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2008 Program & Abstracts

Final Program

* = WTSA member
+ = Samson Resident Prize Essay

 
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008
1:00 pm   Registration Opens
Speaker Ready Room Open
7:00 pm   New Members Reception
Kids Reception
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008
6:00 am   Samson Fun Run
7:00 am   Registration
Speaker Ready
Continental Breakfast
Family Hospitality
7:50 am   Introduction of New Members and Resident Essay Finalists
8:00 am   SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
Moderators: Douglas Wood
John Mitchell

1. Improved Quality and Cost Effectiveness of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the United States from 1988-2005
H. K. Song*, B. S. Diggs, R. M. Ungerleider*, K. F. Welke*.
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR.

DISCUSSANT: ELLIOT T. GELFAND

2. Diffusing Capacity Predicts Pulmonary Complications After Lung Resection in Patients With and Without Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
M. K. Ferguson1, H. A. Gaissert2, J. D. Grab3.
1The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC.

DISCUSSANT: KEMP KERNSTINE

3.+ The Ross Procedure in Adults: A Vanishing Procedure
T. B. Reece1, K. F. Welke2, J. S. Gammie3, S. O'Brien4, F. L. Grover*1.
1University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 2Oregon Health And Science University, Portland, OR, 3University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 4Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC.

DISCUSSANT: WINFIELD WELLS
9:00 am   PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Introduced by: David A. Fullerton

Cardiothoracic Surgery: A Specialty Divided Or As One
Douglas E. Wood
9:45 am   Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits
10:20 am   SCIENTIFIC SESSION II
Moderators: David Fullerton
John D. Mitchell

4.+ Thoracoscopic Lobectomy is Associated with Fewer Postoperative Complications
N. Villamizar, M. Darrabie, R. Prince-Petersen, M. Onaitis, D. H. Harpole, E. Toloza, T. A. D'Amico.
Duke University, Durham, NC.

DISCUSSANT: JOHN D. MITCHELL

5.+ Mid-term Results of Endovascular treatment of Complicated Acute Type B Aortic Dissection
A. Khoynezhad1, C. E. Donayre2, I. Walot2, G. E. Kopchok2, R. A. White2.
1University Of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA.

DISCUSSANT: D. CRAIG MILLER

6.+ Comparison of Patterns of Relapse in Thymic Carcinoma and Thymoma
J. Huang, N. Rizk, W. Travis, G. Riely, B. Park, M. Bains, R. Flores, R. Downey, V. Rusch.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

DISCUSSANT: JOHN R. HANDY, JR.

7.+ Early and Late Outcomes in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair: An Eleven Year Experience in 707 Patients
R. S. McClure, L. H. Cohn*, G. S. Couper, S. F. Aranki, R. M. Bolman, F. Y. Chen, M. J. Davidson
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

DISCUSSANT: THOMAS BEAVER
11:40 am   CONTROVERSIES IN THORACIC SURGERY
The Optimal Therapy for N2 NonSmall Cell Lung Cancer Is Induction Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Surgery
Moderator: Donald Low, Virginia Mason Medical Ctr, Seattle, WA
Pro: Kemp Kernstine, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA
Con: Ross Bremner, St. Joseph's Hospital - Heart&Lung Ins, Phoenix, AZ
12:30 pm   ADJOURN
7:00 pm   Luau Theme Dinner
 
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
6:00 am   Speaker Ready Room
Registration
6:30 am   SIMULTANEOUS BREAKFAST SESSIONS
  1. Adult Cardiac Session
    Title: Total Arterial Revascularization: Is the Bang Worth the Buck?
    Speaker: David B. Ross, Walter McKenzie Centre, Edmonton, AB
  2. General Thoracic Session
    Title: Building a Comprehensive Program in Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Speaker: Douglas J. Mathisen, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  3. Congenital Heart Disease Session
    Title: New Technology for Pediatric Circulatory Support
    Speaker: Gordon A. Cohen, Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
7:00 am   Continental Breakfast - Exhibit Hall
Family Hospitality
8:00 am   POSTGRADUATE COURSE
Sponsored by: White Memorial Medical Center and Foundation - Lyman A. Brewer, III Fund
Title: Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for Malignant and Nonmalignant Hematologic Disorders
Speaker: Rainer F. Storb, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
8:50 a.m.   SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
Moderators: Joseph Cleveland
Michael Mulligan


8.+ Aprotinin in Cardiac Surgery Patients: Is the Risk Worth the Benefit?
S. C. Stamou, S. L. Camp, M. K. Reames, E. Skipper, M. R. Stiegel, J. Madjarov, L. Watts, F. Robicsek, K. W. Lobdell.
Carolinas Heart and Vascular Institute, Charlotte, NC.

