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Scottish Cardiac Society 27th Annual General Meeting

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SCS Annual Meeting Peebles

Date: Friday, 28 September 2018 - Saturday, 29 September 2018


Venue:

Peebles Hydro Hotel
Innerleithen Rd,
Peebles EH45 8LX

Overview

The SCS is proud to present it's 27th Annual General Meeting being held at the Peebles Hydro Hotel. Highlights include:

  • Coronary intervention in the elderly - Dr Vijay Kunadian, Newcastle

  • Investigation of palpitations and what to do with ventricular ectopy - Dr Gareth Padfield, Forth Valley

  • Invasive haemodynamic assessment: tips and tricks - Dr Andy Stewart, Aberdeen

  • Post-operative complications: the interface between cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery - Mr Kelvin Lim, Edinburgh

  • Guideline updates

  • The Keynote lecture will be given by Professor Keith Oldroyd on 'Tales from the Cath Lab: Lessons I've Learnt During 30 years of Coronary Intervention'

CONTACT DETAILS

Stephanie Hough,
Society Administrator,
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh,
9 Queen Street,
Edinburgh
EH2 1JQ

TEL: + 44 (0)131 247 3687

Email: scs.admin@rcpe.ac.uk

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Programme

Day 1 Friday 28 September 2018

09.30

Registration and Coffee

09.50

Welcome and Introductory Remarks
by Dr Hany Eteiba, President, Scottish Cardiac Society

Session 1 - TRAINING SESSION

Chair: Dr Caroline Scally, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary & Dr Russell Everett, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

10.00

Coronary intervention in the elderly
Dr Vijay Kunadian, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

10.30

Investigation of palpitations and what to do with ventricular ectopy
Dr Gareth Padfield, Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbet

11.00

Coffee / tea & exhibition viewing

11.30

Invasive haemodynamic assessment: tips and tricks
Dr Andy Stewart, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

12.00

Post-operative complications: the interface between cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery
Mr Kelvin Lim, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

12.30

Registration, lunch & exhibition viewing

Session 2 - SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACTS

Chair: Dr Dana Dawson, Consultant Cardiologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

13.30

Welcome

13.40

High-sensitivity cardiac troponin I and clinical risk scores in patients with   suspected acute coronary syndrome
A Chapman, K Hesse, A Anand, S Stewart, L Marshall, F Strachan, A Shah, D Newby, N Mills

13.55

Effect of pre-hospital administration of unfractionated heparin in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
C McGinley, I Mordi, P Kelly, P Currie, S Hutcheon, S Koch, T Martin, J Irving

14.10

Convalescent Cardiac Troponin I and Cardiovascular Death following Acute Coronary Syndrome
P Adamson, D McAllister, A Pilbrow, J Pickering, K Poppe, A Shah, G Whalley, C Ellis, N Mills, D Newby, C Pemberton, R Troughton, R Doughty, A. M Richards

14.25

Presenting symptoms of myocardial infarction in men and women diagnosed using high-sensitivity troponin sex-specific criteria
A Ferry, A Anand, F Strachan, L Mooney, S Stewart, L Marshall, A Chapman, S Jones, K Orme, A Shah, N Mills

14.40

The involvement of microRNA-214 in the development of hypertensive heart disease
E McGinnigle, R Nosalski, D Skiba, J Schroeder, T Mikoajczyk, D Graham, KG Oldroyd, L Denby, AH Baker, TJ Guzik

14.50

Reasons for non-prescription of oral anticoagulation in patients discharged with ischaemic stroke and atrial fibrillation: a case-series review
C Creaney, K Barkat, C Durey, S Gallagher, L Campbell, A MacAden, P Findlay, G Rushworth, S Leslie

15.10

Coffee, poster and exhibition viewing

Session 3 - GETTING WITH THE GUIDELINES

Chair: Dr Paul Neary, Consultant Cardiologist, Borders General Hospital, Melrose

15.30

New Arrhythmia SIGN Guidelines
Dr Derek Connelly, Consultant Cardiologist, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank

16.00

Implementing the Angina Guidelines: Challenges for the RACPC

  • The Glasgow experience - Ms Kate Robb, Nurse Specialist, Glasgow Royal Infirmary
  • The Forth Valley experience - Ms Linda Mitchell
  • The Edinburgh experience - Mrs Alyson Phillips, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

