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Continuing Medical Education

Multi-Modality Cardiovascular Imaging for the Clinician

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Conference Agenda

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

7:00 a.m.

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Registration and Breakfast

7:45 a.m.

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Welcome and Introductions

William A. Zoghbi, M.D.

SESSION I: CV Imaging Technology: What Are the Latest Innovations? What Should I Incorporate?

Moderator: William A. Zoghbi, M.D.

8:00 a.m.

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3-D Echocardiography: Newest Technology and Optimization: Should It Be Incorporated Into Daily Practice?

Stephen H. Little, M.D.

8:15 a.m.

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Quantitating Ventricular Function with Echocardiography: 2-D, 3-D, Strain: What Should We Use and How?

Miguel A. Quinones, M.D.

8:30 a.m.

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Contrast Echocardiography as a Powerful Tool in the Echo Lab: Impact on Diagnosis and Management

William A. Zoghbi, M.D.

8:45 a.m.

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Cardiac CT Angiography; New Technological Advances

Su Min Chang, M.D.

9:00 a.m.

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Cardiac MRI: Basic Concepts and New Developments

Dipan J. Shah, M.D.

9:15 a.m.

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What is New in Nuclear Cardiology Techniques: How Do I Apply Them in Clinical Practice?

John J. Mahmarian, M.D.

9:30 a.m.

 –  Question and Answer Session

All Faculty

10:00 a.m.

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Break and Exhibits

SESSION II: Ischemic Heart Disease – Role of Non-Invasive Imaging & Imaging in the Catheterization Laboratory

Moderator: John J. Mahmarian, M.D.

10:30 a.m.

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Value of Imaging in CV Prevention: CT Calcium Score or Carotid Ultrasound

Vijay Nambi, M.D.

10:45 a.m.

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Assessing Risk in Coronary Artery Disease Patients: Stress Echo and Nuclear. Are They Interchangeable?  Pitfalls?

William A. Zoghbi, M.D.

11:00 a.m.

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CT Coronary Angiography: When Should it be Performed? What do Appropriate Use Criteria State?

John J. Mahmarian, M.D.

11:15 a.m.

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Already in the Catheterization Laboratory: When to Use Optical Coherence Tomography & IVUS?

Colin M. Barker, M.D.

11:30 a.m.

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Radiation Exposure in Cardiac Imaging: Helpful Tools for Optimal Risk Reduction in CT and Nuclear Imaging

Faisal Nabi, M.D. 

11:45 a.m.

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Interesting Cases in Coronary Disease with Audience Response and Panel Discussion

Drs. Colin Barker, Dipan Shah,John Mahmarian

12:30 p.m.

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Lunch at Trevisio Restaurant

SESSION III: Role of Imaging in Heart Failure

Moderator: Dipan J. Shah, M.D.

1:30 p.m.

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Doppler Echocardiography and Diastology: How to Estimate Filling Pressures? Is It Valid in Preserved Systolic Function? When Should It Be Avoided?

Miguel A. Quinones, M.D.

2:00 p.m.

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Myocardial Viability to Determine Approach to Therapy. Is It Still Essential? Lessons Learned from the STICH Trial?

Dipan J. Shah, M.D.

2:15 p.m.

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Do Not Forget About the Right Heart: Importance of RV Function & Tricuspid Regurgitation in Heart Failure. What to Look for?

Sherif F. Nagueh, M.D.

2:30 p.m.

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The Patient with Dyspnea and Edema: Is It Heart Failure or Pericardial Disease?

Miguel A. Quinones, M.D.

2:45 p.m.

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Left Ventricular Assist Devices in Patients with Heart Failure: Types, How Can You Image LVADs, Implications for Outcome?

Jerry D. Estep, M.D.

3:00 p.m.

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Break and Exhibits

SESSION IV: Live and Taped Case Studies from the Imaging Laboratories

Moderator: Sherif Nagueh, M.D. and William Zoghbi, M.D.

3:30 p.m.

 –  Interesting Cases Transmitted Live from The Methodist Hospital Echocardiography Laboratory, and Taped Cases from Around the Texas Medical Center with Audience Response and Panel Discussion (Contrast Echo, Cardiomyopathy, Constriction, and Cardiac Masses)

Drs. Miguel Quinones, Karla Kurrelmeyer, Jose Banchs, and Stephen Little

5:30 pm

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Adjournment and Reception at Trevisio Restaurant

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2013

7:00 a.m.

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Sign-In and Breakfast

SESSION V: Valvular Heart Disease I: Mitral Valve Disease

Moderator: Stephen H. Little, M.D.

8:00 a.m.

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Mitral-Regurgitation: Current Guidelines for Echocardiographic Assessment: Role of 3D Echo, CMR?

Stephen H. Little, M.D.

8:15 a.m.

