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December 11, 2018 | 5:30PM - 6:30PM GMT

The Fragile Art of Cardiac Surgery

Bleeding Challenges with Cardiac Cases

Bleeding challenges in cardiac cases can be due to many patient and procedure challenges.

Using Hemostatic Sealants for Cardiac Cases

Prof. Ulrich Stock presented two cardiac cases; one had carotid artery disease while the second was a transplant patient. He discussed how using hemostatic sealants helped control the bleeding.

Controlling Bleeding with Hemostatic Sealants

Prof. Weltert shared cases that showed how hemostatic sealants can help to control bleeding on the venous and the arterial sides.

The Fragile Art of Cardiac Surgery

Prof. Ulrich A. Stock

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital, London, UK

Professor Ulrich A Stock is a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at Royal Brompton & Harefield hospitals. He attained his doctorate at the University of Bonn and holds a Higher Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Jena and Tuebingen, in Germany. He is also an associate Professor for Cardiac Surgery at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Dr. Luca P. Weltert

Cardiothoeracic Surgeon at the European Hospital in Rome