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New York City Conference

Preliminary Program Outline

Faculty listed have been invited and are subject to change.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 pm Registration
Thursday, May 8, 2014
6:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration/Information
7:00 - 8:25 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 - 8:15 am FASCINATING CASES FOR BREAKFAST
Chairs: Arash Salemi, MD, Jamil Tajik, MD
Presenters: Kevin Greason, MD, Hector Michelena, MD, Yukikatsu Okada, MD, Jamil Tajik, MD, Fuad Jan, MD, Gregg Pressman, MD
7:00 - 8:15 am TEACHING SESSIONS
3D Cropping with the Masters I (by reservation)
Helen Thomson, MD, Joseph Maalouf, MD, Judy Hung, MD, Patrizio Lancellotti, MD

Robot Manipulation with the Masters I (by reservation)
Rakesh Suri, MD, Robinson Poffo, MD; Clifton Lewis, MD, Evelio Rodriquez, MD, Leland Siwek, MD
8:15 - 8:25 am Welcome
Jeffrey S. Borer, MD, Maurice E. Sarano, MD
José-Luis Pomar, PhD, MD, Gino Gerosa MD, Hartzell Schaff, MD
8:25 - 8:40 am Introduction of new society and presentation of awards
8:40 - 10:00 am PLENARY I: THE PANORAMA IN 2014
Co-chairs: Jeffrey S. Borer, MD
Gino Gerosa, MD, Yukikatsu Okada, MD


Epidemiology: Is it Changing? Impact of Race and Coding
Phyllis Supino, EdD
Repair vs Replacement - When and Why? Some New Answers
Gilles Dreyfus, MD
Percutaneous Therapy: Is Conventional Surgery Dying?
Hartzell Schaff, MD
Are we ready for the Patient to Become a Formal Member of the Heart Team?
Johanna Takkenberg, MD
Panel Discussion/Q&A
8:30 - 10:00 am TEACHING SESSIONS
3D Cropping with the Masters II (by reservation)
Helen Thomson, MD, Joseph Maalouf, MD, Judy Hung, MD, Patrizio Lancellotti, MD

Robot Manipulation with the Masters II (by reservation)
Rakesh Suri, MD, Robinson Poffo, MD; Clifton Lewis, MD, Evelio Rodriquez, MD, Leland Siwek, MD
10:00 - 10:30 am Break/Coffee available
10:30 - Noon PLENARY II: AORTIC STENOSIS
Co-chairs: Raphael Rosenhek, MD A. Jamil Tajik, MD

Pitfalls of Diagnosing AS in the Cath Lab
Blase Carabello, MD
Separating true from Pseudo AS
A. Jamil Tajik, MD
Low-flow-low gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis: Natural history and patient selection
Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PhD
Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement: Should We Move Beyond the Aged and Feeble?
Joseph Bavaria, MD
Panel Discussion/Q&A
10:30 - Noon MEET THE EXPERTS
MTE1: Valve Diseases in Heart Failure
Co-chairs: Antonio Maria Calafiore, MD, Uri Elkayam, MD
A Novel Technique For Pl Prolapse Correction: The U Technique
Antonio Maria Calafiore, MD
Ischemic MR Surgery
Percy Boateng, MD
LV Remodeling Surgery
Eugene Grossi, MD
LVAD & Valve Regurgitations
Soon Park, MD
MTE2: Tissue Engineered Valves - Are we Moving Forward?
Co-chairs: Adrian Chester, PhD, Gino Gerosa, MD
Importance of Tissue Stresses
Michael Sacks, MD
Decellularised Valves
Artur Lichtenberg, MD
Use of Adipose Derived Stem Cells
Adrian Chester, PhD
Importance of Intercellular Communications
Adrian Chester, PhD
MTE3: Advanced Hemodynamics for Valve Diseases
Co-chairs: Mark Starling MD, Thierry Le Tourneau, MD
LV Function in Valve Diseases - pitfalls in assessment
Mark Starling MD
HTN and Valve Disease
Jeffrey Borer, MD
Hemodynamics of Regurgitation with Exercise
Luc Pierard, MD, PhD
Mitral Stenosis: the PCW vs Direct LA Pressure Measurement
Thierry Le Tourneau, MD
10:30 - Noon TEACHING SESSIONS
3D Cropping with the Masters III (by reservation)
Helen Thomson, MD, Joseph Maalouf, MD, Judy Hung, MD, Patrizio Lancellotti, MD

Robot Manipulation with the Masters III (by reservation)
Rakesh Suri, MD, Robinson Poffo, MD; Clifton Lewis, MD, Evelio Rodriquez, MD, Leland Siwek, MD
Noon - 1:25 pm Lunch
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch Symposium: Aortic Valve Repair - Discussion and Demonstration of Techniques
Chairs: Hartzell Schaff, MD. Jose Pomar, MD, Michael Boger, M.D.
Panel/Participants:
Hans-Joachim Schaefers, MD
Laurent de Kerchove, MD
Scott Rankin, MD

Lunch Symposium: The Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Chair: Jamil Tajik, MD, Magdi Yacoub, MD, PhD
What comprises a comprehensive non-invasive evaluation of bicuspid aortic valve disease in 2014
Jamil Tajik, M.D.
Bench to bedside in bicuspid aortic valve
Nalini Rajamannan, MD
Repair versus Replacement of Bicuspid Valve in 2014
Magdi Yacoub, MD, PhD
The AVIATOR Registry - What does it tell us about bicuspid aortic valve?
Jolanda Kluin, MD.

Industry Lunch Symposium - Edwards Lifesciences
1:30 - 3:00 pm PLENARY III: CONTROVERSIES IN VALVULAR DISEASES I
The Ross Procedure Can Be Recommended for Patients with Bicuspid Valves and AR
Co-Chairs: Paul Stelzer, MD, Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD
Pro: Johana Takkenberg, MD
Con: Paul Stelzer, MD

TAVI is Markedly Overused Among Elderly Patients
Co-Chairs: Craig Smith, MD Arash Salemi, MD
Pro: Freidrich Mohr, MD
Con: Martin Leon, MD

Quality of Life, Rather than Quantity of Life, should be the primary endpoint of VHD clinical trials in the elderly. Can study design permit this?
Co-Chairs: Gregg Stone, MD, Jeffrey S. Borer, MD
Pro: Phyllis Supino, MD
Con: John Laschinger, MD
Questions/Conclusion

Asymptomatic Patients with Severe AS Should Undergo Urgent Surgery
Co-Chairs: Jamil Tajik, MD, Karl Krieger, MD
Pro: Michael Borger, MD
Con: Raphael Rosenhek, MD
1:30 - 3:00 pm MEET THE EXPERTS
MTE4: Percutaneous Therapy - Less Common Options
Co-chairs: Jeff Moses, MD
Paravalvular Leak Repair
When and How?
Aortic
Sean Wilson, MD
Mitral
Carlos Ruiz, MD
Transmitral valve repair
Carlos Ruiz, MD
Annuloplasty Devices
TBD
MTE5: Anesthesia for Percutaneous High-risk Procedures
Co-chairs: Martin Abel, MD, Soon Park, MD
Anesthesia for High-Risk TAVI
Ketan Shevde, MD
Anesthesia for Transapical Intervention
Martin Able, MD
Anesthesia for the Patient with Valvular Heart Disease having Noncardiac Surgery
Martin Abel, MD
Hemodynamic Monitoring During High-Risk Procedures
Amanda J. Rhee, MD
MTE6: Status of Current Aortic Valve Surgical Techniques I
Co-Chairs: Hartzell Schaff, MD, Joseph Bavaria, MD
Is All AR Reparable?
Hans-Joachim Schaefers, MD
"Minimally Invasive" Aortic Valve Replacement
Mattia Glauber, MD
Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement
Aubrey Galloway, MD
1:30 - 3:00 pm TEACHING SESSIONS
TEE Orientation in the OR or Cath Lab with the Masters I Hector Michelena, MD, Vuyisile Nkomo, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD

