Key Sessions AATS 2019

Mini Theater Sessions

Location: Exhibit Hall, Theater 3

Sunday, May 5

4:00–4:30 p.m. 
Everything You Wanted to Know about Using Energy to Seal Vessels in Pulmonary Surgery

  • Bruce Dunne, Ph.D.
    Director of R&D Advance Energy Devices Tissue Effect Research Group
05/05/2019 04:00 PM 05/05/2019 04:30 PM America/Toronto Mini Theater Session - Everything You Wanted to Know about Using Energy to Seal Vessels in Pulmonary Surgery Bruce Dunne, Ph.D., Director of R&D Advance Energy Devices Tissue Effect Research Group Exhibit Hall, Theater 3

Monday, May 6

9:00–9:30 a.m. 
Optimizing Lymph Node Dissection and Vessel Sealing in VATS Procedures with Advanced Energy

  • René Peterson, M.D., Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Copenhagen University Hospital
05/06/2019 09:00 AM 05/06/2019 09:30 AM America/Toronto Mini Theater Session - Optimizing lymph node dissection and vessel sealing in VATS procedures with advanced energy René Peterson M.D., PhD, Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Copenhagen University Hospital Exhibit Hall, Theater 3

Lunch Symposia

Saturday, May 4

12:45–1:45 p.m. 
Atrial Fibrillation Clinical Trials — Lessons Learned and Applied in the New Medtronic TERMINATE AF Trial

  • Ralph Damiano, M.D.
05/04/2019 12:45 PM 05/04/2019 01:45 PM America/Toronto Lunch Symposium - Atrial Fibrillation Clinical Trials – Lessons Learned and Applied in the New Medtronic TERMINATE AF Trial Ralph Damiano, M.D.

Sunday, May 5

12:30–2:00 p.m. 
Evolving Your Practice in the Era of TAVR: Options for Complex Cases

  • Michael Reardon, M.D.
  • Professor Pieter Kappetein
  • Aubrey Galloway, M.D.
  • Marc Ruel, M.D.
05/05/2019 12:30 PM 05/05/2019 02:00 PM America/Toronto Lunch Symposium - Evolving Your Practice in the Era of TAVR: Options for Complex Cases Michael Reardon, M.D., Professor Pieter Kappetein, Aubrey Galloway, M.D., Marc Ruel, M.D

Skills Center

Sunday, May 5

Hands-On Experience

9:30–10:30 a.m. 
Implantation of the Avalus™ Bioprosthesis

  • Bob Kiaii, M.D.
05/05/2019 09:30 AM 05/05/2019 10:30 AM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Implantation of the Avalus Bioprosthesis Bob Kiaii, MD

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 
Implantation of the Freestyle™ Stentless Valve

  • Neal Kon, M.D.
05/10/2019 11:00 AM 05/10/2019 12:00 PM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Implantation of the Freestyle Stentless Valve Neal Kon, MD

12:45–1:45 p.m.  
Mitral Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques

  • Gene Grossi, M.D.
05/05/2019 12:45 PM 05/05/2019 01:45 PM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Mitral Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques Gene Grossi, MD

2:30–3:30 p.m.  
Tricuspid Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques

  • Bob Kiaii, M.D.
05/05/2019 02:30 PM 05/05/2019 03:30 PM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Tricuspid Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques Bob Kiaii, MD

Meet the Experts

9:30–10:30 a.m. 
Reduce Your Transfusions with autoLog IQ™

  • Mary Muecke, Medtronic Product Specialist
05/05/2019 09:30 AM 05/05/2019 10:30 AM America/Toronto Meet The Experts - Reduce Your Transfusions with AutoLog IQ Mary Muecke, Medtronic Product Specialist

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 
TEE 101 for the Mitral Surgeon

  • Gene Grossi, M.D.
05/05/2019 11:00 AM 05/05/2019 12:00 PM America/Toronto Meet The Experts - TEE 101 for the Mitral Surgeon Gene Grossi, MD

12:45–1:45 p.m.  
OPCAB — Reducing Stress through a Process-driven Approach

  • Professor Paul Sergeant, M.D.
05/05/2019 12:45 PM 05/05/2019 01:45 PM America/Toronto Meet The Experts - OPCAB—Reducing Stress Through a Process-driven Approach Professor Paul Sergeant, MD

2:00–3:00 p.m.  
Translating Stented Valve Design into Clinical Outcomes:
The Avalus™ Pericardial Valve

  • Ed Sarnowski, Medtronic Research & Development
05/05/2019 02:00 PM 05/05/2019 03:00 PM America/Toronto Meet The Experts - Translating Stented Valve Design into Clinical Outcomes: The Avalus Pericardial Valve Ed Sarnowski, Medtronic R&D

Monday, May 6

Hands-On Experience

9:00–10:00 a.m. 
Implantation of the Avalus™ Bioprosthesis

  • Bob Kiaii, M.D.
05/06/2019 09:00 AM 05/06/2019 10:00 AM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Implantation of the Avalus Bioprosthesis Bob Kiaii, MD

10:30–11:30 a.m. 
Mitral Valve  Repair Strategies and Techniques

  • Michael Firstenberg, M.D.
05/06/2019 10:30 AM 05/06/2019 11:30 AM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Mitral Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques Michael Firstenberg, MD

12:45–1:45 p.m.  
Tricuspid Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques

  • Michael Firstenberg, M.D.
05/06/2019 12:45 PM 05/06/2019 01:45 PM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Tricuspid Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques Michael Firstenberg, MD

2:00–3:00 p.m.  
Tricuspid Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques

  • Stephanie Mick, M.D.
  • Bob Kiaii, M.D.    
05/06/2019 02:00 PM 05/06/2019 03:00 PM America/Toronto Hands-on Experience - Tricuspid Valve Repair Strategies and Techniques Stephanie Mick, MD, Bob Kiaii, MD

Meet the Experts

9:30–10:30 a.m. 
OPCAB — Reducing Stress through a Process-driven Approach

  • Professor Paul Sergeant, M.D.
05/06/2019 09:30 AM 05/06/2019 10:30 AM America/Toronto Meet The Experts - OPCAB—Reducing Stress Through a Process-driven Approach Professor Paul Sergeant, MD

10:45–11:45 a.m. 
Translating Stented Valve Design into Clinical Outcomes:
The Avalus™ Pericardial Valve

  • Ed Sarnowski, Medtronic Research & Development
05/06/2019 10:45 AM 05/06/2019 11:45 AM America/Toronto Meet The Experts - Translating Stented Valve Design into Clinical Outcomes: The Avalus Pericardial Valve Ed Sarnowski, Medtronic R&D

12:45–1:45 p.m.  
TEE 101 for the Mitral Surgeon

  • Gene Grossi, M.D.
05/06/2019 12:45 PM 05/06/2019 01:45 PM America/Toronto Meet The Experts - TEE 101 for the Mitral Surgeon Gene Grossi, MD

Please contact your local Medtronic sales representative or Charlene Luppino — charlene.luppino@medtronic.com to register. These sessions are not part of the official AATS program.

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