Advanced Echocardiography

with Mayo Clinic faculty

Joint meeting programme

We change the programme every year to reflect updated guidelines and technological developments - many of our delegates return annually and enjoy fresh content and material. We reserve the right to change the programme and speakers if there are any unexpected developments.

0900 - 0910


Session 1

0910 - 0930

0930 - 1000

1000 - 1030

1030 - 1040

1040 - 1100


Session 2

1100 - 1125

1125 - 1150

1150 - 1200


1200 - 1300


Session 3

1300 - 1320

1320 - 1340

1340 - 1400

1400 - 1420

1420 - 1440

1440 - 1500


1500 - 1520


Session 4

1520 - 1550

1550 - 1620

1620 - 1640

1640 - 1650

1650 - 1700


1900

Introduction and welcome


Clinical decision making with echocardiography

Stress echo for low output aortic stenosis

Cardiac sources of embolism

Transcatheter therapy for mitral regurgitation

Panel discussion

Tea / coffee / snack


Focus on strain

Speckle strain assessment

Clinical applications

Panel discussion


Lunch


Diagnosis and risk stratification in cardiomyopathy by echocardiography

Hypertrophic

Dilated

Restrictive

Right ventricular

Fabry's disease

Panel discussion and questions


Tea / coffee / snack


3D echocardiography

Practical tips for image acquisition and optimisation

Valvular heart disease

Assessment of ventricular function

Panel discussion and questions

Summary of day, arrangements for evening


Reception and course dinner

Day 1

Day 2

0900 - 0910     


Session 1

0910 - 0930

0930 - 0950

0950 - 1010

1010 - 1030

1030 - 1040


1040 - 1100


Session 2

1100 - 1130

1130 - 1200


Session 3

1300 - 1315

1315 - 1330

1330 - 1345

1345 - 1400

1400 - 1415

1500 - 1520


Session 4

1520 - 1540

1540 - 1600

1600 - 1620

1620 - 1640

1640 - 1700

Introduction and welcome


Focused updates

Carcinoid valvular disease

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Mitral valve prolapse

Takotsubo syndrome

Panel discussion and questions


Tea / coffee / snack


Structural heart disease

Patent foramen ovale

Detection and management of procedural complications


Cardiac masses

Case 1

Case 2

Case 3

Case 4

Case 5

Tea / coffee / snack


Clinical decision making with echocardiography

Prosthetic valve dysfunction

Perivalvular regurgitation

Unexpected left ventricular hypertrophy

Cardiac tamponade

Summary and feeback