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Agenda – Pulmonary Hypertension Summit 2017

Pulmonary Hypertension Summit
Friday, October 6

7:00 am
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits
7:45 am
Welcome

Broadcast from Cleveland, OH

Session I – Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Embolism

Moderators: Marcelo Gomes, MD and Rahul Renapurkar, MD (OH), and Franck Rahaghi, MD (FL)
8:00 am
Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Current Concepts
John R. Bartholomew, MD
8:30 am
From Acute to Chronic PE: Pathobiology
Irene Marthe Lang, MD
9:00 am
Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Chronic Thromboembolic Disease
William R. Auger, MD
9:30 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
William R. Auger, MD; John R. Bartholomew, MD; Irene Marthe Lang, MD; Rahul Renapurkar, MD; and Nicholas Smedira, MD
10:00 am
Break and Visit Exhibits

Broadcast from Cleveland, OH

Session II – CTEPH

Moderators: Nicholas Smedira, MD and Ihab Haddadin, MD (OH), and Franck Rahaghi, MD (FL)
10:30 am
Medical and Surgical Treatment of CTEPH
William R. Auger, MD
11:00 am
Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for CTEPH
Irene Marthe Lang, MD
11:30 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
William R. Auger, MD; Irene Marthe Lang, MD; Rahul Renapurkar, MD; and Nicholas Smedira, MD
12:00 pm
Lunch Break

Broadcast from Cleveland, OH

Session III – Basic Pulmonary Hypertension

Moderator: Neal Chaisson, MD (OH), and Franck Rahaghi, MD (FL)
1:15 pm
Diagnosis and Evaluation of PAH
Wassim H. Fares, MD, MSc
1:45 pm
Contemporary Management of PAH
Anna R. Hemnes, MD
2:15 pm
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
2:45 pm
Break and Visit Exhibits

Broadcast from Fort Lauderdale, FL

Session IV – Therapeutic Choice

Moderator: Kristin Highland, MD (OH), and Jinesh Mehta, MD
3:15 pm
Precision Medicine in PAH Therapy
Adriano Tonelli, MD
3:45 pm
Combination Therapy, Upfront, Add-On
Jinesh Mehta, MD
4:15 pm
Adverse Event Management
Franck Rahaghi, MD
4:45 pm
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
5:15 pm
Adjourn

Saturday, October 7

7:30 am
Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

Broadcast from Cleveland, OH

Session V – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease

Moderator: Adriano Tonelli, MD (OH), and Franck Rahaghi, MD (FL)
8:30 am
Pulmonary Hypertension in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Joseph Parambil, MD
9:00 am
Pulmonary Hypertension in Interstitial Lung Disease
Kristin Highland, MD
9:30 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
10:00 am
Break and Visit Exhibits

Broadcast from Fort Lauderdale, FL

Session VI - Looking to the Future

Moderator: Joseph Parambil, MD (OH), and Harrison W. Farber, MD (FL)
10:30 am
Pharmacoeconomics and Cost Effectiveness of Care in Pulmonary Hypertension
Charles D. Burger, MD
11:00 am
The Next Horizons of Pulmonary Hypertension
Harrison W. Farber, MD
11:30 am
Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Period
12:00 pm
Adjourn