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

April 18-21, 2024
In-Person or Livestream | Hyatt Regency Hill Country, San Antonio, TX

Registration Closed
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (22.25), Nursing (22.25), ABS MOC (22.25), ABIM MOC (22.25), Price: Price: $775-$880

Program

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Early Registration - Fredericksburg Foyer
Thursday, April 18, 2024
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m.
Welcome, Introduction, Course Overview, Get to Know the Audience
Moderators: Jared Bird, MD, Martha Grogan, MD, Steven Lester, MD, S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
BASIC ECHO
Moderator: Steven Lester, MD
8:00 a.m.
Advances in LV Quantification – Moving Past 2-D
Reza Arsanjani, MD
8:20 a.m.
RV Enlargement and 3-D Assessment: The Forgotten Ventricle
Robert McCully, MD
8:35 a.m.
Practical Tips and Tricks for Optimizing 3-D Assessment of LV/RV Size and Function
Rebecca Klug, RDCS, ACS, Rekha Mankad, MD
8:55 a.m.
Imaging Physics and Artifacts
Victoria Jones, RDCS
9:20 a.m.
Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function: A Practical Approach
Steven Lester, MD
9:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Steven Lester, MD
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
MYOCARDIAL IMAGING
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
10:20 a.m.
Strain Imaging “From A to V”
Chris Ray, MD
10:40 a.m.
Stress Echo Cases
Robert McCully, MD
11:10 a.m.
Interesting Myocardial Imaging Cases -
Martha Grogan, MD, Victoria Jones, RDCS, Rebecca Klug, RDCS, ACS, Bethany Pelke, RDCS, Chris Ray, MD
11:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Steven Lester, MD
12:00 p.m.
Grab Your Lunch and Return to the Ballroom for a Special Lecture Sponsored by BMS - Redefining the Treatment Landscape of Symptomatic NYHA Class II-III Obstructive HCM - Robert Biederman, M.D., FACC FAHA FSGC NO CME CREDIT
POCUS
Moderator: Jared Bird, MD
1:15 p.m.
POCUS – Cases Where It Made A Difference
Jared Bird, MD
1:35 p.m.
Lung Ultrasound – How, When, and Why
Sunil Mankad, MD
1:55 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jared Bird, MD
2:20 p.m.
Refreshment Break
Breakout Sessions: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Attendees may rotate in and out as they wish.
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Strain Imaging (Main Ballroom)
Victoria Jones, RDCS, Sunil Mankad, MD, A. Landon Wellford, MD
2:45 p.m.
Diastology: Cases & Practice Review (Hondo Ballroom)
Said Alsidawi, MD, Steven Lester, MD
2:45 p.m.
Sonographer Tips and Tricks (Bandera Ballroom)
Rebecca Klug, RDCS, ACS, Jeremy Thaden, MD
Breakout Sessions: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Attendees may rotate in and out as they wish.
3:45 p.m.
3-D Imaging/Knobology (With Machine only – no scanning) (Main Ballroom)
Jared Bird, MD, Vuyisile Nkomo, MD, Bethany Pelke, RDCS
3:45 p.m.
Diastology: Cases & Practice Review (Hondo Ballroom)
Said Alsidawi, MD, Steven Lester, MD
3:45 p.m.
Hands-On Live Scanning (Bandera Ballroom)
Victoria Jones, RDCS, Katie Young, MD
5:00 p.m.
Adjourn
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception - Family Members Invited (Windmill Plaza)
Friday, April 19, 2024
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AND CARDIOMYOPATHIES
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
7:30 a.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension
Robert McCully, MD
8:00 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: State of the Art, the Role of Echo in Diagnosis and Management in 2024
Said Alsidawi, MD
8:30 a.m.
Amyloid Heart Disease: What’s New in the Toolbox
Martha Grogan, MD
9:00 a.m.
Precision Echo for the Oncologist
Chris Ray, MD
9:25 a.m.
New Oncology Therapies – Implications for the Imager
Reza Arsanjani, MD
9:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
10:10 a.m.
Refreshment Break
MASSES AND PERICARDIAL DISEASE
Moderator: S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
10:30 a.m.
