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Annual Meetings

   The Pulse of Asia 2021: Fighting Vascular in Asia
    ㆍDate: July 2(Fri)-3(Sat), 2021
    ㆍVenu: Conrad Seoul, Korea

Day 1 / July 2 (Fri)

08:00~ Registration
11:30-12:20 Moderated Session
Chairs: Sung-Kee Ryu (Korea), Hao-Min Cheng (Taiwan)
11:30-11:37 Visceral Adipose Tissue, Coronary Artery Calcification and Heart Failure: A Moderated Mediation Analysis Chun-Wei Lee (Taiwan)
11:37-11:44 Ambulatory Pulse Pressure Components and Ambulatory Arterial Stiffness Index in Chinese Outpatients Mingxuan Li (China)
11:44-11:51 Early and Supernormal Vascular Aging: Associations with Cognitive Dysfunction in a Community-based Healthy Population Chen-Hua Lin (Taiwan)
11:51-11:58 Comparison of Vascular Characteristic Impedance Estimation in Time Domain or Frequency Domain Audrey Adji (Australia)
11:58-12:05 Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Independently Associated with Inter-arm Systolic Blood Pressure Difference -Tokyo Heart Sleep Study Kazuki Shiina (Japan)
12:05-12:12 The Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index Was Associated with CHADS2 Score in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Coupling Registry Study Tomoyuki Kabutoya (Japan)
12:12-12:20 Discussion
Panels : Jae-Hyeong Park (Korea), Eun Joo Cho (Korea)
12:20-13:20 Satellite Symposium I(산학협력세션 I)
Chairs: Dong-Soo Kim (Korea), Seung-Jae Joo (Korea)
Session in Korean
12:20-12:50 Novartis
The Benefits of Early Optimization for HF Patients
Hae-Young Lee (Korea)
12:50-13:20 Organon
Is Combination Therapy Recommended for High Risk ASCVD Patients? : When and Why Combination Therapy Is Needed.
Iksung Cho (Korea)
13:20-13:30 Opening
13:30-14:00 Opening Lecture
Chair: Jeong Bae Park (Korea)
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, Diastolic Dysfunction and Arterial Stiffening
Jong-Won Ha (Korea)
14:00-15:40 POA Featured Scholar Invited Lecture
Chairs: Young Moo Ro (Korea), Chen-Huan Chen (Taiwan)
14:00-14:18 Basic Concepts and New Evidence of Vascular Biomarkers Alberto Avolio (Australia)
14:18-14:36 Implication of 24 Hour Central Blood Pressure Monitoring Jin-Ho Shin (Korea)
14:36-14:54 Antihypertensive Treatment and Arterial Stiffness Jiguang Wang (China)
14:54-15:12 Central Blood Pressure and Pressure Wave Reflection in Cardiovascular Abnormalities:
Do Not Put Them in Shade
Hirofumi Tomiyama (Japan)
15:12-15:30 Association between Excess Pressure and Cognitive Function among Elderly Population Chen-Huan Chen (Taiwan)
15:30-15:40 Discussion
Panels : Woong Chol Kang (Korea), Hae-Young Lee (Korea), Hyeon Chang Kim(Korea)
15:40-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-17:20 New Technology to Measure Blood Pressure
Chairs: Wook Bum Pyun (Korea), Jiguang Wang (China)
16:10-16:25 Need of Noninvasive, Continuous BP Monitoring in the “Digital Hypertension” Era Kazuomi Kario (Japan)
16:25-16:40 Non-invasive Continuous Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring System Using Single Chest-worn Device Hee Chan Kim (Korea)
16:40-16:55 Continuous Blood Pressure Monitoring by Tactile Sensor Jong-Mo Seo (Korea)
16:55-17:10 Continuous Monitoring of Blood Pressures Using Cuffless Device: Present and Future Hao-Min Cheng (Taiwan)
17:10-17:20 Discussion
Panels : Ju han Kim (Korea), Jeong-Hun Shin (Korea), Sang-Hyun Ihm (Korea)
17:20-18:30 Vascular Stiffness in Daily Life
Chairs: Kee-Sik Kim (Korea), Pierre Boutouyrie (France)
17:20-17:35 Future of Arterial Stiffness Measurement, Clinical Applications Pierre Boutouyrie (France)
17:35-17:50 Central Blood Pressure as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Risk Yan Li (China)
17:50-18:05 Prognostic Evidence on Brachial-ankle Pulse Wave Velocity: Why It Is Better than Initially Expected? Masanori Munakata (Japan)
18:05-18:20 Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Vascular Aging Sae Young Jae (Korea)
18:20-18:30 Discussion
Panels : Jang Young Kim (Korea), Gyu Chul Oh (Korea), Heesun Lee (Korea)
18:30-20:00 Satellite Symposium II(산학협력세션 II/후원의 밤)
Chair: Hae-Ok Jung (Korea)
Daiichi-Sankyo & Daewoong
Approaches for the Medical Management of Resistant Hypertension & Role of SPC
Session in Korean

