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Agenda – Multi-disciplinary Master Class in Endocarditis and Other Cardiovascular Infections

Wednesday     Thursday     Friday

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

7:00-9:00 pm
Advance Registration and Welcome Reception
3rd Floor Foyer

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

7:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits
7:45 am
Welcome
Lars Svensson, MD, PhD

Opening
Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
7:50 am
Introduction: TEAM Care for Patients With Infective Endocarditis
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD

Session 1: The Basics About Infective Endocarditis (IE)

Moderators: Brian Griffin, MD and Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
8:00 am
Case Presentation
Steven Gordon, MD
8:10 am
The Diagnosis and Determination of Pathogen of IE: The Role of Histopathology and Sequencing
Nabin Shrestha, MD
8:30 am
Virulence Factors and Pathophysiology of IE
Haytham Elgharably, MD
8:40 am
Natural and Modified History of IE
Syed Hussain, MD
8:50 am
Guidelines for IE: What We Don’t Know
Bernard D. Prendergast, MD
9:10 am
Hot Seat and Panel Discussion
9:30 am
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 2: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis

Moderators: Steven Gordon, MD and Marc R. Moon, MD
10:00 am
Case Presentation
Bo Xu, MD
10:10 am
Changing Global Epidemiology of IE
Bernard D. Prendergast, MD
10:25 am
Clinical Diagnosis of IE, Value of Duke and Other Diagnostic Criteria
Thomas Fraser, MD
10:35 am
Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis: TTE vs TEE
Paul Cremer, MD
10:45 am
The Diagnostic Contribution of MDCT, SPECT, PET-CT, MRI and Other
Paul Schoenhagen, MD
10:55 am
Biased: Treatment, Selection, Referral, and Survival Biases?
Eugene Blackstone, MD
11:15 am
Hot Seat and Panel Discussion
11:30 am
Lunch
12:30 - 1:00 pm
Optional Non-CME Lunch Presentation

Wound Management – The Use of a Platform Wound Device for Topical Treatment of Infections and for Delivery of Negative Pressure
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Elof Eriksson, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus Harvard Medical School
Chief Medical Officer, Applied Tissue Technologies

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

Moderators: Brian Griffin, MD and Marc R. Moon, MD
1:00 pm
Case Presentation
Steven Gordon, MD
1:10 pm
Medical Management of Patients with Endocarditis
Thomas Fraser, MD
1:25 pm
Antimicrobials for IE: What’s New and Promising?
Susan Rehm, MD
1:40 pm
Infective Endocarditis – Right-sided vs. Left-sided, AV vs. MV vs. TV, Native vs. Prosthetic Valve Infections - Are They All the Same?
Syed Hussain, MD
1:50 pm
Indications for Surgery in Patients With Left-sided Valve Involvement
Brian Griffin, MD
2:05 pm
Timing of Surgery in Infective Endocarditis
Yutaka Okita, MD, PhD
2:20 pm
Indications for Surgery in Patients With Right-sided IE
Michael Tong, MD
2:30 pm
Hot Seat and Panel Discussion
3:00 pm
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 4: Surgery for Endocarditis

Moderators: Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD and Joseph S. Coselli, MD
3:30 pm
Case Presentation
Robert Steffen, MD
3:40 pm
Role of Surgery and Surgical Principles
Jose Navia, MD
3:55 pm
Mitral Valve Repair for Infective Endocarditis
Per Wierup, MD, PhD
4:10 pm
Choice of Prosthesis in Left-sided Endocarditis
Marc R. Moon, MD
4:25 pm
Surgeries for Advanced Invasive Left-sided Disease
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
4:40 pm
Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Reconstruction Rather Than Replacement
Faisal Bakaeen, MD
4:55 pm
Hot Seat and Panel Discussion
5:30 pm
Adjourn

