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The world's most prestigious thoracic surgery event. Grow your expertise, network with leading experts, and help build the future of thoracic surgery.

AATS has more than 100 years of history in shaping the evolution of cardiothoracic surgery. Experts unite at the Annual Meeting which has truly become the past, present, and future of the field. Each year, attendees from around the world are steadfastly focused on excellence, leadership, scholarship, and innovation with a commitment to action and long-term positive change.

The 104th Annual Meeting will reunite surgeons in person to discuss issues, ask hard questions, hear new perspectives, and build on each other’s work.

Friday, April 26, 2024

2:35  - 3:40 PM AATS Complex Valve Scenarios Symposium | Mitral Valve, Moderator: David Adams, MD

3:05 PM Case 3: A Sixty-three Year Old Man with Recurrent MR after Previous Repair | Mitral Re-repair—It's Usually Possible , Speaker: David Adams, MD

Saturday, April 27, 2024

8:45 AM AATS Mitral Re-Repair, Speaker: David Adams, MD

9:00 AM Can Computed tomography coronary angiography replace invasive coronary angiography in Preoperative Evaluation for Mitral Surgery?, Abstract Presenter: Aarti Patil, MD

1:30 PM Structural Heart Scientific Session: Mitral Valve Therapies, Gilbert Tang, MD 

Sunday, April 28, 2024

8:48 AM AQG: A Case Study of its Application for Quality Assurance, Moderator: David Adams, MD

1:15 PM Ross in adolescent with BAV, AI, and a dilated annulus, Speaker: Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD 

2:45 PM Debate: Heart Failure Hospitalization (HFH) and Mortality Should be Primary Endpoints, Speaker: David Adams, MD

2:45 PM 25 Years of Ross Operation: the Inclusion Technique Keeps Up the Expectations, Commentator: Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD 

3:00 PM Panel Discussion, Panelist: David Adams, MD

4:15 PM 2AQG Analysis of 20 Years of Experience of an Academic Aortic Surgeon: Changes in Trends and Outcomes, Commentator: David Adams, MD

Monday, April 29, 2024

9:15 AM Structural Heart Rapid Fire Orals - Theater Session II*, Moderator: Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, PhD 

3:30 PM Pacemakers and Tricuspid Valve Surgery: Avoidance and Cost, Speaker: David Adams, MD


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