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Class 7 (Live Case) - Bifurcations: Focus on Best Practices

09 July

10:30 AM America/New_York

1H 40M

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Featuring a live bifurcation case of calcium modification we explore in depth the additional challenges that coronary arterial calcium adds to bifurcation management


Colm Hanratty

A consultant/attending at Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. Features in 20 videos on Wondr Medical. Colm Hanratty generally speaks on Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR), Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO), Calcium Scoring, and Stable Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).


Dr. James Kong

Dr. Kong practices general and interventional cardiology, including coronary peripheral and venous intervention. In layman's terms, he treats general conditions affecting the heart, with a special emphasis on circulatory blockages of the heart and the arterial system. He performs angioplasty, stenting, and the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins. Born and raised in Dayton, OH, his father was an engineer and his mother was a physician. He earned an undergraduate degree in engineering at Duke University, and then went on to medical school while staying at Duke. Dr. Kong came directly to Ohio Heart and Vascular Center in 2005, after his fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. He and his wife have two children, a boy and a girl. They are dog lovers, and have rescued several dogs over the years. Dr. Kong is interested in fitness, martial arts and self-defense. He also follows college basketball, and his alma mater, the Duke Blue Devils. Dr. Kong finds the most rewarding part of being a physician is seeing patients improve. "When patients come in after I have treated them and say, 'I feel better,' that's the best thing that I can hear."


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.


Robert Riley

A consultant/attending at Christ Hospital Heart And Vascular Center/The Lindner Research Center, Cincinnati, USA. Features in 7 videos on Wondr Medical. Robert Riley generally speaks on Shockwave Lithotripsy (Coronary), Calcified Lesions, Stable Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Coronary Interventions, and Coronary Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).


Thierry Lefèvre

Prof. Thierry Lefèvre is Head of the Interventional Cardiology Department and Head of Research at the Cardiovascular Institute Paris-Sud (ICPS), Massy (France), France. His expertise include Interventional Cardiology and Valvular Heart Disease. He has a major interest in clinical research, having published over 726 scientific publications, and is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and a Fellow of the Society for Angiography and Interventions.



Class 7 (Live Case) - Bifurcations: Focus on Best Practices

Featuring a live bifurcation case of calcium modification we explore in depth the additional challenges that coronary arterial calcium adds to...
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Bifurcations & Coronary Arterial Calcium, underlying principles

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