Scientific  Program

TIMEPROGRAM
8:45 - 9:00 AMInaugural Function
Welcome Remarks, Dominique Prud'homme, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Opening Address, Murat Tuzcu, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
9:00 - 10:30 AMSession 1: Intraoperative Echocardiography
9:00 - 9:25 AMMitral Valve Assessment for Surgical Decision Making: What Does the Mitral Valve Surgeon Need To Know?
Chris Troianos, Chair, Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
9:25 - 9:50 AMA Clinically Meaningful Use of Doppler Tissue Echocardiography
Nikolaos Skubas, Chair, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio
9:50 - 10:15 AMBeating Heart Mitral Valve Interventions
Chirojit Mukherjee, Chair, Department of Anesthesia & Intensive Care, HELIOS Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Karlsruhe, Germany 
10:15 - 10:30 AMDiscussion
10:30 - 11:00 AMCoffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 PMSession 2: Quality & Outcomes
11:00 - 11:25 AMHow to Run a Successful Cardiac Surgical Unit: The Papworth Experience
Catherine Sudarshan, Consultant Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
11:25 - 11:50 AMFast Track Cardiac Surgery: Current Evidence
Arun Kumar, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
11:50 - 12:15 PMRecent Advances in Cardiac Pharmacology
Hani Sabbour, Consultant Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
12:15 - 12:30 PMDiscussion
12:15 - 2:00 PMFriday Prayer and Lunch Break
2:00 - 3:30 PMSession 3:  Hemostasis in Cardiac Surgery                                                   
2:00 - 2:25 PMWhat is Leading To Bleeding In Cardiac Surgery Patients?
Marco Ranucci, Director of the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and ICU Dept, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
2:25 - 2:50 PMFactor Concentrates in Cardiac Surgery
Arun Kumar, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
2:50 - 3:15 PMFluid Management: Goals and Techniques for the Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist
Nikolaos Skubas, Chair, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio
3:15 - 3:30 PMDiscussion
3:30 - 3:45 PMCoffee Break
3:45 - 5:15 PMSession 4: Coronary Revascularisation
3:45 - 4:10 PMPercutaneous Coronary Intervention versus CABG for Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease: Current Approach
Faisal Hasan, Consultant Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
4:10 - 4:35 PMOff Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Gopal Bhatnagar, Chair and Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
4:35 - 5:00 PMAnesthesia for Robotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Charles Ahene, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
5:00 - 5:15 PMDiscussion
TIMEPROGRAM
9:00 - 10:30 AMSession 1: Heart Transplant & Devices
9:00 - 9:25 AMEvaluation of a Patient for Heart Transplant
Jayan Parameshwar, Consultant Transplant Cardiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
9:25 - 9:50 AMMultidisciplinary Approach to Heart Failure in the Middle East: The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Experience
Gurjyot Bajwa, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
9:50 - 10:15 AMPatient Selection for Mechanical Circulatory Support
Jayan Parameshwar, Consultant Transplant Cardiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
10:15 - 10:30 AMDiscussion
10:30 - 11:00 AMCoffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 PMSession 2: Intraoperative Echocardiography
11:00 - 11:25 AMProsthetic Valve Dysfunction
Chris Troianos, Chair, Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
11:25 - 11:50 AMTricuspid Valve During Mitral Valve Surgery: When to Address It? 
Chirojit Mukherjee, Chair, Department of Anesthesia & Intensive Care, HELIOS Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, Karlsruhe, Germany 
11:50 - 12:15 PMCardioBand - A New Approach to Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Mahmoud Traina,, Staff Physician, Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
12:15 - 12:30 PMDiscussion
12:30 - 2:00 PMLunch Break
2:00 - 4:00 PMSession 3: Current Perspectives
2:00 - 2:25 PMThe GIRFT (Getting it Right First Time) Cardiothoracic Surgery Report for England and Wales
Catherine Sudarshan, Consultant Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon, Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
2:25 - 2:50 PMEnsuring Quality in Perfusion Service
Nuno Rapuso, Lead Perfusionist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
2:50 - 3:15 PMGoal Directed Perfusion: Past, Present, and Future
Marco Ranucci, Director of the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and ICU Dept, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
3:15 - 3:40 PMCongenital Heart Disease: What Should the Adult Cardiac Anesthesiologist Know?
Madan Mohan Maddali, Senior Consultant Cardiac Anesthesiologist, National Heart Centre, Muscat, Oman
3:40 - 3:55 PMDiscussion
3:55 - 4:00 PMClosing Function

*The scientific program is subject to change