Dr. Tom Mabin

Tom Mabin

Interventional cardiologist / Cardiologist
Vergelegen Mediclinic - Somerset West, South Africa

Experienced clinical cardiologist and pioneer in the interventional cardiology practice in South Africa. Additional interest in complex pacemaker implants. Recently has pioneered Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation(TAVI) in South Africa and currently one of the most experienced operators in this field.

Passion for post-graduate education in various roles and Director of Crossroads Institute (South Africa) and convenor of a number of national/international cardiology congresses. Frequent Faculty Member of International Interventional Cardiology Programs including EuroPCR and TCT. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of EuroPCR.

Founding Chairman of South African Society of Cardiovascular Intervention (SASCI).

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology and European Society of Cardiology.

Enjoy interacting at a personal level with his patients with a particular empathy for elderly patients and the problems they face with cardiovascular disease.

Founder of the Vergelegen Heart Unit in Somerset West, South Africa in 1997 and was joined by Dr. Mark Abelson in 2002. The Heart Unit has gone on to being one of the very best cardiac intervention units in the country, incorporating only the highest international standards and the very latest technology into every day care.

Dr. Mabin have developed special skills in "niche" areas and specialises in bi-ventricular pacemakers, closing congenital "holes in the heart" in adults and recently pioneered transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVI ) in South Africa for patients deemed too frail to undergo routine open heart aortic valve replacements.

Joined the Advisory Board for the Stent Save a Life Initiative in 2017.

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Latest contributions

Complication forum

19 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Montreal Live@EuroPCR - Management of a multivessel disease patient at high bleeding risk

18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Challenges and complications in radial PCI

18 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

A LAD bifurcation with mini crush technique

17 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session on A LAD bifurcation with mini crush technique presented by M. Haude that includes a LIVE demonstration from Contilia Heart and Vascular Centre, Elisabeth Hospital - Essen, Germany.

Clinical case

A 76-year-old male with multivessel disease:
- LAD/Diag 2 bifurcation PCI
- Mini crush technique
- Stent enhancement assessment

Left main PCI in everyday practice

16 May 2017 – From EuroPCR 2017

Consult this session with LIVE demonstration from the National University Heart Centre - Singapore, on left main PCI in everyday practice if you want to learn more about unique characteristics of the left main stem, the latest treatment and PCI strategies.

Clinical case

A 64-year-old male with unstable angina:
- Left main bifurcation disease
- Culotte technique
- OCT assessment

Balloons and wires related complications during PCI

20 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Consult the session on balloons and wires related complications during PCI from the session comprising of selected EuroPCR 2016 clinical case submissions if you want to learn more about:

Nightmare during balloon predilationUnusual left main culotteUnclasp a locked wireProvisional stenting in calcified lesionWire complication during a staged procedureAn unwanted diversionRotablation and broken wire with coronary dissection
Franz Eberli

Chairperson

Franz Eberli

Setting up a new cathlab service in Africa

27 Mar 2015 – From AfricaPCR 2015

Calcified LAD lesion

20 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Consult this Session video if you want to learn more about calcified LAD lesion, which includes a LIVE demonstration from Contilia Heart and Vascular Centre, Elisabeth Hospital - Essen, Germany.

Clinical case

A 74-year-old male with calcified LAD lesion:

LAD rotablationLong DES implantedIVUS assessment

How to deal with coronary perforation in ACS setting?

18 May 2016 – From EuroPCR 2016

Dr. Tom Mabin

Chairperson

Tom Mabin

Chairperson

James Spratt

Hot line - PCI in practice

21 May 2015 – From EuroPCR 2015

PCI with DES: how to further improve outcomes?

19 May 2015 – From EuroPCR 2015

Management of coronary artery disease in TAVI patients

22 May 2014 – From EuroPCR 2014

Fahad Omar Baslaib

Chairperson

Fahad Omar Baslaib
Dr. Tom Mabin

Chairperson

Tom Mabin

Coronary revascularisation and TAVI: before, during, after or never?

21 May 2014 – From EuroPCR 2014

Corrado Tamburino

Chairperson

Corrado Tamburino
Hendrik Treede

Chairperson

Hendrik Treede

Interactive Case Corner 11

21 May 2014 – From EuroPCR 2014

Systems of care - My Heart Team in action

15 Mar 2014 – From AfricaPCR 2014

Consult this session on the systems of care, the Heart Team in action if you want to understand how to make the best treatment decision and how procedures can be optimised by a Heart Team approach.

How will TAVI develop in various environments given the current economic and regulatory challenges

17 Sep 2013 – From PCR London Valves 2013

Prof. Volkmar Falk

Chairperson

Volkmar Falk
Prof. Patrick W. Serruys

Chairperson

Patrick W. Serruys

A pericardial effusion with an associated cystic mass

08 Feb 2013

Charles Kyriakakis

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Charles Kyriakakis
Dr. Tom Mabin

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Tom Mabin

Author

P.G Herbst
A.F Doubell

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A.F Doubell

A pericardial effusion with an associated cystic mass

08 Feb 2013

Charles Kyriakakis

Author

Charles Kyriakakis
Dr. Tom Mabin

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Tom Mabin

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P.G Herbst
A.F Doubell

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A.F Doubell