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April
6-7
8th Annual Re-Evolution Summit
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Houston, Texas
June
7
ISMICS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Rome Cavalieri Waldorf
Rome, Italy
August
18-20
2017 International Coronary Congress
Marriott Marquis
New York, New York
Co-Sponsor Meeting
ISMICS 2017 Annual Meeting
 
Postgraduate Course - Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

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WEDNESDAY, 16 JUNE 2010
08.00 - 12.00   Postgraduate Course - Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery


Chair: W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., MD; Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina

08.00 - 08.05   Welcome
W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., MD; Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina
08.05 - 09.10   Mitral Valve Session
08.05 - 08.17   Right Mini-thoracotomy MV repairs: “Who needs daVinci?”
Frank Van Praet, MD; Aalst, Belgium
08.17 - 08.29   Robotic Mitral Valve Repairs “I prefer daVinci”.
Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD; Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
8:29-8:41   Percutaneous MV repairs “Are we there yet?”
Francesco Maisano, MD; Instituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
8:41- 8:53   Mitral/Tricuspid Repair: Do both or the MV alone?
Juan B. Grau, MD. University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
08.53 - 09.10   Questions and Answers
9.10-9.25   Break
09.25 - 10.30   Special Topics Session
09.25 - 09.37   Beating Heart/V Fib Arrest/ Cardioplegic Arrest when to use during Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery.
Clark Hargrove, MD; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Pennsylvania
09.37-09.49   “Valves, Rings, and Things” Options for Surgeons in 2010
W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., MD; Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina
09.49 - 10.01   Pitfalls of Minimally Invasive/Robotic Valve Surgery
Evelio Rodriguez, MD; East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
10.01 - 10.13   Establishing a Minimally Invasive Robotic Cardiac Surgery Program
L. Wiley Nifong, MD; East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
10.13 - 10.30   Questions and Answers
10.30-10.45   Break
10.45- 12.00   Aortic Valve Session
10.45 - 10.57   Minimally Invasive Hemi-Sternotomy Aortic Valve Surgery
Glenn R. Barnhart, MD; Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute, Seattle, Washington 
10.57 - 11.09   Revisiting Right Thoracotomy for Aortic Valve Surgery
Jurg Grunenfelder, MD; University of Leipzig Heart Centre, Leipzig, Germany
11.09-11.21   Aortic Valve Replacement “Debride and Deploy”
Martin T.R. Grapow, MD; University Basel, Basel, Switzerland
11.21-11.33   Transcatheter Aortic Valve Surgery (Transapical Approach)
Thomas Walther, MD; University of Leipzig Heart Centre, Leipzig, Germany
11.33-11.45   Transcatheter Aortic Valve Surgery (Transarterial Approach)
Francesco Maisano, MD; Instituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
11.45 - 12.00   Questions and Answers