Agenda - Friday, March 25, 2022

(All times MST)  

12.00 – 2.00pm

Session 4: Featured Oral Presentations of Selected Abstracts

2.00-2.15pm Break

2.15-3.45pm

Session 5: Clinical Cardiac Recovery and Remission in Chronic HF Patients

  1. Innovative approaches in the Berlin Myocardial Recovery Program.
  2. Resilience and myocardial recovery in children.
  3. Reverse cardiac remodeling following MCS: the case for hemodynamic monitoring.

(20 min talks + 10min discussion each) 

3.45-6.00pm

Session 6: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Recovery Strategies in Acute HF and Shock

    1. Therapeutic dilemmas in acute HF and shock post UNOS organ allocation changes.
    2. Debate: PA line-derived hemodynamics to guide cardiogenic shock management in the ICU.

Pro: (15min and 5min rebuttal)

Con: (15min and 5min rebuttal)

Discussion: 10 min

    1. Debate: LV venting is required during VA-ECMO to prevent increases in myocardial afterload, oxygen consumption and energy expenditure.

Pro: (15min and 5min rebuttal)

Con: (15min and 5min rebuttal)

Discussion: 10 min