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Cardiovascular Diseases

28th Annual Echocardiographic Symposium at Vail. New Technologies, Live Scanning, and Clinical Decision Making, and Multimodality Imaging

Tuesday, July 22

Time Topic
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Dr. Christopher P. Appleton, presiding
7:30-7:55 a.m. Morphology and Hemodynamics. How to Distinguish From Hypertensive Heart Disease and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy. When Is the LV Outflow Tract Gradient Not Due to HOCM?
Christopher P. Appleton, M.D.
7:55-8:20 a.m. Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy – Amyloid, Sarcoid, Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Is There Added Value in Strain Imaging?
Grace Lin, M.D.
8:20-8:45a.m. Diseases of the Aorta – Dissection, Intramural Hematoma, and Aortic Ulcer
Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.
8:45-9:10 a.m. CT and MRI for Chest Pain Syndromes in the Emergency Room and For Diseases of the Aorta Including Triple Rule Out in the Emergency Room
Phillip M. Young, M.D.
9:10-9:40 a.m. Optimizing Stress Echo. How to Maximize Value. When is Nuclear Imaging Preferable?
Thomas Ryan, M.D.
9:40-10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Lin, Borgeson, Young, and Ryan; Dr. Appleton, moderator
10:00-10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break – Visit Exhibits
  Congenital Heart Disease
Dr. Frank Cetta, Jr., presiding
10:30-10:55 a.m. Evaluation of Cardiac Shunts. Determination of Surgical vs Nonsurgical Lesions. ASD, VSD, PDA, and Anomalous Pulmonary Veins
Jonathan N. Johnson, M.D.
10:55-11:20 a.m. Cardiac Disease and the Risk of Pregnancy. Assessment By Echo in Establishing Mild to Moderate and Severe Risk. When to Advise Interruption of Pregnancy.
Frank Cetta, Jr., M.D.
11:20-11:55 a.m. Why Is the Right Ventricle Enlarged and Dysfunctional? Evaluation of the Systemic RV - Use of TAPSE for RV Function. How Necessary As a Routine Assessment?
Benjamin W. Eidem, M.D.
11:55a.m.-12:10 p.m. Multimodality Imaging of Coarctation of the Aorta
Drs. Frank Cetta, Jr., and Eric E. Williamson
12:10-12:30 p.m. Multimodality Imaging of Congenital Coronary Arteries – Clinical Cases
Drs. Benjamin W. Eidem and Phillip M. Young
  Sonographer Workshop
3:00-4:00 p.m. Live Demonstration and Hands-on Opportunity for Sonographers
Mary Ann A. Capps, RDCS and Joan L. Lusk, RN, RDCS
  Workshop on Myocardial Disease and Congenital Heart Disease
Dr. Frank Cetta, Jr., presiding
4:00-5:00 p.m. How to do a Diastolic Function Exam. Case Studies Focused on Directing Clinical Management Decisions.
Christopher P. Appleton, M.D. and Joan L Lusk, RN, RDCS
5:00-5:30 p.m. Sudden Death Screening in Young Adults
Benjamin W. Eidem, M.D.
5:30-6:00 p.m. Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease
Jonathan N. Johnson, M.D.
6:00-6:30 p.m. Ebstein Anomaly in the Current Era
Frank Cetta, Jr., M.D.