Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles, California


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Supported by:
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
Los Angeles, CA

Officially Endorsed by:
THE HEART FAILURE SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Affiliated With:
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY

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19th Annual

Heart Failure 2015
Update on Diagnosis and Therapy

COURSE DIRECTOR
Uri Elkayam, MD, FACC

CO-DIRECTOR
Anil K. Bhandari, MD, FACC

SUPPORTED BY
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
Los Angeles, CA

OFFICIALLY ENDORSED BY
THE HEART FAILURE SOCIETY OF AMERICA

AFFILIATED WITH
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CARDIOLOGY

COURSE OVERVIEW
The 19 Annual Heart Failure 2015: An Update on Therapy will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the historic and luxurious Millennium Biltmore hotel in Los Angeles. This year’s program will provide a comprehensive update on the prevention, diagnosis and management of Heart Failure (HF). The program includes lectures presented by experts in the field combined with interactive panel discussions. The extensive list of topics includes an update on the most recent guidelines for the management of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, HF and pulmonary hypertension. New approaches for the management of acute and chronic HF, use of MRI and biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis, diagnosis and management of HF due to valvular disease, sleep apnea, cardio-oncology, newly approved devices for remote hemodynamic monitoring, arrhythmias, and use of electrophysiological devices and cardiac assist devices for the treatment of severe HF. As in past years, this year’s program was designed to provide a high level and clinically relevant update with the goal of improving the care of patients with heart failure.

SYMPOSIUM OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Provide guidelines for recommended therapy and for the management of hypertension and elevated cholesterol.
2. Select the most appropriate drugs and devices for the treatment of acute and chronic heart failure.
3. Incorporate the most rational use of biomarkers and MRI for the diagnosis and management of patients with heart failure.
4. Evaluate and manage pulmonary hypertension.
5. Use remote hemodynamic monitoring for the prevention of hospitalizations.
6. Diagnose and treat chemotherapy related myocardial toxicity.
7. Evaluate and manage patients with HF and valvular heart disease.
8. Diagnose and treat sleep apnea.
9. Identify patients at need to be evaluated for transplantation and cardiac mechanical support.
10. Implement contemporary and effective therapy for patients with HF and atrial fibrillation.

ACCREDITATION
The conference is currently being evaluated by an accrediting agency and more information will be posted soon.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION     
Please enroll early as registration is limited. Online registration opens soon.

LOCATION and ACCOMMODATIONS
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90071
Reservations: 800-245-8673
Phone: 213 624 1011
>www.millenniumhotels.com

For Reservations call the hotel directly: 800-245-8673

The Millennium Biltmore Hotel has been the premier choice for celebrities, presidents and dignitaries for nearly 90 years. Few Los Angeles hotels boast the ideal locale and sumptuous comforts this luxury hotel has to offer. Situated at the heart of L.A's vibrant cultural district, the hotel is just steps away from major attractions, such as L.A. Live, the Ahmanson Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall and Dodger Stadium.
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HOTEL RESERVATIONS
To register and receive the symposium courtesy rate please call the hotel's reservation line at 800-245-8673 and let the agent know you are attending the 19th Annual Symposium - Heart Failure 2015

Reservation Deadline: March 12, 2015. If your reservation is not received prior to cut-off date, reservations will only be accepted subject to availability. Please specify that you plan to attend the 19th Annual Symposium - Heart Failure 2015 so you can receive our special course rate. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for course participants and will be reserved as requests are received.
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PARKING
On Saturday parking is available for $7 in the Pershing Square Lot. Valet parking at the Biltmore is $20.

Valet parking is available for overnight guests at the rate of $42 and overnight self-parking at Pershing Square is $22. Overnight parking cannot be validated.

CANCELLATIONS
Because of advance planning requirements, a full refund less a $50.00 processing fee will be given if you cancel. Please cancel in writing and postmark by March 16, 2015. No refunds will be given after March 16, 2015.

FURTHER INFORMATION
Complete Conference Management
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San Diego, CA  92103

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