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Sunday, June 11, 2017

MAIN SYMPOSIUM

 

AM

8:00       Welcome and Symposium Orientation

                Dr. H. Joachim Nesser and Dr. Natesa G. Pandian

Session 1

Presiding: Dr. Natesa G. Pandian and Dr. Gerald Maurer

Let us Start With a Quiz!

8:30       Some Challenging, Uncommon Cases (Cases 1-3)

                Dr. Sunil Mankad and Dr. Robert Siegel

Evolving Technical Advances

9:00       Speckle-derived Strain – Proven Utility and Potential (Cases 4-6)

              Dr. Steven Lester

9:15       3D Echo – Automated Quantification of Flow and Regurgitation (Cases 7-9)

             Dr. Natesa G. Pandian

9:45      Fusion Imaging – Is it Really Worth the Effort? (Cases 10-11)

             Dr. Francesco Faletra

10:00     Augmented and Virtual Reality: A Toy or a Tool? (Cases 12-14)

              Dr. Bernhard Mumm

10:20     Coffee Break

 

Session 2

Presiding: Dr. H. Joachim Nesser and Dr. Rekha Mankad

11:35   Jos. Roelandt Memorial Lecture

Stenotic Valve Lesions – New Insights and Lessons

Dr. Pravin Shah

12:00   New trends in mitral and tricuspid valve interventions

(supported by Abbott Vascular)     Speaker: to be determined

12:30     Lunch Break

 

Session 3

Presiding: Dr. Pravin Shah and Dr. Robert Siegel

2:00   Stenotic Valve Lesions – Could be Challenging! (Cases 15-23)

Low EF Low Gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis; Low Flow Normal EF AS; AS and Aortic Dilation, Repair or Replacement, Mitral Stenosis, Mitral Arcade, Degenerative MS, Uncommon Stenosis, Value of Strain

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Sunil Mankad

          Dr Rekha Mankad

          Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

          Dr. Thomas Binder

          Dr. Robert Siegel

3:15   Normal-paradoxical-low Flow- Low Gradient AS:
Echo issues behind the curtain (Cases 24-25)

          Dr. H. Joachim Nesser

3:30       Coffee Break                   

Session 4

Presiding: Dr.Sunil Mankad and Dr. Steven Lester

4:15   Rheumatic Valve Disease – It is More Than Simple Mitral Stenosis  (Cases 26-31)

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Antonio Arias

          Dr. Bahaa Fadel

          Dr. Natesa G. Pandian

          Dr. Elif Sade

 

5:00       “Case of the day Quiz”

 

AM      Monday, June 12, 2017

Session 5

Presiding: Dr. Steven Lester and Dr. Alain Delabays

8:00   The Spectrum of Valve Regurgitation! (Cases 32-38)

Prolapsing/Flail Mitral Valve; Fibrocalcific MR; MR of unusual cause; Functional MR; How to assess MR severity; Mechanisms behind Aortic Regurgitation; MR, and AR; Complex Regurgitation Cases; Changing Guidelines and Clinical Issues

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Steven Lester

          Dr. Alain Delabays

          Dr. Luigi Badano

          Dr. Robert Siegel

          Dr. Thomas Sturmberger

9:00   Stefano De Castro Memorial Lecture

Tricuspid Valve Disease – 3D Echo Insights and Therapeutic Guidance

Dr. Luigi Badano

Session 6

Presiding: Dr.Thomas Binder and Dr. Francisco Faletra

9:30   Other Major Valve Issues   

Prosthetic valve problems, Endocarditis, Valve disorders of various etiologies (Cases 39-46)

 Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. John Gorcsan

          Dr. Steven Lester

          Dr. Maurizio Parato

          Dr. Elena Cavaretta

          Dr. H. Joachim Nesser

 

10:30     Coffee Break

 

Session 7

Presiding: Dr. Dr. Aidan Raney and Dr Michele Esposito

Transcutaneous Therapy for Valve Disease

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

(Cases 47-60)

 

