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THURSDAY, MAY 7
7.00 - 5.30 Registration
 
8.20 - 8.30 Welcome
Michael A. Borger, MD
President
Maurice E. Sarano, MD
President-Elect
Gilles D. Dreyfus, MD
Program Chair
8.30 - 9.30 Opening Plenary Session: Next Decade in Valve Disease
Moderators: Michael A. Borger, MD
Gilles D. Dreyfus, MD
Maurice E. Sarano, MD
8.30 - 8.45 Historical Perspectives of Heart Valve Replacement Surgery
Alain Carpentier, MD
8.45 - 9.00 Changing Epidemiology of Heart Valve Disease
Maurice Sarano, MD
9.00 - 9.15 Advances in Heart Valve Imaging
Razvan Ionaesc, PhD
9.15 - 9.30 The Rapid Evolution of Transcatheter Therapies
Martin Leon, MD
9.30 - 10.00 Presidential Address
Michael Borger, MD
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break, Poster Viewing
 
10.30 - 12.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Aortic Stenosis
Moderators: Vinod Thourani, MD
Raphael Rosenhek, MD
10.30 - 10.42 The New European and US Aortic Valve Guidelines: What Has Changed and What You Need to Know
Raphael Rosenheck, MD
10.42 - 10.54 Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease: Should These Patients be Managed Differently?
Thor Sundt, MD
10.54 - 11.06 Management of Moderate Aortic Stenosis at the Time of Concomitant Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Blase Carabello, MD
11.06 - 11.18 Minimalist Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Is This The New Gold Standard for the Management of Aortic Stenosis
Vinod Thourani, MD
11.18 - 11.30 Update on Rapid Deployment Aortic Valves: Will This Technology Replace the Available Stented Valves in all Patients?
Mattia Glauber, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session II: Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery Keynote & Award Abstracts
Moderator: Michael Borger, MD
10:30 - 10:45 Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery Keynote
Michael Borger, MD
10.45 - 10.55 A1. Mitral Valve Implantation via Trans-apical Approach Using Transcatheter Valve: First In Human Experience
Arshad QUADRI.
St. Francis Hospital, West Hartford, CT, USA.
10.55 - 11.05 A2. Feasibility And Clinical Outcome After Minimally Invasive David's Procedure
Hardy Baumbach1, Ragi Nagib1, Samir Ahad1, Adrian Ursulescu1, Rashmi Yadav2, Kristina Wachter1, Ulrich F W Franke1.
1Robert Bosch Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany, 2Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
11.05 - 11.15 A3. Minimally Invasive Video-assisted Mitral Valve Surgery With A Patient's Tailored Approach: Results Of 624 Consecutive Procedures
Davide Ricci, Giovanni Marchetto, Massimo Boffini, Cristina Barbero, Suad ElQarra,Francesca Ivaldi, Mauro Rinaldi.
AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino - University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
11.15 - 11.25 A4. Minimal Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: Is The Sutureless Technology A Real Advantage?
Steffen Pfeiffer, Giuseppe Santarpino, Joachim Sirch, Ferdinand Vogt, Theodor Fischlein.
Klinikum Nürnberg, Paracelsus Medical University, Nuremberg, Germany.
11.25 - 11.35 A5. Results and Quality of Life after Minimally Invasive Ross Procedure
Marc Albert1, Hardy Baumbach1, Ragi Nagib1, Adrian Ursulescu1, Rashmi Yadav, MD2, Nora Goebel1, Ulrich F.W. Franke1.
1Robert-Bosch Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany, 2Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
11.35 - 11.45 A6. Respiratory System Function is Better Preserved After Aortic Valve Replacement Through the Right Minithoracotomy Compared With Median Sternotomy Approach - Analysis of Pulmonary Dysfunction Risk Factors.
Jaroslaw Stolinski, Grzegorz Grudzien, Dariusz Plicner, Pawel Kruszec, Robert Musial.
John Paul II Hospital Cracow Poland, Cracow, Poland.
11.45 - 11.55 A7. Pathology of Sutureless Bioprosthetic Valves: Clinical and Experimental Findings
Mila Della Barbera, Marialuisa Valente, Cristina Basso, Gaetano Thiene,
Sr. University of Padova, Padova, Italy.
 
Concurrent Session III: New Insights in Valvular Calcification
Moderators: Kristyn Masters, MD
10.30 - 10.45 Transcriptome-Wide Screening in Aortic Valve Calcification: Novel Insights on Ectonucleotidases
Patrick Mathieu, MD
10.45 - 11.00 Immunological Regulators of Aortic Valve Calcification
Magnus Back, MD
11.00 - 11.15 Sex as a Risk Factor for CAVD: Investigation at the Cellular Level
Kristyn Masters, MD
11.15 - 11.30 New Insights in Valvular Calcification – Valvular Hemodynamics: The Phantom Menace
Phillipe Sucosky, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session IV: Ischemic MR
Moderators: Emmanuel Messas, MD
Rakesh Suri, MD
10.30 - 10.45 The Mitral Distortion of Ischemic MR
Robert Levine, MD
10.45 - 11.00 The Lost Dynamics of Ischemic MR
Yan Topilsky, MD
11.00 - 11.15 Cutting Chordae-A Realistic Approach
Emmanuel Messas, MD
11.15 - 11.30 Alternative Approaches to Ischemic MV Repair
Hans-Joachim Schaefers, MD
11.30 - 11.45 Patch Repair for Ischemic MR
Rakesh Suri, MD
11.45 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session V: Tissue Engineering
Moderators: Artur Lichtenberg, MD
Carlijn Bouten, MD
10.30 - 10.45 Preclinical Studies on Modification Steps for Optimization of Decellularized Tissue Engineered Heart Valves
Payam Akhyari, MD
10.45 - 11.00 A Decade of Clinical Application of Tissue Engineered Heart Valves Based on Decellularization Technology - 2015 Results of Pulmonary and Aortic Valves
Serghei Cebotari, MD
11.00 - 11.15 Recellularization of homologous engineered tissue valves: In-vitro and In-vivo Outcomes
Simon Hoerstrup, MD
11.15 - 11.30 In-Situ Heart Valve Tissue Engineering Using Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds
Carlijn Bouten, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session VI: Heart Valve Imaging Abstracts
Moderator(s): Marta Sitges, MD
10.40 - 10.50 B1. Aortic Annular Sizing for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Comparison of Three Different Methods of Measurement of Effective Diameter Using Cross-Sectional Imaging (3D Trans-esophageal Echocardiography vs. Computed Tomography)
Ricardo A. Spampinato, Lukas Lehmkuhl, Monica Dobrovie, Fernanda Thome, Jaqueline G. da Rocha e Silva, Valerie Schloma, Yaroslava Dmitrieva, Elfriede Strotdrees, Borek Foldyna, Martin Hänsig, Phillip Kiefer, Sergey A. Leontyev, Friedrich W. Mohr, David M. Holzhey.
Heart center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
10.50 - 11.00 B2. Correlate Of Global Longitudinal, Radial And Area Strain In Severe Aortic Stenosis With Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction:3-dimensional And 2-dimensional Multilayer STE
Sung-Ji Park1, Eun-Jeong Cho1, Sang-Chol Lee1, Seung Woo Park1, Dong-Ju Choi2.
1Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
11.00 - 11.10 B3. Structural Valve Deterioration: An Appeal For New Definition
Thomas Sénage, Yohann Foucher, Caroline Cueff, Thierry Le Tourneau, Jean Christian Roussel.
Thorax institut, Nantes Cedex 1, France.
11.10 - 11.20 B4. Accuracy of multislice CT for diagnosis of prosthethic valve and device dysfunction: Comparative Study With Echocardiography And Surgery
Gudrun Feuchtner1, Fabian Plank1, Donya Al-Hassan2, Silvana Müller1, André Plass3, Orest Chevtchik1, Nikolaos Bonaros1.
University Vancouver, Vancouver, DC, Canada, 3Zürich University, Dept. Cardiac Surgery, Zürich, Switzerland.
11.30 - 11.40 B5. Diffused Myocardial Fibrosis Identified by T-1 Mapping Cardiac Magnetic Resonance can be Found in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis and It is Independent From Focal Myocardial Fibrosis
Rafael Sádaba, FRCS CTh1, Fernando Olaz, MD, PhD1, Virginia Alvarez Asiain, MD1, Mercedes Ciriza, MD1, Luis Jimenez-Alfaro, MD1, Javier De Diego, MD1, Amaia Melero, RN1, Natalia Lopez-Andres, PhD2.
1Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, 2NavarraBiomed, Pamplona, Spain.
 
