Evolution of CTO PCI
Topic 5: CTO
CTO PCI is commonly considered one of the most challenging field in coronary interventions. Learn about the evolution of dedicated techniques to master CTO PCI.
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Dr Sunao Nakamura is one of the most experienced interventional cardiologist Japan. He had...Read More
Dr Sunao Nakamura is one of the most experienced interventional cardiologist Japan. He had performed more than 25,000 cases of PCI and 10,000 cases of chronic total occlusion (CTO) which is a biggest numbers in the world. He has a very unique background as a researcher; studying about cellular electro-physiology for 6 years and clinical sciences for 4 years in his younger days. After that he suddenly changed his main field of cardiology; Interventional cardiology with respect of Prof. Shigeru Saito ; who was active in the leadership position in Asia region, Dr. Nakamura worked disseminate PCI in Asia from his age early 30s and experienced living a half of the year in foreign countries. As a result of through these actives over the years, he has built good relations with many doctors who share the same goals all over the world. His motto is that patients around the world should be saved not only we think about the patients who come here to our hospital by sharing each other’s skills and knowledge. He is also fully engaged in the leading edge of clinical activities and researches, and at his New Tokyo Hospital, many clinical and basic studies are conducted every year, and about 30 papers are published annually. Especially in close relation with Professor Antonio Colombo, Italy, our young doctors who received his guidance are active not only as a physician but also as a medical scientist in New Tokyo Hospital. His dream is to make the world's leading heart center capable of medical research from basic to clinical.Show Less
Dr Takayuki Warisawa is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at St. Marianna University...Read More
Dr Takayuki Warisawa is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at St. Marianna University School of Medicine Yokohama City Seibu Hospital and Gifu Heart Center in Japan. After graduating with honors from the prestigious University of Tokyo, he concentrated on clinical work, especially in the field of cardiology, emergency medicine, and intensive care. He trained as an interventional cardiologist for five years at New Tokyo Hospital, which is renowned for high-level interventional cardiology and clinical research. There, he developed skill and insight for complex PCI procedure. He had also taken the role of the Director of Emergency Medicine. While working as an expert clinician, he performed many clinical studies focused on the invasive and non-invasive coronary physiology including iFR/FFR, IMR/CFR, Scintigraphy and Perfusion CMR. Many of the studies have been published in international journals and a selection have been awarded at the Japanese scientific congress. Dr Warisawa is very focused and enthusiastic about invasive coronary physiology and is currently collaborating with Dr Justin Davies on several clinical studies, as well as working as a main operator at his cath lab and taking a leading role at his cardiovascular intensive care unit.Show Less