Cardiology at Cancun: Topics in Clinical Cardiology

Program

Sunday, February 24, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pre-registration (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Monday, February 25, 2019
6:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks, Program Objectives, and Pre-Test
Moderators: Guy Reeder, MD, Steve Ommen, MD
Management of CV Risk Factors to Prevent CV Events
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
7:30 a.m.
Cardiovascular Risk Prediction: From Standard Tools to Advanced Methods for Risk Assessment
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
7:50 a.m.
The All New Lipid Guidelines: Key Points to Remember
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:10 a.m.
A Critical and Practical Review of the New Hypertension Guidelines: What You Should Know As A Busy Practitioner
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
8:50 a.m.
Discussion of Challenging Cases in Primary Prevention
Stephen Kopecky, MD, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break
How to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease: Case-Based Management
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
The Right Exercise Prescription for the Right Patient: No Patient Left Behind
Amanda Bonikowske, PhD
10:20 a.m.
In Search of the Best Diet for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: Separating the Facts From the Fads
Stephen Kopecky, MD
10:40 a.m.
Controversies in Preventive Cardiology: From Baby Aspirin to Saturated Fats to Chelation
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
11:00 a.m.
Cardiac Rehabilitation to Regain Cardiovascular Health – A Review of the Evidence and Novel Approaches
Amanda Bonikowske, PhD
11:20 a.m.
Discussion of Challenging Cases in Secondary Prevention and Prevention Beyond CAD
Amanda Bonikowske, PhD, Stephen Kopecky, MD, Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception Mexican Style (Poolside) All faculty and participants (and their guests) are invited.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Ischemic Heart Disease - I
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
7:30 a.m.
5 Most Important CAD Trials in Last Year
Malcolm Bell, MB, BS
7:50 a.m.
High Sensitivity Troponin – Added Value or Increased Waste?
J. Wells Askew, III, MD
8:10 a.m.
What Is Optimal Medical Therapy for Angina?
Thomas Allison, PhD
8:30 a.m.
Stress Testing Prior to Non-cardiac Surgery Revisited
William Freeman, MD
8:50 a.m.
Myocardial Bridging – Innocent or Guilty?
Abhiram Prasad, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Ischemic Heart Disease - II
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
Optimal Therapy Post MI: What Is the Evidence in the Era of Primary PCI?
J. Wells Askew, III, MD
10:20 a.m.
AMI in Patients with ESRD
Amy Williams, MD
10:20 a.m.
In Search of the Best Diet for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: Separating the Facts From the Fads
Stephen Kopecky, MD
10:40 a.m.
Cardiogenic Shock
Malcolm Bell, MB, BS
11:00 a.m.
CIN – Is It Real and How to Prevent?
Amy Williams, MD
11:20 a.m.
Microvascular Angina – How to Evaluate and Treat
Abhiram Prasad, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Challenging Cases in Ischemic Heart Disease
J. Wells Askew, III, MD, Malcolm Bell, MB, BS, Abhiram Prasad, MD
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Heart Failure - I
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
The Top 5 Clinical Trials in Heart Failure in 2018
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
7:50 a.m.
Hemodynamic Assessment in Heart Failure: Is a Right Heart Catheterization Necessary?
Robert Frantz, MD
8:10 a.m.
Non-Invasive Imaging in Heart Failure: How Do I Choose the Right Test?
Grace Lin, MD
8:30 a.m.
Medical Therapy for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction: How to Initiate and When to Switch to New Drugs
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
8:50 a.m.
Advanced Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: What Can We Treat?
Paul McKie, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Heart Failure - II
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
10:00 a.m.
Preventing Heart Failure: What Are the Targets?
Paul McKie, MD
10:20 a.m.
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Medical and Interventional Therapies
Robert Frantz, MD
10:40 a.m.
Cardiac Amyloidosis: Diagnosis and New Treatments
Grace Lin, MD
10:40 a.m.
Shared Decision Making in Heart Failure: What Tools Are Available?
Shannon Dunlay, MD
11:20 a.m.
Identifying the Stage D Patient: When to Refer for Advanced Heart Failure Therapies
Shannon Dunlay, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cases in Heart Failure
Shannon Dunlay, MD, Robert Frantz, MD, Grace Lin, MD
Thursday, February 28, 2019
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Heart Rhythm I - Atrial Fibrillation
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:00 a.m.
Optional Early Bird Session: ECG Unknowns Review
Fred Kusumoto, MD
7:30 a.m.
“Upstream” Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation: Is It Possible and What Should I Do?
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
7:55 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation: Potions, Procedures, or Neither?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
8:15 a.m.
Estimating Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation: Anything More Than CHA2DS2-VasC?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
8:35 a.m.
Balancing Stroke Risk and Bleeding in Atrial Fibrillation: Device, Drug, or Something Else?
Paul Friedman, MD
8:55 a.m.
Arrhythmias After Surgery and Cardiac Procedures: What Do I Need to Know and Do?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Heart Rhythm II - Ventricular Arrhythmias, Syncope, and Sudden Death
Guy Reeder, MD
10:00 a.m.
Syncope: Do I Really Need All of These Tests and When Can I Drive?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
10:25 a.m.
Those Weird Arrhythmia Diseases: Tell Me What What I Really Need to Know?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
10:45 a.m.
The Role of Ischemic on Sudden Cardiac Death: Implications for Coronary Revascularization and the ICD
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
11:05 a.m.
PVCs to VT Storm: When to Worry and How to Treat?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
11:25 a.m.
Practical ICD Programming and Management for the Non-EP Provider
Paul Friedman, MD
11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
ECG Based Case Discussion
Paul Friedman, MD, Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, Win Kuang Shen, MD
Moderator: Fred Kusumoto, MD
Friday, March 1, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Valvular Heart Disease - I
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
Aortic Stenosis – Making Sense of Valve Gradient and Flow Patterns
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
7:55 a.m.
Unusual Causes of Valvular Heart Disease and Treatments
8:15 a.m.
Pregnancy and Valvular Heart Disease Management
Crystal Bonnichsen, MD
8:35 a.m.
How to Evaluate Suspected Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
8:55 a.m.
Advances in Valve Surgery 2019
Kevin Greason, MD
9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Valvular Heart Disease - II
Moderator: Guy Reeder, MD
10:00 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease – What We All Should Know
Crystal Bonnichsen, MD
10:25 a.m.
Surgery or Ablation for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Steve Ommen, MD
10:45 a.m.
The Tricuspid Valve – Questions and Potential Answers
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
11:05 a.m.
TAVR 2019 – New Horizons
Kevin Greason, MD
11:25 a.m.
Catheter Closure of Cardiac Shunts
Guy Reeder, MD
11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    24.75
  • ABIM MOC Points
    24.75

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