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Officially Endorsed by:

UCSD Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center




American College of Cardiology



Arizona Chapter
California Chapter
Hawaii Chapter



The 8th  Annual
International Hawaii Symposium on
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Heart Failure
A Comprehensive and Practical Review of Advances in
Heart Failure and Biomarkers


November 29 - December 1, 2018

Waikoloa Beach Marriott
Island of Hawaii

PROGRAM / SCHEDULE

Thursday, November 29, 2018

6:45am Registration Opens

7:00-8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:05-8:10
Welcome
Barry Greenberg, MD and Alan Maisel, MD

SESSION I
Lowering the Risk

Barry Greenberg, MD (Moderator)

8:10-8:35
SGLT2 Inhibitors - A New Class of CV Drugs?
Gregg Fonarow MD

8:35-9:00
Controversies and Challenges in Lipid Therapy: PCSK9 Inhibitors and Beyond
C. Noel Bairey Merz MD

9:00-9:25
A Practical Approach for Treating Hypertension in 2018
Daniel Blanchard, MD

9:25-9:50
Fat or Fit - Does It Matter What We Weigh?
C. Noel Bairey Merz MD

9:50-10:15
Case Presentation and Questions
Daniel Blanchard, MD (Presenter), Drs. Greenberg, Fonarow, Bairey Merz and Trina Huynh, PharmD(Panelists)

10:15-10:35 Break/Visit Exhibits

SESSION II
New Management Strategies
Alan Maisel, MD (Moderator)

10:30-11:00
The Expanding Role of Biomarkers in Detecting and Managing Heart Failure
Alan Maisel, MD

11:00-11:25
Vascular Protection Using Direct Thrombin Inhibitors: Efficacy in Reducing Cardiovascular Events
Barry Greenberg, MD

11:25-11:50
Recognizing and Treating Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure Patients
Alan Maisel, MD

11:50-12:15
Q&A
Alan Maisel MD (Moderator) - Barry Greenberg, MD, Maria Fe White, NP and Jessica Lee, PA (Panelists)


SESSION III
Optimizing Medical Management of Heart Failure
Gregg Fonarow (Moderator)

4:00-4:25
How to Treat Patients with HFpEF
Uri Elkayam MD

4:25-4:50
Incorporating Sacubitril/Valsartan into Clinical Practice - Why, When and How
Gregg Fonarow MD

4:50-5:15
Managing the Yin and Yang of Hyperkalemia and MRAs in Heart Failure
Barry Greenberg, MD

5:15-5:40
Reducing Heart Rate to Improve Outcomes in Heart Failure - Use of Dig, Beta Blockers and Ivabradine
Alan Maisel MD

5:40-6:00
Q&A
Gregg Fonarow, MD (Moderator), Drs. Elkayam, Greenberg and Maisel and Trina Huynh PharmD (Panelists)

Friday, November 30, 2018

7:00am Registration Opens

7:00–8:00    Breakfast Product Theatre (Non-CME)
Sponsored by Janssen
Compass Trial Results for Patients with Stable CAD/PAD
Uri Elkayam MD

SESSION IV
Evolving Concepts
Barry Greenberg, MD (Moderator)

8:10-8:35
Diagnosing and Treating Amyloid Heart Disease
Eric Adler, MD

8:35-9:00
Understanding and Treating Patients with HFmrEF (EF 40-49%)
Barry Greenberg, MD

9:00-9:25
Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Update 2018
C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD

9:25-9:50
Understanding and Treating Peri-Partum Cardiomyopathy
Uri Elkayam, MD

9:50-10:15
Q&A
C. Noel Bairey Merz MD (Moderator), Drs. Adler, Greenberg, Fonarow and Maria Fe White, NP (Panelists)

10:15–10:40 Break/Visit Exhibits

SESSION V
New Concepts/Stage D Heart Failure
Eric Adler, MD (Moderator)

10:40-11:05
Stem Cell, Gene Transfer and Other New Emerging Therapies
Eric Adler MD

11:05-11:35
Review of Clinical Trials in 2018: What Worked, What Didn’t and What’s on the Horizon
Barry Greenberg MD

11:35-12:05
LVADs and Other Strategies for End-Stage Heart Failure
Eric Adler MD

12:05-12:35
Controversies in Patient Selection for Transplantation
Maria Fe White, NP and Eric Adler MD (Presenters) Drs. Greenberg, Chin, Fonarow and Tran and Jessica Lee, PA (Discussants)

12:35-1:35 Lunch Symposium
CME Provided by: Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
Optimizing Therapy and Improving Outcomes in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Barry Greenberg, MD

SESSION VI
Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty
Daniel Blanchard (Moderator)

4:00-4:25
CRT: Patient Selection and Optimization of Resynchronization
Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green MD

4:25-4:50
Vaptans as Therapy for Hypervolemic Hyponatremia
Gregg Fonarow MD

4:50-5:15
Preventing SCD in Heart Failure Patients with the Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator and ICDs
Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green MD

5:15-5:40
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) I: Patient Characteristics, Assessment and Classification
Howie Tran, MD

5:40-6:05
Q&A
Daniel Blanchard MD (Moderator), Drs Birgersdotter-Green, Fonarow, Bairey Merz, and Tran and Jessica Lee PA (Panelists)

Saturday, December 1, 2018

7:00am Registration Opens

7:00-8:00    Continental Breakfast

SESSION VII
Acute Heart Failure
Uri Elkayam MD (Moderator)

8:10-8:30
Acute Heart Failure I - In-Patient Care
Uri Elkayam, MD

8:30-8:50
Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support to Treat Cardiogenic Shock
Eric Adler, MD

8:50-9:10
Remote Hemodynamic Monitoring to Prevent Hospitalizations and Re-Hospitalization
John Chin, MD

9:10-9:30
Acute Heart Failure II - Optimizing Transition to Out-Patient Care
Maria Fe White NP

9:30-9:50
Case Presentation
Uri Elkayam (Presenter) - Drs. Chin and Adler and Jessica Lee, PA and Trina Huynh, PharmD (Discussants)

9:50-10:10 Break/Visit Exhibits

SESSION VIII
The Home Stretch
Alan Maisel, MD (Moderator)

10:10-10:30
Managing Side Effects and Drug-Drug Interactions in Heart Failure Patients
Trina Huynh, Pharm D

10:30-10:50
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) II: Therapeutic Strategies
Howie Tran, MD

10:50-11:10
Expanding the Role of NOACs in Treating Atrial Fibrillation and DVT
Daniel Blanchard, MD

11:10-11:30
New Tools for Managing Atrial Fibrillation: Left Atrial Closure Devices and Novel Monitoring Devices
Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD

11:30-12:00
4th Annual Echo Imaging Quiz - Fascinoma’s Included at No Extra Charge
Daniel Blanchard, MD

12:00
Adjourn until 2019!