Afro Echo Course 2019 Accra Cardiology Symposium Nov. 2019 - PASCaTS Afro Echo Course 2019 Heart to Heart Team AfroValve Repair Camp 2019

Accra Cardiology Symposium Nov. 2019 - PASCaTS

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Accra Cardiology Symposium Nov. 2019

AfroValve Repair Camp 2019
 
 
 
 
 


Accra Cardiology Symposium in Collaboration with Embassy Clinic Accra

Course Director: Prof. Dr. Charles Yankah

Perioperative imaging, management of congenital and inflammatory heart diseases in children and adolescents

Objectives: To learn perioperative echocardiography techniques in the diagnosis and medical/surgical treatment of congenital (CHD) and rheumatic (RHD) and other inflammatory heart diseases. To understand the indications and surgical options for CHD and RHD.

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Venue: Swiss Spirit & Alisa Hotels, North Ridge, Accra
 
 
 
 
Program

Welcome: Prof. Charles Yankah, Berlin
                  Dr. Dirk Englisch, Regional Medical Officer, WA, 
                  German Embassy, Accra 
Chair:        Dr. Susanna Vosloo, Cape Town, Dr. Ulrike Doll, Erlangen
               9:00-12:00 Interactive Lectures

Echocardiographic assessment of cardiomyopathies
Dr. Nana Akyaa-Yao, Accra

Pre- and intraoperative management of congenital heart disease: 
Dr. Ulrike Doll, Erlangen

Atrioventricular Septal defect (AVSD)
Dr. Susanna Vosloo, Cape Town

Postoperative management of congenital heart disease: 
Prof. Christine Yuko-Jowi, Nairobi

Post TOF repair patient: PR assessment and surgical approach: Susanna Vosloo: Cape Town

12:00-12:30 Lunch Break

12:30-14:30 Interactive Lectures

Chair: Prof. Christine Yuko-Jowi, Nairobi, Dr. Kow Entsuah-Mensah, Accra, Dr. Nana Akyaa-Yao, Accra

Echocardiographic features of endomyocardial fibrosis
Prof. Christine Yuko-Jowi, Nairobi

Surgical options for rheumatic mitral valve disease in children. 
Dr. Susanna Vosloo, Cape Town

Burrowing aortic root abscess and surgical challenges 
Prof. Charles Yankah, Berlin

Clinical experience in mechanical valve replacement in children in East Africa: What makes the difference?: 
Prof. Christine Yuko-Jowi, Nairobi

14:20 Closing remarks  
  
14:30 Adjourn
 
 
 
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