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Sixth Annual Scientific Meeting

Sixth Annual Meeting, June 19-21, 2003, San Francisco, CA

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Where the Future of Cardiac Surgery Begins

Final Program

Thursday, June 19, 2003
12:00 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Moderators: W. Randolph Chitwood,M.D., Wolfgang Harringer, M.D.
12:00 p.m. 1. Off-Pump Valve Repair Using the Coapsystm Device: A Feasability Study in Patients with Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Naresh Trehan1, Yugal K. Mishra1, Sanjay Mittal
Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, Okhla Road, New Deli, India
12:12 p.m. 2. Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery - A Comparison of the Port-Access-and the Transthoracic Clamp Technique
Christian Detter, Tobias Deuse, Hendrik Treede, Dieter H. Boehm, Hermann Reichenspurner
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
12:24 p.m. 3. Mitral Valve Operations After Previous Cardiac Surgery: Is Port-Access Mini-Thoracotomy the Approach of Choice?
Mauro Rinaldi, Alessia Alloni, Andrea M. D'armini, Patrizio Spreafico, Marco Aiello, Mario Vigan&ograve;.
Irccs Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, Italy
12:36 p.m. 4. Endovascular Stent-Grafting for Thoracic Aortic Lesions
Robin H. Heijmen1, Karl M. Dossche1, Jos C. Van Den Berg2, Wim J. Morshuis1, Marc A. Schepens1
St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
12:48 p.m. 5. Videoscopic Intracardiac Operations-Experience in 180 Patients
W. Clark Hargrove, III1, Harvey L. Waxman2, Jeanne T. Fox3, Rohinton J. Morris1, Henry L. Zhu.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1:00 p.m. 6. Non Sternotomy, Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery: A Six-Year Experience With 482 Patients
Ram Sharony, Eugene A. Grossi, Paul C. Saunders, Charles F. Schwartz, Julie Delianides, Patricia Ursomanno, Aubrey C. Galloway, Greg H. Ribakove, Alfred T. Culliford, Stephen B. Colvin.
NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
1:12 p.m. 7. Endovascular Stent-Graft Treatment of the Descending Thoracic Aorta: Prospective Study
Alessandro S. Bortone1, Donato D'agostino1, Emanuela De Cillis1, Giuseppe Mannatrizio1, Vito Paradiso1, Giovanni Dialetto2, Maurizio Cotrufo2, Luigi De Luca Tupputi Schinosa1.
1University of Bari, Bari, Italy, 2University of Naples, Naples, Italy
1:25 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. The State of the Art in Passive Restraint Devices
Moderators: Jan Gummert ,M.D., Valavanur Subramanian, M.D.
1:45 p.m. 8. Neurocognitive Outcome, S100b and NSE Release in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Comparision of the Off-Pump and On-Pump Techniques: A Randomized Controlled Study
Vipin Zamvar1, David Williams2, Judith Hall2, Nicola Payne3, Karen Young4, S Karthikeyan2, John Dunne2.
1RoyaL Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 3Medical Data Research Centre, Portland, OR, USA, 4 Ukneqas, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
1:57 p.m. 9. Postoperative OPCAB Grafts Assessment by Multislice Computed Tomography
Roland G. Demaria1, Helene Vernhet2, Pascal Batistella1, Jean-Marc Frapier1, Thierry Aymard1, Philippe Rouviere1, Bernard Albat1.
Arnaud De Villeneuve Hospital, Montpellier, France
2:09 p.m. 10. Reduced Mortality and Cerebrovascular Morbidity With Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery in Octogenarians
Ivo Martinovic1, Ibrahim Farah2, Rudolph Mair1, Ewa Sames1, Manfred Everlien2, Christoph Gross1.
1Linz, Austria, 2Krefeld, Germany
2:21 p.m. 11. Off-Pump Coronary Surgery Reduces Incidence of Stroke Only in Patients With Presence of Preoperative Stroke Predictors
Nirav C. Patel, Nilesh U. Patel, Georgia Panagopoulos, John C. Mc Cabe, Didier F. Loulmet, V A. Subramanian.
