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WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 2014
SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
7:00 a.m. ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION
5 minute presentation, 6 minute discussion
Moderators: *Lawrence H. Cohn
*Jose L. Pomar
75. Effectiveness of Biatrial Epicardial Application of amioderone Releasing Adhesive Hydrogel to Prevent Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation
William Wang1, Xiao Dong Feng2, Xue Ning Wang3, Xin Hiu Yuan4
1Scripps Memorial hospital, La Jolla, CA; 2Shanghai Eastern Hospital, Shanghai, China; 3ShanXi Cardiovascular Hospital, TaiYuan, Shanxi, China; 4Changzhi Peace Hospital, Changzhi,Shanxi, China
76. Extended Criteria for Operability in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Andrea Maria D'Armini, Marco Morsolini, Gabriella Mattiucci, Valentina Grazioli, Maurizio Pin, Adele Valentini, Giuseppe Silvaggio
Roberto Dore Foundation I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
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77. Outcomes of Long-Term Partial Flow Left Ventricular Support in Inotropic Dependent High Risk Patients. Do We Still Need Full-Support Left Ventricular Assist Devices?
Anton Sabashnikov, Aron-Frederik Popov, Prashant N Mohite, Alexander Weymann, Diana Garcia Saez, Bartlomiej Zych, Christopher T. Bowles, Nicholas R Banner, André R. Simon
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation trust, Harefield, London, United Kingdom
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78. Trends in Use of Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the United States
*Faisal G. Bakaeen1, A. Laurie W. Shroyer2, *James S. Gammie3, *Joseph F. Sabik4, Lorraine D. Cornwell5, *Joseph S. Coselli6, *Todd K. Rosengart6, Sean M O'Brien7, Amelia Wallace7, *David M Shahian8, *Frederick L. Grover9, *John D. Puskas10
1Baylor College of Medicine and The Michael E. DeBakey VamC and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX; 2Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY; 3University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; 4Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; 5Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 6Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX; 7Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; 8Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; 9University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO; 12Emory University, Atlanta, GA
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79. Mitral Valve Repair Rates Correlate with Surgeon and Institutional Experience
Damien J. LaPar1, *Gorav Ailawadi1, *Ivan K. Crosby1, James Isbell1, *Jeffrey Rich2, *Alan Speir3, *Irving L. Kron1
1University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; 2Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Norfolk, VA; 3Inova Heart and Vascular Surgery Center, Falls Church, VA
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Invited Speaker: James L. Cox
"Innovation in Cardiac Surgery"

