Intravascular Imaging & Coronary Physiology Trainers

Why is intravascular imaging essential to safe and effective treatment of coronary artery disease?

22 September

1:00 PM America/New_York


Live discussion on intravascular imaging and coronary artery disease with Dr. Gary Mintz.

This session will help to understand why intravascular imaging modalities are crucial in daily interventional practice by discussing available clinical data, most important indications and see what future holds.

This program is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Abbott.
The technologies been discussed may not be approved for use in your country.
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Intravascular Imaging & Coronary Physiology Trainers

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Gary Mintz

Gary S. Mintz, MD, is a Senior Medical Advisor at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF, New York, NY) and a Director of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT). He is the author of more than 1000 peer reviewed articles, 60 book chapters, 4 books, and 850 abstracts concerning various aspects of clinical cardiology, cardiac ultrasound, hemodynamics, cardiac radiology and coronary arteriography, interventional cardiology, and (especially) intravascular imaging and physiology. In 2005, Dr. Mintz published his single-authored textbook Intracoronary Ultrasound that has now been translated into Chinese. In 2014, Dr. Mintz received the Master of the Masters Career Achievement Award at the TCTAP-Cardiovascular Summit in Seoul, Korea; in 2015 Dr. Mintz received the Chien Foundation Outstanding Lectureship & Lifetime Achievement Award, also presented at TCTAP-Cardiovascular Summit in Seoul, Korea; in 2017 Dr. Mintz received the Outstanding Achievement Award at CBS 2017, Nanjing, China; in 2018 Dr. Mintz received the Career Achievement Award at NFIC in Krakow, Poland; and in 2020 Dr. Mintz received the Jiangsu Friendship Award from the People’s Government of Jiangsu Province, China, the highest award presented to a non-Chinese. He also serves as a Senior Scientist and Advisor at the Medstar Cardiovascular Research Network, Washington, DC. Dr. Mintz completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania in 1970 and received his medical degree from Hahnemann University (now part of Drexel University), in 1974, both in Philadelphia, PA. He finished his internship in 1975, residency in 1976, and cardiology fellowship in 1978, each at Hahnemann University. He joined the Hahnemann University Department of Medicine faculty in 1978 and was ultimately promoted to Professor of Medicine in 1987 before joining CRF in 1991. His past appointments at CRF have included Chief Medical Officer and Editor-in-Chief (and one of the founders) of

Ozan Demir

Dr. Ozan Demir is an Interventional Cardiology Fellow and Clinical Research Fellow at St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College London, where he is currently undertaking a PhD in coronary physiology under the supervision of Professor Divaka Perera. He studied Medicine at King’s College London and trained in London prior to undertaking Interventional Cardiology Fellowships at Hammersmith Hospital, London and San Raffaele, Milano. During his Fellowship in Milano, under the supervision of Professor Antonio Colombo and Professor Azeem Latib, he undertook an MSc in Interventional Cardiology at the Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele. He is currently involved in various clinical research studies on coronary physiology.

Paweł Gasior

Asst. Prof. Pawel Gasior is an interventional cardiology fellow in Division of Cardiology and Structural Heart Diseases, Medical University of Silesia in Poland. He is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology and the currently act as co-chair of the EAPCI New Initiatives for Young Interventionalists Committee. Following graduation from Medical University of Silesia he undertook research fellowship at Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York under supervision of Dr. Juan Granada. Besides clinical medicine, he is also engaged in both clinical and preclinical research on intravascular imaging, new intravascular technologies, coronary physiology and coronary artery disease.