PROGRAM

Half day course on Thursday in parallel with Live Transmission

Venue: Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Rorschacher Strasse 95, 9007 St. Gallen, Building (Haus) 39, Room 227

15:00 - Session 1 : The mystery of complex PCI

• Dictionnary and Algorithms
• Tools and techniques: Nuts and bolts, tipps and tricks
• Imaging: Angio, IVUS, OCT, CT scan etc.
• Complex PCI: Bifurcations, Left main, multi vessel
• Structured Case discussion

17:00 - Session 2 : Hands-on Sessions

• Electronic simulator with sophisticated CTO cases (Teleflex)
• Wires and microcatheters (Asahi Intecc)
• Special tools: RotaPro, Wolverine (Boston Scientific)
• Bifurcation model (Terumo)
• Silicon Heart model (Salomon Medical)

08.00-10.30 - SESSION 1: Prepare for the Journey through the tunnel

Provoker: P. Knaapen | Referee: D. Weilenmann | Fellow

08.00 - Welcome

D. Weilenmann

08.05 - Introduction,

G. Leibundgut

08.15 Patient selection for CTO PCI: what are the lessons learned?

P. Knaapen

08.30 - LIVE CASE 1

Operators: M. Yamane & A. Moschovitis
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08.30 - LIVE CASE 2

Operators: A. Avran & B. Faurie
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09.15 - CTO anatomy: all about visualization and how to assess complexity,

J. Iglesias

09.30 - Case-in-the box presentation

Anatomy, Strategy, Problems, Solutions, Key points

09.40 - Building up a Complex PCI program: all about education, skills and mindset,

A. Nap

10.30 - Coffee break and visit of the Exhibition

11.00-13.00 - SESSION 2: The solid base for a successful endeavour

Provoker: A. Nap | Referee: R. Santiago | Fellow

11.00 - Algorithms for wire and micro selection?

P. Siegrist

11.15 - CTO anatomy and selection of the strategy,

G. Fahrni

11.30 - Equipment to success in CTO PCI and CHIP interventions - anticipate the complexity,

P. Meier

11.45 - LIVE CASE 3

Operators: L. Leibundgut & J. Bütner
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12.15 - Case-in-the-box presentation

Anatomy, Strategy, Problems, Solutions, Key points

12.25 - Case-in-the-box presentation

Anatomy, Strategy, Problems, Solutions, Key points

13.00 - Lunch

14.00-16.15 - SESSION 3: Successful connection: Does the technique matter?

Provoker: A. Nap | Referee: R. Santiago | Fellow

14.00 - Antegrade or retrograde - how to decide?

M. Yamane

14.15 - AWE - ADR - AFR: the role of antegrade access,

R. Santiago

14.30 - LIVE CASE 4

Operators: P. Knaapen, J. Iglesias
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15.00 - Collaterals the good, the bad and the ugly,

Opolski

15.15 - The retrograde approach: the steps to success,

A. Avran

15.30 - LIVE CASE 5

Operators: D. Weilenmann & E. McEntagert
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16.00 - Case-in-the-box presentation

Anatomy, Strategy, Problems, Solutions, Key points

16.15 - Coffee break and visit of the Exhibition

17.15-18.20 - SESSION 4: From evidence over algorithms to success

17.15 - What is the evidence for contemporary complex PCI?

S. Cook

17.30 - CTO-PCI: All about algorithms and sub-algorithms,

B. Faurie

17.45 - Complex lesions and complex strategies, Tips and Tricks,

M. McEntagert

18.00 - Conclusions of Day 1,

M. Mocetti

18.20 - End of the day

08.30-10.45 - SESSION 5: Hard times in the tunnel: facing the complex reality

08.30 - Intravascular imaging - understanding the tools and indications,

M. Yamane

08.45 - Complex anatomy: Post CABG, multivessel and intrastent,

Schäufele

09.00 - LIVE CASE 6

Operators: K. Mashayekhi & A. Nap
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09.00 - LIVE CASE 7

Moderators: A. Galassi & P. Siegrist
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09.45 - Face the granite: a case for very high pressure balloon dilatation?

F. Cuculi

10.00 - Face the granite: a case for calcium and plaque-modification?

M. McEntegart

10.15 - Outcome matters: what should we achieve?

R. Zbinden

10.45 - Coffee break and visit of the Exhibition

11.15-14.00 - SESSION 6: The last step is the hardest: risk, failure or success?

11.15 - When disaster strikes: how to avoid and handle it?

A. Moschovitis

11.30 - CHIP … and if the risk is high: hemodynamic support?

S. Blöchlinger

11.45 - Identify the high risk patient - Surgery vs PCI (Syntax II),

B. Faurie

12.00 - When to stop? When to refer? When to call a proctor?

J. Büttner

12.15 - The importance and challenges of registries,

A. Quadros

12.30 - There is light at the end of the tunnel: Summary and Conclusions,

D. Weilenmann

13.00 - Standing lunch and discussions

14.00 - End of the Day 2

Kurs für Nichtärztliches Fachpersonal Interventionelle Kardiologie

Venue: Hotel Säntispark, Wiesenbachstrasse 5, 9030 Abtwil, St. Gallen, Room Graubünden

Organisation: H. Salomon | Vorsitz: A. Dalla-Libera / M. Krebs

08:30 - Eröffnung und Führung durch den Kurs

H. Salomon

08:40 - Drähte und Mikrokatheter: was und wann

G. Leibundgut

09:30 - Spezielles CTO Material in der Tool Box

• CTO-Ballone, Crossboss, Stingray, etc., D. Weilenmann

10:15 - Kaffeepause

10:30 - Das Konzept der komplexen PCI

G. Sütsch

11:00 - Workshop 1

11:45 - Workshop 2

12.30 - Standing Lunch und Diskussion

13:15 - Workshop 3

14:00 - Workshop 4

14:45 - Zusammenfassung

H. Salomon

15:00 - Ende des Kurses

Workshops (Aufteilung in Gruppen welche durch die Workshops rotieren)

RotaPro Konsole – Planung, Vorbereitung, Durchführung
Normale Rotakonsole – Planung, Vorbereitung, Durchführung
ETOS Guide Wire Model – Drahtverhalten, Forming
Praktische PCI – Üben an einem Computermodel