Los Angeles
30 May – 2 June, 2012
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Cardiac Track Program Overview

✝ No CME Credits Awarded
* Young Investigator Award Applicant

THURSDAY, 31 May 2012
07.30 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
08.00 - 08.15 Opening & Welcome Remarks
08.15 - 09.40 Cardiac Session 1: Valve - Transcatheter Therapies
C1 Transcatheter Valve Replacement: New Concepts for Microsurgery Inside the Heart
Friedrich M.1, Brecht R.1 ,Heinisch P.P.1, Plonien K.1, Akra B.1, Hagl C.1, Bombien R.2
1Clinical of Cardiac Surgery, University of Munich, Grosshadem, Munich, Germany, 2 Department of Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Munich, Grosshadem, Munich, Germany

Discussion (4 minutes)
C2* Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation at 5 Years
Martin Haensig, MD1, Ardawan J. Rastan, MD, PhD1, David Holzhey, MD1, Thomas Walther, MD, PhD2, Jens Garbade, MD, PhD1, Michael A. Borger, MD, PhD1, Axel Linke, MD, PhD1, Jörg Ender, MD1, Gerhard Schuler, PhD, MD1, Jörg Kempfert, MD2, Friedrich W. Mohr, MD, PhD1
1Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 2Kerkhoff-Clinic, Bad Nauheim, Germany

Discussion (4 minutes)
CMP1 Acute Kidney Injury Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Incidence, Predictive Factors and Prognostic effects
Aiman Alassar, Nada Abdulkareem, Oswaldo Valencia, Stephen Brecker, Marjan Jahangiri
St George's Hospital, London, United Kingdom
CMP2 Accuracy of new EuroSCORE II in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Arnaud Van Linden, Serap Alkaya, Jörg Kempfert, Johannes Blumenstein, Won-Keun Kim, Markus Schönburg, Helge Möllmann, Christian Hamm, Thomas Walther
Kerckhoff Klinik, Bad Nauheim, Germany
CMP3 Expanded experience using the Transaortic approach for transcatheter valve implantation using the Edward Sapien valve
Rizwan Attia, Michael Sabetai, Martyn Thomas, Simon Redwood, Jane Hancock, Christopher P. Young, Vinnie N. Bapat
Guy's and St Thomas NHS foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Discussion (5 minutes)
C3 Transapical aortic valve implantation using the SYMETIS ACURATE TA device - Clinical experience to date
Joerg Kempfert1, Hendrik Treede2, Ardawan Rastan3, David Holzhey3, Markus Schönburg1, Matthias Thielmann4, Holger Schroefel5, Arnaud van Linden1, Johannes Blumenstein1, Friedrich W. Mohr3, Thomas Walther1
1Kerckhoff Clinic, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 2Heartcenter University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 3Heartcenter University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 4Heartcenter university of Essen, Essen, Germany, 5Clinic for Cardiac Surgery Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

Discussion (4 minutes)
CMP4 Toward Direct Percutaneous LV Access: Healing Study of Porcine Heart Transapical Wounds Closed Using a Remote Automated Suturing Technology
Peter A. Knight1, Jude S. Sauer2, James W. Kaufer2, Candice L. Wilshire1
1University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA, 2LSI Solutions, Rochester, NY, USA
CMP5 Experimental evaluation of a new apical access and closure device
Johannes Blumenstein1, Arnaud Van Linden1, Joerg Kempfert1, Mani Arsalan1, Helge Moellmann2, James Greene3, Jorge H. Jimenez3, Thomas Walther4
1Kerckhoff Heart-Center, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 2Kerckhoff Heart-Center, Department of Cardiology, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 3Apica Cardiovascular Limited, National University Ireland, Galway, Ireland, Ireland, 4Kerckhoff Heart-Center, Departement of Cardiac Surgery, Bad Nauheim, Germany

