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TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010
Cardiac Surgery Forum
Hall C, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
7:00 a.m.   Moderators:
Pedro J. del Nido, MD
Craig R. Smith, MD
(5 minutes presentation, 5 minutes discussion)
  F1. Despite Successful CABG in a Swine Model of Myocardial Hibernation, Maximal Oxygen Consumption and Mitochondrial Proteomic Expression Remain Depressed
Rosemary F. Kelly1, Elizabeth A. Ziemba1, Jesus A. Cabrera1, Melanie Crampton2, Lorraine B. Anderson1, Edward O. McFalls2, Herbert B. Ward1
1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA; 2. Cardiology, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Invited Discussant: Keith A. Horvath, MD


F2. Transforming Growth Factor-β Induces the Expression of Extracellular Matrix Molecules in Myxomatous Mitral Valves
Arnar Geirsson1, Hussain M. Abbas2, Rahmat Ali1, Richard W. Kim1, Juan A. Sanchez2, Sabet Hashim1, George Tellides1
1. Section of Cardiac Surgery, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA; 2. Department of Surgery, St Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT, USA.

Invited Discussant: Y. Joseph  Woo, MD


F3. Less Invasive and Highly Effective Method for Preventing Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation by the Intraoperative Application of a Novel Biodegradable Disc Containing Amiodarone
Takahide Takeda1, Takeshi Shimamoto2, Akira Marui1, Naritatu Saito3, Kyokun Uehara1, Tadashi Ikeda1, Ryuzo Sakata1
1. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; 2. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan; 3. Department of Cardiology, Nagai Hospital, Tsu, Japan.

Invited Discussant: Ralph J Damiano  Jr., MD


F4. Cardiac Xenotransplantation Technology Provides Materials for Improved Bioprosthetic Heart Valves
Christopher G. McGregor1, Nermine Lila2, Michal Vlasin1, John S. Logan1, Guerard W. Byrne1
1. Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; 2. Cardiac Surgery, University of Paris, Paris, France.

Invited Discussant: R. Duane Davis Jr., MD


F5. Cardiac Insulin Resistance as a Risk Factor for Heart Failure
Paulo Amorim, T. Dung Nguyen, Andrea Schrepper, Claudia Hain, Yasushige Shingu, Friedrich W. Mohr, Torsten Doenst
Herzzentrum Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.

Invited Discussant: Todd K. Rosengart, MD


F6. Diazoxide Mediated Maintenance of Myocyte Volume Homeostasis During Stress Requires KATP Channel Subunit SUR1
Angela Sellitto, Haixia Zhang, Richard B. Schuessler, Colin Nichols, Jennifer S. Lawton;
Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA.

Invited Discussant: Friedhelm  Beyersdorf, MD


F7. Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Transcriptional Program in Normal and High Fat Diet Pigs
Cesario Bianchi1, Louis M. Chu1, Robert Osipov1, Shizu Oyamada1, Jonathan Igne-Bianchi2, Michael P. Robich1, Frank W. Sellke3
1. Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center, Boston, MA, USA; 2. Interdisciplinary Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 3. Surgery /Cardiothoracic, Warren Alpert School of Medicine /Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

Invited Discussant: Pedro J. del Nido, MD


F8. Restoration of Myocardial β-Adrenergic Receptor Signaling After Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Support
Shahab A. Akhter, Karen M. D'Souza, Michelle L. Staron, Jai Raman, Valluvan Jeevanandam
Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.

Invited Discussant: Carmelo A. Milano, MD


F9. Myocellular Maladaptation to Ischemic Reperfusion Injury Increases Propensity of Post-Operative Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Cyanotic Tetralogy of Fallot
Edward W. Peng1, David McCaig2, Stuart Lilley3, Kenneth J. MacArthur1, James Pollock1, Fiona Lyall2, Mark Danton1
1. Dept of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, United Kingdom; 2. Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Institute of Medical Genetics Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, United Kingdom; 3. Dept of Cardiology, Royal Hospital of Sick Children, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Invited Discussant: James  Jaggers, MD


F10. Lanthanum Carbonate, a Phosphate Binder, Inhibits Calcification of Implanted Aortic Allografts
Osamu Kinoshita1, Noboru Motomura1, Haruo Yamauchi2, Minoru Ono1, Arata Murakami1, Shinichi Takamoto2
1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; 2. Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Invited Discussant: Richard A. Hopkins, MD
 
General Thoracic Surgery Forum
Constitution 106, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
7:00 a.m.   Moderators:
David Jones, MD
Shaf Keshavjee, MD, MSc
(5 minutes presentation, 5 minutes discussion)
    F11. Vascular Endothelium Contributes to Tumor Tolerance Induction
Ruben G. Nava, Sanjay Murala, Alec Patterson, Andrew Gelman, Daniel Kreisel, Sasha A. Krupnick;
Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA.

