WELCOME TO ARCH 2018


St. Louis, Missouri April 12-14, 2018


Target Audience

ARCH 2018 has been designed to meet the educational needs of Interventional and General Cardiologists, Internists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, General Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, and Neurologists plus Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Ancillary staff.

Educational Goal

The goal of ARCH 2018 is to provide attendees with evidence-based advances to enable physicians to treat their patients with high-risk and complex coronary, peripheral vascular and structural anatomy.

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss interventional approaches to end stage heart failure patients
  • Discuss interventional dilemmas / controversial cases of the day: instructive, unique and interesting cases by faculty members concentrating on procedural strategy and solutions to complications
  • Evaluate the development of new technology-imaging modalities, IVUS, OCT, MRA and CT angiography
  • Interpret the pivotal coronary disease management trials of the past year and how they can be applied to bedside patient management in 2018
  • Discuss practical techniques relating to highly stenosed lesions and the use of percutaneous left ventricular assist devices (LVAD)
  • Differentiate the distinction between the specific clinical features of appropriate use criteria and the evidence-based summaries on which PCI guidelines are developed
  • Discuss the indications, benefits and relative risk of radial artery based coronary interventions
  • Identify the role of adjunctive imaging and physiology for diagnosis and management of complex cardiovascular disease
  • Discuss strategies in improving quality and cost reduction in the modern cath lab
  • Define technically difficult & high-risk subsets
  • Discuss the relative role of trans-catheter and surgical therapies for advanced structural heart disease, both valvular and non-valvular and atrial fibrillation
  • Analyze serious complications - how to avoid them, how to treat them
  • Explain the risks of radiation and ways to minimize exposure

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CMEsolutions and Gaffney Events, LLC. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The CMEsolutions designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Fees

There are registration fees as explained on the website: http://www.archsymposium.com/

Participation Requirements
  • Sign in at registration
  • Attend credit designated sessions
  • Log in to https://online-med-edu.com/ARCH/portal/2018/ (you are here)
  • complete evaluation, credit request form, and print credit statement           
FACULTY AND DISCLOSURES

CMEsolutions requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by CMEsolutions for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. CMEsolutions has resolved all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

CHAIRMAN

Jasvindar Singh, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director of Interventional Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Jasvindar Singh discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Abbott Vascular- Medical Advisory Board, Consultant, Honoraria; Boston Scientific- Medical Advisory Board, Consulting Fees, Honoraria; Philips Volcano- Medical Advisory Board, Consultant, Consulting Fees, Honoraria; Spectranetics- Consultant, Consulting Fees, Honoraria; TriReme Medical- Consultant, Honoraria

COURSE DIRECTORS

Howard I. Kurz, MD, MSE, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, Associate Director, Cardiac Cath Lab Director, Interventional Fellowship
Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Howard I. Kurz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

John M. Lasala, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, Director of Structural Heart Disease, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
John M. Lasala discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Abbott St. Jude Medical- Consultant, Honoraria; Abiomed- Medical Advisory Board, Consultant, Honoraria; Astra Zeneca- Consultant, Honoraria; Boston Scientific- Medical Advisory Board, Consultant, Honoraria; ELI LILLY/DSI- Consultant, Honoraria

George S. Chrysant, MD
Chief Scientific Officer, INTEGRIS Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, OK
George S, Chrysant discloses the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Cordis Cardinal, Medtronic, Spectranetics- Consultant and Advisory Board, Honoraria

Craig M. Walker, MD, FACC, FACA, FACP, FCCP
Founder, President and Medical Director Cardiovascular Institute of the South; Clinical Professor of Medicine, LSU School of Medicine; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine
Houma, LA
Craig M. Walker discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Abbott- Consultant, Honoraria; Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.- Consultant, Honoraria; Boston Scientific- Consultant, Honoraria; Cardiva- Consultant, Honoraria; Cook Medical- Consultant, Honoraria; Philips Volcano- Consultant, Honoraria; Spectranetics- Medical Advisory Board, Consultant, Honoraria

FACULTY

S. Hinan Ahmed, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor Clinical and Interventional Fellowship Associate Program, Director of Cardiac Cath Lab, UT Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
S. Hinan Ahmed has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Amit P. Amin, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Amit P. Amin discloses the following relevant financial relationships: Astra Zeneca: Consultant, Honoraria; Philips Volcano: Research Grant; Terumo Medical: Consultant, Honoraria 

