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Cardiovascular Diseases

Echo on Marco Island: Case-Based Approach

Thursday, December 5

Time Topic
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. Pre Test Evaluation and Discussion
Roger L. Click, M.D., Ph.D.
8:00-8:30 a.m. Appropriateness Criteria for Echocardiography: Does It Matter?
Thomas Ryan, M.D.
8:30-9:00 a.m. Assessment of LV Systole – Can I Trust By Eye?
Clarence Shub, M.D.
9:00-9:30 a.m. Assessment of Diastolic Function – Just Relax!
Naser M. Ammash, M.D.
9:30-10:00 a.m. RV Function and Pulmonary Pressure
Brian P. Shapiro, M.D.
10:00-10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break – Visit Exhibits
10:30-11:00 a.m. Aortic Valve – Echo Assessment and Challenges
Susan Wilansky, M.D.
11:00-11:30 a.m. Mitral Valve – Echo Assessment and Challenges
Carolyn Landolfo, M.D.
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Right-Sided Valves
Roger L. Click, M.D., Ph.D.
12:00-12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Ryan, Shub, Ammash, Shapiro, Wilansky, and Landolfo; Dr. Click, moderator
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch – Palms Terrace
1:30-2:00 p.m. Prosthetic Valves: Echo Evaluation. Is This Valve Good or Bad?
Patricia A. Pellikka, M.D.
2:00-2:30 p.m. Acquired Aortic Disease
Itzhak Kronzon, M.D.
2:30-3:00 p.m. Endocarditis – Role of Echo
Rekah Mankad, M.D.
3:00-3:30 p.m. 3-D Echo – Are We There Yet?
Itzhak Kronzon, M.D.
3:30-4:00 p.m. How and Should My Lab Be Accredited?
Merri L. Bremer, M.Ed., RN, RDCS
4:00-4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Pellikka, Kronzon, Mankad, and Ms. Bremer; Dr. Ammash, moderator
6:00-7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception – Tiki Beach
Attendees and their guests invited.