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Agenda

Friday     Saturday     

Friday, December 13, 2019

7:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
7:55 am

Welcome and Announcements
Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD

Session I: A Contemporary Framework for Approaching Aortic Valve Disease in 2019

Moderators: Douglas Johnston, MD and Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD
8:00 am

Evolution of the Aortic Valve Center: How and Why
Panel Discussion: Samir Kapadia, MD, Leonardo Rodriguez, MD & Douglas Johnston, MD

8:20 am
Case: Patient with Symptomatic AS
Natural History and Risk Factors for Patients with AS

Leonardo Rodriguez, MD
8:35 am
Case: Severe AI and dilated LV
Natural History and Risk Factors for Patients with AR

Brian Griffin, MD
8:50 am
Current Guidelines: When and How to Intervene
Patrick T. O’Gara, MD
9:10 am
Is there a Role for Medical Therapy in Aortic Valve Disease?  
Brian Griffin, MD
9:25 am
The Top 10 Aortic Valve Papers: Implications for Clinical Practice in 2019
Robert O. Bonow, MD
9:45 am
Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
10:00 am
Break

Session II Imaging of the Aortic Valve from Basic to Advanced Techniques

Moderators: Wael Jaber, MD and Brian Griffin, MD
10:30 am
Case of Standard Severe AS: Utilization of Basic Echo
Wael Jaber, MD
10:45 am
Case of Asymptomatic Severe AS: Use of Stress Echo, BNP and Strain
Leonardo Rodriguez, MD
11:00 am
Case of Low Flow, Low EF and Paradoxic AS Using Dobutamine Echo Contractile Reserve
Christine Jellis, MD, PhD
11:15 am
Case of TAVR Showing CT and CMR for Work-up
Milind Desai, MD
11:30 am
Case of Severe AR with Imaging Work-up: Quantification of AR and Surgical Timing
Brian Griffin, MD
11:45 am
Case of BAV with Aortopathy Including Different Measurement Techniques and Current Size Thresholds in Considering Surgery  
Milind Desai, MD
12:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
12:15 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm
Featured Guest Faculty/Interview
Craig R. Smith, MD and Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD

Session III:  Controversies and Difficult Scenarios in Aortic Valve Disease

Moderators: Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD
1:15 pm

Mechanical vs. Bioprosthesis: How to Decide (Case of Early Bioprosthesis Failure and Data on Etiology and Surgical Outcomes)
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD

1:30 pm
AVR and CABG
Douglas Johnston, MD
1:45 pm
Valve in Valve versus Redo Surgery
Douglas Johnston, MD
2:00 pm
Surgery in a Young Asymptomatic Patient
Douglas Johnston, MD
2:15 pm
Case of Valve Reimplantation and Aortic Valve Repair
Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD
2:30 pm
Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
2:45 pm
Break
3:00 pm
Case of Radiation Heart Disease: Data on SAVR TAVR Comprehensive Approach
Douglas Johnston, MD
3:15 pm
Case of Endocarditis Requiring Surgery 
Paul Stelzer, MD
3:30 pm
Case of Paravalvular AR: Data on Surgical and Percutaneous Closure 
Samir Kapadia, MD
3:45 pm
Failed Bioprosthesis and Small Root  
Douglas Johnston, MD
4:00 pm
Bicuspid Valve with Aortic Valve Repair 
Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD
4:15 pm
Case of Acute AR Due to Dissection
Eric Roselli, MD
4:30 pm
Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
4:45 pm
Adjourn for Day
4:45 - 5:30 pm
Attendee Reception

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Saturday, December 14

Session IV: TAVR (Rapid Fire Presentations 10 mins each)

Moderators:  Samir Kapadia, MD and Douglas Johnston, MD
8:00 am
Evolving Directions for TAVR (new trial results, low risk patients) 
Samir Kapadia, MD
8:10 am
What is Low Risk TAVR – Imaging Characteristics 
Christine Jellis, MD, PhD
8:20 am
Cerebral Protection – Case Based Approach   
Amar Krishniswamy, MD
8:30 am
WATCH TAVR – Case Presentation - TAVR and LAAC in AF Patients  
Samir Kapadia, MD
8:40 am
Complications During and After TAVR (Tamponade, PPM, VSD) 
Amar Krishnaswamy, MD
8:50 am
Management of Difficulty Groin Access with TAVR 
Rishi Puri, MD, PhD
9:00 am
No Valve in Valve for this Patient – SAVR is a Better Option  
Douglas Johnston, MD
9:10 am
When to do Balloon Valvuloplasty – Case Based Approach   
Amar Krishnaswamy, MD
9:20 am
Alternative Access Options for TAVR
Stephanie Mick, MD
9:30 am
Leaflet Thrombosis After TAVR – Case Based Approach
Susheel Kodali, MD
9:40 am
Treatment of Paravalaular Leak After TAVR – VIV or Plug – Case Based Approach  
Amar Krishnaswamy, MD 
9:50 am
Endocarditis after TAVR   
Wael Jaber, MD
10:00 am
Coronary Disease Management in Patients Undergoing TAVR  
Samir Kapadia, MD
10:10 am
Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
10:25 am
Break

Session V: Emerging Technologies (Non CME)

Moderators: Eric Roselli, MD and Samir Kapadia, MD
10:50 am
Clinical Takeaways from the Global Registries 
Susheel Kodali, MD
11:00 am

S3 Ultra   
Amar Krishnaswamy, MD

11:10 am
Exceed Trial – CENTERA Valve
Susheel Kodali, MD
11:20 am
JenaValve
Olaf Wendler, MD
11:30 am
Accessory Devices – Manta (closure), Sentinel and Triguard  
Rishi Puri, MD, PhD
11:40 am
Gore Arise Trial and Investigational Approaches to Dissection
Eric Roselli, MD
11:50 am
Combination of Wearables and AI May Help ID Onset of Aortic Valve Disease 
Milind Desai, MD
12:00 pm
Q & A
12:15 pm
Adjourn

*Invited

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