DISCUSSANT: JAMES FANN

9. Is Intra-operative Botox Injection the Optimal Management of the Pylorus during esophagogastrectomy?
R. J. Cerfolio*, A. S. Bryant, R. Dharwan, C. Canon.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

DISCUSSANT: ROSS M. BREMNER

10.+ Evolution of National Treatment Options and Outcomes for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Over an 18-Year Period
T. Karamlou, B. S. Diggs, R. M. Ungerleider*, K. F. Welke*.
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.

DISCUSSANT: DAVID R. CLARKE

11. Survival After Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy: Impact Of Residual Pulmonary Hypertension
D. H. Freed1, B. M. Thomson2, S. S. Tsui3, J. Dunning3, K. K. Sheares3, J. Pepke-Zaba3, D. P. Jenkins3.
1University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 3Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

DISCUSSANT: PATRICIA A. THISTLETHWAITE

12.+ Failure after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation and Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: Do Complete Responders Recur Differently than Non-Complete Responders?
R. A. Meguid1, C. M. Hooker1, J. T. Taylor1, L. R. Kleinberg1, S. M. Cattaneo1, M. Sussman1, S. C. Yang1, R. F. Heitmiller2, A. A. Forastiere1, M. V. Brock1.
1Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

DISCUSSANT: MICHAEL WEYANT
10:30 am   Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits
11:00 am   SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV
Moderators: Arvind Koshal
Ross Bremner


13. 108, 687 Isolated Aortic Valve Replacements Over 10 years in North America: Changing Risk, Valve type and Outcome in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database
J. M. Brown1, S. O'Brien2, J. Sikora1, B. P. Griffith1, J. S. Gammie1.
1University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham , NC.

DISCUSSANT: R. SCOTT MITCHELL

14.+ Differential Toll-like Receptor Activation in Lung Ischemia Reperfusion Injury
J. Keech, P. Wolf, H. Merry, M. Mulligan*.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

DISCUSSANT: DAVID A. FULLERTON

15. Management Of Critical Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction In Children Under One Year Of Age
B. L. Reemtsen, C. John, D. Nath, J. Pruetz, W. J. Wells*, V. A. Starnes*.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

DISCUSSANT: THOMAS L. SPRAY
12:00 pm   ADJOURN
1:00 pm   Golf Tournament
Tennis Tournament

EVENING & FREE
 
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008
6:00 am   Speaker Ready Room
7:00 am   Registration
Continental Breakfast
Family Hospitality
7:00 am   CONCURRENT BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS SESSIONS

ADULT CARDIAC
Moderators: Edward Verrier
Robbin Cohen


BC1. Correlation Between Osteopontin Levels And Aortic Valve Calcification: Potential Insights Into The Pathogenesis Of Aortic Value Calcification
P. Yu, A. Skolnick, G. Ferrari, K. Heretis, P. Mignatti, G. Pintucci, B. Rosenzweig, J. Diaz-Cartelle, I. Kronzon, G. Perk, H. I. Pass, A. Galloway, E. A. Grossi, J. Grau.
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.


BC2. Evolution in the Management of the Total Thoracic Aorta
T. Kim, T. D. Martin, W. A. Lee, P. J. Hess, C. T. Klodell, C. G. Tribble, R. J. Feezor, T. M. Beaver.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.


BC3. Endograft Repair of Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Tears is First Line Therapy for Appropriately Selected Patients
R. Calhoun1, A. Kelsey1, J. Laird2, V. Rodriguez1, W. Pevec1, A. Nasseri1, J. Young1.
1Dept. of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic, Univ California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 2Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Cardiology, Vascular Center, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA.


BC4. Is Conventional Aortic Arch Surgery in Octogenarians Justifiable?
K. Minatoya, H. Ogino, H. Matsuda, H. Sasaki, H. Tanaka, J. Kobayashi, T. Yagihara, S. Kitamura.
National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.


BC5. Fate of Moderate Functional Mitral Regurgitation after Aortic Valve Replacement: Is Concomitant Mitral Valve Repair Necessary?
C. K. Wan, Z. Li, T. A. Orszulak, R. C. Daly, H. V. Schaff, T. M. Sundt.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.


BC6. Has Restricting Resident Work Hours Detracted From Resident Operative Experience?
R. C. Connors1, J. R. Doty*2, D. A. Bull*1, H. T. May2, D. A. Fullerton*3, R. C. Robbins*4.
1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT, 3University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, 4Stanford University, Stanford, CA.


