generation DES  
O. Muller (Lausanne, CH)  
   
DES in ACS: Another ball-game  
L. Räber (Bern, CH)  
   
Bioresorbable scaffold  
St. Cook (Fribourg, CH)  
   
DAPT  
J.-F. Iglesias (Lausanne, CH)  
     
09:45 - 11:15 Scientific Session 4 Seezimmer 3
  Transposition of the great arteries: From fetus to adult life  
  Vorsitz/Modération: A. Kadner (Bern, CH); T. Rutz (Lausanne, CH)  
     
  Pre- and postnatal management in childhood  
  St. Di Bernardo (Lausanne, CH)  
     
  Surgical considerations in the modern era  
  H. Dave (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Long-term outcomes: All good?  
  D. Tobler (Basel, CH)  
     
09:45 - 11:15 Scientific Session 5 Seezimmer 2
  Chronic pain in cardiac rehab: Drop out criteria? How to handle?  
  Vorsitz/Modération: G. Haager (St. Gallen, CH); S. Hartmann-Fussenegger (St. Gallen, CH)  
     
  Drug therapy in chronic pain?  
  Ch. Konrad (Luzern, CH)  
     
 

Treatment of chronic pain in cardiac rehab: A sport psychological approach

 
  R. Feldmann (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Coping strategies in chronic pain - The active way?  
  S. Hartmann-Fussenegger (St. Gallen, CH)  
     
09:45 - 11:15 Abstract Session 14 Seezimmer 4
  Heart Failure  
  Vorsitz/Modération: R. Hullin (Genève, CH); P. Mohacsi (Bern, CH)  
   
  Cardioprotective effect of eplerenone in anthracyclines-induced cardiotoxicity  
 

D. Martin 1 *, M. Metrich 1, R. Van Heeswijk 2, M. Stuber 2, R. Hullin 1

 
 

1 Cardiology, CHUV, 2Center for BioMedical Imaging, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
   
  Admission ecg can differentiate between takotsubo cardiomyopathy and myocardial infarction  
 

A. H. Frangieh 1 *, S. Obeid 1, Y. Imori 2, J.-R. Ghadri 3, F. Duru 4, Th. Lüscher 1, Ch. Templin 1on behalf of the InterTAKRegistry collaborators

 
  1Interventional Cardiology, 2Clinical Research in Cardiology, 3Cardiology, 4Cadiology - Rhytmology, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland  
   
  Focal hypermetabolic left ventricular cardiomyopathy: an underdiagnosed life-threatening arrhythmogenic disease  
 

Ch.-I. Park 1 *, St. Di Bernardo 2, L. Bisch 3, P. Pascale 3, J. Schlaepfer 3, G. Buss 4, J. Prior 5, E. Pruvot 3

 
 

1Cardiology, La Tour Hospital, Meyrin, 2Pediatric Cardiology, 3Cardiology, 4Immuno-Allergology, 5Radiology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
   
  Characteristics and specific ecg findings in 200 patients with stress-induced “takotsubo” cardiomyopathy - comparison between typical and atypical forms  
 

A. H. Frangieh 1 *, S. Obeid 1, J.-R. Ghadri 2, F. Duru 3, Th. Lüscher 1, Ch. Templin 1on behalf of the InterTAKRegistry collaborators

 
  1Interventional Cardiology, 2Cardiology, 3Cadiology - Rhytmology, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland  
   
  Red cell distribution width and mortality in patients with acute heart failure and preserved or reduced left ventricular ejection fraction  
 

K. Sotiropoulos 2 *, R. Hullin 1, P. Yerly 1, P. Monney 1, Ph. Meyer 4, A. Garnier 2, O. Hugli 3, J.-P. Antonietti5

 
 

1Cardiology, 2Internal Medicine, 3Emergency, CHUV, Lausanne, 4Cardiology, University Hospital, Genève, 5Psychology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
   
  Optimal heart rate in heart failure patients with atrial fibrillation – analysis from time-chf  
 

M. T. Maeder 1 *, S. Sanders-van Wijk 6, Ch. Knackstedt 6, V. Van Empel 6, W. Estlinbaum 2, U. Jeker 3, Ch. Sticherling 4, M. Pfisterer 4, P. Rickenbacher 5, H. Brunner-La Rocca 6

