Preview Technology Before It’s FDA Approved

STS/AATS
TECH-CON 2017

Saturday

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Grand Ballroom AB and Room 310ABC

STS/AATS Tech-Con 2017 will kick off Saturday morning with a focus on cutting-edge technologies and new developments in cardiothoracic surgery.

“There are a lot of things flying under the radar in terms of development, and you’re not going to hear about them anywhere else,” said Tech-Con Task Force Co-Chair Mark F. Berry, MD. “Attending Tech-Con is the most efficient way for every cardiothoracic surgeon to know what their practice is going to look like in a couple of years.”

Hear about new, cutting-edge technologies that will change your practice at Tech-Con 2017.

Hear about new, cutting-edge technologies that will change your practice at Tech-Con 2017.

Two different tracks are planned for adult cardiac surgery and general thoracic surgery. The adult cardiac sessions will look at innovations in mitral valve disease and atrial fibrillation management, aortic valve disease and endovascular techniques, and ventricular assist devices. The general thoracic sessions will discuss precision thoracic surgery, endoscopic and robotic techniques, and what health care looks like in the 21st century.

A highlight of the day will be the Shark Tank session on Saturday afternoon, during which entrepreneurs will pitch their innovative cardiothoracic surgery products to the audience, as well as a panel of experts in medical device development.

Continuing medical education credit will not be offered for Tech-Con programming.

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