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ABMS COMPETENCIES KEY
Medical
Knowledge
Interpersonal and
Communication Skills
Patient
Care
Practice-Based
Learning and Improvement
Professionalism System-Based
Practice

This activity has been developed in recognition of the American Board of Medical Specialties Six Core Competencies. This activity will increase your competency in the areas of Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Systems-Based Practice, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, and Professionalism. The AATS has designated the primary competency each session will address.

SUNDAY, April 27, 2014
AATS/STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Symposium
Becoming a Master Valve Surgeon

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Course Chair: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  The 2014 AATS/STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Symposium, "Becoming a Master Valve Surgeon", will provide a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in surgery for diseases of the aortic valve, aortic root, mitral valve, and tricuspid valve. Cardiac valve specific topics including pathophysiology, guidelines, surgical approaches/strategy, and outcomes will be reviewed by an internationally acclaimed faculty of experts in the field. Concise lectures and moderated discussions will be supplemented by expert surgical approach/video presentations that will provide attendees with exposure to all of the most important aspects of advanced surgical decision making and techniques necessary to provide comprehensive care to patients with valvular heart disease.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Discuss current guidelines in the management of patients with valvular heart disease.
  • Discuss the advanced techniques in valve reconstruction.
  • Explain the strategy and decision making for patients with valvular heart disease.
Pathophysiology, Anatomy, and Surgical Triggers
Moderators: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
*Craig R. Smith, Columbia University
7:30 a.m. - 7:40 a.m. Pathophysiology of Aortic Valve Disease
Blase A. Carabello
Baylor College of Medicine
7:40 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Surgical Classification of Aortic Valve Disease
*Joseph S. Coselli
Texas Heart Institute
7:50 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Surgical Triggers in Aortic Valve Disease
*Marc R. Moon
Washington University
8:00 a.m. - 8:12 a.m. DISCUSSION
8:12 a.m. - 8:22 a.m. Pathophysiology of Mitral Valve Regurgitation
*Hartzell V. Schaff
Mayo Clinic
8:22 a.m. - 8:32 a.m. Surgical Classification of Mitral Valve Disease
*W. Randolph Chitwood
East Carolina University
8:32 a.m. - 8:42 a.m. Surgical Triggers in Mitral Valve Disease
Patrick T. O'Gara
Brigham & Women's Hospital
8:42 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. DISCUSSION
 
Expert Approaches in Valve Surgery I
Moderators: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
*Lawrence H. Cohn, Brigham & Women's Hospital
8:55 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Why and How: Limited Access Aortic Valve and Root Approaches
*Allan S. Stewart
Mount Sinai Medical Center
9:05 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Why and How: Mini-thoracotomy and Robotic Mitral Valve Approaches
*Tomislav Mihaljevic
Cleveland Clinic
9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Why and How: Sternal Approaches in Mitral Valve Disease
*Patrick M. McCarthy
Northwestern University
9:25 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. DISCUSSION
9:45 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. BREAK
 
Expert Approaches in Valve Surgery II
Moderators: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
*Tirone E. David, Toronto General Hospital
10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Mitral Valve Neochordoplasty / Loop Technique
*Volkmar Falk
University of Zurich, EACTS
10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Mitral Valve Limited Resection Techniques
*Rakesh M. Suri
Mayo Clinic
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Mitral Valve Resection and Sliding Leaflet Techniques
*Gilles D. Dreyfus
Cardiothoracic Centre of Monaco, EACTS
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. DISCUSSION
10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Valve Sparring Root Replacement: Reimplantation
*D. Craig Miller
Stanford University
11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Valve Sparring Root Replacement: Remodelling
Emmanuel Lansac
Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, EACTS
11:10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Repair of Aortic Leaflet Prolapse
*Gebrine El Khoury
Université Catholique de Louvain, EACTS
11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. DISCUSSION
11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Surgical Strategies in HOCM
*Friedrich W. Mohr
Universitaet Leipzig, EACTS
11:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Surgical Strategies in Post-operative SAM
*Vinay Badhwar
University of Pittsburgh
11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. DISCUSSION
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. LEGENDS LUNCHEON
*Alain F. Carpentier
Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou

Moderators:
*David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Randolph P. Martin, Piedmont Heart Institute

