5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Evening Symposium – Optimizing PCI Results by Intravascular Imaging

I. Lesion Assessment 

Moderators: Jonathan Hill, Richard Shlofmitz
Panel Discussants: Ziad A. Ali, Allen Jeremias, Akiko Maehara, Giulio Guagliumi

5:00 PM – 5:05 PM
Richard Shlofmitz

5:05 PM – 5:20 PM
Basic OCT image interpretation – What is what?
Akiko Maehara

5:20 PM – 5:35 PM
How to recognize and deal with severely calcified CAD
Richard Shlofmitz

5:35 PM – 5:50 PM
Use of OCT in daily clinical practice – Interesting imaging cases
Jonathan Hill

5:50 PM – 6:00 PM
Panel discussion

II. Use of Intravascular Imaging to Optimize PCI

Ziad A. Ali, Allen Jeremias
Panel Discussants:
Jonathan Hill, Richard Shlofmitz, Akiko Maehara, Giulio Guagliumi

6:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Algorithm for stent sizing and optimization by OCT
Ziad A. Ali

6:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Precision PCI – Case examples for optimizing PCI outcomes
Allen Jeremias

6:30 PM – 6:45 PM
Intravascular imaging – Clinical data update
Giulio Guagliumi

6:45 PM – 7:00 PM
Panel discussion

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Breakfast Symposium – Optimizing PCI by Physiologic Lesion Assessment
Allen Jeremias, Habib Samady
Panel Discussants:
Morton Kern, Akiko Maehara, Rasha Al-Lamee, Giora Weisz

7:00 AM – 7:10 AM
Understanding mechanisms of regulation of resting and hyperemic blood flow
Rasha Al-Lamee

7:10 AM – 7:15 AM

7:15 AM – 7:25 AM
Should we be using a dichotomous cut-point? Understanding mismatch between iFR and FFR
Allen Jeremias

7:25 AM – 7:30 AM

7:30 AM – 7:40 AM
Use of FFR and iFR in tandem lesions and diffuse disease
Ajay Kirtane

7:40 AM – 7:45 AM

7:45 AM – 7:55 AM
Using iFR Co-registration to plan revascularization decision-making – Interesting cases
Habib Samady

7:55 AM – 8:00 AM

Session I – Integrating Intravascular Imaging and Physiology into Clinical Practice

Evelyn Regar, Javier Escaned
Panel Discussants:
Giulio Guagliumi, Michael Lee, Jonathan Hill, Rasha Al-Lamee, Andrew Lituchy, Javier Escaned

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
Basics of coronary physiology: From non-invasive testing to FFR
Javier Escaned

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Show me the data: Evidence that physiologic lesion assessment improves patient outcomes
(or provides clinical value)
Morton Kern

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Basics of intravascular imaging: How and when to use IVUS and OCT
Jonathan Hill

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Lessons learned from ILUMIEN: Where are we now and where are we going?
Ziad Ali

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Audience Q&A

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Live Case #1 from St. Francis Hospital
Live Case Moderator:
Ajay Kirtane
Live Case Discussants:
Thomas Pappas, Ziad Ali, Michael Lee, Dimitri Karmpaliotis, Cindy Grines

Live Case Operators:
Richard Shlofmitz, Jeffrey Moses


Session II – Use of Adjunctive Technology in Complex PCI

Martin Leon, Dimitri Karmpaliotis
Panel Discussants:
Evelyn Regar, Newell Robinson, Paul Teirstein, Ron Waksman, George Petrossian, Michael Lee

10:20 AM – 10:35 AM
The value of intravascular imaging for left main and complex bifurcation PCI
Michael Lee

10:35 AM – 10:50 AM
Use of adjunctive technology in CTO and complex cases – How intravascular imaging saved the day
Dimitri Karmpaliotis

10:50 AM – 11:05 AM
Stent failures – Identifying causes of stent thrombosis and restenosis and how to fix it
Ron Waksman

