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Upcoming Live Cases

Special Edition
LIVE BROADCAST
COMPLETE REVASC SPECIAL EDITION
Time: 14:00CET
Date: 25th November 2022

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Complete Revascularization
Live Case 10
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Post CABG

From: Saudi Arabia
Date: January 2023

Learning objectives
• How the post CABGenvironment changes LM strategy
• Complexities ofangiographic assessment

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Live Case 11
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Complication Management

From: UK
Date: February 2023

Learning objectives
• Complication prevention
• Complication management
• Consent andcomplications

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Left Main Bifurcation Live Case Series: Previous Episodes

These sessions bring together the world’s best centers and leading clinical experts, to discuss treatment options to help you start and to master LM PCI.

You will learn to:

  • Break down the complexity of the LM PCI procedure into a Systematic, Algorithmic and Step-by-Step Approach
  • Determine when and how to use the Modern Tools available in your cathlab
  • Assess when to choose a specific Bifurcation Stent Technique, and how to execute using step-by-step instructions
  • Incorporate Tips & Tricks from some of the top clinical experts into your clinical practice
Live Case 1
NEXT EVENT
The Process behind the procedure

From: The Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast – Dr Simon Walsh
Time: 16:00GMT / 17:00CET
Date: 18th February 2021

Brought to you live from The Royal Victoria Hospital, Dr Simon Walsh tackles a surgical turn down Left Main due to COVID restrictions on surgery.

Learning objectives
- Left main anatomy and disease distribution
- LM disease prognosis and latest treatment consensus
- Contextual algorithms

Faculty
Dr Simon Walsh – Operator
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Ireland
Prof James Spratt – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
Dr Thierry Lefèvre – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Hôpital Privé Jacques Cartier, Massy, France

Live Case 2
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Role of IVUS

From: Mater Private Hospital in Dublin – Dr Colm Hanratty and Prof Robert Byrne
Time: 16:00GMT / 17:00CET
Date: 4th March 2021

Learning Objectives
• Evidence base for IVUS
• Image interpretation
• Quality measures

Faculty
Dr Colm Hanratty – Operator
Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Prof Robert Byrne – Operator
Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Prof James Spratt – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
Dr Joost Daemen – Panelist
Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Dr Jose de la Torre – Panelist
University Hospital Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain
Live Case 3
NEXT EVENT
Approach to LMS & Choosing Stent Strategy

From: Clinique Saint Augustin, Bordeaux – Dr Olivier Darremont
Time: 16:00BST / 17:00CEST
Date: 8th April 2021

Learning Objectives
• When to choose 1 stent vs 2 stent strategy
• How anatomy affects strategy
• How physiology & imaging affect strategy

Faculty
Dr Olivier Darremont – Operator
Clinique Saint Augustin, Bordeaux, France
Dr Nicolas Boudou – Operator
Clinique Saint Augustin, Bordeaux, France
Dr Thierry Lefèvre – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Hôpital Privé Jacques Cartier, Massy, France
Dr Alaide Chieffo – Panelist
San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Dr Barbara Stähli – Panelist
University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Live Case 4
NEXT EVENT
Lesion Preparation

From: Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan
Time: 16:00BST / 17:00CEST
Date: 13th May 2021

Learning Objectives
• How to assess lesion preparation
• Defining the need for calcium modification
• Explaining the threshold for rotablation

Faculty
Dr Bernard Reimers – Operator
Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy
Dr Gabriele Luigi Gasparini – Operator
Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy
Dr Damiano Regazzoli Lancini – IVUS Commentator
Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy
Dr Thierry Lefèvre – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Hôpital Privé Jacques Cartier, Massy, France

Prof Margaret McEntegart – Panelist
NHS Golden Jubillee Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
Dr Claudia Cosgrove – Panelist
St George’s Hospital, London, UK
Live Case 5
NEXT EVENT
Provisional LM Stenting (Single Stent)

From: Sahlgrenska Hospital, Sweden
Time: 16:00BST / 17:00CEST
Date: 10th June 2021

Learning Objectives

• When to use a provisional strategy
• How to manage the side branch in a Provisional Stenting Approach
• How to convert to a 2 stent strategy

Faculty
Prof James Spratt – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
Dr Jacob Odenstedt – Operator
Sahlgrenska Hospital, Sweden
Dr Sebastian Völz – Operator
Sahlgrenska Hospital, Sweden
Dr Alaide Chieffo – Panelist
San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Michelle Hannon – Panelist
Boston Scientific – Research and Development Engineer
Live Case 6
NEXT EVENT
Culotte Technique

