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Cardiovascular Diseases

Echo Revolution: Adult Echocardiography for Physicians and Sonographers

Friday, April 4

Time Topic
7:15 a.m. Registration – Continental Breakfast
7:55 a.m. Welcome and Course Overview
Course Directors
8:00 a.m. Orientation to the Audience Response System
8:10 a.m. ECHO EXTRA – Revolution of Echo
Patricia Pellikka, M.D.
  Assessment of Cardiac Function
Moderator: Patricia A. Pellikka, M.D.
8:15 a.m. Echocardiography for Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function: 2-D and 3-D Echo and Doppler Crystal R. Bonnichsen, M.D.
8:40 a.m. Echocardiographic Assessment of Diastolic Function: Basic Concepts and Practical Points
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
9:05 a.m. Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Heart Pressures and Right Ventricular Function in Health and Disease
Scott D. Solomon, M.D.
9:35 a.m. Strain Imaging for Assessment of Left and Right Ventricular Function
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
10:00  a.m. Panel discussion
Drs. Bonnichsen, Oh, and Solomon
10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
  Diastolic Function and Myocardial Disease
Moderator: Sunil V. Mankad, M.D.
10:35 a.m. Diastolic Function: Case Studies & Clinical Pearls
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
11:00 a.m. Echocardiographic Assessment for Patients with Cardiac Amyloid, Eosinophilic Endomyocardial Disease, and Primary Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
Lori A. Blauwet, M.D.
11:25 a.m. Echocardiography for Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Rekha Mankad, M.D.
11:50 a.m. Role of Cardiac Surgery for Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Hartzell V. Schaff, M.D.
12:15 p.m. Questions and Answers
Drs. Oh, Blauwet, R. Mankad, and Schaff
12:30 p.m. Lunch

Coronary Artery Disease
Moderator: Patricia A. Pellikka, M.D.

1:30 p.m. ECHO EXTRA – Innovative Workplace: Multitasking
Patricia A. Pellikka, M.D.
1:40 p.m. Echo and Stress Echo in CAD – Role in the Era of Appropriate Use Criteria
Patricia A. Pellikka, M.D.
2:05 p.m. Case Studies in Contrast Echocardiography: Case Studies
Natesa G. Pandian, M.D.
2:30 p.m. Echocardiography Cases: Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction
Sunil V. Mankad, M.D.
2:55 p.m. Questions and Answers
Drs. Pandian and Mankad
3:15 p.m. Adjourn
Optional Hands on 3-D Workshop Session – State Room
Interactive Hands on 3-D Computer Workstations.
Pre-registration required at the time of registration for one of the two sessions offered. Space is limited.
Drs. S. Mankad, Sorin Pislaru, and Daniel McCullough