Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement Workshop

August 15-16, 2024

Minneapolis, MN

Program Overview

The Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement Workshop will provide a hands-on opportunity for surgeons to be trained in both mitral valve repair and mitral valve replacement. The mitral valve repair portion will feature the Chord-X® Mitral Chordal Replacement Products and will include a didactic presentation, a live case observation with an experienced surgeon performing a mitral valve repair with chordal replacement, as well as a mentored wet lab to provide hands-on training of the Chord-X Pre-Measured Loops and the Chord-X Chordal Sizer. The mitral valve replacement portion will feature the On-X Mitral Heart Valve and will include a didactic presentation and a mentored wet lab to provide hands-on training on implantation techniques using the On-X Mitral Heart Valve.

Program in Brief

August 15th – 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

  • Dinner and didactic session


August 17th – 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Live case observation of mitral valve repair using Chord-X adjustable suture
  • Discussion on Minimally Invasive technique
  • Discussion on mitral valve repair and wet lab using Chord-X mitral chordal replacement using pre-measured loops
  • Discussion on mitral valve replacement and wet lab using On-X mitral heart valve

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding clinical outcomes with Chord-X Mitral Chordal Replacement
  • Patient selection and proper implant of Chord-X Pre-Measured Loops
  • Appropriate implantation technique for On-X Mitral Heart Valve


Intended Audience

This program is designed for practicing cardiac surgeons who perform mitral valve repair and replacements and desire to learn more about using the Chord-X Mitral Chordal Replacement technology and the On-X Mitral Heart Valve.


Mario Castillo-Sang, MD

Mario Castillo-Sang, MD

Edgewood, KY

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Rochus Voeller, MD

Rochus Voeller, MD

Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota

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