Percutaneous AVR Simulation I
Kevin Greason, MD, Jean-François Obadia, MD, Carlos Ruiz, MD
1:30 - 3:00 pm ORAL PRESENTATION OF REFEREED ABSTRACTS
Basic Biology of Valve Disease - AV and Ascending Aorta Booth
Chair: Blase Carabello, MD
1. Role of Matrix Metalloproteinas in Complications of Thoracic Aorta Aneurysm
Calogera Pisano, Carmela Rita Balistreri, Tommaso Delisi, Salvatore Ocello, Gianfranco Filippone, Daniela Buono, Ugo Di Blasi, Maria Concetta Guarneri, Oreste Fabio Triolo, Vincenzo Argano, Cesira Palmeri, Giovanni Ruvolo.
University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.
2. MicroRNA Profiling Of Diseased Aortic Valves
Sean Coffey1, Michael JA Williams2, Greg T. Jones2.
1John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
3. Bicuspid Aortic Valve Hemodynamics Contribute to Acute Remodeling in Porcine Ascending Aortas
Samantha Ratley, Kai Cao, Philippe Sucosky.
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, USA.
4. Autoantibodies to Oxidized LDL in Patients with Aortic Regurgitation: Association with Aortic Diameter Size
Sara Shimoni, Iris Bar, Liaz Zilberman, Jacob George.
Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Israel.
5. Aneurysm Formation in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valves: Potential Role of Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression
Michael A. Hagler1, Aiham H. Jbeli1, Meghana Kunkala1, Carolyn M. Roos1, Thoralf M. Sundt2, Jordan D. Miller1.
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
Aortic Valve and/or Root Replacement/Repair I
Chair: Niki Kantrowitz, MD
1. Mid-term Results of Aortic Root Reimplantation in Patients with Severe Aortic Regurgitation
Shunsuke Miyahara, Katsuhiro Yamanaka, Toshihito Sakamoto, Yoshikatsu Nomura, Takeshi Inoue, Masamichi Matsumori, Kenji Okada, Yutaka Okita.
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan.
2. Aortic Root/Valve Management in Patients with Connective Tissue Syndromes - is Limited Resection Justified?
Fabian A. Kari1, Elizabeth H. Stephens2, Bartosz Rylski1, Maximilian Russe3, Matthias Siepe1, Friedhelm Beyersdorf1.
1Heart Center, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, 2Columbia University New York, New York City, USA, NY, USA, 3University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.
3. Antegrade Cardioplegia for Surgery of the Aortic Root Appears Unnecessary
Dustin Hang, B.A.1, Alan Markowitz, M.D.2.
1Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA, 2University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH, USA.
4. Adverse Aortic Events After Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement For Bicuspid Aortic Valve Insufficiency And Concomitant Aortic Root Dilation
Evaldas Girdauskas1, Kushtrim Disha1, Mina Rouman1, Michael Andrew Borger2, Thomas Kuntze1.
1Central Hospital Bad Berka, Bad Berka, Germany, 2Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
5. Surgery for Annulo-aortic ectasia in Patients with Marfan Syndrome during Perinatal Period
Kenji Minatoya, Hitoshi Matsuda, Hiroaki Sasaki, Hiroshi Tanaka, Tatsuya Oda, Yosuke Inoue, Naoki Kawamoto, Sayaka Kubota, Junjiro Kobayashi.
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.
Aortic Valve and/or Root Replacement/Repair II
Chair: Jason Lazar, MD
1. The Fate of the Aortic Root following Implantation of Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device
Sung Ho Jung, John M Stulak, Jin-Oh Choi, Lyle D Joyce, Richard C Daly.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
2. Successful Two-Stage Repair Of Severe Pectus Excavatum And Aortic Insufficiency With Giant Aneurysm Of The Aortic Bulb In A Patient With Marfan Syndrome
Denise Marin1, Stefan Schulz-Drost2, Stephen Hohe1, Albert Schuetz1.
1Schoen Clinic Vogtareuth, Vogtareuth, Germany, 2Universitaetsklinikum Erlangen,Traumatology, Erlangen, Germany.
3. Off Pump Aortoplasty For Selected Ascending Aortic Aneurysm
Paolo Pepino, MD, Germano Coronella, MD, Piermario Oliviero, MD, Raffaela Provenzano, MD, Salvatore Giordano, MD, Agostino La Marca, MD, Francesco Petteruti, MD, Mario Monaco, MD.
Presidio Ospedaliero Pineta Grande, Castel Volturno, Caserta, Italy.
4. Aortic Root Remodeling With External Aortic Annuloplasty In The Treatment Of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Short Term Results
Olivier Bouchot, Marie Catherine Morgant, Ghislain Malapert, Roger Brenot.
University Hospital, Dijon, France.
5. Feasibility of a Biological Stentless-Valved Conduit for Aortic Root Replacement
Scott C. DeRoo1, Alan Stewart2, Jonathan Yang1, Elissa Landes1, Kevin Fujita1, Julie Van Hassel1, Craig Smith1, Isaac George1, Hiroo Takayama1.
1Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, 2Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.
Aortic Regurgitation I
Chair: Furqan Tejani, MD
1. Myocardial Contractility Impacts Survival Prediction by Symptom Status After Aortic Valve Replacement
Jeffrey Borer1, Phyllis Supino1, Edmund Herrold1, Clare Hochreiter2, O Isom2, Karl Krieger2, Leonard Girardi2, Nasimullah Khan1, Daniel Santarsieri1.
1SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA, 2Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
2. AVIATOR Initiative: Aortic Valve Insufficiency and Ascending Aorta Aneurysm International Registry
Frederiek De Heer1, Alain Berrebi2, Michael Borger3, Olivier Bouchot4, Duke Cameron5, Ruggero De Paulis6, Isabella Di Centa7, Laurent De Kerchove8, Gebrine El Khoury8, Ismail El-Hamamsy9, Jolanda Kluin1, Gianclaudio Mecozzi10, Wuliya Mijiti11, Jan Nijs12, Yutaka Okita13, Carlos Porras14, Hans-Joachim Schäfers15, Hartzell Schaff16, Malakh Shrestha17, Johanna Takkenberg18, Jean Louis Vanoverschelde8, Jan Vojacek19, Emmanuel Lansac2.
1University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France, 3Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany, 4Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon, Dijion, France, 5Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA, 6European Hospital, Rome, Italy, 7Hopital Foch, Suresnes, France, 8Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium, 9Montréal Heart Institute, Montréal, QC, Canada, 10Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, 11People Hospital, Urumchi-Xinjiang, China, 12University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium, 13Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, 14Hospital universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Malaga, Spain, 15Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany, 16Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 17Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, 18Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 19University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.
3. Impact of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension on Outcomes Late After Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis Compared with Aortic Regurgitation
Luminita Iliuta
University of Medicine and Pharmacy
4. Aortic Valve Repair 10 Years Results: Sub-groups Analysis
Andrea Mangini1, Monica Contino1, Claudia Romagnoni1, Massimo Lemma1, Paolo Vanelli1, Guido Gelpi1, Simone Colombo1, Carlo Antona2.
1L sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy, 2Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy.
Epidemiology/Prognostication in Aortic Stenosis
Chair: Ozden Dogan, MD
1. Impact Of Aortic Valve Calcification Measured By Multidetector Computed Tomography On Survival In Patients With Aortic Stenosis: Results Of An International Registry
Marie-Annick Clavel1, Philippe Pibarot2, David Messika-Zeitoun3, Romain Capoulade2, Joseph Malouf1, Phillip A. Araoz1, Hector I. Michelena1, Caroline Cueff3, Eric Larose2, Jordan D. Miller1, Alec Vahanian3, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano1.
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, QC, Canada, 3AP-HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France.
2. How Can Complex Statistical Models Help Cardiologists with VHD Patient Prognostication? The Example of Allograft Valve Function to Predict Patient Outcome
Eleni-Rosalina Andrinopoulou, Dimitris Rizopoulos, Emmanuel Lesaffre, Johanna Takkenberg.
Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
3. Gender Differences and Early Outcome after Concomitant Aortic Valve and CABG Surgery: A Nationwide Study
Mostafa M. Mokhles1, Sabrina Siregar2, Michel Versteegh2, Luc Noyez3, Bart van Putte4, Alexander BA Vonk5, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink1, Ad JJC Bogers1, Johanna JM Takkenberg1.
1Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands, 3Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 4St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 5Free University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
4. Epidemiology and Clinical Profile of Severe Rheumatic Heart Disease in Malaysia
Benjamin Levin1, Maizatu Akma Solong2, Norfazlina Jaffar2, Siti Nurzaliana Mohd Safari2, MF Ramli2, MA Rosli2.
1Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 2National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
5. Newly Diagnosed Aortic Sclerosis is associated with Uncontrolled Hypertension: A Nested Case Control Study From The Oxvalve Population Cohort Study
Margaret Loudon, Sean Coffey, Joanna d'Arcy, Andrew Kennedy, Bernard Prendergast.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom.
6. Clinical Outcomes Of Patients With Low-flow, Low-gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis According To Treatment Modality
Crochan J. O'Sullivan, Lars Englberger, Stefan Stortecky, Christoph Huber, Nicola Hosek, Ahmed Khattab, Lutz Buellesfeld, Thomas Pilgrim, Bernhard Meier, Stephan Windecker, Peter Wenaweser.
Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break/Coffee available
3:30 - 5:00 pm PLENARY IV: TRANSCATHETER THERAPY: CURRENT STATUS
Co-chairs: Michael A. Borger, MD, PhD, José-Luis Pomar, MD, PhD
Imaging: Patient and Device Selection for TAVR
Hzhak Kronzon, MD
MitraClip: Where is it Headed?
Ted Feldman, MD
Mitral Valvuloplasty for MS - Update
Igor Palacios, MD
Valve in Valve

Aortic Experience
Greg Fontana, MD
Mitral Experience
Carlos Ruiz, MD
Panel Discussion/Q&A
3:30 - 5:00 pm MEET THE EXPERTS
MTE7: Exercise Testing in Valve Diseases
Co-Chairs: Vuyisile Nkomo, MD, Flavio Tarasoutchi, MD
Exercising Valve Diseases vs. Coronary Disease
Jeffrey S. Borer, MD
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Exercise Testing in AS vs. MR
David Messika-Zeitoun, MD, PhD
Supine-Bike Exercise Testing
Luc Pierard, MD, PhD
MTE8: Current Results of TAVR: Efficacy and Safety
Co-Chairs: Arash Salemi, MD, Jeff Bergman, MD
US and OUS Results
Jeff Popma, MD
Vascular Complications of TAVI
Kevin Greason, MD
Embolization/Displacement of Devices
Saibal Kar, MD
Perforations/Tamponades
Jeff Bergmann, MD
Deployment Failure: What Triggers Switch to Surgery?
Arash Salemi, MD
MTE9: The Ascending Aorta and Arch
Co-chairs: John Elefteriades, MD, Leonard Girardi, MD
Aortic Valve Sparing Root Replacement

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease and Management of the Ascending Aorta
John Elefteriades, MD
Hybrid Approach to the Aortic Arch
Eric Roselli, MD
Reoperation for Residual or Recurrent Root Dilatation: When?
Leonard Girardi, MD
3:30 - 5:00 pm TEACHING SESSIONS
TEE orientation in the OR or Cath Lab with the Masters II
Salvatore Costa, MD, Helen Thomson, MD

