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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
 
Eighth Annual Scientific Meeting

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WEDNESDAY JUNE 1
 
7:00A - 9:00AM Registration Open, Postgraduate Course Only
7:00A - 8:00AM Postgraduate Continental Breakfast
8:00A - 5:00PM ISMICS Postgraduate Course:
5th Annual Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Course Director: Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD
5:00P - 7:00PM Exhibition Hall Hours (WetLabs open 5-6PM)
6:00P - 7:00PM Welcome Reception in Exhibition Hall
7:00P - 9:00PM SYMPOSIUM: The Great Debate
Moderators: William E. Cohn, MD &amp; James D. Fonger, MD
Sponsored by:
CardioVations, Inc.
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 2
 
7:30A - 8:30AM Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
7:30A - 11:00AM Exhibition Hall Hours
7:45A - 8:00AM Opening &amp; Welcome
Naresh Trehan, MD. ISMICS 2005 President
8:00A - 11:00AM
Session 1: Live Surgery (from Lenox Hill Hospital)
Course Director: Valavanur A. Subramanian, MD

Moderators: Naresh Trehan, MD; Alan Menkis, MD; Gerhard W. Greinecke, MD.
  Case 1: Septal Reshaping for Left Ventricular Restoration
Antonio Calafiore, MD. Turin, Italy, Valavanur A. Subramanian, MD, New York, NY
  Case 2: Robotic Mitral Valve Repair
Douglas Murphy, MD, Atlanta, GA; Didier F. Loulmet, MD, New York, NY
  Case 3: Endovascular Assisted Single Stage Total Arch Replacement
George Tolis, MD; Valavanur A. Subramanian, MD, New York, NY
  Video 1: Combined Treatment Of Aortic Type A Dissection Ascending Aorta Replacement And Placement Of A Stent In The Descending Aorta
Saed Jazayeri1, Marie Carmen Gomez-Bielefeld2, Etienne Tatou1, Montajab Saleh1, Sabino Caprio1, Michel David1, Olivier Bouchot1, Roger Brenot1, Aline Laubriet1
1Department Of Cardiovascular Surgery, Dijon University Hospital, Dijon, France, 2Department Of Anesthesiology, Dijon University Hospital, Dijon, France
  Video 2: Aneurysm Hybrid Treatment By Simultanous Replacement Of Ascending Aorta/Aortic Arch And Endoluminal Stenting Of The Descending Aorta
Friedrich-Christian Riess1, Hans Krankenberg2, Thilo Tuebler2, Matthias Danne1
1Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, Albertinen Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany, 2Center for Cardiology, Hamburg, Germany
11:00A - 12:00PM Session 2: Innovative Valve Surgery And Endovascular Aortic Therapies
Moderators: William Cohn, MD; James D. Fonger, MD
11:00A - 11:12AM 1. Aortic Valve Replacement Through A Mini Lateral Right Thoracotomy Associated To A High Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia
Francesco Siclari1, Romano Mauri2, Stefanos Demertzis1, Tiziano Cassina2, Tiziano Moccetti3
1Cardiac Surgery, Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland, 2Cardiac Anesthesia, Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland, 3Cardiology, Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland
11:12A - 11:24AM 2. Mid-Term Outcome Of 506 Consecutive Mitral Valve Operations Using A Mini Thoracotomy
Jeffery Martin, Robert Messier, R Duane Davis, Donald Glower
Surgery, Duke Univ Med Ctr, Durham, NC, USA
11:24A - 11:36AM 3. Minimally Invasive Port Access Assisted Aortic Valve Replacement
Bradley G. Leshnower1, Candace Trace2, Arthur T. Martella2, Angus Gillis3, Robert Day3, Robert S. Boova2
1Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Department of Surgery, The Bryn Mawr Hospital, Main Line Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 3Department of Anesthesiology, The Bryn Mawr Hospital, Main Line Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
11:36A - 11:50AM
Mini Presentations
  MP1 Endoscopic Access Closure For Direct Implantation Of Valved Stents
Piergiorgio Tozzi1, Malgorzata Pawelec-Wojtalik2, Dorota Bukowska3, Ma Liang1, Ludwig K. von Segesser1
1Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland, 3University of Agriculture, Poznan, Poland
  MP2 Feasibility Of A Trans-Apical Approach For Aortic Valve Implantation Using A Device Delivered Valve
Todd M. Dewey1, Thomas Walther2, Mirko Doss3, David Brown1, William H. Ryan1, Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker3, Stefan Wildhirt4, Rainer Hambrecht2, Friedrich W. Mohr2, Michael J. Mack1
1Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Insititute, Dallas, TX, USA, 2Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 3University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, 4German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
  MP3 Direct Access Percutaneous Valve Replacement (DAPVR) A New Technique For Aortic Valved Stent Implantations
Christoph H. Huber1, Lawrence H. Cohn1, Ludwig K. von Segesser1
1Div. Cardiac Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 2Centre Universitaire Hospitalier Vaudois (CHUV), Service de Chirurgie Cardiovasculaire, Lausanne, Switzerland
11:50A - 12:00PM Video 3 Intraoperative Open-Stent Implantation For Treatment Of Aortic Dissection
Gabriele Di Giammarco, Michele Di Mauro, Marco Contini, Gerardo Liberti, Marco Pano
Cardiac Surgery, University of Chieti, Chieti, Italy.
