EDUCATION:

May, 2009

Medical Doctorate (MD) Degree in Cardiovascular Medicine,Cairo University

Thesis:Novel Electrophysiologic Mapping Modalities for Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia

 

May, 2007

Passed Medical Council ofCanadaQualifying Exam (MCCQE) – Step 1

 

May, 2006

Passed Medical Council ofCanadaEvaluation Exam (MCCEE)

 

Sept, 2005

Passed MRCP-1 (UK) exam

 

2001 – 2004

Master degree in Cardiovascular Medicine (MSc),CairoUniversity

Thesis:Correlation Of Carotid Artery Disease To Coronary Artery Disease Among Egyptians - A Case Control Study

Grade =Excellent

 

1993 – 1999

Medical school education (MB BCh),Cairouniversity,Faculty of Medicine

Grade = Excellent,  Rank = 11th

 

 

AWARDS RECIEVED:

     

2014

Best EP Case

– CardioAlex 2014, Annual Cardiology Congress, Alexandria

 

2013

Best EP Case

– CardioAlex 2013, Annual Cardiology Congress, Alexandria

 

2012

Best EP Case

– CardioAlex 2012, Annual Cardiology Congress, Alexandria

 

2011

Best CRT Case

– The Beating Heart Curriculum, Brussels, Belgium

 

2011

Best EP Case

– CardioAlex 2011, Annual Cardiology Congress, Alexandria

 

2010

Best EP Case

– CardioAlex 2010, Annual Cardiology Congress, Alexandria

 

2008

Best EP Presentation

– Canadian EP Fellows Course, Banff, Alberta

 

2005

Young Investigator Award

- Egyptian Society of Cardiology congress

 

2004

Distinguished Performance Award

– Cardiology department, Cairo University


WORK EXPERIENCE:

      

Since

Sep-2014

 

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Electrophysiology and Pacing Service, Cardiology Division, Dalhousie University and CDHA, Halifax, NS, Canada

Apr-2010 to Aug-2014

Attending Electrophysiologist at:

Dar Al Fouad Hospital, 6th of October City

 

2009 – 2014

Consultant Cardiac Electrophysiologist at:

1-  Alborg Specialized Hospital, Mohandesin, Cairo

2-  Nile Badrawi Hospital, Maadi, Cairo

3-  Degla Heart Center, Maadi, Cairo

4-   Dar Al Fouad Hospital, 6th of October City

5-  Oasis Clinics, Sheikh Zayed City

6-  CardioNile Heart Center, Mohandessin, Cairo

7-  Eastern City Hospital, Alexandria

 

July-2008 to Aug-2014

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Director of EP and Pacing Service,Cardiology department, Cairo University

 

July-2006 to June-2008

Clinical Electrophysiology Fellow,QueenElizabethIIHealthSciencesCenter,Halifax,NS,Canada(2 years program)

 

2004 - 2006

Clinical demonstrator then Assistant Lecturer,Cardiology department,CairoUniversity

 

2001 – 2004

Resident,Cardiology department,CairoUniversityhospitals

18 months: Clinical Cardiology

6 months:  Invasive Cardiology

6 months:  Non-invasive diagnostic Cardiology

6 months:  CCU

 

2000

Internship,Cairo University hospitals

 

 

 

 


ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY TRAINING AND CME:

         

 

Jan 2005 – Jun 2006

 

 

Participated in the

Training Program in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing

organized byCairo andAinShamsUniversities,Cairo,Egypt.

21-22 July, 2005

 

 

Observer of

EP procedures including AF ablation using 3D mapping system and CRT device implantation

at St. paul Hospital, Vancouver, Canada.

24-26 Aug, 2005

 

 

 

Participated in the Clinical and Training Course for the Biosense Technology

“Electro-anatomical Mapping and Validation of linear lesions using the CARTO XP”

at the European Surgical Institute,Hamburg,Germany.

July 2006 – July 2008

 

Clinical Electrophysiology Fellowship,QueenElizabethIIHealthSciencesCenter,Halifax,NS,Canada(2 years program)

29 Oct – 1 Nov, 2006

Participated in the

“Advanced Ablation Course 2006”

organized by Heart Rhythm Society,New York.

8-10 Feb, 2007

Participated in

“Re-inventing Arrhythmia Management Course”

organized by Medtronic, San Francisco.

13-15 Apr, 2007

Participated in

“Electrophysiology Fellows Conference”

organized by Cardiovascular Research Institute,Washington,DC.

21 Apr, 2007

Participated in the

“Advanced Device Concepts Course for Electrophysiology Fellows”

organized by Medtronic,Montreal.

9-12 May, 2007

Attended and presented in the

“Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting”

,Denver,Colorado

29-30 Sep, 2007

Participated in the

“EP Fellows Fall Summit”

organized by Medtronic,Minneapolis,MN.

20-24 Oct, 2007

Attended and presented in the annual

“Canadian Cardiovascular Society Congress”

,Quebec city,Quebec

10 Nov, 2007

Participated in the

“Second Annual EP Rounds Symposium”

organized by Guident,London,Ontario.

1-2 Dec, 2007

Participated in the

“Josephson & Wellens Intracardiac Unknowns for EP Fellows Program”

organized by Medtronic,Boston.

1 Mar, 2008

Participated in the

“Advanced Device Concepts Course for Electrophysiology Fellows”

organized by Medtronic,San Francisco.

13 May, 2008

Participated in the

“Fifth Annual EP Fellows Conference”

organized by St Jude,San Francisco.

