12th Training Course for Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery

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

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Day 3 | Tuesday | September 15 | 2020


08:30ICU ReportSurgeon on Duty
Key note address: Industry sponsored vs. academic studies in cardiac surgery
Program development and results after 20 years of MIC mitral valve surgery
Freemantle N
Bonaros N
09:15 - 12:30Live surgeries transmitted from OR
Moderation: Perier P
Panel: Solinas M, Pfannmüller B, Holfeld J, 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: Dumfarth J, Grimm M
Learning objectives:
Hemisternotomy access to the mitral and tricuspid valves, MV and TV repair strategy and technique
Discussion of strategies: Panel
Gutierrez Roman L
Coffee break
Presentations during live surgeries:
Atrial fibrillation ablation
Tricuspid valve repair: Indications and outcomes
Interventional tricuspid valve repair

Ernst S
Pfannmüller B
Zirlik A
12:30 - 13:30Lunch break
13:30 - 14:15Workshop 5: Underappreciated: Rheumatic mitral valve disease
Chair: TBA

The different faces of rheumatic valve disease
Repair techniques

Oto Ö
14:00 - 18:00Transcatheter tricuspid annuloplasty workshop (seminar room)
  • Introduction to the device and technology (30 min)
  • Patient screening, best patient, lessons learned (30 min)
  • Guided implantation - Mentice Simulator/ Screen (45 min)
  • Hands-on with camera simulator (1 or 2 Groups, 60 min)
  • Closing (15 min)
14:15 - 18:00Live surgeries transmitted from OR
Moderation: Perier P
Panel: Grimm M, Dumfarth J, Liebold A, Oto Ö
Case presentationNägele F
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
MV repair for functional regurgitation
Endoscopic ablation and LAAO for stand alone AF
Ozaki aortic valve procedure
Hemisternotomy MV surgery

Lakew F
Suwalski P
Holfeld J
Özpeker C
Adjourn - End of day 3
Perier P