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WEDNESDAY, 3 June 2015
07.00 - 08.00 Continental Breakfast for Postgraduate Registrants
8.00 – 8.45 Masters Day Thoracic Program – Offsite Not for CME
Moderators: Marcin Zielinski, MD & Gaetano Rocco, MD

Transportation will be departing the Intercontinental at 7.00 for the Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charite where attendees will view 2 parallel live operations as follows:
 
7.30 Robotic Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis
Operating Surgeons: Jens Ruckert, MD
Marc Swierzy, MD
  Uniportal VATS Upper Right for NSCLC
Operating Surgeons: Diego Gonzalez Rivas, MD
Mahmoud Ismail, MD
11.30 Robotic Thymectomy for Thymoma
Operating Surgeons: Jens Ruckert, MD
Marc Swierzy, MD
  Uniportal VATS Upper Left for NSCLC
Operating Surgeons: Diego Gonzalez Rivas, MD
Mahmoud Ismail, MD
8.00 – 8.45 MORNING GENERAL SESSION
 
8.00 – 8.05 “How I Do It” Live in a Box Video Presentation: Hybrid Coronary Revascularization
Robert Poston, MD
University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
 
8.05 – 8.15 State of the Art Lecture: Hybrid Coronary Revascularization
Bob Kiaii, MD
University Hospital/LHSC/UWO, London, Ontario
 
8.15 – 8.20 “How I Do It” Live in a Box Video Presentation: Minimally Invasive David Procedure
Malakh Shrestha, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hanover Germany
 
8.20 – 8.30 State of the Art Lecture: How to Establish a Minimally Invasive Aortic Surgery Program
Malakh Shrestha, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hanover Germany
 
8.30 – 8.35 “How I Do It” Live in a Box Video Presentation: New Innovations in LVAD Therapy
Edward Soltesz, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
8.35 – 8.45 State of the Art Lecture: New Innovations in LVAD Therapy
George Wieselthaler, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
9.00 – 12.00 MORNING FOCUSED SESSIONS
 
Minimally Invasive Treatment of Aortic Disease
Chair: Malakh Shrestha, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
 
9.00 – 9.20 Less Invasive Arch Replacement: The Role of Hybrid Approach
Ali Khoynezhad, MD
Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
 
9.20 – 9.30 Discussion
 
9.30 – 9.50 Hybrid Approach in Acute Aortic Dissection
Antonio Miceli, MD
Instituto Clinico Sant’Ambrogio, Milan, Italy
 
9.50 – 10.00 Discussion
 
10.00 – 10.20 Minimally Invasive Aortic Arch Surgery: It’s All About Reducing the Trauma
Andreas Martens, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
 
10.20 – 10.30 Discussion
 
10.30 – 10.50 Case Presentation: Minimally Invasive Aortic Root Replacement
Julia Umminger, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
 
10.50 – 11.00 Discussion
 
11.00 – 12.00 Panel Discussion
 
Hybrid Coronary Revascularization
Chairs: Joannes Bonatti, MD
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Nirav Patel, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
 
9.00 – 9.20 Patient Selection for Hybrid Coronary Intervention - Principle and Presentation of Suitable Cases
Robert Poston, MD
University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
 
9.20 – 9.40 Timing of Surgery and PCI in Hybrid Coronary Revascularization
Ralf Harskamp, MD
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC
 
9.40 – 10.00 Hybrid Coronary Intervention Using MIDCAB
Nirav Patel, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
 
10.00 – 10.20 Hybrid Coronary Intervention Using Robotic TECAB
Johannes Bonatti, MD
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
10.20 – 10.30 Discussion
 
10.30 – 10.50 Break
 
10.50 – 11.10 Simultaneous Less Invasive CABG and PCI – Direct Cooperation of Surgeon and Interventional Cardiologist
Bob Kiaii, MD
University Hospital/LHSC/UWO, London, Ontario
 
11.10 – 11.30 Challenges in Planning a Randomized Controlled Multicenter Trial on HCR in Europe
Nikolaos Bonaros, MD
Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
 
