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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
 
Tenth Annual Scientific Meeting

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Subject To Change, Updated 23 April 2007
 
Wednesday, 6 June 2007
7:00A - 8:00AM Postgraduate Registrants, Breakfast With Industry
 
8:00A - 10:00AM Postgraduate Course: Emerging AFIB Treatments
Chairs: Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo, USA
Krishna Khargi, MD
Cardiac Center The Hague-Delft, The Hague, Netherlands
 
Faculty:

Wilfried Wisser, MD
Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Nicholas Doll, MD
University Leipzig Heart Centre, Leipzig, Germany
Dipen R. Shah, MD
University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Niv Ad, MD
Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
 

Exhibitors: AtriCure Inc., ESTECH, Inc.; Medtronic, Inc., Medical CV, Inc.
 
10:30A - 12:30PM Postgraduate Course: Endovascular Aortic Therapies
Objectives: As a result of attending this session attendees will understand current options for endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms; be able to describe the typical pitfalls of endovascular stenting and outline the risks of stenting the dissected aorta.
Chairs: Martin Grabenwoeger, MD
Hospital Hietzing, Vienna, Austria
George Tolis, Jr., MD
Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
 
Faculty: Joseph E. Bavaria, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelpha, PA, USA
Ernst Weigang, MD
University Hospital Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Rosella Fattori, MD
University Hospital S. Orsola, Bologna, Italy
 
Exhibitors: Medtronic, Inc.
 
12:30P - 1:30PM Postgraduate Registrants, Lunch With Industry
 
2:00P - 4:00PM Postgraduate Course: Percutaneous Valvular Therapies
Objectives:

Attendees will be informed about the current state of the art of percutaneous aortic valve replacement, transapical aortic valve replacement, and percutaneous mitral valve repair, both edge to edge and coronary sinus-based annuloplasty, including numbers of procedures performed and results to date.

Attendees will learn about the technical and anatomical hurdles associated with each procedure, and will gain an understanding of the tools and techniques required for successful implementation of each approach.

Attendees will see which patients are currently being referred for each of these new technologies, and will gain an appreciation for where these procedures may be headed over the next 5-10 years.
 

Chairs: Ottavio Alfieri, MD
Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
William E. Cohn, MD
Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA

Faculty: Thierry A. Folliguet, MD
L'Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France
Thomas J. Walther, MD
University Leipzig Heart Centre, Leipzig, Germany
Antonio Colombo, MD
Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
Francesco Maisano, MD
Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
 
Exhibitors: Medtronic, Inc., Edwards Lifesciences
 
4:00P - 5:00PM Postgraduate Attendees, Light Reception With Industry
 
5:00P - 7:00PM Main Exhibit Hours (WetLabs Open 5-6PM)
 
2:00P - 7:30PM Poster Boards Available For Authors, Poster Viewing
 
6:00P - 7:00PM Welcome Reception In Exhibition Halls
 
7:30P - 9:00PM Case Reports Session
Moderators: Lishan Aklog, MD
Heart &amp; Lung Institute &amp; St. Joseph's Hospital &amp; Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Claudio Muneretto, MD
Ospedale Civile di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
CR1 Thoracic Aortic Stenting In Patients With Connective Tissue Disease: A Word of Caution
Francois Dagenais1, Jean-Pierre Normand2, Roch Turcotte3, Eric Dumont1, Pierre Voisine1
1Cardiac Surgery, 2Radiographer, 3Cardiographer, Laval Hospital, Sainte-Foy, PQ, Canada


CR2 Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Pseudoaneurysms In Patients With Marfan Syndrome
Joseph S. Coselli, Karen Amerman, Charlie Cheng, Scott A. LeMaire
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, USA


CR3 Successful Surgical Management of Esophageal Injury Following Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
Zev Davis1, Thomas J. Hinkamp1, Moeen Saleem2
1Edward Heart Hospital, Cardiac Surgery Associates, Naperville, IL, USA, 2Edward Heart Hospital, Midwest Heart Specialists, Naperville, IL, USA


CR4 Fail Chest Minimal Invasive Treatment
Jose R. Matilla, Francisco Felix, Teresa Magalhaes Godinho
Thoracic Surgery, Pulido Valente Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal


