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Designated time for presentations:

  • 20 MINUTES – FACULTY
  • 10 MINUTES – SELECTED ABSTRACTS

Each presentation shall be followed by short discussion and Q/A


Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017

  • Check in hotel Westin, participants registration, submitting and downloading presentations (on USB stick).
  • Registration Desk and Speaker-ready-room will be set on the 17th floor of hotel Westin in "Opera" room.   Details & timetable will follow soon.
  • 20.00 – WELCOME COCKTAIL in hotel Westin, "Opera" room, 17th floor

Thursday, December 7, 2017 

"Opera" room, 17th floor

9.00 -9.15. OPENING CEREMONY: I. Rudez (Croatia) and M. Levinson (USA)

9.15 - 9.25 CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB:  M. Klarica, MD, PhD, Dean, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia

9.25- 9.40  HONORED GUEST LECTURE: D. Milicic, Croatia: ADVANCED HEART FAILURE STATE OF THE ART


9.40-11.00  Faculty Lectures

  • D. Baric, Croatia: WAR OF THE VALVES: NO MAN'S LAND SCOUTING REPORT
  • S. Moten, Australia: THE ROLE OF SUTURELESS AVR 10 YEARS ON. WHO, WHEN, HOW AND WHY
  • M. Solinas, Italy: MINIMALY INVASIVE AVR, FROM NICHE TO ROUTINE

Selected Abstracts:

  • Ricardo Arruda Pereira, Portugal

NEW RAPID DEPLOYMENT VALVE: PERSONAL AND DEPARTMENT EXPERIENCE

  • Tomislav Klokocovnik, Matija Jelenc, Eva Hrovat, Polonca Kogoj, Matjaz Bunc, Nikola Lakic, Slovenia

EARLY OUTCOME AFTER MINIMALLY INVASIVE AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT WITH A SUTURELESS VALVE THROUGH A RIGHT MINI-THORACOTOMY VERSUS TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION AT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER LJUBLJANA

  • Gorazd Kosir, Tamara Mohorko, Rene Petrovic, Anze Djordjevic, Slovenia

PERCEVAL S SUTURELESS AORTIC VALVE IMPLEMENTATION - OUR EXPERIENCE

  • Igor Medved, Salem Osman, Aleksandra Ljubacev, Croatia

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES PATIENTS AND CARDIAC SURGERY OUTCOMES - OUR EXPERIENCE


11.00-11.30   COFFEE BREAK


11.30-13.15 Faculty Lectures

  • M. Ehrlich, Austria : ACUTE TYPE A DISSECTIONS
  • K-H. Park, Korea: SURGERY FOR CHRONIC AORTIC DISSECTION – A SINGLE SURGEON'S 18 YEARS EXPERIENCE
  • K. Tsagakis, Germany: HOW TO DEAL WITH MALPERFUSION IN ACUTE TYPE I AORTIC DISSECTION
  • D. Unic, Croatia: SOMETIMES DOING TOO MUCH DOESN'T GET YOU FAR: ACUTE TYPE A DISSECTION IN A MARFAN PATIENT

Selected Abstracts:

  • Josip Varvodic, Savica Gjorgijevska, Daniel Unic, Davor Baric, Igor Rudez, Croatia

FROZEN ELEPHANT TRUNK WITH E-VITA HYBRID PROSTHESIS: OUR RESULTS

  • Humberto Juarez, Alejandro Ramirez, Carlos Dallos, Gerardo Flores , Colombia

SURGICAL REPAIR OF A PSEUDOANEURISM DUE TO ENDOCARDITIS AFTER A BENTALL PROCEDURE, A CASE REPORT

  • Robert Blazekovic, Mislav Planinc, Josip Varvodic, Marko Kusurin, Savica Gjorgjievska, Igor Rudez, Croatia

IMMUNOGLOBULIN G4 - RELATED SCLEROSING DISEASE: A SHORT OVERVIEW AND A CASE PRESENTATION

  • Ivan Budimir, Andrija Macina Skopljanac, Igor Alfirevic, Zvonimir Ante Korda, Croatia

SURGICAL APPROACH TO THORACOABDOMINAL ANEURYSMS- DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

  • Aleksandra Ljubacev, Igor Medved, Salem Osman, Goran Popovic, Branka Kurtovic, Noris Buskulic, Danijela Medved, Damir Kurbasic, Croatia

DEEP HYPOTHERMIC CIRCULATORY ARREST USED IN EXTIRPATION OF RENAL CELL CARCINOMA WITH TUMOR THROMBUS IN INFERIOR VENA CAVA EXTENDING INTO THE RIGHT ATRIUM - CASE REPORT


13.15-14.30   LUNCH


14.30-16.00 Faculty Lectures

  • M. Levinson , USA: MANAGEMENT OF THE AORTIC ROOT IN ASCENDING DISSECTIONS
  • E. Lansac, France: RATIONALE OF AORTIC ANNULOPLASTY TO STANDARDIZE AORTIC VALVE REPAIR
  • I. Rudez, Croatia : HOW TO START AORTIC VALVE REPAIR PROGRAM

