Mitral Conclave 2019

Final Program

Thursday, May 2, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:15 AM Plenary Session 1: Mitral Valve Intervention: Past, Present, and Future

Moderators: David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System

                       Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
7:30 AM - 7:35 AM Welcome on Behalf of the AATS Mitral Conclave 2019 Program Committee
 David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System
7:35 AM - 7:46 AM          The History of the “Mitre” Valve
Francis C. Wells, Papworth Hospital / NHS Trust
7:46 AM - 7:58 AM Mitral Valve Intervention - the Early Years
W. Randolph Chitwood, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
7:58 AM - 8:10 AM The French Correction
 Anelechi C. Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Health System
8:10 AM - 8:22 AM The Evolution of Repair Techniques
 Patrick Perier, Klinik fur Kardiochirurgie - Campus Bad Neustadt
8:22 AM - 8:34 AM The Evolution of Surgical Access
 Volkmar Falk, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
8:34 AM - 8:50 AM
Discussion
8:50 AM - 9:15 AM
Honored Guest Lecture: Predicting Mitral Valve Intervention in 2030
Michael J. Mack, Baylor Health Care System – The Heart Hospital
   
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Session 1: Expert Technique/Video Session: Leaflet Prolapse
Moderators: Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
                       Marc R. Moon, Washington University School of Medicine

9:15 AM - 9:23 AM
Leaflet Prolapse: Targeted Resection
Rakesh M. Suri, Cleveland Clinic
9:23 AM - 9:31 AM

Leaflet Prolapse: Detachment
David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System

9:31 AM - 9:39 AM
Leaflet Prolapse: Non Resection Technique
Rudiger S. Lange, German Heart Center
9:39 AM - 9:47 AM
Leaflet Prolapse: Surgical Edge to Edge Repair
Ottavio R. Alfieri, San Raffaele University Hospital
9:47 AM - 9:56 AM

Leaflet Prolapse: Transcatheter Clip Repair
Brian Whisenant, Intermountain Health Care

9:56 AM - 10:03 AM
Leaflet Prolpase: Transapical Chordal Repair
Andrea Colli, University of Padua
10:03 AM - 10:15 AM
Discussion
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Coffee Break, Visit Exhibits, View ePosters
   
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Plenary Session 2: Dealing with Mitral Annular Calcification
Moderators: Anelechi C. Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Health System
                        
Steven F. Bolling, University of Michigan

10:45 AM - 10:55 AM
How to Decalcify the Annulus
Gilles D. Dreyfus, Institute Montsouris Paris, University Rene Descartes
10:55 AM - 11:05 AM
How to work Around MAC - Mitral Annular Calcification
Ahmed El-Eshmawi, Mount Sinai Health System
11:05 AM - 11:15 AM
Direct Surgical Implantation of Transcatheter Valves into MAC
Tom C. Nguyen, UTHSC Houston
11:15 AM - 11:25 AM
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair or Replacement in Mitral Annular Calcification
Gorav Ailawadi, University of Virginia Health System
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
Discussion
   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Breakout Session 1: The Interventional Mitral Surgeon
Moderators: Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University
                       
Vinay Badhwar, West Virginia University 

12:00 PM - 12:10 PM
Why Become an Interventional Surgeon?
Vinod H. Thourani, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institution/Georgetown University School of Medicine
12:10 PM - 12:20 PM
Imaging for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Intervention
Gilbert H.L. Tang, Mount Sinai Health System
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
The Transeptal Approach to the Mitral Valve
Thomas Modine, Lille University Hospital
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM
The Transapical Approach to the Mitral Valve
Andrea Colli, University of Padua
12:40 PM - 12:50 PM
Transcatheter Edge to Edge Tips and Tricks
Mathew R. Williams, NYU Langone Medical Center
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM
Discussion
   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Breakout Session 2: Congenital Surgery
Moderators: Pedro J. del Nido, Boston Children’s Hospital
                        
Emile A. Bacha, Columbia University

 12:00 PM - 12:10 PM Dealing with Congenital Tricuspid Lesions
Rudiger S. Lange, German Heart Center
12:10 PM - 12:15 PM
Discussion
 12:15 PM - 12:23 PM 1. Cone Reconstruction of Tricuspid Valve for Ebstein's Anomaly in Adult Patients: Early and Mid-term Results
Kyung Hwan Kim, Seoul National University Hospital
12:23 PM - 12:33 PM
Correcting Regurgitation in Setting of Adults a Cleft Mitral Leaflet
Patrick Perier, Klinik fur Kardiochirurgie - Campus Bad Neustadt
12:33 PM - 12:38 PM
Discussion
12:38 PM - 12:48 PM
Dealing with Abnormal Connections at the Time of Mitral Surgery: Left SVC, Left Coronary Sinus, Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Stephanie Fuller, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
12:48 PM - 12:58 PM
Discussion
   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Breakout Session 3: Degenerative Valve Repair
Moderators: Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
                       
Ottavio R. Alfieri, San Raffaele University Hospital

12:00 PM - 12:10 PM
Surgical Triggers for Degenerative Mitral Intervention
Randolph P. Martin, Emory University School of Medicine
12:10 PM - 12:20 PM
My Technical Algorithm for Degenerative Valve Repair
Joanna Chikwe, Mount Sinai Health System 
12:20 PM - 12:25 PM
Discussion
12:25 PM - 12:33 PM

3. Towards 100% Repair Rate In Mitral Valve Surgery Through Sternotomy Or Minithoracotomy As Individualized Approach: A Single Center Experience
Marco Diena, San Gaudenzio Clinic.

