Surgical Repair of the Mitral Valve

Surgical Repair of the Mitral Valve

CSCS Virtual Lecture Series Dr. Victor Chu from McMaster University walks us through his approach to a complex mitral valve repair. Objectives: Assessment of the mitral valve Surgical techniques Pitfalls of mitral valve repairs Presented January 25,...
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair

CSCS Virtual Lecture Series Dr. Michael Chu from Western University starts off the discussion in our 3-part discussion of the complexity surrounding the mitral valve. Objectives: Review the fundamental principles of minimally invasive, endoscopic mitral repair Discuss...
Off-Pump 101

Off-Pump 101

CSCS Virtual Lecture Series For the last segment on surgical management of ischemic heart disease, we have two excellent guests to provide their perspectives on off-pump CABG. Dr. Andre Lamy from McMaster University and Dr. Joseph Noora from Trillium Health Centre....
Less Invasive CABG

Less Invasive CABG

CSCS Virtual Lecture Series Another excellent lecture from an Ottawa Heart Institute surgeon as part of the CSCS lecture series. None other than Dr. Marc Ruel providing his tips and tricks on minimally invasive CABG. Objectives: Review the evidence around the...
Arterial Grafting in 2021

Arterial Grafting in 2021

CSCS Virtual Lecture Series Dr. David Glineur provides us all the tips and tricks on arterial grafting. A cardiac surgeon from the Ottawa Heart Institute, we were pleased to have him participate in the CSCS lecture series! Objectives: Review the advantages and...
Approach to TAVI

Approach to TAVI

CSCS Virtual Lecture Series Dr. Jessica Forcillo a cardiac surgeon from CHUM (Montreal University Hospital Centre) gives us the ins and outs on TAVI. Objectives: Review of contemporary data TAVI in low-intermediate and high-risk patients Patient selection and the role...