Program

Program & invited speakers

Chairman:
Ass. Prof. Michal Vrablík, MD, PhD (CZ)

WEDNESDAY, 4th June

Time Lecture  
  Dyslipidemia treatment  
13:00 Poster session  
16:30 Conclusion  

THURSDAY, 5th June

Time Lecture  
  Hypertension treatment: from blood pressure to organoprotection  
09:00 Meet the expert  
12:00 Lunch  
13:00 Poster session  
16:30 Conclusion  

FRIDAY, 6th June

Time Lecture Speaker
09:00 Opening Ceremony  
  CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE THEN AND NOW  
09:05 Epidemiology & mortality of cardiovascular disease in European region Prof. Martin Bobak, MD (UK)
09:35 Current guidelines and future challenges Prof. A. Zambon, MD (IT)
10:10 Overview of current and future therapies to lower CVD risk Prof. W. Koenig (DE)
10:45 Break  
  CARDIOMETABOLIC RISK: FROM ASSESSMENT TO MANAGEMENT  
11:00 CVD risk stratification in patients with metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes Prof. Ž. Reiner, MD (HR)
11:30 CVD risk reduction in T2DM: glucose or CVD risk lowering? Prof. M. Merkel (DE)
12:00 Interactive session – where theory meets practice All + Ass. Prof. Michal Vrablík, MD, PhD (CZ) and Prof. R. Cifkova, MD (CZ)
12:30 Lunch  
14:00 Statins for dyslipidemia or CVD risk reduction? Ass. Prof. M. Vrablik, MD (CZ)
14:30 Is there a place for DLP treatment beyond statins? Prof. M. Ezhov, MD (RF)
15:00 Break  
15:15 New antiobesity drugs and cardiometabolic health risks Ass. Prof. Vojtěch Hainer, MD (CZ)
15:45 Should all diabetics be on antiplatelet treatment? Prof. P. Polasek, MD (CA)
16:15 Interactive session – where theory meets practice All + Prof. R. Cifkova, MD (CZ)

SATURDAY, 7th June

Time Lecture Speaker
  SPECIAL QUESTIONS IN CVD PREVENTION  
09:00 Atherosclerosis imaging: when, why and how? Prof. L. Tokgozoglu, MD (TU)
09:30 Treatment of patients with low HDL: today and in the future Prof. J. Chapman, MD (FR)
10:00 Key issues in the treatment of hypertension in light of the recent ESH-ESC guidelines Prof. Renata Cífková, MD, CSC (CZ)
10:30 Break  
11:00 Resistant hypertension: from definition to treatment Prof. K. Trusinskis (LV)
11:30 How to treat hypertension in a cardiometabolic patient? Prof. P. Nilsson, MD (SE)
12:00 CVD risk assessment and management in elderly Prof. R. Bitzur (ISR)
12:30 Interactive session – where theory meets practice All
13:00 Closing remarks Ass. Prof. M. Vrablik, MD (CZ)

The meeting has been granted 9 CME credits by EBAC.

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