10th Edition Complete Revascularization Live Case Course in Complex PCI

Published: 08 April 2021

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Overview

Don’t miss the opportunity to watch this innovative and interactive learning experience from the 10th Edition of the Complete Revascularization Meeting led by Professor Antonio Colombo and Professor Corrado Tamburino.

 

This exceptional educational virtual event featured presentations and discussions by globally renowned faculty and 4 live cases from Madrid, Milan, Belfast and Bad Krozingen

 

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Series overview

Part 1

Left Main Bifurcation PCI – how to improve your patient outcomes in 2020?

Session 1 was chaired by Professor Antonio Colombo and featured presentations from Professor James Spratt and Professor Akiko Maehara. Live audience Q&A was moderated online by Dr Antonio Mangieri, Professor James Spratt and Dr Emile Mehanna with discussions including esteemed panellist Dr Thierry Lefevre. In this session live cases were presented by Dr Luca Testa and Dr Federico De Marco from the San Donato Hospital in Milan and by Professor Javier Escaned and Dr Nieves Gonzalo from the Hospital Clinico San Carlos in Madrid, Spain.

Part 2

PCI for calcified lesions – the right tools & techniques

Session 2 was chaired by Professor Corrado Tamburino and featured presentations from Dr Roberto Garbo and Professor Robert Byrne. Dr Emile Mehanna moderated the online audience questions and the panel discussions included leading experts Professor Margaret McEntegart and Professor Gert Richardt. Live cases were introduced by Professor Simon Walsh and Dr Colum Owens from the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland and by Dr Kambis Mashayekhi and Dr Miroslaw Ferenc from the Bad Krozingen Heart Centre – Bad Krozingen, Germany.

Faculty Biographies

Corrado Tamburino

Corrado Tamburino

Professor of Cardiology

Full Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Clinical Cardiology Division of the Ferrarotto Hospital and the Policlinico Gaspare Rodolico Hospital,

Director of the Cardiology Specialization School and Head of Cardio-Thoraco-Vascular Department and Organ Transplant ,Azienda Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele, University of Catania

Dr Tamburino is an editorial board member of Interventional Cardiology: Reviews, Research, Resources (ICR3).

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Akiko Maehara

Akiko Maehara

Professor of Medicine

Professor Maehara is the Director of the Intravascular Imaging Core Laboratory at the CRF Clinical Trials Center.

She is also a Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York

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Javier Escaned

Javier Escaned

Head of Interventional Cardiology

Prof Javier Escaned is Head of the Interventional Cardiology Section at Hospital Clinico San Carlos (Madrid, Spain). He trained as a cardiologist in the United Kingdom (Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Birmingham and Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry) before moving to the Thoraxcenter/Rotterdam (The Netherlands), where he obtained his PhD degree in 1994.

He has authored over 300 scientific articles, books and book chapters on different aspects of interventional cardiology; his latest contribution is Coronary Stenosis. Imaging, Structure and Physiology, a large textbook endorsed by the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions/European Society of Cardiology (EAPCI/ESC), with its latest edition published in 2015. His main interests in the field of interventional cardiology include intracoronary imaging and physiology, complex percutaneous coronary intervention including chronic total occlusion recanalisation, and acute coronary syndromes.

He…

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Nieves Gonzalo

Nieves Gonzalo

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Nieves Gonzalo is Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the Interventional Cardiology Department at Clinico San Carlos University Hospital in Madrid.

She obtained her Specialist Certification in Cardiology after training at Clinico San Carlos University Hospital in Madrid. Subsequently, she underwent a research fellowship at Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands) under the supervision of Professor Patrick Serruys, focused mainly in intracoronary imaging and bioabsorbable stents.

In 2010 she obtained her PhD with the thesis “Optical coherence tomography for the assessment of coronary atherosclerosis and vessel response after stent implantation”.

Her track record includes over 170 articles indexed in PubMed, as well as book chapters in Interventional Cardiology textbooks. Recent research…

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Luca Testa

Luca Testa

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Testa is an Interventional Cardiologist working at the IRCCS Policinico San Donato in San Donato, Milan, Italy.

