Dallas Aortic Root Symposium

Course Description

The Aortic Valve and Root BOOT CAMP: Toward Surgical Skill-Set Mastery with Mentored Simulation Practice

Scientific Program

Agenda | Saturday, March 25, 2023
9:00 am
Systematic assessment of aortic regurgitation and aortic root - what the surgeon needs to know for aortic valve repair and valve sparing surgery
Zuyue Wang, MD
9:30 am
SAVR, Annulus Enlargement (How I do it)
William Brinkman, MD
William Ryan, MD
9:40 am
Bentall / VSRR (How I do it)
Justin Schaffer, MD
9:50 am
Supported Ross (How I do it)
William Ryan, MD
10:00 am
10:15 am
Homograft Wet Lab with Pig Hearts / Homografts and Mentors
All Faculty
11:30 am
Lunch/Coffee & Patient Case Reports
All Faculty
12:30 pm
Role of SAVR / Valve Choice Options for Various Age Patients – Mechanical vs Tissue vs Ross
Katherine Harrington, MD
1:00 pm
Endocarditis Tips and Tricks for Patient and Surgeon Survival
Indication for Homograft vs Root Repair / Bentall
Lee Hafen, MD
1:15 pm
“Does valve choice matter in endocarditis or is the debridement the key?”
Michael DiMaio, MD
1:30 pm
Surgical techniques with Wet Lab (VSRR, Homograft Prep and Use, Supported Ross Techniques, Double Patch Repair)
All Faculty

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) was reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive credit, attendees must complete the following steps: sign-in, attend the program, and complete an evaluation.


The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano

1100 Allied Dr. Plano, TX 75093


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