BC7. A New Strategy For Prevention Of Anastomotic Stricture By Using Tacrolimus eluting Biodegradable Nanofiber
M. Mutsuga1, Y. Narita1, A. Yamawaki2, Y. Suematsu3, H. Oshima1, A. Usui1, S. Takamoto*3, Y. Ueda1.
1Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nagoya, Japan, 2Department of Clinical Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, 3Department of Cardiac Surgery, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.


BC8. Intramyocardial Injection of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma combined with Transmyocardial Revascularization
K. E. Wehberg1, G. Answini2, D. Wood1, J. Todd1, J. Julian1, N. Ogburn1, K. B. Allen3.
1Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, MD, 2Christ Hospital, Cincinatti, OH, 3Mid America Heart and Lung Surgeons, Kansas City, MO.


BC9. Metabolic Syndrome is an Independent Risk Factor for Stroke and Acute Renal Failure after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
K. Kajimoto1, T. Kasai2, K. Miyauchi2, T. Yamamoto3, K. Kikuchi3, T. Nakatomi1, H. Iwamura1, H. Daida2, A. Amano3.
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan, 2Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.


BC10. Management Of Patent Internal Mammary Artery Grafts During Re-operative Valvular Surgery: A Comparison Of Two Approaches.
F. H. Cheema, A. Mangi, M. Argenziano, D. Spiliotopoulos, G. Murtaza, C. S. Foster, A. Benson, T. M. Naseem, E. Lowenstein, F. Younas, T. Umann, T. P. Martens, M. C. Oz, A. Stewart, Y. Naka, C. R. Smith, Jr.
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons - New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY.


BC11. The Impact of Excessive Grafting on Long-term Survival in Coronary Artery Bypass Operations
D. Chu1, F. G. Bakaeen1, X. Wang2, J. S. Coselli2, S. A. LeMaire2, J. Huh1. 1Michael E. DeBakey
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.


BC12. Predictive Model of Atrial fibrillation in 5600 Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Surgeries
L. U. Nwakanma1, C. W. Hogue2, D. E. Alejo1, R. E. Thompson3, W. A. Baumgartner*1, J. V. Conte*1.
1Division of Cardiac Surgery. The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, 2Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, 3Department of Biostatistics. Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD.


BC13. Direct Thrombin Inhibition With Bivalirudin For Cardiopulmonary Bypass Causes A Decrease In The Inflammatory Response In comparison To Indirect Inhibition With Heparin
S. M. Eldaif, K. A. Tanaka, J. Deneve, C. J. Mutrie, N. Wang, F. Szlam, S. L. Schmarkey, S. Katzmark, R. Jiang, Z. Zhao, R. A. Guyton, J. Vinten-Johansen.
Emory University, Atlanta, GA.


GENERAL THORACIC
Moderators: Michael Mulligan
Richard Whyte


BC14. FDG-PET SUVmax Correlates with Increased Expression of Glut1, p53, EGFR, and Ki67 in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
M. D. Taylor, P. W. Smith, W. K. Brix, M. R. Wick, N. Theodosakis, B. Swenson, B. J. Kozower, C. L. Lau, D. R. Jones.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA,


BC15. Anatomic Segmentectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): Outcomes Comparison of Individual Segmental Resections vs. Corresponding Lobectomy
M. J. Schuchert, B. L. Pettiford, A. Kilic, A. Pennathur, G. Abbas, O. Awais, R. Jack, J. R. Landreneau, J. P. Landreneau, J. D. Luketich, R. J. Landreneau.
Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.


BC16. The Change in the maxSUV on Repeat PET Scan After Chemoradiotherapy Identifies Patient with Esophageal Cancer Who are Complete Responders
R. J. Cerfolio*, A. Bryant, A. Talati, T. Winokur.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.


BC17. Differential Toll-Like Receptor Preconditioning Responses in Lung Ischemia Reperfusion Injury
P. S. Wolf, J. Keech, H. Merry, M. Mulligan*.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


BC18. The Pumpless Extracorporeal Lung Membrane Provides Complete Respiratory Support During Complex Airway Reconstructions Without Inducing Cellular Trauma, Coagulatory and Inflammatory Response
P. Macchiarini, A. Rodriguez, I. Manoli, E. Martinez, D. Sanchez, I. Rovira.
Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Barcelona, Spain.


BC19. Long Segment Tracheal Reconstruction With A Composite Cervical Skin Flap Buttressed With Costal Cartilage Provides A Novel Approach For Tracheal Substitute
D. Fabre, E. Fadel, P. G. Dartevelle.
Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Le Plessis Robinson, France.


