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14th Annual Cardiovascular Disease Update | CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION | CID 2740

Virtual Symposium

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Disease Update
8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

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OVERVIEW

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Treatment approaches are helping prolong life with improved quality in many patients with advanced heart disease. This symposium will provide an in-depth review of current advances in the care of complex patients with cardiovascular disease. Practitioners should be able to incorporate many of the tips and tools from this case-based program into their daily practice.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Examine the impact of emerging treatment approaches in complex patients with structural heart disease, arrhythmias, heart failure and vascular disease
• Assess the latest diagnostic approaches to helping guide treatment approaches
• Review the latest information in devices and new technologies
• Utilize guideline and evidence-based strategies to lower risk

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The intended audience for this activity are cardiologists, cardiovascular subspecialists, vascular surgeons, internists, family practitioners, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

REGISTRATION

FEES
University Hospitals Health System (UHHS) Employee: FREE
Non-UHHS Participant: $50

REGISTRATION
Register online at whova.com/portal/registration/acdu_202110/

QUESTIONS?
Contact the CME Program at medcme@case.edu or 216-983-1239.

Download PDF for full registration information.

PROGRAM AGENDA

8 – 8:05 a.m. Welcome
Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD, FACC, FAHA
and Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD

TRACK ONE: NEXT GENERATION APPROACHES FOR COMPLEX VALVULAR AND AORTIC DISORDERS

Moderators: Alan Markowitz, MD and Gregory Stefano, MD
Discussants: Cristian Baeza, MD, Mohammed Osman, MD and Gregory Rushing, MD

8:05 – 8:10 a.m. Track Introduction & Case Presentation
Guilherme Attizzani, MD

8:10 – 8:25 a.m. Percutaneous Options for Treatment of Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation
Anene Ukaigwe, MD

8:25 – 8:55 a.m. Plenary Lecture: Early Valve Replacement Guided by Biomarkers of Left Ventricular Decompensation
in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis
Marc Dweck, MD

8:55 – 9:10 a.m. Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches for Valvular Disease
Marc Pelletier, MD, MSc, FRCSC

9:10 – 9:25 a.m. Audience Q&A

9:25 – 9:30 a.m. BREAK

TRACK TWO: ELECTRICAL DISORDERS: STATE OF THE ART THERAPIES

Moderators: Ivan Cakulev, MD and Judith Mackall, MD
Discussants: Antonio Sotolongo-Fernandez, MD

9:30 – 9:35 a.m. Track Introduction & Case Presentation
Ivan Cakulev, MD

9:35 – 9:50 a.m. State of Molecular Autopsy for Sudden Cardiac Death
Michael Ackerman, MD

9:50 – 10:05 a.m. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Advanced Imaging and Team Sport
Imran Rashid, MD, PhD

10:05 – 10:20 a.m. Contemporary Approaches for Atrial Fibrillation Management
Bradley Knight, MD

10:20 – 10:35 a.m. Audience Q&A

10:35 – 10:40 a.m. BREAK

TRACK THREE: EMERGING APPROACHES TO CARDIOVASCULAR PREVENTION

Moderators: Sadeer Al-Kindi, MD and Betul Hatipoglu, MD
Discussants: Ewa Gross, MD, PhD and Varun Sundaram, MD

10:40 – 1045 a.m. Track Introduction & Case Presentation
Ian Neeland, MD

10:45 – 11 a.m. Are Fish Oils Useful, and If So, Which One?
Anand Rohatgi, MD

11 – 11:15 a.m. SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Practical Guide for the Primary Care Physicians
Ildiko Lingvay, MD

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. GLP-1 Agonists to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease: How, When and Which?
Ian Neeland, MD

11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Audience Q&A

11:45 a..m. – 12:45 p.m. LUNCH BREAK

TRACK FOUR: CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT OF VASCULAR DISEASES

Moderators: Khendi White-Solaru, MD and Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
Discussants: Natalie Evans, MD, Norman Kumins, MD and Christopher Smith, MD

12:45 – 12:50 p.m. Track Introduction & Case Presentation
Vikram Kashyap, MD

12.50 – 1:05 p.m. Venous Thromboembolic Disease: PERT, and Interventional Solutions for Pulmonary Embolism and DVT
Jay Giri, MD

1:05 – 1:20 p.m. Preventing and Managing COVID-Induced Vascular Disease
Teresa Carman, MD