14-17 May, 2008

Attended the

“Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting”

,San Francisco, California

 

4-7 Nov, 2008

Attended and presented in the international electrophysiology conference

“CairoStim”

,Cairo

21-24 Jun, 2009

Attended and presented in the

“Europace Electrophysiology and pacing meeting”

, Berlin, Germany

24-28 Oct, 2009

Attended and presented in the annual

“Canadian Cardiovascular Society Congress”

, Edmonton, Alberta

12-15 May, 2010

Attended the

“Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting”

, Denver, Colorado

23-27 Oct, 2010

Attended and presented in the annual

“Canadian Cardiovascular Society Congress”

, Montreal, Quebec

16-18 Feb, 2011

Attended

“Session I - Beating Heart Curriculum”

training course, Brussels, Belgium

9-11 Mar, 2011

Attended the

“Cardiopace 2011 EP Congress”

, Beirut, Lebanon

10-12 April, 2011

Attended and presented in the

“European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress”

, Paris, France

4-7 May, 2011

Attended and presented in the

“Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting”

, San Francisco, California

29-31 May, 2011

Attended and presented in

“Session II - Beating Heart Curriculum”

training course, Brussels, Belgium

26-29 Jun, 2011

Attended and presented in

Europace 2011

, Madrid, Spain

20-21 Oct, 2011

Attended and participated in

“Session III - Beating Heart Curriculum”

training course, Pisa, Italy

4-5 Jan, 2012

Attended

“Sudden Cardiac Death Symposium”

, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

20-21 Jan, 2012

Attended the

“6th Expert Meeting Berlin”

organized by Biotronik, Berlin, Germany

13-16 Mar, 2012

Attended and participated in the

“Advanced CRT Course”

organized by St Jude Medical, Milan, Italy

29-30 Mar, 2012

Attended and participated in the

“Alliance Course: State of the Art in Electrical Management of Cardiac Diseases”

organized by Hopitaux de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

20-22 April, 2012

Attended and presented in the

“European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress”

, Munich, Germany

9-12 May, 2012

Attended and presented in the

“Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting”

, Boston, MA

17-18 May, 2012

Attended and participated in the

“Leading Techniques in VT Managament Course”

organized by San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy

13-16 Jun, 2012

Attended and presented in

“Cardiostim 2012”

, Nice, France

21-22 Jun, 2012

Attended and participated in the

“AF Ablation Course”

organized by John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

 

22-26 Oct, 2012

Attended and participated in the

“CRMD Workshop”

organized by St Johannes Hospital, Dortmund, Germany

20 Dec,2012

Attended and participated in the

“EP Club Session: Meat the Experts”

organized by Saudi Heart Rhythm Society, Sheraton Hotel, Riyadh

21-23 Feb, 2013

Attended and participated in the

“Advanced Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology Course”

organized by EHRA, Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France

8-11 May, 2013

Attended the

“Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting”

, Denver, Colorado

23-26 Jun, 2013

Attended and presented in the

“Europace Electrophysiology and pacing meeting”

, Athens, Greece

17-20 Oct, 2013

Attended and presented in the annual

“Canadian Cardiovascular Society Congress”

, Montreal, Quebec

6-8 Mar, 2014

Attended and presented in the

“Gulf EP Live congress”

, Dubai, UAE

12-14 Mar, 2014

Attended the

“13th Atrial Fibrillation Symposium”

, Prague, Czech Republic

13-16 Mar, 2014

Attended and presented in the

“10th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery”

, Antalya, Turkey

9 Apr, 2014

Attended training on

"Cryoballoon Atrial Fibrillation Ablation"

organized by Medtronic, Kaufbeuren, Germany

18-19 Apr, 2014

Attended and presented in the

“Saudi Heart Rhythm Society Annual Congress”

, Riyadh, KSA

23-25 Apr, 2014

Attended and presented in the

“European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress”

, Munich, Germany

7-10 May, 2014

Attended the

“Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting”

, San Francisco, California

18-21 Jun, 2014

Attended and Presented in 

“Cardiostim 2014”

, Nice, France

 


RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

2014

Member

for

Cardioalex Scientific Committee

 

2013

Reviewer

for

Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Journal

 

2013

Member of the Steering Committee

of the multinational multicenter

PANORAMA II

Device Study

 

2013

Reviewer

for

Egyptian Heart Journal

 

2012

Investigator

of the

European Heart Survey on Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

 

2011

Editor in Chief

of the Egyptian Hypertension Society Website (www.ehs-egypt.net)

 

2010

Secretary 

of the Young Investigator Research Forum of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology

 

2009

Reviewer

for

Journal of Electrocardiology, Heart Mirror Journal

 

2009

Editor

in the electronic Journal EPSEgypt (www.epsegypt.com)

 

2008

Reviewer

for

Circulation journals

 

2008

Member

of the

Egyptian Pulmonary Hypertension Group (EPHG)

 

2006

Member

of the writing group of the “

Egyptian Guidelines on Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease”

 

2006

Member

of the working group of the DELTA-C cardiovascular prevention program

 

2005 – 2006

Member

of Infective endocarditis research team  - Cardiology department

 

2004 – 2006

Investigator

ofthe Adult Congenital Heart Disease Guidelines committee for the European Society of Cardiology

 

2003 – 2006

Investigatorof the multicenterHeart failureEndpoint evaluation for theAngiotensinAntagonistLosartan (HEAAL) study

 

Since 2003

Editor in the electronic HeartJ Journal (http://www.heartj.com)


PRESENTED ABSTRACTS:

        

Dec, 2014

ST Elevation Morphology And Site Of Early Repolarization Pattern In Patients With False Tendons

Ahmed M Ragab, Amir AbdelWahab, Yasser Yazeed, Wael El Naggar

Presented in EuroEcho 2014 congress, Vienna, Austria

 

Nov, 2014

Validation of a New Algorithm for Detection of Coronary Artery Disease Using Carotid and Femoral Vascular Ultrasound

Nabil Alzaeim, Amir Abdelwahab, Essam Baligh

Presented in the American Heart Association annual congress, Chicago, IL

 

Aug, 2014

Atrial Preexcitation & A Fixed S-A Iinterval In Relation To The Fusion Zone Are Superior To PPI-TCL In Identifying SVT Mechanism

Amir AbdelWahab, Mohammad Shafiq, Magdy AbdelHamid, Yasser AdelHady

Presented in the European Society of Cardiology annual congress, Barcelona, Spain

 

May, 2014

Familial Clustering of Heart Block, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Left Ventricular Non-compaction

Batool AlMogheer, Amir AbdelWahab, Ahmed El Damaty, Hussien Rizk

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society annual congress, San Francisco, California

 

May, 2014

ST Elevation Morphology And Site Of Early Repolarization Pattern In Patients With False Tendons

Ahmed M Ragab, Amir AbdelWahab, Yasser Yazeed, Wael El Naggar

Presented in World Congress of Cardiology, Melbourne, Australia

 

Mar, 2014

Randomized Comparative Clinical Study between Echocardiographic-based and Electrogram-based Optimization of Patients with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Ahmed Elamragy, Amir AbdelWahab, Reda Diab, Hussien Rizk

