Monday Sessions



Program Information

Monday, April 24

6:15 am - 6 pm Registration Open

6:45 - 8 am Problem-Based Learning Discussions (PBLDs) View PBLD Schedule
7 - 8 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8 - 8:10 am SCA Research Awards/Kaplan Leadership Awards Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD FAHA FASE 8:10 - 10 am Transfusion Management in Cardiac Surgery
Moderator: C. David Mazer, MD

The Transfusion-Anemia Balance. Best 
Practice in 2017
W. Travis Lau, MD The Anemic Patient and Preoperative Optimization
Michael Sander, MD
When Transfusion Is Not The Answer: Red Blood Cell (RBC) Dysfunction, Immunomodulation and Outcomes
Neil Blumberg, MD
Minimizing Hemodilution on Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Nian Chih Hwang, MBBS FFARCSI
Lysine Analogues in Cardiac Surgery: Risks
and Benefits
Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD FAHA FASE
10 - 10:30 am Coffee Break with Exhibitors

10:30 - 10:40 am SCA Distinguished Service Award Presentation
Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD FAHA FASE

10:40 - 11:10 am ASA Update Jeffrey S. Plagenhoef, MD

11:10 am - 12:10 pm Keynote Lecture
Moderator: Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD FAHA FASE

Innovations in the Treatment of Structural Heart Disease: 
Impact on Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesiology
Michael J. Mack, MD

12:10 - 12:30 pm SCA Business Meeting Linda Shore-Lesserson MD FASE
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch (on own) Scientific Program Poster Presentations: Session 2 (Non-CME)

1:30 - 3 pm Cardiac Protection: From Caves, to the Arctic, to the OR Moderator: Frederic (Josh) T. Billings, IV, MD MSCI

Ischemia Reperfusion Injury During Cardiac
Surgery - Effects in Humans and Lessons from
Hibernating Mammals
Mihai V. Podgoreanu, MD FASE
Small Caves (Caveolae) and Cardiac Protection
David M. Roth, MD PhD
Volatile Anesthetics and Cardiac Protection Giovanni Landoni, MD
Propofol and Cardiac Protection David M. Ansley, MD

1:30 - 3 pm Anesthesia & Analgesia State of the Art: Cardiac Biomarkers
Moderator: W. Scott Beattie, MD PhD FRCPC
Epidemiological Considerations for the Clinical Use of Cardiac Biomarkers Duminda Wijeysundera, MD Controversies Around Perioperative
Troponin Measurements
Peter Nagele, MD
Perioperative Utility of B-Type Naturetic Peptide
Prof Bruce Biccard

1:30 - 3 pm EACTA Outcomes: What Happens After Surgery?
Moderator: Donna L. Greenhalgh, MBChB FFICM FRCA
Do Any Interventions Decrease or Increase
Mortality in Critically Ill Patients?
Giovanni Landoni, MD
Cognitive Decline Post-Cardiac Surgery. What Is The Incidence and How Can We Address It?
S. Nick Fletcher, MBBS FRCA
Rehabilitation Post Prolonged ICU Stay:
Intensivist and Patient Perspectives
Tara Quasim, MD and Isma Quasim, MD
3 - 3:30 pm Coffee Break 3:30 - 5 pm Real Life Challenges for Maintaining a Safe Cardiac Operating Room Moderator: James (Jake) H. Abernathy, MD MPH FAHA FASE Resiliency in Teams and in Organizations: What It Takes to Have High Reliability in Medicine Kenneth R. Catchpole, PhD A Practical Guide to TEAM Building: Taking the First STEPPS Amanda J. Rhee, MD Why Do So Many Safety Solutions Fail? Models for Understanding Implementation Tjorvi E. Perry, MD 3:30 - 5 pm Percutaneous Valve Care: The Role of Cardiac Anesthesia Moderators: Nelson Thaemert, MD TAVR: Do We Really Need General Anesthesia? Mary Beth Brady, MD FASE MitraClip for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation Isaac Wu, MD Mitral Replacement: Where Are We Now? Douglas C. Shook, MD FASE Tricuspid Valve: What Is the Future? John (Yianni) G.T. Augoustides, MD FAHA FASE 3:30 - 5:30 pm Best of Meeting Oral Abstract Presentations: Session 2 Moderator: Michael P. Eaton, MD 5 - 6 pm The Kaplan Leadership Award: Stories of Two Previous Recipients Moderators: Tjorvi E. Perry, MD and Amanda J. Rhee, MD Andrew Wilkey, MD Bryan Maxwell, MD
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