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Thursday 18th October

Abbott

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:        12:45-14:00
Room:      Space 3: Botticelli
Contact:   Marc-Oliver Berndt

The latest advanced surgical treatment options for Heart Failure

Chair: H Reichspurner

The Role of MCS in advanced HeartFailure Management
H Reichspurner

Review of Contemporary Outcomes in Long-term LVAD Support
To be announced

Enhancing the Surgical Experience with the HeartMate™ 3 LVAD
J Schmitto

Programme: Coming soon

AtriCure Europe bv

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 3
Contact:   Evelyne Kulk

Surgical Management of the Left Atrial Appendage: A Must or a Myth?

Faculty: T. Hanke MD, M. Bergmann MD, T. Lewalter MD, B. van Putte MD

 

Reserve your seat by emailing AFConnect@AtriCure.com

CytoSorbents

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Brown 2
Contact:   Kristin von Hammerstein

Update on the role of CytoSorb hemoadsorption in cardiac surgery patients

Chairs: Jan Gummert, Bad Oeynhausen and Guillaume Lebreton, Paris

MOF in ECMO patients and the impact of CytoSorb therapy – 3 years’ experience
Federico Pappalardo, Milan

Clinical effects of intraoperative hemoadsorption in acute infective endocarditis – A case series
Daniel Wendt, Essen 

Improved outcome of patients undergoing heart transplant with CytoSorb – Results from an observational study
Endre Nemeth, Budapest

Intraoperative removal of Ticagrelor to reduce bleeding complications in emergency cardiac surgery Experiences from Hamburg
Michael Schmoeckel, Hamburg

Getinge

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Space 2: Raphael
Contact:   Lucienne Van De Klundert

Physician Assistant in Cardiovascular Surgery – share best practices and experiences

Chairmen: Prof. Borger and Prof. Falk

Canada best practices and experiences
Bob Kiaii

Netherlands best practices and experiences
Richard van Valen

United Kingdom best practices and experiences
Bhuvaneswari Krishnamoorthy

USA best practices and experiences
Brian Mullin PA-C

JOTEC GmbH/ CryoLife Inc.

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:        12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 5
Contact:   Angela Kremer-Wohlfahrt

Current perspectives in the treatment of valvular and aortic diseases

Co-Chairpersons:
Prof. M. Shrestha, Hannover Hospital, Germany
Prof. H. Jakob, Essen Hospital, Germany

For the healthy 50-year old man with severe AS: SAVR with the On-X Mechanical Prosthesis should be the first (and last) procedure.
Dr. J. Puskas, Mount Sinai Health System, New York

Mechanical valves vs biological valves: Why should the pendulum swing back to mechanical valves.
Prof. B. Meuris, Leuven Hospital, Belgium

Update on the management of the aortic arch pathology.
Prof. M. Grabenwöger, Vienna Hospital, Austria

LivaNova

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Space 4: Titian
Contact:   Elisabetta Gibertoni

Latest Innovations in Cardiac Surgery Procedures and Perfusion Management

Medtronic

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 6
Contact:   Lorraine Chavagnac

Medtronic

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Brown 1
Contact:   Lorraine Chavagnac

Nordic Pharma

Date:        Thursday 18 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 1 & 2
Contact:   Rita Benkirane

Aprotinin in Cardiac Surgery: An unprecedented come back

Saturday 20th October

AtriCure Europe bv

Date:        Saturday 20 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 6
Contact:   Evelyne Kulk

Combining Forces for Persistent AF: Novel Approaches in Hybrid Teams

Faculty: JS Gill MD, F Yang MD, F Sebag MD, K. Zannis MD, M. Zembala MD

 

Reserve your seat by emailing AFConnect@AtriCure.com

Edwards Lifesciences

Date:        Saturday 20 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Brown 3
Contact:   Vincenzo Grimaudo

Pathways to Breakthrough Innovation in Cardiac Surgery

European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusionists (EBCP)

Date:        Saturday 20 October
Time:        08:30-17:00
Room:      Space 2: Raphael
Contact:   Leen Vercaemst

18th European Conference on Perfusion Education and Training

Medistim

Date:        Saturday 20 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 5
Contact:   Anne Waaler

Intraoperative graft and aorta assessment: How to improve results in the OR

Lessons learned from the 1000 Patient REQUEST Registry

Chairs: Prof David Taggart and Prof Richard Prager

Quality Issues For Bypass Grafts
R Prager, University of Michigan

Summary of the REQUEST study final results
D Taggart, University of Oxford

How to interpret TTFM: What do the numbers actually mean
D Wendt, University of Essen

Two cases where TTFM changed the operation
JD Puskas, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, NY

Two cases where TTFM changed the operation
T Kieser, University of Calgary

Two cases where ultrasound imaging changed the operation
G Di Giammarco, University of Chieti

Discussion

 

Medtronic

Date:        Saturday 20 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 3
Contact:   Lorraine Chavagnac

Preparing for the Future in MR

Chairs: David Adams, Hendrik Treede

Welcome and Intros
David Adams

Mitral Valve Regurgitation: The Unmet Need in Medicine Today
Thomas Modine

Intrepid Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Global Pilot Study Outcomes: Lessons Learned
Vinyak Bapat

TMVR Case Review
Michael Reardon

Debate: TMVR is not or is not the future of MR

  • Pro: Vinnie Bapat
  • Con: Didier Tchetche
  • Rebuttal
  • Final Vote

Panel Discussion: Preparing for the Future in MR
Q& A

Learning Objectives
Attend this session if you want:

  • To understand unmet needs of patient care in MVR.
  • To learn about developments in TMVR procedures and lessons learned.
  • To be able to summarize perspectives on future treatments for MR.

Terumo Aortic

Date:        Saturday 20 October
Time:       12:45-14:00
Room:      Amber 1 & 2
Contact:   Helen Paterson

The future of aortic surgery: Where is it going and who can we treat?

Exhibitors List

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