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Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
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The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
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B. De Bruyne (BE); W.F. Fearon (US); N.H.J. Pijls (NL)
E. Barbato (BE), C. Berry (UK), O. Bertrand (CA), N. Curzen (UK), D. Duncker (NL), J. Escaned (SP), G. Esposito (IT), N. Johnson (US), M.J. Kern (US), B.K. Koo (KO), K. Oldroyd (UK), F. Ribichini (IT), J. Svanerudh (SE)
14:00-14:10 Introduction and objectives of the course - N.H.J. Pijls Session 1. Setting the StageChairpersons: E. Barbato - N.H.J. Pijls14:10-14:25 Structure of the coronary circulation - W.F. Fearon 14:25-14:45 Regulation of coronary blood flow - D. Duncker14:45-15:00 A glossary for the interventionalist - B. De Bruyne15:00-15:15 Anatomy versus physiology - N. JohnsonSession 2. Invasive Coronary Physiology: Practice Chairpersons: W.F. Fearon - N. Curzen16:00-16:30 FFR: theory and practical set up - N.H.J. Pijls16:30-16:50 FFR: hyperaemia and standardisation - B. De Bruyne16:50-17:10 FFR: pitfalls - E. Barbato17:10-17:30 Clinical example from Quebec - O. Bertrand 17:30-17:50 Clinical example from Naples - G. Esposito
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. Fearon09:30-09:45 FFR and CABG - E. Barbato09:45-10:00 FFR post PCI - N.H.J. PijlsSession 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. Johnson11:30-11:50 FFR in MVD - N.H.J. Pijls 11:50-12:10 FFR-guided PCI vs Medical therapy - E. Barbato12:10-12:30 FFR-guided PCI vs CABG in MVD - W.F. FearonSession 6. Focus on the Coronary Microvasculature Chairpersons: D. Duncker - M.J. Kern13:30-13:50 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. Fearon14:30-14:50 IMR and STEMI patients: clinical outcome data - C. Berry14:50-15:10 IMR and Stable Patients - W.F. FearonChairpersons: C. Berry - J. Escaned15:45-16:00 Absolute flow measurements: principles - N.H.J. Pijls16:00-16:15 Absolute flow measurements: first data - B. De Bruyne16:15-16:30 CFR/FFR/IMR discordance: Should we abandon CFR? - W.F. Fearon 16:30-16:45 Pd /Pa , iFR, etc…: - F. Ribichini16:45-17:00 Contrast FFR: Better than resting measures? - N. Johnson17:15-17:30 The Future of Coronary Physiology - M.J. Kern
Session 7. Technical parade: New (and old) kids on the blockChairpersons: N.H.J. Pijls - B. De Bruyne09:00-09:15 St Jude Medical: Anything new? - J. Svanerudh 09:15-09:30 Volcano: Anything new? - F. Ribichini09:30-09:45 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. Bertrand10:00-10:15 ACIST: a monorail Pressure catheter - M.J. Kern10:15-10:30 FFRCT : Ready for prime time? - N. Curzen 10:30-10:45 FFRCT: beyond FFR - B.K. Koo
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