Detailed Scientific Program

PRE-CONFERENCES

SUBSPECIALTY TRACK SESSIONS

BRIDGING TOGETHER: COMBINATION SUBSPECIALTY TRACKS

Day 2: 18 July, 2017 Tuesday

Imaging, Rheumatic, and Kawasaki Bridging Together Session
13:30 - 13:50 Rheumatic Fever
Tom Gentles, New Zealand
13:50 - 14:10 Kawasaki Disease
Isao Shiraishia, Japan
14:10 - 14:30 Coronary artery lumen and vessel wall imaging in children - how and when to use echo, MR, CT, or other modalities
Gerald Greil, US
14:30 - 14:50 Latest ARF Guidelines: how and when to use echo, MR, CT, or other modalities
Boglarka Remenyi, Australia
14:50 - 15:10 Making Screening for RHD Practical in Low and Middle Income Countries: Technology & Task Shifting
Andrea Beaton, US
15:10 - 15:30 Global burden of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD): Lessons learned from echocardiography-based screeing
Liesl Zuhlke, South Africa

Day 3: 19 July, 2017 Wednesday

Electrophysiology and General Ambulatory Cardiology
08:00 - 08:15 Avoiding Red Flags in the Management of Syncope: Bringing Guidelines to the real world
Mitchell Cohen, US
08:15 - 08:30 When chest pain is our problem: What are the clues?
Juha-Mati Happonen, Finland
08:30 - 08:45 The evaluation of palpitations before the electrophysiologist
Konrad Brockmeier, Germany
08:45 - 09:00 Subtle findings that predict sudden death
Bryan Cannon, US
09:00 - 09:15 PVCs in postoperative congenital heart disease patients, when to worry and when to send to the EP?
Nico Blom, Netherlands
09:15 - 09:30 ICDs for the General Cardiologist: What is new that we must know?
Roland Kanter, US
Surgery, ICU, & Nursing : "A Multidisciplinary Approach to Challenging Cases”
There will be 3 cases by 3 different teams presented with 30 min per case structured as follows: Three 5 minute talks by APN (ICU management), ICU (indications for surgery), Surgeon (surgical options) followed by 15 minute discussion.
08:00 - 08:30 Case #1 - 2 month old TOF patient with hypercyanotic spells
Team - South America Christian Kreutzer, Maria Balestrini (from Garrahan ‎Hospital)
08:30 - 09:00 Case #2 - 5 month old patient with complete atrioventricular canal postoperative day #5 with severe left atrioventricular valvar regurgitation
Team - India Parvathi Iyer, Krishna Iyer (from Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI), New Delhi)
09:00 - 09:30 Case #3 - 3-month-old patient with tricuspid atresia with normally related great vessels status post Glenn, postoperative day #0 with severe hypoxemia
Team - US Redmond Burke, Jo Ann Nieves (from Nicklaus Children's Hospital)
Imaging, Heart Failure & Transplant
08:00 - 08:15 Imaging in the Management of Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy
Claudia Stollberger, Austria
08:15 - 08:30 Imaging in the Management of Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Satoshi Yasukochi, Japan
08:30 - 08:45 Imaging in the Management of Hypertrophic and Restrictive Cardiomyopathies
Frank Cetta, US
08:45 - 09:00 Imaging in the Management of HIV Cardiomyopathy
John Lawrenson, South Africa
09:00 - 09:15 State of the Art - the Value of Advanced Functional Imaging in the Cardiomyopathies
Luc Mertens, Canada
09:15 - 09:30 Discussion
Interventional Catheterization & Adult Congenital Heart Disease
08:00 - 08:20 Congenital and Structural Interventions - Limiting the Push or Pushing the Limits. Collaboration is Key!
John Cheatham , US
08:20 - 08:40 Transcatheter left heart valve repair and replacement in ACHD Patients: Looking into the Future
Horst Sievert, Germany
08:40 - 09:00 Interventions in Patients with a Systemic RV: Window Dressing or Real Clinical Benefit?
Lee Benson, Canada
09:00 - 09:20 Transcatheter Options for Increasing Longevity of the Fontan Circulation
Allison Cabalka, US
09:20 - 09:30 Discussion
Imaging & Anatomy
08:00 - 08:30 VSD, or the hole between the ventricles: On reaching consensus in terms of nomenclature
Amy Juraszek, US and Meryl Cohen, US
08:30 - 09:00 Double outlet right ventricle: What is so difficult about assigning a great artery to a ventricle?
Robert Anderson, UK and Leo Lopez, US
09:00 - 09:30 Vascular slings: Embryology + 3D imaging = a new understanding of the lesion
Paul Weinberg, US and Kuberan Pushparajan, UK
Bridging Session: Surgery & Ambulatory Cardiology: Diagnosis and Management of Aortopathies
13:30 - 13:50 Genetic and molecular basis of aortic disease in children
13:50 - 14:10 Pre- and post-operative imaging in children with aortic root dilation
14:10 - 14:30 Operations to address aortic dilation in children and adolescents
Duke Cameron, US
14:30 - 14:50 Management of non-syndromic aneurysms in young patients
Luca Vricella, US
14:50 - 15:10 Follow-up of pediatric patients with aortic pathology
Jennifer Hibashi, US
15:10 - 15:30 Discussion

