Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO): 60 Second Insights
Published: 08 March 2018
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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Are CTOs important to the management of angina in your patients?
What trials are needed to advance the CTO field?
What is your preferred imaging modality for CTOs?
What is your preferred CTO wire strategy, and why?
What is the biggest advance in CTO treatment in the past 5 years?
What devices should be developed to further advance CTO management?
The data for CTO is mixed, with clinical trials showing no clear benefit, should we keep on doing CTO's?
Retrograde or anterograde? What is your preferred strategy?
Carlo Di Mario
Full Professor of Cardiology
Prof Carlo Di Mario was born in Modena, Italy and graduated in medicine, specialising in cardiology, from the University of Padua. He trained in interventional cardiology and worked at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, where he completed his PhD. He became professor of cardiology at the University of Florence and director of structural interventional cardiology at the Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy.
He has previously served as research and clinical director for interventional cardiology at the University Vita-Salute of the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan and consultant cardiologist at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. Between January 2003 and November 2016, he was…