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Cardiovascular Diseases

Success With Failure: Strategies for the Evaluation and Treatment of Heart Failure in the Clinical Practice

Tuesday, August 13

Time Topic
6:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  Focus on Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
7:00 a.m. Early Bird Cases (Optional)
Clinical and Echo Identification of Unusual forms of Heart Failure
Maurice E. Sarano, M.D.
7:30 a.m. Exertional Dyspnea + Normal EF: How to Rule In or Rule Out HFpEF
Margaret M. Redfield, M.D.
7:50 a.m. Discussion
7:55 a.m. An Atlas of HFpEF: Imaging, Pathology, and Hemodynamics
Barry A. Borlaug, M.D., Crystal R. Bonnischen, M.D., Joseph J. Maleszewski, M.D.
8:40 a.m. Impact of Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome on Ventricular and Arterial Function in Heart Failure
Douglas L. Mann, M.D.
9:00 a.m. Discussion
9:05 a.m. Heart Failure due to or complication by Valvular Heart Disease – When and How to Intervene?
Maurice E. Sarano, M.D.
9:25 a.m. Discussion
9:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
9:45 a.m. Evaluation and Management of Myocarditis in 2013
Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., M.D.
10:05 a.m. Discussion
10:10 a.m. Managing the Decompensated Patient: Vasoactive Therapies
Barry A. Borlaug, M.D.
10:30 a.m. Discussion
Cardiac Remodeling as a Therapeutic Target in Heart Failure
Douglas L. Mann, M.D.
10:55 a.m. Discussion
11:00 a.m. Management of HfpEF: Thriving (Or at Least Surviving) in a Data-Free World
Margaret M. Redfield, M.D.
11:20 a.m. Inpatient Management of Heart Failure – Focus on Re-Admission
Presenter: Margaret M. Redfield, M.D.
Panel Drs. Borlaug, Swetz, Stulak, and Mann
12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions – Select on session to attend
  1. Interpreting Implantable Devices – Drs. Kusmoto & Boilson
  2. Real World Cases in Heart Failure Clinic – Ms. McKay & Dr. Karon
  3. What the Surgeon Needs to Know about Surgical Decision Making – Drs. Daly & Stulak
  4. Lessons from End of Life Cases – Dr. Swetz
1:00 p.m. Adjourn