From the AATS

Look at the 21st Century State of the Art Treatment of Advanced Heart and Lung Failure


 

March 8-9, 2018
Marriott Marquis Houston
Houston, TX, USA

LVAD/transplant cardiac surgeons, heart failure cardiologists, pulmonologists, anesthesiologists and industry representatives have the opportunity to come together for important discussions. The AATS Mechanical Circulatory Support Symposium - 21st Century State of the Art Treatment of Advanced Heart and Lung Failure focuses on mechanical circulatory support/LVADs, ECMO, and heart and lung transplantation topics such as:

  • Applications of ECLS in Thoracic Surgery
  • Complications With Durable MCS
  • Controversial Topics With Device Therapy
  • Controversies in ECLS
  • Debates on Controversial Subjects
  • ECMO for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • ECMO for Respiratory Failure
  • ECMO in Thoracic Surgery
  • Hot Topics in Mechanical Circulatory Support for Heart and Lung
  • Lung Transplant
  • MCS Device Thrombosis
  • MCS Innovation
  • Minimally Invasive LVAD Insertion, Concomitant Procedures
  • Patient Selection and Optimization for Durable MCS Devices

PROGRAM DIRECTORS
Shaf Keshavjee
Jeffrey A. Morgan
Francis D. Pagani
Mark S. Slaughter

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Michael A. Acker
Malcolm M. DeCamp Jr.
Jonathan W. Haft
Ranjit John
Robert M. Kormos
Stephan Schueler

Register, reserve housing and view the preliminary program at www.aats.org/mcs