THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
7:30 AM-9:15 AM SESSION I: AORTA I & AORTIC ROOT I
Moderators: Joseph E. Bavaria
Lars G. Svensson
7:30 AM Introduction
Joseph S. Coselli
Steven L. Lansman
8:00 AM Inflammatory Diseases of the Aorta - Pathology
Joseph J. Maleszewski

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
8:15 AM Inflammatory Diseases of the Aorta – Surgery
Lars G. Svensson

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
8:30 AM Plenary Citation - Influence of Aortitis on Outcomes Following Repair of Ascending Aortic Aneurysms
8:30 AM Surgery for Congenital Diseases of the Aorta
Duke E. Cameron

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
8:45 AM Principles of Aortic Root Repair & Long Term Follow-up
Tirone E. David

Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
9:00 AM The Stanford Root Repair: Technique & Follow-Up
D. Craig Miller

Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA, USA
9:15 AM-10:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
VISIT EXHIBITS AND VIEW PRESENTATIONS ON DEMAND
9:59 AM Plenary Citation - Long Term Results of Aortic Valve and Root Replacement in 1112 Patients Over Thirty-four Years.
10:00 AM-11:15 AM SESSION II: AORTIC ROOT II
Moderators: Joseph E. Bavaria
Lars G. Svensson
10:00 AM Reimplantation for Bicuspid Valve Repair
Joseph E. Bavaria

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
10:14 AM

Plenary Citation - Classification of Chronic, Non-Reheumatic Aortic Commissural Pathology

10:15 AM Re-examining Remodeling
Hans-Joachim Schaefers

University Hospital of Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany
10:30 AM Standardized Valve Sparing Approach Using An Expansible Aortic Ring Versus Mechanical Bentall: Early Outcomes Of The Caviaar Multicentric Prospective Cohort Study
E. Lansac1, O. Bouchot2, E. Arnaud Crozat3, I. Di Centa4, R. Hacini5, F. Doguet6, R. Demaria7, A. Leguerrier8, C. Acar9, J. Jouan10, D. Chatel11, S. Lopez12, B. Pasquet13, F. Tubach13, M. Debauchez1
1Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France, 2CHU Le Bocage, Dijon, France, 3CHU Michalon, La Tronche, France, 4Hopital Foch, Suresnes, France, 5CHU A. Michallon, La Tronche, France, 6C.H.U Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France, 7CHU A. De Villeneuve, Montpellier, France, 8CHU Pontchaillou, Rennes, France, 9CHU La Pitié Salpetriere, Paris, France, 10CHU Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, 11Clinique Saint Gatien, Tours, France, 12Institut Arnault Tzanck, Saint Laurent Du Var, France, 13CHU Bichat, Paris, France
10:45 AM The Ross Procedure using Autologous Support of the Pulmonary Autograft: Technique and Late Results
Peter D. Skillington

Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
11:00 AM Bicuspidalization of the Native Tricuspid Aortic Valve: A New Experimental Model
C. D. Etz, J. Haunschild, M. Misfeld, M. Grothoff, K. von Aspern, A. Hoyer, M. Lühr, M. Gutberlet, F. W. Mohr
Heart Centre Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
11:14 AM Plenary Citation - Transvalvular Flow and Proximal Aortic Wall Changes in Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis
11:15 AM-12:00 PM PANEL I
Moderators: Joseph E. Bavaria
Lars G. Svensson
12:00 PM-1:30 PM PLAYBUTTONGOESHERE LUNCH
1:30 PM-2:30 PM   SESSION III: ASCENDING AORTA
Moderators: David Spielvogel
Thoralf M. Sundt
1:30 PM Surgery for Bicuspid Aortic Valve: How Big? How Much?
Thoralf M. Sundt, III

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
1:45 PM TEVAR in the Ascending Aorta
Wilson Y. Szeto

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2:00 PM Randall B. Griepp Honorary Paper Presentation
Introduction:
Steven L. Lansman
2:15 PM Impact of Timing on Major Complications after TEVAR for Acute Type B Aortic Dissection
N. D. Desai
, J. Gottret, W. Y. Szeto, B. Jackson, P. J. Moeller, P. Vallabhajosyula, G. J. Wang, J. E. Bavaria
Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2:30 PM-3:15 PM   COFFEE BREAK
VISIT EXHIBITS AND VIEW PRESENTATIONS ON DEMAND
3:15 PM-4:45 PM SESSION IV: AORTIC ARCH
Moderators: David Spielvogel
Thoralf M. Sundt
3:15 PM Aortic Arch Replacement: 3 Branches, SCP
David Spielvogel

Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
3:29 PM Plenary Citation - The Addition of the Hemi-Arch Replacement to Aortic Root Surgery does NOT increase Operative Mortality
3:30 PM Aortic Arch Replacement: 4 Branches SCP and RCP
Yutaka Okita

Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
3:45 PM Aortic Arch Replacement without Circulatory Arrest or Deep Hypothermia
George Matalanis

Austin Hospital, Kew, Australia
4:00 PM Single Limb cTAG Trial
Michael D. Dake

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
4:15 PM Reoperations On The Total Aortic Arch In 119 Patients: Short- And Mid-term Outcomes With Focus On A Composite Adverse Outcome And Survival Analysis
O. Preventza1, A. Garcia2, D. A. Cooley1, A. Tuluca2, K. H. Simpson3, F. G. Bakaeen1, S. Omer2, L. Cornwell2, T. K. Rosengart2, J. S. Coselli1
1Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX, USA, 2Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, 3Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
4:30 PM The Elephant Trunk Is Freezing: The Hannover Experience
M. Shrestha, A. Martens, E. Beckmann, H. krueger, F. Ius, F. Fleissner, T. Kaufeld, A. Haverich
Cardiothoracic,Transplantation & Vascular Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Germany, Hannover, Germany
4:44 PM Plenary Citation - Preliminary Results of the Last Generation Hybrid Endoprosthesis for the Frozen Elephant Trunk in a French National Registry
4:45 PM-5:30 PM PANEL II
Moderators: David Spielvogel
Thoralf M. Sundt
5:30 PM   ADJOURN
5:30 PM-7:00 PM   Welcome Reception
FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014
6:00 AM   BREAKFAST SESSION I: STUMP THE STARS, OPEN SURGERY CASES
Moderators: Nicholas T. Kouchoukos
David Spielvogel
6:00 AM   BREAKFAST SESSION II: STUMP THE STARS, ENDOVASCULAR CASES
Moderators: Joseph E. Bavaria
Eric E. Roselli
6:00 AM   BREAKFAST SESSION III: CONTROVERSIES IN AORTIC SURGERY
Moderator: Lars G. Svensson
Debate 1: Extending the Classical Repair for Type A Dissection with a Descending Endograft
Pro
Roberto Di Bartolomeo
Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Con
Steven L. Lansman
Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
; Discussion
  Debate 2: Valve-sparing Aortic Root Replacement: Reimplantation v. Remodeling

Remodeling
Hans-Joachim Schafers
University Hospital of Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany

Reimplantation
D. Craig Miller
Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA, USA
; Discussion
7:25 AM-8:45 AM   SESSION V: AORTA II & DISSECTION I
Moderators: Steven L. Lansman
D. Craig Miller
7:25 AM   ANNOUNCEMENTS
7:30 AM Genetics of Aortic Aneurysm Disease
Dianna M. Milewicz

University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
7:45 AM Standardization of Outcome Measures in Aortic Surgery
Tristan D. Yan

The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
8:00 AM Indications and Imaging for Aortic Surgery: Size and Other Matters
John A. Elefteriades

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
8:13 AM Plenary Citation - ADAMTS-4 Deficiency Attenuates Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Formation in Mice
8:14 AM Plenary Citation - Optimal Treatment Strategies for Acute Type A IMH
8:15 AM Type A Intramural Hematoma
Anthony L. Estrera

University of Texas at Houston Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
8:30 AM GERAADA: Results and Implications
Matthias Karck

University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
8:45 AM- 9:30 AM   COFFEE BREAK
VISIT EXHIBITS AND VIEW PRESENTATIONS ON DEMAND
9:30 AM-11:15 AM   SESSION VI: DISSECTION II
Moderators: Steven L. Lansman
D. Craig Miller
9:28 AM

Plenary Citation - Surgery fot Type-A Acute Aortic in Patients with Preoperative Cerebral Malperfusion: A Mete-analysis