 
Expert Approaches in Valve Surgery III
Moderators: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
*Robert A. Dion, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg / Cardiac Surgery, EACTS
1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. When and How to do a Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair
*Steven F. Bolling
University of Michigan
1:10 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Modern Maze Strategies
*Ralph J. Damiano, Jr.
Washington University
1:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. When and How to Close the Left Atrial Appendage
*A. Marc Gillinov
Cleveland Clinic
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. DISCUSSION
1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. New Evidence to Guide the Surgical Correction of Ischemic Mitral Valve Regurgitation
*Irving L. Kron
University of Virginia
1:55 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. Subannular Repair Techniques in Ischemic Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Khalil Fattouch
Maria Eleonora Hospital
2:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. DISCUSSION
 
Expert Approaches in Valve Surgery IV
Moderators: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
*Bruce W. Lytle, Cleveland Clinic
2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Aortic Valve Reoperations Following Previous Root Replacement
*Thoralf M. Sundt, III
Massachusetts General Hospital
2:25 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Surgical Strategies in Aortic Root Endocarditis
*Joseph E. Bavaria
University of Pennsylvania
2:35 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. DISCUSSION
2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Degenerative Mitral Disease: Defending the "New" Correction (Non-resection)
*Michael A. Borger
University of Leipzig, EACTS
2:55 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease: Defending the French Correction
*Anelechi C. Anyanwu
Mount Sinai Medical Center
3:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. DISCUSSION
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. AATS/STS Combined Adult - Congenital Cardiac Valve Symposium

AATS/STS Congenital Heart Disease Symposium
Issues beyond the Textbook

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Course Chair: *Ivan M. Rebeyka, University of Alberta
The AATS/STS Congenital Heart Disease Symposium will address clinically relevant issues in pediatric cardiac surgery that are not usually covered in specialty text books. The course will provide practical management protocols from establish authorities and experts on numerous pediatric cardiac conditions.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Develop plans for managing patients with a failing Fontan circulation.
  • Apply 3-dimensional echocardiography in pediatric cardiac surgery.
  • Utilize checklists and protocols in pediatric cardiac care.
Moderators: *Ivan M. Rebeyka, University of Alberta
*Thomas L. Spray, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
*Ivan M. Rebeyka
University of Alberta
8:10 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Management of the Failing Fontan
Asif Hasan
Freeman Hospital
8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Mechanic Circulatory Support in Univentricular Hearts
Holger Buchholz
University of Alberta
8:50 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Transplantation in the Fontan Patient
*Max B. Mitchell
The Children's Hospital
9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Checklists and Safety in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
*Thomas J. Yeh
Tulane University
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. DISCUSSION
10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. BREAK
10:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. The Evolution of Surgery for L-TGA
*Michel N. Ilbawi
Hope Children's Hospital
10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Root Translocation for CC-TGA and Other Lesions
*Jose Pedro Da Silva
Beneficencia Portuguesa Hospital
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. LV Retraining - Theory and Practice
*Richard Ohye
University of Michigan
11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Restrictive RV Physiology - Diagnosis and Management
Andrew Redington
The Hospital for Sick Children
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. DISCUSSION
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. LEGENDS LUNCHEON
*Aldo R. Castaneda, UNICAR - Fundacion Aldo Castaneda
*Ivan M. Rebeyka, University of Alberta

Moderators:
*Ivan M. Rebeyka, University of Alberta
*Richard A. Jonas, Children's National Medical Center

1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. AAOCA - Which operation and When
*Frank L. Hanley
Stanford University
1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Resynchronization and Pacing in CHD
Peter P. Karpawich
Children's Hospital of Michigan
1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Tracheo-bronchial Issues in CHD
*Michael J. Rutter
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hybrid catheter procedures in HLHS & non-HLHS lesions
John P. Cheatham
Nationwide Children's Hospital
2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Use of 3D Echo in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Jeffrey Smallhorn
Stollery Children's Hospital
2:50 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. DISCUSSION
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. AATS/STS Combined Adult - Congenital Cardiac Valve Symposium

AATS/STS Combined Adult - Congenital Cardiac Valve Symposium
Becoming a Master Valve Surgeon

