International Society For Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiac Track

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Thursday, 30 May
08.00 - 08.05
Opening & Welcome Remarks
08.05 - 10.00
Cardiac Session 1: Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve & Atrial Fibrillation
(5 Minute Presentations, 8 Minute Group Discussion)
Moderators: Niv Ad & Sahin Senay

Session Overview
Tom C. Nguyen
UTHSC Houston, Houston, TX

Live in a Box Presentation (5 Minutes)
LAA Closure After Watchman Device - Thorascopic
Matthew A. Romano
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
C1.
Comparison Of Direct Vision Mini Thoracotomy And 3D Fully Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery
Daniel Hoefer, Herbert Hangler, Christoph Krapf, Nikos Bonaros, Johannes Holfeld, Cenk Özpeker, Michael Grimm, Ludwig Mueller.
Cardiac Surgery Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
C2.
Long-term Outcomes Of Right Mini-thoracotomy Versus Hemi-sternotomy For Mitral Valve Repair
Edward Percy, Sameer Hirji, Farhang Yazdchi, Siobhan McGurk, Spencer Kiehm, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Prem Shekar, Marc Pelletier.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
C3.
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Is Associated With A Lower Incidence Of Acute Kidney Injury
Amine Mazine1, Gabriela Esperanza Arias-Vezina1, Ismail Bouhout1, Sina Maftoon1, Louis-Mathieu Stevens2, Philippe Demers1, Michel Pellerin1, Denis Bouchard1.
1Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Discussion (8 Minutes)
C4.
Minimalist Method For Explantation Of Percutaneous Large- Caliber Venous Cannulas: Horizontal- Cutaneous Mattress Stitch
Anas Sassi, Nicolas Murith, Raphael Giraud, Damiano Mugnai, Burak Depboylu, Stephane Noble, Christoph Huber, Mustafa Cikirikcioglu.
University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
C5.
Novel Transvalvular Mitral Bridge As An Adjunct To Leaflet Repair For Mitral Valve Prolapse Without A Conventional Annuloplasty Ring
Stepan Cerny1, Valavanur A. Subramanian2, Miroslava Benesova1, Ivo Skalsky1.
1Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic, 2Heart Repair Technologies Inc, Morgan Hill, CA, USA.
C6.
Automated Suturing Technology For Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Replacement
Victor Costache, MD1, Peter Knight, MD2, Andreea Costache, MD3, Crina Solomon1, Tatiana Melnic1, Jude Sauer, MD4, Grayson Wheatley, III, MD5.
1NextCARDIO Research Institute, Sibiu, Romania, 2University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA, 3NextCardio Research Institute, Sibiu, Romania, 4Josephs Hospital, Syracuse, NY, USA, 5Siragusa Vascular, Nashville, TN, USA.

Discussion (8 Minutes)

Live in a Box Presentation (5 Minutes)
Percutaneous Peripheral Cannulation for Bypass
Tom C. Nguyen
UTHSC Houston, Houston, TX
C7.
Mitral Repair Simulation With Dynamic Patient-specific Valve Models
Olivia K. Ginty1, John T. Moore2, Patrick K. Carnahan1, Terry M. Peters2, Bob B. Kiaii1, Dan B. Bainbridge1, Michael W.A. Chu1.
1Western University, London, ON, Canada, 2Robarts Research Institute, London, ON, Canada.
C8.
Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy: A Novel Technique
Michael M. Madani, Jill R. Higgins.
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA.

Discussion (8 Minutes)
C9.
What Is The Electrophysiological Mechanism Of De-novo Post Operative Atrial Fibrillation? Does It Impact Long-term Recurrence?
Marek Ehrlich1, Tandis Aref1, Iuliana Coti1, Martin Andreas1, Günther Laufer1, Niv Ad2.
1Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 2West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV, USA.
C10.
Totally Thoracoscopic Ablation In Patients With Atrial Fibrillation After Failed Catheter Ablation
Joo Yeon Kim, Young Keun On, Dong Seop Jeong.
Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
C11.
The Outcomes Of Hybrid Minimally Invasive Surgical And Transcatheter Ablation For Long-standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Ju Mei, Zhaolei Jiang, Nan Ma, Min Tang, Hao Liu.
Xinhua Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.

