An Evening with Strain

Date: November 25, 2019

Time: 05:00PM - 07:00PM

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This webinar will focus on the emerging field of strain echocardiography, with lectures on physical and physiological principles, methodology, acquisition and trouble-shooting tips, and discussions of the diagnostic impact of strain in various disease states, including cardio-oncology, heart failure, and congenital heart disease. The expert faculty will also discuss implementation of the new category 1 CPT Code for myocardial strain imaging early next year (93356). Brief lectures will be interspersed with plenty of panel discussions, illustrative cases, and Q&A time with on-line attendees during this live and interactive event.

Program Agenda:

Physical Meaning and Principles of Strain
    James Thomas, MD, FASE
    Northwestern Medical Group

Acquisition and Troubleshooting
Madeline Jankowski, RDCS, FASE
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Applications in Cardio-oncology
    Nausheen Akhter, MD, FASE
    Northwestern Medical Group

Applications in Heart Failure and Coronary Artery Disease
    Roberto Lang, MD, FASE
    University of Chicago Medical Center

Applications in Valvular Heart Disease
    James Thomas, MD, FASE
    Northwestern Medical Group

Applications in RV Function and Pulmonary Hypertension
    Roberto Lang, MD, FASE
    University of Chicago Medical Center

Applications in Congenital Heart Disease
    Bruce Landeck, II, MD, FASE
    Children’s Hospital Colorado

Issues of Intervendor Agreement
  James Thomas, MD, FASE
  Northwestern Medical Group


Nausheen Akhter, MD, FASE-none
Madeline Jankowski, RDCS, FASE, Caption Health, Consultant
Bruce Landeck, II, MD, FASE-none
Roberto Lang, MD, FASE- Philips Imaging Systems: Advisor; Consultant, Caption Health, Consultant
James D. Thomas, MD, FASE- Abbott/Consultant, Edwards/Consultant, GE/Speaker / Speaker's Bureau, Caption Health /Consultant /Employment Affiliation
ASE Staff- None