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2017 International Coronary Congress: Surgical Assistant Workshop
Co-Sponsored By APACVS

All workshop sessions run concurrently the main ICC scientific program

Preliminary Program

Saturday, August 19

07:30-12:10 Conduit Course: Endoscopic Conduit Harvesting: Saphenous Vein & Radial Artery
07:30-09:00 Didactic Session
07:30-07:40 Evidence for EVH; Market Trends in EVH Worldwide
07:40-07:50 Tips and Techniques for Safe and Effective EVH
07:50-08:00 Evidence for ERAH; Market Trends in ERAH Worldwide
08:00-08:10 Tips and Techniques for Safe and Effective ERAH
08:10-09:00 Expert Panel Discussion: Important Take Home Points in EVH and ERAH with Any Platform
09:00-09:15 Coffee Break, Visit Exhibits
09:15-12:10 Hands-On Training in Endoscopic Vein Harvest (EVH) and Endoscopic Radial Artery Harvest (ERAH)
Hands on workshops will run concurrently in four rooms adjacent to the main Science Ballroom. Each room will provide simulation and hands on technical instruction in the use of one of the commercially available endoscopic harvesting platforms. Instruction will be provided by expert trainers familiar with each specific vendor instrument. Conduit preparation will also be instructed and discussed utilizing best practice. Course moderator will instruct registrants to change station every 45 minutes.
12:10-13:30 Industry Lunch Symposia
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ICC scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ICC joint provider, Cinemed.
13:30-18:00 Surgical First Assisting Course: (Presentations, Videos and Simulation)
13:30-14:30 Didactic Session
13:30-13:45 The expanded role of the PA/1st Assist in On Pump CABG: Cannulation, Grafting, Decannulating
13:45-14:00 Assisting in Off Pump CABG: Position, Stabilization, Mister-Blowing
14:00-14:15 Assisting in Atrial Fibrillation Corrective Surgery
14:15-14:30 Assisting in Peripheral Cannulation: Axillary, Femoral
14:30-18:00 Hands on Session for the Surgical First Assisting Course
After didactic session in auditorium attendees transition over to hands on workshop running in large, partitioned conference room. First Assisting techniques in CABG will be reviewed with moderated clinical support. Course moderator will instruct registrants to change station every 45 minutes.

Sunday, August 20

07:00-14:00 CSU-ALS Course (Presentations, Videos and Simulation)
(Separate Registration Required)
12:15-12:30 Industry Lunch Symposia
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ICC scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ICC joint provider, Cinemed
14:10-14:20 Summary of Highlights and Key Messages from the ICC 2017 (In Case You Missed Itů) and Announcement of ICC 2018



Endorsed by:
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons


Co-sponsored by:
Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery (APACVS) The International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Japanese Association for Coronary Artery Surgery
Brazilian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Fu-Wai Hospital of Beijing Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland