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WTSA 2011 Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts

Western Thoracic Surgical Association 37th Annual Meeting

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
1:00 pm-6:00 pm
West Registration Desk
REGISTRATION
1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Freymuth Room
SPEAKER READY ROOM
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Main Pool
NEW MEMBERS / WELCOME RECEPTION
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Kids Playground & Lawn
KIDS & TEENS RECEPTION
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011
* WTSA Member
** Separate Subscription Required
Samson Resident Prize Essay
6:00 am
Golf Clubhouse Start
SAMSON FUN RUN
7:00 am-8:00 am
Rocky Mountain C & D
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:00 am-11:00 am
Will Rogers Room & Patio
FAMILY HOSPITALITY
7:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast Served
8:00 am-10:00 am Full Breakfast Served
10:00 am-11:00 am Snacks & Beverages Served
7:00 am-12:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Foyer
REGISTRATION
7:00 am-12:00 pm
Freymuth Room
SPEAKER READY ROOM
7:00 am-12:00 pm
Rocky Mountain C & D
EXHIBITS
7:00 am-2:00 pm
Rocky Mountain C & D
SIMULATION & ROBOTICS AREA
The Exhibit Hall will feature a special Simulation and Robotics Area with extended hours (12:00 - 2:00 pm) offering individual hands-on session times; online sign-ups will be offered to registered attendees in advance of the meeting.
8:00 am-9:00 am
Rocky Mountain A & B
SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Robbin G. Cohen
Robert C. Robbins
† 1. Quantifying the Incremental Cost of Complications Associated with Mitral Valve Surgery in the United States
Alexander Iribarne1, John D Burgener2, Jai Raman2, Shahab Akhter2, Rachel Easterwood1, Valluvan Jeevanandam2, Mark J Russo2
1Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; 2University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
DISCUSSANT: RICHARD J. SHEMIN
† 2. The Development of a Cardiac Surgery Simulation Curriculum: From Needs Assessment Results to Practical Implementation
Raina Sinha, Maura E. Sullivan, *Craig J Baker
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
DISCUSSANT: JAMES I. FANN
3. Surgical Resection Should be Strongly Considered for Stage I and II Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
Benny Weksler, Rodney J Landreneau, Arjun Pennathur
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
DISCUSSANT: PAUL H. SCHIPPER
9:00 am-9:10 am
Rocky Mountain A & B
INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS AND RESIDENT ESSAY FINALISTS
9:10 am-9:55 am
Rocky Mountain A & B
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Introduced By: Robert C. Robbins

Denying Our Default Future
Robbin G. Cohen

9:55 am-10:20 am
Rocky Mountain C & D
COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS
10:20 am-11:40 am
Rocky Mountain A & B
SCIENTIFIC SESSION II
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: J. Scott Millikan
Patricia A. Thistlethwaite
† 4. Contemporary Results for Replacement of the Ascending Aorta and Arch in North America
Judson B Williams1, Eric D Peterson2, Yue Zhao2, Sean M O'Brien2, James S. Gammie3, Edward P Chen4, G. Chad Hughes1
1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; 2Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC; 3University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD; 4Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
DISCUSSANT: MICHAEL P. FISCHBEIN
5. Decellularized Versus Standard Cryopreserved Valve Allografts for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction: A Single Institution Comparison
Mark Ruzmetov, Jitendra J Shah, Dale M. Geiss, *Randall S. Fortuna
Children's Hospital of Illinois, Peoria, IL
DISCUSSANT: JAMES JAGGERS
† 6. The Universal Bed Model for Patient Care Improves Outcome and Lowers Cost in Cardiac Surgery
Philip C Corcoran, Abbas Emaminia, Linda Krause, Michael P Siegenthaler, Mary Evans, Jessica Nurmi, Melissa Means, Sarah Rassmussen, Keith A Horvath
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
DISCUSSANT: JAMES K. BREVIG
7. Immediate Post-Operative Inflammatory Response Predicts Long-Term Outcome in Lung Transplant Recipients
David J Hall, Maher Baz, Michael J Daniels, E. Denmark Staples, Charles T Klodell, Lyle L Moldawer, Thomas M Beaver
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
DISCUSSANT: MICHAEL A. SMITH
11:40 am-12:30 pm
Rocky Mountain A & B
CONTROVERSIES IN THORACIC SURGERY

We Are Headed for a Crisis in Manpower in CT Surgery by 2020
Moderator: Mark T. Metzdorff
Pro: Douglas J. Mathisen
Con: Sean C. Grondin

