Welcome Letter

Welcome Letter


Dear Friends and Colleagues,


Following the tremendous success of the 2016 IDSS which was attended by more than 700 participants from 38 countries, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to the International Dead Sea Symposium (IDSS) of Sport and Arrhythmia, scheduled for October 16-18, 2017.
The International Program Committee in close collaboration with leading scientific and sport associations is preparing a unique and stimulating scientific program for professionals on all aspects of sport and arrhythmias. The program is designed to meet the continuing education needs of cardiologists, sport & family physicians, general practitioners, military & rehabilitation physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physiotherapists, technicians in fitness centers, athletic trainers and allied health professionals.
The 2017 symposium will put a spotlight on the following topics: reasons for sudden cardiac death in athletes, screening programs and ways to prevent SCD, physiological and pathological processes related to sport activity leading to anatomical and electrical remodeling of, the contemporary approach to eligibility and disqualification from sports participation in patients with inherited arrhythmic disorders or congenital heart disease, sport activities in amateur athletes with structurally abnormal hearts, cardiac implantable devices in athletes and other hot topics.
The IDSS Sports and Arrhythmia will be held in the elegant and picturesque venue of the Hilton Convention Center Tel Aviv. It will take place concurrent to the 8th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology (APCST) 2017, which will focus on sports technologies.
We look forward to the pleasure of hosting you at what promises to be an exciting and fruitful meeting of a high scientific standard.

Sincerely Yours,

 

I. Eli Ovsyshcher  Michael Eldar Michael Glikson Ilan Goldenberg Roy Beinart, MD
MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, FHRS, MAHA MD, FESC, FACC, FHRS MD, FESC, FACC MD, FESC, FACC  
 Professor of Medicine/Cardiology Professor of Cardiology Professor of Cardiology Professor of Cardiology  
President of the IDSS President of the IDSS President of the IDSS Chairman, Organizing Committee Chairman, Program Committee