The Heart Valve Society



In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and the Herat Valve Society. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Ciné-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.

Program and Abstracts | On-Demand Abstracts


1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
Vinod H. Thourani, MD
1:05 PM - 2:00 PM
Moderator: Vinod H. Thourani, MD, Venkateshwar Polsani, MD, and Tom C. Nguyen, MD
1:05 PM - 1:20 PM
Video: Highlights of the 2020 ACC / AHA Guidelines for Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease
Michael J. Mack, MD
Discussant: Susheel Kodali, MD
1:20 PM - 1:33 PM
A1. 3D Contractile Responses of Normal and Diseased Human Aortic Valve Interstitial Cells
Alex Khang1, Chiara Camillo2, Giovanni Ferrari2, Michael S. Sacks1.
1The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, 2Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA.
Discussant: Muralidhar Padala, PhD
1:33 PM - 1:46 PM
A2. In-vivo Evaluation of a Novel Surgical Heart Valve Prosthesis Designed to Be Durable, Anticoagulant-free and silent
Bart Meuris, Lucas Van Hoof, Wilm Decré, Marie Lamberigts, Tom Langenaeken, Peter Verbrugghe.
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Discussant: Lakshmi Dasi, PhD
1:46 PM - 1:59 PM
A3. Comparing Quality of Life and Postoperative Pain after Limited Access and Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Idserd D. Klop1, Bart P. van Putte1, Geoffrey T. Kloppenburg1, Mirjam A. Sprangers2, Pythia T. Nieuwkerk2, Patrick Klein1.
1St Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein, Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 2Amsterdam Universitary Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Discussant: Yoshi Kaneko, MD
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM
Moderator: Muralidhar Padala, PhD and Rakesh M. Suri, MD
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
M1. A Repairlike Replacement for Unrepairable Mitral Valve
Hitoshi Kasegawa, Teruaki Ushijima, Shuichiro Takanashi.
International University Health and Welfare Mita Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
Discussant: Pavan Atluri, MD
2:15 PM - 2:28 PM
M2. Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery In Obese Patients
Erik Cura Stura, Cristina Barbero, Claudia Calia, Marco Pocar, Stefano Salizzoni, Giovanni Marchetto, Mauro Rinaldi, Massimo Boffini.
AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, TURIN, Italy.
Discussant: Tom C. Nguyen, MD
2:28 PM - 2:41 PM
M3. Performance of Novel Polymer Heart Valve in Ovine Mitral Model
Frank Shannon.
Beaumont Health, Royal Oak, MI, USA.
Discussant: Jessica Forcillo, MD
2:41 PM - 2:54 PM
M4. Clinical Significance Of Circumferential Mitral Annular Calcification In Mitral Valve Replacement
Bongyeon Sohn, Joon Chul Jung, Hyoung Woo Chang, Jae Hang Lee, Dong Jung Kim, Jun Sung Kim Kim, Cheong Lim Lim, Kay-Hyun Park.
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-si, Korea, Republic of.
Discussant: Anita W. Asgar, MD
2:55 PM - 3:05 PM

Global collaboration with Abbott and the Heart Valve Society

Chris Waddell
VP Surgical Valve-US
3:05 PM - 4:00 PM
Moderator: Marta Sitges, MD and Rebecca T. Hahn, MD
3:05 PM - 3:20 PM
Video: TRICLIP - Why Not?
Paolo Denti, MD
Discussant: Vaikom Mahadevan, MD
3:20 PM - 3:33 PM
T1. True Subject-Specific Computational Models of the Human Tricuspid Valve
Mrudang Mathur1, William D. Meador1, Marcin Malinowski2, Tomasz A. Timek3, Manuel K. Rausch1.
1The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, 2Medical University of Silesia School of Medicine in Katowice, Katowice, Poland, 3Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.
Discussant: Mani A. Vannan, MBBS, FACC, FAHA, FASE
3:33 PM - 3:46 PM
T2. The Fate of the Tricuspid Valve in Rheumatic Mitral Valve Surgery: When and How to Touch?
Davut Cekmecelioglu1, Mehmet Dedemoglu2, Hakan Hancer3, Atakan Tekin3, Alizamin Yusifli3, Cengiz Koksal4, Kaan Kirali3.
1Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, 2Umraniye Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, 3Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, 4Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Discussant: Marco DiEusanio, MD
3:46 PM - 3:59 PM
T3. Does Prosthetic Replacement Impact Right Ventricular Reverse Remodeling in Patients Undergoing Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery?
Sri Harsha Patlolla, Hartzell V. Schaff, Juan A. Crestanello, Joseph A. Dearani, Richard C. Daly, Robert L. Frye, Rick A. Nishimura.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Discussant: Martin Andreas, MD, PhD
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM
Moderator: Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD, Eric E. Roselli, MD, and Hanneke Takkenberg, MD, PhD
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
P1. Establishment of a Personalized External Aortic Root (pears) Program, A Single Center Experience
Katie E. O'Sullivan, Samara Fleville, Peter Ball, Alastair N.J. Graham.
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom.
Discussant: David Koolbergen, MD
4:15 PM - 4:28 PM
P2. Superior Long-term Survival After Aortic Valve-sparing Root Surgery in Patients with Connective Tissue Disorder
Johannes Petersen, Daniel Gaekel, Alexander Bernhardt, Evaldas Girdauskas, Hermann Reichenspurner, Christian Detter.
University Heart & Vascular Center Hamburg UKE, 20251, Germany.
Discussant: Emmanuel Lansac, MD
4:28 PM - 4:41 PM
P3. Tissue Remodeling of Engineered Valved Conduit Evaluated at 52 Weeks in the Growing Lamb
Zeeshan Syedain1, Bee Haynie1, Sandra Johnson1, Mathew Lahti1, James Berry1, John Carney1, Jirong Lee1, Ryan Hill2, Kirk Hansen2, Greeshma Nair1, Richard Bianco1, Robert Tranquillo1.
1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.
Discussant: Carlijn Bouten, PhD
4:41 PM - 4:54 PM
P4. The Relationship between Diameter and Wall Stress in Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms with a Tricuspid Aortic Valve
Axel O. Gomez, Zhongjie Wang, Yue Xuan, Liang Ge, Elaine E. Tseng.
University of California San Francisco and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Discussant: Bradley G. Leshnower, MD
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
Business Meeting (Members Only)