12:33 PM - 12:41 PM 
4. Predictability of Mitral Repair in Patients with Severe Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
Jim McCarthy,  Mater University Hospital

12:41 PM - 12:49 PM
5. Open Versus Closed Ring For The Repair Of Degenerative Mr: Is There A Difference?
Hillit Cohen, Sheba Medical Center

12:49 PM - 1:00 PM

6. Late Outcomes Following Repair of Bileaflet Mitral Valve Prolapse
Vincent Chan, University of Ottawa Heart Institute             

   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Breakout Session 4: Minimal Access Mitral Valve Surgery - Toolkit
Moderators: Volkmar Falk, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
                       
Niv Ad, Washington Adventist and University of Maryland

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM
Screening and selecting patients for Minimal Access Approaches
Pavan Atluri, University of Pennsylvania
12:10 PM - 12:20 PM
Tips and Tricks for the occasional MICS Surgeon
Khalil Fattouch, University of Palermo
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
Operative Strategies to facilitate Complex Valve Repair
TBD
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM
Concurrent Procedures During Minimal Access Valve Surgery
Richard J. Shemin, UCLA Cardiac Center
12:40 PM - 12:50 PM
Anticipating and Managing Complications
Serguei Melnitchouk, Massachusetts General Hospital
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM
Discussion
   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Breakout Session 5: The Essential Tool Box
Moderators: Steven F. Bolling, University of Michigan
                       
Gebrine El Khoury, Universitie Catholique de Louvain

12:00 PM - 12:08 PM
Optimizing Mitral Valve Exposure
Taweesak Chotivatanapong, Chest Disease Institute
12:08 PM - 12:24 PM
Deciding When to Resect Leaflet Tissue
Marc R. Moon, Washington University School of Medicine
12:24 PM - 12:32 PM
Optimizing the Height of Neochorade
Matthew Romano, University of Michigan
12:32 PM - 12:40 PM
Annuloplasty Strategy
Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
12:40 PM - 12:48 PM
How to Deal with the Appendage
Ralph Damiano, Washington University School of Medicine
12:48 PM - 1:00 PM
How to do Mitral Valve Replacement
Manuel J. Antunes, Hospital Da Universidade
   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Breakout Session 6: Tricuspid Disease - Strategy and Techniques
Moderators: James S. Gammie, University of Maryland Health System
                        
Prakesh Punjabi, Imperial CollegeLondon

12:00 PM - 12:10 PM
Deciding When to Intervene in Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
Rebecca T. Hahn, Columbia University
12:10 PM - 12:20 PM
Surgical Strategies for Secondary Tricuspid Regurgitation
Song Wan, Prince of Wales Hospital
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
Surgical Strategies for Primary Tricuspid Valve Disease
Jeswant Dillon, National Heart Institute
12:30 PM - 12:38 PM
7. Prophylactic Tricuspid Annuloplasty in Patients with Mild Tricuspid Regurgitation at the Time of Mitral Valve Repair
Pyowan Park , Samsung Medical Center
12:38 PM - 12:46 PM
8. Clinical And Echocadiographic Results Of Complex Tricuspid Regurgitation Repair.
Matteo Pettinari, Ziekenhuis Oost Limburg

12:46 PM - 12:54 PM
9. Comparison Of Early Outcomes Of Tricuspid Annuloplasty Using 3 Dimensional Ring For Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation: Mc3 Ring Versus Tri-ad Ring
Kyung Hwan Kim, Seoul National University Hospital

 
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Lunch Session: Congenital Surgery II
Moderators: Pedro J. del Nido, Boston Children’s Hospital
                       
Stephanie Fuller, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

1:15 PM - 1:25 PM
AV Canal - Infants to Adults
Rudiger Lange, German Heart Center
1:25 PM - 1:30 PM
Discussion
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM
Rheumatic Repair in Children
Taweesak Chotivatanapong, Chest Disease Institute
1:40 PM - 1:45 PM
Discussion
1:45 PM - 1:55 PM

Mitral Prolapse Repair Strategies in Children
Emile A. Bacha, Columbia University

1:55 PM - 2:00 PM
Discussion
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM

What is Coming that Will Change Your Practice
Pedro J. del Nido, Boston Children’s Hospital

2:10 PM – 2:15 PM
Discussion
   
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Plenary Session 3: Controversies
Moderators: D. Craig Miller, Stanford University Medical School
                       
Joanna Chikwe, Mount Sinai Health System

2:30 PM - 2:38 PM
Non Resection is Becoming the Preferred Repair Strategy
James S. Gammie, University of Maryland Health System
2:38 PM - 2:46 PM
Resection Remains a Mainstay in Valve Repair Strategy
Gilles D. Dreyfus, Institute Montsouris Paris, University Rene Descartes
2:46 PM - 2:51 PM
Discussion
2:51 PM - 2:59 PM
Should we Routinely Close the Left Atrial Appendage
James R. Edgerton, Baylor Scott & White Health
2:59 PM - 3:07 PM

