CHOP – 2017

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Optional Preconference 1: International Symposium on Challenges Faced after Fontan Operation: Next Steps to Improve Quality and Duration of Life

Survival Outcomes for the Fontan Operation: Australia and New Zealand Experience – Yves D’Udekem, MD

Survival Outcomes for the Fontan Operation: The CHOP Experience – J. William Gaynor, MD

Survival Outcomes for the Fontan Operation: The Mayo Clinic Experience – Frank Cetta, MD

Biological Uniqueness of the Right Ventricle in Single Ventricle Type CHD: Potential Influence on Outcomes – Shelley Miyamoto, MD

Distinctions of Failure: When the Single (Right) Ventricle Fails – Andrew Redington, MD

Exercise and Hemodynamic Limitations in the Fontan Circulation – Lars Søndergaard, MD

Assessment and Accurate Physiological Evaluation of the Fontan Circulation: What Are We Missing? – Gruschen Veldtman, MD

Designing the Best Fontan Circulation Possible: If I Could This Is What I Would Emphasize and Why – Marc Gewillig, MD

Functional Outcome and Quality of Life After Fontan: Contributions from the Pediatric Heart Network – Andrew Atz, MD

End-organ Consequences: Defining the Pleiotropy of a “Fontan Circulatory Syndrome” – Jack Rychik, MD

Neurocognitive Outcomes after Fontan Operation – Jane Newburger, MD

Fontan Effects on the Lymphatic Circulation – Yoav Dori, MD, PhD

Exercise Training after Fontan: Can It Make a Difference? – Rachael Cordina, MD

Thromboembolism and Anticoagulation after Fontan: Where Are We Now? – Brian McCrindle, MD

Pharmacological Treatment: The Promise of a “Fontan Drug” – David Goldberg, MD

Challenges and Opportunities in Establishing a Specialized Clinic to Care for the Fontan Survivor – Kathryn M. Dodds, MSN, CRNP-AC – Ventricular Assist after Fontan: Potential Devices and the Question of Whether to “Push” or to “Pull”

Christopher E. Mascio, MD – Parental Fears and Desires: What I Need to See From the Healthcare Community for My Daughter

Stacey Lihn – My Life with a Fontan Circulation … – Brian Rose, RN

The International Fontan Interest Group (I-FIG): What Our Community Needs to Do – Faculty Panel led by Yves D’Udekem, MD

Optional Preconference 2: Postoperative Management and Congenital Heart Disease: A Comprehensive Primer Review for Nursing and Front-line Providers

Defining “Normal” Cardiac Anatomy – Paul Weinberg, MD

How Soon Can We Know? – Jill Combs, MSN

Screening, Diagnosis and Preoperative Assessments – Kathryn M. Dodds, MSN, CRNP-AC

Open Heart Surgery: What’s Going On in the Operating Room? – Susan Nicolson, MD

Early Postoperative Management – Geoffrey L. Bird, MD, MSIS

ECHO: Effusions, Function, Obstruction, Regurgitation, Thrombus, and Holes – David Goldberg, MD

What the Chest X-ray Can and Cannot Show You – Geoffrey L. Bird, MD, MSIS

How to Decipher Cardiac Catheterization Data – Matthew Schwartz, MD

Postoperative Arrhythmias: SVT, JET, Heart Block, VT – Maully Shah, MBBS

ECMO and Mechanical Support in Children with CHD – Chitra Ravishankar, MD

Sedation and Pain Management after Cardiac Surgery – Jodi Chen, MD

Ventricular Septal Defect

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – William M. DeCampli, MD, PhD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Patricia Sieffert, MSN, ARNP

Complete Common Atrioventricular Canal Defect

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – James O’Brien, MD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Lisa Laddish, RN, DNP, CPN-AC

Tetralogy of Fallot

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – James O’Brien, MD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Lisa Laddish, RN, DNP, CPN-AC

Truncus Arteriosus

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – William DeCampli, MD, PhD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Kathryn M. Dodds, MSN, CRNP-AC

D-Transposition of the Great Arteries

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – Christopher E. Mascio, MD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Kathryn M. Dodds, MSN, CRNP-AC

Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – James O’Brien, MD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Patricia Sieffert, MSN, ARNP

