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Professional Education

This is for our professional colleagues who care for adults with Congenital Heart Disease, for professional colleagues with an interest in ACHD, and for trainees seeking to improve their knowledge of ACHD.

Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congential Heart Disease Education Series

UCLA Heart Failure Symposium 2013
(held on Mary 18, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles California)

Adult Congenital Heart Disease: The Imaging and Intervention Revolution
(held on September 21-22, 2012 at the Luxe Hotel, Los Angeles, CA)

Videos: Heart Failure in Complex Congenital Heart Disease, Arrhythmias, Functional testing, TAVR, Transplantation, VSD, Caridomyopathies, Heart Transplantation

Education Series

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The following topics can be found in the videos above:

  • Differentiating Causes of Cardiomyopathies presented by Eugene DePasquale, MD
  • Managing Systolic vs. Diastolic Heart Failure in Stages A-D presented by Daniel Cruz, MD, PhD
  • New and Emerging Therapies for Heart Failure presented by Gregg Fonarow, MD
  • Cutting-edge Electrophysiological Strategies in Heart Failure presented by Jason Bradfield, MD
  • Mechanical Support – Role of VAD vs. TAH presented by Murray Kwon, MD
  • Heart Transplantation: 2013 presented by Abbas Ardehali, MD, FACS
  • Panel Discussion 1 Lead by Arnold Baas MD, FACC, FACP
  • Heart Failure, Heart Transplant and Mechanical Support Options for Infants and Children presented by Juan Carlos Alejos, MD
  • Transitional Care: Importance of an Integrated Model of Longterm Care for Children and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease presented by Leigh Reardon, MD
  • Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment Options in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease presented by Jamil Aboulhosn, MD
  • Surgical Options in Pediatric Congenital Heart Failure presented by Brian Reemtsen, MD
  • Percutaneous Mechanical Support Options in Heart Failure presented by William Suh, MD
  • Panel Discussion / Question and Answer Session Panel Lead by Reshma Biniwale, MD
  • AHF: My Journey & My Spouse’s Journey presented by Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Block
  • From Congenital Condition to Heart / Liver Transplantation: My Journey & My Daughters Journey presented by Carina & Barbara Moore-Topazio
  • Psychosocial Risk: The Complementary Perspectives presented by Elizabeth Vandenbogaart, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Bridging the Divide: Culture-Sensitive Communication presented by Martin Cadeiras, MD
  • Panel Discussion: Patient, Caregivers and Health Professionals Panel Lead by Mario Deng, MD, FACC, FESC
  • Case Discussions - Heart failure in complex congenital heart disease
  • Case Discussions - Arrhythmias in ACHD
  • Case Discussions - Surgical and Transcatheter Interventions in ACHD
  • Imaging to guide trans-catheter procedures presented by Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn
  • Functional testing in ACHD presented by Dr. Jeannette Lin
  • Supraventricular arrhythmias in ACHD presented by Dr. Ravi Mandapati
  • Lifetime arrhythmia risk in ACHD presented by Dr. Jeremy Moore
  • CT angiography in ACHD presented by Dr. John Moriarty
  • Utilizing the ECG in ACHD presented by Dr. Joseph Perloff
  • Cardiac MRI in ACHD presented by Dr. Pierangelo Renella
  • Ventricular arrhythmias in ACHD presented by Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar
  • Transcatheter Valve Replacement presented by Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn
  • Heart Transplantation in ACHD presented by Dr. Mario Deng
  • Vascular angioplasty and stenting in congenital heart diseases presented by Dr. Alvaro Galindo
  • Ventricular assist devices in ACHD presented by Dr. Hillel Laks
  • VSD, PDA and collateral closure presented by Dr. Daniel Levi
  • New materials and hybrid procedures presented by Dr. Brian Reemtsen
  • ASD Closure with and without pulmonary hypertension presented by Dr. Abraham Rothman
  • PFO closure, evidence for and against presented by Dr. Jonathan Tobis