Biotech China 2014
9th Annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium
NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS USA
http://www.cme.northwestern.edu/docs/HeartFailureBrochure.pdf
9th Annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium
NORTHWESTERN
http://www.cme.northwestern.edu/docs/HeartFailureBrochure.pdf
NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
CHICAGO
ILLINOIS USA

Schedule of Presentations:

Friday, December 6, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
07:30:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Poster Session
09:00:00 Welcome Remarks Clyde W. Yancy
09:10:00 Updates on Health Care Reform: Game On; Are You Ready for 2014? Clyde W. Yancy
09:40:00 Why Is Heart Failure Still Such A Public Health Problem? Is Prevention the Answer?
10:10:00 Panel Discussion Darwin LaBarthe, Steven Farmer, Clyde W. Yancy
10:25:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
10:40:00 Imaging the Pulmonary Artery- Best Practices
11:05:00 Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction -HFrEF
11:30:00 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Vallerie V. McLaughlin
11:55:00 Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction - HFpEF Sanjiv Shah
12:15:00 Panel Discussion Allen S. Anderson, Vallerie V. McLaughlin, Sanjiv Shah, Michael Cuttica
12:30:00 Lunch
13:15:00 Keynote Lecture: The Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure- Inotropes, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Transplant, Cells or Palliative Care; Which Patient and When? Emma J. Birks
13:45:00 Mechanical Assistance in 2014 — What’s New Edwin C. McGee
14:15:00 The “Patient Panel” — A Patient Centered View LVAD recipients, an LVAD coordinator, and a clinical psychologist Paul Goetz
14:45:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
15:00:00 Functional MR; Pathophysiology and Medical Treatment Considerations Maurice Enriquez Sarano
15:30:00 Transcatheter Therapies for Aortic and Mitral Valve Disease S. Chris Malaisrie
16:00:00 Case Presentations and Panel Discussion Charles Davidson, Edwin C. McGee, S. Chris Malaisrie, Maurice Enriquez Sarano
17:00:00 Adjourn
18:00:00 Reception — The Signature Room at the 95th®
Saturday, December 7, 2013
07:30:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 How and When to Have Conversations about Treatment Options with Patients Who Have Advanced Heart Failure Larry Allen
08:00:00 Cardiomyopathies — How Do You Work Them Up? Allen S. Anderson
08:25:00 Diuretics, Ultrafiltration and Vasodilators in Acute HF — How Do You Treat Acute HF? Robert Gordon
08:30:00 What to Do for the Advanced Heart Failure Patient without Surgical Options Kathleen L. Grady
08:50:00 Biomarkers in Heart Failure; Are We Ready For Guided Therapy? Keith Aaronson
09:00:00 What are the Psychosocial Factors Affecting Patients With Advanced HF? Gail Osterman
09:20:00 Panel Discussion and Q & A
09:30:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
09:45:00 Social Support and Caregiver Burden in Advanced HF: Challenges and Solutions Connie White-Williams
09:45:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits
10:00:00 AF in the Heart Failure Patient? How Do You Treat It? Rod Passman
10:15:00 The Mind Body Connection: How Depression Is Linked To Heart Failure
10:30:00 ICD’s; How Best to Use; What Are the Options? Bradley Knight
10:45:00 How and When To Assess Cognitive Changes in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure, MCS, and HT Ralph Petrucci
11:00:00 Imaging Strategies in Heart Failure- Which Test and When? Sanjiv Shah, Daniel Lee, James Carroll
11:15:00 Panel Discussion and Q & A
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