Cardiovascular Updates 2023

Course Description.

Cardiovascular Updates 2023 will feature a wide variety of the latest updates in congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, anticoagulation, preventive cardiology, and valvular heart disease, among others.

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Assess indications, use, and limitations of different types of anticoagulants in a diverse spectrum of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Evaluate peri-procedure management of anticoagulation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
  • Recite the current indications and contra-indications for TAVR, mitral valve clip and potential new indications for percutaneous tricuspid valve replacement.
  • Apply the latest hypertension and cardiovascular (CV) guidelines to improve overall morbidity/mortality rates.
  • Describe practice changes to improve care for patients with congenital heart disease.
  • Summarize guidelines to increase preventive care for patients with CV diseases.
  • Apply current guidelines for the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF).
  • Describe clinical features of primary pulmonary arterial hypertension.
  • Describe cardiovascular adaptation to exercise and review risks and benefits of exercise in patients with cardiovascular diseases.
in congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, anticoagulation, preventive cardiology, and valvular heart disease, among others.

Scientific Program


Saturday, February 18, 2023
(All times are Central Standard Time)
7:00 am
Breakfast and Registration
7:30 am
7:45 am
KEYNOTE: 20 yrs of TAVR – Dr. Michael Mack, MD
8:15 am
Session 1: Structural Heart Disease
Moderators: Molly Szerlip, MD, Zuyue Wang, MD, & Katherine Harrington, MD
  • Aortic
    • 8:15 amCASE PRESENTAITON – (ViV with BVF)
    • 8:18 amLifetime Management of AS – Srini Potluri, MD & Katherine Harrington, MD
    • 8:28 amCASE PRESENTATION – F/U
    • 8:30 amDISCUSSION – All panelists: Molly Szerlip, MD, Zuyue Wang, MD, & Katherine Harrington, MD
  • Mitral/Tricuspid
    • 8:35 amCase Presentation – Fellow TEER Therapy – Megan Pool
    • 8:37 amThe Expansion of the TEER Universe: Mitral Regurgitation – Robert Smith, MD & Paul Grayburn, MD
    • 8:47 amCASE PRESENTATION – F/U
    • 8:49 amCASE PRESENTATION – Triscend Case
    • 8:51 amTricsupid Regurgitation: When to Refer and How to Treat – Molly Szerlip, MD & Zuyue Wang, MD
    • 9:01 amCASE PRESENTATION – F/U
    • 9:03 amDISCUSSION – All panelists: Tim George, MD, Sam Sayfo, MD, & Karim Al-Azizi, MD
9:10 am
9:40 am
10:00 am
Session 2: Coronary Artery Disease
Moderators: Karim Al-Azizi, MD & David Moore, MD
  • 10:00 amDiabetes and CAD
  • 10:15 amTailoring treatment of CAD in the Cath lab – Karim Al-Azizi, MD
  • 10:30 amMultiple arterial grafting in CABG – David Moore, MD
  • 10:45 amHybrid coronary revascularization – Justin Schaffer, MD
  • 11:00 amQ&A
11:10 am
Session 3: EP
Moderators: Kelley Hutcheson, MD & Mustafa Dohadwala, MD
  • 11:10 amUpdates to pacing (focus on conduction system pacing, leadless pacing) – Jodie Hurwitz, MD
  • 11:30 amGenetic Diseases and Arrhythmias – David Edwards, MD
  • 11:50 amBarlows Syndrome and arrhythmogenic MVP – Ali Yousif, MD & Amro Alsaid, MD
  • 12:10 amDiscussion – All Panelists: Adam Shapira, MD, Sumeet Chhabra, MD, & Hafiza Khan, MD
12:20 pm
12:50 pm
LIVE CASE Srini Potluri, MD & Brian DeVille, MD
1:20 pm
Session 4: Heart Failure
Moderators: David Rawitscher, MD & Tim George, MD
  • 1:20 amIntroduction – David Rawitscher, MD
  • 1:30 amAdvances in the medical therapy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy – Nitin Kabra, MD
  • 1:40 amCardiac MRI to assess viability in patients with left ventricular dysfunction – Greg Milligan, MD
  • 1:50 amStump the genius; An unusual case of acute decompensated heart failure – David Rawitscher, MD & Greg Milligan, MD
  • 2:00 amRight ventricular failure and mechanical support options – Aasim Afzal, MD
  • 2:10 amGrowth of a destination LVAD program – Tim George, MD
  • 2:20 amConclusion – Tim George, MD
2:30 am
2:45 pm
Session 5: Vascular Disease
Moderators: Dr. Dennis Gable and Dr. Sam Sayfo
  • 2:45 amTreatment of the peri-visceral aorta with an endovascular approach, what is the story? – Mazin Foteh, MD
  • 3:00 amCerebral vascular disease, what are options for best management? – Arash Srivani, MD
  • 3:15 amDVT diagnosis and current management, what is the latest and greatest for our patients? – Chadi Dib, MD
  • 3:30 amSuperficial venous disease and varicose veins. Do I have to live with this? – Joe Liechty, MD
  • 3:45 amDiscussion – All Panelists
3:55 pm
Closing Remarks – Srini Potluri, MD & Karim Al-Azizi, MD
4:00 pm

Target Audience

This course is designed for cardiologists, internists, emergency physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and all other providers who care for patients in any setting in which critical care is provided.

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) was reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive credit, attendees must complete the following steps: sign-in, attend the program, and complete an evaluation.

Course Directors

Srini Potluri, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Baylor Scott & White Legacy Heart Center - Plano

Robert Smith, MD

Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

Baylor Scott & White Cardiac Surgery Specialists - Plano


Baylor Scott and White Heart Hospital Plano
David L Brown, MD Auditorium

1100 Allied Dr, Plano, TX 75093


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