Future of Vascular Large Bore Closure and Best-in-Practice Management

Published: 24 March 2024

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This breakout session hosted at Transcatheter Interventions Online 2024  is for interventional cardiologists keen on advancing their expertise in vascular closure techniques, with a special emphasis on large bore closures, the MultiCLOSE algorithm in TAVI procedures, and arterial and venous closures. Expert speakers, including Darren Mylotte, Ole De Backer and Liesbeth Rosseel, share insights and findings from their extensive experience and recent studies.

This breakout is supported by Vivasure Medical.

Learning objectives

  • Learn the essential techniques and best practices for safe and successful large bore vascular closure
  • Explore the application and effectiveness of the MultiCLOSE algorithm in TAVI procedures through the TAVI-MultiCLOSE Study insights
  • Absorb real-world experiences and strategies for both arterial and venous closure techniques to enhance procedural outcomes

Target Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists
  • Surgeons with an interest in transcatheter treatment strategies for coronary and structural heart disease
  • Interventional Cardiology Nurses

More from this programme

Part 1

Welcome & Introduction

Part 2

Overview Large Bore Closure

Part 3

MultiCLOSE Algorithm: TAVI-MultiCLOSE Study

Part 4

Arterial & Venous Closure Experiences – Case Example

Part 5

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Faculty Biographies

Darren Mylotte

Darren Mylotte

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Darren Mylotte graduated from RCSI Medical School in 2001, obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland in 2004, and completed the Irish Cardiology Specialist Training Scheme. He and was conferred with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) thesis in 2010 by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and has also undertaken a PhD thesis. N the subject of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) at the world renowned ThoraxCentre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


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Ole De Backer

Ole De Backer

Interventional Cardiologist

Prof Ole De Backer is an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist working at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark and is an expert in structural heart interventions – among others transcatheter heart valve interventions, percutaneous left atrial appendage closure and thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Special areas of interest are the development and adoption of a fully percutaneous, minimal invasive approach for different structural heart interventions and the use of advanced cardiac imaging tools for planning and guidance of these interventions. He is actively involved and leading several research projects in the field of transcatheter heart valves and percutaneous left atrial appendage closure. 

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Liesbeth Rosseel

Liesbeth Rosseel

Consultant Interventional Cardiology

Dr Liesbeth Rosseel is an Interventional Cardiologist at Algemeen Stedelijk Ziekenhuis, in Aalst, Belgium. Previously, Dr Rosseel worked as a consultant Cardiologist at Galway University Hospitals from 2019 - 2021. Dr Rosseel also attended fellowships in Structural Heart Interventions at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, and Coronary Heart Interventions at Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen in Antwerpen. 

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

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