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Live Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (J-Valve)

Tuesday, November 28, 12:00-1:00 PM
Meeting Room C

The objective of the session is to discuss the strengths, weaknesses and design opportunities for the tools and devices used in modern cardiac surgery. The surgery, which will involve the implantation of a cardiac medical device, will be transmitted to the conference via live video feed. A moderator will be at the conference explaining the procedure and passing questions from the audience along to the surgeon.


Ken LiaoOrganizer:

Kenneth Liao, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota
Dr. Kenneth Liao, a University of Minnesota cardiac surgeon will be performing a minimally invasive cardiac surgical procedure at the University of Minnesota Medical School-Fairview Hospital.

 

 

 

 

Ken LiaoSurgeon Performing Surgery:

Ying-Qiang Guo, Professor, Cardiac Surgery, West China Hospital, Chengdu, China
Primary research in cardiovascular biodynamics and biorheology. Received many scientific funds (including national natural science fund); published several academic papers, of which were included in SCI, EI and MEDLIN. His research projects involve pathophysiologic foundation of cardiovascular disease, ultrasound technology and image analyzing technology and its clinical application, biomechanics and biorheology and mycardial protection technology and so on. Experienced in organizing and implementing interdisciplinary projects.

        • Associate Chief Physician, Associate Professor, MD, Master Supervisor
        • Deputy Director of Valve Committee of Chinese Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons, Chinese Medical Doctor Association
        • Member of Young Sub-Committee of Sichuan Cardio Thoracic Surgeon Committee
        • Member of Chinese Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeon, Chinese Medical Doctor Association
        • Member of Chinese Society of Biomedical Engineering

2000 Bachelor and Master; graduated in 7-year clinical medicine at West China Center of Medical Sciences;

2003 MD; graduated in Cardio Thoracic Surgeon at West China Hospital,Sichuan University; served as a lecturer and physician-in-charge;

2006 served as the associate chief physician and associate professor;

2007 completed the Postdoctoral Programme; studied the therapy of heart diseases of adults at Massachusetts General Hospital as a visiting scholar; studied the therapy of atrial fibrillation and valvuloplasty at Chest Disease Institute,Bangkok, Thailand.

2010 studied the therapy of AF BOX-LESION at Eisenhower Medical Center, U.S.;

2011 made the domestic first treatment of AF BOX-LESION and took the lead in conducting BOX-LESION minimally invasive Cardiac valvar surgery.

 

Session Moderator:

Qi Miao, Directo, Cardiac Surgery Department of Peking Union Medical College Hospital

 

Tao LiangSession Moderator:

Liang Tao, Chief Physician, Professor, Director of Cardiovascular Surgery; Vice President of Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital
25-year experience in cardiac surgery; perform over 10,000 heart operations; specialized in complex congenital heart disease, valvulopathy, coronary heart disease, aortic aneurysm, aoreic dissection, cardiac tumor and heart transplantation. Currently, Mr. Tao enjoys a high reputation as an expert of Cardiovascular Surgery in China. Under his leadership, the physicians of Cardiovascular Surgery of Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital have performed over 20,000 operations. Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital ranks in the top three in the operation amount in for 6 consecutive years, and has the lowest operative mortality in China. Mr. Tao performs nearly 20 operations in Wuhan, which makes unprecedented contributions to Wuhan, and even to China. First person to perform the arterial switch operation for 2-day baby in Wuhan; successfully complete the first ECMO in the central China.

Expertise: complex congenital heart disease, valvulopathy, coronary heart disease, aortic aneurysm, aoreic dissection, cardiac tumor and heart transplantation.


Tao LiangSession Moderator:

Chunsheng Wang, Director, Cardiac Surgery Department of Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University; Director, Shanghai Research Center for Cardiac Valve; Deputy Director, Organ Transplant Center of Fudan University; Deputy Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Association of Chinese Medical Association
Professor Wang Chunsheng serves as Director of Cardiac Surgery Department of Zhongshan Hospital and Shanghai Research Center for Cardiac Valve, Deputy Director of Organ Transplant Center of Fudan University and Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Senior Member of Asian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Deputy Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery Association of Chinese Medical Association, Director of Heart and Aorta Committee, Deputy Director of Shanghai Association of Organ Transplant, Director of Valve Committee of Chinese Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons of Chinese Medical Doctor Association and Deputy Director of Aorta Committee of Chinese Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons.

Pro. Wang graduated from Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University and receive his master degree of Medicine in 1988. He engages in medical service and scientific research at the Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University. From Feb. 1994 to Oct. 1996, he went to University of Minnesota to do the post-doctoral research. Since 1998, he has served as the director of Cardiac Surgery Department of Zhongshan Hospital of Fudan University.

Prof. Wang has published over 160 papers at home and abroad and written or co-written 11 monographs. He is specialized in heart transplant, heart-lung transplant, treatment of complex aortic aneurysm, valve surgery, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and various minimally invasive cardiovascular surgeries. In the field of heart transplant, Prof. Wang has successively performed 346 heart transplant operations (including the first heart transplant for child, the first heart re-transplant and dextrocardia transplant) and 10 heart-lung transplant operations. The amount of heart transplant operation performed by Prof. Wang ranks top in China. In the field of great vessel, annually he performs 100 aortic dissection operations.


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