Tuesday Sessions



Program Information

Tuesday, April 25

6:15 am - 6 pm Registration Open

6:45 - 8 am Problem-Based Learning Discussions (PBLDs) View PBLD Schedule
7 - 8 am
Continental Breakfast
8 - 10 am Global Engagement in Cardiac Surgery
Moderator: Davy C.H. Cheng, MD MSc FRCPC and
Scott T. Reeves, MD MBA FACC FASE

Scope of Practice and Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesia: East Meets West
Nian Chih Hwang, MBBS FFARSCI and Scott T. Reeves, MD MBA FACC FASE Global Practice and Perioperative Management in
OPCAB vs. On-Pump CABG Surgery: Long Term
Outcomes and Cost Implications
Davy C.H. Cheng, MD MSc FRCPC and
Yatin Mehta, MD FRCA MNAMS
Global Practice and Ultra-Fast Track Management
in TAVR Surgery: Devices, Approaches, Long Term
Outcomes and Cost Implications
Daniel T. Bainbridge, MD FRCPC and
Jeorg Ender, MD

10 - 10:30 am Coffee Break 

10:30 - Noon
Left Heart Failure
Moderator: Ludmil (Lou) Mitrev, MD

Advances in Pharmacologic Management of Acute Left Heart Failure
Andra E. Duncan, MD MS Mechanical Circulatory Support for Advanced
Left Heart Failure Patients: What's On the
George Makdisi, MD
Perioperative Management and Outcomes
of Patients With Hypertrophic Obstructive
Cardiomyopathy (HOCM)
Mary Beth Brady, MD FASE
Anything New In the Management of 
Diastolic Heart Failure?
Alina Nicoara, MD FASE

10:30 - Noon Echo in the Non-Cardiac Surgical Patient
Donna L. Greenhalgh, MBChB FFICM FRCA
and Stanton K. Shernan, MD FAHA FASE

Preoperative Echo Assessment of the Non-Cardiac Surgical Patient Colin F. Royse, MD MBBS FANZCA Postoperative Echo Assessment of the Non-Cardiac Surgical Patient in the ICU S. Nick Fletcher, MBBS FRCA Perioperative TEE for the Non-Cardiac Surgical Patient Daniel T. Bainbridge, MD FRCPC Noon - 1 pm Lunch (on own) Scientific Poster Presentations: Session 3 (Non-CME)

1 - 2:30 pm Best Practices for Cardiopulmonary Bypass Management Moderators: Mary Beth Brady, MD FASE
and Viachaslau Barodka, MD

Warm, Cold or In-Between? Temperature Management During CPB
Hilary P. Grocott, MD FASE FRCPC
Flow or Pressure - What Determines Organ Perfusion During CPB?
Kevin J. Lilly, CCP
Pro-Con Debate: Monitoring Perfusion: NIRS Is Standard of Care for CPB Pro: Mark A. Taylor, MD FASE
Con: Charles W. Hogue, MD

1 - 2:30 pm New Ventilation Strategies During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Moderator: Wanda M. Popescu, MD
Mechanisms of Pulmonary Injury in Cardiac Surgery
Maurizio F. Cereda, MD
The Utility of Ventilation and Lung Perfusion
During Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Maria Jose C. Carmona, MD PhD
Pro-Con Debate: 100% Oxygen Is Always Best!
Pro: David M. Roth, MD PhD
Con: Frederic (Josh) T. Billings, IV MD MSCI

1 - 2:30 pm Controversies in Cardiac Surgery Associated Acute Kidney Injury (CSA-AKI)
Moderator: Hushan Ao, MD PhD and Andrew S. Weisinger, MD FASE
Diagnosis of Acute Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery
Duminda Wijeysundera, MD
Clinical Trials in CSA-AKI: Important Interventions and Endpoints
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy and ECMO - Good Idea or Dangerous Combination?
David A. Silver, MD
Is the Incidence of CSA-AKI Influenced
by the Choice of Procedure? On-Pump vs. Off-Pump
Mark Stafford-Smith, MD CM FASE FRCPC
2:30 - 3 pm Coffee Break 3 - 4:30 pm Hot Topics in Thoracic Anesthesiology Moderator: Ferenc Puskas, MD PhD Morbidity After Thoracic Surgery: Is There Prevention? Ferenc Puskas, MD PhD Preventing Chronic Pain After Thoracic Surgery E. Andrew Ochroch, MD Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Lung Disease vs. Heart Disease Peter D. Slinger, MD FRCPC Lower Airway Trauma, Management and Consequences Wanda M. Popescu, MD 3 - 4:30 pm SCA/CCAS Session: Update on Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology Moderators: Lisa Wise-Faberowski, MD MS Introductory Comments from CCAS Nina A. Guzzetta, MD Anatomy of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Wanda C. Miller-Hance, MD Surgical Management of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Jeffrey P. Jacobs, MD FACC FCCCP Anesthesia Debate: I'd Rather Care for a.... Sano: Michael P. Eaton, MD Norwood: Annette Schure, MD Hybrid: Aymen Naguib, MD 3 - 4:30 pm Perioperative Care of the Morbidly Obese Cardiac Surgical Patient Moderator: Tara R. Brakke, MD FASE Pathophysiology and Clinical Implications of Morbid Obesity in Cardiac Surgery Sreekanth Cheruku, MD Airway Management for the Obese Cardiac Surgical Patient Laeben C. Lester, MD Perioperative Management of Morbidly Obese Patients in Cardiac Surgery M. Megan Chacon, MD 4:30 - 6 pm Echo Jeopardy! Moderators: Feroze Mahmood, MD, Andrew D. Maslow, MD and Peter J. Panzica, MD
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