11.30 – 11.50 Results of the NIH Multicenter Observational Study on HCR – Implications on the NIH Prospective Randomized Trial
Johannes Bonatti, MD
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
11.50 – 12.00 Discussion
 
Surgical Interventional Treatment of Heart Failure
Chair: Edward Soltesz, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
9.00 – 9.20 Circulite
Filip Rega, MD
University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
 
9.20 – 9.30 Discussion
 
9.30 – 9.50 Heartware MVAD and tMVAD
Thomas Krabatsch, MD
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
 
9.50 – 10.00 Discussion
 
10.00 – 10.20 Minimally Invasive LVAD Implantation
Jan Schmitto, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
 
10.20 – 10.30 Discussion
 
10.30 – 11.00 Break
 
11.00 – 11.20 Heartmate II
Dominik Wiedemann, MD
Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria
 
11.20 – 11.30 Discussion
 
11.30 – 11.50 Total Artificial Heart
George Wieselthaler, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
 
11.50 – 12.00 Discussion
12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH BREAK
13.00 – 13.45 AFTERNOON GENERAL SESSION
 
13.00 – 13.05 “How I Do It” Live in a Box: Totally Endoscopic Robotic Mitral Valve Repair
Wiley Nifong, MD
East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina
 
13.05 – 13.15 State of the Art Lecture: Evolution of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Hugo Vanerman, MD
UC Louvain, Knokke, Belgium
 
13.15 - 13.20 “How I Do It” Live in a Box Video Presentation: Thoracoscopic AF Ablation
Mark La Meir, MD
University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
 
13.20 – 13.30 State of the Art Lecture: Arrhythmia
Niv Ad, MD
IHVI, Falls Church, VA
 
13.30 – 13.35 “How I Do It” Live in a Box Video Presentation: Tiara Implantation from Vancouver
Anson Cheung, MD
University of Columbia, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC
 
13.35- 13.45 State of the Art Lecture: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation – The Big Chance for Cardiac Surgery
Hendrik Treede, MD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
14.00 – 17.00 AFTERNOON FOCUSED SESSIONS
 
Minimally Invasive Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery
Chair: Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
14.00 – 14.20 Contemporary Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery: Look How Far We’ve Come
Gurjyot Bajwa, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
 
14.20 – 14.30 Discussion
 
14.30 – 14.50 Minimally Invasive Mitral Surgery via Right Thoracotomy – No Need for Robots
Martin Misfeld, MD
University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
 
14.50 - 15.00 Discussion
 
15.00 – 15.20 Partial Lower Sternotomy Approach for Mitral Valve Surgery – Indications, Techniques, and Pittfalls
Sary Aranki, MD
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
 
15.20 – 15.30 Discussion
 
15.30 – 16.00 Break
 
16.00 – 16.20 Safe Conduct of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Tips and Tricks
Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
 
16.20 – 16.30 Discussion
 
16.30 – 16.50 Is Leaflet Preserving Mitral Valve Surgery Feasible Using Minimally Invasive Access?
David Holzhey, MD
Hart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
 
16.50 – 17.00 Discussion
 
Arrhythmia
Chair: Niv Ad, MD
IHVI, Falls Church, VA
 
14.00 – 14.05 The Importance of the Mitral Valve Isthmus
Niv Ad, MD
IHVI, Falls Church, VA
 
14.05 – 14.20 How Do I Ablate the Mitral Valve Isthmus?

On Bypass
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Off Bypass
Mark LaMeir, MD
University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands

Off Bypass
Husam Balkhy, MD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 
14.20 – 14.30 Round Table Discussion

Niv Ad, MD
Husam Balkhy, MD
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Mark LaMeir, MD
Timo Weimar, MD

 
14.30 – 15.00 Debate: Thoracoscopic Bilateral Pulmonary Vein Isolation is Superior to a Box Posterior Left Atrial Isolation

Pro:
Timo Weimar, MD
Sana Cardiac Surgery Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Con:
Husam Balkhy, MD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 
15.00 – 15.10 Round Table Discussion

Niv Ad, MD
Husam Balkhy, MD
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Mark LaMeir, MD
Timo Weimar, MD

 
15.10 – 15.25 Break
 
15.25 – 15.55 How Do I Do My Cox Maze:

Cryothermal Energy
Niv Ad, MD
IHVI, Falls Church, VA

Combined Bi Polar RF and Cryothermal Energy
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

 
15.55 – 16.05 Round Table Discussion

Niv Ad, MD
Husam Balkhy, MD
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Mark LaMeir, MD
Timo Weimar, MD

 
16.05 – 16.20 How Do I Manage Anticoagulation Post Surgical Ablation?

