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Echo at the Arch - Practical Review of Ischemic and Myopathic Heart Disease

Saturday, October 12

TimeTopic
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Welcome, Course Overview and Orientation to the Audience Response System
  Focus on Ventricular Function
7:45 a.m. Doppler Hemodynamic Assessment: Principles, Formulae, and Calculations
Barry L. Karon, M.D.
8:15 a.m. Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function: 2-D, and Doppler Parameters
Benjamin F. Wong, M.D.
8:45 a.m. New Methods for Assessing Left Ventricular Function: 3-D and Myocardial Strain and Strain Rate Imaging
Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.
9:15 a.m. Cases in Systolic Function/Strain Imaging
Benjamin F. Wong, M.D. and Heidi M. Goblirsch, R.D.C.S.
9:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:15 a.m. Echocardiographic Assessment of Diastolic Function
Merri L. Bremer, R.N., R.D.C.S.
10:45 a.m. Cases in Diastolic Function/Heart Failure
Barry L. Karon, M.D.
11:10 a.m. Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Heart
Sabrina D. Phillips, M.D.
11:40 a.m. Right Heart Illustrative Cases
Sabrina D. Phillips, M.D.
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  Focus on Coronary Artery Disease
1:00 p.m. Coronary Artery Anatomy and Echocardiographic Assessment of Regional Wall Motion
Jennifer L. Betz, R.D.C.S.
1:30 p.m. Echo for Acute Myocardial Infarction and Mechanical Complications
Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.
2:00 p.m. Case Presentation Apical Ballooning
Merri L. Bremer, R.N., R.D.C.S.
2:15 p.m. Echo Contrast Tips and Tricks
Jennifer L. Betz, R.D.C.S.
2:40 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:05 p.m. Ergonomics for Sonographers
Merri L. Bremer, R.N., R.D.C.S.
3:30 p.m. Stress Echo Cases and Tips
Benjamin F. Wong, M.D. and Heidi M. Goblirsch, R.D.C.S.
4:30 p.m. Adjourn