Percutaneous AVR Simulation II
Gregory Fontana, MD
3:30 - 5:00 pm ORAL PRESENTATION OF REFEREED ABSTRACTS
Epidemiology/Prognostication in Aortic Stenosis II
Chair: Blase Carabello, MD
1. Hypertension And Tricuspid Regurgitation Is Important Worse Predictor Of Long-term Outcome In Aortic Valve Replacement For Aortic Stenosis
Sung-Ji Park1, Dong Seop Jeong1, Sang-Chol Lee1, Seung Woo Park1, Dong-Ju Choi2, Pyo Won Park1.
1Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea, Republic of.
2. Patient Experience With Current Clinical Decision Making In Prosthetic Aortic Valve Selection
Nelleke M. Korteland1, Frans J. Bras2, Fabienne MA van Hout, MD3, Jolanda Kluin, MD PhD2, Robert JM Klautz, MD PhD3, Ad JJC Bogers, MD PhD1, Johanna JM Takkenberg, MD PhD1.
1Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands.
3. Early Outcomes After Aortic Valve Replacement, in 906 Patients, Older Than 70 Years Of Age - The Brazilian Aortic Valve Replacement Study (BRAVARS)
Rui M.S. Almeida1, João Carlos Leal2, Fernando Moraes3, Eduardo K. Saadi4, Renato A. Kalil5, Orlando Petrucci6, Gustaco C. Ribeiro7, Ricardo Sgarbieri8, Leonardo A. Mulinari9, Fernando Pivatto, Jr.5, Diogo Feraz3, Cledicyon E. Costa7, Pedro P. Oliveira6, Kelter J. Sgobi8, Christian Hahn9.
1Unioeste, Cascavel, Brazil, 2FAMERP, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil, 3UFPE, Recife, Brazil, 4UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 5Instituto de Cardiologia, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 6Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil, 7PUC-Campinas, Campinas, Brazil, 8UFTM, Uberaba, Brazil, 9UFPr, Curitiba, Brazil.
4. Impact of Aortic Valve Replacement according to Echocardiographic markers of Aortic Stenosis Severity
Maxime Berthelot-Richer, Philippe Pibarot, Romain Capoulade, Jean G. Dumesnil, Abdelaziz Dahou, Florent Le Ven, Christophe Thebault, Marie-Annick Clavel.
Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Research Center, Québec, QC, Canada.
5. Aortic Stenosis with Low Gradient and Normal Ejection Fraction: Clinical Value of Natriuretic Peptides
Rodolfo Pizarro, Pablo F. Oberti, Mariano L. Falconi, Anibal M. Arias, Juan G. Krauss, Arturo M. Cagide, Cesar A. Belziti.
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
6. Importance of LV Outflow Tract Area measured by Computed Tomography on Aortic Stenosis Survival
Marie-Annick Clavel1, Joseph Malouf1, David Messika-Zeitoun2, Phillip A. Araoz1, Hector I. Michelena1, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano1.
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2AP-HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France.
Aortic Stenosis I - TAVR Risk Markers
Chair: Niki Kantrowitz, MD
1. Preoperative Pulmonary Function Tests as Predictors of Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality: A Multi-Institutional Analysis of 915 TAVR Patients
Amanda L. Maas1, Michael Mack2, Gorav Ailawadi3, Rakesh M. Suri4, Wilson Szeto5, Patrick Kilgo1, Todd Dewey2, Jacob R. Gillen3, John A. Kern3, Nimesh Desai5, Vuyisile T. Nkomo4, Rohan Menon5, Rebeca Kim2, Vinod H. Thourani1.
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2CRSTI, Dallas, TX, USA, 3University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA, 4Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 5University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
2. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Concomitant Aortic Stenosis and Severe Pulmonary Hypertension: Not a Contraindication
Vinod Thourani1, Chun Li1, Dan Gross1, Patrick Kilgo1, Chandan Devireddy1, Bradley G. Leshnower1, Kreton Mavromatis1, Tom C. Nguyen2, Mihir Kanitkar1, Peter C. Block1, Robert A. Guyton1, Amanda L. Maas1, John Merlino1, Stamatios Lerakis1, Vasilis Babaliaros1.
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2University of Texas Medical School Houston, Houston, TX, USA.
3. Changes and Prognostic Significance of Stroke Volume after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.
Henrique B. Ribeiro, Florent Le Ven, Christophe Thébault, Abdelaziz Dahou, Romain Capoulade, Haifa Mahjoub, Marina Urena, Luis Nombela-Franco, Ricardo Allende, Marie-Annick Clavel, Éric Dumont, Robert DeLarochellière, Daniel Doyle, Josep Rodés-Cabau, Philippe Pibarot.
Quebec Heart & Lung Institute, Quebec, QC, Canada.
4. Impact of Concomitant Pulmonary Disease on Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Kelly Sutter, Rohan Menon, Lisa Walsh, Daniel Choudhary, Wilson Szeto, Saif Anwaruddin, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Howard Herrmann, Joseph Bavaria, Nimesh Desai.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
5. Does Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Affect Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement?
Nimesh Desai, Tyler Wallen, Saif Anwaruddin, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Rohan Menon, Howard Herrmann, Wilson Szeto, Joseph Bavaria.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Aortic Stenosis II - TAVR Techniques and Results
Chair: Jason Lazar, MD
1. Brachiocephalic Artery Access in TAVI: a Safe and Feasible Alternative for Retrograde Access
Tine E. Philipsen, Valérie M. Collas, Johan M. Bosmans, Marc J. Claeys, Inez E. Rodrigus.
UZA - Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium.
2. Learning Curve: Comparison of Early experience in Cohort B during Partner trial to Recent Results in Post Approval Era
Elizabeth K. Walsh, Nimesh Desai, Wilson Szeto, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Saif Anwaruddin, Jay Giri, Howard Herrmann, Joseph Bavaria.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
3. Alternative Access In Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Tine E. Philipsen, Valérie M. Collas, Johan M. Bosmans, Marc J. Claeys, Inez E. Rodrigus.
UZA - Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium.
4. The Art of Documentation for TAVR Reimbursement
Elizabeth K. Walsh, Wilson Szeto, Nimesh Desai, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Saif Anwaruddin, Jay Giri, Howard Herrmann, Joseph Bavaria.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
5. Focus on Surgical TAVR: Impact on Complications on Short- and Midterm-Outcome and Implications for Preoperative Risk Assesment
Maximilian Scherner, Jr., Navid Madershahian, Svenjy Ney, Kathrin Kuhr, Tanja Rudolph, Yeong Hoon Choi, Elmar Kuhn, Thorsten Wahlers.
University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.
Aortic Stenosis III - TAVR Techniques and Results
Chair: Sary Aranki, MD
1. 12 Month Post-Market Registry Results In An All-Comers Population Implanted With The ACURATE TAVI; Transapical TAVI Device
Jörg Kempfert, MD1, Hendrik Treede, MD2, David Holzhey, MD3, Steffen Hoffmann, MD4, Evaldas Girdauskas, MD5, Holger Schröfel, MD6, Matthias Thielmann, MD7, Shahram Lofti, MD8, Christophe Huber, MD9, Michael Hilker, MD10, Nicolas Doll, MD11, Klaus Matschke, MD12, Thorsten Wahlers, MD13, Arno Diegeler, MD14, Carlo Savini, MD15, Nalian Schnelle, MD16, Carla Romina Agatiello, MD17, Hermann Reichenspurner, MD2, Friedrich Mohr, MD3, Thomas Walther, MD1.
1Kerckhoff-Klinikum, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 2University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany, 3Leipzig Herzzentrum, Leipzig, Germany, 4Schüchtermann-Schillersche Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany, 5Zentralklinik, Bad Berka, Germany, 6Klinik für Herzchirurgie, Karlsruhe, Germany, 7Universitätsklinikum, Essen, Germany, 8Universitätsklinikum, Aachen, Germany, 9Universitätsklinik für Herz-und Gefäßchirurgie, Bern, Switzerland, 10Universitätsklinikum, Regensberg, Germany, 11Sana Herzchirurgie, Stuttgart, Germany, 12UniversitätsKlinik Herzzentrum, Dresden, Germany, 13Uniklinik Herzzentrum, Köln, Germany, 14Klinik für Kardiochirurgie, Bad Neustadt, Germany, 15Policlinico S. Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy, 16Universitäts Medizin, Mainz, Germany, 17Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2. Transapical Aortic Implantation Of Transcatheter Tissue Engineered Heart Valves Using A Self-expanding Anatomically Orienting System
Maximilian Y. Emmert, Benedikt Weber, Volkmar Falk, Simon P. Hoerstrup.
University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
3. Aortic Valve Replacement In Patients 80 years old and younger. Comparison Of Mid-term Outcome between Surgical Implantation With Stentless Bio-prosthesis and Trans-cutaneous Implantation-(TAVI)
Rephael Mohr, Ariel Finkelstein, Yanai Ben-Gal, Amir Kramer, Arie Steinvil, Dmitri Pevni.
Sourasky medical center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
4. TA-TAVI And Concomitant CABG Operation Strategy What Should Be Done First?
Marie-Elisabeth Stelzmüller1, Sigrid Sandner2, Bruno Mora2, Günther Laufer2, Wilfried Wisser2.
1Medical University Vienna, vienna, Austria, 2Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Epidemiology and Prognostication (Miscellaneous)
Chair: Ozgen Dogan, MD
1. Health-Related Quality of Life and Symptom Status by Gender in Heart Valve Surgery Patients
Niv Ad, Sari D. Holmes, Deborah Lamont, Lisa M. Martin.
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA.
2. Retrospective Analysis Of 1476 Cases Of Heart Valve Replacement In Xinjiang Area
Abudunaibi Maimaitiaili, Mulati Abudureheman, correspond, Aisikaer Shabiti, Huo Qiang.
First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, China.
3. Exercise-induced Significant Increase In Mitral Pressure Gradient After Surgical Repair For Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
Kiyoshi Doi, Hitoshi Yaku, Kazunari Okawa, Sachiko Yamazaki, Tsunehisa Yamamoto, Suguru Ohira, Thetsuhiro Yamano.
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.
4. Psycho-Emotional Status and Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients following Cardiac Valve Surgery
Tali Bayer-Topilsky1, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano2.
1Myers-JDC-Brookdale, Jerusalem, Israel, 2Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
5. Impact Of Preoperative Anemia On Early And Late Outcomes After Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
Rohan Menon, Wilson Szeto, Kanika Gupta, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Patrick Moeller, Michael Acker, Joseph Bavaria, Nimesh Desai.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
6. Long-Term Results of the Ross Operation versus Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement: a Propensity-Score Matched Analysis
Stefano Mastrobuoni, Lurent De Kerchove, Silvia Solari, Alain Poncelet, Parla Astarci, Robert Verhelst, Philippe Noirhomme, Jean Rubay, Gebrine El Khoury.
Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium.
Friday, May 9, 2014
6:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration/Information
7:00 - 8:25 am Continental breakfast
FASCINATING CASES FOR BREAKFAST
Co-chairs: Randy Martin, MD, Karl Krieger, MD
Presenters: Francesco Musumeci, MD, Yutaka Okita, MD, PhD, Flavio Tarasoutchi, MD, Fuad Jan, MD
7:00 - 8:30 am ORAL PRESENTATION OF REFEREED ABSTRACTS
Basic Biology of Valve Disease - Aortic Valve
Chair: Adrian Chester, MD
1. Alterations In Substrate Stiffness And Composition Effect The Progression Of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
Lauren Baugh1, Irene Georgakoudi2, Phillip Hinds3, Gordon Higgins4, Lauren Black2.
1Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA, 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA, 3Molecular Oncology Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, 4Molecular Cardiology research institute Center forTtranslational Genomics, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
2. Osteopontin - CD44v6 Interaction Mediates Calcium Deposition via Phospho-Akt in Valve Interstitial Cells from patients with non-calcified Aortic Valve Sclerosis
Paolo Poggio1, Emanuela Branchetti1, Juan B. Grau1, Robert C. Gorman1, Joseph H. Gorman, III1, Micheal S. Sacks2, Joseph E. Bavaria1, Giovanni Ferrari1.
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.
3. Role of Pathologic Fluid Shear Stress in Early development of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
Ling Sun, Philippe Sucosky.
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA.
4. Valvular Interstitial Cells Suppress Calcification of Valvular Endothelial Cells
Jesper Hjortnaes1, Kayle Shapero2, Josh Keegan3, Claudia Goettsch4, Jolanda Kluin1, John E. Mayer2, Joyce Bischoff5, Elena Aikawa4.
1University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 3Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 4Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 5Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA.
5. Non-linear Optical Visualization Technologies For Characterisation Of Aortic Valve Sclerosis In Human And Mouse
Anett Jannasch1, Saskia Faak1, Petra Büttner2, Roberta Galli3, Christian Schnabel3, Edmund Koch3, Thomas Waldow1.
1Heart Center Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 2Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 3Institute of clinical Sensoring and Monitoring, Dresden, Germany.
Valve Pathophysiology I
Chair: Jacek Preibisz, MD
1. Severity of Mitral Regurgitation and extent of systolic leaflet tethering govern mitral leaflet remodeling in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Kanika Kalra, Robert Guyton, Vinod Thourani, Muralidhar Padala.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA.
2. Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation in Organic Mitral Regurgitation. New Insights into Right ventricular function.
Thierry Le Tourneau1, Caroline Cueff1, Marjorie Richardson2, Claude Hossein-Foucher2, Georges Fayad2, Jean-Christian Roussel1, Jean-Noel Trochu1, André Vincentelli2.
1Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 2University Hospital, Lille, France.
3. Characterization of Changes in Systolic and Diastolic Function in a Mouse Model of Hemodynamically-Significant Aortic Valve Stenosis
Grace C. Verzosa, Bin Zhang, Carolyn Roos, Jordan D. Miller.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
4. Aortic Valve Interstitial Cell Activation in Patients with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Support
Jan Willem van Rijswijk1, Jerson Martina2, Nicolaas de Jonge3, Roel A. de Weger1, Aryan Vink1, Jolanda Kluin2.
1Pathology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3Cardiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands.
5. A new feature in Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease: Cleft-Like Indentation - Prevalence, mechanisms and implication
Francesca Mantovani1, Marie-Annik Clavel1, Ori Vatury1, Rakesh M. suri1, Sunil mankad1, Josef F Malouf1, Hector I. Michelena1, Luigi P. Badano2, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano1.
1Mayo Clinic, rochester, MN, USA, 2Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy.
Valve Pathophysiology II
Chair: Louis Salciccioli, MD
1. Predictions of Wall-shear Stress on the Aortic Valve Leaflets Using a Three-dimensional Fluid-structure Interaction Model
Kai Cao, Philippe Sucosky.
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA.
2. Hemodynamic and Performance Measurements in Normal and Calcified Tricuspid and Bicuspid Aortic Valves
Clara Seaman, Philippe Sucosky.
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, USA.
3. Effect of Mitral Annuloplasty Ring Shape and Size on Leaflet and Myofiber Stress Following Repair of Posterior Leaflet Prolapse: A Patient-Specific Finite-Element Simulation
William G. Morrel, IV1, Liang Ge1, Alison Ward2, Zhihong Zhang3, Joe Pantoja1, Sarthak Gulati4, Eugene A. Grossi2, Mark B. Ratcliffe1.
1University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 3San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, 4University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
4. Left Ventricular Apical Aneurysm And Sudden Cardiac Death In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Tunisian Experience
Abdeddayem Haggui, Mohamed Fares Mezni, Aymen Noomen, Imen Hamdi, Houaida Mahfoudhi, Karima Taamallah, Nizar Ben Mansour, Nadhem Hajlaoui, Wafa Fehri, Habib Haouala.
Military Hospital of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia.
5. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction And Sudden Cardiac Death In Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Tunisian Experience
Mohamed Fares Mezni, Abdeddayem Haggui, Wafa Fehri, Imen Hamdi, Houaida Mahfoudhi, Badii Jdaida, Mehdi Ghommidh, Nizar Ben Mansour, Dhaker Lahidheb, Nadhem Hajlaoui, Habib Haouala.
Military Hospital of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia.
Redo AVR and Valve in Valve
Chair: Jonathan Marmur, MD
1. Case: Complete Percutaneous Combined Antegrade Transseptal-Transapical Delivery of a Valve-in-Valve Within a Degenerative Mitral Bioprosthesis
Sean Wilson, Chad Kliger, Anja Summers, Gila Perk, Vladimir Jelnin, Itzhak Kronzon, Gregory P. Fontana, Nirav Patel, Luigi Pirelli, Carlos Ruiz.
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, NY, USA.
2. Transcatheter Treatment Of Failed Mitral Valve Repair And Deteriorated Bioprosteses
Gry Dahle, Arnt Fiane, Lars Aaberge, Bjørn Bendz, Jon T. Offstad, Jan Fredrik Bugge, Jan Hovdenes, Kjell Arne Rein.
Rikshospitalet, OUS, Oslo, Norway.
3. Redo-aortic Valve Replacement Versus TAVR In Patients With Patent Grafts
Renzo Pessotto, Neal Uren, Andrew Flapan, Sai Prasad, David Northridge, Kirsty Stewart.
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
4. Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-valve Implantation For Aortic Regurgitation With A Self-expandable Device In A Degenerated Homograft.
Gry Dahle, Bjørn Bendz, Jon Offstad, Jan Fredrik Bugge, Kjell Arne Rein.
Rikshospitalet, OUS, Oslo, Norway.
Imaging
Chair: TBD
1. Degradation of Iodinated Cardiovascular Scaffolds can be monitored in vivo with CT scanning
Hanna Talacua1, Serge Söntjens2, Lex A. van Herwerden1, Tina Thakker3, Aryan Vink1, Aurelie Brizard4, Henk Janssen2, Jolanda Kluin1.
1UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2SyMo-Chem BV, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 3Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 4Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
2. Visualization Of Aortic Valve Fenestration By Three Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography For Aortic Valve Repair
Keitaro Mahara, Mitsuhiko Ota, Kanako Kishiki, Toshihiro Fukui, Shuichiro Takanashi.
Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo, Japan.
3. Mechanism of Left Ventricular Hyperkinetic Motion in Patients with Mitral Regurgitation: A Study Using Two-dimensional Speckle Tracking Analysis
Kazato Ito1, Yukio Abe2, Chiharu Tanaka2, Atsuko Furukawa2, Kentaro Yano1, Daisuke Tonomura1, Kosuke Takehara1, Naoto Kino1, Keiichi Furubayashi1, Yoshihisa Shimada1, Toshiya Kurotobi1, Takao Tsuchida1, Hitoshi Fukumoto1, Minoru Yoshiyama3, Junichi Yoshikawa4, Takahiko Naruko2, Toshihiko Shibata2.
1Shiroyama Hospital, Habikino, Japan, 2Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan, 3Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan, 4Nishinomiya Watanabe Cardiovascular Center, Nishinomiya, Japan.
4. New Predictive Method Of Resection Line In Mitral Valve Plasty With 3dtee.
Yasuko Miyaki, Tetsuya Higami, Kazutoshi Tachibana, Nobuyuki Takagi, Seiichi Funamoto.
Sapporo Medical university, Sapporo, Japan.
5. Left Ventricular Remodelling After Mitral Valve Reconstruction: A Prospective 3d Tee Study
Inna Kammerer, Armin Vomend, Falk-Udo Sack.
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
6. The Quadricuspid Aortic Valve as Visualized at Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, and at Surgery
Iosif Gulkarov, Anastasia Plaunova, Anthony Tortolani, Berhane Worku.
New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA.
Surgical Technique: Aortic Valve I
Chair: Mark Starling, MD
1. Vascular Landmarks On The Ross Operation. The Rule Of The Right Vessels And Av Block
Gustavo Abuin.
Fernandez Hospital, buenos aires, Argentina.
2. The Handmade Composite Absorbable Tube For Pulmonary Artery Autograft Avoid Pa Dilatation In The Ross Procedure.
Francesco Nappi.
Centre Cardiologique du Nord, Paris, France.
3. Beating Heart Valve Surgery Post Myocardial Revascularization With Patent Grafts
Paolo Pepino, MD, Salvatore Giordano, MD, Piermario Oliviero, MD, Germano Coronella, MD, Raffaela Provenzano, MD, Giuseppe Pescatore, MD, Antonio Contaldo, MD, Antonella Luciano, MD, Mario Monaco, MD.
Presidio Ospedaliero Pineta Grande, Castel Volturno, Caserta, Italy.
4. Aortic Valve Replacement In Octogenarians: Impact Of Less Invasivity On Postoperative Outcome
Tarek Alameddine.
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.
5. Flat-Plane AVR With Single Interrupted Sutures
Kazuo Tanemoto, Hiroshi Furukawa.
Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan.
Surgical Technique: Mitral Valve I
Chair: Rakesh Suri, MD
1. Single Interrupted Suturing for Redo Mitral Valve Replacement Provides an Appropriate Prosthesis Size and Comparable Early Clinical Outcomes
Hiroshi Furukawa, Tekashi Honda, Noriaki Kuwada, Takahiko Yamasawa, Kazuo Tanemoto.
Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan.
2. A Case Report Of Mitral Valve Repair For Traumatic Mitral Regurgitation
Yukikatsu Okada, Shuhei Kogure, Takashi Muro, Mitsuru Nakao.
Midori hospital, Kobe, Japan.
3. Should the Width of the Base of P2 be a Corner Stone for Mitral Valve Ring Annuloplasty?
Aram K. Smolinsky.
Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
4. The Sliding Ruler Retrograde Measurements of the Mitral Valve Dimensions for a 3-D Optimal Geometry Annuloplasty Device
Aram K. Smolinsky.
Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
5. Long term advantages of Heart Valve Replacement versus Valve Repair in third world countries.
Imran Javed.
Fiji National University., Suva, Fiji.
6. A Prospective Study To Evaluate Minimally Invasive Right Thoracotomy Versus Conventional Sternotomy Approach For Mitral Valve Repair in Rheumatic Patients.
Shamsher S. Lohchab.
PGIMS, Rohtak, India.
8:30 - 10:00 am PLENARY V: ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, STROKES AND ANTICOAGULATION
Co-chairs: James Gammie MD Niv, Ad, MD
Robotic Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion-Surgery or Catheter: How Useful?
TBD
Pulmonary Vein Isolation: Durability Post-Valve Surgery?
Charles Mack
Minimally Invasive "Atrial Fibrillation Ablation"
Niv Ad, MD

