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Cardiovascular Diseases

Challenges in Clinical Cardiology: A Case-Based Update

Friday, October 4

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
7:50 a.m. Welcome
8:00 a.m. NSTEMI in a Patient with HIT: Treatment Options
Malcolm R. Bell, M.D.
8:25 a.m. Chest Pain Due to Vasospasm: Evaluation and Treatment
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D.
8:50 a.m. Acute Coronary Syndrome in a Patient on a Direct Thrombin Inhibitor: Evaluation and Treatment Options
Issam Moussa, M.D.
9:15 a.m. Coronary Artery Disease and Diabetes: PCI vs. CABG
Panel: Drs. Bell, Schaff, and Frye
Moderator: Dr. Moussa
9:40 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:05 a.m. 40-Year-Old Man with New Severely Decreased LVEF: Approach to Evaluation
Farris K. Timimi, M.D.
10:30 a.m. Heart Failure and Preserved EF: Management Options
Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.
10:55 a.m. How do I Treat my Patient with Heart Failure and Renal Failure?
Grace Lin, M.D.
11:20 a.m. When Should I Refer my Patient for Cardiac Transplantation?
D. Eric Steidley, M.D.
11:45 a.m. How do I Prevent my Heart Failure Patient from Being Re-Admitted in 30 Days?
Panel: Drs. Clavell and Olson and Ms. Truex
Moderator: Dr. Lin
12:10 p.m. Lunch
1:05 p.m. Preventive Cardiology in Women: Role of the Nurse Practitioner
Kari A. Carter, C.N.P.
1:30 p.m. Chemotherapy and Cardiotoxicity: Evaluation and Treatment
Joerg Herrmann, M.D.
1:55 p.m. Palliative Care — When to Consider in CV Patients Keith M. Swetz, M.D.
2:20 p.m. Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Management Options
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D.
2:55 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:20 p.m. Dual Antiplatelet Rx Plus Systemic Anticoagulation: Bleeding Risk and Management
Robert D. McBane, M.D.
3:45 p.m. Non-Cardiac Surgery After PCI: What You and Your Patient Need to Know
Charanjit S. Rihal, M.D.
4:10 p.m. Medication Non Adherence: When Your Patient Can’t Afford Your Treatment
Steven L. Kopecky, M.D.
4:35 p.m. Which Imaging Test Gives You the Best Bang for Your Buck? A Case-Based Panel Discussion
Panel: Drs. Anavekar, Young, McCully, and Miller
Moderator: Dr. Wilansky
5:00 p.m. Adjourn