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93rd Annual Meeting Webcast

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
7:30 a.m. Business Session (AATS Members Only)
7:45 a.m. PLENARY SCIENTIFIC SESSION
(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Hartzell V. Schaff, MD
Thoralf M. Sundt, III, MD
1. Reduced Anticoagulation After Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement: Interim Results From the PROACT Randomized FDA IDE Trial
Puskas, John D.1, Nichols, Dennis2, Gerdisch, Marc3, Quinn, Reed4, Rhenman, Birger5, Fermin, Lilibeth5, McGrath, Michael6, Kong, Bobby7, Hughes, Chad8, Sethi, Gulshan9, Wait, Michael10, Martin, Thomas11, Graeve, Allen2
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2Cardiothoracic Surgery, Multicare Tacoma General, Tacoma, WA, USA, 3Cardiothoracic Surgery, Franciscan St Francis Health, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 4Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical, Portland, ME, USA, 5Cardiothoracic Surgery, Southern Arizona VA Hospital, Tucson, AZ, USA, 6Cardiothoracic Surgery, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA, USA, 7Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, MI, USA, 8Cardiothoracic Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 9Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, 10Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, USA, 11Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Invited Discussant: A. Pieter Kappetein
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2. Technical Performance Scores are Strongly Associated with Early Mortality, Postoperative Adverse Events and Length of Stay - Analysis of Consecutive Discharges over 1 Year.
Nathan, Meena1, Karamichalis, John1, Liu, Hua1, Gauvreau, Kimberley2, Colan, Steven2, Pigula, Frank A.1, Fynn-Thompson, Francis1, Saia, Matthew1, Emani, Sitaram1, Baird, Christopher1, Mayer, John E., Jr1, del Nido, Pedro J.1
1Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA, 2Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Invited Discussant: Christopher A. Caldarone
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3. Minimal Dose Computed Tomography Is Superior to Chest X-ray For the Follow-up and Treatment of Patients with Resected Lung Cancer
Hanna, Wael C.1, Paul, Narinder S.2, Darling, Gail E.1, Moshonov, Hadas3, Allison, Frances1, Waddell, Thomas K.1, De Perrot, Marc E.1, Cypel, Marcelo1, Yasufuku, Kazuhiro1, Keshavjee, Shaf1, Pierre, Andrew F.1
1Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Diagnostic Radiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 3Diagnostic Radiology and Biostatistics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Invited Discussant: Michael T. Jaklitsch
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4. Single High Dose of Erythropoietin Two Days Before Surgery: A Simplified Short Term Approach To Blood Spare
Weltert, Luca1, Falco, Mauro, Nardella, Saverio, Ricci, Alessandro, Maselli, Daniele1, Bellisario, Alessandro1, Rondinelli, Beatrice3, Pierelli, Luca2, De Paulis, Ruggero1
1Heart Surgery Department, European Hospital, Rome, Italy; 2Anesthesiology Department, European Hospital, Rome, Italy; 3Transfusion Medicine Department, San Camillo-Forlanini, Rome, Italy

Invited Discussant: Victor A. Ferraris
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9:05 a.m. AWARD PRESENTATIONS
AATS Resident Poster Competition Award Winners Graham Research Foundation
AATS Scientific Achievement Award
AATS Lifetime Achievement Award
9:20 a.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
10:00 a.m. BASIC SCIENCE LECTURE
"Update on Surgical-Pathologic Correlates of Valvular Heart Disease"

William D. Edwards, MD, Mayo Clinic

Introduced By: Hartzell V. Schaff, MD
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10:40 a.m. PLENARY SCIENTIFIC SESSION
Moderators: Hartzell V. Schaff, MD
Thoralf M. Sundt, MD
5. VATS Lobectomy is Not Associated with Prohibitive Morbidity or Mortality in Patients with Predicted Post-operative FEV1 (ppoFEV1) Less Than 40% of Normal: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis.
Burt, Bryan M.1, Kosinski, Andrzej S.2, Shrager, Joseph B.1, Onaitis, Mark W.3, Weigel, Tracey L.4
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 3Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 4Cardiothoracic Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA

Invited Discussant: David C. Rice
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6. Early Clinical Outcome Of Transcatheter Valve-in Valve Implantation In The Nordic Countries
Ihlberg, Leo1, Nissen, Henrik2, Nielsen, Niels-Henrik3, Rück, Andreas4, Busund, Rolf5, Klaaborg, Kaj Erik6, Sondergaard, Lars7, Harnek, Jan8, Miettinen, Heikki9, Eskola, Markku10, Wahba, Alexander11, Laine, Mika12
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospita, Helsinki, Finland, 2Cardiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark, 3Cardiology, Linköping University Hospital, Linköping, Sweden, 4Cardiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, 5Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of North Norway?, Tromså, Norway, 6Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark, 7Cardiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark, 8Cardiology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden, 9Cardiology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland, 10Cardiology, Tampere Heart Center, Tampere, Finland, 11Cardiothoracic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospita, Trondheim, Norway, 12Cardiology, Helsinki University Hospita, Helsinki, Finland

Invited Discussant: Mathew R. Williams
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11:25 a.m. PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
"On Leadership and Scholarship - Unintended Consequences, Unexpected Opportunity"

Hartzell V. Schaff, MD, Mayo Clinic
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Introduced By: David J. Sugarbaker, MD

12:15 p.m. ADJOURN FOR LUNCH VISIT EXHIBITS
 
MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 6, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Ralph J. Damiano, Jr, MD
Harold L. Lazar, MD
7. The Ross Procedure: Outcomes at 20 Years
David, Tirone E., Armstrong, Susan, David, Carolyn, Manlhiot, Cedric
Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Invited Discussant: Nicholas T. Kouchoukos
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8. Incidence and Progression of Mild Aortic Regurgitation after Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement
Stephens, Elizabeth H., Kvitting, John-Peder Escobar, Kari, Fabian A., Liang, David H., Fischbein, Michael P., Mitchell, R. Scott, Miller, D. Craig
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford, Stanford, CA, USA

Invited Discussant: Leonard N. Girardi
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9. Expanding Relevance of Aortic Valve Repair - Is Earlier Operation Indicated?
Suri, Rakesh M., Sharma, Vikas, Dearani, Joseph A., Burkhart, Harold M., Daly, Richard C., Joyce, Lyle D., Schaff, Hartzell V.
Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Hans-Joachim Schaefers
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3:00 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:35 p.m. ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Moderators: Ralph J. Damiano, MD
Harold L. Lazar, MD
10. The Impact of the Cox-Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation Concomitant to Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Ad, Niv, Henry, Linda, Massimiano, Paul S., Pritchard, Graciela, Stone, Lori E., Hunt, Sharon, Holmes, Sari D.
Cardiac Surgery Research, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA

Invited Discussant: Vinay Badwar
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11. Should Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation be Treated During Cardiac Surgery?
McCarthy, Patrick M., Manjunath, Adarsh, Kruse, Jane, Andrei, Adin-Cristian, Li, Zhi, McGee, Edwin C., Jr, Malaisrie, S. Chris, Lee, Richard
Division of Cardiac Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Invited Discussant: A. Mark Gillinov
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12. Preoperative Chronic Kidney Dysfunction: Does Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Provide a Benefit Compared to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement?
Nguyen, Tom C., Babaliaros, Vasilis C., Kilgo, Patrick D., Guyton, Robert A., Devireddy, Chandan M., Shults, Christian C., Mavromatis, Kreton, Kanitkar, Mihir, Block, Peter C., Lerakis, Stam, Thourani, Vinod H.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Invited Discussant: Wilson Y. Szeto
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13. Long-term Outcome after Surgery for Infective Endocarditis Complicated by Cerebral Embolism
Misfeld, Martin, Girrbach, Felix F., Binner, Christian, Etz, Christian D., von Aspern, Konstantin, Dohmen, Pascal M., Pfannmueller, Bettina, Davierwala, Piroze, Borger, Michael A., Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Invited Discussant: Marc Ruel
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LB1. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
The DISCOVER CE Trial: Multicenter Prospective Trial of the Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Valve

