SCTS Ionescu University 2013

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Highlights

A Masterclass in Aortic Regurgitation Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

The Incidence and Pathology of Aortic Valve Regurgitation

Moderation: J. Chambers1, M. Redmond2
1London/UK, 2Dublin/IE

Introduction
M. Redmond; Dublin/IE

UK database / Current Practice: Defining the Population
B. Bridgewater; Manchester/UK

Assessing the Aortic Regurgitant Valve
J. Vanoverschelde; Leuven/BE

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease: The Syndrome
J. Elefteriades; New Haven/US

Connective Tissue Disorders affecting the Aorta: What a surgeon Needs to Know
T. David; Toronto/CA

Considerations in Reconstructive Aortic Valve Surgery

Moderation: J. Pepper1, M. Petrou2
1London/UK, 2Oxford/UK

The Aortic Valve: Clinical Anatomy of the Functional Unit
M. Redmond; Dublin/IE

Preoperative Investigation and Assessment of the Pathology
G. El Khoury; Leuven/BE

The Timing of Intervention: Factors Influencing Need for Aortic Valve Intervention
A. Vahanian; Paris/FR

The Factors Determining Choice of Surgical Procedure
M. Redmond; Dublin/IE

Aortic Leaflet Repair vs Aortic Valve Replacement

Moderation: E. Verrier1, H. Takkenberg2, M. Lewis3
1Seattle/US, 2Rotterdam/NL, 3 Brighton/UK

The Technical Aspects of Aortic Leaflet Repair
M. Redmond; Dublin/IE

Mini Aortic Valve Replacement: What Benefits are Offered?
M. Jahangiri; London/UK

Aortic Valve Replacement should be Reserved for a Minority of Patients with Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Pro
G. El Khoury; Brussels/BE

Aortic Valve Replacement should be Reserved for a Minority of Patients with Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Con
P. Kappetein; Rotterdam/NL

Discussion - Panel

Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement

Moderation: T. David1, J. Elefteriades2, M. Redmond3, M. Underwood4, J. Pepper5
1Toronto/CA, 2New Haven/US, 3Dublin/IE, 4Hong Kong/HK, 5London/UK

The Technical Aspects of Valve Sparing Aortic Root Surgery
T. David; Toronto/CA

Wet Lab Demonstration of the Management Options Faculty

What to do with Residual AR: Echocardiographic Evaluation Post Aortic Valve Repair / The Durability of Aortic Valve Leaflet and Aortic Root Repair
J. Vanoverschelde; Leuven/BE

Discussion - Panel

Contemporary Coronary Artery Revascularisation: An Evolving Multidisciplinary Field

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

Guidelines in Coronary Artery Revascularisation

Moderation: D. Jenkins1, S. Kendall2, D. Hildick-Smith3, M. Norell4
1Cambridge/UK, 2Middlesbrough/UK, 3Brighton/UK, 4Wolverhampton/UK

Should Guidelines be Mandatory? A View from NICE
Sir Michael Rawlins; Chairman of NICE, London/UK

Should Guidelines be Mandatory? A View from the Commissioners
K. Caston; Head of Specialised Commissioning, London/UK

Discussion - Panel

ESC / EACTS Guidelines in Coronary Artery Revascularisation 2010:
Implementation in to Clinical Practice
P. Kolh; Liege/BE

ESC / EACTS Guidelines in Coronary Artery Revascularisation:
A View from the Coal Face Through the Eyes of a Expert Witness
D. Taggart; Oxford/UK

Discussion - Panel

The Heart Team: A Fundamental Component of the Decision Making Process

Moderation: L. Hamilton1, J. Roxburgh2
1Newcastle/UK, 2London/UK

Who Comprises a Contemporary Heart Team in the UK?
M. Bhabra; Wolverhampton/UK

Who Comprises a Contemporary Heart Team in the USA?
E. Verrier; Seattle/US

What Information needs to come to the Multidisciplinary Team Meeting?
P. Kolh; Liege/BE

How does the MDT Decision get enacted?
H. Luckraz; Wolverhampton/UK

How is Patient Choice Best Delivered in Positions of Equipoise? A View Through Surgical Eyes
D. Taggart; Oxford/UK

How is Patient Choice Best Delivered in Positions of Equipoise? A View Through Cardiology Eyes
M. Norell; Wolverhampton/UK

Discussion - Panel

Results of Surgical Coronary Artery Revascularisation

Moderation: A. Ritchie1, A. Shipolini2
1Basildon/UK, 2London/UK

UK Database Analysis: Operative and Longitudinal Survival OPCAB vs Conventional Revascularisation LIMA Usage vs BIMA Usage Reported Stroke Rates
B. Bridgewater; Manchester/UK

