29th Annual State of the Art: Echo Southwest Slides

February 13 – 16, 2016, Hilton El Conquistador, Tucson, AZ

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Learning Lab Resource:  Current and Evolving Echocardiographic Techniques for the Quantitative Evaluation of Cardiac Mechanics: ASE/EAE Consensus Statement on Methodology and Indications

Learning Lab Resource: Echocardiography in the Management of Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography

Saturday, February 13

MITRAL REGURGITATION
Moderator, S. Lester
1:15 pm Echocardiographic Evaluation of Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
R. Lang

1:40 pm Get with the Guidelines: When Should I Refer to a Surgeon?
R. Bonow

2:05 pm Surgery for Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease: What Should Be Done? What Can Robots Do?
P. McCarthy

2:30 pm Classic Debate: Chronic Primary Mitral Regurgitation  Early Surgical Intervention vs. Watchful Waiting
Early Intervention, W. Freeman
Watchful Waiting, R. Bonow

3:00 pm Case-based Review of Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: How Do I Define the Severity? When Should I Refer for an Intervention?
V. Rigolin, R. Bonow, P. McCarthy

4:10 pm The Mitral Clip: For Whom and What Do I as an Echocardiographer Need to Do to Support the Decision?
B. Khandheria

4:35 pm Case: Mitral Valve Repair Intervention: Why Was the Clip Procedure Chosen? I Have Never Seen a MitraClip Procedure, Show Me What Happens and What is the Echocardiographer’s Role?
B. Khandheria, S. Mankad

5:10 pm What Do I as an Echocardiographer Need to Do Post MitraClip? How Do I Quantitate the Severity of Residual Regurgitation?
V. Rigolin

5:30 pm Cases: Why is the Valve Leaking and What Should I Do: Surgery, Clip, or Watchful Waiting?
S. Mankad, B. Khandheria, V. Rigolin

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016

SUNRISE SESSION: ECHO IN SYSTEMIC DISEASE
Moderator, M. Saric

7:00 am Carcinoid
M. Saric

7:15 am Sarcoid
V. Rigolin

7:30 am Amyloidosis
S. Shah

7:45 am Mystery
V. Rigolin

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
Moderator, S. Lester

8:00 am Echocardiographic Evaluation of Aortic Stenosis
S. Lester

8:25 am What You Should Know: When Should We Refer for Valve Replacement?
R. Bonow

8:55 am Aortic Stenosis: Area Gradient Mismatch
S. Lester

9:20 am Echocardiographic Evaluation of Aortic Regurgitation
W. Freeman

9:45 am What You Should Know: When Should I Refer to a Surgeon?
R. Bonow

10:10 am Surgical Considerations for Aortic Valve Disease: What is the Best Operation?
P. McCarthy

11:00 am How Do I Evaluate a Patient Being Considered for TAVR?
M. Saric

11:25 am I Have Never Seen a TAVR Being Done: Show Me What Happens and What is the Echocardiographer’s Role?
S. Mankad

11:50 am Post TAVR: What Do I Need to Do for Long-Term Follow-up? How Do I Assess the Severity of Residual Regurgitation if Any?
S. Mankad

12:15 pm Cases: TAVR Complications, What Should I Be Looking for?
M. Saric

PROSTHETIC VALVES
Moderator, V. Rigolin

1:30 pm Echocardiographic Evaluation of an Aortic Valve Prosthesis
S. Wilansky

1:50 pm Echocardiographic Evaluation of a Mitral Valve Prosthesis
M. Saric

2:10 pm Prosthesis Patient Mismatch: How to Detect? Can it Be Avoided?
V. Rigolin

2:35 pm The Evaluation of Mitral Periprosthetic Regurgitation: When to Intervene? What Does the Echocardiographer Need to Do to Determine if it Can Be Repaired Percutaneously?
S. Mankad

3:00 pm I Have Never Seen a Percutaneous Repair of a Periprosthetic Leak, Show Me How They Do This, Show Me What Happens and What is the Echocardiographer’s Role?
R. Lang

3:45 pm Cases of Abnormal Prosthetic Valves
S. Mankad, V. Rigolin, S. Wilansky

4:30 pm Endocarditis: You Wrote the Chapter in Branuwald. Tell Us What We Need to Know?
W. Freeman

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016

SUNRISE SESSION: CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Moderator, M. Umland

7:00 am What Echocardiographic Contrast Agents Are There?
C. Kramer

7:15 am How Should it Be Administered and How Do I Optimize My Machine Settings?
K. Collins

7:30 am I Hear Contrast is Not Safe, Is That True?
R. Lang

7:40 am How Should I Set Up My Lab So That Contrast Can Be Used Efficiently?
M. Umland

LEFT AND RIGHT VENTRICLE WITH LIVE SCANNING
Moderator, S. Lester

8:00 am The Left Ventricle: What and How Should We Quantify its Size and Function?
R. Lang

8:25 am Myocardial Imaging: Strain in the Assessment of Left Ventricular Function
S. Lester

9:00 am Strain Imaging: Show Me How You Do it; Live Scanning with Step by Step Approach
M. Umland, S. Lester

9:50 am Cases: How Did Advanced Echocardiographic Imaging (Strain) Help in the Diagnosis and/or Management of This Patient
B. Khandheria

10:05 am 3D Imaging of the LV: Show Me How You Do it; Live Scanning with Step by Step Approach
R. Lang, C. Kramer

11:00 am How Should I Evaluate Right Ventricular Size and Function?
R. Lang

11:25 am Echocardiography: A PA Catheter in a Box
S. Lester

11:50 am 3D Imaging of the Right Ventricle: Show Me How You Do it; Live Scanning with Step by Step Approach
K. Collins, R. Lang

1:30 pm Tricuspid Valve: Why is it Leaking and How Much?
B. Khandheria

1:55 pm 3D Imaging of the Tricuspid Valve: Does it Really Help Me?
R. Lang

2:20 pm 3D Imaging of the Tricuspid Valve: Show Me How You Do It; Live Scanning with Step by Step Approach
R. Lang, K. Collins

3:00 pm Live Scanning Questions: What Would You Like To See Again
R. Lang, B. Khandheria, K. Collins

Moderator, S. Wilansky

3:50 pm The Echocardiographic Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function
S. Wilansky

4:15 pm Heart Failure with a Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Clinician’s Perspective
S. Shah

4:40 pm Diastolic Function: Case Studies
S. Shah, S. Wilanksy

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Moderator, S. Lester

8:00 am The Watchman Device: For Whom and What Images Will the Interventionalist Ask Me For?
B. Khandheria

8:25 am I Have Never Seen A Watchman Device Implanted, Show Me How They Do This, Show Me What Happens and What is the Echocardiographer’s Role?
B. Khandheria

SPECIAL TOPICS IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
8:50 am Acute Aortic Syndromes
W. Freeman

9:15 am The Role of Stress Testing in Valvular Heart Disease
S. Wilansky

9:40 am Mitral Stenosis: Evaluation and Management; I Am Interested In Knowing How You Manage Stenosis When it is Secondary to Annular Calcification?
S. Mankad

10:05 am Pericardial Disease: Tamponade and Constriction
S. Shah

10:45 am Cardio-Oncology: What is the Role of the Echo Lab, and How Does the Echo Help in Management Decisions
B. Khandheria

11:10 am A Clinician’s Perspective on Pulmonary Hypertension
S. Shah

11:35 am Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis
W. Freeman