He is Head of the Coronary Revascularization Unit as well as of the Clinical Research Unit.

His areas of research range from platelet aggregation, intracoronary imaging and physiology related to structural heart disease, particularly the TAVI.

He is also particularly interested and involved in the development of new interventional devices. He has a National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in Cardiovascular and Respiratory disease, and as Associate Professor in Health Sciences and Applied Medical Technology. He is currently in the Editorial Board and/or reviewer of several peer reviewed cardiological journals and is author of several major publications and book chapters.

Dr Testa is an editorial board member of Interventional Cardiology: Reviews, Research, Resources (ICR3).

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Federico De Marco

Federico De Marco

Interventional Cardiologist

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Antonio Colombo

Antonio Colombo

Director, Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Cardiology Unit

Personal History

Dr Colombo was born in Busto Arsizio, Italy on June 17, 1950.7 After completing his schooling in Gallarate, he went on to the University of Milan School of Medicine in 1968, before attending the University of Parma Postgraduate School to study Cardiovascular Medicine. From a young age, he was a gifted student; and ultimately graduated Summa Cum Laude from his medical school.7

In 1967, Dr Colombo’s love of travel took him all the way to Iran in his Volkswagen (which he affectionately named “Maggiolino”).5 In 1986, he opened a private centre based on his innovative ideas after feeling ostracised by the academic environment.5 At the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session in 2012, Dr Colombo was dubbed a “Legend in Cardiovascular Disease.”2

He and his wife have two children.7

Dr Colombo is famous for his relentless work ethic, usually…

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Roberto Garbo

Roberto Garbo

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Robert Garbo has been an Interventional Cardiologist since 1999.

He was Head of the Cath Lab at San Giovanni Bosco Hospital from 2005- 2020, director of the CTO PCI, CHIP, and complex PCI programs over the last 15 years.

He has operated more than 2200 CTO PCI, of which 1100 with retrograde approach.

Proctor for CTO PCI programs in Italy,  Europe( France, Poland, Romania,  Czeck republic, Russia) and Middle East (Egypt, Saudi Arabia) 

Live operator during international CTO Congress 

Expert and proctor for Rotational Atherectomy in very calcified lesion (more than 700 cases as first operator)

Since September 2020 director of CTO , complex PCI program at Maria Pia Hospital and GVM Care & Research group.

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Simon J Walsh

Simon J Walsh

Head of Cardiology

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Colum Owens

Colum Owens

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Colum Owens, MBBCH is a Consultant Cardiologist at Belfast Health & Social Care Trust. His research interests are Cardiology, Transcatheter Valve Intervention, Patent Foramen Ovale, Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, Congenital Heart Disease.

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Kambis Mashayekhi

Kambis Mashayekhi

Deputy Medical Director

Deputy Medical Director, General and Interventional Cardiology Department of Cardiology and Angiology II University Heartcenter Freiburg – Bad Krozingen, DE

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Miroslaw Ferenc

Miroslaw Ferenc

Head of Interventional Cardiology Department

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Robert A Byrne

Robert A Byrne

Director of Cardiology

Professor Robert Byrne is Director of Cardiology at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, and Chair of Cardiovascular Research at the Royal College of Surgeons.

He is also head of the Cardiovascular Research Institut(CVRI Dublin) which is a collaboration with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). Its research focus is on Outcomes Research, Clinical Trials, Core Laboratory and Systematic Reviews.

Professor Byrne’s internship and general medical training was in the Mater Hospital, Dublin and Mayo Clinic, Arizona. His Cardiology fellowship was in Ireland and at the German Heart Centre, Munich, Germany.

Since then he has held several strategic positions at German Heart Centre, including Consultant Cardiologist and Deputy Director of Cardiology. He returns to Ireland to the role of Director of Cardiology at Mater Private Hospital and RCSI Chair of Cardiovascular Research.


Professor Byrne’s specialty interests…

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