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DAY 2 - Saturday, September 14, 2019
7:00 am - 7:45 am Registration / Breakfast
7:45 am - 8:00 am Opening Remarks, Answer Questions on Previous Day’s Session With Panel of Experts

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair - Masterclass Session

  Moderator: Joseph E. Bavaria, MD
8:00 am - 8:20 am Anatomy and Repair Oriented Classification of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Laurent De Kerchove, MD
8:20 am - 8:40 am An Algorithmic Approach to BAV Decision Making (+/- Root Aneurysm)
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD
8:40 am - 8:50 am

BAV Repair Techniques for Type 0, I Valves
Case Presentations: Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, George Arnaoutakis, MD

  1. Type 0
  2. Type I
8:50 am - 9:05 am BAV Root Reimplantation – Concepts and Case Presentation [Live-in-box]
Munir Boodhwani, MD
9:05 am - 9:20 am BAV Root Remodeling – Concepts and Case Presentation [Live-in-box]
Hans-Joachim Schäfers, MD
9:20 am - 9:35 am BAV Repair with External Subannular Aortic Ring [Live-in-box]
Joseph Bavaria, MD
9:35 am - 9:50 am Internal Subannular Aortic Ring for 3-cusp Aortic Valve Repair. Live-in-box Presentation with Comparative Aanalysis to Internal Ring for BAV Repair
Arnar Geirsson, MD
9:50 am - 10:10 am Panel Discussion
10:10 am - 10:25 am Break
10:25 am - 10:30 am Introduction to Honorary Speaker
10:30 am - 10:55 am HONORARY LECTURE
30-year Experience with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair and Root Reimplantation Techniques
Laurent De Kerchove, MD
10:55 am - 11:10 am Symmetric Versus Asymmetric Reconstruction of the BAV: the Stanford Approach
Michael Fischbein, MD
11:10 am - 11:20 am BAV Analysis: What Would You Do? (Intra-Op Video)
Discussion with Audience Participation

Joseph Bavaria, MD
11:20 am - 11:30 am Unicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Should we do it?
Munir Boodhwani, MD
11:30 am - 11:45 am Bentall Aortic Root Procedure – How I do it and Review of the Mayo Clinic Experience
Alberto Pochettino, MD
11:45 am - 12:00 pm Conduit Choice in BAV Root Reimplantation/ Remodeling – 2 Schools of Thought: Straight Versus Valsalva Grafts
Michael Fischbein, MD
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm Panel Discussion
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Pick-up Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Working Lunch

Session on Repair Failures
Controversial and Repair Failure Cases – Audience asks the experts questions about decision making and avoiding pitfalls
Munir Boodhwani, MD
Joseph Bavaria, MD
Benjamin Sohmer, MD
Jared Feinman, MD
Laurent De Kershove, MD
G. Chad Hughes, MD
Alberto Pochettino, MD

  • TAV Repair Failure –
    Roland Assi, MD
    Jared Feinman, MD
  • BAV Repair Failure –
    Christopher Mehta, MD
    Jared Feinman, MD
  • When to re-explore the valve post-repair? –
    Munir Boodhwani, MD
    Benjamin Sohmer, MD
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Break
Registries, Outcomes With Aortic Valve Repair Experience
  Moderators: Michael Fischbein, MD, Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, MS
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Outcomes in BAV Repair for Different Root Stabilization Techniques
Derek Brinster, MD
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Outcomes Based Arguments for Preservation Versus Resection for BAV Insufficiency – Is the Failing Bicuspid Valve a Pathologic Valve?
G. Chad Hughes, MD
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Outcomes With Root Remodeling Versus Reimplantation
Maral Ouzounian, MD, PhD
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm Emerging Role of TAVR in Treating Aortic Insufficiency
Talal Al-Atassi, MD
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm Panel Discussion
3:10 pm Closing Remarks
Joseph Bavaria, MD