Day 4: 20 July, 2017 Thursday

Surgery and Anesthesia
08:00 - 08:30

Debate: Normothermic CPB is safe

  • Pro: Emre Belli, France
  • Con: James DiNardo, US
Perspectives on patient care: Early extubation for infant cardiac surgery
08:30 - 08:50 Anesthesia Perspective
Alexander Mittnachti US
08:50 - 09:10 Surgical Perspective
Christopher Caldarone, Canada
09:10 - 09:30 Discussion
Interventional Catheterization & Fetal Cardiology
08:00 - 08:20 Imaging for fetal Interventions: What progress have we made over the last decade?
Lisa Hornberger, Canada
08:20 - 09:00 Defining the Boundaries for A Fetal Interventional Program: Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives
US Perspective Wayne Tworetzky, US
European Perspective Gerard Tulzer, Austria
08:40 - 09:00 Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty: Whom should we be referring and what outcomes can we expect?
Doff McElhinney, US
09:10 - 09:30 Discussion
Electrophysiology & Intensive Care
08:00 - 08:15 When should the cardiac surgeon have to put in pacing wires?
Antonio Corno,UK
08:15 - 08:30 Why an ICU physician should think like an Electrophysiologist
Peter Aziz, US
08:30 - 08:45 Why an EP physician should think like an Intensive Care doctor
Vamsi Yargardala, US
Challenging ICU-EP Cases
08:45- 09:00 Challenging bradyarrhythmias
Yaniv Bar-Cohen, US
09:00 - 09:15 Challenging Tachyarrhtyhmias
Gabrielle Hessling, Germany
09:15 - 09:30 Discussion
ACHD, PAH, and Heart Failure
08:00 - 08:20 Approaching PAH in unrepaired congenital lesions - "treat and repair”, "repair and treat”, or "don't close”?
Nazzareno Galie, Italy
08:20 - 08:40 Imaging assessment of ACHD patients in heart failure - can we do better?
Anne Marie Valente, US
08:40 - 09:00 Heart Transplantation in ACHD - the good, the bad and the ugly!
Steve Zangwill, US
09:00 - 09:20

Debate: ACHD Patients are Disadvantaged in Current Organ Allocation Systems

  • Pro David Crossland, UK
  • Con Jonathan Chen, US
Nursing & Administration: What is the Role of the Nurse?
*Each of the first four speakers should focus on a single nurse-led initiative that they are proud of or has produced positive outcomes for patients. (i.e. a nurse-directed patient-centered project in the domains of safety, quality, infection reduction, nutrition, skin, patient experience, families etc. or a creative leadership role that has worked well)
08:00 - 08:10 The Role of Nurse in North America *
Patricia Hickey, US
08:10 - 08:20 The Role of in Europe *
Liz Smith, UK
08:20 - 08:30 The Role of the Nurse in Asia *
Lily Hsu, China
08:30 - 08:40 The Role of the Nurse in Africa *
08:40 - 08:50 What are safe staffing levels and how do we measure them
08:50 - 09:00 The Nurse Administrator
09:00 - 09:30 Discussion
Ambulatory & Endocarditis/Pericarditis
08:00 - 08:20 New endocarditis guidelines
Damien Bonnet, France
08:20 - 08:40 Myopericarditis / perimyocarditis
Richard Kirk, US
08:40 - 09:00 Hyper-eosinophilic endocarditis and hyper-eosinophilic syndromes
Lucy Youngmin Eun, South Korea
09:00 - 09:20 Acute - chronic pericarditis etiologies and management
J. Lynn Jeffries, US
09:20 - 09:30 Discussion