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
2:33 p.m. 12. Randomized Trial Comparing Off-Pump To On-Pump CABG in High Risk Patients
Michel Carrier, Louis P. Perrault, Pierre Pag&eacute;, Raymond Cartier.
Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, PQ, Canada
2:45 p.m. 13. Competitive Flow in Arterial Composite Grafts and Effect of Graft Arrangement in Off-Pump Coronary Revascularization
Hiroyuki Nakajima, Junjiro Kobayashi, Osamu Tagusari, Ko Bando, Kazuo Niwaya, Michiko Ishida, Toshikatsu Yagihara, Soichiro Kitamura.
National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
2:57 p.m. 14. Coronary Surgery With and Without Heart Lung Machine - A Prospective Randomized Trial
Erik Fosse, Per Snorre Lingaas, Per Kristian Hol, Runar Lundblad, Kjell Arne Rein, Jan-Ludvig Svennevig.
Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
3:10 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
3:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Moderators: Mohammed Amrani, M.D., Guiseppe Di Eusanio, M.D.
3:40 p.m. 15. Transmyocardial Revascularization Versus Medical Therapy: Five-Year Follow-Up of a Prospective Randomized Trial
Keith B. Allen1, Robert D. Dowling2, D A. Heimansohn1, John J. Schier1.
1St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2Jewish Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
3:52 p.m. 16. Clinical Benefits of Endoscopic Vein Harvesting in Obese Patients
Amit N. Patel, A. Carl Henry, Robert F. Hebeler, Jr., Baron Hamman, Richard E. Wood, Harold C. Urschel, Jr..
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
4:04 p.m. 17. Graft Patency Following Endoscopic Saphenous Vein Harvesting (EVH) is Equivalent to or Better Than Traditional Harvest.
Zev Davis1, Stanley Clark1, Vincent Bufalino1, David Garber1, Matthew Budoff2.
1Edward Cardiovascular Institute, Naperville, IL, USA, 2UCLS, Los Angeles, CA, USA
4:16 p.m. 18. Complex Heart Surgery Using a Minimalized Cardiopulmonary Bypass System (Cardiovention) - First Clinical Results
Ingo Kutschka, Uwe Sch&ouml;nrock, Matthias Richter, Wolfgang Harringer.
Klinikum Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
4:28 p.m. 19. Integrated Endoscopic Robotic Assisted Atraumatic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Angioplasty. A Clinical and Angiographic Long Term Follow-Up
Marek Cisowski1, Janusz Drzewiecki2, Rafik Abu Samra1, Wlodzimierz Morawski1, Slawomir Szczesniak1, Andrzej Bochenek1.
Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
4:40 p.m. 20. Intracoronary Flow Measurement for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Jurg Grunenfelder, Maurice Comber, Mario Lachat, Boris Leskosek, Gregor Zund, Marko Turina.
Clinic For Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
4:55 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Moderators: Friedrich Christian Reiss, M.D., William Sweezer, M.D., Glen R.. Gravlee, M.D.
4:55 p.m. 21. Aggressive Intraoperative Thermoregulation Improves Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Outcomes
Y. Joseph Woo1, Albert T. Cheung2.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
5:07 p.m. 22. Spinal (Subarachnoid) Morphine for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Yatin Mehta, Vinay Kulkarni, K.K. Sharma, Rajiv Juneja, Yugal Mishra, Naresh Trehan
Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India
5:19 p.m. 23. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the Awake Setting
Zan K. Mitrev, Vlado Petrovski, Petar S. Risteski.
Center For Cardiosurgery Filip Ii, Skopje, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
5:31 p.m. 24. Should Protamine Dosing Formulas be Recalculated for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
Y. Joseph Woo, Timothy J. Gardner.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Close up Magic &amp; Reception - Exhibit Hall
Friday, June 20, 2003
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium I
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium II
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Coffee in Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Moderators: Paul Grundemann, M.D., Tisheya Ohtsuka, M.D.
