Minimally Invasive Techniques in Adult Cardiac Surgery

This Minimally Invasive Techniques in Adult Cardiac Surgery (MITACS) course will run from 27-28 June 2019 THURSDAY 27 JUNE (08:30-18:00) Part 1: The aortic valve Moderators: H Eggebrecht, Frankfurt; T Modine, Lille; T Walther, Frankfurt Live Cases: Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) upper ministernotomy F Emrich, Frankfurt Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) lateral minithoracotomy J … Continue reading "Minimally Invasive Techniques in Adult Cardiac Surgery"
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This Minimally Invasive Techniques in Adult Cardiac Surgery (MITACS) course will run from 27-28 June 2019

THURSDAY 27 JUNE (08:30-18:00)

Part 1: The aortic valve

Moderators: H Eggebrecht, Frankfurt; T Modine, Lille; T Walther, Frankfurt
Live Cases:
Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR)
upper ministernotomy
F Emrich, Frankfurt
Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR)
lateral minithoracotomy
J Kempfert, Berlin
Presentations and live-in-a-box videos:
Aortic valve disease: Screening and imaging WK Kim, Bad Nauheim
Trial update: TAVI vs. SAVR in low risk patients
– A surgeon’s perspective T Modine, Lille
– A cardiologist’s perspective H Eggebrecht, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box: Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR)
upper ministernotomy
A Van Linden, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box: Transfemoral TAVI H Treede, Bonn
Live-in-a-box: Transfemoral TAVI M Vasa-Nicotera, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box: Transfemoral TAVI M Arsalan, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box: Transapical TAVI H Schröfel, Freiburg
TAVI durability T Walther, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box: Transaxillary TAVI A Schäfer, Hamburg
How to…
How to set up a MITACS programme P Sardari Nia, Maastricht
How to become a hybrid surgeon N Bonaros, Innsbruck
How to build a functioning heart team T Noack, Leipzig
 
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Part 2: The aorta

Moderators: M Borger, Leipzig; M Czerny, Freiburg; J Vojacek, Hradec Kralove
Live Cases:
Aortic valve reimplantation (upper ministernotomy) T Holubec, Frankfurt
Aortic arch replacement (upper ministernotomy) P Risteski, Frankfurt
Presentations and live-in-a-box videos:
Hemodynamics of aortic valve and root: Implications for surgery E Girdauskas, Hamburg
Aortic root surgery: When to repair, when to replace the valve M Borger, Leipzig
Live-in-a-box: Bentall-de Bono (upper ministernotomy) M Castella, Barcelona
Long-term outcomes in aortic valve repair J Vojacek, Hradec Kralove
Live-in-a-box: Sleeve root replacement (upper ministernotomy) G De Cicco, Brescia
Minimally invasive approach to the ascending aorta and the aortic arch G Wimmer-Greinecker, Bad Bevensen
Live-in-a-box: Debranching and thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) in zone 1 M Czerny, Freiburg
Live-in-a-box: Redo arch replacement G Esposito, Milan
Long term outcomes of arch surgery M Borger, Leipzig
Future options in thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) M Czerny, Freiburg
Invited Lecture: Update on tissue engineered valves M Emmert, Zürich
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FRIDAY 28 JUNE (08:30-18:00)

Part 3: Coronary surgery

Moderators: V Falk, Berlin; P Sardari Nia, Maastricht; AM Zeiher, Frankfurt
Live Cases:
Off‐pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) with anastomotic device P Suwalski, Warsaw
Hybrid revascularization part 2: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) M Vasa-Nicotera, Frankfurt; S Fichtlscherer, Frankfurt
Presentations and live-in-a-box videos:
Functional imaging C Walther, Frankfurt
Current coronary guidelines V Falk, Berlin
Live-in-a-box: OPCAB: Aorta no-touch with endoscopic radial artery A Van Linden, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box: Arterial revascularization through lateral minithoracotomy O Babliak, Kyiv
Live-in-a-box: Multivessel minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB) P Davierwala, Leipzig
Hybrid coronary revascularization N Bonaros, Innsbruck
Live-in-a-box: Hybrid revascularization part 1: MIDCAB T Holubec, Frankfurt
Heart team discussion on cases: How would I treat/how did I treat? T Bauer, M Borger, F Emrich, S Fichtscherer, U Hink, C Liebetrau, H Nef, P Suwalski, A Van Linden
Coronary imaging in the future A Van Linden, Frankfurt
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Part 4: Atrioventricular valves (mitral & tricuspid)

Moderators: N Doll, Stuttgart; T Holubec, Frankfurt; P Lurz, Leipzig
Live Cases:
Fully endoscopic minimally invasive mitral valve repair (lateral minithoracotomy) J Kempfert, Berlin
Presentations and live-in-a-box videos:
Mitral valve and tricuspid valve – imaging T Noack, Leipzig
Indications for MV and TV treatment T Walther, Frankfurt
Tricuspid interventions P Lurz, Leipzig
Live-in-a-box: Redo minimally invasive tricuspid valve repair (lateral minithoracotomy) J Zacharias, Blackpool
Ablation for atrial fibrillation – what’s new P Suwalski, Warsaw
Live-in-a-box: Endoscopic ablation therapy N Doll, Stuttgart
Left atrial appendage closure: When and how do I do it? L Müller, Innsbruck
Live-in-a-box: Minimally invasive mitral valve repair (lateral minithoracotomy) M Arsalan, Frankfurt
Longer term outcomes of mitral valve surgery and interventional edge to edge repair F Casselman, Aalst
Live-in-a-box: Minimally invasive AV and MV surgery (upper partial sternotomy) P Risteski, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box: Mitral clip C Walther, Frankfurt
Evidence on transcatheter mitral valve repair/reimplantation H Treede, Bonn
Live-in-a-box: TMVI with apical tether T Walther, Frankfurt
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The above programme and faculty is subject to change
Potential conflicts of interest will be declared at the beginning of each presentation.

COURSE INFORMATION

Date/Duration
27-28 June 2019 (2 day course)

Location
University Hospital Frankfurt
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7
60590 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
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Course Directors
T Walther, Frankfurt; V Falk, Berlin and P Sardari Nia, Maastricht

Local Co-Director

T Holubec, Frankfurt

Course Overview
Focusing on the technical aspects of minimally invasive surgery, the course will provide an insight into the latest techniques and procedures.  The two days will be dedicated to 4 specific subjects emphasizing the success of the teamwork approach. Surgeons, cardiologists, perfusionists and anaesthesiologists will demonstrate the latest technical aspects of these new procedures through live surgery transmissions, keynote presentations and live-in-a-box video cases.

Course Format
2 day programme interactive lectures, live-in-a-box videos and live surgical cases.

Course Fee
Members: €400 inclusive of VAT
Non-Members: €500 inclusive of VAT
Nurses/ Trainees: €200 inclusive of VAT

Course fee includes lunch and refreshments on both days.

Target Audience
Cardiothoracic surgeons; Cardiologists; Cardiac anaesthesiologists; Perfusionists; Residents and fellows

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