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INDIA LIVE 2019 

Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, Powai, Mumbai,  01 March 2019 -02 March 2019


Conferences
Does Diabetes Mellitus Affect the Clinical Outcomes in Patients with DES?
Dr Ashwin Mehta, Mumbai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is known to predict angiographic restenosis and ischemia-driven target lesion revascularization (TLR) and target vessel revascularization ...MORE
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Resting Full Cycle Ratio (RFR) - Wireless Nonhyperemic Index of Coronary Stenosis
Dr G Sengottuvelu, Chennai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology #Internal Medicine
Fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurement under hyperemic conditions has been the gold standard for invasively determining the physiologic significance of coron ...MORE
472 Views
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What is the Significance of OCT in Saphenous Vein Grafts?
Dr Viveka Kumar, New Delhi, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Saphenous vein graft (SVG) occlusion following surgery continues to be a significant limitation of CABG. OCT has the potential to identify the features of ather ...MORE
418 Views
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What are the Uses of OCT?
Dr Tejas Patel, Ahmedabad, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Intravascular optical coherence tomography (OCT) can add value to angiography as a diagnostic as well as an intervention tool for PCI guidance. In diagnostic te ...MORE
458 Views
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Real World Experience with DES
Dr Mathew Samuel, Chennai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Drug-eluting stents have been in use since 2002 and have clear advantages of reducing the risk of target vessel revascularization and a reduction in restenosis ...MORE
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The Latest in Coronary Revascularization
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Timing of Revascularization in Patients with Transient STEMIImmediate reperfusion is recommended for most STEMI patients. However, the optimal timing of reperfu ...MORE
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Imaging is Always Necessary During Coronary Interventions!!
Dr G Sengottuvelu, Chennai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Angiogram has limitations and is only a luminogram.Intracoronary imaging (IVUS and OCT) gives a complete picture of the vessel including plaque morphology, dise ...MORE
463 Views
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Concepts of CABG, that an Interventional Cardiologist Must Know
Dr OP Yadava, New Delhi, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Stable and low-risk CAD is over treated while complex and high-risk CAD is under treated, indeed a dichotomy.Early post-CABG ischemia may occur in 2-4% of patie ...MORE
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Precision PCI of Left Main Bifurcation with Adjunct Imaging Modalities Like FFR-OCT
Dr Sridhar Kasturi, Hyderabad, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
The angiographic evaluation of left main (LM) disease can present challenges and requires additional intravascular imaging in order to make the correct decision ...MORE
468 Views
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Practical Guide to FFR
Dr A Sreenivas Kumar, Hyderabad, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Standardized approach to FFR: Indication, prepare your device, position the wire, induce hyperemia, measure gradient, store the tracing, interpret the tracing . ...MORE
421 Views
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Left Main Interventions - PCI or CABG?
Dr PC Rath, Hyderabad, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Patients with obstructive left main coronary artery disease (LMCAD) have often been treated with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The EXCEL trial has; ho ...MORE
517 Views
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What is the Role of OCT in Stent Thrombosis?
Dr Rony Mathew, Cochin, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
OCT is an imaging technique with high resolution and plays a key role in diagnosis and management of stent thrombosis (ST). It must be noted that all stent thro ...MORE
477 Views
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How is the Use of OCT Beneficial for the Patient?
Dr Sanjeeb Roy, Jaipur, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
OCT is an imaging technique that yields significant benefits when it comes to the assessment of coronary artery disease and stent implantation as well as follow ...MORE
440 Views
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Clinical Decision-Making for the Hemodynamic Gray Zone
Dr Takashi Akasaka, Japan, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Fractional flow reserve (FFR) value between 0.75 and 0.80 is considered the ‘gray zone.’ There is a scarcity of outcomes data relative to treatment ...MORE
472 Views
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OCT in Complex PCI
Dr Giulio Guagliumi, Italy, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Imaging guidance has more clinical evidence in complex lesion/patient cohorts.It is not imaging per se but its correct interpretation, measurements and conseque ...MORE
460 Views
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Acute Thrombotic Closure
Dr Ajay Kumar Mahajan, Mumbai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Carefully watch for catheter-induced dissection as well as dissection at proximal and distal stent edge. Ensure adequate stent expansion and apposition.Consider ...MORE
511 Views
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Coronary Perforation: Management
Dr VK Shah, Mumbai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
All Cath labs must be equipped with more than 1 covered stents.All Cath labs must be equipped with Embolization Kits.All Cath labs must be equipped with Pericar ...MORE
466 Views
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Drug Eluting Stents in ACS
Dr Brian Pinto, Mumbai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Percutaneous coronary intervention is often used for acute coronary syndrome (ACS). DES have been reported to result in fewer serious adverse events compared wi ...MORE
463 Views
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Safety and Efficacy of Sirolimus-coated Balloon in Coronary In-Stent Restenosis: Insights from NANOLUTE Registry
Dr Keyur Parikh, Ahmedabad, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
NANOLUTE: A post market registry on SCB demonstrated that MagicTouch SCB is associated with reduced revascularization rates in patients with coronary in-stent r ...MORE
481 Views
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Pathological Insights into Mitral Valve Intervention
Dr Renu Virmani, USA, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Mitral valve is a complex structure. The entire structure of mitral valve consists of anterior and posterior leaflets, chordae tendineae, papillary muscles, lef ...MORE
459 Views
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Aortic Dissection During Coronary Intervention
Dr Ruchit Shah, Mumbai, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology
Aortic dissection is a rare complication (0.005%). Most of the dissections occur during guide catheter manipulation. Right coronary artery is more frequently in ...MORE
518 Views
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FFR in Special Subsets
Dr CG Bahuleyan, Trivandrum, 05 March 2019
#Cardiology #Cardiology
In serial lesions, the FFR of individual lesions should not be used. Measure the pressure gradients across lesions during pull back with hyperemia to decide, wh ...MORE
527 Views
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What is the Role of OCT Guidance in Calcified Lesions?
