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CONGENITAL AATS/STS Congenital Heart Disease Symposium:
Unsettled and Unanswered Questions in Congenital Heart Surgery
Sunday, April 26, 2015 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Chair: *Robert Jaquiss, Duke University
Course Co-Chair: *Victor Tsang, Great Ormond Street Hospital
 
7:50 AM - 8:00 AM Welcome and Introduction
*Victor T. Tsang, Great Ormond Street Hospital
 
Controversies and Debates
Moderators: *Robert D. Jaquiss, Duke University
*Thomas L. Spray, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
 
8:10 AM - 8:40 AM Debate: Neonatal Aortic Stenosis Is a Surgical Disease
Pro: Viktor Hraska, German Pediatric Heart Centre
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Con: Lee Benson, Hospital for Sick Children Toronto
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Discussion
 
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM Debate: Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery is Always a Surgical Disease
Pro: *Pascal R. Vouhe, L'Université Paris Descartes
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Con: *Ralph S. Mosca, NYU Lagone Medical Center
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Discussion
 
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM Debate: Larger Centers Produce Better Outcomes In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery - Regionalization Is a Superior Model
Pro: *Charles D. Fraser, Texas Children's Hospital
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Con: Mark Danton, Royal Hospital Sick Children Glasgow
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Discussion
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
 
Getting Out of Trouble - Rescue - Tough Case Management
Moderator: *Thomas L. Spray, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Expert Panelists:
*Scott M. Bradley, Medical University of South Carolina
*Charles D. Fraser, Texas Children's Hospital
Victor Hraska, German Pediatric Heart Centre
*Victor T. Tsang, Great Ormond Street Hospital
 
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Introduction of Format and Panelists
*Victor T. Tsang, Great Ormond Street Hospital
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10:05 AM - 10:35 AM Case One
*James S. Tweddell, Medical College of Wisconsin
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10:35 AM - 11:05 AM Case Two
*Kirk R. Kanter, Emory University
 
11:05 AM - 11:35 AM Case Three
*Christopher A. Caldarone, University of Toronto
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11:40 AM - 12:00 PM BREAK TO RETRIEVE LUNCH OUTSIDE THE ROOM
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Marc R. de Leval LEGENDS LUNCHEON
*Marc R. de Leval, International Congenital Cardiac Centre, London
 
The Single Ventricle and Its Problems
Moderators: *Fred A. Crawford, Jr., University of South Carolina
*Robert D. Jaquiss, Duke University
 
1:05 PM - 1:25 PM Lessons learned from the SVR Trial: Update at Three Years
*Richard G. Ohye, University of Michigan
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1:25 PM - 1:45 PM The Relentless Effects of Fontan Paradox
Jack Rychik, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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1:45 PM - 2:05 PM Transplantation for Fontan: Better than People Think
*Kirk R. Kanter, Emory University
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2:05 PM - 2:20 PM Is "Four-stage Management" the Future for Univentricular Hearts? - Destination Therapy in the Young
*Robert D. Jaquiss, Duke University
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2:20 PM - 2:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION and QUESTIONS
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM COFFEE BREAK
 
Outflow Valve Surgery in Children and Adults with Congenital Heart: Part I: Pulmonary Valve and Aortic Surgery
Moderators: *Robert D. Jaquiss, Duke University
*Victor T. Tsang, Great Ormond Street Hospital
 
3:00 PM - 3:12 PM Preservation of the Pulmonary Valve (Not Just the Annulus) in Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot
*Giovanni Stellin, University of Padova
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3:12 PM - 3:24 PM Mechanical Pulmonary Valve Replacement
*Joseph A. Dearani, Mayo Clinic
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3:24 PM - 3:36 PM Are Stented Bioprostheses Appropriate for Aortic Valve Replacement in Young Patients
*Frank A. Pigula, Boston Children's Hospital
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3:36 PM - 3:48 PM Transcatheter/Hybrid Aortic Valves in the Young
Mirko Doss, Kerckhoff Heartcenter
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3:48 PM - 4:00 PM DISCUSSION and QUESTIONS
 
Outflow Valve Surgery in Children and Adults with Congenital Heart: Part II: Aortic Valve Replacement
Moderators: *Pedro J. del Nido, Boston Children's Hospital
*Victor T. Tsang, Great Ormond Street Hospital
 
4:00 PM - 4:12 PM Reinforced Ross Procedure
*Thierry-Pierre Carrel, University of Bern
 
4:12 PM - 4:24 PM When and How to Enlarge the Aortic Root
*Victor T. Tsang, Great Ormond Street Hospital
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4:24 PM - 4:36 PM Mechanical AVR in the Young: Lower Anticoagulation - Pregnancy - Novel Anticoagulants
*Hartzell V. Schaff, Mayo Clinic
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4:36 PM - 4:48 PM Aortic Valve Repair in Teenagers and Young Adults: When to do it and When Not to Do It
*Pedro J. del Nido, Boston Children's Hospital
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4:48 PM - 5:00 PM DISCUSSION and QUESTIONS
 


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