Annuloplasty for Aortic Valve Repair: A practical approach

The Annuloplasty for Aortic Valve Repair: A practical approach course will run in-person from 20-22 March 2024
  • 20 – 22 Mar 2024
  • Paris, France
  • In Person

Event Information

  • Date/Duration

    20-22 March 2024 (2.5 day course)

  • Course Venue

    Institut de Cardiologie
    Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière
    Paris, France

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    Wetlab Venue
    Ecole de Chirurgie
    8/10 Rue des Fossés Saint Marcel
    75005 PARIS

  • Course Director

    E Lansac, Paris

  • Course Fees

    Members: €575 inclusive of VAT
    Non-Members: €675 inclusive of VAT

    Fee includes lunch and refreshments.

    In order to enhance interaction we have limited the number of participants to 60, allowing for active and free discussions.

    Optional Course Dinner:
    An optional group dinner will be held on Thursday 21 March for a fee of €75.00

  • Course Format

    Invited presentations, live surgeries, technical video sessions and technical wetlab on anatomical hearts

    Please note: Hepatitis B vaccination is required for the wetlab. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify their vaccination status.

  • Target Audience

    Cardiac surgeons and advanced residents, echo cardiographers (cardiologists and anaesthesiologists). Heart team consisting of surgeons and echographers is encouraged.

  • Accreditation

    This course is Ethical MedTech compliant, full details can be found here.

    EACTS Academy terms and conditions.

Course Overview

The programme will provide in-depth training of aortic valve repair from valve sparing root replacement to isolated aortic valve repair for tricuspid, bicuspid and unicuspid valve including pediatric AV repair. The aim is to integrate state-of-the-art into daily practice as well as to challenge current knowledge through lectures from our international faculty, live surgeries, detailed technical video sessions and wetlab on human hearts.

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying good candidates for aortic valve repair.
  • Learning the surgical steps for a reproducible repair from valve sparing root replacement and isolated aortic valve repair surgery.
  • Management of specific situations or failures.
  • Setting up of a network with colleagues for an active aortic valve repair programme.
  • Setting up an evaluation of the results (implementation of database or participation to existing registries).

Course programme