Syntax Update
D. Taggart; Oxford/UK

How Does the Freedom Study Influence the debate?
D. Hildick-Smith; Brighton/UK

The Timing of Stroke Risk following CABG and PCI
N. Howell; Birmingham/UK

Antiplatelet Therapy following Coronary Artery Revascularisation & Breaking News

Moderation: D. Taggart1, G. Murphy2
1Oxford/UK, 2Leicester/UK

Advances in Antiplatelet Therapy
N. Khan; Wolverhampton/UK

The Use of Antiplatelet Therapy following PCI
D. Hildick-Smith; Brighton/UK

The Use of Antiplatelet Therapy following CABG
N. Roberts; London/UK

How should recent Studies Influence Prescribing Habits? The PLATO Study
C. MacDonald; AstraZeneca/UK

Discussion - Panel

Breaking News in Surgical Coronary Artery Revascularisation:
ERICCA - The Background and a Trial Update
D. Hausenloy; London/UK

Breaking News in Surgical Coronary Artery Revascularisation:
Vein Graft Stents
D. Taggart; Oxford/UK

Heart Failure Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

Heart Failure: Conventional and Unconventional Therapies

Moderation: S. Clark1, J. Dunning2
1Newcastle/UK, 2Cambridge/UK

Metabolism of the Failing Heart and Metabolic Therapies in Cardiac Surgery
N. Howell; Birmingham/UK

Optimal Investigation and Medical Management of the Patient with Heart Failure
G. MacGowan; Newcastle/UK

Mitral Valve Surgery in the Failing Heart
J. Dark; Newcastle/UK

LV Remodelling Surgery: Is STICH the end?
E. Verrier; Seattle/US

Using the Endogenous, Resident Cardiac Stem-Progenitor Cells to Repair and Regenerate the Broken Heart
G. Ellison; London/UK

Discussion - Panel

Heart Transplantation

Moderation: J. Dark1, A. Simon2
1Newcastle/UK, 2London/UK

Guidelines for Referral for Heart Transplantation
J. Parameshwar; Cambridge/UK

Optimising the DBD Donor
R. Venkateswaran; Manchester/UK

Ex-Vivo Cardiac Perfusion: Research or Reality
D. Talbot; Newcastle/UK

Challenging Transplant Recipients: GUCH Patients
M. Burch; London/UK

Challenging Transplant Recipients: VAD Patients
G. MacGowan; Newcastle/UK

Heart Transplantation in the UK in 2013
J. Dark; Newcastle/UK

Discussion - Panel

Mechanical Circulatory Support (1)

Moderation: M. Strueber1, S. Clark2, D. Jenkins3
1Leipzig/DE, 2Newcastle/UK, 3Cambridge/UK

Provision of Short-term MCS in the UK
S. Westaby; Oxford/UK

Discussion - Panel

How to do it: Pre, Peri and Postoperative Management of the VAD Patient
A Zuckermann; Vienna/AT

Discussion - Panel

Outcomes of Bridging to Heart Transplantation
A. Simon; London/UK

Destination Therapy for the UK: Is now the Time?
S. Schueler; Newcastle/UK

Discussion - Panel

Mechanical Circulatory Support (2) 

Mechanical Circulatory Support
Moderation: A. Simon1, J. Dark2
1London/UK, 2Newcastle/UK

BiVentricular Support: The Present and the Future
M. Strueber; Leipzig/DE

The Future of VAD Therapy: HeartWare
John Begg - Senior Clinical Development Specialist

The Future of VAD Therapy: Thoratec
Jobst Treiber - Managing Director for EMA

The Future of VAD Therapy: Berlin Heart
Ulrich T. Opfermann - Manager Clinical Affairs

Cardiac Transplantation Remains the Gold Standard for Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure in the UK
J. Dunning; Cambridge/UK

VAD Therapy is the New Gold Standard for Management of Advance Heart Failure in the UK
S. Schueler; Newcastle/UK

Discussion - Panel

Mitral Valve Repair Surgery – Greater Understanding allows Prediction of Pitfalls

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

The Building Blocks of Mitral Valve Surgery

Moderation: P. Punjabi1, C. Munsch21
London/UK, 2Leeds/UK

The Optimal Timing of Mitral Valve Repair
A. Vahanian; Paris/FR

The Mitral Valve as a Functional Unit
F. Wells; Cambridge/UK

The Underlying Principles of Mitral Valve Repair
O. Alfieri; Milan/IT

Identification and Management of Peroperative Pitfalls

Moderation: S. Livesey1, F. Wells2, O. Alfieri3, C. Munsch4
1Southampton/UK, 2Cambridge/UK, 3Milan/IT, 4Leeds/UK

Echocardiographic Interrogation of the Mitral Valve: Identification of Pre-procedural Predictors of Operative Complications
J. Vanoverschelde; Leuven/BE

