Scientific program

Program overview

Day 1
28 Jul 2023
7:00 am-7:25 am

Registration / Continental Breakfast

Diagnosis and prognosis of obstructive CAD: CTA vs. stress testing

Diagnosis and prognosis of Obstructive CAD: CTA vs. Stress testing Panelists: Steve Bailey, Sunil Rao, TBD CTA is better than stress testing for diagnosis of obstructive CAD Case presentation  ...
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Invasive Coronary Physiology: Do we know everything or we’re just beginning to learn?

Invasive Coronary Physiology: Do we know everything or we’re just beginning to learn? Panelists:  Allan Jeremias, Morton Kern, Jennifer Tremmel The promise of FFR-guided revascularization: Realized or Not? [address: FFR-guided...
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9:45 am-10:10 am

Break and Exhibit Visit

Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction

Panelists: Samit Shah. Jennifer Tremmel, …, Sunil Rao Beyond the Angiogram: Invasive Assessment of Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction Samit Shah, MD QA   Provocative Testing for Coronary Vasospasm: Who, When, and...
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If invasive coronary imaging is so valuable why are there so many hold outs? (IVUS, OCT)

Panelists: Bassem Chehab, Richard Shlofmitz,  Jonathan Tobis Debate: Intravascular coronary imaging -guided PCI should become a class IA indication in selected patient   Yes…here is why! Antonio Colombo, MD No…here...
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Antiplatelet Therapy with DES

Antiplatelet Therapy with DES Panelists:  Steve Bailey, Rajiv Gulati, Roxana Mehran Debate: Upstream IV antiplatelet therapy (Cangrelor, IIbIIIa inhibitors) improve outcomes   Yes…here is the evidence George Dangas, MD No…here...
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12:05 pm-1:05 pm

Exhibit visit and Lunch Box

Mechanical Support Devices

Panelists: Naveen Kapur, MD, Greg Stone     Impella Supported PCI in Complex patients: The PROTECT 4 trial and beyond Greg Stone, MD Advanced skills in alternative access are critical:...
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Thrombectomy in STEMI

Panelists: Suhail Dohad, Ravi Dave, Sunil Rao   The Penumbra CAT Rx really works! Case Studies Darshan Doshi, MD The role of thrombus burden: Is it all in the definition?...
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1:20 pm-1:50 pm

Break and Lunch Box

How to revascularize complex CTOS

Panelists:  Suhail Dohad, Mike Wayman, TBD   CT-guided CTO revascularization (debate)   I am a great operator….I don’t need CT guidance Mike Wayman, MD CT-guidance improves outcome. Suhail Dohad, MD...
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Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair / replacement

Panelists: Azeem Latib, Samir Kapdia, Ron Waksman   1:50-1:56 TriClip: Case studies with focus on anatomic predictors of success Azeem Latib, MD 1:56-2:00 Q&A     2:00-2:06 Tricuspid valve replacement :...
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How to revascularize complex severely calcified lesions

Panelists:  Richard Shlofmitz, Ramzan Zakir, Joachim Cigarroa Rotational atherectomy is still my first choice … Case-based presentation     Orbital atherectomy is still my first choice Ramzan Zakir, MD Case-based...
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Left main coronary arteries and multivessel disease

Panelists:  …   Case Studies … Q&A   LARGE BORE CLOSURE 

Large bore closure

Axillary and femoral large bore closure: Case studies Amir Kaki, MD QA  

Innovations on the horizon!

Panelists: Tim Fischell, Paul Teirstein, MD, …   Renal Artery Denervation   Role of RDN in clinical practice (debate)   Renal denervation should become the primary modality to treat resistant...
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The cath lab of the future

Panelists:  Ron Waksman, TBD   The combined CT-Cath Lab: The future is here! … Robotic PCI: A dream or reality? Giora Weisz, MD Structural radiation protection in the cath lab:...
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Challenging SHD interventions

  Moderators:  …   5:00-5:06 Pre exsiting patient prosthetic mismatch in TAVR. What to do? Oclay Aksoy, MD 5:06-5:10 Q&A   5:10-5:16 TBD   5:16-5:22 TBD: Residual leak after surgical...
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Day 2
29 Jul 2023
7:00 am-7:30 am

continental breakfast

Rethinking visualization of structural cardiac anatomy

7:30-7:40 What the interventionalist must to know….. but can’t see! Shumpei Mori, MD PhD 7:40-7:45 Q&A

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

  Panelists: Adam Greenbaum,  Samir Kapadia, Ron Waksman 7:45-7:55 Here are my new TAVR insights for 2023! Raj Makkar, MD 7:55-8:00 Q&A   Debate:  Bicuspid aortic valve stenosis in a...
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Transcatheter mitral valve repair / replacement

Panelists:  Samair Kapadia, Saibal Kar, Gagan Singh   Transcatheter mitral valve repair: tailoring device to anatomy   11:20-11:27 Case studies with the MitraClip G4 Matthew Price, MD 11:27-11:34 Case studies...
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Left atrial appendage (LAA) closure

  Panelists: Mohamad AlKouhli, Matthew Price, Jacqueline Saw   2:30-2:38 Is Pre-Procedure Imaging Really Needed? Why? What modality? Jacqueline Saw, MD   Case studies   2:38-2:42 Q&A      ...
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PFO / ASD closure

  Panelists:  Jamil Aboulhosn, Zahid Amin, Jonathan Tobis   3:30-3:38 PFO closure: Complex case studies: Tailoring the device/technique to the defect Zahid Amin, MD 3:38-3:42 Q&A        ...
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Innovations in device-based heart failure therapies

  Panelists:  Matthew Price, MD Saibal Kar,  K Shivkumar         4:05-4:12 Interatrial septal shunts for HEpEF: From Concept to current state Matthew Price, MD 4:12-4:16 Q&A  ...
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