Coarctation of the Aorta

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – William M. DeCampli, MD, PhD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Lisa Laddish, RN, DNP, CPN-AC

The “Single Ventricle” Heart: Staged Palliation from First Stage Through Fontan

  • Anatomy and Morphology – Paul Weinberg, MD
  • Surgery – Christopher E. Mascio, MD
  • Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Kathryn M. Dodds, MSN, CRNP-AC

Discharge Planning and Home Monitoring – Karen Iacono, MSN, ARNP-BC

The Brain and Congenital Heart Disease – Daniel Licht, MD

Growing Up with Congenital Heart Disease – Yuli Kim, MD

Optional Preconference 3: Starting and Maintaining a Succesful Career in Congenital Heart Care

The Training: How to Get the Most Out of Your Fellowship – Meryl Cohen, MD

The Training: How to Select the Right Scholarly Project – Sara Pasquali, MD, MHS

The Training: From Concept through Publication — Taking a Research Question and Turning it into Disseminated and Accepted Knowledge – David Goldberg, MD

The Training: Mentoring and Menteeing — Finding the Right Match – Nelangi Pinto, MD

The Training: Presenting Your Findings and Learning How to Give that Great Talk! – Girish S. Shirali, MBBS

The Job: Practical Aspects of Starting Out — What You Need to Know and How to Do It – Mark Schwartz, MBA

The Job: Elements of a Successful Career in Private Practice I – Zvi Marans, MD

The Job: Elements of a Successful Career in Private Practice II – Vincent Zales, MD

The Job: Elements of a Successful “Junior” Career in Academic Pediatric Cardiology – Andrew Glatz, MD, MSCE

The Job: How I Go About Choosing the Right Faculty to Join My Group – Daniel Penny, MD, PhD

The Job: What I Expect from My Junior Faculty – Robert Shaddy, MD

My Self: Professionalism and Behaviors that Breed Success – Alan Friedman, MD

Opening Plenary Session I • 4 – 6:35 p.m.

Opening Remarks and Introduction to the Conference – Jack Rychik, MD

Will We Ever Have …

Mechanical Circulatory Support for the Failing Fontan? – Mark Rodefeld, MD

A Comprehensive Understanding of the Origins of Neurocognitive Deficits in Congenital Heart Disease? – Catherine Limperopoulis, PhD

Effective Treatment for Pulmonary Veno-occlusive Disease? – Christopher Caldarone, MD

A Reliable Means to Predict Sudden Death in the Young? – John Triedman, MD

An Ideal Transcatheter Approach to the Treatment of HLHS? – Dietmar Schranz, MD

A Complete Understanding of the Genetics of Congenital Heart Disease? – Wendy Chung, MD, PhD

The Possibility of Pacing the Fetal Heart? – Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD

Thursday, Feb. 23

Nursing Pharmacology: Diuretics, Heart Failure Meds, ACEi/ARBs, Amiodarone and Adenosine: What We Should Know About These Medications

  • Kathryn M. Dodds, MSN, CRNP-AC
  • Lisa Laddish, RN, DNP, CPN-AC
  • Grace George, MSN, FNP
  • Ashley Marshall, MSN, CPNP-AC
  • Amber Huddleston, MSN, CPNP-PC

Fundamentals in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Care Case Based EKG

  • Mitchell I. Cohen, MD
  • Maully Shah, MBBS
  • Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD

Plenary Session II

Lymphatics: The Forgotten Circulatory System

Anatomy and Physiology: Current Understandings of the Lymphatic System – Marlys H. Witte, MD

Development of Lymphatic Treatment Strategies Through Catheter-based Interventional Techniques – Maxim Itkin, MD

Lymphatic Imaging: The Window Is Open for Treatment in Congenital Heart Disease – Yoav Dori, MD, PhD

Surgical Strategies for Lymphatic Conditions in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease – Viktor Hraska, MD

Moderated Panel of Experts

  • You Think You Know Tetralogy of Fallot?
  • The Unanswered Questions
  • Andrew Redington, MD (Discussion Leader)
  • Mark Fogel, MD
  • Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD
  • Viktor Hraska, MD
  • Audrey Marshall, MD
  • Jonathan J. Rome, MD
  • Thomas L. Spray, MD

