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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


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

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



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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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


Session: Passing the Limits of Occluder Therapy

Moderator: Rahul Sharma, MD

Panelists: Mario Goessl, MD, PhD

Session: The Boundaries of Structural Heart Therapy III

Moderator: Gagan Singh, MD

Panelists: Seun Alli, MD; Paul Sorajja, MD




Moderators: Dmitry Feldman, MD; Duane Pinto, MD; George Dangas, MD; and Mauricio Cohen, MD

Panelists:  Kate Kearney, MD; Andrew Klein, MD; Arnold Seto, MD; Minh Vo, MD; Wissam Jaber, MD; Yader Sandoval, MD; Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS; Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas, MD; Allison Hall, MD; Mitul Patel, MD; Jason Wollmuth, MD; Konstantinos Charitakis, MD; Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, MD; Kendrick Shunk, MD, PhD; and Nkechi Ijioma, MD


Management of left main triple vessel type-1 spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a man  Nadia Abelhad, MD
Spiral dissection in right coronary artery with shepherd´s crook David Aguilar, MD
Percutaneous transcatheter closure of a large SVG aneurysm with amplatzer vascular plug  Cihan Cevik, MD
When your weapon becomes your enemy Mohamed Oraby
Rule of threes Eric Fuh, MD
Do not lose hope during Cardiac arrest Mohammed Hosny, MSc
Uncommon Cause of Donor Vessel Thrombosis in a Successful Staged Retrograde Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Judit Karacsonyi
Transcatheter therapeutic coronary embolization with gelatin sponge particles as an ultima ratio treatment of iatrogenic coronary perforation Michal Kuzemczak, MD, PhD
Bifurcational LM stenting, best technique? Bassam Hennawy, MD
Its not always just the heart , sometimes…breaks are worse Chandra Ojha, MD
Complex high risk PCI, the heart team approach Michael Gergis, MBBCH, MSc
Double-kiss crush of the left main, overcoming challenges Michael Megaly, MD, MS
A case of chest pain from an unlikely source Seth Hale, MD
An anterior wall STEMI bailed out by a Mini-Crush Thomas George, MD, DNB
Access Nightmare In A Patient With STEMI and Cardiogenic Shock Farshad Forouzandeh, MD, PhD
Right coronary artery to right atrial fistula: Role of multi-modality imaging and percutaneous closure Ahmad Jabri, MD
Calcium, the worst enemy Bassam Hennawy, MD
Multivessel left main PCI in a patient with severe left ventricular dysfunction and anomalous left main off the right sinus of valsalva using IMPELLA CP support Debraj Das, MD
Performing DK crush through an externalized R350 wire Iosif Xenogiannis, MD
Tumor invasion as an indication for CTO PCI Luai Tabaza, MD
Impella-supported Left Main PCI in a Patient with RCA CTO Michael Megaly, MD, MS
Percutaneous Embolization of Coronary Artery-Pulmonary Artery Fistula via Radial Artery Sarah Krause, RCIS
Inferior wall myocardial infarction with triple vessel disease and a CTO to boot Thomas George, MD, DNB
Challenging scenario; complicated STEMI in old age Bassam Hennawy, MD
To stent or not to stent? the endless debate George Shenoda
Wait – what really happened ? A case of double myocardial rupture Satish Chandraprakasam, MD
Ostial coronary artery lesions-an interesting paradigm Thomas George, MD, DNB



Moderators: Mazen Abu-Fadel, MD, Tony Das, MD

Panelists:  Sahil Parikh, MD, Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, Faisal Latif, MD, Shirling Tsai, MD, Rose Lumare, DPM, Raj Swaminathan, MD

IVC stenting Ahmed Elsakka, MD
May Thurner Syndrome with IVC thrombosis, PE, and iliac vein stenting Ashley Stewart, RN
Going Out on a Limb! Closure Device Related Acute Limb Ischemia; But Can We Save the Limb? Chandra Ojha, MD
Stent crush: A novel endovascular approach for treatment of complex in-stent femoropopliteal chronic total occlusion Luai Tabaza, MD
A successful femoropopliteal CTO case of CKD patient by trans collaterals approach using diluted contrast medium digital subtraction angiography Naoki Hayakawa, MD
Large vessel vasculitis and mitral affection in SLE Osama Kandeel, MD
Utilization of EKOS in a 78 Year Old Male Presenting with Limb Ischemia Zain Ali
“ May the forceps be with you” Bail out techniques using biopsy forceps Michinao Tan, MD
At death’s door: A dramatic case of PE Ahmad Younes, MD
Saving an ischemic limb and a bleeding brain; “Success is not Final, Failure is not Fatal: It is the Courage to Continue that Counts” Chandra Ojha, MD
Refractory vascular wall healing after paclitaxel-coated nitinol stent implantation in the femoropopliteal artery: A high resolusion angioscopic assessment Kuniyasu Ikeoka
A peculiar case of complex revascularization of a chronically occluded, calcified, tortuous, aneurysmal, etc. vessel in a CLI patient Marina Iskander, MD
The importance of intravascular ultrasound in proper balloon and stent sizing for below the knee interventions: A case presentation Radaideh Qais, MD
Unexpected events and obstacles during renal artery stenting Sarah Krause, RCIS
Extreme recanalization of ligated external iliac artery: percutaneous anatomical endoluminal bypass for iliac artery occlusion Tatsuya Nakama
Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion (BRAO) in an otherwise asymptomatic 33 year old patient Guneet/Avneet Sodhi
Severe vascular spasm during EVT for below the knee CLI intervention Junichi Tazaki


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