80. Contemporary Experience with Pump Thombrosis in Patients Supported with an Axial Flow LVAD
Jay K. Bhama, Christian A. Bermudez, Jeffrey Teuteberg, Kathy Lockard, Michael Shullo, Michael McCall, *Robert L. Kormos
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
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81. Cost-benefit Analysis of Robotic versus Non-robotic Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: Do Added Costs Justify the Added Benefits?
Mohammed Hassan1, Yongjie Miao2, Joy Lincoln2, Mauro Moscucci3, *Marco Ricci1
1University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; 2Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH; 3University of Miami, Miami, FL
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82. Early Experience Treating Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis With a Novel Extracellular-Matrix Cylinder Reconstruction
Marc W. Gerdisch1, W. Douglas Boyd2, John L. Harlan3, Joseph E. Flack, III4, Brian A. Palafox5, William E. Johnson, III6, *Benjamin Sun7, *Richard Lee8, T. Sloane Guy9, Gyu I Gang10, *Vivek Rao11
1Franciscan St. Francis Heart Center, Indianapolis, IN; 2University of California, Sacramento, CA; 3St. Vincent's Hospital East, Birmingham, AL; 4Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; 5St. Joseph's Hospital, Orange, CA; 6Mobile Infirmary Medical Center, Mobile, AL; 7The Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN; 8St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO; 9Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; 10Banner Heart Hospital, Mesa, AZ; 11Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
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Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
LB5. One Year Outcome on 616 Patients Receiving a Stentless Bioprosthesis: Results from a European Multicentre Study
Markus Thalmann1, Herko Grubitzsch2, Klaus Matschke3, Alberto Repossini4,
1KH-Hietzing, Wien, Austria; 2Charitè Hospital, Berlin, Germany; 3Herzzentrum Dresden GmbH Universitätsklinik, Dresden, Germany; 4University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
7:00 a.m. CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION
5 minute presentation, 6 minute discussion
Moderators: *Frank Pigula
*Priooz Eghtesady
83. Management of Mitral Valve Regurgitation in Marfan Syndrome: Outcomes of Valve Repair versus Valve Replacement and Comparison to Patients with Myxomatous Mitral Disease
Meghana R. Kunkala, *Hartzell V. Schaff, *Joseph A. Dearani, Zhuo Li, John M. Stulak, *Rakesh M. Suri, Heidi M. Connolly
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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84. Bicuspid Aortic Valve Morphology: Does the Pattern of Leaflet Fusion Determine Aortic and Valvar Pathology?
Mark Ruzmetov, Noel Molina, Jitendra J. Shah, Randall S. Fortuna, Karl W. Welke
Children's Hospital of Illinois, Peoria, IL
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85. Controlled Reoxygenation during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Induces Anti-inflammatory and Cardioprotective Response in Single Ventricle Patients Undergoing Paediatric Heart Surgery
Massimo Caputo, amir Mokhtari, Antonio Miceli, Mohamed T. Ghorbel, *Gianni D. Angelini, Andrew Parry, M-Saadeh Suleiman
Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
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86. When to Do A Biventricular Repair for Double Outlet Right Ventricle With Non-committed Ventricular Septal Defect
Zhongdong Hua, Shoujun Li, *Shengshou Hu
Fuwai Hospital Beijing, Beijing, China
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Invited Speaker: Martin J. Elliot
"Safety, Innovation, and Governance in Congenital Cardiac Surgery"

87. A Paired Membrane Umbrella Double Lumen Cannula Assures Consistent Cavopulmonary Assistance in a Fontan Sheep Model
Dongfang Wang1, Guodong Gao1, Mark Plunkett1, Guangfeng Zhao2, Stephen Topaz2, Cherry Ballard-Croft1, *Joseph B. Zwischenberger1
1University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; 2W-Z Biotech, LLC, Lexington, KY
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88. Should Early Extubation be the Goal for All Children, Including Neonates, Undergoing Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease?
Kevin Harris, Spencer Holowachuk, Sandy Pitfield, Shubhayan Sanatani, Norbert Froese, Jim Potts, *Sanjiv Gandhi
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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89. Chronic Cavopulmonary Assist for the Failing Fontan Circulation: Motor Design for a Biconical Viscous Impeller Pump
Anna-Elodie M Kerlo1, Yann T. Delorme2, Guruprasad A. Giridharan3, Steven H. Frankel4, *Mark D. Rodefeld1
1Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; 2Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; 3University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; 4Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
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90. Minimally Invasive Transthoracic Device Closure of Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defect without Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Long-term Fellow-up Results
Quansheng Xing1, Qin Wu1, Lei Shi1, Yuhan Xing2, Guiling Yu1
1Women and Children's Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao, China; 2Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China
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7:00 a.m. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION
5 minute presentation, 6 minute discussion
Moderators: *Frank C. Detterbeck
*Sidharta P. Gangadharan
91. Preoperative CT-Guided Microcoil Localization (CTML) Improves the Diagnostic Accuracy of Fluoroscopic-Guided Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Wedge Resection of Small Peripheral Pulmonary Nodules (SPPN): A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
*Richard John Finley
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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92. Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation: An Evolving Strategy in the Management of Candidates with Rapidly Advancing Pulmonary Disease
Awori J. Hayanga1, Jonathan Aboagye2, Jingyan Yang2, Heather E. Kaiser2, Norihisa Shigemura1, Christian A. Bermudez1, Jonathan D'Cunha1, Jay K. Bhama1
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; 2Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
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93. Pleurectomy / Decortication, Hyperthermic Pleural Lavage with Povidone-Iodine and Systemic Chemotherapy in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. A 10-Year Experience.
Loic Lang-Lazdunski, Andrea Bille, Stuart Marshall, David Landau, Rohit Lal, James Spicer
Guy's Hospital, London, United Kingdom
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94. Intratracheal Delivery of Cell Therapy for Respiratory Diseases
Ylva Gustafsson, Greg Lemon, Johannes Haag, Mei Ling Lim, Philipp Jungebluth, *Paolo Macchiarini
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
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Invited Speaker: Peter Goldstraw
"Evolution of Staging in Lung Cancer"

