Tuesday Sessions



Program Information

Tuesday, May 23
An Interactive Approach

6:30 am-5:30 pm Registration Open and 7 - 9 pm
6:45 - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:30 - 11 am and Case-Based Small Groups with Interactive Discussions

1 - 3:15 pm Moderator: Nikolaos J. Skubas, MD DSc FACC FASE

This session is divided into seven 45-minute sections during which all
seven topics will be covered concurrently. Participants will rotate
through each topic.
1. Mitral Regurgitation: Determine the Severity
Annette Vegas, MDCM FASE FRCPC
Joshua Zimmerman, MD FASE

2. Mitral Stenosis: Which Is the Best Indicator of Severity?
Lori B. Heller, MD
Fabio Papa, MD FASE

3. Aortic Stenosis: Gradients Versus Valve Area
Gregg S. Hartman, MD
Roman M. Sniecinski, MD FASE

4. Aortic Regurgitation: Pitfalls in Assessment
Kimberly Howard-Quijano, MD MS
Jonathan D. Leff, MD

5. Ischemia & Function: The Best Assessment Tools to Use in a Complicated Case
Sheela Pai Cole, MD
Mark A.Taylor, MD

6. The Right Side and Pulmonary Circulation: Evaluating Right-Side Dysfunction
Ravi Joshi, MD
Massimiliano Meineri, MD

7. Diastology: Cases Where It Made a Difference
Sharon McCartney, MD
Madhav Swaminathan, MD FASE

9 - 9:30 am Coffee Break with Exhibitors

11 am - Noon Congenital Heart Disease
Moderator: Feroze Mahmood, MD FASE

Adult Congenital Imaging
Patrick A. Flynn, MD 
Adult Congenital Cases
Patrick A. Flynn, MD

Noon - 1 pm Lunch Provided

3:15 - 3:45 pm Coffee Break with Exhibitors

3:45 – 5:15 pm Tissue Doppler and Cardiac Kinetics

Moderator: Annette Vegas, MDCM FASE FRCPC

Tissue Doppler: Assessment of Tissue Velocity
Jonathon K. Ho, MD
Speckle Tracking: Assessment of Tissue Deformation
Nikolaos J. Skubas, MD DSc FACC FASE
What Is the Evidence for Daily Practice?
Annemarie Thompson, MD

5:15 – 7 pm Exhibitor Reception

7–9 pm Who Wants to Be an Echo Millionaire?

Madhav Swaminathan, MD FASE
Feroze Mahmood, MD FASE
Andrew D. Maslow, MD
Peter J. Panzica, MD

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