The Heart Beat of Cardiology: Practical Application of Echocardiography

December 12-14, 2019
The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (17.25), MOC (17.25), | Price: $675 - $865 | Early Bird saves $100

Program

Thursday, December 12, 2019
8:15 a.m.
Welcome - Introduction to Course and Get to Know the Audience
Steve Ommen, MD
GENERAL IMAGING CONSIDERATIONS
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
8:30 a.m.
Assessment of LV Systolic Function
Roberto Lang, MD
9:00 a.m.
Assessment of LV Diastolic Function – Guideline Approach
Steven Lester, MD
9:30 a.m.
Diastolic Function in Special Cases
Steven Lester, MD
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m.
Artificial Intelligence in Imaging
Roberto Lang, MD
11:00 a.m.
Clinical Applications of Strain Imaging: What it is and Where it Makes a Difference
Steven Lester, MD
11:30 a.m.
Virtual Reality and Transillumination
Roberto Lang, MD
12:00 p.m.
Lunch
HEART FAILURE
Moderator: Roberto Lang, MD
1:30 p.m.
CMR for Heart Failure
Amit Patel, MD
1:00 p.m.
Clinical Assessment of New HFrEF
Grace Lin, MD
2:00 p.m.
HFpEF
Grace Lin, MD
2:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break
3:00 p.m.
Assessment of LVADs
Roberto Lang, MD
3:30 p.m.
Heart Failure Cases
Roberto Lang, MD, Grace Lin, MD, Amit Patel, MD
4:00 p.m.
Live Demonstration | Practical Demonstrations of the “ABC’s” of 3-D Echocardiography – Live Scanning
Kalie Kebed, MD, Roberto Lang, MD, Megan Yamat, RDCS
5:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, December 13, 2019
8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
8:30 a.m.
Aortic Stenosis: Assessment of Severity
Roberto Lang, MD
9:00 a.m.
Aortic Stenosis: Gradient-Valve Area Mismatch
Steven Lester, MD
9:30 a.m.
TAVR vs SAVR – Why I would Choose TAVR
Ranya Sweis, MD
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m.
Practical Implications of Approval of TAVR for Low-Risk Patients
Ranya Sweis, MD
11:00 a.m.
Infective Endocardits
Kalie Kebed, MD
11:30 a.m.
Cases
Robert Young, RDCS
Moderators: Roberto Lang, MD, Steven Lester, MD, Ranya Sweis, MD, Steve Ommen, MD
12:15 p.m.
Lunch
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
Moderator: Kalie Kebed, MD
1:00 p.m.
Assessment of Mitral Regurgitation
Kalie Kebed, MD
1:30 p.m.
Assessment of Mitral Valve Prostheses
Steven Lester, MD
2:00 p.m.
Assessment of Tricuspid Regurgitation
Kalie Kebed, MD
2:30 p.m.
Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m.
Myocardial tissue characterization in patients with aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation: What does it tell us?
Amit Patel, MD
3:15 p.m.
Cases
Kalie Kebed, MD, Steven Lester, MD, Amit Patel, MD, Robert Young, RDCS
4:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Saturday, December 14, 2019
7:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
OTHER STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASES
Moderator: Steve Ommen, MD
8:00 a.m.
Congenital Heart Disease
William Miranda, MD
8:30 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Steve Ommen, MD
9:00 a.m.
Pericardial Diseases
William Miranda, MD
9:30 a.m.
Panel | Drs. Miranda and Ommen
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m.
Invasive Hemodynamics – When should we go to the cath lab?
William Miranda, MD
11:00 a.m.
Cases
Robert Young, RDCS
12:15 p.m.
Conclusion
Roberto Lang, MD, Steve Ommen, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    17.25
  • MOC
    17.25

Price: $675 - $865 | Early Bird saves $100

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