12:00 - 13.30 Industry Lunch Symposium
 
 
13.30 - 15.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Great Debates
13.30 - 14.15 Debate I: Functional MR Optimal Therapy: Surgery vs. Percutaneous
Pro: Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge is the Definitive Therapy for Functional MR
Saibal Kar, MD
Con: Surgery is the Gold Standard for Functional MR
Antonio Calafiore, MD
14.15 - 15.00 Debate II: Is Early Surgery Indicated for Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis?
Pro: Early Surgery is Indicated for Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis
Maurice Sarano, MD
Con: Watchful Waiting is Indicated for Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis
Luc Pierard, MD
 
Concurrent Session II: Heart Valve Imaging Keynote & Award Abstracts
Moderator: A. Jamil Tajik, MD
13.30 - 13.45 Heart Valve Imaging Keynote
A. Jamil Tajik, MD
13.45 - 13.55 A8. Impact of Aortic Valve Phenotype on the Relationship between Aortic Valve Calcification and Aortic Stenosis Hemodynamic Severity
Theodore Hanson1, Marie-Annick Clavel1, David Messika-Zeitoun2, Philippe Pibarot3, Philip Araoz1, Joseph Maalouf1, Romain Capoulade3, Mylene Shen3, Caroline Cueff2, Hector Michelena1, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano1.
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Bichat Hospital, Paris, France, 3IUCPQ, Quebec, QC, Canada.
13.55 - 14.05 A9. Phenotype Assessment of Fibro-elastic Deficiency Mitral Valve Prolapse Related To Mutations In Arhgap24. On behalf of the Leducq Mitral Network
Thierry Le Tourneau1, Antoine Jobbe-Duval1, Caroline Cueff1, Antoine Rimbert1, Damien Duval1, Florence Kyndt1, Claire Toquet1, Patrick Bruneval2, Albert Hagege2, Robert Levine3, Simon Lecointe1, Vincent Probst1, Jean-Christian Roussel1, Olivier Baron1, Christophe Baufreton4, Jean Mérot1, Hervé Le Marec1, Jean Jacques Schott1.
1Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 2HEGP, Paris, France, 3MGH, Boston, MA, USA, 4Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Angers, France.
14.05 - 14.15 A10. Mitral effective regurgitant orifice area is an independent predictor of pulmonary artery pressure in patients with aortic stenosis
G Benfari1, Andrea Rossi1, S Nistri2, G Cioffi3, G Faggiano4, G Geremia1, C Vassanelli1.
1University of Verona, Verona, Italy, 2CMSR Veneto Medica, Vicenza, Italy, 3Villa Bianca Hospital, Trento, Italy, 4University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.
14.15 - 14.25 A11. Flow dependency of Aortic Valve Resistance in 3D Printed Patient Specific Models of Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis
Dimitrios Maragiannis, Matthew S. Jackson, Stephen R. Igo, Robert C. Schutt, Stephen H. Little.
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.
14.25 - 14.35 A12. Optimized Tricuspid Annular Sizing by 3D Echocardiography
Serguei Melnitchouk, Jonathan Teoh, Thoralf Sundt, Judy Hung.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
14.35 - 14.45 A13. Aortic Valve Replacement with Rapid Deployment Bioprosthesis In Patients with Small Aortic Annulus: Preliminary Hemodynamic Results
Alexis THERON, Vlad GARIBOLDI, Dominique GRISOLI, Pierre MORERA, Nicolas JAUSSAUD, Virginie CHALVIGNAC, Severine LEROUX, Cecile AMANATIOU, Alberto RIBERI, Catherine GUIDON, Frederic COLLART.
La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France.
14.45 - 14.55 A14. Functional Assessment of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
Dimitrios Maragiannis1, Matthew S. Jackson1, Kyle Autry1, Jose H. Flores-Arrendondo2, Robert C. Schutt1, Paulino A. Alvarez1, William Zoghbi1, Dipan J. Shah1, Stephen H. Little1.
1Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA, 2Baylor College, Houston, TX, USA.
 
