Earl E. Bakken Surgical Device Symposium 2021

14th Annual EARL E. BAKKEN SYMPOSIUM 2021:

Cardiopulmonary Thromboembolic Disease: Insights and Innovations

Friday, November 12th, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
McNamara Alumni Center or Live Zoom Webinar, Minneapolis, MN

 

Format: Live In-person and Live Webinar options

This activity is planned and hosted by the University of Minnesota Department of Surgery. For questions about the course, including venue information, please contact the Department of Surgery at dosadmin@umn.edu or 612-626-1999.

Presented by the University of Minnesota Department of Surgery, this course is designed to highlight new technological advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Cardiopulmonary Thromboembolic Disease.

Each year we assemble a program of noted clinical experts and key industry professionals to discuss a selected medical device and/or therapy. This annual symposium highlights critical information about cutting-edge medical devices and therapies that surgeons and health care professionals need to stay up to date in their specialty.


This course is ideal for Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons, Radiologists, Surgical Residents and Fellows, Physician Assistants, other health professionals, as well as medical device developers, interested in increasing their knowledge of cardiac devices and the innovation process from theory to approved clinical device.  


Objectives
  1. Describe the variety of treatments and interventions available for patients with pulmonary embolism.
  2. Identify best practices in medical therapies for patients with pulmonary hypertension.
  3. Discuss the risk factors for pulmonary embolism in patients with COVID.
  4. Evaluate and determine the optimal care plan for patients with COVID who have an increased risk of pulmonary embolism.
  5. Explain new technologies available to treat chronic thromboembolic disease.
  6. Identify patients who will benefit from innovative interventions for the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism.

 

Registration

Live In-Person (McNamara Alumni Center)

Physician: $160

Other Healthcare Professional: $100

Medical Industry Professional: $130

Resident/Fellow/Student: $0

 

Live Webinar (Zoom)

Physician: $90

Other Healthcare Professional: $50

Medical Industry Professional: $90

Resident/Fellow/Student: $0

 

We continue to monitor the situation with the delta variant closely. We will follow Minnesota Department of Health and University guidelines around in-person events. Note that those opting for in person attendance may have to pivot to attending via the live webinar. If this situation arises, those impacted will be notified via email and a refund reflecting the difference in price between in-person and virtual registration will be issued.

If you would like to change your registration from in-person to virtual, we request that you do so no later than Thursday, November 4th.

 

On-site registration: If you register on-site, you must register online with your computer or mobile device and pay by credit card. Phone-in registration with credit card payment will be accepted

 

Additional Information

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, the registration fee, less a $50 administrative fee, will be refunded if we receive a two-week notice prior to the activity. No refunds will be made after that. 

UMN Office of Continuing Professional Development (OCPD) and/or our partner in providing the activity reserves the right to cancel any activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event the activity is cancelled, registration fees will be refunded. UMN OCPD and/or our partner in providing the activity is not responsible for any travel-related costs, charges, or expenses, including but not limited to fees assessed by airline, travel, or lodging agencies.

Special Needs Requests

Special needs can be indicated when registering for an activity. If you missed the special needs field, please email cme@umn.edu with your special needs request as well as the activity you will be attending. Please note requests cannot always be honored on-site.

 

  • AGENDA
  • AGENDA

    Course Directors: Stephen Huddleston, MD, Ryan Knoper, MD, and Thenappan Thenappan, MD
    *Speaker(s) listed without a zoom or pre-recorded designation will be in person.

    7:15 Registration and Breakfast


    8:00 Introductions:
    Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD, MHA, Jay Phillips Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery,
    University of Minnesota
    Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, Dean of the Medical School, University of Minnesota (pre-recorded)


    8:25 Welcome and Opening:
    Paul Iaizzo, PhD, FHRS, FIEEE, Professor, Department of Surgery, Associate Director for the
    Institute for Engineering in Medicine, Medtronic Professor for Visible Heart Research®,
    University of Minnesota
    Brief History of Drs. Earl E. Bakken and C. Walton Lillehei’s Collaboration


    Session 1: Acute Pulmonary Embolism


    8:40-9:50 Moderators:
    Ryan Knoper, MD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of
    Minnesota
    Stephen Huddleston, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Director – Lung Transplant Program,
    Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery – St. John’s Hospital


    8:40 Keynote Lecture: Samuel Goldhaber, MD, Associate Chief and Clinical Director, Division
    of Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor, Harvard Medical School (Zoom)
    Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Where we are now and where do we go from here?


    9:10 Christina Fanola, MD, MSC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine,
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota (pre-recorded)
    Etiology, Acute Assessment, and Anticoagulation Strategies

    9:30 Andrew Shaffer, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of
    Minnesota
    Surgical Approaches and Innovation for Acute Pulmonary Embolism


    9:50 Mike Rosenberg, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Medical Director –
    Interventional Radiology & Vascular Imaging
    Interventional Radiology in Acute Pulmonary Embolism


    10:10 Thomas Tu, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Inari Medical®
    Device Development for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): A Long and Winding Road


    10:30 Panel Discussion – Q&A


    10:50 Refreshment Break

    Session 2: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Vascular Disease 

    11:10-12:50 Moderators:
    Thenappan Thenappan, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota
    Marc Pritzker, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of
    Minnesota


    11:10 Keynote Lecture: Olaf Mercier, MD, PhD, Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Paris-Saclay
    University, Scientific Director of the French Society of Thoracic Surgery (Zoom)
    Pathogenesis of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Insights from Large Animal
    Models


    11:30 Kurt Prins, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of
    Minnesota
    Diagnosis and Medical Management of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension


    11:50 Irene Lang, MD, Professor, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Pulmonary Balloon Angioplasty of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension – Past,
    Present, and Future


    12:10 Ryan Knoper, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota
    Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension –
    Past, Present, and Future


    12:30 Panel Discussion – Q&A


    12:50 Lunch Break

    Session 3: COVID-19: Managing Novel Pulmonary Vascular Complications with Innovative Therapies


    1:50-4:00 Moderators:
    Paul Iaizzo, PhD, FHRS, FIEEE, Professor, Department of Surgery, Associate Director for the
    Institute for Engineering in Medicine, Medtronic Professor for Visible Heart Research®,
    University of Minnesota
    Rosemary Kelly, MD, C. Walton and Richard C. Lillehei Professor and Chief, Division of
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chief of the Cardiovascular Service Line – Fairview Health Services,
    Program Director – Cardiothoracic Fellowship Program


    1:50 Dr. Yoshio Sako Named Lecture
    Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH, CEO, University of Minnesota Physicians
    A Personal and Professional Experience with COVID


    2:30 Panel Discussion – Q &A


    2:40 Jeffrey Chipman, MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Critical Care/Acute Care Surgery,
    University of Minnesota (pre-recorded)
    ECMO and Other COVID Treatments: Experience from a Cohort Hospital


    3:00 Tony Prisco, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota
    ECMO and NorthSouth Syndrome


    3:20 Stephen Huddleston, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Director
    – Lung Transplant Program, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery – St. John’s Hospital
    Lung Transplantation and COVID-19


    3:40 Panel Discussion, Q & A


    4:00 Closing Remarks

  • Accreditation
  • Accreditation

    Accreditation
    In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Credit Designation Statements

    American Medical Association (AMA) 
    The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

    Other Healthcare Professionals 
    Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their certificate of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

  • Learning Objectives
  • Learning Objectives

    • Identify current treatments to provide clinical care for heart failure patients.
    • Describe how interventional cardiology and electrophysiology plays a role in the management of heart failure.
    • Explain the unique physiology of heart failure in single ventricle circulation.