Monday, January 16, 2017
10:00AM-8:00PM   Poster Abstracts
Americana Foyer – Second Level


Morning Session

8:00AM-1:00PM   Moderators: Ziyad M Hijazi, John P. Cheatham
8:00-8:15AM   Welcome
    Ziyad M Hijazi
8:15-8:45AM   Keynote "TED-Style" Lecture
"From Septostomies to Stem Cells –
What the Next 50 Years Hold"

David Nykanen
8:50-10:30AM   Oral Abstract Presentations I
    Moderators: Michael de Moor, John Bass, Alex Javois
10:30-11:00AM   Break
11:00AM-1:00PM   Oral Abstract Presentations II
    Moderators: Levent Saltik, Redmond Burke, Larry Latson
Lunch Session
1:10-2:00PM     Taped Cases
    Moderators: Brent Gordon, Terry King
     1:10-1:25PM   Mayo Clinic – Allison Cabalka/Nathan Taggart
     1:25-1:40PM   Toronto – Mark Osten
     1:40-1:55PM   Stanford – Lynn Peng
Afternoon Session    


  Moderators: Thomas K Jones, William Hellenbrand
Session 1    
2:00-3:30PM   Stenting in the 21st Century – How Far Have We Come…and How Far We Have Yet to Go…
    Moderators: John Rhodes, Joaquim Miro
     2:00-2:10PM   Use of Registries to Examine Outcomes with Stenting
    Julie Vincent
     2:11-2:21PM   The Biomechanics of Stent Development
Shyam Sathanandam
     2:22-2:32PM   Neointimal Ingrowth – Can we predict and prevent this?
Felix Berger
     2:33-2:43PM   The Physiological Impacts of Stenting – Measuring Flow Dynamics
Aimee Armstrong
     2:44-2:54PM   Bioresorbable Technology Is Here but is it Enough for CHD Patients?
Dan Levi
     2:55-3:05PM   Stents and Tissue Engineering – Pie in the Sky or a Reality in the Next 20 Years?
Massimo Caputo
     3:05-3:30PM   Discussion
3:30-4:00PM   Break
Session 2    
4:00-5:30PM   FDA Town Hall and Device Development
    (Doug Villnave Session)
    Moderators: John Cheatham, Matt Gillespie, Nicole Ibrahim, Vasum Peiris
     4:00-4:10PM   Introduction
Al Tower Jr
     4:11-4:21PM   Devices we need – Developing a Bioresorbable Scaffold That Works For Our Population
Martin Bocks
     4:22-4:32PM   Devices Available Elsewhere – Challenges and Progress to Achieving Availability in the US?
Evan Zahn
     4:33-4:43PM   Device Development: Current Challenges and How to Overcome
Tom Forbes
     4:44-4:54PM   Early Feasibility Study Applicability to Pediatric Device Development
Nicole Ibrahim
     4:55-5:05PM   Device Approval in Different Continents – Can we work together to Streamline Broader Approval Guidelines ? – Experience from Japan
Teiji Akagi
     5:05-5:30PM   Round Table Discussion
6:00-8:00PM   Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
6:00AM   PICS-AICS 5K Run
8:00AM-5:00PM   Poster Abstracts
Americana Foyer – Second Level
Morning Session    
8:00-8:15AM   Update on Live Cases 2015
Kiran Mallula

Live Cases: Saudi Arabia 1a/1b, Chile, Argentina
Moderators: Damien Kenny, Ziyad M Hijazi
Digital Moderators: Dan Gruenstein, Alex Javois
Panelists: Carlos Zabal, Jou Kou Wang, Makram Ebeid, Alvaro Galindo

10:30-10:45AM   Break
10:45-1:00PM   Live Cases: Saudi Arabia, Chile, Argentina
    Moderators: William Hellenbrand, Dan Levi
Digital Moderators: Gareth Morgan, Kanishka Ratnayaka
Panelists: Noa Holoschitz, Seong –Ho Kim, Petru Liuba, Tarek Momenah
Lunch Session    
  Taped Cases
    Moderators: Richard Ringel, Jacqueline Kreutzer
     1:10-1:25PM   Cincinnati – Bryan Goldstein
     1:25-1:40PM   Houston - Huie Lin and John Breinholt
     1:40-1:55PM   Israel - Elchanan Bruckheimer
Afternoon Session   Moderators: Ralf Holzer, Cliff Kavinsky


