Ireland and South Africa share their most educational cases

With the collaboration of the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the Irish Cardiac Society , the South African Society of Cardiovascular Intervention (SASCI)

Chairpersons: D. Foley, D. Kettles

Learning Objectives

  • To understand and identify major causes of complex complications during CTO
  • To learn how to prevent this complication
  • To share effective techniques that can be life-saving when common complications occur

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Case 1 - Antegrade CTO: when is it time to inflate the balloon?
  • Case 2 - Guidewire exits and perforations during CTO PCI: how far to push the envelope and how to avoid tamponade
  • Case 3 - Calcium is brittle: covered stent rescue
  • Case 4 - STEMI nightmare!