Plenary Session III

Healthcare Value in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Care

What Is Value in Pediatric Healthcare and How Can We Effectively Provide It? – Douglas G. Hock, MBA

Government Healthcare Policy and Congenital Heart Disease – Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD

Towards the Goal of Achieving Healthcare Value in Congenital Heart Care: What Is Necessary? – Sara Pasquali, MD, MHS

Concepts on Improving Value and Team-based Care in Congenital Heart Health – Arthur Garson Jr., MD, MPH

Healthcare Value: The Payor Perspective – Marc Kesheshian, MD

Panel Participant: Payor Perspective – Marc Keshishian, MD

Panel Participant: Patient and Family Perspective – Stacey Lihn

Panel Participant: Chief of Cardiology Perspective Daniel Penny, MD, PhD

Panel Discussion Leader Robert Campbell, MD

Simultaneous Breakout Sessions:

Breakout Session I – Nursing — Truth or Fiction: What Does the Evidence Say?

Does Interstage Follow-up Matter? – Lori Erickson, MSN, APRN

Should We Restrict Exercise in CHD Patients? – Juli-anne Evangelista, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC

Utility of Vasopressin in CHD Care? – Karen Iacono, MSN, ARNP-BC

Utility of Treprostinil in Care for Pulmonary Hypertension? – Stephen Walker, MSN, CRNP

No Pressure: Do Unit-Based Experts Make a Difference in HAPI (Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury) Prevention? – Margaret Cates, BSN, RN, CCRN

Is “Handoff” Really That Important? – Erika L. Wintering, MSN, RNFA, PNP-AC

Breakout Session II – Advances in Heart Failure and Transplantation in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease

Mechanisms of Heart Failure in the Young: Origins and Pathophysiology – Shelley Miyamoto, MD

Heart Failure in Friedreich’s Ataxia and Other Neurological Conditions – Kimberly Lin, MD

New Heart Failure Drugs: Are They an Improvement? – Damien Bonnet, MD, PhD

Management of Heart Failure in the Critical Care Unit – Antonio Cabrera, MD

Pulmonary Arterial Banding for Dilated Cardiomyopathy – Dietmar Schranz, MD

There Is No Way We Should Transplant This Patient: The Challenges of Risk Stratification in Pediatric Heart Transplantation – Joseph Rossano, MD

Update on Mechanical Circulatory Support in the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Patient – Christopher E. Mascio, MD

Breakout Session III – Healthcare Administration: Providing Value in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Care

Pediatric Healthcare Value in a Changing Environment: How Best to Prepare for the Future – Patrick Frias, MD

Creating Value in Congenital Heart Surgery: Technical Performance and a Systems Approach to Operative Errors – Edward Hickey, MD

Congenital Heart Disease and the Cost of Mortality – Jeffrey B. Anderson, MD, MPH, MBA

Integrating Community Practices into the Hospital Healthcare System: Challenges and Opportunities – Mark Schwartz, MBA

The Future: When Healthcare Value Equals Reimbursement — How Do We Get There? – Maryanne Kessel, RN, MBA

Incorporating Healthcare Value into the Management of the Division of Cardiology – Robert Shaddy, MD

Breakout Session IV – Advanced Imaging in Congenital Heart Care

Computational Flow Dynamics in Congenital Heart Disease: Research Tool or of Clinical Value? – Mark Fogel, MD

Role of Imaging and Effectiveness of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease – Daniel Forsha, MD

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Assessment of Ischemia, Infarction and Fibrosis in Congenital Heart Disease – Lars Grosse-Wortmann, MD

The Tools for Assessment of Right Ventricular Function in Congenital Heart Disease – Laura Mercer-Rosa, MD

Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging During ECMO and Ventricular Assist Device Therapy – Michael Quartermain, MD

Utility of 3D Echo to Enhance Congenital Heart Surgery Decision Making – John Simpson, MD

Neural Network Topology, the Brain “Connectome” and Congenital Heart Disease – Ashok Panigrahy, MD

Breakout Session V – Care and Management of Transposition of the Great Arteries Throughout Life

Anatomical Considerations and Preoperative Imaging – Meryl Cohen, MD

Prenatal Diagnosis and Physiological Considerations – Damien Bonnet, MD, PhD

Surgery for TGA: The Arterial Switch and Other Subsequent Surgeries – Thomas L. Spray, MD

Catheter-based Care Throughout Life for TGA – David Nykanen, MD

Neurocognitive Deficits and Their Origins in TGA – Daniel Licht, MD

Outcomes and Care for the Adult with TGA – Yuli Kim, MD

Breakout Session VI – Perfusion — VADS Fads!

