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Annual Meetings

   The Pulse of Asia 2023: New Waves for Vascular Health
    ㆍDate: July 14(Fri)-15(Sat), 2023
    ㆍVenu: Conrad Seoul, Korea

Day 1 / July 14 (Fri)

Room A (POA): English
10:20-10:30 Opening Remark Ki Chul Sung (Korea)
10:30-12:00 Session 1: Moderated Abstract Presentation
Chairs: Alberto Avolio (Australia), Jeong Bae Park (Korea)
10:30-10:40 Association of pulse pressure variability with kidney function in living kidney donors Ekamol Tantisattamo (USA)
10:40-10:50 Individuals with post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 have impaired endothelial function, but combined exercise training restores endothelial function Tae Gu Choi (Korea)
10:50-11:00 Central systolic blood pressure as a risk factor for accelerated progression of arterial stiffness Takamichi Takahashi (Japan)
11:00-11:10 VEIN-SCORE: A new risk score for chronic venous insufficiency in patients who experienced leg swelling Kyu Kim (Korea)
11:10-11:20 Pulse waveform analysis of diastolic residual Pressure: Effect of arterial stiffness gradient and association with flow pulse waveform Junichiro Hashimoto (Japan)
11:20-11:30 The relationship between domain-specific physical activity, sedentary behavior, and depressive symptoms among cardiovascular disease patients Su Jin Yeon (Korea)
11:30-11:40 Nitroglycerin reduces pulsatile afterload but maintains cardiac output without affecting energy consumption efficiency in patients with aortic stenosis Audrey Adji (Australia)
11:40-11:50 Association of coronary slow flow during percutaneous coronary intervention and lipid burden by near infrared spectroscopy in patients with coronary artery disease Moon Seung Soh (Korea)
11:50-12:00 Federated learning approach for rapid identification of urgent coronary revascularization need in the emergency room Hyung Joon Joo (Korea)
10:30-12:00 Judges: Jin-Sun Park (Korea), Yong-ho Lee (Korea), Sunki Lee (Korea)
12:00-13:00 Satellite Symposium I(VIATRIS)
Chairs: Sangwook Kim (Korea), Jang Young Kim (Korea)
12:00-12:30 Eagle's Eye View: How to Get Patients on a Statin Timely and Keep Them on it Soon Jun Hong (Korea)
12:30-13:00 HEADS-UP: Worth the statin with safety, especially for ASCVD Jong-Young Lee (Korea)
13:00-14:40 Session 2: Use of Arterial Stiffness in Clinical Practice
Chairs: Young Moo Ro (Korea), Kazuomi Kario (Japan)
13:00-13:10 Use of arterial stiffness in clinical practice, Introduction Jeong Bae Park (Korea)
13:10-13:30 Clinical significance of arterial stiffness in hypertension: Where we are? Rosa Maria Bruno (France)
13:30-13:50 Update      of the clinical use of large artery stiffness Jiguang Wang (China)
13:50-14:10 Large artery stiffness in the clinic; the future Alberto Avolio (Australia)
14:10-14:40 Panel Discussion: Kyung-Hee Kim (Korea), Sang-Hoon Seol (Korea), Chi Young Shim (Korea)
14:40-15:10 Session 3: Lifetime Achievement Award & Special Lecture
Chairs: Kee-Sik Kim (Korea)
14:40-15:10 HOPE-Asia Kazuomi Kario (Japan)
15:10-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-17:00 Session 4: Application of Artificial Intelligence and Novel Device
Chairs: Jong-Won Ha (Korea), Soon Jun Hong (Korea)
15:30-15:45 Cuffless blood pressure measurement device: What's the future? Hae-Young Lee (Korea)
15:45-16:00 Use of AI technology in detection of arrhythmia and blood pressure measurement in atrial fibrillation Wei Zhang (China)
16:00-16:15 Validation of current and novel blood pressure measurement devices James Sharman (Austria)
16:15-16:30 Prognostic implications of machine learning-derived echocardiographic phenotypes in community hypertensive patients Anping Cai (China)
16:30-16:45 BP variability and cufless PTT-based BP monitoring Satoshi Hoshide (Japan)
16:45-17:00 Panel Discussion: Chang Hee Kwon (Korea), Sung-Hee Shin (Korea), Hyung Joon Joo (Korea), Soo-Joong Kim (Korea)
17:00-18:30 Session 5: Hot Topic in Vascular Research in Asia-Pacific (I)
Chairs: Changgyu Park (Korea), Hirofumi Tomiyama (Japan)
17:00-17:15 Vascular aging and cardiovascular risk factors Hirofumi Tomiyama (Japan)
17:15-17:30 The value of the serial measurement of arterial stiffness Hack-Lyoung Kim (Korea)
17:30-17:45 Association of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio with cerebral small vessel disease Shao-Yuan Chuang (Taiwan)
17:45-18:00 Intelligent management and etiological classification of hypertension Qian-Hui Guo (China)
18:00-18:15 Vascular complications in primary aldosteronism Yen-Hung Austin Lin (Taiwan)
18:15-18:30 Panel Discussion: Ilsuk Sohn (Korea), Hyue Mee Kim (Korea), Dae-Young Kim (Korea), Chan Seok Park (Korea)
Room B: Korean
15:30-16:40 Session 6: Nature-friendly Approach to Cardiac Rehabilitation
Chairs: Sae Young Jae (Univ. of Seoul), Justin Jeon (Yonsei Univ.)
