2019 Archive 2019-09-11T20:34:43-07:00

CVI 2019 Archive



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Moderators: Ajay Kirtane, MD; Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD

Panelists: Khaldoon Alaswad, MD; M. Nicholas Burke, MD;  Farshad Forouzandeh, MD, PhD; Allison Hall, MD; Nkechi Ijioma, MD; Farouc Jaffer, MD, PhD; William Lombardi, MD;  Stéphane Rinfret, MD; Jason Wollmuth, MD

Session: PCI How-to Part 1: The Basics

Moderators: Ajay Kirtane, MD; Tony Spaedy, MD

Panelists: Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas, MD; Konstantinos Charitakis, MD; Ryan Madder, MD; Perwaiz Meraj, MD; Anand Prasad, MD;  Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS

Session: PCI: The Great Debates 1

Moderators: Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD; Sunil Rao, MD

Panelists: Salman Arain, MD; Wissam Jaber, MD; Houman Khalili, MD;  Arnold Seto, MD; Thomas Tsai, MD, MSc

Session: PCI How-to Part 2: CTOs

Moderators: Khaldoon Alaswad, MD; Kevin Croce, MD, PhD

Panelists: Michael Luna, MD; Mitul Patel, MD; Tony Spaedy, MD

When should CTO PCI be done in 2019? Kevin Croce, MD, PhD
ADR 2.0 Stéphane Rinfret, MD
How to resolve proximal cap ambiguity M. Nicholas Burke, MD
How to treat ostial CTOs Jason Wollmuth, MD
How and when to do retrograde via epicardial collaterals William Lombardi, MD
How to use CTA to guide CTO PCI Farouc Jaffer, MD, PhD
Panel Discussion M. Nicholas Burke, MD; Farouc Jaffer, MD, PhD;  William Lombardi, MD; Michael Luna, MD; Mitul Patel, MD; Stéphane Rinfret, MD; Tony Spaedy, MD;  Jason Wollmuth, MD


Session: All You Need to Know About  Acute and Chronic Venous Disease

Moderators: Teresa Carman, MD; Brooke Spencer, MD

Panelists: Rohit Bhatheja, MD; Karem Harth, MD, MHS; Beau Hawkins, MD; Christopher Huff, MD; Kumar Madassery, MD; Munier Nazzal, MD, MBA; Mohsen Sharifi, MD


Live Case Telecast from Greenville, SC

Operator: Bruce Gray, DO

Moderator: Subhash Banerjee, MD

Panelists: Tony Das, MD; Karem Harth, MD, MHS; Khusrow Niazi, MD;  Mahmood Razavi, MD; Raj Swaminathan, MD; Xiaoyi Teng, MD

Session: Innovation in Vascular Disease

Moderators: Kintur Sanghvi, MD; Manesh Patel, MD

Panelists: Gary Ansel, MD; Peter Monteleone, MD; Teresa Carman, MD; Naomi Hamburg, MD; Vikram Kashyap, MD; Raj Swaminathan, MD

How to incorporate antithrombotic drugs into my  PAD and CLI practice Manesh Patel, MD
DOACs, NOACs, and Coumadin – How do I decide when  treating DVT? Raj Swaminathan, MD
SGL2, PCSK-9, and Rivoroxaban for PAD and CLI! How and when? Peter Monteleone, MD
Transcervical carotid artery stenting – Will it change our practice? Vikram Kashyap, MD
Renal denervation, is it really coming back? M. Chadi Alraies, MD, MPH
Deep venous arterilization for no option CLI, is there hope? Mehdi Shishehbor, MD, MPH, PhD
Must have tools in the endovascular suite Kintur Sanghvi, MD
Supply Chain – Blessing or curse? Innovative approaches to reduce cost Gary Ansel, MD
Paclitaxel drug delivery: where do we go from here? Eric Secemsky, MD, MSc

Session: Masters Approach to Critical Limb Ischemia I: Step-by-Step Technical Tips

Moderator: Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD

Panelists: Mohammad Ansari, MD; Osamu Iida, MD; Peter Monteleone, MD;  Jason Rogers, MD; Nicolas Shammas, MD, MS, EJD;  Ramon Varcoe, MBBS, MS, PhD