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Friday, April 13, 2018

7:00 am
Registration/Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits

Session 5: Brain and Systemic Embolization and Complications

Moderators: Marc Gillinov, MD and Marc R. Moon, MD
8:00 am
Case Presentation
Natalie Ho, MD
8:15 am
Neurological Complications in IE, Diagnosis and Management
Dolora Wisco, MD
8:25 am
The Role of the Neurosurgeon in IE
Mark Bain, MD
8:40 am
Neurological Complications and Surgical Risk and Timing of Surgery
Yutaka Okita, MD, PhD
8:55 am
Management of Non CNS Satellite Infections: Spleen/Spine and Others
Laila Woc-Colburn, MD
9:10 am
IE and Kidney Failure Including EI in Patients on Dialysis
Sevag Demirjian, MD
9:25 am
Hot Seat and Panel Discussion
9:40 am
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 6: Heart Rhythm Device Infections and Device Endocarditis

Moderators: Bruce Wilkoff, MD and Khaldoun Tarakji, MD, MPH
10:05 am
Case Presentation
Amila D. William, MD
10:15 am
CIED Infections: Prevalence, Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention
Khaldoun Tarakji, MD
10:30 am
Outcomes of CIED Infection
Larry M. Baddour, MD
10:45 am
Percutaneous Lead Extraction of Infected CIED
Bruce Wilkoff, MD
11:00 am
Endocarditis and CIEDs - The Surgeon’s Perspective
Shinya Unai, MD
11:15 am
Hot Seat and Panel Discussion
11:30 am
Special Luncheon Session - The Opioid Crisis in Ohio and the US
(non-cme)
Moderators: Lars Svensson, MD, PhD and Marc Moon, MD
12:00 pm
Case Presentation: When Breath Becomes AIR
Steven Gordon, MD
12:04 pm
Impact of IDU and Opioid Addiction on IE and Outcomes
Nabin Shrestha, MD
12:08 pm
Update on Treatment of OUD and “Bundle Model of Care”
David Streem, MD
12:14 pm
Keynote: Opioid Crisis in Ohio and US
U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman
12:35 pm
Panel Discussion
Gosta Pettersson, MD; Brian Griffin, MD, Paul Ford, PhD, Steven Gordon, MD,
Nabin Shrestha, MD, David Streem, MD,
Justin E. Herdman - U.S. Attorney

Session 7: Aortic Infections

Moderators: Yutaka Okita, MD, PhD and Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
1:00 pm
Case Presentation
James L. Gentry III, MD
1:10 pm
Management of Ascending Aorta and Arch Graft Infections
Douglas Johnston, MD
1:25 pm
Management of Descending and Thoraco-Abdominal Graft Infections
Joseph S. Coselli, MD
1:40 pm
Management of Aorto-Pulmonary and Aorto-Esophageal Fistulas
Eric Roselli, MD
1:55 pm
Hot Seat and Panel Discussion

Session 8: Assist Device and Other Infections

Moderators: Susan Rehm, MD and Nicholas Smedira, MD
2:10 pm
Case Presentation
Nabin Shrestha, MD
2:30 pm
VAD Infections: Diagnostic and Medical Management Aspects
Steven Gordon, MD
2:45 pm
VAD Infections: Surgical Aspects
Edward Soltesz, MD, MPH
3:00 pm
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits

Session 9: M. Chimera, Sternal Wound Infections, and Prevention

Moderators: Steven Gordon, MD and Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
3:20 pm
Case Presentation
Steven Gordon, MD
3:40 pm
M. Chimera and Other OR Acquired Infections After Heart Surgery
Thomas Fraser, MD
3:55 pm
Fungal Endocarditis
Laila Woc-Colburn, MD
4:10 pm
Management of Mediastinitis and Sternal Wound Infections
Marc R. Moon, MD
4:25 pm
Outcome Metrics and Public Reporting for Treatment of Endocarditis
Bernard D. Prendergast, MD
4:40 pm
IE Prophylaxis – Why, Who and When?
Larry M. Baddour, MD
4:55 pm
Panel Discussion: Is Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Primarily a Surgical Disease?
Moderators: Bernard D. Prendergast, MD and Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD

Panelists: Larry M. Baddour, MD; Brian Griffiin, MD; Marc R. Moon, MD; Yutaka Okita, MD, PhD; and Nabin Shrestha, MD
5:15 pm
My Perspective: Who Should Operate on Patients with Endocarditis?
Bruce Lytle, MD
5:25 pm
Final Remarks
Steven Gordon, MD
Brian Griffin, MD
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
5:30 pm
Adjourn

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