15:30-15:35 Congratulated adress Hye-young Kang (Director General of Forest Welfare Bureau, Korea Forest Service)
15:35-15:50 Therapeutic effect of forest environment on cardiovascular disorder Sujin Park (National Institute of Forest Science)
15:50-16:05 The use of national forest healing center as net-working hub for chronic disease management Kee-Chan Joo (Wellness Academy)
16:05-16:20 Analysis of exercise environment in national forest healing centers Yunseok Roh (Korea Univ.)
16:20-16:40 Panel Discussion: Eung Ju Kim (Korea Univ.), Jong-Young Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Gyu Chul Oh (The Catholic Univ.), Byung Su Yoo (Yonsei Univ.)

Day 2 / July 15 (Sat)

Room A (POA): English
08:30-10:20 Session 7: Special Lecture
Chairs: Jin Han (Korea), Jiguang Wang (China)
08:30-08:55 Role of arterial stiffness in disease and therapeutic opportunities: an update           Julio Chirinos (USA)
08:55-09:20 EVA and SUPERNOVA: Extreme phenotypes of vascular ageing Rosa Maria Bruno (France)
09:20-09:45 Sympathetic nervous regulation of arterial stiffness with aging and hypertension Gary Pierce (USA)
09:45-10:10 Australian initiative to address hypertension control James Sharman (Australia)
10:10-10:20 Panel Discussion: Eui-Young Choi (Korea), Jaehyuk Choi (Korea), Ki-Hyun Jeon (Korea), Minkwan Kim (Korea)
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-12:00 Session 8: New Frontier of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation
Chairs: Eun Joo Cho (Korea), Peter Brubaker (USA)
10:40-11:00 The evolution of cardiac rehabilitation: Past, present and future directions Peter Brubaker (USA)
11:00-11:20 Intensive cardiac rehabilitation: A comprehensive approach Pam Rajendran Taub (USA)
11:20-11:40 Remote cardiac rehabilitation: Opportunities and challenges Rod Taylor (UK)
11:40-12:00 Panel Discusion: Joong-Hwa Chung (Korea), Haegeun Song (Korea), Joon-Ho Hyun (Korea)
12:00-12:40 Session 9: Michael O'Rourke Lecture
Chairs: Byung Hee Oh (Korea)
12:00-12:30 Evolution of device application on arterial hemodynamics Alberto Avolio (Australia)
12:30-12:40 Panel Discussion: Jinho Shin (Korea), Sungha Park (Korea)
12:40-13:40 Satellite Symposium II (Daewoong & Daiichi-Sankyo)
Chairs: Seung-Jae Joo (Korea), Jin-Ok Jeong (Korea)
12:40-13:10 Update      on BP Control Strategy in Elderly Patients with Hypertension Chi Young Shim (Korea)
13:10-13:40 Prevention of CVD in Hypertension with Diabetes Jong-Chan Youn (Korea)
13:40-14:40 Session 10: Special Lectures
Chairs: Ki Chul Sung (Korea), Sun H Kim (USA)
13:40-14:05 What AI can’t tell you about Reaven’s Syndrome X and CVD Sun H Kim (USA)
14:05-14:30 Vascular origins of cardiometabolic disease Gary Mitchell (USA)
14:30-14:40 Panel Discussion: Sung-Hee Choi (Korea), Se-Eun Park (Korea), Choong-Won Goh (Korea)
14:40-16:10 Session 11: Hot Topic in Vascular Research in Asia-Pacific (II)
Chairs: Chen-Huan Chen (Taiwan), Dong-Soo Kim (Korea)
14:40-14:55 Virus and immunosenescence in CVD Eui-Cheol Shin (Korea)