Should We Routinely Anticoagulate Patients after Mitral Valve Repair
Niv Ad, Washington Adventist and University of Maryland

3:07 PM - 3:15 PM
Discussion
 
 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Expert Technique/Video Session 2: A Challenging Case I did this year
Moderators: Patrick Perier, Klinik fur Kardiochirurgie - Campus Bad Neustadt
                       
Yutaka Okita, Kobe University

3:15 PM - 3:21 PM
Case 1
Gebrine El Khoury, Universitie Catholique de Louvain
3:21 PM - 3:27 PM
Case 2
David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System
3:27 PM - 3:33 PM
Case 3
Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
3:33 PM - 3:45 PM
Discussion
3:45 PM - 4:05 PM
Coffee Break, Visit Exhibits, View ePosters
4:05 PM - 4:30 PM
Mitral Conclave Achievement Award
David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System
4:05 PM - 4:10 PM
Introduction
David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System
4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
A Discussion with Dr. Friedrich W. Mohr, Herzzentrum Leipzig
   
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Plenary Session 4: Clinical Trials
Moderators:  Michael J. Mack, Baylor Health Care System – The Heart Hospital
                         
Roxana Mehran, Mount Sinai Health System

 4:30 PM - 4:40 PM  Which Patients Should We Consider for Clinical Trials?
Brian Whisenant, Intermountain Health Center
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM

What are the Considerations (and Limitations) of FDA Pivotal Trials?
Julie A. Swain, Mount Sinai Health System

4:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Mitral FR and COAPT: What Do We Do Now?
Alec Vahanian, University Paris - Diderot

5:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Discussion
5:15 PM – 5:25 pm
Ongoing Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair Trials you Need to Know about
Vinod H. Thourani, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institution/Georgetown University School of Medicine
5:25 PM - 5:35 PM
Ongoing Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Trials You Need to Know about
Vinay Badhwar, West Virginia University 

5:35 PM - 5:45 PM
Discussion
   
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakout Session 7: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Moderators: Friedrich W. Mohr, Herzzentrum Leipzig
                       
W. Randolph Chitwood, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM
Operative Goals in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Paul Stelzer, Mount Sinai Health System
6:10 PM - 6:20 PM
When to add a Mitral Valve Repair in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Prakesh Punjabi, Imperial College London
6:20 PM - 6:30 PM
Trans-mitral Myomectomy
James S. Gammie, University of Maryland Health System
6:30 PM - 6:44 PM
Discussion
6:44 PM - 6:52 PM
10. Trans-apical Myectomy: Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy in a Child
Raghav A. Murthy, Mount Sinai Health Systems
6:52 PM - 7:00 PM
11. Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy Surgery and the Role of Subvalvular Mitral Apparatus Remodeling
Giuseppe Raffa, IRCCS-ISMETT

   
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakout Session 8: Endocarditis
Moderators: Sary F. Aranki, Brigham & Women's Hospital
                       
Joanna Chikwe, Mount Sinai Health System


6:00 PM - 6:10 PM
Deciding on Repair Vs. Replacement
Song Wan, Prince of Wales Hospital
6:10 PM - 6:20 PM
Special Considerations in Patients Who Inject Drugs
Harold G. Roberts, West Virginia University
6:20 PM - 6:30 PM
Managing Destruction of the Aortic Curtainor Posterior Annulus
Gebrine El Khoury, Universitie Catholique de Louvain
6:30 PM - 6:36 PM
Discussion
6:36 PM - 6:44 PM
12. Late Outcomes Of Mitral Repair In Infective Endocarditis Compared To Repair Of Degenerative Mitral Valve Without Endocarditis
Hillit Cohen, Sheba Medical Center

6:44 PM - 6:52 PM
13. Evolving Operations for Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Trends from the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis
Chris C. Cook, West Virginia University

6:52 PM - 7:00 PM
14. Socioeconomic 'Distressed Communities Index' Independently Predicts Risk-Adjusted Mortality for Patients with Valvular Endocarditis
Eric J. Charles, University of Virginia Health System
   
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakout Session 9: Percutaneous Edge to Edge Clip Therapy
Moderators: Alec Vahanian, University Paris - Diderot
                       
 Gilbert H.L. TangMount Sinai Health System

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM
The Current  Implications of the Recent Randomized Trials
Michael J. Reardon, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
6:10 PM - 6:20 PM
Device Evolution for Edge to Edge Repair
Vinod H. Thourani, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute/Georgetown University School of Medicine
6:20 PM - 6:30 PM
Discussion
6:30 PM - 6:40 PM
When I would Recommend Surgery over Percutaneous Therapy Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
Pavan Atluri, University of Pennsylvania
6:40 PM - 6:50 PM
Percutaneous Clip Therapy or Surgical Therapy for High-Risk Patients with Degenerative Disease
Ottavio R. Alfieri, San Raffaele University Hospital
6:50 PM - 7:00 PM
Invited Video - Reoperative Surgery after failed transcatheter edge to edge
Percy Boateng, Mount Sinai Health System
   
