Preliminary Scientific Program

(Faculty and topics are subject to changes)



07:50-08:20 Registration
 08:20-08:30 Introduction
M. Kiaffas, J. Papagiannis, K. Giannakopoulou, S. Shah
08:30-10:30 Session 1: Echocardiography in everyday practice
Moderators: Maria Kiaffas - Sanket Shah
TBD: Segmental approach to congenital heart disease
Tal Geva: A systematic approach to ventricular septal defects
Tania Kourtidou: Evaluation of the cyanotic newborn
Aikaterini Giannakopoulou: Cardio-oncology in the pediatric population
Questions
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-13:00 Session 2:  It's all about 3D
Moderators: TBD
Gerald Marx: Three-dimensional echocardiography: Everyday clinical applications
Doaa Aly: Anatomical 3D echo, current and future and applications
Anitha Parthiban: 3D TTE and TEE in atrioventricular valve disease
Sanket Shah: Surgical planning and 3D echocardiography
Questions
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Session 3:  Echocardiography and Special Settings
Moderators: TBD
 John Papagiannis: What the electrophysiologist expects from the echocardiographer
Maully Shah: Utility of echocardiography in electrophysiology procedures
Petros Anagnostopoulos: What the surgeon expects from the echocardiographer in and out of the OR
Anna Tsirka: The role of echocardiography in heart failure
Questions
Interesting Cases

08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-10:30 Session 4: Hot Topics in Advanced Imaging today
Moderator: Tal Geva
Andrew Powell: The future of advanced imaging
Sanket Shah: Imaging the vascular rings
Gerald Greil: The other coronary artery anomalies
ΤΒD: Stress MRI in congenital heart disease
Questions
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-13:00 Session 5:  Cardiac MRI in answering clinical questions
Moderators: TBD
Tal Geva: Role of MRI in risk stratification of patients with repaired TOF
Maria Boutsikou: MRI evaluation of the patient with a shunt
Maria Kiaffas: MRI in transposition of the great arteries
Gerald Greil: ΤΒD
Questions
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Session 6:  Challenging clinical questions and MRI
Moderators: TBD
Anne Marie Valente: Cardiac MRI in the adult patient with CHD
TBD: Imaging the fontan patient
Maully Shah: MRI in the patient with a pacemaker
Eva Nyktari: MRI and cardiomyopathies
Questions
Interesting Cases

07:50-08:20 Registration
08:30-10:30 Session 7:  Everyday Practice in Fetal Cardiology
Moderators: Maria Kiaffas – Anitha Parthiban
TBD: The basics of the fetal echocardiogram
Makarios Eleftheriades: Fetal echocardiography in the 1st trimester 
Mary Donofrio: Delivery of the fetus with CHD
Sheetal Patel: Organizing a modern fetal cardiac program
Anita Moon Grady: TBD
Questions
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-13:00 Session 8:  Challenges in Fetal Cardiac Diagnoses
Moderators: TBD
Anita Moon Grady: Twin to twin transfusion syndrome and the fetal heart
Anna Tsirka: The failing fetal heart
Mary Donofrio: Interventions to improve outcome after fetal diagnosis of CHD
Maria Kiaffas: Fetal cardiac tumors
Questions
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Session 9:  Hot Topics in Fetal Cardiology
Moderators: TBD
Anne Marie Valente: Pregnancy and adult congenital heart disease
Wayne Tworetzky: Fetal interventions
Andrew Powell: The role of MRI in the evaluation of the fetal heart
Anitha Parthiban: Fetal arrhythmias
Questions
Interesting Cases