Axel Linke

Axel Linke

Interventional cardiologist / Cardiologist
Technical University Dresden, Heart Center - Dresden, Germany

Latest contributions

TAVI complications and their management

24 May 2018 – From EuroPCR 2018

TAVI and long-term thromboembolic events: predictors and therapy

22 May 2018 – From EuroPCR 2018

Reducing complications after TAVI: part I - Pacemaker implantation

19 May 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Access to the slides including the key messages delivered during PCR London Valves 2017 on the way to reduce the complications occuring after TAVI. This first part focus on pacemaker implantation and  in particular, on the atrioventricular conduction disturbance and the new technical approaches that would...

Going beyond boundaries in structural heart interventions?

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

A tricuspid valve-in-valve

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Consult this session on tricuspid valve-in-valve with LIVE demonstration from St Thomas' Hospital London, UK on a 87-year-old female patient.

Clinical case

A 87-year-old female with tricuspid valve replacement in 2014:

  • Signs of severe tricuspid regurgitation
  • Jugular access
  • Sapien 3 valve implantation
  • TTE assessment

LIVE demonstration from San Raffaele Scientific Institute Milan: transseptal mitral valve-in-valve

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Reducing complications after TAVI: part II - Stroke

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

Consult this session Part II on reducing complications after TAVI - stroke if you want to learn more about:

- Long-term implications of cerebral embolism and stroke after TAVI
- Prediction and prevention: current strategies
- Prediction and prevention: future mechanical and pharmacological approaches
    

Introduction to the PCR London Valves 2017 Aortic track - The key questions in TAVI: where are we in 2017?

25 Sep 2017 – From PCR London Valves 2017

The case for cerebral protection during structural heart interventions

18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Achieving immediate TAVI patient benefit and setting-up for superior long-term outcomes

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Late-breaking trials: Transcatheter valves interventions

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult webcasts and slides of selected EuroPCR 2017 late-breaking trial submissions on Transcatheter valves interventions (TAVI): CENTERA, TMVR in MAC, VIVA, Bicuspid AS, NOTION, ARTE, TAVI with VitaFlow

Self-expanding TAVI technology - How to safeguard simplicity, safety and effectiveness?

16 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

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

TAVI with the Edwards family of valves has emerged as a fast, predictable & robust procedure with proven durability

20 Sep 2015 – From PCR London Valves 2015

This video is offered by Edwards Lifesciences

Thierry Lefèvre

Chairperson

Thierry Lefèvre

Chairperson

Hermann Reichenspurner

Imaging for valve interventions: what do we need & when?

20 Sep 2015 – From PCR London Valves 2015

Dr Bernard Prendergast

Chairperson

Bernard Prendergast

Chairperson

Raphael Rosenhek

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 sedation
  • Transfemoral access
  • With 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

LIVE demonstration: Mitral valve-in-ring implantation via transapical approach

19 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Consult this session video if you want to learn more about mitral valve-in-ring implantation via transapical approach, which includes a LIVE demonstration from St. Thomas' Hospital - London, United Kingdom.

Clinical case

A 43-year-old young male with mechanical AVR and physio mitral ring:

  • Mitral regurgitation and stenosis
  • Transapical approach
  • TEE guidance...
Michael Haude

Chairperson

Michael Haude
Khung Keong Yeo

Chairperson

Khung Keong Yeo

Extending the indications for TAVI to patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis

20 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Dr. Martin B. Leon

Chairperson

Martin B. Leon

Chairperson

Philippe Pibarot

Portico - when expertise meets simplicity: key learnings

19 Sep 2016 – From PCR London Valves 2016

Chairperson

Gregory Fontana
Helge Moellmann

Chairperson

Helge Moellmann

Portico transcatheter aortic valve: when novel technology drives optimal clinical outcomes

18 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Stephen Worthley

Chairperson

Stephen Worthley

A simplified TF TAVI

18 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Panellists: K.T. Chan, R. Makkar, H. Moellmann and R. Mohd Ali

Consult the session video on a simplified TF TAVI, which includes a LIVE demonstration from Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, Bern University Hospital - Bern, Switzerland.

Clinical Case

A 81-year-old male with severe aortic stenosis:

  • Degenerative mitral valve disease
  • No predilatation
  • Angio assessment

Direct Flow Medical innovations in the aortic and mitral programmes

18 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Chairperson

Jeffrey J. Popma

Portico valve: repositionable technology delivering ease of use & confidence in a challenging environment

21 Sep 2015 – From PCR London Valves 2015

This video is offered by St Jude Medical

Lars Sondergaard

Chairperson

Lars Sondergaard
Corrado Tamburino

Chairperson

Corrado Tamburino

Pitfalls of TAVI: have they been resolved? Is TAVI cost effective?

30 Sep 2014 – From PCR London Valves 2014

Chairperson

Todd Dewey
Dr. Christoph K. Naber

Chairperson

Christoph K. Naber

TAVI: precise placement leads to optimal patient outcomes

29 Sep 2014 – From PCR London Valves 2014

Axel Linke

Chairperson

Axel Linke
Ganesh Manoharan

Chairperson

Ganesh Manoharan

TAVI: tailoring valve therapy to right anatomy and the right patient

29 Sep 2014 – From PCR London Valves 2014

Hot Line - Trial updates and registries

22 May 2014 – From EuroPCR 2014

Advancing TAVI system design and the significance in clinical use and patient outcomes

17 Sep 2013 – From PCR London Valves 2013

Vinayak Bapat

Chairperson

Vinayak Bapat
Ganesh Manoharan

Chairperson

Ganesh Manoharan

How to deploy the St Jude Medical Portico TAVI device and the Direct Flow Medical TAVI device

16 Sep 2013 – From PCR London Valves 2013

Chairperson

Josep Rodes Cabau
Prof. Thomas Walther

Chairperson

Thomas Walther