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An inside look at the AATS 2013 Mitral Conclave.

with Randolph P. Martin, Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA


How the Mitral Conclave fits into the mission of the AATS

with Hartzell V. Schaff, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


The AATS 2013 Mitral Conclave and the state of mitral valve repair in the U.S.

with David H. Adams, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY


Issues in the field of mitral valve repair today

with D. Craig Miller Stanford University Medical School Stanford, CA
and Steven F. Bolling University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI


The current status of robotic outcomes and the FDA's recent examination of outcomes

with Tomislav Mihaljevic Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH


Dr. David's recent, landmark paper in Circulation, recent outcomes he has observed and offer advice to repair-surgeons.

with Tirone E. David Toronto, General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada


The current status of tricuspid valve surgery and where Dr. McCarthy thinks the new guidelines will settle

with Patrick M. McCarthy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital,Chicago, IL


The current status of robotic surgery and the recent FDA examination of outcomes

with Rakesh Suri, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN



The current state of Mitral Valve Repair

with Robert J.M. Klautz, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands


Advice for trainees that want to get started in mitral surgery and what it is like to lead a program one year out of training

with Vincent Chan, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottowa, ON, Canada


Rheumatic valve surgery in Asia, the burden of the disease, and how Dr. Chotivatanapong's centers are pioneering therapy

with Taweesak Chotivatanapong, Chest Disease Institute, Nonthaburi, Thailand



What is new in heart failure and mitral regurgitation. Dr. Dion offers his view of the trials in the cardiac network and Coapt

with Robert A. Dion, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limbburg/Cardiac Surgery, Genk, Belgium


The status of mitral valve and tricuspid repair in Japan compared to the U.S. and Europe

with Ryohei Yozu, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
and Yukikatsu Okada, Kobe City Medical Center, Kobe, Japan


Future research areas in Mitral Valve Repair and repair rates for different etiologies and populations

with Vinay Badhwar, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburg, PA


The new ESC/EACTS guidelines for valvular heart disease and whether enough repairs are getting done in Europe

with Ottavio Alfieri, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA


The debate on the best valve replacement in small children/young adults, how to prepare children for surgery and what's next in pediatric valve surgery

with Pedro del Nido, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA,
and Thomas L. Spray, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Rheumatic disease in Asia and how his centers are pioneering therapy

with Nguyen van Phan, Trieu An Hospital, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


The current status of mitral and structural heart imaging -- what's new, what's next, and what we need

with Mani A. Vannan, University Hospital, Columbus, OH
Ivan S. Salgo, Philips Healthcare, Boston, MA
and Alain Berrebi, HEGP and Institut Mutvaliste Montsouris, Paris, France


The current status of the Coapt Trial, the recent FDA vote on the mitral clip, and exciting advances in percutaneous surgery

with Michael Mack, Baylor Health Care System - The Heart Hospital, Plano, TX, USA


What is new at Liepzig, the current status of mitral surgery in Germany, and new advances

with Michael Borger University of Leipzig Leipzig, Germany


How to set up a mitral program

with Joseph Woo, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


The mitral conclave, standardizing mitral repair, and the best way forward in terms of educating patients and surgeons

with Jose Pomar, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain


The process of setting up a mitral program

with Joseph Lamelas, Mount Sinai Cardiothoracic Surgery, Miami Beach, FL


Future research areas for mitral valve repair and whether we will be able to understand repair rates for different etiologies in the future

with James Gammie, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD


Educating patients on the different approaches to mitral surgery and how patients in Europe get referred to mitral valve centers

with Hugo Vannerman, O.L.V. Clinic, Aalst, Belgium


The Bishop's mitre and the early evolution of mitral disease knowledge, along with the current state of centers in Great Britain

with Francis Wells, Papworth Hospital/NHS Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom


The intersection of surgery and technology. Dr. Liddicoat offers the industry perspective on heart surgery

with John Liddicoat, Medtronic and Medtronic Structural Heart, Minneapolis, MN


The current state of mitral valve disease in the U.S. and the need for additional education around mitral valve repair

with Don Bobo, Edwards Lifesciences Irvine, CA

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