Agenda Advances in Device-Based Therapy for Heart Failure

Saturday, October 21, 2017

7:30 a.m.             

Registration & View Exhibits

8 a.m.                  

Breakfast Symposium

Contemporary Management of Cardiogenic Shock

Non-CME Symposium Sponsored by Abiomed, Inc.

Overview of Cardiogenic Shock

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD

The Role of the Interventional Cardiologist

Michael Y. Chan, MD

Early Recognition: The Role of the Advanced Practice Provider

Jennifer Nowaczyk, PA

“SHOCK Team” Approach

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD

8:30 a.m.             

Break & View Exhibits

8:45 a.m.            

Welcome and Educational Overview

 Ajay V. Srivastava, MD and Brian H. Kim, MD

9 a.m.                  

What’s New in Heart Failure Guidelines? Beyond Beta Blockers, ACE Inhibitors and Diuretics

J. Thomas Heywood, MD

9:30 a.m.             

Device-based Therapies for Treating Heart Failure and Recent Advances in Cardiac Rhythm Management

Brian H. Kim, MD

10 a.m.                

What to Do with the “Failing” Heart Failure Patient: CRT, LVAD, MitraClip®, Heart Transplant, or Palliative Care?

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD

10:40 a.m.          

Break & View Exhibits

10:55 a.m.          

The Evolution of Heart Failure: Revisiting Old Friends

Thomas C. Kim, MD

11:25 a.m.          

Interventional Therapies in Heart Failure: Beyond Coronary Artery Stenting

Aidan R. Raney, MD

11:55 a.m.          

Warfarin, NOAC or LAA Closure for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Identifying the Patient Who Might Benefit From LAA Closure

Douglas N. Gibson, MD

12:25 p.m.          

Lunch Service

12:40 p.m.   

Comprehensive Approach to Pulmonary Hypertension: From Hemodynamic Monitoring to Pulmonary Vasodilators

J. Thomas Heywood, MD


1:10 p.m.

Bringing It All Together: Case Presentations and Discussion

J. Thomas Heywood, MD, Brian H. Kim, MD, Thomas C. Kim, MD, and Ajay V. Srivastava, MD

1:40 p.m.            

Closing Remarks and Final Adjournment                   

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD and Thomas C. Kim, MD