Discussion (8 Minutes)

Live in a Box Presentation (5 Minutes)
Cor Knot
Joseph W. Turek
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
10.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.30 - 11.15
Subramanian Innovation Award Presentations

Intercostal Space Prediction Using Deep Learning in Fully Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery
Rafik Margaryan, Daniele Della Latta, Giacomo Bianchi, Nicola Martini, Gianmarco Santini, Dante Chiappino, Marco Solinas.
Ospedale Del Cuore Fondazione 'G. Monasterio', Massa, Italy.

Carbon Dioxide Field Flooding: Seeing (and Measuring) Is Understanding
Stefanos Demertzis, Stijn Vandenberghe
Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland.

Simulation and Navigation For Aortic Aneurysm With Extreme Atheroma By Three Dimensional Printing Model
Kazutoshi Tachibana, Shuichi Naraoka.
Hakodate Goryoukaku Hospital, Hakodate, Japan.

Voting

2018 Award Winner Update
11.15 - 11.30
Introduction of New Members
11.30- 12.15
Presidential Address

Original Thinkers and Progress

Niv Ad, MD
Washington Adventist and University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
12.15 - 13.45
ISMICS International Fellows and Residents Luncheon - Trainees to Consultants†
12.15 - 13.45
LUNCH SYMPOSIA†
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.

Supported by Siemens Healthineers
Supported by Medtronic


A Total Practice Solution from Diagnosis to Treatment with Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Lung Cancer
Supported by Intuitive Surgical
13.45 - 15.15
Cardiac Session 2: Aortic Valve & TAVR
(5 Minute Presentations, 10 Minute Group Discussion)
Moderators: Vinod H. Thourani & Grayson H. Wheatley, III

Session Overview
Vinod H. Thourani
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute & Georgetown University, Washington DC.
C12.
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement With Sutureless Valve: Results From An International Prospective Registry
Mattia Glauber1, Jose Cuenca2, Roberto Di Bartolomeo3, Max Baghai4, Daniela Zakova5, Theodor Fischlein6, Giovanni Troise7, Giorgio Viganò8, Marco Solinas9.
1Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio, Milan, Italy, 2CHUAC Hospital Juan Canalejo, Coruna, Spain, 3Policlinico Sant'Orsola, Bologna, Italy, 4King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 5CKTCH, Brno, Czech Republic, 6Klinikum, Nürnberg, Germany, 7Fondazione Poliambulanza, Brescia, Italy, 8UMCG, Groningen, Netherlands, 9Ospedale del Cuore G. Pasquinucci, Massa, Italy.
C13.
Transcatheter Vs. Mini-sternotomy For Native Aortic Valve Replacement In Patients With Prior Cabg: A Propensity-matched Study.
Oleg Orlov1, Vishal Shah1, Cinthia Orlov1, Diamantis Tsilimigras1, Roseline Atchori1, Vivian Tran1, Meghan Buckley2, Scott Goldman1, Konstadinos Plestis1.
1Lankenau Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2Lankenau Institute for Medical Resarch, Wynnewood, PA, USA.
C14.
Decision Making for Severe Aortic Stenosis in Era of Universal TAVR Risk Approval: Which Low/Intermediate Risk Patients Should We Preferentially Recommend Surgery?
Martin Andreas1, Günther Laufer1, Paolo Berretta2, Marco Solinas3, Giuseppe Santarpino4, Utz Kappert5, Thierry Folliguet6, Antonio Miceli7, Martin Misfeld8, Carlo Savini9, Elisa Mikus10, Emmanuel Villa11, Kevin Phan12, Theodor Fischlein13, Bart Meuris14, Gianluca Martinelli15, Kevin Teoh16, Carmelo Mignosa17, Malak Shrestha18, Thierry P. Carrel19, Tristan Yan20, Marco Di Eusanio21.
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 2Cardiac Surgery Unit - Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy, 3Pasquinucci Heart Hospital, Massa, Italy, 4Città di Lecce Hospital, GVM care&research, Lecce, Italy, 5Department of Cardiac Surgery, Dresden Heart Center, Dresden, Germany, 6Henri Mondor Hospital, University of Paris, Paris, France, 7Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio, Clinical & Research Hospitals IRCCS Gruppo San Donato, Milano, Italy, 8University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 9Cardiac Surgery Department, Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 10Maria Cecilia Hospital GVM Care & Research, Cotignola, Italy, 11Poliambulanza Foundation Hospital, Brescia, Italy, 12The Collaborative Research (CORE) Group, Sydney, Australia, 13Cardiovascular Center, Paracelsus Medical University, Vienna, Austria, 14Gasthuisberg, Cardiale Heelkunde, Leuven, Belgium, 15Cardiovascular Department, Clinica San Gaudenzio, Novara, Italy, 16Southlake Regional Health Centre, Ontario, ON, Canada, 17ISMETT/UPMC, Palermo, Italy, 18Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, 19Hospital Universitaire de Berne, Berne, Switzerland, 20Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, Australia, 21Cardiac Surgery Unit, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ospedali Riuniti,, Ancona, Italy.

