Dr. Alec Vahanian

Alec Vahanian

Interventional cardiologist / Cardiologist
Hospital Bichat - PARIS, France

EDUCATION RESPONSIBILITIES AND MEETING ORGANISATION

- Chairman of PCRonline.com

- Associated editor: EuroIntervention

- Reviewer for: Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, Archives des Maladies du Cœur, Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Acute Cardiac Care, EuroIntervention, JACC Imaging, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, European Journal of Echocardiography

- Member of the editorial committee for: European Heart Journal, International Journal of Cardiology, Current Cardiology Reports, American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, Journal of Cardiology Management, Circulation (Edition Française), BMJ Case Reports, Education in Heart

Diplomas

YearDiploma
1972Doctor of medicine - Paris
1978Cardiologist - Paris
1979Chef de Clinique - University Paris VI
1988Professor of Cardiology

Clinical career

YearFunction + center
1972Hospital internship - Paris
1983Fellowship Cardiology
1994Head of Cardiology - Tenon Hospital
1999Head of Cardiology - Bichat Hospital

Declaration of interest

FunctionCompany
ConsultantAbbott Vascular
ConsultantMedtronic
HonorariumEdwards Lifesciences

Latest contributions

Percutaneous mitral valve repair - early and long-term outcomes

Consult this session on percutaneous mitral valve repair outcomes including a selection of PCR London Valves 2017 abstracts presented by T. Benito-Gonzàlez, D. Braun, A. Duncan, A. Gackowski, B. Prendergast and A. Vahanian.

Edwards Cardioband Transcatheter Valve Repair System: expanding options for patients

26 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Consult this session to understand how to perform mitral repair in patients with mitral regurgitation, learn about experience and clinical results of Edwards Cardioband and learn about the Edwards Lifesciencs innovations for transcatheter valve therapies.

RAPID FIRE: innovations in percutaneous tricuspid intervention

26 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Consult this session to fully understand the anatomical and technical challenges associated with percutaneous tricuspid intervention, get an update on cutting-edge technologies with first-in-man experience, and then, identify the limitations of devices.

The new ESC guidelines for valvular heart disease

26 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Consult this session from PCR London Valves 2017 on the 2017 ESC Guidelines on Valvular Heart Disease if you want to find out more about implementing the guidelines in daily clinical practice, where do we need more evidence and more...

Going beyond boundaries in structural heart interventions?

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Keynote lecture - Multiple valve disease: challenges in diagnosis, assessment and treatment

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Consult the Keynote lecture from PCR London Valves 2017 on multiple valve disease: challenges in diagnosis, assessment and treatment. J. Bax, J. Fajadet and A. Vahanian shares their expertise on the subject.

Randomised trials of TAVI in intermediate-risk patients - Implications for everyday practice

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

EuroPCR 2017 Best Abstract Award - PCR's Got Talent

19 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session & presentation of the EuroPCR 2017 Best Abstract Award. M. Haude announces the winner of the 2017 PCR's got talent competition.

TAVI without contrast

19 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session on TAVI without contrast, that includes a LIVE demonstration from Maria Cecilia Hospital, GVM Care & Research - Cotignola, Italy.

Clinical case

A 69-year-old patient with renal dysfunction and a severe aortic stenosis:
- Porcelain aorta
- TAVI without contrast

The year in intervention: essential publications from the EuroIntervention Journal and the European Heart Journal

18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

WCCI@EuroPCR - Transcatheter valve-in-valve and valve-in-ring interventions: the gold standard treatment for bioprosthetic failure?

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Transcatheter mitral valve replacement and repair: what's the future?

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Cardioband: clinical reality for mitral and tricuspid valve repair

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session video sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences.

Patient outcome following mitral valve repair or replacement

16 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Transcatheter mitral valve therapies: new rings, anchors and techniques

21 May 2015 – From EuroPCR 2015

Prof. Ran Kornowski

Chairperson

Ran Kornowski

Mitral and tricuspid

19 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Dr. Nicolo Piazza

Chairperson

Nicolo Piazza
Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

Mitral regurgitation: what the interventionist needs to know

21 Sep 2015 – From PCR London Valves 2015

Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian
Genco Yucel

Chairperson

Genco Yucel

MitraClip: controversies on mitral regurgitation treatment

21 Sep 2015 – From PCR London Valves 2015

Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

LIVE demonstration: TAVI in a bicuspid aortic valve

20 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Consult this session video if you want to learn more about TAVI in a bicuspid aortic valve, which includes a LIVE demonstration from Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, Bern University Hospital - Bern, Switzerland.

Clinical case

A 74-year-old male with bicuspid aortic stenosis:

Conscious sedationTransfemoral accessWith pre-dilatation
Prof. Jeroen J. Bax

Chairperson

Jeroen Bax
Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

Expanding TAVI to lower-risk patients with bicuspid valve disease: optimising outcomes through imaging

20 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Consult the session video on expanding TAVI to lower-risk patients with bicuspid valve disease and optimising outcomes through imaging.

Prof. Jeroen J. Bax

Chairperson

Jeroen Bax
Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

Late-breaking trials

21 Sep 2015 – From PCR London Valves 2015

Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian
Dr. John Webb

Chairperson

John Webb

Cardioband: a new era of mitral valve repair

22 Sep 2015 – From PCR London Valves 2015

This video is offered by Valtech

Eberhard Grube

Chairperson

Eberhard Grube
Karl-Heinz Kuck

Chairperson

Karl-Heinz Kuck
Michael Mack

Chairperson

Michael Mack

Latest evidence on unique self-expanding technology: long-term results with CoreValve and initial results with CoreValve Evolut R

19 May 2015 – From EuroPCR 2015

Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

Secondary mitral regurgitation: percutaneous strategies to improve outcomes

20 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Ted Feldman

Chairperson

Ted Feldman
Hueseyin Ince

Chairperson

Hüseyin Ince

MitraClip NT: the next frontier

19 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Francesco Maisano

Chairperson

Francesco Maisano
Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

Theme 1: innovation in percutaneous mitral valve repair

18 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Dr. Azim Lateeb

Chairperson

Azeem Latib
Francesco Maisano

Chairperson

Francesco Maisano

Percutaneous treatment of the mitral valve

19 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Carlos E. Ruiz

Chairperson

Carlos E. Ruiz
Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

Building the next chapter in structural heart - imaging and intervention

19 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

This video is offered by Boston Scientific and Siemens Healthcare

Dr Bernard Prendergast

Chairperson

Bernard Prendergast

MitraClip: controversies in intervention and imaging

18 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

All you need to know about percutaneous mitral valve repair

18 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Dr. Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Alec Vahanian

Chairperson

Neil Moat