Tandem Heart Use in Pediatrics – Bradley Kulat, CCP

In Neonatal ECMO: Centrifugal Versus Roller — Does the Pump Make a Difference? – Gary Plancher, CCP

Mechanical Support: How Small Is Too Small? – Joseph Rossano, MD

Optimizing the ECMO Circuitry: Does Newer Truly Mean Better? – Kellie Schiavo, CCP

Heartware Bivad: Trials and Tribulations – Christopher E. Mascio, MD

Moderated Panel of Experts: VADS

  • Hamish Munro, MD (Moderator)
  • Kevin Charette, CCP
  • Bharat Datt, CCP, CPC, FPP
  • Christopher E. Mascio, MD

Friday, Feb. 24

Breakfast Forum III

Fundamentals in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Care Case-based Hemodynamics – Matthew Schwartz, M.D.

Plenary Session IV – Physical Activity in Congenital and Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease

Exercise Potential in ACHD: The Patient Perspective – Brian Rose, RN

Congenital Heart Conditions and Exercise: What Is Safe? – Julie Brothers, MD

Pediatric Arrhythmia and Exercise: What Is Safe? – Maully Shah, MBBS

Legal Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise in Congenital Heart Care – Benjamin Post, JD

Physiological Limitations to Exercise after Fontan Operation: Are There Any Modifiable Variables? – Rachael Cordina, MD

Cardiac Rehabilitation in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease: Is There Merit? If So, Why Is it Not More Commonly Used? – Jonathan Rhodes, MD

Obesity in Congenital Heart Disease – Meryl Cohen, MD

Plenary Session V – Featured Plenary: A Focus on the Mitral Valve

Anatomical Structure: Normal and Abnormal – Paul Weinberg, MD

The Mitral Valve — Left Ventricle Relationship: Assessment of Structure and Function – LuAnn Minich, MD

Mitral Valve Mechanics and the Promise of Catheter-based Treatment in Children – Matthew Gillespie, MD

Surgical Repair of the Faulty Mitral Valve: A Congenital Heart Surgeon’s Perspective – Richard Ohye, MD

Special Featured Lecture: State-of-the-Art Treatment of Mitral Valve Disease – David Adams, MD

Simultaneous Breakout Sessions:

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Breakout Session I – Nursing Research and Oral Abstracts

The top eight nursing abstracts will be formally presented and discussed.

Breakout Session II –  From Hospital to Home in Pediatric Cardiac Care

Discharge to Home: The Inpatient Cardiologist Perspective – Susan Schachtner, MD

Discharge to Home: What the Outpatient Receiving Cardiologist Wants and Needs to Know – Zvi Marans, MD

The Continuum of Care: Focused Outpatient Monitoring and Management for the At-Risk Fragile Neonate After Staged Palliation — Can We Improve on Outcomes? – David Brown, MD

Technology to Improve Home Care for the Infant and Child with Heart Disease – Girish S. Shirali, MBBS

Care for the Fragile Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension Outside of the Hospital – Stephen Walker, MSN, CRNP

Returning to Normal: Life Out of the Hospital for a Pediatric VAD Patient – Carley Bober, MSN, CRNP

Breakout Session III – Topics in Critical Care and Anesthesia in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease

Using National and Local Databases to Drive Improvement in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit – Geoffrey L. Bird, MD, MSIS

Anesthesia and Operative Monitoring: Impact on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in CHD – Kenneth Brady, MD

Simulation-based Training for Critical Conditions in Congenital Heart Care – Antonio Cabrera, MD

Team Communication in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Examination of the Handoff Process – Jodi Chen, MD

New Developments and Insights in the Management of Pediatric Sepsis – Vinay Nadkarni, MD

Cardiac Anesthetic Care for the Child with CHD Undergoing Noncardiac Procedures – James Steven, MD

