This 2.5 day international conference provides a multidisciplinary approach to exploring the latest developments and best practices in coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, atrial fibrillation, and the surgical management of heart failure as well as additional tracks covering congenital heart disease, research, database, leadership and fellowships.
A world-class international faculty, including experts from Europe, Latin America, and North America will provide lectures on traditional and new technology procedures.
Technical videos and original scientific abstracts will be carefully selected for presentation.
New this year
Wetlab and simulator sessions have been added this year. On Sunday 24 November, participants will have the opportunity to hone their skills in small supervised training groups.
Welcome / Bienvenido
The Venue: ICC Cancun
This conference is intended for:
Other health care professionals interested in the topic
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
Evaluate the impact and the application of new knowledge and technology on the treatment of cardiovascular diseases
Discuss surgical techniques in order to improve the standard of care for cardiovascular patients
Review the results of clinical and laboratory investigations designed to reveal new knowledge of cardiovascular disease
Describe the multidisciplinary approach to coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, thoracic aorta disease, atrial fibrillation, and the surgical management of heart failure
Discuss quality improvement as it pertains to pediatric cardiac surgery
Describe new surgical strategies in neonates and children with congenital heart disease
WETLAB & SIMULATOR TRAINING
Delegates will also have an opportunity to participate in our wetlab and simulator training sessions in Mitral and Tricuspid Repair, Aortic Valve Repair, Off Pump Mitral Repair, Transeptal Approach for Mitral Interventions.
José Luis Pomar, MD, PhD (University of Barcelona, Spain), Joseph E. Bavaria, MD (University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, USA), Patrick Perier, MD (Bad Neustadt, Germany), Nestor F. Sandoval, MD (Fundación Cardioinfantilin Bogotá, Colombia), Vinod H. Thourani, MD (Med Star Heart and Vascular Institute in Washington, DC, USA) and Juan P. Umaña, MD (El Rosario University/Fundación Cardioinfantilin Bogotá, Colombia).
National Coordinators: Alejandro Rey, (Mexico City, Mexico), José Antonio Heredia Delgado (Monterrey, Mexico), Edgar Samuel Ramirez-Marroquin, (Tlalpan, Mexico).