Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

TRANSPLANT: Today, Tomorrow - 3Ts

Thursday, March 8, 2012

7:00 – 7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45 – 8:00

Welcome and Introductions
Matthias Loebe, MD, PhD 

 Mini Circuits

 

 Moderators: Robert Smith, MD and Wade L. Fischer, MD

8:00 – 8:10

Experience with Mini Circuits
Robert Smith, MD

8:10 – 8:20

Blood Saving in ECC 
Scott A. Scheinin, MD

8:20 – 8:30

Percutaneous VADs 
Jerry D. Estep, MD

8:30 – 8:40

Portable ECMO 
Wade L. Fischer, MD

 ECMO

 

 Moderators: Michael H. Hines, MD and Faisal Masud, MD

8:40 – 8:50

Cannulation Strategies in ECMO 
Michael H. Hines, MD

8:50 – 9:00

Ventilator Management of ARDS Patients 
Faisal Masud, MD

9:00 – 9:10

Strategies of MCS in Adolescents 
David L. Morales, MD

9:10 - 9:20

Ethics Issues in Advanced Life Support 
Courtenay R. Bruce, JD, MA

 Update: Heart Transplantation

 

 Moderators: Hans B. Lehmkuhl, MD and Jerry D. Estep, MD

9:20 - 9:30

New Advances in Immunusuppression 
Hans B. Lehmkuhl, MD

9:30 - 9:40

Non-invasive Rejection Monitoring 
Jerry D. Estep, MD

9:40 - 9:50

When to Transplant a VAD Patient 
Arvind Bhimaraj, MD. MPH

9:50 - 10:00 

The Old Patient with Heart Failure: Medication, Transplant, VAD 
Deborah E. Meyers, MD

10:00 - 10:10

The Long-term Survivor After Heart Transplant 
O. Howard Frazier, MD

10:10 - 10:20

BREAK

 Lung Transplant

 

 Moderators: Fernando Torres, MD and Harish Seethamraju, MD

10:20 – 10:30

Extracorporeal Lung Preservation
Saverio La Francesca, MD

10:30 - 10:40

Medical Therapy for PPH 
Vincent Valentine, MD

10:40 - 10:50

Indication for Heart and Lung Transplant 
Fernando Torres, MD

10:50 - 11:00

Indication for Lung Transplant in PPH Patients  
Harish Seethamraju, MD

 LVAD I

 

 Moderators: Emma Birks, MD, PhD and Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH

11:00 - 11:10

Myocardial Recovery 
Emma Birks, MD, PhD 

11:10 - 11:20

Metabolic Syndrome and VAD 
Dale J. Hamilton, MD

11:20 - 11:30

The Old LVAD Recipient 
Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH

11:30 - 11:40

Infection and LVAD 
Matthias Loebe, MD, PhD

11:40  -11:50

Anticoagulation Management of VAD Patients 
Brian A. Bruckner, MD

11:50 - 12:00

Social Work Aspects of LVAD Patients 
Beth Mosele, LCSW

 LVAD II

 

 Moderators: Karl Nelson, RN, MBA and Hany Samir, MD

12:00 - 12:10

Complex Redo-scenario in VAD Candidates 
Igor Gregoric, MD

 12:10 - 12:20

Intra-op Management of the RV in LVADs 
Hany Samir, MD

 12:20 - 12:30

Outpatient Management with LVAD 
Barbara A. Elias, RN

 12:30 - 12:40

LTAC for VAD Patients 
Kelvin M. Lee, MD

 12:40 - 12:50

Rehabilitation for LVAD Patients 
Teresa D. Kaldis, MD

 12:50 - 1:00

Economics of LVAD Program
Karl Nelson, RN, MBA

 1:00 - 2:00

 Lunch and Transporation to Hands-on Workshop

 

2:00 - 5:30

Hands-on Workshop* at MITIESM

 

Hands-on Workshop Featuring:

HeartMate II® Console / Alarms
HeartMate II®LVAD
LIFEBRIDGE® / ECMO Demo
TandemHeart® Demo
Terumo® / Duraheart™ Demo
Heartware® Demo
CentriMag® Demo

*not certified for CME credit