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International Society For Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Masters Day

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Wednesday, 29 May
08.00 - 09.30
MASTERING THE INDICATIONS - CONTROVERSIES IN CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
08.00 - 08:30
Indications for PCI v MICS CABG v CABG
Moderator: Marc Ruel
Panelists:
John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Heart, New York, NY
Mario F.L. Gaudino, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Sathyaki P. Nambala, Apollo Hospital, Bangalore, India
08.30 - 09.00
Indications for TAVR v Minimally Invasive AVR v Sternotomy
Moderator: Mattia Glauber
Panelists:
Anson Cheung, University British Columbia, St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
Dominique Grisoli, APHM Direction Generale, Marseille, France
Joseph Lamelas, University of Miami Health System, Miami, Florida
Maral Ouzounian, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
09.00 - 09.30
Indications for MitraClip vs. TMVR vs. Minimally Invasive Mitral vs. Sternotomy
Moderator: Tom C. Nguyen
Panelists:
W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
James S. Gammie, University of Maryland Medical Center
Thierry G. Mesana, Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada
Patrick Perier, Patrick Perier Consulting, Paris, France
Gilbert H. Tang, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY
Vinod H. Thourani, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute & Georgetown University, Washington DC
09.30 - 10.00
Break
10.00 - 12.00
FOCUSED SESSION I: MINIMALLY INVASIVE ISCHEMIC, HEART FAILURE, AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
Session Chairs: Marc Ruel, Piroze Davierwala, Anson Cheung, and Piotr Suwalski

Live in the Box

Ischemia
Minimally Invasive Multivessel CABG (A Routinely Achievable Approach)
Sathyaki Nambala
Apollo Hospital, Bangalore, India

5 Minute Discussion

Heart Failure
A Patient's Journey Through Less Invasive Heart Failure Surgeries
Anson Cheung
Univ British Columbia, St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada

5 Minute Discussion

VADS
Less Invasive Approaches to Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support
Danny Ramzy
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angelos, CA

5 Minute Discussion

Minimally Invasive Placement of Impella as a Bridge to Recovery
Edward Soltesz
Cleveland Clinic, Director of Heart Failure

5 Minute Discussion

Atrial Fibrillation
Minimally Invasive Cryomaze and LAA clip through the Transverse Sinus
Niv Ad
Washington Adventist and University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

5 Minute Discussion

Left Atrial Appendage
Progress in Minimally Invasive LAA Closure
Piotr Suwalski
Central Teaching Hospital MSWiA, Warsaw, Poland

5 Minute Discussion

3D Mapping for Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
Marek Ehrlich
University of Vienna Hospital, Vienna, Austria

5 Minute Discussion

Round Table Discussion
12.00 - 13.15
Lunch Symposium
13.30 - 15.00
Practical Tips and Tricks
Moderators: Ramachandra C. Reddy & Daniel M. Bethencourt

Building a Minimally Invasive Valve Program
Tom C. Nguyen
UTHSC Houston, Houston, TX

5 Minute Discussion

Cardioplegia Protection Strategies
Bobby Yanagawa
St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada

5 Minute Discussion

Central and Peripheral Cannulation Strategies
James S. Gammie
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

5 Minute Discussion

Minimally Invasive Mitral Exposure (Direct and Indirect Vision)
Patrick Perier
Patrick Perier Consulting, Paris, France

5 Minute Discussion

Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Exposure (RAT)
Marc Ruel
University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada

5 Minute Discussion

Minimally Invasive CABG Exposure
Bob B. Kiaii
University Hospital/LHSC/UWO, London, Canada

5 Minute Discussion
15.00 - 15.30
Coffee Break
15.30 - 17.00
FOCUSED SESSION II: MINIMALLY INVASIVE AORTA AND STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE
Moderators: Tom C. Nguyen, Bradley G. Leshnower, and Juan Pablo Umana

Live in the Box

Aorta
A Patient's Journey Through Less Invasive Aortic Therapies
Eric E. Roselli
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

5 Minute Discussion

Aortic Valve
Less Invasive Approaches to Redo AVR
Dominique Grisoli
APHM Direction Generale, Marseille, France

5 Minute Discussion

Mitral/Tricuspid Transcatheter Valve Interventions
Gilbert H. Tang
Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

5 Minute Discussion

TAVR Valve in Valve with Cracking
Keith B. Allen
Mid American Heart & Lung Surgeons, Inc, Shawnee, Kansas City, MO

5 Minute Discussion

Minimally Invasive AVR with Sutureless Valve
Mattia Glauber
Sant'Ambrogio Clinic, Milan, Italy

5 Minute Discussion

Minimally Invasive Repair of the Aortic Valve: Ozaki Technique
Dinh H. Nguyen
University Medical Center HCMC, Hong Bang, Vietnam

5 Minute Discussion

Round Table Discussion
18.00 - 19.30
Technical Challenges: Pitfalls and Disasters
Chair: Valavanur A. Subramanian
Co-Chairs: Gry Dahle & Ramachandra C. Reddy
(10 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion)
18.00 - 18.15
Dinner Service
18.15 - 18.35
TC1. Left Bronchial Compression After Endovascular Repair Of Contained Rupture Of Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissection
Nikola Dobrilovic1, Karl Karlson1, Jaishankar Raman2, Peter Soukas3, Immad Sadiq3, Lidia Vognar3, Arun Singh3.
1Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, 2Oregon Health Sciences, Portland, OR, USA, 3Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
18.35 - 18.55
TC2. Transapical Mitral Valve-in-valve Implantation, Embolisation And Handling
Gry Dahle, Thomas Helle-Valle, Bjørn Bendz, Per Steinar Halvorsen, Kjell Arne Rein.
Rikshospitalet, OUS, Oslo, Norway.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
18.55 - 19.15
TC3. Case Redo Transapical Valve In Valve TAVI
Abdullah S. Alotaibi, Bob Kiaii, Michael W.A. Chu, Pantelis Diamatouros, Gil Gelinas, Ray Fujii.
London Health Sciences, Western University, London, ON, Canada

Discussion (10 Minutes)
19.15 - 19.35
TC4. Percutaneous Coil Embolization Of An Ascending Aortic Pseudoaneurysm
Priya R. Kothapalli, Moritz C. Wyler von Ballmoos, Kavya Sinha, Ponraj Chinnadurai, Alan B. Lumsden, Mahesh K. Ramchandani.
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

Discussion (10 Minutes)
19.00 - 22.00
ISMICS Board of Directors Meeting, Working Dinner
Brooklyn Bridge
New York City Skyline
Statue of Liberty
Radio City Music Hall
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