Session 3    
2:00-3:30PM   State of the Art - ASD Closure
Horst Sievert, Worakan Promphan
     2:00-2:10PM   Left Atrial Disengagement
Bharat Dalvi
     2:11-2:21PM   The Malaligned Atrial Septum –
Implications for Closure and Complications
David Balzer
     2:22-2:32PM   How Recent Erosion Data Has Changed My Practice
Zahid Amin
     2:33-2:43PM   Revisiting the Deficient IVC Rim Defect – Which defects should we attempt?
Masood Sadiq
     2:44-2:56PM   ASD Closure Exclusively with TEE –
Why and How?
Felix Berger
     2:57-3:09PM   ASD Closure in Children < 8Kgs – Indications and Techniques
Jeremy Asnes
     3:10-3:20PM   Transcatheter ASD Suture-mediated closure – Current Status and Future Challenges
Anthony Nobles
3:30-4:00PM   Break
Session 4    

Complex Structural Interventions
Moderators: Cliff Kavinsky, John Carroll, Hussam Suradi

    6 Case Presentations
     4:00-4:15PM   Allison Cabalka (Mitral Valve)
     4:15-4:30PM   Issam Moussa (TAVR with Close Coronaries)
     4:30-4:45PM   Roberto Cubeddu (TAVR – Valve-in-Valve)
     4:45-5:00PM   Reda Ibrahim (Tricuspid Valve)
     5:00-5:15PM   Michel Ilbawi (Hybrid Case)
     5:15-5:30PM   Mansour AlJufan (Pulmonic in Native Outflow)
     5:30-5:45PM   Discussion
Breakout Session #1    

Nursing and Associated Professionals
Moderators: Sharon Cheatham, Karen Iacono

    2:00-2:12PM   Electronic Updates from the Cath Lab
Karen Iacono
    2:13-2:25PM   Right Heart Cath Without Radiation
Ileen Cronin
    2:26-2:38PM   Assessing Coronaries in CHD
Katie Soule
    2:39-2:51PM   Managing PLE ... anything new?
Yoav Dori
    2:52-3:04PM   Mechanical Thrombectomy
Karen Iaconno
    3:05-3:17PM   Ambulatory Fontan Pressure Monitoring Using An Implantable Sensor
Darren Berman
    3:18-3:30PM   Transcatheter Innovations
Aimee Armstrong
    3:30-3:45PM   Discussion
Breakout Session #2    
2:00-3:30PM   PICES Session
    Moderators: Nathan Taggart, Matt Crystal
     2:00-2:10PM   Call to order, general welcome
Nathan Taggart, MD - President
     2:10-2:40PM   Program Development and Negotiation
Dr. David Nykanen
(20 min talk, 10 min discussion)
     2:40-2:55PM   Innovations in Pulmonary Vein Stenosis"
Dr. Ryan Callahan
(10 min talk, 5 min discussion)
     2:55-3:10PM   Research update (Jeffrey Zampi, MD VP - Research) + New/Old Business - PICES Executive Committee (Gareth Morgan, MD – Secretary; Matthew Crystal, MD – VP Clinical; Michael Seckeler, MD – Website Content Editor)
     3:10-3:30PM   Case Presentation (PICES Member Michael Hainstock, MD – interactive session of toughest/most challenging/craziest case)
Breakout Session  #3    
4:00-5:45PM   Advances in Imaging Modalities to Guide Interventions
    Moderators: Aimee Armstrong, Craig Fleishman
     4:00-4:10PM   Update on Fusion Imaging Modalities
Tom Fagan
    3-D Modeling Will Prove More Beneficial than Holography in Guiding Congenital Interventions in the next 10 Years
     4:11-4:21PM   Pro: Colin Mc Mahon
     4:22-4:32PM   Con: Elchanan Bruckheimer
    Widespread Use of MRI Guided Interventions is a Reality in the Next 20 Years
     4:35-4:45PM   Pro: Kanishka Ratnayaka
     4:46-4:56PM   Con: Dan Gruenstein
    Ultrasound for Vascular Access Should be the Gold Standard
     5:00-5:10PM   Pro: Chris Petit
     5:11-5:21PM   Con: Zahid Amin
     5:25-5:35PM   Percutaneous intervention of CASH: Alternative Non-fluoroscopic strategy (PAN procedure)
Xiangbin Pan
     5:35-5:45PM   Discussion
6:00-6:30PM   Light Dinner Buffet available for those attending the Evening Symposium
6:30-9:00PM   Evening Symposium:
The RVOT – Volumes, Clinical Trials and the Future


WEDNESDAY, January 18, 2017
7:00-8:00AM   Moderated Poster Session
    Americana Foyer
Group 1: JV DeGiovanni & Emile Bacha
Group 2: Elchanan Bruckheimer &
Mark Galantowicz

