PDA SYMPOSIUM

Symposium On Management of The Arterial Duct in Premature Neonates

TIME HALL A
8:00 - 10:00 SESSION I.
Pathophysiology, Clinical Signs, Diagnosis, and Indications for Closure
Moderators:
Esin Koc, Patrick McNamara
8:00 - 8:25 Incidence, risk factors, and mechanisms regulating the
closure of the ductus arteriosus in the premature

Merih Çetinkaya
8:25 - 8:50 Screening and prophylaxis; the role of the neonatologists?
Afif EL-Khuffash
8:50 - 9:15 Clinically important PDA and indications for closure
-from the perspective of the neonatologist

Willem De Boode
9:15 - 9:40 Clinically important PDA and indications for closure
-from the perspective of the cardiologist

Orla Franklin
9:40 - 10:00 Discussion
10:00 -10:20 Break
10:20 - 12:00 SESSION II.
Current Treatment Options and Outcomes
Moderators: Shyam Sathanandam, Afif EL-Khuffash
10:20 - 10:45 Medical treatment and pharmacological PDA closure
Omer Erdeve
10:45 - 11:10 Surgical ligation: technique and outcomes in premature babies at the bedside
Olivier Ghez
11:10 - 11:30 Taped Case of Transcatheter PDA Closure
Osman Buspinar
11:30 - 11:55 Complications and measures for prevention during TC PDA closure
Evan Zahn
11:55 - 12:20 Management of a preterm early after PDA closure in the NICU
Patrick McNamara
12:20 - 12:30 Discussion
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 3:30 SESSION III.
PDA Closure in Premature Infants – The way Forward
Omer, Damien
1:30– 1:55 Can TC PDA Closure answer some age-old questions?
Shyam Sathanandam
1:55 – 2:15 Bedside transcatheter PDA Closure – This is the way!
Jason Johnson
Debate: To treat or not to treat: Therapeutic nihilism vs. Early medical management
2:15 – 2:30 Pro: PDA is an innocent bystander – Leave the PDA alone!
Willem De Boode
2:30 – 2:45 Con: PDA is a pathology – Treat when clinically indicated!
Patrick McNamara
2:55 – 3:20 PDA and BPD: Any relation or just a coincidence
Fahri ovalı
Debate: Medical vs Transcatheter PDA Closure in Preterm
3:20 – 3:35 Pro: Early medical closure should always be first line
Afif EL-Khuffash
3:35 – 3:50 Con: TC PDA closure is definitive and will replace medical closure
Shyam Sathanandam
3:50 – 4:00 Rebuttals and Discussion
4:00 –5:00 Panel Discussion – Coming to a consensus
Moderator:
Evan Zahn, Afif EL-Khuffash
5:00 Program Adjourned