A SFA/popliteal case I could not cross with antegrade approach Peter Monteleone, MD
Duplex US technique for pedal and tibial access Carlos Mena, MD
Retrograde SFA, Popliteal, and in-stent access Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
Radial 2 Peripheral, tips and tricks Ahmad Younes, MD
Wire choice and approaches to cross tibial  Osamu Iida, MD
Wire choice and approaches to cross SFA and popilteal CTOs Ramon Varcoe, MBBS
CTO devices to cross SFA and tibial CTOs Tony Das, MD
Algorithm to cross infrainguinal CTOs Subhash Banerjee, MD
Re-entry (CART, RCART, Parallel Balloon, Facilitaed, Pioneer, Outback, Enteer) Matthew Bunte, MD, MS
From fellowship to real world; step by step guide on how  to be successful Tony Das, MD
Panel Discussion 1
Panel Discussion 2



Session: (TR)2:  The Problem of Tricuspid Regurgitation

Course Directors: Paul Sorajja, MD; Gorav Ailawadi, MD; Azeem Latib, MD;  Steven Bolling, MD

Moderators: Paul Sorajja, MD; Rebecca Hahn, MD Panelists: João Cavalcante, MD; Maurice Sarano, MD

The public health crisis of TR Maurice Sarano, MD
Why does everyone think echo imaging is hard? Rebecca Hahn, MD
Essential roles for CT and MRI in TR in therapy timing João Cavalcante, MD
Where are the patients in clinical practice?
Panel discussion

Session: Current Surgical Solutions for TR

Moderators: Gorav Ailawadi, MD; Steven Bolling, MD

Panelists: Vinayat Bapat, MD; Michael Mack, MD; Molly Szerlip, MD

Session: Challenges, Solutions, and Current Status with Transcatheter Approaches

Moderator: Susheel Kodali, MD

Cardioband D. Scott Lim, MD
Millipede Jason Rogers, MD
MitraClip Paul Sorajja, MD
TV replacement Vinayat Bapat, MD
TriCinch Molly Szerlip, MD
Forma Mackram Eleid, MD
Pascal D. Scott Lim, MD
What is the best method for procedural imaging?  Panel discussion Rebecca Hahn, MD; D. Scott Lim, MD;  Jason Rogers, MD; Paul Sorajja, MD; Molly Szerlip, MD

Session: Therapy Goals in Tricuspid Regurgitation

Moderators: D. Scott Lim, MD; Martin Leon, MD

Panelists: Saibal Kar, MD; Susheel Kodali, MD; Gilbert Tang, MD, MSc, MBA

Is there a medical therapy standard that must be met first? D. Scott Lim, MD
Is transcatheter therapy an adjunct to medical therapy or a surgical replacement? Gilbert Tang, MD, MSc, MBA
Is residual TR grade an appropriate therapeutic goal? Rebecca Hahn, MD
What are the compelling endpoints for practice change? Martin Leon, MD
Will there be standalone TR therapy? Saibal Kar, MD

Session: Breaking Boundaries with Mitral Valve Therapy

Moderator: Azeem Latib, MD

Panelists: João Cavalcante, MD; Saibal Kar, MD; Martin Leon, MD; D. Scott Lim, MD; Michael Mack, MD; Tilak Pasala, MD; Maurice Sarano, MD; Paul Sorajja, MD

The Top 5 latest innovations in transcatheter MV therapy D. Scott Lim, MD
New evolutions in surgery that keep it the standard of care Steven Bolling, MD
What I hear when I talk about the public crisis of MR Maurice Sarano, MD
Defining mitral annular calcification João Cavalcante, MD
Fusion imaging to address challenges of mitral therapy Tilak Pasala, MD
Complimentary transcatheter repair and replacement Paul Sorajja, MD
Predictions for the future state of MR therapy Martin Leon, MD
Will transcatheter repair be used for surgical-eligible patients? Saibal Kar, MD
Where does the field of transcatheter therapy need to go? Michael Mack, MD



Session: PCI How-to Part 3: Acute Coronary Syndromes and Shock

Moderators: William O’Neill, MD; Timothy Henry, MD

Panelists: Mauricio Cohen, MD; Farshad Farouzandeh, MD, PhD;

Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS


Live Case Telecast from University Hospitals, Cleveland

Operator: Hiram G. Bezerra, MD, PhD

Moderators: Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD; Stéphane Rinfret, MD

Panelists: M. Chadi Alraies, MD, MPH; Mauricio Cohen, MD; Wissam Jaber, MD; Jaikirshan Khatri, MD; Mitul Patel, MD; Timir Paul, MD; Tony Spaedy, MD; Catalin Toma, MD; Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS

Session: PCI: The Great Debates 2

Moderators: George Dangas, MD; Morton Kern, MD

Panelists: Khaldoon Alaswad, MD; Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas, MD; Abdul Hakeem, MD; Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, MD; Arnold Seto, MD;

Alok Sharma, MD

Resting physiologic indices suffice for coronary physiology Arnold Seto, MD
Adenosine FFR remains the “gold standard” Abdul Hakeem, MD
Intracoronary imaging should be done in every PCI: pro Farshad Farouzandeh, MD, PhD
Intracoronary imaging should be done in every PCI: con George Dangas, MD
e-CPR is a “life-saver” Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas, MD
e-CPR is futile Kate Kearney, MD
Panel discussion

Session: PCI How-to Part 4: Complex Lesions and Patients

Moderators: Timothy Henry, MD; Roxana Mehran, MD

Panelists: Konstantinos Charitakis, MD; Mauricio Cohen, MD; Yader Sandoval, MD; Kendrick Shunk, MD, PhD

How to select patients for PCI: from COURAGE to ISCHEMIA Roxana Mehran, MD
PCI in the prior TAVR patient Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS
How to manage SCAD Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
How to manage large thrombus Timothy Henry, MD
How to do PCI in a patient with prior radiation Rx Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, MD
How to manage in-stent restenosis Kevin Croce, MD, PhD

Peripheral Track


Live Case Telecast from Germany

Operator: Thomas Zeller, MD

Moderators: Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD

Panelists: Tony Das, MD; Alik Farber, MD; Steve Henao, MD; Norman Kumins, MD; Arthur Lee, MD; Carlos Mena, MD; Munier Nazzal, MD, MBA; Peter Soukas, MD

Session: Common Femoral, SFA, and Popliteal Disease

Moderators: Subhash Banerjee, MD; Christian Bianchi, MD

Panelists: Christian Bianchi, MD; Alik Farber, MD; J. Antonio Gutierez, MD, MHS; Michael Jolly, MD; Arthur Lee, MD; Kintur Sanghvi, MD; Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD; Xiaoyi Teng, MD

Session: Aortoiliac Disease

Moderators: Matthew Bunte, MD, MS; Karem Harth, MD, MHS

Panelists: Norman Kumins, MD; Kumar Madassery, MD; Nicolas Shammas, MD, MS, EJD; Yoshimitsu Soga, MD; Peter Soukas, MD; Jessica Titus, MD; Magdiel Trinidad, MD

Supervised exercise program and medical therapy for aortoiliac disease Michael Jaff, DO

Joshua Beckman, MD

I wish I had sent this aortoliac occlusion to surgery Jessica Titus, MD
Perforated iliac, and how I bail myself out Magdiel Trinidad, MD
Access site selection to treat aortoiliac disease, retrograde, brachial, radial, when and why? Peter Soukas, MD
Step by step approach to crossing aortic occlusion, approach

and role of IVUS

Yoshimitsu Soga, MD
How to manage nondilatable heavily calcified iliacs Nicolas Shammas, MD, MS, EJD
Reentry in the aorta or iliacs, case based Kumar Madassery, MD
Using endografts to treat occlusive aortoiliac disease, when and how? Norman Kumins, MD
Panel Discussion

Session: Limb Salvage, Functional Amputation, Wounds and Podiatry

Moderator: Teresa Carman, MD

Panelists: Georgeanne Botek, DPM; Raghu Kolluri, MD, MS; Anand Prasad, MD; Constantino Peña, MD; Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD

Structural Track

Session: Innovations in Structural Heart Therapy

Moderators: Gorav Ailawadi, MD; Paul Sorajja, MD

Panelists: David Brown, MD; João Cavalcante, MD; Danny Dvir, MD; Adam Greenbaum, MD; Rahul Sharma, MD; Alan Zajarias, MD

