Great Debates 2012

5 Controversies in Thoracic Aortic Surgery

This session was an industry supported satellite symposium and was not part of the AATS Annual Meeting accredited programme. Indication and product availability subject to local regulatory approval. 


Opening Remarks & Introduction

Moderator: Joseph E. Bavaria

Runtime: 4:42min

Standard Proximal Operation with Subsequent Distal Repair "If Needed"

Thomas Gleason

Runtime: 10:00min

Proximal Operation with Early TEVAR Remodelling Strategy "Frozen Elephant Trunk?"

Giampiero Esposito

Runtime: 11:50min

Medical Management is the Preferred Treatment

Himanshu Patel

Runtime: 14:38min

Primary TEVAR Repair Within 14 Days

Ali Khoynezhad

Runtime: 12:33min

Proximal Repair with Elephant Trunk and Subsequent TEVAR

Eric Roselli

Runtime: 16:16min

Classical Zone 0 Hybrid Debranching Procedure "Off Pump"

G. Chad Hughes 

Runtime: 12:56min

Valve-Sparing Reimplantation with Primary Cusp Repair

Gebrine El Khoury 

Runtime: 10:37min

Bio-Bentall Root with a Conceptual Late "Valve-in-Valve" TAVI

Malakh Shrestha

Runtime: 13:14min

Classic Open TAAA Repair for Chronic Dissection +/- Circulatory Arrest

Konstandinos Plestis

Runtime: 10:12min

TEVAR Solutions

Wilson Szeto

Runtime: 11:30min