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Agenda – 20th Valve Disease, Structural Interventions, and Diastology Summit

Friday     Saturday     Sunday

Friday, March 2, 2018

6:00 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits

Valve Disease: Focus on Aortic Stenosis

Moderators: David Rubenson, MD, and William J. Stewart, MD
7:00 AM
Aortic Stenosis: What Criteria Direct Which Treatment?
David Rubenson, MD
7:20 AM
Mechanism of Aortic Stenosis: Degenerative, Atherosclerosis, or Inflammation
Gian M. Novaro, MD
7:40 AM
Heart Team Approach to TAVR
Stephanie Mick, MD
8:00 AM
3D Echo and CT Imaging for TAVR
Milind Desai, MD
8:20 AM
Is TAVR Applicable in Lower and Intermediate Risk Groups?
Jonathon White, MD
8:40 AM
Paravalvular Leak in TAVR: Prediction, Prevention, Quantitation and Management
Linda Gillam, MD
9:00 AM
Valve in Valve TAVR - Another Plus for Bioprostheses at First Operation?
Robert Cubeddu, MD
9:20 AM
Panel Discussion
Moderators: David Rubenson, MD, and William J. Stewart, MD
Robert Cubeddu, MD; Milind Desai, MD; Linda Gillam, MD; Stephanie Mick, MD; Gian M. Novaro, MD; and Jonathon White, MD
9:50 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
Moderators: Linda Gillam, MD, and Sherif Nagueh, MD
10:20 AM
Intraprocedural TEE in SAVR and TAVR: Incremental Benefit or Essential Tool?
Maurice Sarano, MD
10:40 AM
Thoracic Aortic Disease – When CT, MR, TTE, TEE?
Milind Desai, MD
11:00 AM
Ascending Aortic Dilation - A Concomitant of Aortic Valve Disease
Gian M. Novaro, MD
11:20 AM
Paradoxical or Not: Low Flow, Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis (AS)
William J. Stewart, MD
11:40 AM
Transcatheter Procedures - What to Do When the Awful Happens
Jonathon White, MD
12:00 PM
Dobutamine Echo in Aortic Stenosis - Indications, Methods, Impact on Management
Brian Griffin, MD
12:20 PM
Panel Discussion
Moderators: Linda Gillam, MD, and Sherif Nagueh, MD
Milind Desai, MD; Brian Griffin, MD; Gian M. Novaro, MD; Maurice Sarano, MD; William J. Stewart, MD; and Jonathon White, MD
12:50 PM
Case Workshop – How to do AS Exam for Sonographers, Choosing TAVR vs SAVR for Aortic Stenosis, Contrast Echo Examples and LAA Closure Cases
Presenters: Deborah A. Agler, RDCS; Robert Cubeddu, MD; Milind Desai, MD; Brian Griffin, MD; Konstantinos P. Koulogiannis, MD; and Stephanie Mick, MD
1:40 PM
"Echo Interpretation Competition"
Allan L. Klein, MD, and William J. Stewart, MD
2:00 PM
Question and Answer
2:30 PM
Adjourn

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

6:15 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Diastolic Dysfunction and Right Heart Function

