Clinical Anatomy of the Mitral Valve (Cadaveric Course)
This multidisciplinary and highly interactive course aims to provide in-depth understanding of cardiac anatomy, with an emphasis on the surgical and echocardiographic anatomy of the mitral valve.
Providing hands on experience using fresh/frozen cadaveric material this one day course will include:
Assessment of mitral valve repairability using TOE
Assessment of risk of SAM using TOE
Surgical evaluation of the mitral valve
Principles of valve repair and an understanding of techniques of repair
Peri and post operative assessment of valve repair
Ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation: anatomical basis and indications
The faculty comprises consultant cardiologists, anaesthetists and surgeons. Course work will comprise prosection of the human heart, hands-on instruction on TOE using simulators, group cadaveric work with intact human thoraces including exposure and assessment of valves in situ, video presentations and didactic teaching.
The course is ideally suitable for cardiology, cardiac surgery and anaesthesia trainees ST3-6
Faculty: Professor David Richens, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Nottingham
Mr Adam Szafranec, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Nottingham
Dr Tom Mathews, Consultant Cardiologist, Nottingham
Dr Henry Skinner, Consultant Anaesthetist, Nottingham
For feedback from previous course please see page 18 of the SCTS Bulletin (see link below)
The course will run on:
- Friday 10th March 2017 Book Now
- CPD Credits : 5
The fees for this course are:
- Fee for this event is £50. This is a reduced fee thanks to sponsorship by Cardio solutions Ltd, St Jude and Atricure.
Closing date for this course is Friday 10th February 2017. Places limited to 20 delegates.
- Fri, 10 Mar 2017