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10th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Imaging and Interventions

10th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Imaging and Interventions

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September 30, 2021

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Troy Marriott Hotel

200 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, Michigan 48084

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Showcasing the latest innovations in imaging and interventional cardiology


The 10th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Imaging and Interventions is a platform for imaging and interventional cardiologists involved in the care of patients with structural, ischemic and cardiomyopathy heart disease. This course will focus on advances in 2D and 3D echo, CT and MRI, and surgical and interventional therapies. With a combination of didactic lectures, hands-on learning and panel discussion, lecturers with be discussing emerging technologies and how they can be used to improve patient care.


By attending this conference, attendees should improve their ability to:

  • Discuss multimodality evaluation of valvular heart disease
  • Review TAVR updates
  • Understand percutaneous mitral valve therapies
  • Discuss invasive management of pulmonary embolism


Day 1: September 30

Start Time End TimePresentation TitleSpeaker Name, Degree
6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Reception 
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Dinner 
8:00 p.m.8:45 p.m.Mitral Regurgitation; The AnatomySteven J Lester, M.D.
8:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.Q&ASteven J Lester, M.D.

Day 2: October 1

Start TimeEnd TimePresentation TitleSpeaker Name, Degree
7:15 a.m.8:00 a.m.Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits 
  Session 1: Advances in Cardiovascular Imaging and InterventionsModerator: Michael Gallagher, M.D.
8:00 a.m.8:10 a.m.Welcome & IntroductionAmr E Abbas, M.D.
8:10 a.m.8:35 a.m.Mitral Regurgitation: The SeveritySteven J Lester, M.D.
8:35 a.m.9:00 a.m.Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, NOAC, or CoumadinIlana Kutinsky, D.O.
9:00 a.m.9:25 a.m.CT FFR As A Guide To RevascularizationKavitha Chinnaiyan, M.D.
9:25 a.m.9:50 a.m.Bicuspid Aortic Valve: SAVR or TAVR?Francis Shannon, M.D
9:50 a.m.10:15 a.m.CTA: Considerations for Valvular Heart DiseaseMichael Gallagher, M.D
10:15 a.m.10:30 a.m.Q&ASession Presenters
10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.Break/Exhibitors
11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.Session 2: Hands-on Breakout
  Cardiac Anatomy and Dissection (no CME/CE)Andres Palomo, MD & Stacy Willner, DO
  Advances in Interventional Cardiology: How to perform? (no CME/CE)Ramy Mando, MD
  3D Echo Knobology for Sonographers (no CME/CE)Richard Bloomingdale, MD
12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.Lunch
  Session 3: Cardiovascular IModerator: Steven J. Lester, M.D.
1:15 p.m.1:35 p.m.Moderate, Asymptomatic AS, Mixed AS/AR: Treat or Follow?Philippe Pibarot, DVM, Ph.D.
1:35 p.m.1:55 p.m.Aortic Stenosis and Mixed Valve Disease: Diagnosis and TherapyAmr E Abbas, M.D.
1:55 p.m.2:15 p.m.Assessment of Prosthetic Aortic ValvePhilippe Pibarot, DVM, Ph.D.
2:15 p.m.2:35 p.m.DAPT following PCI: How Long is Too Short?Monica Jiddou-Patros, M.D.
2:35 p.m.2:55 p.m.Assessment of the Prosthetic Mitral ValveSteven J Lester, M.D.
2:55 p.m.3:10 p.m.Q&ASession Presenters
3:10 p.m.3:30 p.m.Break/Exhibitors
  Session 4: Cardiovascular IIModerator: Terry Bowers, M.D.
3:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.Tricuspid Valve: Anatomy and SeveritySteven J Lester, M.D.
3:50 p.m.4:10 p.m.Valvular Heart Disease on MRIRichard Bloomingdale, M.D.
4:10 p.m.4:30 p.m.Invasive Management of Pulmonary EmbolismTerry Bowers, M.D.
4:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.Percutaneous Mitral Valve TherapiesBrian Renard, M.D.
4:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.Q&ASession Presenters
5:10 p.m.6:15 p.m.Reception


Course Director

Director, Interventional Cardiology Research
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Professor, Oakland University Williams Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine

Beaumont Faculty

Richard Bloomingdale, MD
Terry Bowers, MD
Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD
Michael Gallagher, MD
Monica Jiddou-Patros, MD
Ilana Kutinsky, DO
Ramy Mando, MD
Andres Palomo, MD
Brian Renard, MD
Francis Shannon, MD
Stacy Willner, DO

Special Guests

Steven J. Lester, MD
Consultant Cardiovascular Disease
Associate Medical Director for the Department of Business Development
Associate Medical Director of Contract and Payer Relations
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

Philippe Pibarot, DVM, Ph.D
Professor, Department of Medicine, Laval University
Chair, Canada Research in Valvular Heart Disease, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute
Quebec, QC, Canada

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