Agenda

Surgical Concomitant AF (Day 1)

08h30

How Much AF Begets HF

Andreu Porta-Sánchez, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

09h00

Update on AF and Neurological Events: Stroke, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment

David Z. Rose, MD – University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa, USA

09h30

Clinical Evidence: From PVI to MAZE IV. Review of Current Surgical Options

Ralph Damiano, MD – Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

10h00 - Break
10h20

Video Case: MAZE IV

Nicolas Doll, MD – Schüchtermann Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany

10h35

Video Case: Minimal Invasive AF Concomitant Ablation

Ralph Damiano, MD – Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

10h50

Incidence and Management of Post MAZE IV Recurrences

Kevin Makati, MD – Tampa Cardiac Specialists, Lutz, USA

11h10

Case-Based Roundtable

Andreu Porta-Sánchez, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Kevin Makati, MD – Tampa Cardiac Specialists, Lutz, USA

Nicolas Doll, MD – Schüchtermann Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany

David Z. Rose, MD – University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa, USA

Manuel Castella, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Ralph Damiano, MD – Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

12h15 - Lunch

Hybrid AF™ Therapies (Day 1)

13h15

Epicardial-Endocardial Dissociation

Natasja de Groot, MD – Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

13h45

Electrophysiology Evolution of the Maze-Cox Principles

Kevin Makati, MD – Tampa Cardiac Specialists, Lutz, USA

14h15

The Hybrid Options: Anatomical Versus Electrophysiological Approaches

James Cox, MD – Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, USA

14h45

New Evidence for Hybrid AF Ablation

Nicolas Doll, MD – Schüchtermann Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany

15h05 - Break
15h20

New Thoracoscopic Approach for a Box Lesion

Timo Weimar, MD – Cardiac Surgeon, Stuttgart, Germany

15h35

Hybrid AF Ablation and Quality of Life Outcomes

Bart van Putte, MD – St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, the Netherlands

15h55

Video Case: Hybrid Convergent + LAA Exclusion From Left Side

Konstantinos Zannis, MD – Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France

16h05

Anticipating Complications in Hybrid AF™ Therapies

Bart Maesen, MD – Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), Maastricht, the Netherlands

16h30

Case-Based Roundtable

James Cox, MD – Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, USA

Kevin Makati, MD – Tampa Cardiac Specialists, Lutz, USA

Nicolas Doll, MD – Schüchtermann Klinik, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany

Bart van Putte, MD – St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, the Netherlands

Timo Weimar, MD – Cardiac Surgeon, Stuttgart, Germany

Manuel Castella, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Natasja de Groot, MD – Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Konstantinos Zannis, MD – Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris, France

Bart Maesen, MD – Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), Maastricht, the Netherlands

17h30 - Finish
19h00

Dinner

Busses depart from the hotel reception at 19:00.

22h00 - Finish

LAA Exclusion (Day 2)

09h00

Clinical Management of Stroke and Bleeding Scoring Systems

Harry Crijns, MD – Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), MUMC+, Maastricht, the Netherlands

09h30

Insights From a Heart-Brain Team. Clinical Practice on Secondary Stroke Prevention

David Z. Rose, MD – University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa, USA

09h55

LAA and Hypertension: Where Are We?

Randall Lee, MD – University of California, San Francisco, USA

10h10

Excluding the Appendage: Evidence in ALL Surgical Patients

Richard Whitlock, MD – McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Canada

10h35 - Break
10h50

The Rationale of a Thoracoscopic LAA Closure Program

Piotr Suwalski, MD – Central Teaching Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior, Warsaw, Poland

11h05

Video Cases: Exclusion of LAA in Minimal Surgery

Daniel Pereda, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

11h30

Case-Based Roundtable

Randall Lee, MD – University of California, San Francisco, USA

David Z. Rose, MD – University of South Florida, Department of Neurology, Tampa, USA

Richard Whitlock, MD – McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Canada

Daniel Pereda, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Manuel Castella, MD – Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

Harry Crijns, MD – Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM), MUMC+, Maastricht, the Netherlands

12h30 - Finish