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Minimally Invasive Advances in Heart and Vascular Surgery

Friday, April 7, 2017

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center
1200 Old York Rd,
Abington, PA 19001

Topic Specific Objectives

Combined Heart and Vascular Case Presentation

Mauricio J. Garrido, MD & Danielle M. Pineda, MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Identify the indications for aortic surgery.
  2. Review the surgical, hybrid and endovascular options in aortic surgery.

Safety in the Cardiothoracic OR

Engy R. Hanna, MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Review patient safety and quality initiatives that are part of the Cardiac Surgery Program.
  2. Discuss safety challenges that are unique to minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery.

ICU Management of the Minimally Invasive Patient

Benjamin A. Kohl, MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Recognize several differences in ICU goals for patients having undergone minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
  2. Describe the differences in approach to acute pain management in patients undergoing minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
  3. Recognize unique emergencies that arise in patients having undergone minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Venous Disorders: Vein Treatment Update 1
Venous Disorders: Vein Treatment Update 2

Robert A. Jubelirer, MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Identify patients who benefit from treatment.
  2. Describe symptoms of varicose veins and venous insufficiency.
  3. Describe minimally invasive techniques for vein removal.

Carotid Occlusive Disease: To Stent or Not to Stent

Theodore R. Sullivan Jr., MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Identify the indications for CEA.
  2. Discuss the indications for stenting.
  3. Review the risks and benefits of stenting.

Mesenteric Ischemia: In the Minimally Invasive Age of Treatment

Danielle M. Pineda, MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Explain alternative options for treatment of mesenteric ischemia.
  2. Identify anatomic considerations for endovascular repair.
  3. Discuss what hybrid options are available currently.

Aneurysm Repair: Evolution of Aortic Surgery Where Are We Now?

Richard E. Parsons, MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Identify when open and minimally invasive repair of aortic aneurysms is appropriate.
  2. Identify complex proximal aortic repair.
  3. Describe treatment of aortic dissection.

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery

Rohinton J. Morris, MD

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Identify patients who benefit from minimally invasive mitral valve repair/replacement.
  2. Describe the surgical approach for minimally invasive mitral valve repair/replacement.
  3. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a minimally invasive approach.

TAVR Patient Experience: Update on the Latest Advancements, Patient Selection and Workup

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Review patients full History and Physical to improve patient safety and selection.
  2. Review all TAV Studies, in detail, including CT scans, echocardiograms, and cardiac catheterizations.
  3. Summarize the patients plan of care including access, valve type and valve size.