Challenges in Clinical Cardiology: A Case-Based Update

September 30 - October 2, 2022
In-Person or Livestream | Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago, IL

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (17.75), Nursing (17.75), ABIM MOC (17.75), Price: $899-$999 | Register by 8/30 to Save $100

Program

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 a.m.
Welcome and Course Overview
Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB, Heidi Connolly, MD, Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS, Darrell Newman, MD
CIRCULATORY FAILURE
Moderators: Heidi Connolly, MD, Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB
8:00 a.m.
State-of-the-Art Lecture: Severe Ventricular Dysfunction – When to Consider Advanced Circulatory Support
Barry Boilson, MD
8:30 a.m.
When Do I Start Disease Specific Therapy for Amyloid Heart Disease
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
8:55 a.m.
When Do I Need to Perform Endomyocardial Biopsy
Julie Rosenthal, MD
9:20 a.m.
When Should I Prescribe Sacubitril-Valsartan
Melissa Lyle, MD
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
Moderators: Heidi Connolly, MD, Darrell Newman, MD, Gabor Bagameri, MD
10:15 a.m.
State-of-the-Art Lecture: What to do With Non-Culprit Disease in ACS Patients
Eric Yang, MD
10:45 a.m.
What is the Safest Anticoagulation Regimen for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Stable Ischemic Heart Disease?
Melissa Lyle, MD
11:10 a.m.
Who Should Get CABG in ACS and When Should It Be Done?
Gabor Bagameri, MD
11:35 a.m.
How Do You Interpret High Sensitivity Troponin Values?
Eric Yang, MD
12:00 p.m.
How Do You Diagnose and Treat Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection?
Amy Pollak, MD
12:25 p.m.
Lunch (provided)
GENERAL AND PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY I
Moderators: Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS, Darrell Newman, MD
1:30 p.m.
Sports CV or VO2 Testing
Thomas Allison, PhD
1:55 p.m.
When Should I Start a PCSK9 Inhibitor?
Amy Pollak, MD
2:20 p.m.
Preventive
2:45 p.m.
Coronary Anomalies: What Are High Risk Features?
Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB
3:10 p.m.
Refreshment Break
GENERAL AND PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY II
Moderators: Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB, Heidi Connolly, MD
3:40 p.m.
Role of Steroid Sparing Agents in Pericarditis
William Miranda, MD
4:05 p.m.
Incidental Aortic Dilation – When Should You Perform Genetic Testing?
Juan Bowen, MD
4:30 p.m.
The Short Story on Long COVID
Darrell Newman, MD
4:55 p.m.
Adjourn for the Day
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2022
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:50 a.m.
Welcome and Overview
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE I
Moderators: Gabor Bagameri, MD, Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB, Darrell Newman, MD
8:00 a.m.
Advances in Transcatheter Valve Replacement and Repair: Newer Valves, Techniques, and Indications
Peter Pollak, MD
8:30 a.m.
What Are the Pitfalls in Assessing Mitral Regurgitation Using Echocardiography?
Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD
8:55 a.m.
TAVR vs. SAVR for Low-Risk Surgical Patients: Which Would You Choose?
Peter Pollak, MD
9:20 a.m.
When Should You Consider Surgery for TR?
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE II
Moderators: Heidi Connolly, MD, Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB, Gabor Bagameri, MD
10:15 a.m.
Treatment of Severe Mitral Insufficiency in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
10:40 a.m.
How Do You Diagnose and Treat Mitral Perivalvular Leaks?
Jeremy Thaden, MD
11:05 a.m.
Anticoagulation for Bioprosthetic Valves – Really?
Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD
11:30 a.m.
Mitral Valve in Valve Procedures – Who is a Suitable Patient?
Jeremy Thaden, MD
11:55 a.m.
Lunch (provided)
HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS I
Moderators: Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS, Darrell Newman, MD
1:10 p.m.
Can You Modify the Risk of Developing AF?
Ammar Killu, MBBS
1:35 p.m.
What is Subclinical AF? Is Anticoagulation Necessary?
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
2:00 p.m.
My Patient is Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation - Should I Control the Rate or Rhythm?
Siva Mulpuru, MD
2:25 p.m.
Syncope Potpourri
Ammar Killu, MBBS, Malini Madhavan, MBBS, Siva Mulpuru, MD
Moderator: Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
3:15 p.m.
Refreshment Break
HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS II
Moderators: Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS, Heidi Connolly, MD
3:40 p.m.
How Many PVCs Are Too Many?
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
4:05 p.m.
How Do You Manage ICD/Pacemaker Pocket Swelling?
Siva Mulpuru, MD
4:30 p.m.
Medication Induced QT Prolongation: When Do You Need to Worry?
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
4:55 p.m.
Adjourn for the Day
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2022
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:50 a.m.
Welcome and Overview
CARDIOLOGY POTPOURRI
Moderators: Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS, Darrell Newman, MD
8:00 a.m.
State-of-the-Art Lecture: ISCHEMIA Trial – What We Learned
Todd Miller, MD
8:30 a.m.
Palliative Care in End Stage Heart Disease – Are There Biomarkers to Guide Care?
Kevin Whitford, MD
8:55 a.m.
What's New in '22 for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?
Darrell Newman, MD
9:20 a.m.
Giant Cell Aortitis: Should You Operate?
Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB
9:40 a.m.
Check Point Inhibitor Myocarditis: Diagnosis and Treatment
Joerg Herrmann, MD
10:05 a.m.
Refreshment Break
MY MOST CHALLENGING CASE OF THE YEAR
Moderators: Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB, Heidi Connolly, MD, Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS, Darrell Newman, MD
10:30 a.m.
Case 1
Darrell Newman, MD
10:45 a.m.
Case 2
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
11:00 a.m.
Case 3
Nandan Anavekar, MB, ChB
11:15 a.m.
Case 4
Heidi Connolly, MD
11:30 a.m.
Case 5
William Miranda, MD
11:45 a.m.
Closing Comments
12:00 p.m.
Course Adjourns
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    17.75
  • Nursing
    17.75
  • ABIM MOC
    17.75

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