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Coronary physiology in the catheterisation laboratory

Add to calendar23/04/20150:00 25/04/20150:00 Europe/Paris Coronary physiology in the catheterisation laboratory

Organised by the ESC and the Working Group on Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation:  Fundamentals of coronary circulation physiology / Step-by-step teaching of the methods of coronary pressure, flow and resistance measurements / Comprehensive review of the evidence-based advantages of invasive physiologic assessment

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Pathophysiology of the Cardiovascular System


Summary

Organised by the ESC and the Working Group on Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation:  Fundamentals of coronary circulation physiology / Step-by-step teaching of the methods of coronary pressure, flow and resistance measurements / Comprehensive review of the evidence-based advantages of invasive physiologic assessment

FULLY BOOKED

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Target Audience

  • Cardiologists mainly interventional cardiologists
  • Trainees and fellows in invasive and interventional cardiology
  • Interventional radiologists
  • Physiologists

Course Objectives

  • Fundamentals of coronary circulation physiology
  • Step-by-step teaching of the methods of coronary pressure, flow and
    resistance measurements
  • Comprehensive review of the evidence-based advantages of invasive
    physiologic assessment
  • Put in prospect and comparison between morphological and functional
    approaches of coronary artery disease

Scientific programme by day

Thursday,  April 23

12:30-14:00   Lunch

14:00-14:10   Introduction and objectives of the course - N.H.J. Pijls

Session 1. Setting the Stage
Chairpersons: E. Barbato - N.H.J. Pijls

14:10-14:25   Structure of the coronary circulation - W.F. Fearon
14:25-14:45   Regulation of coronary blood flow - D. Duncker
14:45-15:00   A glossary for the interventionalist - B. De Bruyne
15:00-15:15   Anatomy versus physiology - N. Johnson
15:15-15:30   Discussion

15:30-16:00   Coffee Break

Session 2. Invasive Coronary Physiology: Practice
Chairpersons: W.F. Fearon - N. Curzen

16:00-16:30   FFR: theory and practical set up - N.H.J. Pijls
16:30-16:50   FFR: hyperaemia and standardisation - B. De Bruyne
16:50-17:10   FFR: pitfalls - E. Barbato
17:10-17:30   Clinical example from Quebec - O. Bertrand                                            
17:30-17:50   Clinical example from Naples - G. Esposito

17:50-18:00   Discussion
20:00            Dinner

Friday, April  24

Session 3. FFR in Particular Patients Subsets (Part I)
Chairpersons:  N. Johnson - M.J. Kern
 
09:00-09:15   FFR in diffuse disease and serial stenoses - B. De Bruyne
09:15-09:30   FFR in LM disease - W.F. Fearon
09:30-09:45   FFR and CABG - E. Barbato
09:45-10:00   FFR post PCI - N.H.J. Pijls
10:00-10:15   Discussion

10:15-10:45   Coffee Break

Session 4. FFR in Particular Patients Subsets (Part II)
Chairpersons: O. Bertrand -  K. Oldroyd

10:45-11:00   FFR in the diagnostic phase - N. Curzen
11:00-11:15   FFR in acute coronary syndromes - W.F. Fearon
11:15-11:30   FFR and valvular disease - M.J. Kern
 
Session 5. FFR and Clinical Outcome: new lights on the FAME Trials
Chairpersons: B. De Bruyne - N. Johnson

11:30-11:50   FFR in MVD - N.H.J. Pijls
11:50-12:10   FFR-guided PCI vs Medical therapy - E. Barbato
12:10-12:30   FFR-guided PCI vs CABG in MVD - W.F. Fearon

12:30-13:30   Lunch

Session 6. Focus on the Coronary Microvasculature
Chairpersons: D. Duncker -  M.J. Kern

13:30-13:50   The microvasculature: Structure/Function - D. Duncker
13:50-14:10   The microvasculature: Clinical importance - K. Oldroyd
14:10-14:30   IMR: the basics - W.F. Fearon
14:30-14:50   IMR and STEMI patients: clinical outcome data - C. Berry
14:50-15:10   IMR and Stable Patients - W.F. Fearon

15:10-15:45   Coffee Break

Chairpersons: C. Berry -  J. Escaned

15:45-16:00   Absolute flow measurements: principles - N.H.J. Pijls
16:00-16:15   Absolute flow measurements: first data - B. De Bruyne
16:15-16:30   CFR/FFR/IMR discordance: Should we abandon CFR? - W.F. Fearon                                                                
16:30-16:45   Pd /Pa , iFR, etc… - F. Ribichini
16:45-17:00   Contrast FFR: Better than resting measures? - N. Johnson
17:00-17:15   Discussion
17:15-17:30   The Future of Coronary Physiology - M.J. Kern
17:30             Back to the hotel

Saturday, April  25


Session 7. Technical  parade: New (and old) kids on the block
Chairpersons: N.H.J. Pijls - B. De Bruyne

09:00-09:15   St Jude Medical: Anything new? - J. Svanerudh             
09:15-09:30   Volcano: Anything new? - F. Ribichini
09:30-09:45   Boston Scientific: Designing the pressure guide - J. Escaned  
wire for contemporary complex PCI scenarios
09:45-10:00   Opsens Medical: Lead with the Light - O. Bertrand
10:00-10:15   ACIST:  a monorail Pressure catheter - M.J. Kern
10:15-10:30   FFRCT : Ready for prime time? - N. Curzen                     
10:30-10:45   FFRCT: beyond FFR - B.K. Koo                   
10:45-11:00   Wrap-up - B. De Bruyne

11:30             Lunch & back to Nice Airport  

General Information

Venue

The European Heart House
2035 Route des Colles
Les Templiers - BP 179
Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France

Contact

Registration and Hotel Accommodation

The registration fee includes:

  • Course participation
  • 2 nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel close to the European Heart House (depending on the course schedule)
  • Transportation from ESC-arranged hotels to the course venue
  • 3 Lunches, 1 dinner, 4 coffee breaks

 

Registration Fees   Without Hotel With Hotel
2 nights 
Early Fees

 480 €

 780 €

Late Fees (from 30 days prior
to the course)

 530 €

 830 €

Names Changes
(72h prior to the course)

 5 €

 5€

 

Requests received less than six weeks prior to the course date remain subject to availability.

The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its Educational Programmes up to 2 months prior to the programme starting date. The ESC will not reimburse any travel or accommodation costs incurred by registered participants in the event of a programme cancellation under any circumstances.

Cancellation conditions

Up to 6 weeks prior to the course and upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus a 25% of administrative charge, will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is done less than 6 weeks before the course start date. In the event of the cancellation of a course by the ESC, the full registration fee will be refunded. The ESC is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.