Moderators: Allan L. Klein, MD, and Maurice Sarano, MD
7:00 AM
State of the Art: American Society of Echo Guidelines Diastology Update
Sherif Nagueh, MD
7:20 AM
Practical Approach to Diastolic Function: Limitations and Pitfalls
Deborah A. Agler, RDCS
7:40 AM
Estimating LV Filling Pressures with Doppler
Milind Desai, MD
8:00 AM
Constriction and Amyloid: Diastolic Dysfunction
Allan L. Klein MD
8:20 AM
Diastolic Dysfunction and LVOT Gradients in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Craig R. Asher, MD
8:40 AM
Hemodynamic Correlates of Diastolic Dysfunction: What do the Studies Show?
Sherif Nagueh, MD
9:00 AM
Diastolic Dysfunction in Special Populations: Atrial Fibrillation, MV Disease, Transplant, Pulmonary Hypertension
William J. Stewart, MD
9:20 AM
Panel Discussion
Moderators: Allan L. Klein, MD, and Maurice Sarano, MD
Craig R. Asher, MD; Milind Desai, MD; Brian Griffin, MD; Sherif Nagueh, MD; and William J. Stewart, MD
9:50 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
Moderators: Sherif Nagueh, MD, and Jonathon White, MD
10:20 AM
Athlete’s Heart or Non-obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Craig R. Asher, MD
10:40 AM
Complicated Pericarditis: A New Imaging Guided Approach
Allan L. Klein, MD
11:00 AM
Clinical Presentation of Right Sided Heart Disease – "Look-alikes"
Linda Gillam, MD
11:20 AM
Tricuspid Valve Dysfunction- Subtypes and Outcomes
David Rubenson, MD
11:40 AM
Tricuspid Regurgitation: Repair vs Replace?
Stephanie Mick, MD
12:00 PM
Tricuspid Regurgitation: New Percutanous Options
Maurice Sarano, MD
12:20 PM
Role of Contrast Echo in Assessing Left and Right Heart Function
Deborah A. Agler, RDCS
12:40 PM
Panel Discussion
Moderators: Sherif Nagueh, MD, and Jonathon White, MD
Deborah A. Agler, RDCS; Craig R. Asher, MD; Linda Gillam, MD; Allan L. Klein, MD; Stephanie Mick, MD; David Rubenson, MD; and Maurice Sarano, MD
1:10 PM
Case Workshop – Constriction, Restriction, Tricuspid Regurgitation, Contrast Echo Cases
Presenters: Deborah A. Agler, RDCS; Craig Asher, MD; Allan L Klein, MD; Konstantinos P. Koulogiannis, MD; Sherif Nagueh, MD; David Rubenson, MD; and Maurice Sarano, MD
2:00 PM
Question and Answer
2:30 PM
Adjourn

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

6:15 AM
Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Valve Regurgitation, 3D Echo, and Strain

Moderators: Linda Gillam, MD, and Stephanie Mick, MD
7:00 AM
Quantifying MR or AR: Flow Convergence Vena Contracta, Jet Area, Regurgitant Fraction
Linda Gillam, MD
7:20 AM
Aortic Regurgitation - Decisions Based on Clinical and Echo Data
Brian Griffin, MD
7:40 AM
Ischemic/Secondary Mitral Regurgitation – Who, Who-Not, and When To do Surgery?
Stephanie Mick, MD
8:00 AM
Asymptomatic Severe Mitral Regurgitation: Choosing the Golden Moment
William J. Stewart, MD
8:20 AM
Exercise Testing in Mitral or Aortic Valve Disease: What do the Guidelines Say?
David Rubenson, MD
8:40 AM
Mitraclip - Intra-Procedural TEE guidance: 3D and Biplane Echo
Maurice Sarano, MD
9:00 AM
Paravalvular Leak Closure, Transcatheter Mitral or Tricuspid Replacement
Jonathon White, MD
9:20 AM
Panel Discussion
Moderators: Linda Gillam, MD, and Stephanie Mick, MD
Brian Griffin, MD; David Rubenson, MD; Maurice Sarano, MD; William J. Stewart, MD; and Jonathon White, MD
9:50 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
Moderators: Gian M. Novaro, MD, and Jonathan White, MD
10:20 AM
Incorporating 3D Echo and LV Strain into Routine Practice in the Echo Lab
Deborah A. Agler, RDCS
10:40 AM
3D Echo: How to Acquire Data with Each of 3 Vendors
Konstantinos P. Koulogiannis, MD
11:00 AM
Unique Skills of 3D Echo over 2D: Which Situations?
William J. Stewart, MD
11:20 AM
Myocardial Mechanics; Strain and Torsion in Clinical Practice
Sherif Nagueh, MD
11:40 AM
LV Strain in Cardio-Oncology
Craig R. Asher, MD
12:00 PM
Muscle Mechanics in Pericardial Diseases
Allan L Klein, MD
12:20 PM
Panel Discussion
Moderators: Gian M. Novaro, MD, and Jonathan White, MD
Deborah A. Agler, RDCS; Craig R. Asher, MD; Milind Desai, MD; Konstantinos P. Koulogiannis, MD; Sherif Nagueh, MD; and William J. Stewart, MD
12:50 PM
Case Workshop: Radiation Cases, Contrast Echo Cases; MR Treatment: Medicine, Clip, or Surgery
Presenters: Deborah A. Agler, RDCS; Craig R. Asher, MD; Robert Cubeddu, MD;
Milind Desai, MD; Brian Griffin, MD; Konstantinos P. Koulogiannis, MD; and Jonathan White, MD
1:40 PM
Echo Interpretation Competition Awards Presentation
Allan L. Klein, MD, and William Stewart, MD
2:00 PM
Question and Answer
2:30 PM
Adjourn

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