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Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Summit I

May 19


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Thursday, May 18, 2017


7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Welcome Reception – Embassy Suites Hotel
Kennesaw Town Center

Friday, May 19, 2017


6:00 am – 7:00 am Breakfast – Embassy Suites Hotel Breakfast Area Kennesaw Town Center
7:00 am Transportation – Buses to CryoLife Headquarters, Kennesaw, GA
7:30 am – 7:45 am Welcome Pat Mackin, Pedro del Nido, Bill Northrup
7:45 am – 8:15 am Decellularized Pulmonary Valves: Long-term Follow-up John Brown
8:15 am – 8:30 am Decellularized Patch: Advantage of Immuno-Resistance John Brown
8:30 am – 9:00 am AVR Choices in Young Children Emile Bacha
9:00 am – 9:30 am AVR Choices in Teens and Young Adults John Brown
9:30 am – 10:00 am RVOT Reconstruction in Young Children vs. Teens and Young Adults. Moderated Debate with Pedro del Nido Emile Bacha, John Brown
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 10:50 am Growing Annuloplasty Ring Pedro del Nido
10:50 am – 11:10 am Preserved Autologous Umbilical Vein Graft for BT shunt David Hoganson
11:10 am – 11:40 am Extracardiac RV to PA Femoral Vein Valved Conduit: Clinical Experience Christopher Knott-Craig
11:40 am – 12:10 pm Expandable RV to PA Femoral Vein Valved Conduit: Clinical Experience Sitaram Emani
12:10 pm – 12:30 pm Valve Simulation and Tissue Mechanics Peter Hammer
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Decellularized Photo-Oxidized Bovine Pericardium for Ozaki Procedure and other indications: Clinical Experience Christopher Baird
1:45 pm – 1:55 pm Autologous Pericardium Storage for Future Use Pedro del Nido
1:55 pm – 2:10 pm 17mm Mechanical Valve with Reduced INR Requirement. Potential Advantages in Children Redmond Burke
2:10 pm – 2:25 pm Amniotic Membrane: Potential for Adhesion Reduction Adam Martinez
2:25 pm – 2:45 pm The tissue-engineered living heart valve: When will it be here? Toshiharu Shinoka
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Wrap up and Depart to Airport Pat Mackin, Pedro del Nido
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Course Directors

Pedro J. del Nido
Program Director
William E. Ladd Professor and Chairman
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
William F. Northrup III
Program Co-Director
Cardiac Surgeon
Vice President, Physician Relations & Education


Emile A. Bacha
Calvin F. Barber Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Director, Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Combined Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital-
Komansky Weill-Cornell Program
John W. Brown
Harris B. Shumacker Emeritus Professor
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Indiana University
School of Medicine
Christopher J. Knott-Craig
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
Executive Co-Director Le Bonheur Heart Institute, Memphis
Redmond P. Burke
Director, Cardiovascular Surgery
Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Surgery
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami
Toshiharu Shinoka
Professor, Department of Surgery
Ohio State University
Director, Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Program
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Heart Center
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus
Sitaram Emani
Surgical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program
Boston Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Christopher W. Baird
Director, Congenital Heart Valve Program
Boston Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
David M. Hoganson
Assistant in Cardiac Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Peter Hammer
Staff Scientist
Department of Cardiac Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital
Instructor in Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Adam Martinez
Senior Scientist
Research & Development Department

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May 19
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Dr. William F. Northrup, III
Dr. Pedro J. del Nido


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