Surgical Management plans to Obviate Post-operative Risks: Techniques to Reduce Risk of SAM
F. Wells; Cambridge/UK

Surgical Management plans to Obviate Post-operative Risks: Reconstruction of the AV Continuity after Extensive Decalcification of the Posterior Mitral Valve Annulus
T. David; Toronto/CA

Post Repair Mitral Valve Interrogation: Residual Mitral Valve Regurgitation - How much is too much?
J. Vanoverschelde; Leuven/BE

Post Repair Mitral Valve Interrogation: New Regional Wall Motion Abnormalities - Imaging of the Circumflex Coronary Artery
S. Price; London/UK

Post Repair Mitral Valve Interrogation: New Aortic Valve Regurgitation
T. Oelofse; Birmingham/UK

Post Repair Mitral Valve Interrogation: SAM
S. Price; London/UK

Surgical Panel to Respond to Each Scenario: What I would do
Panel

Failure of Mitral Valve Repair

Moderation: P. Punjabi1, F. Wells2
1London/UK, 2Cambridge/UK

Current UK Mitral Valve Practice. Long-term Results of Mitral Valve Repair: Clinical Experience / Volume
B. Bridgewater; Manchester/UK

Preoperative Factors Influencing Risk of Valve Repair Failure: Cardiac MRI Findings Echocardiographic Findings
J. Vanoverschelde; Leuven/BE

Surgical Factors Determining the Durability of Mitral Valve Repair?
O. Alfieri; Milan/IT

Summary Discussion
Quality Control: Post-Procedural Echocardiographic Appearances that Influence Outcome
F. Wells; Cambridge/UK

Surgical Management of Mitral Valve Repair Failure

Moderation: C. Munsch1, S. Livesey2, E. Verrier3
1Leeds/UK, 2Southampton/UK, 3Seattle/US

Surgical Options when Mitral Valve Repair Alone is Not Enough?
Left Ventricular Size / Left Ventricular Sphericity
P. Punjabi; London/UK

When is Mitral Valve Repair Futile?
F. Wells; Cambridge/UK

Re-operations and Re-Repair: Tip and Tricks
R. Patel; Coventry/UK

Thoracic Trauma

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

An International Contemporary Review of Military and Civilian Trauma

Moderation: R. Steyn1, T. Graham1, S. Rathinam2
1Birmingham/UK, 2Leicester/UK

Pre Hospital Care
R. Steyn; Birmingham/UK

Military Trauma: End-to-end Care
M. Midwinter, T. Graham; Birmingham/UK

Civilian Trauma: A European Perspective
P. Moreno de la Santa Barajas; Vigo/ES

Civilian Trauma: An American Perspective
J. O’Connor; Baltimore/US

Military Trauma meets Civilian Trauma
J. McGuigan; Belfast/UK

Discussion - Panel

Cardiothoracic Trauma: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Interactive Case Discussions
S. Rathinam1, R. Steyn2, T. Graham2
1Leicester/UK, 2Birmingham/UK

Thoracic Surgery – Pushing the Boundaries

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

Analysis of the Management Options for Complex Thoracic Surgery Patients

Moderation: A. Martin-Ucar1, S. Jordan2
1Nottingham/UK, 2London/UK

Sternal Resection and Reconstruction: A Team Approach
G.Massard1, S James2
1 Strasbourg/ FR, 2London/UK

Discussion - Panel

Resection of the Carina
P.Dartevelle; Le Plessis Robinson/ FR

VATS Excision of Cervical Rib: Back to the Thoracic Surgeons?
M. Congregado; Seville/ ES
11:00-11:15
Discussion
Panel
11:15 - 11:45
Surgery for Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Tricks of the Trade
G. Massard; Strasbourg/FR

Discussion - Panel

Debates and Controversies in Thoracic Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

Debate of Contentious Issues in Thoracic Surgery

Moderation: M. Shackcloth1, T. Routledge2
1Liverpool/UK, 2London/UK

DEBATE: Surgery and Adjuvant Chemotherapy is the Treatment of Choice for Single Station N2 Disease
E. Lim1, J. Maguire2
1London/UK, 2Liverpool/UK

DEBATE: Sublobar Resection vs Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Stage 1 Lung Cancer in Patients with Poor Lung Function
S. Ahmad1, S. Barnard2
1London/UK, 2Newcastle/UK

Should Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Colorectal Metastases be Performed Outside a Clinical Trial?
N. Chaudhuri1, J. Edwards2
1Leeds/UK, 2Sheffield/UK

Should Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer be Referred Straight to Thoracic Surgeons?
P. Walker1, A. Martin-Ucar2
1Liverpool/UK, 2Nottingham/UK

Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

Analysis of National and International VATS Lobectomy Practice

Moderation: D. West1, I. Hunt2
1Bristol/UK, 2London/UK

Reflections on the first 20 years of VATS Lobectomy
W. Walker; Edinburgh/UK

The Copenhagen experience; Organisation and Development of a large VATS Lobectomy programme
R. Petersen; Copenhagen/DK

How to Establish a VATS Lobectomy Programme and How to Continue to Develop

Moderation: D. West1, I. Hunt2
1Bristol/UK, 2London/UK

Quick fire talks: “How to grow your VATS Lobectomy programme”
S. Stamenkovic; Newcastle/UK

Quick fire talks: “How to grow your VATS Lobectomy programme”
G. Casali; Bristol/UK

Quick fire talks: “How to grow your VATS Lobectomy programme”
J. Dunning; Middlesbrough/UK

Uniport VATS Lobectomy
D. Gonzalez Rivas; Coruña/ES

Round up and Session End
D. West1, I Hunt2
1Bristol/UK, 2London/UK

Lunch Box Sessions

SCTS Ionescu University
Brighton
March 17, 2013

Intraoperative Imaging In CABG Surgery:
Important Adjuncts or Unnecessary Expense

Moderation: A. Ritchie1, J. Dunning2, F. De Robertis3
1Basildon/UK, 2Middlesbrough/UK, 3London/UK

The Role of Graft Evaluation Quality Assurance in CABG Surgery
D. Taggart; Oxford/UK

Anastomotic Probing Allows Adequate Evaluation of Graft Patency
S. Westaby; Oxford/UK

Evaluation of Graft Patency: Understanding the Results and When to Re-graft
R. Haaverstad; Bergen/NO

Discussion - Panel

Recognising Potential Intraoperative Pitfalls: Epiaortic Interrogation of the Ascending Aorta during CABG Surgery
R. Haaverstad; Bergen/NO

Intraoperative Palpation of the Aorta Yields Adequate Information
S. Westaby; Oxford/UK

Ascending Aortic Atheroma at CABG Surgery: How Aggressive Should Surgical Strategies be?
J. Kuo; Plymouth/UK

Discussion - Panel

State of the Art Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery

Moderation: G. Cooper1, J. Mascaro2, L. Hadjinikolaou3
1Sheffield/UK, 2Birmingham/UK, 3Leicester/UK

Aortic Aneurysm Surgery: The Spectrum
J. Elefteriades; New Haven/US

The Science Behind Prediction of Aneurysm Rupture
R. Attia; London/UK

Hybrid Techniques for the Management of Aortic Aneurysms
R. Di Bartolomeo; Bologna/IT

MitraClip - Its Role in Contemporary Clinical Practice

Moderation: S. Livesey1, E. Verrier2, J. Chambers3
1Southampton/UK, 2Seattle/US, 3London/UK

Patient Selection
A. Vahanian; Paris/FR

The International Clinical Experience
O. Alfieri; Milan/IT

What is the Best Use of Resource in High Risk Mitral Valve Surgery? An Argument for the Knife
J. Dark; Newcastle/UK

What is the Best Use of Resource in High Risk Mitral Valve Surgery? An Argument for the Catheter
O. Alfieri; Milan/IT

Choosing the Optimal Valve Prosthesis

Moderation: L. Hamilton1, R. Sayeed2
1Newcastle/UK, 2Oxford/UK

The Shifting Sands of Aortic Valve Prosthesis Choice
T. David; Toronto/CA

Prediction of Outcome after Aortic Valve Replacement
H. Takkenberg; Rotterdam/NL

Does Valve Size Influence Choice of Prosthesis?
M. Jahangiri; London/UK

Chest Wall Reconstruction

Moderation: M. Kalkat1, S. Rathinam2
1Birmingham/UK, 2Leicester/UK

Welcome and Introduction
S. Rathinam1, M. Kalkat2
1Leicester/UK, 2Birmingham/UK

Surgical Management of Pectus Excavatum including MIRPE
H.K. Pilegaard; Aarhus/DK

Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Carinatum
M. Yuksel; Istanbul/TR

Resection of Chest Wall Tumours
J. M. Wihlm; Strasbourg/FR

Resection and Reconstruction of Pancoast’s Tumours
P. Dartevelle; Le Plessis Robinson/FR

Advances in Interventional Management of Emphysema

Moderation: E. Belcher1, S. Barnard2
1Oxford/UK, 2Newcastle/UK

Interventional Strategies for Emphysema: LVRS, Endobronchial valves and other Emerging Technologies
D. Slebos; Groningen/NL

Patient Selection and Treatment Algorithms
A. Valipour; Vienna/AT

The Groningen Experience
D. Slebos; Groningen/NL

Patient Case Studies
M. Kornaszewska; Cardiff/UK