11:05 AM – 11:20 AM
Keynote Presentation
Best-practice for coronary physiology and imaging – The past and the future

Martin Leon

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM
Audience Q&A

11:30 AM – 12:15 AM
Live Case #2 from St. Francis Hospital
Live Case Moderator:
Jeffrey Moses
Live Case Discussants:
Andrew Berke, Ori Ben-Yehuda, Ajay Kirtane, Paul Teirstein, Morton Kern
Live Case Operators:
Richard Shlofmitz, Allen Jeremias


Session III – Controversies in Interventional Cardiology

Ori Ben-Yehuda, Jeffrey Moses
Panel Discussants: Andrew Lituchy, Habib Samady, Evelyn Regar, Paul Teirstein, Jonathan Hill, Giulio Guagliumi

Debate 1: PCI should not be first line therapy for patients with stable CAD – Lessons learned from ORBITA

1:00 PM – 1:10 PM
Pro: Rasha Al-Lamee

1:10 PM – 1:20 PM
Con: Paul Teirstein

1:20 PM – 1:30 PM
Rebuttals and Panel Discussion

Debate 2: Is physiologic lesion assessment mandatory for every PCI in stable CAD?

1:30 PM – 1:40 PM
Pro: Morton Kern

1:40 PM – 1:50 PM
Con: Jeffrey Moses

1:50 PM – 2:00 PM
Rebuttals and Panel Discussion

Debate 3: Is there really that much benefit with intravascular imaging?

2:00 PM – 2:10 PM
Pro: Evelyn Regar

2:10 PM – 2:20 PM
Con: Jonathan Hill

2:20 PM – 2:30 PM
Rebuttals and Panel Discussion


Session IV – New Technologies

Hiram Bezerra, Ron Waksman
Panel Discussants:
Johan Svanerudh, Michael Lee, Ajay Kirtane, Akiko Maehara, Jane Cao, George Petrossian

2:45 PM – 2:57 PM
CT Imaging in Ischemic Heart Disease: CTA, CT-FFR, and CT-Perfusion – Current Uses and Future Projections
Jane Cao

2:57 PM – 3:09 PM
Detection of vulnerable and lipid-rich plaque using NIRS and other technologies and why PROSPECT II will be a critical clinical study
Giora Weisz

3:09 PM – 3:21 PM
Zero contrast PCI – Is this the future? Step-by-step case presentation
Ziad A. Ali

3:21 PM – 3:33 PM
Are all the resting indices the same? Insights into physiologic lesion assessment made easy
Johan Svanerudh

3:33 PM – 3:45 PM
Angiography based FFR and other technologies in the pipeline
Ori Ben-Yehuda

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Audience Q&A

Session V – Best Clinical Practices with Panel Discussions

Javier Escaned, Cindy Grines
Panel Discussants: Richard Shlofmitz, Ajay Kirtane, Allen Jeremias, Jeffrey Moses, Newell Robinson

4:00 PM – 4:12 PM
Combined analysis of DEFINE-FLAIR and iFR Swedeheart: Safety of PCI deferral in stable CAD and ACS
Allen Jeremias

4:12 PM – 4:15 PM
Panel discussion

4:15 PM – 4:27 PM
OCT guided discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy – Is it safe?
Cezar Iliescu

4:27 PM – 4:30 PM
Panel discussion

4:30 PM – 4:42 PM
How assessing the microcirculation can change your practice
Habib Samady

4:42 PM – 4:45 PM
Panel discussion

4:45 PM – 4:57 PM
Use of intravascular imaging co-registration for complex PCI planning
Hiram Bezerra

4:57 PM – 5:00 PM
Panel discussion

5:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Final word – How guidelines affect clinical practice and where are they going?
Cindy Grines

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM
Panel discussion

5:20 PM – 5:30 PM
Closing Remarks
Richard Shlofmitz

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