Discussion (10 Minutes)

How Did the Design of the Commercial TAVR/SAVR Trials Set the Outcome
Anelechi C. Anyanwu
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
C15.
"Redo" Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: Data From The Sutureless And Rapid Deployment International Registry
Theodor Fischlein1, Paolo Berretta2, Giuseppe Santarpino1, Utz Kappert3, Kevin Teoh4, Carmelo Mignosa5, Bart Meuris6, Giovanni Troise7, Alberto Albertini8, Thierry P. Carrel9, Martin Misfeld10, Gianluca Martinelli11, Kevin Phan12, Antonio Miceli13, Thierry Folliguet14, Malak Shrestha15, Marco Solinas16, Martin Andreas17, Carlo Savini18, Tristan Yan19, Marco Di Eusanio20.
1Cardiovascular Center, Paracelsus Medical University, Nuremberg, Germany, 2Cardiac Surgery Unit - Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy, 3Dresden Heart Center, Department of cardiac surgery, Dresden, Germany, 45Southlake Regional Health Centre, Ontario, ON, Canada, 5ISMETT/UPMC, palermo, Italy, 6Gasthuisberg, Cardiale Heelkunde, Leuven, Belgium, 7Poliambulanza Foundation Hospital, Brescia, Italy, 8Maria Cecilia Hospital GVM Care & Research, Cotignola, Italy, 9Hospital Universitaire de Berne, Berne, Switzerland, 10University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 11Cardiovascular Department, Clinica San Gaudenzio, Novara, Italy, 12The Collaborative Research (CORE) Group, Sydney, Australia, 13Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio, Clinical & Research Hospitals IRCCS Gruppo San Donato, Milano, Italy, 14Henri Mondor Hospital, University of Paris, Paris, France, 15Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, 16Pasquinucci Heart Hospital, Massa, Italy, 17Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 18Cardiac Surgery Department, Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 19Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 20Cardiac Surgery Unit, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy.
C16.
Minimally Invasive Versus Standard Extracorporeal Circulation System In Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery: Results From 232 Patients
Paolo Berretta1, Luca Montecchiani1, Hossein M. Zahedi2, Mariano Cefarelli1, Armando Petrini3, Carlo Zingaro1, Alessandro D'alfonso1, Christopher Munch2, Marco Di Eusanio4.
1Cardiac Surgery Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy, 2Cardiac Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy, 3Perfusion Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy, 4Cardiac Surgery Unit, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
C17.
Results Of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation By Trans-carotid Approach Under Loco-regional Anaesthesia. Single Center Experience
Maud-Emmanuelle OLIVIER, Jr..
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Robert Debré University Hospital, Reims, France, REIMS, France.
C18.
Impact Of Postoperative Annular Diameter On Mid-term Outcomes After Minimally-invasive Aortic Valve Repair
Johannes Petersen, Theresa Holst, Sarah Krohm, Niklas Neumann, Hermann Reichenspurner, Evaldas Girdauskas.
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
C19.
Totally Endoscopic Trans-axillary Aortic Valve Replacement
Masayoshi Tokoro, Toshiaki Ito, Atsuo Maekawa.
Japanese Red Cross Nagoya First Hospital, Nagoya City, Aich Pref., Japan.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
15.15 - 15.45
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.45 - 17.00
Cardiac Session 3: Cross Fire Session in Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
CROSS FIRE SESSION
(3 Minutes Presentations with 5 Minutes of Discussion)
Moderators: Husam H. Balkhy & Marc Ruel
C20.
Three-dimensional Video Assistance Improves Early Results In Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Eilon Ram1, Yaron Moshkovitz2, Ami Shinfeld1, Eyal Nahum1, Alexander Kogan1, Elchanan Zuroff1, Ehud Raanani1.
1Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel, 2Assuta Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C21.
Do Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Being At High-risk For Stroke Benefit From Concomitant Left Atrial Appendix Closure During Cardiac Surgery?
Tomas Kozmik1, Julia Pisarenko2, Wilko Weissenberger1, Fanar Mourad1, Sharaf Shehada1, Daniel Wendt1, Konstantinos Tsagakis1, Omar Abou Issa1, Ilir Balaj1, Mohammed El-Gabry1, Heinz Jakob1, Markus Neuhäuser2, Matthias Thielmann1.
1West-German Heart and Vascular Center Essen, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany, 2Department of Mathematics and Technique, Koblenz University of Applied Science, Remagen, Germany.

