Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO): 60 Second Insights

Published: 08 March 2018

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Overview

A series of 60-second interviews where Ajay Kirtane, Simon Walsh, Paul Knappen, Emmanouil Brilakis, Carlos Di Mario, Partick Serruys and Gerald Werner provide their thoughts on CTOs.

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Part 1

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Part 7

The data for CTO is mixed, with clinical trials showing no clear benefit, should we keep on doing CTO's?

Faculty Biographies

Emmanouil S Brilakis

Emmanouil S Brilakis

Director of the Center for Complex Coronary Interventions

Dr Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FSCAI is Director of the Center for Complex Coronary Interventions at the Minneapolis Heart Institute.

Dr Brilakis graduated from Lycee Leonin de Patissia and received his medical degree from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He trained in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology at the Mayo Clinic. He also completed a Masters in Clinical Research at the Mayo Clinic and a PhD in Clinical Research at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He served as director of the cardiac catheterization laboratories at VA North Texas Health Care System from 2004-2016. 

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