Invited Discussant: David R. Jones, MD


F12. Gene Expression Profiles in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Predict Survival Following Resection
Arjun Pennathur1, Liqiang Xi3, Virginia R. Litle2, William E. Gooding1, Rodney J. Landreneau1, Tony Godfrey2, James D. Luketich1
1. The Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; 2. University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; 3. National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA.

Invited Discussant: Chuong D. Hoang, MD


F13. Optimized Intrapleural Cisplatin Chemotherapy with a Fibrin Carrier After Extrapleural Pneumonectomy -  A Pre-Clinical Study
Isabelle Opitz1, Barbara V. Erne1, Seval Demirbas1, Alexander Jetter2, Burkhardt Seifert4, Rolf Stahel3, Walter Weder1
1. Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hopsital, Zurich, Switzerland; 2. Institute for Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland; 3. Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland; 4. Institute for Biostatistics, University, Zurich, Switzerland.

Invited Discussant: W. Roy  Smythe, MD


F14. Deletion of Tissue Plasminogen Activator Prevents Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury via Inhibition of Neutrophil Extravasation
Yunge Zhao, Abbas Emaminia, Ashish K. Sharma, John Steidle, Gorav Ailawadi, Irving L. Kron, Christine L. Lau
Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.

Invited Discussant: Marc de Perrot, MD


F15. The Chemokine/Chemokine Receptor Pair, CXCL12/CXCR4 is a Key Pathway in Lung Adenocarcinoma Tumor Cells Tumor Associated Fibroblasts Crosstalk
Ori Wald1, Uzi Izhar1, Gail Amir4, Sophie Kirshberg2, Zippora Shlomai3, Amnon Peled2, Oz M. Shapira1
1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel; 2. Goldyne Savad Gene Therapy Institute, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel; 3. Laboratory for Surgical Research, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel; 4. Pathology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.

Invited Discussant: Steven J. Mentzer, MD


F16. WNT Pathway Activation Predicts Increased Risk of Tumor Recurrence in Patients with Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Mark Shapiro1, Gal Akiri3, Cynthia S. Chin2, Juan P. Wisnivesky4, Todd S. Weiser2, Scott J. Swanson5, Stuart A. Aaronson3
1. Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; 2. Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; 3. Oncological Sciences, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; 4. Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; 5. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

Invited Discussant: Richard J. Battafarano, MD, PhD


F17. Development of a Navigation System for Segmentectomy Using Infrared Thoracoscopy
Noriyuki Misaki, Sung Soo Chang, Hitoshi Igai, Shintaro Tarumi, Masashi Gotoh, Hiroyasu Yokomise
General Thoracic Surgery, Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan.

Invited Discussant: Federico Venuta, MD
 

F18. Endothelin-1 Mediates Bronchiolitis Obliterans in Lung Transplant Recipients
Mohamed Salama2, Olena Andrukhova2, Peter Jaksch1, Shahrokh Taghavi1, Walter Klepetko1, Seyedhossien Aharinejad1
1. Departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2. Cardiovascular Research, Center of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Invited Discussant: Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD


F19. Trans-lymphatic Chemotherapy Controls Lymphatic Metastasis and Prolongs Survival in an Orthotopic Lung Cancer Model
Jiang Liu1, Ming Li1, Michael R. Johnston2
1. Princess Margaret Hospital / University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; 2. Thoracic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

Invited Discussant: Michael Liptay, MD


F20. Profound Cytotoxicity of the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor SAHA (Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid) and TRAIL (Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand) Combination in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Javier T. Varona Santos1, Medhi Wangpaichitr2, Min You2, Niramol Savaraj2, Dao M. Nguyen1
1. Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, MiIller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA; 2. Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, VA Medical Center, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.

