ICR Webinar : Imaging Structural Interventions : An Illustrative TAVI Case


ICR Webinar : Imaging Structural Interventions : An Illustrative TAVI Case

Thursday 29th January 2015 @ 00:00pm (GMT)

Performed by

Dr. Didier Locca

Interventional Cardiologist

Lausanne, Switzerland

Hon. Consultant

The London Chest, Barts Health NHS, London, UK

Dr Pierre Monney

Consultant Cardiologist

Echocardiography unit and Centre for cardiac magnetic resonance
Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Switzerland

  • Illustrate the role of non-invasive imaging in intervention: from diagnosis to final assessment after implantation
  • Define the concept and the utility of "advanced" imaging
  • Discuss the pro/con of TEE monitoring during the TAVI procedure
This webinar mainly focusses on imaging for structural interventions, contemporary best practice, and areas that require further development in the future and the rationale behind this. Participants attending this webinar will:
  • Update their scientific knowledge
  • Improve their clinical practice


Topics covered include:


  1. Introduction and general concepts
    • Why is imaging crucial for structural interventions
    • Heart team: the imaging specialist should be part of it!
    • What is "advanced" imaging?
  2. Case report: TAVI
  3. Discussion about the role of imaging
    • To make a diagnosis
    • To provide important information for Heart Team decisions
    • To monitor the procedure
    • To assess the final result after the procedure
    • In the follow-up of the patient
  4. Take home messages + advertisement of the 6th ACIC, London