Los Angeles
30 May – 2 June, 2012
JW Marriott Los Angeles
at LA Live




Technical Challenges: Pitfalls and Disasters

77 y/o female with disaster during TAVI
Mirko Doss, MD
J-W Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

"Run Away" closure device during Percutaneous closure of mitral paravalvular leak
Nirav Patel, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital - NSLIJ, New York, New York

71 y/o male with acute type A aortic dissection and cardiogenic shock and multiple CPR
W. Douglas Boyd, MD
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California

Ministernotomy AVR - can we do concomitant CABG? If so how?
Nicolas Brozzi, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida

Complications leading to mortality following TEVAR for traumatic aortic rupture in 22 y/o male
Piotr Bednarski, MD
Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland

Attempted PCI of SVG graft pseudoaneurysm in a 56 y/o male on chronic hemodialysis
Sorin Pusca, MD
Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus, Indiana

Double valve replacement in a 45 y/o female with severe aortic Stenosis, calcified mitral Stenosis and hostile calcific aortic annulus
Vikram Goyal, MD
Jaipur Hospital, Jaipur, India

Giant left pulmonary artery aneurysm in a 63 y/o male with prior CABG
Nirav Patel, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital - NSLIJ, New York, New York

Disaster following minimal access pericardial drainage in a 17 y/o female
Rabin Gerrah, MD
Doernebecher Children's Hospital, Portland, Oregon

Difficult percutaneous right atrial cannulation during minimally invasive mitral valve repair
Rajaratnam Karyshanker, MD
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Australia

Infected aortic valve with "frozen" left main coronary artery
Alex Zapolanski, MD
Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey


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