SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

14:00 – 14:25
ROOM A | Opening lecture
Chair: João Morais
• ATHEROTHROMBOSIS: a contemporary overview and a glimpse into the future | Lars Wallentin

14:30 – 16:00
ROOM A | New avenues for combating atherothrombosis
Chairs: Carlos Aguiar, Robert Storey

• The era of personalized medicine on antithrombotics | Carlo Patrono
• LDL-cholesterol and beyond | Carlos Aguiar
• New developments in P2Y12 blockade | Robert Storey
• Repurposing old drugs targeting inflammation | Bruna Gigante

ROOM B | New avenues for combating venous thromboembolism
Chairs: Lucia Mazzolai, Bianca Rocca

• Pulmonary embolism: for whom revascularization is an option? | Marianne Brodmann
• Deep vein thrombosis: for whom revascularization is an option? | Oliver Schlager
• Personalized treatment of VTE in non cancer patients | Rupert Bauersachs
• Personalized treatment of VTE in cancer patients | Cecilia Becattini

16:00 – 16:30 | Posters & coffee break

16:30 – 17:55
ROOM A | Challenges in antithrombotic therapy in special populations
Chairs: Daniel Caldeira, Christine Espinola-Klein

• Cardiogenic shock | Diana Gorog
• Polyvascular atherosclerotic disease | Victor Aboyans
• The elderly and the very elderly | Andrea Rubboli
• Chronic kidney disease | Christian Torp-Pedersen

ROOM B | Coronary Microcirculatory Dysfunction
Joint Session with the ESC WG on Coronary Pathophysiology, Microcirculation
Chairs: Teresa Padró, Jolanta Siller Matula

• Role of coronary microvascular dysfunction in cardiovascular disease | Dirk Duncker
• Ischemic heart disease in women: Risk Factors and Pathophysiology | Teresa Padró
• How to address the no-reflow phenomenon in ACS | Jolanta Siller Matula
• INOCA, a permanent challenge to our knowledge | Nuno Dias Ferreira

18:00 – 18:25
ROOM A | Fontaine Lecture
Chairs: Victor Aboyans, Gemma Vilahur

• Global Burden PAD | Gerry Fowkes

18:30 – 19:15
ROOM A | Industry Satellite Symposium – Amarin
One step further in reducing established cardiovascular disease risk: targeting atherothrombosis after REDUCE-IT
Chair: João Morais

• Established CVD and atherothrombosis: how did we get here and how can we get out | Francisco Araújo

• Icosapent Ethyl, a new player in reducing atherothrombotic risk? | Victor Aboyans

19:15 – 20:15
Welcome Reception

08:00 – 08:55
ROOM A | Case-based session
Organised by the ESC WG on Thrombosis Young Researchers
Chairs: Andrea Rubboli, Christina Christersson
Discussants: Eduardo Infante de Oliveira, Diana Gorog

CC3 | Coronary Subclavian Steal Syndrome: an unusual cause of Acute Myocardial Infarction | Ana Isabel Pinho
CC4 | Percutaneous Patent Foramen Ovale Closure after a Thrombotic Storm: A Case Report | David Sá-Couto
CC17 | A catastrophic case of ischemic stroke and acute myocarditis in a young patient following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination: coincidence or consequence? | Jéni Quintal
CC31 | Active gastrointestinal bleeding during STEMI: a management dilemma | Vanessa Lopes

ROOM B | Oral Presentations | Thrombosis and antithrombotic strategies I
Chairs: Ingebjorg Seljeflot, João Morais

OP82 | Pre-treatment with Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in NSTE-ACS: not always, not ever | António Rocha de Almeida
OP83 | Coronary Aspiration Thrombectomy: bringing back the old kid on the block | António Rocha de Almeida
OP107 | Achieving higher efficacy without compromising safety with Factor XI inhibitors versus low-molecular-weight heparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in major orthopedic surgery | João Presume
OP112 | Treatment of pulmonary embolism after paradoxical stroke | Mariana Martinho
OP114 | Small-bore aspiration thrombectomy versus catheter-directed thrombolysis in intermediate-high risk acute Pulmonary Embolism | Mariana Martinho

