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 and 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 Live-in-a-box … 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 and 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
Live-in-a-box videos:
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation H Treede, Bonn
Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR)
upper ministernotomy
A Van Linden, Frankfurt
Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation
H Schröfel, Freiburg
Transaxillary transcatheter aortic valve implantation
To be announced
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation
M Vasa-Nicotera, Frankfurt
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation
M Arsalan, Frankfurt
Presentations
Aortic valve disease: Screening and imaging WK Kim, Bad Nauheim
Trial update: TAVI vs. sAVR in low risk patients
– A surgeon’s perspective To be announced
– A cardiologist’s perspective H Eggebrecht, Frankfurt
TAVI durability T Walther, Frankfurt
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 To be announced
 
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Part 2: The aorta

Moderators: M Borger, Leipzig; M Czerny, Freiburg
Live Cases:
Aortic valve reimplantation (upper ministernotomy) T Holubec, Frankfurt
Aortic arch replacement (upper ministernotomy) P Risteski, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box videos:
Redo arch replacement G Esposito, Milan
Bentall-de Bono M Castella, Barcelona
Debranching and thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) in zone 1 M Czerny, Freiburg
Florida sleeve To be announced
Presentations
Hemodynamics of aortic valve and root: Implications for surgery To be announced
Aortic root surgery: When to repair, when to replace the valve M Borger, Leipzig
Long-term outcomes in aortic valve repair J Vojacek, Hradec Kralove
Debranching vs. full arch repair:
– Pro debranching To be announced
– Pro full arch repair To be announced
Long term outcomes of arch surgery To be announced
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:
No-touch off‐pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB)
anastomotic device
P Suwalski, Warsaw
Hybrid revascularization part 2: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) To be announced
Live-in-a-box videos:
Arterial revascularization through lateral minithoracotomy To be announced
Multivessel minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB) P Davierwala, Leipzig
Hybrid revascularization part 1: MIDCAB T Holubec, Frankfurt
Off‐pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) A Van Linden, Bad Nauheim
Presentations
Functional imaging C Walther, Frankfurt
Current coronary guidelines V Falk, Berlin
Hybrid coronary revascularization N Bonaros, Innsbruck
Heart team discussion on cases: How would I treat/how did I treat? M Borger, P Suwalski, A Van Linden, C Walther
Coronary imaging in the future A Van Linden, Bad Nauheim
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Part 4: Atrioventricular valves (mitral & tricuspid)

N Doll, Stuttgart; T Holubec, Frankfurt
Live Cases:
Mitral valve repair (MVR)
lateral minithoracotomy
J Kempfert, Berlin
Transcatheter edge to edge rapair/annuloplasty C Walther, Bad Nauheim
Transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI) with apical tether T Walther, Frankfurt
Live-in-a-box videos:
Transapical beating heart neochordae implantation To be announced
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair (MIC MVR) M Arsalan, Frankfurt
Endoscopic ablation therapy N Doll, Stuttgart
Mitral clip C Walther, Frankfurt
MVR + AVR MIC (partial sternotomy) P Risteski, Frankfurt
Presentations
Mitral valve and tricuspid valve – imaging T Noack, Leipzig
Indications for MV/TV treatment T Walther, Frankfurt
Longer term outcomes of mitral valve surgery and interventional edge to edge repair F Casselman, Aalst
Evidence on interventional mitral valve repair To be announced
Evidence on transcatheter mitral valve implantation H Treede, Bonn
Tricuspid interventions To be announced
Left atrial appendage closure: When and how do I do it? L Müller, Innsbruck
Ablation for atrial fibrillation – what’s new P Suwalski, Warsaw
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The above programme and faculty is subject to change

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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