Workshop: Echocardiographic assessment of myocardial function in athletes and cardiomyopathy

This annual Workshop is the main meeting place for Center for Heart Failure Research’s focus area Multimodality imaging in cardiac disease.

The workshop will comprise both overview presentations and new research findings on how to echocardiographically assess myocardial function in athletes, including cardiomyopathy patients doing sports. We will discuss how to differentiate the changes appearing the the normal athlete heart from pathology in cardiomyopathy.

Invited speaker: Dr. Stefano Caselli,
Institute of Sports Medicine and Science, Rome, Italy
Ospedale San Pietro Fatebenefratelli, Rome, Italy

Lecture 1: Imaging in athletes – how to identify heart failure and when to stop exercise?

Lecture 2: Arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse in athletes

Date: Tuesday April 10th 2018, 11 am – 3 pm
Place: Rødt Auditorium, Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital

Focus area: Multimodality imaging in cardiac disease
Focus Area Leader: Nina Hasselberg,, Department of Cardiology and Center for Cardiological Innovation, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet
Co-organizer: Professor Thor Edvardsen

The Focus Areas are dedicated to specific topics of interest to several groups in the Center for Heart Failure Research. The aim of each focus area is to facilitate exchange of ideas, common projects and collaboration with international partners.

Registrations are only accepted until April 3 2018.











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