Perspectives on Early Extubation and Other Strategies to Improve Healthcare Value in Anesthetic Care for Congenital Heart Surgery – Susan Nicolson, MD

Breakout Session IV – Care and Management of Coarctation of the Aorta Throughout Life

Anatomical Considerations – Paul Weinberg, MD

Conundrums in Prenatal Detection of Coarctation of the Aorta – John Simpson, MD

Imaging of the Aortic Arch Before and After Surgery for Coarctation – Craig Fleishman, MD

Surgical Considerations in the Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta – James O’Brien, MD

The Role of Catheter-based Care in Coarctation of the Aorta Throughout Life – Jonathan J. Rome, MD

Long-term Outcomes After Repair of Coarctation of the Aorta – Karen Stout, MD

Breakout Session V – Heart Care Before Birth

Variability in Prenatal Detection Rates of Congenital Heart Disease – Michael Quartermain, MD

Strategies to Improve Prenatal Screening for Congenital Heart Disease: Efficacy and Economic Impact – Nelangi Pinto, MD

The Placenta: The Ignored Organ in CHD? – Jack Rychik, MD

Efficacy of Fetal Cardiac Intervention: Are We Truly Changing Outcomes? – Lindsay R. Freud, MD

Cerebrovascular Blood Flow Patterns and Outcomes in Fetal Conditions – Shabnam Peyvandi, MD

Fetal Neuroplasticity and Neurocognitive Outcomes in CHD: Can We Change the Course of Nature? – J William Gaynor, MD

Breakout Session VI – Let’s FaceTime in Real Time: What’s Happening in Perfusion and Cardiac Surgery

ACT: Re-evaluating How We Measure – Tami Rosenthal, MBA, CCP

Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution: Daring or Dumb? – Hamish Munro, MD

Intraoperative Exchange Transfusion Utilizing the Bypass Circuit: Slow or Fast? – Kevin Charette, CCP

Myocardial Preservation: Is the Del Nido Solution the Wave of the Future for Infants and Neonates? – Kamal Pourmoghadam, MD

We are a team: Ask the Experts!

  • (Perfusionist)—Bradley Kulat, CCP
  • We are a team: Ask the Experts!
  • (Surgeon)—James O’Brien, MD
  • We are a team: Ask the Experts!
  • (Intensivist)—Joseph Rossano, MD
  • We are a team: Ask the Experts!
  • (Intensivist)—Harun Fakioglu, MD
  • We are a team: Ask the Experts!
  • (Anesthesiologist)—Hamish Munro, MD

Plenary Session VII

The Approach to Complex Congenital Heart Disease Around the World

20 Years of Teaching in China: Advances and Contributions – Zhiyun Tian, MD

China: What Families Want for CHD Care and What We Can Currently Provide – Yiqun Ding, MD

France: The Perinatal Perspective and Thereafter – Damien Bonnet, MD, PhD

United Kingdom: How Oversight and the NHS Influence Care – John Simpson, MD

Congenital Heart Care in Latin America: Opportunities and Challenges – Christian Kreutzer, MD

Compare and Contrast: Australia, UK and USA — Strengths and Weaknesess of Each System – Daniel Penny, MD, PhD

Save a Child’s Heart (SACH): CHD Care in the Third World — Are We Doing Enough? – Sion Houri, MD

Saturday, Feb. 25

Simultaneous Breakout Sessions:

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Breakout Session I – Cutting-edge Challenging Nursing Cases

Join the nursing faculty in a presentation and discussion of challenging cases that taught us important lessons – Nursing faculty

Breakout Session II – Nutrition, Feeding and Growth in CHD

Feeding and Nutrition in Infants with CHD: Challenges and Opportunities – Chitra Ravishankar, MD

Nutrition and Growth in Congenital Heart Disease: Lessons Learned from NPCQIC – Jeffrey B. Anderson, MD, MPH, MBA

Longitudinal Growth in the Child with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome – LuAnn Minich, MD

Origins of Growth Limitations in CHD: Is it More Than Just Nutrition? – David Goldberg, MD

Risks and Benefits of Feeding Before Neonatal Surgery: What Is the Data? – Sinai C. Zyblewski, MD

