Cardiac Risk in the Young

Session: Cases in sports Cardiology 1

14 October

11:00 AM America/New_York

1H 30M

Case 1: Veteran athlete with AF

Case 2: Athlete with pre-excitation

Case 3: Athlete with ventricular ectopy

Expert panel: TBC

Speakers

Alessandro Zorzi

Dr Alessandro Zorzi, MD, PhD is assistant professor of cardiology, Department of cardiac, thoracic and vascular sciences, and public health; university of Padova and consultant cardiologist at the azienda ospedaliera-università Hospital, Padova, italy”. His main clinical activities and scientific interests are clinical electrophysiology and sports cardiology. He is fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and member of the board of the Italian Sports Cardiology Society. He is co-author of 150 publications in journals with impact factors. Dr Alessandro Zorzi, MD, PhD is assistant professor of cardiology, Department of cardiac, thoracic and vascular sciences, and public health; university of Padova and consultant cardiologist at the azienda ospedaliera-università Hospital, Padova, italy”. His main clinical activities and scientific interests are clinical electrophysiology and sports cardiology. He is fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and member of the board of the Italian Sports Cardiology Society. He is co-author of 150 publications in journals with impact factors. My affiliation: Department of cardiac, thoracic and vascular sciences and public health; university of Padova, Italy.

Christian Schmied

Christian Schmied is a senior lecturer and chief of service at the University Heart Center in Zurich, Switzerland, where he heads the outpatient clinic and the section of sports cardiology. He has degrees in internal medicine, cardiology and sports medicine and for more than 15 years he acts as a consultant for the world’s football association FIFA. As a former member of the ESC/EACPR sports cardiology nucleus he currently heads the Swiss Society of Sports Medicine (SEMS) and the Swiss working group for cardiac prevention, rehabilitation and sports cardiology (SCPRS).

Domenico Corrado

Domenico Corrado is a professor of cardiology at University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

Flavio D'Ascenzi

Flavio D’Ascenzi is an Associate Professor in Sports Cardiology at the University of Siena. He is born in 1983. He graduated in Medicine in 2008 at the University of Siena where he obtained the post-degree specialization in Cardiology in 2014. He obtained the PhD in Medicine at the University of Umea, in Sweden. His is clinical assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. His clinical and research activities are mainly dedicated to Sports Cardiology, with a focus on sudden cardiac death, cardiomyopathies, channelopathies, and exercise prescription. He is the Chair-elect of the European Nucleus of Sports Cardiology and Exercise of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology and the Vice-chair of the working group on Cardiac Rehabilitation of the Italian Society of Cardiology. He is author and co-author of more than 120 papers on cardiology and sports cardiology and is co-author of 4 expert consensus and recommendations on the management of athletes with cardiovascular disorders.

Jonathan Kim

Jonathan Kim is an assistant professor of cardiology at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, US.

Michael Papadakis

Dr Papadakis is an Assoc Professor in Cardiology at St George’s, University of London. He is the president-elect for the European Association of Preventive Cardiology and the past chair of the European section of Sports Cardiology and Exercise. He is consultant to the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young, English Institute of Sport, English and Wales Cricket Board and Rugby Football Union. His interests include sports cardiology, inherited cardiac diseases, cardiovascular disease prevention including prevention of sudden cardiac death in young and athletic individuals, heart failure and cardiac imaging. Dr Papadakis is currently credited with more than 100 publications in peer reviewed medical journals and numerous presentations in national and international conferences. He has contributed to international projects, including the creation of the Sports Cardiology curriculum, the criteria for the interpretation of the athlete’s ECG and the exercise guidelines in individuals with heart disease. In 2016 he launched a novel MSc degree in Sports Cardiology.