Echo Fiesta: An In-Depth Review of Adult Echocardiography for Sonographers and Physicians

April 27-30, 2023
In-Person and Livestream | Hyatt Regency Hill Country, San Antonio, TX

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (22.0), Nursing (22.0), MOC (22.0), Price: $875-$750 | Register by 3/30 to Save $100

Program

April 27
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m.
Welcome, Introduction, Course Overview, Get to Know the Audience Drs. Klarich, Lester and Grogan
UTILITY OF ECHO - BASICS AND BEYOND
8:00 a.m.
2-D and 3-D Evaluation of LV & LA Size and Function. Will 2-D Methods Become a Relic of Historical Perspective?
Rekha Mankad, MD
8:20 a.m.
Tips and Tricks for the 3-D Assessment of LV & LA Size and Function
Abby Biers, RDCS, Sunil Mankad, MD
8:35 a.m.
Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function: A Practical Approach
Steven Lester, MD
8:55 a.m.
Echocardiographic Evaluation of RV Size and Function
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:15 a.m.
Tips and Tricks for the 3-D Assessment of RV Function
Said Alsidawi, MD
9:30 a.m.
RV Enlargement: Distinguishing the Congenital Causes from Acquired Disorders
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Lester and Phillips
Moderator: Kyle Klarich, MD
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
MYOCARDIAL IMAGING
Moderator: Steven Lester, MD
10:20 a.m.
Clinical Utility of Strain Imaging: LV, RV and LA
Steven Lester, MD
10:40 a.m.
Tips and Trick for Strain: Accept or Reject?
Jennifer Warmsbecker, RDCS
11:00 a.m.
Myocardial Work: What Is this? Is It Ready for Prime Time?
Said Alsidawi, MD
11:15 a.m.
Abnormal Strain Patterns: Case Review All Mayo Clinic Sonographers with clinical commentary from Drs. S. Mankad and Lester
11:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion Ms. Warmsbecker and Dr. Alsidawi
Moderator: Steven Lester, MD
12:00 p.m.
Lunch
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Moderator: Steven Lester, MD
1:15 p.m.
Artificial Intelligence: Its Emerging Role in Medicine and Echocardiography
Steven Lester, MD
1:35 p.m.
Emerging Clinical Trends for Artificial Intelligence in Echocardiography
Reza Arsanjani, MD
2:00 p.m.
Black Box vs White Box AI: Help Us Briefly Understand What You Computational Biologist Do?
Imon Banerjee, PhD
2:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion Dr. Arsanjani and Dr. Banerjee
Moderator: Steven Lester, MD
2:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Attendees rotate in and out as they wish
3:00 p.m.
Strain Imaging (Main Ballroom) Live Scanning
Reza Arsanjani, MD, Jared Bird, MD, Jennifer Warmsbecker, RDCS, Armistead Wellford, MD
3:00 p.m.
Hands-on TEE Simulator (Brady Ballroom)
Rekha Mankad, MD, Sabrina Phillips, MD
3:00 p.m.
Diastology: Cases and Practice Review (Hondo Ballroom)
Said Alsidawi, MD, Steven Lester, MD
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Attendees rotate in and out as they wish
4:00 p.m.
3D Imaging/Knobology (Main Ballroom) With machine - no live scanning
Abby Biers, RDCS, Jared Bird, MD, Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
4:00 p.m.
Hands-on TEE Simulator (Brady Ballroom)
Rekha Mankad, MD, Sabrina Phillips, MD
4:00 p.m.
Hands-on Live Scanning (Hondo Ballroom)
Runqing Huang, PhD, S. Allen Luis, MBBS, Armistead Wellford, MD, Melissa Willers, RDCS
5:00 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception - Windmill Plaza - Family Members Invited
April 28
7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
THICK WALLED CARDIOMYOPATHIES
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
8:00 a.m.
Echo Imaging in HCM, Get With the Guidelines
Kyle Klarich, MD
8:25 a.m.
Drug Therapy for HCM - What Is New?
Steven Lester, MD
8:45 a.m.
Amyloid Heart Disease: What’s New in the Toolbox
Martha Grogan, MD
9:10 a.m.
Thick Walls -- What's the Diagnosis?
Kyle Klarich, MD
9:30 a.m.
TTR Amyloid a new Epidemic
Martha Grogan, MD
9:55 a.m.
Panel Discussion Dr. Klarich and Dr. Lester
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
10:15 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
CANCER AND SYSTEMIC DISEASES
Moderator: Reza Arsanjani, MD
10:35 a.m.
Cardio-Oncology: What Every Clinician and Imager Should Know
Reza Arsanjani, MD
11:00 a.m.
Cardiac Masses: What’s That Blob in the Heart?
Kyle Klarich, MD
11:25 a.m.
Echo Evaluation of Systemic Diseases
Rekha Mankad, MD
11:50 a.m.
Case Review With Expert Commentary