Panel Discussion/Q&A
8:30 - 10:00 am MEET THE EXPERTS
MTE10: Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease: Fundamental Biology
Co-Chairs: David Adams, MD, Maurice E. Sarano, MD
MVP Genetic Patterns
Thierry Le Tourneau, MD

Disordered Biomechanics
Jane Grande Allen
Genetics of MVP and Range of Pathology
Robert Levine, MD
Hormonal Pathophysiology in MVP
Rodolfo Pizarro, MD
MTE11: Fundamental Biology of Aortic Valve Disease: New Driver for Therapy
Co-Chairs: Craig Simmons, MD, Jordan Miller PhD
AS: Not A Degenerative Process Anymore - NHLBI Working group on CAVD
Nalini Rajamannan, MD
Molecular Imaging of the Aortic Valve
Elena Aikawa, MD
Cellular Biology
Adrian Chester, MD
Aging model of AS
Jordan Miller, PhD
MTE12: Percutaneous Innovation Lab: What is Coming?
Co-Chairs: Igor Palacios, MD, Carlos Ruiz, MD
New Aortic Prosthetic Devices
Michael A. Borger, MD
Mitral Prostheses?
Georg Lutter, MD
Apical Percutaneous Approaches to Everything
Carlos Ruiz, MD
Valve in Valve via TAVR - Results of the Global Valve in Valve Registry
Daniel Dvir, MD
8:30 - 10:00 am TEACHING SESSIONS
How to do Quantitative Echo I: Stenosis, Regurgitation, LA, LV
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD, Luc Pierard, MD, PhD, Marta Sitges, MD

How to do Transapical Valve Implantation
Gregory Fontana, MD, Kevin Greason MD, Ehud Raanani, MD
8:30 - 10:00 am ORAL PRESENTATION OF REFEREED ABSTRACTS
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Chair: A. Jamil Tajik, MD
1. Tricuspid Valve Replacement In Patient With Congenital Heart Disease
Sungkyu Cho, Yong Jin Kim, Eun Seok Choi, Woong-Han Kim, Jeong Ryul Lee.
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
2. Mid-term Outcomes of Suture Annuloplasty versus Ring Annuloplasty for Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation
Hiroki Hata, Tomoyuki Fujita, Yusuke Shimahara, Shunsuke Sato, Junjiro Kobayashi.
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan.
3. Tricuspid Annuloplasty using the MC3 Ring for Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation: An Analysis of Midterm Outcomes
Yeow Leng Chua, Philip YK Pang, Mingjie Huang, Noah Tapaua.
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.
4. Isolated Tricuspid valve surgery - Early and late outcome
Dan Spiegelstein, Hillit Cohen, Ido Ferstenfeld, Shani Levin, Leonid Sternik, Alexander Kogan, Ori Vatury, Rafael Kuperstein, Ehud Raanani.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.
5. Late Results Of Patients Undergoing Tricuspid Ring Annuloplasty For Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation In Mitral Valve Surgery
Naoto Fukunaga, Yukikatsu Okada, Yoshito Sakon, Yasunobu Konishi, Ken Nakamura, Takashi Murashita, Hideo Kanemitsu, Tadaaki Koyama.
Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan.
Surgical Technique: Mitral Valve II
Chair: Mark Starling, MD
1. Plication Plasty for Reducing Posterior Mitral Leaflet Height
Aram K. Smolinsky.
Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2. Development and Application of Polymer-Matrix Device to Remodel Left Ventricular - Mitral Valve Apparatus in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Akihisa Kataoka, Timothy Tan, Xin Zeng, Michael Garcia, Margo Seybolt, Suzanne Sullivan, Jose Guerrero, Mark Handschumacher, Robert Levine, Judy Hung.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
3. Posterior Papillary Muscle Relocation affects Stress and Pump Function: Finite Element Based Surgery
Joe L. Pantoja1, Liang Ge1, Zhihong Zhang2, William G. Morrel1, Sarthak Gulati3, Eugene A. Grossi4, Mark B. Ratcliffe1.
1University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA, 3University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 4New York University, New York City, NY, USA.
4. Mini-thoracotomy For Mitral Valve Repair: Cosmetics Or Less Invasive?
Marco Diena, Bogdan Adrian Popa, Gheorghe Cerin, Eugenio Novelli, Angelo Romano.
San Gaudenzio Clinic, Novara, Italy.
5. Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease: Does Mini-thoracotomy Allow The Same Surgical Repair?
Marco Diena, Gheorghe Cerin, Bogdan Adrian Popa, Eugenio Novelli, Silvia Simonini, Angelo Romano.
San Gaudenzio Clinic, Novara, Italy.
6 Annuloplasty Suture Forces: Preliminary Insight for Identifying the Mechanisms of Ring Dehiscence
Eric L. Pierce, B.S.1, Andrew W. Siefert, M.S.2, Madonna Lee, M.D.3, Chikashi Aoki, M.D.3, Robert C. Gorman, M.D.3, Joseph H. Gorman, M.D.3, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Ph.D.1.
1Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 3University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Surgical Technique: Mitral Valve III
Chair: Amanda Rhee, MD
1. Alternative Way To Reach To The Mitral Valve In Patients With Small Left Atrium; Superior Septal Approach
Serkan Ketenciler1, Muslum Polat1, Murat Ercisli2, Mehmet Kucukosmanoglu3, Gokalp Guzel1, Metin Kaplan4, Birol Yamak2.
1Gaziantep Dr. Ersin Arslan State Hospital Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Gaziantep, Turkey, 2Adiyaman University Medical Faculty Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Adiyaman, Turkey, 3Gaziantep Dr. Ersin Arslan State Hospital Cardiology Clinic, Gaziantep, Turkey, 4Gaziantep Dr. Ersin Arslan State Hospital Anesthesiology Clinic, Gaziantep, Turkey.
2. Pre-clinical Study Of Active Mitral Ring For The Percutaneous Treatment Of Residual And Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation
Giuseppe siniscalchi, Didier Locca, Fabrizio Gronchi, Enrico Ferrari, Rene Pretre, Piergiorgio Tozzi.
University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
3. Simple And Reproducible Loop Technique For Mitral Valve Repair Using Preoperative Echocardiographic Determination
Hiroyuki Nishi, Koichi Toda, Shigeru Miyagawa, Yasushi Yoshikawa, Satsuki Fukushima, Masashi Kawamura, Daisuke Yoshioka, Tetsuya Saito, Takayoshi Ueno, Toru Kuratani, Yoshiki Sawa.
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.
4. Anchor at 6 O'clock: The Most Secure Coupling of an Annuloplasty Device to the Posterior Ring
Aram K. Smolinsky.
Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Surgical Technique: Mitral Valve IV
Chair: Louis Salciccioli, MD
1. Simplified Myocardial Protection In Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Yoshitsugu Nakamura1, Takaki Hori1, Takashi Murakami1, Yujiro Ito1, Yujiro Hayashi1, Yohei Kawatani1, Hiroshi Niinami2, Hiroyuki Nakajima2.
1Chibanishi general hospital, Chiba, Japan, 2Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitamai, Japan.
2. Anterior leaflet extension
Phan v. Nguyen.
Heart institute, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
3. Simple Repair for Mitral Regurgitation in Barlow Disease
Sagit Ben Zekry, Dan Spiegelstein, Innon Lev, Leonid Sternik, Alexander Kogan, Rafi Kuperstein, Ehud Raanani.
Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.
4. Surgical Relocation Of The Papillary Muscles In Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Resulted From Excessive Remodeling
Sachiko Yamazaki, Hitoshi Yaku, Kiyoshi Doi, Kazunari Okawa, Tsunehisa Yamamoto, Suguru Ohira.
Kyoto prefectural university of medicine, Kyoto, Japan.
5. Videoassisted And Sternotomy Approach For Otherwise Unaccessable Mitral Valve Surgery A Combination Of Both Strategies
Marie-Elisabeth Stelzmüller1, Günther Laufer2, Wilfried Wisser2.
1Medical University Vienna, vienna, Austria, 2Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Surgical Technique: Aortic Valve II
Chair: Eric Jamieson, MD
1. Total Reconstruction Of Ventriculo-aortic Junction Using An Autologous Conduit And A Stentless Pericardial Aortic Bioprosthesis
Giuseppe Zattera, Pasquale Totaro, Alessandro Mazzola.
IRCC Foundation Hospital San Matteo, Pavia, Italy.
2. Platform To Evaluate Aortic Root Repair Techniques Based On New Implantable Force Transducers
Tommy Bechsgaard, Jesper L. Honge, Sofie Laugesen, Hans Nygaard, Sten L. Nielsen, Peter Johansen.
Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark.
3. A Simple Method To Estimate Functional Aortic Annulus Dimensions
Andrea Mangini, Monica Contino, Claudia Romagnoni, Massimo Lemma, Guido Gelpi, Paolo Vanelli, Pietro Zerbi, Carlo Antona.
L sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy.
4. Clinical Outcomes and Echocardiological Hemodynamics of the Aortic Valve Reconstruction using Autologous Pericardial Leaflet - Comparison With the Bioprosthesis Valves
Keisuke Watadani, Taijiro Sueda, Katsuhiko Imai, Tatsuya Kurosaki, Taiichi Takasaki, Sinya Takahashi, Keijiro Katayama, Takahiro Tguchi.
Hiroshima University of Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan.
Surgical Technique: Aortic Valve III
Chair: Vinay Tak, MD
1. Coronary Ostial compromise in Aortic Valve Replacement: a rare but avoidable fatal complication
Shakil Farid, Aravinda Page, Neil Howell, Yasir Abu-Omar, Martin Goddard, David Jenkins, Samer Nashef.
Papworth Hospital, Papworth, United Kingdom.
2. Aortic Valve Replacement in Heart Failure Patients: Full Sternotomy or Minimally Invasive Access?
Sven Lehmann, Sergey Leontyev, Christian D. Etz, Anna Funkat, Jens Garbade, Martin Misfeld, Michael Borger, Friedrich W. Mohr.
Heartcenter Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
3. Ross Procedure in Neonates and Infants: a European Multicenter Experience
Aart Mookhoek, MD1, Efstratios I. Charitos, MD2, Mark G. Hazekamp, MD, PhD3, Ad J J C Bogers, MD, PhD1, Jürgen Hörer, MD4, Roland Hetzer, MD, PhD5, Joerg S. Sachweh, MD6, Arlindo Riso, MD6, Ulrich Stierle, MD2, Johanna J M Takkenberg, MD, PhD1, Paul H. Schoof, MD, PhD7.
1Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany, 3Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands, 4German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany, 5German Heart Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 6University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 7University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.
4. Valve-sparing Reoperations after Ross Procedure: a European Multicenter Experience
Aart Mookhoek, MD1, Laurent de Kerchove, MD2, Gebrine El Khoury, MD2, Timo Weimar, MD3, Giovanni Battista Luciani, MD4, Alessandro Mazzucco, MD4, Ad J J C Bogers, MD, PhD1, Diana Aicher, MD5, Hans-Joachim Schäfers, MD, PhD5, Efstratios I. Charitos, MD6, Ulrich Stierle, MD6, Johanna J M Takkenberg, MD, PhD1.
1Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium, 3Sana Cardiac Surgery Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, 4University of Verona, Verona, Italy, 5Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany, 6University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany.
5. Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement: Convincing Results Of A 5-years-single-center Experience
Branka Njezic, Frank Weinbrenner, Denise Marin, Albert Schuetz, Carole Hamilton, Stephen Hohe.
Schoen Clinic Vogtareuth, Vogtareuth, Germany.
Valve Prostheses I
Chair: Allan Schwartz, MD
1. Mid-Term Follow-Up of Haemodynamic Performance of the St. Jude Medical Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis - The Training Perspective
Amir Sepehripour, Jacob Chacko, Kulvinder Lall.
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
2. Mid-Term Follow-Up Of Haemodynamic Performance of the St. Jude Medical Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis in Octogenarians
Amir Sepehripour, Jacob Chacko, Kulvinder Lall.
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
3. Self Modelling Of Aortomitral Valves Will Enhance The Comprehension Of Its Morphological Relationship
Abdullrazak Hossien.
Morriston University Hospital, Swansea, United Kingdom.
4. Analysis of Blood Haematological and Clinical Parameters in Patients with Implanted New Sutureless Aortic Perceval S Valves.
Tomasz Niklewski, Krzysztof Filipiak, Michael Zembala, Tomasz Kukulski, Marian Zembala.
Silesian Center For Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland.
5. 18-Year Experience with the Carpentier-Edwards PERIMOUNT Standard Aortic Valve at a Single Japanese Center
Koichi Arinaga, Koji Akasu, Hiriyuki Saisho, Toru Takaseya, Kumiko Wada, Hidetoshi Akasi, Hiroyuki Tanaka.
Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.
10:00 - 10:30 am Break/Coffee available
10:30 - Noon PLENARY VI: TRICUSPID AND PULMONIC
Co-chairs: Yan Topilsky, MD, Gilles Dreyfus, MD
Tricuspid regurgitation: Natural History
Judy Hung, MD
Tricuspid regurgitation: What to Do and When
Yan Topilsky, MD
Surgical Treatment of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation:
Do we treat the TR or the Annular Enlargement?

