2016 Annual Meeting

BHVS Annual General Meeting
14 Oct 2016 Bart’s Heart Centre, London

Venue: Morris Lecture Theatre, Barts Heart Centre,
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE

Registration: Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00am for registration and coffee
Accreditation: 6 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s), 6 BHVS points, 2 BSE re-accreditation points

Members Fee: £80to login and register for the reduced fee please click here

Non-members Fee £100 & Students undertaking PhD: £60: please click here


Registration 08:30 onwards

Session I Difficult endocarditis

09:00 Pathology and surgical correlations.

09:30 Advanced microbiology in endocarditis. Beyond 3 blood cultures

10:10 Timing surgery, pros and cons of early intervention

10:30 How to do culture negative endocarditis properly

11:00 Coffee

Session II Antibiotic prophylaxis in the dock

11:20 Presentation of case / cases

Expert Witness

12:15 Forensic examination of case in light of evidence

Speaking for and against the motion

13:00 Lunch

Session III Young investigators

13:45 Young investigators: Abstract presentations

Session IV Interactive case based controversies

14:30 Watchful waiting vs Early surgery in asymptomatic mitral valve prolapse with severe mitral regurgitation.

15:00 Watchful waiting vs Early surgery in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis.

15:30 Tea

15:45 Severe aortic stenosis in the non cardiac surgical patient. Intervene vs just get on with surgery.

16:15 Balloon Aortic Valvotomy. Useful tool vs waste of time

AGM 16:45 – 17:30

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