Adult Cardiac Skills: Coronary

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Course Chair: *John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM  Welcome and Introduction
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John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s

Controversies CABG

8:05 AM - 8:15 AM

How to Harvest BITA Grafts: Best Practices
Teresa M. Kieser, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta

8:15 AM - 8:25 AM

How to Harvest RA Grafts: Best Practices
*John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s

8:25 AM - 8:35 AM

How to harvest SVG Grafts: Best Practices
*Song Wan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

8:35 AM - 8:45 AM Storage Solutions for CABG Conduits
*Louis P. Perrault, Montreal Heart Institute Department of Surgery

Graft Configuration

8:45 AM - 8:55 AM           How to Deploy BITA Grafts
8:55 AM - 9:05 AM How to Deploy RA Grafts
*James Tatoulis, Royal Melbourne Hospital
9:05 AM - 9:15 AM Composite Arterial Conduits
David Glineur, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
9:15 AM - 9:25 AM How to Deploy SVG Grafts
*Ki-Bong Kim, Seoul National University Hospital
9:25 AM - 9:35 AM New External Stents for SVG Grafts
*David P. Taggart, University of Oxford
9:35 AM - 9:45 AM Panel Discussion
David Glineur, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
*Ki-Bong Kim, Seoul National University Hospital
*John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s
*David P. Taggart, University of Oxford
*James Tatoulis, Royal Melbourne Hospital
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break

Graft Assessment by Transit Time Flow Measurement and Imaging

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM                           The Physics of Transit Time Flow Measurement: What Do The Numbers Mean?
Gabriele Di Giammarco, University G D'Annunzio-Chieti
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM When Should I Revise a Graft? Cases in Which TTFM Made a Difference
*David P. Taggart, University of Oxford

OPCAB: Best Practices

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM                  How to Position the Heart for OPCAB
10:35 AM - 10:50 AM       Tips and Tricks for Precise, Reproducible OPCAB
*John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s
10:50 AM - 11:05 AM MIDCAB and Multivessel CABG via Thoracotomy
*Marc Ruel, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Robotic CABG

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM Single Vessel LITA-LAD via Microthoracotomy
*Michael E. Halkos, Emory University at Midtown
11:20 AM - 11:35 AM TECAB with Anastomotic Connectors
Husam H. Balkhy, University of Chicago
11:35 AM - 11:50 AM Hybrid Coronary Revascularization
Francis P. Sutter, Lankenau Medical Center
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
Gabriele Di Giammarco, University G D'Annunzio-Chieti
*John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s
*Marc Ruel, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Francis P. Sutter, Lankenau Medical Center

Adult Cardiac Skills: Mitral Valve

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Course Chair: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System*Marc R. Moon, Washington University

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Welcome and Introduction
*David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System
*Marc R. Moon, Washington University

Session I: Toolbox for Mitral Valve Repair

8:05 AM - 8:15 AM Direct Access Approaches
*Anelechi Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Health System
8:15 AM - 8:25 AM Mini-thoracotomy Planning and Execution
*Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University
8:25 AM - 8:35 AM Transeptal and Interatrial Groove Valve Exposure
Percy Boateng, Mount Sinai Health System
8:35 AM - 8:50 AM Discussion
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Basic Resection Strategy
*Gilles D. Dreyfus, Cardiothoracic Centre of Monaco
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Chordal Replacement Strategy
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM Edge to Edge Strategy
*Ottavio R. Alfieri, University of Rochester
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Annulopasty Strategy
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM Discussion
9:50 AM - 10:10 AM Coffee Break

Session II:  Advanced Strategies

10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Commissurotomy and Leaflet Stripping
Taweesak Chotivatanapong, Chest Disease Institute
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM Patch Augmentation
*Vinay Badhwar, West Virginia University
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Complex Annular Pathology
*Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Discussion
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM Complex Endocarditis
Ahmed El-Eshmawi, Mount Sinai Health System
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM Anterior Leaflet Prolapse
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM Posterior Leaflet Resection
*Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern University
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM  Discussion

Adult Cardiac Skills: Aortic Root

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Course Chair: *Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University

Moderators: *Lars G. Svensson, Cleveland Clinic, *Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University

