24th Expert Forum

21st of October | 8:00 – 12:30
Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz Rua Treze de Maio, 1.815 Torre E Unidade Paulista São Paulo, Brazil


Program | 21st of October, 2023

* on-site
** online

Session 1: Current Trends in Valve Surgery

Moderators: Carlos Mestres, Takeo Tedoriya

  • **Geometry based aortic valve repair – ready for the future?
    Hans-Joachim Schäfers (Germany)

  • **Repair of complex bicuspid aortic valve defects
    J. Scott Rankin (USA)
  • *Three-dimensional virtual image analysis on aortic valve leaflet reconstruction
    Takeo Tedoriya (Japan)

  • **Mitral valve surgery in combination with rapid deployment aortic valve replacement
     Harald Hausmann (Germany)

  • *2023 ESC Guidelines and 2023 Duke ISCVID Criteria for the management of endocarditis
    Carlos Mestres (Spain/South Africa)

Session 2: Cardiac Surgical Techniques: How we do it

Moderators: Rafael Otto Scheinedewind, Carlos Mestres

  • **MICLAT S: (Minimally Invasive Cardiac LATeral Surgery) A reproducible, lateral approach with no visible scars
    Klaus Matschke /Manuel Wilbring (Germany)

  • **Left ventricular restoration for ischemic heart disease: Study on surgical procedures, early and late results
    Tadashi Isomura (Japan)

  • **Pregnancy, Acute Cardiogenic Shock and the need for Emergent Cardiac Surgery
    Jeko Madjarov (USA)

Session 3: Heart Failure

Moderators: Michael Dandel, Rafael Otto Scheidewind

  • **Artificial intelligence wraps up pathomechanism of postischemic myocardial angiogenesis
    Gustav Steinhoff (Germany)

  • *Left ventricular vs. biventricular assist device for heart failure due to primary impaired left ventricular function: role of echocardiography for decision making”
    Michael Dandel (Germany)

  • **Mechanical cardiac assist devices: current problems
    Christof Schmid (Germany)

  • **Multiorgan transplantation
    Matthias Loebe (USA)

  • **Crossroads in VAD implantation: To wean or not to wean Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier (Germany) **Heart failure in the young: Insights into myocardial recovery with ventricular assist device support
    Eva Maria Javier Delmo (Germany)

  • ** Lessons learned from a lifetime innovation
    Roland Hetzer (Germany)

Full Agenda

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