Top 5 innovations in transcatheter aortic therapy Alan Zajarias, MD
Polymer-based technology for valve prostheses
Emerging cerebral protection methods David Brown, MD
Prosthetic design for repeat valve therapy Danny Dvir, MD
No more boundaries for TAVR Adam Greenbaum, MD
Expectations and challenges for future IDE studies Rahul Sharma, MD
Five things CT will tell you that you don’t know João Cavalcante, MD
Novel atrial shunts Paul Sorajja, MD
From surgery to transcatheter and back Gorav Ailawadi, MD
Tissue processing for durability Gilbert Tang, MD
Panel Discussion

Session: The Boundaries of Structural Heart Therapy I

Moderators: Mark Ricciardi, MD; S. Chris Malaisrie, MD

Panelists: Andrew Rassi, MD; Firas Zahr, MD

My most challenging transcaval case Adam Greenbaum, MD
A rich emotional experience Alok Sharma, MD
My new save for 2019 Anupama Shivaraju, MD
Transcatheter MVR challenge and management Paul Sorajja, MD
Novel large bore closure Chirag Chauhan, MD
Innovative TAVR therapy Mackram Eleid, MD
It’s not luck if you’re trying Firas Zahr, MD
Difficult occluder case I got done Paul Sorajja, MD
Fancy catheter manipulations Molly Szerlip, MD
Novel transcatheter mitral repair Sameer Gafoor, MD
Aortic regurgitation therapy Scott Lilly, MD, PhD
A frontier crossed with a self-expanding TAVR Brijeshwar Maini, MD
A difficult PFO case I got done Ashish Pershad, MD
Discussion Panel

Session: The Boundaries of Structural Heart Therapy II

Moderators: Srinivas Iyengar, MD; Chad Kliger, MD; Molly Szerlip, MD

Panelist: Mackram Eleid, MD

I wish I had sent this patient to surgery Sachin Goel, MD
A new imaging method I found in the last year Richard Bae, MD
Complex basilica Danny Dvir, MD
Image overlay for TR therapy success Chad Kliger, MD
Strategy for difficult LAA therapy Andrew Rassi, MD
Novel PFO therapy Rahul Sharma, MD
Transcatheter treatment of residual MR S. Chris Malaisrie, MD
Surprise and a save Sachin Goel, MD
Balloon valve fracturing on a new level Adnan Chhatriwalla, MD
Pseudoaneurysm therapy Jonathan Schwartz, MD
I’ve been doing this a long time, but… David Brown, MD
Innovative therapy with transcatheter mitral repair Brijeshwar Maini, MD


Live Case Telecast from University Hospitals, Cleveland

Operator: Guilherme F. Attizzani, MD

Moderators: Gorav Ailawadi, MD; Molly Szerlip, MD

Panelists: Sameer Gafoor, MD; Mario Goessl, MD, PhD; Adam Greenbaum, MD; Brijeshwar Maini, MD; Andrew Rassi, MD; Paul Sorajja, MD



Session: Innovations in PCI Part 1

Moderators: Alok Sharma, MD; Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD

Panelists: M. Chadi Alraies, MD, MPH; Rajiv Gulati, MD,PhD; Perwaiz Meraj, MD; Yader Sandoval, MD; Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS

Session: Innovations in PCI Part 2: Back to the Basics

Moderators: Mauricio Cohen, MD; Duane Pinto, MD, MPH

Panelists: Allison Hall, MD; Lynn Huffman, MD; Yader Sandoval, MD


Session: Master’s Approach to Critical Limb Ischemia II

Moderators: Vikram Kashyap, MD; Mehdi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD

Panelists:Justin Dunn, MD, MPH; Sam Mehta, MD; Constantino Peña, MD; Bala Ramanan, MBBS, MS; Shirling Tsai, MD

Session: Master’s Approach to Critical Limb Ischemia III

Moderators: Karem Harth, MD, MHS; Philip Goodney, MD

Panelists: Mohammad Ansari, MD; Subhash Banerjee, MD; Joshua Beckman, MD; Justin Dunn, MD, MPH; Philip Goodney, MD; Karem Harth, MD, MHS; Christopher Huff, MD; Andrew Klein, MD; Peter Monteleone, MD

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