E. Murat Tuzcu, MD1;, Vinod H. Thourani, MD2; Hans-Joachim Schaefers MD3; Klaudija Blijuklic3; Antonio Colombo, MD4; Francesco Maisano, MD4; Federico DeMarco, MD5; Giuseppe Bruschi, MD5; Thierry Lefevre, MD
1Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 2Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 3Hamburg Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany; 4San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy; 5Azienda Ospedaliera Niguarda Ca Granda, Milano, Italy
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5:15 p.m. ADJOURN
 
MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 6, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Pedro J. del Nido, MD
Christopher A. Caldarone, MD
14. Does Limited Right Ventriculotomy Prevent Right Ventricular Dilatation and Dysfunction in Patients Who Undergo Transannular Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot?: Matched Comparison of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameters With Conventional Right Ventriculotomy Long-Term After Repair
Lee, Cheul1, Lee, Chang-Ha1, Kwak, Jae Gun1, Kim, Seong-Ho2, Shim, Woo-Sup2, Lee, Sang Yun2, Baek, Jae Suk2, Jang, So-Ick2, Kim, Yang Min3
1Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sejong General Hospital, Bucheon, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Sejong General Hospital, Bucheon, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Radiology, Sejong General Hospital, Bucheon, Korea, Republic of

Invited Discussant: Tom R. Karl
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15. The Balloon Dilation Of The Pulmonary Valve During Early Repair Of Tetralogy Of Fallot: Mid-term Results
Vida, Vladimiro1, Castaldi, Biagio2, Guariento, Alvise1, Padalino, Massimo1, Milanesi, Ornella2, Stellin, Giovanni1
1Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit, University of Padua, Padua, Italy, 2Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Padua, Italy

Invited Discussant: Frank L. Hanley
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16. The use of the Berlin Heart EXCOR in Patients with Functional Single Ventricle
Weinstein, Samuel1, Bello, Ricardo1, Fynn-Thompson, Francis2, Kirklin, James3, Guleserian, Kristine4, Pizarro, Christian5, Woods, Ronald6, Jaquiss, Robert7
1Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 2Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 3Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA, 4Cardiac Surgery, Childrens Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA, 5Nemours Cardiac Center, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmingont, DE, USA, 6Cardiothoracic Surgery, Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA, 7Cardiac Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Invited Discussant: David L. Morales
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17. Incidence and Treatment of Chylothorax after Cardiac Surgery in Children: Analysis of a Large Multi Institutional Database
Mery, Carlos M.1, Moffett, Brady S.2, Zhang, Wei3, Fraser, Charles D., Jr1, Cabrera, Antonio G.4
1Congenital Heart Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, USA, 2Pharmacy, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, USA, 3Surgical Outcomes Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, USA, 4Cardiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX, USA

Invited Discussant: Glen Van Arsdell
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3:20 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:55 p.m. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Moderators: Pedro J. del Nido, MD
Christopher A. Caldarone, MD
18. Management of Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: Is Survival Better with Valve Repair?
Said, Sameh M.1, Dearani, Joseph A.1, Burkhart, Harold M.1, Connolly, Heidi M.2, Eidem, Ben3, Stensrud, Paul E.4, Schaff, Hartzell V.1
1Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 3Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 4Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Charles D. Fraser
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19. Paracorporeal Lung Assist Devices As A Bridge To Recovery Or Lung Transplant In Neonates And Young Children
Hoganson, David M.1, Gazit, Avihu Z.2, Boston, Umar S.1, Sweet, Stuart C.3, Grady, R. Mark4, Huddleston, Charles B.5, Eghtesady, Pirooz1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 3Pediatric Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 4Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 5Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA

Invited Discussant: Mark D. Rodefeld
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20. Totally Thoracoscopic Repair Of Ventricular Septal Defect Without Robotic Assistance: A Single-center Experience
Ma, Zengshan
Cardiac Surgery, Liaocheng Hospital, Liaocheng, China

Invited Discussant: William M. DeCampli
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5:00 p.m. ADJOURN
 
MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 6, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Harvey I. Pass, MD
David R. Jones, MD
21. Prediction of Major Cardiovascular Events After Lung Resection Using a Modified Scoring System: a Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database Analysis
Ferguson, Mark K.1, Saha-Chaudhuri, Paramita2, Mitchell, John D.3, Varela, Gonzalo4, Brunelli, Alessandro5
1Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 3Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA, 4Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain, 5Thoracic Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, Ancona, Italy

Invited Discussant: Christine L. Lau
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22. Long-Term Outcome After Laparoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia
Krishnamohan, Pradheep, Allen, Mark, Nichols, Francis, III, Cassivi, Stephen, Shen, K. Robert, Wigle, Dennis, Deschamps, Claude
Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Bryan F. Meyers
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23. Sub-lobar Resection Is Equivalent To Lobectomy For Clinical Stage 1a Lung Cancer: An Analysis Of I-ELCAP Resected Cancers.
Altorki, Nasser K.1, Yip, Rowena2, Flores, Raja M.3, Kohman, Leslie J.4, Thurer, Richard J.5, Korst, Robert J.6, Pass, Harvey I.7, Straznicka, Michaela8
1Cardiothoracic surgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 2Cardiothoracic surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 3Cardiothoracic surgery, Mount Sinai Medical, New York, NY, USA, 4Cardiothoracic surgery, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA, 5Cardiothoracic surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, 6Cardiothoracic surgery, The Valley Hospital, The Daniel & Gloria Blumenthal Caner Center, Paramus, NJ, USA, 7Cardiothoracic surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 8Cardiothoracic surgery, John Muir Medical Center Concord Campus, Concord, CA, USA

Invited Discussant: Joseph S. Friedberg
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24. Wedge Resection Margin Length And Clinical Outcome In Small ? 2cm Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Mohiuddin, Kamran1, Haneuse, Sebastien2, Sofer, Tamar2, Gill, Ritu3, Jaklitsch, Michael T.1, Colson, Yolonda Lorig1, Wee, Jon O.1, Bueno, Raphael1, Mentzer, Steven J.1, Sugarbaker, David J.1, Swanson, Scott J.1
1Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 2Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, 3Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Invited Discussant: Joshua R. Sonett
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3:20 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:55 p.m. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Moderators: Harvey I. Pass, MD
David R. Jones, MD
25. Pulmonary Artery Pressure Changes Differentially Effect Survival In Pulmonary Hypertension And Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Transplant Recipients: An Analysis of the UNOS STAR Registry
O'Keefe, Kathryn1, Kilic, Ahmet1, Pope-Harman, Amy2, Hayes, Don, Jr3, Kirkby, Stephen4, Higgins, Robert1, Whitson, Bryan1
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA, 2Critical Care Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA, 3Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA, 4Pulmonary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Invited Discussant: Thomas K. Waddell
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26. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: An Underutilized Procedure
Hazelrigg, Stephen R., Boley, Theresa, Henkle, Joseph, Vassileva, Christina, Markwell, Stephen
Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA

Invited Discussant: Malcolm M. DeCamp
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27. Survivorship After Surgical Resection For Cancer: The Need For Continued Surgical Follow-up
Patel, Mira A.1, Hooker, Craig2, Brock, Malcolm V.1, Yang, Stephen C.1
1Thoracic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Cancer Biology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Invited Discussant: M. Blair Marshall
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LB2. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
Chemotherapy followed by Surgery on the Basis of Biomarker Examination for Initially Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients

