Final Program

Monday, 16 October 2017
16:00 Registration
19:00 Get-together
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
07:00-08:30 Registration & Refreshment
08:30-10:00   Sudden Death in Athletes - an Overview
Chairs:
François Carré, France, Michael Glikson, Israel, I. Eli Ovsyshcher, Israel
08:30 Opening remarks and welcome
08:40 Structural & Electrical Remodeling of the Heart in Athletes
François Carré, Rennes, France
09:00 Sudden Death in the Athlete Caused by Structural Heart Disease
Antonio Pelliccia, Rome, Italy
09:20 Sudden Death in the Athlete Caused by Electrical Heart Disease
Elijah Behr, London, UK
09:40 Investigating Sudden Death in Athlete - the Ontario Experience
Joel A. Kirsh, Toronto, Canada
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break, Exhibition and E-Posters Visit
10:30-12:30 Inherited Arrhythmic Syndromes
Chairs:
Elijah Behr, UK, Brian Olshansky, USA
10:30 QT – How to Measure, Limits of Normal and Managing Athletes with Borderline QT
Rachel Lampert, CT, USA
10:50 Significance of Early Repolarization and of Suspected 
Short QT in Athletes
Raphael Rosso, Tel Aviv, Israel
11:10 Brugada –like ECGs and Brugada Syndrome in Athletes
Elijah Behr, London, UK
11:30 CPVT – When to Suspect, What to Do?
Michael Eldar, Ramat Gan, Israel
11:50 Athletes with Family History of Sudden Cardiac Death
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA
12:10 The Challenge of Suspected Cardiomyopathy in Athletes
François Carré, Rennes, France
12:30-14:00 Luncheon Satellite
Supported by Bayer, Sanofi, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Pfizer Innovative Drug Approaches for Atrial Fibrillation Treatment and Stroke Prevention in Pro and Amateur Athletes
Chairs:
Riccardo Cappato, Milan, Italy, M. Glikson, Israel
• New Frontiers in NOACs for the Multi-Morbid Patients
Roy Beinart, Ramat Gan, Israel
• Sport and Anticoagulants
Asher Winder, Holon, Israel
• The Use of NOAC's in Non AF Patients
Shlomi Matetzky, Ramat Gan, Israel
• Update on Antiarrhythmic Medications in AF and
Implication in Athletes

Michael Glikson, Ramat Gan, Israel
14:00-16:00  Various Arrhythmias in Athletes
Chairs:
Rami Fogelman, Israel, Rachel Lampert, USA
14:00 WPW in Athletes – Should Treat All, Age?
Rami Fogelman, Petach Tikva, Israel
14:20 AF in Athletes–when Should we Ablate?
Riccardo Cappato, Milan, Italy
14:40 The Use of Antiarrhythmic Medications in Athletes
François Carré, Rennes, France
15:00 Syncope in Athletes - Always a Red Flag?
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA 
15:20 Asymptomatic NSVT – No More Sport?
Lluis Mont, Barcelona, Spain
15:40 Non Cardiac Sudden Death in the Athlete
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
16:00-16:20 Coffee Break, Exhibition and E-Posters Visit 
16:20-18:30  A Systematic Approach to Cardiovascular Disorders in Athletes
Chairs:
Robert Klempfner, Israel, Antonio Pelliccia, Italy
16:20 The Use of Performance Enhancing Substances and Anabolic Steroids in Athletes
Ronen Loebstein, Ramat Gan, Israel
16:40 Aortic Dilatation and Marfan
François Carré, Rennes, France
17:00 Pericarditis/Myocarditis
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
17:20 Coronary Artery Disease
Robert Klempfner, Tel Hashomer, Israel
17:40 Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Yonatan Buber, Ramat Gan, Israel
18:00 Different Sports - Different Risks?
Antonio Pelliccia, Rome, Italy
18:20 Discussion: Faculty and Audience
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
 07:30 - 08:30 Registration & Refreshment
08:30  10:00 Stretching to the Limits - Normal and Pathological in Athletes
Chairs:
Naama Constantini, Israel, Lluis Mont, Spain
08:30 The Limits of Normal in Athletes – ECG, Echo, Exercise Testing
Lluis Mont, Barcelona, Spain
08:50 Normal and Abnormal in CMR in Athletes
Arik Wolak, Israel
09:10 Excessive Athletic Activity – How Much is Too Much and How to be at the Bottom of the U Curve
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA
09:30 Forever young.  What is Considered Normal and Abnormal in Senior Athletes and Should We Ever Stop Running?
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
09:50 Discussion: Faculty and Audience
10:00-10:30   Coffee Break, Exhibition and Guided Poster Session
Chairs: Andre Keren, Israel, Brian Olshansky, USA 
                        
