AATS Cardiovascular Valve Symposium

Program Agenda*
Day 1 | Thursday, April 4, 2018

7:15 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM

Welcome and Introduction
President Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular: Rui Almeida
Program Directors: Walter Gomes, Vinay Badhwar, Marc Moon

Session 1:

Mitral and Tricuspid Controversies
Moderators: Walter Gomes, Marc Moon, and Robinson Poffo

8:15 AM

Mitral Valve Analysis: Strategic Assessment
Marc Moon, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

8:30 AM

Surgical Approaches to Secondary Functional MR - Ring, Sling, Patch or Replace?
Pablo Pomerantzeff, São Paulo, Brazil

8:45 AM

Transcatheter Approaches to Secondary MR - When and Why?
Vinay Badhwar, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA

9:00 AM

Innovations in Image Guided Mitral Valve Surgery
Volkmar Falk, Berlin, Germany

9:15 AM

Tricuspid Repair during Concomitant Degenerative Mitral Repair - When is it Necessary?
Tirone David, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

9:30 AM

Hot Topic Moderated Discussion - Navigating the Literature
Moderator: Vinay Badhwar, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Panelists: Tirone David, Volkmar Falk, Walter Gomes, Marc Moon, Pablo Pomerantzeff 

Topics: MitraClip US vs. World, Rheumatic Disease - Repair vs. Replace, Patch Materials, Endocarditis, Barlow's - Respect vs. REsect vs. Edge-to-Edge

10:10 AM

Coffee Break with Exhibitors

Session 2:

Atrial Fibrillation
Moderators: Renato Kalil, Vinay Badhwar, and Joseph Sabik

10:40 AM

Current Update on Guidelines for Surgical Ablation (AATS, STS, HRS)
Magaly Arrais, São Paulo, Brazil

10:55 AM

Current Techniques and Electrophysiologic Basis for the Cox Maze IV
Vinay Badhwar, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA

11:10 AM

Can Success be Achieved without Ablation Devices? Cut-and-Sew Cox Maze III
Fernando Atik, Brasilia, Brazil

11:25 AM

Concomitant Maze Procedure: How and Why I Do What I Do
Tirone David, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

11:40 AM

Hot Topic Moderated Discussion - Navigating the Literature
Moderator: Vinay Badhwar, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Panelists: Fernando Atik, Magaly Arrais, Tirone David, Renato Kalil, Joseph Sabik

Topics: Lesion Sets and Energy Sources, Hybrid Ablation Merits and Missteps, Navigating Environmental Realities to Achieve Quality Outcomes

Session 3:

Lunch Symposium
Moderators: David P. Taggart, Igor F. Palacios, and Juan Jose Paganini

12:10 PM

History of the AATS throughout the Americas
Marc Moon, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

12:35 PM

Dessert with Exhibitors 

Session 4:

Coronary Keynote Lecture
Introduced by: Rui Almeida, President of the SBCCV

1:00 PM

Data Driven Advances in Coronary Revascularization for 2019
Joseph Sabik, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Session 5:

Aortic Valve and Root Controversies
Moderators: Volkmar Falk, Fabio Jatene, and Walter Gomes

1:40 PM

Indications and Techniques for Aortic Operations in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Thierry-Pierre Carrel, Bern, Switzerland

1:55 PM

Primary Aortic Valve Repair - An Evolving Option for Aortic Insufficiency 
Vinay Badhwar, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA

2:10 PM

Does the Evolving Use of Oral Anticoagulation Help or Hinder Aortic Valve Selection?
Marc Moon, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

2:25 PM

Innovations in Bioprosthetic Valve Preparation and Prolongation
Francisco da Costa, Curitiba, Brazil

2:40 PM

Hot Topic Moderated Discussion - Navigating the Literature
Moderator: Marc Moon, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Panelists: Thierry-Pierre Carrel, Francisco da Costa, Tirone David, Volkmar Falk, Fabio Jatene

Topics: Aortic Dissection Management - Marfans and Arch, TAVI Valve-in-Valve, TAVI for AI, Anticoagulation for Bioprostheses, European + US Guidelines

3:10 PM

Coffee Break with Exhibitors

Session 6:

Technique Advancements - Live in a Box Video Cases and Technical Considerations
Moderators: Joseph Sabik, Rui Almeida, and Thierry-Pierre Carrel

3:30 PM

Complex Aortic Valve Repair
Tirone E. David, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

3:45 PM

Robotic Mitral Repair - Quality at All Levels of Complexity
Vinay Badhwar, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA

4:00 PM

Minimally Invasive Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Volkmar Falk, Berlin, Germany

4:15 PM

Ascending Aorta and Arch Replacement with or without Valve - How I Do It
Thierry-Pierre Carrel, Bern, Switzerland

4:30 PM

Composite All Arterial Grafting
Joseph Sabik, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

4:45 PM

Open Discussion
Moderator: Vinay Badhwar, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Panelists: Thierry-Pierre Carrel, 
Tirone David, Volkmar Falk, Joseph Sabik, Walter Gomes, Marc Moon

5:15 PM

AATS Cardiovascular Valve Symposium Adjourns

 

Antoon Lerut

*Program is subject to change.