This year’s
SA Heart Congress (#SAHeartCongress) will be held on a virtual stage enabling
some of the best international and local speakers to share their dynamic
experiences not only in cardiology but also around the pandemic’s impact in the

Some of the
critical topics related to COVID-19 and cardiology which will be highlighted
will include Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease (GUCH) patients, Myocardial
injury in COVID-19 and evidence for cardiac MRI, Utility of Echocardiography,
approaches to the management of a patient with COVID-19 and Acute Coronary
Syndrome, children with heart disease and COVID-19 and insights into the right
ventricle in COVID-19 related lung injury.

Other topics
to be discussed will be:

Arrhythmias: An approach to common clinical problems

Controversies and perspectives

• A
Masterclass in Cardiac Pacing

• Heart
Failure in CHD

• What is
new in imaging?


• CVD Imbizo
– Women in Cardiology

• A primer
in valvular disease

• Heart
failure – managing co-morbidities and special considerations

Also on the programme will be an update on coronary artery disease as well as: Interventional
cardiology: A Masterclass; Trials and Tribulations for the practicing
physician; COVID-19: the heart of the matter; Paediatric cardiology programme; Allied
cardiac professional programme; Cardiac surgery – integrated into the main
plenaries ; AI: The next frontier – implications for Africa; and Cardiology for
non-cardiologists (Workshop) .

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