SCD Prevention



SCD Prevention V
Saturday 22th November, 2014
Royal College of Surgeon’s in Ireland
St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2
08:00         Registration
08:50        Welcome

Session A:    Channelopathy –  Romano Ward 50
Chair:        Dr Joseph Galvin, Mater & Connolly Hospitals, Dublin

09:00        Romano-Ward syndrome: 1964 – the first case.
Conor Ward, London, UK        

09:15        Long QT syndrome, an update.
Elijah Behr, St George’s University of London, UK

09:40        Brugada syndrome 2014.
Pedro Brugada, UZ Brussel, Belgium

10:05        Idiopathic ventricular fibrillation, J wave and other early repolarisation syndromes.
Frederic Sacher,  Université Bordeaux Segalen, France  

10:30         Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
        Carlo Napolitano, NYU Langone Medical Center, USA

10:55        Break

Session B:    Cardiomyopathy
Chair:        Dr Deirdre Ward, CRYP Centre, Dublin

11.20    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Niall Mahon, Mater University Hospital
11.45         Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
Alessandro Zorzi, University of Padova, Italy  

12.10    Imaging in cardiomyopathy.
Rory O’Hanlon, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin

12.35        Metabolic cardiomyopathy.
Gregory Pastores, Mater University Hospital

13.00        Lunch

Session C:    SCD prevention – national and international framework
Chair:        Dr Catherine McGorrian, Mater Hospital, Dublin

14:00    Exomic sequencing in inherited cardiac disease – the next 10 years in Europe.
Lorenzo Monserrat, Health in Code, Spain

14:25        Cardiac arrest data collection and national registries.
Siobhan Masterson, Health Service Executive, Donegal

14:50    Optimising community first response.
Gearóid Oman, Advanced Paramedic & National Defibrillator Register, Dublin

15.15    Management of SCD events; the post-mortem examination and tissue retention.
    Aurelie Fabre, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin

15.35    SCD prevention; creating a national and international framework & closing remarks
    Joseph Galvin, Mater  & Connolly Hospitals, Dublin

16:00    Close

All best endeavours will be made to present the conference programme as printed. However, the conference organisers reserve the right to alter or cancel, without prior notice, any item on the programme, for any cause beyond their reasonable control.