Concurrent Session III: Valve Disease Registries
Moderator: Danny Dvir, MD
Johanna Takkenberg, MD
13.30 - 13.45 The Valve-in-Valve International Data Registry
Danny Dvir, MD
13.45 - 14.00 AVIATOR
Jolanda Kluin, MD
14.00 - 14.15 GenTac
Rita Milewsky, MD
14.15 - 14.30 The Role of Registries in Advancing Knowledge on Outcomes
Johanna Takkenberg, MD
14.30 - 15.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session IV: Mitral Valve Prolapse
Moderators: Robert Levine, MD
Albert Hagege, MD
Thierry Le Tourneau, MD
13.30 - 13.45 Normal and Pathologic MV Development
Russel Norris, MD
13.45 - 14.00 Genome Wide Association Study in MVP
Christian Dina, MD
14.00 - 14.15 Genes in Non-Syndromic MVP
Sue Slaugenhaupt, MD
14.15 - 14.30 Mitral Valve Phenotype
Thierry Le Tourneau, MD
14.30 - 14.45 Leducq Mitral Network Overview and Future Perspectives
Robert Levine, MD
14.45 - 15.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session V: Valve Biology
Moderators: Elena Aikawa, MD
Jonathan Butcher, MD
13.30 - 13.45 Endothelial Regulation of Aortic Valve Biology and Disease
Jonathan Butcher, MD
13.45 - 14.00 Signaling Pathways in Valve Homeostasis and Disease
Joy Lincoln, MD
14.00 - 14.15 Glycobiology in Health and Disease
Jane Grande-Allen, MD
14.15 - 14.30 Extracellular Vesicles and their Role in Valve Pathobiology
Elena Aikawa, MD
14.30 - 15.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session VI: Percutaneous Valve Abstracts
Moderators: Niel Moat, MD
Corrado Tamburino, MD
13.30 - 13.40 B6. The Effect of Stent-Crimping of Transcatheter Heart Valves on Premature Leaflet Calcification
Aditi Sinha, Arash Kheradvar.
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA.
13.40 -13.50 B7. The Impact Of Flow And Gradient On Outcome After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation For Severe Aortic Stenosis
Nikolaos Bonaros, Anneliese Heinz, Markus Kofler, Lukas Stastny, Reinstadler Sebastian, Velik-Salchner Corinna, Hoefer Daniel, Ludwig Mueller, Mueller Silvana, Thomas Bartel, Michael Grimm, Wolfgang Michael Franz, Guy Friedrich.
Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.
13.50 - 14.00 B8. An In Vitro Case Study: How Can We Help a Patient with a Small Failing Bioprosthesis?
Prem A. Midha1, Sivakkumar Arjunon, PhD1, Domingo Uceda1, Vrishank Raghav, PhD1, Jose F. Condado, MD, MS2, Stamatios Lerakis, MD2, Vinod H. Thourani, MD2, Vasilis Babaliaros, MD2, Ajit Yoganathan, PhD1.
1Georgia Institute of Technology, ATLANTA, GA, USA, 2Emory University Hospitals, ATLANTA, GA, USA.
14.00 - 14.10 B9. Improving TAVI Outcomes: the Transaortic Approach. Single Center Procedural And Midterm Results of 265 Consecutive Patients
Mauro Romano1, Andrea Da Prati1, Francesco Tizzano1, Daniel Le Houérou1, Thierry Lefèvre2, Bernard Chevalier2, Thomas Hovasse2, Gouge1, Brahim Benomar1.
1Institut Hospitalier Jacques Cartier, Massy, France, 2Institut Hospitalier Jacques Cartier-Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Massy, France.
14.10 - 14.20 B10. Use of the Edwards Sapien 3 Valve and Medtronic Melody Valve for Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement in Infants and Children
Paul J. Chai, Isaac George, Tamim M. Nazif, David Kalfa, Susheel K. Kodali, Alejandro Torres, Julie A. Vincent, Martin B. Leon, Emile A. Bacha.
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
14.20 - 14.30 B11. Sutureless-adjustable Surgical Mitral Annuloplasty: 2 years Follow-up
Paolo Denti1, Giovanni La Canna1, Nicola Buzzatti1, Giovanna Di Giannuario1, Maurizio Taramasso2, Luca Vicentini1, Francesco Maisano2, Ottavio Alfieri1.
1San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Milan, Italy, 2UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
14.30 - 14.40 B12. Assessment of the Hydrodynamic Function of TAVI prostheses Implanted In Bioprostheses
Ulrich Steinseifer1, Maximilian Kuetting1, Christoph Schmitz1, Marc Utzenrath1, Sandrine Egron1, Alexander Sedaghat2, Buntaro Fujita3, Stephan Ensminger3.
1RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 2University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 3Heart and Diabetes Center Northrhine Westfalia, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany.
 
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break, Poster Viewing
 
15.30 - 17.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: TAVR
Moderators: Thomas Walther, MD
Nicolo Piazza, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Patient Versus Device Selection - A Complex Interplay
Jorg Kempfert, MD
15.45 - 16.00 TAVR For "Lower" Risk Patients - Is It Justified?
Nicolo Piazza, MD
16.00 - 16.15 Failure of Transcatheter Aortic Valves: How, When and What To Do?
Darren Mylotte, MD
16.15 - 16.30 10 Suggestions on How to Improve Your TAVR Program
Thomas Walther, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session II: Heart Valve Basic Science Research Keynote & Award Abstracts
Moderator: Russell Norris, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Heart Valve Basic Science Research Keynote
Russell Norris, MD
15.45 - 15.55 A15. Mutations in ARHGAP24 encoding Filgap as a cause of Mitral Valve Prolapse
Antoine Rimbert1, Damien Duval1, Florence Kyndt1, Simon Lecointe1, Antoine Jobbe-Duval1, Daniel Trujillano2, Nathan Tucker3, Christophe Baufreton4, Russell A. Norris5, Vincent Probst1, Hervé Le Marec1, Claire Toquet1, Patrick Bruneval6, Xavier Estivill7, Susan Slaugenhaupt8, Robert A Levine9, Roger R Markwald5, Xavier Jeunemaitre6, David Milan3, Thierry Le Tourneau1, Jean Mérot1, Jean-Jacques Schott1.
1INSERM U1087 Institut du thorax, Nantes, France, 2Genetic Causes of Disease Group, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain, 3Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 4Cardiovascular surgery department, University Hospital, Angert, France, 5Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA, 6Department of Pathology Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, 7Genetic Causes of Disease Group, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain, 8Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 9Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Boston, MA, USA.
15.55- 16.05 A16. Identifying Genetic Causes of Bicuspid Aortic Valve - A Long Way To Go
Catherine Francis1, Matina Prapa2, Nada Abdulkareem3, Roddy Walsh1, Shibu John1, Rachel Buchan1, Paul J. Barton1, Marjan Jahangiri3, Michael A. Gatzoulis2, John Pepper1, Stuart A. Cook1.
1Cardiovascular BRU, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 2Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 3St George's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
16.05 - 16.15 A17. Genetic Association Highlights Biological Pathways Underlying Mitral Valve Prolapse
Christian Dina1, Nabila Bouatila-Naji2, Francesca N. DELLING3, Ronen DURST4, Leticia FERNANDEZ-FRIERA5, Jorge SOLIS5, Thierry LE TOURNEAU1, Vincent PROBST1, Yohan BOSSE6, Philippe PIBAROT7, Mark LATHROP8, Serge HERCBERG9, Ronan ROUSSEL10, Simon LECOINTE1, Florence KYNDT1, Floriane SIMONET1, Emelia J. BENJAMIN11, Richard REDON1, Hervé LE MAREC1, Philippe Froguel12, Ramachandran S. VASAN13, Russell A. NORRIS14, David J. MILAN15, Susan A. SLAUGENHAUPT16, Robert A. LEVINE17, Jean-Jacques SCHOTT1, Albert A. HAGEGE18, Xavier JEUNEMAITRE19.
1Inserm UMR1087, CNRS UMR 6291, CHU Nantes, Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 2INSERM UMR970 Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris, France, 3Department of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and Framingham Heart Study, Boston, MA, USA, 4. Cardiology Department, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, 5Hospital Universitario Monteprincipe, Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), Madrid, Spain, 6Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Laval University, Québec, QC, Canada, 7Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada, 8Génome Quebec, Montréal, QC, Canada, 9Paris 13 University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team, Epidemiology and biostatistics Center, Cnam, Paris 5 University, Paris 7 University, Department of Public Health, Avicenne Hospital, Bobigny, France, 10. INSERM, UMRS 1138, Centre de Recherc
16.15 - 16.25 A18. Attenuated Notch-Tnf Signaling Leads to Semilunar Valve Remodeling Defect and Stenosis
Yidong Wang1, Bingruo Wu1, Emily Farrar2, Christina M. Alfieri3, Kai Mao1, Katherine E. Yutzey3, Jonathan T. Butcher2, Bin Zhou1.
1Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA, 2Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, 3Cincinnati Children's Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
16.25 - 16.35 A19. Reduction of Krox20 Expression leads to Aortic Valve Dysfunction and Thickening of the Valve Leaflet
Alexis THERON1, Gaelle ODELIN2, Emilie FAURE2, Jean-François AVIERINOS1, Stephane ZAFFRAN2.
1Inserm U910/La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France, 2Inserm U910, Faculté de Medecine, Marseille, France.
16.35 - 16.45 A20. LVAD-support Induces a M2-type Reparative Response and Progressive Valve Interstitial Cell Activation in the Aortic Valve
Jan Willem van Rijswijk1, Aryan Vink2, Jerson R. Martina1, Nicolaas de Jonge3, Roel A. de Weger2, Faiz Z. Ramjankhan1, Jolanda Kluin1.
1Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Dept of Pathology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3Dept of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.
16.45 - 16.55 A21. Design of 3-Dimensional Spatially Organized PEG-Based Hydrogels for an Aortic Valve Co-Culture Model
Daniel S. Puperi1, Liezl R. Balaoing1, Ronan W. O'Connell2, Jennifer L. West3, Kathryn J. Grande-Allen1.
1Rice University, Houston, TX, USA, 2University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 3Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.
 
