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: £80: to 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
Session II Antibiotic prophylaxis in the dock
11:20 Presentation of case / cases
12:15 Forensic examination of case in light of evidence
Speaking for and against the motion
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.
15:45 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