Programme

Sponsored Session - Pfizer

Debate: Nuclear imaging is an alternative to Endomyocardial biopsy in Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) diagnosis

Chair Speech Time Speech Title  Speaker
Alex Lee
(Hong Kong)
12:30-12:45 Introduction
• Overview of Clinical Features of ATTR-CM 
• Currently Utilized Diagnostic Algorithm to Diagnose ATTR-CM 
 Alex Lee (Hong Kong)
12:45-13:00 Side A: Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB) is the only standard of ATTR-CM diagnosis
• Advantages and Disadvantages of EMB
• Recommendation on EMB along the diagnostic algorithm
 Wu Yen-wen (Taiwan) 
13:00-13:15 Side B: Non-invasive Nuclear Scintigraphy is an alternative to ATTR-CM diagnosis
• Current Evidence on PYP Scintigraphy
• Recommendation on PYP Scintigraphy along the diagnostic algorithm
 Tang Hak Chiaw (Singapore)
13:15-13:30 Panel and discussion 

 

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