Shockwave IVL

Class 10 (Live Case) - The Deep Dive on Calcium, Bringing it all Together

30 September

10:30 AM America/New_York

2H 30M

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Ajay Kirtane

Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM, is a Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Kirtane is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California – San Francisco. Dr. Kirtane is a practicing Cardiologist with an interest in coronary and peripheral intervention and assumed the directorship of the NYP/Columbia cardiac catheterization laboratories in 2015. In addition to his clinical commitments at CUMC, Dr. Kirtane has a strong interest in clinical education and research, serving as Chief Academic Officer of the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy. On the national and international level, he is a co-director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting, has served as a director of several international, national, and regional educational meetings, and has participated on the program committees for the scientific sessions of both the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. Dr. Kirtane’s research interests are in clinical trial methodology and outcomes of device-based and pharmacologic interventions in Interventional Cardiology. He has authored/co-authored >150 original manuscripts and >50 reviews and chapters including the “Coronary Stenting” chapters of the two most widely used textbooks in Interventional Cardiology.

Emanuele Barbato

Emanuele Barbato is a cardiologist at University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

Flavio Luciano Ribichini

Prof. Flavio L. Ribichini is Full Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine of the University of Verona, where he has served since 2006. Dedicated full time to Interventional Cardiology since 1993, he was Associate Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Catheterization Laboratory of the University Amedeo Avogadro in Novara, Italy from 2002 to 2006. He also worked as a full-time staff cardiologist at the Intensive Care Unit and the Catheterization Unit at Ospedale Santa Croce in Cuneo, Italy in the nineties. Prof. Ribichini obtained his medical degree in 1986 at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina, and then completed his fellowship in Internal Medicine in 1988. He obtained his board certification in Cardiology at the University of Torino, Italy in 1992. He had extensive training around the world in interventional cardiology, including at the University of Paris VII, Henry Mondor Hospital; Stanford University, California; and Mount Sinai Medical School, New York. In addition, he was a awarded a Research Fellowship of the ESC at the OLVZ Cardiovascular Centre, Aalst, Belgium. Prof. Ribichini is the Director of the School of Cardiovascular Medicine and the President of the PhD Department of the University of Verona. He is member of the Editorial Board of the European Heart Journal, member of the Executive Board of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), member ESC Guidelines Task Force, and of the of the scientific committee of the Euro-PCR and the TCT. He is Coordinator, Principle Investigator, and member of the steering committees of several clinical trials and has authored over 300 full publications on clinical and basic cardiovascular research in peer reviewed scientific journals available on PubMed with an H index: 42.

James Spratt

Prof James C Spratt has global experience in training physicians in complex and CTO PCI. He is the Director of Optimal CTO and the author of the Retrograde iBook and co-author of the antegrade iBook.

Jonathan Hill

A consultant interventional cardiologist at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, UK. Features in 70 videos on Wondr Medical. Jonathan Hill generally speaks on Shockwave Lithotripsy (Coronary), Coronary Interventions, Left Main Stem (LMS), Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD), and Impella.

Julian Strange

An interventional cardiologist at University Hospital of Bristol, Bristol, UK. Features in 17 videos on Wondr Medical. Julian Strange generally speaks on Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO), Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI), Bifurcation, Left Main Stem (LMS), and Coronary Interventions.

Tom Johnson

A consultant cardiologist at University Hospital of Bristol, Bristol, UK. Features in 14 videos on Wondr Medical. Tom Johnson generally speaks on Bifurcation, Left Main Stem (LMS), Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), Coronary Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), and Calcium Scoring.


Class 10 (Live Case) - The Deep Dive on Calcium, Bringing it all Together

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM America/New_York

Deep dive on Calcium, a review of the series

With James Spratt

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10:50 AM - 11:10 AM America/New_York

Calcium modification in 2021: a European perspective

With Emanuele Barbato

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11:10 AM - 12:10 PM America/New_York

Live case from Bristol Heart Centre

With Julian Strange and Tom Johnson

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12:10 PM - 12:35 PM America/New_York

How effective calcium modification may change revascularisation indications discussion

With Ajay Kirtane

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12:35 PM - 12:55 PM America/New_York

Clinical potential for IVL: future gazing

With James Spratt

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12:55 PM - 1:00 PM America/New_York

Summary, close & future directions

With Jonathan Hill

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