95. The Impact of Hospital and Surgeon Volume on the Safety of Lung Cancer Surgery within the Framework of France's Dirst National Cancer Plan
Pierre-Emmanuel Falcoz1, Marc Puyraveau2, Caroline Rivera3, Alain Bernard4, *Gilbert Massard1, Frederic Mauny2, Marcel Dahan5, Pascal-Alexandre Thomas6
1Strasbourg University Hospital, Strasbourg, France; 2Besancon University Hospital, Besancon, France; 3Bayonne Hospital, Bayonne, France; 4Dijon University Hospital, Dijon, France; 5Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France; 6Marseille University Hospital, Marseille, France
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96. Prognostic Significance of the Location of Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Patients with Adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction
Jun Feng Liu
Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China
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97. A Propensity-Matched Comparison of Cost and Outcomes following Esophageal Stent Placement or Primary Surgical Repair for Esophageal Perforation
*Richard K. Freeman, Argenis Herrera, Anthony J. Ascioti, Megan Dake, Raja Mahidhara
St. Vincent's Health & Hospital System, Indianapolis, IN
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98. Clinical Relevance of a Microscopically Positive Radial Margin after Esophageal Cancer Resection
Sebastien Gilbert, Andre Martel, Donna Maziak, Andrew Seely, Farid Shamji, Patrick James Villeneuve, Sudhir Sundaresan
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
View Abstract
 
Late-Breaking Clinical Trial
LB6. Image-Guided Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (iVATS): A Phase I/II Clinical Trial's Preliminary Report
Yifan Zheng1, Ritu Gill1, Jagadeesan Jayender1, Julianne Barlow1, Erin Girard2, Philip Meade Hartigan1, Rapheal Bueno1
1Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 2Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology, Princeton NJ, USA
WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 2014
MASTERS OF SURGERY VIDEO SESSIONS, MODERATED LIVE
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. ADULT CARDIAC MASTERS OF SURGERY VIDEO SESSION, MODERATED LIVE
Moderators: *Marc R. Moon
*Thoralf M. Sundt, III
SESSION I
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Master: *David H. Adams
Topic: Complex Mitral Valve Surgery
 
Master: *Tirone E. David
Topic: Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement
 
Master: *Joseph E. Bavaria
Topic: Surgery of the Aortic Arch
SESSION II
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Master: *W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr.
Topic: Robotic Mitral Valve Repair
 
Master: *Michael J. Mack
Topic: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
 
Master: *Ralph J. Damiano, Jr.
Topic: Cox-Maze Procedure through Right Mini-Thoracotomy
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. CONGENITAL MASTERS OF SURGERY VIDEO SESSION, MODERATED LIVE
Moderators: *Pedro J. del Nido
*Joseph A. Dearani
SESSION I
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Master: *James S. Tweddell
Topic: The Sano Procedure for HLHS
 
Master: Viktor Hraska
Master: Ross-Konno with EFE Resection
SESSION II
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Master: David Barron
Topic: The Senning Procedure as Part of Double Switch
 
Master: *Joseph A. Dearani
Topic: Ventricular Myomectomy for IHSS
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. GENERAL THORACIC MASTERS OF SURGERY VIDEO SESSION, MODERATED LIVE
Moderators: *David J. Sugarbaker
*Daniel L. Miller
SESSION I
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Master: *Robert J. Cerfolio
Topic: Advanced Robotic Procedure
 
Master: *Thomas A. D'Amico
Topic: Assisted Lobectomy State of the Art
SESSION II
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Master: *Robert J. McKenna, Jr.
Topic: Video Assisted Sleeve Resection
 
