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Saturday, May 5, 2007
    DAS Symposium
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:00:00Introduction  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:15:00Cardiac Surgical Research: Basic, Clinical, Or Both?  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:35:00Clinical Trial Design: Basic Concepts and Concrete Examples  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:55:00Cardiothoracic Surgery and the NIH: Where Do We Stand?  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:15:00Models of Academic Thoracic Surgery I  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:30:00Models of Academic Thoracic Surgery II  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:00:00From Innovation to Application  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:20:00Working with Industry  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:40:00Training for the Future – A Program Director’s Perspective  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:00:00Training for the Future – Reduced to Practice  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:00:00Training for the Future – Reduced to Practice  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:00:00Training for the Future – Reduced to Practice  
Sunday, May 6, 2007
    ADULT Symposium
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:00:00Indications, Imaging and Timing of Mitral Valve Repair  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:30:00Posterior Leaflet Prolapse: Quadrangular Resection with and without Sliding Valvuloplasty  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:50:00Posterior Leaflet Prolapse: Triangular Resection without Sliding Valvuloplasty  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:10:00Posterior Leaflet Prolapse: Posterior Leaflet Rotation (NYU Repair)  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  10:20:00Anterior Leaflet Prolapse: Chordal Transfer  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  10:40:00Anterior Leaflet Prolapse: Artificial Chords as a Primary Approach to Leaflet Prolapse  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  11:00:00Anterior Leaflet Prolapse: Artificial Chords When Other Techniques Fail  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  11:20:00Anterior Leaflet Prolapse: Edge to Edge Repair  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:00:00Advantages and Limitations of Cardiac CT and MRI: What the Cardiac Surgeon Needs to Know  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  13:30:00Less Invasive Coronary Surgery: Multivessel Revascularization Via a Mini-Thoracotomy  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  13:50:00Less Invasive Coronary Surgery: Totally Endoscopic Robotically Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:10:00Less Invasive Coronary Surgery: Imaging in Coronary Surgery and Hybrid Procedure  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  14:30:00Less Invasive Coronary Surgery: Anastomotic Connectors  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:30:00Less Invasive Valve Surgery: Upper and Lower Hemisternotomy  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:50:00Less Invasive Valve Surgery: Right Thoracotomy – Direct  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:10:00Less Invasive Valve Surgery: Right Thoractomy – Thorascopic  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  16:30:00Mitral Valve Repair Surgery with Robotic Technology  
    CONGENITAL Symposium
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:00:00Congenital Heart Surgery in Developing Countries  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:20:00Birth of a New Program – The Kardias Experience  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:00:00Valve-Sparing Root Replacement in Children  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:20:00One-Stage Repair Coarctation/VSD  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:40 AMReconstructive Methods for Complex Systemic Venous Return  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  10:40:00Intracardiac Repair of Double Outlet Right Ventricle  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:00:00Transatrial/Transpulomary Repairs of TOF  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:20:00Maze Procedure in Single V Patients  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  13:00:00Strategy for Physiologic Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:20:00Perioperative Neuroprotection  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:40:00Training and Outcome of the Low Pressure Morphologic Left Ventricle in CCTGA and Atrially Corrected DTGA  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:20:00Pediatric Lung Transplantation: A Therapy in its Adolescence  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:00:00Recent North American Experience – Berlin Heart  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:40:00ABTS Perspective on the Future of Congenital Heart Surgery Education  
Audio onlyNot Synchronized  16:10:00Perspective on Success in Congenital Heart Surgery  
    GT Symposium
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:05:00Limited Resection  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:15:00Lobectomy  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:35:00Chemoradiation as Primary Treatment  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:45:00Induction Therapy Followed by Surgery  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:05:00Endoscopic Management  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:15:00Esophagectomy Versus Esophageal Preservation  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:35:00En Bloc Resection  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:45:00Induction Therapy Followed by Resection  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:20:00Protracted Air Leak Following Pulmonary Resection  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:35:00Bronchopleural Fistula and Empyema  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  10:50:00Vocal Fold Immobility and Paralysis  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:05:00Iatrogenic Chylothorax  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:20:00Anastomotic Leak and Stricture Post Esophagectomy  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:35:00The Prevention and Treatment of Post-Thoracotomy Pain  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  13:05:00VATS Lobectomy  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  13:25:00Transhiatal Esophagectomy  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  13:45:00Cervical Tracheal Resection  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  14:05:00Pancoast Resection  
