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Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiology Update 2013: The Heart of the Matter

Saturday, August 3

TimeTopic
7:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:50 a.m. Announcements
  ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
MODERATOR: Luis R. Scott, M.D.
8:00 a.m. Silent Atrial Fibrillation: When and How to Treat
Luis R. Scott, M.D.
8:30 a.m. New Anticoagulants: A Practical Approach on How and When to Use Them
Win-Kuang Shen, M.D.
9:00 a.m. Treating Ventricular Tachycardia: Ablation, ICD, Drugs or Nothing
Komandoor Srivathsan, M.D.
9:30 a.m. Q & A Session
Faculty
9:45 a.m. Break
  CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
MODERATOR: Robert L. Scott, M.D.
10:00 a.m. Choosing Therapies for Ambulatory CHF: Beta-blocker, ACE Inhibitors, ARBs, Diuretics — Are They All the Same? How About Ivabradine? What is That For?
Robert L. Scott, M.D.
10:30 a.m. How Can Echocardiography Help with CRT: Pre and Post Procedure Considerations
Tasneem Z. Naqvi, M.D.
11:00 a.m. My Patient is in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock: What Are the Non-Pharmacologic Choices for Acute Circulatory Support?
Robert L. Scott, M.D.
11:30 a.m. When to Refer to Heart Transplant
D. Eric Steidley, M.D.
12:00 noon Q & A Session
Faculty
12:15 p.m. Lunch (included)
  MISCELLANEOUS
MODERATOR: Jae K. Oh, M.D.
1:00 p.m. Stress Echocardiography for Non-Ischemic Indications
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
1:30 p.m. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Current and Future Therapies
Christopher P. Appleton, M.D.
2:00 p.m. Pericardial Disease: Medical Treatment vs. Surgery
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Q & A Session
Faculty
2:45 p.m. Break
  VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
MODERATOR: Hari P. Chaliki, M.D.
3:00 p.m. How to Evaluate Valvular Aortic Stenosis Severity in Special Situations: Low Flow Hypotension, Atrial Fibrillation, Outflow Track Obstruction
Vuyisile T. Nkomo, M.D.
3:30 p.m. Who Should I Refer to TAVR? What Do We Look For in the Pre-Procedure Evaluation
John P. Sweeney, M.D.
4:00 p.m. Aortic Regurgitation: Operate or Wait?
Hari P. Chaliki, M.D.
4:30 p.m. Percutaneous Mitral Valve Intervention: Is it Ready for Prime Time?
Vuyisile T. Nkomo, M.D.
5:00 p.m. Q & A Session
Faculty
5:30 p.m. Reception