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Focus Valve MICS Training Days

February 12 - 14, 2020

FOCUS Valve MICS Training Days is a new educational program of Innsbruck Medical University in cooperation with Aesculap Akademie® based on the experience of 10 years FOCUS Valve minimally invasive valve surgery training courses. The objective of this program is to provide individualized intensive training opportunities for MICS mitral valve procedures on explanted pig hearts with the support by experienced tutors.
The wetlab training will be complemented by visits to our OR to observe full minimally invasive mitral valve procedures using the totally endoscopic approach as well as hemisternotomy.
Up-to-date 3D imaging with the Aesculap Einstein Vision® videoendoscopic system is available on each wetlab working station as well as in the OR.
At FOCUS Valve MICS Training Days participants train extensively the most important techniques of mitral valve repair and replacement on explanted pig hearts.
2 surgeons will work on one station tutored by a senior minimally invasive surgeon.

MICS Training Days comprise Modules II and III of the FOCUS Valve educational program.

We are looking forward to welcome you in Innsbruck!


Registration and inquiries

Congress office:
Ms. Gabriele Wagner
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Medical University Innsbruck
Anichstr. 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Tel.: 0043 512 504 22501
Email: gabriele.wagner[at]tirol-kliniken.at

Registration will be limited to 12 participants to ensure extensive training opportunities and individual support.
Applications should be made by email no later than January 15, 2020.

For the full 3 days training including lunches and social evening on February 12 the registration fee is € 1,000.-
Hotel reservations are to be made either through the congress office, gabriele.wagner[at]tirol-kliniken.at
or by any reservation platforms.