9:29 AM Plenary Citation - The Pathway of the False Lumen Through the Aortic Arch Influences Cervical Branch Compromise in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
9:30 AM Distal Aortic Interventions After Repair of Ascending Dissection: Should We Be More Aggressive at Initial Operation?
G. Loor
1, J. He2, A. Rafael3, J. Rajeswaran2, P. Houghtaling4, L. Svensson2, B. Lytle3, E. Blackston2, E. Roselli3.
1Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA, 3Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA, 4Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
9:44 AM

Plenary Citation - Does Resection of the Ascending Aorta Increase the Risk of Subsequent Type B Dissection

Plenary Citation - How Often Do Type A Dissections Occur in Long-Term Follow-up After Type B Dissections?

9:45 AM The Frozen Elephant Trunk Surgery in Acute Aortic Dissection
Roberto Di Bartolomeo

Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
10:00 AM Total Arch Replacement and Frozen Elephant Trunk for Acute Aortic Dissection
Li-Zhong Sun

Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
10:14 AM

Plenary Citation - Long-Term REsults of Aggressive Hemi-Arch Replacement in 597 Patients with Acute Tuype A Aortic Dissection

Plenary Citation - Decision analysis of Primary Surgical Strategy for Patients Presenting with Acute Type A Aortic Dissection

10:15 AM Hybrid two-stage "Lupiae" Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection: Ten Years Results
G. Esposito
, M. Pennesi, G. Cappabianca, D. Patrini, P. Pellegrino, G. Albano, A. Anzuini, S. Bichi
Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Humanitas Gavazzeni, Bergamo, Italy
10:29 AM

Plenary Citation - The Impact of False Lumen Patency and Size of Descending Aorta on Postoperative Changes in the Distal Residual Aorta After Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection

Plenary Citation - Risk-factor Analysis for Late Dissection-associated Reoperations After Aortic Dissection Type A

10:30 AM INSTEAD at 5 years
Presented by Rachel Clough, MD, PhD on behalf of Christoph A. M. Nienaber

University Hospital of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
10:45 AM Management of Acute Type B Aortic Dissection; ADSORB Trial
G. Chad Hughes

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
11:00 AM ; Update on Stable Trial for Acute, Complicated Type B Dissection
Thomas G. Gleason

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
11:15 AM-12:00 PM PANEL III
Moderators: Steven L. Lansman
D. Craig Miller
12:00 PM-1:30 PM   LUNCH
1:30 PM-2:30 PM   SESSION VII: THORACOABDOMINAL I
Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos
1:30 PM Contemporary Outcomes Of Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair In Octogenarians
M. Aftab, T. Songdechakraiwut, S. Y. Green, S. Zarda, M. D. Price, C. C. Nalty, O. Preventza, K. I. de la Cruz, S. A. LeMaire, J. S. Coselli. Michael E. DeBakey
Department of Surgery, Texas Heart Institute / Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
1:45 PM Repair of Primary or Complicated Aortic Coarctation in the Adult using Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
J. R. Scharff, N. T. Kouchoukos, C. F. Castner
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, USA
2:00 PM Open Thoracoabdominal Surgery for Chronic Type B Dissection
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, USA
2:15 PM Reoperation for Enlargement of the Distal Aorta After Initial Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
N. Kimura, S. Itoh, K. Yuri, K. Adachi, H. Matsumoto, A. Yamaguchi, H. Adachi
Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
2:30-3:15 PM   COFFEE BREAK
VISIT EXHIBITS AND VIEW PRESENTATIONS ON DEMAND
3:15 PM-4:15 PM   SESSION VIII: THORACOABDOMINAL II
Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos
3:15 PM TEVAR vs OPEN Surgery for Chronic Type B
Eric E. Roselli

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
3:30 PM Spinal Cord Protection in Thoracoabdominal Surgery
Randall B. Griepp

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
3:44 PM

Plenary Citation - Endovascular Coil-embolisation of Segmental Arteries in Staged Thoraco-abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: First-in-man Experience

3:45 PM Renal & Visceral Protection in Thoracoabdominal Surgery
Joseph S. Coselli

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
4:00 PM Branched and Fenestrated Thoracoabdominal Endografts
Timothy A. M. Chuter

UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
4:15 PM-5:00 PM PANEL IV
Moderators: Joseph S. Coselli
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos
5:00 PM   ADJOURN