The Role of IVUS in Contemporary PCI
Published: 25 January 2017
During the "Advances in Intravascular imaging" course in London, Simple Education, in association with Radcliffe Cardiology, filmed a roundtable discussion focusing on the topical area of 'The role of IVUS in Contemporary PCI'.
This discussion was moderated by Dr Andrew Sharp (Exeter, UK) who was joined by an expert group of physicians including Prof Takashi Akasaka (Wakayama, Japan), Prof Carlo di Mario (Florence, Italy), Prof Jacek Legutko (Krakow, Poland) and Dr Peter O'Kane (Bournemouth, UK).
The meeting comprised of three panel discussions on a range of topical issues related to all aspects of IVUS Imaging.
- Dr Andrew Sharp (Exeter, UK)
- Prof Takashi Akasaka (Wakayama, JP)
- Prof Carlo Di Mario (Florence, IT)
- Prof Jacek Legutko (Krakow, PL)
- Dr Peter O’Kane (Bournemouth, UK)
- This educational activity is intended for an international audience, specifically interventional cardiologists and cardiologists. However, other healthcare professionals involved in the care of coronary artery disease (CAD) patients will also find this to
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Andrew SP Sharp
Prof Andrew Sharp is a Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK. Andrew qualified from Edinburgh Medical School in 1998. He was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in 2011 and Honorary Associate Professor by the University of Exeter in 2018 before moving to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff in the summer of 2019.
Andrew conducted his early training at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, before moving to London for his senior clinical training, completing the prestigious Milan-Imperial Interventional Cardiology Fellowship programme. Dr Sharp was awarded an MD postgraduate research degree from the University of Edinburgh for his work on the hypertensive heart and his current research interests include device-based treatments for hypertension, pulmonary embolism, intracoronary imaging and coronary physiology.
Andrew's specialist interests include the pharmacological and interventional…
Prof Takashi Akasaka is an Interventional Cardiologist at Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, JP.
He graduated from Wakayama Medical University in 1982 and finished his residency at Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital.
Since 2005 he has been devoted to the clinical research work using OCT.
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…
Prof Jacek Legutko is an Interventional Cardiologist at Jagiellonian University Medical College, Head of the Clinical Department of Interventional Cardiology, John Paul II Hospital in Krakow and Chair of the Scientific Congress Committee of the Polish Cardiac Society.
Prof Jacek Legutko's main research interest is primary PCI in acute myocardial infarction, intravascular imaging and physiology-guided therapy in coronary artery disease and complex percutaneous coronary interventions.
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Dr Peter O'Kane has been Editor-in-Chief of Interventional Cardiology: Reviews, Research, Resources (ICR3) since July 2021.
Dr Peter O’Kane was appointed as a consultant interventional cardiologist at Royal Bournemouth Hospital in July 2007 and has performed more than 7000 PCI cases. He has extensive experience with coronary physiology and intra-coronary imaging to guide intervention and the many tools and techniques to manage bifurcations, calcification and chronic occlusions.
Dr O'Kane has given his permission to be contacted here.