IVUS Guided Bifurcation PCI with HDi IVUS

Published: 16 January 2024

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Clinical data shows that routine use of intravascular imaging improves clinical outcomes of patients undergoing PCI. It delivers critical anatomical information pre-and post-stenting. Thereby, HD-IVUS enables “high-precision” interventional therapy. especially for complex PCI procedural guidance.  

This video is sponsored by ACIST Medical Systems.

Learning Objectives

  • To learn about the advantages of HDi IVUS
  • To learn potential limits and possible prognostic impact of angiography in displaying crucial anatomical patient information
  • To understand the principles of imaging and HD intravascular ultrasound’s (IVUS) role in lesion assessment and stent placement
  • To get to know new features of HDi IVUS
  • To be able to plan your interventional strategy according to IVUS-guided measurements in Bifurcation PCI
  • To understand the importance of accurate lesion assessment and optimal stent placement in achieving successful outcomes for patients undergoing PCI procedures
  • To learn about the advantages of pre- and post PCI IVUS measurements
  • To learn about optimal MSA after PCI

More from this programme

Part 1

IVUS Guided Bifurcation PCI with HDi IVUS

Faculty Biographies

Joost Daemen

Joost Daemen

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Joost Daemen is a senior interventional cardiologist at the Thorax Center, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL. Dr Daemen obtained his degree in medicine at the Erasmus University Medical Center. He is actively involved in several drug-eluting stent trials and is Principal Investigator of four trials focusing on the safety and efficacy of renal sympathetic denervation in hypertension, heart failure, vasospastic angina and heart failure. Dr Daemen is a member of the editorial board of EuroIntervention and the Netherlands Heart Journal, member of Young ICIN, and has completed courses in biomedical statistics and device training.

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