Wednesday Sessions



Program Information

Wednesday, May 24

6:45 - 7:45 am Problem-Based Learning Discussions (PBLDs)
Moderators: Feroze Mahmood, MD FASE
Mark A. Taylor, MD

Each PBLD is limited to 17 participants and two moderators to allow for interaction, discussion, and exchange of ideas. Separate paid registration required.

Attendees can choose one of the following topics:
          • Moderate Aortic Stenosis
          • Moderate Mitral Regurgitation
          • Moderate Tricuspid Regurgitation

8 - 11 am You Are the Surgeon: Hands-On Porcine Heart Dissection
Matt Maxwell, MD; Douglas C. Shook, MD FASE; Madhav Swaminathan, MD FASE

Join Matt Maxwell, MD, head of cardiovascular surgery at the International Heart Institute of Montana, and Echo Week Co-Director Douglas C. Shook, MD FASE,in a hands-on porcine heart dissection
with 2D and 3D echocardiographic correlation. You’ll apply anatomy and imaging to surgical and structural heart decision making and learn
to identify cardiac and great vessel anatomy in the porcine heart. 

11 am - 12:30 pm Lunch On Own 12:30 - 1:30 pm Fundamentals of 3D Echocardiography
Moderator: Bruce A. Bollen, MD

The Essential 3D Exam
Charles B. Nyman, MBBCh
Is 3D Superior to 2D Imaging for Surgical Decision Making?
Kent H. Rehfeldt, MD FASE

1:30 - 2 pm Coffee Break with Exhibitors

2 - 2:50 pm Poster Session

Topics include:
          • Original Research
          • Case Report/Case Studies

3 - 3:50 pm Clinical Application of 3D Echocardiography
Moderator: Bruce A. Bollen, MD

3D Imaging Platforms: What Is Out There?
Feroze Mahmood, MD FASE
Case Presentations: Where 3D Impacted Surgical Decision Making
Stanton K. Shernan, MD FAHA FASE

3:50 - 4 pm Echo Week Co-Directors' Award Presentation

4 - 4:30 pm Coffee Break with Exhibitors
4:30 – 7:30 pm 3D Imaging and Laptop Computer Workshop

Participants will practice dataset imaging analysis in clinical scenarios in three 1-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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