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AATS/STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Symposium:
21st Century Cardiac Surgery and the Sea Change We Face
Sunday, May 15, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Chair: *Todd K. Rosengart, Baylor College of Medicine
Course Co-Chair: *David P. Taggart, University of Oxford
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Welcome and Introduction
Session I: CABG is Back
Moderators: *Todd K. Rosengart, Baylor College of Medicine
*David P. Taggart, University of Oxford
8:05 AM - 8:20 AM Incontrovertible Evidence You Need to Know from SYNTAX, FREEDOM, Real World Registries and other Pivotal Trials
*A. Pieter Kappetein, Erasmus MC
8:20 AM - 8:35 AM It's Too Early to Throw in the Towel: Better Stents and Gadgets Means PCI is Coming Back
Stephen Ellis, Cleveland Clinic
8:35 AM - 8:50 AM Not so Fast: Better Drugs will Makeboth PCI and CABG Irrelevant
David Holmes, Mayo Clinic
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Panel Discussion
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Gladiator Session I: Total Arterial Revascularization
Moderator: *John D. Puskas, Mount Sinai Health System
Pro: *Craig R. Smith, Columbia University
Con: *Joseph F. Sabik, III, Cleveland Clinic
Pro Rebuttal: *Craig R. Smith, Columbia University
Con Rebuttal: *Joseph F. Sabik, III, Cleveland Clinic
9:20 AM - 9:40 AM Debate: Integrating Interventional and Surgical Approaches for Treating Coronary Disease
Moderator: *David P. Taggart, University of Oxford

Pro: Integrated Training - The Key to Our Future
*Mathew Williams, New York University

Con: Heart Teams Are Good Enough: Lessons from the Left Main
*Ko Bando, Jikei University
9:40 AM - 9:50 AM Coffee Break
Session II: The End of a Valve Surgery Era - Trans-Vascular Valve Rising
Moderators: *Faisal G. Bakaeen, Baylor College of Medicine
*David P. Taggart, University of Oxford
9:50 AM - 10:05 AM TAVR: Where We Are, Where We're Headed: The US Experience
*Michael J. Mack, Baylor Health Care System
10:05 AM - 10:20 AM Universal TAVR: We're Almost There
David Holmes, Mayo Clinic
10:20 AM - 10:35 AM Percutaneous Mitral Technologies around the Corner and Other Game Changers
*A. Marc Gillinov, Cleveland Clinic
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM AATS Consensus Guideline: Endocarditis
*Gosta Pettersson, Cleveland Clinic
10:45 AM - 10:55 AM Panel Discussion
Session III: Aortic Surgery
Moderators: *Faisal G. Bakaeen, Baylor College of Medicine
*Todd K. Rosengart, Baylor College of Medicine
10:55 AM - 11:10 AM Intervening on the BAV Aorta: When, Why and Wherefore?
*Y. Joseph Woo, Stanford University
11:10 AM - 11:25 AM Intervening on the Type B Descending Aorta: TEVAR or Open
*Leonard N. Girardi, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College
11:25 AM - 11:40 AM Tackling the Marfan's Root: Pitfalls and Solutions
*Ourania Preventza, Texas Heart Institute
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Debate: Valve Sparing Root Replacement
Moderator: *Lars G. Svensson, Cleveland Clinic

Pro: Always Spare the Valve
*Joseph E. Bavaria, University of Pennsylvania

Con: A Good Replacement is Better than a Bad Repair!
*Hans-Joachim Schaefers, Saarland University Medical Center
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Legends Luncheon
*John L. Ochsner, The Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Session IV: ECMO and Bridging VAD - A New Paradigm for Sustaining Life
Moderators: *Irving L. Kron, University of Virginia
*Todd K. Rosengart, Baylor College of Medicine
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Extracorporeal Support - The Sooner the Better
*Mark S. Slaughter, University of Louisville
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM ECMO in the Field - The New Logistics of Pump and Run
*Matthew Bacchetta, Columbia University Medical Center
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Ventricular Salvage - When and How to Wean VAD Support
Steve Singh, Baylor College of Medicine
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM New Devices - We Can Make This Even Easier
*Mark S. Slaughter, University of Louisville
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Devices are So Old School - The New World of Myocardial Regeneration
*Todd K. Rosengart, Baylor College of Medicine
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Panel Discussion
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Coffee Break
Session V: "Classic" Valve Surgery - Tough Decisions and Advancing the Art
Moderators: *Friedrich W. Mohr, Herzzentrum Leipzig
*Todd K. Rosengart, Baylor College of Medicine
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: Are Artificial Chords State of the Art?
*Friedrich W. Mohr, Herzzentrum Leipzig
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Aortic Root Enlargement to Avoid PPM: Is there Still a Need?
*George T. Christakis, Sunnybrook Hospital
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Mitral Intervention in CABG Patients: Is Less Ever More?
*Louis P. Perrault, Montreal Heart Institute
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM Gladiator Session II: Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair
Moderator: *Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
Pro: *Gebrine El Khoury, Université Catholique de Louvain
Con: *D. Craig Miller, Stanford University
Moderator Wrap Up
3:50 PM - 4:05 PM Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Back to Basics (Replace) or Stick with Repair?
*Steven F. Bolling, University of Michigan
4:05 PM - 4:20 PM Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery: State of the Art
Joseph Lamelas, Mount Sinai Medical Center
4:20 PM - 4:40 PM Panel Discussion
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Gladiator Session III: Concomitant Tricuspid Repair
Moderator: *James S. Gammie, University of Maryland
Pro: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Con: *John V. Conte, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Moderator Wrap Up
5:00 PM Adjourn for Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall


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