Aorta Masterclass 2018

Programme

09.00
Registration

09.30
Welcome and introduction
Robert Bell

SESSION I: CONGENITAL AND GENETICS
Chairs: Christoph Nienaber, Deborah Morris-Rosendahl

10.00
The Hypoplastic Arch and Related Anomalies
Natasha Khan

10.00
Discussion

10.15
The Bicuspid Aortic valve: Common but Complex
Katie Francis

10.25
Discussion

10.30
Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Aortic Dissection
Cristina Basso

10.40
Discussion

10.45
Genotype-Phenotype in Marfan; are FBN variants related to prognosis?
VM Becerra-Munoz

10.55
Discussion

11.00
Outcomes after management of Aortic Dissection in UK
Deborah Harrington

11.10
Discussion

11.15
Genotype to Phenotype: precision medicine or diameter as the trigger for intervention?
Florian Schoenhoff

11.25
Discussion

12.00
Buffet lunch with Interactive Case Scenarios and Simulation session ICS
– Malperfusion during surgical repair of AAD
– Imaging is critical
– AAS problem with diagnosis
– An unusual cae of right heart failure
– Acute retrograde Type during TEVAR to descending aorta
– Ischaemia during Aortic Root Replacement/VSRR
– Spinal cord ischaemia during TAA surgery/TEVAR
– Intestinal ischaemia in acute aortic syndrome
– Thoraflex – FET: distal perforation – successful management

Simulation Session
– Virtual endovascular stenting: 4 tables

SESSION II: INFLAMMATION AND INFECTION
Chairs: John Pepper, Anthony L. Estrera

14.00
Biomarkers in thoracic aortic diseases
Toru Suzuki

14.10
Discussion

14.15
Inflammatory aortic conditions
David Newby

14.25
Discussion

14.30
Intramural haematoma
Nicholas Cheshire

14.40
Discussion

14.45
Infected endovascular grafts
Thierry Carrel

14.55
Discussion

15.00
Takayasau: diagnosis and management
Justin Mason

15.10
Discussion

15.15
Coffee Break

SESSION III: AORTOPATHY IN THE CHILD-BEARING YEARS
Chairs: U. Rosendahl, P. Daubney

15.45
Is pregnancy a risk for acute aortic dissection?
Anselm Uebing

15.55
Discussion

16.00
Who needs pre-empitive aortic surgery before pregnancy?
Piers Daubeney

16.10
Discussion

16.15
Controversy within the WHO classification of maternal cardiovascular risk
Lorna Swan

16.25
Discussion

16.30
How to manage acute aortic dissection during pregnancy
John Pepper

16.40
Discussion

16.45
What is the future of minimal invasive AVR?
Toufan Bahrami

16.55
Discussion

17.00
When should we use the Osaki repair?
Cesare Quarto

17.10
Discussion

17.15
KEYNOTE: “I want to be an aortic specialist, show me how”
Alex Pitcher

17.25
Discussion

18.00
Close

19.00
Couse Dinner
Bus transport available outside Fleming building

SESSION 4: NEW OPTIONS IN THE AORTIC ARCH
Chairs: Nicholas Cheshire, Jullien Gaer

09.00
Contemporary results of open arch reconstruction
Anthony L. Estrera

09.10
Discussion

09.15
Open versus Endo arch reconstruction: what is the evidence, what is anecdote?
Nicholas Cheshire

09.25
Discussion

09.30
Frozen elephan trunk: technique, adjuncts and outcomes
Malakh Lal Shrestha

09.40
Discussion

09.45
Total endovascular arch reconstruction: are multiple branched devices ready for mainstream?
Mario Lachat

09.55
Discussion

10.00
How much arch reconstruction in Acute Type A Dissection?
Ulrich Rosendahl

10.10
Discussion

10.15
Parallel grafts for arch disease are the currently best solution
Martin Malina

10.25
Discussion

10.30
Coffee Break

SESSION 5: DECISION MAKING IN AORTIC DISEASES
Chairs: Cesare Quarto, Anthony L. Estrera

10.45
Diagnosis/Rule-Out of Acute Aortic Dissection: Risk Score + Biomarkers
Fulvio Morello

10.55
Discussion

11.00
Triple Rule-Out: a useful concept in daily practice
Tarun Mital

11.10
Discussion

11.15
Type A AAD with visceral malperfusion: protocol or personalised?
Martin Czerny

11.25
Discussion

11.30
Uncomplicated Type B Dissection: is there such a thing?
Christoph Nienaber

11.40
Discussion

11.45
How far are we from the Endo-Bentall?
Christoph Nienaber

11.50
Discussion

12.00
Lunch

SESSION 6: NEW MODELS TO PREDICT OUTCOME IN AORTIC DISEASE
Chairs: Christoph Nienaber, Sunil K. Bhudia

13.00
PET/CT and Biomarkers to predict outcomes in aortic aneurysm and dissection?
Natzi Sakalihasan

13.10
Discussion

13.15
Thoracic aortic aneurysm: role of observation and medical management
Artur Evangelista

13.25
Discussion

13.30
Small AAA: role of observation and medical management
Philippe Lacroix

13.40
Discussion

13.45
Post-primary repair: why is follow-up important?
Artur Evangelista

13.55
Discussion

14.00
Extracting information form CT to predict outcome after Type B AD
Dominik Fleischmann

14.10
Discussion

14.15
Can dynamic imaging and mathematical modelling predict outcome?
Xiao Yun Xu

14.25
Discussion

14.30
Wrap up by chairmen

14.45
Closing Remarks
John Pepper

Date

Start: Friday 1st June at 9.00
End: Saturday 2nd June at 14.45

Venue

Imperial College. Sir Alexander Fleming Building
Imperial College Union, Prince Consort Rd. Kensington, London

More information on
www.aortamasterclass.info

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