2011 Patient Experience: Empathy & Innovation Summit


Wednesday, October 5, 2011

4:00pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
Bruce W. Lytle, MD
Session 1 Overcoming Barriers and Challenges in Translational Research
Moderator: Venu Menon, MD and Stephen J. Nicholls, MD, PhD
4:10pm Is Over - Regulation of the Drug and Device Industry Hurting Innovation?
Stephen J. Ubl
4:35pm The European Perspective
Rory Collins, MBBS
4:55pm The U.S. Perspective
Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH
5:20pm Panel Discussion: Session Presenters and Steven Nissen, MD

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Thusday, October 6, 2011

Session 2 Structural Heart Disease: Innovations in Intervention
Moderator: Joseph F. Sabik, MD and Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD
A Closer Look at TAVI: Quality, Cost, Appropriateness, and the Future of Percutaneous Valves
8:00am Will TAVI Lead to Inappropriate Use?
E. Murat Tuzcu, MD
8:15am QOL and Economics
David J. Cohen, MD
8:30am Percutaneous vs Minimally Invasive Surgical AVR-A Look at the Results
Gregory Fontana, MD
8:45am Transcatheter Valves-Where Will We Be in 5 Years?
Michael J. Mack, MD
Valve Choice in Children and Young Adults: Tissue or Mechanical
9:00am The Case for Mechanical Valves
Hartzell V. Schaff, MD
9:15am The Case for Tissue Valves
Lawrence Cohn, MD
9:30am Panel Discussion: Session Presenters and Hani Najm, MD
Session 3 New Frontiers in Preventive Cardiology: The Promise or The Myth?
Moderator: Stephen J. Nicholls, MD, PhD and Leslie Cho, MD
9:50am Do Biomarkers Add Value to Traditional Risk Assessment?
Roger S. Blumenthal, MD
Paul M. Ridker, MD
10:20am HDL Function is More Important than the Level
Stanley L. Hazen, MD, PhD
Stephen J. Nicholls, MD, PhD
10:50am Inflammation and Artherothrombosis: Where will new trials take us?
Paul M. Ridker, MD
11:05am Panel Discussion: Session Presenters
11:25am Break
Session 4 AF Management: Current Status and Future Therapeutic Options
Moderators: Bruce D. Lindsay, MD and Walid Saliba, MD
11:40am Anti-thrombotic Therapies: Should We Still Use Warfarin?
John R. Bartholomew, MD
Managing AFib
11:55am Management of Atrial Fibrillation: What is the Role of Medical Therapy vs. Ablation?
Douglas L. Packer, MD
12:10pm New Technologies for Catheter Ablation: Spiraling Costs of Care.
Distinguishing Value vs. Unnecessary Cost

Hugh Calkins, MD
12:25pm Do Surgeons Underutilize Operations to Eliminate Atrial Fibrillation?
James L. Cox, MD
12:40pm Panel Discussion: Session Presenters
1:00pm Lunch
Session 5 Innovations in Heart Failure and MCS
Moderators: Randall C. Starling, MD, MPH and James B. Young, MD
Controversies in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
2:00pm When is the Right Time to Use CRT for Heart Failure: Early vs. Later?
Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD
2:15pm What are the Risks of CRT and How Do They Affect Timing of CRT?
Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD
2:30pm Should We Continue to Expand Criteria for Destination Therapy?
Rationale, Cost, and Quality of Life

Nicholas G. Smedira, MD
Marriell L. Jessup, MD
3:00pm Panel Discussion: Session Presenters
Session 6 Cardiovascular Imaging
Moderators: Thomas H. Marwick, MD, PhD and Brian Griffin, MD
3:20pm The Role of CCTA in Screening in Low Risk Patients
Rita F. Redberg, MD
Matthew Budoff, MD
3:50pm Imaging Vulnerable Plaque: Opportunities and Challenges
Peter Libby, MD
4:05pm Panel Discussion: Session Presenters and Steven Nissen, MD, E. Murat Tuczu, MD
and Paul Ridker, MD
4:25pm Break
Session 7 Minimally Invasive Approaches to Treating CV Disease
Moderators: E. Murat Tuzcu, MD and Joseph F. Sabik, MD
4:40pm Percutaneous Repair of the Mitral Valve Should Not Be the First Option
A.Marc Gillinov, MD
Howard C. Herrmann, MD
5:10pm Minimally Invasive Approaches Do Not Confer an Advantage
Cary W. Akins, MD
Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
5:40pm Panel Discussion: Session Presenters

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Friday, October 7, 2011

Session 8 Hot Topics in Aortic and Vascular Disease Management
Moderators: Matthew J. Eagleton, MD and Heather Gornik, MD
8:00am Advances in Endovascular Aortic Repair: Conquering the Ascending and Aortic Arch -
Will Open Surgery Ever Be Necessary Again?

Roy K. Greenberg, MD
Joseph S. Coselli, MD
8:30am Repair of Chronic Dissections: Endo versus Open - Which is Safer and Which is More Effective?
Joseph Bavaria, MD
Eric E. Roselli, MD
9:00am Peripheral Innovations - Have We Really Made a Difference in Outcomes
Carotid Stenting

Wesley S. Moore, MD
9:15am SFA Intervention - Atherectomy, Drug Eluting Balloons, Drug Eluting Stents
Daniel G. Clair, MD
9:30am Panel Discussion: Session Presenters
10:00am Break
Session 9 Ideal Management of CAD
Moderators: Bruce W. Lytle, MD and Samir R. Kapadia, MD
10:00am Utilizing Imaging to Guide Cost Effective Care
Thomas H. Marwick, MD, PhD
Optimal Management Strategies
10:45am Medical Therapy is Still the Best
William S. Weintraub, MD
11:00am Stents
Stephen Ellis, MD
11:15am Surgery
Joseph F. Sabik, MD
11:30am Bariatric Surgery: The Ultimate Cure for CVD
Stacy Brethauer, MD
11:45am Panel Discussion: Session Presenters and Hani Najm, MD
12:15am Adjourn

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