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AATS/STS Congenital Heart Disease Symposium:
Respecting Our Past; Embracing Our Future
Sunday, May 15, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Chair: *Charles D. Fraser, Texas Childrens Hospital
Course Co-Chair: *George E. Sarris, Athens Heart Surgery Institute
7:50 AM - 8:00 AM Welcome and Introduction
Session I
Moderators: *Marshall L. Jacobs, Johns Hopkins Hospital
*George E. Sarris, Athens Heart Surgery Institute
Pediatric VAD Update
8:00 AM - 8:11 AM Overview of Current Pediatric and Adult Devices in Congenital Heart Disease
lki Adachi, Texas Children's Hospital
8:11 AM - 8:22 AM The Pumpkin Trial: We Are Close
Tim Baldwin, NHLBI
8:22 AM - 8:33 AM Total Artificial Heart Trial
*David L. Morales, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
8:33 AM - 8:44 AM VAD's in Adults with Failing Single Ventricles
Ronald K. Woods, Medical College of Wisconsin
Getting Increasingly Complex: Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery
8:44 AM - 9:20 AM Controversy #1: Evolution of Adult-Congenital Heart Surgery - Optimal Environment?

The Emory System
*Brian E. Kogon, Emory University

The University of Pennsylvania System
*Michael A. Acker, University of Pennsylvania
9:20 AM - 9:35 AM Rescuing the Late Failing Fontan: Focus on Dysrhythmias
*Carl L. Backer, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
9:35 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break

Session II
Moderators: *Charles D. Fraser, Texas Childrens Hospital
*James S. Tweddell, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM The Complex Arterial Switch Operation: Techniques and Outcomes
*Charles D. Fraser, Texas Childrens Hospital
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Controversy #2: Ready or Not, Here Comes Public Reporting

What Every Parent Must Know
Annie Garcia, OpHeart

The STS CHS Public Reporting Initiative: It Is Here
*Jeffrey P. Jacobs, All Children's Hospital

A Word of Caution in Public Reporting
*Thomas Spray, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Complex Aortic Surgery in Children
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Genetics of Aortopathies in Childhood
Hal Dietz, Johns Hopkins Hospital
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Decisions and Operations in Childhood Marfan's/Loeys-Dietz/Ehler-Danlos
*Luca A. Vricella, Johns Hopkins Hospital
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Aortic Arch Advancement and Slide Aortoplasty
*E. Dean McKenzie, Texas Children's Hospital
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Legends Luncheon
*Leonard L. Bailey, Loma Linda University
Session III
Moderators: *Charles D. Fraser, Texas Childrens Hospital
*George E. Sarris, Athens Heart Surgery Institute
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Controversy #3: The ABTS Congenital Fellowship: How is it Working?

ABTS Perspective
*James S. Tweddell, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Recent Graduate's Perspective
Carlos M. Mery, Texas Children's Hospital/ Baylor College of Medicine

Have We Lost Our International Heritage?
*Vaughn A. Starnes, University of Southern California
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tough Case Scenarios: Cases I Struggled With
Expert Panelists: *E. Dean McKenzie, Texas Children's Hospital
*George E. Sarris, Athens Heart Surgery Institute
*Christian Pizarro, Alfred Dupont Hospital for Children
*Jonathan M. Chen, Seattle Children's Hospital
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Case I
*Charles D. Fraser, Texas Childrens Hospital
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM Case II
*Gosta Pettersson, Cleveland Clinic
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM Case III
*Krishna S. Iyer, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM Case IV
*Sertac Cicek, Anadolu Medical Center
3:20 PM - 3:40 PM AATS Consensus Guideline: Anomalous Coronary Artery Origin from Wrong Sinus
*James S. Tweddell, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Coffee Break
Tetralogy Surgery: Back To Baltimore 70 Years Later
4:20 PM - 4:35 PM Balloon Valvotomy
*Emile A. Bacha, Children's Hospital of New York
4:35 PM - 4:50 PM Melbourne Heritage and Group Tribute to Juan Comas
*George E. Sarris, Athens Heart Surgery Institute
5:00 PM Adjourn for Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall


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