12:30 pm ADJOURN
12:45pm-4:00 pm FOOTHILLS JEEP TOUR**
2:30pm-4:30 pm U.S. OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER TOUR**
6:30 pm-10:00 pm
Cheyenne Lodge
Go for the Gold THEME DINNER (Patriotic dress optional)
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
* WTSA Member
** Separate Subscription Required
Samson Resident Prize Essay
6:00 am-12:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Foyer
REGISTRATION
6:00 am-12:00 pm
Freymuth Room
SPEAKER READY ROOM
6:30 am-7:50 am SIMULTANEOUS BREAKFAST SESSIONS**
  1. West Ballroom A
    Improving Your Reimbursement**
    Norm Brooks
  2. West Ballroom B
    Working for Someone Else: What You Should Know About Contracting and Compensation**
    John R. Voigt
  3. West Ballroom D
    Managing Conflict and Giving (Receiving) Feedback: A Leadership Challenge**
    Ross M. Ungerleider & Jamie Ungerleider

    Breakfast Session Handouts:
7:00 am-11:00 am
Will Rogers Room & Patio
FAMILY HOSPITALITY
7:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast Served
8:00 am-10:00 am Full Breakfast Served
10:00 am-11:00 am Snacks & Beverages Served
7:30 am-8:00 am
Rocky Mountain C & D
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:30 am-12:00 pm
Rocky Mountain C & D
EXHIBITS
7:30 am-2:00 pm
Rocky Mountain C & D
SIMULATION & ROBOTICS AREA
The Exhibit Hall will feature a special Simulation and Robotics Area with extended hours (12:00 - 2:00 pm) offering individual hands-on session times; online sign-ups will be offered to registered attendees in advance of the meeting.
8:00 am-8:50 am
Rocky Mountain A & B
POSTGRADUATE COURSE
Sponsored by: White Memorial Medical Center and Foundation - Lyman A. Brewer, III Fund

Why Would Anyone Want to Be on Your Surgical Team?
Robert C. Myrtle, DPA

USC School of Policy, Planning, & Development, Los Angeles, CA

8:50 am-10:30 am
Rocky Mountain A & B
SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Gordon A. Cohen
Mark T. Metzdorff
8. Nationwide Trend and Regional/hospital Variations of Open versus Endovascular Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Joshua M Liao1, Faisal G Bakaeen2, Kiki Simpson2, Joseph S Coselli3, Scott A LeMaire3, Joseph Huh3, Danny Chu2
1Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 2Baylor College of Medicine/Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX; 3Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
DISCUSSANT: R. SCOTT MITCHELL
† 9. Single Patch, Two Patch and Caval Division Techniques for Repair of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connections: Does it Matter?
Sameh M. Said, Harold M. Burkhart, Hartzell V Schaff, Frank Cetta, Jr., Sabrina D. Phillips, Roxann D Barnes, Zhuo Li, Joseph A. Dearani
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
DISCUSSANT: DAVID N. CAMPBELL
10. Implementation of a Comprehensive Blood Conservation Program can Reduce Blood Utilization in a Community Cardiac Surgery Program
Steve Xydas1, Christopher J. Magovern1, James P. Slater1, John M. Brown, III1, Grant Parr1, Robert L. Thurer2
1Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ; 2Haemonetics Corporation, Braintree, MA
DISCUSSANT: JAMES M. MAXWELL 
† 11. Lung Cancer Cell Invasion and Expression of Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-1 (ICAM-1) is Attenuated by Secretory Phospholipase A2 Inhibition
Jessica A. Yu, Miral R. Sadaria, Xianzhong Meng, *David A. Fullerton, *Michael J Weyant
University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
DISCUSSANT: DAVID M. JABLONS
12. Sternal Plating Is Superior To Wire Closure In Ensuring Sternal Osteosynthesis - Results Of A Randomized Prospective, Multi-center Trial
Jaishankar Raman1, Heber MacMahon1, Brian J De Guzman2, Michael S Wong3, Kenton Zehr4, Michael Mochalski5, Sven Lehmann5, Edward Garrett6
1University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL; 2St Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ; 3University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA; 4Scott & White Clinic, Temple, TX; 5University of Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany; 6Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Memphis, TN
DISCUSSANT: MATTHEW S. SLATER
10:30 am-11:00 am
Rocky Mountain C & D
COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Rocky Mountain A & B
SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: John C. Chen
Michael J. Weyant
† 13. Repair of Giant Paraesophageal Hernias Routinely Produces Improvement in Respiratory Function
Philip W Carrott, Jr., Jean Hong, Madhan Kuppusamy, Steven Kirtland, Richard P Koehler, *Donald E. Low
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
DISCUSSANT: SEAN C. GRONDIN
14. Comparison of Modified Blalock-Taussig Shunt and Ductal Stenting for Palliation of Duct-Dependent Cardiac Lesions
*David M McMullan, *Gordon A Cohen, *Lester C Permut, Thomas K Jones, Troy A Johnston, Augustin E Rubio
Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
DISCUSSANT: ROSS M. UNGERLEIDER
15. Do We Increase Operative Risk by Adding the Cox-Maze III Procedure to Aortic Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery?
Niv Ad, Linda Henry, Sharon Hunt, Sari D. Holmes
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA
DISCUSSANT: JOHN R. DOTY
12:00 pm ADJOURN
1:00 pm
Mountain Course
GOLF TOURNAMENT**
1:30 pm
Outdoor Clay Courts
TENNIS TOURNAMENT**
EVENING FREE
SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011
* WTSA Member
** Separate Subscription Required
Samson Resident Prize Essay
6:00 am-11:30 am
Freymuth Room
SPEAKER READY ROOM
6:00 am-12:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Foyer
REGISTRATION
6:30 am-7:30 am
Rocky Mountain C & D
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
6:30 am-10:30 am
Rocky Mountain C & D
EXHIBITS AND SIMULATION & ROBOTICS AREA
7:00 am-8:15 am CONCURRENT FORUMS
(5 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion)