Group 3: Horst Sievert & Massimo Caputo
8:00-5:30PM   Poster Abstracts
Americana Foyer – Second Level
Morning Session    
8:00-10:15AM   Live Cases: Dallas, New York, Houston
Moderators: William Hellenbrand, John P Cheatham
Digital Moderators: David Balzer, Darren Berman
Panelists: Hideshi Tomita, Abe Rothman, Raul Rossi, Joshua Murphy
10:15AM-10:45PM   Break
10:45AM-1:00PM   Live Cases: Dallas, New York, Houston
Moderators: John Cheatham, Shakeel Qureshi
Digital Moderators: Jeremy Asnes, Reda Ibrahim
Panelists: Marco Papa, Charles Mullins, Wail Alkashkari, Pan Xin
Lunch Session    
  Taped Cases
Craig Fleishman, Lee Benson
     1:10-1:25PM   LA – Evan Zahn
     1:25-1:40PM   Seattle – Brian Morray
     1:40-1:55PM   Dublin – Kevin Walsh/Damien Kenny
Afternoon Session    


  Moderators: Ralf Holzer, John Carroll
Session 5    
2:00-3:30PM   Interventions Outside the Heart
    Moderators: Elchanan Bruckheimer, Mark Galantowicz
     2:00-2:10PM   Airway Stenting for CHD patients: When and How
Gareth Morgan
     2:11-2:21PM   Use of Intraprocedural Brochoscopy to Assess for Airway Compression During Interventions
Matt Gillespie
     2:22-2:32PM   Interventions on the Lymphatic System – Early Outcomes and Longer Term Applicability
Yoav Dori
     2:33-2:43PM   Interventions on the Portal System
K Sivakumar
     2:44-2:54PM   Renal Artery Denervation Applicability to CHD patients – Horst Sievert
     2:55-3:05PM   Interventions for Middle Aortic Syndrome A Worthy Venture or Futile Folly
Shakeel Qureshi
     3:06-3:16PM   Transhepatic Liver Biospy in TCPC Patients – When and How?
Howaida El-Said
     3:20-3:30PM   Discussion
3:30-4:00PM   Break
Session 6    

Pushing the Boundaries
Damien Kenny, Evan Zahn

     4:00-4:10PM   Fetal Interventions – 25 years later….
Doff McElhinney
     4:11-4:21PM   Closure of the Premature Duct – How small is too small? Joaquim Miro
     4:22-4:32PM   Assessing the Physiological Impact of our
Interventions – How Imaging May Help –
Lee Benson
     4:33-4:43PM   The Optimal Catheter Interventions for Pulmonary Hypertension – Where and How Big
Dietmar Schranz
     4:44-4:54PM   The Future of Managing Holes…From Bioresorbable to Histerotripsy
Marc Gewillig
     4:55-5:05PM   Advances in Surgical Techniques – Balancing the Viewpoint of the Fabled Perils of Surgical Intervention
Sertac Cicek
     5:06-5:16PM   Assessing the Physiological Outcomes of our Interventions – Are we Underutilizing CPEX Testing?
Jonathan Rhodes
     5:20-5:30PM   Discussion
Breakout Session# 4    

Left Atrial Appendage and Mitral Valve Interventions Poinciana 1&2 – Second Level
Roberto Cubeddu, Carlos Pedra

    2:00-2:15PM   Wet Lab Anatomy of the LAA – Considerations for Closure Mark Reisman
    2:16-2:29PM   Matching the Device to the Anatomy
Horst Sievert
    2:30-2:42PM   Operator and Institution Requirements for LAA Occlusion
Cliff Kavinsky
    2:43-2:55PM   The Watchman Device – Is this the end of the story for LAA Occlusion in the US for the next 10 Years?
Saibal Kar
    2:56-3:08PM   Problems with Transcatheter Mitral Valve Reair and Replacement – A Surgical Perspective
Robert March
    3:09-3:21PM   Novel Approaches to the Mitral Valve for Repair and Replacement
Robert Lederman
    3:22-3:30PM   Discussion
Breakout Session #5    

Measuring and Reducing Risk in Collaboration with CCISC
Moderators: Ralf Holzer, Tom Forbes