Audio onlyNot Synchronized  14:25:00Left Thoracoabdominal Esophagectomy  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  14:45:00Lung Volume Reduction Surgery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:25:00High Frequency Radio Ablation  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:45:00Robotic Approaches in Thoracic Surgery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:05:00Endobronchial Lung Volume Reduction  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  16:25:00Endoscopic Anti-Reflux Procedures  
    Lillehei Forum Session
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:00:00Effect of Induction Regimen on Acute Rejection, Bronchiolitis Obliterans, and Survival Following Lung Transplantation  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:15:00Dual Agent Immunosuppression Synergistically Inhibits Nitric Oxide and Endothelin-1 Homeostasis  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:30:00Transmyocardial Revascularization Enhances Myocardial Vasculogenesis and Hemodynamic Function  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:45:00Timing Is Everything. Pretreatment of Donor Lungs with the Adenosine 2A Receptor Agonist ATL-313 Results in Superior Protection From Lung Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Versus Administration During Reperfusion.  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:00:00Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase G894T Polymorphism Impacts Vascular Resistance and Long-Term Outcome for Single Ventricle Patients  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:15:00Impact of Tumor-Infiltrating T-Cells on Survival in Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:30:00Insulin Treatment Enhances the Myocardial Angiogenic Response in Diabetes  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:45:00Therapeutic Induction of Heme-Oxygenase-1 in the Heart Using a Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carrier  
Monday, May 7, 2007
    Adult SS
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:45:00Sustained Mild Hypothermia and Neurocognitive Function Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Randomized, Double-Blind Study  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  14:05:00Adverse Events During Reoperative Cardiac Surgery: Frequency, Impact, and Rescue  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  14:25:00Left Atrial Volume Reduction (LA-VR) Helps Restore Atrial Booster and Reservoir Functions After the Cox-Maze Procedure (MAZE) – A Study by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:45:00Port-Access Surgery as Elective Approach for Mitral Valve Operation in Redo Procedure: A Single Center Experience  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:40:00Current Status of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Therapies  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:00:00Transplant Should Not Be Delayed While Awaiting Functional Recovery in Patients on Mechanical Circulatory Support  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:20:00When Should Valve Replacement Be Performed in Patients with Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis?  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  16:40:00Treatment of Type II Endoleaks Associated with Left Subclavian Artery Coverage During Thoracic Aortic Stent Grafting  
    Congenital SS
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:45:00Case-Mix Complexity Adjustment Using Both RACHS-1 and Aristotle Applied to 45635 Operations in the STS Congenital Database  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:05:00Surgical Treatment of Congenital Mitral Valve Disease: Mid-Term Results of a Repair-Orientated Policy  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  14:25:00A New Procedure for Ebstein’s Anomaly  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:20:00Fate of the Right Ventricle After Fenestrated Right Ventricular Exclusion for Severe Neonatal Ebstein’s  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:40:00The Modified Ross-Konno Procedure for the Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease associated with Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction and/or Annular Hypoplasia  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  16:00:00Strategy for Biventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction: Rastelli, REV, Or Nikaidoh Procedure?  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  16:20:00Durability of Hand Sewn Valves in the Right Ventricular Outlet  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:40:00Aprotinin is Safe in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery  
    General Thoracic SS
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  13:45:00The Impact of Lymph Node Station on Survival in 348 Surgically Resected Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) Patients: Implications for Revision of the AJCC Staging System  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:05:00Feasibility of Multimodality Therapy Including Extended Resections in Stage IVA Thymoma  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:25:00Is Palpation of the Non-Resected Lobe(s) Required for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer? A Prospective Study  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:45:00Surgical Treatment of Solitary Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura: Outcome and Long-Term Prognosis  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:05:00Stereotactic Radio Surgery for the Treatment of Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in High-Risk Patients  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:00:00Lung Transplantation in Older Patients?  