Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease

The Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease Course will run from 25 – 27 April 2023 in Windsor. This Course will be available online and in-person, all times shown below are local UK times.  TUESDAY 25 APRIL 08:55 Welcome and introduction SESSION 1: ASSESSEMENT OF AORTIC VALVE DISEASE AND TREATMENT CHOICE 09:00 Surgical anatomy of the aortic valve 09:30 Aetiology, assessment and indications for aortic valve intervention - Part 1 10:15 Valve prosthesis choice 10:45 Break 11:15 Aetiology, assessment and indications for aortic valve intervention - Part 2 11:45 TAVI - technical aspects and patient selection 12:15 Right assess for the right patient (min-sternotomy, RAT, full sternotomy) 12:45 Lunch SESSION 2: AORTIC VALVE MDT 14:00 Aortic valve guidelines 14:30 MDT 16:30 Close WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL IN-PERSON ONLY: SESSION 3: HANDS-ON PART 1 09:00 Aortic valve wetlab 12:30 Lunch IN-PERSON ONLY: SESSION 4: HANDS-ON PART 2 14:00 Mitral/Tricuspid/AF wetlab 17:30 Close THURSDAY … Continue reading "Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease"

The Fundamentals in Valvular Heart Disease Course will run from 25 – 27 April 2023 in Windsor.
This Course will be available online and in-person, all times shown below are local UK times. 

TUESDAY 25 APRIL
08:55 Welcome and introduction
SESSION 1: ASSESSEMENT OF AORTIC VALVE DISEASE AND TREATMENT CHOICE
09:00 Surgical anatomy of the aortic valve
09:30 Aetiology, assessment and indications for aortic valve intervention – Part 1
10:15 Valve prosthesis choice
10:45 Break
11:15 Aetiology, assessment and indications for aortic valve intervention – Part 2
11:45 TAVI – technical aspects and patient selection
12:15 Right assess for the right patient (min-sternotomy, RAT, full sternotomy)
12:45 Lunch
SESSION 2: AORTIC VALVE MDT
14:00 Aortic valve guidelines
14:30 MDT
16:30 Close
WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL
IN-PERSON ONLY:
SESSION 3: HANDS-ON PART 1
09:00 Aortic valve wetlab
12:30 Lunch
IN-PERSON ONLY:
SESSION 4: HANDS-ON PART 2
14:00 Mitral/Tricuspid/AF wetlab
17:30 Close
THURSDAY 27 APRIL
SESSION 5: EVIDENCE AND GUIDELINES FOR INTERVENTION 
09:00 Surgical anatomy of the mitral and tricuspid valves
09:45 Mitral valve
10:15 Tricuspid valve
10:45 Break
SESSION 6: SURGICAL TECHNIQUES
11:15 Mitral valve replacement
11:45 Mitral valve repair techniques
12:15 Tricuspid valve repair/replacement
12:45 Lunch
14:00 Transcatheter technologies
14:30 Surgical treatment of AF
15:00 Break
15:15 Mitral valve MDT
17:00 Close

Programme and faculty subject to change.

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
25-27 April 2023 (3 day course)

Location
Windsor, UK

Course Director
A Ranasinghe, Birmingham

Course Format
In-person meeting
Mix of online and in-person interactive lectures
MDT session
Hands-on wetlab

Course Fee
This course is available online and in-person.

In-person registration fees include all sessions, breaks, lunch and dinner on one evening.
In-person fees (Windsor,UK):
To be announced

Online registration fees include all sessions, except sessions 3 and 4.  Kindly note there is no interactive function and you will not be able to interact with Faculty and other attendees.
Hybrid fees (online only):
To be announced

Course Overview
The “Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery” – series focusing particularly on valvular heart disease – aortic, mitral and tricuspid.
The lectures of the course are covering clinical aspects from the diagnosis of coronary artery disease to advanced investigations and medical therapy necessary for the decision-making and treatment of the patients.  In the case studies session the participants are invited to join the discussions of selected cases, exchange experience and discuss questions.

Target Audience
Skills Level 1 – Residents in training with the course content closely allied to the EBCTS syllabus.

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Faculty

  • Aaron Ranasinghe