2016 Syllabus

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12:00 - 1:00: Normal Coronary Anatomy and Variants; Shawn Teague, MD, FNASCI
12:00 - 12:15pm: Normal Variant Coronary Anatomy; Aletta Ann Frazier, MD
12:15 - 12:30pm: Coronary Anomalies; Tami Bang, MD
12:30 - 12:45pm: CTA CAD; Achala Donuru, MD
12:45 - 1:00pm: CTA CAD; Cheng Ting Lin, MD

1:15 - 2:15: Coronary Artery Disease: Atherosclerotic Disease, Stents, Bypasses, Perfusion and Function: Demetrius Dicks, MD
1:15 - 1:30 pm: CTA CAD; Demetrius Dicks, MD
1:30 - 1:45 pm: CTA Grafts and Stents; Dharshan Vummidi, MRCP, FRCR
1:45 - 2:00 pm: Coronary Aneurysms; Dominique Dabreo, MD, FRCPC
2:00 - 2:15 pm: Myocardial Fcn and Dz; Robert Groves, MD

2:30 - 3:30pm: Aortic and Valvular Pathology; Shawn Teague, MD, FNASCI
2:30 - 2:45pm: Valves (Non- Intervention); Richard Hallett, MD
2:45 - 3:00pm: Aorta  (Non-Traumatic); Andrew Bierhals, MD, MPH
3:00 - 3:15pm: Aorta (Interventions); Linda Chu, MD
3:15 - 3:30pm: Pericardium; David Dombroski, MD

3:30 - 3:45pm: Break

3:45 - 4:45pm: Cardiomyopathy and Adult Congenital Heart Disease
3:45 - 4:00pm: Cardiomyopathy; Nagina Malguria, MD
4:00 - 4:15pm: Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Clinton Jokerst, MD
4:15 - 4:30pm: Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Luba Frank, MD
4:30 - 4:45pm: EP (Including Implants); Joan Lacomis, MD


8:00 - 10:00: Major Cardiac Imaging Advances in Last 5 Years; Diana Litmanovich, MD
8:00 - 8:30am: Trends in Utilization of Cardiac Imaging: The Coronary CTA Conundrum; David Levin, MD, FNASCI
8:30 - 8:45am: CT Advances; U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, FNASCI
8:45 - 9:00am: MRI Advances; Hajime Sakuma, MD
9:00 - 9:15am: Nuclear Advances; Youngho Seo, MD
9:15 - 9:30am: Echo Advances; Joao Lima, MD
9:30 - 9:45am: Spectral Imaging; Suhny Abbarra, MD

10:30 - 12:00am: Imaging of Ischemic Heart Disease in 2016; David Bluemke, MD, FNASCI & Charlie White, MD, FNASCI
10:30 - 10:45am: CTA of Plaque Progression; David Bluemke, MD, FNASCI
10:45 - 11:00am: Radiation and Contrast Dose Reduction in Coronary CT Angiography: State of the Art Strategies From Low kV Imaging to Obese Patients; Carlo De Cecco, MD
11:00 - 11:15am: Ischemic Heart Failure - Role of Imaging: An Update; Charles White, MD, FNASCI
11:15 - 11:30am: Overdiagnosis in Ischemic Heart Disease; Saurabh Jha, MBBS
11:30 - 11:45am: Cardiac Risk Reclassification with CCTA: What is New?; Andre Duerinckx, MD, PhD, FNASCI

1:00 - 3:05: Cutting Edge Technology in Cardiovascular Imaging and AHA Presentations; Phillip Young, MD & U. Joseph Schoepf, MD FNASCI
1:00 - 1:15pm: Targeted PET-MR Imaging of Atherosclerosis; Pamela Woodard, MD, FNASCI
1:15 - 1:25pm: Non-contrast Quiescent-Interval Single-Shot (QISS) Lower Extremity MR Angiography for Diagnosis of Peripheral Artery Disease: Accuracy versus CT Angiography and Digital Subtraction Angiography; Akos Varga-Szemes MD, PhD
1:25 - 1:35pm: Derivation and Validation of Hematocrit Estimation from Blood Pool T1 values at 3T: Performance for calculation of the ECV; Ozair Rahman, MD
1:35 - 1:45pm: Comparison of qualitative and quantitative methods for detecting wall motion abnormality in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia (ARVD/C): a multicenter study. Mounes Aliyari Ghasabeh, MD
1:45 - 2:00pm: Cinematic Rendering of Cardiovascular Disease: Preliminary Observations;Elliott Fishman
2:00 - 2:10pm:Dynamic CT analysis of myocardial perfusion  parameters comparing different temporal sampling rates using a third generation dual source CT;Marly van Assen, MSc
2:10 - 2:20pm:The effect of iterative reconstruction and low kVp imaging on coronary calcium quantification - a multi-vendor phantom study; Jasmeet  Singh, MD, MPHA
2:20 - 2:30pm: Does Exercise Capacity Correlate with the Bi-Ventricular Volume and Function In Patients with repaired Tetrology Of Fallot?; Neha Bansal, MD
2:30 - 2:45pm:  Modern Dual Source CT and the Triple Rule Out CT - The Time Has Come; Phil Young
2:45 - 2:55pm: CT-derived FFR: Computational Fluid Dynamics versus Machine Learning;span"> Moritz Albrecht, MD
2:55 - 3:05pm: Validation of Intravascular Pressure Gradients Derived from 4D Magnetic Resonance Angiography: In Vitro Intraluminal Catheter Comparison Using an Elastic Phantom; Amir Awwad, MBBCh

