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2014 ISHLT 34th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions


CC02 - Core Competencies in Heart Failure and Transplant Medicine


Apr 9, 2014 7:00am ‐ Apr 9, 2014 6:00pm

Standard: $195.00
Members: $150.00

Description

Presentation Includes: 

  • Session 1: Heart Failure: General Overview and Concepts
    • Epidemiology of Heart Failure
    • Pathophysiology of Heart Failure: Neurohormones and Beyond
    • Types of Cardiomyopathy: The Usual Suspects
  • Session 2: Evaluation of Patients with Heart Failure
    • Initial Evaluation of the Patient with Heart Failure
    • Right Heart Catheterization and Hemodynamic Monitoring
    • Risk Stratification - Is it Time for Advanced Therapies?
  • Session 3: Management of the Patient with Chronic Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
    • Pharmacological Management
    •  Non-pharmacological Management
    • (Electrical) Device-based Therapy
    • Surgical Management of Ischemic Heart Failure in the Post-STICH Era
  • Session 4: Acute Heart Failure Evaluation and Management
    • ADHF: The Scope of the Problem
    • ADHF: Pharmacologic Management: What Does the Evidence Show Us?
    • ADHF: Crash and Burn, Percutaneous Tools for Severe Decompensation
    • ADHF: Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Transitions of Care: Home Inotropes, VADs and Hospice
  • Special Session
    • How to Prepare for the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Exam (US Boards)
  • Session 5: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
    • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: The Scope of the Problem
    • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Diagnosis
    • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Therapeutic Options
  • Session 6: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    • Overview of PAH
    • Pulmonary Hypertension in Heart Failure
    • Case Presentations with Panel Discussion
  • Session 7: Heart Transplant 101
    • Evaluation of Heart Transplant Candidates
    • Evaluation and Management of the Potential Heart Donor
    • Peri-operative Management of the Heart Transplant Recipient
    • Immunologic Concepts of Heart Transplantation
    • Immunosuppression and Rejection
    • Long-term Care of Heart Transplant Recipients
  • Session 8: Mechanical Circulatory Support in a Nutshell
    • MCS in 2014: State of the Art
    • Patient Selection and Timing
    • Practical Peri-operative Management of MCS Patients
    • Adverse Events Post-VAD Placement
  • Closing Address
    • Heart Failure and Transplant: Where Will We Be in 2024?

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