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Tuesday, April 5

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

Town Hall Debate

8:00 am - 10:00 am
Moderator: Scott T. Reeves, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE

Current State of Advanced Perioperative TEE Certification by the National Board of Echocardiography - Stanton K. Shernan, MD, FAHA, FASE
Perioperative Ultrasound Training in Anesthesiology - A Call to Action - Feroze Mahmood, MD
SCA Sponsored Subspecialty Certification in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology - Mark Stafford-Smith, MD, CM, FRCPC, FASE
Training and Certification in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology - Solomon Aronson, MD, MBA, FACC, FACCP, FAHA, FASE; Donna L. Greenhalgh, MD, MBChB, FRCA, FFICM; Steven N. Konstadt, MD; Annemarie Thompson, MD; Michael H. Wall, MD, FCCM; Andrew S. Weisinger, MD, FASE

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

Red Cell Transfusion Controversies
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Moderator: J. Mauricio Del Rio, MD

Liberal and Conservative Transfusion Triggers - What Do They Mean? - C. David Mazer, MD
The Storage Lesion - Real Threat or Mythical Beast? - Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, MD
Preoperative Hemoglobin Management Strategies - Lori B. Heller, MD

Focus on the Tricuspid Valve
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Moderator: Tara R. Brakke, MD, FASE

Structure and Function of the Tricuspid Valve - Sreekanth Cheruku, MD
How to Assess Tricuspid Regurgitation? - Carlos Galhardo, MD
What Causes Functional TR? - Nikolaos J. Skubas, MD, DSc, FACC, FASE
Rapid Fire Pro/Con:
Don't Touch it! It Will Get Better On Its Own - Chirojit Mukherjee, MD, PhD
No It Won't - Go Ahead and Fix It - Kent H. Rehfeldt, MD, FASE

Dessert with Exhibitors and Scientific Poster Session #3
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Navigating the Financial Mine Field
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: C. David Collard, MD, MS

Evolving Bundled Payment Systems - Stanley W. Stead, MD
It's a Dog Eat Dog World - What To Do If Your Group Gets Taken Over - Joseph W. Szokol, MD
Negotiating for a Slice of the Pie - Christopher A. Troianos, MD, FASE

Research Session: Outside the Box Ideas in Cardiovascular Medicine: Hormesis, Turtle Hearts and Mathematical Models
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Paul M. Heerdt, MD, PhD, FCCP

A Little Bad May Be Good: Hormesis and Adaptive Responses in Health and Disease - Mihai V. Podgoreanu, MD, FASE
Turtle Hearts on YouTube? Lessons Learned from 3-Chambered Hearts - Paul M. Heerdt, MD, PhD, FCCP
Practical Application of Cardiovascular Modeling and Simulation - Marc L. Dickstein, MD

Controversies in Interventional Cardiology

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Wendy L. Pabich, MD

TAVR vs. SAVR? - Lebron Cooper, MD
PCI vs. CABG - Davy C.H. Cheng, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FCAHS, CCPE
Lead Extractions - Where and How Should These Happen? - Nelson Thaemert, MD

Coffee Break

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Role of Human Factors in CPB Disasters
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Moderator: James (Jake) Abernathy, MD, MPH, FAHA, FASE; Glenn P. Gravlee, MD

Transitions of Care between Groups: What is Best Practice? - Sarah Parker, PhD
A Surgeon's Perspective on Teamwork during CPB - Eugene M. Golts, MD
CPB-Related Aortic Dissection: Why It Happens and What We Need to Know - Eugene A. Hessel, II, MD

Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD): Special Considerations for Patients with CHD Surviving into Adulthood
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Moderator: Gregory M. Janelle, MD, FASE

Current Outcomes and Expectations for Patients with Common Congenital Heart Lesions - Dean B. Andropoulos, MD
Anesthetic Considerations for
Adults with CHD Presenting for Redo-Cardiac Surgical Procedures - Susan Eagle, MD
Adults with CHD Presenting for Non-Cardiac Surgery - Andrew D. Pitkin, FRCA, MRCP
Adults with CHD Presenting to Labor and Delivery - Laurie R. Davies, MD

Controversies in Thoracic Anesthesiology

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Moderator: Jens Lohser, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Fluid Management - How Much is Too Much? - Jens Lohser, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Epidural vs. Paravertebral vs. Wound Infusion - Panel Discussion
The Perioperative Thoracic Surgical Home - J. Mauricio Del Rio, MD
2014 AATS Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter for Thoracic Surgical Procedures - David Amar, MD

Echo Jeopardy!
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Moderators: Feroze Mahmood, MD; Andrew D. Maslow, MD; Peter J. Panzica, MD
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