Cardiology at Cancun: Topics in Clinical Cardiology

February 27 - March 3, 2023
Marriott Cancun Resort, Cancun, Mexico

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (24.75), Nursing (24.75), MOC (24.75), Price: $700-$900 | Register by 1/30 to Save $100

Program

Sunday, February 26, 2023
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Preregistration (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Monday, February 27, 2023
6:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Course Objectives
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
KEY CONCEPTS IN PRIMARY PREVENTION
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
Assessing Cardiovascular Risk: What Is New?
Joel Beachey, MD
7:50 a.m.
Coronary Calcium Scans: When to Do it and When Not to Do It?
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:10 a.m.
Clinical Challenges in Patients With Obesity and CVD
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
8:30 a.m.
Pharmacologic Therapies for Obesity: The Future Is Here
Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
8:50 a.m.
Managing Lipids: From AHA Guidelines and Beyond
Stephen Kopecky, MD
9:10 a.m.
Challenging Lipid Cases
Joel Beachey, MD
9:25 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
HOW TO PREVENT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: CASE-BASED MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
The Future of Preventive Cardiology: From Cholesterol “Vaccines”, AI and More
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
10:20 a.m.
How to Deliver an Effective Exercise Prescription
Thomas Olson, PhD
10:40 a.m.
How to Deliver an Effective and Evidence-Based Dietary Prescription
Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
11:00 a.m.
Exercise Recommendations for Special Populations: Patients With HCM, Aortopathies, the Elderly, Those With Limited Mobility and Others…
Thomas Olson, PhD
11:20 a.m.
Challenging Cases in Preventive Cardiology
Joel Beachey, MD, Stephen Kopecky, MD, Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
Moderator: Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
EVENING SESSION
Wide Complex Tachycardia
Fred Kusumoto, MD
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception (Poolside) All attendees, faculty, exhibitors and their family members are invited.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE - I
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
Last Year’s Top Five Trials in Ischemic Heart Disease
Malcolm Bell, MD
7:50 a.m.
Stress Test or CTCA for Stable Chest Pain
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
8:10 a.m.
OACs and Stents
Malcolm Bell, MD
8:30 a.m.
Transradial Access for PCI
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
8:50 a.m.
MINOCA: What and How Do We Look for It?
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
ISCHEMIC HEART DIEASE - II
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
Management of CAD During TAVR/SAVR Workup
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
10:20 a.m.
Novel Approaches to Management of Cardiogenic Shock Utilizing Shock Phenotype
Courtney Bennett, DO
10:40 a.m.
Late Cardiovascular Complications of COVID
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
11:00 a.m.
Update in Management of Out-of-Hospital Arrest Including TTM and Selective Early Angiography
Courtney Bennett, DO
11:20 a.m.
Optimal Treatment of Coronary Artery Spasm
Amir Lerman, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn Note Special Evening Session
12:30 p.m.
Lunch & Product Theater by Amryt – No CME - The Only Oral Adjunct Treatment for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) - Gregory Pokrywka, MD, FACP with the Baltimore Lipid Center Pre-register at Amryt exhibit table.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
EVENING SESSION
Cases in Ischemic Heart Disease
Malcolm Bell, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, Amir Lerman, MD
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
HEART FAILURE - I
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
New Heart Failure Guidelines: Top 5 Takeaways
Melissa Lyle, MD
7:50 a.m.
Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Drug Therapy and Non-pharmacologic Treatments
Yogesh Reddy, MD
8:10 a.m.
Integrating New Drug Therapies in HFrEF: SGLT2 Inhibitors and SGC Stimulators
Paul McKie, MD
8:30 a.m.
Diagnostic Dilemmas in Heart Failure: When Do I Need a Hemodynamic Catheterization?
Robert Frantz, MD
8:50 a.m.
Remote Monitoring for Heart Failure
Grace Lin, MD
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
12:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion
HEART FAILURE - II
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
Unexplained Dyspnea: How Will an Exercise Test Help Me?
Paul McKie, MD
10:20 a.m.
Amyloidosis and Sarcoidosis
Grace Lin, MD
10:40 a.m.
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management
Robert Frantz, MD
11:00 a.m.
Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Inotropes and Beyond
Yogesh Reddy, MD
11:20 a.m.
LVAD and Transplant: When to Consider Advanced Heart Failure Therapies
Melissa Lyle, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn Note Special Evening Session
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
EVENING SESSION
Cases in Heart Failure
Grace Lin, MD, Melissa Lyle, MD, Yogesh Reddy, MD
Thursday, March 2, 2023
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF AF
Moderator: Fred Kusumoto, MD
7:00 a.m.
Optional Early Bird Session: ECG Unknowns Review
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
7:30 a.m.
Can AF Be Prevented? Impact of Modifiable Risk Factors
Fred Kusumoto, MD
7:55 a.m.
Practical Anticoagulation: Surgery, Bridging, Reversal, and Reinitiation
Christopher DeSimone, MD, PhD
8:15 a.m.
I Want to Pursue Rhythm Control: What Are My Options and How Do I Choose?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
8:35 a.m.
AF Ablation #4 – Really? (Management of Difficult to Control AF)
Thomas Munger, MD
8:55 a.m.
Post Procedure and Post-Surgical AF: What Works and How Do I Manage?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
DIFFICULT ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT SCENARIOS
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
Vasovagal Syncope, Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia: What Can (Should) We Do?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
10:25 a.m.
VEST: Luxury or Necessity? Who Gets A VEST in My Practice?
Christopher DeSimone, MD, PhD
10:45 a.m.
Arrhythmia Management in Unusual Cardiomyopathies: Sarcoidosis, Amyloidosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, and ?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
11:05 a.m.
Refractory Ventricular Arrhythmias: From ER to Hospital Discharge
Thomas Munger, MD
11:25 a.m.
Outpatient Device Management: Clinical Pearls
Fred Kusumoto, MD
11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:05 p.m.
Adjourn Note Special Evening Session
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
EVENING SESSION
Rapid Fire ECG Cases
Christopher DeSimone, MD, PhD, Thomas Munger, MD, Win Kuang Shen, MD, Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
Moderator: Fred Kusumoto, MD
Friday, March 3, 2023
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE - I
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
7:30 a.m.
Calcific Mitral Stenosis, Prognosis, How To Determine Severity
Patricia Pellikka, MD
7:55 a.m.
Catheter Interventions for Calcific Mitral Stenosis
Mayra Guerrero, MD
8:15 a.m.
The Prosthetic Valve With Increased Gradient – How To Differentiate Patient Prosthesis Mismatch Versus Stenosis
Patricia Pellikka, MD
8:35 a.m.
When to Consider a Valve in Valve Procedure for Prosthetic Stenosis and Outcomes
Mayra Guerrero, MD
8:55 a.m.
How Should You Select Patients for TAVR Versus SAVR
Kevin Greason, MD
9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE - II
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
10:00 a.m.
TAVR for Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Kevin Greason, MD
10:25 a.m.
When to Intervene In Asymptomatic MR and AR – What Do the Guidelines Say?
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
10:45 a.m.
Catheter Interventions for Mitral Regurgitation
Charanjit Rihal, MD
11:05 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Update
Steve Ommen, MD
11:25 a.m.
Update on Endocarditis
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    24.75
  • Nursing
    24.75
  • MOC
    24.75

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