Concurrent Session III: 3-D Echo Imaging
Moderators: Joerg Ender, MD
Alain Berrebi, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Role of 3D in Cath Lab for Valve Interventions
Alain Berrebi, MD
15.45 - 16.00 Role of 3D in Valve Surgery
Alain Berrebi, MD
16.00 - 16.15 Role of 3D and LV/RV Ventricular Function: The Anesthesiologist Point of View
Jörg Ender, MD
16.15 - 16.30 3D Echo Imaging Technology: Past, Present, and Future
Jean Louis Vanoverschelde, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session IV: Bicuspid AV
Moderators: Hector Michelena, MD
Alessandro Della Corte, MD
Simon Body, MD
Jyothy Puthumana, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Genetics in BAV: Problem Solved?
Bart Loeys, MD
15.45 - 16.00 BAV Phenotype and Clinical Outcomes: Age-dependent?
Luciana Young, MD
16.00 - 16.15 BAV Aortopathy: Should New Science Influence My Patient's Risk-Assessment
Paul Fedak, MD
16.15 - 16.30 Surgical Repair for Isolated Severe BAV Regurgitation: When, Who, and How?
Hans-Joachim Schafers, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session V: Tricuspid Valve Disease
Moderator: Gilles Dreyfus, MD
Robert Dion, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Assessment and Quantification of Tricuspid Annulus and Regurgitation by Echocardiography
David Messika-Zeitoun, MD
15.45 - 16.00 Should Less Than Severe TR Be Addressed During Left Sided Surgery
Michele De Bonis, MD
16.00 - 16.15 Tricuspid Leaflet Tethering, Definition, Treatment
Robert A. Dion, MD
16.15 - 16.30 Secondary or Recurrent TR After Surgery, When Operate, How to Select The Patients
Gilles Dreyfus, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session VI: Heart Valve Outcomes Abstracts
Moderators: Blasé Carabello, MD
Thoralf Sundt, MD
15.30 - 15.40 B13. Prognostic Impact of Age and Sex Adjusted B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Upon Clinical Outcome in Patients with Organic Mitral Regurgitation
Marie-Annick Clavel1, Christophe Tribouilloy2, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde3, Rodolfo Pizarro4, Rakesh M. Suri1, Catherine Szymanski2, Siham Lazam3, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano1.
1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d'Amiens, Amiens, France, 3Université catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium, 4Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
15.40 - 15.50 B14. Aortic Valve-sparing With The Reimplantation Technique (El Khoury-David Operation) In Patients With A Bicuspid Valve: Long-term Results
Stefano Mastrobuoni, Maxime Laflamme, Jean Rubay, Philippe Noirhomme, Laurent de Kerchove, Gebrine El Khoury.
St. Luc' s Hospital, Catholic Univeristy of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.
15.50 - 16.00 B15. Detrimental Impact Of Prosthetic Aortic Endocarditis On Early And Long-term Outcome And Lack Of Improvements In The Last Years: Results From The Multicenter European "Record" (redo Cardiac Operation Research Database) Initiative
Francesco Onorati1, Fausto Biancari2, Marisa De Feo3, Livio San Biagio1, Giovanni Mariscalco4, Antonio Messina5, Giuseppe Santarpino6, Francesco Santini7, Giuseppe Faggian1.
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy, 2Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, Finland, 3Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy, 4Cardiac Surgery Unit, Varese University Hospital, Varese, Italy, 5Cardiac Surgery Unit, Poliambulanza Foundation Hospital, Brescia, Italy, 6Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany, Germany, 7Cardiac Surgery Unit, San Martino University Hospital, Genova, Italy.
16.00 - 16.10 B16. Allografts In Aortic Position: Insights From A 27-year Single- center Prospective Study
Bardia Arabkhani, Elrozy Andrinopoulou, Jos Bekkers, Johanna Takkenberg, Ad Bogers.
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
16.10 - 16.20 B17. Patient-prosthesis Mismatch After Mitral Valve Replacement
Yong Han Kim, Ho Young Hwang, Kyung-Hwan Kim, Ki-Bong Kim, Hyuk Ahn.
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of.
16.20 - 16.30 B18. Hemodynamic Predictors of Normally Sized Ascending Aorta in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis
Evaldas Girdauskas1, Mina Rouman1, Kushtrim Disha1, Andres Espinoza1, Georg Dubslaff1, Beatrix Fey1, Bernhard Theis2, Iver Petersen2, Michael A. Borger3, Thomas Kuntze1.
1Central Hospital Bad Berka, Bad Berka, Germany, 2Institute of Pathology, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, Germany, 3Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
16.30 - 16.40 B19. Long-Term OutcomesOf Aortic Valve Replacement With Or Without Concurrent Coronary Revascularization In Morbid And Extreme Morbid Obesity- Does The Obesity Paradox Hold Up?
Tomasz Timek1, Olivia Hulme2, Ben Himelhoch2, Alan Davis3, Charles Willekes1, Edward Murphy1, Theodore Boeve1, John Heiser1, Lawrence Patzelt1.
1Meijer Heart and Vascular Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA, 2Michigan State College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids, MI, USA, 3Grand Rapids Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.
 
17.00 - 17.30 Annual Business Meeting
17.30 - 18.30 Welcome Reception
 
Room Key
Camille Blanc Room Bosio Room Poulenc Room Auric 1-2 Rooms Apollinaire Room Scotto Room
FRIDAY, MAY 8
7.00 - 5.00 Registration
 
