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Supported by:
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
Los Angeles, CA

Officially Endorsed by:
THE HEART FAILURE SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Affiliated With:
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY

Related Conferences:


22nd Annual

Heart Failure 2018
Update on Diagnosis and Therapy
April 21, 2018

PROGRAM / SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Registration
6:30AM

7:00
Breakfast/Product Theatre (Non-CME)
XARELTO® Pivitol Trials and Recently Published Real World Evidence in NVAF - Including Patients with NVAF and Heart Failure
      Anhil Bhandari, MD

8:00
Introduction
      Uri Elkayam, MD

8:10
Cholesterol Reduction Therapy in 2018 - A Perspective
      Prediman K. Shah, MD

8:30
Diabetes and Heart Failure: The Role of SGLT2 Inhibitors
      Gregg Fonarow, MD

8:50
Angiotensin Receptors – Neprilysin Inhibition (ARNI): Mechanisms of Action, Effects and Side Effects
      Uri Elkayam, MD

9:10
Heart Rate Reduction as a Target of Therapy with Beta Blockers and Ivabradine: What is the Goal and How to Achieve It?
      Inder Anand, MD, PhD

9:30
Hyperkalemia in Heart Failure: Prognostic Implications and Therapeutic Options
      J. Thomas Heywood, MD

9:50
Key Note Lecture
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF): Mechanisms and Management

      Jay N. Cohn, MD

10:15      Coffee Break/Visit Exhibits

10:35
The Approach to Patients with Heart Failure and Mid-Range (40%-50%) Ejection Fraction (HFmrEF)
      Barry Greenberg, MD

10:55
BNP, Troponin, ST2 - Partners for Better Diagnosis and Outcomes in Heart Failure
      Alan Maisel, MD

11:15
Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: Rate vs. Rhythm Control - Time for Re-Evaluation
      Anil Bhandari, MD

11:35
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Use of New Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Heart Failure, Valvular Disease and Renal Dysfunction
      Tien Ng, PharmD

11:55
The Use of Remote Hemodynamic Monitoring for Management of Chronic Heart Failure: Patient Selection and Follow-up Protocol
       J. Thomas Heywood, MD

12:15
Heart Failure in Women: Gender-Based Differences
      Christina Economides, MD

12:35      Lunch/Product Theatre (non-CME)
Optimizing Treatment to Improve Outcomes Implementing the new Guideline for Managing Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection
       J. Thomas Heywood, MD

2:00      Break/Visit Exhibits

2:15
Mihai Gheorghiade, MD Memorial Lecture
Use of Vasopressin Antagonists for the Management of Hyponatremia and Volume Overload
      Uri Elkayam, MD

2:40
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Contemporary Approach to Treatment
      Ronald Oudiz, MD

3:00
Cardiac Amyloidosis: Stepwise Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
      Mazen Hanna, MD

3:20
Revascularization in the Patient with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: CABG vs. PCI and the Concept of Myocardial Viability
      Eric Velazquez, MD

3:40      Coffee Break/Visit Exhibits

4:00
Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and High Risk of Bleeding
      Saibal Kar, MD

4:20
Percutaneous Circulatory Assist Devices in the Management of the High-Risk Patient with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
      Ray Matthews, MD

4:40
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation: An Update
      Saibal Kar, MD

5:00
Meeting Adjourned