Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery Part I

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COURSE PROGRAMME

The course will run from 2-6 February 2015

MONDAY 2 FEBRUARY
08:30 Introduction and test
09:00 History of cardiac surgery
09:30 Heart physiology
10:30 Break
11:00 Cardiac critical care I
12:00 Cardiac critical care II
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Anatomy of the heart
15:00 Extra corporeal circulation (standard)
15:30 Break
16:00 Extra corporeal circulation (complex)
16:30 Myocardial management (principles)
17:00 Myocardial management (complex)
17:30 Close
TUESDAY 3 FEBRUARY
08:30 Fundamentals of echocardiogram
09:00 Q&A
09:30 Assessment of valvular heart disease
10:30 Break  
11:00 Cyanotic heart disease I  
12:00 Cyanotic heart disease II
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Computerised tomography angiography of heart  
14:30 Cardiovascular magnetic resonance
15:00 Coarctation, patent ductus arteriosus
15:30 Break  
16:00 Atrial septal defect
16:30 Ventricular septal defect
17:00 Hypoplastic left heart
17:30 Close
WEDNESDAY 4 FEBRUARY
08:30 Choice of therapy for aortic valve disease
09:00 WETLAB - Aortic valve repair
09:30 WETLAB - Aortic root repair
10:30 Break  
11:00 Mitral WETLAB 1  
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Mitral WETLAB 2  
15:30 Break  
16:00 Atrial fibrillation surgery
16:30 Ischaemic mitral regurgitation  
17:00 Close  
THURSDAY 5 FEBRUARY
08:30 Assessment of coronary artery disease
09:00 Techniques of revascularization
09:30 Coronary WETLAB
Left internal thoracic artery to left anterior descending on and off-pump with simulator
13:00 Lunch  
14:00 Choice of conduits  
14:30 Coronary WETLAB
Sequential grafting
16:30 Trials and guidelines in coronary artery bypass surgery
17:30 Close
FRIDAY 6 FEBRUARY
08:30 Mechanical complications of myocardial infarction
09:00 Valve prostheses for aortic valve repair
09:30 Videos of aortic valve repair
10:00 Break
10:30 Review of transcatheter aortic valve implantation and transmitral valve repair
11:30 Endocarditis
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Tumours of the heart
13:30 Guidelines for aortic disease
14:00 Implementing guidelines
14:30 Multiple choice questions
15:00 Close