Richard G. Bach, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA
Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division Medical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Richard G. Bach has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Alok Bachuwar, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist, SSM Health Dean Medical Group
Madison, WI
Alok Bachuwar has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David T. Balzer, MD, FSCAI
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis, MO
David T. Balzer has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott St. Jude Medical-Consultant; Medtronic-Proctoring

Sudeshna Banerjee, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Oregon Heart & Vascular Institute
Springfield, OR
Sudeshna Banerjee has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Alan Braverman, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Director, Marfan Syndrome Clinic, Director, Inpatient Cardiology, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Alan Braverman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Paramjit “Romi” Chopra, MD
Founder and Medical Director, Midwest Institute for Minimally Invasive Therapies; Associate Professor of Radiology, Rush University
Melrose Park, IL
Paramjit “Romi” Chopra has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott, BTG, Venclose-Consultant

Matthew Chung, MD
Interventional Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Matthew Chung has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David A. Cox, MD, FACC, MSCAI
Director, Interventional Cardiology Research - CV Research, Associate Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Lehigh Valley Hospital
Allentown, PA
David A. Cox has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Medicure, Medtronic-Consultant

Chaitanya K. Dahagam, MD
Engagement Lead, Watson Health
Herndon, VA
Chaitanya K. Dahagam has no relevant financial relationships to disclose in relation to this educational activity.

Ralph J. Damiano, Jr. MD
Evarts A. Graham Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Co-Chair, Heart & Vascular Center, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Ralph J. Damiano has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

George Dangas, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Cardiology & Vascular Surgery, Director, Cardiovascular Innovation, The Mount Sinai Hospital Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
George Dangas has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott, Bayer, Janssen Pharmaceuticals-Consultant

Harold L. Dauerman, MD
Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Burlington, VT
Harold L. Dauerman has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Edwards Lifescience, Boston Scientific, Medtronic - Consultant

Tony J. DeMartini, MD
Cardiovascular Consultant, Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants
Downers Grove, IL
Tony J. DeMartini has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Abiomed, Teleflex- Consultant

Stilianos Efstratiadis, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University, Quincy Medical Group
Quincy, IL
Stilianos Efstratiadis has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Tim A. Fischell, MD
Professor of Medicine, Michigan State University
Kalamazoo, MI
Tim A. Fischell has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular-Intellectual Properties/Patents; Ablative Solutions, Inc-Intellectual Properties/Patents, Medical Advisory Board; Angel Medical Systems, Inc., Svelte, Inc.-Consultant

Corey G. Foster, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Imperial Health Cardiovascular Specialists
Lake Charles, LA
Corey G. Foster has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Marye J. Gleva, MD, FACC, FHRS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Internal Medicine, Electrophysiology Unit, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Marye J. Gleva has disclosed the following financial relationship: Zoll-Consultant

Mark J. Goodwin, MD
System Medical Director, Edward-Elmhurst Health Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center
Medical Director of Cardiology, Advocate Medical Group, Naperville, Edward-Elmhurst Health Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center
Naperville, IL
Mark J. Goodwin has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Philips Volcano-Medical Advisory Board; Edwards Lifescience, Abbott Vascular, Abiomed, Asahi Intecc, Boston Scientific, Next Gen, Medtronic, Vascular Solutions-Consultant

Steve Henao, MD, FACC, FACS
Endovascular Surgeon, New Mexico Heart Institute
Albuquerque, NM
Steve Henao has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Stuart T. Higano, MD
Medical Director, Heart LifeLine Alliance, Director, Acute Cardiac Care Team, Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis, MO
Stuart T. Higano has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Puja Kachroo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Puja Kachroo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ethan C. Korngold, MD, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist, Providence St Vincent Heart Clinic Cardiology
Portland, OR
Ethan C. Korngold has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Terumo Medical, Medtronic - Consultant

Prakash Krishnan, MD
Director, Endovascular Services, Cardiac Cath Lab, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
Prakash Krishnan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michael J. Lim, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Jack Ford Shelby Endowed Professor of Cardiology, Co-Director, Center for Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care, St. Louis University Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Michael J. Lim has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

