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Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiology in the Capital: Case-Based Clinical Decision Making

Friday, April 26

TimeTopic
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:50 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
Heart Rhythm – Atrial Fibrillation
Moderators: Douglas Packer, M.D. and Bernard Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil.
8:00 a.m. State-of-the-Art Lecture – Ablation vs. Pharmacologic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation: A Changing Landscape
Douglas Packer, M.D.
8:30 a.m. Atrial Arrhythmia – Case Review
Drs. Cha, Friedman, McLeod and Shen
9:30 a.m. Summary of Take Home Points, Questions and Discussion
Heart Rhythm – Ventricular Arrhythmias
9:45 a.m. State-of-the-Art Lecture – Contemporary and Evolving Strategies for the Evaluation and Treatment of the Congenital Long QT Syndromes
Michael Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break and Meet the Faculty
Heart Rhythm – Ventricular Arrhythmias and Devices
Moderators: Thomas Munger, M.D. and Douglas Packer, M.D.
10:45 a.m. Ventricular Arrhythmia – Case Review
Drs. Ackerman, Friedman, McLeod and Munger
11:45 a.m. Summary of Take Home Points, Questions and Discussion
12:00 p.m. Lunch
Structural Heart Disease – Valvular Heart Disease I
Moderators: Charles Bruce, M.D. and Charanjit Rihal, M.D.
1:00 p.m. State-of-the-Art Lecture – Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Current and Future Options
Ted Feldman, M.D.
1:30 p.m. Valvular Heart Disease – Case Review I
Drs. Connolly, Nkomo, Rihal and Simari
2:40 p.m. Summary of Take Home Points, Questions and Discussion
3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break and Meet the Faculty
Valvular Heart Disease II
Moderators: Maurice Sarano, M.D. and Rakesh Suri, M.D., D.Phil.
3:30 p.m. VHD – Case Review II
Drs. Bruce, Sarano, Sorajja and Suri
4:30 p.m. Summary of Take Home Points, Questions and Discussion
4:45 p.m. Adjourn