1:00 PM - 1:12 PM Leaflet Repair Techniques in TriLeaflet and BAV
*Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University
1:12 PM - 1:24 PM Annuloplasty:  Subcommissural, IntraAnnular Suture Techniques, and External and Internal Rings
*Gebrine El-Khoury, University Catholique de Louvain
1:24 PM - 1:36 PM Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement with the Remodeling Technique is the Optimal Approach
*Hans-Joachim Schaefers, University Hospital
1:36 PM - 1:48 PM Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement with Reimplantation into a Straight Graft is the Most Durable Approach
*Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
1:48 PM - 2:00 PM Aortic Root Surgery for the Marfan Patient--Special Considerations
*Duke E. Cameron, Massachusetts General Hospital
2:00 PM - 2:12 PM BioBentall with Future TAVR Valve-in-Valve is the Best Approach
*Joseph S. Coselli, Baylor College of Medicine
2:12 PM - 2:24 PM Partial Sternotomy or Right Anterior Thoracotomy for Aortic Root and Arch Operations
*Eric E. Roselli, Cleveland Clinic
2:24 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion

Adult Cardiac Skills: Atrial Fibrillation

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Course Chair*Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., Washington University

Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Surgery: How I Do It

Mitral Surgery/AF Ablation

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM Sternotomy Approach
*Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern University
1:10 PM - 1:20 PM Right Minithoracotomy Approach
*Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., Washington University


AVR / CABG / AF Ablation

1:20 PM - 1:30 PM CABG Off/On Pump
*John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM Panel Discussion
1:40 PM - 1:50 PM MAZE 4 Procedure
Harold G. Roberts, Jr., West Virginia University Heart & Vascular Institute
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM Panel Discussion

 

Lone Atrial Fibrillation Surgery: How I Do It

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM Minimally Invasive Cryo-MAZE Procedure
*Niv Ad, West Virginia University 
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM Totally Thoracoscopic Approach
James Longoria, Sacramento Cardiovascular Surgeons Medical Group
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Hybrid Ablation
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Management of the Left Atrial Appendage
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion

Adult Cardiac Skills: Transcatheter Valve Therapies 

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Course Chair: *Wilson Y. Szeto, University of Pennsylvania 

 1:00 PM - 1:05 PM  Welcome and Introduction
*Wilson Y. Szeto, University of Pennsylvania

Aortic Valve 

Moderators: *Wilson Y. Szeto, University of Pennsylvania, *Michael J. Reardon, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center

1:05 PM - 1:15 PM Transfemoral TAVR for Surgeons: Challenging Scenarios and Complications
*Vinod H. Thourani, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
1:15 PM - 1:25 PM Alternative Access TAVR: Tips and Tricks
*Michael J. Reardon, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
1:25 PM - 1:35 PM Cerebral Embolic Protection During TAVR
Saif Anwaruddin, University of Pennsylvania
1:35 PM - 1:45 PM Transcatheter Valve in Valve Implantation for Failed Aortic and Mitral Bioprosthesis: Tips and Tricks
*Isaac George, New York Presbyterian Hospital
1:45 PM - 1:55 PM Panel Discussion

Mitral Valve

Moderators: *Wilson Y. Szeto, University of Pennsylvania, *Mathew WilliamsNew York University

1:55 PM - 2:05 PM Transeptal Access: A "How to Do It" for Surgeons
Gilbert Tang, Mount Sinai Health System
2:05 PM - 2:15 PM Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair: Edge to Edge Leaflet Repair
*Mathew Williams, New York University
2:15 PM - 2:25 PM Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair: Direct and Indirect Annuloplasty
Paolo Denti, San Raffaele University Hospital
2:25 PM - 2:35 PM  Transapical Chordal Repair for Mitral Regurgitation
Ahmed El-Eshwami, Mount Sinai Health System
2:35 PM - 2:45 PM Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement for Mitral Regurgitation
*Wilson Y. Szeto, University of Pennsylvania
2:45 PM - 2:55 PM Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in Patients with Sever MAC
Robert L. Smith, Baylor Scott & White Cardiac Surgery Specialists
2:55 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion

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