1:20 – 1:30 p.m. Recognizing Critical Limb Ischemia and Mobilizing the Team to Save Limbs
Jun Li, MD

1:30 – 1:45 p.m. Audience Q&A

1:45 – 1:50 p.m. BREAK

TRACK FIVE: STATE OF THE ART APPROACHES IN HEART FAILURE AND SHOCK

Moderators: Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH and Ravi Ramani, MD
Discussants: Chantal El-Amm, MD, Yakov Elgudin, MD, PhD and Michael Zacharias, DO, FACC

1:50 – 1:55 p.m. Track Introduction & Case Presentation
Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH

1:50 – 2:25 p.m. Plenary Lecture: Advanced Reperfusion Strategies for Patients with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
and Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation
Demetri Yannopoulos, MD

2:25 – 2:40 p.m. Mechanical Support and Device Considerations in Cardiogenic Shock
Yasir Abu-Omar, MD, FRCS, Dphil

2:40 – 2:55 p.m. Precision Phenotypic of HFPEF
Sanjiv Shah, MD

2:55 – 3:10 p.m. Audience Q&A

3:10 – 3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD, FACC, FAHA and Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD

SPEAKERS

ACTIVITY DIRECTORS

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD, FACC, FAHA
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
President, UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Marc Dweck, MD
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, UK

Demetri Yannopoulos, MD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

GUEST SPEAKERS

Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

Jay Giri, MD, MPH
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Bradley Knight, MD
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Ildiko Lingvay, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Anand Rohatgi, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Sanjiv Shah, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS HARRINGTON HEART &
VASCULAR INSTITUTE SPEAKERS

Yasir Abu-Omar, MD, FRCS, Dphil
Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation

Sadeer Al-Kindi, MD
Co-Director, Center for Integrated and Novel
Approaches in Vascular-Metabolic Disease

Mauricio Arruda, MD
Director, Electrophysiology Center

Guilherme Attizzani, MD
Co-Director, Valve & Structural Heart Disease Center

Cristian Baeza, MD
Co-Director, Aortic Disease Center

Ivan Cakulev, MD
Attending Electrophysiologist

Teresa Carman, MD
Director, Vascular Medicine

Chantal El Amm, MD
Director, Maternal Cardiology

Yakov Elgudin, MD, PhD
Attending Cardiac Surgeon

Natalie Evans, MD
Co-Director, Vascular Laboratories

Betul Hatipoglu, MD
Medical Director, Diabetes & Obesity Center

Heather Gornik, MD
Co-Director, Vascular Center

Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH
Director, Advanced Heart
Failure & Transplant Center

Ewa Gross, MD, PhD
Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Center

Vikram Kashyap, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
& Endovascular Therapies

Norman Kumins, MD
Attending Vascular Surgeon

Jun Li, MD
Attending Interventional Cardiologist

Judith Mackall, MD
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program

Alan Markowitz, MD
Attending Cardiac Surgeon

Ian Neeland, MD
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Prevention

Mohammed Osman, MD
Staff Cardiologist, Cleveland VA Medical Center

Marc Pelletier, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery

Ravi Ramani, MD
Chief Quality Officer

Imran Rashid, MD, PhD
Director, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Gregory Rushing, MD
Attending Cardiac Surgeon

Christopher Smith, MD
Attending Vascular Surgeon

Gregory Stefano, MD
Medical Director, UH Geauga Medical Center

Antonio Sotolongo Fernandez, MD
Attending Electrophysiologist

Varun Sundaram, MD, PhD
Attending Cardiologist

Khendi White-Solaru, MD
Attending Cardiologist

Anene Ukaigwe, MD
Attending Cardiologist

Michael Zacharias, DO, FACC
Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support

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POLICY DISCLOSURE

The policy of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program requires that the Activity
Director, planning committee members and all activity faculty (that is, anyone in a position to control the
content of the education activity) disclose to the activity participants all relevant financial relationships
with commercial interests. Disclosure will be made to activity participants prior to commencement of
the activity. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine CME Program also requires that faculty
make clinical recommendations based on the best available scientific evidence and that faculty identify
any discussion of “off-label” or investigational use of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

This program will be supported by grants from industry. A complete list of supporters will be provided in
the syllabus materials distributed at the meeting. Acceptance of funding in support of this program does
not constitute endorsement of any product or manufacturer.

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