Cardiology Live Webinar | September 20, 2022, 7 pm (CEST) / 1 pm (EDT)
Update on Advanced Echo in Heart Failure
As a chronic, progressive condition and endpoint of a variety of cardiovascular diseases, heart failure (HF) is a growing problem worldwide. In heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), the assessment of cardiac function is even more complex. Early detection through screening programs is therefore essential. The recent development of AI-assisted techniques is expected to help clinicians increase the value of preventive screening by enabling faster, simpler, and most importantly, more robust measurements with less variability to improve productivity and clinical confidence.
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Live Demonstration of a Cardiac Ultrasound Examination
Presentation and Discussion of Heart Failure Cases
Why you should watch the recording of this webinar
Experience how to perform state-of-the-art echo examinations.
Learn more about the value left atrial (LA) strain can add to your echo examinations.
Learn how left ventricular (LV) strain can be used to assess left ventricular performance.
Get information on what 3D echo can add to your exams.
INFORMATION ON SPEAKERS AND THEIR PRESENTATIONS
Moderator: Dr. Joanne D. Schuijf, PhD
Clinical Research Manager, Global RDC
Canon Medical Systems Europe
Zoetermeer, the Netherlands
Dr. Joanne Schuijf is a Clinical Research Manager working as a member of the Global Research & Development Center in Canon Medical Systems Europe and is responsible for managing clinical research and development programs with luminary customers. In addition, she is one of the company's experts on cardiovascular imaging having over 15 years of experience in the field. She holds a PhD in Medicine from Leiden University, the Netherlands and an MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the same university. Her research has been oriented around the use of multimodality imaging techniques for anatomical and functional assessment of patients with coronary syndromes, with a particular interest in cardiac CT. She has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers in major-ranking journals.
Speaker: Prof. Fabian Knebel, MD
Head of the cardiology department
Prof. Dr. Fabian Knebel is the Head of the Department for Internal Medicine II with a focus on cardiology at Sana Hospital Lichtenberg, which is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Professor Knebel specializes in internal medicine and cardiology, and also acquired extensive additional qualifications in the fields of interventional cardiology and cardiac insufficiency of the German Society for Cardiology (DGK). The Department for Internal Medicine II provides cardiopulmonary function diagnostics at the highest level, four places equipped with high-end echocardiography machines and three-dimensional ultrasound, contrast-enhanced echocardiography and deformation imaging. In addition, the state-of-the-art echo lab is certified by the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Furthermore, together with the emergency department, it is certified as a Cardiac Arrest Center (CAC). He is currently co-speaker of the working group on cardiac imaging of the DGK.
Presentation Title: Update on Advanced Echo in Heart Failure
The webinar will focus on the central role of echocardiography in clinical medicine as the initial imaging modality of choice. We will start with suggested views for a standardized examination with an emphasis on image quality and pitfalls. We will then focus on new imaging tools (like 3D, left ventricular and left atrial strain): When are they helpful, how we acquire these images – and how do we interpret them and apply them to the clinical problem of our patients.
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