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    Innovation Stage

    The Innovation Stage will offer 1 channel of streaming content from industry partners offering insights into cardiovascular innovations during 30-minute sessions.

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    SATURDAY, MAY 15

    9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

    4201. Image Guidance and Robotic Automation For Precise Treatment
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Siemens Healthineers

    With image-guided, robotic-assisted therapy, Siemens Healthineers is transforming the way endovascular care is delivered and improving patient outcomes. Join us as we explore how advanced imaging and robotics with procedural automation enable physicians to treat patients more precisely — and have confidence that their long-term health is protected in an ergonomic and safe environment.

    Speaker:
    Taishi Hirai, M.D.
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    University of Missouri School of Medicine
    Department of Medicine | Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

    10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

    4202. Clinical Insights in Chronic CAD/PAD: Reducing the Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Patients with chronic coronary artery disease (CAD) or peripheral artery disease (PAD) are at risk for major cardiovascular events, including cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke. This lecture will discuss an approach to reducing the risk of these events.

    Speaker:
    Matthew Charles Becker, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM
    Director, Structural and Peripheral Intervention
    Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
    President, Panvascular Consulting Group, LLC
    Saint Vincent Heart and Vascular Institute
    Erie, Pennsylvania

    12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    4203. Clinical Insights in NVAF: Reducing the Risk of Stroke and Systemic Embolism
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) are at risk of stroke. This lecture will present options for reducing the risk of stroke in patients with NVAF and in patients with NVAF and obesity.

    Speaker:
    Dharmesh Patel, MD, MBBS (London), FACC, FNLA, FACP, FASPC
    Cardiologist
    Stern Cardiovascular Foundation
    Memphis, Tennessee

    1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    4204. Clinical Insights in Chronic CAD/PAD: Reducing the Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Patients with chronic coronary artery disease (CAD) or peripheral artery disease (PAD) are at risk for major cardiovascular events, including cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke. This lecture will discuss an approach to reducing the risk of these events.

    Speaker:
    Sandeep Nathan, MD, MSC
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    University of Chicago Medicine
    Chicago, Illinois

    3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

    4205. Application of Dual Source CT in Cardiac Imaging — A Focus on Structural Heart Disease
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Siemens Healthineers

    Through a series of cases, Dr. Carr will demonstrate how Dual Source CT scanners with their fast native temporal resolution can assist the physician with unsuspected diagnoses that change patient management. The cases will primarily focus on structural heart disease planning, but will touch on various aspects of cardiac imaging.

    Speaker:
    J. Jeffrey Carr, MD
    Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    SUNDAY, MAY 16

    9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

    4206. Inserting Implantable Cardiac Monitors (ICMs) in the Office: A Clinically Proven, Safe, and Efficient Option For Expanding Access to Patients
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Medtronic

    In this session, you'll discover how safe, simple, and streamlined it is to perform the insertion of implantable cardiac monitors (ICMs) or otherwise known as implantable loop recorders (ILRs) out of the cath lab and in an office setting. We'll share an overview of the Medtronic LINQ Family of ICMs, highlight the clinical evidence that illustrates the safety and efficiency of in-office insertions, and give you a hands-on demonstration of a LINQ insertion workflow in-office.

    Speakers:
    Amy Anderson
    Senior Marketing Program Manager

    Beth Hoffman
    Medical Safety Program Manager, PA-C

    Grant Neitzell
    Principal Technical Field Engineer

    12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    4207. Exploring New Synergies: Integrating a Cardiac CT Scanner and Interventional C-arm in our Cath Lab
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Canon Medical Systems

    Attendees have the opportunity to gain exclusive insights into the World's First implementation of a hybrid angio-CT system in Interventional Cardiology from renowned experts in the field. See how our clinical partners are innovating new synergies with integration of a cardiac CT scanner and an interventional C-arm in the cathlab using Canon Medical's 4D CT system. Learn about the benefits of using advanced cardiac CT imaging in the cathlab and how intraprocedural CT guidance supports optimization of structural heart procedures, left atrial appendage occlusions and see the potential for a one-stop-shop approach for the diagnosis and treatment of chest pain.

    • Advanced cardiac CT imaging in the cath lab
    • Intraprocedural CT guidance to optimize structural heart procedures
    • The cheat code: Intraprocedural CT guided
    • One-stop-shop approach to diagnose and treat chest pain

    Speakers:
    Mahdi Veillet-Chowdhury, MD
    WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA

    James Harvey, MD
    WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA

    Brian Schuler, MD
    WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA

    Mahdi Veillet-Chowdhury, MD
    WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA

    1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    4208. Living in 3D
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Siemens Healthineers

    Learn what it means to be Living in 3D through real-life demonstrations of our Echo Efficiencies across structural heart procedures using our True Volume and AI Powered applications.

    Speaker:
    Dr. Lissa Sugeng, MPH, FACC, FASE
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Medical Director for Echolabs, Cardiology Department; Director Echo Core Lab, Cardiovascular Medicine

    3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

    4209. Breakthrough Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Treatment Option For Adult and Pediatric CHD Patients
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Medtronic

    Learn more about Harmony™ Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from Medtronic: the first minimally invasive alternative for patients with severe pulmonary regurgitation who have a native or surgically-repaired right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) and are clinically indicated for surgical pulmonary valve replacement. Harmony TPV allows a broader range of congenital heart disease patients access to transcatheter technology, thus fulfilling a significant unmet clinical need. This novel therapy recently received FDA approval and is now available for use in the United States.

    Speaker:
    Jamil A. Aboulhosn, MD
    UCLA Health

    MONDAY, MAY 17

    9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

    4210. PCI in Patients With CKD: Insights From a Nephrology and Interventional Cardiology Partnership
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Philips North America LLC

    How should we be thinking about care for our CAD patients with Chronic Kidney Disease? Renowned nephrologist Dr. Jai Radhakrishnan shares insights into how we maximize patient outcomes in our CAD w/ CKD patients. How should we optimize PCI in CKD patients? Dr. Ziad Ali reviews PCI techniques & technologies to significantly reduce contrast in PCI for CKD patients.

    Speakers:
    Dr. Jai Radhakrishnan
    Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center
    Clinical Chief, Nephrology Division at New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Dr. Ziad Ali
    Director of Investigational Interventional Cardiology
    St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY

    12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    4211. Fusion Imaging For Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair
    Innovation Stage 1
    Sponsored by Philips North America LLC

    A review of current state-of-the-art practice, including case examples, for planning and guiding TEER interventions. How are echo, fluoro and fusion imaging used? What are the critical points where fusion imaging can make a difference?

    Speakers:
    Tilak K.R. Pasala, MD, FACC, FSCAI
    Interim Director, Structural and Congenital Heart Center
    Program Director, Structural Heart Disease Fellowship
    Hackensack University Medical Center
    Hackensack, New Jersey

    Lucy M. Safi, DO, FACC, FASE
    Director of Interventional Echocardiography
    Hackensack University Medical Center
    Hackensack, New Jersey

    Information current as of May 10, 2021.

    Innovation Stage presentations are not part of ACC.21, as planned by its Program Committee, and do not qualify for continuing medical education (CME), continuing nursing education (CNE) or continuing education (CE) credit.

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