Transcatheter Interventions Online – Mechanical Circulatory Support 2023 - On Demand

Published: 14 December 2023

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Overview

Radcliffe Cardiology is proud to announce the expansion of its Transcatheter Interventions Online event series with a focused edition on Mechanical Circulatory Support, dedicated to advancing knowledge and outcomes in this dynamic field.

TIO MCS 2023 provides an in-depth exploration of the latest innovations and discussions regarding mechanical circulatory support. The programme offers healthcare professionals, researchers, and specialists a comprehensive understanding of the cutting-edge technologies and techniques transforming patient care.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciate the current status of contemporary mechanical circulatory support devices
  • Understand different mechanism of action and impact on cardiac physiology of different MCS systems
  • Discuss rational patient selection and indications for MCS
  • Identify research focus to support use of MCS

Target Audience

  • Interventional Cardiologists
  • Interventional Cardiology Nurses
  • Cathlab Personnel
  • Interventional Fellows
  • Intensivists
  • Cardiologists
  • Nurses

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About the episode

This breakout is supported by Vivasure.

Faculty Biographies

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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