Discussion (5 Minutes)
C22.
Comparative Efficacy Of Surgical Ablation During Mitral Valve Surgery: Minimally Invasive Versus Full-sternotomy Approach
Ho Jin Kim, Joon Bum Kim, Sung-Ho Jung, Suk Jung Choo, Cheol Hyun Chung, Jae Won Lee.
Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C23.
Does A Single Endoscopic Access For Aortic Valve Replacement Preclude Concomitant Procedures?
Tommaso Hinna Danesi, Giovanni Domenico Cresce, Massimo Sella, Loris Salvador.
Ospedale San Bortolo Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C24.
Endoscopic Cardiac Approach For Aortic Valve Surgery
Giovanni Domenico Cresce, Massimo Sella, Tommaso Hinna Danesi, Loris Salvador.
San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C25.
Virtual Implantation Using 3d Ct Image Fusion For Preoperative Sizing Of Sutureless Aortic Valves
Priya R. Kothapalli, Moritz C. Wyler von Ballmoos, Ponraj Chinnadurai, Mahesh K. Ramchandani.
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C26.
Facilitating Complex Procedures In Off Pump Coronary Bypass Grafting
Pascal Starinieri1, Silke Van Genechten1, Boris Robic2, Alaaddin Yilmaz1.
1Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium, 2University Medical Centre Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C27.
Redo Sternal-sparing Minimally Invasive Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Doosang Kim, Bou Sung Lee, Hee Jung Jeon, Hong-Gook Lim.
Seoul Veterans Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.

