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Mechanical Support and Thoracic Transplantation Summit

September 20 - 21, 2024 at the Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto, ON, Canada

The AATS Mechanical Support and Thoracic Transplantation Summit is a two-day, state-of-the art summit that will focus on contemporary and novel mechanical oxygenation and circulatory support devices: technologies to support the heart and lung, both inside and outside the body.

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Desired Learning Outcomes

Desired Learning Outcomes

  • Review the clinical benefits associated with mechanical support for patients with advanced heart and/or lung failure.
  • Identify common device-related complications, such as right heart failure, stroke, pump thrombosis, and driveline infections, as well as measures that can be taken to reduce incidence of complications.
  • Learn and incorporate best practice guidelines for post-implant management of complex patients.
  • Become knowledgeable about future MCS techniques and devices in the pipeline.