12:00P - 1:00PM Symposium: Making Minimally Invasive Ablation a Reality: Developing and Sustaining a Lone AF Practice
Sponsored by: Guidant Cardiac Surgery Group
12:00P - 1:00PM Symposium: Current Strategies in the Surgical Treatment of Active Endocariditis
Chair: Pascal Dohmen, MD

Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Sponsored by: Shelhigh, Incorporated
12:00P - 1:00PM Symposium: An Overview of Minimized Cardiopulmonary Bypass Systems: Incorporating Minimized Bypass Into the Cardiac Surgery Practice.
Sponsored by:
NovoSci&trade; Corporation
12:00P - 5:30PM Exhibition Hall Hours
1:00P - 2:15PM Session 3: Innovative Therapies And Strategies For Thoracic Surgery
Moderators: Robert J. Downey, MD
1:00P - 1:12PM 4. Clipping Of Patent Ductus Arteriosus By Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery; Minimally Invasive, Maximally Effective: Report Of 1300 Cases
Mohammad H. Nezafati, Jr.
Cardiac Surgery, Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
1:12P - 1:24PM 5. A Comparison Of 100 VATS Versus Robotic-Assisted Lobectomy Cases For Early Stage Lung Cancer. Is The Robot Worth The Time?
Raja M. Flores, Bernard Park, Valerie W. Rusch
Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
1:24P - 1:34PM Video 4 A Review Of Our Experience With Video-Assisted Thorascopic Sympathectomy For Pain Control In Chronic Pancreatitis
LC Huffman, MP Reeq, JA Howington
Surgery, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
1:34P - 1:42PM
Mini Presentations
  MP4 Fully Endoscopic Robotic Lobectomy, Early Experiences
Rex Stanbridge, Alex Charitou, Ashok Cherian
Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Marys Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  MP5 Three-Year Experience With Totally Endoscopic Robotic Thymectomy
Charles Y. Ro1, Joseph J. DeRose, Jr.2, Cliff P. Connery3, Sandhya K. Balaram2, Robert C. Ashton, Jr.3
1Department of Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA, 2Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA, 3Division of Thoracic Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
1:42P - 2:05PM Invited Topic: "Limited Lung Resections and RFA"
Christopher Fernando, MD
2:05P - 2:15PM Video 5 Robotically Assisted Resection Of An Esophageal Granular Cell Tumor
Charles Y. Ro1, Joseph J. DeRose, Jr.2, Sandhya K. Balaram2, Amre Ramila3, Pushpa Kancherla3, Cliff P. Connery4, Robert C. Ashton, Jr.4
1Department of Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, NY, USA, 2Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, NY, USA, 3Department of Pathology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, NY, USA, 4Division of Thoracic Surgery, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, NY, USA
2:15P - 3:10PM Dedicated WetLab Time
3:10P - 4:27PM Session 4: Strategies And Outcomes Of Revascularization Procedures
Moderators: John D. Puskas, MD; Anno Diegeler, MD
3:10P - 3:22PM 6. OPCAB With And Without Thoracic Epidural Analgesia - Does It Make A Difference?
