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Cardiovascular Diseases

Basic to Advanced Echocardiography: From the Riverfront of Savannah

Wednesday, May 14

Time Topic
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast – Savannah Ballroom B, Lobby Level
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Echo in Practice:  Pre Test
Roger L. Click, M.D., Ph.D.
  FUNDAMENTALS
Dr. Roger L. Click, presiding
8:30 a.m. LV Volumes and Systolic Function Including Use of 3-D
Carolyn Landolfo, M.D.
9:00 a.m. Strain for Assessment of LV Systolic Function
Fletcher A. Miller, Jr., M.D.
9:30 a.m. LV Diastolic
Dalane W. Kitzman, M.D.
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. RV Function
Gavan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
11:00 a.m. Challenging Cases
Roger L. Click, M.D., Ph.D.
11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Landolfo, Miller, Kitzman, and Kane; Dr. Click, moderator
12:00 p.m. Lunch – Savannah Ballroom B-C
  ICA Optional Session (box lunch provided – pre-registration required)
Savannah Ballroom A
12:15 p.m. Echo Lab Accreditation and Reaccreditation
Ms. Hamrick, Ms. Burgess, and Ms. Gorman
  ECHO FOR MYOCARDIAL AND PERICARDIAL DISEASE
1:15 p.m. Dilated Cardiomyopathy/Myocarditis/Post-Partum Cardiomyopathy
Lori A. Blauwet, M.D.
1:45 p.m. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Brian P. Shapiro, M.D.
2:15 p.m. Systemic Diseases
Crystal R. Bonnichsen, M.D.
2:45 p.m. Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
Barry L. Karon, M.D.
3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:45 p.m. Echo for Pulmonary Hypertension
Gavan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
4:15 p.m. Echo for Transplant/VAD
Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.
4:45 p.m. Cardiac Constriction
Barry L. Karon, M.D.
5:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
Drs. Kane, Borgeson, and Karon; Dr. Miller, moderator
5:30 p.m. Adjourn
6:30-7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception – Savannah Ballroom B