Community and Sports Physicians Track

Community and Sports Physicians Track
12:00 - 14:00Registration
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Participation in the Session of the General Meeting
14:00Interpretation of ECG in Athletes.
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
14:15Screening Athletes - Review of the Different Guidelines.
Lluis Mont,Barcelona, Spain
14:30Athlete Screening in Children.
Gal Dubnov-Raz, Tel Hashomer, Israel
14:45Preparticipation Screening and Follow up of Amateurs and Middle-aged/Senior Individuals.
Andre Keren, Jerusalem, Israel
15:20Discussion: Faculty and Audience
16:00 - 19:00

Community and Sports Physicians Track         מושב זה יתקיים בעברית
Chairs and Moderators: 
Moti Haim, Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center 
Ron Golan, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, Ziv Medical Center
Haim Silber, Chairman, Israeli WG for Cardiology in the Community

Presenters and Discussants:
Rami Fogelman, Schneider Children Medical Center
Ron Golan, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, Ziv Medical Center
Shirit Kazum, Sport Medicine Clinic, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva
Tal Livneh, Maccabi Health care Services
Anat Milman, Sourasky Medical Center
Moshe Rav-Acha, Share Zedek Medical Center 
Haim Silber, Chairman, Israeli WG for Cardiology in the Community


Introduction: A simplified approach to pre-participation screening of amateur athletes, and use of common tests - Ron Golan


1. Challenges in ECG of Athletes
Case A - A 18 year old nonprofessional basketball player with T wave inversions on the ECG in leads V1-V3.

Case B - Asymptomatic amateur jogger with WPW on a regular ECG

Case C - Asymptomatic amateur tennis player with borderline QT on a regular ECG

Presenter: Tal Livneh
Discussant: Rami Fogelman


2.  Who needs an Echo?
A 46 year old male amateur bicyclist comes in for a routine examination. His ECG fulfills criteria for LVH (SV1 + RV5/V6 = 38 mV).
Presenter and discussant: Shirit Kazum 


3. An exercise test for risk stratification?
Case A - A 50 year old M/F with mild hypertension and hypercholesterolemia, comes in for pre-particpation screening before starting to jog.
Does he/she need any further testing?
Presenter and discussant: Haim Silber

Case B - An asymptomatic 47 years old male, spinning instructor, starting a long
distance running program, and came for a routine screening
Presenter and discussant: Ron Golan


4 -  Challenges in Rhythm  
Case A - A 52 years old man training for his first triathlon with multiple VPCs (15% of
his heart beats) on a Holter ECG. How to continue? 
Presenter and discussant: Anat Milman

Case B - An asymptomatic 45 year old male non-professional jogger with a resting heart rate of 40 beats per minute on examination and episodes of heart rate down to 30 bpm on  Holter ECG is asking for permission to visit a gym
Presenter and discussant: Moshe Rav-Acha


Panel discussion (faculty and audience):
Outline for Sport Counseling in  Healthy Subjects, in Patients with Coronary Risk Factors and Patients with a Proven Coronary Artery Disease.