Selected Abstracts:

  • Josip Varvodic, Savica Gjorgijevska, Daniel Unic, Davor Baric, Igor Rudez, Croatia

AORTIC VALVE REPAIR WITH EXTRAAORTIC RING – LANSAC PROCEDURE

  • Matija Jelenc, Tomislav Klokocovnik, Slovenia

AORTIC VALVE REIMPLANTATION PROCEDURE AT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER LJUBLJANA

  • Marko Borojevic, Darko Anic, Drazen Belina, Martina Zrno, Ivica Safradin, Bojan Biocina, Croatia

CONGENITAL INFUDIBULAR PULMONARY STENOSIS AS A RISK FACTOR FOR PULMONARY VALVE ENDOCARDITIS IN THE ADULT AGE: CASE REPORT


16.00-16.30  COFFEE BREAK


16.30-18.00 Faculty Lectures

  • B. Biocina, Croatia: CROSS CORDOPEXY: A NOVEL METHOD IN MITRAL VALVE REPAIR – INTERMEDIATE RESULTS
  • H. Roberts, USA: CURRENT MANAGEMENT OF POSTOPERATIVE COX-CRYOMAZE
  • T.C. Nguyen, USA: MINIMALLY INVASIVE CONCOMITANT MITRAL AND TRICUSPID SURGERY: PEARLS AND PITFALLS
  • T. Asai, Japan: BUTTERFLY TECHNIQUE AND GEOMETRIC MITRAL VALVE REPAIR

Selected Abstracts:

  • Tatsuya Tarui, Ishikawa Norihiko, Tomita Shigeyuki, Ohtake Hiroshi, Watanabe Go, Japan

THE SINGLE-CENTER ROBOTIC MITRAL VALVE REPAIR EXPERIENCE IN JAPAN

  • Drazen Belina, Mario Pavlek, Zeljko Colak, Croatia

RIGHT ATRIAL ECHO CONTRAST AND GERBODE TYPE VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT


20.30   HSF DINNER


 

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

 

9.00-10.30 Faculty Lectures

  • T. Asai, Japan: A NOVEL REPAIR FOR VENTRICULAR SEPTAL RUPTURE, THE EXTENDED SANDWICH PATCH METHOD
  • D. Harris, South Africa : MULTIVESSEL CABG VIA MINI-THORACOTOMY
  • G. Di Giammarco, Italy: THE IMPORTANCE OF HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGING DURING CORONARY SURGERY
  • L. Ramirez, Colombia: CARDIAC AND PERIPHERAL VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS OF HEMODIALYSIS ACCESS

Selected Abstracts:

  • Harun Avdagic, Nermir Granov, Bedrudin Banjanovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

DOUBLE-PATCH REPAIR OF POSTINFARCTION POSTERIOR VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT

  • Ivan Burcar, Marjan Urlic, Mate Petricevic, Tomislav Kopjar, Stjepan Ivankovic, Ranko Smiljanic, Ana Marija Alduk, Andrea Grman Fanfani, Vjekoslav Radeljic, Sime Manola, Diana Delic-Brkljacic, Hrvoje Gasparovic, Bojan Biocina, Croatia

HOW WE MANAGED TO CREATE GRAFTS FOR CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING IN A PORCELAIN PATIENT: A CASE REPORT

  • Ivan Budimir, Andrija Macina Skopljanac, Igor Alfirevic, Zvonimir Ante Korda, Croatia

ATTACHING RIGHT CORONARY OSTIUM TO EXTRA-ANATOMIC BYPASS IN AORTIC ROOT FALSE ANEURYSM AFTER COMPOSITE GRAFT PROCEDURE


10.30-11.00  COFFEE BREAK


11.00-13.15  Faculty Lectures

  • M. Firstenberg, USA: EVOLVING ROLE FOR SURGEONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE CADIOGENIC SHOCK: OPPORTUNITIES FOR MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT
  • Z. Sutlic, Croatia: VENTRICULAR RECOVERY FOLLOWING LVAD IMPLANTATION-REVIVAL OF THE FIELD AND NEW ALOGORITAM FOR LVAD EXPLANTATION
  • F.H. Cheema, USA: MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT FOR ADVANCED HEART FAILURE: WHERE WE ARE NOW AND WHAT IS THE FUTURE?
  • M. Kutlesa, Croatia: ECMO IN ARDS
  • M. Firstenberg, USA: THE ECONOMICS OF ECLS: MYTH VS REALITY IN THE UNITED STATES
  • H. Gasparovic, Croatia: PREPONDERANCE OF POSITIVE MICROBIAL ISOLATES AMONG HEART TRANSPLANTATION RECIPIENTS REQUIRING DIALYSIS: A PROPENSITY SCORE ADJUSTED ANALYSIS

Selected  Abstracts:

  • Mario Udovicic, Mira Stipcevic, Sandra Jaksic Jurinjak, Vanja Ivanovic, Dubravka Susnjar, Zeljko Sutlic, Igor Rudez, Davor Baric, Daniel Unic, Boris Starcevic, Croatia

