Mitral Valve Repair/Chord-X Chordal Replacement Workshop
February 28 - March 1
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
February 28-March 1, 2019: San Francisco Bay Area (Mountain View, CA)
El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, CA
- Vincent Gaudiani, MD
- Pei H. Tsau, MD
Performing mitral valve repair via upper mini sternotomy approach