Friday, August 16, 2019

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7:00 am           

Registration / Continental Breakfast

La Cantera Ballroom I & II


7:45 am            

Welcome and Introduction

S. Hinan Ahmed, MD and Robert J. Chilton, DO


SESSION I

METABOLICS AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS 

Moderators:  Ralph A. Defronzo, MD

Panelists: Robert J. Chilton, DO; Nicolas Musi, MD; Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD


8:00 am

Top 5 Cardiovascular Prevention Trials

Robert J. Chilton, DO 


8:15 am

What Will Drive CV Therapy in the Next Ten Years

George W. Vetrovec, MD

 

8:30 am

CardioRenal Considerations of SGLT2 Inhibition

Ralph A. Defronzo, MD

 

8:45 am

Exercise Physiology of Cardiovascular System

S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

 

9:00 am

Anti-Platelet Therapy: Class Effect, Lesion Effect or Device Specific?

S. Hinan Ahmed, MD


9:15 am

Utilizing NCDR Data to Improve Practice and Drive Clinical Research

Nicolas Musi, MD


9:30 am 

Changing Landscape of CV Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes 

Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD 


9:45 am

Q&A / BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS 


SESSION II 

UPDATE ON ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

Moderator: Manoj M. Panday, MD

Panelists:  Auroa Badin, MD; Gregg Gerasimon, MD; Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD 


10:00 am

What’s New in EP 2018-19?

Auroa Badin, MD 


10:15 am

Ventricular Tachycardia Mapping and Ablation in Structural Heart Disease 

Gregg Gerasimon, MD 


10:30 am

Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathies: What Are They and How Do We Manage Them?

Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD


10:45 am

Anti-Thrombotic Therapy After ACS and Atrial Fibrillation: Double or Triple Therapy?

Manoj M. Panday, MD


11:00 am        

Role of Atrial Fibrillation AblationWho Benefits the Most and When? 

Auroa Badin, MD


11:15 am         

Left Atrial Appendage Closure Techniques Watchman, Lariat, Amulet, and More 

Manoj M. Panday, MD

 

11:45 am

PICK-UP LUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS


12:15 pm  

WORKING LUNCH BREAKOUT SESSIONS | Select One Session to Attend

 

LOCATION - La Cantera Ballroom I & II

  

Optimal Therapy for HF in 2019: Drugs, Devices and Support-A Case-Based Approach

Moderators: Chandra Kunavarapu, MD; Michael D. Kwan, MD; Masahiro Ono, MD, PhD


LOCATION - San Felipe

  

Indications and Strategies for Integrating Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Heart Failure

Sonja D. Brune, MSN, APRN, CCNS, CHFN, AACC; Jason Morrow, MD, PhD


SESSION III   

OPTIMIZING THERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE 

Moderators: Timothy D. Henry, MD 

Panelists: Chandra Kunavarapu, MD; Masahiro Ono, MD, PhD

 

1:00 pm

Top 5 CHF Trials from 2018-2019

Michael D. Kwan, MD


1:15 pm

Update on New Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure

Kathleen Lusk, PhD, PharmD, BCPS


1:30 pm

HFrEF vs. HFpEF: From Translational Biology to Treatment

Robert J. Chilton, DO


1:45 pm        

Benefits of a Systematic Approach to Improve Outcomes in Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) Survivors

Timothy D. Henry, MD 


2:00 pm        

Heart Failure and Arrhythmias What Is the Right Approach for Your Patient? 

Auroa Badin, MD


2:15 pm       

Mechanical Devices in Acute HF – Which and When to Choose Them 

Masahiro Ono, MD, PhD


2:30 pm

CHF: When to Consider Your Patients for Transplant

Chandra Kunavarapu, MD 


2:45 pm       

Q&A / BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

 

SESSION IV   

ADVANCES IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND IMAGING

Moderators: TBD

Panelists: Anjlee M. Mehta, MD; Navin C. Nanda, MD; Kenneth Stone, MD


3:00 pm

The Guidelines: Current Recommendations for Echo Assessment in TAVR, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, and MitraClip

TBD


3:15 pm        

TAVR Special Cases: 

Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis: Severe or Not?

Navin C. Nanda, MD


3:30 pm       

What Imaging Support is Needed for Percutaneous Valve Therapies 

TBD


3:45 pm       

Diastolic Function: Noninvasive Assessment and Clinical Implications

L Bindu Chebrolu, MD


4:00 pm

Echocardiographic Evaluation in Liver and Kidney Transplant Patients 

Anjlee M. Mehta, MD


4:15 pm    

Heart Disease in Women: Role of Echocardiography in Pregnancy

Andrea J. Carpenter, MD, PhD


4:30 pm

How I Use CT, MRI and SPECT in My Practice? 

Kenneth Stone, MD


4:45 pm

Q&A 


5:00 pm       

Closing Remarks

Robert J. Chilton, DO


5:20 pm - 6:15 pm      

COOL CASES OVER COLD COCKTAILS * Supported by Abiomed

Moderators:  Son Pham, MD; David G. Rizik, MD; Jasvindar Singh, MD


* Not Accredited for CME or CE