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AATS Faculty Visit to Favaloro Foundation


8:00am: AATS faculty arrive at Favaloro Foundation

-Introductions to Favaloro Foundation heart team with overview of the hospital

9:00am: AATS faculty observe heart valve operations, providing suggestions on ways to improve/different approaches or techniques that could be used/what is done at their institutions.

Surgeries include: Mitral Valve Reconstruction, Aortic Valve Replacement, Bental De Bono Operation

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Favaloro Foundation heart team to perform heart valve operation which will be broadcast to a viewing room. AATS faculty will moderate/discuss the operation to the participants and interact with the heart team in the OR.

Surgery: 53 years old man with bicuspid aortic valve with severe aortic regurgitation for aortic valve reconstruction or aortic valve replacement

4:00pm: AATS faculty to provide lectures

Dr. Joseph Woo: Aortic valve repair & root repair

Dr. Leonard Girardi: Aortic Arch repair, cerebral protection, and monitoring

Professor Roberto Favaloro: Case Presentation: 8-year-old Marfan patient with aortic root aneurism

5:00pm: Day Adjourns