CR5 Minimally Invasive Approach To A Novel Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Configuration In Pediatric Patients: Early Experience
Francis Fynn-Thompson1, Frank Cecchin2
1Cardiac Surgery, 2Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA


Invited Case
CR6 Full Endoscopic Treatment of Lone AF in an Awake Patient With Epidural Anesthesia
Bisleri G1, Manzato A2, Bottio T1, Piccoli P1, Muneretto C1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy; 2Section of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy


Thursday, 7 June 2007
5:30A - 8:00AM Posters Available For Viewing
 
6:00A - 7:15AM Concurrent SIG Breakfast Sessions (2)
SIG sessions are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and does not carry CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, the American College of Surgeons.
6:00A - 7:15AM SIG Breakfast: Issues and Troubleshooting in Thoracic Robotic Surgery
Chair: Kemp Kernstine, MD
City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
 
7:15A - 8:30AM Continental Breakfast In Exhibition Halls
 
7:15A - 11:00AM Exhibition Hall Hours
 
7:45A - 8:00AM Opening &amp; Welcome Remarks
James D. Fonger, MD
Columbia, SC, USA
8:00A - 9:00AM Session 1: Innovative Valve Technology &amp; Techniques
Moderators: Gianni Angelini, MD
Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK
John L. Knight, MD
Flinders Medical Center, Bedford Park, SA, Australia
8:00A - 8:12AM 1. Mitral Valve Re-Operations After Initial Robotic Mitral Valve Repairs*
Evelio Rodriguez, John Narron, L. Wiley Nifong, W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr.
Surgery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
8:12A - 8:24AM 2. Off-Pump Placement of Artificial Chordae Tendonae Corrects Mitral Regurgitation: Early Clinical Experience
Giovanni Speziali1, Charles Bruce2, Davide Ricci3, Richard Daly3
1Cardiac Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; 2Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; 3Cardiac Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
8:24A - 8:36AM 3. Early Outcome of Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass In Initial Twenty Patients
Anson Cheung1, Jian Ye1, Samuel V. Lictenstein1, Sanjeevan Pasupati2, Ron Carere2, Christopher Thompson2, Ajay Sinhal2, John G. Webb2
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 2Cardiology, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
8:36A - 8:48AM 4. Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement: Endoluminal and Transapical Resection of Human Aortic Valves In Situ*
Ren&eacute; Quaden1, Tim Attmann1, Rolf Klaws2, Michael Sch&uuml;nke2, Dirk Theisen-Kunde3, Jochen Cremer1, Georg Lutter1
1Cardiovascular Surgery, University Clinic of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany; 2Institute of Anatomy, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany; 3Institute of Biomedical Optics, University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany
8:48A - 8:52AM MP1. Awake Surgery With Epidural Anesthesia Reduces Morbidity and Mortality In High Risk Heart Valve Patients
Claudio Muneretto, Alberto Negri, Tomaso Bottio, Gianluigi Bisleri, Paolo Piccoli, Aldo Manzato
Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Brescia Medical School, Brescia, Italy
8:52A - 9:02AM V1. Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation On A Beating Heart
Anson W. Cheung1, Jian Ye1, Samuel V. Lictenstein1, Sanjeevan Pausupati2, Ron Carere2, Christopher R. Thompson2, Ajay Sinhal2, John G. Webb2
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada; 2Cardiology, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
9:00A - 9:45AM Dedicated WetLab Time
 
