Complexities in Left Main Diseases

18

Mar

2022

08:00

GMT

09:00

CET

Webinar

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Overview

As the third and final broadcast in the Overcoming the Complexities of Coronary Intervention – Contemporary PCI in LM Disease Series this interactive webinar, moderated by Dr Jose de la Torre, will demonstrate the use of imaging, physiology and optimization tools and techniques in Left Main diseases  – an area of intervention with potential complexities arising from both aorta-ostial and Left Main bifurcation lesions.

Learn from a team of renowned operators via recorded, interactive case-in-point and lectures showcasing the latest state of the art way to perform LM PCI – a norm for the future.

Join us at 08:00 GMT / 09:00 CET / 16:00 SGT

 

Please note agenda times are listed in CET

To view the full video series please click HERE

Performed By:

Aritz Gil Ongay

Aritz Gil Ongay

Benjamin Wrigley

Benjamin Wrigley

Hee Hwa Ho

Hee Hwa Ho

Fahim Jafary

Fahim Jafary

José M de la Torre Hernández

José M de la Torre Hernández

Moderated By:

José M de la Torre Hernández

José M de la Torre Hernández

Tamara García Camarero

Tamara García Camarero

This webinar is supported by Philips:

Agenda

09:00 - 09:05 CET

Welcome and Introductions - Dr Jose de la Torre

09:05 - 09:20 CET

Optimization of LM Stenting with Imaging and IVUS Co-Reg
Case-In-Point from Marques de Valdecilla University of Santander, Spain

Dr Jose de la Torre and Dr Aritz Gil Ongay

09:20 - 09:30 CET

Panel Discussion with Interactive Audience Q&A - All faculty

09:30 - 09:40 CET

Lecture: Imaging Techniques and IVUS Co-Reg - Dr Benjamin Wrigley

09:40 - 09:55 CET

Optimization of LM Stenting with Imaging and IVUS Co-Reg
Case-In-Point from Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore

Dr Hee Hwa Ho and Dr Fahim Jafary

09:55 - 10:10 CET

Case and Panel Discussion with Interactive Audience Q&A - All Faculty

Faculty Biographies

Aritz Gil Ongay

Aritz Gil Ongay

Dr Aritz Gil Ongay is an Interventional Cardiologist at the Interventional Department of the Marques de Valdecilla University of Santander, Spain.

He has already many National and International Congress and Journal publications in his career and is involved in the following Clinical Trials:

  • REBELD (2019)
  • HEARTBEAT (2020)
  • OPTIMAL (2020)
  • BIOMINE (2020)
  • ANGELINE (2021)
     
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Benjamin Wrigley

Benjamin Wrigley

Dr Ben Wrigley is an interventional cardiology consultant at the Heart and Lung Centre, New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton. He graduated from the University of Leicester and undertook cardiology training in the West Midlands Deanery, during which he was awarded an MD with distinction, before completing an advanced interventional fellowship at Glenfield Hospital. His main interests include complex PCI, CTOs, intracoronary imaging, mechanical LV support and TAVR. He is also the educational lead for interventional training in the region.

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Hee Hwa Ho

Hee Hwa Ho

Dr Ho Hee Hwa graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1997 and completed his cardiology training in Queen Mary Hospital in 2004. He undertook an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship program in 2006 at New York Presbyterian Weill-Cornell Hospital, USA. 

 

Dr Ho joined the Department of Cardiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore in 2010. He is currently a Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Head of Interventional Cardiology Services. He is active in clinical research and has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. His interests include primary PCI, acute coronary syndrome, drug-coated balloons and general cardiology. He is the course co-director of Asia Primary Angioplasty Congress (APAC) since 2014 and APACi ( Imaging and Physiology) since 2019.

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Fahim Jafary

Fahim Jafary

Dr Fahim Haider Jafary is a graduate of the prestigious Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. After graduation, he proceeded to the United States for his post-graduate training, starting with his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Dr Jafary then did his Cardiology as well as Interventional Cardiology fellowship at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology and is one of the few US-trained, fully board certified specialists in Singapore.