 
8.30 - 10.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Degenerative MR
Moderators: Gilles Dreyfus, MD
Ottavio Alfieri, MD
Fred Mohr, MD
8.30 - 8.45 Mitral Valve Repair with Resection
Gilles Dreyfus, MD
8.45 - 9.00 Mitral Valve Repair without Resection
Patrick Perier, MD
9.00 - 9.15 Clipping for Inoperable Patients
Paul Sorajja, MD
9.15 - 9.30 Long Term Outcomes
Ottavio Alfieri, MD
9.30 - 9.45 Future Management of MR
Fred Mohr, MD
9.45 - 10.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session II: Percutaneous Valve Therapies Keynote & Award Abstracts
Moderator: Martin Leon, MD
8.30 - 8.45 Percutaneous Valve Therapies Keynote
Martin Leon, MD
8.45 - 8.55 A22. Six Months Follow Up Results from Multicentre First-in-Man Feasibility Trial of a Percutaneous mitral valve direct annuloplasty system
Karl Heinz Kuck1, Alec Vahanian2, Antonio Colombo3, Georg Nickenig4, Stephan Baldus5, Christian Frerker6, David Messika-Zeitoun2, Francesco Maisano7.
1Asklepios Clinic St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany, 2Bichat Hospital, Paris, France, 3San Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy, 4Universitätsklinikum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 5Cologne University Heart Center, Köln, Germany, 6Asklepios Clinic St. Georg, Hamburg, Grenada, 7University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
8.55 - 9.05 A23. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation for the Treatment of Mitral Regurgitation; First-in-Man Experience with an Apically Tethered Device
Neil Moat1, Alison Duncan2, Cesare Quarto2, Alastair Lindsay1, Micheal Gosh- Dastidar1, Simon Davies1.
1Royal Brompton Hospital, london, United Kingdom, 2royal brompton hospital, london, United Kingdom.
9.05 - 9.15 A24. The Prevalence and Prognostic Significance of Right Ventricular Systolic Function in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) - A Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Study
Alistair C. Lindsay, Thomas Snow, Richard J. Jabbour, Ritesh Kanyal, Paramvir Sawhney, Sanjay K. Prasad, Raad H. Mohiaddin, Carlo Di Mario, Simon W. Davies, Neil E. Moat.
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
9.15 - 9.25 A25. Would Any Mitral Annuloplasty Ring And Band Be Suitable For Valve-in-Ring Technique And How To Size
Gry Dahle, Kjell Arne Rein, Arnt E. Fiane.
Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
9.25 - 9.35 A26. Multicenter Assessment of SAPIEN 3 Implantation with Optimization of Clinical Outcomes: Result of the OPTIMAL S3 study
Danny Dvir1, Julinda Mehilli2, Thomas Walther3, Tamir Levi4, Matheus Simonato1, David Wood1, John Webb1.
1St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2Munich, Munich heart center, Germany, 3Kerckhoff HeartCenter, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 4Edwards Lifescinces, Caesaria, Israel.
9.35 - 9.45 A27. New Prototype Of Expandable Stent Valve Of Polyurethane Implanted By Catheter For Pediatric Patients
Miguel A. Maluf1, Miko Obradovic2, Rainier Bregulla2, Helmut Grathwohl2, Luciedes P. Mercuri1, Jivaldo R. Matos3.
1Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 2Bentley InnoMed, Hechingen, Germany, 3Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
9.45 - 9.55 A28. Novel Catheter Guided Mitral Valved Stent For Functional Mitral Regurgitation. Verification in Acute and Chronic Animal Studies.
Jose L. Navia.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
 
Concurrent Session III: Imaging Case Review I
Moderator: Randolph Martin, MD
 
Concurrent Session IV: Biomarkers in Valve Diseases
Moderators: Marie-Annick Clavel, MD
8.30 - 8.45 Interest in B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Mitral Valve Disease
Marie-Annick Clavel, MD
8.45 - 9.00 Interest in B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Aortic Valve Disease
Marie-Annick Clavel, MD
9.00 - 9.15 High-Sensitivity Troponin I and LV Hypertrophy in Aortic Stenosis
Marc Dweck, MD
9.15 - 9.30 Role of microRNAs in Aortic Valve Calcification
Magnus Back, MD
9.30 - 10.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session V: Rheumatic Heart Disease
Moderators: David Messika-Zeitoun, MD
Chotivatanapong Taweesak, MD
8.30 - 8.45 Epidemiology of Rheumatic Disease
Mariana Mirabel, MD
8.45 - 9.00 Percutaneous Treatment of Mitral Stenosis - Patients Selection and Long Term Results
David Messika-Zeitoun, MD
9.00 - 9.15 Rheumatic Mitral Valve Repair for All: Possible and Justify?
Chotivatanapong Taweesak, MD
9.15 - 9.30 Primary and Secondary Prevention
Ana Olga Mocumbi, MD
9.30 - 10.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session VI: Heart Valve Basic Science Research Abstracts
Moderator(s): John Elefteriades, MD
8.30 - 8.40 B20. Unifying Mechanisms of MVP; From Gene Mutations to Treatments: Results from a Leducq Transatlantic Consortium on Mitral Valve Disease
Chip Norris1, Katelynn Toomer1, Kimberly Sauls1, Roger Markwald1, Christian Dina2, Nabila Bouatia-Naji3, Nathan Tucker4, Jean-Jacques Schott5, Albert Hagege6, Francesca Delling7, Xavier Jeunemaitre8, David Milan9, Susan Slaugenhaupt9, Robert Levine9, On Behalf of the Leducq Transatlantic Network10.
1Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA, 2INSERM UMR1087, CNRS UMR 6291, Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 3INSERM UMR970 Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris, France, 4Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA, 5Inserm UMR1087, CNRS UMR 6291, Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 6AP-HP, Department of Cardiology, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, 7Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, 8AP-HP, Department of genetics, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, 9Mass General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 10Many Institutions world-wide, Charleston, Boston, London, Nantes, Paris, France.
8.40 - 8.50 B21. Maintenance of Aortic Valve Competence in Marfan Syndrome
John Pepper1, Mario Petrou2, Filip Rega3, Conal Austin4, Ulrich Rosendahl1, Raad Mohiaddin5, Tom Treasure6.
1National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit (BRU), Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, London, United Kingdom, 2John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, 3University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium, 4St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 5Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, 6University College London, London, United Kingdom.
8.50 - 9.00 B22. Involvement of LRRFip1 gene and canonical Wnt pathway in Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP)
Pauline Labbé1, Emilie Faure2, Simon Lecointe1, Florence Kyndt1, Thierry Le Tourneau1, José Luis de la Pompa3, Cécile Duplaà4, Stéphane Zaffran2, Jean-Jacques Schott1, Jean Mérot1.
1Inserm U1087 Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 2Inserm UMR S_910, Marseille, France, 3CNIC National Cardiovascular Research Center, Madrid, Spain, 4Inserm U1034, Pessac, France.
9.00 - 9.10 B23. A Biomechanical Evaluation of Mitral Valve Prolapse: Morphological Assessment from Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Finite Element Analysis of Neo-Chordal Implantation
Francesco Sturla1, Francesco Onorati1, Emiliano Votta2, Konstantinos Pechlivanidis1, Omar Pappalardo1, Giovanni Puppini1, Alberto Redaelli2, Giuseppe Faggian1.
1Università degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy, 2Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy.
9.10 - 9.20 B24. Oct4: A Novel Player In Endothelio-Mesenchymal Transition During Developmental Valvulogenesis And In Valvulopathies
Emily Farrar1, Thomas Moore-Morris2, Emilye Hiriart2, David Peal3, David Milan3, Jonathan Butcher1, Michel Puceat2.
1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, 2inserm, Marseille, France, 3Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
9.20 - 9.30 B25. Prediction of the Effects of BAV Cusp Fusion on Ascending Aorta Hemodynamics Using Fluid-structure Interaction Modeling
Kai Cao, Philippe Sucosky.
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA.
9.30 - 9.40 B26. EGFR is required for Heart Valve Development and Homeostasis
Bingruo Wu1, Xiangjiang Chen2, Michael J. Campbell3, Bin Zhou1.
1Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA, 2The First Affiliate Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China, 3Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.
9.40 - 9.50 B27. Targeted Next-generation Sequencing of Nine Candidate Genes in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Patients Identifies Novel and Known Potentially Pathogenic Variants
Natasha Dargis1, Maxime Lamontagne1, Nathalie Gaudreault1, Laura Sbarra1, Cyndi Henry1, Philippe Pibarot1, Patrick Mathieu1, Yohan Bossé2.
1Centre de recherche Institut univ de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Quebec, Quebec, QC, Canada, 2Department of Molecular Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
 