9:45A - 10:45AM Session 2: Heart Failure Surgery &amp; Devices
Moderators: William D. Cohn, MD
Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
Yugal K. Mishra, MD
Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India
9:45A - 9:57AM 5. The MAGIC Phase II Study (Myoblast Autologous Grafting In Ischemic Cardiomyopathy): An Interim Analysis
Jens Brickwedel, MD, Philippe Menasche, MD, PhD, Ottavio Alfieri, MD, Stefan Janssens, MD, PhD, William McKenna, MD, PhD, Dieter H. Boehm, MD, PhD, Hermann Reichenspurner, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Surgery, University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
9:57A - 10:09AM 6. The Efficacy of Skeletal Myoblast Delivery of Angiopoietin-1 vs Direct Adenoviral Angiopoietin-1 Injection For Cardiac Repair*
Lei Ye1, Husnain Kh Haider2, ShuJia Jiang2, RuSan Tan3, Wee Chi Toh1, RuoWen Ge4, In Chin Song5, Peter K. Law6, Eugene KW Sim7
1NUMI, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, 2Department of Pathology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, 3Department of Cardiology, National Heart Center, Singapore, Singapore, 4Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, 5Department of Experimental Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, 6Cell Transplants Singapore Pte. Ltd, Singapore, Singapore, 7Surgery, Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore &amp; Gleneagles JPMC Cardiac Center, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Singapore
10:09A - 10:21AM 7. Efficacy of Intramyocardial Injection of Angiogenic Cell Precursors For Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: A Case Match Study
Kitipan Arom, Permyos Ruengsakulrach, Vibul Jotisakulratana
Cardiovascular Surgery Division, Bangkok Heart Hospital, Bangkok,Thailand
10:21A - 10:30AM MP2. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Long Term Results of Transvenous and Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach
Helmut Mair, Sabine Daebritz, Ingo Kaczmarek, Bruno Reichart, Peter Lamm
Cardiac Surgery, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
MP3. Remote Myocardial Status On Gadolinium-Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predicts Adverse Outcomes In Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Undergoing Surgical Ventricular Restoration
Koji Takeda, Goro Matsumiya, Hajime Matsue, Koichi Toda, Seiki Hamada, Yoshiki Sawa
Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
10:30A - 10:40AM V2. Direct Cardiac Compression Using Helical Bands
Jennifer K. White1, Alex Slocum, Jr.2
1Cardiac Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 2Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
10:45A - 11:30AM Invited Topic - Heart Failure: Restoration and Devices
Introductions: Francis D. Ferdinand, MD
The Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, USA
 
Moderator:

O. Howard (Bud) Frazier, MD
Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
 

Speakers: New Generation of Mini VADs - The European Experience
Roland Hetzer, MD
German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany

New Generation of Mini VADs - The North American Experience
John V. Conte, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA

The Art of Geometry: Ventricular Restoration
Lorenzo A. Menicanti, MD
Instituto Policlinico San Donato,Milan, Italy

 A Minimalist Approach to LVAD Implantation
O. Howard (Bud) Frazier, MD
Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA
11:30A - 2:00PM ISMICS International Fellows Session
 
11:30A - 2:00PM Posters Available For Viewing
 
12:00P - 1:15PM LUNCH SYMPOSIA (2 concurrent)
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and do not carry CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, the American College of Surgeons.

TITLE TBD
Speakers: TBD
Supported By: ESTECH, Inc.


Expanding Treatment Options in Severe Aortic Stenosis
Supported By: Edwards Lifesciences, Inc.


1:30P - 5:45PM Exhibition Hall Hours
1:30P - 2:45PM Session 3: Innovative Technologies For Surgical Revascularization