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakout Session 10: Selected Video Session 1
Moderators: Anelechi C. Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Health System
                       
Rakesh M. Suri, Cleveland Clinic
                       
W. Clark Hargrove, Presbyterian Medical Center

6:00 PM - 6:08 PM
15. Trans-ventricular off-pump anterior mitral leaflet augmentation. First-in-man
Giovanni Speziali, Excela Health Center

6:08 PM - 6:16 PM
16. Commissuroplasty: A Four-Step Procedure for Rheumatic Mitral Valve Repair with Stenosis as the Main Pathologywith Stenosis as the Main Pathology
Luo Tiange, Cardiac Valve Centre, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University

6:16 PM - 6:24 PM
17. Pericardial Patch Reconstruction for Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
Thitipong Tepsuwan, Chiang Mai University

6:24 PM - 6:32 PM
18. Standardized subannular repair for type IIIb functional mitral regurgitation
Evaldas Girdauskas, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

6:32 PM - 6:40 PM
19. Combined Mitral and Tricuspid ValveinValve via Transapical Approach
Romullo Medeiros Santos, Heart Institute (InCor) University of São Paulo Medical School

6:40 PM - 6:48 PM
20. A case of aortic and mitral valve replacement with reconstruction of the intervalvular fibrous body for an active infective endocarditis
Yasushi Yoshikawa, Osaka University

6:48 PM - 6:56 PM

21. Direct Access Sapien Valve-in-MAC for Radiation Induced Mitral Disease
Ahmed El-Eshmawi, Mount Sinai Health System

   
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakout Session 11: Atrial Fibrillation
Moderators: Ralph J. Damiano, Washington University School of Medicine
                       
Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM
When to do a Maze?
Marc W. Gerdisch, Saint Francis Heart Center
6:10 PM - 6:20 PM
Does treating Atrial Fibrillation Help our Sickest Patients?
J. Scott Rankin, West Virginia University
6:20 PM - 6:30 PM
Cryomaze Step by Step - Improving Efficiency
Stephen D. Waterford, Mount Sinai Health System
6:30 PM – 6:40 PM
Discussion
6:40 PM - 6:50 PM
22. Robotic Cryothermic Cox Maze: A One-and-Done Minimally Invasive Solution
Mohammed Salah Alreshidan, West Virginia University
6:50 PM - 7:00 PM

23. Occlusion Of Left Atrial Appendage by ,,new“ Surgical Epicardial Device
Ales Mokracek, Hospital Ceske Budejovice, Cardiac Surg. Dept.

   
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakout Session 12: From Bench to Bedside - Mitral Valve Research
Moderators: Richard J. Shemin, UCLA Cardiac Center
                       Pedro J. del Nido, Boston Children’s Hospital

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Doing Translational Research that Matters
Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University
6:15 PM - 6:21 PM
24. Influence of the Extent of Tricuspid Annular Reduction on Subvalvular Geometry and Valvular Competence in Acute Ovine Right Heart Failure
Tomasz Jazwiec, Spectrum Health
6:21 PM - 6:27 PM
25. Avoiding Mitral Regurgitation With Magnets
Ignacio Berra, Hospital Nacional de Pediatría JP Garrahan

6:27 PM - 6:33 PM
26. Nature Inspired Artificial Chordae for Mitral Valve Repair
Mossab Saeed, Boston Children's Hospital

6:33 PM - 6:39 PM
27. Optically-guided Instrument for Transapical Beating-heart Delivery of Artificial Mitral Chordae Tendineae
Pierre Dupont, Boston Children's Hospital

6:39 PM - 6:45 PM
28. Mitral Valve Repair Based on Intraoperative Objective Parameters Measurement: State of the Art and Perspective
Daniel Grinberg, Mount Sinai Health Systems

6:45 PM - 6:51 PM
29. Synchrotron-based 4d-x-ray Phase Tomography Of Fresh Chordae Tendineae of Mitral Valve
Takuro Tsukube, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Kobe Hospital

   
   
 

Friday, May 3, 2019


7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast Breakout Session 13: Minimal Access Surgery Abstract Mini-Orals
Moderators: Vinay Badhwar, West Virginia University 
                       
Rudiger S. Lange, German Heart Center
                       
Rakesh M. Suri, Cleveland Clinic

7:00 AM - 7:10 AM
Novel Devices to Simplify Minimal Access Surgery
Niv Ad, Washington Adventist and University of Maryland
7:10 AM - 7:20 AM
Novel Techniques to Simplify Minimal Access Surgery
Per Wierup, Cleveland Clinic
7:20 AM - 7:25 AM
30. Wall-Less, Self Expandable Femoral Venous Cannulation in Minimally Invasive Mitral Surgery: Prospective Experience
Carlo Savini, University of Bologna

7:25 AM - 7:30 AM
31. Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Cerebral Embolizations During Right Mini-thoracotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: a Prospective Randomised Clinical Study
Cristina Barbero, Città della Salute e della Scienza - Torino

