About the AATS Mitral Conclave
The Mitral Conclave is an annual conference organized by the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. During this event, the world’s best cardio-thoracic surgeons get together to share their work and the latest advances in the scientific community.
Chaired in 2015 by Dr. David H. Adams, the conference offers speakers a chance to share their work accompanied by a video presentation, allowing them to give the audience a hands-on look at their procedures. Led by globally-renowned specialists, these presentations are meant to open up the field of possibilities in terms of new techniques and technological advancements useful for research and for the treatment of mitral valve heart disease.
Dr. Dreyfus at the Mitral Conclave
Dr. Gilles Dreyfus is a member of the AATS Mitral Conclave Program Committee, amongst seven world-known fellow surgeons. During plenary sessions, he regularly shares his work with large audiences of specialists and practitioners.
2015 AATS Mitral Conclave
On April 23-24, Dr. Dreyfus was in New York for the 5th AATS Mitral Conclave. On this occasion, he gave a few words to describe the importance of this worldwide meeting for both physicians and patients.
He was also interviewed with Dr. Francis Wells, cardiothoracic surgeon at the Cambridge Papworth Hospital
2015 Mitral Conclave, plenary session: Anterior Leaflet Repair, The Commissure
Warning : this video shows a real-life operation done by Dr. Dreyfus. It was produced for a medical audience and contains explicit images of open heart surgery.
About the American Association for Thoracic Surgery
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery is an international organisation that brings together the best heart surgeons in the world. Founded in 1917, the association currently has more than 1,300 members, representing no less than 41 countries.