Sponsored workshops

Program for sponsored workshops at the 12th Joint Scandinavian Conference in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Wednesday, September 8th at the conference hotel, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Bryggen

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09:00-11:00 Anastomotic skills workshop (SATS)
The workshop focuses on the learning of the technical skills needed for a perfect anastomosis. The course contains hands-on training and will give the participants career-long tips on a more effective way of suturing the anastomoses.
Faculty: Prof. Paul Sergeant (Belgium)
Sponsored by ETHICON and Ortomedic

11:30-13:00 Mitral valve repair surgery – Wet lab (SATS)
Edwards Lifesciences invites you to a mitral valve repair workshop. Prof Rune Haaverstad will share of his expertise when implanting the Edwards Physio II mitral ring
Faculty: Prof. Rune Haaverstad (Bergen, Norway)
Sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences

13:00-13:30 Lunch sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences

13:30-15:00 Aortic valve replacement – Wet lab (SATS)
Abbott Sponsored Wetlab sessions: This session focuses on aortic valve replacement and the variety of choices when it comes to this procedure. Attend this session if you want to learn more about the characteristics of different mechanical and biological prostheses used for surgical aortic valve replacement.
Faculty: Dr. Vegard Ellensen (Bergen, Norway)
Sponsored by Abbot

In general, it is an advantage for the participant to bring personal magnifying glasses.

15:00-17:00 Medtronic Cannulation Workshop: Cannulation for perfusionists – a hands-on workshop

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15:00 – 15:20 Bio-Medicus Life Support and Crescent cannula, what’s new?
Jesse Wouters, Medtronic Kerkrade Education Center
15:20 – 16:30: Hands-on cannulation training
16:30 – 17:00: Simulated advanced cannulation techniques, Hans Seiler Hans Seiler, perfusion consultant, Germany

Refreshments and a light snack will be served. To join the workshop, registration is required. Limited available seats.