Il Suk Sohn (Korea)

Day 2 / July 3 (Sat)

07:30~ Registration
08:30-09:30 COVID-19 and Vaccination
Chairs: Ju han Kim (Korea), Tzung-Dau Wang (Taiwan)
08:30-08:45 Cardiovascular System and COVID-19 Hae-Young Lee (Korea)
08:45-09:00 Long Term Sequale on COVID-19 In-Cheol Kim (Korea)
09:00-09:15 Adverse Effects on COVID-19 Vaccination: Myth or Fact? Sang Hoon Na (Korea)
09:15-09:30 Discussion
Panels : Eui-Cheol Shin (Korea), Seong Hwan Kim (Korea)
09:30-10:45 Cutting Edge Vascular Research
Chairs: Byung-Hee Oh (Korea), Kazuomi Kario (Japan)
09:30-09:50 Effect of Physical Activity on Vascular Risk Factors Ki-Chul Sung (Korea)
09:50-10:10 US Update     on Arterial Stiffness Raymond Townsend (USA)
10:10-10:30 Fighting Vascular Disease: Thoughts about 2022 Taiwan Hypertension Guidelines Tzung-Dau Wang (Taiwan)
10:30-10:45 Discussion
Panels : Sungha Park (Korea), Jin-Ho Shin (Korea), Jang-ho Bae (Korea)
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Vascular Evaluation in the Future
Chairs: Byung Su Yoo (Korea), Alberto Avolio (Australia)
11:00-11:15 Nanomedicine for The Treatment on Atherosclerosis Ji-Ho Park (Korea)
11:15-11:30 Quantification of Hemodynamic Parameters Using 4D Flow MRI Hojin Ha (Korea)
11:30-11:45 Direct Thrombus Imaging Dong-Eog Kim (Korea)
11:45-12:00 Real-time Intravital Microscopy for Visualization of Microcirculation Pilhan Kim (Korea)
12:00-12:15 Imaging Based Diagnosis and Treatment on Lymphatic Flow Disorders Ji Hoon Shin (Korea)
12:15-12:30 Discussion
Panels : Hak-Joon Sung (Korea), Chan Joo Lee (Korea), Jin-Ok Jeong (Korea)
12:30-13:30 Satellite Symposium III(산학협력세션 III)
Chairs: Sang-Hyun Ihm (Korea), Jang Young Kim (Korea)
Session in Korean
12:30-13:00 Viatris
Long-term Benefit of BP, Lipid Lowering Management
Weon Kim (Korea)
13:00-13:30 Bristol Myers Squibb
Current Perspective on NOAC Trials in Managing VTE Patients
Chan Joo Lee (Korea)
13:30-15:00 Distinguished Clinical Research Session (Clinical, Epidemiology)
Chairs: Moo-Yong Rhee (Korea), Masanori Munakata (Japan)
13:30-13:45 Aortic Stiffness and Subclinical Left Ventricular Dysfunction Chi Young Shim (Korea)
13:45-14:00 Carotid-femoral Pulse Transit Time Variability Predicted Mortality and Improved Risk Stratification in the Elderly De-Wei An (China)
14:00-14:15 Fatty Liver Index (FLI) and Cardiovascular Disease Jang Young Kim (Korea)
14:15-14:30 A Cohort Study of Resistant Hypertension in Korea Sungha Park (Korea)
14:30-14:45 Clinical Outcome in Patients with Deep Vein Thrombosis Sung-Ai Kim (Korea)
14:45-15:00 Discussion
Panels : Dae-Hee Kim (Korea), Jaehyuk Choi (Korea), Kwang-il Kim (Korea)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:45 Diabetes Mellitus: Vascular Disease (Bench to bedside)
Chairs: Sang-Hyun Kim (Korea), Hirofumi Tomiyama (Japan)
15:30-15:45 Analysis of Plasma and Fat Tissue Omics in Patients with Atherosclerosis and Diabetes Sung Hee Choi (Korea)
15:45-16:00 Sox17 Deficiency Promotes Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension via HGF/c-Met Signaling In-june Kim (Korea)
16:00-16:15 Cardiovascular Benefits of SGLT-2 Inhibitor Jiwon Seo (Korea)
16:15-16:30 Associations between Arterial Aging and Muscle-to-fat Ratio among Middle-aged and Older Adults: Results from the Longitudinal Aging Study of Taipei Hsin-Yu Liu (Taiwan)
16:30-16:45 Discussion
Panels : Sunki Lee (Korea), Jung-Woo Son (Korea), Soon Jun Hong (Korea)
16:45-17:00 Lifetime Achievement Award
Chair: Ki-Chul Sung (Korea)
A Journey along the Illuminating Pathways of Interdisciplinary Science
Alberto Avolio (Australia)
17:00-17:10 POA 2022 Kyoto at Japan
17:10-17:40 POA Award and Closing
Chair: Ki-Chul Sung (Korea)