Imaging & Physiology Agenda

Course Directors
Evan Shlofmitz, DO

St Francis Hospital
The Heart Center
Roslyn, NY

Ron Waksman, MD

MedStar Health
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
Washington, DC

  • November 7, 2020
  • November 14, 2020
  • November 21, 2020
Invited Speakers
Itsik Ben-Dor, MD

MedStar Health
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
Washington, DC

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD

Minneapolis Heart Institute
Minneapolis, MN

David Erlinge, MD

Skane University Hospital
Lund, Sweden

Khady Fall, MD

Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy
Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University
New York, NY

Hector M. Garcia-Garcia, MD

MedStar Health
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
Washington, DC

Allen Jeremias, MD, FSCAI

St. Francis Hospital
Roslyn, NY

Morton J. Kern, MD

VA Long Beach Health Care System
Long Beach, CA

Bruce Samuels, MD

Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Beverly Hills, CA

Lowell F. Satler, MD

MedStar Health
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
Washington, DC

Arnold Seto, MD

Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Long Beach, CA

CRTvirtual: IMAGING

7:55 AM
Welcome and Introduction

Ron Waksman, MD | Evan Shlofmitz, DO

8:00 AM
Live Case: Imaging Guided PCI

Operators: Lowell Satler, MD | Itsik Ben-Dor, MD
Commentators: Emmanouil Brilakis, MD; Hayder Hashim, MD; Evan Shlofmitz, DO; Ron Waksman, MD

8:45 AM
Image Interpretation 101: What Am I Looking At?

Khady Fall, MD

9:00 AM
Panel Discussion​
9:09 AM
Can Vulnerable Plaques Be Identified?

David Erlinge, MD

9:24 AM
Panel Discussion​
9:32 AM
How Imaging Helps Me Treat CTO’s

Emmanouil Brilakis, MD

9:47 AM
Panel Discussion​

CRTvirtual: PHYSIOLOGY

10:00 AM
Basics of Invasive Physiology: When to Use What

Arnold Seto, MD

10:15 AM
Panel Discussion
10:23 AM
QFR: An In-Depth Analysis

Hector M. Garcia-Garcia, MD, PhD

10:38 AM
Panel Discussion
10:46 AM
10 Things I Hate About FFR- Pitfalls and Failings

Morton Kern, MD

11:01 AM
Panel Discussion
11:09 AM
Resting Versus Hyperemic Discordance

Bruce Samuels, MD

11:24 AM
Panel Discussion
11:32 AM
Post-PCI Physiology: Contemporary Strategies

Allen Jeremias, MD

11:47 AM
Panel Discussion
12:00 PM
Final Remarks & Adjourn​

Ron Waksman, MD | Evan Shlofmitz, DO

MedStar Washington Hospital Center would like to thank

for supporting the CRTvirtual Imaging & Physiology Course

Invited Speakers
Kevin Croce, MD

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Hector M. Garcia-Garcia, MD, PhD

MedStar Health
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
Washington, DC

Allen Jeremias, MD

St. Francis Hospital
Roslyn, NY

Ki Park, MD

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Judah Rauch, MD

Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Andrew Sharp, MD, PhD

University Hospital of Wales
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Richard Shlofmitz, MD

St Francis Hospital
The Heart Center
Roslyn, NY

Jasvindar Singh, MD

Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO

Alexander Truesdell, MD

Virginia Heart
McLean, VA

Hiroyoshi Yokoi, MD

Fukuoka Sanno Hospital
Fukuoka, Japan

CRTvirtual: IMAGING

7:55 AM
Welcome and Introduction

Ron Waksman, MD
Evan Shlofmitz, DO

8:00 AM
Integration of Imaging for Routine PCI: Insights from LightLab

Judah Rauch, MD

8:15 AM
Panel Discussion
8:23 AM
Imaging-Guided Treatment of In-Stent Restenosis

Kevin Croce, MD

8:38 AM
Panel Discussion
8:46 AM
The Role of Imaging in Calcified Lesions

Alexander Truesdell, MD

9:01 AM
Panel Discussion
9:10 AM
Live Case: Precision PCI

Operator: Richard Shlofmitz, MD
Operator: Allen Jeremias, MD
Commentators: Kevin Croce, MD; Hayder Hashim, MD; Judah Rauch, MD; Evan Shlofmitz, DO; Alexander Truesdell, MD

CRTvirtual: PHYSIOLOGY

10:00 AM
Have we been Doing Stable Angina Wrong All Along? Vessel Level Ischemia is so Last Century!

Andrew Sharp, MD

10:15AM
Panel Discussion
10:23AM
NHPR/FFR Best Practices

Ki Park, MD

10:38AM
Panel Discussion
10:46AM
AngioFFR

Hiroyoshi Yokoi, MD

11:01 AM
Panel Discussion
11:09AM
The Future is Physiologic: Guidance Featuring the New OmniWire

Jasvindar Singh, MD

11:24 AM
Panel Discussion​
11:32AM
When Imaging and Physiology Are Discordant: How to Best Manage

Hector M. Garcia-Garcia, MD

11:47 AM
Panel Discussion​
12:00 PM
Final Remarks & Adjourn​

Ron Waksman, MD
Evan Shlofmitz, DO

MedStar Washington Hospital Center would like to thank

for supporting the CRTvirtual Imaging & Physiology Course

Invited Speakers
Bill Gogas, MD

The Spencer B. King III Catheterization Laboratory
Nanjing First Hospital
Nanjing, China

Vamsi Krishna, MD

Ascension Medical Group
Kyle, TX

Mamas Mamas, MD

Keele University
Keele, United Kingdom

Emile Mehanna, MD

Lebanese American University Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Natalia Pinilla-Echeverri, MD

McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Ron Waksman, MD

MedStar Health
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
Washington, DC

CRTvirtual: IMAGING

7:55 AM
Welcome and Introduction

Ron Waksman, MD
Evan Shlofmitz, DO

8:00 AM
Instead of When to Use Imaging, The Question Should be When Not To Image!

Mamas Mamas, MD

8:12 AM
Panel Discussion
8:20 AM
The Role of Imaging in High-bleeding Risk Patients

Vamsi Krishna, MD

8:32 AM
Panel Discussion
8:40 AM
Imaging in Acute MI

Natalia Pinilla-Echeverri, MD

8:52 AM
Panel Discussion
9:00 AM
Specialty Balloons for Calcified Lesions

Emile Mehanna, MD

9:12 AM
Panel Discussion
9:20 AM
Imaging-Guided Treatment of Bifurcation Lesions

Bill Gogas, MD

9:32 AM
Panel Discussion
9:40 AM
IVUS in Complex Lesions: The IMPROVE Trial

Ron Waksman, MD

9:52 AM
Panel Discussion
10:00 AM
Final Remarks and Adjourn

Ron Waksman, MD
Evan Shlofmitz, DO

MedStar Washington Hospital Center would like to thank

for supporting the CRTvirtual Imaging & Physiology Course