Invited Discussant: David S. Schrump, MD
 
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

Building the Hybrid OR of the Future
Room 201 Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Program Directors:
Raphael Bueno, MD
John Byrne, MD

Supported by Edwards Lifesciences
CME credit not offered for this session

8:45 a.m.   PLENARY SCIENTIFIC SESSION
Hall C, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

(8 minutes presentation, 12 minutes discussion)
Moderators:
G. Alec Patterson, MD
Thoralf M. Sundt, III, MD
    28. Surgical Management and Outcome of Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Results from a European Prospective Registry
Eckhard Mayer1, Jaroslav Lindner2, Andrea M. D'Armini3, David Jenkins4, Walter Klepetko5, Philippe G. Dartevelle6
1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Kerckhoff Lung Center, Bad Nauheim, Germany; 2. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; 3. Division of Cardiac Surgery, San Matteo Hospital, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy; 4. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom; 5. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 6. Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Marie-Lannelongue Hospital, Le Plessis Robinson, Paris-Sud University, Le Plessis Robinson, France.

Invited Discussant: Thoralf M. Sundt, III, MD


29. What is the Role of Complex Coronary Anatomy in Modern Bypass Surgery? Lessons Learned from The SYNTAX Trial after Two Years
Friedrich W. Mohr1, Ardawan J. Rastan1, Patrick W. Serruys2, A. Pieter Kappetein2, Elisabeth Stahle3, David R. Holmes4, Jose L. Pomar5, Stephen Westaby6, Katrin Leadley7, Keith D. Dawkins7, Michael J. Mack8
1. Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; 2. Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands; 3. University Hospital Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden; 4. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; 5. Hospital Clinico y Provincial, Barcelona, Spain; 6. John Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford II, Oxford, United Kingdom; 7. Boston Scientific Corporation, Natick, MA, USA; 8. Medical City Hospital, Dallas, TX, USA.

Invited Discussant: Sheng-shou Hu, MD


30. Surgical Aortic Valvotomy for Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis: When Is It Time to Replace the Valve?
John W. Brown, Mark Ruzmetov, Mark D. Rodefeld, Mark W. Turrentine
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Invited Discussant: Thomas L Spray, MD


31. Robotic-Assisted Thymectomy – Lessons Learned from 160 Cases
Jens C. Ruckert, Marc Swierzy, Mahmoud Ismail
Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitätsmedizin Berlin - Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany.

Invited Discussant: Franca M.A. Melfi, MD
10:05 a.m.   INTERMISSION - VISIT EXHIBITS / COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall A & B
10:40 a.m.   PLENARY SCIENTIFIC SESSION
Hall C, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

(8 minutes presentation, 12 minutes discussion)
Moderators:
G. Alec Patterson, MD
Thoralf M. Sundt, III, MD
    32. Moderate Control of Hyperglycemia is Superior to Tight Control in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Castigliano M. Bhamidipati, Damien J. LaPar, John A. Kern, James J. Gangemi, Irving L. Kron, Gorav Ailawadi; Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA.

Invited Discussant: Anthony  Furnary, MD


33. Does Pre-Operative Sildenafil Protect Against Pulmonary Related Complications Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass? A Randomized Trial in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgical Repair
Antony Vassalos1, Edward W. Peng1, David Young3, Kenneth J. MacArthur1, James Pollock1, Fiona Lyall2, Mark Danton1
1. Dept of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, United Kingdom; 2. Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Institute of Medical Genetics Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, United Kingdom; 3. Department of Statistics and Modelling Science, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Invited Discussant: Paul M. Kirshbom, MD


34. Does Earlier Surgery Improve Left Ventricular Mass Regression Following Mitral Valve Repair for Leaflet Prolapse?
John M. Stulak, Rakesh M. Suri, Joseph A. Dearani, Harold M. Burkhart, Thoralf M. Sundt, Maurice Sarano, Hartzell V. Schaff
Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA.

