1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Keynote Session: Collaborative Research in Mechanical Circulatory Support: From Idea to Reality
Shashank Sinha (Inova Fairfax Medical Center, USA)
3:15 pm - 3:20 pm
3:20 pm - 3:45 pm
Nir Uriel (University of Chicago, USA) "Collaborative Research in Mechanical Circulatory Support: From Idea to Reality"
3:45 pm - 3:50 pm
3:50 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Putting the Patient Before the Pump: Improving Patient Care, Selection and Experience
Daniel Burkhoff (Columbia University, USA) and Kavitha Muthiah (St. Vincent's Private Hospital Sydney, Australia)
5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Pankaj Jain (St Vincent's Hospital, Australia) "Myocardial Oxygen Consumption with Exercise in cfLVAD Patients: Insights from Pressure Volume Loop Analysis"
5:45 pm - 5:50 pm
5:50 pm - 6:05 pm
Paulino Alvarez (University of Iowa, USA) "Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in Patients with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices: Utilization Patterns, Related Procedures and Complications"
6:05 pm - 6:10 pm
6:10 pm - 6:25 pm
Ann Nguyen (University of Chicago, USA) "Normalization of Metabolic Status After LVAD Implantation Is Associated with Heart Failure Free Survival"
6:25 pm - 6:30 pm
6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Aditi Nayak (Emory University, USA) "CCR5 Expression Is Lower in Women, and Mediates Sex-Based Differences in Post-LVAD Right Ventricular Failure"
6:45 pm - 6:50 pm
6:50 pm - 7:05 pm
Khadijah Breathett (University of Arizona, USA) "Is the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion Linked to Change in Rate of Ventricular Assist Device Implantation by Race?"
7:05 pm - 7:10 pm
7:10 pm - 7:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Smaller, Smarter, Safer: The Remaining Challenges in MCS Design and Operation
Geoff Tansley (Griffith University, Australia) and Bente Thamsen (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Christoph Gross (Medical University of Vienna, Austria) "LVAD Support During Exercise: Hemodynamics from Clinical Observations to Insights from a Computational Simulator"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Roland Graefe (ReinVAD GmbH, Germany) "VAD-Circulation Interaction: The VAD's Perspective"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Diane de Zélicourt (University of Zurich, Switzerland) "Speed Modulation Sequences and Their Impact on VAD Fluid Dynamics: What Can We Learn from the HVAD and HeartMate 3?"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Jeffrey Gohean (Windmill Cardiovascular Systems, USA) "Model-Based Kalman Filtering for Pressure and Flow Estimation with a Two Piston Toroidal Pump"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Sharona Bistry Gutterman (Leviticus Cardio, Israel) "Leviticus FiVAD (Full Implanted Ventricular Assist Device): The World's First Wireless, Rechargeable VAD System"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Future of MCS: Clinical, Engineering and Management Perspectives
Dmitry Telyshev (I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Russia) and Eduardo Rame (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
1:30 pm - 1:40 pm
Arthur Garan (Columbia University, USA) "The Next Generation of Mechanical Circulatory Support: A Roadmap for Developing the Perfect Pump"
1:40 pm - 1:50 pm
1:50 pm - 2:00 pm
Tonya Elliott (MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, USA) "The Evolving Role of the VAD Coordinator in the Dynamic MCS Field"
2:00 pm - 2:10 pm
2:10 pm - 2:20 pm
Geoff Tansley (Griffith University, Australia) "Patients: The Missing Link in the VAD Story"
2:20 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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