SCTS Ionescu University 2017

Coronary Session

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs: Lognathen Balacumaraswami, Ralph White, Neil Roberts, Vipin Zamvar

Barriers to the use of Bilateral Internal Mammary Arteries
V Zamvar
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK

Total Arterial Revascularisation: The case for BIMA
S Prapas
Henry Dunant Hospital Center, Greece

FFR and CABG
M Behan
Edinburgh Heart Centre, UK

Total Arterial Revascularisation: The case for Radial artery conduit
J Tatoulis
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

Intraoperative Assessment of flow in CABG surgery
R Haaverstad
Bergen University Hospital, Norway

Total Arterial Revascularisation: technical tips and tricks
J Tatoulis
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

Thoraco-abdominal Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Manoj Kuduvalli, John Yap, Jorge Mascaro, Geoff Tsang

Use of Motor Evoked Potentials in descending thoracic and thoraco-abdominal aortic surgery – Liverpool experience
A Oo
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, UK

Newer techniques for spinal cord monitoring and protection during thoraco-abdominal aortic interventions
C Etz
Heart Centre, University of Leipzig, Germany

Open, endovascular and hybrid options for treatment of thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysms - tailoring the treatment to the patient
M Schepens
AZ St. Jan, Belgium

Branched and fenestrated endovascular repair of thoraco-abdominal aortic pathologies
R McWilliams
Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK

Use of adhesives in complex aortic surgery
S. Ohri
Southampton General Hospital, UK

Current Advances in Emphysema Management

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Aman Coonar, Donna Eaton, Douglas West, Malcolm Will

Emphysema: Work up assessment and Multidisciplinary Cases selection
M Morgan
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, UK

Endobronchial therapies will make surgery obsolete
M Munavvar
Lancashire University Hospitals, UK

VATS LVRS Surgery is still gold standard
S Rathinam
University Hospitals of Leicester, UK

Lung Transplantation
G Patterson
Washington University School of Medicine, United States

Perfusion and MIS

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Jon Anderson, Mark Bennett, Alex Cale, Cha Rajakaruna

Should surgeons be interested in the effects of bypass?
J Anderson
Hammersmith Hospital, UK

Definitions of minimising the extracorporeal circuit and potential benefits
K Anastasiadis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Are we measuring the correct markers for extracorporeal bypass?
M Bennett
South West Cardiothoracic Centre, UK

Haemodilution, oxygen delivery and AKI
M Ranucci
Istituto Policlinico S. Donato, Italy

Do we need a national or international trial?
G AngeliniBristol Heart Institute, UK

Aortic Root and Arch Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Pedro Catarino, Ulrich Rosendahl, Mark Field

Valve Sparing Aortic Root replacement – The Cleveland Clinic experience
L Svensson
The Cleveland Clinic, United States

Open hybrid aortic arch surgery in the UK
G Tsang
Southampton University Hospital, UK

Management of the aortic arch during surgical repair of acute Type A dissections
L Svensson
The Cleveland Clinic, United States

Endovascular repair of the aortic arch – state of the art
G Schurink
Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands

Contemporary Updates in Thoracic Practice

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chair - Juliet King, Richard Milton, Alan Kirk, Maninder Kalkat

Surgery for T4 Tumours
F Venuta
University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

Surgery for Mesothelioma in the MARS II era
A Nakas
Glenfield Hospital, UK

Recent advances in Tracheal Surgery
S Mussot
Centre Chirurgical Marie Lannelongue, France

Difficult decision making in lung canceroligometastasis, GGO, bilateral lung lesions, surgery for recurrence
G Massard
Nouvel Hôpital Civil, France

Aortic Valve Session

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chair - Amal Bose, Prof. Marjan Jahangiri, Rana Sayeed, Hunaid Vohra

State of the Art – Minimally Invasive Aortic valve surgery
J Lamelas
Mount Sinai Medical Center, United States

Minimally invasive AVR- lessons from MINISTERN

How will the latest Conventional vs TAVI trial data affect surgery for aortic stenosis
L Svensson
The Cleveland Clinic, United States

What will be the impact of sutureless valves? Analysis of trials and registry
C Young
St Thomas’ Hospital, UK

The PERSIST-AVR trial
R Lorusso
Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), Netherlands

Heart Failure Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Rajam Venkateswaran, John Dunning, Toufan Bahrami

High risk conventional cardiac surgery in patients with poor LV function-Patient selection
M Moon
Washington University School of Medicine, United States

Can we predict the need for post-operative MCS support after high risk cardiac surgery
R Venkateswaran
University Hospital South Manchester, UK

Should all cardiac surgery units have temporary MCS device on their shelf?

Surgical technique and management of temporary MCS support for acute cardiogenic shock & post cardiotomy failure to wean from CPB
N Howell
University Hospital Birmingham, UK

Outcome of temporary MCS support for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock: Is it worth the effort?
S Tsui
Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, UK

Implantable LVAD for chronic heart failure-devices and outcome
F Ramjankhan
University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands

Current Technological Advances in Thoracic Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chair - Babu Naidu, Apostolos Nakas, Kieran McManus, Karen Redmond

Digital chest drain management: Is this the state of art?
R Cerfolio
University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

Prosthesis and adjuncts in chest wall surgery
K Papagiannopoulos
St. James’s University Hospital, UK

Improving perioperative outcomes
T Batchelor
University Hospitals Bristol, UK

Advances in competing technology to surgery
E Lim
The Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

Current technological advances in pectus surgery
M Yuksel
Marmara Universitesi Pendik Egitim ve Arastirma, Turkey

Mitral & Tricuspid Valve Session

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Moninder Bhabra, Joseph Zacharias, Yasir Abu-Omar, Clifford Barlow

Asymptomatic mitral regurgitation: Wait or operate?
G El Khoury
St-Luc Hospital, Belgium

Ischaemic MR: Why? When? How?
M Borger
Columbia University Medical Center, United States

Concomitant TR: Why? When? How?
G Dreyfus
Cardio Thoracic Centre of Monaco, France

Mini-mitral surgery: Current state and the future
J Lamelas
Mount Sinai Medical Center, United States

Transcatheter mitral valve techniques: An update
N Moat
Royal Brompton Hospital, UK

Transcatheter versus conventional mitral valve surgery- which questions should future clinical trails seek to answer?
F Wells
Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, UK

TAVI Session

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Moninder Bhabra, Vinayak Bapat, Michael Tolan, Pankaj Kumar

TAVI device Overview: Devices of Past, present and future with focus on design considerations to optimize results
G Manoharan
Royal Victoria Hospital, UK

TAVI Approaches and advances
H Luckraz
Heart & Lung Centre, Wolverhampton, UK

TAVI results and will the question about durability raise concern
P Kappetein
Thoraxcenter, Netherlands

Valve in Value and Valve in Ring: Indications, tips and tricks
V Bapat
Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, UK

Why Surgeons should get involved in Transcatheter techniques (Transferability of techniques learnt in TAVI to Surgical practice)
U Trivedi
Royal Sussex County Hospital, UK

Minimally invasive Thoracic Surgery

SCTS Ionescu University
Belfast
March 12, 2017

Chairs - Steven Woolley, Joel Dunning, Ira Goldsmith, Steven Stamenkovic

Robotic pulmonary surgery
R Cerfolio
University of Alabama at Birmingham, UK

Intraoperative Complications in VATS surgery
H Decaluwe
University Hospital Leuven, Belgium

Use of a robot in chest wall Surgery
R Cerfolio
University of Alabama at Birmingham, UK

Oncological outcomes after VATS resections
G Patterson
Washington University School of Medicine, United States