AATS/STS Congenital Heart Disease Symposium:
What Are We Doing Today to Improve Tomorrow

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Sunday, April 29, 2018 | 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Course Chairs: +Ron Angona, University of Rochester Medical Center, *Viktor Hraska, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, +James Reagor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, *Luca A. Vricella, Johns Hopkins Hospital

7:30 AM - 7:40 AM

Welcome and Introduction
*Luca A. Vricella, Johns Hopkins Hospital
*Viktor Hraska, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
+Ron Angona, University of Rochester Medical Center

How Small is Too Small: Decision Making and Techniques 

7:40 AM - 7:55 AM

Aortic Arch Hypoplasia / Coarctation
*Victor T. Tsang, Great Ormond St. Hospital for Children NHS Trust

7:55 AM - 8:10 AM

Interrupted Aortic Arch with Small Aortic Root
*James S. Tweddell, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

8:10 AM - 8:25 AM

Warm Perfusion During Aortic Arch Reconstruction in Neonates 
James Hammel, Children's Hospital & Medical Center

8:25 AM - 9:40 AM

Borderline LV: Criteria and Novel Methods for a Biventricular Circulation
*Sitaram M. Emani, Boston Children's Hospital

8:40 AM - 8:55 AM Let it Go: Is a Single Ventricle Always Better for Borderline Left Hearts
*Richard G. Ohye, University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center
8:55 AM - 9:10 AM

Isolated Congenital Mitral Valve Stenosis, When to Abandon the Biventricular Circulation
*Christian P. Brizard, Royal Children's Hospital

9:10 AM - 9:25 AM Unbalanced Atrioventricular Septal Defect
*David P. Bichell, Vanderbilt University
9:25 AM - 9:40 AM Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum with Borderline Tricuspid Valve
*Emile A. Bacha, Children's Hospital of New York
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM Coffee Break

Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Neonates <2 Kg

10:10 AM - 10:25 AM Outcomes in Small Neonates
*Marshall L. Jacobs, Johns Hopkins Hospital
10:25 AM - 10:40 AM Surgical Perspective
*V. Mohan Reddy, University of California San Francisco
10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

Perfusionist Perspective: CPB for the Sub-2000 Gram Neonate: Techniques, Strategies, and Lessons Learned
+Chelsea Capone, ‎University of California San Francisco

10:55 AM - 11:10 AM Neonatologist / Intensivist Perspective

Ganga Krishnamurthy, Children's Hospital of New York

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Legends Luncheon
*Thomas L. Spray, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Anatomy
Paul Weinberg, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Natural History of CCTGA: Implications for Different Treatment Pathways
Heidi M. Connolly, Mayo Clinic
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Physiological Repair and Palliation of CCTGA: Is It Ever Appropriate and For Which Patient?
*Christopher A. Caldarone, Hospital for Sick Children
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Left Ventricular Training: Feasibility and Effectiveness – What Are The Limits
David Barron, Birmingham Children's Hospital
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Anatomic Repair: The Double Switch (and Complications)
*Viktor Hraska, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Anatomical Repair of CCTGA the Senning-Rastelli and Hemi-Mustard
*Frank L. Hanley, Standford University
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Late Systemic Ventricular Function, Late Systemic AV Valve Function
*Joseph A. Dearani, Mayo Clinic
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Mechanical Support and Transplantation for End-Stage Dysfunction with cCTGA
*David L. Morales, Cincinnatti Children's Hospital
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Panel Discussion

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