Discussion (5 minutes)
17.00 - 18.15
Exhibition Hall Reception
17.00 - 18.15
Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, MD
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Australia
Friday, 31 May
06.30 - 07.50
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA†
Breakfast Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
08.00 - 09.15
Cardiac Session 4: CABG
(5 Minute Presentations, 10 Minute Group Discussion)
Moderators: Bob B. Kiaii & Sathyaki Nambala

Session Overview
Bob B. Kiaii
University Hospital/LHSC/UWO, London, Canada

Live in a Box Presentation (5 Minutes)
Thoracoscopic Take Down of the Internal Mammary Artery
Joseph T. McGinn
Carolinas Healthcare, Charlotte, NC
C28.
Does Intolerance Of Single Lung Ventilation Preclude Robotic Beating Heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Bypass Surgery?
Husam H. Balkhy, Sarah Nisivaco, Avery Tung, Sachin Mehta.
University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.
C29.
Individually Tailored Training To Improve Less Invasive Coronary Surgery
Shota Yasuda, Wouter Oosterlinck.
Department of cardiovascular disease, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
C30.
Minimally Invasive Multivessel Coronary Bypass Surgery: Angiographic Patency Data
Mikhail Snegirev, Artem Paivin, Dmitriy Denisyuk, Nikolai Khvan, Andranik Tatoyan, Lana Sichinava, Vladimir Sharafutdinov, Oleg Paivin.
City Hospital 40, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation.

Discussion (10 Minutes)

Live in a Box Presentation (5 Minutes)
Proximal Anastomosis Strategies for Minimally Invasive CABG : Arterial and Venous
Michael E. Halkos
Emory University at Midtown, Atlanta, GA
C31.
Total Coronary Revascularization Via Left Anterior Thoracotomy : Technical Aspects
Volodymyr Demianenko, Oleksandr Babliak.
Diagnostic and Treatment Center For Children And Adults Of The Dobrobut Medical Network, Kyiv, Ukraine.
C32.
Reasons For Conversion And Adverse Intra-operative Events In Robotically-enhanced Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Revascularization
Johan van der Merwe, Filip Casselman, Bernard Stockman, Ivan Degrieck, Yvette Vermeulen, Frank Van Praet.
OLV-Clinic, Aalst, Belgium.
C33.
Ten-year Clinical Outcomes And Graft Patency After Robotic Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Rong Wang, Huajun Zhang, Changqing Gao.
PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
09.15 - 10.20
Cardiac Session 5: Cross Fire Session in Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
CROSS FIRE SESSION
(3 Minutes Presentations with 5 Minutes of Discussion)
Moderators: Tom C. Nguyen & Piotr Suwalski
C34.
3 Dimensional Image Fusion Of Cardiac Cta And Fluoroscopy For Real Time Guidance During Minimally Invasive Lima To Lad Bypass Grafting
Moritz C. Wyler von Ballmoos, Ponraj Chinnadurai, Priya R. Kothapalli, Mahesh K. Ramchandani.
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C35.
Hyperspectral Imaging: A New Tool In Weaning And Surveillance Of Patients On Ecls
Martin Oberhoffer, Romina Roesch, Andres Beiras Fernandez, Angela Kornberger, Christian Vahl.
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery; University Hospital Mainz, Mainz, Germany.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C36.
Total Coronary Revascularization Via Left Anterior Thoracotomy
Volodymyr Demianenko, Oleksandr Babliak.
Diagnostic and Treatment Center For Children And Adults Of The Dobrobut Medical Network, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C37.
Mini Aortic Valve Replacement Followed By Percutaneous Coronary Intervention For Combined Coronary And Aortic Valve Disease
Alessandro Vivacqua1, Morgan Vonasek2, Jeffrey Altshuler1, Francis Shannon1, Marc Sakwa1.
1Beaumont Hospital, royal oak, MI, USA, 2Oakland University, royal oak, MI, USA.
C38.
Outcomes Of Beating-heart Totally Endoscopic Tricuspid Valvuloplasty In Reoperative Cardiac Surgery
Huanlei Huang, Zerui Chen, Huiming Guo, Yingjie Ke, Qingshi Zeng, Biaochuan He, Qian Yan, Jing Liu, Cong Lu, Jingsong Huang, Jimei Chen.
Guangdong General Hospital, Guangzhou, China.

