November 9 – 10, 2017 | La Jolla, CA

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AGENDA

Thursday, November 9, 2017

7:00 am – 8:00 am 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast / Exhibits and Posters

CME Sign-In / Registration

8:00 am – 11:50 am 8:00 am – 11:50 am

AM PLENARY SESSION

La Jolla Ballroom
La Jolla Ballroom

Opening Remarks and Overview

William R. Auger, MD
William R. Auger, MD

Pulmonary Embolism, CTED and CTEPH:
Connecting the Dots

Richard Channick, MD
Richard Channick, MD

Is All CTEPH the Same?
Insights into Pathogenesis

Irene Lang, MD
Irene Lang, MD

The Genetic Basis of CTEPH

Joanna Pepke-Zaba, MD
Joanna Pepke-Zaba, MD

Roundtable Discussion / Audience Q&A

Moderator: Gustavo Heresi, MD, MS
Discussants: Richard Channick, MD;
Irene Lang, MD; Joanna Pepke-Zaba, PhD
Moderator: Gustavo Heresi, MD, MS
Discussants: Richard Channick, MD;
Irene Lang, MD; Joanna Pepke-Zaba, PhD

Refreshment Break / Exhibits and Posters

Evaluation of CTEPH:
VQ Scans and Planar Angiography

Victor Test, MD
Victor Test, MD

CTA as the New Gold Standard

Deepa Gopalan, MRCP, FRCR
Deepa Gopalan, MRCP, FRCR

CTED and the Value of Exercise Testing

Paul Forfia, MD
Paul Forfia, MD

The Imposters: What (almost) Everyone
Thinks is CTEPH

Ivan Robbins, MD
Ivan Robbins, MD

Roundtable Discussion / Audience Q&A

Moderator: William R. Auger, MD
Discussants: Victor Test, MD;
Deepa Gopalan, MRCP, FRCR; Paul Forfia, MD;
Ivan Robbins, MD
Moderator: William R. Auger, MD
Discussants: Victor Test, MD;
Deepa Gopalan, MRCP, FRCR; Paul Forfia, MD;
Ivan Robbins, MD
11:50 am – 12:50 pm 11:50 am – 12:50 pm

Lunch / Exhibits and Posters

1:10 pm – 4:30 pm 1:10 pm – 4:30 pm

PM PLENARY SESSION

La Jolla Ballroom
La Jolla Ballroom

Management of Severe Right Heart Failure
in PTE Patients

Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc
Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc

Distal Thromboendarterectomy: Is It Worth It?

Robert Moraca, MD
Robert Moraca, MD

Bleeding & Thrombosis after PTE

Cameron Wright, MD
Cameron Wright, MD

Roundtable Discussion / Audience Q&A

Moderators: R. Duane Davis, MD;
Stuart Jamieson, MD
Discussants: Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc;
Robert Moraca, MD; Cameron Wright, MD
Moderators: R. Duane Davis, MD;
Stuart Jamieson, MD
Discussants: Marc de Perrot, MD, MSc;
Robert Moraca, MD; Cameron Wright, MD

Keynote Lecture: The Pursuit of Minimally Invasive
Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy

Michael Madani, MD
Michael Madani, MD

Refreshment Break / Exhibits and Posters

An Overview of PH Directed Medical Therapy in CTEPH

Vallerie McLaughlin, MD
Vallerie McLaughlin, MD

Debate:
Patients with CTEPH Should Be Started on
PH Medical Therapy Prior to PTE

Moderator: Richard Channick, MD
Victor Tapson, MD
Moderator: Richard Channick, MD
Victor Tapson, MD

Patients with CTEPH Should NOT Be Started on
PH Medical Therapy Prior to PTE

Murali Chakinala, MD
Murali Chakinala, MD

Roundtable Discussion / Audience Q&A

Moderator: Richard Channick, MD
Discussants: Vallerie McLaughlin, MD;
Victor Tapson, MD; Murali Chakinala, MD
Moderator: Richard Channick, MD
Discussants: Vallerie McLaughlin, MD;
Victor Tapson, MD; Murali Chakinala, MD

Day 1 Wrap-up / Adjournment

William R. Auger, MD
William R. Auger, MD
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Wine & Cheese Reception – Exhibits and Posters

Poster Discussants: C. Gregory Elliott, MD; Sonja Bartolome, MD; Erika Berman-Rosenzweig, MD
Poster Discussants: C. Gregory Elliott, MD; Sonja Bartolome, MD; Erika Berman-Rosenzweig, MD

Friday, November 10, 2017

7:00 am – 8:00 am 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast / Exhibits and Posters

8:00 am – 12:00 pm 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

AM PLENARY SESSION

La Jolla Ballroom
La Jolla Ballroom

Day 2 Overview

William R. Auger, MD
William R. Auger, MD

Oral Abstract Presentations

NEDD9 is Upregulated by Hypoxia in Human
Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells Selectively and
Modulates Platelet-Endothelial Adhesion

Absence of the Factor V Leiden Mutation and
Genetic Risk for CTEPH

Serum CXC-Chemokine Ligand 10 is Associated
with Severity of CTEPH

Mechanism of Lumen Enlargement and Pulmonary
Injury in Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for CTEPH

Moderators: Joanna Pepke-Zaba, MD; Kelly Chin, MD Presenter: George Alba, MD

Presenter: Mark Dodson, MD

Presenter: Gustavo Heresi, MD, MS

Presenter: Aiko Ogawa, MD, PhD
Moderators: Joanna Pepke-Zaba, MD; Kelly Chin, MD
Presenter: George Alba, MD
Presenter: Mark Dodson, MD
Presenter: Gustavo Heresi, MD, MS
Presenter: Aiko Ogawa, MD, PhD

Kenneth M. Moser Distinguished Scholar Lecture

Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty:
Results and Perspective


Irene Lang, MD

Irene Lang, MD

Refreshment Break / Exhibits and Posters

Lessons Learned: Interactive Case Studies In BPA

Moderator: Nick Kim, MD

Case #1 Focus: Patient Selection

Presenter: Robert Frantz, MD

Case #2 Focus: Technical Considerations

Presenter: Ehtisham Mahmud, MD

Case #3 Focus: Complex Decisions

Presenter: David Poch, MD
Moderator: Nick Kim, MD
Presenter: Robert Frantz, MD
Presenter: Ehtisham Mahmud, MD
Presenter: David Poch, MD

Roundtable Discussion / Audience Q&A

Moderators: Nick Kim, MD;
Victor Pretorius, MBChB
Discussants: Robert Frantz, MD;
Ehtisham Mahmud, MD; David Poch, MD
Moderators: Nick Kim, MD;
Victor Pretorius, MBChB
Discussants: Robert Frantz, MD;
Ehtisham Mahmud, MD; David Poch, MD
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch / Exhibits and Posters

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

PM PLENARY SESSION

La Jolla Ballroom
La Jolla Ballroom

Ask the Experts: Case Studies in CTEPH

Expert Panel: Raymond Benza, MD;
Peter Fedullo, MD; Kim Kerr, MD;
Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD
Presenting Faculty: Manreet Kanwar, MD;
Josanna Rodriguez-Lopez, MD; Anjali Vaidya, MD
Expert Panel: Raymond Benza, MD;
Peter Fedullo, MD; Kim Kerr, MD;
Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD
Presenting Faculty: Manreet Kanwar, MD;
Josanna Rodriguez-Lopez, MD; Anjali Vaidya, MD

Future Directions in CTEPH

Nick Kim, MD
Nick Kim, MD

Day 2 Wrap-up / Adjournment

William R. Auger, MD
William R. Auger, MD