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CASSA 2020 update

CASSA Symposia 2020 The annual CASSA symposia were held over 2 successive weekends in Cape Town on the 29 February and in Johannesburg on the 7 March.  These CASSA symposia have become a regular event on the CASSA calendar for the past 5 years with the aim to provide clinical updates in the diagnosis and […]

A message from Ashley Chin and Andrew Thornton

Dear cardiology community,   I hope you are you staying safe in these unprecedented times.   As many of you are aware, many novel therapies for the treatment of COVID-19 are currently under investigation. Some of these therapies can prolong the QT interval and increase the risk of torsade de pointes (TDP).   Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, […]

14th International Dead Sea Symposium (IDSS) on Innovations and Controversies in Cardiac Arrhythmias | October 2018

The South African Society of Cardiovascular Intervention Following the tremendous success of the last IDSS which was attended by more than 700 participants from 38 countries, we are pleased to inform you that the 14th International Dead Sea Symposium (IDSS) on Innovations and Controversies in Cardiac Arrhythmias will take place from October 28-31, 2018 in […]

CASSA NEWSLETTER November 2014

Another year has come and gone. During the past year CASSA Hosted GP training meetings in Bloemfontein and Gauteng in collaboration with Mediclinic. During these meetings General Practitioners were shown how to read and interpret an ECG. GP’s were also given an update on the latest treatments for AF – ablation etc. Many more meetings […]

CASSA NEWSLETTER August 2013

The CASSA specialist symposium, entitled ‘The Clinical Management of Arrhythmia’ will take place during September and October 2013. International Key note speakers are Prof Sanjeev Saksena, Professor in Clinical Medicine at RWJ Medical School, USA and Dr Owen Obel, Associate Professor in Medicine at the Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas.

PACE supports the ‘Sign Against Stroke in AF’ Campaign

PACE supports the ‘Sign Against Stroke in AF’ Campaign PACE is proud to be involved in a major campaign to raise awareness of AF-related stroke and to improve access to care and treatment for people with AF. The Sign Against Stroke in AF campaign was launched by Bayer Pharmaceuticals on 18 April at the World […]

ICD practitioner accreditation

Courses are now available – ENROLL NOW!

CASSA Newsletter January 2012

The Executive Committee of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Society of Southern Africa recently held their annual strategic meeting and will be kick-starting the year with a number of great initiatives. Website CASSA has changed to a new webmaster and the website can now be the educational and communication portal it was intended to be. CASSA members […]

CASSA Newsletter September 2011

CASSA has the honour of hosting the annual South African Heart Association Congress in 2011. The congress will take place from 23-26 October at the brand new and ultra modern East London ICC.

CASSA Newsletter January 2011

CASSA has the honour of hosting the annual South African Heart Association Congress in 2011. The congress will take place from 23-26 October at the brand new and ultra modern East London ICC. Please diarize this prestigious event!