Post-PCI assessment of coronary physiology
Dr. van Mieghem will present and moderate this webinar on post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) physiology assessment.
The webinar is intended to educate the viewers on the concept of assessing the (intra-) coronary physiology after a lesion has been treated with an eligible stent device. Dr. van Mieghem will review the existing clinical evidence of this treatment strategy and also present the findings from the FFR SEARCH registry which was done in the Erasmus Medical Center (EMC) Rotterdam (the data was first presented at PCR 2017).
This webinar aims to critically discuss if Post-PCI fractional flow reserve (FFR) could potentially improve outcomes.
A clinical case will be presented which will highlight the procedural aspects of the physiologic assessment pre-PCI, intra-PCI and post-PCI assessment and intravascular imaging (IVUS).
Present the findings from the FFR SEARCH registry and introduce the follow-up trial: FFR REACT
- Findings FFR SEARCH
- Discuss imaging results to answer the question, 'what causes results?'
- Identify and discuss the benefits of using a microcatheter
Nicolas M Van Mieghem
This webinar is supported by:
Key Learning Objectives
- Understand more about post-PCI physiology
- To learn about microcatheter-based post-stent FFR procedures
- To learn about post-PCI intravascular imaging in high-definition
- To learn about the clinical evidence of Post-PCI FFR
- Interventional Cardiologists
- Assistant Cathlab personnel (Nurses, Technicians, Radiographers)
Nicolas M Van Mieghem
Dr Nicolas M Van Mieghem obtained his medical degree and cardiology degree at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. After subsequent fellowships in interventional cardiology in Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Genk, Belgium, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, US and Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, he joined the department of interventional cardiology at the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, as a senior staff member in February 2010.
He is involved in the percutaneous coronary interventions and structural heart program. He obtained the degree of PhD based upon his research in transcatheter valve therapies. So far he has published and co-authored approximately 130 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr Van Mieghem is principle investigator and steering committee member in multiple ongoing international trials evaluating various coronary and transcatheter valve technologies. He is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and is currently Medical Director of the department of Interventional cardiology at the Thoraxcenter.
Dr Joost Daemen, MD, PhD obtained his degree in medicine at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam in 2005 and did 2 years of internal medicine training and 4 years of general cardiology training at the Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam.
Dr Daemen is actively involved in several drug-eluting stent trials and is Principal Investigator of 4 trials focusing on the safety and efficacy of renal sympathetic denervation in hypertension, heart failure, vasospastic angina and heart failure. Dr Daemen is a member of the editorial board of EuroIntervention and the Netherlands Heart Journal, member of Young ICIN, and has completed courses in biomedical statistics and device training.
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