Implementing Nutritional Protocols: Is That the Answer? – Amy Jo Lisanti, RN, PhD

Breakout Session III – Pulmonary Vascular Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension: Current Insights

Pulmonary Hypertension: A Primer on What the Pediatric Cardiologist Needs to Know – Delphine Yung, MD

The Genetics of Pulmonary Hypertension – Wendy Chung, MD, PhD

Lung Development, Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity and Pulmonary Hypertension – David Frank, MD, PhD

The Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Vascular Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension – Rachel Hopper, MD

Old and New Therapies for Pulmonary Hypertension in 2017 – Erika Berman-Rosenzweig, MD

Lung Transplantation in the Young: Current Indications and Outcomes – Thomas L. Spray, MD

Breakout Session IV Care and Management of Tetralogy of Fallot Throughout Life

Anatomical Considerations – Paul Weinberg, MD

Fetal Diagnosis and Preoperative Imaging – Shubika Srivastava, MBBS

Surgical Strategies for TOF: Initial Approach – Edward Hickey, MD

Form and Function: Imaging After Repair of TOF – Mark Fogel, MD

Surgical Care for TOF after Initial Approach: Dealing with Residual Challenges and Valve Implantation – Peter Pastuszko, MD

Catheter-based Care for TOF Throughout Life – Audrey Marshall, MD

Outcomes and Care for the Adult with TOF – Craig Broberg, MD

Breakout Session V – Topics in Adult Congenital Heart Care

Mechanisms of Myocardial Dysfunction in Adult Congenital Heart Disease – Craig Broberg, MD

Endothelial Dysfunction and its Manifestations in the Adult with CHD – Rachael Cordina, MD

Considerations and Challenges in Heart Transplantation for the Adult with CHD – Stephanie Fuller, MD

Arrhythmia and Electrophysiological Considerations in the Adult with CHD – John Triedman, MD

Psychological Stress in the ACHD Patient – Yuli Kim, MD

Update on the AHA/ACC Guidelines for Adult Congenital Heart Management – Karen Stout, MD

Breakout Session VI – Perfusion: What We Are Doing Today and Tomorrow

Isolated Cerebral Perfusion: Is the Latest Trend Here to Stay? – William M. DeCampli, MD, PhD

How Clean Is the Water? … And Does it Matter? Heater/Cooler Contamination Issues and Solutions for CPB – Tami Rosenthal, MBA, CCP

How Clean Is the Water? … And Does it Matter? Heater/Cooler Contamination Issues and Solutions for ECMO – Kevin Charette, CCP

ECMO Anticoagulation: Has Adding More Tests Made a Difference? – Jodi Chen, MD

Pediatric Perfusion Practice and Its Influence on Adult Prime – Bharat Datt, CCP, CPC, FPP

Benefits and Unintended Consequences of Public Reporting of Surgical Outcomes – J William Gaynor, MD

Sunday, Feb. 26

Plenary Session VIII – Casual Sunday Brunch: Roundtable Conversations on the Must-have Answers to Clinical Questions

How Do I Best Evaluate and Manage Pediatric Syncope? – Jeffrey B. Anderson, MD, MPH, MBA

What Should I Do with My Patient with a Coronary Artery Anomaly? – Julie Brothers, MD

Is Enzyme Replacement Therapy Feasible for Metabolic Disease Induced Cardiomyopathy? – Daniel Forsha, MD

How Do I Best Manage the Sick Fetus with Ebstein’s Anomaly? – Lindsay R. Freud, MD

What’s the Data on Whether I Should Have This VSD Closed? – Alan Friedman, MD

Should I Stent the Ductus Arteriosus or Ask My Surgeon for a Shunt in the Newborn with Pulmonary Atresia? – Andrew Glatz, MD

What Genetic Testing Should I Perform on My Patient with CHD? – Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD

How Do I Best Diagnose Arrhythmogenic RV Dysplasia? – Lars Grosse-Wortmann, MD

When Should I Have This Subaortic Membrane Resected? – Paul Stephens, MD

In Whom Is Echo During Exercise Data Helpful for Clinical Decision Making? – Jonathan Rhodes, MD

How Do I Best Manage My Patient with Postoperative Chylothorax? – Sinai C. Zyblewski, MD