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CRT 2020

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Activities

Didactic Sessions

Learn more about our groundbreaking technologies through our informative didactic sessions and hands-on demonstrations of the Makoto™ Intravascular Imaging System and the OKAY® II Y-Connector.
Saturday,
February 22,
2:15 PM
Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD

Minneapolis Heart Institute

“Tools & Techniques for CTO Procedures”
Followed by hand-on demonstrations of the OKAY® II Y-Connector

Sunday,
February 23,
10:30 AM
Ryan Madder, MD

Spectrum Health

“Residual Lipid Core Plaque After Stenting? Using NIRS to Assess the Risk of Target Lesion Failure”
Followed by hands-on demos of the Makoto™ Imaging System

Sunday,
February 23,
10:30 AM
Ron Waksman, MD

Medstar Washington Hospital Center

“LRP & Vulnerable Plaque: How will the Lipid-Rich Plaque Study Results Impact Practice”
Followed by hands-on demos of the Makoto™ Imaging System

Monday,
February 24,
1:00 PM
Ziad Ali, MD

Columbia University Medical Center

“Imaging & Interpretation”
Followed by hands-on demos of the Makoto™ Imaging System

12:30 PM
Lunch
12:30 PM
Integrating NIRS in Clinical Practice

Moderator: Takashi Akasaka, MD, PhD
Moderator: Ryan D. Madder, MD
Moderator: Ron Waksman, MD, FSCAI

12:45 PM
Case That – NIRS IVUS Useful to Guide Stenting and Therapy

Speaker: John McB Hodgson, MD, MSCAI

12:53 PM
Review of Early Clinical Experience and Trials With NIRS

Speaker: Ryan D. Madder, MD

1:01 PM
From LRP to Prospect II, How the Emerging Data Will Support Routine Usage of NIRS to Detect Vulnerable Patients and Plaques

Speaker: Carlo Di Mario, MD

1:09 PM
Current Usage of NIRS in Japan

Speaker: Takashi Akasaka, MD, PhD

1:17 PM
Panel Discussion: Integrating NIRS in Clinical Practice

Panel Moderator: Takashi Akasaka, MD, PhD
Panel Moderator: Ryan D. Madder, MD
Panel Moderator: Ron Waksman, MD, FSCAI
Panelist: Carlo Di Mario, MD
Panelist: James A. Goldstein, MD, FSCAI
Panelist: John McB Hodgson, MD, MSCAI

1:30 PM
Adjourn
11:23 AM
Vulnerable Plaque Clinical Trials Update

Moderator: Ryan D. Madder, MD
Moderator: Lorenz Räber, MD, PhD

11:31 AM
Assessment of Stabilization of Plaque Vulnerability by OCT

Speaker: Takashi Akasaka, MD, PhD

11:39 AM
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy: Lipid-Rich Plaque Study – New Data and Implications

Speaker: Ron Waksman, MD, FSCAI

11:47 AM
PROSPECT II and PREVENT Rationale and Update from the Trials

Speaker: Gregg W. Stone, MD, FSCAI

11:55 AM
Detection of Lipid Core Plaque Cap Thickness via Collagen Spectroscopy

Speaker: Robert L. Wilensky, MD

12:03 PM
Detection of Lipid Core Plaque Cap Thickness via Collagen Spectroscopy

Speaker: Robert L. Wilensky, MD

12:11 PM
Panel Discussion: Now That We Can Identify Vulnerable Plaque, What’s Next?

Moderator: Ryan D. Madder, MD
Moderator: Lorenz Räber, MD, PhD
Panelist: Takashi Akasaka, MD, PhD
Panelist: Peter Libby, MD
Panelist: Gregg W. Stone, MD, FSCAI
Panelist: Ron Waksman, MD, FSCAI
Panelist: Robert L. Wilensky, MD

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8:40 AM
Interesting NIRS Cases

Speaker: Hector M. Garcia-Garcia, MD, PhD

8:55 AM
Cases of Co-Registration

Speaker: Jasvindar Singh, MD

Introduction to Intravascular Imaging
10:15 AM
Practical Integration of Intravascular Imaging and Physiology into the Cath Lab in 2020

Speaker: Gary S. Mintz, MD

10:33 AM
Intravascular Imaging in the Left Main: IVUS or OCT?

Speaker: Giulio Guagliumi, MD

1:50 PM
Characteristics of Calcified Lesions with Intravascular Imaging and Treatment Approach

Speaker: Giora Weisz, MD

2:00 PM
Intracoronary Near-Infrared Spectroscopy: The Role for NIRS in Detecting Vulnerable Plaques and Vulnerable Patients

Speaker: Ryan D. Madder, MD

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