S. Allen Luis, MBBS, Rekha Mankad, MD, Melissa Willers, RDCS
12:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion Dr. Klarich and Dr. R. Mankad
Moderator: Reza Arsanjani, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn - Afternoon to see The Alamo, Walk the Riverwalk, Have Fun at Six Flags, Play a Round of Golf or Just Enjoy San Antonio!
April 29
7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast – Visit Exhibits
AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
Moderator: Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
8:00 a.m.
Echocardiographic Evaluation of Aortic Stenosis: A “Rules Based Approach”
Patricia Pellikka, MD
8:25 a.m.
Aortic Stenosis: Area/Gradient Mismatch
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
8:50 a.m.
Pre-Procedural Evaluation for TAVI: Echo and CT
Sunil Mankad, MD
9:05 a.m.
Evaluation of Aortic Regurgitation: Get With the Guidelines
Jared Bird, MD
9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Pellikka, S. Mankad, and Bird
Moderator: Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
9:50 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
10:10 a.m.
Why Does the Mitral Valve Leak? The "Anatomy" of Mitral Regurgitation
Sunil Mankad, MD
10:30 a.m.
Pre-Procedural TEE for TEER
S. Allen Luis, MBBS
10:45 a.m.
Calcific Mitral Stenosis: An Emerging Problem, What Do We Need to Know?
Jared Bird, MD
11:05 a.m.
Tricuspid Regurgitation; Changing our Mindset
Steven Lester, MD
11:25 a.m.
Tricuspid Valve Interventions: What’s New and Pre-Procedural Planning Considerations
S. Allen Luis, MBBS
11:45 a.m.
Crop Off: Live Cropping of Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation
Abby Biers, RDCS, Steven Lester, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD, Jennifer Warmsbecker, RDCS
12:05 p.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Luis, Nkomo, and Bird
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
12:30 p.m.
Lunch - Courtyard Deck Special Feature for Sonographers - Lunch With Mayo Clinic Sonographers – Ask Your Questions
PROSTHETIC VALVE DISEASE
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
1:30 p.m.
Echo Evaluation of Aortic Valve Prostheses
S. Allen Luis, MBBS
1:55 p.m.
Mitral Valve Prostheses: Practical Approach
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
2:20 p.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Luis and Nkomo
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
2:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Attendees may rotate in and out as they wish
Valvular Heart Disease: Rapid Fire Cases (Main Ballroom)
S. Allen Luis, MBBS, Sunil Mankad, MD, Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
Stress Echo Cases (Brady Ballroom)
Reza Arsanjani, MD, Jared Bird, MD, Patricia Pellikka, MD
Diastology: Cases and Practice Review
Said Alsidawi, MD, Steven Lester, MD
3:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Valvular Heart Disease: Rapid Fire Cases (Main Ballroom)
S. Allen Luis, MBBS, Sunil Mankad, MD, Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
3:45 p.m.
Stress Echo Cases (Brady Ballroom)
Reza Arsanjani, MD, Jared Bird, MD, Patricia Pellikka, MD
Sonographer Tips and Tricks: Live Scanning With Hands-On (Hondo Ballroom)
Martha Grogan, MD, Runqing Huang, PhD, Armistead Wellford, MD, Melissa Willers, RDCS
4:45 p.m.
Adjourn
April 30
7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
ADDITIONAL STRUCTURAL INTERVENTIONS
Moderator: Said Alsidawi, MD
8:00 a.m.
Percutaneous Closure of an ASD: Pre-Procedural Echo Planning
Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:25 a.m.
Left Atrial Appendage Closure: Why and How?
Said Alsidawi, MD
8:50 a.m.
Shunts at the Atrial and Ventricular Level: What Do We Need to Know?
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:10 a.m.
Perivalvular Leak Closure: Decision and Intraprocedural Guidance
Sunil Mankad, MD
9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Phillips and Sunil Mankad
9:50 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
CLINICAL CASE REVIEW
10:00 a.m.
Case 1
Martha Grogan, MD
10:10 a.m.
Case 2
Said Alsidawi, MD
10:20 a.m.
Case 3
Said Alsidawi, MD
10:30 a.m.
Case 4
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
10:40 a.m.
Case 5
Sabrina Phillips, MD
10:50 a.m.
Case 6
Kyle Klarich, MD
12:10 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    22.0
  • Nursing
    22.0
  • MOC
    22.0

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