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Agenda – State-of-the-Art Echocardiography

Friday, September 14, 2018

6:15 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits
7:20 AM
Introduction and Welcome
Richard A. Grimm, DO

Aortic Stenosis Diagnosis and Management
Moderators: L. Leonardo Rodriguez, MD and Stephanie Mick, MD

7:30 am
Echo Doppler Evaluation of Aortic Stenosis – Pitfalls, Tricks, Tips
William Stewart, MD
7:50 am
Low Flow, Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis with Reduced EF – Multimodality Evaluation
Richard A. Grimm, DO
8:10 am
Low Flow, Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis with Preserved EF – Evaluation and Management
Allan Klein, MD
8:30 am
Indications for Intervention for Aortic Stenosis: TAVR vs SAVR
Stephanie Mick, MD
8:50 am
Prosthetic Aortic Valve Stenosis and PPM – Evaluation and Management
L. Leonardo Rodriguez, MD
9:10 AM
Special Challenges of Bicuspid Valves and Aortopathy
Dermot Phelan, MD, PhD
9:30 AM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
9:45 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Mitral Regurgitation Diagnosis and Management
Moderators: Milind Desai MD and A. Marc Gillinov, MD

10:00 AM
Echo Doppler Quantification of Mitral Regurgitation
Suma Thomas, MD
10:20 AM
Mechanisms of Mitral Regurgitation and Impact on Management, Including Use of 3D imaging
Nick Skubas, MD
10:40 AM
Surgical Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation
A. Marc Gillinov, MD
11:00 AM
Approach to Echo Diagnosis of Mixed Valve Disease
Brian Griffin, MD
11:20 AM
Stress Echocardiography as a Tool in Refining Timing of Surgery for Valvular Heart Disease
Milind Desai, MD
11:40 AM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:00 PM
Lunch On Own
Simultaneous Session
Attendees have the option to attend Workshop A or didactic lectures

Echo in the Management of Device Therapies for Heart Failure<
Moderators: Richard A. Grimm, DO and Jerry Estep, MD

1:00 PM
Echo in Left Ventricular Assist Device Management
Jerry Estep, MD
1:20 PM
Right Ventricular Interrogation in VAD Selection and Management
Patrick Collier, MD, PhD
1:40 PM
Echo in the Management of Circulatory Support: ECMO, Impella
Venu Menon, MD
2:00 PM
Echo in CRT Selection, Optimization, Non Responders
Richard A. Grimm, DO
2:20 PM
Echocardiography in Management of Cardiac Implantable Electrical Device Infection
Paul Cremer, MD
2:40 PM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Optional Workshop A*

Workshop A:
3D Image Reconstruction and Cropping
($150 additional fee)
L. Leonardo Rodriguez, MD and Amy Dillenbeck, RDCS
3:00 PM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
3:30 – 5:30 PM
Optional Workshops B or C*

Workshop B:
How to Employ Strain and 3D Volumes/EF in Your Practice
($150 additional fee)
Richard A. Grimm, DO and Zoran Popovic, MD, PhD

Workshop C:
Echocardiography Simulation Lab: TTE, TEE
($75 additional fee)
Helga Lombardo, RDCS; Alice Bereznay, RDCS;
David Homa, RDCS; and Andreas Marountas, RDCS
5:30 PM
Adjourn
*All workshops require additional registration fee, are first-come, first-served and are limited space.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

7:00 am
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits

Endocarditis
Moderators: Brian Griffin, MD and Shinya Unai, MD

7:30 am
Clinical and Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Endocarditis
Wael Jaber, MD
7:50 am
Management of Endocarditis and the Critical Role of Imaging
Sagar Kalahasti, MD
8:10 am
The Changing Face of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis
Brian Griffin, MD
8:30 am
Surgical Management for Endocarditis and Value of Imaging
Shinya Unai, MD
8:50 am
Complications of Endocarditis and the Role of Imaging
Paul Crèmer, MD
9:10 am
Panel Discussion and Q&A
9:30 am
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Echo in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Moderator: Kenneth Zahka, MD

10:00 AM
Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defects
Christine Jellis, MD, PhD
10:20 AM
Transposition of the Great Arteries and Tetralogy of Fallot
Kenneth Zahka, MD
10:40 AM
Cyanotic Heart Disease: A Primer in Shunts
David S. Majdalany, MD
11:00 AM
Transcatheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease
Thomas Fagan, MD
11:20 AM
Postoperative Congenital Heart Disease
David S. Majdalany, MD
11:40 AM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:00 PM
Lunch (provided)

Echo in the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiomyopathy
Moderator: Dermot Phelan, MD, PhD

1:00 PM
Case 1: Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Harry Lever, MD
1:20 PM
Case 2: Left Ventricular Hypertrophy – Again!
Deborah H. Kwon, MD
1:40 PM
Case 3: Left Ventricular Dilation
Milind Desai, MD
2:00 PM
Case 4: Right Ventricular Dilation
Christine Jellis, MD, PhD
2:20 PM
Case 5: Biventricular Dilation
Dermot Phelan, MD, PhD
2:40 PM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
3:00 PM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Special Topics in Echocardiography
Moderator: Allan Klein, MD

3:30 PM
Diastolic Dysfunction
Allan Klein, MD
3:50 PM
Strain Imaging
Zoran Popovic, MD, PhD
4:10 PM
Cardio-Oncology
Patrick Collier, MD, PhD
4:30 PM
Echo Contrast for Border Detection and Perfusion
Bo Xu, MD
4:50 PM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
5:40 PM
Adjourn

Sunday, September 16, 2018

7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Echo Guidance in Structural Heart Disease
Moderators: Venu Menon, MD and Amar Krishnaswamy, MD

8:00 AM
Septal Puncture – How to Guide the Interventionalist
Rhonda Miyasaka, MD
8:20 AM
The Evolving Role of Echo for TAVR
Venu Menon, MD
8:40 AM
Multimodality Pre-Procedural Planning for TAVR
Deborah H. Kwon, MD
9:00 AM
TEE Guidance of LAA Occluder Implantation
Wael Jaber, MD
9:20 AM
Mitra-clip and Evolving Mitral/ Tricuspid Devices
Amar Krishnaswamy, MD
9:40 AM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
10:00 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Moderators: William Stewart, MD and Samir Kapadia, MD

10:30 AM
Paravalvular Leak and Valve-in-Valve Planning and Guidance
Maran Thamilarasan, MD
10:50 AM
PFO/ASD Closure
William Stewart, MD
11:10 AM
Recognizing Complications in SHD
Rhonda Miyasaka, MD
11:30 AM
Future Directions in Structural Heart Disease
Samir Kapadia, MD
11:50 AM
Imaging in the Cath Lab in 2020
L. Leonardo Rodriguez, MD
12:10 PM
Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:30 PM
Adjourn