Transcatheter Interventions Online 2022 - On Demand

Published: 09 March 2022

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    Part 1 | Session 2 Session 1.2: Live Cases and Discussion Lars Søndergaard, Ole De Backer, Holger Thiele, Nicolas M Van Mieghem, Azeem Latib, Kendra J Grubb, David Hildick-Smith, Mohamed Abdel-Wahab

Overview

Following on from the success of 2021's inaugural edition, Transcatheter Interventions Online 2022  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 2022 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 2022 was supported by the following partners:

Key Learning Objectives

  • Describe the practical implications of TAVI in the context of coronary artery disease, atrioventricular valve disease and transcatheter heart valve degeneration
  • Select appropriate tools for calcified coronary artery disease, including mechanical circulatory support and invasive imaging techniques
  • Understand coronary physiology, novel recanalization and goal-oriented planning for chronic total occlusion
  • Evaluate the role of novel oral anticoagulants in transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Discuss the need for gender-specific trials and renal denervation

Target Audience

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

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Faculty Biographies

Roxana Mehran

Roxana Mehran

Professor of Medicine, Cardiology and Professor of Population Health Science and Policy

Roxana Mehran is Professor of Medicine, Cardiology and Professor of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. She is also Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at The Zena and Michael A Weiner Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital where, over the past 5 years, she has led the development of a globally respected data and clinical coordination centre to support large, multicentre, multinational clinical trials designed to help improve outcomes and quality of life for patients undergoing interventional cardiovascular procedures. In recent years, her work has had a special emphasis on gaining a deeper understanding of anticoagulation and antiplatelet regimens post angioplasty and transcatheter valve replacement; and collection and interpretation of sex-specific data in cardiovascular clinical trials.

Roxana serves on editorial board of multiple peer reviewed journals, including …

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David Hildick-Smith

David Hildick-Smith

Prof David Hildick-Smith is Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre - the Regional Specialist Unit. He is Director of the Cardiac Research, ex-Treasurer of the British Cardiovascular Interventions Society, and, with more than 20 years experience of Interventional Cardiology, is considered one of the country's leading experts in management of Cardiovascular complaints.

A pioneer of Interventional Cardiology, David is recognised internationally as a leader in cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment. 

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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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Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Medical Director

Personal History

From an early age, Professor Nicolas Maria Van Mieghem 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. I wanted to enter a profession that would channel my energy— I was always a busy child,” he says. 

A budding athlete, he was a member of Belgium’s national swimming team but soon realized that medicine was his true calling. His father was a general cardiologist and one of his biggest influences early in his career.

Professor 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. 

His mantra is mens sana in corpore sano (a…

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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 interests are in clinical trial…

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Margaret B McEntegart

Margaret B McEntegart

Consultant in Interventional Cardiology

Dr McEntegart is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Golden Jubilee National Hospital and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor of the University of Glasgow, and clinical lead for the complex PCI and CTO programmes.

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Roberto Diletti

Roberto Diletti

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Roberto Diletti is interventional cardiologist at the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, in Rotterdam. He obtained the degree of PhD based upon his research in percutaneous coronary interventions. He published widely within the fields of bioresorbable scaffolds, acute coronary syndromes and coronary chronic total occlusions. He has significant expertise in complex PCI and live cases. He has a particular interest in CTO education and in the implementation of new technologies and techniques. He is currently leading the clinical research on acute coronary syndromes and the CTO program at Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC.
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