RESULTS OF HEART TRANSPLANTATION IN PATIENTS REFERRED BY DIVISION OF CARDIOLOGY OF UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL DUBRAVA

  • Mate Petricevic, Ivica Safradin, Marjan Urlic, Helena Fucek, Hrvoje Gasparovic, Ante Lekic, Bojan Biocina, Croatia; Jadranka Knezevic, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Gordan Samoukovic, Canada

DIAGNOSIS AND CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT OF ACQUIRED VONWILLEBRAND DEFICIENCY IN HEART DISEASE: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE


13.15- 14.30  LUNCH


14.30 - 16,00 

TEA'S PHYLOSOPHY CORNER

 

Faculty Lectures

  • Ajit Damle , Rachelle Damle, USA: PHYSICIAN BURNOUT IN THE US
  • T. Acuff, USA: AUTHORITY, LOGIC, STATISTICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: WHERE SHOULD MEDICINE FIND FUTURE?
  • G. Rescigno, Italy : EXPERIENCES OF A EUROPEAN SURGEON WORKING IN DIFFERENT NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS
  • A. Damle, USA: BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU! CARDIAC SURGEONS' QUALITY MONITORING IN THE U.S.

16.00-16.30  COFFEE BREAK


16.30-18.00

Residents and young surgeons selected abstracts   ("Panorama" room)

 

  • Mislav Planinc, Igor Rudez, Davor Baric, Daniel Unic, Robert Blazekovic, Josip Varvodic, Josip Vincelj, Boris Starcevic, Marko Kusurin, Savica Gjorgijevska, Zeljko Sutlic, Croatia

SURPRISING DISCOVERIES IN DEPTHS OF HUMAN HEARTS: BLACKNESS AND COLDNESS

  • Aleksandra Ljubacev, Igor Medved, Salem Osman, Croatia

COMPARISON OF AORTIC VALVE REPAIR DAVID SURGERY AND BIOLOGICAL BENTALL PROCEDURE WITH ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FOLLOW-UP AFTER 6 YEAR PRACTICE AT OUR CENTER

  • Humberto Juarez, Lucas J. Ramirez, Carlos Dallos, Gerardo Flores, Colombia

REPAIR OF ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT DUE TO PENETRATING TRAUMA, A CASE REPORT

  • Anze Djordjevic, Miha Antonic, Rene Petrovic, Peter Juric, Slovenia ; Robert Lipovec, Austria

LEFT VENTRICULAR PSEUDOANEURYSM FOLLOWING ATRIOVENTRICULAR GROOVE RUPTURE AFTER MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT

  • Mate Petricevic, Bojan Biocina, Ivica Safradin, Marjan Urlic, Helena Fucek, Ante Rotim, Hrvoje Gasparovic, Croatia; Jadranka Knezevic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Klaus Goerlinger, Germany

THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN TIMING OF PREOPERATIVE CLOPIDOGREL DISCONTINUATION, PLATELETS REACTIVITY AND BLEEDING COMPLICATIONS IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING

  • Humberto Juarez, Alejandro Ramirez, Camilo J. Jaramillo, Colombia

ACUTE PULMONARY THROMBOEMBOLISM AND CONCOMITANT LEFT ATRIAL MYXOMA, A CASE REPORT

  • Marko Kusurin, Igor Rudez, Zeljko Sutlic, Davor Baric, Daniel Unic, Robert Blazekovic, Mislav Planinc, Josip Varvodic, Savica Gjorgijevska, Marko Kutlesa, Vladimir Krajinovic, Bruno Barsic , Croatia

EARLY VALVE SURGERY SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES PERIOPERATIVE MORTALITY IN INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS – 22 YEARS EXPERIENCE

  • Mate Petricevic, Bojan Biocina, Ivica Safradin, Marjan Urlic, Sanja Konosic, Vasil Papestiev, Tomislav Madzar, Ante Rotim, Croatia; Daniel Dirkmann, ,Klaus Goerlinger, Germany

ASPIRIN SENSITIVE PLATELET FUNCTION ASSESSED PREOPERATIVELY BY MULTIPLATE® AND ROTEM PLATELET® WHOLE BLOOD IMPEDANCE AGGREGOMETERS IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING ELECTIVE CARDIAC SURGERY

  • Tomislav Kopjar, Hrvoje Gasparovic, Milan Rados, Alan Anticevic, Marko Radoš, Branko Malojcic , Visnja Ivancan, Tea Fabijanic, Maja Cikes, Davor Milicic, Vladimir Gasparovic, Bojan Biocina

NEW SILENT BRAIN ISCHEMIC LESIONS AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING ARE ASSOCIATED WITH POSTOPERATIVE NEUROCOGNITIVE DECLINE

 


18.00       AWARD CEREMONY TO THE BEST RESIDENT'S PRESENTATION & CLOSING CEREMONY ("Panorama" Hall)