Gilles Dreyfus, MD
Percutaneous Treatment
TBD
Panel Discussion/Q&A
10:30 - Noon MEET THE EXPERTS
MTE13: Progress in Bioprostheses
Co-Chairs: Johanna J.M. Takkenberg, MD, PhD, Eric Jamieson MD
Bioprostheses with Thrombosis: Have we Moved Ahead?
Nimesh Desai, MD
Best current Bioprosthesis
Eric Jamieson, MD
Another Best Current Bioprosthesis
Yukikatsu Okada, MD
New Bioprostheses: Criteria for Comparison - do they exist?
Johanna J.M. Takkenberg, MD,PhD
MTE14: Complications of Percutaneous Procedures II
Co-chairs: Raj Makkar, MD, Saibal Kar, MD
Annular Rupture
TBD
Complications of Trans-Septal Approaches
Saibal Kar, MD
Complication of Trans-Aortic Approach
Raj Makkar, MD
Complication of Periprosthetic Regurgitation Closure
TBD
MTE15: Surgical Techniques for Mitral Regurgitation
Co-chairs: Gino Gerosa, MD
Neochord for of treating Mitral Regurgitation
Gino Gerosa, MD
Surgical Approach to Degenerative MR based on Pathology
David Adams, MD
Myocardial protection strategies for functional MR surgery
Michael Borger, MD
Rings for Degenerative MR: Current Choices and Reasons
Nirav Patel, MD
10:30 - Noon TEACHING SESSIONS

How to Do Quantitative Echo II: Stenosis, Regurgitation, LA, LV
Rebecca Hahn, MD, Maurice E. Sarano, MD

How to Implant Sutureless Valves
Mattia Glauber, MD, Gino Gerosa, MD, Rakesh Suri, MD
Noon - 1:25 pm Lunch
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch Symposia/HVSA Business Meeting
12:15 - 12:45 pm HVSA Business Meeting
Chair: Jeffrey S. Borer, M.D.
12:45 - 1:15 pm Current Opportunities for NIH support for Valve Disease Research - The NIH Grant Process; role of registries
Frank Evans, PhD
Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch, NHLBI

The role of registries for understanding valve disease
Francesco Grigioni

Industry Lunch Symposium - Edwards Lifesciences

Industry Lunch Symposium - Medtronic Inc.
1:30 - 3:00 pm PLENARY VII: CONTROVERSIES IN VALVULAR DISEASES II
Patients with Severe Asymptomatic Degenerative MR Should Undergo Urgent Surgical Intervention
Co-chairs: Maurice Sarano, MD, David Adams, MD
Pro: Jolanda Kluin
Con: Raphael Rosenhek
Questions/conclusion

Mitral Valve Repair is Superior to Valve Replacement for Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Co-Chairs: Nirav Patel, MD, Michael Acker, MD
Pro: Antonio Maria Calafiore, MD
Con: Michael A. Acker, MD

Durability of Bioprostheses Supports Their Use for All Valve Replacements in Men at least 40 Years Old
Co-chairs: Aubrey Galloway, MD, Allan Schwartz, MD
Pro: W. Randolph Chitwood, MD
Con: Michael Mack, MD
Questions/conclusion
1:30 - 3:00 pm SYMPOSIUM
Updated standards for pre-approval testing of substitute heart valves and valve repair devices - the new OPCs: historical controls for valve evaluation - their development and application
Chair: Ajit Yoganathan, PhD

FDA Perspective: Changfu Wu, PhD
Industry Perspective: Sal Marquez, PhD
Industry Perspective: Ann Graves, PhD
Industry Perspective: Tim Kelly, PhD
Panel:
Chair: Ajit Yoganathan;
Members: Changfu Wu, Tim Kelly, Sal Marquez, Jeffrey S. Borer, M.D., Ann Graves, PhD
1:30 - 3:00 pm MEET THE EXPERTS
MTE16: Status of Current Mitral Valve Surgical Techniques I
Co-chairs: David Adams, MD, José-Luis Pomar, MD, PhD
Minithoracotomy Repair
Clark Hargrove, MD
Mitral Valve Repair on the Beating heart - Current Status
James Gammie, MD
Robotic Mitral Valve Repair - the Evolving Standard?
Rakesh Suri, MD
1:30 - 3:00 pm TEACHING SESSIONS
How to Assess LV Function (with and without) Speckle Tracking I
Kiyoshi Yoshida, MD, PhD

