Adult Congenital Heart Disease Congress 2014

CONCOR was of 10 june- 13 june 2014 well represented in Cincinnati on the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Congress with 9 accepted presentations of ongoing investigations. All studies were presented on posters during the congress and there were als two CONCOR researchers prizes! Romy Franken (on the right) won the first prize with her research on suppressing inflammatory processes in patients with the Marfan syndrome and her research was allowed to present orally. Josephine Heidendael won second prize with her research on the occurrence of coagulent and bleeding problems in congenital heart patients with atrial fibrillation. 

Presented research:

· Suppressing Inflammation in Marfan Syndrome: Be Careful! (Romy Franken, 1ste prijs)

· Congenital Heart Disease, and Atrial Arrhythmia: the Rate of Thromboembolism and Bleeding Events (Josephine Heidendael, 2de prijs).

· The Risk of Type B Aortic Dissection in Marfan Syndrome (Alexander den Hartog).

· Outcome After Cardiac Surgery In Adults With Congenital- Versus Acquired Heart Disease: Right-Sided Anomalies Carry The Highest Mortality Risk (Annelieke van Riel).

· Clinical Predictors Of Mortality In Adults With Right-Sided Congenital Heart Disease (Annelieke van Riel).

· Tricuspid Regurgitation Predicts Adverse Events In Tetralogy Of Fallot (Jouke Bokma).

· Mild Pulmonary Stenosis After Pulmonary Valve Replacement Predicts Graft Dysfunction And Right Ventricular Deterioration (Jouke Bokma).

· Longitudinal Changes in Quality of Life Predict Mortality in Adult Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension due to Congenital Heart Disease (Ilja Blok).

· Structural Brain Damage And Cognitive Impairment Among Adults With Tetralogy Of Fallot (Maayke Sluman).