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:20:00The Impact of the Lung Allocation Score on Short-Term Transplantation Outcomes: A Multicenter Review  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:40:00Postpneumonectomy Syndrome: Surgical Management and Long-Term Results  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:00:00Survival After Aortic Valve Replacement: A Complex Interplay of Age; Ventricular Outflow Obstruction, Structure, and Function; and Prosthesis Size  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:20:00One Or Two Ventricles in Critical Aortic Stenosis? The Disproportionate Impact of Pursuing Biventricular Repair in Borderline Cases  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:40:00Data From the STS General Thoracic Database: The Surgical Management of Primary Lung Tumors  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:00:00Long-Term Results of the Open Stent Grafting Technique for Extended Aortic Arch Disease  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  10:05:00Nanotechnology – Impact on Cardiovascular Medicine  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:45:00Cusp Repair In Aortic Valve Reconstruction; Does the Technique Affect Stability?  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:05:00The Role of TEG in Directing Blood Product Usage in Infant Open-Heart Surgery  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  11:25:00Who We Are, Who We Will Be  
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
    Adult SS
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:00:00Is Recurrence of Mitral Valve Regurgitation More Frequent in Barlow Disease Than in Fibroelastic Deficiency Postrepair?  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:20:00The Occasional Open Heart Surgeon Revisited  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:40:00Development of Collateral Blood Supply for Spinal Cord Immediately After Descending Or Thoracoabdominal Repair with Selective Reconstruction of Adamkiewicz Artery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:00:00Preoperative Hemoglobin A1c Level Is More Predictive Than Diagnosis of Diabetes for Adverse Events Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:55:00Reliability of Risk Algorithms in Predicting Early and Late Operative Outcomes in High Risk Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:15:00Mid-Term Angiographic Follow-Up After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass; Serial Comparisons Using the Early, One-year, and Five-year Postoperative Angiographies  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:35:00Surgical Outcomes Following the Cox-Maze Procedure: The Importance of Isolating the Posterior Left Atrium  
    Cardiac Forum Session
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:00:00Regional Remodeling Strain and Its Association with Myocardial Apoptosis Post-Myocardial Infarction in Ovine Model  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:12:00Aprotinin Confers Neuroprotection by Reducing Excitotoxic Cell Death  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:24:00Concomitant Treatment with Oral L-Arginine Improves the Efficacy of Surgical Angiogenesis in Patients with End-Stage Coronary Artery Disease: The Endothelial Modulation in Angiogenic Therapy (EMAT) Triple-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:36:00Robotic Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass – A Word of Caution Implicated by a Five-Year Follow Up  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:48:00The Effects of “Pure” Mitral Regurgitation on Mitral Annular Dynamics  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:00:00RIFLE Criteria for Renal Dysfunction in Arch Aortic Surgery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:12:00New Insights in the Mechanisms of Smooth Muscle Cell Apoptosis in Ascending Aortic Dilatation with Bicuspid and Tricuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis: Possible Key-Role of Cell-Matrix Interactions  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:24:00MRI Assessment of Reverse Left Ventricular Remodeling Late After Restrictive Mitral Annuloplasty in Dilated Cardiomyopathy  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:36:00Gene Array Analysis of a Rat Model of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations After Superior Cavopulmonary Anastomosis  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:48:00Improved Management of Systemic Venous Anomalies in Single Ventricle: New Rationale  
    Congenital SS
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:00:00Cardiac Surgery in Infants with Low Weight Is Associated with Increased Mortality: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Database  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:20:00Long-Term Results of Definitive Repair for Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect and Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries – Late Outcome of the Unifocalized Pulmonary Vasculature; More Than 10 Years Evaluation  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:40:00Myocardial Revascularization in Infants and Children: Coronary Artery Proximal Patch Arterioplasty and Coronary Artery Bypass – A Single Institution Experience  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:35:00Moderate Versus Deep Hypothermia for the Arterial Switch Operation – Experience with 100 Consecutive Patients  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:55:00Diaphragm Plication Does Not Correct Splanchnic Venous Flow in Fontan Patients with a Paralyzed Diaphragm  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  16:15:00An Analysis of a Modification of the Norwood Procedure Using a Right Ventricle – Pulmonary Artery (RV-PA) Conduit Routed to the Right of the Neoarta  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:35:00Surgical Outcome for Patients with the Aortic Atresia-Mitral Stenosis Variant of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome  
    Cardiac Forum Session
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:00:00Surgical Resection Normalizes the Hemangiogenic Profile in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:12:00Proteomic Analysis of Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Potential Markers for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Screening  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:24:00Extracorporeal Lung Membrane Enables Superior Lung Protection for Post-Pneumonectomy Non-Cardiogenic Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:36:00Antigen-Specific CD8+ Cell Responses in Patients with Esophageal Carcinoma  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:48:00MicroRNA Expression Profiles in Esophageal Cancer  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:00:00Inhaled Prostacyclin Can Improve Pulmonary Hypertension in Acutely Decompensated Patients  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:12:00A Simple Two-Gene Molecular Prognostic Model for Adenocarcinoma of the Lung  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:24:00Evaluating the Effects of a Dual Inhibitor of COX-1/COX-2 Versus a Selective COX-2 Inhibitor on Benzo[a]pyrene-Induced Neoplasia of the Forestomach and Lung  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:36:00The Effects of Bone Wax and Ostene®, a Newly Available Water-Soluble Synthetic Bone Hemostasis Material, on Sternal Healing Following Median Sternotomy in an Animal Model  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:48:00A Novel Vascularized Graft for Replacement of Long Tracheal Defects   
