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15th Annual Cardiovascular Disease Update

Continuing Medical Education

Presented by: University Hospitals & Sponsored By: Case Western Reserve University

HYBRID EVENT: Online or In-Person at Tinkham Veale University Center, 11038 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Breakfast and Registration | 7 - 8 am

CME Sessions | 8:00 am – 3:30 pm (lunch provided for onsite attendees)

Program Agenda

7:00 - 7:55 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:55 - 8:00 am Introduction and Welcome
Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD and Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD

TRACK ONE: Hot Topics in Coronary Artery Disease

Moderators: Anjan Gupta, MD and Paul Poommipanit, MD

8:00 – 8:30 am | Non-invasive Imaging of Coronary Atherosclerosis Trials, Tribulations and Transformations
David Newby, MD, PhD, FRSE, FMedSci

8:30 – 8:50 am | ISCHEMIA Trial: Interpretation and Use in Clinical Care
Sripal Bangalore, MD, MHA

8:50 – 9:00 am | Discussion and Question/Answers

TRACK TWO: Advances in Arrhythmia Therapy

Moderators: Mauricio Arruda, MD, Judith Mackall, MD and Kara Quan, MD

9:00 – 9:20 am | Indications Update for Lead Extraction
Sergio Thal, MD

9:20 – 9:40 am | Afib and HFrEF / HFpEF
Samuel Asirvatham, MD

9:40 – 10:00 am | Ventricular Tachycardia: Catheter Ablation, Who When and How?
Jason Bradfield, MD

10:00 – 10:15 am | Discussion and Question/Answers

10:15 – 10:30 am | Coffee and Exhibits

TRACK THREE: Controversies in Structural Heart Disease

Moderator: Rakesh Arora, MD

10:30 – 10:55 am | DEBATE Aortic Valve Stenosis: Aspects to consider when treating aortic stenosis in the low risk "young" patient

Surgery is better - Yakov Elgudin, MD  | 10 min
TAVI is better - Toby Rogers, MD, PhD | 10 min

Discussion – 5 min

10:55 – 11:20 am | DEBATE Mitral Regurgitation: What is the ideal therapeutic option for my patient with mitral regurgitation

Surgical options - Yasir Abu-Omar, MD, DPhil | 10 min
Percutaneous options - Anene Ukaigwe, MD | 10 min

Discussion - 5 min

11:20 – 11:50 pm | Left atrial appendage closure

Case Presentation - Optimizing percutaneous LAAO procedure - Steven Filby, MD | 10 min
Case Presentation - Surgical options for LAAO - Gregory Rushing, MD | 10 min

Discussion - 5 min

Session Summary - Rakesh Arora, MD 5 min

11:50 – 12:50 pm | BREAK: Exhibits, Lunch, and In-person Break-Out Sessions for Cardiac Sonographers and Nurses
11:50 –12:00 pm | In-person Break out Session Details - Pick up lunch and proceed to session rooms

12:00 – 12:40 pm |

Nursing
“Nursing Insights on Complex Endovascular Procedures” (40 minutes)
Yulanka Castro-Dominguez, MD

Cardiac Sonographers
“Structural Heart Echocardiography” | 20 minutes
Colleen Gorczyca, RDCS, FASE and Tyler King, RDCS

"Complications of Myocardial Infarction" | 20 minutes
Kymberly Glyde, BSAS, RDCS, FASE and Rachael Walton, RCS

12:40 – 12:50 pm | Conclusion of break out session

TRACK FOUR: Evolving Precision Medicine, Pharmacologic and Devices for Heart Failure

Moderators: Thomas J. O’Neill, MD and Monique Robinson, MD, PhD

12:50 – 1:10 pm | Devices in Chronic Heart Failure
Marat Fudim, MD, MHS

1:10 – 1:30 pm | Leveraging the AEMR for Heart Success
Tariq Ahmad, MD, MPH

1:30 – 1:50 pm | Novel Approach to ADHF Management
Robert Montgomery, MD

1:50 – 2:00 pm | Discussion and Question/Answers

TRACK FIVE: Innovations in CT and MRI Imaging

Moderators: Robert Gilkeson, MD and Imran Rashid, MD

2:00 – 2:30 pm | 2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain
Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC

2:30 – 2:50 pm | Machine Learning/AI in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Sadeer Al-Kindi, MD

2:50 – 3:10 pm | Evolving CTA Imaging Approaches and New Evidence
Ron Blankstein, MD, FACC, FASNC, MSCCT, FASPC

3:10 – 3:20 pm | Discussion and Questions/Answers

3:20 – 3:25 pm | Closing Remarks

To Follow Cocktail Reception

ACTIVITY DIRECTORS

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Herman K. Hellerstein MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Research
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
President, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Angela and James Hambrick Chair in Innovation
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

