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Innovating Bentall Procedures with the KONECT RESILIA Aortic Valved Conduit

This two-part webinar series will introduce the KONECT RESILIA aortic valved conduit to the cardiac surgery community.

Part 1

Thursday, August 20th, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

A case-based overview of the KONECT AVC including a discussion of its clinical applications, design characteristics, and implantability considerations.

Part 1 Webinar Now Available

Introducing the KONECT AVC: A solution to reduce Bentall procedure complexity^

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Faculty
Joseph Bavaria

Joseph Bavaria, MD

Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program
Vice Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Part 2

Thursday, November 5th, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

A roundtable discussion on early experiences with this innovative valved bio-conduit, including video footage of cases from University of Pennsylvania and Cleveland Clinic.

Part 2 Webinar Now Available

KONECT AVC Early Experience Roundtable: Insights from University of Pennsylvania & Cleveland Clinic

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Faculty
Eric Roselli, MD

Eric Roselli, MD

Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery
Director, Aorta Center
Department of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Joseph Bavaria

Joseph Bavaria, MD

Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program
Vice Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

JAnthony Estrera, MD

Anthony Estrera, MD

Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery McGovern Medical School at University of Texas Health
Houston, Texas, USA

^By eliminating procedure steps.

For more information, view our page on KONECT RESILIA AVC.

AdvaMed Code of Ethics As a member of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (“AdvaMed”), Edwards Lifesciences strictly adheres to the requirements of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals.

This course does not provide CME credit. Speakers, instructors and panel members may receive compensation and reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses from Edwards for their services in compliance with applicable laws, and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics.

As required by law (US Sunshine Act), Edwards will disclose the value of educational items provided to health care professionals in connection with this program, and Edwards also may publish such information on its website or other public manner in order to provide the public with full disclosure of its financial arrangements with healthcare professionals.

Drs. Bavaria and Roselli are paid consultants to Edwards Lifesciences. Dr. Estrera is not a paid consultant.

This educational program contains training on the KONECT RESILIA Aortic Valved Conduit according to the Indications for Use. No product training on the use of investigational devices will be conducted during this program. The surgical techniques being presented are those used by the respective medical professional presenters. Edwards Lifesciences does not endorse any particular surgical technique. This course does not provide CME credit.

Important safety information

Important safety information

KONECT RESILIA Aortic Valved Conduit

Indications: For use in replacement of native or prosthetic aortic heart valves and the associated repair or replacement of a damaged or diseased ascending aorta. Contraindications: There are no known contraindications with the use of the KONECT RESILIA aortic valved conduit. Complications and Side Effects: Thromboembolism, valve thrombosis, hemorrhage, hemolysis, regurgitation, endocarditis, structural valve deterioration, nonstructural dysfunction, stenosis, arrhythmia, transient ischemic attack/stroke, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, any of which could lead to reoperation, explantation, permanent disability, and death. Adverse events potentially associated with the use of polyester vascular grafts include hemorrhage, thrombosis, graft infection, embolism, aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, seroma, occlusion (anastomotic intimal hyperplasia), immunological reaction to collagen (shown to be a weak immunogen; infrequent, mild, localized and self-limiting), intimal peel formation, and conduit dilatation.

CAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. See instructions for use for full prescribing information.

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