BRIDGING TOGETHER: LARGE GROUP PLENARY SESSIONS

Day 1: 17 July, 2017 Monday

OPENING PLENARY
08:30 - 09:30 Richard Jonas, US
Plenary: Outcomes, Quality, & Transparency "If You Do Not Measure It You Cannot Improve Upon It” A Rapid Fire Session of International Experts
17:15 - 17:30 Honorary Plenary
Marc De Leval, UK
17:30 - 17:38 Overview of Outcomes and Quality
Martin Elliott, UK
17:38 - 17:46 Nomenclature
Rodney Franklin, UK
17:46 - 17:54 Risk Adjustment
Marshall Jacobs, US
17:54 - 18:02 Surgery - Databases and Quality
Bohdan Maruszewski, Poland
18:02 - 18:10 Cardiology - Databases and Quality
Robert Vincent, US
18:10 - 18:18 Anesthesia and Critical Care - Databases and Quality
Michael Gaies, US
18:18 - 18:26 Integrating Quality from Data
Ralf J. Holzer, Qatar
18:26 - 18:34 Measuring Quality in an Environment of Limited Resources
Nestor Sandoval, Colombia
18:34 - 18:42 Assuring and Measuring Quality Nursing
Patricia Hickey, US
18:42 - 18:50 Lessons Learned from Linking Databases
Sara Pasquali, US
18:50 - 18:58 Longitudinal Follow-Up
Gil Wernovsky, US
18:58 - 19:06 Transparency
Jeffrey Jacobs, US
Closing Remarks

Day 2: 18 July, 2017 Tuesday

Jane Sommerville Honorary Lecture
08:30 - 09:30 Adult Congenital Heart Disease: The Courage to be Imperfect
Carole Warnes, US
Total Cavopulmonary Connection
Honorary Plenary: Francois Fontan, Billy Kreutzer
17:15 - 17:20 Opening Remarks
Francois Fontan and/or Billy Kreutzer
17:20 - 17:35 History of Fontan: How did we get here?
Winfield Wells, US
17:35 - 17:50 Surveillance of the "well” Fontan
Kathryn Dodds, US
17:50 - 18:05 Delaying the Inevitable: Recognition & Medical Management of Co-Morbidities
Gruschen Veldtmann, US
18:05 - 18:20 Conversion, VAD, and Transplant, for the Failing Fontan
Asif Hasan, UK
18:20 - 18:35 Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of the Fontan
Marc Gewillig, Belgium
18:35 - 19:00 Discussion

Day 3: 19 July, 2017 Wednesday

Plenary: The Past, Present, and Future of Heart Transplantation: 50 Years Beyond Barnard
In honor of Sir Magdi Yacoub
16:00 -16:05 Opening Remarks
Magdi Yacoub
16:05 - 16:25 Optimizing ALL Medical Options When Transplantation Resources are Limited
Shinichi Nunoda, Japan
16:25 - 16:45 The Past - 50 years of Pediatric Heart Transplantation - What Have We Learned?
Leonard Bailey, US
16:45 - 17:05 The Present - The Age of the VAD and "Bridging” to Transplant
Roland Hetzer, Germany
17:05 -17:25 The Future - Tolerance and Regeneration - Will we Need Transplantation 50 Years from Now?
Lori West, Canada

Day 4: 20 July, 2017 Thursday

Tetralogy of Fallot and Beyond
17:15 - 17:30 Current Outcomes in Older Adults with Tetralogy of Fallot - based upon a surgical and follow-up strategy established 30-70 years ago
Anna Marie Valente, US
17:30 - 17:45 Arrhythmias in Adolescents and Adults with TOF - Current Approach
Gerhard Paul Diller, Germany
17:45 - 18:00 Pulmonary Regurgitation - What to do and When?
Tal Geva, US
18:00 - 18:15 The Dilated Aortic Root
Koichiro Niwa, Japan
18:15 - 18:45 Learning from the Past: Current Approach to the Infant and Child with TOF in 2017
David Barron (UK, European viewpoint)
Lee Benson (North American viewpoint)
18:45 - 19:00 Genetics - What Do We Know and What's Next?
Elizabeth Goldmuntz, US