ROOM C | Oral Presentations | Hematological biomarkers and prognostic implications
Chairs: Rory Koenen, Heleen Van Beusekom

OP32 | The interplay between VWF, ADAMTS13 and TSP1, and their relation to clinical endpoints | Ellen Mathea Kirsch Warlo
OP41 | High plasma von Willebrand factor concentration is associated with the development of bleeding complications in patients with polyvascular disease receiving multicomponent antithrombotic therapy | Elena Krivosheeva
OP55 | Is White Blood Count a Good Marker to Coronary Disease Risk? | Débora Sá
OP56 | Elevated White Blood Cells Count and C-Reactive Protein as markers for coronary heart disease prognosis | Débora Sá
OP68 | Plasma fibrinogen independently predicts hypofibrinolysis in severe COVID-19 | Diana Schrick

09:00 – 10:30
ROOM A | Unrevealing the complexity of thrombosis in ACS
Chairs: Lina Badimon, Bruna Gigante

Cardiac benefits of P2Y12 inhibitors beyond their antiplatelet properties | Gemma Vilahur
Monocyte and macrophage subsets in coronary artery disease and beyond | Johann Wotja
Epigenetics in atherothrombosis | Manuel Mayr
Factor Xa and platelet activation | Daniel Caldeira

ROOM B | New concepts on old vascular disease
Chairs: Oliver Schlager, José Rodriguez Palomares

• Clinical Case | Giacomo Buso
• Fibromuscular Disease: no more reason to ignore it | Alexandre Persu
• Clinical Case | Giacomo Buso
• Aortic tortuosity: assessment and clinical consequences | Roland Van Kimmenade

10:30 – 11:00 | Posters & coffee break

11:00 – 12:25
ROOM A | Diabetes: targeting the increase in cardiovascular risk
Chairs: Carlo Patrono, Pedro Matos

• Myocardial Revascularization: A permanent challenge in Diabetes | Eduardo Infante de Oliveira 
Managing glucose metabolism: does glycemia still matter? | Ramzi Ajjan
How to stratify risk in diabetic patients | Pedro Matos
Platelet inhibition | Bianca Rocca


ROOM B | Lower Extremity Artery Disease: improved management for better outcome
Chairs: Marco De Carlo, Frank Vermassen

Optimal pharmacotherapy | Tristan Mirault
Best Exercise training modalities | Lucia Mazzolai
Endovascular revascularization? What we know and where we are heading to | Frank Vermassen
Biomarkers in LEAD | Christian Heiss

12:30 – 13:45
ROOM A | Oral Presentations | Insights on vascular biology and disease
Chairs: Roland van Kimmenade, Tristan Mirault

OP6 | Postoperative Myocardial Injury due to Platelet Reactivity in Patients undergoing Vascular Surgery | Kai Zheng
OP48 | Sex-based differences in patients with peripheral arterial disease admitted for acute coronary syndrome – Insights from a multicentre national registry | Margarida Cabral
OP75 | Impact of thoracic aortic calcification measured by computed tomography in clinical outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery | Margarida Cabral
OP89 | Vascular access computed tomography angiography-derived iliofemoral calcium volume in the evaluation of vascular and bleeding complications after transfemoral TAVI | Mariana Ribeiro Silva
OP91 | Valve-in-valve TAVI for treatment of degenerated surgical aortic bioprosthesis | Mariana Ribeiro Silva
OP121 | Aortic stiffness descriptors by cardiac magnetic resonance are correlated with mechanical testing of ex-vivo aortic aneurysms specimens | Aroa Ruiz Muñoz
OP125 | Relation of non-invasively measured ankle-brachial index and pulse-wave velocity towards all-cause mortality in unselected emergency department patients – a prospective cross-sectional study | Oliver Schlager