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break, Poster Viewing
 
 
10.30 - 12.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Aortic Valve Repair: Setting Up New Standards for the Treatment of Aortic Regurgitation
Moderators: Hans-Joachim Schaefers, MD
Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde, MD
10.30 - 10.45 What Echo Criteria for Selection
Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde, MD
10.45 - 11.00 What Intraoperative Criteria for Repair
Laurent De Kherchove, MD
11.00 - 11.15 Concepts of Aortic Valve Repair
Hans-Joachim Schaefers, MD
11.15 - 11.30 Benefits of Repair
Emmanuel Lansac, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session II: Heart Valve Outcomes Keynote & Award Abstracts
Moderator: Robert Bonow, MD
10:30 - 10:45 Heart Valve Outcomes Keynote
Robert Bonow, MD
10.45 - 10.55 A29. 50 Years' Follow-up of Mechanical Heart Valve Replacement: Late Survival and Prosthesis Durability
Tony Furnary1, Gary Grunkemeier2, Mansen Wang2, Albert Starr3.
1StarrWood-Cardiac Group, Portland, OR, USA, 2Providence Health & Services, Portland, OR, USA, 3Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA.
10.55 - 11.05 A30. Very Long-term Outcomes Of The Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Aortic Valve In Patients Aged Between 50 To 65: The End Of The Grey Zone?
Thierry Bourguignon, Rym El Khoury, Pierre Lhommet, Claudia Loardi, Alain Mirza, Julie Boulanger-Lothion, Anne Lorraine Bouquiaux-Stablo-Duncan, Michel Marchand, Michel Aupart.
Trousseau Hospital, Tours, France.
11.05 - 11.15 A31. Assessment of Frailty using patient-provided information independently predicts outcome in Aortic Stenosis
Marie-Annick Clavel, Sheila M. Manemann, Joseph Malouf, Hector I. Michelena, Veronique L. Roger, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
11.15 - 11.25 A32. Phenotypes of Mitral Valve Prolapse as a Cause of Sudden Death: a Case-Control Study
Jerome HOURDAIN1, Marie Annick Clavel2, Jean Claude Deharo1, Gilbert Habib1, Maurice Enriquez Sarano3.
1CHU TIMONE, MARSEILLE, France, 2IUCPQ, QUEBEC, QC, Canada, 3Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
11.25 - 11.35 A33. Decellularized Aortic Valve Allografts - 10 Years Experience
Francisco D. Costa, Daniele Fornazari Colatusso, Ana Claudia Brenner Affonso da Costa, Claudinei Colatusso, Andreia Dumsch Ferreira, Sergio Veiga Lopes.
Santa Casa de Curitiba PUCPR, Curitiba, Brazil.
11.35 - 11.45 A34. Progression of Mitral Valve Prolapse: a Follow-up Investigation in the Framingham Heart Study
Francesca N. Delling1, Jian Rong2, Martin G. Larson2, Birgitta Lehman2, Ewa Osypiuk2, Plamen Stantchev2, Emelia J. Benjamin2, Robert A. Levine3, Ramachandran S. Vasan2.
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, 2Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA, 3Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.
11.45 - 11.55 A35. Comparison Of Cardiac Surgery With Left Atrial Ablation vs. Cardiac Surgery Without Ablation In Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: Subanalysis Of The PRAGUE-12 Prospective Randomized Study.
Petr Budera1, Pavel Osmancik1, Marek Maly2, Zbynek Straka1.
1University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic, 2National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic.
 
Concurrent Session III: New Approaches to the Mitral Annulus
Moderators: Valavanur Subramanian, MD
Michael Mack, MD
10.30 - 10.45 Assessing the Mitral Annulus Anatomy Through Innovative Imaging Approaches
Nicolo Piazza, MD
10.45 - 11.00 Transcatheter Direct Adjustable Annuloplasty Devices
Michael Mack, MD
11.00 - 11.15 Bridging Conventional Wisdom - "The Mitral Annular Bridge"
Valavanur Subramanian, MD
11.15 - 11.30 Docking Platform for Mitral Annulus and Mitra Plug
Murali Padala, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session IV: InterAmerican Society of Cardiology Collaborative Session
Moderators: Marcia Barbosa, MD
Jose Pomar, MD
10.30 - 10.45 MS: Beyond Gradients and Mitral Valve Area
Marcia Barbosa, MD
10.45 - 11.00 3D Impact on Valve Management
Clara Vazquez, MD
11.00 - 11.15 Is Mitral Valve Repair a Dream or a Reality in Latin America?
Javier Dario, MD
11.15 - 11.30 The Ross Operation in 2015: Our Large Experience Over the Years
Francisco Costa, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session V: Epidemiology
Moderators: Johanna Takkenberg, MD
Jeffrey Borer, MD
10.30 - 10.45 Mitral Valve Regurgitation: Natural History and Optimal Treatment Strategies
Raphael Rosenhek, MD
10.45 - 11.00 Gender Differences in the Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of VHD
Johanna Takkenberg, MD
11.00 - 11.15 The Current Epidemiology and Case Distribution of Valvular Regurgitation at a Time of Increasing Disease Awareness
Jeffrey Borer, MD
11.15 - 11.30 Epidemiology of the Bicuspid Aortic Valve and it's Sequelae
John Elefteriades, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session VI: 3-D Echo Imaging - How to Use the Quantitative Software
Moderators: Hector Michelena, MD
James Thomas, MD
10.30 - 10.45 Mitral Valve
Hani Mohamed Mahmoud
10.45 - 11.00 3D Dynamics of the Mitral Valve
Hector Michelena, MD
11.15 - 11.30 Quantification of Regurgitation (3D Pisa)
James Thomas, MD
11.30 - 12.00 Discussion
 
12:00 - 13:30 Industry Lunch Symposium
 
 
13.30 - 15.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Great Debates
13.30 - 14.15 Debate I: Mitral Valve Replacement Vs. Repair for Ischemic MR
Pro: MV Replacement is the Procedure of Choice
Michael Mack, MD
Con: MV Repair is Still Indicated
Robert Dion, MD
14.15 - 15.00 Debate II: TAVI in Low- to Medium-Risk Patients
Pro: TAVI Should be Performed in Low- to Medium-Risk Patients
Corrado Tamburino, MD
Con: Surgical AVR Is and Will Remain the Gold Standard
Thomas Walther, MD
 