 
 

1Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen, 2Cantonal Hospital, Liestal, 3Cantonal Hospital, Luzern, 4University Hospital, Basel, 5Cantonal Hospital, Bruderholz, Switzerland, 6Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands

 
     
10:30 - 11:00 Main Session 7 Panoramasaal
  Research Prize Lectures  
  Vorsitz/Modération: F. Siclari (Lugano, CH); M. Zellweger (Basel,CH)  
     
  Research Prize Swiss Heart Foundation 2015  
     
  A novel pathway of vascular inflammation in atherosclerosis  
  S. Freigang (Bern, CH)  
     
  Medtronic Young Surgeon Award 2015  
     
  NAD+ - A natural co-enzyme that regulates immune responses to improve allograft survival  
  H. Rodriguez (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Research Prize Swiss Society of Cardiology 2015  
     
  Rapid and body weight-independant improvement of endothelial and high.density lipoprotein function after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: Role of Glucagon-like preptide-1  
  E. Osto (Zürich, CH)  
     
11:15 - 12:45 Workshop 23 Panoramasaal
  Bleeding and Transfusion  
  Vorsitz/Modération: M. Licker (Genève, CH)  
     
  Blood saving surgical technique  
  A. Künzli (Kreuzlingen, CH)  
     
  ECC and heparin management  
  S. Costabile (Islisberg, CH)  
     
  Blood component transfusion  
  Ch. Hofer (Zürich, CH)  
     
  How many patients need transfusion?  
  D. Spahn (Zürich, CH)  
     
11:30 - 12:30 Workshop 24 Kammermusiksaal
  Arzt und Politik  
  Vorsitz/Modération: U. Kaufmann (Bern, CH); M. Zellweger (Basel,CH)  
     
  Bedeutung politischer Entscheidungen für die ärztliche Tätigkeit  
  J. Schlup (Bern, CH)  
     
  Die Hausärzte gehen auf die Strasse…!  
  P. Tschudi (Basel, CH)  
     
  Arzt oder Politik  
  F. Gutzwiler (Zürich, CH)  
     
11:30 - 12:30 Workshop 25 Seezimmer 3
  Surgery in congenital heart disease  
  Vorsitz/Modération: N. Sekarski (Lausanne, CH); M. Hübler (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Anaesthetic considerations and pitfalls  
  D. Bettex (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Redo-surgery: Nightmare or opportunity?  
  R. Prêtre (Lausanne, CH)  
     
  Non-cardiac surgery and interventions: More than a heart issue  
  M. Schwerzman (Bern, CH)  
     
11:30 - 12:30 Workshop 26 Seezimmer 2
  Exercise induced syncope  
  Vorsitz/Modération: A. Menafoglio (Bellinzona, CH); J.-P. Schmid (Bern, CH)  
     
  Sicht des Rhythmologen  
  St. Osswald (Basel, CH)  
     
  Sicht des Echokardiographen  
  A. Bernheim (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Sicht des Belastungsphysiologen  
  M. Wilhelm (Bern, CH)  
     
  Reanimation beim Sportler - Ein besonderer Challenge?  
  Ch. Schmidt (Barmelweid, CH)  
     
12:30 - 14:00 Generalversammlung SGPK/ Seezimmer 4
  Assamblé générale SGPK  
  Vorsitz/Modération: tbc  
     
12:45 - 13:45 Satellite Symposium Kammermusiksaal
Astra Zeneca AG: Dual Antiplatelet Therapy - Time for a Paradigm Shift?  
   
5 years after PLATO - Experience from the Daily Clinical Practice  
H. Rickli (St. Gallen, CH)  
   
Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in the next 5 Years - Anything beyond the Stent-Protection?  
St. Windecker (Bern, CH)  
     
12:45 - 13:45 Satellite Symposium Vortragssaal
  Johnson & Johnson AG - Biosense Webster: VT Symposium  
Vorsitz/Modération: Ch. Sticherling (Basel, CH); H. Burri (Genève, CH)  
   
Strategies for ablaton of scar-related Venticular Tachycardias  
A. Natale (Texas, US)  
   
