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2017 Bryan Heart Spring Cardiology Conference

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Schedule of Events

Breakfast, Registration, Visit Displays
7:30 – 8 a.m.

Evolution of TAVR (Trans Aortic Valve Replacement)

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

  • Understand the TAVR team approach to valvular heart disease
  • Review updates on the new generation of Trans catheter valves
  • Discuss expanding indications for Trans catheter valves including intermediate and low risk patients

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

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

  • Review information on pathophysiology & prevalence for atrial fibrillation (AF)
  • Identify treatments for AF stroke risk reduction
  • Discuss recent updates on left atrial appendage closure (LAAC)

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Break and Visit Displays

9-9:20 a.m.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Dr. Hargreaves
9:20-9:50 a.m.

  • Identify causes of lower extremity claudication
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of PVD
  • Review treatment options for PVD

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Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery in Rwanda

Dr. Oakes
9:50-10:20 a.m.

  • Review advances in cardiac surgery in third world countries
  • Identify the role of cardiac surgery in developing countries
  • Discuss pitfalls and complications in Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery

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Break and Visit Displays

10:20-10:30 a.m.

Non Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

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

  • Define the difference between non ischemic and ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • Identify the five different types of cardiomyopathy as defined by the World Health Organization
  • Discuss different treatment strategies used depending on etiology of cardiomyopathy

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Ask the Docs

Moderator, 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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