Moderators: Jan Gummert, MD
Universit&auml;tsklinikum Jena, Jena, Germany

James R. Edgerton, MD
Texas Heart Hospital of the Southwest, Plano, TX, USA
1:30P - 1:42PM 8. Mid-Term Results After Sutureless Proximal Vein Graft Anastomosis Using the PAS-Port(TM) System: A Single Center Experience
Stefanos Demertzis1, Rafael Trunfio1, Francesco Faletra2, Rolf Wyttenbach3, Francesco Siclari1
1Cardiac Surgery, Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland, 2Cardiological Imaging, Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland, 3Radiology, San Giovanni Hospital, Bellinzona, Switzerland
1:42P - 1:54PM 9. Prospective Evaluation of Patency and Early Experience Utilizing An Automated Distal Anastomosis Device (C-Port)
Tung Cai, Tea Acuff, J.W. Randolph Bolton, Lauren Dizney, Michael Poon
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital of Denton, Denton, TX, USA
1:54P - 2:06PM 10. A New Device: The "Double Cylinder" Device (CSD) For Minimally Invasive Saphenous Vein Harvesting: An Integrity Pathology Study After 100 Cases
Giuseppe D'Arrigo1, Gaetano Mauceri1, Filippo Fraggetta1, Massimo Lemma2, Carlo Antona2, Alberto Lomeo1
1Cardiovascular Dept., Ospedale Cannizzaro, Catania, Italy, 2Cardiovascular Dept., Ospedale Luigi Sacco, Milano, Italy
2:06P - 2:18PM 11. Early Graft Patency and Freedom From Reintervention In 178 Consecutive Patients Undergoing Beating Heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass
Sudhir Srivastava1, Suresh Gadasalli2, Madhava Agusala2, Ram Kolluru2, Reyna Barrera1, Shaune Quismundo1, Usha Kreaden3
1Cardiac Surgical Associates of West Texas, Odessa, TX, USA, 2Alliance Hospital, Odessa, TX, USA, 3Intuitive Surgical Inc, Sunnyvale, CA, USA
2:18P - 2:33PM MP4. Facilitated Endoscopic Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Grafting Performing A Catheter Guided Anastomosis
Stephan Jacobs, Volkmar Falk, David Holzhey, Friedrich W. Mohr
Cardio-Thoracic-Surgery, Heartcenter Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
MP5. Hemodynamic Study During OPCAB Surgery Using A New Positioning Device
Jan M. Abicht1, Hirokuni Arai2, Sandra Eifert3, Andres Beiras3, Bruno Reichart3, Frank Christ1, Calin Vicol3
1Anaesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany, 2Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan, 3Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
MP6. Acute Study of Distal Anastomotic Device On A Beating Heart Using the daVinci S Robot
J. Michael Smith1, Hubert Stein2, David Daunt2
1Surgery, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA, 2Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA, USA
2:33P - 2:43PM V3. Multivessel Surgical Revascularisation On the Beating Heart Via A Small Left Anterior Thoracotomy
Gavin J. Murphy, Raimondo Ascione, Gianni D. Angelini.
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK
 
2:45P - 3:30PM Dedicated WetLab Time
 
3:30P - 4:45PM SESSION 4: Cardiac Arrhythmia Surgery
Moderators: Marc W. Gerdisch, MD
Saint Francis Heart Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Toshiya Ohtsuka, MD
Fuchu Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
3:30P - 3:42PM 12. "Spot" Electrocardiograms Underestimate Atrial Fibrillation Burden After Surgical Ablation
John Puskas1, Alexis Neill1, Patrick Kilgo2, Thomas Vassiliades1, Robert Guyton1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2Biostatistics, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
3:42P - 3:54PM 13. Beating Heart Direct Left Atrial Access Balloon Cryoablation: Safety and Efficacy of Pulmonary Vein Isolation In An Ovine Model
James S. Gammie1, G. Kwame Yankey1, Timothy Nolan1, Z. J. Wu1, T. Dickfeld2, Bartley P. Griffith1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, 2Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
3:54P - 4:06PM 14. How Does Successful Off-Pump Pulmonary Vein Isolation For Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Influence Heart Rate Variability and Autonomic Activity?
Grzegorz Suwalski1, Piotr Suwalski1, Jurij M. Kalisnik2, Mariusz Sledz1, Julita Switaj1, Anna Oginska1, Borut Gersak2, Kazimierz B. Suwalski1
1Cardiac Surgery Derpartment, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, 2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubjana, Slovenia
4:06P - 4:18PM 15. Functional Characterization of Epicardial Beating Heart Radiofrequency Left Atrial Maze
Takeyoshi Ota1, David Francischelli2, Douglas Hettrick2, David Schwartzman3, Marco A. Zenati1
1Cardiac Surgery, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA, 3Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
4:18P - 4:30PM MP7. Assessment of Chronotropic Competent Sinus Rhythm After Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
Oliver Reuthebuch1, Johannes Holzmeister2, Michele Genoni3
1Cardiac Surgery, Triemli Spital, Zurich, Switzerland, 2Cardiology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 3Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
4:30P - 4:38PM MP8. Clinical Evaluation of the Extra-Cardiac Maze (Ex-Maze)Procedure
Andy C. Kiser, MD1, Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker, MD, PhD2, Boguslaw Kapelak, MD, PhD3, Krzysztof Bartus, MD3, W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., MD4, Jerzy Sadowski, MD, PhD3.
1Cardiac Surgery, Pinehurst Surgical Clinics, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Pinehurst, NC, USA, 2Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany, 3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 4Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
MP9. Cryoablation Versus Radiofrequency Ablation In Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation - Prospective Randomized All-Comers Trial (COURSE AF Trial) - Extended Observation
Piotr Suwalski1, Grzegorz Suwalski1, Janusz Kochanowski2, Piotr Scislo2, Mariusz Sledz1, Anna Oginska1, Julita Switaj1, Kazimierz B. Suwalski1
1Cardiac Surgery Derpartment, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, 2Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
4:38P - 4:48PM V4. Safe and Complete Minimally Invasive Ligation of the Left Atrial Appendage
Alex Zapolanski, MD
Valley Columbia Heart Center, Ridgewood, NJ, USA
 