Presented in the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress, Munich, Germany

 

Mar, 2014

Isolated Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava Associated With Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and Coronary Sinus Related Accessory Pathways

Batool AlMogheer, Sherif Gouda, Amir AbdelWahab

Presented in the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress, Munich, Germany

 

Mar, 2014

Familial Clustering of Heart Block, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Left Ventricular Non-compaction

Batool AlMogheer, Amir AbdelWahab, Ahmed El Damaty, Hussien Rizk

Presented in the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress, Munich, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

Mar, 2014

Response To Atrial Entrainment Is Highly Accurate In Identifying Mechanism Of Wide Complex Tachycardia

Amir AbdelWahab, Mohamed AbdelGhani, Yasser Baghdady, AbdelHakim Noman, John Sapp

Oral presentation

in the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress, Munich, Germany

 

Feb, 2014

ST Elevation Morphology And Site Of Early Repolarization Pattern In Patients With False Tendons

Ahmed M Ragab, Amir AbdelWahab, Yasser Yazeed, Wael El Naggar

Presented in Cardiovascular Research Technologies Congress, Washington

 

Oct, 2013

Atrial Preexcitation & A Fixed S-A Iinterval In Relation To The Fusion Zone Are Superior To PPI-TCL In Identifying SVT Mechanism

Amir AbdelWahab, Mohammad Shafiq, Magdy AbdelHamid, Yasser AdelHady

Presented in Canadian Cardiovascular Society congress 2013, Montreal, Canada

 

Oct, 2013

Catheter Ablation of a Concealed Anteroseptal Accessory Pathway Via the Aortic Non-coronary Sinus

Mohammad Shafiq, Ahmed El-Damaty, Sherif Osama, Batool Mostafa, Amir AbdelWahab

Presented in Canadian Cardiovascular Society congress 2013, Montreal, Canada

 

Feb, 2013

Value of transthoracic Doppler echocardiography in the assessment of the left anterior descending artery flow in patients follow acute myocardial infarction

Heba Farouk Saleh, Hussien Heshmat, Amir AbdelWahab, Yasser Baghdady, Khalid Sorour

Presented in Saudi Heart Association Congress 2013, Riyadh, KSA

 

Jun, 2012

Response To Atrial Entrainment Is Highly Accurate In Identifying Mechanism Of Wide Complex Tachycardia

Amir AbdelWahab, Mohamed AbdelGhani, Yasser Baghdady, AbdelHakim Noman, John Sapp

Presented in CardioStim 2012 congress, Nice, France

 

Jun, 2012

Atrial Preexcitation & A Fixed S-A Iinterval In Relation To The Fusion Zone Are Superior To PPI-TCL In Identifying SVT Mechanism

Amir AbdelWahab, Mohammad Shafiq, Magdy AbdelHamid, Yasser AdelHady

Presented in CardioStim 2012 congress, Nice, France

 

 

May, 2012

Atrial Preexcitation & A Fixed S-A Iinterval In Relation To The Fusion Zone Are Superior To PPI-TCL In Identifying SVT Mechanism

Amir AbdelWahab, Mohammad Shafiq, Magdy AbdelHamid, Yasser AdelHady

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting, Boston, MA

 

Apr, 2012

Atrial Preexcitation & A Fixed S-A Iinterval In Relation To The Fusion Zone Are Superior To PPI-TCL In Identifying SVT Mechanism

Amir AbdelWahab, Mohammad Shafiq, Magdy AbdelHamid, Yasser AdelHady

Presented in the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress, Munich, Germany

 

Jun, 2011

Basal Right Ventricular Entrainment is Superior to Apical Entrainment In Identifying Mechanism of Supraventricular Tachycardia

Dhaifallah Yahya, Batool Al-Mogheer, Sherif Gouda, Essam Eweis, Mohamed El-Ramly, Amir AbdelWahab

Presented in Europace 2011, Madrid, Spain

 

May, 2011

Basal Right Ventricular Entrainment is Superior to Apical Entrainment In Identifying Mechanism of Supraventricular Tachycardia

Dhaifallah Yahya, Batool Al-Mogheer, Sherif Gouda, Essam Eweis, Mohamed El-Ramly, Amir AbdelWahab

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA

 

Apr, 2011

Basal Right Ventricular Entrainment is Superior to Apical Entrainment In Identifying Mechanism of Supraventricular Tachycardia

Dhaifallah Yahya, Batool Al-Mogheer, Sherif Gouda, Essam Eweis, Mohamed El-Ramly, Amir AbdelWahab

Presented in the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society annual congress, Paris, France

 

Oct, 2010

Antiarrhythmic Drug Discontinuation After Scar-Related Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation

Amir AbdelWahab, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, John Sapp

Presented in the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

Oct, 2009

Three dimensional mapping for ablation of right ventricular outflow tract tachycardias: Immediate and long-term outcomes.

Amir AbdelWahab, Magdy Basta, Ratika Parkash, Martin Gardner, John Sapp.

Presented in the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

 

 

 

Jun, 2009

Three dimensional mapping for ablation of right ventricular outflow tract tachycardias: Immediate and long-term outcomes.

Amir AbdelWahab, Magdy Basta, Ratika Parkash, Martin Gardner, John Sapp.

Presented in EuroPace, Berlin, Germany

 

May, 2009

Ablation For Unmappable Scar-related Ventricular Tachycardia: Immediate and Long-term Outcomes.

Amir AbdelWahab, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, John Sapp.

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting, Boston, MA

 

May, 2009

Unusual Coronary Sinus Venous Anatomy Interfering With Typical Right Atrial Flutter Ablation.

Amir AbdelWahab, John Sapp, Martin Gardner, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting, Boston, MA

 

Oct, 2008

Ablation For Unmappable Scar-related Ventricular Tachycardia: Immediate and Long-term Outcomes.

Amir AbdelWahab, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, John Sapp.

Presented in the the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2008, Toronto, Ontario

 

Oct, 2007

Male Gender is Associated With More Appropriate Therapy But Not Increased Survival in a Large Cohort of Patients With Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator.

Andrew Liu, John L Sapp, Martin J Gardner, Amir Abdelwahab, Ciorsti Macintyre, Magdy Basta, Ratika Parkash

Presented in the the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2007, Quebec City, Quebec

 

Oct, 2007

Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators in the Elderly: Outcomes and Natural History.