Discussion (5 minutes)
C39.
Minimally Invasive Isolated Redo Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Cagdas Baran, Ali Ihsan Hasde, Evren Ozcinar, Mehmet Cakici, Bahadir Inan, Serkan Durdu, Mustafa Sirlak, Levent Yazicioglu, Sadik Eryilmaz, Ruchan Akar, Kemalettin Ucanok.
Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
C40.
Robotic Repair Of The Posterior Commissure In The Setting Of Bacterial Endocarditis
Neel K. Ranganath, MD, Didier F. Loulmet, MD, Travis C. Geraci, MD, Hamza S. Sadhra, MD, Mark V. Galstyan, Nieca Goldberg, MD, Peter J. Neuberger, MD, Eugene A. Grossi, MD.
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

Discussion (5 minutes)
10.20 - 10.50
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.50 - 11.00
Consensus Statement
Low and Intermediate Risk SAVR or TAVR: Does the Data Match Perception? An ISMICS Metanalysis
11.00 - 11.20
Presentation of the Grundeman Award
11.20 - 12.20
Keynote Speaker
Out of the Box-The Journey from Initial Idea to a Successful Product
Amir Belson, MD
12.20 - 13.50
LUNCH SYMPOSIA†
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.

Is LAA Management an Essential Part of Minimally Invasive Surgery?
Supported by AtriCure
13.50 - 14.05
Late Breaking News
14.05 - 14.50
Cardiac Session 6: Heart Failure and Video Session
(5 Minute Presentations, 10 Minute Group Discussion)
Moderator: Joerg Kempfert & Robinson Poffo

Session Overview
Keshava Rajagopal
University of Texas, Houston, TX
C41.
Minimally Invasive Exchange Of The Heartmate 2 Left Ventricular Assist Device To Intrapericardial Heartware Or Heartmate 3 Device
Imad Aljabban1, Brandon Hendriksen2, John Conte3, Behzad Soleimani3.
1Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA, 2Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA, 3Department of Cardiac Surgery, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA.
C42.
Simple Technique Of Artificial Chordae Implantation In Robotic Cardiac Surgery Using Cordarizer Tz
Takeo Tedoriya, MD, PhD.
Ageo Central General Hospital, Ageo, Saitama, Japan.
C43.
Surgical Removal Of TAVR Valves
J. James Edelman, MBBS(Hons) PhD, Christian Shults, MD, Lowell Satler, MD, Vinod Thourani, MD.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA.

(Discussion 10 minutes)
C44.
Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Circulation System And Ultra Fast Track Anaesthesia: A 360° Minimally Invasive Approach For Avr
Paolo Berretta, Sr., MD1, Mariano Cefarelli1, Walter Vessella2, Filippo Capestro1, Roberto Carozza3, Carlo Zingaro1, Michele D. Pierri1, Christopher Munch2, Marco Di Eusanio1.
1Cardiac Surgery Unit - Ospedali Riuniti, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy, 2Cardiac Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Ospedali Riuniti,, Ancona, Italy, 3Perfusion Unit- Ospedali Riuniti, Ancona, Italy.
C45.
Is Obesity Associated With Poorer Outcomes In Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair?
Firas Al. Aljanadi, Thomas Theologou, Matthew Shaw, Paul Modi.
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
C46.
Robotic Mitral Annular Calcification Excision And Patch Repair Of Atrioventricular Groove
Michael S. Koeckert, MD, Neel K. Ranganath, MD, Hamza S. Sadhra, Mark V. Galstyan, Robert G. Nampiaparampil, MD, Didier F. Loulmet, MD, Aubrey C. Galloway, MD, Eugene A. Grossi, MD.
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
14:50 - 15.15
Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.15 - 16.15
Kit V. Arom Lectureship
Live Interview with Dr. Mihaljevic on Innovations in Healthcare

Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Niv Ad, MD
Washington Adventist and University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
16.15 - 17.15
Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Simon Moten, MD
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Australia
18.30 - 20.30
Attendee Reception