Hiroyasu Yokomise, MD, PhD;Dage Liu, MD, PhD; Shinya Ishikawa, MD, PhD; Tetsuhiko Go, MD, PhD; Masashi Gotoh, MD, PhD, Masaya Okuda, MD, PhD; Shintaroh Tarumi, MD; Yoshitaka Kasai, MD; Natsumi Matsuura, MD, PhD
Kagawa University Hospital, Kita-gun, Japan
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5:15 p.m. ADJOURN
MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 6, 2013
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
2:00 p.m. PERIOPERATIVE CARE
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

(8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion)
Moderators: Lyle D. Joyce, MD
Harold M. Burkhart, MD
28. Relative Amplitude Index: A New Tool For Prediction Of The Impact Of Periprosthetic Regurgitation On Outcome After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Bonaros, Nikolaos, Heinz, Anneliese, Plank, Fabian, Mueller, Silvana, Bartel, Thomas, Friedrich, Guy, Feucthner, Gudrun, Schachner, Thomas, Grimm, Michael, Mueller, Ludwig
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Invited Discussant: Rakesh M. Suri
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29. Efficacy of Immunomodulation in the Treatment of Profound Thrombocytopenia after Adult Cardiac Surgery
Rankin, J. Scott
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

Invited Discussant: Nevin M. Katz
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30. Relationship Between Perioperative Corticosteroid Drug Levels And Adrenal Response For Infants Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Crow, Sheri S.1, Haugen, Deanna2, Kiefer, Jamie A.3, Dearani, Joseph A.3, Li, Zhuo4, Oliver, William C., Jr2, Burkhart, Harold M.3
1Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 3Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 4Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Invited Discussant: Olaf Reinhartz
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31. Prospective Evaluation Of Patients Readmitted After Cardiac Surgery: Analysis Of Outcomes and Identification Of Risk Factors
Maniar, Hersh S., Bell, Jennifer M., Moon, Marc R., Marsala, Joann, Prasad, Sunil M., Lawton, Jennifer S., Silvestry, Scott C., Damiano, Ralph J., Jr
Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

Invited Discussant: Anelechi C. Anyanwu
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3:20 p.m. BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITS
3:55 p.m. PERIOPERATIVE CARE
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION

Moderators: Moderators: Lyle D. Joyce, MD
Harold M. Burkhart, MD
32. Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lesions After Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection : Association with Neurocognitive Outcomes
Song, Suk-Won1, Yoo, Kyung-Jong2, Cho, Bum-Koo1
1Cardiovascular Surgery, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Invited Discussant: Lars G. Svensson
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33. Evaluation of Dynamic Intimal Flap Movement in Acute Stanford Type B Aortic Dissections (ATBD) before and after TEVAR
Arko, Frank R., III, Madjarov, Jeko, Ryan, Liam P., Nussbaum, Tzvi, Lalka, Stephen
Vascular and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sanger Heart and Vascular Society, Charlotte, NC, USA

Invited Discussant: Alberto Pochettino
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34. The Effect of Tidal Volume on Pulmonary Complications following Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: A Randomized and Controlled Study
Shen, Yaxing1, Zhong, Ming1, Tan, Lijie1, Feng, Mingxiang1, Wang, Hao1, Wu, Wei2, Zhu, Duming2
1Thoracic Division, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 2Department of Anesthesiology, Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Invited Discussant: David H. Harpole, Jr.
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LB3. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
Analgesia in Thoracotomy Patients: Epidural vs Paravertebral Technique. A randomized, Double-blind, Prospective Study

Federico Raveglia MD1; Alessandro Rizzi MD1; Piero Di Mauro MD2; Alessandro Baisi Ph1
1Thoracic Surgery, A.O. San Paolo, Università degli Studi di Milano; 2Aneastesiology and Reanimation, A.O. San Paolo, Università degli Studi di Milano
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5:15 p.m. ADJOURN

 
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