8:00 a.m. 25. Three Months Patency and Angiographic Characteristics of a New Sutureless Coronary Anastomotic Device in a Sheep Model.
Yaron Bar-El1, Fermin Tio2, Rona Shofti3.
1Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, 2Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, Inc., San antonio, TX, USA, 3Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
8:12 a.m. 26. On Pump Beating Heart Surgery as the Procedure of Choice for Unstable Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
James R. Edgerton1, Katherine Jones1, Morley A. Herbert2, Syma L. Prince1, David Carter1, Tea Acuff1, Todd M. Dewey1, Mitchell J. Magee1, Michael J. Mack1.
1Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA
8:24 a.m. 27. Experimental Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Using a Biologic Glue: Short and Long Term Results
Steven R. Gundry.
The International Heart Institute of Palm Springs, Desert Regional Med Center, Palm Springs, CA, USA
8:36 a.m. 28. Clinical Study On the Efficacy of a Newly Developed Tool For Automated One-Step Proximal Anastomoses in CABG Surgery (Pas-Port System)
Hendrik Treede1, Wolfgang Harringer2, Stefanos Demertzis3, Bernard Hausen4, Christian Detter, Hermann Reichenspurner1.
1University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, 2Braunschweig Hospital, Braunschweig, Germany, 3Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland, 4Cardica Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA
8:48 a.m. 29. Early Bypass Occlusion With the Aortic Connector Device
Oliver Reuthebuch, Alexander Kadner, Marko Turina.
University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
9:00 a.m. 30. First Clinical Experience With a 30° End-to-Side Coronary Anastomisis Coupler
Felix Schoeneich1, Andreas Boening1, Michael Brandt1, Richard Lotti2, Jochen Cremer1.
1University Hospital, Kiel, Germany, 2Converge Medical, Sunnyvale, CA, USA
9:12 a.m. 31. Novadaq Spy&trade;: Immediate Bypass Function Control in Off-Pump CABG
Oliver Reuthebuch, Achim H&auml;ussler, Marko Turina.
University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
9:25 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Moderators: Gerhard Rein,M.D., Mark Gillinov, M.D.
9:25 a.m. 32. A Modified Ablation Line Concept is Superior to Original Microwave Ablation for Curative Treatment of Permanent Atrial Fibrillation
Michael Knaut, Sems M. Tugtekin, Klaus Matschke, Vassilios Gulielmos.
Heart Center Dresden University Hospital, Dresden, Germany
9:37 a.m. 33. Bipolar Radiofrequency Clamp for Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Marc Gillinov, Patrick M. McCarthy, Royce Calhoun, Gosta Pettersson, Nassir Marrouche, Andrea Natale, Delos M. Cosgrove, III.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
9:49 a.m. 34. A Complete Cox-Maze Procedure Performed on the Beating Heart With Bipolar Radiofrequency Energy: Operative Technique and Early Results
Sydney L. Gaynor, Yosuke ishii, Michael D. Diodato, Sunil M. Prasad, Nicholas R. Damiano, Kara M. Barnett, Richard B. Schuessler, Ralph J. Damiano, Jr..
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
10:01 a.m. 35. Initial Clinical Trial of Pulmonary Vein Isolation With Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation For the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., Sydney L. Gaynor, Marc R. Moon, Sunil Prasad, Samuel A. Wickline, Kara M. Barnett, Nicholas R. Damiano, Marci S. Bailey, Rachel L. Herren, Yosuke Ishii, Richard B. Schuessler.
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
10:13 a.m. 36. Endocardial and Epicardial Microwave Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation During Concomitent Cardiac Surgery
Donald Thomas
Metropolitan Cardiac Surgeons, Clinical associate University of Chicago, Hinsdale, IL, USA
10:25 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Break - Coffee in Exhibit Hall
11:05 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Moderators: Rex Stanbridge, M.D., Hermann Reichenspurner, M.D.