C. Huie Lin, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist Adult Congenital Interventional Cardiology, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston, TX
C. Huie Lin has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Yves R. Louvard, MD
Fellow, Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud
Massy, France
Yves R. Louvard has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Brijeshwar S. Maini, MD, FACC
Regional Medical Director of Transcatheter Therapies, Tenet Healthcare Corporation - Florida Region
Delray Beach, FL
Brijeshwar S. Maini has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Hersh S. Maniar, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Hersh S. Maniar has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

S. Jay Mathews, MD, MS, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist, Bradenton Cardiology Center
Bradenton, FL
S. Jay Mathews has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Boston Scientific-Consultant, Medical Advisory Board; Penumbra-Consultant; Reflow Medical-Consultant; Spectranetics/Volcano/Philips-Consultant

Spencer J. Melby, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Cardio Surg), Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Spencer J. Melby has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sukhjinder S. Nijjer, MD, MRCP, PhD
Consultant Cardiologist, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London, UK
Sukhjiner S. Nijjer has disclosed the following relevant financial relationship: Philips Volcano-Consultant

Amit Noheria, MBBS, (MD), SM 
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Amit Noheria has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

J. Trevor Posenau, MD
Interventional Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
J. Trevor Posenau has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Nishath Quader, MD
Assistant Professor Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Nishath Quader has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Arthur B. Reitman, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, WellStar Health System
Marietta, GA
Arthur B. Reitman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michael J. Rinaldi, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Medical Director of Clinical Research, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System
Charlotte, NC
Michael J. Rinaldi has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Edwards, Cordis Cardinal - Consultant

David G. Rizik, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Chief Scientific Officer, Director of Structural and Coronary Interventions, HonorHealth Heart Group
Scottsdale, AZ
David G. Rizik has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Luis A. Sanchez, MD, FACS
Gregorio A. Sicard Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Radiology, Chief of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Luis A. Sanchez has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sayan Sen, MD
Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecture, National Heart & Lung Institute
Hammersmith Hospital & Imperial College London
London, UK
Sayan Sen has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Samin K. Sharma, MD, FACC
Director Clinical and Interventional Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY
Samin K. Sharma has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Cardiovascular Systems Inc-Consultant

Marc A. Sintek, MD
Interventional Cardiology Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Marc A. Sintek has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Boston Scientific, Volcano-Consultant

Nishtha Sodhi, MD
Interventional Cardiology Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Nishtha Sodhi has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Anthony J. Spaedy, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist, Missouri Heart Center
Columbia, MO
Anthony J. Spaedy has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific-Consultant, Medical Advisory Board

Jeffrey M. Sparling, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director, Adult Structural Heart Programs, INTEGRIS Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, OK
Jeffrey M. Sparling has disclosed the following relevant financial relationship: Medtronic-Consultant

Anish J. Thomas, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology Vascular/ Endovascular Medicine, SSM Heart Institute
St. Louis, MO
Anish J. Thomas has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Thomas M. Tu, MD, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist, Louisville Cardiology Group
Louisville, KY
Thomas M. Tu has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Craig M. Walker, MD, FACC, FACP, FACA
Founder, President and Medical Director Cardiovascular Institute of the South; Clinical Professor of Medicine, LSU School of Medicine; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine
Houma, LA
Craig M. Walker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jason R. Wollmuth, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Providence Heart and Vascular Institute
Bend, OR
Jason R. Wollmuth has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott St. Jude Medical, Asahi Intecc, Boston Scientific-Consultant

Steven J. Yakubov, MD, FACC, FSCAI
System Chief, Structural Heart Disease, John H McConnell Chair of Advanced Structural Heart Disease
Medical Director, OhioHealth Research Institute, Riverside Methodist Hospital
Columbus, OH
Steven J. Yakubov has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Alan Zajarias, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Structural Heart Disease, Fellowship Director,
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Alan Zajarias has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Edwards Lifescience, Boston Scientific, Medtronic-Consultant

Planner Disclosures

No member of CMEsolutions or Gaffney Events has any relevant financial relationships to disclose in regards to this activity.

Off-label Use

ARCH 2018 may contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents not approved by the FDA.  Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

Commercial Support

Commercial Support for this live educational activity will be provided by the following:
Abbott Vascular
Biotronik
Philips Volcano
Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.

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