11:15     3D/2D Imaging of All Valves: How to Get the Best Information

              Dr. Francesco Faletra 

11:30     Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement

              Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

11:45     Mitral Valve Procedures

              Dr. Alain Delabays

12:00     Tricuspid Valve Procedures

              Dr. Alain Delabays

12:15     Valve in a Valve: When and How

              Dr. Robert Siegel

12:30     Teaching Cases: Percutaneous Valve Therapy

              Dr. Christian Ebner

12:45     Lunch Break

PM

Session 8

Presiding: Dr H. Joachim Nesser and Dr Maurizio Parato

 

2:15   Valve Surgery: It is a Team Effort  (Cases 61-63)

Imaging Guidance      Dr. Pravin Shah

Surgical Techniques   Dr. Aidan Raney

2:45   Surgery for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: It is a Team Effort (Cases 64-65)

Imaging Guidance     Dr. Pravin Shah

Surgical Techniques      Dr. Aidan Raney

3:10       Coffee Break

 

Session 9

4:00   Doppler Hemodynamics – We Show, You Interpret (Cases 66-75)

Presiding: Dr. Natesa G. Pandian

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Natesa G. Pandian

          Dr. Bahaa Fadel

          Dr. Steven Lester

          Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

5:00   “Case of the day Quiz”

 

PM                                                                Colloquium 1

5:30                  (Organized by Boso, GE, MSD, Siemens Healthineers, Tomtec)

Chairmen: Dr. L. Badano and Dr. H. Joachim Nesser

 

       Pulse waves for echocardiographers                                             Dr. Thomas Weber

       Innovations in automation and mobile access change

       workflow in cardiology                                                                    Dr. Rolf Baumann

       Diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of patients with HFpEF       Dr. Julia Mascherbauer

       Advanced imaging and data analysis in echocardiography        Dr. Thomas Binder

       Clinical impact of strain standardization                                       Dr. Luigi Badano 

 

 

AM      Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Session 10

Presiding: Dr. Elif Sade and Dr. Jose Angel Urbano

8:00   Stress Echo Today – Cases, Tips and Tricks to Avoid Misinterpretation (Cases 76-80)

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

          Dr. Sunil Mankad

          Dr. Maurizio Parato

          Dr. Anna Maria Pistritto

 

8:40   Echo in Acute Myocardial Infarction – Different Infarcts, RV Infarction, Aneurysms, Mechanical Complications (Cases 81-87)

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Francesco Faletra

          Dr. Jin Kyung Kim

          Dr. Rekha Mankad

          Dr. Elena Cavaretta

Session 11

Presiding: Dr. Stefano Caselli and Dr. Jarslaw Kasprzak

9:30   Echo in Arrhythmic Disorders (Cases 88-94)

Atrial fibrillation-related Cardiomyopathy, Clot or No Clot in Atria, Appendage Closure, Arrythmogenic Cardiomyopathy, Resynchronization Therapy, ICD Complications

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Robert Siegel

          Dr. Jaroslaw Kasprzak

          Dr. Jin Kyung Kim

          Dr. Sunil Mankad

 

10:20     Coffee Break

Session 12

Presiding: Dr. Frederick Cobey and Dr. John Gorcsan

11:00   Systolic Ventricular Dysfunction of Varied Etiology (Cases 95-100)

Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Stress-Induced CMP, NonCompaction, Post-partum CMP, Cardio-Oncology, Strain Imaging

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr.Sunil Mankad

          Dr. John Gorcsan

          Dr. Michele Esposito

          Dr Itzhak Kronzon

Session 13

Presiding: Dr. Alberto Milan and Dr. Elena Cavaretta

11:50   Cardiomyopathies – Non-ischemic Ventricles (Cases 101-106)

The spectrum of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies, Inherited Disorders, Drug-Induced CMP, Radiation Heart Disease

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Stefano Caselli

          Dr. Elif Sade

          Dr Maurizio Parato

          Dr. Madhavi Kadiyala

          Dr. H. Joachim Nesser

12:40   Lunch Break 

Session 14

2:00   Audience Case Study Competition  (Cases 107-111)

Presiding: Dr. Natesa G. Pandian and Dr. H. Joachim Nesser

Session 15

Presiding: Dr. Maurizio Parato and Dr. Kasprzak

2:45   Aortic Diseases (Cases 112-117)

