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IV Meeting: Up-date on Cardiac Surgery

Dept. of Cardiac Surgery - Cardiovascular Institute.
Hospital Clínico San Carlos - Madrid, october 5th-6th, 2021.

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The main objectives of this Master are to learn the medical and surgical management of the new diagnostic methods and the most advanced surgical techniques in the field of cardiac valvular pathology.


Luis Maroto Roberto Di Bartolomeo


Javier Cobiella Manuel Carnero

First day - Tuesday, october 5th - 2021

Opening (08:30) L.Maroto/ R. Di Bartolomeo / J. Villacastín

08:30 - Welcome. R. Di Bartolomeo / L. Maroto

Session I. Acute Aortic Syndrome

Moderators: R. Di Bartolomeo / L. Maroto / C. Ferrera
Assistant moderator: M. Carnero

08:45h - Update in acute aortic syndrome. I. Vilacosta
09:15h - Aortic team and aortic code. The importance of a multidisciplinary collaboration to manage patients with acute aortic syndrome. C. Nienaber
09:45h - Aortic root repair in acute aortic dissection. When and how? H. Shäfers
10:15h - Frozen elephant trunk in acute aortic dissection. When and how? R. di Bartolomeo

10:45h - Coffe break

11:15h - Neurological protection in acute aortic dissection repair. L. Maroto
11:45h - Management of distal malperfusion syndrome. I. Martínez
12:45h - Video Cases. D. Pérez
12:45h - "The AMDS™ hybrid prosthesis: a new concepto for the treatment of acute type A aortic dissections". P. Akhyari

13:15h - Lunch

Session II. Transcatheter therapies

Moderators: D. Vivas / A. Weber
Assistant moderator: D. Pérez

14:15h - Case presentation and Heart Team. M. Carnero
14:45h - Live case 2: TMVR (Tendyne). J. Cobiella / M. Taramasso
15:15h - Transapical off- pump mitral valve repair. Harpoon™ vs. Neochord™. A. Colli
15:45h - Connection to the OR

16:15h - Coffe

16:45h - Transcatheter mitral valve replacement. M. Taramasso
17:15h - Transcatheter edge to edge mitral valve repair. L. Nombela
17:45h - Video Cases. J. Cobiella


Second day - Wednesday, october 6th - 2021

Session III. Minimally invasive surgery

09:00h - Presentation

- Part 1

Moderators: J. Cobiella / M. Baghai. Assistant moderator: D. Pérez

09:10h - Case presentation. B. Torres
09:20h - Live Surgery: Port access surgery: mitral valve repair. P. Campelos / M. Carnero
09:50h - Port access surgery: indications, tips and tricks. M. Baghai
10:20h - Robotic mitral valve surgery. A. Weber
10:50h - Connection to the OR

11:20h - Coffe break

- Part 2

Moderators: L. Maroto / J. Cobiella. Assistant moderator: D. Pérez

11:50h - Setp by step LAD MIDCAB. D. Pérez
12:20h - Multivessel MIDCAB. A. Albert
12:50h - Connection to the OR.

13:20h Lunch

14:20h - Keynote conference: "Multiple arterial CABG: evidence behind the myths". M. Gaudino

- Part 3

Moderators: J. González / M. La Meir. Assistant moderator: D. Pérez

15:00h - Case presentation. B. Torres
15:05h - Live Surgery: Totally thoracoscopic AFib ablation. M. Carnero / P. Campelos
15:15h - Hybrid approach for persistent atrial fibrillation. M. La Meir
15:45h - Connection to the OR.

16:15h - Coffe break

16:30h - Mechanistic approach for atrial fibrillation ablation. D. Filguerias
17:00h - Connection to the OR.
17:15h - Final thoughts and course wrap up. L. Maroto / R. Di Bartolomeo

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