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Echocardiography 2017: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cardiac and Structural Disease

Agenda

We will meet daily for three main sessions that will include state-of-the-art lectures, case presentations, and hands-on workshops. All attendees will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops. Panel discussion will occur at the end of each session with time for audience participation and questions.

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Saturday, December 9  

6:45 a.m.
Course Registration/Continental Breakfast

7:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

The Basics of Transesophageal Echo and Transthoracic Echo Exams

MODERATOR: Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE

7:25 a.m.
TEE and TTE: How Do They Compare?
Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE

7:50 a.m.
The TEE Exam: A Live Demonstration
Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE; Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE; and Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE

8:15 a.m.
The TTE Exam: A Live Demonstration
Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE; Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE; and Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE

8:40 a.m.
Question and Answer

9:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

The Essentials of Left Ventricular Evaluation

MODERATOR: Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE

9:15 a.m.
Left Ventricular Function: More Than Ejection Fraction
Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE

9:40 a.m.
Diastology: Do I Need It?
Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE

10:00 a.m.
Heart Failure: Diagnose and Treat
Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE

10:20 a.m.
Real World Examples of Rescue Mechanical Support
Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD

10:40 a.m.
Question and Answer

11:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

Hands-on Workshop: TTE for Everyone

MODERATOR: Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE

11:15 a.m.
Hands-on Scanning
Daniel W. Johnson, MD; M. Megan Chacon, MD; Shaun Thompson, MD; Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE; Archit Sharma, MBBS; Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD; Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE; Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE

1:00 p.m.
Break

1:30 p.m.

  • Resident and Fellow Echo Case Poster Presentations: Where Ultrasound Made a Difference
    MODERATORS: Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE/Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE
  • Vendor Demonstration

2:30 p.m.
Adjourn

Sunday, December 10  

6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast / Echo Best in Show

A Right Side Debrief

MODERATOR: Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD

7:00 a.m.
Right Heart Evaluation
Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD

7:25 a.m.
Mechanical Support of Right Heart Function
Daniel W. Johnson, MD

7:50 a.m.
Perioperative Implication of Tricuspid Regurgitation
Gregg S. Hartman, MD

8:15 a.m.
Clinical Case Discussions
Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE

8:40 a.m.
Question and Answer

9:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

Concurrent Sessions

9:15 a.m.

  • Hands-on Workshop: Bedside Ultrasound
    MODERATOR: Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE
    Shaun Thompson, MD; Annemarie Thompson, MD; Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE; Archit Sharma, MBBS; M. Megan Chacon, MD; and Daniel W. Johnson, MD
  • Nuts and Bolts of the Mitral Valve
    • Anatomy and Functional Classification of MR
      Thomas R. Porter, MD
    • Etiology and Clinical Implications of Ischemic MR
      Gregg S. Hartman, MD
    • Surgical Approaches to MR: Repair vs Replace
      Michael J. Moulton, MD, FACS
    • Clinical Case Discussions
      Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE
    • Question and Answer

11:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

Concurrent Sessions

11:15 a.m.

  • Rescue Ultrasound in the Critically Ill
    MODERATOR: Daniel W. Johnson, MD
    • Beyond the Heart: FAST and other Applications
      Shaun Thompson, MD
    • Critical Echo Hemodynamics
      Archit Sharma, MBBS
    • Hypotension and Hypoxia: Does Ultrasound Matter?
      Daniel W. Johnson, MD
    • Rescue Echo in the ICU: Clinical Case Discussions
      Annemarie Thompson, MD
    • Contrast in Hemodynamic Instability: How To
      Thomas R. Porter, MD
  • PBLD:  The Interventional Suite: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
    • TAVR
      Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE; Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE; Michael J. Moulton, MD, FACS; M. Megan Chacon, MD; and Gregory M. Janelle, MD, FASE
    • Mitral Valve Interventions
      Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE; Vincent J. Pompili, MD, FACC, FSCAI; Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE; Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD; and Gregg S. Hartman, MD

1:00 p.m.
Adjourn

Monday, December 11  

6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast / Echo Best in Show

The State of Union: Structural Heart Disease

MODERATORS: Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE/Vincent J. Pompili, MD, FACC, FSCAI

7:00 a.m.
The Evolution and Revolution of TAVR in 2017
Vincent J. Pompili, MD, FACC, FSCAI

7:25 a.m.
Interventional Imaging: Necessary or In The Way?
Thomas R. Porter, MD

7:50 a.m.
Progress in Transcatheter Mitral Valve Therapy and Replacement
Michael J. Moulton, MD, FACS

8:15 a.m.
The Great Debate:  MAC vs General Anesthesia for TAVR
Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE and Annemarie Thompson, MD

8:40 a.m.
Question and Answer

9:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

9:15 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease: A Review
MODERATOR: Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE

9:15 a.m.
Introduction to Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE

9:40 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Perioperative Risks
Annemarie Thompson, MD

10:00 a.m.
When Right is Left: Anatomic Variants of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Gregory M. Janelle, MD, FASE

10:20 a.m.
Clinical Case Discussions
M. Megan Chacon, MD

Question and Answer

11:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

Concurrent Sessions

11:15 a.m.

  • Hands-on Workshop:  Rescue Focused Ultrasound
    MODERATORS: Daniel W. Johnson, MD/Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE
    Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE; Daniel W. Johnson, MD; Shaun Thompson, MD; Archit Sharma, MBBS; Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE; and Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD
  • Hands-on Workshop:  Transcatheter Valve Placement & Contrast Agents
    MODERATORS: Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE/Thomas R. Porter, MD/Vincent J. Pompili, MD, FACC, FSCAI
    Vincent J. Pompili, MD, FACC, FSCAI; Michael J. Moulton, MD, FACS; Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE; Thomas R. Porter, MD; Gregory M. Janelle, MD, FASE; and M. Megan Chacon, MD

1:00 p.m.
Adjourn

Tuesday, December 12  

6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast / Echo Best in Show

The Aorta: Valve to Bifurcation

MODERATOR: M. Megan Chacon, MD

7:00 a.m.
Aortic Valve: Critical Measurements
Archit Sharma, MBBS

7:25 a.m.
Imaging the Aortopathies: Congenital vs Acquired
M. Megan Chacon, MD

7:50 a.m.
It's Just a TEVAR
Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD

8:05 a.m.
Clinical Case Discussions: Aortic Disasters

8:40 a.m.
Question and Answer

9:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break

Echo with the Experts: Round Table Discussions of Rescue Echo Vignettes

MODERATOR: Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE

9:15 a.m.
Round Table Discussions
Walker R. Thomas, BA, RDCS, FASE; M. Megan Chacon, MD; Amy L. Duhachek-Stapelman, MD; Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE; Nicholas W. Markin, MD, FASE; and Daniel W. Johnson, MD

10:45 a.m.
Closing Remarks

11:00 a.m.
Adjourn