10:30 - 12:30 Controversies and Debates
Chairs:
Brian Olshansky, USA, Roy Binart, Israel, Sanjay Sharma, UK                                            
10:30 RV Dilatation and RV Arrhythmias in Athletes – Disease or Phenomenon?
Hein Heidbuchel, Antwerp, Belgium
10:50 Is it Exercise-induced ARVD or is it ARVD Uncovered by Exercise?
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
Debate: Most LQT Patients Should be Allowed to Participate in Athletic Activity
11:10 Protagonist:
Brian Olshansky, IA, USA
11:25 Antagonist:
Eyal Nof, Israel
11:40 Rebuttal
11:43 Rebuttal
11:46 Conclusions
12:10 Sudden Death in the Athlete Caused by Electrical Heart Disease
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
12:30-14:00  Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30 Pre-Participation Evaluation of Professional and Amateur Athletes
Chairs:
Andre Keren, Israel, Antonio Pelliccia, Italy 
14:00 Decision-making in Athletes
Rachel Lampert, CT, USA
14:15 Interpretation of ECG in Athletes
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
14:30 Screening Athletes - Review of the Different Guidelines
Lluis Mont, Barcelona, Spain
14:45 Athlete Screening in Children
Gal Dubnov-Raz, Tel Hashomer, Israel
15:00 Preparticipation Screening and Follow up of Amateurs and Middle-aged/Senior Individuals
Andre Keren, Jerusalem, Israel
15:15 Discussion: Faculty and Audience
15:30-16:00-  Coffee Break, Exhibition and E-Posters Visit
16:00 - 18:00 Case Studies
Moderators:
Brian Olshansky, USA, Sanjay Sharma, UK
Discussants: Joel Kirsh, Rachel Lampert, Lluis Mont, Antonio Pelliccia
Case Presenters:
1."Death and Life are in the Power of the Tongue..."
Dana Viskin, Israel
2.Asymptomatic Athlete Post Myocarditis: Can He Play?
Andre Keren, Israel
3.Elite Swimmer with Familial Long QT
Dalya Navot-Mintzer, Israel
4.Cardiac MRI for Athletes - Through Thick and Thin
Arik Wolak, Israel 
5.RVOT VT Athletes is it Worth the Risk?
Eyal Nof, Israel
18:00 Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Michael Glikson, Israel, I. Eli Ovsyshcher, Israel
Community and Sports Physicians Track
12:00 - 14:00 Registration
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Pre-Participation Evaluation of Professional and Amateur Athletes
Chairs: Andre Keren, Israel, Antonio Pelliccia, Italy                                                        
14:00 Decision-making in Athletes
Rachel Lampert, CT, USA
14:15 Interpretation of ECG in Athletes
Sanjay Sharma, London, UK
14:30 Screening Athletes - Review of the Different Guidelines
Lluis Mont, Barcelona, Spain
14:45 Athlete Screening in Children
Gal Dubnov-Raz, Tel Hashomer, Israel
15:00 Preparticipation Screening and Follow up of Amateurs and Middle-aged/Senior Individuals
Andre Keren, Jerusalem, Israel
15:15 Discussion: Faculty and Audience
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break, Exhibition and E-Posters Visit
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 CommunityPresenters 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
16:00 Introduction: A simplified approach to pre-participation screening of amateur athletes, and use of common tests - Ron Golan
16:15 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
16:45 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
17:00 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
17:30 4Challenges 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
18:00 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.