AACIO Spring Dinner meeting Mar 2011

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 Room: Armstrong Ballroom 8th Floor Phone: 504-525-2500

03 Apr 2011
6:00-10:00 pm

Program Agenda
6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Registration and Reception

Scientific Program
6:45 – 8:00 p.m. Scientific Program
            Chairpersons: Drs. Kul Aggarwal and Navin C. Nanda

6:45 – 7:05 p.m. Prevalence of hyponatremia in patients with heart failure and why it is important to diagnose it. Srinivas Murali, M.D.

7:05 – 7:25 p.m. Management of hyponatremia in heart failure with particular reference to the minorities. Debasish Roychoudhury, M.D.

7:25 – 7:50 p.m. Advances in pacemaker technology: MRI safe pacemakers. Kul Aggarwal, M.D.

7:45 – 8:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Questions from the Audience. Srinivas Murali, M.D., Debasish Roychoudhury, M.D., Kul Aggarwal, M.D. and Navin C. Nanda, M.D.

8:00 – 8:20 pm Young Investigator Presentations and Awards

8:20 – 8:30 pm AACIO Honoree Presentations

8:30 pm Dinner (Indian Cuisine)


Kul Aggarwal, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Missouri and Chief, Cardiology Section, Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital, Columbia, Missouri

Srinivas Murali, MD, Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, and Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Medical Director, The Gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Navin C. Nanda, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director, Heart Station/Echocardiography Laboratories, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. Director, Echocardiography Laboratories, The Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, Birmingham, Alabama

Debasish Roychoudhury, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York