3:30 - 4:30pm: Quality and Guidelines: Europe Meets USA (ESCR/NASCI combined); U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, FNASCI
3:30 - 3:45pm: ESCR-NASCI Consensus Document on Imaging of Acute Coronary Syndrome;  Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, MD, PhD
3:45 - 4:00pm: ESCR Consensus Document on Cardiac PET-MRI; Matthias Gutberlet, MD, EBCR
4:00 - 4:15pm: Cardiac Imaging in Europe: Update on ESCR Efforts; Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, MD, PhD
4:15 - 4:30pm: Imaging in Myocardial Perfusion - Are We Ready for Routine Implementation?; Juliano Fernandes, MD, PhD



8:00 - 9:45: Update on Non-Cardiac Vascular Imaging, Alan H Stolpen, MD PhD &  Daniel Vargas, MD
8:00 - 8:15am: Non-Contrast MR Angiography; Vince Ho, MD, MBA, FNASCI
8:15 - 8:30am: MRA Contrast Agents and Administration Protocols: Arteries and Veins; Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD
8:30 - 8:45am: MRI of Extremities Run-Offs - What Do We Exactly Measure?;  Martin Prince, MD, PhD, FNASCI
8:45 - 9:00am: Familial Aortic Aneurysms; Daniel Vargas, MD
9:00 - 9:15am: New Aortic Endografts; Constantino Pena, MD
9:15 - 9:30am: The Triple Rule Out Study: Often Ordered But Rarely Useful; Eric Feldman, MD
9:30 - 9:45am: SAMs/Panel Discussion  

10:15 - 12:00: New Cardiovascular Devices and Interventions and Scientific Session, Harold Litt, MD, PhD, FNASCI
10:15 - 10:30am: Update on MR in Patients With Implanted Devices;  Harold Litt, MD, PhD, FNASCI
10:30 - 10:40am: The Impact of CMR and PET Findings on Device Placement in Patients With Arrhythmia Concerning for Cardiac SarcoidNam; Ju Lee, MD
10:40 - 10:55am: TAVR Beyond the Aorta: Mitral and Pulomic Valve Interventions; Rachael Edwards, MD
10:55 - 11:05am: Fractional Flow Reserve from Coronary CT Angiography Using Contrast Opacification Gradients to Determine Coronary Flow Distribution
Dimitris Mitsouras, phD
11:05 - 11:20am: Utility of CT for Risk Stratification and Preoperative Planning in TAVR: Taking it a Step Beyond Annulus and Access Vessel Diameters; Stefan Zimmerman, MD
11:20 - 11:30am: A novel, automated, open-source SNR-based method to calculate T2* values of the heart and liver in iron overload assessmentJuliano Fernandes, MD, PhD
11:30 - 11:45am: Non-Contrast MR for TAVR; Abishek Chaturvedi, MD
11:45 - 12:00am: SAMs/Panel Discussion
12:00 - 1:30pm: Business Lunch

1:30 - 2:30pm: Tips and Tricks in Vascular Imaging; Brett Little, MD
1:30 - 1:45pm: CTA of the Lower Extremities; Richard Hallett, MD
1:45 - 2:00pm: CTA of the Upper Extremities; Juan Camacho, MD
2:00 - 2:15pm: CCTA Protocol Tips; Amar Shah, MD
2:15 - 2:30pm: Cardiac and Aortic Trauma; Brett Little, MD

3:00 - 4:45pm: Updates in Cardiac Devices and Implants; 

Jeremy Collins, MD & Benoit Desjardins, MD, PhD
3:00 - 3:15pm:LVAD and RVAD; Daniel Ocazionez, MD
3:15 - 3:30pm: Aortic Endografts; Jeremy Collins, MD
3:30 - 3:45pm: New Thoracic Hardware/ECMO; Cristina Fuss, MD
3:45 - 4:00pm: Aortic Valve Interventions; Andrew Bowman, MD, PhD
4:00 - 4:15pm: Multimodality Imaging for Guiding Electrophysiology; Benoit Desjardins, MD, PhD

MONDAY - Pediatric Program

8:00 - 9:45am: Vascular Imaging; Sanjeev Aggarwal, MD & Prachi Agarwal, MD, MS
8:00 - 8:15am: Vasculitis in Children; Mark Ferguson, MD
8:15 - 8:30am: Coarctation; Sanjeev Aggarwal, MD
8:30 - 8:45am: Inherited Aortopathies; Denver Sallee, MD
8:45 - 9:00am: Vascular Rings; Juan Carlos Muniz, MD