Rocky Mountain A & B
ADULT CARDIAC
Moderators: Thomas A. Burdon
David A. Fullerton

CF1. Mid-Term Results of the David V Aortic Root Replacement in High Risk Clinical Scenarios
Bradley G Leshnower, Robert A. Guyton, Richard J Myung, John D Puskas, LaRonica Hawkins, Edward P. Chen
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
CF2. Long-term Implications of Emergency vs. Elective Proximal Aortic Surgery in Marfan Syndrome Patients in the GenTAC Registry
*Howard K Song1, Mark Kindem2, Kathryn Holmes3, Barbara L. Kroner2, Richard B Devereux4, Cheryl Maslen1, Joseph E Bavaria5, Scott A LeMaire6
1Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR; 2RTI International, Bethesda, MD; 3Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Portland, MD; 4Cornell University Weill Medical College, New York, NY; 5University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; 6Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
CF3. Spinal Cord Protective Strategies during Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in the Modern Era: The Role of Intrathecal Papaverine
Brian Lima, Edward R Nowicki, Eugene H Blackstone, Eric E Roselli, Joseph F Sabik, Bruce W Lytle, Lars G Svensson
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
CF4. Improved Survival in Heart Transplant Patients Living at High Altitude
Curtis J Wozniak, Bradley C Baird, *Craig H Selzman
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
CF5. Myocardial Tissue Elastic Properties Determined by Atomic Force Microscopy Following SDF-1 Angiogenic Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction
William Hiesinger1, Matthew J. Brukman2, Ryan C. McCormick1, J. Raymond Fitzpatrick, III1, John R. Frederick1, Elaine C. Yang1, Jeffrey R. Muenzer1, Nicole A. Marotta1, Mark F. Berry3, Pavan Atluri1, Y. Joseph Woo1
1University of Pennsylvania, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Philadelphia, PA; 2University of Pennsylvania, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Philadelphia, PA; 3Duke University, Department of Surgery, Durham, NC
CF6. In Situ Regeneration Of Heart Valves: A Novel, Rapid Method For Tissue Engineering Heart Valves
James E Jordan, J Koudy Williams, Sang Jin Lee, Devanathan Raghavan, Anthony J. Atala, James J. Yoo
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
CF7. Evolving Surgical Techniques for Pulmonary Endarterectomy According to the Changing Features of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Patients During 16-year Single Center Experience
Andrea M D'Armini1, Marco Morsolini1,2, Elisa Milanesi3, Salvatore Nicolardi1,2, Gabriella Mattiucci1, Giuseppe Silvaggio1, Antonella Degani4, Marco Maurelli3, Mario Viganò1
1Cardiac Surgery, University of Pavia School of Medicine, Foundation I.R.C.C.S "San Matteo" Hospital, Pavia, Italy; 2Surgery, University of Pavia School of Medicine, Foundation I.R.C.C.S "San Matteo" Hospital, Pavia, Italy; 3Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit 3, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit III, University of Pavia School of Medicine, Foundation I.R.C.C.S "San Matteo" Hospital, Pavia, Italy; 4Service of Cardiovascular Perfusion, University of Pavia School of Medicine, Foundation I.R.C.C.S "San Matteo" Hospital, Pavia, Italy
CF8. Baseline Metabolomic Profiles Predict Adverse Events Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Asad A. Shah, Damian M. Craig, Jacqueline K. Sebek, William E. Kraus, G. Chad Hughes, Svati H. Shah
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
West Ballroom A-B
GENERAL THORACIC
Moderators: Ross M. Bremner
Paul H. Schipper
CF9. Oximetry-Derived Perfusion Index Confirms Sympathectomy during Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
Charles T Klodell, Jr., Kenneth E Lamb, Nancy Staples, Nikolaus Gravenstein
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
CF10. hNIS Expressing Oncolytic Virus GLV-1h153 is a Promising Agent for the Imaging and Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Joshua Carson1, Dana Haddad1, Sepideh Gholami1, Taejin Song1, Nanhai Chen2, Qian Zhang2, Kyonghwa Jun1, Taejin Song1, Joyce Au1, Valerie Rusch1, Aladar Szalay2, Yuman Fong1
1Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; 2Genelux Corporation, San Diego, CA
CF11. Mutational Profiling For Lung Lesions: Long Term Results Favour It As A Standard Of Care
Carmen Pellino, Scott Cackler, Patrick Ross, Sr., Charles Hitchcock, *Susan D Moffatt-Bruce
The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
CF12. The Effect of Leukocyte-depleted Blood Transfusion on Survival in Resected Early Stage Lung Cancer
Thomas Ng, Hueylan Chern, Beth A Ryder, Frank W Sellke, David T Harrington, William G Cioffi
Brown University, Providence, RI
CF13. Replacing Mediastinoscopy with Endobronchial Ultrasound: A Community Thoracic Surgeon's Perspective
Benjamin E Lee, Robert Korst, Elaine Kletsman
The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
CF14. Tailored Approach to Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Jeffrey Javidfar, Jonathan Yang, Joanna Miller, Matthew Bacchetta, Frank D'Ovidio, Lyall A. Gorenstein, Mark E. Ginsburg, Marc Bessler, Joshua R. Sonett
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, NY
CF15. Right Lung Ischemia Induces Development Of Contra-lateral Pulmonary Vasculopathy
Edouard Sage, Olaf Mercier, Philippe Herve, Philippe Dartevelle, Saadia Eddahibi, Elie Fadel
Hopital Marie Lannelongue, le plessis robinson, France
CF16. Distribution of Donor Lungs in the United States: A Case for Broader Geographic Sharing
Alexander Iribarne1, Joshua R. Sonett1, Rachel Easterwood1, Kimberly N Hong1, Jai Raman2, Wickii Vigneswaran2, Mark J Russo2
1Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY; 2University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
West Ballroom C-D
CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Moderators: David N. Campbell
Ross M. Ungerleider
CF17. Left Ventriculotomy is Safe in Infants and Young Children Requiring Cardiac Surgery
Steven P Goldberg, Umar S Boston, Vijaya M Joshi, Mayte I Figueroa, Jean A Ballweg, Thomas K Chin, Craig A Mathis, Christopher J Knott-Craig
University of Tennessee Health Science Center/Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN
CF18. Interrupted Aortic Arch Repair Outcomes Using Left Carotid Artery Swing Down Technique
Osama Eltayeb, Steven H Todman, Mark Ruzmetov, Mark D Rodefeld, Mark D Turrentine, John W Brown, John P Breinholt
University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
CF19. Fast-tracking Extubation After Modified Fontan Procedure
Masato Mutsuga1, Luis G Quinonez1, Andrew S Mackie2, Colleen M Norris3, Elaine B Marchak4, Jennifer M Rutledge2, *Ivan M Rebeyka1, David B Ross1
1University of Alberta, Department of Surgery, Devision of Cardiac Surgery, Edmonton, AB, Canada; 2University of Alberta, Devision of Pediatric Cardiology, Edmonton, AB, Canada; 3University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing, Edmonton, AB, Canada; 4University of Alberta, Department of Anesthiology, Edmonton, AB, Canada
CF20. Size of the Right Ventricle to Pulmonary Artery Conduit Impacts Midterm Outcome after the Norwood Procedure in Patients Weighing less than 3 kg
Naruhito Watanabe, Petros V Anagnostopoulos, Takeshi Shinkawa, Natalie C Johnson, *Anthony Azakie
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
CF21. Preliminary Clinical Experience with a Bifurcated Y-Graft Fontan Procedure
Kirk R Kanter1, Christopher M. Haggerty2, Maria Restrepo2, Diane A. de Zelicourt2, Jarek Rossignac2, W. James Parks1, Ajit P. Yoganathan2
1Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; 2Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
CF22. Impact of Surgery for Reflux or Feeding Intolerance on Mid-term Outcomes for Single Ventricle Patients
Jane J Keating1, Janet M Simsic2, Brian E Kogon1, Kirk R Kanter1, Jeryl Huckaby1, Patrick D Kilgo1, Paul M Kirshbom1
1Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; 2Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
CF23. Prophylactic Amiodarone Prevents Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia After Tetralogy of Fallot Repair
Michiaki Imamura, Amy M Dossey, Xiomara Garcia Arkansas
Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR
CF24. Effects of Glutaraldehyde Concentration, Pretreatment Time and Type of Tissue (Porcine Vs. Bovine) on Post-implantation Calcification
Pranava Sinha1, David Zurakowski2, TK Susheel Kumar1, Dingchao He1, Christopher Rossi1, Richard Jonas1
1Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC; 2Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
7:00 am-11:00 am
Will Rogers Room & Patio
FAMILY HOSPITALITY
7:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast Served
8:00 am-10:00 am Full Breakfast Served
10:00 am-11:00 am Snacks & Beverages Served
8:30 am-9:50 am
Rocky Mountain Ballroom A & B
SCIENTIFIC SESSION V
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Anthony P. Furnary
John D. Mitchell
† 16. Post-operative Vodka Consumption Significantly Reduces Pericardial Adhesions in Hypercholesterolemic Swine
Antonio D Lassaletta, Louis M Chu, Frank W Sellke
Brown University, Providence, RI
DISCUSSANT: NAHUSH A. MOKADAM
† 17. Extent of Resection in Broncheoalveolar Cell Carcinoma: A Population-Based Evaluation
Bryan A Whitson, Shawn S Groth, Rafael S Andrade, Mohi O Mitiek, Michael A Maddaus, Jonathan D'Cunha
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
DISCUSSANT: ROSS M. BREMNER
18. Risk Factors Associated with Readmission Following Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Brian E Kogon1, Ashish Jain1, Matthew Oster2, Kirk Kanter1, Paul Kirshbom1
1Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 2Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Sibley Cardiology, Atlanta, GA
DISCUSSANT: DAVID R. CLARKE
19. Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting Improves Long-term Survival in Patients with Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Propensity Matched Study with Thirty-year Follow-up
David Galbut1, Paul Kurlansky2, Ernest Traad2, Malcolm Dorman3, Melinda Zucker3, George Ebra2
1Aventura Medical Center, Aventura, FL; 2Florida Heart Research Institute, Miami, FL; 3JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, FL
DISCUSSANT: ANTHONY P. FURNARY
9:50 am-10:10 am
Rocky Mountain Ballroom C & D
COFFEE BREAK, VISIT EXHIBITS
10:10 am-11:10 am
Rocky Mountain Ballroom A & B
SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI
(10 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)
Moderators: Sean C. Grondin
Michael S. Mulligan
20. Simplified Non-Resectional Leaflet-Inverting Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: Technique and Outcomes
Y. Joseph Woo, John W MacArthur, Jr.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
DISCUSSANT: JAMES M. DOUGLAS
21. Pulmonary Resection in High-Risk Patients for T1a Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Andrea S Wolf, Michael T. Jaklitsch, Martha Powell, Yolonda L. Colson, Steven J. Mentzer, Jon O. Wee, Ritu R. Gill, Lucian Chirieac, Raphael Bueno, David J. Sugarbaker, Scott J. Swanson
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
DISCUSSANT: JOSEPH B. SHRAGER
22. Experience with Over 100 Total Artificial Heart Implants
*Jack G Copeland, III1, Hannah Copeland1, Monica Gustafson2, Nicole Mineburg2, Diane Covington2, Richard Smith2, Mark Friedman2
1University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA; 2University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
DISCUSSANT: HARI R. MALLIDI
11:10 am-12:00 pm
Rocky Mountain Ballroom A & B
C. WALTON LILLEHEI POINT/COUNTERPOINT SESSION
Public Reporting Is Harmful and Should Be Abolished

Moderator: David A. Fullerton
Pro: Ross M. Ungerleider
Con: David M. Shahian

12:00 pm-12:30 pm
Rocky Mountain Ballroom A & B
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING (Members Only)
12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Mountain View Terrace
FAMILY LUNCHEON
7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Specs Spot
KIDS & TEENS BANQUET
7:00 pm-11:00 pm PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION AND BANQUET (Black Tie Optional)
Reception: Pompeiian Room
Banquet: Main Ballroom

 

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