7:35 AM - 7:40 AM
32. Analysis Of The Reasons Causing A Conversion To Sternotomy By Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery Via MIS: Single Center Experience.
Alexander Verevkin, Leipzig Heart Center

7:40 AM - 7:45 AM
33. Myocardial Preservation Methods in Isolated Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in the USA: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) database Outcomes
Dan Loberman, Brigham & Women's Hospital

7:45 AM - 7:50 AM
34. Minimally invasive surgery for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy with concomitantly significant mitral regurgitation through a single transaortic approach
Ju  Mei, Xinhua Hospital, Dept. of Cardiothoracic

 

7:50 AM - 7:55 AM
35. The Advantages Of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Can Be Translated To Intermediate And High Risk Patients
Salman Zaheer, University of Pennsylvania Health System

7:55 AM - 8:00 AM
36. Robotic-Assisted Mitral Valve Surgery Is Safe in Patients with Previous Cardiac Surgery
Mohanad Hamandi, Baylor Scott and White The Heart Hospital

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM
37. MIDTERM RESULTS OF COMPLEX VS SIMPLE MINIMALLY INVASIVE MITRAL VALVE REPAIR. A PROPENSITY-MATCHED ANALYSIS
Alberto Respossini, University of Brescia Medical School

8:05 AM - 8:10 AM
38. Minimally-Invasive Mitral Valve Repair of Barlow´s Disease
Gloria Faerber, University Hospital Jena, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

8:10 AM - 8:15 AM
39. Fifty Percent Reduction In Narcotic Use After Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Using Liposomal Bupivacaine
Mario Castillo-Sang, The Christ Hospital of Cincinnati

8:15 AM - 8:20 AM
40. Safety In Management Of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery Using A Intra-aortic Occlusion Device: A Single Centre Experience
Andrea Farinaccio, Fondazione Policlinico Tor Vergata

 8:20 AM - 8:25 AM  A New Generation of Single Blade Mitral Valve Retractors
Javier Castillo, Mount Sinai Health System
   
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast Breakout Session 14: Degenerative Disease and Abstract Mini-Orals
Moderators: Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
                       Volkmar Falk, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
                       
Shuichiro Takanashi, Sakakibara Heart Institute

7:00 AM - 7:10 AM
Degenerative Repair - Targeted Resection
 Tohru Asai, Juntendo University
7:10 AM - 7:20 AM
Degenerative Video Tour
Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University
7:20 AM - 7:25 AM
41. Clinical Results Of Combined Aortic Valve Sparing And Mitral Valve Repair
Emiliano Navarra, cliniques Universitaires St. Luc

7:25 AM - 7:30 AM
42. A Novel Technique to Mesure Artificial Neochordae Length in Anterior Mitral Prolapse
Marco Diena, Cardioteam Foundation. San Gaudenzio Clinic.

7:30 AM - 7:35 AM
43. Left Ventricular Dysfunction after Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in Asymptomatic Patients: risk factors analysis
Marco Solinas, Ospedale del Cuore - Fondazione Toscana

7:35 AM - 7:40 AM
44. Superior Early Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair Versus Replacement in Octogenarians - A Propensity Matched Analysis
Amir Sepehripour, Barts Heart Centre

7:40 AM - 7:45 AM
45. Left Ventricular Dysfunction After Successful Repair Of Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease: Size Matters, Even In The Asymptomatic
John S. Billing, New Cross Hospital

7:45 AM - 7:50 AM
46. Persistent Risk Of Death Beyond 30 Days After Mitral Valve Surgery.
Makoto Mori, Yale University School of Medicine

7:50 AM - 7:55 AM
47. Prevalence and Prognosis of Mitral Disease due to Mitral Annular Calcification
Aisha Ahmed, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

7:55 AM - 8:00 AM
48. Impact of Mitral Regurgitation's Etiology on Perioperative and Long-Term Mortality After Mitral Valve Surgery
Alberto Pilozzi, Department of Cardiac Surgery, S. Croce Hospital

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM
49. Mitral Valve Surgery Through A Less Invasive Approach
Omer Dzemali, Triemli Munisipal Hospital Zurich

8:05 AM - 8:10 AM
50. The Impact of Mitral Valve Surgery on Hospital Readmission and Resource Utilization
Rodrigo ZeaVera, Baylor College of Medicine

8:10 AM - 8:15 AM
51. Mitral Valve Repair Rate at a Veterans Affairs Hospital Utilizing a Multidisciplinary Heart Team
Darrell Wu, Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Heart Institute

   
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast Breakout Session 15: Novel Approaches and Technologies Video and Mini-Orals
Moderators: Vinay Bapat, Columbia University Medical Center
                       
Thomas Modine, Lille University Hospital 
                       
Vinod H. Thourani, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute/Georgetown Medical Center

7:00 AM - 7:10 AM
Clinical Trials for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement - Which Patients?
Michael J. Reardon, Methodist Debakery Heart Center
7:10 AM - 7:20 AM

Are Transcatheter Combo Procedures the Future?
Andres Beiras-Fernandez, Mainz University Hospital

7:20 AM - 7:28 AM
52. Feasibility of transapical transcatheter mitral valve implantation in the presence of severe mitral annular calcification
Lenard Conradi, University Heart Center Hamburg