DEBATES

Day 2: 18 July, 2017 Tuesday

16:00 - 16:30

Debate #1A: All asymptomatic WPW Patients Should Undergo a Catheter Based EP Study & Ablation

  • Pro: Fabrizio Drago, Italy
  • Con: Andrew Papez, US
16:30 - 17:00

Debate #1B: Patients with a Structurally Normal Heart and Frequent PVCs (> 20%) Should Undergo Ablation

  • Pro: George Van Hare, US
  • Con: Thomas Kriebel, Germany
16:00 - 16:30

Debate #2A: Patients with a Native Coarctation Should Undergo Primary Stent Placement

  • Pro: John Cheatham, US
  • Con: Michel Ilbawi, US
16:30 - 17:00

Debate #2B: Patients with Moderate Aortic Stenosis Should Be Restricted from Competitive Sports

  • Pro: Renate Oberhoffer, Germany
  • Con: Jonathan J. Rome, US
16:00 - 17:00

Debate #3A: Fenestration Should Be Performed in all Fontan Patients

  • Pro J. William Gaynor, US
  • Con Marshall Jacobs, US
16:00 - 17:00

Debate #3B: Anticoagulation Beyond Aspirin Should Be Offered to all Fontan Patients

  • Pro Brian McCrindle, Canada
  • Con Frank Cetta, US
16:00 - 17:00

Debate #4A: Asymptomatic Athletes with an Anomalous Left Coronary from the Right Facing Sinus Should
Undergo Surgery

  • Pro Tjark Ebels, Netherlands
  • Con Peter Frommelt, US
16:30 - 17:00

Debate #4B: 3 week-old with TOF: surgery vs. transcatheter therapy Surgery

  • Pro: Glen Van Arsdell, Canada
  • Con: Shakeel Qureshi, UK
16:00 - 16:30

Debate #5A: Bundles Contribute to the Development of the Expert Nurse

  • Pro: Jean Storey, US
  • Con:
16:30 - 17:00

Debate #5B: New Nursing Graduates Should Not Start in an ICU

  • Pro:
  • Con: Lisa Moore, US

FOCUS LEARNING SESSIONS

Day 1: 17 July, 2017 Monday

Surgery: Keynote Speakers :
16:00 - 16:30 Thomas Spray, US
16:30 - 17:00 Marcello Jatane, Brazil - Jatene Memorial Lecture
General Cardiology: Screening for Congenital Heart Disease
Panel: Anne de-Wahl Granelli (Sweden), Anne Mackie (UK), Krishna Kumar (India), Babar Hasan (Pakistan), Andy Ewer (UK), Gerard Martin (US), Kathy Jenkins (US)
16:00 - 16:10 Screening saves lives and improves outcomes
Devyani Chowdhury, US
16:10 - 16:20 Screening for CHD in China
Xiaocheng Liu, China
16:20 - 16:30 Parental Advocacy for Screening
Annamarie Saarinen, US
16:30 - 17:00 Questions & Panel Discussion
Intensive Care & Anesthesia
16:00 - 16:30 Keynote Speaker ICU: PCICS: As a Global Organization for Change
Paul Checchia, US
16:30 - 17:00 Keynote Speaker: Anesthesia Lessons Learned from Neonates & Infants with Univentricular Hearts
Ian James, UK
ACC/AHA 2016 Adult Congenital Heart Disease Guidelines
16:00 - 16:20 Guidelines for ACHD: What's New!
Curt Daniels, US
16:20 - 16:40 Evidence Review in ACHD
Arianne Marelli, Canada
16:40 - 17:00 Panel Discussion
Asia/Japan- Koichiro Niwa
Europe- Helmut Baumgartner
ISACCHD- Erwin Oeschlein
Nursing: Safety Comes First!
16:00 - 16:10 Improving Patient Safety Through a Formalized OR to ICU Handoff
16:10 - 16:20 Time Out Procedures in the ICU
Louise Callow, US
16:20 - 16:30 The impact of the ECMO Checklist
Nuseybe Soylemez, Turkey
16:30 - 16:40 Measuring real time risk in critical care
Andrea McCormick, Canada
16:40 - 16:50 Inpatient Handoffs
Liz Smith, UK
16:50 - 17:00 Medication Reconciliation in the era of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
Mavilde de Pedreira, Brazil
Perfusion: Myocardial Protection
16:00 -16:15 Making heads or tails of pediatric myocardial protection
16:15 - 16:30 Cardioplegia debate: Del Nido, Custadiol or conventional
16:30 - 16:45 The effect of temperature management during cardiopulmonary bypass on clinical outcome in pediatric patients
16:45 - 17:00 Use of the myocardial protection system for modified ultra-filtration during pediatric cardiac surgery
17:00 - 17:15 Does any of this matter