Invited Discussant: David H. Adams, MD
11:40 a.m.   HONORED SPEAKER LECTURE
"Too Big to Fail? Healthcare Reform in the U.S. and Canada"

David Naylor, MD
University of Toronto

Introduced By: G. Alec Patterson, MD
12:30 p.m.   ADJOURN FOR LUNCH - VISIT EXHIBITS
Exhibit Hall A & B
 
2:00 p.m.   SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION - ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY
Hall C, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

(8 minutes presentation, 12 minutes discussion)
Moderators:
Lawrence H. Cohn, MD
Carlos A. Mestres, MD, PhD
    35. Cardiac Catheterization within 24 Hours of Valve Surgery is Significantly Associated with Acute Renal Failure
Sara A. Hennessy, Damien J. LaPar, George J. Stukenborg, John A. Kern, Benjamin B. Peeler, Gorav Ailawadi, Irving L. Kron;
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.

Invited Discussant: John G. Byrne, MD


36. An Analysis of Open Aortic Arch Reconstruction in the Endovascular Era
Himanshu J. Patel, Christopher Nguyen, Amy C. Diener, Mary C. Passow, G. Michael Deeb;
Surgery, University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Invited Discussant: Alberto Pochettino, MD


37. Mid-term Results of Hybrid Aortic Arch Repair Procedures
Kazuo Shimamura1, Toru Kuratani1, Yukitoshi Shirakawa1, Keiwa Kin1, Masaaki Kato2, Yoshiki Sawa1
1. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medecine, Osaka, Japan; 2. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Morinomiya Hospital, Osaka, Japan.

Invited Discussant: Anthony L. Estrera, MD
3:00 p.m.   INTERMISSION - VISIT EXHIBITS / COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall A & B
3:45 p.m.   SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION - ADULT CARDIAC SURGERY
Hall C, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Moderators:
Lawrence H. Cohn, MD
Carlos A. Mestres, MD, PhD
    38. Neurocognitive and Neuroanatomic Changes after Off-pump versus On-pump CABG: Long-term Follow-up of a Randomized Trial
John D. Puskas1, Anthony Stringer1, Scott N. Hwang1, Brannon Hatfield1, A. Shannon Smith1, Patrick Kilgo2, Willis H. Williams1
1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 2. Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Invited Discussant: John W. Hammon, MD

39. Administration of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in the Intensive Care Unit After Complex Cardiovascular Surgery: Clinical and Economic Outcomes
John M. Toole1, Jason S. Haney2, Martha R. Stroud1, John Lazarchick3, Fred A. Crawford1, Walt Uber2, John S. Ikonomidis1
1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA; 2. Pharmacy Services, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA; 3. Pathology and Laboratory Medicince, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA.

Invited Discussant: Arvind K. Agnihotri, MD


40. Diagnosis and Repair of Aortic Valve Cusp Prolapse: Implications for Valve Sparing Procedures
Munir Boodhwani, Laurent de Kerchove, David Glineur, Jean Rubay, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde, Phillipe Noirhomme, Gebrine El Khoury
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium.

Invited Discussant: Marc R. Moon, MD
5:00 p.m.   EXECUTIVE SESSION
(AATS Members Only)
Constitution 107, Metro Toronto Convention Centre 
 
2:00 p.m.   SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION - GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY
Constitution 106, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

(8 Minutes Presentation, 12 Minutes Discussion)
Moderators:
Joseph B. Shrager, MD
David J. Sugarbaker, MD
    41. Predictors Of Recurrence, Time to Progression and Disease-Free Survival in Patients with Completely Resected Esophageal Carcinoma
Paul C. Lee1, Jeffrey L. Port1, Subroto Paul1, Brendon M. Stiles1, James Saunders1, Paul Christos2, Nasser K. Altorki1
1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA; 2. Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA.

Invited Discussant: David C. Rice, MD


42. The Safety of Thoracic Surgery in Patients Taking Clopidogrel (Plavix)
Robert J. Cerfolio, Ayesha S. Bryant, Douglas Minnich;
Cardiothoracic Surgery, UAB, Birmingham, AL, USA.

