December 13, 2014
APCNA members will be busy in Pakistan for the annual winter meeting 2014. We are proud to announce our second pacemaker bank to be inaugurated at Shaikh Zayed Hospital in Lahore and third implanting site in Karachi at the Indus Hospital, Karachi (see details below). We are happy to announce the following activities APCNA has planned for this year’s winter meeting in Multan, Lahore and Karachi.
APCNA & Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology Multan (CPEIC)
Annual Winter Conference in
On December 21st, 2014
at CPEIC Premises
December 21st, 2014 at the premises of CPEIC- Multan
8:00-9:00 am: Cardiac Intensive Care Rounds with APCNA Faculty for Junior Faculty, Residents, Fellows and House staff
Inauguration: Auditorium of Ch. Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology Multan
09:00 am: Welcome speech by Professor Dr. Rana Altaf Ahmed
09:10 am: Introductory remarks by Dr. Atique Azam Mirza
First Session: Auditorium of Ch. Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology Multan
09:15 am to11:15 am; Lectures
1. Evaluation and management of ACS (STEMI and NSTEMI); Dr. Khurram Moin.
2. Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation; Dr. Atique Azam Mirza.
3. Complex PCI (Our Experience); Dr. Tariq Abbas.
11:15 am to 11:30 pm; Tea Break.
Second Session: Cardiac Catherterization Lab at CPEIC- Multan
11:30 pm to 01:00 pm; Live cases from Catheterization lab.
Case 1: PCI of CTO Lesion.
Case 2: IVUS of Left Main Stem Disease.
Case 3: Rotablation of a calcified lesion.
01:00 pm to 02:00 pm; Lunch and Namaz Break
Third Session: Auditorium of Ch. Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology Multan
02:00 pm to 03:15 pm; Lectures
1. Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Diseases; Dr. Najeeb Rehman
2. Cardiovascular Complications in Diabetes; Dr. Faryal Sardar Mirza
3. Primary PCI at CPEIC Multan; Dr. Badar Ul Ahad Gill
03:15 pm; Concluding & Thank you Remarks by Professor, Dr. Ijaz Ahmed, Head of Cardiology Dept.
03:20 pm Thank you remarks by Dr. Khurram Moin, President, APCNA
On December 22nd, 2014
at Allama Iqbal Medical College
Evaluation and Management of Acute Coronary Coronary Syndromes STEMI & NSTEMI.
Khurram Moin, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E., F.A.S.N.C., F.S.C.C.T
Chief of Cardiology, Osceola Regional Medical Center, Kissimmee, Florida.
Assisstant Professor of Medicine, UCF school of medicine,
Division of cardiology, Orlando, Florida, USA
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation, Risk stratification, Evaluation and Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation & Non-monitored Anticoagulants for Prevention of Stroke.
Atique A. Mirza, M.D., F.A.S.N.C., F.A.C.C
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Cardiology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Consultant Cardiologist Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center
Central Connecticut Cardiologists, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Diseases.
A brief review of Sleep Apnea, associated cardiovascular complications, diagnosis and management.
Najeeb Rehman, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E., F.A.S.N.C.
Co-Chairperson Organizing Committee APCNA
Associate Cardiologist, Guthrie Clinic & Robert Packer Hospital
Sayre, Pennsylvania, USA.
Cardiovascular Complications in Diabetes
A review of the Impact of Diabetes on Cardiovascular Morbidity & Mortality.
Faryal Sardar Mirza, M.D., F.A.C.E.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, Connecticut, USA.
Second APCNA-Rotary-HBI Pacemaker Bank
in Lahore, Pakistan
On December 23rd, 2014
at Shaikh Zayed Hospital
Another APCNA milestone in working towards its core mission. The second APCNA-Rotary-HBI Pacemaker Bank to be inaugurated in Lahore.
It is indeed a very proud moment for all of us.
The collaborative efforts continue to flourish.
With common goals and shared vision the work will continue.
Happy to have partners like you.
Third Implanting Site of
APCNA Pacemaker Bank
in Karachi, Pakistan Inauguration Ceremony
On December 25th, 2014
at Indus Hospital Karachi
APCNA’s Continued effort in expanding its Pacemaker Bank to provide life-saving pacemakers to non-affording patients in Pakistan. The collaborative work of APCNA with Rotary Club, Heartbeat International and Indus Hospital Karachi.
APCNA with Pakistan Cardiac Society
and ACC Joint Scientific Session
at the CardioCon 2014 in Karachi, Pakistan
On December 26th, 2014
Treating STEMI successfully: A case-based approach
Chairpersons: Maj Gen Azhar Mahmood Kayani, Dr Syed Wamique Yusuf, Prof Nadeem Qamar, Brig Afsar Raza, Dr Bilal Zakirya, Prof Nadeem Hayat Malik, Dr Asad Pathan
Moderator: Brig Sohail Aziz.
To understand the “real world” experience and outcomes in treating complex STEMI Cases
To learn what is the best treatment strategy for the haemodynamically unstable angina STEMI pts.
To learn about thrombus management option in acute STEMI patient
From evidence to clinical practice; Nadeem Hayat malik
Fibrinolytic VS primary PCI local perspective; Bilal Zakirya
Thrombus aspiration or not; Nadeem Rizvi
Drug-eluting stent or not in primary PCI; Nadeem Qamar
Post MI cardiogenic shock; Syed Wamique Yusuf
Live case from Cath Lab CHK/DUHS; Javaid Suleman & Khurram Moin
Quality indicators in management of STEMI; Asad pathan
Take-home message chairman; Maj Gen Azhar Mahmood Kayani
Joint Scientific Session with Pakistan Chapter of ACC and APCNA
Chairman: Dr Azhar Masood Faruqi, Prof. Masood Hameed Khan, Dr Khurram Moin
Moderator: Dr Nadeem Qamar
STEMI in 2014- An update; Khurram Moin, USA
Innovation in Interventional Cardiology; Jawaid Suleman USA
Adjuvant Therapies in Non-ST-Elevation, ACS 2014 update; Syed Iqbal Rahmatullah, USA
Radiation and Cardiovascular disease; Syed Wamique Yusuf USA
Updates in PMBV; Khan Shah Zaman
We hope to accomplish what we have set out to do in the next few days. We will update our members with more information about APCNA’s activities throughout our stay in Pakistan. We urge all members to help APCNA in its ongoing and expanding projects.
Khurram Moin, MD, FACC
December 13, 2014