Minithoracotomy (RAT) aortic valve replacement with automated knot fastener
Learning objectives: Right anterior minithoracotomy access, exposure, cannullation, prosthesis selection (rapid deployment valves vs. standard)
Surgeon: G. Laufer - AT
Partial sternotomy for AV replacement
Learning objectives: J-hemisternotomy approach, cannulation, valve exposure, prosthesis selection, valve replacement
Surgeon: M. Grimm - AT
Totally endoscopic MV surgery
Learning objectives: Team approach, cannulation, cardioplegia, port placement, valve exposure, chordae loops, annuloplasty
Surgeon: L. Müller - AT
Automated suturing for mitral replacement
Learning objectives: demonstration of innovative suturing technique,
Surgeon: N. Bonaros - AT
Totally endoscopic repair for anterior/ bileaflet prolapse
Learning objectives: Skin incision, port placement, valve exposure, repair strategy
Surgeon: P. Perier - FR
Intraaortic balloon occlusion for MV surgery
Learning objectives: Cannulation for intraaortic balloon occlusion, monitoring, patient selection
Surgeon: F. Van Praet - BE
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair + cryoablation + LAA occlusion
Learning objectives: Access, ablation lines, technique of LAA clip occlusion
Surgeon: K.-N. Doll - DE
Hemisternotomy MV+TV repair
Learning objectives: Hemisternotomy acces to the mitral and tricuspid valves, MV and TV repair strategy and technique
Surgeons: L. Müller, D. Höfer - 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.