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Cardiovascular Diseases

21st Annual Echocardiographic Workshop on 2-D and Doppler Echocardiography at Vail

Thursday, March 13

Time Topic
6:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  VERSATILITY OF ECHO
Dr. Rick A. Nishimura, presiding
7:15-7:55 a.m. Pregnancy and Heart Disease: Absolute and Relative Contraindications Including Anticoagulation
Dr. Carol A. Warnes
7:55-8:20 a.m. Constriction vs Restriction: Role of Echo Doppler – Recognition of Mimics
Dr. Rick A. Nishimura
8:20-8:45 a.m. Acute Aortic Syndromes
Dr. James D. Thomas
8:45-9:10 a.m. Pulmonary Hypertension: Echocardiographic and Cath Lab Assessment
Dr. Rick A. Nishimura
9:10-9:30 a.m. Echo in the World of Arrhythmias: AF, CRT, Ablation, etc.
Dr. William F. Armstrong
9:30-9:45 a.m. Questions and Answers
Drs. Warnes, Thomas, and Armstrong; Dr. Nishimura, moderator
  Workshop
4:00-5:00 p.m. Echo in CAD: AMI, Complications, Heart Failure
Dr. Michael H. Picard
5:00-5:15 p.m. Echo in Practice Post Test
5:15-6:30 p.m. Challenging Cases from the Audience
Audience – Submit Your Cases at the Time of On-Site Registration for Presentation
All Faculty
6:30 p.m. Adjourn