Aneurysms, Dissection, Intramural Hematoma, Aortitis, Ulcers, Coarctation

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Jaroslaw Kasprzak

          Dr. Alberto Milan

          Dr. Eleonora Avenatti

          Dr. Valeria Milazzo

3:30       Coffee Break

Session 16

4:15   Echo Contest

Quiz Master: Dr. John Gorcsan

(Cases 118-138)

Competing Teams:

EUROPE              AMERICA           AUDIENCE

 

5:15       “Case of the day Quiz”

PM                                                         Colloquium 2

5:30                                    (Organized by MSD, Philips,Toshiba)

Chairmen: Dr. H. Joachim Nesser and Dr. Natesa G. Pandian


       A patient with pulmonary hypertension                     Dr. Regina Steringer-Mascherbauer

       Is automated Live 3D echo based left heart

       volumetry ready for routine?                                       Dr. Francesco Faletra

       What is 3D-Speckle Tracking?                                     Willem Gorissen

       Progress in clinical echocardiography                       Dr. H. Joachim Nesser

       Latest advances of periinterventional Live 3D TEE

       illustrated by clinical cases.                                        Dr. Francesco Faletra

 

 

AM      Wednesday, June 14, 2017

  Session 17

Presiding: Dr.Bahaa Fadel and Dr. Antonio Arias-Godinez

8:00   Adult Congenital Heart disease (Cases 139-147)

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Antonio Arias-Godinez

          Dr. Bahaa Fadel

          Dr. Steven Lester

          Dr. Fabiola Sozzi

Session 18

Presiding: Dr. Elena Cavaretta and Dr. Anna Maria Pistritto

9:00   Pericardial Disorders

Tamponade, Atypical Tamponade, Constrictive pericarditis, Fibrosis, Pericardial Cyst, Hematoma (Cases 148-153)

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

          Dr. Sunil Mankad

          Dr. Elena Cavaretta

          Dr. Anna Maria Pistritto

Session 19

Presiding: Dr Jin Kyung Kim and Marc Gorman RDCS

9.45   Contrast Echocardiography – Can’t Live Without It  (Cases 154-160)

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Jin Kyung Kim

          Dr. Steven Lester

          Marc Gorman RDCS

 

10:15     Coffee Break

 

Session 20

Presiding: Dr. Natesa G. Pandian

11:00   Just Questions and Answers – Anything You Want to Ask

Panelists:

Dr. Sunil Mankad     Dr. Steven Lester    Dr. Gerald Maurer    Dr. Robert Siegel     Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

 

AM                                         Session 21 - Lunch Colloquium

12:15                                             (Organized by Actelion)

Presiding: Dr. Steven Lester and Dr. Thomas Binder


Echo assessment of pulmonary hypertension in daily practice       Dr. Thomas Binder

Classification, diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension                                                                                          Dr. Gabor Kovacs

 

Session 22

Presiding: Dr. Jaroslaw Ksprzak and Dr. Elif Sade

1:30   All Kinds of Masses – How to Sort Them Out (Cases 161-170)

Presenters and Discussants:

               Dr. Fabiola Sozzi

               Dr. Jaroslaw Kasprzak

               Dr. John Gorcsan

               Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

               Dr. Marc Gorman

Session 23

Presiding: Dr. Jaroslaw Ksprzak and Dr. Elif Sade

2:30   Sweating it Out: OR, ER, CCU, ICU Encounters (Cases 171-174)

Presenters and Discussants:

               Dr. Frederick Cobey

               Dr. Rekha Mankad

               Dr. John Gorcsan

               Dr. Itzhak Kronzon

               Dr. Steven Lester

 

3:30       Coffee Break

 

Session 24

                                   Presiding: Dr. Natesa G. Pandian and Dr. H. Joachim Nesser

4:00   Rapid Fire End-of-the-Conference Cases (Cases >175)

Presenters and Discussants:

          Dr. Michele Esposito

          Dr. Bahaa Fadel

          Dr. Antonio Arias-Godinez

          Dr. Michele Covella

          Dr. Elena Cavaretta

          Dr. Maurizio Parato

          Marc Gorman, RCDS

 

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