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Cardiovascular Preceptorship Programme

University Hospital Zurich
Type of event
on site


  Thursday   Friday   Saturday

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Venue: Kleiner Hörsaal OST, HOER B5

Time Lectures Speakers
09:00-09:10 Welcome and introduction Thomas F. Lüscher
09:10–10:30 Session 1: Primary prevention of dyslipidemia
Chair: Thomas F. Lüscher
09:10 Early diagnosis of dyslipidemia W. Riesen
09:35 ESC versus AHA Guidelines I. Sudano
09:55 From dietary measures to statins J.H. Beer
10:20 Discussion  
10:30–10:45 Coffee  
10:45–11:45 Workshop 1: Case based management of dyslipidemia
U. Laufs (Presentation) and I. Sudano (Presentation)
11:45–12:45 Session 2: Intensive treatment of dyslipidemia
Chair: J.H. Beer
11:45 The high risk patient: Current treatments and outcomes U. Laufs
12:10 PCSK9 inhibitors: A therapeutic revolution D. Nanchen
12:35 Discussion  
12:45–14:00 Lunch  
14:00–15:15 Session 3: Hypertension
Chair: M. Burnier
14:00 Ambulatory versus office blood pressure monitoring T. Dieterle
14:20 Work-up of hypertensive patients: Search for secondary causes and target damage P. Suter
14:40 Target blood pressure after SPRINT T.F. Lüscher
15:00 Discussion  
15:15–16:15 Workshop 2: Case based management of hypertension
I. Sudano (Presentation) and P. Suter
16:15–16:30 Coffee  
16:30–17:30 Session 4: Hypertension: Pharmacological and interventional treatment
Chair: P. Suter
16:30 The best therapeutic options in hypertension 2016 (including role of betablockers) M. Burnier
16:55 When drugs alone are not enough I. Sudano
17:20 Discussion  

Friday, April 22, 2016

Venue: Kleiner Hörsaal Pathologie, C22

Time Lectures Speakers
09:00–10:15 Session 5: Diabetes care
Chair: C. Schmied
09:00 Diagnosing type-2 diabetes R. Lehmann
09:20 Guideline-based treatment of diabetes M. Donath
09:40 Sodium/glucose transport inhibitors:
A revolution in diabetes care
P. Wiesli
10:00 Discussion  
10:15–10:30 Coffee  
10:30–11:15 Workshop 3: Case based management of diabetes
R. Lehmann
11:15–12:45 Rapid Fire Sessions (3 groups rotating to 3 clinical stations)  
  Surgical intensive care unit
Grüntzig cath lab
Outpatient clinic: How rehabilitation works
A. Rudiger
C. Templin
C. Schmied
12:45–14:30 Lunch  
14:30–17:00 Session 6: Innovative clinical trials (with live transmission)
Chair: Thomas F. Lüscher
14:30 Treatment of aortic stenosis E. Holy
14:55 Live transmission of TAVI R. Binder, M. Taramasso
15:20 Mitral regurgitation: Surgery versus percutaneous F. Maisano
15:45 Medical therapy after coronary interventions T.F. Lüscher
16:10 Bioabsorbable stents: The new revolution? Ch. Templin
16:40 Discussion  

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Venue: Kleiner Hörsaal Pathologie, C22

Time Lectures Speakers
09:00–10:15 Session 7: Sports cardiology and obesity
Chair: C. Matter
09:00 Which diet works in obesity? P. Suter
09:30 Exercise training: The right dose for the individual patient C. Schmied
10:00 Discussion  
10:15–10:30 Coffee  
10:30–11:45 Workshop 4: Imaging modalities (clinical cases)
Chair: C. Matter
10:30 Hybrid imaging R. Büchel
10:50 MRI R. Manka
11:10 Echo S. Stämpfli
11:30 Discussion  
11:45–12:15 Closing Lecture
How are we managing cardiovascular risk?
Insights from the EUROSAPIRE IV Survey and implications for clinical practice
K. Kotseva
12:15–12:30 Wrap-up and close R. Amstein


International Faculty

Ulrich Laufs, University Hospital Saarland, Germany
Kornelia Kotseva, Imperial College Translational Medicine, London
Erik Walter Holy, Segeberger Clinic, Bad Segeberg, Germany

Swiss Faculty

Jürg Hans Beer, Cantonal Hospital Baden
Michel Burnier, University Hospital Lausanne
Thomas Dieterle, Cantonal Hospital Baselland
Marc Donath, University Hospital Basel
David Nanchen, University Hospital Lausanne
Walter H. Riesen, emer., Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen
Peter Wiesli, Cantonal Hospital Frauenfeld

Local Faculty

Ruth Amstein, University Hospital Zurich
Ronald Binder, University Hospital Zurich
Ronny Büchel, University Hospital Zurich
Roger Lehmann, University Hospital Zurich
Thomas F. Lüscher, University Hospital Zurich
Francesco Maisano, University Hospital Zurich
Robert Manka, University Hospital Zurich
Christian M. Matter, University Hospital Zurich
Alain Rudiger, University Hospital Zurich
Christian M. Schmied, University Hospital Zurich
Isabella Sudano, University Hospital Zurich
Paolo Suter, University Hospital Zurich
Simon Stämpfli, University Hospital Zurich
Maurizio Taramasso, University Hospital Zurich
Christian Templin, University Hospital Zurich