ROOM B | Oral Presentations | Basic knowledge to understand thrombosis
Chairs: Gemma Vilahur, Johann Wotja

OP3 | Growth differentiation factor-15 and bleeding complication risk in patients with coronary artery disease, receiving combined antithrombotic therapy | Elena Krivosheeva
OP19 | Bi-directional cross talk between coagulation, fibrinolysis and inflammatory pathways in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction | Rahim Kanji
OP46 | The effect of covid-19 vaccine on the endothelial function | Ahmed Makni
OP90 | Pleiotropic effect of antiplatelet ticagrelor: expression of CYP4F2 in HUVEC and HepG2 | Ieva Ciapiene
OP93 | Assessing different noncoding RNAs as markers of platelet reactivity | Clemens Gutmann
OP105 | Endothelial dysfunction and alterations in erythrocyte function in a murine model of chronic heart failure | Tasnim Mohaissen
OP64 | Elevated soluble glycoprotein VI, a specific predictor of bleeding risk in patients with chronic coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention | Shqipdona Lahu

14:10 – 15:40
ROOM A | Antithrombotics in non-coronary interventions
Chairs: Christopher Twine, Tobias Geisler

TAVI | Jurrien Ten Berg
Left Atrial Appendage and PFO | Tobias Geisler
Peripheral revascularization | Marco De Carlo
Aortic endovascular therapy | Christopher Twine

ROOM B | Platelets in atherosclerosis and vascular biology: beyond thrombosis
Joint Session with the ESC WG on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology
Chairs: Marie-Luce Bochaton-Piallat, Gemma Vilahur

Platelet-derived extracellular vesicles, chemokines and cell adhesion molecules in atherosclerosis | Rory Koenen
Platelet-derived EVs as biological players after myocardial infarction – good or bad? | Christina Christersson
• The (not so) smooth muscle cell in atherosclerosis | Marie-Luce Bochaton-Piallat
Vascular injury and repair and the journey of microthrombi following mechanical thrombectomy | Heleen Van Beusekom

15:40 – 16:00 | Posters & coffee break

16:00 – 17:25
ROOM A | Novel approaches in Lower Extremity Artery Disease (LEAD)
Joint Session with the European Society of Vascular Medicine
Chairs: Oliver Schlager, Victor Aboyans

Supervised exercise training in LEAD: alternative or adjuvant to revascularization? | Christine Espinola-Klein
Interventional management of calcified arterial lesions | Marianne Brodmann
Regenerative therapy in no-option chronic limb threatening ischemia | Juraj Madaric
Air pollution and Critical Limb Ischemia | Jill Belch

ROOM B | Strategies to prevent the continuum in CV Risk
Chairs: Francisco Araújo, Tobias Geisler

Effects of exercise training on atherothrombotic risk | Ingebjorg Seljeflot
The polypill in primary and secondary prevention. Where do we stand? | Diederick Grobbee
Preventive strategies in patients with CKD | Rui Baptista
Association between influenza vaccination and cardiovascular diseases | Tobias Geisler

17:30 – 17:55
ROOM A | Steen Husted Lecture
Chairs: Bianca Rocca, Lucia Mazzolai
• Current advances in ischemic stroke research and therapies | Heleen Van Beusekom

18:00 – 18:30
ROOM A | ESC WG on Thrombosis General Assembly
• General information to members of the Working Group (ongoing and upcoming activities)

08:00 – 08:55
ROOM A | Moderated posters
Chairs: Heleen Van Beusekom, Marco de Carlo

PO12 | Premature myocardial infarction: a decade-long analysis of patients admitted to a single-center coronary care unit | Vanessa Lopes
PO106 | Can we optimize d-dimer cut off value to predict pulmonary embolism in covid-19 patients? | Rafaela Fernandes
PO52 | The Influence of the CYP2C9 polymorphisms on the treatment with clopidogrel: combined data from the POPular Genetics & POPular AGE trials | Wout van den Broek
PO109 | Prognostic value of white blood cell count variation during in-hospital stay in STEMI patients: Insights from SCALIM Registry | Pierre Chenard
PO122 | Predicting the rate of progressive dilation by wall shear stress in bicuspid aortic valve patients | José Rodriguez-Palomares

