|6:45 a.m.||Continental Breakfast|
|New Technology and Applications
Dr. Rick A. Nishimura, presiding
|7:15-7:55 a.m.||Cardiac Disease and the Risk of Pregnancy. Assessment by Echo in Establishing Mild, Moderate, or Severe Risk. When to Advise to Interrupt Pregnancy.
Dr. Carol A. Warnes
|7:55-8:20 a.m.||Cardiac Masses: A Multimodality Approach. Echo, CT, and MRI. Cost Benefit Considerations.
Dr. George M. Gura, Jr.
|8:20-8:45 a.m.||Adult Congenital Heart Disease – What We All Must Know in Daily Clinical Practice
Dr. Carole A. Warnes
|8:45-9:10 a.m.||Ventricular Assist Devices (VAT). Most Crucial Information Required in Echo Assessment
Dr. William F. Armstrong
|9:10-9:30 a.m.||Emerging Devices for Monitoring and Managing Heart Failure
Dr. William T. Abraham
|9:30-9:45 a.m.||Questions and Answers
Drs. Warnes, Gura, Armstrong, Abraham, and Picard; Dr. Nishimura, moderator
|4:00-5:00 p.m.||Echocardiography in Challenging Cases in Heart Failure. Defining the Etiology of Cardiomyopathy. Guess the Cause of Heart Failure?|
|5:00-6:15 p.m.||Challenging and Problematic Cases from the Faculty and Audience
Audience – Submit Your Cases at the Time of On-Site Registration for Presentation
|6:15-6:30 p.m.||Echo in Practice Post-Test
Dr. Thomas Ryan