Minithoracotomy aortic valve replacement with a rapid deployment valve
Learning objectives: Right anterior minithoracotomy access, exposure, cannulation, prosthesis selection (Rapid deployment vs. standard valve)
Surgeons: S. Mahr, G. Laufer - AT
Partial sternotomy for AV replacement
Learning objectives: J-hemisternotomy approach, cannulation, valve exposure, prosthesis selection
Surgeons: C. Gollmann-Tepeköylü, M. Grimm - AT
Endoscopic repair of complex MV disease
Learning objectives: Learning from a master, skin incision, port placement valve exposure, repair strategy and technique
Surgeon: P. Perier - DE
Totally endoscopic repair of degenerative MR
Learning objectives: Team approach, cannulation with a femoral cannula with integrated distal leg perfusion, cardioplegia port placement, valve exposure, chordae loops, annuloplasty
Surgeons: D. Höfer, L. Müller - AT
Repair of a P2 prolapse: Classical resection using the Aalst technique
Learning objectives: Classical resection technique for posterior leaflet prolapse and high posterior leaflet, indications, patient selection, discussion on cordal replacement vs leaflet resection, pros and cons
Surgeon: F. van Praet - BE
MV surgery through hemisternotomy
Learning objectives: Hemisternotomy access to the mitral and tricuspid valves, MIMVS facilitations
Surgeons: J. Holfeld, M. Grimm - AT
MV repair and concomitant Afib surgery
Learning objectives: Access, energy sources, ablation lines, technique of LAA clip occlusion
Surgeon: K.-N. Doll - DE
Totally endoscopic MV-replacement for rheumatic disease
Learning objectives: Access, cannulation, limb perfusion, evaluation of rheumatic mitral valve, endoscopic valve replacement, automated knot fasteners
Surgeons: N. Bonaros, L. Müller - AT
Due to the recent COVID19 pandemic we want to assure you that the safety and security of all participants and staff are of utmost importance to us.
At this point Focus Valve from Sept 13 – 16, 2020 is not postponed - our registration is open.
As the situation is changing daily please note that we have adapted our terms and conditions for participants in order to provide easy cancellation at any time, should this be necessary.
We will keep you posted, thank you for your understanding.