Invited Discussant: David P. Mason, MD


43. Single Center Experience of 1000 Adult Lung Transplants
Daniel Kreisel1, Sasha A. Krupnick1, Varun Puri1, Tracey J. Guthrie1, Elbert Trulock2, Bryan F. Meyers1, Alec Patterson1
1. Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA; 2. Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Invited Discussant: Shaf  Keshavjee, MD, MSc

3:00 p.m.   INTERMISSION - VISIT EXHIBITS / COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall A & B
3:45 p.m.   SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION - GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY
Constitution 106, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Moderators:
Joseph B, Shrager, MD
David J. Sugarbaker, MD
    44. Retrospective Analysis of Two Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy Techniques for Palmar Hyperhidrosis: Clamping versus Cutting of the Sympathetic Chain
Ali N. Ibrahimiye1, Ted Yanagihara3, Alan Weinberg2, Joy Hirsch3, Catherine R. Harris4, Lyall Gorenstein1
1. Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA; 2. Biostatistics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA; 3. Neuroscience, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA; 4. Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Invited Discussant: M. Blair Marshall, MD


45. Expanding the Indications for Laparoscopic Wedge Gastroplasty with Fundoplication for the Shortened Esophagus
Daniel C. Wiener1, Jon O. Wee1, Abraham Lebenthal2, David J. Sugarbaker1, Raphael Bueno1
1. Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 2. Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Invited Discussant: Michael A. Maddaus, MD


46. A Prospective European Multicenter Randomized Trial to Evaluate PleuraSeal™ for Control of Air Leaks After Elective Pulmonary Resection
Paul De Leyn1, Michael R. Mueller2, Jan W. Oosterhuis3, Thomas Schmid4, Cliff K. Choong5, Walter Weder6, Youri Sokolov7, Peter De Rooij8
1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; 2. Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna, Austria; 3. VU-Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands; 4. Universitaetsklinik-Landeskrankenhaus Inssbruck, Innsbruck, Austria; 5. Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom; 6. Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland; 7. Service de Chirurgie Thoracique, Hopital Erasme, Bruxelles, Belgium; 8. Medical Centre Rotterdam Zuid, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Invited Discussant: Alessandro  Brunelli, MD
5:00 p.m.   EXECUTIVE SESSION
(AATS Members Only)
Hall C, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
 
2:00 p.m.   SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION - CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Constitution 105, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

(8 Minutes Presentation, 12 Minutes Discussion)
Moderators:
Frank A. Pigula, MD
James S. Tweddell, MD
    47. In-Situ Pericardial Extracardiac Lateral Tunnel Fontan Operation: Fifteen-year Experience
Nahidh W. Hasaniya, Anees J. Razzouk, Leonard L. Bailey;
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA.

Invited Discussant: Erle H. Austin  III, MD


48. Primary Sutureless Procedure for ‘Simple’ Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: Mid-Term Results in a Single Institution
Bobby Yanagawa, Abdullah A. Alghamdi, Christopher A. Caldarone, John G. Coles, Osman O. Al-Radi, Glen Van Arsdell
Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Invited Discussant: Francois Lacour-Gayet, MD


49. Repair of Major Cardiac Defects in Low Birth Weight Infants: Is Delayed Surgical Intervention Warranted?
Charles Shepard2, James H. Moller2, Roosevelt Bryant1, Ronald M. Rosengart2, James D. St.Louis1
1. Dept. of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA; 2. Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Invited Discussant: Peter J. Gruber, MD, PhD
3:00 p.m.   INTERMISSION - VISIT EXHIBITS / COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall A & B
3:45 p.m.   SIMULTANEOUS SCIENTIFIC SESSION - CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Constitution 105, Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Moderators:
Frank A. Pigula, MD
James S. Tweddell, MD
    50. Precise Evaluation of Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding for Initial Palliation for High-Risk Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Kazuo Kitahori1, Arata Murakami1, Tetsuhiro Takaoka1, Shinichi Takamoto2, Minoru Ono1
1. Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; 2. Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Invited Discussant: Christopher A. Caldarone, MD


51. Determinants of Outcome after Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect and Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries
Adriano Carotti1, Sonia B. Albanese1, Sergio Filippelli1, Lucilla Rava'2, Paolo Guccione1, Giacomo Pongiglione1, Roberto M. Di Donato1
1. Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy; 2. Epidemiology Unit, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy.

Invited Discussant: Frank L. Hanley, MD


52. The Cone Reconstruction of the Tricuspid Valve in Ebstein Anomaly with or without 1.5-Ventricle Repair
Jinfen Liu, Lisheng Qiu, Zhongqun Zhu, Huiwen Chen, Haifa Hong;
Shanghai Children's Medical Center, Shanghai, China.

Invited Discussant: Pedro J. del Nido, MD

5:00 p.m.   EXECUTIVE SESSION
(AATS Members Only)
Constitution 107, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
 
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