How to Implant a Mitra Clip I
Marco Barbanti, MD, Saibal Kar, MD
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break/Coffee available
3:30 - 5:00 pm PLENARY VIII: REOPERATIONS - NEW APPROACHES
Co-chairs: Gino Gerosa, MD, Kenton Zehr, MD
Mechanisms of Recurrent MR after repair for functional MR
Gino Gerosa, MD
What is the natural history of MVP? How does it progress?
Maurice Sarano, MD
Mitral Valve in Ring or in Valve
David Holzhey, MD
Periprosthetic Regurgitation
Kenton Zehr, MD
Panel Discussion/Q&A
3:30 - 5:00 pm MEET THE EXPERTS
MTE17: Regulatory-Academic Partnership to Upgrade Clinical Trials
Co-chairs: Jeffrey S. Borer, MD, Gregg Stone, MD
Medical Device Regulatory Essentials
Bram Zuckerman, MD
Issues in Clinical Trial Design for Transcatheter Valves
John Laschinger, M.D.
The MVARC Initiative - Summary of Findings
Gregg Stone, MD
Preclinical and Bench Testing - What Can be Inferred?
Changfu Wu, Ph.D.
MTE18: Surgical Approaches to Functional MR
Co-Chairs: Ottavio Alfieri, MD
Surgery for functional MR: Guidelines update
Ottavio Alfieri
Undersized annuloplasty is still the standard, despite success of MVR
TBD
MitraClip intervention for functional MR: Forget about surgery!
Arash Salemi, MD
"Ring and String" MV repair technique for ischemic MR
Hans-Joachim Schäfers
Chordal-cutting MV repair
TBD
MTE19: Endocarditis and Miscelany
Co-Chairs: Maurice Sarano, MD, Nirav Patel, MD
3D TEE for the Diagnosis of Endocarditis: How Useful
Joseph Maalouf, MD
Endocarditis Prophylaxis: Current Strategy
TBD
Surgery for Endocarditis and Abscess - When?
Nirav Patel, MD
In Vitro Models of AS
Craig Simmons, MD
MTE20: Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease and the Aorta
Co-Chairs: Magdi Yacoub, MRCS, Hector Michelena, MD
Molecular Mechanisms of BAV
Patrick Matiue
Translational approach to the patient with aortopathy and BAV
Siddharth Prakash, MD, PhD
Bioengineering models of BAV
Philippe Sucosky, PhD
NOS in bicuspid aortic valve disease
Donald Heistad, MD
Surgical aorta problems specific to Marfan's Syndrome
Magdi Ya Coub, MD, PhD
MTE21: Status of Current Aortic Valve Surgical Techniques II
Co-chairs: Eric E. Roselli, MD, Johanna J.M. Takkenberg, MD, PhD
Transaortic Valve Implantation
Kevin Greason, MD
Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation
Vinod Thourani, MD
Tricuspid Aortic Valve Repair
Laurent de Kerchove, MD
Valve-in-Valve Aortic Valve Implantation
Michael Mack, MD
3:30 - 5:00 pm TEACHING SESSIONS
How to Assess LV Function (With and Without Speckle Tracking) II
Sunil Mankad, MD
3:30 - 5:00 pm ORAL PRESENTATION OF REFEREED ABSTRACTS
Surgical Technique: Aortic Valve IV
Chair: A. Jamil Tajik, MD
1. Concomitant Bypass Grafts do not Alter Early or Long-term Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement
Mark A. Groh1, Steve W. Ely1, Oliver A. Binns1, Alan M. Johnson1, Wendy Westling2, Gerard L. Champsaur2.
1Asheville Heart, Asheville, NC, USA, 2Mission Hospital- Clinical Research, Asheville, NC, USA.
2. Long Term Results for a Single Centre Aortic Valve Repair Program
Andrea Mangini1, Monica Contino1, Claudia Romagnoni1, Massimo Lemma1, Guido Gelpi1, Paolo Vanelli1, Simone Colombo1, Carlo Antona2.
1L sacco University Hospital, Milano, Italy, 2Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy.
3. Incidence and Progression of Mild Aortic Regurgitation after the David I Procedure
Fabian A. Kari1, Sami Kueri1, Bartosz Rylski1, Maximilian Russe2, Matthias Siepe1, Friedhelm Beyersdorf1.
1Heart Center, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, 2University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.
4. Outcomes of a Minimally Invasive Right Anterior Thoracotomy Approach for Re-Operative Aortic Valve Surgery
Angelo LaPietra, Orlando Santana, Andres M. Pineda, Christos G. Mihos, Joseph Lamelas.
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA.
5. Long Term Results After Aortic Valve-sparing (David) Operation In Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Doreen Richardt, Ulrich Stierle, Hans-Hinrich Sievers.
University clinic of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany.
6. 10 years Outcomes of 200 Patients after Aortic Valve Repair
Marek Jasi, Radoslaw Gocol, Marcin malinowski, Damian Hudziak, Marek Deja.
Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland.
Basic Biology and Tissue Architecture/Engineering
Chair: Mark Starling, MD
1. 3D Printer-based Molding For The Preparation Of Biovalve Family In In-body Tissue Architecture Technology
Yasuhide Nakayama1, Yoshiaki Takewa1, Masami Uechi2, Keiichi Kanda3, Takeshi Moriwaki1, Tomonori Oie4, Takaharu Tanaka5, Hisashi Sugiura5.
1National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Osaka, Japan, 2Nihon University, Kanahgawa, Japan, 3Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan, 4Shinkan Co, Osaka, Japan, 5Goodman Co, Nagoya, Japan.
2. Long Term Evaluation of In-Body Tissue Engineered Heart Valve (Biovalve)
Yoshiaki Takewa.
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.
3. In Vitro Modulation Of Human Immune Responses Of Cryopreserved Aorta And Heart Valves By Vitrification Treatment
Benjamin A. Hoegerle1, Martina Seifert2, Karin Sudrow2, Isabella Werner3, Nadija Souidi2, Meagan Stolk2, Kelvin GM Brockbank4, Andres Beiras1, Anton Moritz1, Ulrich A. Stock1.
1University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 3University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, 4Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA.
4. Novel Tissue Technology Platform Improves Durability and Valve Function over Current Standard Bovine Pericardial Valves.
Bart Meuris, Erik Verbeken, Willem Flameng.
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
5. Tissue Engineered Atrioventricular Valve: Morphological And Biomechanical Properties.
Pavel Iablonskii, Serghei Cebotari, Igor Tudorache, Sotirios Korossis, Andres Hilfiker, Axel Haverich.
Medical Highschool Hannover, Hannover, Germany.
Epidemiology and Prognostication (Misc) II
Chair: Phyllis Supino, EdD
1. Gender Differences Among Bicuspid Aortic Valve Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement: What Are The Implications?
Adin-Cristian Andrei, S. Chris Malaisrie, Jyothy John Puthumana, Vera Rigolin, Marla Mendelson, Zhi Li, Colleen Clennon, Robert O. Bonow, Patrick M. McCarthy.
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.
2. Gender Differences and Early Outcome after Isolated Aortic Valve Surgery: A Nationwide Study
Mostafa M. Mokhles1, Sabrina Siregar2, Michel Versteegh2, Luc Noyez3, Bart van Putte4, Alexander BA Vonk5, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink1, Ad JJC Bogers1, Johanna JM Takkenberg1.
1Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands, 3Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 4St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 5Free University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
3. Surgical Presentation, Cardiac Remodeling and Long-term Outcome of Organic Mitral Regurgitation according to Gender
Francesca Mantovani, Marie-Annik Clavel, Rakesh M. Suri, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
4. Valve Surgery In Patients Under Twenty Years-tanzania Experience
Wambura B. WANDWI1, Elijar V. Ussiri1, Bashir Juma Nyangassa1, Evarist Magendo Nyawawa1, Ulisubisya Mpoki1, Edda Assel Vuhahula2.
1Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of, 2Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of.
5. Predictors of Length of Stay and Hospital Readmissions Following First-Time Valve Surgery
Niv Ad, Sari D. Holmes, Graciela Pritchard, Linda Halpin.
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA.
Infective Endocarditis II and Arrhythmia
Chair: Adam Budzikowski, MD
1. Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis - Analyzation of Perioperative Parameters and Long-Term Outcomes
Bettina Pfannmueller, Mareike Kahmann, Christian Binner, Piroze Davierwala, Martin Misfeld, Jens Garbade, Pascal Dohmen, Christian Etz, Michael A. Borger, Friedrich W. Mohr.
Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
2. Left Ventricular Outflow Reconstruction With The Pericarbon Freedom Stentless Bioprosthesis For Destructive Aortic Endocarditis
Sandro Sponga, Cristian Daffarra, Deasy Pavoni, Igor Vendramin, Enzo Mazzaro, Giorgio Guzzi, Ugolino Livi.
Udine University Hospital, Udine, Italy.
3. Redo Mitral Valve Surgery for Active Prosthetic Infective Endocarditis
Piroze M. Davierwala, Sergey Leontyev, Christian Binner, Bettina Pfannmueller, Martin Misfeld, Michael Borger, Friedrich Mohr.
Herzzentrum, Leipzig, Germany.
4. Left Atrial Mid Cross Sectional Area And Left Atrial Shape Index: Novel Echocardiographic Measures Which Mechanistically Reflect Risk Of Atrial Fibrillation And Stroke
Timothy Tan, Maria C. Nunes, Mark Handschumacher, Judy Hung.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
MR Imaging and Surgical Techniques
Chair: A. Jamil Tajik, MD
1. Usefulness of Intraoperative Three-dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography for Mitral Valve Plasty
Keitaro Mahara, Mitsuhiko Ota, Kanako Kishiki, Toshihiro Fukui, Shuichiro Takanashi.
Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo, Japan.
2. Value of Real Time 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography for Transcatheter Mitral Valved Stent Implantation in the Beating Heart
Katharina Huenges1, Saskia Pokorny1, Telse Bähr1, Matthias Gegenwart1, Gunther Fischer2, Lucian Lozonschi3, Jochen Cremer1, Georg Lutter1.
1University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kiel, Germany, 2University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Kiel, Germany, 3University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Madison, WI, USA.
3. One Month Follow Up After Mitral Valved Stent Implantation In The Beating Heart: Reduced Paravalvular Leakages With New Prototype Design
Saskia Pokorny1, Katharina Huenges1, Telse Bähr1, Martin Marczynski-Bühlow1, Michael M. Morlock2, Lucian Lozonschi3, Jochen Cremer1, Georg Lutter1.
1University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kiel, Germany, 2TUHH Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Biomechanics, Hamburg, Germany, 3University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Madison, WI, USA.
4. Patient specific Segmentation And Modelling Of The Ischaemic Mitral Valve From 3d Echocardiography
Abdullrazak Hossien.
Morriston University Hospital, Swansea, United Kingdom.
5. A New Surgical Technique For Repair Of Left Ventricular Rupture After Mitral Valve Replacement
Harald Hausmann, Mohamed Ismail, Alaa Maali, Jan Schaarschmidt, Adrian Bauer.
Mediclin Herzzentrum Coswig, Coswig, Germany.
Infective Endocarditis
Chair: Leland Siwek, MD
1. Long Term Outcome of Patients Undergoing Reintervention for Infective Endocarditis
Francesca Chiaramonti, Marco Solinas, Federica Marchi, Andrea Farneti, Sergio Berti, Enkel Kallushi, Tommaso Gasbarri, Mattia Glauber.
Heart Hospital G. Pasquinucci, Massa, Italy.
2. Construction of Neo-Tricuspid Valve for Endocarditis Utilizing CorMartix ECM
J.W R. Bolton.
Stanford University, Henderson, NV, USA.
3. Ventricular Septal Defect with Pulmonary Valve Endocarditis with Vegetation - Successful Surgical Treatment in Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
Nuruddin M. Zahangir, Sayed Tanvir Ahmed, Firoz Ahmed, Saiful Islam Khan, Md Makbul Hossain, Nazmus Sakib Khan, Niaz Ahmed, Md. Zulfiqur Haider.
Apollo Hospitals Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
4. Efficacy of Nafamostat Mesilate as Anticoagulation during Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Early Surgery in Patients with Active Infective Endocarditis Complicated by Stroke
Yutaka Okita, Toshihito Sakamoto, kenji Okada, Hiroya Kano, Katsuhiro Yamanaka, Shunsuke Miyahara, Takeshi Inoue, Naoto Izawa, Yasuko Gotake, Masamichi Matsumori.
Kobe University, Kobe, Japan.
5. Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair: Presentation with Endocarditis Does Not Affect Long-term Results
Dan Spiegelstein, Dan Loberman, Michael Stein, Maor Yasmin, Leonid Sternik, Alexander Kogan, Micha S. Feinberg, Ehud Raanani.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
7:00 - 8:25 am Continental breakfast
7:30 - 10:00 am Masters in Valve Repair I: Simple Cases in Review
Co-chairs: Jean-François Obadia, MD, Yukikatsu Okada, MD, Hartzell Schaff, MD
P2 Flail Repair
Gilles Dreyfus, MD
A2 Flail Repair
Pavan Atluri, MD
Commissural Prolapse Repair
Kenton Zehr, MD
How Much to Resect
José-Luis Pomar, MD, PhD
Adjusting Artificial Chords
Aubrey Almeida, MD
MitraClip Therapy in heart failure: hopes and evidences
Antonio Maria Calafiore, MD