4:50P - 5:45PM Dedicated WetLab Time
 
5.00P - 6:00PM Posters Available For Viewing
 
6:00P - 7:00PM Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderators: Vassilios Gulielmos, MD
Geniki Kliniki Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Rex Stanbridge, MD
St. Mary's Hospital, London, UK
 
Topic Moderators: TBD
 
Friday, 8 June 2007
6:15A - 7:30AM Concurrent SIG Breakfast Sessions
SIG sessions are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and does not carry CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, the American College of Surgeons.

SIG Breakfast: Professional Journal Reviews - Developing A Critical Eye For Manuscripts
Moderators: Leslie R. Dye, MD
Managing Editor, INNOVATIONS, Cincinnati, OH, USA
James Mulligan
Publisher, INNOVATIONS, Lippincott, Williams &amp; Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, USA
 
Speakers: Robert Emery, MD
6:15A - 7:30AM SIG Breakfast: Fibrin Glue Technique for Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Supported by: CSL Behring K.K.
 
7:30A - 8:30AM Continental Breakfast In Exhibition Halls
 
7:30A - 10:30AM Exhibition Hall Hours
 
8:00A - 9:15AM Session 5: Thoracic Surgery &amp; Imaging/Facilitating Technology
Moderators: Johannes Bonatti, MD
Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
Robert J. Downey, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
8:00 - 8:12AM 16. Robotic-Assisted Lung Resection For Malignant Disease
Casandra A. Anderson, Minia Hellan, Clayton Lau, Adres Falabell, Frederic Grannis, Kemp Kernstine
City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
8:12A - 8:24AM 17. Three-Port VATS Lobectomy For Pulmonary Aspergyllosis
Tadasu Kohno, Mingyon Mun
Thoracic Surgery, Toramonom Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
8:24A - 8:36AM 18. Quantitative Description of Mitral Valve Geometry By Means of Real-Time Three-Dimensional Echocardiography: Applicability To Minimally Invasive Interventions*
Liam P. Ryan1, Benjamin M. Jackson1, Theodore J. Plappert2, Martin G. St. John-Sutton2, Robert C. Gorman1, Joseph H. Gorman, III1
1Harrison Department of Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
8:36A - 8:48AM 19. Fluorescent Cardiac Imaging: A Validation Study For Quantitative Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion During Graded Stenosis In Pigs*
Sabine H. Wipper1, Beate Reiter1, Detlef Russ2, Hartmut Koch1, Fabian Hahnel1, Christiane Pahrmann1, Hermann Reichenspurner1, Christian Detter1
1Cardiac Surgery, University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 2Institut f&uuml;r Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Messtechnik, University Ulm, Ulm, Germany
8:48A - 9:03AM MP10. Does Routine Us of Less Invasive Percutaneous Tracheotomy In Post Sternotomy Patients Reduce Mediastinitis Compared To Open Technique?
Nirav Patel, Amit Jain, Ramchandra C. Reddy, Klaus D. Lessnau, Didier Loulmet, Valavanur Subramanian
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA


MP11. Concept of Active Motion Compensation: Modeling and Prediction of Aortic Root Motion To Guide Automatically Implantation of Suture-Less Stent-Fixed Aortic Valve Prosthesis*
Stephan Jacobs, Volkmar Falk
Cardio-Thoracic-Surgery, Heartcenter Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany


