Scientific programme

Explore the Preliminary Programme and the topic lists for the World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2018

We are very excited to convene the cardiovascular community at the WCC 2018.

The interactive scientific programme will be presented by world renowned leaders in heart health, and will include the latest developments in cardiology and cardiovascular health.

Professor Jagat Narula, Chair of the Congress Programme Committee

Preliminary Schedule

The programme will focus on the following scientific topics

Epidemiology / Prevention / Health promotion / Physical Activity / Advocacy

Topic Group Leader: Francisco Lopez Jimenez

Genetics / Epigenetics / Technology / E-health

Topic Group Leader: Eloisa Arbustini

Hypertension / Obesity / Dyslipidemia / Diabetes and Metabolic disorders

Topic Group Leader: Albertino Damasceno

Heart Failure / Left ventricular function / Myocardial pericardial disease / Chagas disease

Topic Group Leader: Javed Butler


Topic Group Leader: Ahmed Hersi

Valvular disease / RHD / Pulmonary circulation / Valvular intervention

Topic Group Leader: Murat Tuzcu

Ischaemia / Coronary artery disease /Coronary interventions/ Acute Coronary Syndrome

Topic Group Leader: Y. Chandrashekhar

Stroke / Peripheral circulation / Non-coronary interventions / Aorto-arteritis

Topic Group Leader: Dirk Deleu

Cardiac Imaging

Topic Group Leader: Mouaz Al-Mallah

Paediatrics / Adolescent / Congenital heart disease

Topic Group Leader: Ana Olga Mocumbi

Heart Disease in Women

Topic Group Leader: Yvonne Garcia Richaud

Allied Health Professionals

Topic Group Leader: Catriona Jennings

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WCC 2018 leaflet is now available

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