April 12-15, 2018

Hilton Orlando Bonnet creek

Thursday, April 6, 2017
8:00 am-2:00 pm

Lunch Program

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Citrus/Collier/Columbia, Lower Level

7:30 am-8:00 am – Check-in & Breakfast
8:00 am-2:00 pm – Program.


George W. Vetrovec, MD
VCU Pauley Heart Center
Richmond, VA


Mir Babar Basir, DO
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI

Tony J. DeMartini, MD
Advocate Heart Institute
Springfield, IL

Michael P. Flaherty, MD, PhD
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

Anthony A. Hilliard, MD
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA

Sanjog Kalra, MD
Einstein Health Network
Philadelphia, PA

Amir Kaki, MD
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, MI

James M. McCabe, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

D. Lynn Morris, MD
Einstein Health Network
Philadelphia, PA

Raj A. Patel, MD
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, LA

Alexander G. Truesdell, MD
Virginia Heart Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Fairfax, VA


8:00 am Welcome

Complex PCI with Hemodynamic Support: Identification and Treatment

8:05 AM Identifying the Appropriate Complex Patient for Protected PCI
George W. Vetrovec
8:25 AM Critical Skills for Patient Management: Impella Knowledge, Placement Competency and ICU Management
Anthony A. Hilliard
8:45 AM What is the Appropriate Revascularization Strategy?
• Hemodynamic Support Provides a Safe Environment
James M. McCabe
9:05 AM Role of Hemodynamic Support in Complex PCI
Sanjog Kalra

Case Presentations on Protected PCI

9:25 AM CTO Supported PCI
Tony J. DeMartini
9:35 AM UPLM or MVD with Moderately Reduced or Normal EF
Raj A. Patel
9:45 AM Impella as a Strategy to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) During HRPCI
Michael P. Flaherty
10:00 AM Break

Access Techniques: Best Practices

10:15 AM Axillary Insertion of Impella
James M. McCabe
10:30 AM Alternate Access
Amir Kaki
10:45 AM Essential Elements for Establishing a Protected PCI Program
  • Heart Team Approach
  • Protocols and Algorithms
  • Outreach Programs
Tony J. DeMartini

Contemporary Look at the Treatment of Cardiogenic Shock

11:00 AM Management of Shock - What is Happening “Under the Hood” When Treating Patients With Pressors, IABP, Impella and ECMO
D. Lynn Morris
11:15 AM Choosing MCS Options in AMI Cardiogenic Shock: Rationale for Impella First
Sanjog Kalra
11:30 AM Door-to-Unloading: A New Quality Metric
Alex Truesdell
11:45 AM Practical Insights for Adding Hemodynamic Support Into Your Critical Care Path: The Detroit Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (CSI) Experience & Outcomes
Mir Babar Basir
12:05 PM Should Every MCS Patient Have a RHC?
Alex Truesdell

Case Presentations on CGS

12:25 PM Percutaneous Support Prior to PCI (A case from Detroit CSI)
Amir Kaki
12:40 PM Right and Left Ventricular Support
D. Lynn Morris
1:00 PM Lunch and Hands-on Workshop
2:00 PM Adjourn