Case Discussions: STEMI & LM Bifurcation Stenting

Published: 24 March 2021

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Dr Bill Gogas’ (USC Editor-in-Chief) guest is Prof S Tanveer Rab (Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US) who is presenting two very complicated cases, both complex bifurcations that could have been tackled in many different ways.

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Part 1

Case Discussion 1

In the first case presentation, the patient treated by Prof Rab and his team was a 40-year-old male visiting the US. He was brought to the cath lab because of a high-risk NSTEMI. They found that the patient has a long LAD, a Diag Medina 1-1-1 lesions.  What was the best option for the patient? Join Prof Rab as he is introducing us to his thought process and presenting a LAD/Diagonal DK Crush procedure.

Part 2

Case Discussion 2

In this second presentation of a LAD/Diagonal DK Crush procedure, Prof S Tanveer Rab discusses the case of a 55-year-old woman who has been turned down previously for CABG. Join Dr Gogas and Prof Rab as they discuss the strategy that was used and the latest evidence underpinning practice. 

Faculty Biographies

Bill D Gogas

Bill D Gogas

Editor-in-Chief, US Cardiology Review

Dr Gogas has more than 10 years of clinical and research experience in cardiology/interventional cardiology. He is current faculty at Nanjing University in China and formerly held a position in the Division of Cardiology of Emory University School of Medicine at the rank of Instructor of Medicine. He received his PhD from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in 2014 under the mentorship of Prof Patrick Serruys. His doctoral thesis investigated the long-term vascular responses following percutaneous coronary interventions with metallic stents and bioresorbable scaffolds ultilising in vivo sound- and light-based imaging modalities.

Dr Bill Gogas is Editor-In-Chief of USC Journal.

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Syed Tanveer Rab

Syed Tanveer Rab

Professor and Interventional Cardiologist

Dr S Tanveer Rab is an Interventional Cardiologist at Emory Hospital practicing at the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Emory Hospital. He received his Medical degree in 1979 from the University of Karachi Pakistan. Between 1980 and 1983 he trained in the United Kingdom at Hammersmith Hospital, London, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle and the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh. Between 1983 and 1986 he completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He trained at Emory University between 1986-1990 in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. Between 1991-1998, he developed an extensive system of satellite cardiology clinics in North Georgia. In 1998, he joined the Emory University faculty in Atlanta, where he is currently a Professor in Interventional Cardiology and is extensively involved in the training and teaching of general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellows. 

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