14:55-15:10 Genetic architecture of blood pressure variability Kelvin Tsoi (Hong Kong)
15:10-15:25 Cardiovascular risk in isolated diastolic hypertension and isolated low diastolic blood pressure Hao-Min Cheng (Taiwan)
15:25-15:40 Blood pressure levels and risks of dementia Sungha Park (Korea)
15:40-15:55 Proximal aorta and cognitive dysfunction Chen-Huan Chen (Taiwan)
15:55-16:10 Panel Discussion: Jong-Chan Youn (Korea), Eun Mi Lee (Korea), Seunghoon Choi (Korea)
16:10-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:55 Session 12: Engineering & Clinical Insight into the Current Theranostic Paradigm
Chairs: Seung-Woo Park (Korea), Moo-Yong Rhee (Korea)
16:30-16:50 "Smart Ring": A game changer in chronic disease management Jang-Whan Bae (Korea)
16:50-17:05 Radial artery tonometry to monitor hemodynamics Ki Chang Nam (Korea)
17:05-17:20 A bioresorbable pacemaker with transient closed-loop systems Yeonsik Choi (Korea)
17:20-17:35 Decentralized biomedical devices using wearable form-factors Ja Young Kim (Korea)
17:35-17:55 Panel Discussion: Hak-Joon Sung (Korea), Kangun Choi (Korea), Yonggu Lee (Korea), Ju-Hee Lee (Korea)
17:55~ Award Ceremony & Closing
Room B (KOVAS): Korean
08:30-09:35 Session 13: Diagnosis & Treatment of Venothromboembolism: Meet the Experts
Chairs: Wook Bum Pyun (Ewha Womans Univ.), Kwang-il Kim (Seoul National Univ.)
08:30-08:45 What and how much should be evaluated in VTE patients? Eun Joo Cho (The Catholic Univ.)
08:45-09:00 Anticoagulation strategy for treatment of VTE in the era of COVID-19 Sang Hoon Na (Seoul National Univ.)
09:00-09:15 Interventional treatment for treatment of VTE: When & How to? Jongyun Won (Yonsei Univ.)
09:15-09:35 Question from Young Cardiologists: Answers from the Experts
Young Cardiologists Panels: Hyun-Jung Lee (Yonsei Univ.), Minjeong Kim (Hanyang Univ.), Kyuyong Ko (Inje Univ.), Jong Il Park (Yeungnam Univ.), Bom Lee (CHA Univ.), Moonseung Soh (Ajou Univ.), Kyung Eun Ha (Gachon Univ.)
09:35-10:20 Session 14: Hot Topic in Coronary Vascular Dysfunction and Myocardium
Chairs: Hyeon Cheol Gwon (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Byoung Kwon Lee (Yonsei Univ.)
09:35-09:50 Coronary microvascular dysfunction in cardiomyopathy Joo Myung Lee (Samsung Medical Center)
09:50-10:05 Vasospastic angina: Contemporary review and insights from VA-KOREA Sungeun Kim (Hallym Univ.)
10:05-10:20 Panel Discussion: Weon Kim (Kyung Hee Univ.), Jang-Ho Bae (Konyang Univ.), Seok Kyu Oh (Wonkwang Univ), Young-Hyo Lim (Hanyang Univ.)
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-12:40 Session 15: From Textbook to Clinic: Case-based Learning with Vascular Textbook Authors & Vascular Specialists
Chairs: Jin-Ok Jeong (Chungnam National Univ.), Seong Hwan Kim (Korea Univ.)
10:40-10:55 What happens to your vessels when you quit smoking?
(담배를 끊으면 혈관에 나타나는 변화)
Ji Yeon Hong (Hallym Univ.)
10:55-11:10 Vascular Aging and Exercise
(혈관 노화 예방에 어떤 운동이 좋을까?)
Sae Young Jae (Univ. of Seoul)
11:10-11:25 Patients with retinal artery occlusion referred from opthalmology. What should we do?
