General Session
Saturday, September 23rd

7:00 am

The Westin Riverwalk, Navarro Ballroom

7:15 am

Breakfast Symposium - Sponsored by AstraZeneca
Understanding the Ongoing Risk of Atherothrombosis Beyond the Culprit Lesion
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

7:55 am

Welcome and Introduction
Steven R. Bailey, MD

SESSION V | Atrial Fibrillation Optimal Care in 2017
Moderators: Bethany A. Kalich, PhD, PharmD, BCPS, Manoj M. Panday, MD, Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD, Alexies Ramirez, MD
8:00 am

Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: Insights From the Reveal AF Study
Manoj M. Panday

8:20 am

Rate Versus Rhythm Control in Your Practice
Alexies Ramirez, MD

8:40 am

Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants and Warfarin in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Bethany Kalich, PhD, PharmD, BCPS

9:00 am

Periprocedural Management of Anticoagulation in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Impact to the Expert Consensus Document
Jayasree Pillarisetti, MD

9:15 am Left Atrial Appendage Closure Techniques for Stroke Prevention
Manoj M. Panday, MD

9:45 am Q&A
SESSION VI | Controversies in Coronary Artery Disease
Moderators: Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD, Timothy D. Henry, MD, Roxanna Mehran, MD, George W. Vetrovec, MD
10:00 am

Benefits of A Systematic Approach to Improve Outcomes in Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) Survivors
Timothy D. Henry, MD

10:15 am

Pre-Hospital Recognition and Therapy for MI: Drones, Drips and Data
Emmanouli Brilakis, MD, PhD

10:30 am

Coronary Interventions: Drugs, Durability and Devices. Where Are We in 2017?
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

10:45 am

The Role of Hemodynamic Support Devices for High-Risk Interventional Procedures
George W. Vetrovec, MD

11:00 am

Contemporary Incidence, Management, and Long-Term Outcomes of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions for Chronic Coronary Artery Total Occlusions
Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD

11:15 am

Antiplatelet Therapy for Complex Stent Procedures: Drug, Duration and Discontinuance
Roxana Mehran, MD

11:45 am

STEMI Networks: Current State and Unmet Needs
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

12:00 pm


1. Navarro Ballroom - Complex and High Risk Procedures: A Case Based Review
Moderators: S. Hinan Ahmed, MD, Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD, George W. Vetrovec, MD

2. Zapata, Ballroom Level - Percutaneous Valve Therapies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Moderators: Steven R. Bailey, MD, Peter S. Fail, MD

3. Villa, Ballroom Level - Management of Geriatric Vascular Patients
SpeakerKatie Vela, APRN, GNP-BC
Indications for Interventions and Treatment for PAD
Speaker: Phyllis Gordon, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC

SESSION VII | Advances in Percutaneous Valve Therapy
Moderators: Steven R. Bailey, MD, Peter S. Fail, MD
1:00 pm 

Left Atrial Appendage Closure: Who and How to Close?
Steven R. Bailey, MD

1:15 pm

Imaging for Percutaneous Therapies for Mitral Regurgitation
Peter S. Fail, MD

1:30 pm

TAVR: Low Gradient; Low Risk; Bicuspid Valves Who is Not a candidate?
Steven R. Bailey, MD

1:45 pm

MitraClip Therapy: COAPT and Beyond: Update 2017
Peter S. Fail, MD

2:00 pm

Tricuspid Valve Therapy: Who Should Be Considered for Therapy
Steven R. Bailey, MD

2:15 pm

Percutaneous Mitral Valve Therapy: Ready for Prime Time?
Steven R. Bailey, MD

2:45 pm


SESSION VIII | Update on Peripheral Vascular Disease
Moderators: Sergio Bartakien, MD, Roxanna Mehran, MD, Anand Prasad, MD, W. Brian Reeves, MD, Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, Christopher J. White, MD
3:00 pm

CardioRenal Syndrome: The Nephrologists Perspective
W. Brian Reeves, MD

3:15 pm

CardioRenal Syndrome: The Cardiologists Perspective
Roxana Mehran, MD 

3:30 pm

Peripheral Vascular Appropriate Use Criteria: Updates and Harmonization
Christopher J. White, MD

3:45 pm

Burden of Peripheral Arterial Disease and Current Treatment Approach
S. Hinan Ahmed, MD

4:00 pm

Carotid Stent Implantation: Will CREST Answer the Question and What Do We Do Today?
Christopher J. White, MD

4:15 pm

Pulmonary Valve Disease in 2017: What is the Standard-of-Care?
Sergio Bartakian, MD

4:30 pm

Endovascular Therapy for Venous Disease: Is There Benefit from Earlier Therapy?
Anand Prasad, MD

4:45 pm

Pulmonary Emboli: What is the Standard-of-Care in 2017?
Kenneth Rosenfield, MD

5:00 pm Q&A
5:30 pm

Concluding Remarks
Steven R. Bailey, MD, S. Hinan Ahmed, MD,