Agenda - Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

7:00 - 8:15am
Session 4: Oral Presentation of Best Abstracts
Chairpersons: Stavros G. Drakos, MD, PhD, U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT and M. Elizabeth Hale Hammond, MD, U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

8:15 - 9:00am
Keynote address: 
Predictors of Post-operative LV Function Following Heart Valve Surgery. What Are We Missing?

Patrick T. O'Gara, MD
Director of Strategic Planning
Professor, Harvard Medical School,
Division of CV Medicine, BWH

9:00 - 11:30am
Session 5: Mechanically Assisted Circulation and Cardiac Recovery
Chairpersons: Ulrich Jorde, MD, Montefiore/ Albert Einstein & Stephen McKellar, MD, U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 



1. RESTAGE-HF, a North American Bridge to Recovery Trial: Preliminary Results

Brian Lowes, MD, PhD, U of Nebraska, Omaha, NB

2. Vancouver Recovery Program

Anson Cheung, MD, British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

3. Toronto Recovery Program.

Phyllis Billia, MD, PhD, U of Toronto, Canada

4. Post-VAD explantation long-term cardiac and exercise capacity.

Emma Birks, MD, U of Louisville, Louisville, KY

5. How to build pumps to promote recovery.

Trevor Snyder, PhD, Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology, U of Oklahoma

6. Utah Cardiac Recovery Program: what have we learned? 

Stavros G. Drakos, MD, PhD, U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Focused Panel discussion (chairs & speakers): “MCS and Recovery: Where Do We Go From Here”

11:30 - 12:30pm Lunch - Poster Viewing

12:30am - 1:30pm
"How to…" practical break-out sessions:

A. Discussion Leaders - Emma Birks, MD, PhD (U Louisville) & Omar Wever-Pinzon, MD: i) How to treat patients during LVAD support, ii) How to serially screen for cardiac recovery iii) Weaning criteria. INTERACTIVE CASES (HSEB Alumni Hall)
B. Discussion Leader - Nir Uriel, MD (U Chicago): How to stop the VAD: surgical and percutaneous approaches – INTERACTIVE CASES (HSEB 1730)
C. Discussion Leaders – Jennifer L. Cook, MD (U of Arizona) & Josef Stehlik, MD: Patient-centered decision-making: provider and patient perspectives – PATIENTS LIVE PARTICIPATION (HSEB 2958)

1:30 - 2:30 PM - Plenary Discussion – Chairpersons: Craig Selzman, MD U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT A.G Kfoury, MD, Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT:
Discussion leaders to present ‘take home’ messages from the 3 break-out sessions

2:30 - 3:00pm  BREAK

3:00 - 5:30pm
Session 6: Cardiogenic Shock and Recovery
Chairpersons: Francisco Arabia, MD, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA & Theophilus Owan, MD U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT  



1.How to improve outcomes: the role of myocardium and periphery. E. Magnus Ohman, MD Duke University, Durham, NC
2. The U of Utah ‘Shock Team’ Approach and Basic Algorithm - interactive clinical cases.

Jose Nativi-Nicolau MD, U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

3. INTERMACS 0: How to select patients and mechanical support strategies - interactive clinical cases. Susan M. Joseph, MD, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 

Chairpersons: Anwar Tandar, MD University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT – Joseph Tonna, MD U of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 
Cardiogenic shock therapies: Surgical (Simon Maltais, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN) Versus Percutaneous approach (Nir Uriel, MD, U Chicago, Chicago, IL)


Closing Remarks


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