Mahesh Ramchandani1, Zbigniew Wojciechowski2, Michael Reardon1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, TX, USA, 2Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
3:22P - 3:34PM 7. MIDCAB - 5 Year Follow Up In 1148 Patients
Volkmar Falk, Stephan Jacobs, David Holzhey, Thomas Walther, Michael Mochalski, Jan F. Gummert, Friedrich W. Mohr
Cardiac Surgery, Heartcenter Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
3:34P - 3:46PM 8. Comparison Between Multivessel Drug-Eluting Stents And Bilateral Internal Thoracic Grafting For Myocardial Revascularization
Itzhak Herz1, Rephael Mohr2, Yaron Moshkovitz2, Yosef Paz2, Einat Zivi2, Yanai Ben-Gal1, Roni Braunstein2, Gideon Uretzky2
1Cardiology, Tel Avi Sourasky Medical Center, 2Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center &amp; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 3Catheterization Dept., Assuta Med Ctr, Tel Aviv
3:46P - 4:05PM
Mini Presentations
  MP6 Minimized Extracorporeal Circulation (MECC System) improves cerebral perfusion in CABG patients
Amir Khosravi1, Christian Skrabal1, Bernd Westphal1, Christof Stamm1, Thomas Birken2, Gustav Steinhoff1, 1Andreas Liebold
1Cardiac Surgery, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany, 2Anesthesiology, Univeristy of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
  MP7 Effect Of Minimal Extracorporeal Circulation Compared To Cardiopulmonary Bypass System On Organ Function And Inflammatory Response: A Prospective Randomized Study
Christian Detter1, Jeannette Sch&ouml;nebeck1, Uwe Mehrmann2, Sonja Schrepfer1, Dieter H. Boehm1, Bernhard Dahme1, Hermann Reichenspurner1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, 2Department of Psychology III, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  MP8 Glucose And Lactate Metabolism In On/Off CABG Patients
Peter Brucek, Zbynek Straka
Cardiac Surgery, Univ. Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic
4:05P - 4:15PM Video 6 Sternum Lifting Technique for Thorascopic Internal Thoracic Artery Harvesting
Toshiya Ohtsuka, Mikio Ninomiya, Tasei Maemura
Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Fuchu General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
4:15P - 4:27PM 9. Preclinical Validation Of A New Dual Beam Doppler Blood Flowmeter In The Phantom Model
Mustafa Cikirikcioglu, Karim Djebaili, Ebrahim Khabiri, Banu Cikirikcioglu, Afksendiyos Kalangos, Beat H. Walpoth
Cardiovascular Research, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
4:27P - 4:45PM Expert Panel: "Conduit Harvesting"
Davy Cheng, MD, London, ON, Canada; Keith B. Allen, MD, Indianapolis, IN
4:45P - 5:30PM Dedicated WetLab Time
Atricure, Inc. Edwards Lifesciences
Cardiovations ESTECH/Boston Scientific
Converge Guidant Cardiac Surgery Group
CryoCath Technologies Medtronic, Inc.
5:30P - 7:30PM Case Reports
Moderator: Hani Shennib, MD
6:00P - 6:15PM CR1. Does Coronary Endarterectomy Offer Survival Benefit In Patients Undergoing Combined Valve And Coronary Bypass Surgery?
Sandeep Agarwala, Sanjay Kumar, Charlie Talbot, R Unni Nair.
Department Of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Yorkshire Heart Centre,Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street,Leeds, United Kingdom
6:15P - 6:30PM CR2. Does Left Ventricular Reconstruction Without Myectomy Improve Ventricular Function In Dilated Ventricle
Sanjay Kumar, Diane Barker, R U. Nair.
Department Of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Yorkshire Heart Centre,Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street,Leeds, United Kingdom
6:30P - 6:45PM CR3. Concominant Beating Heart Mitral Valve Surgery And Coronary Artery Bypass In Patients With Compromised Ventricular Function
Gabriele Di Luozzo, Pierluca Lombardi, Alberto Maldonado, Marco Ricci, Tomas A. Salerno.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Miller/University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
6:45P - 7:00PM CR4. Transabdominal Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Using The Right Gastroepiploic Artery
Giuseppe Tavilla.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
7:00P - 7:15PM CR5. Aortic Wrap For Moderate Aneurysmal Dilation
Francis D. Ferdinand, Scott M. Goldman, Timothy W. Swain, III, Louis E. Samuels, Candace Trace, Mary Ann C. Wertan, Francis P. Sutter.
