Transcatheter Interventions Online 2021 - On Demand

Published: 20 April 2021

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Overview

Following on from the success of 2020's inaugural edition, Transcatheter Interventions Online 2021 again brings together a world-class faculty to provide expert insight and educational learning on the latest developments in interventional management.

 

Combining expert opinion and discussion, presentations, and live cases from centres on both sides of the Atlantic, TIO 2021 delivers best-in-class learning, supporting the latest in diagnosis, treatment strategies and patient management.

 

Note, the live version of this session was CME accredited; this on-demand version is not.

 

Transcatheter Interventions Online 2021 was sponsored by the following companies:

 

CSI  Shockwave Medical Inc

Transcatheter Interventions Online 2021 was supported by the following educational partners:

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Faculty Biographies

Ajay J Kirtane

Ajay J Kirtane

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Ajay J Kirtane, is Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) Hospital / CUMC. Dr. Kirtane is an internationally-renowned leader in Interventional Cardiology, specializing in the care of patients with complex coronary and peripheral vascular disease.

 

In addition to his clinical commitments, Ajay has a strong interest in clinical education and research, serving as Chief Academic Officer of Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care. He is a director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference, has served as a director of several international, national, and regional educational conferences, and has participated on the program committees for the scientific sessions of both the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. Ajay’s research…

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Kendra J Grubb

Kendra J Grubb

Surgical Director

Dr Kendra Grubb is the surgical director of the Emory Structural Heart and Valve Center. She is also an associate professor of surgery at Emory University School of Medicine.

Kendra is a champion for women's heart disease and is dedicated to improving the lives of all patients through innovation, collaboration and a patient-centred approach to the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Her clinical interests include valve repair or replacement, coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and hybrid coronary revascularization.

Dr Grubb research interests are innovative cardiac surgery technologies. She has led and participated in multiple clinical trials of innovative cardiac surgery technologies, including studies of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), MitraClip percutaneous therapy and the GORE® conformable TAG® thoracic endoprosthesis for the primary treatment of…

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Holger Thiele

Holger Thiele

Professor

Dr Holger Thiele, former director and full professor in the Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology/Angiology of the University Heart Center Lübeck at the University of Lübeck has been nominated by the faculty of the University of Leipzig as full Professor and Director of the Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology of the Heart Center Leipzig which is affiliated with the University of Leipzig. 

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Azeem Latib

Azeem Latib

Section Head of Interventional Cardiology

Dr Mohamed Azeem Latib is a world-leading expert in Interventional Cardiology. Dr Latib is the Section Head and Director of Interventional Cardiology as well as the Director of Structural Heart Interventions at the Montefiore-Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care. 

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

His focus is on complex coronary interventions as well as transcatheter aortic, mitral and tricuspid interventions. His main clinical interests include Complex Coronary Interventions, Structural Heart Disease and New Device Innovation. He has extensive clinical experience in TAVR and MitraClip, as well as expertise in novel and new devices to treat mitral and tricuspid valve disease minimally invasively without open-heart surgery.

Dr Latib is currently involved in the development of the NeoChord NeXuS Transcatheter Mitral Chordal…

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Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Medical Director

Prof Nicolas Maria Van Mieghem is an Interventional cardiologist at Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, NL decided to pursue a career that would help others. “I enjoy the feeling of being able to help someone or do something important for them". His father was a general cardiologist and one of his biggest influences early in his career.

Prof Van Mieghem initially intended to train as a cardiac surgeon but decided to specialise in interventional cardiology instead, following advice from a mentor. This decision was cemented when he read the first-in-human case report of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in Circulation by Alain Cribier in 2002. Prof Van Mieghem believes that great cardiologist genuinely cares for their patients. He names Gary Roubin, Dr Manu Malbrain and Professor Patrick Serruys among his mentors. 

His current research focuses on cerebral embolic protection during TAVI and the search for improved…

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