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The 5th annual CORE meeting (16 and 17 June 2021) was hosted by Radcliffe Cardiology in collaboration with Optima Education and Abbott Vascular.
The meeting was led by Course Directors Prof Adrian Banning, Prof Evald Christiansen, Dr Jonathan Hill and Prof James Spratt and streamed from our London, Copenhagen, and Dublin hubs.
CORE 2021 focuses on contemporary standards of clinical practice, complex lesion and patient strategies and advanced diagnostic and treatment methods. The goal of CORE is to ensure procedural efficiencies while achieving durable patient outcomes, review patient care beyond intervention and discuss the best practices and innovation outside the catheterisation lab.
More from this programme
CORE 2021 – Day 1: Morning – Physiology
CORE 2021 – Day 1: Afternoon – Bifurcation Management
CORE 2021 – Day 2: Morning – Durable Outcomes
CORE 2021 – Day 2: Afternoon – Beyond Intervention
David Hildick-Smith is a Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre. He is Director of the Cardiac Research, ex-Treasurer of the British Cardiovascular Interventions Society, and has more than 15 years experience of Interventional Cardiology.
Professor of Interventional Cardiology
James Spratt is a Professor of Interventional cardiology. A high-volume Interventional Cardiologist with an international reputation in complex PCI, with a sub-speciality interest in intravascular imaging and CTO. Widely published within this area and has performed live case demonstrations globally. He is interested in medical education and is the Founder of Optima Education.
Dr Spratt is an editorial board member of Interventional Cardiology: Reviews, Research, Resources (ICR3).
Consultant Cardiologist, Bristol Heart Institute
Adrian P Banning
Dr Adrian Banning is a consultant cardiologist specialising in percutaneous coronary intervention.
He is the president of the British Cardiac Intervention Society and was previously the Divisional Director for Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the John Radcliffe University Hospital, Oxford. Through his position at the John Radcliffe, and his own practice at Oxford’s The Manor Hospital, Prof Banning provides specialist regional services for coronary and valvular heart disease patients to an area of 1.2 million people.
Prof Banning is pioneering research in his field and lectures nationally and internationally. He has authored several books on coronary intervention and has more than 300 PubMed listed scientific papers to his name.
St George’s Hospital, London
Claudia Cosgrove is an interventional cardiologist at St George’s Hospital in London, UK.
Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Mohaned Egred is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Director of Interventional Cardiology
Dr Sean Gallagher is an interventional cardiologist. His interventional training was at The London Chest Hospital before undertaking an overseas fellowship at the Ottawa Heart Institute.
He was appointed as a consultant in 2014 and now works as the Director of Interventional Cardiology at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.
Dr Gallagher’s clinical interest is the interventional management of complex coronary disease, especially chronic total occlusion PCI.