Thoracic &amp; Cardiovascular Surgery, The Lankenau Hospital - 280 MSB, Wynnewood, PA, USA
7:15P - 7:30PM CR6. Reduction In Neurological Injury With Evolution To Opcab: A Single Team's Experience
Alex Zapolanski1, Michael B. Pliam1, Jill Ley2, Laurel Mengarelli1.
1San Francisco Heart &amp; Vascular Institute, Daly City, CA, USA, 2California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
 
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
 
6:30A - 7:30AM Residents' Breakfast
7:00A - 7:30AM ISMICS Business Meeting Breakfast
7:00A - 8:00AM Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
7:00A - 10:45AM Exhibition Hall Hours
7:30A - 10:30AM
Session 5: Live Surgery (from Lenox Hill Hospital)
Course Director: Valavanur A. Subramanian, MD
Moderators: Naresh Trehan, MD; Herman Reichenspurner, MD; Andrzej Bocheneck, MD
  Case 4: Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Vein Isolation with Atrial Appendage Exclusion
Randall K. Wolf, MD, Cincinnati, OH; George Tolis, MD; Valavanur A. Subramanian, MD, New York, NY
  Case 5: Multi-vessel Small Thoracotomy (MVST) Off Pump Hybrid Revascularization
Sudhir Srivastava, MD, Odessa, TX; Nilesh Patel, MD, New York, NY
  Case 6: OPCAB with Stabilizer and Positioner Smorgasbord and Epicardial Ablation with Novadaq Post-op Coronary Graft Visualization
Nirav Patel, MD; Valavanur A. Subramanian, MD, New York, NY
  Video 7: Segmental Approach (Cut And Sew) For Off-Pump LITA To LAD Long Onlay Bypass Grafting Using Handmade Intra-Luminal Shunt
Osamu Tagusari, Junjiro Kobayashi, Ko Bando, Kazuo Niwaya, Hiroyuki Nakajima, Takeshi Nakatani, Toshikatsu Yagihara, Soichiro Kitamura
Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
10:30A - 10:45AM Break
10:45A - 11:30AM Presidential Address: Naresh Trehan, MD
11:30A - 12:30PM Symposium: New Paradigms Guiding the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Chair: W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., MD
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
Sponsored by: CryoCath Technologies and the Cardiovascular Institute at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
11:30A - 12:30PM Symposium: The Past, Present and Future of the Coronary Anastamosis
Sponsored by: Medtronic, Inc.
11:30A - 12:30PM Symposium: What Every Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Should Know About Building A Successful Career
Sponsored by: Guidant Cardiac Surgery Group
11:30A - 3:00PM Exhibition Hall Hours
12:30P - 1:00PM Keynote Speaker: "Can Global Warming Trigger A Big Chill?"
Robert B. Gagosian, PhD

President and Director of the Institution Directorate, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA
1:00P - 2:15PM Session 6: New Techniques And Strategies In The Surgical Treatment Of Arrhythmia
Moderators: Randall K. Wolf, MD; Adam E. Saltman, MD
1:00P - 1:12PM 10. Adjunctive Atrial Fibrillation Therapy With OPCAB; Standard Of Care?
James H. Wudel
Surgery, Nebraska Heart Institute, Lincoln, NE, USA
1:12P - 1:24PM 11. Video-Cardioscopic Trans-Septal Cryoablation Of Left Atrium In Non-Mitral Cases
Toshiya Ohtsuka, Mikio Ninomiya, Taisei Maemura
Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Fuchu General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
1:24P - 1:36PM 12. Do Surgical Ablation Lesions Have To Be Fully Transmural To Block Conduction?
