Surgical Treatment of Infective Endocarditis Using Allograft Heart Valves provides a unique hands-on opportunity to learn surgical techniques and develop expertise utilizing an aortic allograft from a team of world-class surgeons from one of the top ranked cardiology and heart surgery programs in the U.S. - the Cleveland Clinic.
Cleveland Clinic Facilitators
Gosta Pettersson, MD, PhD
Vice Chairman, Cardiovascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery, CCLCM, Case Western University
His special interests include congenital heart surgery in adults and children, acquired heart disease, reconstructive valve surgery, heart and lung transplantation, reoperations, endocarditis, complex coronary artery surgery, aortic and mitral valve repair and replacement, including homografts and the Ross procedure.
Shinya Unai, MD
Staff, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
His special interests include adult cardiac surgery, complex re-operative heart surgery, surgery of the aorta/root, endocarditis, heart/lung transplantation, ventricular assist device (LVAD and RVAD), extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), valve repair and replacement and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.