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Cardiovascular Diseases

27th Annual Echocardiographic Symposium at Vail. New Technologies, Live Scanning, and Clinical ...

Monday, July 22

Time Topic
6:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Dr. George M. Gura, Jr.
7:15-7:30 a.m. Echo in Practice Pre-Test
Dr. George M. Gura, Jr.
  Systolic and Diastolic Heart Failure: Echo/CT/MRI
Dr. George M. Gura, Jr., presiding
7:30-7:55 a.m. Diastolic Heart Failure 2013: State-of-the-Art 2013
Dr. Christopher P. Appleton
7:55-8:20 a.m. Dyspnea – Noninvasive Evaluation With Multimodality Imaging
Dr. Grace Lin
8:20-8:45a.m. Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Failure – Guide to Therapy. What the CHF Specialist Needs From the Echocardiogram.
Dr. Daniel D. Borgeson
8:45-9:10 a.m. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and Devices for Congestive Heart Failure
Dr. Grace Lin
9:10-9:40 a.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Appleton, Lin, and Borgeson; Dr. Gura, moderator
9:40-10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break – Visit Exhibits
  Systolic and Diastolic Heart Failure: Echo/CT/MRI
Dr. George M. Gura, Jr., presiding
10:00-10:25 a.m. Challenging Cases in Congestive Heart Failure: Use of Echo, CT, and MRI
Dr. Grace Lin
10:25-10:50 a.m. Advanced Heart Failure. When to Refer for LVAD or Transplant and Use of Echo for Follow-up LVAD.
Dr. Daniel D. Borgeson
10:50-11:15 a.m. Constriction vs Restriction Cardiomyopathy
Dr. Christopher P. Appleton
11:15-11:40 a.m. MRI/CT for Pericardial Disease
Dr. Phillip M. Young
11:40 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Incremental Value of 3-D Echo
Dr. Vuyisile T. Nkomo
12:05-12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Lin, Borgeson, Young, Appleton, and Nkomo; Dr. Gura, moderator
  Workshops
4:00-6:00 p.m. Hemodynamic Workshop (Systolic and Diastolic)
Drs. Grace Lin and Christopher P. Appleton Live Demonstrations – Strain and Diastolic Function
Cathryn A. Harris, RDCS and Stephen F. Tucker, RDCS
6:00-7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception – Ballroom Foyer
Attendees and their guests invited.