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Agenda

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

6:45 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
7:30 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
7:40 am
The Cleveland Clinic Team Approach to Endocarditis Management
Gosta Petersson, MD, PhD
Steven Gordon, MD
Brian Griffin, MD

Team of Teams
Susan Rehm, MD

Session 1: Infective Endocarditis (IE), The Basics

Moderators: E. Rene Rodriguez, MD and Steven Gordon, MD
8:00 am
Infective Endocarditis: Perspectives on a Changing Landscape
Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
8:30 am
Pathology and Histopathology of IE
Carmela D. Tan, MD
8:45 am
Duke and Other Diagnostic Criteria
Nabin Shrestha, MD
8:55 am
What We Learned About Endocarditis From the National Registries
Lauge Østergaard, MD
9:10 am
Organism, Right, Left, AV, MV, TV, Native, and Prosthetic – Does it Matter?
Syed Hussain, MD
9:20 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
9:30 am
Refreshment Break/Exhibits

Session 2: Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis

Moderators: Brian Griffin, MD and Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
10:00 am
Case Presentation
10:05 am
Guidelines for Management of IE
Bernard Prendergast, MD
10:25 am
Clinical Diagnosis of IE, Early Detection
Thomas Fraser, MD
10:35 am
Identification of the Pathogen
Nabin Shrestha, MD
10:45 am
Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis: TTE vs TEE
Brian Griffin, MD
10:55 am
CTA, MRI, PET – Added Value
Paul Schoenhagen, MD
Paul Cremer, MD
11:10 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
11:30 am
Lunch Presentation

Current Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guidelines are Appropriate and Sufficient vs Current Antibiotic Prophylaxis is Inadequate and Should be Changed?
Moderator: Steven Gordon, MD

Pro: Bernard Prendergast, MD
Con: Adolf W. Karchmer, MD

Discussion

Session 3: Medical Management of Infective Endocarditis and Indications for Surgery

Moderators: Steven Gordon, MD and Bernard Prendergast, MD
1:00 pm
Case Presentation
1:05 pm
Antimicrobial Therapy, Combination Therapy and Synergy
Cesar Arias, MD, PhD
1:35 pm
New Strategies - Role for Oral and Long-acting Antimicrobials?
Susan Rehm, MD
1:45 pm
Medical Management of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis
Adolf W. Karchmer, MD
1:55 pm
Vegetation Debulking, A Novel Option for the Tricuspid Valve
Joseph Campbell, MD
2:05 pm
Endocarditis and the Kidneys
Leal Herlitz, MD
2:15 pm
Dialysis Access and Endocarditis
Lee Kirksey, MD
2:25 pm
Optimizing the Patient – Preoperative Work Up and Treatment
Venu Menon, MD
2:40 pm
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
3:00 pm
Refreshment Break/Exhibits

Session 4: Embolization and Other Complications: Brain and Systemic

Moderators: Faisal Bakaeen, MD and Ken Uchino, MD
3:30 pm
Case Presentation
3:35 pm
Embolic Risk
Milind Desai, MD
3:45 pm
Neurological Complications
Dolora Wisco, MD
3:55 pm
Neurosurgical Interventions in IE – Who, When, and How?
Mark Bain, MD
4:05 pm
Screening and Management of Non CNS Satellite Infections
Steven Gordon, MD
4:15 pm
Role and Timing of Surgery
Jae-Won Lee, MD, PhD
4:40 pm
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
5:00 pm
Adjourn