(망막동맥폐쇄 환자에서 무슨 검사를 해야할까?)
Hyemoon Chung (Kyung Hee Univ.)
11:25-11:40 A 78-year-old men with 40mmHg difference in blood pressure on both arms
(양쪽 팔의 혈압차이가 보내는 시그널은?)
Nuri Lee (Chonnam National Univ.)
11:40-11:55 A 55-year-old women presenting with one leg edema. Quick test within 5 minutes
(한쪽 다리 부종 환자, 빨리 감별하는 법)
Sung Ai Kim (Hallym Univ.)
11:55-12:10 Puncture site pain and swelling in patient undergone vascular procedure. What's the next test?
(검사한 자리가 붓고 아픈 환자를 만났을 때)
Jah Yeon Choi (Korea Univ.)
12:10-12:40 Panel Discussion: Heeyoon Cho (Hanyang Univ), Hyun-Jong Lee (Sejong General Hospital), Seung Yong Shin (Chung-Ang Univ), Taeyoung Choi (National Cancer Center)
12:40-13:40 Satellite Symposium III (Chong Kun Dang)
Chairs: Sung-Kee Ryu (Ewha Womans Univ.), Sang Hyun Ihm (The Catholic Univ.)
12:40-13:10 Carvedilol: Beta blocker & beyond Hoyoun Won (Chung-Ang Univ.)
13:10-13:40 Atorvastatin treatment based on guideline and evidence Ki-Hyun Jeon (Seoul National Univ.)
13:40-14:40 Session 16: Metabolic Derangement and Vascular Health
Chairs: Myung-A Kim (Seoul National Univ.), Seung Hwan Han (Gachon Univ.)
13:40-13:55 Fatty but muscular skinny' or 'skinny but fit' ; that is the question Chanhee Jung (Soonchunhyang Univ.)
13:55-14:10 Insulin resistance trajectory and IR per se, associated outcome (metabolic, vascular health) Mihae Seo (Soonchunhyang Univ.)
14:10-14:25 NAFLD versus MAFLD? from a cardiovascular perspective Byung Sik Kim (Hanyang Univ.)
14:25-14:40 Panel Discussion: Hyun-Jin Kim (Hanyang Univ.), Hyo-In Choi (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Hoyoun Won (Chung-Ang Univ.), Kyu Kim (Yonsei Univ.)
14:40-16:10 Session 17: Controversy in Vitamin D for Vascular Health
Chairs: Mi-Seung Shin (Gachon Univ.), Sin Gon Kim (Korea Univ.)
14:40-15:00 Interpretation of vitamin D test, commonly used in health check-up Heesun Lee (Seoul National Univ.)
15:00-15:20 Vitamin D deficiency and risk of cardiovascular disease Mee Kyoung Kim (The Catholic Univ.)
15:20-15:35 Stop Vitamin D screening and supplementation! Seung-Kwon Myung (National Cancer Center)
15:35-15:50 Vitamin D testing and supplementation are helpful Young-Ki Lee (Hallym Univ.)
15:50-16:10 Panel Discussion: Mihyun Kim (CHA Univ.), Jang-Won Son (Yeungnam Univ.), Jeongha Ha (Yonsei Univ.), Minjae Yoon (Seoul National Univ.), Jihye Heo (Hallym Univ.)
16:10-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:50 Session 18: AI and Research Ethics
Chairs: Sang Chol Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Juhan Kim (Chonnam National Univ.)
16:30-16:45 ChatGPT: How to use?
(ChatGPT의 유용한 기능 실제 활용법)
Hyungdon Kook (Hanyang Univ.)
16:45-17:00 ChatGPT: Piftall and cautions for use
(ChatGPT 사용시 주의사항)
Seong Tae Kim (Kyung Hee Univ.)
17:00-17:15 How to identify manusctipts written by AI
(AI가 작성한 원고를 알아내는 방법)
Sang Min Park (Eulji Univ.)
17:15-17:30 Manuscripts using AI: Be allowed?
(AI를 활용한 원고나 논문 어디까지 인정할 것인가?)
Oh Hoon Kwon (Hansol Hospital)
17:35-17:50 Panel Discussion: Soo Youn Lee (Incheon Sejong Hospital), Seo-Yeon Gwak (Yonsei Univ.), Hyeonju Jeong (Hanyang Univ.), Hyo Suk Ahn (The Catholic Univ.)