MP12. U-Clip Versus Standard Running Suture For the Central Arterial T-Graft Anastomosis: A Prospective Randomized 64 Slice CT Evaluation 2 Weeks and 6 Months Postoperatively
Martin Oberhoffer1, Sandra Eifert1, Susanna Kober1, Konstantin Nikolaou2, Bruno Reichart1, Calin Vicol1
1Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany, 2Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
9:03 - 9:13AM V5. Redo OPCAB With Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Implantation Guided By Intraoperative Indocyanine Green Fluorescent - Dye Angiography (SPY System)
Takeo Tedoriya, Masaomi Fukuzumi, Tadashi Omoto, Masahiro Ohno, Masaya Oi, Masanori Hirota, Noboru Ishikawa, Hiroshi Suzuki
Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
 
9:15A - 10:30AM Dedicated WetLab Time
 
10:00A - 10:30AM ISMICS Member Business Meeting
 
10:30A - 11:00AM Consensus Statement- "Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery In Lung Cancer Resection: Is VATS Lobectomy Advancing Patient Care?"
Robert J. Downey, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
 
11:00A - 11:30AM Presidential Address: "Innovation&mdash;The Strategy for Tomorrow"
James D. Fonger, MD
Columbia, SC, USA
 
11:45A - 1:00PM LUNCH SYMPOSIA (2 concurrent)
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and do not carry CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, the American College of Surgeons.
 
Lunch Symposium: MICS Marketplace&mdash;Therapy Solutions for the Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Supported by: Medtronic, Inc.
 
Reaching Superior Outcomes in AF Surgery
Supported by: AtriCure, Inc.


1:30P - 4:00PM Exhibition Hall Hours
 
1:30P - 2:30PM SESSION 6: Strategies &amp; Outcomes of Surgical Revascularization
Moderators: Anthony C. de Souza, MD
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
John D. Puskas, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
1:30P - 1:42PM 20. Influence of Prior Coronary Stenting On the Outcome of Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Michael B. Pliam1, Alex Zapolanski1, Peter Anastassiou1, Colman J. Ryan2, Louis L. Manila1, Richard E. Shaw1
1Cardiac Surgery, 2Cardiology, San Francisco Heart &amp; Vascular Institute, Daly City, CA, USA
1:42P - 1:54PM 21. Medium Term Results of Robotic Assisted Multivessel MIDCAB Using Port-Access Stabilization and Positioning Device
Nirav Patel, Joan Jennings, Didier Loulmet, Valavanur Subramanian
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
1:54P - 2:06PM 22. Transmyocardial Lazer Revascularization Increases Blood Flow Within Bypass Grafts After OPCAB*
Robert S. Poston, Junyan Gu, Seeta Kallam, James Brown
Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
2:06P - 2:20PM

MP13. The Right Gastroepiploic Artery Graft For CABG In Fourteen Hundred Patients
Hisayoshi Suma1, Hiroaki Tanabe1, Taiko Horii2, Tadashi Isomura3
1The Cardiovascular Institute, Tokyo, Japan, 2Cardiovascular Surgery, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan, 3Hayama Heart Center, Kanagawa, Japan

MP14. Long Term Results of Grafts To the Right Coronary System: SVG Versus GEA
Hiroshi Seki, Tomoki Shimokawa, Naomi Ozawa, Kenji Nishimura, Masamitu Murata, Susumu Takeuchi, Kenu Fumimoto, Susumu Manabe, Shuichirou Takanashi
Sakakibara Heart Institute, Fuchu, Japan

MP15. Midterm Results After Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass - A Single Center Experience*
Utz Kappert, Sems Tugtekin, Romuald Cichon, Klaus Matschke
Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center, Dresden, Germany

2:20P - 2:30PM V6. (Invited) To Beat Or Not To Beat (T-CAB)
Johannes Bonatti, MD
Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
Sudhir P. Srivastava, MD
Cardiac Surgical Associates, Odessa, TX, USA
2:30P - 3:00PM Keynote Address - "Evolution, Revolution, Renaissance"
Thomas J. Fogarty, MD
Portola Valley, CA, USA
 
