Autorgafts, Allografts, Unstented Xenografts
and Valvesparing Technique
Course Director: Professor Sir Magdi H. YACOUB
December 19 – 20, 2005
České Budějovice, CZECH REPUBLIC
Czech Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
Czech Society of Cardiology
Regional Hospital České Budějovice
President of the South-Bohemian Region
University Hospital Motol
LEŠTINA Agency, Inc.
Date: 19 – 20 December 2005
Venue: Exhibition Centre České Budějovice,
Husova 523, 370 21 České Budějovice
Accommodation: Hotel**** GOMEL
Pražská 14, 370 01 České Budějovice
OBJECTIVES OF THE POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM
Demonstrate and discuss modern trends in aortic root surgery – aortic valve and root replacement with xenograft, aortic allograft and pulmonary autograft, valve conserving techniques.
Noninvasive & invasive preoperative diagnosis as well as the perioperative echocardiography will be discussed. Operative techniques will be shown in details through live surgery.
Special attention will be focused on long term results. Advances in basic science (biology and function of aortic valve) in xenograft research and tissue engineering will be addressed as well.
International Postgraduate Course will be organized under the auspices of the President of the South Bohemian Region