Fetal Cardiology Symposium Lecture Schedule
Fetal Cardiology Symposium Lecture Schedule

Registration and Breakfast Children's Mercy Auditorium

7 – 7:45 a.m.

Introductory Comments

7:45 a.m.  Welcome
Tara Swanson, MD

7:50 a.m. 
Family Experience with a Fetal Diagnosis of CHD

Introduction to Fetal Echocardiography
Moderator: Sanket Shah, M.D. 

8 a.m.  Regional Prenatal CHD Detection and Practices 
Lori Erickson, APN

8:25 a.m.  Fetal Embryology and Transition from Fetal to Postnatal Cardiovascular Circulation
Girish Shirali, M.D.

8:50 a.m.  Indications and Techniques for Performing an Optimal Fetal Evaluation
Anitha Parthiban, M.D.

9:15 a.m.  Fetal Doppler Assessment of Arterial and Venous Systems 
Dev Maulik, M.D.

9:40 a.m.  Question and Answer Panel

Morning Break with Refreshments

9:50 – 10:10 a.m.  
Overview of Structural Cardiac Disease
Moderator:
Lori Erickson, APRN 
(Interactive Audience response system and cardiac pathology specimen demonstration)

10:10 a.m. Four-chamber view: Normal and Abnormal
Tara Swanson, MD

10:45 a.m. Outflow Tract View: Normal and Abnormal
Anitha Parthiban, MD

11:20 a.m. Additional Cardiac Views: Normal and Abnormal
Sanket Shah, M.D.

11:50 a.m. Question and Answer Panel

Lunch Break 

12 - 1 p.m.

Beyond Structural Heart Disease
Moderator: 
Tara Swanson, MD 

1:00 p.m. Fetal Arrhythmias - Evaluation and Treatment
John Papagiannis, MD

1:25 p.m. Evaluation of Congestive Heart Failure
Cristiano Jodicke, M.D.

1:50 p.m. Genetic and Teratologic Considerations in CHD
Susan Starling-Hughes, Genetic Counselor

2:15 p.m. Current Children's Mercy Obstetric Practices for Pregnancies with Fetal CHD
Timothy Bennett, M.D.

2:40 p.m.- Question and Answer Panel 

Afternoon Break with Refreshments

2:50-3:15 p.m.

Therapies and Oddities: 
Moderator: David Mundy, M.D.

3 p.m. Prenatal and Emergent Postnatal Intervention for CHD
Corey Iqbal, MD

3:25 p.m. Introduction to Postnatal Surgical Management of CHD
James O’Brien, M.D. 

3:50 p.m. Complex Case Presentations at Children's Mercy 
Tara Swanson, M.D.

4:15 p.m. Question and Answer Panel

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