3:00P - 3:45PM Dedicated WetLab Time
 
3:45P - 4:30PM Session 7: Facilitating Surgical Technologies
Moderators: Francis D. Ferdinand, MD
The Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, USA
Christian Detter, MD
University Heart Centre, Hamburg, Germany
3:45P - 3:57PM 23. Endodirect vs. Peripheral Cannulation In Port Access Surgery: A Comparative Analysis*
Roberto Gaeta1, Salvatore Lentini1, Giuseppe M. Raffa2, Marcello Savasta2, Carlo Pellegrini2, Andrea M. D'Armini2, Patrizio Spreafico2, Alessia Alloni2, Barbara Cattadori2, Laura Riva2, Mauro Rinaldi3, Mario Vigan&ograve;2
1Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital Policlinico G.Martino, Messina, Italy, 2Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy, 3Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital San Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
3:57P - 4:08PM MP16. Epicardial Injection Using A Miniature Crawling Robotic Device Through A Subxiphoid Approach
Takeyoshi Ota1, Nicholas A. Patronik2, Cameron N. Riviere2, Marco A. Zenati1
1Cardiac Surgery, Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA


MP17. The Smart Canula For Peripheral Venous Cannulation In High-Risk Patients Undergoing Cardio-Vascular Procedures and Redo Operations: A Preliminary Report
Enrico Ferrari, Piergiorgio Tozzi, Dominique Delay, Giuseppe Siniscalchi, Sandra Bommeli, Ludwig von Segesser
Cardiovascular Unit, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
4:08P - 4:19PM MP18. Quantitative Relation of Myocardial Fibrosis by Magnetic Resonance to Left Ventricular Performance and 3-Year Outcome With Ventricular Restoration
Gustavo A. Ribeiro, Sr.1, Cledicyon Eloy Costa, Sr.1, Mauricio Marson Lopes, Sr.1, Fernando Antoniale1, Ana Nunes Albuquerque2, Juliano Lara Fernandes3
1Cardiothoracic surgery, 2Anesthetistic, 3Cardiovascular Imaging, Radiologia Clinica de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil


MP19. Early Outcome of Re-operative Multi-vessel Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Yugal Mishra, Sathiakar Paul Collison, Zile Singh Meharwal, Ramesh K Bapna, Rajneesh Malhotra, Vijay Kohli, Naresh Trehan
Cardiac Surgery, Escorts Heart Institute And Research Centre, New Delhi, India
4:19P - 4:29PM V7. Totally Endoscopic Repair of Atrial Septal Defect Or Patent Foramen Ovale Using Robotic Technology
Nikolaos Bonaros, Thomas Schachner, Armin Oehlinger, Christian Kolbitsch, Silvana Mueller, Thomas Bartel, Guenther Laufer, Johannes Bonatti
Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
 
4:30P - 5:15PM Poster Competition Finals
Moderators: Vassilios Gulielmos,MD
Geniki Kliniki Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Rex Stanbridge, MD
St. Mary's Hospital, London, UK
6PM Transfers To 10th Anniversary &amp; Awards Reception
 
6:30PM - 8:00PM 10th Anniversary Renaissance &amp; Awards Reception

Awards: Poster Finalists &amp; Best Moderated Poster
Best Mini Presentation
Best Video Presentation
President's Award
Robert Emery Young Investigator Award

Renaissance - Back To Where It All Began
Antonio Calafiore, MD
University of Cantania, Cantania, Italy
Frederico Benetti, MD, PhD
Benetti Foundation, Rosario, Argentina
Valavanur A. Submaranian, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Paul A. Spence, MD
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA

Looking Forward - ISMICS Leadership Fund
James D. Fonger, MD &amp; Robert W. Emery, MD
Dinner On Own
 
