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INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES

We are delighted to offer a range of sponsorship opportunities to Industry partners participating in this year’s Annual Meeting in Barcelona – whether in-person or virtually.

The support of our industry partners is important. As we develop more flexible and innovative ways to communicate and share educational content, we are excited to offer new engagement opportunities for our industry partners. The EACTS Annual Meeting is the largest event for the cardiothoracic community, attracting several thousand delegates. It provides the perfect forum to promote your products and services to the world’s leading cardiothoracic surgeons as well as physicians in related specialties, residents and allied health professionals.

We look forward to working with you. For full details and pricing, please contact INDUSTRY@EACTS.CO.UK

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

The following companies will be organising satellite symposia during  the 35th Annual Meeting.

These sponsored programmes do not form part of the official scientific programme of EACTS.

Wednesday 13th October

The European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion

Date: Wednesday 13 October
Time: 08:00-17:00
Room: 211
Contact: gerdy.debeuckelaere@ebcp.eu

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EBCP Annual Meeting / 21st ECOPEAT / Barcelona 13/10/2021

 

ECOPEAT Symposium Details

Thursday 14th October, 12:45-14:00

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 112
Contact: infoEMEA@abbott.com

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Combining Technology and Experience to excel with LVAD Therapy

Moderators: Bart Meyns, Belgium, Ivan Knezevic, Slovenia   

Opening
Bart Meyns, Belgium

Guidelines update on LVAD therapy and the Power of Teamwork
Serm Lim, UK

The position of LVAD in 2021
Ivan Knezevic, Slovenia

The challenge with small BSA and LVAD
Bart Meyns, Belgium

Improving patient outcomes by means of advanced surgical approaches with the HeartMate 3™ LVAD
Alexander Bernhard, Germany

Q&A
Bart Meyns, Belgium, Ivan Knezevic, Slovenia

 

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 114
Contact: Andrea Philippen – aphilippen@abiomed.com

MCS 2021 – New Perspectives in Cardiac Surgery on Generation of Evidence

Moderators: Professor Volkmar Falk, Professor Payam Akhyari

Getting insight into the use of MCS in Cardiac Surgery in Germany – IMCARS registries
Professor Andreas Böning

OPCAB – Surgery – does pMCS offer new perspectives – PRIME
Dr Mehmet Oezkur

5.5. New opportunities in validation – The Impact Trial
Professor Hermann Reichenspurner

 

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45 – 14:00
Room: 111
Contact: Kim Campbell – kcampbell@atricure.com

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AF Management in the Operating Room: building a Standard of Care

Moderator: Nicolas Doll, MD – Schüchtermann Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany

How to personalize an AF ablation strategy
Manuel Carnero, MD – Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Surgical considerations for effective LAA management
Thorsten Hanke, MD – Asklepios Klinikum Harburg, Hamburg, Germany

Hybrid AF therapies for the most complex patients
Syed Ahsan, MD – Barts Heart Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK

 

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45 – 14:00
Room: 113
Contact: Kristin von Hammerstein – marketing@cytosorbents.com

Hemoadsorption with CytoSorb in various cardiac surgery indications

Moderator: Christian Hagl, Munich, Germany

Removal of Ticagrelor to reduce bleeding complications and costs in high urgency operations
Stephan Geidel, Hamburg, Germany

The challenge to master refractory vasoplegic shock
Nandor Marczin, Harefield, UK

Feasibility and safety aspects in heart transplantation
Endre Németh, Budapest, Hungary

ECMO in combination with hemoadsorption in cardiac surgery patients
Leonardo Gottin, Verona, Italy

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 211
Contact: Lorraine Chavagnac – lorraine.chavagnac@medtronic.com

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Optimizing outcomes for AF patients in standalone and concomitant procedures

Moderators: Professor H. Reichenspurner, Professor J. Roussel

Thoracoscopic ablation with Gemini-s – step by step
N. Verberkmoes (Eindhoven) NL

Electrophysiological findings after surgical ablation – what to expect after a Gemini-s procedure
J. Luermans (Maastricht) NL

Long-term follow-up of thoracoscopic ablation for long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation
Jerry Braun (Leiden) NL

Concomitant procedures beyond the mitral valve – how we treat it
Simon Pecha (Hamburg) GE

Panel discussion
All

Please click HERE for the PDF programme

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 116/117
Contact: Lorraine Chavagnac – lorraine.chavagnac@medtronic.com

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The future of SAVR: the big debate