16.30

INVITED GUEST LECTURE

Introduced & Chaired by Dr Hany Eteiba, President, Scottish Cardiac Society

Tales from the Cath Lab: Lessons I've Learnt During 30 years of Coronary Intervention
Professor Keith Oldroyd, Consultant Cardiologist, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank

17.30

End of session

18.30

FRIDAY EVENING POSTER SESSION (abstract authors encouraged to attend)

19.30

Scottish Cardiac Society Dinner

Dress code: Smart

 

Day 2 Saturday 29 September 2018

08.00

Registration and Coffee

08.30

Annual General Meeting of Society (members only)

Session 4 - SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACTS

Chair: Mr Paul Forsyth, Lead Pharmacist & Heart Failure Specialist, West Glasgow ACH

09.00

Accuracy of hand-held bedside echocardiography performed by non-cardiologists with limited echocardiographic training.
B Whittington, J Harrington, A Japp, D Cusack, J McCarley

09.15

Automated data capture from echocardiography reports to enhance heart failure population research
I Mordi, A Tee, D Elder, H Parry, F Shearer, A Dawson, M Mohan, P Currie, J George, A Choy, A Doney, C C. Lang

09.30

Improving the Heart Failure Inpatient Journey
J Reid, S Robertson, M Denvir, F Phillips, A Japp

09.45

Atropine: Blocking muscarinic receptors or blocking beds?
M McDermott, S AS Beggs, J Byrne

10.00

ASPIRE-3-PREVENT
Professor David Wood, Clinical Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London

10.30

Coffee / tea

Session 5 - CASE PRESENTATIONS

Chair: Dr Lynn Miller, Consultant Cardiologist, NHS Fife, Dr Alastair Cormack, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley & Mr Hussein El-Shafei, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

11.00

A case from the East
Dr Patrick Gibson, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

11.25

A case from the West: HALT for HAM - A case of post TAVI complications
Dr Fraser Graham, Clinical Research Fellow & Dr Ryan Wereski, CMT, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

11.50

Case presentation 3
Mr Andrew McLean, Congenital Heart Surgeon, Royal Children's Hospital, Glasgow

12.15

SCS Awards Presentation

12.30

End of meeting

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Stephanie Hough,
Society Administrator,
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh,
9 Queen Street,
Edinburgh
EH2 1JQ

TEL: + 44 (0)131 247 3687

Email: scs.admin@rcpe.ac.uk

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Fees

Online booking for this event closes on Monday 24 September 2018 but places may still be available after that date - please contact the SCS for further information.

*And for those applying for membership. To apply to become a member please follow the link.
**accepted presenting author only.

For medical students who are presenting an abstract, please select the SCS member abstract author rate.

 

One day

Both days

SCS Members*

£40

£80

£20**

£40**

Non-members (doctors)

£90

£130

£70**

£85**

Non-members (AHP)

£70

£110

£50**

£65**

Friday evening drinks reception (poster session - abstract authors encouraged to attend)

Free

 

Society dinner (Friday 28 September)

Dress code: smart

£35

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Stephanie Hough,
Society Administrator,
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh,
9 Queen Street,
Edinburgh
EH2 1JQ

TEL: + 44 (0)131 247 3687

Email: scs.admin@rcpe.ac.uk

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Further Info

This event is open to all grades of medical, health care and scientific staff and to students. If you are unsure about eligibility, or the correct fee category, please contact the SCS member of staff responsible for the event (see Fees page).

Please note that on occasion event programmes may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

A professional photographer may be in attendance at this event. Photographs may be used by the SCS in digital and printed publicity material. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let a member of staff know at the registration desk.

CPD

All relevant events are approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). A certificate of attendance with CPD information will be issued electronically to individual delegates via email. Please note - certificates can only be issued to attendees who have signed against their name on the CPD Register/Delegate List available at each event and completed feedback forms have been received.

Commercial Sponsorship

Many events are supported by commercial companies taking stand space. Health professionals and NHS managers are invited to visit the company stands during the breaks. Companies interested in sponsoring this, or other events listed on the Calendar, should contact the Co-ordinator responsible for the event.

Exhibitors/sponsors play no part in the planning or delivery of the event.

Accommodation

Please call 01764 651846 for Reservations at the Peeble Hydro Hotel.

Emily Taylor Travel Fund - Meeting attendance

There are discretionary funds available to assist with travel to and from the Autumn SCS Meeting.  Application should be made in writing to: scs.admin@rcpe.ac.uk. Successful applicants will be selected by the SCS Council.  Award subject to applicant being a member of SCS and provision of receipts.

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