Upcoming Events

April 2019

April 24-27, 2019
Mannheim, , Germany
The 85th Annual Conference of the German Society of Cardiology - Cardiovascular Research (DGK) is organized by German Society of Cardiology - Cardiovascular Research eV / Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kardiologie (DGK) - and will be held from Apr 24 - 27, 2019 at Mannheim rose garden, Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

May 2019

May 04-07, 2019
Toronto, ON, Canada
The AATS 99th Annual Meeting will once again be the place where the cardiothoracic community comes together to discuss the latest scientific innovations. It attracts the field’s pioneers and future leaders, and no other meeting offers the opportunities to interact with the number and variety of influencers, decision-makers, and team members who have the ability to build the future of the specialty.
May 05, 2019
Toronto, ON, Canada
3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Innovation and Technology Hall - Theater #4
Faculty: Michael Reardon, MD; Gilbert Tang, MD; Yoshi Kaneko, MD

Interactive session includes overview of why surgeons need to learn transseptal access, procedural workflow, and opportunities for additional education and experience.

We cannot fall behind on this significant alternative treatment option for mitral valve disease—now is the time to learn about transseptal access!

Not for CME Credit. Taking place at the 99th Annual Meeting of the AATS in Toronto.
Limited Space - First come first serve.

Medical Education
Medical Education
May 05, 2019
Toronto, ON, Canada
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Constitution 106, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Course Directors: Gilbert Tang, MD; Yoshi Kaneko, MD
Faculty: Michael Mack, MD; Isaac George, MD; Richard Lee, MD

Learn the basics of transseptal access for structural heart procedures in this two-part workshop. First, attend didactic lectures covering anatomy and imaging, equipment and technique, and challenging scenarios/complications. Then, train at three rotating hands-on stations featuring TEE & transseptal simulation, transcatheter mitral valve repair and mitral valve-in-valve implantation simulation.

Not for CME Credit. Taking place at the 99th Annual Meeting of the AATS in Toronto.
Limited Space - First come first serve.
Medical Education
Medical Education
May 08, 2019
San Francisco, CA, United States
Innovative advances in technology have led to significant improvements in clinical outcomes and procedural efficiency. However, aspects of some EP procedures remain unresolved. Learn tips and techniques from experts on how to overcome the most complex and pressing challenges while minimizing risk.

Session Title: Overcoming Trials & Tribulations of Today’s EP Procedures

My Most Challenging Transseptals & How I Did Them – Bradley Knight

Mapping Complex Substrates: Summit VT, VoM & More – Miguel Valderrabano

Tools & Techniques for Safe Epicardial Access – Pasquale Santangeli

Best Practices for Minimizing Risk of Atrio-Esophageal Fistula – Andrea Natale


Rhythm Theater # 2 - Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Medical Education
Medical Education