Ciorsti Macintyre, Ratika Parkash, Brian Clarke, Hena Kidwai, Amir Abdelwahab, Magdy Basta, Martin J Gardner, John L Sapp

Presented in the the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2007, Quebec City, Quebec

 

Oct, 2007

Impedance Mapping for Identification of Ventricular Scar during Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia.

Andrew Liu, Amir Abdelwahab, Martin J Gardner, Magdy Basta,  Ratika Parkash, John L Sapp

Presented in the the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2007, Quebec City, Quebec

 

Oct, 2007

Catheter Ablation Vs. Medical Therapy After ICD Shocks:  Clinical Outcomes And Recurrent Therapy

.

Amir AbdelWahab, Ciorsti MacIntyre, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, Andrew Liu, John L. Sapp

Presented in the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2007, Quebec City, Quebec– 1st author and presenter

 

 

 

 

Oct, 2007

Predictors of Mortality in Patients with Recurrent ICD Shocks.

Amir AbdelWahab, Ciorsti MacIntyre, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, Andrew Liu, John L. Sapp

Presented in the Canadian Cardiovascular Society annual Congress 2007, Quebec City, Quebec– 1st author and presenter

 

May, 2007

Catheter Ablation Vs. Medical Therapy After ICD Shocks:  Clinical Outcomes And Recurrent Therapy

.

Amir AbdelWahab, Ciorsti MacIntyre, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, Andrew Liu, John L. Sapp

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting, Denver, Colorado– 1st author and presenter

 

 

May, 2007

Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators in the Elderly: Outcomes and Natural History.

Ciorsti Macintyre, Ratika Parkash, Brian Clarke, Hena Kidwai, Amir Abdelwahab, Magdy Basta, Martin J Gardner, John L Sapp

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting,Denver,CO

 

May, 2007

Impedance Mapping for Identification of Ventricular Scar during Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia.

Andrew Liu, Amir Abdelwahab, Martin J Gardner, Magdy Basta,  Ratika Parkash, John L Sapp

Presented in the Heart Rhythm Society Annual meeting,Denver,Colorado

 

Apr, 2007

Predictors of Mortality in Patients with Recurrent ICD Shocks.

Amir AbdelWahab, Ciorsti MacIntyre, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, Andrew Liu, John L. Sapp

Presented in the Internal Medicine and Cardiology research days, Halifax, Nova Scotia– 1st author and presenter

 

July, 2005

A New Step-wise Strategy For The Detection of Coronary Artery Disease Using Carotid and Femoral Ultrasonography.

Amir AbdelWahab, Essam Baligh, Magdi Mokhtar, Hesham Yehia, Radwa Bedair, Hussien Rizk, Sherif ElTobgi, Adel M. Zaki

Presented in the 12th World Congress of Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology, Vancouver, Canada – 1st author and presenter

 

July, 2005

Accuracy of Peripheral Vascular Duplex in Predicting Coronary Artery Disease. The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus.

Amir AbdelWahab, Essam Baligh, Magdi Mokhtar, Hesham Yehia, Radwa Bedair, Hussien Rizk, Sherif ElTobgi, Adel M. Zaki

Presented in the 12th World Congress of Heart Disease, International Academy of Cardiology, Vancouver, Canada – 1st author and presenter


PUBLICATIONS:

 

Scar Characteristics for Prediction of Ventricular Arrhythmia in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Sherif Gouda, Amir AbdelWahab, Mohamed Salem, Magdy Abdel Hamid

Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology Journal, Published online 27 Nov 2014

 

Discrepancy between MRI and echocardiography in assessing functional left ventricular parameters and scar characteristics in patients with chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy

Sherif Gouda, Amir AbdelWahab, Mohamed Salem, Magdy AbdelHamid

The Egyptian Heart Journal, Published online 20 Nov 2014

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Anteroseptal basal right ventricular entrainment is simple and superior to apical entrainment in identifying mechanism of supraventricular tachycardia

Amir AbdelWahab, Deifallah Yahia, Essam Ewiss, Mohamed El Ramly.

Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sep 2013, Vol. 38, No. 1, Pages 71-78

 

Low prevalence of Brugada-type electrocardiogram in a prospective large cohort of Egyptians

Mohammed Akram, Amir AbdelWahab, Sameh Salama, Magdi Mokhtar

The Egyptian Heart Journal, Jun 2013, 65, 259–263

 

Assessment of Myocardial Scarring Prior to ICD Implantation

Amir AbdelWahab, Sherif Osama.

Heart Mirror Journal, Nov 2012, Vol. 6, No. 3, Pages 90-93

 

Short QT Syndrome

Amir AbdelWahab. Heart Mirror Journal, Nov 2011, Vol. 5, No. 3, Pages 370-373

 

Ventricular tachycardia caused by a left ventricular aneurysm in a patient with previous surgery for ventricular septal defect

Osman Can Yontar, Amir AbdelWahab, Alim Erdem, İzzet Tandoğan

Archives of Turkish Society of Cardiology, Mar 2011, Vol. 39, No. 2, Pages 154-158

 

Drug-related Proarrhythmia

Amir AbdelWahab. Heart Mirror Journal, Jan 2011, Vol. 5, No. 1, Pages 229-243

 

Chronic Atrial Fibrillation: Is There a Chance For Cure?

Amir AbdelWahab. Heart Mirror Journal, May 2010, Vol. 4, No. 1, Pages 65-67

 

How Early Can We Use ICDs After Myocardial Infarction?

Amir AbdelWahab. Heart Mirror Journal, Nov 2009, Vol. 3, No. 2, Pages 7-8

 

A Young Child With Palpitations

Amir AbdelWahab, Mervat Nabih. Journal of Electrocardiology, May 2009, Volume 42, Issue 3, Page 237

 

A Technique For the Rapid Diagnosis of Wide Complex Tachycardia With 1:1 AV Relationship in The Electrophysiology Laboratory

Amir AbdelWahab, Martin Gardner, Magdy Basta, Ratika Parkash, Aamir Khan, John Sapp. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. Apr 2009, Vol 32, Issue 4, Pages 475-83

Mapping and Ablation of Multiple Atrial Arrhythmias in a Patient With Persistent Atrial Standstill After Remote Viral Myocarditis

Amir AbdelWahab, John Sapp, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, Feb 2009, Vol 32, Issue 2, Pages 275-77

 

Wide Complex Tachycardia in a Patient With Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

Amir AbdelWahab, John Sapp, Martin Gardner, Ratika Parkash. Heart Rhythm Journal, Nov 2008, Vol. 5, Issue 11, Pages 1621-1624.