7:28 AM - 7:36 AM
53. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement: Minimally Invasive Techniques and Tips for Severe Mitral Annular Calcification
Alexander Nissen, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

7:36 AM - 7:42 AM
54. Redo transapical off pump Neochord implantation for severe reccurent degenerative mitral regurgitation
Agne Drasutiene, Vilnius University, Faculty of medicine

7:42 AM - 7:50 AM
55. Transapical transcatheter mitral valve implantation in presence of a mechanical aortic bioprosthesis
Lenard Conradi, University Heart Center Hamburg

7:50 AM - 7:55 AM
56. Mid-Term Effect Of The Transapical Neochord Implantation On Heart Remodeling And Impact Of Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation
Andrea Colli, University of Padua

7:55 AM - 8:00 AM
57. Atrioventricular Annuloplasty With A Fibrous Neo Annulus
Renu Virmani, CVPath Institute, Inc

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM
58. Transcatheter Treatment Of Secondary Tricuspid Regurgitation With A Novel Annuloplasty Device. Proof Of Concept.
Andrej  Podkopajev, Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, Clinic of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases

8:05 AM - 8:10 AM
59. Reinventing The Saphenous Vein: Reconstructing The Anterior Mitral Leaflet With A Saphenous Vein.
Jacques T. Janson, Stellenbosch University

8:10 AM - 8:15 AM
60. Mitral Annular Calcification Is Associated With Mitral Regurgitation (mr) Following Percutaneous Repair Of Functional Mr
Vincent Chan, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

8:15 AM - 8:20 AM
61. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation vs. Conventional Redo Surgery for Degenerated Mitral Valve Prosthesis
Harald O.P. Hausmann, Mediclin Herzzentrum Coswig

   
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast Breakout Session 16: Selected Video Session II
Moderator: Harold G. Roberts, West Virginia University
                      
Anelechi C. Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Health System
                      
Khalil Fattouch, University of Palermo

7:00 AM - 7:08 AM

62. Impact of Subvalvular Procedures in Tricuspid Valve Repair
Masashi Takeshita, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

7:08 AM – 7:16
63. An Unusual Case of Combined HOCM repair and Aortic Root Replacement
Mohammad Yousuf Salmasi, Imperial College London

7:16 AM - 7:24 AM
64. Primary Cardiac Tumor Arising At The Left Atrial Appendage
Jim McCarthy, Mater University Hospital

7:24 AM - 7:32 AM
65. Anterior Leaflet Augmentation for Secondary Mitral Disease: Augmentation D-plasty
Daniel H Drake, Munson Medical Center

7:32 AM - 7:40 AM
66. Double Triangular Resection, the geometry control for the anterior leaflet with extreme Redundancy
Tohru Asai, Shiga Univ of Medical Science

7:40 AM - 7:48 AM
67. Reconstruction of Posterior Mitral Valve Commissure for Acute Mitral Valve Endocarditis
Amit Pawale, Mount Sinai Health System

7:48 AM - 7:56 AM
68. Papillary Muscle Reimplantation for Acute Papillary Muscle Rupture
Thitipong Tepsuwan, Chiang Mai University

7:56 AM - 8:04 AM
69. Totally endoscopic concomitant aortic and mitral valve repair
Masayoshi Tokoro, Japanese Red Cross Nagoya First Hospital

8:04 AM - 8:12 AM
70. endoscopic mitral valve surgery for any mitral pathology
Saina Attaran, Maastricht University Medical Center

8:12 AM - 8:20 AM
71. Minimally invasive removal of a caseous vegetation on the dark (ventricular) side of the mitral valve.
Michele Gallo, Cardiocentro Ticino

8:20 AM - 8:28 AM
72. On-X mitral valve replacement as a bailout procedure in case of extensive annular calcification
Roberto Di Bartolomeo, Sant'Orsola Hospital

   
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Plenary Session 5: Complex Scenarios in Mitral Valve Surgery
Moderator: Patrick Perier, Klinik fur Kardiochirurgie - Campus Bad Neustadt
                     
Gilles D. Dreyfus, Institute Montsouris Paris, University Rene Descartes

8:45 AM - 8:51 AM
Systolic Anterior Motion Basis: Why do Patients get SAM?
Francis C. Wells, Papworth Hospital / NHS Trust
8:51 AM - 8:57 AM
Systolic Anterior Motion Basis: Treatment
Robin Varghese, Mount Sinai Health System
8:57 AM - 9:03 AM
Discussion
9:03 AM - 9:09 AM
Atrioventricular Groove Rupture Basis: What predisposes to groove rupture?
Farzan Filsoufi, Mount Sinai Health System
9:09 AM - 9:15 AM
Atrioventricular Groove Rupture: Treatment
Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
9:15 AM - 9:21 AM
Discussion
9:21 AM - 9:27 AM
Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease in a Young Patient: Consider
Manuel J. Antunes, Hospital Da Universidade
9:27 AM - 9:33 AM
Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease in a Young Patient: Treatment
Taweesak  Chotivatanapong, Chest Disease Institute
9:33 AM - 9:39 AM
Discussion
   