Timo Weimar, MD
Mark La Meir, MD
Ralph Damiano, MD

 
16.20 – 16.35 Round Table Discussion

Niv Ad, MD
Husam Balkhy, MD
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Mark LaMeir, MD
Timo Weimar, MD

 
16.35 – 16.55 How Do I Manage the Left Atrial Appendage?

Through Mid Sternotomy
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Thoracoscopic Approach I
Mark LaMeir, MD
University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands

Thoracoscopic Approach II
Husam Balkhy, MD
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Right Minithoracotomy
Niv Ad, MD
IHVI, Falls Church, VA

 
16.55 – 17.00 Round Table Discussion

Niv Ad, MD
Husam Balkhy, MD
Ralph Damiano, Jr., MD
Mark LaMeir, MD
Timo Weimar, MD

 
Transcatheter Mitral
Chair: Hendrik Treede, MD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
 
14.00 – 14.10 A Surgeon’s View on Interventional Mitral Valve Repair/Replacements
David Holzhey, MD
Heart Center, Leipzia, Germany
 
14.10 – 14.20 A Cardiologists View on Interventional Mitral Valve Repair/Repacements
Ulrich Schaefer, MD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
 
14.20 – 14.25 Discussion
 
14.25 – 14.35 Annuloplasty (Including Coronary Sinus)
Christoph Hammerstirgl, MD
Medizinische Klinik und, Poliklinijk II, Bonn, Germany
 
14.35 – 14.45 Edge-to-Edge Leaflet Repair
Leonard Conradi, MD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
 
14.45 – 14.55 Chordal Replacement
Gino Gerosa, MD
University of Padova, Padova, Italy
 
14.55 – 15.05 Ventricular Shape Change and Volume Reduction
Ulrich Schaefer, MD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
 
15.05 – 15.15 Discussion
 
15.15 – 15.25 Neovasc Tiara
Anson Cheung, MD
University of Columbia, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
 
15.25 – 15.35 Edwards Fortis
Thierry Carrel, MD
Univeristy Hospital of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
 
15.35 – 15.45 CardiaQ
Thomas De Kroon, MD
St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
 
15.45 – 15.55 Tendyne
Cesare Quarto, MD
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
 
15.55 – 16.05 Transcatheter Technologies/Tresillo
Wolfgang Goetz, MD
Transcatheter Technologies, Regensburg, Germany
 
16.05 – 16.15 Medtronic Mitral
Hendrick Treede, MD
University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany
 
16.15 – 16.25 High Life
Georg Boertlein, MD
Paris, France
 
16.25 – 16.35 Discussion
 
16.35 – 16.45 Access Routes for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement
Thomas De Kroon, MD
St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
 
16.45 – 16.55 Imaging for Transcatheter Mitral Valve
Joerg Kempfert, MD
Kerchkhoff Clinicl Bad Nauheim, Bad Nauheim, Germany
 
16.55 – 17.10 Who is a Good Candidate for TMV Repair/Replacement in 2015 and in 2016
Anson Cheung, MD
University of Columbia, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC
17.00 - 19.00 Exhibit Hall Open
17.15 - 19.00 Welcome Reception in Exhibition Hall
19.00 - 22.00 ISMICS Board of Directors Meeting, Working Dinner
18.00 - 20.45 Technical Challenges: Pitfalls and Disasters
Chair: Valavanur A. Subramanian, M.D.
Co-Chair: Ramchandra C. Reddy, M.D.
1. A Tale of Surviving Three Consecutive Cardiorespiratory Arrests on Table During a Right Sided Pneumonectomy
Ali Z. Khan, Kamran Ali, Narendra Agarwal, Shaiwal Khandelwal
Medanta the Medicity, Gurgaon, India

