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Coronary physiology in the catheterization laboratory 2015

23/04/2015 00:00 25/04/2015 00:00 Europe/Paris Coronary physiology in the catheterization laboratory 2015

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Course Directors

B. De Bruyne (BE); W.F. Fearon (US); N.H.J. Pijls (NL)

Invited Faculty

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)

Scientific Programme

Thursday,  April 23

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

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

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

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

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

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
17:15-17:30   The Future of Coronary Physiology - M.J. Kern

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