12th Training Course for Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery
December 5-8, 2021

Training minimally invasive valve surgery in the era of interventional valve therapies

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Day 3 | Tuesday | December 7| 2021


08:30ICU ReportSurgeon on Duty
Key note address: Industry sponsored vs. academic studies in cardiac surgery
Reichenspurner H
Freemantle N
Reichenspurner H
09:00 - 12:30Live surgeries transmitted from OR
Moderation: Perier P
Panel: Holfeld H, Holzinger C, Kempfert J, Pfannmüller B, Solinas M, Suwalski P
Case presentation
Live case 5
Cryoablation and left appendage occlusion concomittant with MV repair
Surgeon: Doll K-N
Learning objectives: Energy sources, ablation lines LAA occlusion

Live case 6
Hemisternotomy MV+TV repair
Surgeons: Holfeld J, Grimm M
Learning objectives: Hemisternotomy access to the mitral and tricuspid valves, MV and TV repair strategy and technique
Discussion of strategies: Panel
Graber M
Coffee break
Presentations during live surgeries:
Atrial fibrillation ablation
Tricuspid valve repair: Indications and outcomes
Interventional tricuspid valve repair
Live-in-a-box: Automatic delivery system for artificial chordae

Khargi K
Pfannmüller B
Liebold A
Andreas M
09:00 - 12:00Wetlab: Artificial chordae implantation and valve sizing
Tutor: Sakic A (parallel during live surgeries - 2 working stations, 60 min training, seminar room)
12:30 - 13:30Lunch break
13:30 - 14:15Workshop 5: Underappreciated: Rheumatic mitral valve disease
Underappreciated: Rheumatic valve disease
Repair techniques

Zilla P
Oto Ö
14:15 - 18:00Live surgeries transmitted from OR
Moderation: Perier P
Panel: Dumfarth J, Grimm M, Özpeker C, Oto Ö, Wisser W
Case presentationStastny L
Live case 7
Endoscopic prosthetic mitral valve replacement
Surgeons: Höfer D/ Müller L/ Gasser S
Learning objectives: Valve selection, orientation, fixation
Live case 8
Advanced endoscopic mitral valve repair
Surgeons: Girdauskas E
Learning objectives: Advanced repair strategies
Discussion of strategies: Panel
Presentations during live surgeries:
Live-in-a-box presentations


MV repair for functional regurgitation
Endoscopic ablation and LAAO for stand alone AF
Ozaki aortic valve procedure
Hemisternotomy MV surgery
Closing remarks
Lakew F
Suwalski P
Holffeld J
Özpeker C
Perier P

Adjourn - End of day 3

14:30 - 17:30Wetlab: Hands-on training of transcatheter transapical mitral valve replacement
Tutor: Sakic A (parallel during live surgeries - 2 working stations, 60 min training, seminar room)