Discussion (3 Minutes)

2. Aspergilloma of the Lung : Strategy to Prevent Endobronchial Spillage
Preety Mittal. Roy, Sangeeta Khanna, Yatin Mehta, Ali Zameer Khan
Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, India

Discussion (3 Minutes)

3. Extraanatomical aortic bypass in aortic redo surgery
Konstadinos Plestis, MD, Oleg Orlov, MD, Ioannis Paralikas, MD, Alexander Uribe, MD
Lankenau Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Discussion (3 Minutes)

4. Acute aortic thormbosis following a Stanford type A aortic dissection
Katharina Schulte1, Rizwan Attia2, Christopher Young2
1Charitι Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Discussion (3 Minutes)

5. Tale of a transcatheter aortic valve implantation nightmare
Castigliano M. Bhamidipati1, Elizabeth Schlueter2, Ahmad Nazem2, Zhandong Zhou2, G. Randall Green2, Matt O'Hern2, Charles J. Lutz2
1State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA, 2Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, NY, USA

Discussion (3 Minutes)

6. Management of Stuck leaflet and Transcatheter vale embolization into the left ventricle
Takushi Kohmoto, Amish N. Raval, Giorgio Gimelli, Lucian Lozonschi
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

Discussion (3 Minutes)

7. Persistent Right Atrial distension during minimally invasive valve surgery
Toshinori Totsugawa, Taichi Sakaguchi, Arudo Hiraoka, Yusuke Irisawa, Kazuki Maeda, Hidenori Yoshitaka
The Sakakibara Heart Institute of Okayama, Japan

Discussion (3 Minutes)

8. Nightmare following catheter ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Modesto J. Colon, Amit Pawale, David Adams, Ramachandra Reddy.
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

Discussion (3 Minutes)

9. Modified Cabrol-Shunt after Complicated Coronary and Aortic Surgery on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator
Christoph Krapf, Severin Semsroth, Birgit Mair, Benedikt Treml, Michael Grimm, Ludwig Mόller, Nikolaos Bonaros
Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Discussion (3 Minutes)

10. Late Injury to the Thoracic Aorta from Spinal Fusion Procedure
Modesto J. Colon, Elizabeth Oswald, Ramachandra Reddy
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

Discussion (3 Minutes)

11. One--Stage Correct Tetralogy of Fallot with Left Prothorax Mini Incision-The Feasibility and Effectiveness
Tongjian Wang, Bin Qiao, Fengquan Zhang, Yansong Ning, Jifeng Ju, Wenyuan Duan, Biao Si, Meng Zhu, Baowei Shao, Shifeng Liu, Haijie Li
Jinan mallitary Region general hospital, Jinan, China

Discussion (3 Minutes)

12. Equine pericardium and chordae autotransplantation to reconstruct Tricuspid Valve anterior leaflet in massive endocarditis
Gabriele Di Giammarco, MD, Carlo Canosa, MD, Massimiliano Foschi, MD, Daniele Marinelli, MD, Michele Di Mauro, MD, Donato Micucci, MD
University G.D'Annunzio, Italy

Discussion (3 Minutes)

13. Simultaneous double valve in valve TAVI procedure for failed bioprosthesis in aortic and mitral position
Markus Schlφmicher, Peter Lukas Haldenwang, Vadim Moustafine, Matthias Bechtel, Justus Thomas Strauch
Ruhr-University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

Discussion (3 Minutes)

14. Video Assisted Surgical Pulmonary Embolectomy
Amit Pawale, Modesto J. Colon, Elizabeth Oswald, Ramachandra Reddy
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

Discussion (3 Minutes)

15. Severe Aortic Regurgitation during LVAD assist; "Closing the Door for Ever"
Hartmuth B. Bittner, Bradford Ledzian, Rohit Bhtheja
Florida Hospital Transplant Institute, Orlando, FL, USA

Discussion (3 Minutes)

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