Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part III

The Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery course will run from 23-27 October 2017 MONDAY 23 OCTOBER 09:00 Welcome and introduction S Livesey, Southampton 09:15 Anatomy of the mitral and tricuspid valves V Tran, London 09:45 Echo assessment of mitral and tricuspid valves and ventricular function N A Marsan, Leiden 10:30 Break 11:00 Indications for tricuspid valve surgery … Continue reading "Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part III"
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The Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery course will run from 23-27 October 2017

MONDAY 23 OCTOBER
09:00 Welcome and introduction S Livesey, Southampton
09:15 Anatomy of the mitral and tricuspid valves V Tran, London
09:45 Echo assessment of mitral and tricuspid valves and ventricular function N A Marsan, Leiden
10:30 Break
11:00 Indications for tricuspid valve surgery M De Bonis, Milan
11:30 Indications for mitral valve surgery M Palmen, Leiden
12:00 Access for operations M Palmen, Leiden
12:30 Mitral repair techniques 1 M De Bonis, Milan
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Mitral repair techniques 2 M Palmen, Leiden
14:30 Repair of the tricuspid valve M De Bonis, Milan
15:00 Break
15:30 Management of right ventricular failure in the setting of mitral valve disease N A Marsan, Leiden
16:00 Introduction to surgery of atrial fibrillation M Castella, Barcelona
17:00 Close
TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER
09:00 Mitral / tricuspid wetlab M Castella, Barcelona;
M De Bonis, Milan;
M Palmen, Leiden
10:30 Break
11:00 Mitral / tricuspid wetlab continued M Castella, Barcelona;
M De Bonis, Milan;
M Palmen, Leiden
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Mitral wetlab (replacement) M Castella, Barcelona;
M De Bonis, Milan;
M Palmen, Leiden
15:00 Break
15:30 Cox maze wetlab M Castella, Barcelona
17:00 Close
WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER
09:00 Minimal invasive mitral valve surgery P Sardari Nia, Maastricht
09:30 Mitral simulator P Sardari Nia, Maastricht
10:30 Break
11:00 Atrial anatomy and physiology S Benussi, Zurich
11:30 Indications for surgical atrial fibrillation ablation S Benussi, Zurich
12.00 Techniques in surgical atrial fibrillation ablation M Castella, Barcelona
12:30 New developments in surgery of atrial fibrillation M Castella, Barcelona
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Atrial fibrillation: medical management, catheter ablation – techniques, indications, limitations M Castella, Barcelona
15:00 Break
15:30 Results of clinical trials in atrial fibrillation S Benussi, Zurich
16.00 Transcatheter mitral valve techniques C Quarto, London
16:30 Mitral cases S Livesey, Southampton;
C Quarto, London
17:00 Close
THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER
09:00 Carcinoid heart disease S Rooney, Birmingham
09:45 Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy E Quintana, Barcelona
10:30 Break
11:00 Diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism D Jenkins, Cambridge
11:30 Pulmonary endarterectomy D Jenkins, Cambridge
12:15 Statistics for cardiac surgeons G Hickey, Liverpool
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Endocarditis – surgical treatment J Kluin, Amsterdam
15:00 Break
15:30 Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis. A cardiologist’s view B Prendergast, London
16:30 Endocarditis – clinical cases J Kluin, Amsterdam;
E Quintana, Barcelona
17:00 Close
FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER
09:00 The EBCTS exam T Graham, Birmingham
09:30 Indications for aortic root surgery T Schachner, Linz
10:00 Rationale for valve sparing root replacement T Schachner, Linz
10:30 Break
11:00 The Bentall operation T Schachner, Linz
11:30 Techniques in valve sparing aortic root surgery T Schachner, Linz
12:00 Results of valve sparing root replacement G Tsang, Southampton
12:30 Clinical cases T Schachner, Linz
G Tsang, Southampton;
13:00 Lunch & close

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
23-27 October 2017 (5 day course)

Location
Windsor, UK

Course Director/s
S Livesey, Southampton

Course Format
Interactive lectures
Hands on wetlab

Course Fee
Members: €595 inclusive of 20% UK VAT
Non-Members: €675 inclusive of 20% UK VAT

Fee includes lunch, refreshments and dinners on Tuesday 24 and Thursday 26 October 2017

*Scholarships are available for this course – for further information please Click Here

Course Overview
Basic principles of cardiac surgery part III.  The course will cover the following topics: Mitral and tricuspid valves, arrhythmia, endocarditis, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, carcinoid and aortic root. The course will offer expert hands-on wet-lab training.

Target Audience

Cardiac and cardio-thoracic surgeons; Residents and fellows in cardiac surgical training programmes

Learning Objectives
Experienced lecturers from all parts of Europe will present a systematic overview of topics, using advanced teaching techniques

Faculty

  • Steven Livesey
  • Stefano Benussi
  • Manuel Castella
  • Michele De Bonis
  • Tim Graham
  • Graeme Hickey
  • David Jenkins
  • Jolanda Kluin
  • Nina Ajmone Marsan
  • Meindert Palmen
  • Bernard Prendergast
  • Cesare Quarto
  • Eduard Quintana
  • Peyman Sardari Nia
  • Thomas Schachner
  • Vi-Hue Tran
  • Geoff Tsang