    General Thoracic SS
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:00:00Quality of Life Outcomes Are Equivalent After Lobectomy in the Elderly  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:20:00Multifocal Neoplasia in T1 Esophageal Carcinoma: Implications for Endoscopic Treatment  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  14:40:00The Effect of Combined Modality Therapy on Quality of Life in Esophageal Cancer  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  15:35:00Traumatic Diaphragmatic Injury: The Influence of Associated Injuries on Mortality  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  15:55:00Thoracoscopic Sympathetic Clipping for Hyperhidrosis: Long-Term Results and Reversibility  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:15:00The Effect of Volume on Esophageal Cancer Resections: What Constitutes Acceptable Resection Volumes for Centers of Excellence?  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  16:35:00Accelerated Treatment of Postpneumonectomy Empyema: A Bi-National Long-Term Study  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:00:00Is Survival Always Better After Valve Repair Than After Valve Replacement for Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease?  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:20:00Extrapleural Pneumonectomy (EPP) Versus Pleurectomy/Decortication (P/D) in the Surgical Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM): Results in 663 Patients  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:40:00EBUS-TBNA for Mediastinal Restaging  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:00:00Evolving Arch Surgery Using Integrated Antegrade Selective Cerebral Perfusion; Impact of Axillary Artery Perfusion  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:20:00Long-Term Outcome of Operation for Ebstein’s Anomaly  
Audio onlyNot Synchronized  11:40:00Address by Honored Speaker  
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
    ADULT Controversy
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:30:00Aprotinin Should Be Taken Off the Market  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:45:00Aprotinin Should Be Taken Off the Market  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:15:00Stentless Heart Valves Increase Risk Without Benefit  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  11:15:00Stentless Heart Valves Increase Risk Without Benefit  
    CONGENITAL Controversy
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:30:00International Databases are Valuable for Benchmarking, Quality Assurance and Pay-for-Performance in Congenital Heart Surgery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:30:00International Databases are Valuable for Benchmarking, Quality Assurance and Pay-for-Performance in Congenital Heart Surgery  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  11:15:00Asymptomatic Child with a Coronary Artery from the Wrong Sinus Should have Surgery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:30:00Asymptomatic Child with a Coronary Artery from the Wrong Sinus Should have Surgery  
    Emerging Technology Session
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:00:00Simultaneous Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Reduces Postoperative Morbidity Compared to Procedures Utilizing Only Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  7:15:00Thoracoscopic Left Atrial Ablation Provides Mid Term Freedom From Intermittent Atrial Fibrillation  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  7:30:00A Novel Bio-Engineered Small Caliber Vascular Graft Incorporating Heparin and Sirolimus: Excellent 6 Month Patency  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  7:45:00Worldwide Experience with the Paracor HeartNet™ Cardiac Restraint Device  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:00:00FLOWATCH® Versus Conventional Pulmonary Artery Banding  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:15:00Chronic Ambulatory Counterpulsation Reverses End Stage Heart Failure  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:30:00Heparin Reduces Residual Clot Within the Lumen of Endoscopically Harvested Saphenous Veins  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:45:00Accuracy of the New Dual-Source CT Coronary Angiography: Evaluation in a Standardized Protocol for Cardiac Surgeons  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  9:00:00Novel Surgical Approach to Myxomatous Mitral Valve Repair  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:15:00Endograft Repair of Blunt Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Tears-First Line Therapy?  
    Global Thoracic Symposium
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:00:00CTSnet as the Information Standard in the 3rd Millennium  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  8:20:00Providing Second Opinion for CTS Colleagues and Patients  
DocumentsAudio, Slides and Video ClipsSynchronized  8:40:00The Multimedia Manual of the Cardiothoracic Surgery  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:00:00Telesurgery: How Far Have We Come?   
    GT Controversy
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:30:00Interventional Procedures by Thoracic Surgeons: The Time Has Come  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  10:45:00Interventional Procedures by Thoracic Surgeons: The Time Has Come  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:15:00Optimal Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  11:15:00Optimal Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions  
    PLENARY Controversy
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:30:00General Surgical Training is a Waste of Time for The Cardiothoracic Surgeon  
DocumentsAudio and SlidesSynchronized  9:45:00General Surgical Training is a Waste of Time for The Cardiothoracic Surgeon