Reception and Moderated Poster Session

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Friday, May 15, 2020

6:45 am
Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

Session 5: Surgery for Endocarditis

Moderators: A. Marc Gillinov, MD and Nikolaos Skubas, MD
7:30 am
Case Presentation
7:35 am
Perioperative Care – Pre-CPB Concerns
Anand Mehta, MD
7:45 am
Perioperative Care – Hemostatic Management and Hemodynamic Management
Shiva Sale, MD
7:55 am
Surgical Pathology of IE and General Principles
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
8:10 am
Surgery for Infected Mitral Valves
Per Wierup, MD, PhD
8:20 am
Should We Repair All Tricuspid Valves?
Faisal Bakaeen, MD
8:30 am
Allograft for Invasive Endocarditis?
Shinya Unai, MD
8:40 am
Alternatives for Reconstruction of Infected Aortic Root
Jae-Won Lee, MD, PhD
8:50 am
Double Valve Endocarditis
José Navia, MD
9:00 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
9:30 am
Refreshment Break/Exhibits

Session 6: Cardiac Device Related Infections

Moderators: Bruce Wilkoff, MD and M. Rizwan Sohail, MD
10:00 am
Case Presentation
10:05 am
CIED Infections: Prevalence, Diagnosis, and Management
M. Rizwan Sohail, MD
10:20 am
Percutaneous Extraction of Infected Leads
Bruce Wilkoff, MD
10:30 am
Prevention of CIED Infection
Khaldoun G. Tarakji, MD, MPH
10:40 am
In the OR: Should Non-Infected Leads and Prostheses be Removed?
Shinya Unai, MD
10:47 am
In the OR: When and When Not to Place Epicardial Leads?
Bruce Wilkoff, MD
10:55 am
Ventricular Assist Device Infections
Michael Tong, MD
11:05 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
11:30 am
Special Luncheon Presentation
Guest Speaker TBD

Moderators: Lars Svensson, MD, PhD and A. Marc Gillinov, MD

Panel: Special Guest (TBD)
Steven Gordon, MD
Brian Griffin, MD
Serge Harb, MD
Susannah L. Rose, PhD
Patient
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
David Streem, MD

Addicted! – Patient’s Perspective
Patient

Infective Endocarditis Associated with Drug Abuse in the USA
Serge Harb, MD

Update on Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
David Streem, MD

Don’t Waste a Crisis
Special Guest (TBD)

Discussion
12:55 pm
Announcement of Best Poster

Session 7: Aortic Infections

Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli, MD and Eric Roselli, MD
1:00 pm
Case Presentation
1:05 pm
Cardio-aortic Infections After Graft Replacement
Eric Roselli, MD
1:20 pm
Managing Thoracic Aortic Infections in the TEVAR Era
Joseph S. Coselli, MD
1:40 pm
Management of Aorto-Pulmonary and Aorto-Esophageal Fistulas
Siva Raja, MD, PhD
1:50 pm
Mycotic Aneurysms, Infected Aortic Grafts, Use of Deep Femoral Vein and Allografts
Sean Lyden, MD
2:00 pm
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period

Session 8: Miscellaneous Topics

Moderators: Thomas Fraser, MD
2:20 pm
Case Presentation
2:30 pm
Are Bioprostheses More Prone to Infection than Mechanical Prosthesis?
Lauge Østergaard, MD
2:40 pm
Allografts are Least Prone to Infection and Reinfection?
James C. Witten, MD
2:50 pm
Endocarditis After TAVR and Other Non CIED Devices
Amar Krishnaswamy, MD
3:00 pm
Endocarditis in Children
Hani Najm, MD
3:10 pm
M. chimera IE After Heart Surgery - New Guidelines
Steven Gordon, MD
3:20 pm
When Surgery is Not an Option: Challenges in Medical Management
Thomas Fraser, MD
3:30 pm
Refreshment Break/Exhibits

Session 9: How Do We Move Forward From Here?

Moderators: Steven Gordon, MD and Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
4:00 pm
Studying Endocarditis
Eugene Blackstone, MD
4:20 pm
Panel Discussion
Cesar Arias, MD, PhD
Eugene Blackstone, MD
Joseph S. Coselli, MD
Jae-Won Lee, MD, PhD
Lauge Østergaard, MD
4:50 pm
Final Remarks
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
Steven Gordon, MD
Brian Griffin, MD
5:00 pm
Adjourn

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