BC20. Tracheal Replacement with Aortic Allograft
P. de Delva, J. C. Wain, D. J. Mathisen.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.


BC21. Gastroduodenal Reflux (GDR) Induces both Expression and Enzyme Activity of Secretory Phospholipase A2 (sPLA2) in a Murine Reflux Model
D. C. Mauchley, X. Meng, A. M. Banerjee, F. Gamboni-Robertson, X. Yang, A. Babu, D. A. Fullerton, M. J. Weyant.
University of Colorado, Denver, CO.


BC22. Who Is The High-risk Recipient? Predicting Mortality After Lung Transplant Using Pre-transplant Risk Factors
M. J. Russo, R. R. Davies, K. N. Hong, S. Kawut, M. Bacchetta, F. D'ovidio, A. Moskowitz, S. Arcasoy, A. Gelijns, J. Sonett*.
New York Presbyterian/Columbia University, New York, NY.


BC23. Video-Assisted Lung Cancer Resection Among Medicare Beneficiaries
F. Farjah, D. E. Wood*, M. S. Mulligan*, B. Krishnadasan, P. J. Heagerty, R. G. Symons, D. R. Flum.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


BC24. VATS Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer: Improved Functional Outcomes compared to Open Techniques
J. R. Handy1, J. W. Asaph2, E. Douville3, G. Y. Ott*3, A. C. Tsen3, P. Fowler3, G. L. Grunkemeier*4, Y. Wu4.
1Providence Cancer Center, Portland, OR, 2Earle A Chiles Research Center, Providence Health & Services, Portland, OR, 3Thoracic & CardioVascular Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR, 4Medical Data Research Center, Providence Health & Services, Portland, OR.


BC25. Length of Stay after Lung Cancer Surgery: Thoracic Surgeons Are Setting the Standard
R. A. Meguid, S. M. Cattaneo, M. V. Brock, S. C. Yang.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.


BC26. Expression of LKB1 Tumor Suppressor Determines Sensitivity To 2-deoxyglucose In NSCLC
L. J. Inge, K. D. Coon, E. E. Cwengros, M. A. Smith, R. M. Bremner*.
Heart and Lung Institute, Thoracic Oncology Division, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ.


CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Moderators: Max Mitchell
Lester Permut


BC27. The Norwood Procedure Utilizing a Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduit Promotes Balanced Pulmonary Artery Growth in Infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
J. D. Pruetz, S. Badran, V. A. Starnes*, A. B. Lewis.
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.


BC28. Long-term Tricuspid Valve Function Following Norwood Operation
M. Elmi, E. Hickey, W. G. Williams*, G. S. Van Arsdell, C. A. Caldarone, B. W. McCrindle.
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.


BC29. Total Cavopulmonary Connection Efficiency: Importance of Pulmonary Artery Diameter
K. R. Kanter1, R. KrishnankuttyRema2, L. P. Dasi2, H. D. Kitajima2, K. Pekkan2, M. Fogel3, K. Whitehead3, S. Sharma4, A. P. Yoganathan2.
1Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 3Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 4Pediatric Cardiology Services, Lawrenceville, GA.


BC30. Systemic Arteriovenous Fistulae For Endstage Cyanosis Following Cavopulmonary Connection: A Useful Bridge To Transplantation
E. J. Hickey, A. A. Alghamdi, G. S. Van Arsdell, C. A. Caldarone, J. Coles, W. G. Williams*.
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.


BC31. A New Chapter in Outcome Analysis for Congenital Heart Surgery: Empirically Based Stratification of Mortality Risk
David R. Clarke1, Sean M. O'Brien2, Jeffrey P. Jacobs3, Marshall L. Jacobs4, Francois G. Lacour-Gayet5, Karl F. Welke6, Bohdan Maruszewski7, Zdzislaw Tobota8, Weldon J. Miller9, Leslie Hamilton10, Constantine Mavroudis11, Fred H. Edwards12.
1The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO, 2Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, 3The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida (CHIF),, Tampa, FL, 4St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, 5The Children's Hospital Heart Institute, Denver, CO, 6Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, 7Memorial Hospital Child's Health Centre, Warsaw, Poland, 8Children's Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland, 9Rho, Inc, Chapel Hill, NC, 10Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom,11Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 12University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL.


BC32. Mid-term Performance of the CryoValve SG Human Decellularized Pulmonary Valve in 342 Patients Compared to the Conventional CryoValve
J. W. Brown*1, R. C. Elkins*2, D. R. Clarke*3, J. S. Tweddell*4, C. B. Huddleston*5, J. R. Doty*6, J. W. Fehrenbacher*7.
1Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 2University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 3The Children's Hospital Denver, Denver, CO, 4Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 5St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 6Latter Day Saints Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, 7Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.