Discussion (5 minutes)
CMP6 How does etiology of mitral regurgitation (MR) influence outcome of interventional mitral valve repair using the MitraClip system in high-surgical-risk patients?
Johannes Schirmer, Stephan Baldus, Hendrik Treede, Volker Rudolph, Olaf Franzen, Malgorzata Knap, Lenard Conradi, Moritz Seiffert, Stefan Blankenberg, Hermann Reichenspurner
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
CMP7 Update on Mitral Valved-Stent Implantation with an Apically Tethered Valve
Saskia Pokorny1, Katharina Huenges1, Martin Marczynski-Bühlow1, Telse M. Bähr1, Huangdong Dai1, Jan-Paul Gundlach1, Lucian Lozonschi2, Georg Lutter1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, School of Medicine, Kiel, Germany, 2Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
CMP8 First in man implantation of transapical 29 mm Edwards Sapien aortic valve in a failed mitral valve repair with a 34mm annuloplasty ring
Gry Dahle, Arnt Fiane, Hilde Korslund, Kjell Arne Rein
Rikshospitalet, OUS, Oslo, Norway

Discussion (5 minutes)
09.40 - 10.30 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.30 - 11.00 Introduction of the Presidents
11.00 - 11.45 Presidential Address
John L. Knight, MD; Flinders Medical Center, Bedford Park, Australia
11.45 - 14.15 ISMICS International Fellows and Residents Luncheon - Trainees to Consultants✝
Session Director: Francis D. Ferdinand, MD; The Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
11.45 - 13.15 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.
13.15 - 15.00 Cardiac Session 2: Revascularization
C4* Age Modifies the Comparative Early Outcomes of Off-Pump Versus On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Arman Kilic1, David D. Yuh2, Ashish S. Shah1, William A. Baumgartner1, John V. Conte1
1Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Discussion (4 minutes)
C5 Superior outcomes in patients undergoing surgery with a minimized extracorporealcirculation compared to off pump revascularization
Thorsten Wittwer, Anton Sabashnikov, Yeong-Hoon Choi, Parwis Rahmanian, Mohammed Zeriouh, Thorsten Wahlers
Heart Center, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Discussion (4 minutes)
C6 Hybrid Coronary Revascularization; A Game Changer
Francis P. Sutter1, Timothy A. Shapiro1, MaryAnn Wertan1, Francis D. Ferdinand1, Janet L. Reynolds1, Anny Luong1, Vanessa J. Cambria-Mengel1, Li Zhang2
1Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA, USA, 2Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Wynnewood, PA, USA.

Discussion (4 minutes)
C7 Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on Beating Heart
Changqing Gao
PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China

Discussion (4 minutes)
CV1 Minimally invasive direct Right Internal thoracic artery harvesting and multivessel total arterial CABG using BITAS through a left minithoracotomy without robotic or thoracoscopic assistance
Pradeep Nambiar, Chandermohan Mittal
Dr.B.L.Kapur Hospital, New Delhi, India

Discussion (3 minutes)
CMP9 Increasing Surgical Experience With Off-Pump Coronary Surgery Does Not Mitigate the Morbidity of Emergency Conversion to Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Jonathan M. Hemli, Nirav C. Patel, Valavanur A. Subramanian
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Discussion (4 minutes)
CMP10 Application of a Transthoracic Aortic Crossclamp from theLeft for Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Eric Lehr, MD1, Kimberly Schwartz2, Alina Grigore2, Johannes Bonatti2
1Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute, Seattle, WA, USA, 2University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
CMP11 Robotic TECAB and PCI in Integrated Coronary Revascularization: Initial Experience using a Planned Staged Approach
Husam H. Balkhy1, John Manley1, Richard Wakefield2, Krishna Kumar1, David Ashpole1, Amanda Allen1, Susan Arnsdorf1, Dorothy Krienbring1
1The Wisconsin Heart Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2Community Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Discussion (5 minutes)
CMP12 Does Body Mass Index affect intra-operative and post-operative outcomes in Robotic assisted Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass procedures?
Nirav Patel, Lincoln Darla, Christopher Panetta, Jonathan Hemli, Joan Jennings, Valavanur A. Subramanian
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Discussion (5 minutes)
CMP13 RoboticReoperative Coronary Artery Bypass
Adam J. Hansen, Robert S. Poston, Michael Simmons
The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
CMP14 Continued experience with robotically enhanced minimally invasive bypass surgery (Endo MIDCAB) using the Da Vinci System in Germany
Christian Detter, Tobias Deuse, Lenard Conradi, Hermann Reichenspurner, Hendrik Treede
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
CMP15 Endoscopic Vessel Harvest Using Current Techniques: Analysis of Thermal Spread, Conduit Quality and Adverse Events
Brian J. deGuzman1, Dixie Patterson1, Lishan Aklog1, J Papson2, J Luber2
1St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoeinx, AZ, USA, 2St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA

