Canadian Society of Echocardiography Meeting 2017
NINETEENTH ANNUAL
CANADIAN ECHO WEEKEND
EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Program

Thursday, 20 April 2017
17:30 Registration
18:30 Dinner
18:45 Introduction - Chi-Ming Chow, MD and Lawrence Rudski, MD
Great Debates in Echo
LV systolic function
Co-Chairs: Howard Leong Poi, MD and Lawrence Rudski, MD
LV systolic function - "Just the FACs (Converted in to LVEF by Simpson's) ma'am" - Tony Sanfilippo, MD
You gotta strain a little if you want to achieve a better outcome - Davinder Jassal, MD
Aortic stenosis
Low gradient severe AS with preserved LVEF: this is measurement error and non-severe AS in the vast majority of patients - Kwan Chan, MD
Low gradient severe AS with preserved LVEF: this is severe AS and requires AVR in the vast majority of patients - Philipe Pibarot, MD
20:10 - 20:30 Discussion
Friday, 21 April 2017
07:00 - 08:00 Registration & Breakfast
08:00 - 08:15 Introduction and Welcome - Chi-Ming Chow, MD
08:15 - 10:00 Tips and Tricks of Murmur Masters
Co-Chairs: Chi-Ming Chow, MD and Kwan Chan, MD
How an Expert Assesses AS - from fundamentals to fancy tricks - Ian Burwash, MD
The "ingredients" to accurate evaluation of "organic" and functional MR - Jonathan Beaudoin, MD
Tricuspid Regurgitation - The most complex valve - simplified - Karima Addetia, MD
Aortic Insufficiency - Don't Just Regurgitate the Pressure Half-time - Arsene Basmadjian, MD
10:20 - 12:00 Stress Echo
Co-Chairs: Zion Sasson, MD and Jonathan Choy, MD
Modalities and Principles - Jeremy Edwards, MD
Reading with the experts - echo-catheterization correlates - David Bewick, MD
Reading with the Experts - false negatives - Sharon Mulvagh, MD
Reading with the Experts - false positives - TBA
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
12:00 - 13:15 New this year! 2D Echocardiography Made Simple! A Hands-on Analysis Workshop – These hands-on computer workshops are 75 minutes long and are limited to 13 people per session. Sign up at time of registration. This is a ticketed session.
GE 2D Strain – Session leader Nowell Fine, MD
Philips 2D Strain – Session leader Raveen Pal, MD
13:15 - 14:00 EACVI Joint Session
Co-chairs: Lawrence Rudski, MD and Francois Tournoux, MD
Practical role of echo in guiding the comprehensive management of atrial fibrillation. From diagnosis to rhythm control to procedural intervention - Erwan Donal, MD
14:00 - 15:15 International Guidelines - Canadian Perspectives
Co-chairs: Ian Burwash, MD and Igal Sebag, MD
Recommendations for Non-Inavsive Evaluation of Native Valve Regurgitation - Dinesh Thavendiranathan, MD
Chamber Quantification - A reapraisal 2 years later - Wendy Tsang, MD
Diastolic Function Assessment - Hisham Dokainish, MD
15:15 - 15:45 Break
15:45 - 16:45 Those Walls Are Thick! - Myocardial Diseases
Co-chairs: John Jue, MD and Davinder Jassal, MD
Amyloidosis - Kibar Yared, MD
Multimodality- Echo/MRI
Lysosomal Storage Diseases - Robbie Stewart, MD
HCM - Kevin Ong, MD
16:45 - 17:45 Echo Jeopardy
Chair: Francois Tournoux, MD
Saturday, 22 April 2017
07:00 - 08:00 Registration & Breakfast
08:05 - 09:30 Getting it Right?
Co-Chairs: Lawrence Rudski, MD and Chi-Ming Chow, MD
Screening for PH - How Good is Echo and How do we Serve our Referral Base Good Enough? - James Tam, MD
Advanced Imaging in PH - how 3D and Strain can add information and insights – Julia Grapsa, MD
The Right Heart in Systolic and Diastolic heart Failure - Christine Henri, MD
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:00 Workshops(choose 2 out of 4)
  • 2D and Doppler Optimization - Accreditation Standards
  • Stress Echo
  • How to do a Cardio-oncology study 2D strain & 3D
  • Contrast
11:00 - 12:00 Workshops(a repeat of above sessions)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
12:00 - 13:15 3D Echocardiography Made Simple! A Hands-on Analysis Workshop – These hands-on computer workshops are 75 minutes long and are limited to 13 people per session. Sign up at time of registration. This is a ticketed session.
  • GE - 3D - Igal Sebag, MD
  • Philips - 3D - Wendy Tsang, MD
13:30 - 14:45 3D Echocardiography Made Simple! A Hands-on Analysis Workshop (Repeat above)
  • GE - 3D - Wendy Tsang, MD
  • Philips - 3D - Karima Addetia, MD
13:15 - 14:00 Spotlight ASE
Chair: Tony Sanfilipo, MD and Amer Johri, MD
Quality Measures in Echocacardiography - Can IAC, AUC, and POC Help? - Susan Wiegers, MD
14:00 - 16:00 Great Cases
Chair: David Bewick, MD
Presenters from around the country and the world.
16:00 - 16:05 Closing Comments
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