Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) Training Workshops
William F. Northrup III, MD
Cardiovascular, Thoracic Surgeon
Vice President Physician Relations and Education
The instructor of the workshop will be Keith B. Allen, M.D., Director of Surgical Research at Mid America Heart and Vascular Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Allen has been involved with TMR since 1997 and has completed over 500 TMR procedures, both adjunctive and stand alone. In addition, he has been involved with over seven published papers with the use of TMR.
Purpose: To provide didactic and hands-on training in transmyocardial revascularization (TMR) technology. The didactic portion will cover the history of TMR, provide a clinical overview of outcomes, mechanism of action, appropriate patient selection and laser usage. The hands-on wet lab uses the Holmium:YAG Laser System and a porcine heart to practice techniques as well as demonstrate laser safety and device handling. This workshop is designed for cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, fellows and residents.
Program in Brief:
Wednesday – 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Introductions, facility tour, didactic session and hands-on wet lab
Sessions and dates
**Courses are limited to surgeons practicing or training in the United States or Canada at the time of the registered course date.
The program participant is responsible for compliance with individual conflict of interest or other institutional policies as well as any state regulations regarding industry-sponsored educational events and associated experiences that may apply to the participant.
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