PLENARY SPEAKERS

David E. Newby, MD, PhD, FRSE, FMedSci
British Heart Foundation Duke of Edinburgh Chair of Cardiology
Professor, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC
Director, Preventative Cardiology
Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center
Associate Director, Preventive and Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Smidt Heart Institute
President Elect, American Society for Preventive Cardiology

GUEST SPEAKERS

Tariq Ahmad, MD, MPH
Director, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Chief, Heart Failure Program
Yale School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Health

Samuel Asirvatham, MD
Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
Director, Strategic Collaboration for the Center for Innovation
Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Sripal Bangalore, MD, MHA
Professor of Medicine
Director, Invasive and Interventional Cardiology
Director, Complex Coronary Intervention
Interventional Director, Adult ECMO and MCS Program
Director of Research, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Cardiovascular Outcomes Group
Bellevue Hospital Center

Ron Blankstein, MD, FACC, FASNC, MSCCT, FASPC
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Program
Director, Cardiac Computed Tomography
Co-Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Training Program
Senior Physician, Preventive Cardiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Jason S. Bradfield, M.D. FACC FHRS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Specialized Program for Ventricular Tachycardia
UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Marat Fudim, MD, MHS
Director, Duke Heart Failure Research Unit
Director ,Duke Heart Failure Remote Monitoring Clinic
Assistant Professor, Duke University, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Vice-Chair of the American Heart Association CLCD Fellow-In-Training & Early Career Committee

Toby Rogers, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Scientific Lead for Structural Heart Disease, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS
* denotes planning committee member

Yasir Abu-Omar, MD, DPhil, FRCS
Surgical Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Sadeer Al-Kindi, MD
Co-Director, Center for Integrated and Novel Approaches in Vascular Metabolic Disease, and Medical Director, Cardiovascular Phenomics Core, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Wolf Family Scholar in Cardiovascular Research
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Rakesh Arora, MD
Director of Cardiovascular Perioperative & Critical Care and Director of Research, Cardiac Surgery, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

Mauricio S. Arruda, MD*
Director, Electrophysiology Center and Director, Atrial Fibrillation Center, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
John R. Antonucci Master Clinician of Cardiovascular Innovation
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Guilherme F. Attizzani, MD*
Interventional Director, Valve & Structural Heart Disease Center, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Alexander and Marianna McAfee Endowed Chair in Innovative Cardiac Interventions
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Cristian Baeza, MD
Co-Director, Aortic Center, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

Yulanka Castro-Dominguez, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Yakov Elgudin, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Steven J. Filby, MD
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Robert C. Gilkeson, MD
Vice Chairman, Research, and Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Heather Gornik, MD*
Director, Quality Network, and Co-Director, Vascular Center, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
John B. Lally Family Master Clinician in Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Vascular Care, University Hospitals
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Eiran Z. Gorodeski, MD, MPH*
Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Center and Co-Director, Hambrick Center for Cardiac Recovery, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Anjan Gupta, MD, FACC, FSCAI*
Director, Cardiology, University Hospitals Portage Medical Center
Heisler Tsai Master Clinician in Cardiology
Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Judith Mackall, MD
Medical Director, Cardiac Device Clinic, and Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Spitz Master Clinician in Cardiology
Moll Designated Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Robert Montgomery, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Thomas J. O’Neill, MM
Section of Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Paul Poommipanit, MD*
Director, Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion Program, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Kara Quan, MD*
Director, Electrophysiology, University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center
Adjunct Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Ravi Ramani, MD*
Clinical Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief Quality Officer, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Lorraine and Bill Dodero Chair in Heart Failure & Transplantation
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Imran Rashid, MD, PhD, FRACP*
Director, Cardiovascular MRI, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Monique R. Robinson MD, PhD, FACC*
Director, CardioMEMS Program, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Gregory Rushing, MD
Director, Cardiac Surgery, University Hospitals Parma Medical Center
Clinical Instructor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Varun Sundaram, MD, PhD, FRCP*
Director, Heart Failure, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Sergio Thal, MD*
Director, Lead Management Program, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Anene Ukaigwe, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

REGISTRATION

https://cwru.cloud-cme.com/course/courseoverview?P=5&EID=56320

Participants can register for in-person attendance or virtual

Note: In-person registration also includes real-time access to virtual through WHOVA platform

FEES

UH and VA Employee Rate: Free

Non-UH Rates:
o MD in person: $150
o MD virtual: $75
o Nurses, technicians, residents in person: $75
o Nurses, technicians, residents virtual: $35

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

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 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Questions? Email medcme@case.edu