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Course Co-chairs: *David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center
*Pedro J. del Nido, Children's Hospital Boston
The 2014 AATS/STS Adult-Congenital Cardiac Surgery Symposium will feature a series of focused lectures and discussions by key leaders centered on topics relevant to the surgical care of adult patients with congenital valve disease (ACHVD). Topics for focused learning include prosthetic valve choices in younger patients, Ebstein’s anomaly, valve disease in Marfan’s syndrome, bicuspid aortic valve disease, patch augmentation, the dilated aorta in ACHVD, and repair strategies for congenital lesions of the mitral valve in adults. Participants will thus gain a better understanding of the surgical strategies relevant to the growing population of adults with congenital valve disease.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Explain current guidelines in the management of patients with adult congenital valvular heart disease
  • Discuss the advanced techniques in valve reconstruction in patients with adult congenital valve disease
  • Describe the strategy and decision making in patients with adult congenital valvular heart disease
3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Aortic Valve Replacements Options in Young Adults
*Thomas L. Spray
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Pulmonary Valve Replacement Strategies
*Emile A. Bacha
Children's Hospital of New York
3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ebstein's Repair in the Adult Patient
*Joseph A. Dearani
Mayo Clinic
4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. DISCUSSION
4:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Rheumatic Mitral Valve Repair Strategies
Taweesak Chotivatanapong
Chest Disease Institute
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Patch Augmentation in Valve Reconstruction
*David H. Adams
Mount Sinai Medical Center
4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Surgical Strategies in Adult Congenital Mitral Valve Disease
*Pedro J. del Nido
Children's Hospital Boston
4:40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. DISCUSSION
4:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Root Surgery in Marfan's Disease
*Duke E. Cameron
Johns Hopkins University
5:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. When to Replace the Aorta at the time of Aortic Valve Surgery
*Lars G. Svensson
Cleveland Clinic
5:10 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Surgical Repair of the Bicuspid Aortic Valve
*Hans-Joachim Schaefers
University Hospital, EACTS
5:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. DISCUSSION

AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium
Becoming a Master Thoracic Surgeon

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Course Chair: *Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
The 2014 AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium will utilize an exciting fast- paced new style to highlight the latest in treatment for lung cancer, benign lung disease, esophageal cancer and benign esophageal disease. This will be done using debate, video and focused didactic sessions. We will expound on new technology and innovation and suggest where our field is heading. Included are the best method to approach small lung cancer with emphasis on enhancing technology, alternative treatments we need to understand and utilize such as SBRT, aggressive approaches to advanced lung tumors and how to handle their complications in part with the up and coming ECMO technology. The best operation for esophageal cancer will be debated and whether chemotherapy and radiation might replace surgery. We will answer the question about the utility of metastatectomy for lung metastases and the role of surgery in stage IIIa lung cancer. Surgeons will highlight the important role of molecular biology and clinical trials in our practice. We will finish with a video session that precisely demonstrates the method of VATS first rib resection, robotic sleeve resection and other difficult new operations.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify better treatment options for patients with small lung cancer.
  • Apply better techniques for removing locally advanced lung caner.
  • Compare the best treatment for esophageal cancer and benign esophageal disease.
  • Describe the technical steps for performing minimally invasive thoracic surgery, robotic lung surgery, laparoscopic reflux surgery, and treatment of COPD.
 
Lung Cancer - Surgical Considerations
Moderators: *Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
*David R. Jones, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
7:30 a.m. - 7:40 a.m. SBRT
*Yolonda L. Colson
Brigham & Women's Hospital
7:40 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Wedge Resection Plus Brachytherapy
*Subroto Paul
Weill Cornell Medical College
7:50 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Small Tumors - How to Resect Better and Faster, the Role of Sealants and Energy Devices
*Traves D. Crabtree
Washington University
8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. Video: VATS Basilar Segmentectomy
*Scott J. Swanson
Brigham & Women's Hospital
8:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. DISCUSSION
8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Lung Cancer Invading Spine - Resect En Bloc or 2 Stages?
*Garrett L. Walsh
MD Anderson Cancer Center
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Lung Cancer Invading Aorta - Is Surgery Useful and if so How?
Patrick Bagan
CH Victor Dupouy
8:40 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Carinal Resection - Do Long Term Results Justify Resection; Best Way to Avoid Complications
*Erino Angelo Rendina
Universita La Sapienza, EACTS
8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Video: VATS Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction
*Todd L. Demmy
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. The Large Resection Gets Complicated (ARDS, BPF)- Can ECMO Salvage This?
*R. Duane Davis
Duke University
9:10 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. DISCUSSION
9:20 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Molecular Biology - What a Surgeon Needs to Know
*David H. Harpole
Duke University
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Moving Forward, Where are We with Clinical Trials?
Dennis Wigle
Mayo Clinic
9:45 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. COFFEE BREAK
 