Discussion (5 minutes)
15.00 - 15.45 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.45 - 17.00 Cardiac Session 3: Aortic & Endovascular
C8* An Endovascular Approach to Stanford Type B Aortic Dissections Mitigates the Adverse Impact of Increasing Age or Comorbidity Burden on Operative Mortality
Arman Kilic1, John V. Conte1, Ashish S. Shah1, Duke E. Cameron1, David D. Yuh2.
1Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
C9 Transapical access for endograft treatment of acute type A aortic dissection
Tilo Kölbel1, Jens Brickwedel2, Lenard Conradi2, Sabine Wipper1, Eike Sebastian Debus1, Hermann Reichenspurner2
1University Heart Center Hamburg, Department of Vascular Surgery, Hamburg, Germany, 2University Heart Center Hamburg, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamburg, Germany

Discussion (4 minutes)
C10 Early Clinical Outcomes of the Debranching Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair without Sternotomy nor Thoracotomy in High Risk Patients with Distal Aortic Arch Disease
Kazuya Kobayashi, Hideki Ueda, Toshihiro Ohata
KKR Sapporo Medical Center, Sapporo, Japan

Discussion (4 minutes)
C11 Frozen or Fixed Elephant Trunk? Mid-Term Results of Two Different Hybrid Approaches to Extensive Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
Giampiero Esposito, Giangiuseppe Cappabianca, Samuele Bichi, Nicola Troisi
Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Cliniche Humanitas Gavazzeni, Bergamo, Italy
CMP16 Hybrid aortic repair using a custom quadfurcated graft: mid-term outcomes
Ali Khoynezhad1, Carlos Donayre2, Rod White2
1Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
CMP17 Matrix-based repair of acute Type-A aortic dissections as an alternative to conventional glue repair
Tobias Kruger, Milan Lisy, Mahmud Kalhil, Czold Nagy, Ulrich A. Stock, Stephen M. Wildhirt
University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
CMP18 Traumatic Aortic Disruptions Managed Endovascularly with Short Abdominal Aortic Cuffs
Keith Allen, Michael Borkon, Steve Laster, Sanjeev Aggarwal
St. Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA
CMP19 Percutaneous Access for Thoracic Aortic Endografts - no Advantage versus Femoral Artery Cut-Down
Burkhart Zipfel, Semih Buz, Robert Hammerschmidt, Volker Düsterhöft, Roland Hetzer
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Discussion (5 minutes)
17.00 - 18.00 Exhibition Hall Reception
17.00 - 18.00 Poster Competition: Round 1
Chief Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD; St. Mary's Hospital, London, England
✝ No CME Credits Awarded
* Young Investigator Award Applicant
FRIDAY, 1 June 2012
07.00 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
08.00 - 09.20 Cardiac Session 4: Arrhythmia & Imaging
CMP20 Does Cryomaze Injure The Circumflex Artery? A Preliminary Search For Occult Post-Procedure Stenoses
Faisal H. Cheema1, Mohammad B. Pervez2, Mansoor Mahmood2, Muhammad J. Younus2, Mohammad B. Munir2, Gianluigi Bisleri2, Fabio Barili2, Ivan L. Ayala3, Niv Ad4, James L. Cox5, Harold G. Roberts, Jr6
1College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA, 2Aegis Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 3Atlantic Coast Radiology, Sunrise, FL, USA, 4Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA, 5Washington University School of Medicine, LaGrange, KY, USA, 6Aegis Cardiovascular Research Foundation & Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
CMP21 Completely thoracoscopic ablation of left atrium via left chest for treatment of lone atrial fibrillation
JU MEI, Nan Ma, Fangbao Ding, Haibo Xiao
Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai, China
CMP22 Plasma Homocysteine levels in patients with and without Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation after Successfull Minimally Invasive Epicardial Ablation via Right Minithoracotomy
Giuseppe Nasso1, Vito Romano1, Khalil Fattouch2, Raffaele Bonifazi1, Giuseppe Visicchio1, Pietro Dioguardi2, Flavio Fiore1, Giuseppe Speziale1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, GVM Care & Research, Bari, Italy, 2Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
CMP23 Role of Video-assisted Thoracoscopy in the Management of Stroke
Magdi Ibrahim Ahmad Muhammad
King Fahd Hospital, Al Madina Almunawara, Saudi Arabia