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM

Plenary Session 6: Barlow's Disease
Moderators: Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University
                        
Francis C. Wells, Papworth Hospital/NHS Trust

9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
Historical Perspective on Barlow's Disease
Clifford W. Barlow, Southampton General Hospital
9:50 AM - 9:55 AM
Discussion
9:55 AM - 10:05 AM

Malignant Arrythmia Syndrome Associated with Barlow’s Disease
David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System

10:05 AM - 10:10 AM
Discussion
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM
Key Strategies to Repair Barlow Valves
Patrick Perier, Klinik fur Kardiochirurgie - Campus Bad Neustadt
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM
Discussion
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Coffee Break, Visit Exhibits, View ePosters
   
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Expert Technique/Video Session 3: Minimal Access Surgery
Moderators: W. Clark Hargrove, Presbyterian Medical Center
                        
Khalil Fattouch, University of Palermo

11:00 AM - 11:08 AM
Totally Endoscopic Mitral Valve Repair
Volkmar Falk, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
11:08 AM - 11:16 AM

Robot Assisted Mitral Valve Repair with Atrial Fibrilation Ablation
Vinay Badhwar, West Virginia University 

11:16 AM - 11:24 AM

Mitral and Aortic Valve Replacement via Direct Vision, Right Minithoracotomy
Joseph Lamelas, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

   
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Plenary Session 7: Managing Concurrent Disease
Moderators: Volkmar Falk, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
                       
Rudiger S. Lange, German Heart Center

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM
Atrial Fibrilation
Ralph J. Damiano, Washington University School of Medicine
11:40 AM - 11:50 AM
Tricuspid Valve Regurtitation
Steven F. Bolling, University of Michigan
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
Hypertrophic Ventricular Septum
Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
12:00 PM - 12:10 PM
The Dysfunctional Ventricle
Anelechi C. Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Health System
12:10 PM - 12:20 PM
Aortic Regurgitation
Gebrine El Khoury, Universitie Catholique de Louvain
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM
Discussion
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch, Visit Exhibits, View ePosters
   
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

CME Lunch - Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery
Moderators: W. Randolph Chitwood Jr., East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
                        
T. Sloane Guy, Weill Cornell Medicine

12:45 PM – 12:55 PM

Selecting the Best Patients for a Robotic Approach
Stephanie Mick, Cleveland Clinic

12:55 PM – 1:05 PM

The Set up and Exposure – What I have learned over a Robotic Career
Douglas A. Murphy, Emory University School of Medicine

1:05 PM – 1:15 PM

Robotic Repair of Isolated Prolapse – Getting Started
Rakesh M. Suri, Cleveland Clinic

1:15PM – 1:25 PM

Robotic Repair in Complex Prolapse – How to Advance
Didier Loulmet, New York University 

1:25 PM – 1:45 PM
Discussion
   
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 17: Repair Master Class: Interactive Long Videos
Moderator: David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Health System
Panelists:  Will be chosen from the audience

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 18: Image-Guided Surgical Repair (AATS/ASE Combined Session)
Moderators: James S. Gammie, University of Maryland Health System
                        
Randolph P. Martin, Emory University School of Medicine

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM
Introduction to continuity of imaging, 3D acquisition, post-acquisition analysis,  and real-time cropping
Karen G. Zimmerman, West Virginia University
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM
Image guided Mitral Valve Repair
Daniel H Drake, Munson Medical Center
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM

Assessment of Surgical Results
Menachem Weiner, Mount Sinai Health System

2:30 PM - 2:44 PM
Discussion
2:44 PM - 2:52 PM
73. Functional Bileaflet Prolapse: An Echocardiographic Study Of Ventricular Contractility To Explain Its Origin
Mario Castillo-Sang, The Christ Hospital of Cincinnati

2:52 PM - 3:00 PM
74. Blood Flow Dynamics Drive Left Ventricular Remodeling in Severe Primary Mitral Regurgitation With Normal Ventricular Dimensions
Dimosthenis Pandis, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
   
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 19: Challenging Clinical Cases
Moderators: Gilles D. Dreyfus, Institute Montsouris Paris, University Rene Descartes
                       
Vinod H. Thourani, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute/Georgetown University School of Medicine

Panelists:   Steven F. Bolling, University of Michigan
                   
Tohru Asai, Juntendo University

2:00 PM - 2:08 PM
75. Inferior Epigastric Artery Laceration during Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
Jim McCarthy, Mater University Hospital

2:08 PM - 2:16 PM
76. Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis Complicated with "Ball Thrombus"
Pablo MA Pomerantzeff, Heart Institute of São Paulo University

2:16 PM - 2:24 PM
77. Extended Aortic Endocarditis to the Tricuspid Valve:The Trans-aortic Approach
Saadallah Tamer, Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc

2:24 PM - 2:32 PM
78. Surgical Repair of Acquired Gerbode Defect (LV to RA shunt) caused by Intramyocardial dissection after Redo Mitral Valve Replacement
Shao-Wei Chen, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

2:32 PM - 2:40 PM
79. Coronary Adipose Embolization During Complex Mitral And Tricuspid Valve Repair Treated By Immediate Coronary Catheterization And Aspiration Thrombectomy
Paul Weldner, Central Maine Medical Center

