JIM 2020: Calcified lesion preparation — Dr Roberto Diletti & Prof Nicolas Van Mieghem

Dr Roberto Diletti and Prof Nicolas Van Mieghem (Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL) discuss optimal choices for calcified lesion preparation. 

Questions:
1.    What challenges do calcified lesions present an operator?
2.    Do you have a preferred imaging modality and why?    
3.    Should imaging be used in all calcified artery PCIs or can angiography be relied on?
4.    What further research is needed?

Filmed on location at the JIM 2020.

Interviewer: Ashlynne Merrifield
Videographer: Dom Woodruff