Programme for 2019
This year’s TALS will happen Friday, 22nd November 2019.
8H00
REGISTRATION
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9H00
WELCOME
ADELINO LEITE MOREIRA
President of the Portuguese Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
9H05
1ST SESSION: AORTIC ROOT. UNCONTROLLED INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS. ABSCESS, FALSE ANEURYSM, FISTULA, AORTIC-VENTRICULAR DISRUPTION AND OTHER COMPLICATIONS
MODERATORS
LUISA BRANCO | Cardiology, Lisboa, Portugal
KLAUS KALLENBACH | Cardiac Surgery, Luxemburg
TOPICS IN DISCUSSION
– Imaging Diagnosis
– TET and CT Scan
– Multiresistent Microorganisms
– Indications for an Emergent Operation
– Surgical Principles and Options
– Homografts and Root Xenografts
– TAVI Endocarditis
CLINICAL CASES Amuse-bouche
A. TBD
DANIELA AFONSO | Cardiac Surgery, Lisboa, Portugal

B. TBD
TBD | Cardiac Surgery, Hospital Stª. Cruz, PORTUGAL

1.1. INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS. MULTIRESISTENT MICROORGANISMS AND OTHERS (MRSA / KLEBS RESIST)
TBD | Infectious disease specialist from HCC, Lisboa, Portugal
1.2. UNCONTROLLED INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
PASTORA GALLEGO | Cardiology, Sevilla, Spain
1.3. WHEN INFECTION EXTENDED THROUGH THE RING. SURGICAL PRINCIPLES, TIMING FOR SURGERY AND WHAT IS THE IDEAL REPLACEMENT
DAVIDE PACINI | Cardiac Surgery, Bologna, Italy
1.4. HOMOGRAFT. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTGES
JOSÉ PEDRO NEVES | Cardiac Surgery, Lisboa, Portugal
1.5. AORTIC ROOT XENOGRAFT (FREESTYLE). IS IT A RELIABLE OPTION?
TBD | …
1.6. MY EXPERIENCE WITH UNCONTROLLED INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS
KLAUS KALLENBACH | Cardiac Surgery, Luxemburg
1.7. MY EXPERIENCE WITH UNCONTROLLED INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS. FOCUS IN FREESTYLE
TBA | …
1.8. TAVI ENDOCARDITIS. SHOULD WE BE WORRIED?
CARMELO MIGNOSA | Cardiac Surgery, Palermo, Italy
PANEL OF EXPERTS
MARIO JORGE AMORIM | Cardiac Surgery, Porto, Portugal
LUZ PITTA | Cardiology, Santarém, Portugal
ANA OLIVEIRA SOARES | Cardiology, Lisboa, Portugal
10H40
COFFEE-BREAK
11H00
CONFERENCE
CHAIRMEN
PAULO PINHO | Cardiac Surgery, Porto, Portugal
LUÍS VOUGA | Cardiac Surgery, Gaia, Portugal
A. EVOLUTION IN THE TREATMENT OF ASCENDING AORTIC ANEURYSMS
MARTIN CZERNY | Cardiac Surgery, Freiburg, Germany
B. EVOLUTION IN THE TREATMENT OF TYPE A ACUTE DISSECTION
HEINZ JACOB | Cardiac Surgery, Essen, Germany
11H40
2ND SESSION: ACUTE AORTIC SINDROME
MODERATORS
ANGELO NOBRE | Cardiac Surgery, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
JEAN-PHILIPPE VERHOYE | Cardiac Surgery, Rennes, France
CLINICAL CASES Amuse-bouche
C. TBD
JORGE PINHEIRO SANTOS | Cardiac Surgery Resident, Lisboa, Portugal