    4:00-4:10PM   Data Capture and Registry Participation for QI and QA: There Is No "One Shoe Fits All" Solution
Ralf Holzer
    4:11-4:21PM   Use of Registry Data to Support QI and QA Efforts (and how to achieve quality data entry): The CCISC Experience
David Nykanen
    4:22-4:32PM   Beyond QI and QA: Use of Data for Marketing - Pitfalls and Opportunities
Thomas Forbes
    4:33-4:43PM   Update on IMPACT: Let's Make an Impact on Device Approval
Robert Vincent
    4:44-4:54PM   What Does the Future Hold: Integrating Surgical with Cath Data, Longitudinal and Multi-center Data Capture
Jeff Jacobs
    4:55-5:05PM   It's Not Just About the Data: How To Achieve Transparency in Multi-center QI Initiatives
Lisa Bergersen
    5:10-5:30PM   Discussion
Breakout Session #6    
3:45-5:45PM   Spanish Session
Cowrie 1&2 – Third Level
Carlos Zabal , Horacio Faella, Daniel Aguirre
    3:45-3:57PM   Computed Modeling and Simulation Role in Interventions for CHD
Mario Carminati
    4:02-4:14PM   3D printing of the RVOT. Practical Clinical Applications.
Jose Luiz Zunzunegui Martinez
    4:19-4:31PM   3D RTA and Interventions in CHD. Imaging Overkill or Useful Technology.
Francisco Garay
    4:36-4:48PM   Preliminary Experience with The Venus P Valve in Latin America.
Alejandro Peirone
    4:53-5:05PM   Use of The Large V12 Advanta Stent for Coarctation of the Aorta. Early and Late Outcomes in the International Multicenter Trial.
Carlos Pedra
    5:10-5:22PM   Experience with The ADO II AS. Indications, Technique and Results.
Jacek Bialkowski
7:00PM   PICS-AICS Dinner Event
    This year's PICS~AICS Dinner will be at Nikki Beach in Miami. Nikki Beach Miami is the hidden jewel of South Beach, located on One Ocean Drive along the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. Join us as we celebrate 20 years of PICS at Nikki Beach with dinner on the beach followed by dancing and special entertainment.


THURSDAY, January 19, 2017
8:00AM-5:00PM   Poster Abstracts
Americana Foyer – Second Level
Morning Session    
8:00-9:30AM   Live Cases: Pittsburg, Columbus, Los Angeles
Moderators: Carlos Pedra, Thomas K Jones
Digital Moderators: Wail Alkashkari, Francisco Garay
Panelists: Hasri Samion, Zoltan Turi, Michael Tynan, Horacio Faella, Jeffrey Zampi
Session 6    

Update on Structural Heart Interventions for Congenital Interventionalists
Moderators: John Carroll and Thomas Jones

     9:30-9:40AM   Optimizing Patient Selection and Procedure Safety for PFO Closure: Lessons Learned from Respect
Richard Smalling
     9:41-9:51AM   Post PFO Closure Medical Management Issues: Key to Long-Term Outcomes and Individualization of Medication
James Conners
    Congenital Interventionalists have Nothing to Offer Now or in the Future with TAVR
     9:52-10:02AM   Pro: Eric Horlick
     10:03-10:13AM   Con: Jamil Aboulhosn
     10:14-10:24AM   Interventional Options for Diastolic Heart Failure – Indications, Devices and Approach
Thomas Jones
     10:25-10:35AM   Updated Outcomes on Transcaval TAVR Robert Lederman
    Robert Lederman
     10:36-10:47AM   Surgical Advances to Support Hybrid Interventions in Structural Heart Disease
    Robert March
     10:47-10:57AM   Use of the MitraClip in CHD Patients
    Scott Lim
11:00 – 11:30AM   Break
11:30AM-1:00PM   Live Cases: Pittsburgh, Columbus, Los Angeles
Moderators: Ziyad M Hijazi, Zahid Amin
Digital Moderators: Huie Lin, Lynn Peng
Panelists: Maiy El Sayed, Ali El Halabi, Jae Young Choi, David Fulton, Jacek Bialkowski
Lunch Session
Session 7    

My Nightmare Case In the Cath Lab
Moderators: Shakeel Qureshi &
Dan Gruenstein

Afternoon Session    


  Moderators: Ziyad M. Hijazi and John Carroll
Session 8    
2:30-4:00PM   Simplifying the Complex – My Step-by-Step Approach
Shelby Kutty, Satinder Sandhu
     2:30-2:40PM   RVOT Stenting and Avoidance of the Pulmonary Valve in Neonates
JV DeGiovanni
     2:41-2:51PM   VSD Closure via the Retrograde Arterial Approach
Thomas Jones
     2:52-3:02PM   PDA Stenting in Tetralogy-Variant Patients
Mazeni Alwi
     3:03-3:13PM   Hybrid Mitral Valve Replacement in Infants
Emile Bacha
     3:14-3:24PM   Hybrid Pulmonary Valve Replacement
Alistair Phillips
     3:25-3:35PM   The Hybrid Approach to HLHS
Mark Galantowicz
     3:36-3:46PM   Modalities to Support Large Sheath Advancement in RVOT Interventions
Mario Carminati
     3:50-4:00PM   Discussion
4:00-4:40PM   Battle of the Continents
Quizmaster –
Damien Kenny
4:40-5:00PM   Prize-Giving and GoodBye!
    Ziyad M Hijazi