From: Bristol Heart Institute, UK
Time: 16:00GMT / 17:00CET
Date: 11th November 2021

Learning objectives

• The evidence base for culotte
• How to do a culotte
• The role of imaging in optimizing a culotte

Faculty
Prof James Spratt – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
Dr Evald Høj Christiansen – Panelist
Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Dr Tom Johnson – Operator
Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK
Dr Julian Strange – Operator
Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK

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Special Edition
LIVE BROADCAST
COMPLETE REVASC SPECIAL EDITION
Time: 15:00CET
Date: 30th November 2021

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Complete Revascularization
Live Case 7
NEXT EVENT
DK Crush

From: Szpital Kliniczny im. Heliodor Święcicki UM, Poznan, Poland
Time: 16:00GMT / 17:00CET
Date: 2nd March 2022

Learning objectives
• The evidence base for DK Crush
• How to do a DK Crush
• The role of imaging in optimizing a DK Crush
• Reference to bench test models

Faculty
Dr Thierry Lefèvre – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Hôpital Privé Jacques Cartier, Massy, France

Prof Maciej Lesiak – Operator
Szpital Kliniczny im. Heliodor Święcicki UM, Poznan, Poland
Dr Sylwia Iwanczyk – Operator
Szpital Kliniczny im. Heliodor Święcicki UM, Poznan, Poland
Dr Nieves Gonzalo – Panelist
Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Prof Manuel Pan – Panelist
University Hospital Reina Sofia de Cordoba, Spain

Live Case 8
NEXT EVENT
T and TAP Techniques

From: Netcare Sunninghill Hospital, South Africa
Time: 16:00BST / 17:00CEST
Date: 12th April 2022

Learning objectives
• The evidence base for TAP
• How to do a TAP
• The role of imaging in optimizing a TAP
• Reference to bench test models

Faculty
Prof James Spratt – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
Prof Farrel Hellig – Operator
Netcare Sunninghill Hospital, South Africa
Dr Mirvat Alasnag - Panelist
King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Dr Jacob Odenstedt - Panelist
Sahlgrenska University Hospital Gothenburg, Sweden

Live Case 9
NEXT EVENT
Physiology & the LM

From: Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain – Dr Ander Regueiro and Dr Manel Sabaté
Time: 16:00BST / 17:00CEST
Date: 19th October 2022

Learning objectives
• The role of physiology in guiding revascularisation of the Left Main
• Why, when and how to use physiology in LM bifurcation lesion assessment
• A discussion on the roles of Physiology vs Imagin in LM bifurcation lesion management

Faculty
Prof James Spratt – Chair of the LM Live Case Series
St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
Dr Ander Regueiro - Operator
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain
Dr Manel Sabaté - Operator
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain
Dr Carlos Collet - Panelist
OLV-Aalst, Belgium
Dr Tom Johnson - Panelist
University Hospital Bristol, UK

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Programme Overview

In this live case series, Prof James Spratt and Dr Thierry Lefèvre will guide us through a progressive and comprehensive educational journey, with live cases from top centers and opeartors across the globe. We are also joined by over, 30 leading clinical experts, giving their perspectives on how Modern Left Main PCI is performed.

You will learn to:

• Break down the complexity of the LM PCI procedure into a Systematic, Algorithmic and Step-by-Step Approach

• Determine when and how to use the Modern Tools available in your cathlab

• Assess when to choose a specific Bifurcation Stent Technique, and how to execute using step-by-step instructions

• Incorporate Tips & Tricks from some of the top clinical experts into your clinical practice


Programme Overview Video

Professor James Spratt, Chair of the live case series, maps out the Left Main Bifurcation educational journey and learning objectives

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Left Main Bifurcation Live Case Series: Faculty

These sessions bring together the world’s best centers and leading clinical experts, to discuss treatment options to help you start and to master LM PCI. Meet the experts that share their knowledge during this series below.