Spencer J. Melby, Anson M. Lee, Richard B. Schuessler, Ralph J. Damiano, Jr. Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
1:36P - 1:48PM 13. Cryoablation Versus Radiofrequency Ablation In Curative Surgical Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation - Prospective, Randomized Trial
Piotr Suwalski1, Grzegorz Suwalski2, Piotr Scislo3, Janusz Kochanowski3, Franciszek Majstrak1, Andrzej Kurowski1, Kazimierz B. Suwalski1
1Cardiac Surgery Department, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, 2Cardiac Surgery Department, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, 3Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
1:48P - 2:05PM
Mini Presentations
  MP9 Expanding The Use Of Closed Chest Stand Alone Pulmonary Vein Isolation And Left Atrial Appendage Excision
John R. Mehall, E. William Schneeberger, Randall K. Wolf
Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  MP10 Two Year Follow-Up Of Robotic Biventricular Pacing Demonstrates Excellent Lead Stability And Improved Response Rates
Joseph J. DeRose, Jr.1, Sandhya Balaram1, Charles Ro1, Daniel G. Swistel1, Jonathan S. Steinberg2, Sandeep Joshi2, Robert C. Ashton, Jr.1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Luke-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA, 2Cardiology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
  MP11 Closed Chest Endoscopic Ablation for Lone Atrial Fibrillation: A Comparison of Paroxysmal versus Chronic
Robert R. Lazzara, Sr.1, J. Crayton Pruitt, Jr.2, George Ebra2, Gary H. Dworkin2, Vinay Badhwar2, Carol Kuma3
1Cardiac Surgical Associates Maze Workgroup, Tampa-St Petersburg, FL, USA, 2Cardiac Surgical Associates Maze Study Group, Tampa, FL, USA, 3Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgical Associates Maze Study Group, Tampa, FL, USA
  MP12 Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Ablation through Single Right-Sided Robotic Thoracoscopy
Jean-Luc Jansens1, Anne Ducart2, Didier De Canniere1
1Cardiac Surgery, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium, 2Anaesthesiology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
2:05P - 2:15PM
  Video 8 Complex Bileaflet Mitral Valve Repair (Barlow's) Using The Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System
Saqib Masroor1, L Wiley Nifong2, W Randolph Chitwood, Jr.2
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA, 2Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, USA
2:15P - 2:45PM Dedicated WetLab Time
2:45P - 4:15PM Session 7: Innovative Technology For Resvascularization
Moderators: Vassilios Gulielmos, MD; Rex Stanbridge, MD
2:45P - 2:57PM 14. Distal Anastomotic Devices For CABG: 5 Years Of Experience In A Single Center
Sven Martens, Panagiottis Therapidis, Steffen Bargenda, Mirko Doss, Anton Moritz, Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, JWGoethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
2:57P - 3:09PM 15. Single Vessel To Multivessel Beating Heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass (TECAB). Progress Or Distraction?
Sudhir Srivastava, Suresh Gadasalli, Madhava Agusala, Ram Kolluru, Manish Shroff, Reyna Barrera, Shaune Quismundo, Vishwa Srivastava
Alliance Hospital, Odessa, TX, USA
3:09P - 3:21PM 16. Clinical And Angiographic Outcomes Of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With And Without Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass: Harefield Prospective Randomised Trial
Sharif Al-Ruzzeh, Shane George, Mahmoud Bustami, Michael Kemp, Jane Chambers, Jo Wray, Thanos Athanasiou, Ken Ali, Charles Ilsley
Mohamed Amrani Harefield Hospital, London, United Kingdom
3:21P - 3:33PM 17. Total Endoscopic Beating Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Using New 3-D Imaging System
Shigeyuki Tomita, Nishida Satoru, Yasuda Tamotu, Watanabe Go
General and Cardiothoracic surgery, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
3:33P - 3:45PM 18. Evolution Of Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Over 15 Years - A Single Institution Experience Of 14,030 Cases
Dr Yugal Mishra, Manisha Mishra, Rajneesh Malhotra, Zile Singh Meharwal, Vijay Kohli, Naresh Trehan
Escorts Heart Institute And Research Centre, New Delhi, India
3:45P - 4:05PM
Mini Presentations
  MP13 A Single Center Comparison Of Proximal Anastomoses Performed With The PAS-Port&trade; Device Versus Hand Sewn Technique - Results From A Prospective Randomized Trial
Jan F. Gummert, Ulrich Opfermann, J&ouml;rg Kempfert, Markus Barten, Markus Richter, Ardawan Rastan, Thomas Walther, Volkmar Falk, Friedrich W. Mohr
Cardiovascular Surgery, University Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  MP14 Six Month Angiographic And Two Year Clinical Follow-Up From The Cardica PAS-Port&trade; Pivotal Trial