Esophageal Cancer - Best Outcomes Pro- Con Session
Moderators: *Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
*Malcolm M. DeCamp, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
10:05 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Debate: Minimally Invasive Resection: The New Standard of Care?
Pro: *James D. Luketich, University of Pittsburgh
Con: *Antoon E. Lerut, University Hospital Leuven, EACTS
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Debate: Transhiatal Esophagectomy: Dead or Alive
Dead: *Bryan F. Meyers, Washington University
Alive: *Mark D. Iannettoni, University of Iowa
10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Debate: Robotic Esophagectomy Adds No Value
Pro: *Mark B. Orringer, University of Michigan
Con: *Robert J. Cerfolio, University of Alabama at Birmingham
11:05 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Debate: The Neck Is the Best Location for an Anastomosis
Pro: *Claude Deschamps, Mayo Clinic
Con: *Walter J. Scott, Fox Chase Cancer Center
11:25 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Video: MIE Ivor Lewis
*Gail E. Darling
Toronto General Hospital
11:35 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. DISCUSSION
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. LEGENDS LUNCHEON
*F. Griffith Pearson
Toronto General Hospital

Moderator:
*G. Alec Patterson, Washington University

 
Benign Esophageal Disease- New Challenges
Moderators: *Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
*Jay M. Lee, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Tailored Antireflux Surgery, A Thoughtful Approach
*Raphael Bueno
Brigham & Women's Hospital
1:10 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Transoral Fundoplication, Linx and Other Technologies - Best Bet for the Future?
Jon O. Wee
Brigham & Women's Hospital
1:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Esophagectomy for Benign Disease- When and How
Robert Shen
Mayo Clinic
1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. When to Stent the Esophagus
*Richard K. Freeman
St. Vincent Hospital
1:40 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. How to Treat a Stomach that Does Not Empty
Thomas J. Watson
University of Rochester
1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Debate: There is No Longer A Role for Collis Extension in the Treatment of Giant Para-Esophageal Hernia
Pro: Ross M. Bremner, St. Joseph's Hospital
Con: *Matthew J. Schuchert, University of Pittsburgh
2:10 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. DISCUSSION
 
Plenary Debates
Moderators: *Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
*Joel D. Cooper, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Pulmonary Metastatectomy has No Role in Therapy
Pro: *Mark K. Ferguson, University of Chicago
Con: *Michael T. Jaklitsch, Brigham & Women's Hospital
2:45 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Surgery has No Role in Stage IIIa Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pro: *Valerie W. Rusch, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Con: *Thomas A. D'Amico, Duke University
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
 
Advanced Lung Disease and Other Difficult Clinical Problems -
Reasons for Optimism

Moderators: *Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
*Gaetano Rocco, NCI, Pascale Foundation
3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery- Where Are We Now
*Stephen R. Hazelrigg
Southern Illinois University
3:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Bronchoscopic LVRS and Valves- Current Data and State of the Art
*Federico Venuta
University of Rome, EACTS
3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Extending the Reach of Lung Transplantation
*Shaf Keshavjee
Toronto General Hospital
4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Diaphragm Pacing- A New Treatment for ALS
Christopher T. Ducko
Brigham and Women's Hospital
4:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. DISCUSSION
 
Mastering Minimally Invasive Surgery
Moderators: *Scott J. Swanson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
*Michael J. Liptay, Rush University
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. VATS 1st Rib Resection
*Robert J. McKenna
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Robotic Sleeve Resection
*Bernard J. Park
Hackensack University
4:40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Single Port VATS Lobectomy
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas
Coruna Hospital, EACTS
4:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Robotic Thymectomy
Alexander S. Farivar
Swedish Medical Center
5:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Plication
*Rafael S. Andrade
University of Minnesota
5:10 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
*Philip A. Linden
University Hospitals
5:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. DISCUSSION

