Transcatheter Interventions Online 2020 - On Demand

Published: 12 June 2020

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Overview

The programme aims to educate interventionalists and allied healthcare professionals on the practical implications of the latest clinical data, device selection and procedural strategies impacting optimum patient care. To further illustrate this, the event will feature a number of practical demonstrations in the form of live cases broadcast from cardiovascular centres of excellence globally, interspersed with presentations and debate sessions.

CME Accreditation

This three-day programme has been accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for a total of 12 CME points, equating to 12 hours of learning (4 hours per day). Physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
 

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).
 

Through an agreement between the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EBAC credit to AMA credit can be found on the AMA website https://www.ama-assn.org/

This programme is supported by unrestricted educational grants from the following companies. The scientific programme has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.

Series overview

Part 1

Day 1 – Structural Heart Interventions

All of Day 1 – Structural Heart Interventions on-demand

Part 2

Day 2 - Complex & High Risk Indicated PCI

All of Day 1 – Day 2 - Complex & High Risk Indicated PCI on-demand

Part 3

Day 3 - Updates on recent trials & future technologies

All of Day 3 - Updates on recent trials & future technologies on-demand

Faculty Biographies

Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Nicolas M Van Mieghem

Medical Director

Personal History

From an early age, Professor Nicolas Maria Van Mieghem decided to pursue a career that would help others. “I enjoy the feeling of being able to help someone or do something important for them. I wanted to enter a profession that would channel my energy— I was always a busy child,” he says. 

A budding athlete, he was a member of Belgium’s national swimming team but soon realized that medicine was his true calling. His father was a general cardiologist and one of his biggest influences early in his career.

Professor Van Mieghem initially intended to train as a cardiac surgeon but decided to specialise in interventional cardiology instead, following advice from a mentor. This decision was cemented when he read the first-in-human case report of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in Circulation by Alain Cribier in 2002. 

His mantra is mens sana in corpore sano (a…

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Kendra J Grubb

Kendra J Grubb

Surgical Director

Personal History

Dr Kendra Grubb is the surgical director of the structural heart and valve center at Emory Healthcare. She is also an associate professor of surgery at Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr Grubb is a champion for women's heart disease and is dedicated to improving the lives of all patients through innovation, collaboration and a patient-centered approach to the treatment of cardiovascular disease.1

 

Academic History

After obtaining her BS in Biology from the University of Southern California (1999), Dr Grubb attended the University of Southern California, where she received her a master’s in health administration from the Sol Price School of Public Policy (2001), followed by an MD degree at the Keck School of Medicine (2005).1

She pursued a general surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago between…

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David Hildick-Smith

David Hildick-Smith

MD

David Hildick-Smith is a Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist at the Sussex Cardiac Centre. He is Director of the Cardiac Research, ex-Treasurer of the British Cardiovascular Interventions Society, and has more than 15 years experience of Interventional Cardiology.

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Holger Thiele

Holger Thiele

Professor

Dr Holger Thiele, former director and full professor in the Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology/Angiology of the University Heart Center Lübeck at the University of Lübeck has been nominated by the faculty of the University of Leipzig as full Professor and Director of the Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology of the Heart Center Leipzig which is affiliated with the University of Leipzig. 

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Roxana Mehran

Roxana Mehran

Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, FSCAI is Professor of Medicine and Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at the Zena and Michael A Weiner Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Prof Mehran is Professor of Medicine, Cardiology and Professor of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. She is also Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at The Zena and Michael A Weiner Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital where, over the past 5 years, she has led the development of a globally respected data and clinical coordination centre to support large, multicentre, multinational clinical trials designed to help improve outcomes and quality of life for patients undergoing interventional cardiovascular procedures. In recent years, her work has had a special emphasis on gaining a deeper understanding of anticoagulation and…

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Didier Tchétché

Didier Tchétché

Didier Tchétché, (Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France) Graduated from the University of Paris V where Dr Tchétché obtained his post-graduate diploma of cardiovascular pathology in 2004. From 2004 to 2005, he completed a 12-month fellowship period in the Hemodynamic and Interventional Cardiology department of Clinique Pasteur in Toulouse and from 2005 to 2007 he was Head Assistant at the intensive care unit of Bichât Hospital in Paris.

In 2008, he joined the interventional cardiovascular group in Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, and he is currently Head of the Structural programme with an experience of more than 5000 TAVI procedures. His main areas of interest are coronary interventions and valvular heart disease. He has been actively involved in many clinical trials involving new technologies and devices in the field of interventional cardiology.

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Ajay J Kirtane

Ajay J Kirtane

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM, is Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) Hospital / CUMC. Dr. Kirtane is an internationally-renowned leader in Interventional Cardiology, specializing in the care of patients with complex coronary and peripheral vascular disease.

 

In addition to his clinical commitments, Dr. Kirtane has a strong interest in clinical education and research, serving as Chief Academic Officer of Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care. He is a director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference, has served as a director of several international, national, and regional educational conferences, and has participated on the program committees for the scientific sessions of both the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. Dr. Kirtane’s research interests are…

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Lars Søndergaard

Lars Søndergaard

Dr Søndergaard is an editorial board member of Interventional Cardiology: Reviews, Research, Resources (ICR3).

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Azeem Latib

Azeem Latib

Section Head of Interventional Cardiology

Personal History

Dr Mohamed Azeem Latib is a world-leading expert in Interventional Cardiology.1

In his free time, he loves the outdoors and being in nature with his family. He speaks English, Italian and Afrikaans.3, 4

 

Academic History

In 1995, Dr Latib obtained his M.D. from University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and did his Residency in Cardiology at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. He did his Internal Medicine Internship at the Groote Schuur Hospital and his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute & University Vita Salute, Milan, Italy.1

He completed a fellowship with the College of Physicians of South Africa in 2002, followed by a certificate in cardiology from the same institution in 2005. In 2008, he completed a Master’s in Interventional Cardiology at…

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Joost Daemen

Joost Daemen

Interventional cardiologist

Dr Joost Daemen, MD, PhD obtained his degree in medicine at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam in 2005 and did 2 years of internal medicine training and 4 years of general cardiology training at the Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam. 

Dr Daemen is actively involved in several drug-eluting stent trials and is Principal Investigator of 4 trials focusing on the safety and efficacy of renal sympathetic denervation in hypertension, heart failure, vasospastic angina and heart failure. Dr Daemen is a member of the editorial board of EuroIntervention and the Netherlands Heart Journal, member of Young ICIN, and has completed courses in biomedical statistics and device training.

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Margaret B McEntegart

Margaret B McEntegart

Consultant in Interventional Cardiology

Dr McEntegart is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Golden Jubilee National Hospital and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor of the University of Glasgow, and clinical lead for the complex PCI and CTO programmes.

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