BCCA Day 1

Session 1: Aortic Valve and Root: Anantomy and screening

Pearls for the Clinician from the Basic Scientist TBA
Clinical Anatomy of the Aortic Valve and Root (Virtual Dissection) Prof Robert Anderson, Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Cardiac Morphology, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, London
Echocardiographic assessment of the aortic valve and replaced aortic TBA
Genetic basis of Screening for aortopathy in the NHS TBA
The impact of aortic disection and aortopathy screening on patients and families Mr Len Redpath & Ms Jackie Redpath, Patient Parents

Session 2: Aortic Valve and Root: Surgery and intervention

New techniques in aortic valve repair Director of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Saarland University Hospital, Germany
TAVI for congenital aortic valve disease. Ready for younger, ready for smaller? Dr Michael Mullen, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust Heart Centre, London
Is it all over for the Ross procedure? Mr Serban Stoica, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol
Who and when? Medical management of aortic root dilation TBA
Who and when? Timing of surgery and surgical approach to aortic root dilation Prof Mark J Redmond, Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon,
Our Lady’s Children Hospital, Dublin

Session 3: Pregnancy

Dilemmas in pre conception counselling and obstetric care of women with aortic disease Prof Jolien Roos Hesslink, Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Session 4: Abstracts following directly on

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Session 5: Shaping the future, improving the service

Where is all research? Beyond case series and registries in CHD Dr Louise Coats, Clinical Intermediate Fellow and Honorary Consultant Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Newcastle University, Newcastle
When your results are questioned/ when you question your results Dr Aaron Bell, Consultant paediatric cardiologist, Evelina & Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London
Developing and introducing a new procedure Prof Eric Rosenthal, Consultant Paediatric and adult congenital cardiologist, Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London
Building and maintaining a (80,077 km2 ) network Dr Niki Walker, Cardiology Consultant, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Scotland
Rethinking CHD Medicine- developing the wider team Dr Gil Wernovsky, Pediatric Cardiologist, Children’s National Health System, Washington

BCCA Day 2

Session 1: Risk

Risk: What does it mean, how is it understood, how can you explain it? Prof David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk, Chair, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication President, Royal Statistical Society 2017-2018, Cambridge
All single ventricleas are not equal:
Outcomes by diagnosis and implications for counselling
Dr Caroline Jones, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool 
Managing the  impact of uncertainty on patients and families TBA 
Being told Ms Sophie Mansuy, Parent – Case presented by Ms Deborah  Lawson, Cardiac liaison nurse, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne 

Session 2: The single ventrice MDT

Realistic decision making from live birth. TBA 
Evidence for decision making for the first palliation Dr Tim Jones, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon & Clinical Lead for Cardiac Surgery, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham 
Acute post op Fontan failure TBA 
Predicting and managing early post op Fontan failure TBA 
Stable Fontan at home case- what should we be doing? TBA 
Does medical therapy improve outcome? TBA 
Screening for FALD- for what purpose- to what end? TBA 
Embolising collaterals, making a real difference or cosmetic intervention? TBA 

Session 3: TBA

The basis for and management of arrhythmia in single ventricle patients Prof. N.A. Blom has been named Professor of Paediatric Cardiology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Amsterdam

Session 4: TBA

Preserve Myocytes, Preserve Neurons, Preserve Families: What Can we Do in the ICU to Maximize Quality of Life for children and adults with CHD Dr Gil Wernovsky, Pediatric Cardiologist, Children’s National Health System, Washington

Session 5: Heart failure in single ventricle patients

Fontan failure. The known unknowns and the unknow unknowns
Prospects for mechanical support for the single
ventricle over the next 10 years
Dr Fabrizio De Rita, Consultant Cardiologist, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne 
Trumph and disaster in Fontan transplant. The Newcastle experience Dr Katrijn Jansen, Consultant Cardiologist, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne 
Patient experience Mr Adrian Chester, Patient