Wolfgang Harringer1, Stefanos Demertzis2, Hendrik Treede3, Christian Detter3, Ingo Kutschka1, Francesco Siclari2, Edwin Alderman4, Hermann Reichenspurner3
1Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Klinikum Braunschwieg, Braunschweig,Germany, 2Department of Cardiac Surgery, Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland, 3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, 4Department of Cardiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
  MP15 Radial Artery Function After Endoscopic And Standard Harvesting Techniques
Benjamin Medalion1, Roee Inon2, Anna Tobar3, Yelena Chepurko2, Alon Shtamler1, Erez Sharoni1, Menahem Matza1, Gideon Sahar1, Edith Hochhauser2, Bernardo A. Vidne1
1Cardiothoarcic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Campus Beilinson, Petach Tiqva, Israel, 2The Cardiac Research Laboratory of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Petach Tiqva, Israel, 3Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Campus Beilinson, Petach Tiqva, Israel
  MP16 Effects On Lung Function In Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery On- Vs Off-Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Randomised Trial
Gunaratnam Niranjan1, George Asimakopoulos1, Brendan Madden1, Matthew Thompson2, Venkatachalam Chandrasekaran1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Georges Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 2Vascular Surgery, St. Georges Hospital, London, United Kingdom
4:05P - 4:15PM Video 9 Multi-Vessel OPCAB Using A New Multi-Suction Cardiac Positioner
Hirokuni Arai, Tomohiro Mizuno, Tomoya Yoshizaki, Fusahiko Itoh, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Makoto Sunamori
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tokyo Medical &amp; Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
4:15P - 5:15PM Moderated Poster Session
5:15P - 6:30PM Annual Reception - Westside Ballroom Foyer
9:30P - 11:00PM President's Nightcap - JW's (8th floor)
 
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
 
7:00A - 8:00AM Continental Breakfast in Foyer
7:30A - 8:45AM Session 8: New Surgical Techniques For The Treatment Of Heart Failure
Moderators: Lishan Aklog, MD; Mercedes K.C. Dullum, MD
7:30A - 7:42AM 19. External Reshaping Of Left Ventricle In Off Pump Surgery
Sotirios N. Prapas1, Vasilios Kotsis1, Ioannis Panagiotopoulos1, Dimitrios Protogeros1, Alexandros Sidiropoulos1, Vasiliki Prapa2, Dimitra Karatza1, Fotini Danou3
1Cardiothoracic, Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece, 2Anaesthesiology, Thriassio General Hospital, Athens, Greece, 3Anaesthesiology, Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece
7:42A - 7:54AM 20. Induction Of Neoangiogenesis In Ischemic Myocardium By Omentum Derived Intrinsic Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor
Hirokuni Arai, Tomohiro Mizuno, Tomoya Yoshizaki, Fusahiko Itoh, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Makoto Sunamori
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tokyo Medical &amp; Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
7:54A - 8:06AM 21. Epicardial Crawling Device For Myocardial Injections
Cameron N. Riviere1, Nicholas Patronik1, Suad Elqarra2, Marco A. Zenati2
1Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
8:06A - 8:18AM 22. Effects Of On And Off Pump CABG On Colonic Mucosa
Nadeem Khwaja1, Michael O. Murphy1, Anastassi Halka1, Raymond McMahon2, Jane M. Eddleston3, Daniel J. Keenan4, Michael G. Walker1
1Vascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2Histopathology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom, 3Critical Care, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom, 4Cardiothoracic Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom
8:18A - 8:28AM Video 10 Off-Pump Repair of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect
Joanna Chikwe1, Ian Morgan2, Alan Wood3
1Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 2Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, 3St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom
8:28A - 8:38AM Video 11 A Novel Minimal Access Transabdominal Approach to Insert CorCap&trade; Cardiac Support Device In A Patient With Heart Failure
Nilesh U. Patel1, Louis Labrousse2, Nirav Patel1, Claude Deville2, Valavanur A. Subramanian1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA, 2Hopital Cardiologique du Haut-Leveque, Pessac-Bordeaux, France
8:38A - 8:48AM Video 12 Transventricular Mitral Valve Annuloplasty
Mitrev K. Zan, Sr.1, N Tanja, Sr.2
1Cardiosurgery, Special Hospital of Cardiosurgery, Skopje, Macau, 2Intensive care, Special Hospital of Cardiosurgery, Skopje, Macau
8:48A - 9:15AM Break
9:55A - 10:30AM Current Controversies: "CABG/MVR After Multi-Vessel PCI: Optimal Therapies Or Table Scraps?"