The clinical benefit of the new technologies in ablaton of Venticular Tachycardias  
C. Piorkowski (Dresden, CH)  
     
12:45 - 13:45 SSC/SSCS-Boards & Industry CEO Meeting Seezimmer 3
  Vorsitz/Modération: U. Kaufmann (Bern, CH); M. Zellweger (Basel, CH)  
     
13:00 - 13: 45 Generalversammlung SCT/ Panoramasaal
  Assemblée général SCT  
  Vorsitz/Modération: M. Gsponer (Kirchberg, CH)  
     
14:00 - 15:30 Main Session 8 Panoramasaal
  Practical Aspects of the 2014 ESC Guidelines  
  Vorsitz/Modération: V. Falk (Berlin, DE); F. Mach (Genève, CH)  
     
  Myocardial revascularisation  
  St. Windecker (Bern, CH)  
     
  Acute PE  
  N. Kucher (Bern, CH)  
     
  Aortic diseases  
  R. von Allmen (Bern, CH)  
     
14:00 - 15:00 Workshop 27 Seezimmer 2
  REA  
  Vorsitz/Modération: D. Keller (Zürich, CH); St. Müller (Zürich, CH)  
     
14:00 - 15:30 Abstract Session 15 Kammermusiksaal
  Aortic valve, TAVI and still TAVI  
  Vorsitz/Modération: O. Dzemali (Zürich, CH); Ph. K. Haager (St. Gallen, CH)  
   
  The impact of new generation balloon-expandable prostheses on procedural results and clinical outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in switzerland  
 

R. K. Binder 1 *, St. Stortecky 3, D. Heg3, D. Tueller 5, R. Jeger6, St. Toggweiler 7, G. Pedrazzini 8, F. W. Amann 9, E. Ferrari 11, St. Noble 12, F. Nietlispach 1, F. Maisano 2, L. Raeber 3, M. Roffi 12, J. Gruenenfelder 10, P. Jueni 4, Ch. Huber 3, St. Windecker 3, P. Wenaweser 3

 
 

1Cardiology, 2Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zürich, 3Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, Inselspital, 4Clinical Trials Unit, University of Bern, Bern, 5Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zürich, 6Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Basel, 7Cantonal Hospital, Lucerne, 8Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, 9Cardiology, 10Hirslanden, Zürich, 11Cardiothoracic Surgery, CHUV, Lausanne, 12Cardiology, University Hospital, Genève, Switzerland

 
   
  Clinical outcomes and revascularization strategies in patients with low-flow, low-gradient severe aortic valve stenosis according to the assigned treatment modality  
  C. O`Sullivan 1 *, L. Englberger 2, D. Heg 3, St. Stortecky 3, F. Praz 3, Th. Pilgrim 3, B. Meier 3, St. Windecker 3, P. Wenaweser 3  
  1Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zürich, 2Cardiovascular Surgery, 3Cardiology, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland  
   
  12 years follow-up after implantation of complete biological aortic valved conduit  
  P. Heinisch 1 *, D. C. Reineke 1, A. Kaya 2, B. Winkler 1, R. H. Heijmen 2, W. Morshuis 2, Th. Carrel 1, L. Englberger 1  
  1Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland, 2Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands  
   
  The postprocedural ecg identifies patients not requiring telemetry monitoring after transcatheter aortic valve implantation  
 

St. Toggweiler 1 *, E. Holy 2, F. Nietlispach 2, F. Cuculi 1, Z. Sabti 1, R. Suciu 2, W. Maier 2, P. Jamshidi 1, R. Kobza 1, F. Maisano 3, Th. Lüscher 2, R. K. Binder 2

 
 

1Cardiology, Cantonal Hospital, Luzern, 2Cardiology, 3Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland

 
   
  Impact of pulmonary hypertension hemodynamic presentation on clinical outcomes in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation  
  C. O`Sullivan 1 *, P. Wenaweser 2, St. Stortecky 2, Th. Pilgrim 2, F. Praz 2, Ch. Huber 3, B. Meier 2, St. Windecker 2, L. Buellesfeld 2  
 

1Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zürich, 2Cardiology, 3Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

 
   