Adjusting Annuloplasty for Myxomatous Disease
Juan P Umana, MD
Ischemic MR Treated Thoracoscopically
Clark Hargrove, MD
Preventing SAM
Didier Loulmet, MD
A Simple Repair and Maze Case
Jean-François Obadia, MD
7:30 - 10:00 am Masters in Valve Imaging I: Simple Cases in Review
Co-chairs: Judy Hung, MD, Luc Pierard, MD, PhD, Maurice E. Sarano, MD
7:30 - 7:40 Lecture: Tough calls and wrong calls in the Echo Lab
A. Jamil Tajik, MD
7:40 - 10:00 AM A 3D View of the Lesions
Joseph Maalouf, MD
How Do You Catch This Mitral Valve in 3D?
Arsene Basmadjian, MD
Asymptomatic AS with Elevated BNP?
Jutta Bergler-Klein, MD
Pregnancy in Valve Diseases
Uri Elkayam, MD
Flail or Not Flail?
Alain Berrebi, MD
End-Systolic MR
Salvatore Costa, MD
The MR Disappeared with BiV Pacing
Mariano Falconi
How severe is the TR?
Hector Michelena, MD
TR, Is It the Pacemaker?
Vuysile Nkomo, MD
Asymptomatic MR with Elevated BNP?
Rodolfo Pizarro, MD
7:30 - 10:00 am Masters in Valve Intervention I: Simple Cases in Review
Co-chairs: Carlos Ruiz, MD, Gregory Fontana, MD
TAVI for Low-Risk Patient
Marco Barbanti, MD
A Simple Apical Approach
Kevin Greason, MD
A Fragile Apex for TAVI
Eric E. Roselli, MD
Deploy This Valve - How to?
Susheel Kodali, MD
Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty
Igor Palacios, MD
How to Deploy with Complete Annular Calcifications
Thoralf Sundt, MD
How to Avoid Stroke?
Gregory Fontana, MD
Clip or repair
Alfredo Trento, MD
7:30 - 10:00 am ORAL PRESENTATION OF REFEREED ABSTRACTS
Valve Prostheses II (Session A)
Chair: Edmund Herrold, MD, PhD
1. Production Of A New Generation Of Alpha-gal-free Bioprosthetic Tissues: Preliminary Results.
Filippo Naso1, Michele Spina2, Laura Iop1, Paola Aguiari1, Anabela C. Areias1, Catia M. Fidalgo1, Sugat R. Tuladhar1, Gino Gerosa1.
1University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy, 2University of Padova, Padova, Italy.
2. Long Term Durability of a Sutureless Aortic Valve: In Vitro and In Vivo Evidences
Luc BEHR, Dr., Nicolas Borenstein, Dr., François LABORDE, Pr..
IMM RECHERCHE, Paris, France.
3. In-Vitro Functionality Assessment of a New Tissue-Engineered Valve Substitute
Catherine Tremblay1, Jean Ruel1, Véronique Laterreur1, Karine Vallières2, Jean-Michel Bourget2, Maxime Y. Tondreau2, Dan Lacroix2, Lucie Germain2, François A. Auger2.
1Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada, 2Centre LOEX, Quebec City, QC, Canada.
4. Minimal Access Rapid valve deployment AVR using the EWARDS INTUITY Valve system
Markus Schloemicher, Peter Haldenwang, Baerbel Buchwald, Matthias Bechtel, Vadim Moustafine, Justus Thomas Strauch.
Ruhr University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany.
5. Edwards Intuity Sutureless valve system: the bioprosthesis of the future?
Vlad Gariboldi, Sr., Alexis Theron, Dominique Grisoli, Laetitia Nee, Pierre Morera, Séverine Leroux, Frédéric Collart.
Hôpital adultes de la timone, Marseille, France.
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Valve Prostheses III(Session B)
Chair: Edmund Herrold, MD, PhD
1. Distribution And Quantification Of The Xenogeneic Alpha-gal Epitope In Commercially Bioprosthetic Heart Valves
Filippo Naso1, Michele Spina2, Laura Iop1, Gino Gerosa1.
1University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy, 2University of Padova, Padova, Italy.
2. The New Generation Of Stented Aortic Pericardial Tissue Valves In Patients With Small Aortic Roots: Single Center Experience In 572 Patients
Reinhard Moidl, David Santer, Harald Pisarik, Sandra Folkmann, Gabriel Weiss, Martin Grabenwoeger.
General Hospital Hietzing, Vienna, Austria.
3. Fresh Decellularized Versus Standard Cryopreserved Pulmonary Allografts For Right Ventricular Outflow Reconstruction During The Ross Operation - Six Years Of Follow-up
Francisco D. da Costa, Ana Beatriz Brenner Affonso da Costa, Daniele Fornazari, Andrea Dumsch de Aragon Ferreira, Sergio Veiga Lopes, Marcia Olandoski, Tiago Fernandes, Claudinei Colatusso.
Santa Casa de Curitiba PUCPR, Curitiba, Brazil.
4. Various Uses of Sutureless Prostheses: a Single Center Experience
Giuseppe Santarpino, Ferdinand Vogt, Steffen Pfeiffer, Joachim Sirch, Francesco Pollari, Theodor Fischlein.
Klinikum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany.
5. EDWARDS INTUITY Valve System: an innovative solution for Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement
Francesca Chiaramonti, Marco Solinas, Federica Marchi, Tommaso Gasbarri, Sergio Berti, Mattia Glauber.
Heart Hospital G. Pasquinucci, Massa, Italy.
Valve Prostheses IV (Session A)
Chair: Blase Carabello, MD
1. Mid-Term Follow-Up of Haemodynamic Performance of the St. Jude Medical Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis
Amir Sepehripour, Jacob Chacko, Kulvinder Lall.
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
2. Mid-Term Follow-Up Of Haemodynamic Performance of the St. Jude Medical Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis in Young Patients Under 65
Amir Sepehripour, Jacob Chacko, Kulvinder Lall.
St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
3. Clinical And Echocardiographic Impact Of Trifecta; Aortic Bioprosthesis: An Initial Single-centre Experience
Inna Kammerer, Mona Wiedemann, Falk-Udo Sack.
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
4. Comparison of Miniinvasive and Full Sternotomy Implantation of New Suturelss Perceval S Aortic Valves.
Tomasz Niklewski, Krzysztof Filipiak, Michael Zembala, Roman Przybylski, Tomasz Kukulski, Marian Zembala.
Silesian Center For Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland.
5. Mitra-patch: An Expanded Poly-tetrafluoro Ethylene (eptfe) Patch Design To Simplify Mitral Valve Prolapse Repairs
Muralidhar Padala1, Weiwei Shi1, Bryant McIver1, Jakob Vinten-Johansen1, Robert WM Frater2, Surendra K. Chawla3.
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 3St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA.
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Surgical Technique: Mitral Valve V (Session B)
Chair: Blase Carabello, MD
1. Mid-term Echocardiographic Follow-up of Mitral Valve Durability Following Robotic Mitral Repair
Jae Suk Yoo, Joon Bum Kim, Sung-Ho Jung, Suk Jung Choo, Cheol Hyun Chung, Jae Won Lee.
Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
2. Is The Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair With Artificial Chords Reproducible And Applicable In Routine Surgery ?
ARISTOTELIS PANOS.
LA TOUR HOSPITAL, GENEVA, Switzerland.
3. Surgery for Acute Decompensated MItral Valve Disease: single centre experience of 292 patients
Sergey A. Leontyev, Piroze Davierwala, Martin Schneefogt, Farhad Bakhitiary, David Holzhey, Michael A. Borger, Martin Misfeld, Friedrich W. Mohr.
Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
4. Durability of Mitral Valve Repair after Organic Mitral Insufficiency: 1-year-Follow-up Results in a Single Institutional Experience with Video-assisted Minimally Invasive Approach
Udo Boeken, Jan-Philipp Minol, Tobias Weinreich, Hiroyuki Kamiya, P Akhyari, Artur Lichtenberg.
University Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany.
5. Functional Mitral Valve Regurgitation And Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting In Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy - Should We Operate Both Simultaneously?
Jens Garbade, Rahel Kluttig, Laura Matz, Piroze Davierwala, Martin Misfeld, Michael A. Borger, Friedrich-Wilhelm Mohr.
Heart Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
Tissue Engineering and Cell Biology (Session A)
Chair: Adrian Chester, PhD
1. Novel TRI#8482 Heart Valve Biomaterial Resists Calcification and Elicits Reduced Inflammatory Response
Hobey Tam, Narendra Vyavahare.
Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA.
2. Self-seeding Heart Valve Replacement Solutions Based on Self-assembling Peptide-functionalized Acellular Pericardium
Monica Dettin, Roberta Danesin, Sabrina Facciolo, Annj Zamuner, Laura Iop, Michele Spina, Gino Gerosa.
University of Padua, Padua, Italy.
3. Enhanced Immunogenicity of Gal+ Bioprosthetic Heart Valves
Guerard W. Byrne, Ph.D., Heide Kogelberg, Ph.D, Neha Passi, Christopher GA McGregor, MB, FRCS.
University College London, London, United Kingdom.
4. Development and Characterization of a Decellularised Xenogeneic Mitral Valve Scaffold
Marisa Granados, Lucrezia Morticelli, Pavel Yablonski, Andres Hilfiker, Igor Tudorache, Sergei Cebotari, Axel Haverich, Sotirios Korossis.
Department of Cardiothoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.
5. A Method Of Preparing A Living Autologous Pericardial Tissue Heart Valve Replacement That Is Modified And Stabilized Using In Vitro Three-dimensional Mechanotransduction
Frantisek Straka1, David Schornik2, Jaroslav Masin1, Elena Filova2, Zuzana Burdikova3, Tomas Mirejovsky1, Hynek Chlup4, Lukas Horny4, Jan Vesely4, Jan Pirk1, Lucie Bacakova2.
1Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic, 2Dept. of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Institute of Physiology Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic, 3Department of Biomathematics, Institute of Physiology, Prague, Czech Republic, 4Laboratory of Biomechanics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic.
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Surgical Technique: Mitral Valve VI (Session B)
Chair: Adam Budzikowski, MD
1. Standardized Strategy for Repair of Barlow symdrome via Minimally Invasive Approach
Jan-Philipp Minol, Payam Akhyari, Udo Boeken, Tobias Weinreich, Hildegard Gramsch-Zabel, Hiroyuki Kamiya, Artur Lichtenberg.
University Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany.
2. Effects of the Surgical Techniques on Long-Term Results in Patients with Degenerative Mitral Valve Bi-Leaflet Prolapse.
Giuseppe Petrone, Clemente Pascarella, Marianna Buonocore, Angelo Caiazzo, Gianantonio Nappi, Pasquale Santé.
Monaldi Hospital-Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
3. Reoperative Mitral Valve Surgery In Patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease
Jaswinder Singh, Sudeep Singh Sidhu.
Army Hospital (RR), New Delhi, India.
4. Physiological Correction of Mitral Valve Regurgitation due to Bileaflet Prolapse Through a Portaccess; Totally Video-Guided Approach: Operative Results
Giovanni Domenico Cresce, Tommaso Hinna Danesi, Loris Salvador.
Cardiac Surgery Division, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.
5. Dehiscence Of Complete Atrioventricular Canal (CAVC) Repair - Unusual Complication Of Complete AV Canal Surgery
Muhammad A. Farooq, Arshid M. Mir.
Oklahoma University Hospital, OKC, OK, USA.
Surgical Technique: Mitral Valve VII (Session A)
Chair: Jeffrey S. Borer, MD
1. Comparative study of Standard Median Sternotomy (SMS) VS Right Anterolateral Thoracotomy (RALT) for Mitral Valve Replacement
Abdul Malik.
Govt Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan.
2. Ventricular Rupture Following Mitral Valve Replacement Through Minimally Invasive Approach: A Case Report
Vivek M. Kanhere, Milan Pendse, Vinod Narkhede.
Chirayu medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, India.
3. Surgical Results of Mitral Valve Repair for Congenital Mitral Valve Stenosis in Pediatric Patients
Sungkyu Cho, Woong-Han Kim, Eun Seok Choi, Jeong Ryul Lee, Yong Jin Kim.
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
4. Surgical Results of Mitral Valve Replacement in Cardiovascular Surgery Departement - Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Marrakech
Yassine Boukaidi, Drissi Boumzebra, Rachid El Haouati, Zahira Zouizra, Kamal Moktadir, Fahd Aboutaleb, Gaël Biaou.
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco.
5. Connecting The Dots: Echo Evaluation Of The Mitral Geometry And Function In Patients With Degenerative Mr Undergoing Surgical Repair Through Mini - Thoracotomy Or Sternotomy
Bogdan Adrian Popa, Gheorghe Cerin, Laura Campinotti, Vincenzo Galiffa, Mehrzad Hakimpour, Lavinia Zamfir, Marco Diena.
San Gaudenzio Clinic, Novara, Italy.
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Surgical Techniques- Misc (Session B)
Chair: Jeffrey S. Borer, MD
1. Rvot Replacement With The Novel Vascutek Rvot Elan Biplex™ Conduit: Initial Results In The First 12 Patients
Ioannis Tzanavaros.
Sana Herzchirurgie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.
2. Partial Sterntomy In Valve Surgery
Ehab Kasem, Sr., Ahamed Bakery, Ehab Sobhy.
Zagazig University Hospital, Zagazig, Sharkia, Egypt.
3. Mitral and Aortic Valve Regurgitation in Behs Disease. Report of a Surgical Case.
Enrico Donegani, Ahmed Allam, Amal Al Otaibi, Antonio M. Calafiore, Hussein Al Amri.