Master: *James D. Luketich
Topic: Minimally Invasive Esphagectomies
WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 2014
CONTROVERSIES SESSIONS
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ADULT CARDIAC CONTROVERSIES

DEBATE I

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Topic: Should Off-pump CABG be Abandoned?
Moderator: *A. Pieter Kappetein
Pro: *Joseph F. Sabik, III
Con: *John D. Puskas
DEBATE II
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Topic: Knife or Cath? The Future of Cardiac Surgery is in Percutaneous Interventions
Moderator: *Craig R. Smith
Pro: *Friedrich W. Mohr
Con: *Lars G. Svensson
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CONGENITAL: CONTROVERSIES
45 minutes per debate

DEBATE I

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Topic: An Athletic 15-year old with Aortic Valve Disease: Repair or Replace?
Moderator: *James S. Tweddell
Repair: Victor Hraska
Replace: *Thomas L. Spray
DEBATE II
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Topic: Comprehensive Perioperative Neuromonitoring Improves Outcomes
Moderator: *J. William Gaynor
Pro: *Charles D. Fraser
Con: *Jennifer C. Hirsch-Romano
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. GENERAL THORACIC: CONTROVERSIES
45 minutes per debate

DEBATE I

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Topic: Robotic Surgery has No Role in Lung Resection Surgery
Moderator: *Larry R. Kaiser
Pro: *Thomas A. D'Amico
Con: *Robert J. Cerfolio
DEBATE II

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Topic: Chemoradition is the Definitive Treatment of Esophageal Cancer
Moderator: *Antoon E. Lerut
Pro: *Stephen G. Swisher
Con: *James D. Luketich
WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 2014
COLLABORATIVE CARDIAC CARE
11:30 a.m. - 2:30p.m. COLLABORATIVE CARDIAC CARE
(Separate Registration Required)
Co-sponsored by:
Cardiovascular Research Foundation and American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Chairs: *A. Marc Gillinov, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
*Vinod H. Thourani, Emory University Hospital Midtown
*Mathew Williams, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University

Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
Moderator: Ajay J. Kirtane, Kendra J. Grubb
Panel: Kendra J. Grubb, Eric Horlick, *John D. Puskas
11:30a.m. - 11:35a.m. Case Presentation: Multivessel Disease
Kendra J. Grubb
11:35a.m. - 11:47a.m. The Case for PCI: How I Would Approach this Patient
Ajay J. Kirtane
11:47a.m. - 11:57a.m. The Case for Surgery: How I Would Approach this Patient
Bradley S. Taylor
11:57a.m. - 12:11p.m. The Case for Hybrid: How I Would Approach this Patient
*John D. Puskas
12:11p.m. - 12:30p.m. Panel Discussion with Audience Q&A
 
Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease
Moderator: Eric Horlick, *Mathew Williams
Panel: *A. Marc Gillinov, Kendra J. Grubb, Saibal Kar, *D. Craig Miller
12:30p.m. - 12:35p.m. Case Presentation: Intermediate/High-Risk Patient with AS
Kendra J. Grubb
12:35p.m. - 12:47p.m. TAVR as the Optimal Treatment
*Mathew Williams
12:47p.m. - 12:59p.m. Surgery as the Optimal Treatment
*D. Craig Miller
12:59p.m. - 1:11p.m. Individualizing TAVR Valve Choice for the Patient
Eric Horlick
1:11p.m. - 1:30p.m. Panel Discussion with Audience Q&A
 
Treatment of Mitral Valve Disease
Moderators: A. Marc Gillinov, Saibal Kar
Panel: Michael A. Acker, Steven F. Bolling, Rakesh M. Suri, Mathew Williams
1:30p.m. - 1:35p.m. Case Presentation: Functional MR
Saibal Kar
1:35p.m. - 1:47p.m. A Percutaneous Approach Should be Considered and the Ideal Device
Saibal Kar
1:47p.m. - 1:59p.m. Repair or Replace? Implications of Surgery and Transcatheter Approaches
*Michael A. Acker
1:59p.m. - 2:11p.m. Surgery for MR: Best Indications
*A. Marc Gillinov
2:11p.m. - 2:30p.m. Panel Discussion with Audience Q&A
 
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