Concurrent Session II: Mitral Valve Prolapse: New Insights
Moderators: Jane Grande-Allen, MD
13.30 - 13.45 Animal Models of Mitral Valve Prolapse
Russell Norris, MD
13.45 - 14.00 Examining the Role of Tension on Mitral Valve Remodeling In Vitro
Jane Grande-Allen, MD
14.00 - 14.15 New Insights into Remodeling Mechanisms Involved in Mitral Valve Prolapse
Joy Lincoln, MD
14.15 - 14.30 Personalized Computational Modeling of Mitral Valve Prolapse for Surgical Planning
Hyunggun Kim, MD
14.30 - 15.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session III: Valve Replacement - Past & Future
Moderators: Alain Carpentier, MD
Didier Lapeyre, MD
13.30 - 13.45 Evolution of Heart Valve Substitutes: Unmet Needs and Problems That Remain to be Solved
Didier Lapeyre, MD
13.45 - 14.00 Flow Induced Thrombosis: New Insights from Experimental, Numerical & Bio-Molecular Methodologies
Dominik Obrist, MD
14.00 - 14.15 Novel Bench Test Methods for Evaluating Mechanical Heart Valves
Ajit Yoganathan, MD
14.15 - 14.30 The Concept of Mechanical Bioprosthesis: Design & Materials
Didier Lapeyre, MD
14.30 - 15.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session IV: Structural Bioprosthesis Degeneration
Moderators: Gino Gerosa, MD
Vered Padler-Karavani, MD
Jean Christian Roussel, MD
13.30 - 13.45 Translink European Project Dedicated to SVD: An Overview
Gino Gerosa, MD
13.45 - 14.00 SVD: Immunologic or Non-Immunological Process?
Jean Christian Roussel, MD
14.00 - 14.15 Epidemiology and Diagnosis of SVD
Bart Meuris, MD
14.15 - 14.30 SVD Treatment: Redo Surgery or Valve-in-Valve?
Vinod Thourani, MD
14.30 - 15.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session V: Endocarditis
Moderators: Gilbert Habib, MD
Marta Sitges, MD
13.30 - 13.45 Improvements in Diagnosis by Imaging: Multimodality Imaging is Here to Stay
Gilbert Habib, MD
13.45 - 14.00 Device Endocarditis
Marta Sitges, MD
14.00 - 14.15 Evolving Indications for Surgery
Carlos Mestres, MD
14.15 - 14.30 Valve Repair in Endocarditis: Current Status and Outcomes
Gilles Dreyfus, MD
14.30 - 15.00 Discussion
 
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break, Poster Viewing
 
 
15.30 - 17.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Mitral and Tricuspid Disease
Moderators: Maurice Sarano, MD
Christophe Tribouilloy, MD
15.30 - 15.45 The LV in Patients with MR: A Practical Approach to Avoid LV Dysfunction
Christophe Tribouilloy, MD
15.45 - 16.00 How to Quantify MR and How Useful Is It?
James Thomas, MD
16.00 - 16.15 MVP, Is It Benign? What are the Surgical Indications for Degenerative MR
Jean Francois Avierinos, MD
16.15 - 16.30 How to Assess TR and What To Do With the Information?
Yan Topilsky, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session II: Heart Valve Repair Keynote & Award Abstracts
Moderator: Gilles Dreyfus, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Heart Valve Repair Keynote
Gilles Dreyfus, MD
15.45 - 15.55 A36. Long Term Results Of External Aortic Ring Annuloplasty For Aortic Valve Repair
Emmanuel LANSAC1, Isabelle Di Centa2, Ghassan Sleilaty1, Alain Berrebi1, Nizar Khelil1, Konstantinos Zannis1, Patrice Dervanian1, Susanna Salvi1, Mathieu Debauchez1.
1Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, PARIS, France, 2Hopital Foch, SURESNES, France.
15.55- 16.05 A37. Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty; Does The Type Of Ring Matter?
Dan Spiegelstein, Eyal R. Nachum, Probal Ghosh, Leonid Sternik, Rafael Kuperstein, Micha S. Feinberg, Ehud Raanani.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.
16.05 - 16.15 A38. Early Results and Mid-Term Durability of Extra-Aortic Annuloplasty Ring Implantation on Aortic Annular Dimensions and Dynamics
Lauren Basmadjian1, Arssene Basmadjian1, Louis-Mathieu Stevens2, Nancy Poirier1, Raymond Cartier1, Ismail El-Hamamsy1.
1Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2CHUM, Montreal, QC, Canada.
16.15 - 16.25 A39. Development of In-Body Tissue-Engineered Heart Valve (Biovalve Type VIII) and Its Preclinical Study in a Beagle Model with Congenital Pulmonary Stenosis
Yasuhide Nakayama1, Masami Uechi2, Takeshi Moriwaki1, Marina Funayama1, Takeshi Mizuno2, Maya Furukoshi1.
1National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan, 2Veterinary Cardiovascular Medical Center, JASMIN, Yokohama, Japan.
16.25 - 16.35 A40. Papillary Muscle Repositioning for Mitral Commissural Prolapse: Surgical Technique and Midterm Results.
Sarah Sainte, Nigel Callens, Kris Van Kerrebroeck, Matteo Pettinari, Herbert Gutermann, Robert Dion.
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Genk, Genk, Belgium.
16.35 - 16.45 A41. Inferior Patch Plasty and Resuspension in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation with Postero-Inferior Dyskinesia: a Ventricular Solution for a Ventricular Problem.
Matteo Pettinari, Nicola Testa, Philippe Bertrand, Sarah Sainte, Christiaan Van Kerrebroeck, Herbert Gutermann, Robert Dion.
Ziekenhuis Oost Limburg, Genk, Belgium.
16.45 - 16.55 A42. Bileaflet Mechanical Valve Orifices During Exercise: Is There Clinically Relevant Opening Reserve?
Philippe B. Bertrand, Matteo Pettinari, Herbert Gutermann, Hélène De Cannière, David Verhaert, Robert A. Dion, Pieter M. Vandervoort.
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium.
 
Concurrent Session III: Transcatheter valve Implantation in Failed Bioprosthesis/Rings: The Valve-in-Valve Approach
Moderators: Danny Dvir, MD
15.30 - 15.40 Introduction to Valve-in-Valve Therapies and Update from the VIVVD Registry
Danny Dvir, MD
15.40 - 15.50 Coronary Occlusion: Preprocedural Evaluation, Protection, and Treatment
Danny Dvir, MD
15.50 - 16.00 Elevated Gradients: The "Achilles Heel" of Valve-in-Valve Procedures
Sabine Bleiziffer, MD
16.00 - 16.10 Treatment of Failed Homografts and Stentless Bioprosthesis
Alison Duncan, MD
16.10 - 16.20 Mitral Valve-in-Valve / Valve-in-Ring
Danny Spiegelstein, MD
16.20 - 16.30 Tricuspid Valve-in-Valve / Valve-in-Ring
David Holzhey, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session IV: Achieving Clinical Approval
Moderators: Jeffrey Borer, MD
Jose Pomar, MD
Fred Mohr, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Putting Together the Long-Term Results of the Randomized SYNTAX Trial
Michael Mack, MD
15.45 - 16.00 FDA and CE: Do They Search for the Same Goals in the Same Way?
John Ely, MD
16.00 - 16.15 Current Criteria for Prosthetic Valve Approval and Major Impediments to Their Achievement
Jeffrey Borer, MD
16.15 - 16.30 What Bench Studies are Needed to Support Design of Implements for Valve-in-Valve and Paravalvular Leak Repair Procedures?
Ajit Yoganathan, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session V: Management of Transcatheter Complications
Moderators: Vinod Thourani, MD
15.30 - 15.45 Preventing and Managing Coronary Occlusion During Primary TAVR and Valve-In-Valve
Thomas Walther, MD
15.45 - 16.00 Management of Acute Hemodynamic Collapse During TAVR
David Holzhey, MD
16.00 - 16.15 Management of and Prevention of Acute and Remote Paravalvular Leak Following TAVR
Vinod Thourani, MD
16.15 - 16.30 Management of Failures During and After a Transcatheter Mitral Procedure
Michael Borger, MD
16.30 - 17.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session VI: Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Abstracts
Moderators: Rakesh Suri, MD
Mattia Glauber, MD
15.30 - 15.40 B28. New Transcervical Approach for Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement using Novel Access System: Pre-Clinical Evaluation in Cadavers
Fraser W H Sutherland, MD.
Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
15.40 - 15.50 B29. Intermediate and Long-term Results of Prosthetic Heart Valves Made From Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethelene Fibers, an In-vivo Experiment.
Amir Basir, Remco Grobben, Gerard Pasterkamp, Jolanda Kuin, Paul Gründeman.
University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.
15.50 -16.00 B30. Is Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair With Artificial Chords Reproducible In Routine Surgery?
ARISTOTELIS PANOS1, Patrick-Olivier Myers2.
1CLINIQUE LA COLLINE, GENEVA, Switzerland, 2UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF GENEVA, GENEVA, Switzerland.
16.00 - 16.10 B31. Minimally Invasive Complex Mitral Valve Repair: a single center Experience
Davide Ricci, Massimo Boffini, Cristina Barbero, Suad ElQarra, Giovanni Marchetto, Francesca Ivaldi, Mauro Rinaldi.
AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino - University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
16.10 - 16.20 B32. Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Single Center Experience of 300 procedures.
Tomasz Niklewski, Marcin Kaczmarczyk, Krzysztof Filipiak, Michael Zembala Jr., Roman Przybylski, Jacek Wojarski, Marian Zembala.
Silesian Center For Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland.
16.20 - 16.30 B33. Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair: Conventional vs. Minimally Invasive Approach
Juan P. Umana, Marisol Carreno Jaimes, Jaime Camacho, Nestor F. Sandoval.
Fundación Cardioinfantil - Cardiology Institute, Bogota, Colombia.
16.30 - 16.40 B34. Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery Using an Endoscopic Robotic Technique
Douglas A. Murphy, Emmanuel Moss, Michael E. Halkos.
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA.
16.40 - 16.50 B35. Conversion To Full Sternotomy In Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery Is Associated With Increased, But Not Excessive Mortality
Bastian Schneider, Christoph Krapf, Elfriede Ruttmann-Ulmer, Juliane Kilo, Herbert Hangler, Michael Grimm, Ludwig Mueller.
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck, Austria.
 