Dr Jafary is also certified by the Certification Boards of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions. In addition to his licensure in Singapore, Dr Jafary is also registered to practice medicine in the United Kingdom, and the states of Wisconsin, Arizona, Indiana, Alaska, Washington, Texas and Idaho.

Currently, Dr Jafary is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Cardiology and until very recently was also Director of the Nuclear Cardiology & Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CT) laboratories at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. 

As a board certified interventionalist, Dr. Jafary performs cardiovascular interventions including angioplasty and stenting as a matter of routine.  He is a high-volume operator and has a special interest in performing complex high-risk coronary interventions including but not limited to the use of intracoronary imaging, atherectomy and mechanical cardiac support.  Besides this, he also has a very keen interest in preventive cardiology and cardiovascular screening. He is a strong believer in the use of imaging for early detection of coronary artery disease and implementation of preventive strategies to retard disease progression.

Dr Jafary has a long history of involvement with academic activities. He has spent a career in academia and teaching, has been a coinvestigator on multiple clinical studies and has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr Jafary has also has lectured extensively and is a reviewer for several international cardiology journals.

 

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José M de la Torre Hernández

José M de la Torre Hernández

Professor Jose M de la Torre is an interventional cardiologist and Head of the Hemodynamics and Interventional Department of the Marques de Valdecilla University of Santander, Spain.

He is member of the scientific committee of the Spanish Society of Cardiology and is fellow of the European Society of Cardiology. Former associate director of the Trans Catheter Therapeutics Meeting in US. Faculty of ESC, PCR, ACC and TCT meetings. Coordinator of the ESTROFA, XIMA and LITRO study groups. Prof De La Torre is a member of the editorial committee of the Revista Español de Cardiologia,, Consultant editor of JACC Cardiovascular interventions, Section editor in Eurointervention and Editor in chief of REC: Interventional Cardiology. Research coordinator in EPIC foundation. 

In 2016-2017 he was a visiting scientist at Harvard-MIT biomedical engineering center. His research interests include intravascular imaging, interventions on coronary artery disease (drug eluting stents antithrombotic therapy) and TAVR.

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José M de la Torre Hernández

José M de la Torre Hernández

Professor Jose M de la Torre is an interventional cardiologist and Head of the Hemodynamics and Interventional Department of the Marques de Valdecilla University of Santander, Spain.

He is member of the scientific committee of the Spanish Society of Cardiology and is fellow of the European Society of Cardiology. Former associate director of the Trans Catheter Therapeutics Meeting in US. Faculty of ESC, PCR, ACC and TCT meetings. Coordinator of the ESTROFA, XIMA and LITRO study groups. Prof De La Torre is a member of the editorial committee of the Revista Español de Cardiologia,, Consultant editor of JACC Cardiovascular interventions, Section editor in Eurointervention and Editor in chief of REC: Interventional Cardiology. Research coordinator in EPIC foundation. 

In 2016-2017 he was a visiting scientist at Harvard-MIT biomedical engineering center. His research interests include intravascular imaging, interventions on coronary artery disease (drug eluting stents antithrombotic therapy) and TAVR.

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Tamara García Camarero

Tamara García Camarero

Dr Tamara García Camarero obtained her medical degree at the University of Cantabria, Spain. She completed her training as Cardiologist and later on as an Interventional Cardiologist at the Marques de Valdecilla Hospital in Santander, Spain where she is currently part of the department of Interventional cardiology since 2010.

She obtained a medical research degree in 2007 and participates actively in many research studies, being her main research interests the intravascular imaging and the coronary artery disease where she is co-author of more than 30 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.

She is now working on her PhD based on patients with clinically accelerated atherosclerosis.

She is also involved in teaching through simulation and is a certified instructor by the institute for Medical Simulation in Boston.

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