Moderators: Professor Kappetein MDT CMO, Professor Kempfert DHZ

Aortic Stenosis Treatment: Today and Tomorrow
Mr. Anthony De Souza Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital Royal Brompton, UK

Live in the box. The fastest SAVR: a step by step procedure
Professor Kempfert DHZ Berlin, Germany

Live in the box: Techniques that make complex SAVR easy
Professor Leprince, France

A valve that can last a lifetime: whats behind durability
Professor Klautz Leiden, Netherlands

Creating the future of clinical confidence. Announcing ACE Real-world Registry
Professor Bart Meuris UZ Leuven, Belgium

Wrap up panel discussion
All

Please click HERE for the PDF programme

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 212
Contact: Lorraine Chavagnac – lorraine.chavagnac@medtronic.com

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TAVI innovation and the new VHD guidelines – the evolving role of Cardiac Surgeon

Moderator: Dr .T. Modine

New updates on ESC/EACTS VHD guidelines – what do they mean to us?
Prof. M. Sitges

How clinical data is transforming device selection for TAVI patients
Dr. T. Modine

Contemporary implantation techniques to help minimize PPI and PVL rates
Ass. Prof. Dr. M. Andreas

Live in the box case with the new EvolutTM PRO+
Prof. H. Treede

Please click HERE for the PDF programme

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 115
Contact: Birgit Mueller –  birgit.mueller@medela.com

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ERACS – Managing Postoperative Risks

Moderator: Professor Jörg Ender

Fast Track vs. Safe Track – Preventing and Managing Postoperative Complications
Professor Marjan Jahangiri

Surgical Bleeding – When to Re-Explore
Professor Michael Borger

Pain Management for CTV Patients – Challenges and New Possibilities
Dr Anna Flo Forner

Postoperative Care – In Search for the Holy Grail
Professor Jörg Ender

Q&A Session

Free lunch provided

Please click HERE for the full online programme

Thursday 14th October, 18:00-19:15

 

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 18:00 – 19:15
Room: 111
Contact: info@berlinheart.de

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Benchmark results with pulsatile VADs

Moderators: Prof. Dr. Christof Schmid, Regensburg

Opening Words
Prof. Dr. Christof Schmid, Regensburg

EXCOR in INTERMACS 1 patients
Prof. Dr. Christian Hagl, Munich

From short term to long term VAD – when and how?
Prof. Dr. Arjang Ruhparwar, Essen

Decision making BVAD versus LVAD – high survival in both groups
Dr. Sven-Erik Bartfay, Göteborg

Combination of pulsatile and continuous flow devices in challenging cases – proof of concept
Prof. Dr. Jens Garbade, Bremen

Panel discussion: EXCOR in BVAD support
Moderated by Schmid, with Ruhparwar, Bartfay, Garbade, Hagl, Livi

Closing Words
Prof. Dr. Christof Schmid, Regensburg

Date: Thursday 14 October
Time: 18:00 – 19:15
Room: 112
Contact: Sonia Hennou – Sonia_Hennou@edwards.com

100’000 implants with INSPIRIS RESILIA aortic valve: why Real-World Evidence is crucial?

Moderators: Jose-Luis Pomar, Joseph E. Bavaria, Gino Gerosa

18:00 – 18:15 Importance of Real-World Evidence today
Hanneke Takkenberg

18:15 – 19:00 Single center experience with INSPIRIS RESILIA aortic valve
Alfred Kocher, Augusto D’Onofrio

Health economic data with INSPIRIS RESILIA aortic valve
Bart Meuris

Please click HERE for the PDF programme

Friday 15th October, 12:45-14:00

Date: Friday 15 October
Time: 12:45 – 14:00
Room: 211
Contact: infoEMEA@abbott.com

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Mitral Valve replacement in the current era: new guidelines and practical considerations to tailor the treatment to every patient

Moderators: Hans-Joachim Schäfers, Homburg, Germany

EACTS/ESC Guidelines update and implications
Hans-Joachim Schäfers, Homburg, Germany

The impact of guidelines on MVR in the near future
Jean-François Obadia, Lyon, France

A valve-for-life: when a myth becomes reality
Lorenzo Menicanti, Milan, Italy

TMVR: when innovation leads to new possibilities. Patient selection and medical management
Lenard Conradi, Hamburg, Germany

Q&A and Key Takeaways

Date: Friday 15 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 114
Contact: Andrea Philippen – aphilippen@abiomed.com