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Timing of Surgery for Mitral Regurgitation: Not Too Early, Not Too Late, But Just Right!

Blase A. Carabello, M.D.

8:30 a.m.

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Repairing the Mitral Valve: Current Surgical Approach to Mitral Preservation

Gerald M. Lawrie, M.D.

8:45 a.m.

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Percutaneous Techniques for Mitral Valve Repair: State of the Art

Colin M. Barker, M.D.

9:00 a.m.

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The Changing Specturum of Mitral Stenosis: From Rheumatic to Calcific MS of the Elderly. Diagnostic and Managment Challenge

Raymond F. Stainback, M.D.

9:15 a.m.

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Case Studies in Mitral Valve Disease with Audience Response and Panel Discussion

Drs Stephen Little, Colin Barker, and Raymond Stainback 

10:00 a.m.

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Break and Exhibits

SESSION VI: Valvular Heart Disease II: Aortic Valve Disease and Prosthetic Valves

Moderator: Miguel A. Quinones M.D.

10:30 a.m.

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Aortic Stenosis: Remaining Diagnostic Dilemmas; The Challenge of Low Gradient, Low Output

MIguel A. Quinones, M.D.

10:45 a.m.

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Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): Latest Approach and Results; Is the Target Population Changing?

Neal S. Kleiman, M.D.

11:00 a.m.

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"Interventional Imaging:" A Developing New Field Integral to the Heart Team

Stephen H. Little, M.D.

11:15 a.m.

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How to Evaluate Prosthetic Valve Function: What Do the Guidelines Say?

William A. Zoghbi, M.D.

11:30 a.m.

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Case Studies in Aortic and Prosthetic Valves with Audience Response and Panel Discussion

Drs. Colin Barker, Miguel Quinones, and Stephen Little

12:00 p.m.

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Lunch

Session VII: Small Group Educational Sessions: Hands-on Heart Specimens,  3D Echocardiography or 2-D Quantitation, CT Angiography and Cardiac MRI

Moderator: William A. Zoghbi M.D.

 

 

1 – 5:30 p.m. -
(Break 3-3:30)

Heart Specimens: Examination of the Heart and its structure with emphasis on valvular anatomy Michael J. Reardon, MD and Kadian McIntosh, MPAS, PA-C
3D Echocardiography and 2D/Doppler Quantitation: 3D Echo: Image manipulation; TEE simulation and 2D/Doppler Quantitation of Cardiac Chamber Volumes, LV Function and Flows Using Computer Stations Stephen Little, M.D., Miguel Quinones, M.D., Sherif Nagueh, M.D.George Bourgeois, RDCS, and Marti McCulloch, RDCS
CT Coronary Angiography and Calcium Score: Image manipulation, coronary artery evaluation, quantitation of ventricular structure and function John Mahmarian, M.D., Su Min Chang, M.D., George Cook, RT, and Jose Lopez, RT
Cardiac and Vascular MRI: Image manipulation and quantitation of function, flow and myocardial scar Dipan Shah, M.D., Faisal Nabi, M.D., Karen Chin, RCS, and Kyle Autry, RT

5:30 p.m. - 

Adjourn and Evening On Your Own

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013

7:00 a.m.

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Sign-In and Breakfast

SESSION VIII: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Diseases of the Aorta and Peripheral Vasculature

Moderator: Dipan J. Shah, M.D.

8:00 a.m.

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Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What Are the Most Common Untreated Conditions That Should Not Be Missed?

C. Huie Lin, M.D.

8:30 a.m.

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Post-Operative Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: How Do You Recognize Common Conditions? Indicators of Outcome?

Wayne J. Franklin, M.D.

9:00 a.m.

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Evaluating Carotid Disease with Vascular Ultrasound: General Guidelines. When is Angiography/CT or MRI Indicated?

Alan B. Lumsden, M.D.

9:20 a.m.

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What Are the Best Techniques to Evaluate the Aorta: Echo vs. CT vs. Dynamic MRI?

Dipan J. Shah, M.D.

9:40 a.m.

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Percutaneous Interventions for Aortic Aneurysm: What Does the Clinician Need to Know; What Does the Surgeon Want to Know From the Imager Prior to and After the Procedure?

Alan B. Lumsden, M.D.

10:00 a.m.

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Break and Exhibits

10:30 a.m.

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Peripheral Vascular Disease: Should it be CT or MRI Imaging?

Faisal Nabi, M.D.

10:45 a.m.

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Venous Disease: New Insights and Therapies; How to Use Imaging?

Jean Bismuth, M.D.

11:00 a.m.

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Interesting Cases with Audience Response and Panel Discussion

Drs. Alan Lumsden, Faisal Nabi

11:45 a.m.

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Program Evaluation and Wrap-Up

William A. Zoghbi, M.D.

12:00 p.m.

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Conference Adjourns