Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I

The Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I Course will run from 3-7 February 2020. This course is now sold out, please email registration@eacts.co.uk to join the waiting list. MONDAY 3 FEBRUARY 09:30 Welcome and introduction M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva 10:00 Angiographic anatomy of the coronary arteries S Davies, London 10:30 Investigation of coronary artery disease (CAD) … Continue reading "Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I"

The Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part I Course will run from 3-7 February 2020.

This course is now sold out, please email registration@eacts.co.uk to join the waiting list.

MONDAY 3 FEBRUARY
09:30 Welcome and introduction M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva
10:00 Angiographic anatomy of the coronary arteries S Davies, London
10:30 Investigation of coronary artery disease (CAD) S Davies, London
11:00 What do the coronary trials tell us? Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)? S Davies, London
11:30 History of coronary/cardiac surgery A Wahba, Trondheim
12:00 Conduits for coronary surgery A Wahba, Trondheim
12:30 Coronary cases S Davies, London;
T Kieser, Calgary
13:00 Lunch
14:00 My approach to coronary surgery video-clips T Kieser, Calgary
14:30 What drugs should I discharge my patient on post coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and why P Kumar, Swansea
15:00 Break
15:30 Anticoagulation in valve surgery A Wahba, Trondheim
16:00 Indications for aortic valve replacement P Kumar, Swansea
16:30 Techniques in aortic valve replacement; annular enlargement P Kumar, Swansea
17:00 Close
TUESDAY 4 FEBRUARY
09:00 Coronary wetlab
– Harvesting of internal mammary artery (IMA)
– Arterial grafting
– Sequential grafting
M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva;
A de Souza, London;
T Kieser, Calgary;
A Wahba, Trondheim
10:30 Break
11:00 Coronary wetlab
– Harvesting of internal mammary artery (IMA)
– Arterial grafting
– Sequential grafting
M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva;
A de Souza, London;
T Kieser, Calgary;
A Wahba, Trondheim
12:00 Hybrid re-vascularisation A de Souza, London
12:30 The Naked Surgeon: measuring outcomes and transparency S Nashef, Cambridge
13:00 TUTE: evaluating the risk of surgery on prognostic grounds S Nashef, Cambridge
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Aortic valve replacement wetlab M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva;
A de Souza, London;
T Kieser, Calgary;
A Wahba, Trondheim
16:00 Break
16:30 Aortic valve replacement wetlab M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva;
A de Souza, London;
T Kieser, Calgary;
A Wahba, Trondheim
17:30 Close
WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY
09:00 On pump or off pump coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva
09:30 Myocardial management M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva
10:00 Complications of myocardial infarction: left ventricular aneurysm, ventricular septal defect (VSD), mitral regurgitation M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva
10:30 Break
11:00 Practical points and pitfalls for coronary surgery M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva
12:00 Non-operative technical skills for surgeons S Rooney, Birmingham
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support Adrian Levine, Stoke-on-Trent
14:30 Indications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation S Davies, London
15:00 Break
15:30 Results of transcatheter aortic valve implantation S Davies, London
16:00 Critical care 1 A Curry, Southampton
16:30 Critical care 2 A Curry, Southampton
17:00 Close
THURSDAY 6 FEBRUARY
09:00 Genetics of thoracic aneurysms
S Large, Cambridge
09:30 Natural history of thoracic aneurysms S Large, Cambridge
10:00 Anatomy of the aortic valve and root Marek Jasinski, Wroclaw
10:30 Break
11:00 How I do Bentall (Replacing), David (Reimplantation) and Yacoub (Remodelling) root procedures Marek Jasinski, Wroclaw
11:30 The indications for Re-implantation and Remodelling of the aortic root Marek Jasinski, Wroclaw
12:00 Indications for, and I how I would do the Ross procedure M Petrou, London
12:30 Is just replacing the ascending aorta the best operation for acute Type A Dissection M Petrou, London
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Cardiopulmonary bypass – theoretical R Trimlett, London
15:00 Break
15:30 Intra-aortic balloon pump – practical R Trimlett, London
16:00 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO): principles and practice R Trimlett, London
17:00 Close
FRIDAY 7 FEBRUARY
09:00 Echocardiogram for surgeons S Rahman Haley, London
11:00 Understanding cardiac computed tomography J Stirrup, Reading
11:30 Understanding cardiac magnetic resonance J Baksi, London
12:00 Pericardial disease and pericardiectomy S Livesey, London
13:00 Lunch and close

Programme and faculty subject to change.

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
3-7 February 2020 (4.5 day course)

Location
Windsor, UK

Course Directors
S Livesey, London
M Cikirikcioglu, Geneva

Course Format
Interactive lectures
Hands on wetlabs and practical sessions

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 4 and Thursday 6 February 2020.

*Scholarship applications are now closed.

Course Overview
This is the first in a series of three “Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery” courses being held at EACTS House in Windsor in 2020. The course and accompanying wetlab will cover all aspects of coronary artery surgery, aortic valve replacement and aortic root surgery. The Course Directors have advised that delegates bring their own loupes if they would like to, for the wetlab session on Tuesday 4 February.

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.

Please click here for the EACTS Academy terms and conditions.

Faculty

  • Steven Livesey
  • Mustafa Cikirikcioglu
  • Simon Davies
  • Teresa Kieser
  • Pankaj Kumar
  • Alexander Wahba
  • John Baksi
  • Samer Nashef
  • Andy Curry
  • Marek Jasinski
  • Mario Petrou
  • Shelley Rahman Haley
  • Anthony de Souza
  • James Stirrup
  • Richard Trimlett
  • Stephen Rooney
  • Adrian Levine
  • Stephen Large