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Cardiovascular Diseases

Basic to Advanced Echocardiography: From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville

Wednesday, May 8

Time Topic
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast – Grand Ballroom Prefuction, Vanderbilt Wing, 8th Floor
7:45 a.m. Welcome
Drs. Miller and Click, and Ms. Burgess
  Fundamentals
Dr. Roger L. Click, presiding
8:00 a.m. Echo in Practice: Pre Test
Roger L. Click, M.D., Ph.D.
8:30 a.m. Imaging Physics and Artifacts Including 3-D
Frederick W. Kremkau, Ph.D.
9:30 a.m. LV Volumes and Systolic Function Including Use of 3-D
Carolyn Landolfo, M.D.
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. Doppler Physics
Frederick W. Kremkau, Ph.D.
11:00 a.m. LV Diastolic
Fletcher A. Miller, Jr., M.D.
11:30 a.m. RV Function
Gavan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
12:00 p.m. Lunch – Grand Ballroom B
1:30 p.m. Strain Physics
Frederick W. Kremkau, Ph.D.
2:00 p.m. Strain for LV/RV Function
Vinay Thohan, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Aortic Stenosis/Mitral Stenosis
Joseph L. Blackshear, M.D.
3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:30 p.m. Aortic Stenosis/Mitral Stenosis: Surgical Management
Lyle D. Joyce, M.D., Ph.D.
3:55 p.m. AR/MR
Barry L. Karon, M.D.
4:30 p.m. AR/MR: Surgical Management
Lyle D. Joyce, M.D., Ph.D.
4:55 p.m. Right-Sided Valves
Naser M. Ammash, M.D.
5:15 p.m. Aortic Prosthesis
Fletcher A. Miller, Jr., M.D.
5:35 p.m. Mitral Prosthesis
Lori A. Blauwet, M.D.
6:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Joyce, Karon, Ammash, and Blauwet; Dr. Miller, moderator
6:15 p.m. Adjourn
6:30-7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception – Skyline/Mountainvew Terrace, Sammons Wing, 8th Floor