Discussion (7 minutes)
C12* Augmented Reality Echocardiographic Navigation and Guidance for Beating Heart Transapical Mitral Valve Repair
Michael W. Chu1, John Moore1, Terry Peters1, Daniel Bainbridge1, Pencilla Lang1, Gerard Guiraudon1, Richard Daly2, Bob Kiaii1
1University of Western Ontario, Robarts Research Institute, London, ON, Canada, 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Discussion (4 minutes)
C13* Value of 3d-Real-Time Transesophageal Echocardiography For Guiding Of Transapical Beating Heart Mitral Valve Repair
Philipp Kiefer, Joerg Seeburger, Thilo Noack, Sergey Leontyev, Michael Höbartner, Heinz Tschernich, Jörg Ender, Michael A. Borger, Friedrich W. Mohr
Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Discussion (4 minutes)
C14 Dual-Source Computertomography and Magnetic resonancePerfusion Imaging:How good do we revascularize?
Andre Plass, Maximilian Emmert, Robert Goetti, Jurg Grunenfelder, Hatem Alkadhi, Volkmar Falk
University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Discussion (4 minutes)
CMP24 Anatomic Measurements in Preoperative CT Scans Predict Operative Times in Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Brody Wehman, Kian Lahiji, Jeffrey D. Lee, Zachary N. Kon, Patricia Hong, Marc Gibber, Eric J. Lehr, Jean Jeudy, Bartley P. Griffith, Johannes Bonatti
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Discussion (4 minutes)
CMP25 Ventricular function assessed by MRI after transapical aortic valve implantation: apical trauma or simple and safe access?
Joerg Kempfert, Arnaud van Linden, Won-Keun Kim, Johannes Blumenstein, Andreas Rolf, Helge Möllmann, Markus Schönburg, Mani Arsalan, Christian Hamm, Thomas Walther
Kerckhoff Clinic Bad Nauheim, Bad Nauheim, Germany
CMP26 A simple method for grading aortic atherosclerosis which has prognostic value in robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass
Jeffrey D. Lee, MD, Patrick G. Chan, Gregory Bittle, Patricia Y. Hong, Brody Wehman, MD, Bartley Griffith, MD, Johannes Bonatti, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Discussion (5 minutes)
09.20 - 10.00 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 10.40 Consensus Statement
Chair: Gregory Fontana, MD
Researcher: Davy Cheng, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FCAHS
Statistician: Janet Martin, PhD
10.40 - 11.25 Kit V. Arom Lectureship
Edward Verrier, MD
11.25 - 12.20 Cardiac Session 6: Innovative Technologies and Techniques
C15 Paving the way to 500 TECAB cases: insights from a comparison of five eras
Nikolaos Bonaros1, Thomas Schachner1, Eric Lehr2, Felix Weidinger1, Dominik Wiedemann1, Andreas De Biasi2, Brody Weheman3, Guy Friedrich1, David Zimrin4, Johannes Bonatti4
1Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria, 2University of Maryland, Baltirmore, MD, USA, 3University if Maryland, Baltirmore, MD, USA, 4University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

