Tri-C Academy were pleased to host this event in collaboration with GSD Healthcare on 13-14 November 2017. The event, Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery, was presented by Dr. Mattia Glauber, Director of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Sant’Ambrogio Cardiothoracic Center, Gruppo Ospedaliero San Donato, Milan, Italy. On the second day of the course he presented and performed MIAVR surgery at Dubai Hospital which was simultaneously screened live to delegates.
Dr. Glauber was accompanied by Dr. Matteo Ferrarini, Heart Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery Unit and Dr. Andrea Montisci, Anesthesiologist and Intensivist, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care. Both were also from the Sant’Ambrogio Cardiothoracic
Center in Milan. They were also joined by Dr Faouzi Safadi, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Dubai Hospital (Dubai Health Authority).
Alongside the live surgery, the two-day training course covered all the procedures involved in the surgery, including tips and tricks for various techniques. The course introduced the latest and most efficient techniques in MIAVR through an extensive theoretical and clinical programme, during which the delegates gained both valuable knowledge and practical skills.