Roundtable Discussion: Platelet Function Testing - Efficacy and Safety of Antiplatelet Agents
Published: 09 July 2015
During ESC 2013 (NL), Radcliffe Cardiology, in association with the Interventional Cardiology Review journal, filmed a roundtable discussion entitled 'Balancing the Efficacy and Safety of Antiplatelet Agents'.
The discussion was moderated by Robert Storey, (Sheffield, UK). He was joined by expert group of physicians including Jean-Philippe Collet, (Paris, FR), Antonio Colombo, (Milan, IT), Jeff Daheln, (Accumetrics, US), Guillaume Taylor, (Paris, FR) and Stavros Spiliopoulos, (Rion, GR).
The meeting comprised of four multidisciplinary panel discussions on a range of topical issues related to antiplatelet therapy and platelet function testing
This educational activity is intended for an international audience, specifically:
- Interventional Cardiologists
- Interventional Radiologists
- Aligned healthcare professional involved with antiplatelet therapy
Key Learning Objectives
Designed to support the continuous education of practicing physicians, this roundtable shares leading opinion and addresses the following questions and key educational objectives:
- Increase physician awareness of the multidisciplinary role of antiplatelet therapy
- Increase understanding of the role of platelet function testing in high-risk PCI
- Explain the emerging role of PFT in PAD
- Assess the role of antiplatelets in neuro-endovascular procedures
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Robert F Storey
Professor and Honorary Consultant in Cardiology
Prof Robert Storey is Academic Director and an honorary Consultant Cardiologist for the Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Directorate, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Sheffield, UK, where he has headed a platelet research group since 2002 within the Department of Cardiovascular Science.
He has a special interest in the management of ischaemic heart disease, including acute coronary syndromes and coronary intervention. He served as a member of the executive committees for the PLATO and PEGASUS studies, leading the platelet function substudies for these trials, and of the steering committee for the TRA-CER, EPICOR and ATLANTIC studies. He is currently a member of the steering committee for the COMPLETE study. He was Chair of the Working Group on Thrombosis of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) from 2012-2014 and has been a Task Force member for several ESC guidelines on non-ST-elevation acute…