Dr Thierry Lefèvre
Dr Thierry Lefèvre

Live Case Series Chair

Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Hôpital Privé Jacques Cartier, Massy, France

Prof James Spratt
Prof James Spratt

Live Case Series Chair

St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Dr Simon Walsh
Dr Simon Walsh

Live Case 1 Operator

Belfast Trust, Ireland

Prof Robert Byrne
Prof Robert Byrne

Live Case 2 Operator

Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Dr Colm Hanratty
Dr Colm Hanratty

Live Case 2 Operator

Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Dr Joost Daemen
Dr Joost Daemen

Live Case 2 Panelist

Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Dr Jose de la Torre Hernandez
Dr Jose de la Torre

Live Case 2 Panelist

University Hospital Marques de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain

Dr Olivier Darremont
Dr Olivier Darremont

Live Case 3 Operator

Clinique Saint Augustin, Bordeaux, France

Dr Nicolas Boudou
Dr Nicolas Boudou

Live Case 3 Operator

Clinique Saint Augustin, Bordeaux, France

Dr Alaide Chieffo
Dr Alaide Chieffo

Live Case 3 and 5 Panelist

San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy

Dr Barbara Stähli
Dr Barbara Stähli

Live Case 3 Panelist

University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Dr Gabriele Luigi Gasparini
Dr Gabriele Luigi Gasparini

Live Case 4 Operator

Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy

Dr Damiano Regazzoli Lancini
Dr Damiano Regazzoli Lancini

Live Case 4 IVUS Commentator

Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy

Dr Bernard Reimers
Dr Bernard Reimers

Live Case 4 Operator

Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy

Professor Margaret McEntegart
Prof Margaret McEntegart

Live Case 4 Panelist

NHS Golden Jubillee Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Dr Claudia Cosgrove
Dr Claudia Cosgrove

Live Case 4 Panelist

St George’s Hospital, London, UK

Dr Jacob Odenstedte
Dr Jacob Odenstedt

Live Case 5 Operator and Live Case 8 Panelist

Sahlgrenska Hospital, Sweden

Dr Sebastian Völz
Dr Sebastian Völz

Live Case 5 Operator

Sahlgrenska Hospital, Sweden

Michelle Hannon
Michelle Hannon

Live Case 5 Panelist

Boston Scientific – Research and Development Engineer

Dr Evald Høj Christiansen
Dr Evald Høj Christiansen

Live Case 6 Panelist

Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

Dr Tom Johnson
Dr Tom Johnson

Live Case 6 Operator

Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK

Dr Julian Strange
Dr Julian Strange

Live Case 6 Operator

Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK

Prof Maciej Lesiak
Prof Maciej Lesiak

Live Case 7 Operator

Szpital Kliniczny im. Heliodor Święcicki UM, Poznan, Poland

Dr Sylwia Iwanczyk
Dr Sylwia Iwanczyk

Live Case 7 Operator

Szpital Kliniczny im. Heliodor Święcicki UM, Poznan, Poland

Dr Nieves Gonzalo
Dr Nieves Gonzalo

Live Case 7 Panelist

Clinico San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Prof Manuel Pan
Prof Manuel Pan

Live Case 7 Panelist

University Hospital Reina Sofia de Cordoba, Spain

Prof Farrel Hellig
Prof Farrel Hellig

Live Case 8 Operator

Netcare Sunninghill Hospital, South Africa

Dr Mirvat Alasnag
Dr Mirvat Alasnag

Live Case 8 Panelist

King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Dr Ander Regueiro
Dr Ander Regueiro

Live Case 9 Operator

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain

Dr Manel Sabaté
Dr Manel Sabaté

Live Case 9 Operator

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain

Dr Carlos Collet
Dr Carlos Collet

Live Case 9 Panelist

OLV-Aalst, Belgium

Dr Tom Johnson
Dr Tom Johnson

Live Case 9 Panelist

University Hospital Bristol, UK

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Learning Resources

Learning resources associated with the Live Case Series will be posted here throughout the programme.

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Live Case 2 – The role of IVUS

Please see additional education resources below to complement the topic of Live Case 2 – the Role of IVUS.

IVUS Image Interpretation 3-Step Educational Journey

Each module is a chapterized training course narrated by Dr. Joost Daemen & Mr. Jurgen Ligthart.



Module 1: Fundamentals to Start the Journey of IVUS Image Interpretation

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• Understanding the technology,
• Rationale for IVUS,
• Basics of image interpretation,
• Types of plaque,
• Measurements & supporting literature.


Module 2: Master IVUS Devices and Measurements to Optimize PCI

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• The console & settings,
• Catheter preparation,
• Basic concepts to get the most out of your pullback,
• Pre-procedural measurements,
• Post PCI optimization & a co-registration.


Module 3: IVUS Image Interpretation Interactive Case Analysis Webinar

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A chapterized webinar illustrating analysis of 3 clinical cases with expert panelists: Dr. Joost Daemen, Prof. Stéphane Carlier & Mr. Jurgen Ligthart.