PEDIATRIC SPORTS CARDIOLOGY AT THE 7th WORLD CONGRESS OF PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY

Organizers: Marta Sitges (Barcelona, ES) and Guido Pieles (Bristol, UK) and Representing WCPCCS: Orhan Uzun (Cardiff, UK)

Location: Sports Auditorium at Stadium Camp Nou (FC Barcelona)

08:00 08:20 Registration and Reception
Session #1: Physiological Concepts of Cardiac Adaptation in the Elite Childhood Athlete and Epidemiology
Moderators: Mat Wilson (Qatar) and Guido Pieles (UK)
08:30 08:50 Epidemiology and Causes of Sudden Cardiac Death in Childhood Athletes
Orhan Uzun, UK
08:50 09:10 Cardiac adaptation to elite training cardio-mechanics and physiology
Bart Bijnens, Spain
09:10 09:30 Cardio-pulmonary and Muscular Training Adaptations in Children
Craig Williams, UK
Session #2: Assessments of the Paediatric Athlete - Diagnostic Tools and Technics            
Moderators: Orhan Uzun(UK) and Joseph Brugada (Spain)
09:30 09:50 Differentiating Benign from Pathological ECG Patterns
Mat Wilson, Qatar
09:50 10:10 Echocardiographic Assessment of the Childhood Athletes
Marta Sitges, Spain
10:10 10:30 Secondary Screening Assessment (CPET, stress ECG)
Guido Pieles, UK
10.30 10.50 The Role of CMR as Secondary Assessment Tool
Mark Hamilton, UK
10:50 11:20 COFFEE AND REFRESHMENT BREAK
Session #3: Cardiac Pathologies in the Childhood Athlete
Moderators: Salim Idriss(US) and Sanjay Sharma (UK)
11:20 11.40 Arrhythmia Syndromes
Josep Brugada, Spain
11:40 12.00 ARVC and Cardiomyopathies
Guido Pieles, UK
12:00 12:20 Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmias
Georgia Sarquella-Brugada, Spain
12:20 12:40 Athletes with Congenital Heart Disease
Graham Stuart, UK
12:40 13:40 LUNCH BREAK
Session #4: Organization of Monitoring and Medical Care for the Childhood Athlete
Moderators: Marta Sitges (Spain), Gil Rodas (Spain), Luis Serratosa (Spain)
13:40-14:00 Developing Medical Care Set ups in Elite Youth Academies
Diane Ryding, UK
14:00-14:20 Secondary Prevention and Cardiac Safety in Elite Sport
Luis Serratosa, Spain
14:20 14:40 Screening and Monitoring Pathways Learning from the Adults
Sanjay Sharma, UK
14:40 14:50 Conclusion
Marta Sitges, Spain & Guido Pieles, UK
15:00 BUSES TO DEPART from Camp Nou Stadium and Travel Back to Barcelona Convention Center

"Scientific programme endorsed by the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, a registered branch of the ESC"