Moldova and Ukraine share their most educational cases: periprocedural complications during PCI

With the collaboration of the Moldavian Working Group of Interventional Cardiology and the Ukrainian Association of Interventional Cardiology (UAIC)

Chairpersons: M. Postu, M. Sokolov

Learning Objectives

  • To identify lesion subsets that could lead to possible complications and to try to prevent them
  • To be able to use the right tools and techniques in complicated procedures and discuss various management strategies
  • To understand that good team work is crucial in these particular situations

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Session objectives
  • Case 1: emergency stent implantation as survival strategy into heavy calcification left main lesion in patient with NSTEMI and cardiogenic shock
  • Case 2: rupture of the left circumflex artery
  • Case 3: no-reflow syndrome, calcified coronary artery and hemopericardium, left ventricular septum rupture - three problems, three lessons for the...
  • Case 4: distal left anterior descending coronary artery rupture during PCI in a patient with STEMI presented at 12 hours after symptom onset
  • Case 5: unexpected left main artery complication after coronary angiography procedure
  • Case 6: coronary dissection during primary PCI