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
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