My worst moment during a transcatheter valve intervention

Chairpersons: M. Haude, N. Piazza
React@PCR Moderator: D. Natarajan

Summary

Consult this session on complication management. The experts will focus on 4 clinical cases namely:

  • Case 1: rescue PCI for coronary ostial obstruction following self-expandading valve deployment
  • Case 2: one patient, three valves, three major complications
  • Case 3: don't pull the wire out
  • Case 4: Corevalve implantation to resolve left ventricular outflow tract obstruction after valve-in-ring implantation

Learning Objectives

  • To appreciate that serious complications can affect any operator and any patient
  • To understand techniques for the effective prevention and management of life-threatening complications during transcatheter valve interventions
  • To learn vital tips and tricks from high volume experienced operators

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Case 1: rescue PCI for coronary ostial obstruction following self-expandading valve deployment
  • Case 2: one patient, three valves, three major complications
  • Case 3: don't pull the wire out
  • Case 4: Corevalve implantation to resolve left ventricular outflow tract obstruction after valve-in-ring implantation