Thursday Sessions



Program Information

Thursday, May 25
Dilemmas and Cases

6:30 am - 5 pm Registration Open 6:45 - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors 7:15 - 7:30 am Overview and Announcements 20th Anniversary Award Presentation
7:30 - 9:30 am
Decision Making in Mitral Valve Disease

Moderator: Bruce A. Bollen, MD

Unexpected MR in CABG Surgery: Determining Type and Severity
Stanton K. Shernan, MD FAHA FASE
Which Ring Is Appropriate for this MR? How Does One Decide?
Bradley Taylor, MD MPH
Complications Following Mitral Repair: Using Echo to Predict Failure
Stanton K. Shernan, MD FAHA FASE
Ischemic MR: Repair, Replace, or Wait and See?
Christopher A. Troianos, MD FASE
Using 3D TEE to Help With Decision Making: Cases Where It Helped
Jacques (Prince) Neelankavil, MD

9:30 - 10 am Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10 am - Noon
Decision Making in Aortic Valve Disease

Moderator: Kent H. Rehfeldt, MD FASE

Low Flow, Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis Clarified
Madhav Swaminathan, MD FASE
How Has the Landscape of SAVR Changed in the Era of TAVR?
Rebecca T. Hahn, MD
Unexpected Moderate Aortic Stenosis: When and When Not to Operate
Bradley Taylor, MD MPH
Quantifying Aortic Stenosis in the OR: Which Measurement Should I
J. Devin Roberts, MD
Complications Following AVR: When to Go Back on Pump Versus
Wait and
Christopher A. Troianos, MD FASE

12:15 - 1 pm 10th Annual Arthur E. Weyman, MD, Lecture
Echo During TAVR: Is TEE Obsolete?
Vera H. Rigolin, MD FACC FAHA FASE

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Northwestern University

1 - 3 pm Interventions for Structural Heart Disease
Moderator: Feroze Mahmood, MD FASE

TEE in TAVR: Is It Essential?
Alina Nicoara, MD FASE
Percutaneous Mitral Repair: Intraprocedural Image Guidance
Douglas C. Shook, MD FASE
LAA Closure: Echo Essentials
Charles B. Nyman, MBBCh
Valve in Valve: Keys to Imaging
Rebecca T. Hahn, MD
Structural Heart Disease: What Does the Future Hold?
Pinak B. Shah, MD

3:30 - 5 pm The Heart Team: Case Discussions
Moderator: Christopher A. Troianos, MD FASE

Unexpected TR During MV Repair
Alina Nicoara, MD FASE
MitraClip or Surgical Repair?
Georges Desjardins, MD FASE FRCPC
Pinak B. Shah, MD

Complication Following Aortic Valve Replacement
Douglas C. Shook, MD FASE
Team Approach: Complications Following Aortic Valve Replacement
Rebecca T. Hahn, MD
Alina Nicoara, MD FASE
Charles B. Nyman MBBCh
Pinak B. Shah, MD
Douglas C. Shook, MD FASE
Mark A. Taylor, MD FASE

6:30 – 9:30 pm 3D Imaging and Laptop Computer Workshop

Participants will practice dataset imaging analysis in clinical scenarios in
two 1.5-hour sessions, during which three topics will be covered
concurrently. Separate paid registration is required. 

Registration is limited to 90 participants and a laptop will be provided to
each attendee for use during the session. The content of this workshop
is repeated on Wednesday and Thursday.

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