11:05 a.m. 37. A Novel, Custom Made, Long Shunt (CLS) Simplifies the Performance and Improves the Results of Beating Heart Surgery.
Donald E. Ross.
Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
11:17 a.m. 38. Sutureless Mitral Valve Repair Using Nitinol Clip Technology
Lishan Aklog1, L. Wiley Nifong2, Robert F. Hebeler3, Timothy A. Galbraith4, W. Randolph Chitwood2, Fidel Realyvasquez5, Renu Virmani6.
1Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 2Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA, 3Baylor University Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA 4University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA, 5Redding Medical Center, Redding, CA, USA, 6 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA
11:29 a.m. 39. Preoperative Demographic Risk Stratification for Significant Atherosclerosis of the Ascending Aorta
Erez Sharoni1, Jack Shanewise1, Howard Song1, Peggy Duke1, Kathy Glas1, James Staples1, Rebecca Petersen, RN2, Robert A. Guyton1, John D. Puskas1.
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
11:41 a.m. 40. Fetal Robotic Cardiac Manipulation: The Potential to Heal Before Birth.
Michael D. Black1, Darren Lebl1, Greg Nelson1, Barry Bagley2.
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2Computer Motion Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
11:55 a.m. - 12:25 a.m. W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., M.D.
12:25 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. FDA Questions &amp; Answers
Wolf Sapirstein, M.D., Food &amp; Drug Administration, Medical Device Division, Rockville, MD
Andrew Weschler, M.D., MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
1:00 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Break - Visit Exhibit Hall/Posters
1:25 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Moderator: Glen R. Gravlee, M.D.
1:25 p.m. Two Perspectives on Fast-Tracking It Makes a Difference
George Djaiani, M.D.,
1:40 p.m. It May be Overrated
John Butterworth,IV, M.D.,
1:55 p.m. Fast-Tracking Questions &amp; Answers
2:00 p.m. Three Perspectives on Epidural Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery Epidural as a Total Anesthetic for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: The Ankara Experience
Haldun Karagoz, M.D.,
Guven Hospital
2:15 p.m. Epidural as a Total Anesthetic for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: The Frankfurt Experience
Stephan Mierdl, M.D.,
Frankfurt, Germany
2:30 p.m. Epidural Anesthesia in Cardiac Surgery: A Skeptic's View
Glenn R. Gravlee, M.D.,
Ohio State University
2:40 p.m. Epidural Anesthesia Questions &amp; Answers
2:45 p.m. Anesthetic Aspects of Robotic Heart Surgery
Hamdy Awad, M.D.,
Ohio State University
3:05 p.m. Robotic Heart Surgery Questions &amp; Answers
3:25 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Break - Visit Exhibit Hall/Posters
3:55 p.m. - 5:35 p.m. Moderators: Douglas Boyd, M.D., Gerhard Wimmer-Greinicker, M.D.
3:55 p.m. 41. Endothoracic Assistance for Totally Endoscopic Off-Pump CABG
Selami Dogan1, Tayfun Aybek1, Omer Dzemali1, Stephan Mierdl1, Hubert Stein2, Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker1, Anton Moritz1.
1 J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 2Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA, USA
4:07 p.m. 42. Successful Closed-Chest Beating-Heart Multivessel CABG Using a Novel Deployable Endo-Octopus and the Articulating Endostarfish Cardiac Positioner
Paul F. Grundeman1, Ricardo Budde1, Wim-Jan Van Boven2, Henricus Mansvelt Beck3, Cornelius Borst1.
1Hlcu Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Antonius Hospital, Hlcu Utrecht, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 3Hlcu Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
4:19 p.m. 43. Objective Assessment of Performance of Robotic Assisted LIMA to LAD Anastomosis on a Bench- Model
Yaron Munz1, Aristotelis Dosis1, Benny Lo2, Dorothy A. Wang1, Krishna Moorthy1, Vikas Pandey1, Rex Stanbridge3, Roberto Casula3, Shirley Martin1, Fernando Bello1, Guang Z. Yang2, Ara W. Darzi1, Timothy A. Rockall1.
Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
4:31 p.m. 44. Preparing for Robotics in Cardiac Surgery
Richard H. Trimlett, Anthony C. Desouza, Marcus Flather, Douglas West, John Yapp, Richard Kuenzler, John R. Pepper.
The Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, London, United Kingdom
4:43 p.m. 45. Endoscopic Robot-Assisted On-Line Localization and Assessment of the LAD and Visualization of IAM-LAD Anastomosis by Epicardial 13 Mhz Ultrasound
Ricardo P. Budde1, Rudy Meijer1, Thomas C. Dessing1, Patricia F. Bakker2, Wim-Jan Van Boven3, Paul F. Grundeman1.
1University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3St.Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
4:55 p.m. 46. Quantifiing Mediastinal Movement Under Co2-Insufflation - A Step Towards an Endoscopic Planning and Simulation System
Christoph Schmitz1, Wolfgang Schiller1, Chris Probst1, Ron Schwarz2, Thomas Berlage2, Armin Welz1.
1University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology, Sankt Augustin, Germany
5:07 p.m. 47. The Impact of Robotic Techniques on Postoperative Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Atrial Septal Defect Repair
Jeffrey A. Morgan, Karen W. Hollingsworth, Nicholas J. Colletti, Takushi Kohmoto, Aftab R. Kherani, Deon W. Vigilance, Faisal H. Cheema, Eric A. Rose, Craig R. Smith, Mehmet C. Oz, Michael Argenziano.
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
5:19 p.m. 48. Robotic Enhanced Epicardial Lead Implantation For Biventricular Resynchronization Therapy
Jean-Luc Jansens1, Francis Wellens2, Anne Ducart3, Eric Stoupel4, Didier De Canni&egrave;re1.
1Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium, 2Olvz Aalst,Aaalst, Belgium, 3Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium, 4Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
5:35 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Close up Magic &amp; Reception - Exhibit Hall
Saturday, June 21, 2003
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium I
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium II
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast - Coffee in Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Moderators: Naresh Trehan, M.D., Robert Emery, M.D.
8:00 a.m. 49. Avoidance of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Improves Early Survival in Multi-Vessel Coronary Artery Bypass Patients with Poor Ventricular Function
Todd M. Dewey1, Mitchell J. Magee1, James R. Edgerton1, Morley A. Herbert2, Syma L. Prince1, Gregory Trachiotis3, E P. Alexander3, Michael J. Mack1.
1Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA, 3George Washington University/Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
8:12 a.m. 50. Primary Stenting Versus Atraumatic Coronary Artery Bypass. Comparision of Two Methods of Revascularization in Single LAD Stenosis. One Year Follow-Up
Marek Cisowski1, Janusz Drzewiecki2, Andrzej Jaklik2, Agnieszka Drzewiecka-Gerber2, Wojciech Kruczak3, Andrzej Bochenek1.
1Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, 2Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, 3Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
8:24 a.m. 51. The Use of Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass for Multi Vessel Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery is an Independent Predictor of Operative Mortality in Patients with Ischaemic Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Sharif Al-Ruzzeh1, Thanos Athanasiou2, Brian Glenville2, Anthony Desouza3, John Pepper3, Mohamed Amrani1.
1Harefield Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 2 St. Mary's Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 3 Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
8:36 a.m. 52. Combined Carotid Endarterectomy and Coronary Artery Surgery : Analysis of On-Pump and Off- Pump Techniques
Yugal K. Mishra1, Harpreet Wasir1, Vijay Kohli1, Zile S. Meharwal1, Yatin Mehta2, Naresh Trehan1.
Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, Okhla Road, New Deli, India
8:48 a.m. 53. Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass With Exclusive Use of Skeletonized In-Situ Arterial Grafts
Tohru Asai, Shoichiro Shiraishi, Ryuji Higashita, Takao Nishi.
Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
9:00 a.m. 54. Percutaenous Coronary Intervention Versus Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass for the Treatment of Isolated Proximal Left Anterior Descending Artery Disease
Munir Boodhwani, Fraser D. Rubens, Marc Ruel, Thierry Mesana.
University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
9:12 a.m. 55. Angiographic Graft Patency and Clinical Outcomes Among Diabetic Patients After Off-Pump Versus Conventional Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial
John D. Puskas1, Erez Sharoni1, Rebecca Petersen, RN2, Susan McCall, RN2, Willis Williams1, Peggy Duke1, Robert A. Guyton1.
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
9:25 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. Break - Coffee in Exhibit Hall
9:55 a.m. OPCAB with Distal Anastomotic Device
Uwe Klima, M.D.,
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
10:20 a.m. Multi-Vessel Small Thoracotomy
10:45 a.m. Totally Endoscopic CABG - TECAB
Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker, M.D.,
JWG University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
11:10 a.m. Minimally Invasive Epicardial Lead Placement for Bi-Ventricular Pacing
Randall K. Wolf, M.D.,
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
11:35 a.m. Question &amp; Answer Period
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Late Breaking Updates (Three 10-Minute Breaking News Items)
12:30 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Frank Wilson, M.D. - Author of "The Hand"
1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Moderators: Gregory Fontana, M.D., Kagami Miyaji, M.D.
1:10 p.m. 56. Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus by Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery; Minimally Invasive, Maximally Effective: Report of 600 Cases.
Mohommad H. Nezafati.
Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
1:22 p.m. 57. Hybrid Congenital Cardiac Surgery: New Therapeutic Avenues
Emile Bacha, Joanne Starr, David Waight, Qi-Ling Cao, Peter Koenig, Ziyad Hijazi.
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
1:34 p.m. 58. Video Enhanced Repair of Sinus Venosus Atrial Defects: With/Without Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage.
Michael D. Black1, Nancy Pike1, Nikola Tede2, Robert Popper2.
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
1:46 p.m. 59. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Patients With Stroke, Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Aneurysm.
James A. Magovern1, Jon Brillman2.
Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
1:58 p.m. 60. Totally Endoscopic Intracardiac Repairs on a Beating Heart
Giovanni Speziali1, Charles J. Bruce2, Gregory Gilman2, Donald D. Potter3, Richard C. Daly1.
Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Where are we Heading?
Rick Satava,M.D.,
University of Washington
2:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Break - Visit Exhibit Hall/Posters
3:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Moderators: Jochen Cremer, M.D., Paul Spence, M.D.
3:10 p.m. 61. Implantation of Heartmate, Thoratec and Abiomed Left Ventricular Assist Devices Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Off-Pump LVAD
Valentino Piacentino, III, Janice Jones, Dipin Gupta, Carol A. Fisher, Theresa Hollander, Arun K. Singhal, Mahender Macha, James B. Mcclurken, Satoshi Furukawa.
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
3:15 p.m. 62. A Cost Comparison of Robotic Versus Conventional Cardiac Surgery
Jeffrey A. Morgan, Barbara A. Thornton, Karen W. Hollingsworth, Takushi Kohmoto, Aftab R. Kherani, Deon W. Vigilance, Faisal H. Cheema, Eric A. Rose, Craig R. Smith, Mehmet C. Oz, Michael Argenziano.
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
3:20 p.m. 63. Non-Invasive Evaluation of Coronary Flow Reserve in Y-Grafted Internal Thoracic Artery - Does Steal Phenomenon Occur in LAD?
Junjiro Kobayashi, Osamu Tagusari, Ko Bando, Kazuo Niwaya, Hiroyuki Nakajima, Michiko Ishida, Soichiro Kitamura, Norio Tanaka, Satoshi Nakatoni
National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
3:25 p.m. 64. The First Asian Experiences Using Innovative Spy Intra-Operative Imaging System
Masao Takahashi.
