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Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiology Update 2013: The Heart of the Matter

Friday, August 2

7:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:50 a.m. Welcome
MODERATOR: R. Todd Hurst, M.D.
8:00 a.m. Old and New Concepts in CV Prevention: What Can We Expect from Future Guidelines?
R. Todd Hurst, M.D.
8:30 a.m. Types of Obesity and Heart Disease: Is the Scale the Only Thing That Matters?
Regis I. Fernandes, M.D.
9:00 a.m. Exercise is Preventive Medicine: How to Prescribe and Motivate Patients
Robert Scales, Ph.D.
9:30 a.m. Q & A Session
9:45 a.m. Break
MODERATOR: Eric H. Yang, M.D.
10:00 a.m. Functional Evaluation of Angiographically Intermediate Lesions: What Tools Do You Use to Determine if My Patient Gets a Stent?
F. David Fortuin, M.D.
10:30 a.m. Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Options, Indications, Evidence
Eric H. Yang, M.D.
11:00 a.m. A Surgical Perspective on Thoracic Aorta Surgery: Size is Not the Only Thing That Matters
Patrick A. DeValeria, M.D.
11:30 a.m. Common Adult Congenital Heart Disease Conditions Physicians Should Recognize in Their Daily Practice: A Case Based Approach
Crystal R. Bonnichsen, M.D.
12:00 noon Adult Congenital Heart Surgery
John J. Nigro, M.D.
12:30 p.m. Q & A Session
12:45 p.m. Lunch (included)
MODERATOR: Howard R. Lee, M.D.
1:30 p.m. Treatment of Systemic Hypertension: How to Choose the Right Drug for the Right Patient
Regis I. Fernandes, M.D.
2:00 p.m. Vitamin D and Heart Disease
Howard R. Lee, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Cardio-Oncology, A Frontier in Cardiac Care: Detection, Treatment, and Prevention
Farouk Mookadam, M.D.
3:00 p.m. Common Drug Interactions in CV Diseases: What Do I Need to Know?
Arshad Jahangir, M.D.
3:30 p.m. Pre-Op Cardiac Evaluation and Use of Non-Invasive Testing
John J. Lynch, M.D.
4:00 p.m. DVT Update: New Treatments and Prevention
Fadi E. Shamoun, M.D.
4:30 p.m. Q & A Session
4:45 p.m. Adjourn