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The Program


Thursday

Session 1
Native Valve Disease 

9:00 am – 9:20 am Is Moderate AS the New Severe AS? Darryl Burstow

9:20 am – 9:40 am Mitral Regurgitation: What You Need to Evaluate Rob Chamberlain

9:40 am – 10:00 am Role of Stress Echo in Valvular Heart Disease Ben Fitzgerald

10:00 – 10:20 am LV Strain Imaging in Valvular Heart Disease Jonathan Chan

Session 2
Prosthetic Valves

10:30 am – 10:50 am Echocardiographic Assessment of Prosthetic Valves: What you need to know before you start Bonita Anderson

10:50 am – 11:10 am Obstruction or Prosthesis Patient Mismatch: Identifying, Differentiation and Grading Darryl Burstow

11:10 am – 11:30 am Valvular versus Paravalvular Regurgitation: Identifying, Differentiation and Grading Kathy Lau

11:30 am – 11:50 am Complications Post Structural Heart Disease Interventions Greg Scalia

11:50 am – 12:00 pm Q&A and Panel discussion All speakers

 

Lunch: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

 

Session 3
CT/CMR

1:00 pm – 1:20 pm PA Pressure Estimation: CMR versus Echo Martin Ugander

1:20 pm – 1:40 pm CT Calcium Scoring in AS: Value in Low Flow, Low Gradient AS Christian Hamilton-Craig

1:40 pm – 2:00 pm Diastolic Dysfunction: CMR vs Echo Martin Ugander

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm Aortic Measurements: CT vs Echo Christian Hamilton-Craig

 

Break: 2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Session 4
Congenital Heart Disease

2:30 pm – 2:50 pm Challenges in Diagnosing Heart Failure in the Newborn Justin Gordon

2:50 pm – 3:10 pm Segmental Approach in the Adult with CHD Ruth Ramm

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Commonly Occuring Congenital Heart Diseases David Scicluna

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm Q&A and Panel Discussion All speakers

Session 5
Scanning Tips For Congenital Heart Disease

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm Tetralogy of Fallot (Post-op Assessment) David Scicluna

4:20 pm – 4:40 pm Transposition of the Great Arteries (Post-op Assessment) Jill Fawcett

 

Friday

Session 1
Cardiomyopathies

9:00 am – 9:20 am Echocardiographic Evaluation of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Helen Thomson

9:20 am – 9:40 am Amyloidosis and Other Mimics Greg Scalia

9:40 am – 10:00 am Cardiomyopathies: When Contrast Echocardiography is Most Helpful David Platts

10:00 – 10:20 am 3D Imaging in Cardiomyopathies: When, Why & How Natalie Edwards

Session 2
Heart Failure / Ischaemic Heart Disease

10:30 am – 10:50 am The "Oh Factor": Can Diastology be Simplified Darryl Burstow

10:50 am – 11:10 am Imaging Heart Failure Julie Humphries

11:10 am – 11:30 am Practical Application of Stress Echo for Ischaemic Heart Disease Ben Fitzgerald

11:30 am – 11:50 am Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for IHD David Platts

11:50 am – 12:00 pm Q&A and Panel discussion All speakers

 

Lunch: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

 

Session 3
Right Heart

1:00 pm – 1:20 pm RV Assessment - Overview of Techniques Leah Wright

1:20 pm – 1:40 pm RV in the Athlete's Heart David Prior

1:40 pm – 2:00 pm RV Strain (and LA Strain) - When Is It Useful Rebecca Perry

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm Q&A and Panel discussion All Speakers

 

Break: 2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Session 4
Sonographer Perspectives

2:30 pm – 2:50 pm Ultrasound Enhancing Agents (Contrast Echo) Grant King

2:50 pm – 3:10 pm Student Supervision: Expert Review Tony Forshaw

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Quality Assurance in Echo Chrissy Thomson

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm Q&A and Panel Discussion All speakers

Session 5
Lung Ultrasound / Strain Tips

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm Lung Ultrasound Anthony Wald

4:20 pm – 4:40 pm How to Improve the LV Strain Assessment Rebecca Perry

   

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