10:15 - 12:00pm: Surgical Procedures in CHD; Dianna  Bardo, MD, FNASCI & Karen Lyons, MD, BCH, BAO
10:15 - 10:30am: Surgical Planning in Single Ventricle: Echo V. CMR V. Cath, Mark Fogel
10:30 - 10:45am: Update on Common Surgical Procedures - What is New & What is Out of Favor?; Dianna Bardo, MD, FNASCI
10:45 - 11:00am: Long Term Outcomes of Palliated CHD;  S. Bruce Greenberg, MD, FNASCI
11:20 - 11:35am: Computational Fluid Dynamics in Congenital Heart Disease; G. Alberto Figueroa, PhD

1:30 - 3:00pm: Imaging Techniques and Protocols: Optimization and Appropriate Use; Timothy Slesnick, MD & Ahmed Gharib, MD
1:30 - 1:45pm: CT in CHD: Current Status and Scan Protocols to Reduce Radiation; Siddharth Jadhav, MD
1:45 - 2:00pm: MR Sequences & Protocols -Optimizing Image Quality & Imaging Speed; Anil Attili, MD
2:00 - 2:15pm: Contrast in Pediatric Cardiac MRI: When and How Much?; Timothy Slesnick, MD
2:15 - 2:30pm: CT and MR in Coronary Artery Imaging - Protocols and Technical Tips and Tricks; Karen Lyons, MB, BCh, BAO
2:30 - 2:45pm: Pulmonary Embolism CT in Various Stages of Single Ventricle Palliation: Challenges and Technique Optimization; Maryam Ghadimi Mahani, MD

3:30 - 4:45: Congenital and Acquired Diseases of the Heart; WJames Parks, MD, MSc, FAAP, FATC, FNASCI & Elizabeth Lee, MD
3:30 - 3:45pm: Systemic Diseases With Cardiac Manifestations; Sadaf Bhutta, MBBS
3:45 - 4:00pm: Syndromes With Cardiac Manifestations; Randolph Otto, MD
4:00 - 4:15pm: LV Noncompaction; W. James Parks, MD, MSc, FAAP, FAAC, FNASCI
4:15 - 4:30pm: Post-Transplant Imaging; Rebecca Beroukhim, MD
4:30 - 4:45pm: Myocarditis - Diagnosis and Follow Up Imaging; Gautam Singh, MD


8:00 - 10:00: Lung/Heart Interaction - What and How Do We Image? (STR/NASCI combined session) and Scientific Session; Carole Dennie MD, FRCP( C) & Carlos Restrepo, MD
8:00 - 8:15am: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension; Carole Dennie MD, FRCP( C)
8:15 - 8:30am: Cardiopulmonary Syndromes; Carlos Restrepo, MD
8:30 - 8:45am: COPD and Heart Disease; Robert Steiner, MD, FNASCI
8:45 - 9:00am: Diseases That Benefit From Imaging Estimates of Right Heart Pressure and Function; Gregory Kicska, MD, PhD, FNASCI
9:30 - 9:45am: Radiologic-Pathological Correlation in Pulmonary Hypertension; Seth Kligerman, MD

10:15 - 11:45: Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathies in Clinical Perspective and Scientific Session; Jacobo Kirsch, MD, FNASCI & Kate Hanneman, MD, BSc
10:15 - 10:30am: MR Diastology - What the Radiologist Needs to Know; Jacobo Kirsch, MD, FNASCI
10:30 - 10:45am: Advanced Tissue Characterization in Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathies with T1 Mapping; Kate Hanneman, MD, BSc
11:05 - 11:20am: Comprehensive evaluation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using MRI; Prabhakar Rajiah,
11:30 - 11:45am: Right Ventricular Strain Imaging: Feasibility and Applications; Tarun Pandey, MD, FRCR

12:45 - 2:45: Cardiovascular Disease in Women; Karen Ordovas, MD, MS, FNASCI & Jill Jacobs, MD, FNASCI
12:45 - 1:00pm: Role of Coronary CTA in Evaluation of Premenopausal Female Patients Presenting to Emergency Department With Acute Chest Pain; Kavitha Yaddanapudi, MD
1:00 - 1:15pm: The Battle Between Sexes - Differences in Imaging CVD in Women vs Men; Pal Suranyi, MD, PhD
1:15 - 1:30pm: Multimodality Imaging in Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection in Peripartum Period; Marysia Tweet, MD
1:30 - 1:45pm: Postpartum Cardiomyopathy - What to Look For on MR Imaging; Susan Hobbs, MD, PhD
1:45 - 2:00pm: Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy; Karen Ordovas, MD, MS, FNASCI
2:00 - 2:15pm: Nuclear Cardiac Imaging in Women - Potential Pitfalls and Strengths; Miguel Pampaloni, MD, PhD
2:15 - 2:30pm: Sex Related Differences in Coronary Artery Disease; Tina Tailor, MD