Vall Academy

Our Interventional Cardiology Unit has one of the greatest number of procedures in Spain every year, cutting-edge research programs, and a long standing dedication to excellence in the academic aspects through the “Vall Academy” activities.

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iCTO Virtual Meeting: Live cases from the Iberian CTO Registry.
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iCTO Virtual Meeting 24th June 2021 – Part 1

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iCTO Virtual Meeting 24th June 2021 – Part 2

How to perform Accurate Commissural Alignment with All TAVR Devices
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Commissural alignment: Experts' presentations

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How to perform accurate commissural alignment

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Case example and 3mensio use

Course directors, Scientific Committee & Guest Experts

Ignacio Amat Santos


An interventional cardiologist at Valladolid University, Spain. Features in 14 videos on Wondr Medical. Ignacio Amat Santos generally speaks on Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO), Coronary Interventions, Medical Device, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR / TAVI), and Tricuspid Valve Intervention.

Marco Barbanti


Dr. Marco Barbanti is an interventional cardiologist at the Cardiac-Thoracic-Vascular Department and Transplant, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria “Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele” in Catania and a research associate at the University of Catania. He has authored over 200 publications in the field of transcatheter aortic and mitral valve interventions in all first-tier cardiology journals. Dr. Barbanti is member of the Executive working group of the Italian OBSERVANT 1 and OBSERVANT 2 studies, and the principal investigator of several multicenter international studies and collaborations, including the RE-ACCESS study.

Didier Tchétché


An interventional cardiology at Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France. Features in 3 videos on Wondr Medical. Didier Tchétché generally speaks on Medical Device.

Won-Keun Kim


Dr. Won-Keun Kim Director of Structural Heart Disease / TAVI at the Kerckhoff Heart Center, Bad Nauheim, Germany. He has received several awards, including the AGIK Publication Award in 2014, and the Best Abstract Award TCTAP and Publication Award Freunde und Förderer der Kerckhoff-Klinik eV in 2015. DR Kim has contributed to more than 200 publications and actively involved in multiple trials and registries.

Gilbert Tang


A cardiothoracic surgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA. Features in 5 videos on Wondr Medical. Gilbert Tang generally speaks on Medical Device and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR / TAVI).

Lars Søndergaard


Professor Lars Søndergaard is a consultant cardiologist at Rigshospitalet – Copenhagen, Denmark. Professor of Cardiology at University of Copenhagen, he published over 300 peer reviewed articles, and more than 15 textbook chapters. His research interests are focused on adults with congenital heart diseases and catheter-based heart valve interventions, as well as congenital and structural heart diseases. He led the first-in-human transcatheter mitral valve implantation (CardiAQ) in 2012 and he actively participated to several trials, including NOTION (transcatheter vs. surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis and low surgical risk), and the REDUCE randomised trial (PFO vs anti-platelet therapy after cryptogenic stroke).

Helene Eltchaninoff


A head of the department of cardiology at Rouen-Charles-Nicolle University Hospital, Rouen, France. Features in 3 videos on Wondr Medical. Helene Eltchaninoff generally speaks on Medical Device.

Alfredo Redondo


An interventional cardiologist at University Clinical Hospital of Valladolid, Valladolid. Spain. Features in 8 videos on Wondr Medical. Alfredo Redondo generally speaks on Medical Device, Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO), Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVR / TAVI), and Impella.

Valvular Interventions
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Bicaval valved stent for severe TR: To whom and when

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Commissural alignment with balloon-expandable TAVR

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Mixed reality in the cath lab

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Tendyne mitral prosthesis

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Mitral and aortic percutaneous replacement

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Tricuspid percutaneous repair

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Mixed reality in the cath lab

Coronary Interventions
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CTOs: dissection - Re-entry - iCTO part 1

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CTOs: dissection - Re-entry - iCTO part 2