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The 2nd North American Aortic Valve Repair Symposium
Day 1 - September 9, 2016
Intraoperative Echocardiographic Analysis of
Aortic Valve and Root
John G. Augoustides MD, FASE, FAHA

Aortic Valve Anatomy and Function (PDF)

Karen M. Kim, MD
Review of ACC/AHA Guidelines for Management
of Aortic Insufficiency: Pitfalls and Nuances (PDF)
Robert O. Bonow, MD
Surgical Indications for Root and Ascending Aortic Disease: Reconciling the American, Canadian, and European Guidelines (PDF)
Lars Svensson, MD, PhD
Valve Sparing Root Replacement: Reimplantation Technique - Step by Step (PDF)
Munir Boodhwani, MD, MMSc, FRCSC
Valve Sparing Root Replacement: Remodeling
Technique and External Ring Annuloplasty (PDF)
Emmanuel Lansac, MD, PhD
Structural Mechanisms of Aortic Insufficiency and Surgical Approach to Aortic Valve Repair
Munir Boodhwani, MD, MMSc, FRCSC and
Benjamin Sohmer MD, MEd, FRCPC
Annular Stabilization Techniques in the Context
of Aortic Valve Repair (PDF)
Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, MS
Aortic Valve Assessment and Repair – Case Based Presentations (Sohmer - PDF)
(Leshnower - PDF)
(Rodriguez - PDF)

Munir Boodhwani, MD, MMSc, FRCSC, Bradley Leshnower, MD, FACS, Maria Rodriguez, MD, and Benjamin Sohmer MD, MEd, FRCPC
An Individualized Approach to the Ascending Aorta
in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Hans-Hinrich Sievers, MD
Complex BAV Repair with External Aortic Ring: Triangular Leaflet Resection with Primary Closure
and Extensive Decalcification
Christine Herman, MD
Valve Sparing Root Reimplantation of a Unicusp Valve Variant: 180°/180° Geometric Orientation
Ibrahim Sultan, MD
Valve Sparing Root Reimplantation of Type I BAV: 150°/210° Geometric Orientation
George Arnaoutakis, MD
Complex BAV Leaflet Repair with Valve Sparing Root Reimplantation: 180°/180° Geometric Orientation
Shinichi Fukuhara, MD
Three Cusp Aortic Valve Repair for Eccentric Aortic Insufficiency with Multiple Asymmetric Leaflets: Reimplantation Procedure
George Arnaoutakis, MD
Geometric Orientation of the Aortic Neoroot in Type I Bicuspid Aortic Valve Sparing Root Reimplantation (PDF)
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD
Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair in the Setting of Severe Aortic Insufficiency: Live-in-box Presentation (PDF)
Edward Chen, MD
Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair With External Subannular Ring – Surgical Approach and Echocardiographic Evaluation (PDF)
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD
Bonnie Milas, MD
Radical Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair – Type I to Type 0 Conversion: Live-in-box Presentation and Outcomes (PDF)
Thomas Gleason, MD
Sievers Type I Right-left Conjoint Cusp Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Step-by-step Approach
Gebrine El Khoury, MD
Day 2 - September 10, 2016
Three-dimensional Echocardiography for Aortic Valve Anatomy (PDF)
Benjamin Sohmer MD, MEd, FRCPC
Trileaflet Aortic Valves with Root Dilatation and Severe AI: Live-in-box (PDF)
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD and
Munir Boodhwani, MD, MMSc, FRCSC
Aortic Valve Sparing Surgery in Emergent Situations: Live-in-box Presentation and Outcomes Analysis
Himanshu Patel, MD
Managing the AV Annulus:
Experience Over Two Decades (PDF)
Gebrine El Khoury, MD
When NOT to do Aortic Valve Repair:
Review of the World Literature (PDF)
Nimesh Desai, MD
Aortic Valve Repair: The Mayo Clinic Experience (PDF)
Alberto Pochettino, MD
Aortic Annuloplasty, Effective Height and Geometric Height to Standardize Cusp Repair (PDF)
Emmanuel Lansac, MD, PhD
Unicuspid Aortic Valve Repair: Live-in-box (PDF)
Munir Boodhwani, MD, MMSc, FRCSC
Cased-based Presentation of Aortic Valve Repair Failures: Echocardiographic and Surgical Evaluation (Vallabhajosyula_Augoustides - PDF)
Sohmer_Boodhwani - PDF)
John Augoustides, MD, FASE, FAHA, Munir
Boodhwani, MD, MMSc, FRCSC, Emmanuel
Lansac, MD, PhD, Benjamin Sohmer, MD, Med, FRCPC, and Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, MS
Managing Cusp Restriction and Calcification (PDF) Gebrine El Khoury, MD
Valve Sparing Versus Composite Replacement in Marfan Syndrome (PDF)
Joseph S. Coselli, MD
Midterm Outcomes With BAV Repair With Valve Sparing Root Reimplantation Versus Bentall Root Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency With Root Aneurysm (PDF)
Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, MS
Bentall Procedure in 2016: Valve and Conduit Choice, Techniques, Tips, and Tricks (PDF)
Wilson Y. Szeto, MD
The Ross Procedure: When and How? (PDF)
Hans-Hinrich Sievers, MD
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – TAVR – for Complex Aortic Valvular Conditions (PDF)
Wilson Y. Szeto, MD
CTSNet Round Table Discussion: Threshold for Aortic Replacement in Biscuspid Aortic Valve
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD, Munir Boodhwani, MD, MMSc, FRCSC, Edward Chen, MD,
Joseph S. Coselli, MD, Gebrine El Khoury, MD, Himanshu Patel, MD, Thomas Gleason, MD, and Hans-Hinrich Sievers, MD
Managing Cusp Restriction and Calcification (PDF)
Gebrine El Khoury, MD