"Applied" learnings

The "Applied" track addresses advanced issues concerning peripheral interventions. It is aimed at more experienced physicians who wish to enrich their knowledge and get an in-depth understanding of specific key questions.

"Applied" sessions illustrate solutions to specific and common clinical problems with emphasis on identifying the best option for an individual patient, taking into account her/his personal situation and expectations. This track comprises:

  • 3 case-based plenary sessions
  • 5 LIVE demonstrations broadcasted from the Clinique Pasteur in Toulouse, France

Femoral access for TAVI: prevention and management of complications

Case-based plenary

Attend this session if you want:

  • To learn how to address successfully the most frequent access vascular complications during TAVI
  • To understand, as an interventional cardiologist, the importance of a specific peripheral vascular training in order to improve general procedure safety and clinical outcomes

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

15:05 – 16:35 Room Red 2

Best practice for acute stroke interventions

Case-based plenary

Attend this session if you want:

  • To have an open discussion with experts about:
    • The valuable role of reperfusion for patients in a case of acute ischemic stroke
    • Technical and procedural aspects, with a comparison to primary PCI for myocardial infarction
    • Challenges of implementation and best practice examples

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

16:54 – 18:25 Room Red 2

Critical limb ischaemia: prevention and management of complications

Case-based plenary

Attend this session if you want:

  • To expand your activity on critical limb ischaemia patients avoiding major complications
  • To master CTO crossing strategy in below-the-knee CTOs
  • To familiarise with foot vessel disease and treatment

Thursday 12 October, 2017

16:45 – 18:15 Room Red 2

Occlusive disease on the aortoiliac bifurcation

LIVE demonstration

Thursday 12 October, 2017

08:30 – 10:00 Room Red 2

Below-the-knee bifurcation lesion

LIVE demonstration

Thursday 12 October, 2017

10:10 – 11:40 Room Red 2

Bifurcation of ostial SFA and profunda lesion

LIVE demonstration

Thursday 12 October, 2017

11:50 – 13:20 Room Red 2

Drug coated balloon in a complex lesion

LIVE demonstration

Thursday 12 October, 2017

13:30 – 15:00 Room Red 2

With an unrestricted educational grant from MEDTRONIC

Carotid angioplasty for complex aortic arch anatomy

LIVE demonstration

Thursday 12 October, 2017

15:05 – 16:35 Room Red 2

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