Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part III

The Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery Course will run from 1-5 October 2018. MONDAY 1 OCTOBER 09:00 Welcome and introduction S Livesey, Southampton 09:15 Anatomy of the mitral and tricuspid valves S Livesey, Southampton 09:45 Echo assessment of mitral and tricuspid valves and ventricular function N Marsan, Leiden 10:30 Break 11:00 Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis – a cardiologist's … Continue reading "Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part III"
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The Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery Course will run from 1-5 October 2018.

MONDAY 1 OCTOBER
09:00 Welcome and introduction S Livesey, Southampton
09:15 Anatomy of the mitral and tricuspid valves S Livesey, Southampton
09:45 Echo assessment of mitral and tricuspid valves and ventricular function N Marsan, Leiden
10:30 Break
11:00 Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of endocarditis – a cardiologist’s view B Prendergast, London
11:30 Indications for tricuspid valve surgery M Palmen, Leiden
12:00 Indications for mitral valve surgery M De Bonis, Milan
12:30 Access for mitral valve surgery M Palmen, Leiden
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Mitral repair techniques 1 M De Bonis, Milan
14:30 Mitral repair techniques 2 M Palmen, Leiden
15:00 Break
15:30 Repair of the tricuspid valve M De Bonis, Milan
16:00 Management of right ventricular failure in the setting of mitral valve disease N Marsan, Leiden
17:00 Close
TUESDAY 2 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

Introduction to surgery of atrial fibrillation

Cox maze wetlab

M Castella, Barcelona
17:00 Close
WEDNESDAY 3 OCTOBER
09:00 Atrial anatomy and physiology S Benussi, Zurich
09:30 Indications for surgical atrial fibrillation ablation S Benussi, Zurich
10:30 Break
11:00 Techniques in surgical atrial fibrillation ablation M Castella, Barcelona
12:00 Atrial fibrillation: medical management, catheter ablation – techniques, indications, limitations M Castella, Barcelona
13:00 Lunch
14:00 New developments in surgery of atrial fribillation 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
17:00 Close
THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER
09:00 Epidemiology and pathophysiology of ischaemic MR B Shah, Southampton
09:30 Echo aspects of ischaemic MR B Shah, Southampton
10:00 Understanding the trials J Braun, Leiden
10:45 Break
11:15 The Leiden approach J Braun, Leiden
11:45 Surgical aspects of ischaemic MR S Livesey, Southampton
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Endocarditis E Quintana, Barcelona
15:00 Break
15:30 Endocarditis – clinical cases E Quintana, Barcelona
17:00 Close
FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER
09:00 Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy E Quintana, Barcelona
09:45 Carcinoid heart disease S Rooney, Birmingham
10:30 Break
11:00 Diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism F Taghavi, Cambridge
11:30 Pulmonary endarterectomy F Taghavi, Cambridge
12:15 Statistics for cardiac surgeons S Grant, Manchester
13:00 Lunch & close

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
1-5 October 2018 (5 day course)

Location
Windsor, UK

Course Director
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 2 and Thursday 4 October 2018

*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

  • Stefano Benussi
  • Jerry Braun
  • Manuel Castella
  • Michele De Bonis
  • Steven Livesey
  • Nina Ajmone Marsan
  • Meindert Palmen
  • Bernard Prendergast
  • Cesare Quarto
  • Eduard Quintana
  • Benoy Shah