Saturday, October 20, 2018

7:30 am         Registration and Continental Breakfast

                       Pre-Function Area, Second Floor

8:00 am         Welcome and Introduction

                       Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD and Alan Zajarias, MD       

                       Ampitheater, Second Floor


8:10 am           Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Is Optimal Medical Therapy Fact                           or Fiction?

                         Shane J. LaRue, MD       

8:40 am           Echocardiographic Image Fusion for Transcatheter Procedural                          Guidance  

                         Steven J. Lavine, MD       

9:10 am            Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Therapy for Every                           Patient? 

                          Update on Clinical Trials Disease  

                          Alan Zajarias, MD        

9:40 am            PANEL DISCUSSION       

10:00 am          BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS     


10:20 am          Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency:                            What is on the Horizon?  

                          Marc A. Sintek, MD      

10:40 am         Challenges in the Surgical Management of the Tricuspid Valve                           Disease 

                          Puja Kachroo, MD

11:00 am         Catheter-Based Therapies for the Regurgitant Tricuspid Valve 

                         Charles J.  Davidson, MD                   

11:50 am         PANEL DISCUSSION     

12:00 pm         LUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS     


SESSION III – Interesting Case Presentations: Challenges in Transcatheter Valves 

Case Discussants: John M. Lasala, MD, PhD and Spencer J. Melby, MD 

1:00 pm          1. Morton R. Rinder, MD

                        2. Michael C. Mauney, MD

                        3. Abdul Moiz Hafiz, MD

                        4. J. Trevor Posenau, MD

1:45 pm         PANEL DISCUSSION          


2:00 pm         Repairing Mitral Valve Prolapse Using Neochord Device: 

                       Clinical Experience and Technical Challenges?  

                       Federico Milla, MD 

2:30 pm        Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: Great Promise and Great                       Challenges 

                      Hersh S. Maniar, MD       

3:20 pm        PANEL DISCUSSION       

3:30 pm        Course Adjourn