From November 18 to November 19, 2020 eight leading experts from Cleveland Clinic and the Medical University of Vienna shared up-to-date knowledge in the field of Cardiac Surgery with 27 colleagues from 18 different countries from all over the world.
The US faculty was led by Dr. Edward G. Soltesz and Dr. Nikolaos Skubas, both long-serving OMI veterans. Dr. Guenther Laufer and Dr. Marek P. Ehrlich from the Medical University of Vienna co-directed the event.
During the OMInar the following topics were discussed:
- Mechanical Cardiac Support: ECMO, IABP, and Impella (Dr. Edward G. Soltesz, Cleveland Clinic)
- Intraoperative Echocardiographic Imaging for Surgical Decision Making (Dr. Nikolaos Skubas, Cleveland Clinic)
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (Dr. Kevin E. Hodges, Cleveland Clinic)
- Ascending Aortic Aneurysms (Dr. Patrick R. Vargo, Cleveland Clinic)
- Perfusion Emergencies (Mr. Vincent Tobin, Cleveland Clinic)
- CABG (Dr. Guenther Laufer, Medical University of Vienna)
- Acute Type A Dissections (Dr. Marek P. Ehrlich, Medical University of Vienna)
- The Maze Procedure in 2020 (Dr. Marek P. Ehrlich, Medical University of Vienna)
- Wrap-up & Moderation (Dr. Alfred Kocher, Medical University of Vienna)
The Open Medical Institute is proud to partner with Cleveland Clinic for more than 14 years now. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the nation’s second-best hospital and took the top spot in cardiology and heart surgery for the 26th consecutive year in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Rankings.