 
Room Key
Camille Blanc Room Bosio Room Poulenc Room Auric 1-2 Rooms Apollinaire Room Scotto Room
SATURDAY, MAY 9
7.00 - 11.30 Registration
 
8:20 - 8:30 Award Presentations for Best Abstracts
Michael A. Borger, MD
President
Maurice E. Sarano, MD
President-Elect
Gilles D. Dreyfus, MD
Program Chair
 
 
8.30 - 10.00 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Percutaneous & Minimally Invasive Valve Interventions
Moderators: Saibal Kar, MD
Gilles Dreyfus, MD
8.30 - 8.45 How to Build a Successful Robotic MV Program
Rakesh Suri, MD
8.30 - 8.45 Robotic Surgery for Everyone?
Didier Loulmet, MD
8.45 - 9.00 Mitral Clip: What is the Future?
Saibal Kar, MD
9.00 - 9.15 Transapical Neochordae, The Topmini Revolution: Shifting the Paradigm from Minimally Invasive to Microinvasive Mitral Valve Repair
Gino Gerosa, MD
9.30 - 10.00 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session II: My Most Interesting Case: Cardiology
Moderator: Blasé Carabello, MD
 
Concurrent Session III: Heart Valve Repair Abstracts
Moderators: Patrick Perrier, MD
8.30 - 8.40 B36. Glenn Operation In7 Association With Tricuspid Repair According To peacock Tail" Technique In Patients With Ebstein Malformation And Failing Right Ventricle"
Edvin Prifti, Sr.1, Arben Baboci1, Efrosina Kajo1, Altin Veshti1, Giampiero Esposito2, Vittorio Vanini2.
1University Hospital Center of Tirana, Tirana, Albania, 2Humanitas Gavazzeni Clinic, Bergamo, Italy.
8.40 - 8.50 B37. Standardized Surgical Strategy and Long-term Outcome of Mitral Valve Repair in Congenital Mitral Valve Stenosis
Eva Maria Delmo Walter1, Alexander Horke2, Luitgard Meschenmoser2, Mariano Javier3, Roland Hetzer1.
1Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany, 3Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
8.50 -9.00 B38. Posterior Annulus Shortening Increases Leaflet Coaptation in Ischemic Mitral Incompetence: a New Concept and Valid Technique
Eva Maria Delmo Walter, Natalia Solowjowa, Henryk Siniawski, Roland Hetzer.
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
9.00 - 9.10 B39. Degenerative Mitral Valve Repair: Mechanisms And Risk Of Late Repair Failure
Dan Spiegelstein, Michael Stein, Rafael Kuperstein, Uri Vaturi, Micha S. Feinberg, Leonid Sternik, Ehud Raanani.
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel.
9.10 - 9.20 B40. Contemporary Midterm Outcome Of Elective Aortic Root Replacement: Valve -sparing Vs. Non-valve-sparing Operations
Ali Khoynezhad, Isil Uzun, Mihaela TeWinkel, Anja Muehle, Aamir Shah, Alfredo Trento.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
9.20 - 9.30 B41. Surgical Repair of Unicuspid Aortic Valves: Technical Reproducibility and Early Echocardiographic Results
Ismail El-Hamamsy1, Michael Chu2, Jessica Forcillo1, Nancy Poirier1.
1Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2London Health Sciences Center, London, ON, Canada.
9.30 - 9.40 B42. Aortic Valve Repair: Our Ten Years Experience
Monica Contino1, Andrea Mangini1, Claudia Romagnoni1, Guido Gelpi1, Paolo Vanelli1, Carlo Antona2.
1Ospedale Sacco University General Hospital, Milano, Italy, 2Università degli studi di Milano, Milano, Italy.
9.40 - 9.50 B43. Long-term Outcomes of Various Tricuspid Valve Repair Techniques in Patients with Previously Implanted Permanent Pacemaker or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Leads
Asim Khan, Eva Maria Delmo Walter, Roland Hetzer.
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
 
Concurrent Session IV: Aortic Valve and Mitral Valve Repair Case Review
Moderator: Emmanuel Lansac, MD
 
Concurrent Session V: Sutureless Aortic Valves (Hands-On)
Moderator: Mattia Glauber, MD
 
 
 
10.00 - 11.30 Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I: Ross / Homograft
Moderators: Johanna Takkenberg, MD
Francisco Costa, MD
10.00 - 10.15 How to Set Up a Successful Ross Clinic
Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD
10.15 - 10.30 The Ross Procedure in the 21st Century: Indications, Contra-Indications, and Place in the Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease
Francisco Costa, MD
10.30 - 10.45 The Fate of the Homograft in the RVOT
Mostafa Mokhles, MD
10.45 - 11.00 Does the Autograft Root Adapt Well to the Systemic Circulation
Elaine Tseng, MD
11.00 - 11.30 Discussion
 
Concurrent Session II: Interventional Case Review
Moderator: Carlos Ruiz, MD
 
Concurrent Session III: Endocarditis Case Review
Moderator: Alain Berrebi, MD
 
Concurrent Session IV: New Technologies Case Review
Moderator: Rakesh Suri, MD
 
Concurrent Session V: Sutureless Aortic Valves (Hands-On)
Moderator: Mattia Glauber, MD
 
Room Key
Camille Blanc Room Bosio Room Poulenc Room Auric 1-2 Rooms Apollinaire Room Scotto Room