PCI in the Elderly Roundtable Discussion

Roundtable Discussion


During the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS) "Advanced Cardiovascular Intervention (ACI 2017)" meeting in London (18-20th January 2017), Radcliffe Cardiology filmed a roundtable discussion focusing on the topical area of PCI in the Elderly

This discussion was moderated by Dr Robert Gerber (Hastings, UK) who was joined by an expert group of physicians including Dr Vijay Kunadian (Newcastle, UK) and Dr Roby Rakhit (London, UK).

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Robert Gerber (Moderator), Conquest Hospital, Hastings, UK.
Vijay Kunadian, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle, UK.
Roby Rakhit, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.

The assigned learning objectives for this roundtable are listed for your information:

  • To consider best practice and practical implications of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the elderly
  • To summarise current literature on best practice
  • To consider practical implications when assessing PCI strategy in the elderly
  • To discuss on-going research in the area of PCI in elderly patients
  • To debate preferences in anticoagulation and antiplatelet strategy

This educational activity is intended for an international audience, specifically interventional cardiologists and cardiologists. However, other healthcare professionals involved in the care of coronary artery disease (CAD) patients will also find this topical.