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Interactive scientific programme 2010

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    Thursday 17 June 2010

    Friday 18 June 2010

    Saturday 19 June 2010

Please note:
Some sessions may have merged or been removed from the programme and some sessions may have had the talk time changed. These changes were related to final speaker confirmation. If you are participating in our scientific programme and you find that you are no longer listed as a speaker or chair in a session please contact us immediately at science(at)

Formats and topics
Over 250 sessions will be presented in the following formats:

Symposia (SYMP) include a maximum of five presentations on the latest developments in fields such as basic science, clinical cardiology and epidemiology.

Debates (DEB) provide a discussion on controversial issues with two statements that will be debated, each with a pro and contra presentation followed by a discussion at the end of each statement.

Clinical seminars (CS) will highlight various specific sub-specialty topics. The sessions do not target exclusively specialists but also a general audience.

Session topics are as follows:
- Arrhythmias
- Heart Failure/Left Ventricular Function/Myocardial
- Function
- Valvular Disease/Pulmonary Circulation/Myocardial pericardial
- Ischemia/Coronary Artery Disease/Interventions/
- Peripheral Circulation
- Stroke
- Hypertension
- Epidemiology/Prevention
- Dyslipidemia and Metabolic Disorders
- Pharmacology
- Basic Science
- Cardiac Imaging/Computers
- Pediatric/Congenital Heart Disease
- Nursing/Technician
- Health Promotion

and in particular Atrial Fibrillation, Best of Clinical Trials, Biomarkers, Cardiac Imaging, ECG, Interventions (PCR) Rheumatic Heart Disease & Tobacco.

Women’s sessionsThe 3rd International Conference on Women, Heart Disease and Stroke is the first ever to be held in Asia. This programme is being held to address the number one killer of women worldwide: heart disease and stroke – a fact that many women do not know. Globally, each year over 8.6 million women die of heart disease and stroke. Yet most importantly, the majority of heart-related illnesses can be prevented. Join us in the Volga room level 3 & Congo Level 2.

The Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC) – the Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC) in conjunction with the World Congress of Cardiology are presenting a series of nine sessions in Chinese language (session room: Mekong, Level 1). Within the CSC programme there will be joint sessions with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), China Ministry of Health (MOH), Hong Kong College of Cardiology (HKCC) and Macau Cardiology Association (MCA) and American Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC).

Special Sessions (SS) feature:
- American College of Cardiology (ACC)
- American Heart Association (AHA)
- American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
- Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology (APSC)
- Heart Health Charters (APHN/EHN)
- Hong Kong College of Cardiology (HKCC)
- Institute of Medicine (IOM)
- InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF)
- Interamerican Society of Cardiology (IASC)
- International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS)
- International Society for Holter & Non-Invasive Electrocardiology (ISHNE)
- Latin American Society of Interventional Cardiology (SOLACI)
- Macau Cardiology Association (MCA)
- Pan African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR)
- Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)

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