BACK TO BASIC SYMPOSIUMS

Day 2: 18 July, 2017 Tuesday

EKGs: Training Session for Pediatric Cardiologists in Conjunction with PACES
07:00 - 07:30 Challenging EKGs and subtle clues at REST not to be missed
Susan Etheridge, US
07:30 - 08:00 Challenging findings on ambulatory Holters, what to do?
John Pappagiannis, US/Greece
Ventilator Management
07:00 - 07:30 Optimizing Cardiopulmonary Interactions in the Setting of Right Heart Disease
Peter Rimensberger, Switzerland
07:30 - 08:00 Optimizing Cardiopulmonary Interactions in the Setting of Left Heart Disease
Peter Rimensberger, Switzerland
Waveform interpretation/Hemodynamic Monitoring
07:00 - 07:30 Interpreting commonly utilized hemodynamic data/waveforms
Joe Brierley, UK
07:30 - 08:00 Uncommonly utilized and novel hemodynamic monitoring tools
Ken Brady, US
Hands on Symposium on Exercise
07:00 - 08:00 Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing: How to do it, how to interpret it?
Stephen Paridon, US
Ayhan Kılıç, Turkey

Day 3: 19 July, 2017 Wednesday

Session #1: Hemodynamics
07:00 - 07:30 The nuance of interpreting cardiac catheterization data
Bryan Goldstein, US
07:30 - 08:00 What Cardiac Catheterization can and cannot tell you about your CICU patient
Joshua Salvin, US
Session #2: Resuscitation
07:00 - 07:30 Resuscitation of patients with single ventricle physiology
Sarah Tabbutt, US
07:30 - 08:00 Resuscitation of patients utilizing E-CPR
Jonny Byrnes, US
Session #3: Sedation and Anesthesia: Pharmacology & Pearls
07:00 - 07:20 The hemodynamic effects of anesthetic drugs
Scott Walker, US
07:20 - 07:40 Pearls and pitfalls of providing sedation and anesthesia for patients with congenital heart disease
Mark Twite, US
Session #4: Back to the Basics: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
07:00 - 07:20 Evaluation of the child with PAH
Doi Shouzaburou, Japan
07:20 - 07:40 Treatment of Pediatric PAH
Erika Rosenzweig, US

LANDMARK LECTURES

Day 5: 21 July, 2017 Friday

08:30 - 09:00 Pediatric Cardiologist
Jane Newburger, US
09:00 - 09:30 Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Pedro Del Nido, US
09:30 - 10:00 Nursing Landmark Lecture
Phillip Moons, US
10:00 - 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30 - 11:00 Perloff Landmark Lecture for ACHD - Lessons Learned from Professor Perloff: Emerging Management of Aortopathies & ACHD along the Pacific Rim
Koichiro Niwa, Japan
11:00 - 11:30 Pediatric Intensive Care/Anesthesia
Peter Laussen, Canada
11:30 - 12:00 Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist
Ziyad Hijazi, Qatar
12:00 - 12:30 Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Vaughn Starnes, US

WEEK IN REVIEW

Opening Remarks:Sertaç Çiçek
14:00 - 14:12 Imaging
Seda Tierney, US
14:12 - 14:24 Catheterization
Damien Kenny, Ireland
14:24 - 14:36 General Cardiology
Devyani Chowdhury, US
14:36 -14:48 Electrophysiology
Mitchell Cohen, US
14:48 - 15:00 ICU/Anesthesia
Allan Goldman, UK
15:00 -15:12 Heart Failure/PAH
Jonathan Johnson, US
15:12 - 15:24 Surgery
Tom Karl, US
15:24 - 15:36
ACHD
Jolien Roos Hesselink, Netherlands