Dr Balbir Singh, Gurugram, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology #Cardiology
The presence of calcified and rigid lesions makes PCI challenging. Adjuvant techniques are often required to achieve satisfactory stent results. Angiography has ...MORE
418 Views
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How can we Benefit the Patients by Incorporating Newer Technologies into Practice?
Dr Rajesh Dave, USA, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Interventional technologies in the field of Cardiology have changed the way diseases are diagnosed and treated. Interventional Cardiologists are faced with chal ...MORE
457 Views
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FFR to Guide Precision PCI of CAD
Dr Ajit Mullasari, Chennai, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Unlike coronary angiography alone, fractional flow reserve (FFR) assists interventional cardiologists in accurately determining whether coronary atherosclerotic ...MORE
513 Views
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Durable Polymer DES vs. Biodegradable Polymer DES
Dr Keyur Parikh, Ahmedabad, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Durable polymer DES (DP-DES) have been studied in a large number of patients and also in those with comorbidities like diabetes, high bleeding risk, etc., along ...MORE
425 Views
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DAPT Duration and Regimen
Prof (Dr) Ashok Seth, New Delhi, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) is the cornerstone of pharmacological treat­ment aimed at preventing the atherothrombotic complications in patients with se ...MORE
467 Views
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Why is Stent Quality Important?
Dr MS Hiremath, Pune, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
A stent, once implanted, stays in the patient’s body forever. Stent technologies are complex and all stents are not same. Each brand undergoes varied inno ...MORE
517 Views
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How can OCT Help in Improving Outcomes in Bifurcations Lesions?
Dr Rajneesh Kapoor, Gurugram, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has approximately 10 times higher resolution than IVUS. It can precisely measure lumen diameters in the variable geometry of ...MORE
476 Views
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OCT in CTO: Strong Clinical Evidence
Dr Girish Navasundi, Bengaluru, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
PCI of CTOs is challenging. It is associated with low success rates, increased restenosis and reocclusion. CTOs of arteries are more challenging lesions to trea ...MORE
441 Views
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How have the ILUMIEN III Results Changed the Practice of PCI?
Dr PK Sahoo, Bhubaneswar, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
OCT has been shown to be noninferior to IVUS. OCT, with its superior resolution, can detect malapposition and major dissection that can be missed by IVUS. The I ...MORE
456 Views
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What is the Role of FFR in Multivessel Disease?
Dr CG Bahuleyan, Trivandrum, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
FFR-guided strategy, for complete revascularization, has the potential to considerably decrease the number of unnecessary interventions during multivessel PCI a ...MORE
510 Views
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OCT-guided PCI in Bifurcation Lesions
Dr Praveer Agarwal, New Delhi, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Coronary artery bifurcation lesions pose major challenges despite significant advancements in stent technology and development of specific bifurcation stenting ...MORE
467 Views
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Significantly Better Outcomes in OCT-guided PCI
Dr Deepak Davidson, Kottayam, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Angiography-guided PCI has considerable limitations. On the other hand, the superior spatial resolution of OCT can provide meaningful clinical benefits. A  ...MORE
427 Views
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Consensus on Antiplatelet Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease
Dr Ajit Desai, Mumbai, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Coronary artery disease (CAD) poses a significant threat with respect to morbidity and mortality of patients. The life expectancy of a patient who has suffered ...MORE
525 Views
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Is there Enough Evidence Available to Support the Use of OCT in Guiding PCI?
Dr Florim Cuculi, Switzerland, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
ILUMIEN I trial – OCT and documentary FFR were performed pre- and post-PCI in 418 patients (with 467 stenoses) with stable or unstable angina or NSTEMI. B ...MORE
457 Views
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OCT - Real World Experience
Dr Ajit Menon, Mumbai, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
OCT is an emerging invasive coronary imaging. Literature underscores the impact of this technique in several clinical settings such as acute coronary syndromes ...MORE
448 Views
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Live Demonstration of Minimalist TAVI Procedure with SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Valve
Dr G Sengottuvelu, Chennai, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Dr Sengottuvelu and team from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai performed a live demonstration of minimalist TAVI procedure using SAPIEN 3 valve.Highlights: First time ...MORE
518 Views
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Real-time OCT Angio Co-Registration - Assisting Decision-making for Precision PCI
Dr Vijay Kumar, Chennai, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
Intracoronary imaging can provide detailed information on coronary plaque morphology and other lesion and vessel characteristics and can potentially lead to fur ...MORE
487 Views
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What is the Ideal DES System of the Future?
Dr Mitchell W Krucoff, USA, 06 March 2019
#Cardiology
The “ideal” DES has several meanings, including improved engineering that makes outcomes better, and technical improvements that make the device eas ...MORE
455 Views
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