How to Perform PCI in Coronary Bifurcation Lesions in 2021
In this live webinar, that commences at 6pm CET / 5pm GMT, Prof Robert Gil, Head of the Department of Invasive Cardiology of the Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior and Administration (MSWiA) in Warsaw, provides an overview on the percutaneous treatment of Coronary Bifurcations, from epidemiology and prevalence, to relevant clinical evidence, to classifications, diagnostic assessment and treatment techniques.
With a special focus on techniques and technologies, Prof Gil will combine presentation and discussion to illustrate practice and enhance educational value. He will also address audience questions to maximise the interactive experience.
The themes covered in this webinar are further explored by Prof Gil's white paper entitled 'Performing PCI in Coronary Bifurcation Lesions in 2021'.
This webinar is supported by:
This webinar will cover themes including:
- Bifurcation lesions classifications
- LM peculiarities
- Functional assessment
- Intravascular imaging assessment
- Treatment algorithms
- Guidelines and scores
- Tools and techniques
- To define a common language for the assessment and treatment of coronary bifurcations
- To inform about prevalence and classification, illustrate functional and imaging-based assessment
- To establish a state-of-the-art treatment algorithm and drill it down to the use of the most appropriate techniques and technologies
- Interventional Cardiologists with an interest in the treatment of coronary bifurcations
Robert Gil is Head of the Department of Invasive Cardiology of the Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior and Administration (MSWiA) in Warsaw, Poland, a position he has held since 2001.
Graduating from the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, since 2001 Prof Gil has been part of the Expert Team handling accreditation in cardiology, as appointed by the Polish Minister of Health. In addition, since 2002 he has been a Consultant of Healthcare for cardiology for the Ministry of the Interior and Administration. Prof Gil has wide scientific and research interests including the evaluation of atherosclerotic plaque characteristic and distribution, coronary stenosis significance, treatment of complex lesions, notably bifurcation lesions using invasive diagnostic techniques that include IVUS, OCT or iFR/FFR.
Prof Gil has held a number of key positions at leading associations and professional bodies. In October 2015 he was elected a Member of the Board of the Polish Cardiac Society. He has authored or co-authored over 200 publications to leading peer-reviewed journals, many of which with a high impact factor. In addition Prof Gil lectures and presents widely at international conferences in the clinical electrophysiology and invasive cardiology spheres. He served as co-author of the guidelines of the Invasive Cardiology Section of the Polish Cardiac Society and, between 1997 and 2004, served as Chair of the Invasive Cardiology Section (Working Group) of the Polish Cardiac Society.