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Saturday, August 17, 2019

11:00 am
Registration and Light Lunch/Exhibits
11:50 am – 4:15 pm
General Session


Learning from the Experts: A Case Based Program Addressing Challenging Clinical Issues

  • Structural Intervention: Cases That Highlight Anatomical Challenges and Novel Solutions
  • Challenging Cases from Multimodality Imaging: Utilizing Imaging to Guide Clinical Decisions
  • Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death: When the Surface EKG Provided the Clue
  • Challenging Cases in Dyslipidemia
  • Interesting Cases in CICU: I Have Not Seen That One Before!
  • Interventions in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Clinical Vignettes
  • Clinical Pearls in Heart Failure: A Case Based Approach
  • Coronary Interventions that Kept Me Awake at Night

A five-minute question and answer period is included in each speakers allotted time.

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

7:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
7:50 am
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
General Session

Supraventricular Arrhythmias

  • Expert Approach to Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Pre-excitation / WPW: A Systematic Approach

Atrial Fibrillation

  • Updates on Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Medical and Device-based Stroke Prevention in AF: Indications and Options
  • Case-based Approach to Atrial Fibrillation Management

Wide Complex Tachycardia

  • Systematic Diagnostic Approach to Wide Complex Tachycardias
  • PVCs and Ventricular Tachycardia: Assessment and Clinical Management
  • Updates on Ablation for Ventricular Tachycardia Syncope, Sudden Cardiac Death, and Genetic Arrhythmia Syndromes

Syncope and POTS: Overview and Perspectives Genetic Arrhythmia

  • Syndromes and Channelopathies
  • Sudden Cardiac Death and Defibrillators: A Practical Approach
  • I Passed Out: Now What? A Case-based Approach

Cardiac Pacing, Resynchronization, and Lead Management

  • Pacemakers: From Basics to Advanced Features and Monitoring
  • Cardiac Resynchronization and His Bundle Pacing
  • An Expert Update on Lead Management and Device Infection: Extraction and Evolving Concepts

State-of-the-Art Update

  • The Year in Cardiac Electrophysiology: Top Advances and New Frontiers

A five-minute question and answer period is included in each speakers allotted time.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

6:30 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
General Session

Interventional Cardiology

  • Learning with the Experts: Practical ECG Review
  • Antiplatelet and Antithrombotic Agents – What Do You Need to Know in 2020
  • CABG or PCI or Medical Therapy in Stable Angina
  • STEMI Management: State-of-the-Art
  • Evidence-based Management of Unstable Angina and NSTEMI
  • Long term Outcomes and Management of Patients with DES
  • Multimodality Imaging for CAD – CTA, CT-FFR, Ca Score and More
  • Acute Management of Patients Presenting with Cardiac Arrest
  • TAVR – The Journey to Low Risk
  • Perspective on Percutaneous Mitral and Tricuspid Interventions
  • Lower Extremity PAD – Current Status and Controversies in 2019
  • Chronic Total Occlusion Interventions – When, Why, How
  • Utility of PFO Closure and LAA Occlusion in Stroke Prevention
  • Coronary Imaging and Functional Assessment in Catheterization Lab
  • Expanding Indications for TAVR
  • Bifurcation Stenting: Challenges and Solutions
  • Supported PCI – When is it Indicated and How do I do it?
  • Cardiogenic Shock: Can We Improve Current Outcomes?
  • Interesting Angiograms 

A five-minute question and answer period is included in each speakers allotted time.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

7:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
General Session


  • Follow up of Patients with Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Aortic Stenosis – Diagnosis and Management: From Asymptomatic to Low Gradient AS
  • Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation – Diagnosis and Management
  • Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Lessons Learned from the Mitra Clip
  • When and How Should Tricuspid Regurgitation Be Assessed
  • Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
  • Management of Infective Endocarditis: When do I use Drugs and When do I need Steel?
  • Timing of Intervention in Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms – Diagnosis and Management Guidelines
  • Spotting the Zebras: Rare but Classic Echo Findings
  • Aortic Regurgitation: Quantification and Timing of Surgery
  • Restriction and Constriction – Expert Approach
  • HOCM – Indications for Surgery and Risk Stratification for Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Sports Cardiology: Is It Normal Physiology or Maladaptation?
  • Use of Echo to Assess Hemodynamics
  • Utility of PET and Flow Quantification in CAD
  • Role of Cardiac MRI in Current Clinical Practice
  • Interesting Echocardiograms 

A five-minute question and answer period is included in each speakers allotted time.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

7:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
8:00 am – 4:45 pm
General Session

Heart Failure and Clinical Cardiology

  • Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction Update
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, What We Know in 2019
  • What Defines Advanced Heart Failure and When Should I Refer My Patient to a Specialty Center?
  • End Stage Heart Failure - Left Ventricular Assist Device or Heart Transplant?
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Update
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis Update: From Bench to Bedside
  • Acute Decompensated Heart Failure, Goals of Care, and Lessons Learned
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring Update
  • Role of the Microbiome in Atherosclerosis: Targeting a Novel Pathway
  • Role of the PERT Team in Clinical Practice
  • Diagnosis and Management of Heparin Induced Thromcytopenia
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia – Insights into Diagnosis and Management
  • Treating Recurrent Pericarditis: Have We Found the Magic Potion?
  • Management of Refractory Hypertension
  • Cardio Oncology: How Can We Improve Patient Outcomes?
  • Stress Induced Cardiomyopathy: Solutions for a Broken Heart
  • Role of Lp(a) in CAD: Is This a Novel Target?
  • Role of High Sensitivity Troponin in Clinical Decision Making

A five-minute question and answer period is included in each speakers allotted time.

*Topics subject to change.

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