 

Catheter Ablation for Scar Related Ventricular Tachycardia: Outcomes in Relation to the Arrhythmic Substrate

Amir AbdelWahab, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, Hesham Yehia, Hussien Rizk, Adel M. Zaki, John L. Sapp. Heart Mirror Journal, Nov 2008, Vol. 2, No. 2, Pages 80-89

 

A case of AF ablation

Amir AbdelWahab, John Sapp. HeartJ electronic journal, Nov 2008, Vol. 32

http://www.heartj.com/ECGin.asp?id=62

 

Three Wide Complex Tachycardias

Amir AbdelWahab, John Sapp, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, 2008, Vol. 19, Pages 882-884

 

A Case of Narrow Complex Tachycardia

Amir AbdelWahab, Martin Gardner, John Sapp, Magdy Basta. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, 2008, Vol. 19, Pages 330-331

 

NaviStar® ThermoCool® catheter for ventricular tachycardia

Amir AbdelWahab, John Sapp. Expert Review of Medical Devices, May 2007, Vol. 4, No. 3, Pages 307-314

 

Arrhythmia Quiz

Amir AbdelWahab, Magdy Basta. Heart Mirror Journal, Mar 2007, Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 40-42

 

Ablation of Ischemic VT

Amir AbdelWahab, John Sapp. HeartJ electronic journal, Jan 2007, Vol. 32

http://www.heartj.com/ECGin.asp?id=60

 

Egyptian Guidelines on Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Assistant staff. May 2006

http://www.ehs-egypt.net/pdf/guidelines06.pdf

 

A New Step-wise Strategy For The Detection of Coronary Artery Disease Using Carotid and Femoral Ultrasonography

Amir AbdelWahab, Essam Baligh, Magdi Mokhtar, Hesham Yehia, Radwa Bedair, Hussien Rizk, Sherif ElTobgi, Adel M. Zaki. Egyptian Heart Journal, Sep 2005, Vol. 57, No. 3, Pages 225-237

 

Accuracy of Peripheral Vascular Duplex in Predicting Coronary Artery Disease. The Impact of Diabetes Mellitus

Amir AbdelWahab, Essam Baligh, Magdi Mokhtar, Hesham Yehia, Radwa Bedair, Hussien Rizk, Sherif ElTobgi, Adel M. Zaki. Egyptian Heart Journal, Jun 2005, Vol. 57, No. 2, Pages 141-151


ARTICLE REVIEWS:

Late onset of exercise induced focal ventricular tachycardia originating from the ventricular end of an A-V accessory pathway after elimination of conduction

Journal of Electrocardiology, Sep 2014

 

QRS Fragmentation as a Prognostic Test in Acute Coronary Syndrome

Egyptian Heart Journal, Apr 2014

 

Novel Assessment of Wide Complex Tachycardia Algorithms Using Premature VentricularComplexes

Journal of Electrocardiology, Feb 2014

 

The Clinical Significance of CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASC scores in Pacemaker Patients with Sinus Node Dysfunction With and Without Atrial Fibrillation

Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Dec 2013

 

Optimization of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Using Arterial Pulse Contour Analysis

Egyptian Heart Journal, Sep 2013

 

Self-terminating long-lasting ventricular fibrillation: What is the mechanism?

Journal of Electrocardiology, Jul 2013

 

Corrected QT Dispersion As A Predictor Of The Frequency Of Paroxysmal Tachyarrhythmias In Patients With Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome

Egyptian Heart Journal, Apr 2013

 

Brugada Syndrome with Atypical Characteristics: Case Report

Egyptian Heart Journal, Feb 2013

 

ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in the Presence of Biventricular versus Right Ventricular Paced Rhythm

Journal of Electrocardiology, Jun 2012

 

The Relationship between P wave Dispersion and left ventricular Diastolic function in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Egyptian Hypertension Journal, Mar 2012

 

Successful Targets for Ablation of Focal Atrial Tachycardia: A comparison between bipolar and unipolar electrograms

Heart Mirror Journal, Feb 2012

 

Transient Atrioventricular Block in an Orthotopic Cardiac Transplant Recipient

Journal of Electrocardiology, Jan 2012

 

Junctional Rhythm occuring during RF ablation of AVNRT in Egyptians. Does it differ?

Heart Mirror Journal, Jan 2012

 

Long term Follow up after Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Tachycardia

Heart Mirror Journal, Nov 2011

 

Electrical storm after percuteneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation on hypertrophicobstructive cardiomyopathy : a case report

Parvaneh et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Oct 2011

 

Efficacy and Safety of Mexiletine versus Atenolol for the Treatment of Symptomatic Ventricular Ectopy in the Absence of Heart Disease

Heart Mirror Journal, Aug 2011

 

Biventricular versus Left UniventriculrPacing In Patients With Congestive Heart Failure

Heart Mirror Journal, Aug 2011

 

Head up Tilt Table Test as a recent Tool for Diagnosis of Asymptomatic Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy in Diabetic Patients

Egyptian Hypertension Journal, Jun 2011

 

Direction Dependent Conduction Abnormalities in the Chronically Stretched Atria

Wong et al. Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, May 2011

 

Spontaneous Disappearance of Left Bundle Branch Block After Spinal Anaesthesia With Levobupivacaine

Hadjipavlou et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, May 2011

 

Three Dimensional versus Conventional mapping Guided Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Tachycardia

Heart Mirror Journal, Feb 2011

 

 

Pacemaker induced chest wall stimulation in a child with Twiddler's syndrome

Udink ten Cate et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Dec 2010

 

 

Antiarrhythmic therapy might depend on autonomic regulation of the heart

Treshkur et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Sep 2010

 

Non-invasive estimation of organization in atrial fibrillation as a predictor of sinus rhythm maintenance

Petersson et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Sep 2010

 

The Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Evaluation of Pulmonary Vein Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Compared to Computed Tomography (ROTEA study)

Gabriel et al. Circulation Cardiovascular Imaging, Sep 2010

 

Cardiac arrest caused by torsades de pointes tachycardia after successful atrial flutter

radiofrequency catheter ablation

Mantziari et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Sep 2010

 

 

 

Asymptomatic right ventricular perforation by an ICD lead detected by home monitoring system

Migliore et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Jun 2010

 

Atipic electrocardiographic manifestation of pulmonary embolism

Can et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Jun 2010

 

The Lightning Heart: A Case Report and Brief Review of the Cardiovascular Complications of Lightning Injury

McIntyre et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, May 2010

 

Augmentation of the amplitude of QRS complexes during narrow-complex tachycardia: An ignored ubiquitous phenomenon in electrocardiography

Madias et al.