  Impact of right ventricular dysfunction on short- and long-term mortality following transcatheter aortic valve implantation  
  F. Praz 1 *, C. O'Sullivan 2, E. Spitzer 1, D. Heg 1, St. Stortecky 1, Th. Pilgrim 1, K. Zuk 1, Ch. Huber 3, B. Meier 1, St. Windecker 1, P. Wenaweser 1  
  1Cardiology, Inselspital, Bern, 2Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zürich, 3Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland  
   
14:00 - 15:30 Abstract Session 16 Vortragssaal
  PCI and CABG techniques and adjunctive treatments  
  Vorsitz/Modération: St. Demertzis (Lugano, CH), A. Khattab (Bern, CH)  
     
  Transradial percutaneous coronary interventions using a sheathless eaucath guiding catheter compared to standard guiding catheter: a randomized study  
  St. Noble*, E. Tessitore, B. Gencer, M. Righini, H. Robert-Ebadi, F. Rigamonti, C. Frangos, M. Roffi, R. Bonvini  
 

University Hospital, Genève, Switzerland

 
   
  Performance increase in venous drainage for mini-invasive heartsurgery  
 

S. Abdel-Sayed*, M. Belkoniene, L. K. von Segesser

 
  Cardiovascular research, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland  
   
  Blood consumption in total arterial coronary artery bypass grafting: a single-center study of over 1000 consecutive patients  
 

R. S. Werner 1 *, Ch. Lipps 2, V. Bara 3, B. Brehm 4, L. Fäs 6, A. Künzli 5

 
 

1University of Zurich, Zürich, 2Clinical Perfusion, 3Anaesthesiology, 4Cardiology, 5Cardiac Surgery, Herz-Neuro-Zentrum Bodensee, Kreuzlingen, 6Medignition Inc. Research Consultants, Zug, Switzerland

 
   
  Duration of triple antithrombotic therapy and one-year outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions. Insights from the bern pci registry.  
 

K. C. Koskinas 1 *, L. Räber 1, Th. L. G.-L. Zanchin 1, P. Wenaweser 1, S. Stortecky 1, A. Moschovitis 1, T. Pilgrim 1, A. Khattab 1, St. Blöchlinger 1, F. Gartwyl 1, P. Jüni 2, B. Meier 1, D. Heg 3, St. Windecker 1

 
 

1Cardiology, 2Inselspital, 3Socmedeial und Preventice Medicine, Bern , Switzerland

 
   
  Radiation exposure of the operator during coronary interventions: comparison of right radial, left radial and right femoral approach.  
  Z. Kallinikou 1 *, S. Puricel 1, M. Togni 1, G. Baeriswyl 1, J.-Ch. Stauffer 1, St. Cook 1, N. Ryckx 2, F. Verdun 2, J.-J. Goy 1  
 

1Cardiology, Hospital and University of Fribourg, Fribourg, 2Institution de Radiophysics, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
   
  Premature discontinuation of prasugrel and clinical outcomes among patients with st-segment elevation myocardial infarction  
  L. Räber 1 *, Th. L. G.-L. Zanchin 1, D. Heg 2, R. Klingenberg 3, A. Baumbach 3, B. Gencer 4, M. Roffi 4, R. Auer 5, N. Rodondi 6, D. Carballo 4, D. Tüller 7, A. Moschovitis 1, F. Mach 4, B. Meier 1, Th. Lüscher 3, Ch. Matter 3, P. Jüni 2, St. Windecker 1  
 

1Cardiology, Inselspital, 2Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, 3Cardiology, University Hospital, Zürich, 4Cardiology, University Hospital, Genève, 5Cardiology, University Medical Polyclinic, Lausanne, 6Internal Medicine, Inselspital, Bern, 7Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland

 
     
14:00 - 15:30 Scientific Session 6 Seezimmer 3
  Diseases of the aorta  
  Vorsitz/Modération: J. Bouchardy (Lausanne, CH); D. Stambach (St. Gallen, CH)  
     
  New genetic insights  
  F. Fellmann (Lausanne, CH)  
     
  Pediatric and adult clinical presentation of the main syndromes  
  B. Donner (Basel, CH)  
     
  What's new on drug therapy?  
  F. Bonassin (Zürich, CH)  
     
  Aortic Surgery: When and how to intervene?  
  F. Schönhoff (Bern, CH)