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ASEAN Pacific Bifurcation Club - 1st Asia-Pacific Bifurcation Webinar

15 January

6:30 PM America/Chicago

3H 10M

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1st Asia-Pacific Bifurcation Webinar is the premier international course focusing on State-of-art bifurcation PCI.
Leading and world renowned international faculties from Asia-Pacific region will present hot topics in bifurcation PCI, and will share their complex or interesting cases. Thirty intervention specialists from Asia-Pacific region including South Korea, Japan, China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Thailand , Taiwan, Singapore, and Australia will participate to share various opinions and freely discuss the treatment of bifurcation lesions in this webinar.


• Understanding the major strategies in PCI for coronary bifurcation lesion
• Application of evidence-based intervention in your cath laboratory
• Case-based learning of tip and tricks from Bifurcation experts


Duk-Woo Park

An interventional cardiologist at Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea. Features in 8 videos on Wondr Medical. Duk-Woo Park generally speaks on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, Left Main Stem (LMS), Bifurcation, Stable Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR / TAVI).


Shao Liang Chen

Works at Nanjing First Hospital,Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. Features in 2 videos on Wondr Medical. Shao Liang Chen generally speaks on Coronary Interventions, Coronary Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), and Bifurcation.


Bon-Kwon Koo

Dr. Bon-kwon Koo is a professor of Seoul National University, director of cardiovascular center and chair in Cardiology Division of Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Koo graduated Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea and was a visiting scholar at Stanford University previously and worked with Professor Peter J Fitzgerald and Professor William Fearon. Dr. Koo is an interventional cardiologist and his main research interest is imaging and physiology of coronary artery disease. Dr. Koo is a principal investigator of many domestic and international studies. He has published more than 400 papers in major journals. He was a course director of TCT-AP and is a course co-director of ENCORE course. He has performed series of studies on bifurcation lesions and coronary physiology/imaging which provided important insights in this field. His recent researches on non-invasive hemodynamic assessment using coronary CT angiography and computational fluid dynamics enables the assessment of FFR without invasive procedures and has started a new chapter in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. This innovation has now been expanded to non-invasive treatment planner and non-invasive assessment for the risk of ACS.


Nigel Jepson

Associate Professor Nigel Jepson BMed Sci, MB BS, FRACP, FCSANZ, FSCAI is Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at the Eastern Heart Clinic and Director of the Clinical Trials Unit at the Prince of Wales Public Hospital in Sydney, Australia. He holds the position of Conjoint Professor at the University of New South Wales. Associate Professor Jepson trained in Tasmania and completed clinical and cardiac interventional training at Harefield Hospital in London and the Eastern Heart Clinic in Sydney. He is a high volume interventionalist, practicing over the last 20 years with a specific interest in bifurcation and left main-stem disease, new stent technology and intra- coronary imaging. He has performed more than 10,000 coronary procedures and heads a transcatheter aortic valve replacement program. Associate Professor Jepson is a regular invited speaker, faculty member and live-case operator for interventional forums and meetings in USA, Europe, Asia and Australasia (including EuroPCR, TCTAP, C3, AICT, ANZET, Nanjing CBS, Malaysia Live, SCAI and the European Bifurcation Club). He is an author or co-author of more than 80 published papers and principal investigator on 30 major international, multicentre trials.


Kensuke Takagi

An interventional cardiologist at National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital. Kensuke Takagi specialize in Left Main Stem (LMS), Bifurcation, acute coronary syndrome, and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR / TAVI).


Chang-Wook Nam

Chang-Wook Nam, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor, obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Keimyung University, College of Medicine in Korea, where he subsequently did fellowship in cardiology. He undertook a postdoctoral research fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center. His research interests include invasive coronary physiology and imaging, coronary bifurcation lesion, analyses of vascular response and clinical outcomes with statin therapy. Prof. Nam has published more than 200 papers in peer-interviewed journals such as NEJM, JACC series, Circulation series, EHJ, Eurointervention and has served as invited reviewer in those journals. His work was awarded the Best publication prize by the Korean Society of Internal Medicine in 2019, 2014, and 2006. He serves as a member of the Academic Committee of the Korean Society of Cardiology, Vice president of Korean Bifurcation club, and an associate editor of the Korean Circulation Journal. He is also active as a member of many other Korean and international professional societies.


Jeehoon Kang

Jeehoon Kang is an interventional cardiologist at Seoul National University Hospital, Korea.