Journal of Electrocardiology, Feb 2010

 

How many leads through persistent left superior vein cava and coronary sinus?

Morani et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Nov 2009

 

 

Simultaneous ablation of atrial tachycardia and right anterior septum accessory pathway at the same site

Jian-Qiang et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Oct 2009

 

Atrio-ventricular 2:1 block as clinical presentation of a septal mass causing left ventricular outflow tract obstruction

Brunetti et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Aug 2009

 

Dobutamine stress echocardiography in a patient with WPW: a case report

Yamani et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Jul 2009

 

Type II Bidirectional Ventricular Tachycardia in a Patient with Myocardial Infarction

Gul et al. Journal of Electrocardiology, Jun 2009

 

Delayed Cardiac Perforation by One Small Body Diameter Defibrillator Lead

Majid Haghjoo, MD, FESC, Abolfath Alizadeh, MD, Amir Farjam Fazelifar, MD,

Mohammad Ali Sadr-Ameli. Journal of Electrocardiology, Mar 2009

 

Quadruple atrioventricular nodal pathways involved orthodromic atrioventricular re-entrant tachycardia

Journal of Electrocardiology, Mar 2009

 

Prognostic Value of Exercise-Induced Ventricular Arrhythmia in Chagas’ Heart Disease.

José Salles, Katia Bloch, Monica Magnanini, Daniel Bezerra, Roberto Pedrosa. Circulation July 2008

 

 

 


SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS:

Dec, 2014

Atrial Arrhythmias

Presented in Med II Met II Lectures

Tupper Building, Halifax, NS

 

Nov, 2014

Interesting Device EGMs

Presented in Halifax Device Workshop (SJM)

Marriott Waterfront, Halifax, NS

 

Nov-Dec, 2014

Interesting ECGs

Presented in ECG Rounds

QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax, NS

6, 13 Nov/ 19 Dec

 

Nov, 2014

Ventricular Tachycardia

Presented in IMCU Teaching rounds

QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax, NS

 

Nov, 2014

Needle Ablation Catheter EGMs

 

Presented in Research in progress session

QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax, NS

 

Oct, 2014

Ventricular Tachycardia

Presented in IMCU Teaching rounds

QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax, NS

 

Oct, 2014

Indications of Pacemakers/CRT

Presented in Halifax Device Workshop for residents

Ashburn Golf Club, Halifax, NS

 

Jun, 2014

Towards Better Risk Stratification of SCD in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Presented in the Cardiology Grand Rounds

RBC Theater, QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax, NS

 

Jun, 2014

Pathophysiology and Risk Stratification of Ventricular Arrhythmias

Presented in CardioAlex 2014

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

May, 2014

Breakthrough Clinical Trials in Electrophyaiology and Device Therapy in 2014

Presented in the annual scientific day of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cairo University

Learning Resource Center, Kasr Al Ainy, Cairo

 

Apr, 2014

Challenging Arrhythmia Cases

Presented in Saudi Heart Rhythm Society congress

Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Riyadh

 

Mar, 2014

ECG of WPW Syndrome

Presented in COMBAT MI EGYPT 2014 Congress, organized by Egyptian Society of Cardiology

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Mar, 2014

Arrhythmia in a patient with repaired complex congenital heart disease

Attended and presented in the 10th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Antalya, Turkey

 

Mar, 2014

Arrhythmia in a patient with repaired complex congenital heart disease

Presented in the first Gulf EP Live congress

H-Hotel, Dubai, UAE

 

Feb, 2014

Arrhythmias in Heart Failure

Presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology CARDIOEGYPT 2014

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Jan, 2014

Technique of Epicardial VT Ablation

Presented in CARTO Club electrophysiology meeting, Egyptian Heart House, Dokki, Giza

 

Sep, 2013

ECG in Ventricular Tachycardia

ECG in Arrhythmic Syndromes

Two lectures presented in ECG Course for Cardiologists

Egyptian Heart House, Dokki, Cairo

 

Jun, 2013

Catheter Ablation of AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia

Atrial Fibrillation and Hypertension

Two lectures presented in the CardioAlex

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

Mar, 2013

Device Therapy for Heart Failure

Presented in Servier Course for Cardiologists 2013

Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Cairo

 

Mar, 2013

Wide Complex Tachycardias

Presented in COMBAT MI EGYPT 2013 Congress, organized by Egyptian Society of Cardiology

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Feb, 2013

ICD basics, programming and troubleshooting

Basics of cardiac EP study

Two lectures presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology CARDIOEGYPT 2013

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Feb, 2013

Device Therapy for Neurocardiogenic Syncope

Presented in Saudi Heart Association / Gulf Heart Association combined congress

Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh

 

Sep, 2012

Device Therapy for Heart Failure

Presented in Beni-Swif Arrhythmia Day

Beni-Swif University Hospital, Beni-Swif

 

Jun, 2012

Non-pharmacologic Therapy of Atrial Fibrillation

Presented in the Advanced Electrophysiology Training Workshop, Dar Al Fouad Hospital

Novotel 6th of October, Cairo

 

Jun, 2012

Early Repolarization Syndrome

Presented in the CardioAlex

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

Apr, 2012

New Tools in VT Ablation

Presented in the 7th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiology Department, Dar Al Fouad Hospital

Novotel 6th of October, Cairo

 

April, 2012

Atrial Fibrillation Management And Risk Of Thromboembolism

Presented in Neurology Department Grand Rounds

Neurology Department, Cairo University, Cairo

 

 

April, 2012

Bradyarrhythmia Case Scenarios

Presented in COMBAT MI EGYPT 2012 Congress, organized by Egyptian Society of Cardiology

