Mitral Valve Repair/Chord-X Chordal Replacement Workshop

Chord-X Training Workshop:

May 17 - 18: San Francisco Bay Area
El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, CA
Trainers: Vincent Gaudiani, MD
Pei H. Tsau, MD

Chord-X Session

Purpose: To provide a training course focused on mitral valve repair featuring Chord-X® Mitral Chordal Replacement Products. The didactic portion will cover the clinical overview of outcomes, patient selection and an overview of the implant procedure. Training courses will also include a case observation, where attending surgeons will have the opportunity to observe an experienced surgeon perform a mitral valve repair with chordal replacement, as well as a mentored wet lab to provide hands-on training of the Chord-X Pre-Measured Loops and the Chord-X Chordal Sizer. This program is designed for practicing cardiac surgeons who perform mitral valve repair and desire to learn more about using the Chord-X Mitral Chordal Replacement technology.

Program in Brief

1st Day Evening:  6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Dinner and Didactic Presentation
Dinner discussion: Mitral valve repair including case preview

 

2nd Day:  7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Case Observation and Wet Lab
Live case observation followed by “hands-on” training wet lab to allow the opportunity for risk-free practice implanting Chord-X Pre-Measured Loops.

Sessions and dates

September 13-14:  San Francisco Bay Area (Mountain View, CA)

El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, CA

Trainers:

  • Vincent Gaudiani, MD
  • Pei H. Tsau, MD

Performing mitral valve repair via upper mini sternotomy approach