Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird

February 7-10, 2018
Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, UT

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (18.0), MOC (18.0), Price: $760 - $895 | Early registration saves $100 off these rates!

Program

Wed, February 7
6:45 a.m.
Registration | Continental Breakfast
7:20 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
RHYTHM DISORDERS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:30 a.m.
Management of Atrial Fibrillation in LV Dysfunction: What is the Update on Guidelines?
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
7:50 a.m.
Is it Time to Replace the CHADS2 and CHADS2 Vasc Risk Scores in Atrial Fibrillation Patients?
Thomas Bunch, MD
8:10 a.m.
Risk Stratification for Arrhythmia Disease: Within Reach or “Pie in the Sky”?
George Klein, MD
8:30 a.m.
Arrhythmias Reoccurrence and Complications After Catheter Ablation
Douglas Packer, MD
8:50 a.m.
Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation
Christopher Granger, MD
9:10 a.m.
Question and Answer
Thomas Bunch, MD, Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, Christopher Granger, MD, George Klein, MD
9:30 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Apres-Ski Snacks
RHYTHM DISORDERS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT II
Moderator: George Klein, MD
4:00 p.m.
The Role of Aspirin in Stroke Prevention in AF: Misperceptions and Their Consequences
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
4:20 p.m.
Cognitive Decline and Dementia Risk in Atrial Fibrillation Patients: What Underlies the Risk?
Thomas Bunch, MD
4:40 p.m.
The WPW Syndrome: What You Need to Know
George Klein, MD
5:00 p.m.
ICD Management for the Non-EP Doc: Dealing With Everything From Cell Phones To MRI Studies
Douglas Packer, MD
5:20 p.m.
Sudden Cardiac Death and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Pathophysiology and Management
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
5:40 p.m.
Question and Answer
Thomas Bunch, MD, Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, Douglas Packer, MD
6:00 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Tips and Refresher for ECG Readings for the Clinician
George Klein, MD
6:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Thurs, February 8
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE
Moderator: Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
12:00 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m.
Mitral Regurgitation: Why the Guidelines Changed.
Blase Carabello, MD
8:00 a.m.
Interventional Approach to Valvular Heart Disease
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
8:25 a.m.
The Evolution of Aortic Stenosis: The Disease and its Therapy
Blase Carabello, MD
8:50 a.m.
Tricuspid Regurgitation: Is it Really a Problem?
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:15 a.m.
Question and Answer
Blase Carabello, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:30 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Apres-Ski Snacks
STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE II
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
4:00 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Vavlular Heart Disease
Blase Carabello, MD
4:30 p.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
4:50 p.m.
The Pre-Operative Evaluation for Non-Cardiac Surgery
Blase Carabello, MD
5:10 p.m.
Acute Coronary Syndrome Mimickers –Apical Ballooning and more
R. Scott Wright, MD
5:30 p.m.
Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
5:50 p.m.
Questions and Answers
Blase Carabello, MD, Sabrina Phillips, MD, R. Scott Wright, MD
6:10 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Multimodality Imaging
Sabrina Phillips, MD
6:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Fri, February 9
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY
Moderator: Jeffrey Anderson, MD
7:30 a.m.
Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Genetics and Metabolomics Syndrome
Jeffrey Anderson, MD
7:50 a.m.
Secondary Prevention – A Missed Opportunity to Save Lives
Raymond Gibbons, MD
8:10 a.m.
Evolving Strategies on Cholesterol Lowering – Role of Non-Statin Therapies
Sidney Smith, MD
8:30 a.m.
Diabetes and CAD: Reducing CV Risk in Cost Effective Manner
R. Scott Wright, MD
8:50 a.m.
The New ACC/AHA Guidelines for Hypertension
Sidney Smith, MD
9:10 a.m.
Renovascular Denervation … The Clues are in the Kidney
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
9:30 a.m.
Question and Answer
Raymond Gibbons, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, Sidney Smith, MD, R. Scott Wright, MD
9:45 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Apres-Ski Snacks
ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
Moderator: Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
4:00 p.m.
Indications for Coronary Revascularization in Patients with Stable Angina: Reconciling the Results of Randomized Trials
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
4:20 p.m.
Antiplatelet Therapy After MI or Coronary Stents: Benefit and Risk
Christopher Granger, MD
4:40 p.m.
Improving STEMI Management: New Trials and Guidelines
Jeffrey Anderson, MD
5:00 p.m.
Reperfusion for STEMI in the Community: The Critical Role of Networks and One Size Does Not Fit All
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
5:20 p.m.
CT Coronary Angiography – Current Status and Controversies
Raymond Gibbons, MD
5:40 p.m.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
6:00 p.m.
Cardiac Cell Repair Therapy: Current Status
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
6:20 p.m.
Question and Answer
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, Raymond Gibbons, MD, Christopher Granger, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
6:45 p.m.
Adjourn and Dinner - Participants, Faculty & Guests invited - Primrose Room (Primrose Room)
Sat, February 10
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m.
CIRCULATORY FAILURE
Moderator: Christopher O'Connor, MD
7:00 a.m.
Illustrative Cases: Heart Failure
Christopher O'Connor, MD
7:30 a.m.
Acute Heart Failure: Why Am I Still Short Of Breath With All These New Therapies?
Christopher O'Connor, MD
8:00 a.m.
Innovative Approaches to the Future Management of CHF
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
8:30 a.m.
Co-Morbidities: Does Treatment Matter?
Christopher O'Connor, MD
9:00 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: an Unhappy Couple
Douglas Packer, MD
9:30 a.m.
Heart Failure and Devices
Thomas Bunch, MD
10:00 a.m.
Biomarkers in Heart Failure
Christopher O'Connor, MD
10:30 a.m.
How to Use Social Media To Improve My Cardiology Practice
Thomas Bunch, MD
10:50 a.m.
Question and Answer
Thomas Bunch, MD, Christopher O'Connor, MD, Douglas Packer, MD
11:00 a.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    18.0
  • MOC
    18.0

Price: $760 - $895 | Early registration saves $100 off these rates!

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