Mechanical Circulatory Support in Paediatric Patients

The Mechanical Circulatory Support in Paediatric Patients Course will run 26-27 September 2022 in Rome, Italy. MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER   08:45 Welcome and introduction A Amodeo, L Galletti, Rome 09:00 Session 1: Paediatric mechanical circulatory support: 2022 update Moderators: A Amodeo, L Galletti, R Kirk, Rome Epidemiology of paediatric heart failure in the third millenium … Continue reading "Mechanical Circulatory Support in Paediatric Patients"

The Mechanical Circulatory Support in Paediatric Patients Course will run 26-27 September 2022 in Rome, Italy.

MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER

 

08:45 Welcome and introduction A Amodeo, L Galletti, Rome
09:00 Session 1: Paediatric mechanical circulatory support: 2022 update
Moderators: A Amodeo, L Galletti, R Kirk, Rome
Epidemiology of paediatric heart failure in the third millenium R Kirk, Rome
Paediatric heart failure: Therapy and new drugs R Adorisio, Rome
Registry outcomes update ISHLT/PediMacs A Lorts, Cincinnati
Euromacs data in paediatrics T deBy, Windsor
Lesson learned from Action A Lorts, Cincinnati
Myocardial recovery in heart failure: Any news? R Adorisio, Rome
Panel discussion
11:00 Break
11:30 Session 2: ECMO support for neonatal and paediatric heart failure
Moderators: E Cetrano, A Rizza, Rome
Indications, contraindications, and update from the ELSO Registry M Di Nardo, Rome
Predictors of survival A Hoskote, London
ECPR for in-hospital cardiac arrest M Di Nardo, Rome
Improving neurological outcomes A Hoskote, London
Ecmo support following Norwood Stage I J Hoerer, Munich
Panel discussion
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Session 3: Short-term MCS
Moderators: G Butera; R Iacobelli, Rome
Impella in paediatrics M Rebonato, Rome
ECMELLA vs ASD opening vs direct left ventricle unloading A Di Molfetta, Rome
Short term RVAD: Indications and mode of support M Trezzi, Rome
MCS in post heart transplant patients F De Rita, Newcastle
Panel discussion
15:30 Break
16:00 Session 4: Long-term MCS
MCS as destination therapy in paediatrics R Adorisio, Rome
Implantable LVAD in paediatrics: What is left and what are the results? B Meyns, Leuven
Late long-term RVAD after LVAD implantation: Indications and device options J Photiadis, Berlin
Intracorporeal VAD in small patients – how far can we go? D Zimpfer, Vienna
MCS in failing Fontan: Indications and mode of support D Zimpfer, Vienna
Panel discussion
17:30 CLOSE
TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
09:00 Session 5: Long-term MCS in paediatric patients
Moderators: R Adorisio, F Iodice, Rome
Paediatric pulsatile paracorporeal VAD: Where are we in 2022? R Kroswlitz, Houston
Infant implantable VAD: Where are we? S Filippelli, Rome
MCS in congenital heart disease M Bleiweis, Florida
Anticoagulation for paediatric MCS C Giorni, Rome
The role of imaging in VAD implantation A Secinaro, Rome
Panel discussion
10:45 Break
11:15 Session 6: MCS for the single ventricle
Moderator: P Guccione, Rome
MCS after first and second stage in SV: Indications and mode of support G Brancaccio, Rome
MCS in single ventricle: Results from Pedimacs A Lorts, Cincinnati
Transition from temporary to durable MCS: When is it too early, when is it too late? C Pizarro, Wilmington
Panel discussion
12:45 LUNCH
14:00 Session 7: MCS in adult congenital heart disease patients
Moderators: M Gagliardi, F Graziani, Rome
Heart failure in ACHD C Montanaro, London
Alternative surgical options in ACHD with end-stage heart failure F De Rita, Newcastle
MCS in ACHD F De Rita, Newcastle
Destination therapy/long-term VAD is a reality for many R Kirk, Rome
Panel discussion
15:30 Break
16:00 Session 8: Nightmares in paediatric MCS and creative solutions
Moderator: M Pilati, Rome
Neonatal case G Perri, Rome
Paediatric case To be announced
Adult congenital case M Grandientti, Rome
Fontan case M Bleiweis, Florida
Post-transplant case F De Rita, Newcastle
Panel discussion
17:00 Closing remarks A Amodeo, L Galletti, Rome
17:15 CLOSE

 

Programme and faculty subject to change.

COURSE INFORMATION

Date
26-27 September 2022 (2-day course)

Location
Rome, Italy
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Course Directors
A Amodeo and L Galletti, Rome

Course Overview
The course will give an update on the latest developments on paediatric mechanical cardiovascular support for both short-term and long-term care. MCS in both biventricular and univentricular hearts and in ACHD, will also be discussed.

Course Format
In-person meeting
Interactive lectures
Live-in-a-box videos

Course Fee
Members: €475
Non-Members: €575

Fees include lunch and refreshments on both days, and a dinner on Monday 26 September.

In order to enhance interaction we have limited the number of participants to 40, allowing for active and free discussions.

Target Audience
Skills Level 3 – Surgeons established in independent practice.
Cardiologists, heart failure cardiologists, emergency and ICU specialists (ECLS), cardiac surgeons, perfusionists, heart failure nurses and VAD coordinators. Pediatric cardiologists and congenital heart disease surgeons

 
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Industry

Kindly contact Kirsty Clarke for information on the Industry opportunities available for this Course.

Faculty

  • Antonio Amodeo
  • Lorenzo Galletti
  • Rachele Adorisio
  • Gianluca Brancaccio
  • Gianfranco Butera
  • Theo de By
  • Fabrizio De Rita
  • Arianna Di Molfetta
  • Matteo Di Nardo
  • Sergio Filippelli
  • Maria Giulia Gagliardi
  • Chiara Giorni
  • Maria Grandinetti
  • Francesca Graziani
  • Jürgen Hörer
  • Aparna Hoskote
  • Roberta Iacobelli
  • Francesca Iodice
  • Richard Kirk
  • Bart Meyns
  • Claudia Montanaro
  • Gianluigi Perri
  • Mara Pilati
  • Christian Pizarro
  • Joachim Photiadis
  • Aurelio Secinaro
  • Alessandra Rizza
  • Micol Rebonato
  • Matteo Trezzi
  • Daniel Zimpfer