D. TBD
TBD | Hospital Stª. Maria, Portugal

E. TBD
DANIEL … | Cardiac Surgery, Portugal

2.1. ACUTE AORTIC SYNDROME AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME. HOW TO DISTINGUISH AND WHAT TO DO IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM OF A GENERAL HOSPITAL
PEDRO BICO | Cardiology, Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal
2.2. UPA AND IMH. WHEN TO TREAT?
OLIVER BERNECKER | Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital St. Poelten, Austria
2.3. THE FROZEN ELEPHANT TRUNK IN ACUTE TYPE A AORTIC DISSECTIONS. WHY IS IT AN OPTION IN SELECTED CASES AND WHEN IT IS ASSOCIATED WITH BETTER OUTCOMES
JOHN COCOTSAKIS | Cardiac Surgery, Athens, Greece
2.4. STATIC AND DYNAMIC MALPERFUSION. HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND OPTIONS TO TREAT
CHRISTIAN ETZ | Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig, Germany
2.5. HOW TO DEAL WITH THE ROOT
CARMELO MIGNOSA | Cardiac Surgery, Palermo, Italy
2.6. IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT TO SURGICAL TREAMENT OR SHOULD WE SELECT THE CASES?
THANOS SIORIS | Cardiac Surgery, Tampere, Finland
2.7. ELECTIVE HYBRID PROCEDURES IN AORTA TYPE A ACUTE DISSECTION. ANOTHER OPTION TO INDUCE FL THROMBOSIS AND POSITIVE REMODELING TO IMPROVE LATE OUTCOMES
ÁLVARO LARANJEIRA SANTOS | Cardiac Surgery, Hospital de Stª Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
2.8. HYBRID PROCEDURES IN AORTA TYPE A ACUTE DISSECTION. A STRATEGY TO REDUCE THE SURGICAL RISK
JEAN PHILIPPE VERHOYE | Cardiac Surgery, Rennes, France
2.9. PATIENT TAILORED PLAN, HYBRID ROOM AND AORTIC DEDICATED TEAM. IS IT THE WAY TO GO? THE BOLOGNA EXPERIENCE
DAVIDE PACINI | Cardiac Surgery, Bologna, Italy
2.10. 2ND STAGE TEVAR AFTER FET
ANTÓNIO CRUZ TOMÁS | Cardiac Surgery, Hospital de Stª Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
PANEL OF EXPERTS
SASKO JOVEV | Cardiac Surgery, Skopje, Macedonia
ANA GALRINHO | Cardiology, Lisboa, Portugal
MIGUEL ABECASSIS | Cardiac Surgery, Lisboa, Portugal
PAULO NEVES | Cardiac Surgery, Gaia, Portugal
13H30
LUNCH
14H30
CONFERENCE
CHAIRMAN
JOSÉ PEDRO NEVES | Cardiac Surgery, Lisboa, Portugal
C. A LIFE DEDICATED TO COMPLEX AORTIC SURGERY. LESSONS TO THE NEW GENERATIONS
ROBERTO DI BARTOLOMEO | Cardiac Surgery, Bologna, Italy
15H00
3RD SESSION: AORTA CLINICAL CASES: COMPLICATIONS, MISTAKES AND MISHAPPENINGS
MODERATORS
CHRISTIAN ETZ | Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig, Germany
MIGUEL SOUSA UVA | Cardiac Surgery, Lisboa, Portugal
3.1. HOSPITAL STA MARTA «PARAPLEGIA AFTER FET IN TYPE A CHRONIC RESIDUAL DISSECTION»
ANTÓNIO CRUZ TOMÁS | Cardiac Surgery, Hospital de Stª. Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
3.2. HOSPITAL S. JOÃO
TBA | …
3.3. HOSPITAL STª. MARIA
TBA | …
3.4. HOSPITAL GAIA « …… »
FÁTIMA NEVES | Cardiac Surgery, Gaia, Portugal
DISCUSSANTS
KLAUS KALLENBACH | Cardiac Surgery, Luxemburg
JOHN COCOTSAKIS | Cardiac Surgery, Athens, Greece
RICARDO ARRUDA PEREIRA | Cardiac Surgery, Lisbon, Portugal
16H00
4TH SESSION: IMAGING AND HOT TOPICS IN …
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MODERATORS
DAVIDE PACINI | Cardiac Surgery, Bologna, Italy
MARTIN CZERNY | Cardiac Surgery, Freiburg, Germany
4.1. TAKAYASUS ARTERITIS
JOÃO SILVA E CASTRO | Vascular Surgery, Hospital de Stª. Marta, Lisboa, Portugal
4.2. AORTITIS: SYPHLITIC AORTITIS AND GIANT CELLS ARTERITES
SASKO JOVEV | Cardiac Surgery, Skopje, Macedonia
4.3. RESIDUAL TYPE A CHRONIC DISSECTION. ARCH ENLARGEMENT
OLIVER BERNECKER | Cardiac Surgery, Sankt Pölten, Austria
4.4. MEGA AORTA SYNDROME
JACQUES TOMASI | Cardiac Surgery, Rennes, France
4.5. CHRONIC AORTIC DISSECTION and FET. CONCERNS ABOUT AVOIDING PARAPLEGIA
KLAUS KALLENBACH | Cardiac Surgery, Luxemburg
4.6. MARFAN AND LOEYS-DIETZ SYNDROMES
THANOS SIORIS | Cardiac Surgery, Tampere, Finland
DISCUSSANTS
CARMELO MIGNOSA | Cardiac Surgery, Palermo, Italy
ANA CAMACHO | Cardiology, Faro, Portugal
MANUEL ALMEIDA | Cardiology, Lisboa, Portugal
JORGE ALMEIDA | Cardiology, Hospital S. João, Porto, Portugal
19H00
FINAL CONSIDERATIONS AND CLOSURE
ÁLVARO LARANJEIRA SANTOS
ADELINO LEITE MOREIRA
* Please note that the Programme might still suffer minor changes.