ROOM B | Oral Presentations | Thrombosis and antithrombotic strategies – II
Chair: Diana Gorog

OP34 | A Case Series of patients with Pulmonary Embolism during post COVID-19 period | Elena Leonidou
OP53 | Dose-related preprocedural patency of the infarct-related artery after zalunfiban (RUC-4) administration upon arrival at the catheterization laboratory in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: insights from the phase IIa study | Sem A.O.F. Rikken
OP67 | Thrombotic Events in COVID-19 Patients Admitted at Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center | Joel Santos
OP79 | Quality of life in patients after pulmonary embolism. Correlation with echocardiographic and biochemical parameters | Olga Kardakari
OP126 | NOACs safety and efficacy in Adult Congenital Heart Disease | Cátia Oliveira

ROOM C | Oral Presentations | Brief tips useful for the clinicians
Chairs: Andrea Rubboli, Bruna Gigante

OP69 | Chronotropic incompetence: still a suitable indicator? | Isabel Cruz
OP81 | A STEMI case with sub-occlusive lesion and high thrombotic burden – discussing a tailored approach | Maria Rita Lima
OP84 | Initial clinical experience with 6-hour enoxaparin regimen in opiate-treated patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention | Nadir Elamin
OP96 | Impact of inflammatory and hematological factors to the left ventricule function, remodeling, and  clinical outcomes after the first myocardial infarction | Nina Korac
OP10 | Pharmacological therapy in patients with myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA): long-term prognosis | Vanessa Lopes

09:00 – 10:30
ROOM A | Update on antithrombotic strategies
Chairs: Sigrun Halvorsen, João Morais

Antithrombotic strategies after AMI | Cristina Gavina
Dual pathway in atherothrombotic disorders | João Morais
• Management of anti-thrombotic treatment in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery | Sigrun Halvorsen
• Ongoing preclinical and clinical trials on FXIa and FXIIa | Hugo ten Cate

ROOM B | Aorta – What’s new since the 2014 guidelines? 
Chairs: Luís Mendes Pedro, Martin Czerny

Genetics of Aortic Diseases | Julie Debacker
New multimodality imaging techniques of the thoracic and abdominal aorta | José Rodriguez Palomares
Type B aortic dissection: when to intervene | Martin Czerny
Ruptured AAA: from prevention to intervention | Frank Vermassen

10:30 – 11:00 | Posters & coffee break

11:00 – 12:25
ROOM A | Optimizing outcomes in Vascular Surgery
Joint Session with the European Society of Vascular Surgery
Chairs: Lucia Mazzolai, João Morais

• Should we continue to screen cardiac diseases prior to peripheral revascularization? | Marco De Carlo
• Optimal medical treatment of candidates to Vascular Surgery in 2022 | Christopher Twine
• Peri-operative management of antithrombotic therapies | Christine Espinola-Klein
• Follow-up after vascular intervention | Christian Heiss


ROOM B | Predictive Biomarkers
Chairs: Bruna Gigante, Cristina Gavina

Biomarkers of bleeding | Agneta Seigbahn
Biomarkers of arterial thrombosis | Lina Badimon
Biomarkers of fibrinolysis | Diana Gorog
Biomarkers of venous thrombosis | Arina ten Cate-Hoek

12:30 – 13:00
ROOM A | Closing session

• Poster awards and closure of conference | João Morais, Andrea Rubboli, Oliver Schlager

This International Conference is supported by Bayer, Daiichi-Sankyo, Tourism of Lisbon, Amarin, AstraZeneca, Evigation and Mobit in the form of an educational grant.

The scientific programme has not been influenced in any way by its sponsors.

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