Friday, August 17, 2018

7:00 am           

Registration / Continental Breakfast

La Cantera Ballroom I & II

 

7:45 am            

Welcome and Introduction

Steven R. Bailey, MD and S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

 

SESSION I         

UPDATE ON ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

Moderators:  Manoj M. Panday, MD

Panelists:  Gregg Gerasimon, MD; Mark S. Link, MD; Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD 

 

8:00 am             

Cardiac Rhythm Monitors – Patches, Watches, Loop Recorders, and More – What It Means for Our Practices

Stephen A. May, MD

 

8:15 am            

Wearable External Defibrillators and the VEST Study

Gregg Gerasimon, MD

 

8:30 am            

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

Mark S. Link, MD

 

8:45 am            

Cardiomyopathy Induced by Frequent Premature Ventricular Contractions

Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD

 

9:00 am        

New Development in the Field of Cardiac Pacing: Leadless, His Bundle and Multipoint Pacing

Manoj M. Panday, MD

 

9:15 am

Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation – What Is the Right Approach for Your Patient?

Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD


9:30 am 

Left Atrial Appendage Closure Techniques - Watchman, Lariat, Amulet and More

Manoj M. Panday, MD


9:45 am           

Q&A/ BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS 


SESSION II 

METABOLIC'S AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS

Moderator:  Ralph A. Defronzo, MD

Panelists:Ty J. Gluckman, MD; Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD; 

Nanette K. Wenger, MD 


10:00 am

Renal, Metabolic and Cardiovascular Considerations of SGLT2 Inhibition

Ralph A. Defronzo, MD 


10:15 am         

Directly Targetting Inflammation: Impact of Targeted Interleukin-1 Beta Therapy

Merry L. Lindsey, MD


10:30 am         

What Will Drive CV Therapy in the Next Ten Years

Ty J. Gluckman, MD 


10:45 am         

Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Nanette K. Wenger, MD


11:00 am        

Changing Landscape of CV Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes

Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD 


11:15 am         

KEYNOTE: Impact of Cardiovascular Disease in South Texas

Judge Nelson N. Wolff, JD, Bexar County Texas

 

11:30 am       

Q&A

 

11:45 am

PICK-UP LUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS


12:15 pm       

WORKING LUNCH BREAKOUT SESSIONS | Select One Session to Attend

 

LOCATION - La Cantera Ballroom I & II

Optimal Medical Therapy for HF in 2018: A Case-Based Approach

Moderators: Rushit Kanakia, MD;  Masahiro Ono, MD, PhD 

 

LOCATION - San Felipe

Indications and Strategies for Integrating Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Heart Failure

Cynthia Saunders, MSN, RN, ACNP


SESSION III   

OPTIMIZING THERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE 

Moderators: Timothy D. Henry, MD 

Panelists: Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD; Chandra Kunavarapu, MD

 Masahiro Ono, MD, PhD 

 

1:00 pm        

Pulmonary Hypertension – Review of Current Therapies 

Monica Esquivel, ACNP-BC


1:15 pm

Update on New Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD


1:30 pm        

Results from the CABANA Trial: What Does it Mean

Douglas L. Packer, MD 


1:45 pm        

Stem Cell Therapy Improves Outcomes in Severe Heart Failure

Timothy D. Henry, MD 

 

2:00 pm        

HFrEF vs. HFpEF:  Optimal Therapy for the Hospitalized Patient

Rushit R. Kanakia, MD 


2:15 pm       

CHF: When to Consider Your Patients for Transplant

Chandra Kunavarapu, MD


2:30 pm

Mechanical Devices in Acute HF – Which and When to Choose Them

 Masahiro Ono, MD, PhD 


2:45 pm       

Q&A / BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

 

SESSION IV   

ADVANCES IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY 

Moderators: Paul A. Grayburn, MD

Panelists:  Ildiko Agoston, MD; Jose Banchs, MD; John M. Erikson, MD, PhD, Rushit R. Kanakia, MD; Anjlee Mehta, MD

 

3:00 pm       

Diastolic Function: Noninvasive Assessment and Clinical Implications

Rushit R. Kanakia, MD


3:15 pm        

Update on Treatment of Diastolic Dysfunction: Etiologies and Therapies

Steven R. Bailey, MD


3:30 pm       

The Guidelines: Current Recommendations for Echo Assessment in TAVR, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, and MitraClip

Paul A. Grayburn, MD

 

3:45 pm       

TAVR Special Cases: 

Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Aortic Stenosis: Severe or Not?

John M. Erikson, MD, PhD


4:00 pm       

Imaging for Percutaneous Therapies for Mitral Regurgitation

Paul A. Grayburn, MD 


4:15 pm       

Heart Disease in Women: Role of Echocardiography in Pregnancy

Ildiko Agoston, MD


4:30 pm      

Multimodality Imaging Evaluation of Adult Patients During and After Cancer Therapy

Jose Banchs, MD


4:45 pm

Cardiac PET Imaging: When and How to Use

Monica Patel, MD


5:00 pm

Q&A 


5:15 pm       

Concluding Remarks

Steven R. Bailey, MD and S. Hinan Ahmed, MD


5:20 pm - 6:15 pm      

COOL CASES OVER COLD COCKTAILS * Supported by Abiomed

Moderators:  S. Hinan Ahmed, MD; Steven R. Bailey, MD 


* Not Accredited for CME or CE