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  • Day 1
  • Day 2

Day 1 - 26th - 27th of October 2017

Time VTE Background Speaker
08:30 - 8:50 Venous thromboembolism: the silent epidemic! Dr. Christopher Cabrhel
08:50 – 9:10 The Saudi Clinical Practice Guidelines Initiative of VTE management Prof. Fahad Al Humaid
09:10 - 09:30 Venous thromboembolism: year in review 2017 Dr. Husain Alawadhi
09:30 - 10:10 Break, opening ceremony
VTE Prophylaxis Guidelines, made easy
10:10 - 10: 30 Pharmacological prophylaxis of VTE Dr. Mohamed Al Sheef
10:30 - 10:50 Mechanical prophylaxis of VTE Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
10:50 - 11:10 VTE prophylaxis in Neurosurgical patients Dr. Mohamed Al Sheef
11:10 - 11:30 VTE prophylaxis in surgical orthopedic patients Dr. Omar Al-Marzougi
11:30 - 11:50 VTE prophylaxis in ICU patients Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch break and prayer
VTE Management Guidelines, made easy
13:00 - 13:20 Treatment of deep vein thrombosis Dr. Ali Al-Aklabi
13:20 - 13:40 Post thrombotic syndrome : the role of vascular surgeon Dr. Deena Al-Qedrah
13:40 - 14:00 The role of catheter directed thrombolysis in VTE management Dr Ayman Sebaaei
14:00 - 14:20 Bleeding complication and management on anticoagulant therapy Prof. Mahmoud Marashi
14:20 - 14:40 VTE assessment: when and Who to test Dr. Christopher Cabrhel
14:40 - 15:00 Patient satisfaction of VTE management Dr. Ali Al-Aklabi
14:00 - 15:20 Questions and answers, closings

Day 2

Time Special topics in Thrombosis Speaker
08:30 - 08:50 Cancer-associated thrombosis: is there an indication for the novel oral anticoagulants? Prof. Paolo Prandoni
08:50 - 09:10 Thrombosis in vasculitis Dr. Munther Kamashta
09:10 - 09:30 An unexpected presentation of pulmonary embolism: syncope Prof. Paolo Prandoni
09:30 - 09:50 Infections and thrombosis Dr. Layla Al Dabal
09:50 - 10:10 Thrombosis in Pregnancy Dr. Amna Al Mehairi
10:10 - 10:30 Break
What is new in Thrombosis?
10:30 - 10:50 NOAC for venous thromboembolism Dr. Khalifa
10:50 - 11:10 Updates of radiological imaging in pulmonary embolism Dr. Ebrahim Hasan
11:10 - 11:30 Pulmonary embolism response team: time to act Dr. Christopher Cabrhel
11:30 - 11:50 Guidelines Updates of atrial fibrillation Dr. Ghazi Radaideh
11:50 - 12:10 Unprovoked thrombosis and how should we treat? Prof. Paolo Prandoni
12:10 - 13:10 Lunch break and prayer
Unusual sites of thrombosis
13:10 - 13:30 Thrombosis in the abdomen Dr. Hassan Aal Yaseen
13:30 - 13:50 Right heart thrombus Dr. Juwairia Yousef
13:50 - 14:10 Ischemic stroke Dr. Suhail Al Rukn
14:10 - 14:30 Cerebral venous thrombosis Dr. Abubaker Almadani
14:30 - 14:50 Questions and answers , closings