15th Training Course for Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery

September 15 - 18, 2024

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

Day 3 | Tuesday |September 12 | 2023


08:30 - 09:00ICU ReportSurgeon on Duty
 IntroductionGrimm M
 Honored guest lecture: Opportunities and chances in valve therapyBeyersdorf F
09:00 - 12:30Live surgeries transmitted from OR
Moderator: Alfieri O
Panel: Zacharias J, De Paulis R, Zierer A, Pitsis A, Holzinger C
 Case presentation 
Live case 5
Mini-Sternotomy MVR-TVR for atrial functional MR/TR
Surgeons: Holfeld J, Grimm M
Learning objectives: Access MV, TV, valve exposure, repair strategy & technique 
Facilitators: De Bonis M, Delgado V

Live case 6
Endoscopic concomitant MVR-Afib surgery
Surgeons:Kempfert J, Suwalski P, Stastny L
Learning objectives: Left atrial endocardial cryo-ablation lines, occlusion of the left atrial appendage, mitral valve repair using premeasured loops 
Facilitators: Treede H, Delgado V

10:00Coffee break
 Presentations during live surgeries:
Live-in-a-box 7: Endoscopic redo Tricuspid on the beating Heart
Live-in-a-box 8: Robotic MVR
Live-in-a-box 9: Endoscopic mitral replacement
Live-in-a-box 10: Mitral valve repair and coronary surgery via left anterior minithoracotomy

Treede H
Cerny S
Lakew F
Babliak O
12:30 - 13:30Lunch break
13:30 - 14:30Technology corner 2: The transcatheter alternatives
Chair: Treede H, Oto Ö
 TMVI for primary mitral regurgitation
TEER for Barlow's disease
Transapical Neochords for Barlow
TMVI-Valve-in-Valve for failed bioprosthesis
Conradi L
von Bardeleben S
D'Onofrio A
Bauer A
14:30 - 17:30Hands On Workshop: Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve (60 min per training)
meeting point: registration desk
14:30 - 18:00Live surgeries transmitted from OR
Moderation: Pomar J-L
Panel: Färber G, Conradi L, Zimpfer D, Grabenwöger M
 Case presentation 
Live case 7
Transaxilliary direct vision MVR 
Surgeons: Kappert U, Hangler H
Learning objectives: Indications, transaxillary access, valve exposure, technique for valve repair
Facilitators: Di Eusanio M, Delgado V

Live case 8
Endoscopic MVR (functional prolapse with mitral annular disjunction)
Surgeons: Höfer D, Müller L
Learning objectives: Surgeon's verification of functional prolapse, repair strategy, leaflet treatment, avoiding SAM
Facilitators: Zannis K, Delgado V
16:00 - 16:30Coffee break
 Presentations during live surgeries: A roadmap for Afib treatment
Live-in-box 11: thoracoscopic ablation for stand-alone atrial fibrillation
Recommendations and evidence for the pocket in patients with concomitant valvular heart disease
Clamps and energy sources for atrial ablation
Hybrid ablation for lone AF
Suwalski P
Khargi K
Castella M
Maesen B

Adjourn - End of day 3