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4th Rajavithi Heart Symposium

International Heart Symposium by Rajavithi Hospital

"Debatable Facts Focus on Ultimate Dream in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery"

Scientific Program

Thrusday 19 April 2018

Atrial Fibrillation Therapy in 2018: Surgical VS Catherter Ablation

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Apichai Khongphatthanayothin

9.25-9.30

9.30-10.00

10.00-10.30

10.30-11.00

Welcome speech

Management of left atrial appendage in OPCAB; Tips and Techniques

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Niinami

Catheter Ablation and LV Appendage Occlusion for Lone AF

Prof. Dr. Koonlawee Nademanee

Update in Brugada Syndrome

Prof. Dr. Koonlawee Nademanee

TAVI: Is it for all aortic stenosis patients in near future?

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Saw Huat Seong, Assistant Prof. Dr. Weerachai Nawarawong

11.30-12.00

TAVI: Pros

Associate Prof. Dr. Suphot Srimahachota

12.00-12.30

TAVI: Cons

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker

Functional Mitral Regurgitation; Which procedure is the best?

Interventional VS Minimally Invasive Surgery

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Saw Huat Seong, Assistant Prof. Dr. Weerachai Nawarawong

13.30-14.00

How to Start a Program of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Prof. Dr. Jan Gummert

14.00-14.30

Minimally Port Access Mitral Valve Repair is a Standard of Treatment

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker

14.30-15.00

Innovative Technique for Mitral Valve Therapy;

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Toolbox (MitraClip, CardioBand, Carillon,...)

Dr. Krissada Meemook

15.30-17.00

Panel Discussion

"Choosing prosthetic heart valve for your patients - from surgery to TAVI"

Associate Prof. Dr. Suphot Srimahachota, Prof. Dr. Jan Gummert,

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wimmer-Greinecker, Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Niinami,

Dr. Krissada Meemook

Friday 20 April 2018

Hot Topic in Aortic Surgery

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Jan Gummert, Assistant Prof. Dr. Weerachai Nawarawong

9.00-9.30

TEVAR; Rajavithi Experience

Dr. Wittawat Pibul

9.30-10.00

Ascending, Arch and Descending Aorta;

Modern Surgical Management of The Complex Pathology

Prof. Dr. Artur Lichtenberg

10.15-11.00

Panel Discussion

"Challenges in Acute and Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection"

Prof. Dr. Artur Lichtenberg, Dr. Wittawat Pibul, Prof. Dr. Jan Gummert,

Dr. Weerachai Nawarawong

13.00-16.00

Meet The Expert

"Aortic Surgery"

Organising Committee

Surturday 21 April 2018

Left Main Coronary Disease; PCI VS CABG

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Saw Huat Seong, Assistant Prof. Dr. Weerachai Nawarawong

9.00-9.30

Result from EXCEL and NOBLE Trial

Dr. Wacin Buddhari

9.30-10.00

Current Insight of Left Main Disease; CABG Still Better?

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Niinami

Arterial Revascularization after ART Trial

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Saw Huat Seong, Assistant Prof. Dr. Weerachai Nawarawong

10.00-10.15

Japan Experience

Prof. Dr. Hirokuni Arai

10.15-10.30

German Experience

Prof. Dr. Jan Gummert

11.10-11.30

Intra-operative Ultrasonic Quality Assessment and Surgical Guidance

to Improve CABG outcome

Prof. Dr. Hirokuni Arai

11.30-12.00

Panel Discussion

"Why OPCAB does not fly"

Dr. Wacin Buddhari, Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Niinami, Prof. Dr. Jan Gummert

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