Panel: Steve Colvin, MD; Craig Smith, MD; Thomas A. Vassiliades, MD
9:15A - 9:55AM Invited Topic: "Endovascular Valve Therapies: Initial Directions And Perspectives"
Thomas A. Vassiliades, MD, Atlanta, GA
10:30A - 11:33AM Session 9: Imaging &amp; Facilitating Technology For Cardiac Surgery
Moderators: Gregory P. Fontana, MD; John L. Knight, MD
10:30A - 10:42AM 23. 3D Reconstruction Of Ultrafast 16 Slice CT Images And CT Angiography Versus Conventional Coronary Angiography At One Year In Multivessel OPCAB And C-CAB Surgery
Rajneesh Malhotra1, Manisha Mishra2, Poonam Khurana3, Monika Aggarwal3, Yugal Mishra1, Zile Singh Meharwal1, Vijay Kohli1, Naresh Trehan1
1Cardiothorcic Surgery, Escorts Heart Institute And Research Centre, New Delhi, India, 2Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Escorts Heart Institute And Research Centre, New Delhi, India, 3Radiology, Escorts Heart Institute And Research Centre, New Delhi, India
10:42 - 10:54AM 24. A Comparative Study Of Imaging Techniques In Aortic Dissection, DeBakey Type I - Intraoperative Live 3D Epicardial Echocardiography, Multiplane Transesophageal Echocardiography And Spiral CT
Manisha Mishra1, Poonam Khurana2, Zile Singh Meharwal3, Naresh Trehan4
1Cardiac Anesthesia, Escorts Heart Institute &amp; Research Centre, New Delhi, India, 2Cardiac Radiology, Escorts Heart Institute &amp; Research Centre, New Delhi, India, 3Cardiac Surgery, Escorts Heart Institute &amp; Research Centre, New Delhi, India, 4Cardiac Surgery, Escorts Heart Institute &amp; Research Centre, New Delhi, India
10:54A - 11:06AM 25. Aortic Root Surgery: Is A Minimal Invasive Access Really Feasible?
Carlo Banfi, Andrea M. D'Armini, Mauro Rinaldi, Carlo Pellegrini, Matteo Pozzi, Mario Vigan&ograve;
Division of Cardiac Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
11:06A - 11:23AM
Mini Presentations
  MP17 Detecting Coronaries And Evaluating Anastomoses With A 15 Mhz Broadband Ultrasound Transducer
Wolfgang Schiller1, Dieter Bimmel1, Chris Probst1, Christoph Schmitz1, Klaus Tiemann2, Armin Welz1
1Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2Dept. of Cardiology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
  MP18 Robotic Replacement Of The Descending Thoracic Aorta - An Alternative For Endovascular Therapy?
Eyal E. Porat, Peter D. Herrera, Roy Sheinbaum, Anthony L. Estrera, Tam T. Huynh, Ali Azizzadeh, Bradley S. Allen, Hazim J. Safi
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Memorial Hermann Institute for Cardiovascular Research and Robotics Technology, Houston, TX, USA
  MP19 Aortic Arch Stabilizzation In Redo Operation For Aortic Type A Dissection
Francisco Guerra1, Danilo Santo1, Fiore Iorio1, Boutros Khlat1, Leonardo Calabrese1, Antonio Maria Calafiore2
1Cardivascular Surgery, Policlinico Monza, Monza, Italy, 2Cardivascular Surgery, Universit&agrave; di Torino, Torino, Italy
  MP20 Clinical Application Of An Original Flexible M-K Stent-Graft For Non-Ruptured Taa Or Taaa
Hiroshi Ohtake1, Keiichi Kimura1, Ikuko Kosugi1, Go Watanabe1, Junichiro Sanada2, Osamu Matsui2
1General &amp; Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan, 2Radiology, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
11:23A - 11:33AM Video 13 A New Implantation Technique Of The Valsalva Prothesis During David Reconstruction Provides For Better Anatomical Reconstruction Of The Aortic Root
Friedrich-Christian Riess, Ralf Bader, Matthias Danne, Lena Heller, Niels Bleese
Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, Albertinen Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany
11:33A - 12:45PM Late Breaking News
12:45PM Adjourn