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Monday, April 4

Problem-Based Learning Discussions

6:45 am - 8:00 am
PBLD Coordinator: Michael P. Eaton, MD

Light Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 am - 8:00 am

Acute and Chronic Right Heart Failure

8:00 am - 10:00 am
Moderator: G. Burkhard Mackensen, MD, PhD, FASE

Right Heart Failure - Pharmacology - Georges Desjardins, MD, FASE, FRCPC
Right Heart Failure - Mechanical Assist Options - Manuel Fontes, MD
Perspectives of the Surgeon with Emphasis on Patient Selection & Intraoperative Technique - Michael M. Madani, MD, FACS
Perspectives of the Anesthesiologist with Emphasis on Perioperative Management - Dalia A. Banks, MD, FASE

Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Keynote Lecture

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Moderator: Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD, FAHA, FASE

What Does Moving from Volume to Value Really Mean? - Joanne Conroy, MD

Annual Business Meeting and SCA Awards Presentations

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

ASA Update
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Speaker: Stanley W. Stead, MD

Lunch with Exhibitors and Scientific Poster Session #2
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Board of Directors TEE Pros/Cons
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Madhav Swaminathan, MD, FASE

TEE for All?
Pro: Albert C. Perrino, MD
Con: Stanton K. Shernan, MD, FAHA, FASE
3D TEE Changes Outcomes?
Pro: G. Burkhard Mackensen, MD, PhD, FASE
Con: Kathryn E. Glas, MD, MBA, FASE

What Does Elderly Mean for Cardiac Surgery in 2016?
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Donna L. Greenhalgh, MD, MBChB, FRCA, FFICM

Physiology of Aging - Joerg Ender, MD
When Are You Too Old to Have Heart Surgery? - Fabio G. Guarracino, MD
Enough Already? When is Time to Change the Emphasis of Care in the ICU? - S. Nick Fletcher, MBBS, FRCA

New Coagulation Factor Drugs (PCCs, Fibrinogen Concentrates, etc.)

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Roman Sniecinski, MD, FASE

For Reversing NOACs - Ian Welsby, MD, MBBS, BSc, FRCA
For Treating Bleeding - Kenichi Tanaka, MD
Economics - Gregory A. Nuttall, MD

Coffee Break with Exhibitors
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Acute Kidney Injury
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 
Moderator: Andrew  S. Weisinger, MD, FASE

Acute Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery: Pathobiology and Diagnosis - Frederic (Josh) T. Billings, IV, MD
The Case of Acute Injury: Why An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure - Mark Stafford-Smith, MD, CM, FRCPC, FASE
Why We Are Unable to Show the Benefits of "Renoprotective" Agents? - Robert N. Sladen, MBChB, FCCM

Do Cardiac Anesthesiologists Really Make a Difference and at What Cost?
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Moderator: Tjorvi Perry, MD

What is a Cardiac-Trained Anesthesiologist? Have We Lost Sight of the Floor? - Bryan G. Maxwell, MD
If only everyone was as Well Trained as Me: Exploring the Impact of Performance on Clinical Outcomes in the Cardiac Surgical Patient - Laurent G. Glance, MD
Reconciling the Cost of a Cardiac Anesthesiologist: How Much is Too Much? - Christopher A. Troianos, MD, FASE

Best of Meeting Oral Abstract Presentations: Session 2

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Moderator: Thomas Floyd, MD, CM, FRCPC

Reception with Exhibitors
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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