10:00P - 11:30PM President's Nightcap
 
Saturday, 9 June 2007
7:00A - 8:00AM Continental Breakfast
 
8:00A - 8:45AM Session 8: Endovascular &amp; Perfusion Technology
Moderators: Keith B. Allen, MD
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Volkmar Falk, MD
University of Leipzig Heart Centre, Leipzig, Germany
8:00A - 8:12AM 24. Emergency Stent-Graft Placement In the Thoracic Aorta As Rescue Procedure For High-Risk Patients
Burkhart Zipfel, Semih Buz, Robert Hammerschmidt, Thomas Krabatsch, Roland Hetzer
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
8:12A - 8:24AM 25. Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR) Without Angiography
Piergiorgio Tozzi, Bettina Marty, Enrico Ferrari, Giuseppe Siniscalchi, Ludwig K. von Segesser
CardioVascular Surgery Department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois - CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
8:24A - 8:36AM 26. INIVTED: Does Previous Percutaneous Coronary Stenting Have an Effect on the Cost-effectiveness of Subsequent Coronary Artery Bypass  Grafting?
Thanos Athianasiou
Dept. of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St. Mary&rsquo;s Hospital, London, UK
8:36A - 8:48AM 27. A Novel Suture Substitute For Aortic Valve Replacement
Christoph Schmitz1, Omer Dzemali2, Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker3, Ashraf El-Essawi4, Wolfgang Harringer4
1Klinik und Poliklinik f&uuml;r Herzchirurgie, Universit&auml;tsklinikum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2Klinik f&uuml;r Thorax-, Herz- und Thorakale Gef&auml;&szlig;chirurgie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universit&auml;t, Frankfurt, Germany, 3Klinik f&uuml;r Thorax-, Herz- und Thorakale Gef&auml;&szlig;chirurgie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universit&auml;t, Frankfurt, Germany, 4Klinik f&uuml;r Herz-, Thorax- und Gef&auml;&szlig;chirurgie, Klinikum Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
8:48A - 9:02AM MP20. Shedding of Platelet Derived Microparticles From Damaged Saphenous Vein Grafts As A Marker of the Hypercoagulable State: Animal Model With Clinical Validation*
Robert S. Poston, Junyan Gu, Seeta Kallam, James Brown
Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA


MP21. Does Off-Pump Coronary Surgery Result In A Reduced Systemic Inflammatory Response and Improved Lung Function Compared To On-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Coronary Surgery? A Randomized Trial*
Gunaratnam Niranjan, George Asimakopoulos, Paul Karagounis, Venkatachalam Chandrasekaran
Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Georges Hospital, London, UK


MP22. Effect of Minimal Extracorporal Circulation ( MECC) Compared To Cardiopulmonary Bypass System(CPB) On Organ Function and Inflammatory Response: A Prospective Randomized Study
Jeannette Sch&ouml;nebeck1, Uwe Mehrmann2, Munif Haddad3, Beate Reiter1, Bernhard Dahme4, Hermann Reichenspurner1, Christian Detter1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 2Department of Psychology III, 3Department of Clinical Chemistry, 4Department of Psychology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
9:02 - 9:12AM V8. Robotic-Assisted Excision of A Left Ventricular Thrombus
Charles J. Lutz1, Karikehalli Dilip1, Brant Ford1, Mike Swartz1, Michael Hauser2, Moses Kyobe3
1Surgery, 2Anesthesia, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA, 3Cardiology, Oswego Hospital, Oswego, NY, USA
 
9:15A - 9:45AM Invited Topic - Where Is the Best Home For My New Medical Device Idea: Large Company Or Small?
Moderator: Thomas J. Fogarty, MD
Fogarty Engineering, Inc., Portola Valley, CA, USA
 
Panelists: Paul Spence, MD
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
John R. Liddicoat, MD
Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA
 
9:45A - 11:00AM Panel Discussion: Alternative Practice Models for the Next Decade
Moderator: James D. Fonger, MD
Columbia, SC, USA
 
Panelists: Alan H. Menkis, MD
St. Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Canada
Yvon Baribeau, MD
Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, USA
Robert R. Lazzara, MD
Cardiac Surgical Associates, Tampa, FL, USA
Keith B. Allen, MD
CORVASC MD'S, Indianapolis, IN, USA
John C. Laschinger, MD
St. Joseph's Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
11:00A - 11:30AM Current Controversies: Do Drug-Eluding Stents Represent Long-Term Danger?
Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD
St. Mary's Hospital, London, UK
 
Pro: David Paul Taggart, MD, PhD
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
 
Con:

Gerhard Schuler, MD
University Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

11:30A - 12:30PM Late Breaking News&dagger;
Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD
St. Mary's Hospital, London, UK
12:30PM ADJOURN

* Young Investigator Award Applicant