• Prof Skotnicki
    STATE-OF-THE-ART DINNER & LECTURE
    “Building Bridges: Polish-Jewish Perspectives” Keynote Speaker: Aleksander Skotnicki, MD Professor of Hematology
    Jagiellonian University
    Krakow, Poland
    Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
    6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    Four Seasons Hotel
    St. Louis
    Register at: skotnickistlpolonia.eventbrite.com
    $75.00 fee includes Dinner & Lecture

  • ADVANCES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE

    7:15 amREGISTRATION / CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST Mississippi Room, 8th floor

    7:50 amWELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Melvin Blanchard, MD

    8:00 amUpdate in Rheumatology Deborah Parks, MD

    8:30 amVasculitis Jacek Musial, MD, PhD

    9:00 amManagement of Diabetes Marina Litvin, MD

    9:30 amQ&A

    9:45 amBREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

    10:15 amManagement of Resistant Hypertension Angela Brown, MD

    10:45 amEvaluation and Management of Hyperlipidemia William Clutter, MD

    11:15 amCardiac Diagnostic Tests Corey G. Foster, MD

    11:45 amQ&A

    12:00 pmLUNCH / VISIT EXHIBITS

    1:00 pmPerioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Management in Noncardiac Surgery Wojciech Szczeklik, MD, PhD

    1:30 pmEvaluation and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Marcos Rothstein, MD

    2:00 pmPractical Considerations in Oral Anticoagulant Therapy Morey A. Blinder, MD

    2:30 pmQ&A

    2:45 pmBREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

    FRONTIERS OF MEDICINE

    3:00 pm State of the Healthcare System and ReimbursementNathan Moore, MD

    3:30 pm The Push for High Value Medical Care and What it MeansMelvin Blanchard, MD

    4:00 pm Closing Remarks Melvin Blanchard, MD and Philip Korenblat, MD


  • ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SYMPOSIUM

    7:00 amREGISTRATION / CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST Foyer of Ballroom C, 6th Floor

    7:50 amWELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Ballroom A/B, 6th Floor
    Marci Damiano, RN, MSN

    Agenda-Thursday

      STRUCTURAL HEART SESSION

    8:00 amTAVR Procedure – Procedural Techniques, Program Development Marci Damiano, RN, MSN, Alan Zajarias, MD

    8:20 amMitraClip Procedure – Procedural Techniques, Outcomes, Indications for Commercial Use Marci Damiano, RN, MSN, Nishath Quader, MD

    8:40 amUse of Impella in High-Risk Catheter-Based Procedures Sherri Lawson, RN, John M. Lasala, MD, PhD

    9:00 amLAA Occluder Devices—Indications for Implantation & Procedural Considerations Dave Martin, RN, Amit Noheria, MD

    9:20 amQ&A / Panel Discussion

    9:45 amBREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

      NURSING CONSIDERATIONS, STATE-OF-THE-ART SESSION

    10:15 amKEYNOTE: How Do I Get This Patient to the Cath Lab Procedure and What Do I Do with Them When They Return? Caring for Patients Pre and Post Diagnostic Catheterization and PCI: Interpreting the Reports Lynne Jones, RN, BSN, RCIS

    10:30 amNursing Role in Oral Hydration Protocol in Acute Kidney Injury Prevention Christine O'Connor, RN

    10:45 amPrevention of Hospital Readmissions Following Percutaneous Cardiac Procedures Nelda Martin, RN, ANP, Brandon Rahn

    11:00 amRadial Artery Access, Patient Care Considerations Amit P. Amin, MD

    11:15 amOccupational Hazards, Radiation Exposure in the Cath Lab Timothy R. Keys, MS, DABR

    11:30 amThe Pearls of Documentation, Coding, Billing, & Reimbursement in the Structural Heart Program Amy Baker, CPC, CCC, RHIT, CEMC and Doris Lehmann

    11:45 amQ&A / Panel Discussion

    12:00 pmCOURSE CONCLUSION / CLOSING REMARKS


  • FELLOWS COURSE

    7:00 amREGISTRATION / CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST Mississippi Room, 8th Floor

    7:30 amWELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Mississippi Room, 8th Floor
    Jasvindar Singh, MD

    Agenda Fellows Course

      BASICS: ACCESS, EQUIPMENT, CASE SELECTIONModerators: James B. Hermiller, MD, Jasvindar Singh, MD

    7:40 amCase Selection / Guidelines James B. Hermiller, MD

    7:55 amRadial Access Amit P. Amin, MD

    8:10 amFemoral Access Howard I. Kurz, MD

    8:25 amGuidewires / Balloons Alok Bachuwar, MD

    8:40 amWhat Stent to Use Jasvindar Singh, MD

    8:55 amQ&A

    9:00 amBREAK

     COMPLEX PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION (PCI)Moderators: David G. Rizik, MD, Yves R. Louvard, MD

    9:15 amApproach to Multi-Vessel Percutaneous Coronary Intervention David A. Cox, MD

     COMPLEX SUBSETS

    9:30 amLeft Main David G. Rizik, MD

    9:40 amBifurcation Yves R. Louvard, MD

    9:50 amOstial Lesions / Saphenous Vein Graft Corey G. Foster, MD

     CASES

    10:00 amMy Worst / Best in First Year Edward Coverstone, MD

    10:10 amMy Worst / Best in First Year Corey G. Foster, MD

    10:20 amMy Worst / Best in First Year Alejandro Aquino, MD

    10:30 amBREAK

     IMAGING / PHYSIOLOGYModerators: George S. Chrysant, MD, Michael J. Lim, MD

    10:45 amFFR – Fractional Flow Reserve Richard G. Bach, MD

    11:00 amiFR - Instantaneous Wave Free–Ratio / Baseline Indices Sukhjinder Nijjer, MD