What can pMCS offer in CS – extending options for bridge to & innovative concepts

Moderators: Professor Guillaume Lebreton, Professor Gregor Warnecke

Prolonged support with pMCS making bridge to scenarios more flexible
Dr Alexander Bernhardt

Combined Tx ECMO and pMCS – where is there a benefit in Cardiac Surgery?
Professor Evgenij Potapov

Any new solutions in structural heart disease using pMCS?
Dr Bastian Schmack

 

Date: Friday 15 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 113
Contact: Kristin von Hammerstein – marketing@cytosorbents.com

Role of CytoSorb hemoadsorption therapy in endocarditis patients

Moderator: Carlos Mestres, Zurich, Switzerland

Intraoperative use – First results from the REMOVE trial
Torsten Doenst, Jena, Germany

Intraoperative and postoperative use – Which patients benefit most?
Daniel Wendt, Essen, Germany

Can hemoadsorption reduce the amount of postoperative vasoactive drugs?
Anna Holmén, Gothenburg, Sweden

We need an individualized approach – Results of a large retrospective study
Jurij Kalisnik, Nuernberg, Germany

Date: Friday 15 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 111
Contact: Angela Kremer-Wohlfahrt – Kremer-Wohlfahrt.Angela@cryolife.com

Treatment options for Arch Pathologies: from the Acute to the Chronic

Moderators: Professor Dr. Martin Grabenwöger, Vienna and PD Dr. Konstantinos Tsagakis, Essen

The AMDS hybrid prosthesis concept in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection treatment
Prof. Dr. Jörg Kempfert, Berlin

Frozen Elephant Trunk with hybrid prosthesis: minimally invasive approach
PD MUDr. Tomas Holubec PhD, Frankfurt

Aortic Arch repair with Frozen Elephant Trunk: the Hannover approach
Prof. Dr. Malakh Shrestha, Hannover

Management of residual dissection of the aortic arch post type A surgical repair
Prof. Augusto D’Onofrio PhD, Padova

Date: Friday 15 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 112
Contact: Sonia Hennou – Sonia_Hennou@edwards.com

Mitral innovation landscape: Embrace the change!

Moderators: Ruggero De Paulis, Michael Borger

12:45 – 13:00 Mitral Regurgitation: the challenge of disease identification
Marta Sitges

13:00-13:15  Mitral repair: Why should MIS become the standard of care?
Michael Borger

13:15-13:30 The Physio Flex annuloplasty ring: the latest innovation in open annuloplasty
Ruggero de Paulis

13:30-13:45 New beating heart strategies to treat primary mitral insufficiency
Nicolas Doll

13:45-14:00 Q&A and Panel discussion

Please click HERE for the PDF programme

Date: Friday 15 October
Time: 12:45-14:00
Room: 116/117
Contact: Lorraine Chavagnac – lorraine.chavagnac@medtronic.com

Website

Physiological Mitral repair: Latest innovations and Technical Show-case

Moderators: Professor Lange, Professor Musumeci

Chairman’s Welcome & Short Intro
Professor Lange Germany, Professor Musumeci, Italy

Future of Mitral Repair. Physiologic choices
Professor Musumeci, San Camillo Hospital, Roma, Italy

First mid-term clinical evidence on physiological Simulus Annuloplasty Ring
Professor Lange, Deutsches, Herzzentrum, München, Germany

Fully Endoscopic Mitral Repair: step-by-step procedure
Dr. Solinas ESTAR S/E SIENA – Osp. Le Scotte, Italy

Robotic Mitral repair: live in the box tutorial
Dr. Palmen Lieds Universitair Medisch Centrum (LUMC) Netherlands

Wrap-up & Thank you to the participants
Professor Lange Germany, Professor Musumeci, Italy

Please click HERE for the PDF programme

By attending these satellite sessions please be aware that you will be giving permission for your personal details to be shared with the company holding the symposium.

The 35th EACTS Annual Meeting has been assessed as COMPLIANT.

Exhibitor List 2021

The EACTS trade exhibition is an important and most time efficient way to keep up to date with new to market technology, state of the art products, innovations and developments in the cardiothoracic market.  The exhibiting companies are looking forward to meet the people that matter to their business in one place, demonstrate new products and attract interest from new prospects and existing customers.

The support of our industry partners is important. As we develop more flexible and innovative ways to communicate and share educational content, we are excited to offer new engagement opportunities for our industry partners.

We look forward to working with you.  For full details and pricing, please contact industry@eacts.co.uk