Presentations to Detail Latest Cardiac Surgery Technology to be Held
January 26th at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Five leading medical technology companies will host the first annual After Hours Event on January 26, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale, aboard the yacht "Princess Lady." The invitation-only event, immediately preceding the largest meeting of cardiothoracic surgeons in North America, will feature comprehensive presentations and open discussions by renowned cardiac and thoracic surgeons highlighting the latest medical therapies and technologies.
Presentations scheduled for the event include:
Autofluorescence Brochoscopy and Photodynamic Therapy: A Thoracic Surgeon's Perspective by Patrick Ross Jr., M.D., Ph.D., associate professor and director of general surgery at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute in Columbus, Ohio;
Why Go On Pump?: A Clinical and Economic Perspective of Why Our Practice Converted to OPCAB with the C-Port xA(R) Distal Anastomosis System by Nicholas V. Augelli, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon for the Genesis Heart Institute in Davenport, Iowa;
Closed-Chest, Beating Heart Cardiac Ablation with the SOLAR(TM) System by Husam Balkhy, M.D., chairman of the department of cardiothoracic surgery for The Wisconsin Heart Hospital in Wauwatosa, Wis.;
SPY Intra-Operative Imaging in Graft Assessment by David Paul Taggart, M.D., Ph.D., FRCS, professor of cardiovascular surgery for the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK; and
Intra-Operative Assessment of Flow Measurement through a Limited Thoracotomy in Robotic Surgery by Francis Sutter, D.O., FACS, clinical professor of surgery for Jefferson Medical College and cardiothoracic surgeon for Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.
|SOURCE Axcan Pharma; Cardica, Inc.; MedicalCV, Inc.; NovadaqTechnologies;|
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