Discussion (4 minutes)
C16* Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery- A Single Surgeon Series of 335 Patients
Mohammed R. Sayeed, DNB( CTh) FRCSEd, MD1, Vivek Jawali2, Dharmesh Agrawal2, Murali Chakravorthy2, TA Patil2
1Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, India, 2Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, India

Discussion (4 minutes)
CV2 Endoscopic, Non-robotic U-clip Anastomosis In A Beating Heart Model
Hagen Gorki1, Nirav C. Patel2, Andreas Liebold1
1University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany, 2Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Discussion (3 minutes)
CMP27 A New Sutureless Coronary Anastomotic Device - Excimer Laser Assisted Non-occlusive Anastomosis (ELANA) - in an Off-Pump Porcine Bypass Model
David Stecher, Gerard Pasterkamp, Lex A. van Herwerden, Marc P. Buijsrogge
University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
CMP28 Lessons Learned From Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Risk Factors For Conversion to Median Sternotomy
Michael E. Halkos, Kim Baio, Chandan Devireddy, Henry A. Liberman, Aloke Finn, John D. Puskas.
Emory, Atlanta, GA, USA.
CMP29 Effects of the novel polymer gel LeGoo on human internal thoracic arteries
Bernhard Winkler1, Else Müller Schweinitzer, MD2, Faik Elezi, MD3, Grussenmeyer Thomas, PhD4, Florian Rueter, MD3, Matt Peter, MD3, Konerding Moritz, MD5, Grapow Martin, MD3, Eckstein Friedrich, MD3
1University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 2University Hospital Basel DBM Cardiac Surgery, Basel, Switzerland, 3University Hospital Basel Cardiac Surgery, Basel, Switzerland, 4University Hospital Basel DBM, Basel, Switzerland, 5University Mainz Anatomy, Mainz, Germany

Discussion (5 minutes)
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.
13.50 - 14.20 LATE BREAKING NEWS
14.20 - 15.15 Cardiac Session 5: Pediatric/Vascular
C17* ASD closure surgery by sub-xiphoid approach - as day care procedure ?
Arumugam Chandrasekaran, Ranjith Karthikeyan, Mahesh Vakamudi, Shiva Muthukumar, Richard Saldanha , Periyasamy Tangavelu
Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Center, Chennai, India

Discussion (4 minutes)
C18 Totally Thoracoscopic Surgical Closure of Atrial Septal Defect in Children
Zhaoyun Cheng, Wang Feng, Deguang Feng
Cardiovascular Surgery,Henan Provincial People Hospital, Zhengzhou,Henan, China

Discussion (4 minutes)
C19 Totally endoscopic robotic ventricular septal defect repair in the adult
Changqing Gao, Ming Yang, Cangsong Xiao, Gang Wang
PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China

Discussion (4 minutes)
C20 The Application of Robotic Surgery in Vascular Medicine
Petr Stadler, Libor Dvoracek, Petr Vitasek, Pavel Matous
Na Homolce Hospital, Praha 5, Czech Republic

Discussion (4 minutes)
15:15 - 15.45 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
15.45 - 16.45 Keynote Address
Observing the Origin of the Universe

Edward Wright, PhD
16.45 - 17.45 Poster Competition Finals
Chief Moderator: Rex Stanbridge, MD; St. Mary's Hospital, London, England
18.30 - 20.30 Attendee Reception-
22.00 - 23.30 President's Nightcap - The JW Marriott
✝ No CME Credits Awarded
* Young Investigator Award Applicant
SATURDAY, 2 June 2012
07.30 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast
08.00 - 08:30 ISMICS Member Business Meeting
08.30 - 09.50 Cardiac Session 8: Heart Failure
C21 First Clinical Experience with a Novel Percutaneous Short-Term Right Ventricular Assist Device: The Impella RP
Anson Cheung1, Pascal Leprince2, Dan Raess3, Darren Freed4
1St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, Paris, France, 3Abiomed Inc, Danvers, MA, USA, 4St. Paul's HospitalSt. Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Discussion (4 minutes)
C22 Injectable Matrix Bioscaffolds Improve LV Function and Stimulate Cardiomyocyte Regeneration in Infarcted Hearts
W. Douglas Boyd1, Robert G. Matheny2, Anna M. Fallon2, Dongming Hou3, Stephen Frohwein4, Marc Gerdisch5
1University of California, Sacramento, CA, USA, 2CorMatrix Cardiovascular, Atlanta, GA, USA, 3St. Joseph Translational Research Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA, 4St. Josephs Hospital, Atlanta, CA, USA, 5St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Discussion (4 minutes)
C23 Early in vivo results of the Ax-TideTMVAD
Noedir A. G. Stolf1, Alessandro Verona2, Regina Salum2, Rui Barbosa3, Juan Mejia4, Idágene A. Cestari1
1InCor Heart Institute of the University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil, 2Studheart Medical Technologies Inc., Fortaleza, Brazil, 3Department of Mechanical Engineering of University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Fortaleza, Brazil, 4Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Assistance Division, Messejana Hospital, Fortaleza, Brazil

