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Thursday, February 21

7:30 – 9:30 am













Decision-Making in Mitral Valve Surgery

Moderator: Bruce Bollen, MD

Surgeon's Expectation from a Pre-Repair Examination of Mitral Valve

Kamal Khabbaz, MD

Pre-Repair Echocardiographic Assessment – What Do I Tell the Surgeon

Christopher Troianos, MD

Assessment of a Repaired Mitral Valve

Alina Nicoara, MD

Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation – Guidelines and Clinical Dilemmas: Surgical Perspective

Bradley Taylor, MD

Mitral Valve Case Presentation with Panel Participation 

Timothy Maus, MD

Panel Discussion with Audience Participation

9:30 – 10 am Coffee Break with Exhibitors

10 – 11:30 am










Decision-Making in Aortic Valve Surgery‚Äč

Moderator: Timothy Maus, MD

Controversies in the Intraoperative Assessment of Aortic Stenosis

Kent Rehfeldt, MD

Aortic Valve Repair – Surgical Perspective

Bradley Taylor, MD

New Concepts in Echocardiographic Imaging of the Aortic Valve

Stanton Shernan, MD

Aortic Valve Case Presentations/Panel Discussion with Audience Q&A

Ravi Joshi, MD

11:30 am – Noon Lunch Provided

Noon – 12:45 pm




12th Annual Arthur E. Weyman, MD Lecture

Moderators: Feroze Mahmood, MD and Mark Taylor, MD

Aortic Stenosis: Time to Interve Earlier?

Catherine Otto, MD

12:45 1 pm


2019 Co-Directors' Award Presentation

Presenters: Feroze Mahmood, MD and Mark Taylor, MD

1 – 2:30 pm









Advanced Clinical Decision Making – Mechanical Support Devices

Moderator: Peter Panzica, MD

Role of Echocardiography in VAD Patients

Ravi Joshi, MD

Echocardiography for ECMO Patients

Michael Andrawes, MD

Mechanical Assist Devices – A Case-Based Approach

Megan Krajewski, MD

Panel Discussion and Audience Participation

2:30 – 3 pm Coffee Break

3 – 5 pm











Structural Heart Disease Symposium I

Moderator: Alina Nicoara, MD

Trans-Septal Puncture – Echocardiographic Guidance

G. Burkhard Mackensen, MD

Percutaneous Approach to Mitral Valve Repair and Echocardiographic Guidance

Charles Nyman, MBBCh

Percutaneous Approach to ASD/VSD Closure and Echocardiographic Guidance

Megan Krajewski, MD

Percutaneous Closure of Left Atrial Appendage and Echocardiographic Guidance

Ravi Joshi, MD

Heart Team Case Presentations

G. Burkhard Mackensen, MD; Charles Nyman, MBBCh; and Mark Reisman, MD

5 6 pm


Day in Review

Moderator: Feroze Mahmood, MD

5:15 – 8:15 pm
5:15 – 8:15 pm Structural Heart Disease Workshop

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