Echo in the Nation's Capital: Practical Review of Adult Echo for Physicians and Sonographers

Program

Thursday, May 2
7:15 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:55 a.m.
Welcome and Course Overview
8:00 a.m.
Orientation to the Audience Response System and Knowledge Assessment
Assessment of Cardiac Function
Moderator: Patricia Pellikka, MD
8:15 a.m.
Echocardiography for Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function: 2-D and 3-D Echo and Doppler
S. Allen Luis, MBBS
8:40 a.m.
Echocardiographic Assessment of Diastolic Function: Basic Concepts and Practical Points
Amy Pollak, MD
9:05 a.m.
Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Heart Pressures and Right Ventricular Function
Grace Lin, MD
9:30 a.m.
Strain Imaging for Assessment of Left and Right Ventricular Function
Steven Lester, MD
9:55 a.m.
Panel Discussion | Drs. Luis, Pollak, Lin, and Lester
10:15 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Diastolic Function and Myocardial Disease
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
10:35 a.m.
Echo in Heart Failure – Implementing Guidelines
Grace Lin, MD
11:00 a.m.
Echocardiographic Assessment for Patients with Cardiac Amyloid, Eosinophilic Endomyocardial Disease, Hemochromatosis, and Sarcoidosis
Rekha Mankad, MD
11:25 a.m.
Echocardiography for Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
William Miranda, MD
11:50 a.m.
Multimodality Imaging: When is it Needed?
Amy Pollak, MD
12:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion | Drs. Lin, R. Mankad, Miranda, and Pollak
12:30 p.m.
Lunch
Coronary Artery Disease
Moderator: Patricia Pellikka, MD
1:30 p.m.
ECHO EXTRA Optimizing Imaging: Improving Diagnostic Value
John Friederichs, RDCS
1:40 p.m.
Stress Echo – Interpretation in Ischemic Heart Disease
Patricia Pellikka, MD
2:05 p.m.
Echocardiography Cases: Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction
Sunil Mankad, MD
2:30 p.m.
Coronary Artery Disease: Gender Differences
Rekha Mankad, MD
2:55 p.m.
Case Studies in Contrast Echocardiography
Courtney Bennett, DO
3:20 p.m.
Panel Discussion | Drs. Bennett, Pellikka, S. Mankad, and R. Mankad
3:45 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, May 3
7:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Valvular Heart Disease: Session I
Moderator: Patricia Pellikka, MD
7:45 a.m.
Echocardiography for Aortic Valve Stenosis: Comprehensive 2-D and Doppler Assessment
Peter Spittell, MD
8:10 a.m.
Echocardiography for Mitral Stenosis
Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD
8:35 a.m.
Echocardiography for Mitral Regurgitation including Assessment with PISA
Hector Michelena, MD
9:00 a.m.
Echocardiography for Aortic Regurgitation including Assessment with Continuity Equation
Darrell Newman, MD
9:25 a.m.
Panel Discussion | Drs. Spittell, Pislaru, Michelena, and Newman
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Valvular Heart Disease: Session II
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
10:05 a.m.
ECHO EXTRA PISA Imaging Pearls
John Friederichs, RDCS
10:15 a.m.
“The Right Stuff”: Echocardiographic Assessment of Pulmonary and Tricuspid Valves
Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD
10:40 a.m.
Which Valve for Which Patient
Kevin Greason, MD
11:05 a.m.
Echocardiography for Prosthetic Valves
Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD
11:30 a.m.
Echo for Endocarditis
Joseph Maalouf, MD
11:55 a.m.
Panel Discussion | Drs. Pislaru, Greason, and Maalouf
12:15 p.m.
Working Lunch - Concurrent Session Breakouts | 12:20 - 1:05 p.m. | Rotate to another session | 1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Session 1 - Main Session | Stress Echo – Non-Ischemic Heart Disease
Patricia Pellikka, MD
Session 2 - Culpepper | 3-D Echo
Joseph Maalouf, MD, Sorin Pislaru, MD, PhD
Session 3 - Roosevelt | Imaging Tips and Tricks and Artifacts
Courtney Bennett, DO, John Friederichs, RDCS
2:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Saturday, May 4
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Special Topics I
Moderator: Sunil Mankad, MD
7:20 a.m.
Knowledge Assessment
7:30 a.m.
Echocardiography in Pericardial Disease and Constriction
S. Allen Luis, MBBS
7:55 a.m.
Controversies in Adult Congenital Screening & Follow-up
William Miranda, MD
8:20 a.m.
3-D Echocardiography: Practical Applications
Sunil Mankad, MD
8:45 a.m.
Intraoperative Echocardiography: Cases Where Echo Made a Difference
Hector Michelena, MD
9:10 a.m.
Imaging in TAVR
Steven Goldstein, MD
9:35 a.m.
Interventional Echo: Watchman / Mitral Clip
Joseph Maalouf, MD
10:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion | Drs. Luis, Miranda, Michelena, Goldstein, and Maalouf
10:15 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Special Topics II
Moderator: Patricia Pellikka, MD
10:30 a.m.
Imaging in Diseases of the Aorta
Peter Spittell, MD
10:55 a.m.
Heart Failure, Transplant & LVADs: Role of Echocardiography
Grace Lin, MD
11:20 a.m.
Role of Cardiac Surgery for Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Kevin Greason, MD
11:55 a.m.
Cardiac Masses: Key Identifying/Differentiating Features
Courtney Bennett, DO
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    17.0
  • MOC
    17.0

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