AATS/STS Cardiothoracic Critical Care Symposium
Respiratory Failure

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Course Co-Chairs: *Michael S. Mulligan, University of Washington
*Nevin M. Katz, Johns Hopkins University
Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery (APACVS) In Collaboration with the Association of Physician
Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery (APACVS)
Emphasis will be placed on the unique specialty aspects of Cardiovascular-Thoracic (CVT) including appropriate selection and preparation of patients for lung transplantation when they are Acutely III Preoperatively, respiratory failure, renal failure, and palliative care. Fundamental areas of critical care will be presented in a didactic and case related format in order to practically relate them to specific clinical applications.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify common airway complications encountered in the cardiothoracic ICU and understand their acute management.
  • Explain advanced ventilator modes and their appropriate utilization in the cardiothoracic ICU
  • Describe use of ECLS for respiratory failure in the cardiothoracic ICU.
  • Discuss special considerations regarding fluid management in patients with respiratory failure.
8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
*Michael S. Mulligan
University of Washington
8:10 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Post-Pneumonectomy Pulmonary Edema
*James S. Allan
Massachusetts General Hospital
8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. ICU Management of Airway Complications
Dean M. Donahue
Massachusetts General Hospital
8:50 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Lung Transplantation of the Severely Ill
*Michael S. Mulligan
University of Washington
9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Understanding Advanced Ventilator Modes: Principles and Indications
Aaron Cheng
University of Washington
9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. ECLS for Respiratory Failure
*Joseph B. Zwischenberger
University of Kentucky
9:50 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Evidence-based management of Hypoxic Respiratory Failure: Lessons from the CESAR Trial and Expert Centers
*Jonathan W. Haft
University of Michigan
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Dennis G. Maki
University of Wisconsin
10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. Role for & Techniques of Early Tracheostomy
*Daniel L. Miller
Emory University
11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Refractory Pneumonia: Timing and Indications for Surgery
Thomas K. Varghese
University of Washington
11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Recognizing Futility in the Management of Respiratory Failure
Mark R. Tonelli
University of Washington
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. LEGENDS LUNCHEON
Choose from three Featured Speakers:
*Alain F. Carpentier, Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou
*Aldo R. Castaneda, UNICAR - Fundacion Aldo Castaneda
*F. Griffith Pearson, Toronto General Hospital
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Debate: Physiologic Anemia is Appropriate in Patients with Respiratory Failure
Pro: *Glenn J. Whitman, John Hopkins Hospital
Con: William Lynch, University of Michigan
2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Fluid Management in the Patient with Respiratory Failure
Eric Seeley
University of California
2:20 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Protocols for Early Extubation
*Nevin M. Katz
Johns Hopkins University
2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Strategies for Safe Transport of the Patient in Critical Respiratory Failure
William Lynch
University of Michigan
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Challenging Case Scenarios and Abstracts
8 minute presentation, 12 minute discussion
Moderators: Michael S. Mulligan
Nevin M. Katz

C1. Prediction of Postoperative Breathlessness and Chronic Respiratory Failure: Significance of Lung Structural Assessment with Quantitative Computed Tomography
Junichi Murakami, Kazuhiro Ueda, Masataro Hayashi, Fumiho Sano, Kimikazu Hamano
Yamaguchi University Graduate, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan

C2. Extubating in the Operating Room following Adult Cardiac Surgery Safely Improves Outcomes and Lowers Costs
*Vinay Badhwar, Stephen Esper, Danny Chu, Lawrence Wei, Chris Cook, Regina Hardison, Maria Brooks, Abigail Hardt, Susan Mammarella, Oscar Marroquin, Suresh Mulukutla, Kathirvel Subramaniam
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

C3. Impact of the Amount of Intraoperative Fluid Administration on Postoperative Pulmonary Morbidity following Anatomic Lung Resections: The Lesser the Better
Mustafa Kemal Arslantas, Hasan Volkan Kara, Beliz Bilgili Tuncer, Bedrettin Yildizeli, Mustafa Yuksel, Korkut Bostanci, Nural Bekiroglu, Alper Kararmaz, Ismail Hakki Cinel, *Hasan F. Batirel
Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

C4. Comparison of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation versus Cardiopulmonary Bypass for Lung Transplantation
Mauer Biscotti, III, Jonathan Yang, *Joshua Sonett, Matthew Bacchetta
Columbia University, New York, NY

C5. A New Hybrid Technique for Performing Tracheostomy in the Super Obese Patient
*Joseph Friedberg
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

C6. Experience of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Critical Pulmonaryhypertension
Mang-Ta Tsai, Chih-Hsin Hsu, Hsuan-Ying Wu, Chwan-Yau Luo, Yu-Ning Hu, Jun-Neng Roan
National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan

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