Pericardial Disease – Confirming Constriction
S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
10:55 a.m.
Pericardial Tamponade – How Much is Too Much?
Chris Ray, MD
11:20 a.m.
Cardiac Masses: Artifact or Mass?
Jeremy Thaden, MD
11:45 a.m.
Endocarditis – Infectious Fun for Everyone!
Katie Young, MD
12:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
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!
Saturday, April 20, 2024
7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
Moderator: Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
8:00 a.m.
Aortic Stenosis – Ectopy, AFib, and Low-flow, Stress Echo, Oh My!
Said Alsidawi, MD
8:25 a.m.
Key Measurements and Avoiding Pitfalls: Stroke Volume, Aortic Valve Area, Peak Velocity, and Mean Gradient
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
8:50 a.m.
Aortic Regurgitation – Pitfalls and Pearls in Quantitation
Jared Bird, MD
9:10 a.m.
Pre and Post Procedural Echocardiographic Assessment for TAVI
Hayan Jouni, MD
9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
9:50 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
10:10 a.m.
Anatomy of MR
Rekha Mankad, MD
10:30 a.m.
Mitral Valve Interventions
Kathleen Kopecky, MD
10:45 a.m.
Anatomy of TR
Reza Arsanjani, MD
11:05 a.m.
TV Interventions
Jeremy Thaden, MD
11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
12:00 p.m.
Lunch - Product Theater Sponsored by AstraZeneca - ATTR: Beyond Polyneuropathy and Cardiomyopathy -Barry Trachtenberg, MD – Houston Methodist NO CME CREDIT
PROSTHETIC VALVE DISEASE
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
1:00 p.m.
Echo Evaluation of Aortic Valve Prostheses
Hayan Jouni, MD
1:25 p.m.
Mitral Valve Prostheses: Practical Approach
S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
1:50 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Martha Grogan, MD
2:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
Breakout Sessions: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Attendees may rotate in and out as they wish
2:15 p.m.
Valvular Heart Disease - Rapid Fire Cases (Main Ballroom)
Hayan Jouni, MD, Kathleen Kopecky, MD, Jeremy Thaden, MD
2:15 p.m.
POCUS Hands-on With Devices (Hondo Ballroom)
Jared Bird, MD, Bethany Pelke, RDCS, A. Landon Wellford, MD
2:15 p.m.
Hands-on TEE Simulator (Bandera Ballroom)
Rekha Mankad, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD
Breakout Sessions: Small Groups Reviewing Cases and Techniques
Attendees may rotate in and out as they wish
3:15 p.m.
Valvular Heart Disease Rapid Fire Cases (Main Ballroom)
Hayan Jouni, MD, Kathleen Kopecky, MD, Jeremy Thaden, MD
3:15 p.m.
POCUS – Hands-on With Devices (Hondo Ballroom)
Jared Bird, MD, Bethany Pelke, RDCS, A. Landon Wellford, MD
3:15 p.m.
Hands-on TEE Simulator (Bandera Ballroom)
Rekha Mankad, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD
4:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Sunday, April 21, 2024
7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast - Visit Exhibits
POTPOURI OF ECHO
Moderator: Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:00 a.m.
Inheritable and Degenerative Aortopathies
Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:20 a.m.
Valve Disease in Pregnancy
Katie Young, MD
8:45 a.m.
New Diagnosis of Adult Congenital Heart Disease – When to Suspect?
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:05 a.m.
Perivalvular Leak Closure: Decision and Intraprocedural Guidance
Sunil Mankad, MD
9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:50 a.m.
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits
10:15 a.m.
Impact of AI in Echocardiography
Steven Lester, MD
10:45 a.m.
Fireside Chat – Pressing Topics in AI Drs. Lester, S. Mankad, and Arsanjani
11:00 a.m.
CLINICAL CASE REVIEW - Test Your Knowledge
Case 1
Said Alsidawi, MD
Case 2
Jared Bird, MD
Case 3
Steven Lester, MD
Case 4
S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    22.25
  • Nursing
    22.25
  • ABS MOC
    22.25
  • ABIM MOC
    22.25

Price: Price: $775-$880

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