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Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention, Detection & Treatment
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Coronary Artery Disease: Prevention, Detection & Treatment 

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, October 19, 2009
07:00:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
07:50:00 Welcome and Course Overview
07:55:00 Early Atherosclerosis and Prevention Amir Lerman
08:00:00 The Global Burden of CAD Bernard Gersh
08:25:00 The Pathophysiology of CAD
08:50:00 State-of-the-Art Lipid Evaluation: Role of NMR Fra Gerald T. Gau
09:15:00 Statins and Cholesterol Lowering: To Jupiter and Beyond C. Noel Bairey Merz
09:40:00 Panel Discussion Bernard Gersh, Gerald T. Gau, C. Noel Bairey Merz
10:00:00 Refreshment Break
10:30:00 Coronary Artery Disease in Women: Lessons from WISE Amir Lerman
10:55:00 Case Presentations Bernard Gersh, Gerald T. Gau, C. Noel Bairey Merz
11:30:00 Lunch
12:30:00 Keynote Address: Denis A. Cortese
13:15:00 Questions and Answers
13:20:00 Detection: Imaging for Coronary Artery Disease
13:30:00 Perspective: CTA is the Preferred Imaging Modality for Coronary Artery Disease John R. Lesser
13:50:00 Perspective: CTA is Not Ready for Prime Time Malcolm R. Bell
14:10:00 PET and Nuclear Imaging in the Assessment of CAD Panithaya Chareonthaitawee
14:35:00 Refreshment Break
15:00:00 Physiologic Assessment of CAD: A Case Based Approach Amir Lerman
15:25:00 Cardiac MR: A One Stop Shop for Heart Disease? John R. Lesser
15:50:00 Echocardiography in Chest Pain and STEMI Management Guy S. Reeder
16:15:00 Illustrative Cases: Body Surface Mapping for the Diagnosis of Ischemia Abhiram Prasad
17:00:00 Adjourn
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
08:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:25:00 Treatment: Acute Coronary Syndromes Malcolm R. Bell
08:25:00 Course Overview Amir Lerman
08:30:00 Antithrombins and Antiplatelet Therapy in 2009 Malcolm R. Bell
08:55:00 Use and Abuse of Biomarkers in Clinical Practice Abhiram Prasad
09:20:00 Reperfusion Strategies for STEMI: What’s Next? Henry H. Ting
09:45:00 Panel Discussion Henry H. Ting, Malcolm R. Bell, Abhiram Prasad
10:05:00 Refreshment Break
10:30:00 Adjunctive Therapies for STEMI Roxana Mehran
11:00:00 Practical Strategies for Reducing Door to Balloon Time Henry H. Ting
11:25:00 Panel Discussion Roxana Mehran, Henry H. Ting, Malcolm R. Bell
11:25:00 Treatment of Cardiogenic Shock in 2009 Malcolm R. Bell
12:00:00 Lunch
12:10:00 Treatment: Chronic Coronary Artery Disease Bernard Gersh
13:00:00 SPECIAL CASE PRESENTATION Left Main and Multivessel Disease Bernard Gersh
13:20:00 The Surgical Perspective Richard C. Daly
13:45:00 The Interventional Perspective
14:00:00 Panel Discussion Bernard Gersh, , Richard C. Daly, Roxana Mehran, Gerald T. Gau
15:00:00 Adjourn
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
07:30:00 Continental Breakfast
07:55:00 Treatment: Special Topics
07:55:00 Course Overview
08:00:00 What To Do With the Non-Revascularizable Patient Guy S. Reeder
08:25:00 What To Do With the Stent Patient Needing Non-Cardiac Surgery
08:50:00 Long Term Stent Management: State of the Art and Future Options Roxana Mehran
09:15:00 Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: The Late Sequelae of CAD Bernard Gersh
09:40:00 Refreshment Break
10:00:00 What To Do With Incidentally Found Coronary Anomalies? F. David Fortuin
10:25:00 New Surgical Approaches to CAD: Total Arterial, Off-Pump, Minimally Invasive, Robotics, and Hybrid Approaches Richard C. Daly
10:50:00 Apical Ballooning Syndrome: A New Acute Cardiac Syndrome
11:15:00 Panel Discussion F. David Fortuin, Richard C. Daly,
11:30:00 Illustrative Cases F. David Fortuin
12:20:00 Adjourn
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