International College of Angiology

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    ​Conference Schedule (Continued)

Friday, September 15, 2023

​          7:00 am  - 7:45 am.    Registration / Breakfast/Visit Exhibits
          7:45 am  - 8:00 am     Welcoming Remarks
                                              Randall W. Franz, MD, RVT, RVPI
                                              Iwan Dakota, MD, PhD

Section 5. Cardiovascular Interventions
Moderator:  James J. Glazier, MD and Josef Veselka, MD, PhD
           8:00 am  - 8:25 am   OAC in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
                                             Subhash Banerjee, MD               
           8:25 am  - 8:50 am   Advances in Cardiovascular Interventions
                                            Josef Veselka, MD, PhD
           8:50 am  - 9:15 am.  Large Bore Access and Management
                                             Amir Kaki, MD                
           9:15 am  - 9:40 am.  Breaking the Large Bore Barrier for MCS: The Early Experience with the World's Smallest Heart Pump
                                             ​Amir Kaki, MD         
           9:40 am. -10:05 am.  Endovascular Procedures in Patients with Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms after High Risk Early
                                             Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
                                             Iwan Dakota, MD, PhD              
         10:05 am  -10:30 am.  Refreshment Break/Interaction with Exhibitors

Section 6. Valvular Disease
Moderator: Tahir Tak, MD and Sibu P. Saha, MD, MBA

         10:30 am - 10:50 am.  Mid-Term Results of our Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Registry in Motol University Hospital
                                             Petr Hajek, MD, PhD
         10:50 am  -11:20 am.  Post-TAVR Stroke - Clinically Unrecognized Signs and Symptoms
                                             Arber Koda, MD          
         11:20 am. -11:50 am.  Novel Treatments in Valvular Disease
         11:50 am. -12:15 pm.  TBA 

                                              Suresh Keshavamurthy MD           
         12:15 pm    Lunch/Exhibitors

Section 7. Advances in Cardiovascular Research

Moderator: Randall W. Franz, MD, RVT, RVPI

     1:00 pm. -  1:20 pm.  Approaching CTO in Peripheral Arterial Interventions

                                        ​Subhash Banerjee, MD                
     1:20 pm. -  1:40 pm.  Ongoing Clinical Trials in Treating Infrapopliteal Arterial Disease
                                        Nicolas W. Shammas, MD, MS

     1:40 pm. -  2:00 pm.  Use of Autologous Bone-Marrow Mononuclear (Stem) Cell Implantation Therapy as a Limb Salvage Procedure

                                        in Patients with Severe Peripheral Vascular Disease

                                        Randall W. Franz, MD, RVT, RVPI

     2:00 pm. -  2:20 pm   Post-Operative Intimal Hyperplasia: Review from My Research

                                     .  Mitsuhiro Yamamura, MD

     2:20 pm  - 2:40 pm.   TBA

                                        David Epstein, MD

     2:40 pm  -  2:55 pm.  Evaluations/Adjourn

Tour the Mississippi on the Historic Celebration Belle

​   6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Arrangements for this evening have been made for a tour on a paddlewheel aboard the "Celebration Belle" specifically designed for cruising the waterways of the great Mississippi River. This is the Captain's Dinner Cruise. Boarding time is 6:00 pm. Sailing time 6:30 pm and return at 9:00 pm. The cost per person for this evening is USD $86 including transportation. There will be a Cash Bar on board. This event requires Advance Reservations.  Reservation Deadline is August 1, 2023. 
Saturday September 16, 2023

     7:00 am. -  7:45 am   Registration / Breakfast/Visit Exhibits
     7:45 am. -  8:00 am.  Welcoming Remarks

                                        Randall W. Franz, MD, RVT, RVPI 
                                        Iwan Dakota, MD, PhD
Section 8.  Cardiovascular Disease

Moderator:  Petr Hajek, MD, PhD
     8:00 am  -  8:25 am.   Approach to Cardiovascular Complications in Patients with Covid-19 Infection

                                        Tahir Tak, MD

     8:25 am  -  8:50 am.   Multidisciplinary Approach in the Management of Coronary Artery Disease

                                        Frank Manetta, MD

     8:50 am. -  9:15 am.  The Role of Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulators in Reducing Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients with

                                        Reduced Ejection Fraction

                                            Nicolas W. Shammas, MD, MS

     9:15 am. -  9:40 am.   Monitoring the Diabetic Patient for Optimal Intervention

                                        Danita Harrison, ARNP

     9:40 am. - 10:05 am   TBA

    10:05 am - 10:30 am.  Refreshment Break / Interaction with Exhibitors   
Section 9.  Interesting Case Presentations

Moderator: TBA
    10:30 am - 10:50 am.  TBA

    10:50 am - 11:20 am.  TBA

    11:20 am - 11:50 am.  TBA

    11:50 am - 12:15 pm.  TBA

    12:15 pm -   1:00 pm.  Evaluations/Adjourn

Remainder of the Day - Special Scheduled Non-CME Events

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 - Friday, September 15, 2023

Section 10. Poster Presentations

Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) in the Management of Heart Failure: A Single Center Experience

Samuel R. Karem, BA

Comparative Efficacy of Hypertension Management Strategies

Alejandro Alvarez Betancourt, MD