Prince Sultan Military Medical Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
4. Open Heart Surgery Through Right Antero-lateral Thoracotmy
Hamid Ahmad.
Government Lady Reading Hospital., Peshawar, Pakistan.
5. First Experiments in Heart Valve Transplantation
Francis Robicsek.
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA.
Mitral Regurgitation I (Session A)
Chair: Eric Jamieson, MD
1. Postoperative Neurohormonal Activation in Patients with Organic Mitral Regurgitation: Clinical Profile and Prognostic Implications
Rodolfo Pizarro, Pablo F. Oberti, Mariano L. Falconi, Alberto Domenech, Anibal M. Arias, Juan G. Krauss, Ricardo G. Marenchino, Vadim Kotowicz, Jose Luis C. Navarro Estrada, Arturo M. Cagide, Cesar A. Belziti.
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2. Prognosis Of Patients With Filamin-a Related Mitral Valve Prolapse In A Large Family
Thierry Le Tourneau, Florence Kyndt, Simon Lecointe, Damien Duval, Antoine Rimbert, Jean Mérot, Jean Noel Trochu, Vincent Probst, Hervé Le Marec, Jean Jacques Schott.
Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France.
3. Minimally Invasive, Off-pump Placement of Artificial Chordae Tendinae to Correct Mitral Regurgitation: Initial Results of the European TACT Registry
Richard Daly1, Joerg Seeburger2, John Zentgraf3, John Seaberg3, Giovanni Speziali3.
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 3Neochord, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN, USA.
4. Functional And Prognostic Implications Of Nt-probnp And Exercise Stress Echocardiography In Asymptomatic Patients With At Least Moderate Mitral Regurgitation And Preserved Left Ventricular Systolic Function.
Sung-Ji Park1, Eun Jeong Cho1, Sung-A Chang1, Sang-Chol Lee1, Dong-Ju Choi2, Seung Woo Park1.
1Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea, Republic of.
5. Forward Stroke Energy vs. Ejection Fraction as indicators of left ventricular pump function in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Kanika Kalra, Robert Guyton, Vinod Thourani, Muralidhar Padala.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA.
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Mitral Regurgitation II (Session B)
Chair: Eric Jamieson, MD
1. Systolic Anterior Motion After Mitral Valve Repair: Does It Have Long-term Clinical Implications?
Dan Spiegelstein, Rafael Kuperstein, Gilad Rotem, Michael Stein, Shani Levin, Alexander Kogan, Leonid Sternik, Ehud Raanani.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.
2. The Transapical Neochord Approach For Mitral Regurgitation In Four Selected Cases
Andrea Colli1, fabio zucchetta1, Erica Manzan1, Giorgio Pittarello1, Cristiano Sarais1, Gino Gerosa1, Giovanni Speziali2.
1University of Padova, Padova, Italy, 2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
3. Timing of Valve Repair for Severe Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation and Long-term Left Ventricular Function
Yukikatsu OKADA1, Yu SHOMURA2, Takeshi KITAI3.
1Midori Hospital, Kobe, Japan, 2Anjyo Kosei Hospital, Anjyo, Japan, 3Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan.
4. Pre-operative Enlarged Left Ventricle May Be A Risk Factor For Late Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation After Mitral Valve Repair Due To Left Ventricular Remodeling
Michael Stein, Hillit Cohen, Dan Spiegelstein, Leonid Sternik, Rafael Kuperstein, Micha S. Feinberg, Ehud Raanani.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.
5. Ejection Fraction Compared With Modified Ejection Fraction As A Method For Evaluation Of The Results Of Surgically Treated Mild To Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Plamen Panayotov, PhD1, Daniela Panayotova1, Natalia Nikolova, PhD2, Veselin Petrov, PhD1.
1St. Marina University Hospital, Varna, Bulgaria, 2Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, Varna, Bulgaria.
Valve Prostheses V
Chair: Sary Aranki, MD
1. The Medtronic Mosaic Aortic valve, a 13-year single center experience
Yorihiko Matsumoto, Tomoyuki Fujita, Hiroki Hata, Yusuke Shimahara, Shunsuke Sato, Junjiro Kobayashi.
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita,Osaka, Japan.
2. Long-term Clinical Outcomes Of The Toronto Stentless Porcine Valve: 15-year Results
Dai Une1, Reena Karkhanis1, Tiffany Ng1, Alexandra Linds1, Tirone E. David2, Bernard S. Goldman1.
1Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.
3. Sutureless Perceval Aortic Valve Prosthesis: An Evaluation of postoperative platelet count
Karl Christian König, Thorsten Wahlers, Jens Wippermann.
University Hospital of Cologne, Köln (Cologne), Germany.
4. Effect Of The Prosthesis-patients Mismatch On Long Term Clinical Outcome In Patients With AVR For Aortic Stenosis With Small Prosthetic Valve
Hiroyuki Saisho, Koichi Arinaga, Satoshi Kikusaki, Kumiko Wada, Ryusuke Mori, Toru Takaseya, Koji Akasu, Tomokazu Kosuga, Satoru Tobinaga, Hidetoshi Akashi, Hiroyuki Tanaka.
Kurume University, Kurume, Japan.
5. Perceval S Sutureless Valve Versus Conventional Bioprosthesis: A Matched Case-control Study.
Sarah Sainte, Herbert De Praetere, Bart Meuris.
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Mitral Regurgitation III
Chair: Taweesak Chotivatanapong, MD
1. Mitral Annuloplasty Does Not Improve Survival in Patients Having Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Undergoing CABG
Shuli Silberman, MD, Atia Alshousha, Daniel Fink, Rachel Tauber, Daniel Bitran, Ofer Merin.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
2. Does The Number Of Redo Mitral Valve Replacement For Structural Valve Deterioration Affect The Early And Late Outcomes?
Naoto Fukunaga, Kenta Nishiya, Yoshito Sakon, Yasunobu Konishi, Ken Nakamura, Yoshiaki Saji, Hideo Kanemitsu, Tadaaki Koyama.
Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan.
3. Left Ventricular Remodelling After Mitral Valve Reconstruction: A Prospective Cmri Study
Inna Kammerer1, Armin Vomend1, Bernd Cornelius2, Günter Layer2, Falk-Udo Sack1.
1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwigshafen, Germany, 2Department of Radiology, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
4. Six-year Outcomes after Non-resective Mitral Valve Repair With Artificial Chordae using Removable Clips
Andrea Perrotti1, Chopard Romain1, Camille Durst1, Lucian Stoica2, Nicolas Meneveau1, Sidney Chocron1.
1Hôpital Jean Minjoz, Besancon, France, 2Institute for Cardio-Vascular Diseases Prof. Dr. George I.M. Georgescu
10:00 - 10:30 am Refreshments with continued session
10:30 - Noon Masters in Valve Repair II: Complex Cases in Review
Co-chairs: Clifton Lewis, MD, Francesco Musumeci, MD, Ehud Raanani, MD
Extensive Myxomatous Valves
Ahmed El- Eshmawi, MD
Endocarditic MR
W. Randolph Chitwood, MD
Calcified Rheumatic MR
Taweesak Chotivatanapong, MD
Is That AR Repairable?
Laurent de Kerchove, MD
How to Support the Aortic Annulus for Repair
Hartzell Schaff, MD
Double Repair Mitral and Tricuspid
Michel Pellerin, MD
My Toughest Robotic Repair
Rakesh Suri, MD
10:30 - Noon Masters in Valve Imaging II: Complex Cases in Review
Co-chairs: A. Jamil Tajik, MD, Rodolfo Pizarro, MD, Sunil Mankad, MD
An Old Man with MR: What to Do?
Alain Berrebi, MD
Post-TAVI AR
Rebecca Hahn, MD
A Familial AS
Thierry Le Tourneau, MD
Is That Severe AS?
Raphael Rosenhek, MD
A 3D View of the TR
Sunil Mankad, MD
10:30 - Noon Masters in Valve Intervention II: Complex Cases in Review
Co-chairs: Igor Palacios, MD Eric E. Roselli, MD, Thoralf Sundt, MD
A difficult Valve in Valve
David Holzhey, MD
Clipping Functional MR with LV Dysfunction
Saibal Kar, MD
TransApical Mitral Intervention
Georg Lutter, MD
TAVI for Post-Radiation Heart Disease
Raj Makkar, MD
TransApical Periprosthetic Plugging
Carlos Ruiz, MD
10:30 - Noon ORAL PRESENTATION OF REFEREED ABSTRACTS
Valve Prostheses VI
Chair: Rebecca Hahn, MD
1. Single Center 5 Year Results of the St. Jude Medical Trifecta Pericardial Aortic Valve Bioprosthesis with a Sub-Group Analysis of Octogenarians
Joseph Bavaria, Rohan Menon, Wilson Szeto, Caroline Komlo, Scott McClure, Sofiane Lazar, Melanie Freas, Nimesh Desai.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
2. Long-term Follow-up Of The Edwards Pericardial Aortic Valve: Is It The Standard With Which TAVI Should Be Compared?
Alfredo Trento, MD, Michele A. De Robertis, RN, James Mirocha, MS, Wen Cheng, MD, Morcos Awad, BS, Andrea Ruzza, MD, PhD, Lawrence S.C. Czer, MD.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
3. Long-term Clinical results with the Aortic Bioprosthesis
Joerg Linneweber, Benjamin Claus, Wolfgang Konertz.
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
4. Medium-term Results After Implant Of A New Generation Stentless Pericardial Aortic Prosthesis: Hemodynamic Performance Of Medtronic 3f At Rest And Under Exercise At 6 Years In 130 Patients
Guglielmo Stefanelli, Sr., Fabrizio Pirro, Clorinda Labia, Giuseppe D'Anniballe, Elisa Davolio, Giuseppe Gioia, Giammarco Campoleoni.
Hesperia Hospital, Modena, IT, Modena, ITALY, Italy.
5. Clinical And Hemodynamic Evidence Of Benefits And Feasibility After Implant Of A Pericardial True Stentless Aortic Valve In 250 Consecutive Patients With 8 Years Follow-up
Guglielmo Stefanelli, Sr.1, Fabrizio Pirro1, Clorinda Labia1, Giuseppe D'Anniballe1, Renata Biasin2, Andre Nyabenda3, Massimo Longo1, Marco Meli1.
1Hesperia Hospital, Modena, IT, Modena, ITALY, Italy, 2Villa Berica Hospital, Vicenza, ITALY, Italy, 3Viila Berica Hospital, Vicenza, ITALY, Italy.
6. Aortic Valve Replacement With The Freedom Solo Stentless Valve: Nine Years Clinical And Hemodynamic Findings
Sandro Sponga, Daisy Pavoni, Gaetano Nucifora, Cristian Daffara, Igor Vendramin, Enzo Mazzaro, Daniela Piani, Cristina Lutman, Ugolino Livi.
Udine University Hospital, Udine, Italy.
Surgical Techniques: Misc II
Chair: Mark Starling, MD
1. Outcomes of a Hybrid Approach of Proximal Left Anterior Descending Coronary PCI Followed by Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Andres M. Pineda, Orlando Santana, Christos G. Mihos, Mery J. Cortes-Bergoderi, Nirat Beohar, Gervasio A. Lamas, Joseph Lamelas.
Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami, FL, USA.
2. Carpentier-Edwards Aortic Pericardial Bioprosthesis as a Valid Control in Preclinical In Vivo Ovine Studies.
Laura Harvey, Richard Bianco, Matthew Lahti, Nicholas Robinson.
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
3. Innovative Knot Tying and Pericardial Tissue Heart Valves in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Lance N. Blau, Stephen R. Igo, Stephen H. Little, Matthew S. Jackson, Mahesh K. Ramchandani.
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.
4. Aortic Valve Replacement Associated To Ascending Aorta Replacement By Right Mini-Thoracotomy : Initial Experience
Olivier Bouchot, Ghislain Malapert, Marie Catherine Morgant, Hassan Houmaida, Roger Brenot.
University Hospital, Dijon, France.
5. The Analysis of Valvular Reoperations; 18 Years Experience
Nihat CINE, MD, Mehmet Erdem TOKER, MD, Mehmet TASAR, MD, Mehmet DEDEMOGLU, MD, Mehmet BALKANAY, MD, Cevat YAKUT, MD.
Kartal Kosuyolu Heart Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Surgical Techniques: Misc III
Chair: Erdal Carvusoglu, MD
1. Feasibility of Procedures apart from Mitral Valve Surgery via right lateral Minithoracotomy
Jan-Philipp Minol, Payam Akhyari, Udo Boeken, Tobias Weinreich, Hildegard Gramsch-Zabel, Hiroyuki Kamiya, Artur Lichtenberg.
University Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany.
2. Delayed Sternal Closure after Cardiac Surgery
Siavash Saadat, Molly Schultheis, Joseph Romero, Anthony Azzolini, Viktor Dombrovskiy, Karen Odroniec, Peter Scholz, Anthony Lemaire, George Batsides, Leonard Y. Lee.
Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
3. Long Term Outcomes And Quality Of Life In Octogenarians After Complex Valve Surgery
Kumaresan Nagarajan, Asterinos Chnaris, Muhammed Israr, Parminderjit Jayia, Sophia Mahboob, Alan Neville, Heyman Luckraz.
Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
4. Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Replacement in Ross Procedures Is the Performance of Bioprothesis equivalent to Homografts ?
Aleksandra Miskovic, Nadejna Monsefi, Afsaneh Karimian, Anton Moritz.
Department of Thoracic- and Cardiovascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang-Goethe University Hospital, Fran, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
5. Acute Stenosis Of Aortic Valve-in-valve Prosthesis Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Sharif Al-Ruzzeh, Shanna Hill, Arash Salemi, Nikolaos Skubas.
Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
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