Saturday, 1 June
08.30 - 09.00
ISMICS Member Business Meeting
09.00 - 10.00
Cardiac Session 7: Mitral Aortic Valve
(5 Minute Presentations, 10 Minute Group Discussion)
Moderators: Gry Dahle & Bobby Yanagawa

Session Overview
Bobby Yanagawa
St Michael's Hospital, Univ of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Live in a Box Presentation (5 Minutes)
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Debridement and Suture Placement
Raja Gopaldas
Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants - The Doctors of Prairie, Springfield, IL
C47.
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Repair Using Geometric Ring Annuloplasty
Antonio Miceli1, Mattia Glauber1, Scott J. Rankin2, Diana Acher3, Tomislav Klokocovnic4, Roberto Rodriguez5, Vinay Badhwar2, Lawrence M. Wei2, Steffen Pfeiffer6, Theodor Fischlein6.
1Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio, Milano, Italy, 2WVU Heart & Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV, USA, 3Herz- und Gefäßzentrum, Bad Bevensen, Germany, 4University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 5Lankenau Medical Center/Thomas Jefferson University, Wynnewood, PA, USA, 6Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, Nuremberg, Germany.
C48.
Endoscopic Approach Is A Safe Alternative To Redo Sternotomy For Mitral And Tricuspid Valve Re-operations
Gunaratnam Niranjan, Charlene Tennyson, Ahmed Habib, Palaniqumar Saravanan, Andrew Knowles, Grzegorz Laskawski, Joseph Zacharias.
Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, United Kingdom.
C49.
J Sternotomyavr. Standard Versus Rapid Deploymant Aortic Valve Bioprostheses
Elchanan Zuroff, Eilon Ram, Ahmad Abu Jama, Boris Orlov, Alexander Lipey, Leonid Sternik, Ehud Raanani.
Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
C50.
Minimally Invasive Surgery For Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy With Mitral Regurgitation Through A Single Transaortic Approach
Ju Mei, Zhaolei Jiang, Min Tang, Hao Liu, Nan Ma, Fangbao Ding, Chunrong Bao, Jianbing Huang.
Xinhua Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.
C51.
Redo Mitral Valve Surgery: Simplified Valve Re-replacement Using A Novel Leaflet Exchange System For Both Mechanical And Biological Prostheses.
Serghei Cebotari, Tobias Goecke, Anatol Ciubotaru, Christoph Bara, Klaus Hoeffler, Igor Tudorache, Axel Haverich.
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.
C52.
Protective Efficacy Of Minimally Invasive Techniques On Endothelial Glycocalyx In Aortic Valve Surgery
Serdar Gunaydin1, Kevin McCusker2.
1Numune Training & Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey, 2New York Medical College, New York, NY, USA.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
10.00 - 11.30
Back to High School: Debate Team
Moderator: Niv Ad & Martin Oberhoffer

1. SAVR vs. TAVR
Team SAVR
Anelechi C. Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Marc Ruel, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada

Team TAVR
Vinod Thourani, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, Washington, DC
Isaac George, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Gilbert Tang, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
2. Mitral Valve Repair Minimally Invasive vs. Sternotomy
Team Mitral Valve Repair Minimally Invasive
Tom C. Nguyen, UTHSC Houston, Houston, TX
W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Joseph Lamelas, University of Miami Health System, Miami, FL

Team Sternotomy
Thierry Mesana, Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada
Eric Lehr, Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute, Seattle, WA
Joanna Chikwe, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY
3. Minimally Invasive Sternal-Sparing CABG: Conventional or Robotic?
Team Conventional
Joseph T. McGinn, Carolinas Healthcare, Charlotte, NC
Marc Ruel, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, CA
Sathyaki Nambala, Apollo Hospital, Bangalore, India

Team Robotic
Husam H. Balkhy, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
Johannes Bonattii, Innsbruck, Austria
Bob B. Kiaii, University Hospital/LHSC/UWO, London, Canada
11.30
Program Concludes
† - No CME Credits Awarded
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