* HFTX Masters Academy Scientific Program - Afternoon Course


 

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM

WELCOME AND OVERVIEW
Angela Lorts, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Holger Buchholz, MD, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
 

8:05 AM – 9:10 AM

SMALL GROUP INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION A: BLEEDING, CLOTTING AND BEYOND
Moderator:
Christina VanderPluym, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
 

8:05 AM

Summary of the state of the science of the session topic and the most pressing challenges relevant to the session topic
Christina VanderPluym, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
 

8:10 AM

CASE SCENARIO A1: From the Clotting Cascade to the Complication Cascade – How a Small Bleed Leads to a Small Clot and a BIG Problem
Christina VanderPluym, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
 

8:40 AM

CASE SCENARIO A2: To Bleed or Not to Bleed! Managing Anti-Thrombotic Medications after VAD-Related Stroke
Lucas Eastaugh, MD, The Royal Hospital of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
 

9:10 AM – 10:15 AM

SMALL GROUP INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION B: THE COMPLEXITY IS REAL – CURRENT STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT PATIENTS WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Moderator:
Martin Schweiger, MD, Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
 

9:10 AM

Summary of the state of the science of the session topic and the most pressing challenges relevant to the session topic
Martin Schweiger, MD, Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
 

9:15 AM

CASE SCENARIO B1: MCS Support of Patients in Heart Failure after a Senning/Mustard Operation
Martin Schweiger, MD, Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
 

9:45 AM

CASE SCENARIO B2: When the “Failing” Fontan Patient Needs MCS
Matthew O’Conner, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
 

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

COFFEE BREAK
 

10:45 AM &ndah; 11:50 AM

SMALL GROUP INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION C: WHEN THINGS DON’T GO AS PLANNED!
Moderator:
Jennifer Conway, MD, FRCPC, Stollery Children’s Hospital/University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
 

10:45 AM

Summary of the state of the science of the session topic and the most pressing challenges relevant to the session topic
Jennifer Conway, MD, FRCPC, Stollery Children’s Hospital/University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
 

10:50 AM

CASE SCENARIO C1: The Great Masquerade – Infection or is it Just the Pump?
Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
 

11:20 AM

CASE SCENARIO C2: Missed but Not Forgotten – What is Happening to the Right Ventricle?
Jennifer Conway, MD, FRCPC, Stollery Children's Hospital/University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
 

11:50 AM – 12:55 PM

SMALL GROUP INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION D: PUSHING THE ENVELOPE – NEW DEVICES, NEW STRATEGIES AND NEW GOALS
Moderator:
Antonio Amodeo, MD, Bambino Gesù Children Hospital, Rome, Italy
 

11:50 AM

Summary of the state of the science of the session topic and the most pressing challenges relevant to the session topic
Antonio Amodeo, MD, Bambino Gesù Children Hospital, Rome, Italy
 

11:55 AM

CASE SCENARIO D1: A New Scenario – Continuous Flow VAD in Small Children – Should We Push for LV Recovery?
Antonio Amodeo, MD, Bambino Gesù Children Hospital, Rome, Italy
 

12:25 PM

CASE SCENARIO D2: Lung Support in Pediatric Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, WA, USA
 

12:55 PM – 1:00 PM

CLOSING REMARKS
Angela Lorts, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Holger Buchholz, MD, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
 

1:00 PM

ADJOURN



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