Discussion (4 minutes)
C24 Minimally Invasive Off Pump LVAD Explantation
Anson Cheung, Jennifer Higgins, John Bowering, Andrew Ignazweski
St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Discussion (4 minutes)
C25 Trans Apical Device Implantation for Diastolic Heart Failure
Amir Elami
Hebrew University Hadassah School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

Discussion (4 minutes)
CMP30 Results of the C-Pulse Prospective Feasibility Study for the Treatment of Ambulatory Heart Failure Utilizing A Minimally Invasive Thoracotomy Implantation Technique
Sanjeev Aggarwal, Keith B. Allen, Jacqueline Smith, Andrew Kao, Michael Borkon
Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA
CMP31 Outcome of the Impella Device for Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support
Anthony Lemaire, George Batsides, Thomas Prendergast, Neil Stockmaster, Amin Medjamia, Ann Marie Lozane, Mark B. Anderson
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Discussion (5 minutes)
10.10 -11.20 Cardiac Session 9: Minimally Invasive Valve
C26 Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery via Right Minithoracotomy: A 8-year, Single Center Experience in 1155 patients.
Mattia Glauber, Antonio Miceli, Daniyar Gilmanov, Matteo Ferrarini, Filippo Santarelli, Enkel Kallushi, Alfredo G. Cerillo, Stefano Bevilacqua, Tommaso Gasbarri, Francesca Chiaramonti, Michele Murzi, Giacomo Bianchi, Egidio Varone, Pier A. Farneti, Marco Solinas
Fondazione Toscana G. Monasterio, Massa, Italy
C27* Aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risk patients: two alternative sutureless strategies
Giovanni Concistrè1, Steffen Pfeiffer1, Giuseppe Santarpino1, Pierandrea Farneti2, Antonio Miceli2, Francesca Chiaramonti2, Alfredo Giuseppe Cerillo2, Mattia Glauber2, Theodor Fischlein1
1Klinikum, Nuremberg, Germany, 2Ospedale del cuore G.Pasquinucci - Fondazione Monasterio - CNR Massa Italy

Discussion (4 minutes)
CV3 Cardiac Reoperation with da Vinci Surgical System - Repair of Systolic Anterior Motion (SAM) in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy (HOCM)
Daniel Tai-leung Chan, Hazaim Alwair, Amber Melvin, Evelio Rodriguez, Wiley L. Nifong, Randolph W. Chitwood, Jr.
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA

Discussion (3 minutes)
C28 Outcomes of Transaortic Edge-to-Edge Repair of the Mitral Valve in Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement
Christos G. Mihos, Orlando Santana, Juan C. Brenes, M.D, Joseph Lamelas, M.D.
Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach, FL, USA

Discussion (4 minutes)
CMP32 Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery for severe impaired left ventricular function - experience in 177 patients
Jens Garbade, Jörg Seeburger, Markus J. Barten, Bettina Pfannmüller, Sven Lehmann, Martin Misfeld, Michael A. Borger, Friedrich-Wilhelm Mohr
Heart Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Discussion (5 minutes)
11.20 Program Concludes


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