BC33. Decellularization Reduces Calcification While Improving Both Durability and One Year Functional Results of Pulmonary Homograft Valves in Juvenile Sheep
R. A. Hopkins1, A. Linthurst Jones2, L. Wolfinbarger2, M. A. Moore2, A. Bert1, G. K. Lofland1.
1Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO, 2LifeNet Health, Virginia Beach, VA.


BC34. Long-Term Results of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Neonatal Cardiac Surgery; Options and Outcomes.
A. K. Kaza, H. Lim, C. Allan, P. Laussen, V. Bautista-Hernandez, D. J. Dibardino, E. Bacha, P. Del Nido, J. Mayer, F. Fynn-Thompson, F. Pigula.
Boston Children's, Boston, MA.


BC35. Ten-year Experience With Hand-made Trileaflet Polytetrafluoroethylene Valved Conduit Used For Pulmonary Reconstruction
M. Ando, T. Sasaki, Y. Takahashi.
Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo, Japan.


BC36. Coarctation Repair in Neonates and Young Infants - Is small size still a risk factor?
P. T. Burch, C. Cowley, D. Null, L. Lambert, P. C. Kouretas, J. A. Hawkins*.
The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


BC37. Neonatal Hypoxia is Associated with Lasting Changes in Left Ventricular Gene Expression: An Animal Model
D. Del Duca1, G. Wong2, A. Kouremenos3, C. I. Tchervenkov1, C. V. Rohlicek4, T. E. Hébert3.
1Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada, 2Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 3Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 4Division of Cardiology, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada.


BC38. Myocardial Dysfunction after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery; Causes, Contributing Factors and a Potential Therapy.
J. R. Egan, T. L. Butler, C. G. Au, K. N. North, D. S. Winlaw.
The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia.


BC39. Who Benefit From Routine Myectomy? “The Role” Of Enucleation With/without Septal Myectomy For Discrete Subaortic Stenosis
Y. Hirata, J. M. Chen, J. M. Quaegebeur, R. S. Mosca.
Columbia University, New York, NY.


8:45 am   Coffee Break - Visit Exhibits
9:30 am   SCIENTIFIC SESSION V
Moderators: Gabriel Aldea
John Chen


16.+ Critical Preoperative Data Predict the Need for Concurrent LVAD and RVAD Implantation, Avoiding Poor Outcomes Associated with Delayed Conversion of LVAD to BiVAD
J.R. Fitzpatrick III, J.R. Frederick, W. Hiesinger, R.C. McCormick, V.M. Hsu, E.D. Kozin, M.L. O'Hara, E. Howell, J.E. Cohen, K.W. Southerland, J.L. Howard, E.A. Nacke, C.M. LaPorte, M.L. Jessup, R.J. Morris, M.A. Acker, Y.J. Woo;
Division of Cardiac Surgery and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

DISCUSSANT: JOSEPH C. CLEVELAND, JR.

17.+ A Prospective, Randomized, Crossover Study of Inhaled Nitric Oxide and Inhaled Prostacyclin in Heart and Lung Transplant Patients
T. A. Khan, D. Ross, G. Schnickel, S. Bastani, H. Laks*, F. Esmailian*, D. Marelli*, R. Beygui, L. Watson, I. Vartapetian, A. Ardehali*.
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

DISCUSSANT: MICHAEL S. MULLIGAN

18.+ [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose PET-CT and Lung Cancer: A Significant Referral Bias Exists
I. C. Okereke, S. Gangadharan, M. Kent, M. DeCamp*.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.

DISCUSSANT: DOUGLAS E. WOOD

19. Equalization Of Risk-adjusted In-hospital Mortality For PCI And CABG In California
J. S. Carey*1, B. Danielsen2, B. E. Stabile1.
1Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, 2Health Information Solutions, Sacramento, CA.

DISCUSSANT: GABRIEL S. ALDEA

20. Cardiovascular Surgery In Children With Marfan and Marfan-like Syndromes
M. Everitt1, M. Mitchell*2, P. Kouretas*1, A. T. Yetman2.
1Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT, 2The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO

DISCUSSANT: IVAN M. REBEYKA
11:10 am   C. Walton Lillehei Point/CounterPoint Session
TITLE: Aprotinin Should Be Outlawed
Moderator: Lawrence Cohn, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Pro: Dennis Mangano
Con: Christina Mora-Mangano
12:00 pm   ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only)
12:45 pm   FAMILY LUNCHEON
7:00 pm   PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION AND BANQUET

 

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