Kirti Punamiya

Dr. Kirti Punamiya is a consultant, a specialist in cardiology interventions at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai Saifee Hospital, Mumbai. He won the Dr. Rajgopalan Award for the Best Paper in Electrocardiology -1990 “Electrophysiological mechanisms of supraventricular tachycardias”.This was awarded at the Associations of Physicians of India Annual Conference (APICON 1990) and judged by peer review. He completed fellowship in Interventional Cardiology University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: July 1995-June 1996. Director: David Muller MBBS, FRACP and Eric Bates, MD, FACC St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA: July 1996–August 1997. Dr. Punamiya is director of Thomas Linnemeier, MD Clinical training included: Coronary Interventions, Rotational atherectomy, Laser and Directional atherectomy Research involvement: Analyzed clinical outcomes data and published on newer technology. Organized research projects an described below Publications 18 publications in National and International Journals.


Lim Soo Teik

Clinical Associate Professor Lim Soo Teik is Deputy Medical Director, National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), and Director of the Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory and Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiology at NHCS. He is also the Deputy Academic Vice Chair, Training & Education in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Sciences Academic Clinical Programme. Clin Assoc Prof Lim’s sub-specialty interest is in interventional cardiology. He specialises in coronary angioplasty and stenting, as well as peripheral vascular interventional treatment for diseases in carotid, renal, iliac and lower limb vessels. Additionally, he has a special interest in the management of pulmonary hypertension, dyslipidemia and hypertension.


Young Bin Song

Young Bin Song is an interventional cardiologist at Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea. Young Bin Song generally speaks on Coronary Interventions for bifurcation lesion, Invasive imaging and physiology, Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, and Antiplatelet treatment.


Yoshiaki Kawase

Dr. Yoshiaki Kawase is an interventional cardiologist in Cardiology Division, Gifu Heart Center since 2010. He graduated from Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu, in 1998, and practiced in the same school for his intern and resident during 1998-1999. Dr. Kawase worked for Department of Cardiology, National Toyohashi Higashi Hospital, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan in 1999-2000, and department of Cardiology, Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi ,Aichi, Japan in 2000-2003 He was a research fellow in Medicine: 2003-2007 at Cardiovascular Research Center/Cardiology Laboratory for Integrative Physiology & Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School followed by for Cardiology Division, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2007-2010.


Sang Yeub Lee

A clinical associate professor at Chungbuk National University Hospital, Korea. Features in 3 videos on Wondr Medical. Sang Yeub Lee generally speaks on Coronary Interventions, Aortic Stenosis (AS), Left Atrial Appendage (Closure), Endovascular, and Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO).


Alan Chan Ka Chun

MBBS(HK), MRCP, FHKAM, FHKCP, FAPSIC, FRCP (Edin, Glas) Dr Chan Ka Chun Alan is currently the associate consultant and director of cardiac catheterization laboratory in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, HKSAR. He obtained the medical degree from University of Hong Kong in 2002 and underwent cardiac training in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He received Hong Kong heart foundation scholarship in 2012 to undergo 1-year training in advanced cardiac intervention in Case Medical Center, University Hospital, Cleveland, US. He has special interest in CHIP, CTO intervention, intracoronary imaging and performed various live cases in local and regional academic meetings. He also served as honorary clinical associate professor of Chinese University of Hong Kong and honorary clinical assistant professor of University of Hong Kong. He was active in promoting Primary PCI program in his region and served as the project manager of the “Stent save a life”, Hong Kong Region. He served as council member/Treasurer of HKSTENT and board member of APSIC. He was also active in organizing local conferences including yearly HKSTENT CICF and CHIP symposium.


Eun-Seok Shin

Dr. Eun-Seok Shin is an Interventional Cardiologist and medical Director, cardiocerebrovascular center at Ulsan Medical Center. Trained as a cardiologist in Seoul (Asan Medical Center and Sejong General hospital), Dr Shin completed her Ph.D at Andong National University whilst progressing to Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Coronary Intervention Associate Professor at the Ulsan University College of Medicine. Dr Shin’s extensive research into Drug-eluting stents have been published internationally in journals such as Circulation, JACC and Eurointervention. With a particular interest in intravascular imaging, Dr Shin developed a methodology to virtually measure histology in coronary vessels known as Shin’s method.



ASEAN Pacific Bifurcation Club - 1st Asia-Pacific Bifurcation Webinar

1st Asia-Pacific Bifurcation Webinar is the premier international course focusing on State-of-art bifurcation PCI.
Leading and world renowned...
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM America/Chicago

Session I: HOT topics in Bifurcation PCI

1 Left Main Bifurcation PCI: State-Of-The Art Duk-Woo Park (South Korea)
2 Application of IVUS and OCT for bifurcation intervention: When and How Kensuke Takagi(Japan)
3 Provisional SB...
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8:10 PM - 9:40 PM America/Chicago

Session 2. Case-based learning from the Bifurcation experts

1 Complex LM bifurcation lesion PCI Young Bin Song (South Korea)
2 Complex bifurcation case 1 Yoshiaki Kawase (Japan)
3 Intravascular images of various two stent techniques in bifurcation...
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