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Feb, 2012

Interpreting Device Trials

Presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology CARDIOEGYPT 2012

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Feb, 2012

Challenging CRT-D Implantation Pre-recorded case

Presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology CARDIOEGYPT 2012

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Feb, 2012

VT ablation: Searching a haystack

Presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Society of Cardiology CARDIOEGYPT 2012

Fairmont Towers Hotel, Heliopolis, Cairo

 

Feb, 2012

CRT in Patients with RBBB

Presented in the Arrhythmia and Devices training course

National Heart Institute, Imbaba, Cairo

 

 

Oct, 2011

Ventricular Tachycardia

Presented in the Egyptian Hypertension Society – Glaxo Egypt training course

“Advances in Cardiovascular Medicine”

Conrad Hotel, Cairo

 

Oct, 2011

Familial Sudden Death

Presented in the Egyptian Hypertension Society – Glaxo Egypt training course

“Advances in Cardiovascular Medicine”

Conrad Hotel, Cairo

 

Oct, 2011

A Challenging CRT Case

Presented in Session III of the Beating Heart Curriculum training course organized by St Jude Medical

Pisa, Italy

 

Oct, 2011

Device and Surgical Therapy of Heart Failure

Presented in Cardiology Teaching Seminars, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Jul, 2011

Non-pharmacologic Therapy of Atrial Fibrillation

Presented in Beni-Swif Arrhythmia Day

Beni-Swif University Hospital, Beni-Swif

 

Jun, 2011

Young Investigator Forum Research Registry: Current Status

Presented in the CardioAlex

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

Jun, 2011

ECG Pitfalls and Artifacts, Case Reviews

Presented in the CardioAlex

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

Jun, 2011

An EP Challenge

Presented in the CardioAlex EP Competition

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

Jun, 2011

A Case of Scar-Related VT Ablation

Presented in the CardioAlex EP Competition

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

 

May, 2011

A CRT case with complications

Presented in Session II of the Beating Heart Curriculum training course organized by St Jude Medical

Brussels, Belgium

 

Apr, 2011

Pre-hospital and ER Managament of Acute Coronary Syndromes

Presented in the Egyptian Hypertension Society – Glaxo Egypt training course

Conrad Hotel, Cairo

 

Apr, 2011

Serious Arrhythmias in ICU

Presented in the 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiology Department, Dar Al Fouad Hospital

Novotel 6th of October, Cairo

 

Apr, 2011

Acute Complications of Pacing

Presented in COMBAT MI EGYPT 2011 Congress, organized by Egyptian Society of Cardiology, Marriott Hotel, Cairo

 

Feb, 2011

VT Ablation in ARVC

Presented in ARVC day, Cardiology Department, Cairo University

 

Dec, 2010

Supraventricular Tachycardia for EP Trainees

Presented in Electrocardiology Training Course, Cardiology Department, Bany Swif, Egypt

 

Dec, 2010

Wide Complex Tachycardia after Fallot’s Tetralogy Repair

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Dec, 2010

New Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation

Presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Cardiac Rhythm Association

Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel, Cairo

 

Dec, 2010

Redo AF Ablation: Where do we stand?

Presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Cardiac Rhythm Association

Fairmont Heliopolis Hotel, Cairo

 

Dec, 2010

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Advanced Heart Failure

Presented in the annual congress of the Egyptian Working Group of Interventional Cardiology

Cairo University, Cairo

 

Oct, 2010

Ventricular Tachycardia

Presented in the Egyptian Hypertension Society – Glaxo Egypt training course

Green Plaza, Alexandria

 

 

 

 

Oct, 2010

Familial Sudden Death

Presented in the Egyptian Hypertension Society – Glaxo Egypt training course

Green Plaza, Alexandria

 

Oct, 2010

Idiopathic Ventricular Tachycardia

Presented in the Annual Electrophysiology and Pacing Training Course, Dar Al Fouad Hospital

Novotel 6th of October, Cairo

 

Jul, 2010

Mapping of Ischemic VT

Presented in CARTO Club electrophysiology meeting, Ain Shams University, Cairo

 

Jun, 2010

Electro-anatomical Mapping: 2010

Presented in CardioAlex 2010 Congress, Alexandrial Library, Alexandria

 

May, 2010

Familial Sudden Death Syndromes

Presented in the annual EP day of the Cardiology Department, cairo University “Electrophysiology and Pacing: 2010”

New Kasr ElAiny Hospital, Cairo

 

Apr, 2010

SVT for EP Trainees

Presented in the EP training course of the National Heart Institute, NHI, Cairo

 

Apr, 2010

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation in Heart Failure

Presented in AlexPace 2010 Congress, organized by Egyptian Heart Rhythm Association, Mediterranean Azur Hotel, Alexandria

 

Mar, 2010

Atrial Fibrillation in Acute MI Setting

Presented in COMBAT MI EGYPT 2010 Congress, organized by Egyptian Society of Cardiology, Sheraton Hotel, Cairo

 

Mar, 2010

Fascicular VT Ablation

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Feb, 2010

Atypical Flutter Ablation in A Patient with Rheumatic Heart Disease

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Feb, 2010

AV Nodal Disease: EP Perspective

Presented in the arrhythmia training course organized by Cardiology Department, Zaqaziq University, Zaqaziq

 

 

Jan, 2010

Familial Sudden Death

Presented in Cardiology Core Review Course, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

 

Dec, 2009

Mapping of Macro-reentrant Atrial Arrhythmias

Presented in EP training course organized by Egyptian Cardiac Rhythm Association, French Hospital, Cairo

 

Dec, 2009

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Patients with Right Bundle Branch Block

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Dec, 2009

Arrhytmias in Adult Patients with Congenital Heart Disease

Presented in Congenital Club, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Dec, 2009

Heart Failure Management in the Era of Device Therapy

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Nov, 2009

Difficult Pacemaker Troubleshooting

Presented in the Pacing Day, Al-Hussein University Hospital, Cairo

 

Oct, 2009

Advances in Biventricular Pacing

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Oct, 2009

Parahisian VT Ablation Guided by 3D Electroanatomical Mapping

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Jun-Jul, 2009

ECG of Arrhythmias

A course for postgraduate students, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

May, 2009

Atypical Atrial Flutter – Case Presentation

Presented in CARTO Club electrophysiology meeting,Cairo

 

Apr, 2009

Clinical Data Management

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Apr, 2009

Diagnostic Tests

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Apr, 2009

VT Ablation: An update

Presented in Dar Al Fouad Hospital 4th annual meeting, Four seasons hotel, Cairo

 

Feb, 2009

VT Ablation: 2009

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds, Cardiology Department, Cairo

 

Nov, 2008

Routine Defibrillation Threshold Testing after ICD Implantation: Cons

Presented as a debate in CairoStim 2008 international electrophysiology congress,Cairo

 

Oct, 2008

Interactive Case Presentation

Presented in CARTO Club electrophysiology meeting,Cairo

 

May, 2008

Ablation For Unmappable Scar-related Ventricular Tachycardia: Immediate and Long-term Outcomes.