2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Discussion
   
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 20: Rheumatic Disease
Moderators: Manuel Antunes, Hospital Da Universidade
                       Taweesak Chotivatanapong, Chest Disease Institute

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM
When Should You Attempt a Valve Repair?
Jesswant Dillon, National Heart Institute
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM
Maximizing Durability and Avoiding Stenosis in Rheumatic Repair - Tips and Tricks
Thitipong Tepsuwan, Chiang Mai University
2:20 PM - 2:36 PM
Discussion
2:36 PM - 2:44 PM
80. Diastolic Mitral Repair: French Correction Part II?
Amit Chandra, Medanta, The Medicity

2:44 PM - 2:52 PM
81. Triangular Plasty of Left Atrium for Atriomegaly During Mitral Valve Replacement 
Volodymyr V. Popov, National Amosov's Institute of CVS

2:52 PM - 3:00 PM
82. Characterization of the Tricuspid Valve in Rheumatic Heart Disease: Etiology, Morphology and Echocardiographic Parameters
 Stephen Forest, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

   
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 21:  Repair Techniques for Ischemic Mitral Regurtitation
Moderator: Pavan Atluri, University of Pennsylvania
                     Shuichiro Takanashi, Sakaibara Heart Institute

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM
Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurtitation - When and How to Intervene
Prakash Punjabi, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery
2:10 PM - 2:20 PM

Is there still a role for subvalvular techniques?
Hirokuni Arai, Tokyo Medical & Dental University 

2:20 PM - 2:30 PM
Discussion
2:30 PM - 2:38 PM
83. Standardized Subannular Repair for Functional Type IIIb Mitral Regurgitation in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery setting
Jonas Pausch, University Heart Center Hamburg

2:38 PM - 2:46 PM
84. Mid-term Results of Extended Posterior Leaflet Augmentation For Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Hiroki Yamaguchi, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital

2:46 PM - 2:54 PM
85. Long-term Outcomes of Etiology Specific Annuloplasty Ring Repair of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Tomasz A. Timek, Spectrum Health

   
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 22: Transapical Mitral Intervention
Moderators:  Thomas Modine, Lille University Hospital
                        Gilbert H.L. Tang, Mount Sinai Health System

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM

Apical Artificial Chordae - Tips and Tricks for safe Implementation TBC
Krzysztof Bartus, John Pall II Hospital

2:10 PM - 2:20 PM
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation - Tips and Tricks for Safe Implantation
Vinay Bapat, Columbia University Medical Center
2:30 PM - 2:38 PM
86. Safety And Performance Of A Novel Beating-heart Mitral Valve Repair System 1-year Outcomes
James S. Gammie, University of Maryland Medical Center

2:38 PM - 2:46 PM
87. Single Centre First Experience With Transapical Transcatehter Mitral Valve Replacement. Factors Influencing On Screening Outcomes
Gry Dahle, Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital

2:46 PM - 2:54 PM
88. Three-Year Follow-Up: Clinical Results of the NeoChord Echo-Guided, Transapical Beating Heart Repair
Andrea Colli, University of Padua

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Coffee Break, Visit Exhibits, View ePosters
   
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Plenary Session 8 - Closing Plenary & The Top Four Controversial Abstracts
Moderators:  Anelechi C. Anyanwu, Mount Sinai Health System
                        
Ralph J. Damiano, Washington University School of Medicine

3:15 PM - 3:21 PM
89. Mitral Valve Replacement With Mechanical Versus Biological Prosthesis: 25 Years Of Experience In Over 2000 Cases
Gabor Szabo, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Heidelberg

3:21 PM - 3:27 PM
Commentary: Why I continue to use Bioprostheses in Young Patients
Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
3:27 PM - 3:37 PM
Discussion
3:37 PM - 3:43 PM
90. Does Referral Bias Impact Outcomes of Surgery for Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease?
Irsa Shoiab, Mayo Clinic
3:43 PM - 3:49 PM
Commentary: Do Reference Centers Reflect the Real World?
D. Craig Miller, Stanford University Medical School
3:49 PM - 3:59 PM
Discussion
3:59 PM - 4:05 PM
91. Late Outcomes With Ring-only Mitral Valve Repair For Barlow Disease And Bileaflet Prolapse
Ehud Raanani, Sheba Medical Center

4:05 PM - 4:11 PM
Commentary: Can you Repair Prolapse just by Replacing a Ring?
Gilles D. Dreyfus, Institute Montsouris Paris, University Rene Descartes
4:11 PM - 4:21 PM
Discussion

4:21 PM - 4:27 PM
92. Current Trends in Mitral Valve Surgery: a Multicenter National Comparison between Full-Sternotomy and Minimally-Invasive Approach.
Domenico Paparella, University of Bari Aldo Moro - Division of Cardiac Surgery Santa Maria Hospital GVM Care & Research

4:27 PM - 4:33 PM
Commentary: Should 70 Percent of Mitral Operations be Done with a Minimal Access Approach?
Steven F. Bolling, University of Michigan
4:33 PM - 4:45 PM
Discussion