The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
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Annual Meeting and Abstracts | Social Program | Symposia Information

Thursday, June 28, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
LUNCHTIME SYMPOSIUM (Non-CME), Salon 6
Meaningful Innovations from Medtronic
Speakers: Robbin Cohen, MD
Michael Moront, MD
Robert Kincade, MD
Supported by Medtronic
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
RECEPTION SYMPOSIUM (Non-CME), Salon 4
Improving Outcomes and Reducing Complications in Cardiac Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Keith Allen, MD
Supported by Zimmer Biomet
Friday, June 29, 2018
6:30 am - 7:50 am
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA (Non-CME), Salon 6
Trifecta Hemodynamics, Durability and Valve-in-Valve Intervention at the 10 + year milestone: MitraClip Talk Title "MitraClip in the hands of a Heart Surgeon"
Speaker: Marco Nores, MD
Supported by Abbott
6:30 am - 7:50 am
BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA (Non-CME), Salon 4
Evolution of Robotics in Thoracic Surgery: Academic and Community Surgeon's Data and Perspective
Speakers: Sam S. Kim, MD
Baiya Krishnadasan, MD
Jules Lin, MD
Supported by Intuitive Surgical
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
LUNCHTIME SYMPOSIUM (Non-CME), Salon 6
Latest Innovation in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
Speakers: Rajeev Kathuria, MD
Richard Shemin, MD
Supported by Edwards Lifesciences
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Reception Symposium, Salon 6
Supported by LivaNova