Amir AbdelWahab, Ratika Parkash, Magdy Basta, Martin Gardner, John Sapp.

Presented in the Cardiology research day,Halifax,Nova Scotia

 

Feb, 2007

VT ablation update

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,Halifax,Nova Scotia

 

July, 2006 - 2008

Participated in the weekly EP rounds with these presentations:

1-   Action potential: Basis of arrhythmogenesis

2-   AVN function and EP testing

3-   Sinus node function and EP testing

4-   Mechanisms and types of VT

5-   ICD trials

6-   Weird pre-excitation syndromes

7-   EP lab identification of the SVT mechanism

8-   EP lab differential diagnosis of wide complex tachycardia

9-   Device Infections

10-               Familial Sudden Death

11-               DFT Testing and Shock Programming

12-               Class III antiarrhythmic drugs

13-               Ablation of Organized Atrial Arrhythmias

14-               Many case presentations

 

Jun, 2006

Fascicular VT

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Mar, 2006

Congenital heart disease with WPW syndrome

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Feb, 2006

Atrial fibrillation ablation

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Dec, 2005

Atrial flutter ablation

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Nov, 2005

Advanced ECG tracings

Presented in the Electrophysiology Training program organized byCairoandAin-shamsUniversities,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Oct, 2005

Infective Endocarditis Database: Database Design

Presented in the IE project HEEPF audit visit,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

 

June, 2005

Atrio-ventricular reentrant tachycardia

Presented in the Electrophysiology Training program organized byCairoandAin-shamsUniversities,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

 

June, 2005

A new stepwise strategy for the detection of CAD using Carotid and Femoral Untrasonography

Presented at CardioAlex annual Cardiology Conference,Alexandria

 

June, 2005

Multiple accessory pathways

Presented at CardioAlex annual Cardiology Conference,Alexandria

 

June, 2005

Infective Endocarditis: Current database

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

 

 

June, 2005

Basic EP tracings

Presented in the Electrophysiology Training program organized byCairoandAin-shamsUniversities,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Apr, 2005

ECG for undergraduate students

A course presented to undergraduate medical students,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Apr, 2005

Left main disease

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Mar, 2005

Fallot’s tetralogy

Presented in the Congenital Club,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Feb, 2005

Clinical applications of vascular ultrasonography

Presented in a general physicians meeting,Bani-Swif,Egypt

 

Feb, 2005

Coronary revascularization prior to elective major vascular surgery

Presented in Cardiology Journal Club,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Jan, 2005

Diaphragmatic paralysis following CABG

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

May, 2004

Hypoplastic Internal Carotid Artery

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Dec, 2003

Sodium Nitroprusside in Aortic Stenosis

Presented in Cardiology Journal Club,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Nov, 2003

Renal artery stenting

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

Sep, 2003

Primary PCI

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

June, 2003

Takayasu Arteritis

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 

May, 2003

Coronary arterio-venous fistula

Presented in Cardiology Grand Rounds,CairoUniversity,Cairo

 


SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES:

Dec, 2013

Organized a 3-Day catheter ablation workshop

Benghazi Medical Center, Benghazi, Libya

 

Nov, 2013

Organized a 3-Day catheter ablation workshop

Benghazi Cardiac Center, Benghazi, Libya

 

Sep, 2013

Organized a session of a specialized ECG training course, under the title:

“EgSC ECG Workshop”

Egyptian Heart House, Egyptian Society of Cardiology, Dokki, Cairo

 

Feb-Mar, 2013

Organized two sessions of a specialized ECG training course, under the title:

“Applied ECG Interpretation”

Egyptian Heart House, Egyptian Society of Cardiology, Dokki, Cairo

 

Aug, 2012

Organized a specialized Cardiology fellows training course, under the title:

“Advanced ECG Course for Cardiologists: Interavtive Teaching Course”

Learning Resource Center, Kasr ElAiny Hospital, Cairo

 

Jun, 2012

Organized the Advanced Electrophysiology Workshop, Dar Al Fouad Hospital

Novotel 6th of October, Cairo

 

Feb, 2012

Organized a specialized EP fellows training course, under the title:

“Case Studies in Arrhythmias and Devices: Interavtive Teaching Course”

Learning Resource Center, Kasr ElAiny Hospital, Cairo

 

Oct, 2010

Organized the Annual Electrophysiology and Pacing Training Course, Dar Al Fouad Hospital, under the title:

“Advances in Arrhytmia Management: 2010”

Novotel 6th of October, Cairo

 

May, 2010

Organized the Annual Electrophysiology Day of the Cardiology Department, Cairo University, under the title:

“Electrophysiology and Pacing: 2010”

Main Auditorium, New Kasr ElAiny Hospital, Cairo

 

 


 

TEACHING AND ONLINE ACTIVITIES:

July, 2008 - Aug, 2014

Weekly arrhythmia rounds

Held in the Cardiology department, Cairo university

 

Jan, 2008 - present

Creator and administrator of two online discussion groups:

1-   EGYPT EP

     http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=21106007384

 

2-   Cardiology Department – Cairo University

     http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7853821463

 

ADDITIONAL INTERESTS:

       

Vascular Ultrasound

 

  • Performed vascular ultrasound (four days per week), average 30 patients per week (2003 – 2006)
Statistical analysis

 

  • Performed statistical analysis of 14 research projects in the department of cardiology (2004 – 2010)
Computer skills

  • Experience in Visual Basic, Visual C & C++, JAVA, Database programming, HTML and Web programming
  • Programmer of the Patient’s Records Database in the Cardiology Department
  • Programmer of the infective endocarditis project database in the Cardiology Department
  • Design and programming of the VT ablation database at the QE II Health Sciences Center,Halifax,NS,Canada

 

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