    11:15 amIVUS – Intravascular Ultrasound Marc A. Sintek, MD

    11:30 amOCT – Optical Coherence Tomography George S. Chrysant, MD

     COMPLICATIONSModerators: David A. Cox, MD, John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, Steven J. Yakubov, MD

    11:40 amPrevention is Better Than Cure David A. Cox, MD

    11:50 amPerforation / Dissection Steven J. Yakubov, MD

    12:00 pmCase-Based Review 1 Corey G. Foster, MD

    12:10 pmCase-Based Review 2 Nishtha Sodhi, MD

    12:20 pmCased-Based Review 3Paul M. Lavigne, MD

    12:30 pmWORKING LUNCH

     ATHERECTOMYModerators: Jeffrey W. Chambers, MD, John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, Arthur B. Reitman, MD

    12:40 pmRotational Atherectomy Arthur B. Reitman, MD

    12:50 pmOrbital Atherectomy Jeffrey W. Chambers, MD

    1:00 pmLaser (Ablative) Atherectomy Jasvindar Singh, MD

    1:10 pmScoring / Specialty Balloon Marc A. Sintek, MD

    1:20 pmQ&A

    1:30 pmCOURSE CONCLUSION / CLOSING REMARKS



  •  THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017

    1:15 pmREGISTRATION Foyer of Ballroom C, 6th Floor

    2:00 pmWELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Ballroom A/B, 6th Floor
    Jasvindar Singh, MD

     STRUCTURAL SESSION I | HEART DISEASE

    2:10 pmKEYNOTE: Structural Heart Disease Interventions, A Peak into the Future James B. Hermiller, MD

    2:50 pm LIVE CASE 1Left Atrial Appendage (LAA)Satellite from Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO Operators: John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, Amit Noheria, MD, Alan Zajarias, MD, MSC Moderators: Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD, Marye J. Gleva, MD, James B. Hermiller, MD, David G. Rizik, MD

    3:30 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS (Choose one session to attend)

    BREAKOUT ISTRUCTURAL SESSION II | LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE Location: Ballroom A/B, 6th FloorModerators: Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD, James B. Hermiller, MD, Steven J. Yakubov, MD

    3:30 pmGuidelines / Patient Selection Amit Noheria, MD

    3:45 pmProcedural Tips Steven J. Yakubov, MD

    4:00 pmImaging for Left Atrial Appendage Closure Nishath Quader, MD

    4:15 pmSurgical Approach for A-Fib Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD

    4:30 pmQ&A

    BREAKOUT IIPERIPHERAL SESSION I Location: Laclede, 6th FloorModerators: George S. Chrysant, MD, Sahil A. Parikh, MD, Craig M. Walker, MD

    3:30 pmCarotid Disease Update Sahil A. Parikh, MD

    3:45 pmAbdominal Aortic Aneurysm S. Jay Mathews, MD

    4:00 pmRenal Vascular Disease Alejandro Aquino, MD

    4:15 pmInterventional Stroke Treatment Joshua W. Osbun, MD

    4:30 pmQ&A

     HEMODYNAMIC SYMPOSIUMLocation: Ballroom A/B, 6th FloorModerators: David A. Cox, MD, John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, David G. Rizik, MD

    4:40 pmMechanical Support in Complex PCI John M. Lasala, MD, PhD

    4:50 pmIABP - Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump vs. ImpellaDavid A. Cox, MD

    5:00 pmECMO - Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Keki R. Balsara, MD

    5:10 pmNew Devices and ApplicationsAlan Zajarias, MD

    5:20 pmCase 1Akinobu Itoh, MD, PhD

    5:30 pmCase 2Paul M. Lavigne, MD, Marc A. Sintek, MD, Nishtha Sodhi, MD

    5:40 pmQ&A

    5:50 pmCLOSING REMARKS / ADJOURN

    ADVANCED IMAGING FORUMSponsored by: Acist, Boston Scientific, Philips Volcano, St. Jude Medical
    Intravascular Ultrasound
    Optical Coherence Tomography
    High-Definition Intravascular Ultrasound
    Fractional Flow Reserve
    Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio
    Moderators: Richard G. Bach, MD, Sukhjinder Nijjer, MD, PhD, Jasvindar Singh, MDDiscussants: George S. Chrysant, MD, Paul M. Lavigne, MD, C. Huie Lin, MD, PhD, Marc A. Sintek, MD, Nishtha Sodhi, MD

    6:30 pmWELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONBallroom A/B, 6th Floor

    6:35 pmCardiac CT in Modern Practice, FFR CT, CT PerfusionGeorge S. Chrysant, MD

    7:05 pmElectrophysiology and Structural Heart Planning with CTC. Huie Lin, MD, PhD

    7:20 pmInstantaneous Wave Free–Ratio / Fractional Flow Reserve CasesRichard G. Bach, MD, Stuart T. Higano, MD

    7:35 pmIntravascular Ultrasound / Optical Coherence Tomography CasesGeorge S. Chrysant, MD, Paul M. Lavigne, MD, Marc A. Sintek, MD, Nishtha Sodhi, MD

    7:50 pmQ&A

    8:00 pmADJOURN