15th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Lexington Convention Center
Lexington, Kentucky

Join us for the 2019 Kentucky Chapter – American College of Cardiology (KYACC) Annual Meeting and Scientific Session. This is an excellent opportunity for cardiovascular healthcare providers to get together for an annual update and learn more about topics relevant to cardiovascular medicine. This program is designed for physicians, cardiac care associates, cardiovascular pharmacists, echo sonographers, nurses, or other practitioners with an emphasis on current practice trends within cardiovascular medicine.

Call for Poster Presentations

Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 6, 2019

Pre-Conference Events - Friday, October 11, 2019

Practice Management Session: This educational session will focus on avoiding the pitfalls of fraud and abuse in a professional setting, discussing what physicians need to know to avoid unintentionally committing fraud and abuse. This session will also touch on updates within the KBML and how will it affect your practice.

Quality Dinner: KY-ACC’s Quality Coalition facilitates the statewide exchange of information and knowledge to improve patient outcomes in Kentucky. To that end, KY-ACC is pleased to host the Third Annual Quality Summit and Dinner on Friday, October 11, 2019.

Note: There is no extra charge for these events, but there is a maximum cap of 50 people per event. Be sure to select these options on the registration form.

Honorable Maestro

Jesse Adams, MD, FACC is an adult cardiologist with Baptist Health in Louisville. He was the lead author on the original clinical validation studies for cardiac troponin I and has published numerous scientific papers as well as editing two textbooks on markers in cardiology. He has served as the president of the Kentuckiana Metro chapter of the American Heart Association. He also has served in numerous roles and committees with the American College of Cardiology, including Governor for the Kentucky chapter. He currently serves on the Executive Council for the CV Management Section of the ACC and is chair of the CV Management Section’s Publication Writing Group.


Saturday, October 12, 2019

7:00 am Registration
7:30 am – 8:10 am Continental Breakfast/Poster Viewing/Exhibitors
8:10 am – 8:30 am Welcome
8:30 am – 9:15 am Presidential Speaker
9:15 am – 9:45 am Poster Session/Exhibits/Break
9:50 am – 10:40 am Honorable Maestro Speaker
Vasilis Babaliaros, MD
10:40 am – 10:50 am Honorable Maestro Award Presentation
10:50 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 11:30 am FIT Oral Abstract Presentations
11:30 am -12:00 pm LUNCH: Box Lunch with the Exhibitors
11:30 am -12:00 pm FIT Lunch
12:00 pm -12:10 pm Announcements
12:10 pm – 12:45 pm ACC Speaker
12:45 pm -1:00 pm Poster Session/Exhibits/Break
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Concurrent Session: Echo Session/Joint Congenital
1:00 PM: Assessment of VSD

1:20 PM: Assessment of ASD
1:40 PM: Adult Congenital Case Discussion
2:00 PM: Congenital Case Discussion
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Concurrent Session: Heart Failure

1:00 PM: Update on Transplant Allocation Criteria
1:20 PM: MCS in Preoperative/Heart Transplant Period
1:40 PM: The Latest on LVAD Data: Heart Mate 3
2:00 PM: Management Pearls of ECMO
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Concurrent Session: Latest Advances in EP

1:00 PM: HIS Pacing
1:20 PM: Hybrid Approach to Afib Ablation
1:40 PM: Leadless Pacing and Sub Q Defibrillator
2:00 PM: 2019 Updates to Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines: Focus on Anticoagulation
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm Concurrent Session: Echo Simulation

1:00 PM: Echo Simulation
1:20 PM: Echo Simulation
1:40 PM: Echo Simulation
2:00 PM: Echo Simulation
2:20 pm -2:40 pm Poster Session/Exhibits/Break
2:40 pm – 4:00 pm Concurrent Session: Echo Session
2:40 PM: Assessment of the Tricuspid Valve

3:00 PM: Echocardiographic Hemodynamic Assessment
3:20 PM: Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Right Side in Venous Thromboembolism
3:40 PM: New and Emerging Technology to Evaluate the Right Ventricle
2:40 pm – 4:00 pm Concurrent Session: All About Tetrology of Fallot in Adults and Children
2:40 PM: Tetralogy of Fallot - The Basics

2:50 PM: Echocardiography: Tetralogy of Fallot & Associated CHDs
3:05 PM: Advanced Imaging and New Technologies
3:15 PM: Transcatheter Therapy 3:25 PM: Surgical Therapy: Techniques & Timing of Surgery 3:35 PM: Lifelong Care, Arrhythmias & Other Complications 3:45 PM: Speaker Panel for Q&A
2:40 pm – 4:00 pm Concurrent Session: Pulmonary HTN
2:40 PM: Update on 6th World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension

3:20 PM: Approach to CPX Interpretation
3:40 PM: Latest on Pharmacotherapeutics of Pulmonary Hypertension
2:40 pm – 4:00 pm Concurrent Session: Contemporary Interventional Therapies
2:40 PM: PE: Decision Making Algorithms and Interventional Tools

3:00 PM: Anti-Platelet Therapy After PCI: Updating the Updates
3:20 PM: Radial vs Femoral Access: Is There Still Any Debate?
3:40 PM: Latest in the Management of Femero-Popliteal Disease
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm 19 ACC Award Winners/ Prize Giveaways
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm FIT Jeopardy