Clinical Anatomy of the Mitral Valve
Clinical Skills courses

Clinical Anatomy of the Mitral Valve

18 March 2020

Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC)

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  • This multidisciplinary and highly interactive course aims to provide in-depth understanding of cardiac anatomy, with an emphasis on the surgical and echocardiographic anatomy of the mitral valve.

    Providing hands on experience using fresh/frozen cadaveric material this one day course will cover:

    • Assessment of mitral valve repairability using TOE
    • Assessment of risk of SAM using TOE
    • Surgical evaluation of the mitral valve
    • Principles of valve repair and an understanding of techniques of repair
    • Minimal invasie and classic approach to the mitral valve
    • Peri and post operative assessment of valve repair

    Course work will include:

    • Prosection of the human heart
    • Hands-on instruction on TOE using simulators
    • Group cadaveric work with intact human thoraces, including exposure and assessment of valves in situ
    • Video presentations
    • Didactic teaching

    The course is ideally suitable for cardiology, cardiac surgery and anaesthesia trainees ST3-6.

    Suitable for:

    • Medical Specialty Trainees
    • Medical Consultants
    • Other Physicians
    • Surgeons Outside the UK
    • Surgical Specialty Trainees
    • SAS Grade Surgeons
    • Surgical Consultants
    • Other Surgeons
  • 18 March
    08:30-09:00

    Registration, tea and coffee

    18 March
    09:00-09:10

    Introduction

    18 March
    09:10-09:30

    Anatomy of the mitral valve, prosection and demonstration

    18 March
    09:30-09:50

    Pathology of the mitral valve (lecture)

    18 March
    09:50-10:20

    Principles of valve repair (lecture)

    18 March
    10:20-10:35

    Techniques of valve repair (video)

    18 March
    10:35-10:55

    Morning break

    18 March
    10:55-11:45

    Principles of TOE, predictors of repairability and SAM (lecture)

    18 March
    11:45-12:15

    Perioperative TOE assessment (lecture)

    18 March
    12:15-12:45

    Techniques of TOE using simulators (practical session)

    18 March
    12:45-13:30

    Lunch

    18 March
    13:30-16:30

    Cadaveric work, dissection (practical session)

    18 March
    16:30-17:00

    De-brief and close
  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £75
    Non-Member Registrations £75
  • Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC)

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Closing date: 19 February 2020



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