By Schedule By Session




BASIC SCIENCE LECTURE

9:00 am
A Shortage of Oxygen: Lessons from the Summit of Mt. Everest



SCIENTIFIC SESSION

9:45 am
Single-stage Repair of Extensive Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms: Experience With The Arch-first Technique And Bilateral Anterior Thoracotomy



C. WALTON LILLEHEI RESIDENT FORUM AWARD PRESENTATION

10:00 am
C. WALTON LILLEHEI RESIDENT FORUM AWARD PRESENTATION



SCIENTIFIC SESSION

10:55 am
Risk Factors Associated With Mortality and Reinterventions in 474 Neonates with Interruption of the Aortic Arch: A Congenital Heart Surgeons Society Study

11:15 am
Pretransplant T-Cell Depletion and Tacrolimus Near-Monotherapy in Human Lung Transplantation



ADDRESS BY HONORED SPEAKER

11:35 am
ADDRESS BY HONORED SPEAKER



SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY

2:00 pm
Current Prognosis of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Managed by Routine Mitral Valve Repair

2:20 pm
Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation after Anuloplasty of Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Anuloplasty Type Makes a Difference

2:40 pm
Does the Left Internal Mammary Artery to the Left Anterior Descending Artery Confer any Benefit in Combined Coronary and Valve Operations?

3:40 pm
Should the Ascending Aorta be Routinely Replaced in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease?

4:00 pm
Map-guided Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation

4:20 pm
Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: Outcomes by Propensity Score after Myectomy or Alcohol Ablation

4:40 pm
Value Of Autopsy Examination For Quality Control After Cardiac Surgery



GENERAL THORACIC FORUM SESSION

7:00 am
Experimental Generation of a Tissue Engineered Functional and Vascularized Trachea

7:12 am
"Cisplatin-mediated Enhancement of Cytotoxicity of Tumor-selective Adenovirus expressing GFP-TRAIL (Green Fluorescence Protein-TNF-Related Apoptosis Inducing Ligand) Fusion Protein in Cultured Cancer Cells of the Lung, Esophagus, and Pleura"

7:24 am
Proteasome Inhibition Sensitizes Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer to Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor-Induced Apoptosis Through the Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species

7:36 am
Profound Induction of Apoptosis of Lung and Esophageal Cancer Cells by the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Trichostatin A/Protein Kinase C Inhibitor Calphostin C Combination

7:48 am
Epidermal Growth Factor Is Important to Malignant Mesothelioma Cell Growth and Survival and Mediates Its Effects via the PI3 Kinase Pathway

8:00 am
Suppression of Prometastasis Phenotypes Expression in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Cells by the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor PD 153035

8:12 am
Facilitating Cell-mediated Alloengraftment is Dependent on an F??R??Signaling Pathway

8:24 am
Adenosine A2A Receptor Activation Attenuates Lung Reperfusion Injury Independent of Circulating Leukocytes

8:36 am
Early Development of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome After Lung Transplantation is Associated With Bile Acid Aspiration

8:48 am
Safety and Feasibility of Airway Bypass Stent Placement and Influence of Topical Mitomycin on Stent Patency



SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY

2:00 pm
High-Dose Radiation in Tri-Modality Treatment of Pancoast Tumors Improves Pathologic Complete Response Rates and Confers Survival Advantage

2:20 pm
Does Esophagogastric Anastomotic Technique Influence Outcomes in Patients with Esophageal Cancer?

2:40 pm
Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: An Aggressive Form of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

3:00 pm
Value of Positron Emission Tomography Following Induction Therapy of Locally Advanced Bronchogenic Carcinoma

4:00 pm
Surgical Resection of Limited Disease Small Cell Lung Cancer in the New Era of Platinum Chemotherapy: Its Time Has Come

4:20 pm
Sublobar Resection (SR) for Small Stage Ia Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

4:40 pm
Pain and Return of Physical Function are no Different Following Axillary Muscle-sparing versus Modified Posterolateral Thoracotomy



CARDIAC SURGERY FORUM SESSION

7:00 am
Preliminary Results of Fetal Cardiac Bypass Using Non-human Primates

7:12 am
Tissue Oxygenation Index is a Useful Monitor of Histological and Neurological Outcome after Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Piglets

7:24 am
Identification of a Set of Genes that Enable Clustering of Individuals with Bicuspid and Tricuspid Aortic Valves into Separate Groups

7:36 am
Surgical Treatment of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Will Not Influence Infarction Induced Ventricular Remodeling

7:48 am
Optimal Temperature for Selective Cerebral Perfusion

8:00 am
Systemic Delivery is Superior to Regional Retrograde Perfusion of an Adenosine Analogue for Attenuating Injury and Inflammation, and for Cytoarchitecture Preservation After Spinal Cord Ischemia-Reperfusion

8:12 am
Early Ischemic Preconditioning Is Superior To Late Ischemic Preconditioning In Spinal Cord Protection After Descending Thoracic Aortic Occlusion

8:24 am
Cardioprotective Stress Response in the Human Fetal Heart

8:36 am
Aprotinin Decreases Ischemic Damage During Coronary Revascularization

8:48 am
Normalization of Coronary Microvascular Reactivity and Improvement in Myocardial Perfusion by Surgical VEGF Therapy Combined With Oral Supplementation of L-Arginine in a Porcine Model of Endothelial Dysfunction



SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

2:00 pm
Does Duration of Donor Brain Injury Affect Outcome After Orthotopic Pediatric Heart Transplantation?

2:20 pm
Repair of Congenital Heart Lesions Combined with Lung Transplantation for the Treatment of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension: A Thirteen-Year Experience

2:40 pm
Long Segment Congenital Tracheal Stenosis: Slide Tracheoplasty and a Multi-disciplinary Approach Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs

3:00 pm
Trends in Vascular Ring Surgery

4:00 pm
Preoperative Cerebral Blood Flow is Diminished in Neonates with Severe Congenital Heart Defects

4:20 pm
Replacement of Stage I Norwood by Ductal Stenting and Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding

4:40 pm
The Contegra Conduit in the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Induces Supravalvular Stenosis