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2016 Bryan Heart Spring Cardiology Conference

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Schedule of Events

Breakfast, Registration, Visit Displays
7 – 7:30 a.m.


Dr. Whitney
7:30-8 a.m.

1. Review recent data for PCSK9 inhibitors

2. Discuss mechanism of action for PCSK9 inhibitors

3. Define appropriate clinical use for PCSK9 inhibitors

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)”

Dr. Basoor
8-8:30 a.m.

10. Identify who should be screened for Vascular PVD

11. Review how treatment of Vascular PVD has changed

12. Discuss new techniques for Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)

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Heart Failure Updates

Dr. Steuter
8:30-9 a.m.

13. Discuss latest HF medications that are now available

14. Review recent HF Guideline updates

15. Identify where LVAD’s (Left Ventricular Assist Device) fit and when we should refer

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Break and Visit Displays

9-9:15 a.m.

Hypertension & the Sprint Trial

Dr. Kummer
9:15-9:45 a.m.

19. Review recent hypertension treatment guidelines

20. Discuss controversies with current blood pressure management in light of the SPRINT trial

21. Explore applying evidence-based knowledge of hypertension management to current practice

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Cardiothoracic Trauma

Dr. Oakes
9:45-10:15 a.m.

22. Describe advancements in Cardiothoracic Trauma Management

23. Understand options for treatment of acute and chronic rib fractures

24. Explore roles of new minimally invasive and thoracoscopic approaches to thoracic injuries

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Break and Visit Displays

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Interventional Updates

Dr. Johnson
10:30-11 a.m.

25. Identify new anticoagulants used in the Cath lab

26. Determine what we have learned from Fractional Flow Research (FFR)

27. Review Guideline updates

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Ask the Docs

Dr. Krueger
11 a.m.-12 p.m.

31. Review current topics in clinical cardiology

32. Identify the latest treatments for common cardiac diseases

33. Discuss evidence-based care in cardiology


12 p.m.


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