Hiratsuka Kyosai Hospital, Hiratsuka, Japan
3:30 p.m. 65. Less Invasive Coronary Artery Reconstruction Versus Coronary Endarterectomy, in the Treatment of Diffuse Coronary Artery Disease. A Comparative Analysis of Survival and Graft Patency.
Mirko Doss, Jeffrey P. Wood, Sven Martens, Anton Moritz.
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
3:35 p.m. 66. Minimally Invasive Saphenectomy Using the Saphlite&reg; Retractor System
Tobias Deuse, Sonja Schrepfer, Hendrik Treede, Christian Detter, Hermann Reichenspurner.
University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
3:40 p.m. 67. Does Coronary Artery Bypass Improve Survival in Patients With End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)?
Todd M. Dewey1, Mitchell J. Magee1, Morley A. Herbert2, Syma L. Prince1, James R. Edgerton1, Christina M. Worley1, Allison E. Leonard1, Michael J. Mack1.
1Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Medical City Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA
3:45 p.m. 68. Conversion of Endoscopic, Robotically Assisted Coronary Bypass: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcome
Thomas A. Vassiliades, James L. Nielsen, James L. Lonquist.
Pensacola Heart Institute, Pensacola, FL, USA
3:50 p.m. 69. A Prospective Long Term Follow-Up Study in 200 Consecutive Patients After Endoscopic Atraumatic Coronary Artery Bypass
Marek Cisowski1,Agnieszka Drzewiecka-Gerber2, Rafik Abu Samra1, Andrzej Jaklik2, Wojciech Kruczak3, Krzysztof Toczek3, Rafal Ulczok1, Maria Trusz-Gluza2, Andrzej Bochenek1.
Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
3:55 p.m. 70. Suction Device Versus Pericardial Retraction Sutures - Comparison of Hemodynamics Using Different Exposure Systems in Beating Heart Coronary Surgery
Jan F. Gummert1, Joerg Raumanns2, Torsten Bossert1, Markus Richter1, Markus J. Barten1, Volkmar Falk1, Nico Doll1, Thomas Walther1, Friedrich W. Mohr1.
Heartcenter Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
4:00 p.m. 71. Use of Bilateral Skeletonized Ita's in OPCAB Surgery is Not Associated With Sternal Wound Complications (SWC)
Vassilios Kotsis1, John Panagiotopoulos1, Alexandros Sidiropoulos1, Dimitrios Protogeros1, Fotini Danou2, Sotirios Prapas1.
Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece
4:05 p.m. 72. Morbidity and Mortality Rates in Patients Undergoing Off-Pump Coronary Surgery Without Aortic Manipulations
Sotirios Prapas1, Vassilios Kotsis1, Alexandros Sidiropoulos1, John Panagiotopoulos1, Poli Stratigi2, Spiros Mentzelopoulos3, Konstantinos Rellos3,Argirios Michalopoulos3.
Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece
4:10 p.m. 73. OPCAB with a Reusable Stabilizer Using all Arterial Grafts and no Aortic Manipulation via a Sternotomy with Shortened Skin Incision. as Good as it Gets?
Donald E. Ross.
Rnsh, Vaucluse, Australia
4:15 p.m. 74. Is Radiographic Cardiomegaly Negative Impact for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
Osamu Tagusari, Junjiro Kobayashi, Hiroaki Sakamoto, Ko Bando, Kazuo Niwaya, Hiroyuki Nakajima, Michiko Ishida, Takeshi Nakatani, Toshikatsu Yagihara, Soichiro Kitamura.
National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
4:20 p.m. 75. Robotically Sutured Lima Grafts - Intraoperative Quality Control Using Graft Angiography
Johannes Bonatti1, Thomas Schachner1, Nikolaos Bonaros1, Michael Danzmayr1, Guy Friedrich2, Otmar Pachinger2, Guenther Laufer1. Innsbruck University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Society Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Gala Magic Show - Nob Hill Masonic Center
8:00 p.m. Reception - Nob Hill Masonic Center