Nigerian Cardiovascular Symposium 2020
Virtual Lecture Series
4 Weekends - August 1 - 23rd
Interventional Cardiology and Electrophysiology play vital roles in the management of cardiovascular patients. This symposium is designed to provide attendees with an opportunity to learn basic concepts and recent advances in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology. Educational methods include didactic lectures, case reviews and group discussions.
Cardiologists, Cardiologists in training, Internists, Family Practitioners, Cardiovascular Nurses and Cardiovascular technologists will benefit from this course.
Limi Hospitals designates this activity for a maximum of 10 CPD credits.
Limi Hospitals is accredited by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria to provide Continuing Medical
At the end of the Symposium, the attendees should be able to do the following:
Understand the indications, procedure, and potential complications of cardiac catheterization.
Understand the indications, benefits and potential complications of percutaneous coronary interventions.
Understand the indications, benefits and potential complications of Pacemakers.
Understand the benefits of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators.
Understand the utility of Cardiac Resynchronization therapy.
Describe the role of interventional Cardiology and Electrophysiology in the management of Heart Failure.
Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, possible bias and intent to change current practice.
August 1st - 23rd | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
Saturday, August 1st
Theme: Heart Failure and Valve Disease
Moderators: Dr. Tayo Addo, Professor A.B. Omotosho
Approach to New Onset Systolic Heart Failure: Diagnostic Tests and Initial Therapy | Dr. Obinnaya Emerole
Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure: Medical Therapy, Device Therapy, Transplant and Investigational Options | Professor Anekwe Onwuanyi
Diastolic Heart Failure: Diagnosis, Triggers and Treatment Considerations | Dr. Okechukwu Ogah
Aortic Valve Disease: Diagnosis and Indications for Intervention | Dr. Olufunso Odunukan
Mitral Valve Disease: Diagnosis and Indications for Intervention | Dr. Michael Sanusi
COVID-19 and the Heart | Dr. Melvin Echols
Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension | Dr. Nicole Minifield
Sunday, August 9th
Moderators: Dr. Tosin Majekodunmi, Professor Mahmoud Sani
Echocardiography Workshop | Dr. Olasimbo Chiadika
Stress Testing and Introduction to Nuclear Cardiology | Dr. Sunday Olatunde
Positron Emission Tomography | Dr. Monica B. Patel
Saturday, August 15th
Theme: General Cardiology
Moderators: Dr. Olufunso Odunukan, Professor Katibi, Professor Ansa, Professor Augustine Odili
Current Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension | Professor lbraheem Katibi
Current Guidelines for the Management of Hyperlipidemia | Professor Mahmoud Sani
Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Disease | Dr. Dike Ojji
Pericardial Disease | Dr. Oladipupo Olafiranye
Cardiomyopathies | Professor Jane Ajuluchukwu
Endocarditis | Dr. ljeoma Ekeruo, Dr. Olasimbo Chiadika
Heart Disease in Pregnancy | Professor Kamilu Karaye
Sunday, August 16th
Moderators: ljeoma Ekeruo, Prof Mohammed Talle, Professor Fidelia Bode Thomas
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Workshop | Dr. Danai Kitkungvan
Evaluation of Chest Pain in 2020; Stress Test or CCTA | Dr. Sunday Olatunde
Cardiovascular Computed Tomographic Angiography Workshop | Dr. Enrique Garcia-Sayan
Saturday, August 22nd
Theme: lnterventional Cardiology: Case Based Lectures
Moderators: Dr. Jacqueline Eubany, Dr. Yemi Johnson, Dr. Onye Achilihu, Professor BA
Animashaun, Prof S.I Omokhodion
Indications for Angiography and Percutaneous Coronary Interventions in patients with stable coronary disease | Dr. Tayo Addo
Percutaneous Coronary Interventions in the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes | Dr. Olufunso Odunukan
Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Complex Coronary Disease and lnterventional Management of Cardiogenic Shock | Dr. Oladipupo Olafiranye
Percutaneous Valve Therapies | Dr. Uzoma lbebuogu
Percutaneous Closure of Cardiac Defects | Dr. Tosin Majekodunmi
Pediatric Cardiology Update | Dr. Ngozi Agu
Peripheral Vascular Disease | Dr. Emmanuel Edafe
Sunday, August 23rd
Moderators: Dr. Obinnaya Emerole, Professor Kamar Adeleke, Dr. Bode Falase
Cardiac Catheterization Workshop | Dr. Tayo Addo, Dr. Oladipupo Olafiranye, Dr. Olufunso Odunukan, Dr. Uzoma lbebuogu
Clinical Cases from Nigeria | Dr. Onye Achilihu, Dr. Emmanuel Edafe, Dr. Nkiru Mbadiwe, Professor Kamar Adeleke
Cardiovascular Surgery Update | Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh
Sunday, August 2nd
Moderators: Dr. ljeoma Ekeruo, Professor lbraheem Katibi
Electrocardiography | Dr. ljeoma Ananaba Ekeruo
Pacemaker Interrogation Workshop | Dr. Ogundu Ngwu.
Saturday, August 8th
Moderators: Dr. Oladipupo Olafiranye, Prof Amam Mbakwem, Professor Ekanem Ekure
Introduction to Electrophysiologic Studies | Dr. Felix Sogade
Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias and Atrial Flutter | Dr. ljeoma Ananaba Ekeruo
Contemporary Management of Atrial FibriIlation | Dr. Ogundu Ngwu
Bradyarrhythmias and Pacemaker Indications | Dr. Jacqueline Eubany
Evaluation and Management of Syncope | Dr. Joseph Poku
Ventricular Tachycardia | Dr. Olu Ajijola
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators | Dr. Henrv Okafor