Scientific Program

Ziyad M. Hijazi, Ahmet Celebi, Mario Carminati

Live Cases
Moderators: Ziyad M. Hijazi, Ahmet Celebi
Panelists: Christian Jux, Keyhan Sayadpour Zanjani, Petru Liuba, Abdullah Erdem, Olivier Ghez
Operators: TBA (King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
Operators: TBA (IRCCS Policlinico San Donato Hospital, Milano, Italy)
Operators: TBA (National Children’s Research Center, Dublin, Ireland)
10.10-10:30 Coffee-Break

Live Cases
Moderators: Carlos Pedra, Ziyad M. Hijazi
Panelists: Gianfranco Butera, Kemal Nisli, Olivier Ghez, Abdel Fatah Abu Haweleh
Operators: TBA (King Abdulaziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
Operators: TBA (IRCCS Policlinico San Donato Hospital, Milano, Italy)
Operators: TBA (National Children’s Research Center, Dublin, Ireland)
12:30-12:45 Lunch Available
12:45-14:00 Lunch Workshops        
  1. Coronary Artery Fistula
Shakeel Qureshi, Ziyad M. Hijazi
  2. Interventions for the Borderline Ventricles
Felix Berger, Husnu Firat Altın, Levent Saltik
  3. Left atrial appendage closure
Omer Goktekin, Mohammed Al-Hijji
12:45-12:57 Pre-assessment of Patients & Classifications of CAF
Worakan Promphan
12:45-12:57 Fetal Intervention in Borderline Left Ventricle; Case Selection is Key!
Simone Pedra
12:45-12:57 Imaging for LAA Interventions
Eustachio Agricola
12:58-13:10 Who Should Be Closing CAF & Why?
Cliff Kavinsky
12:58-13:10 Echocardiographic Evaluation and Prediction for Biventricular Repair:
Orla Franklin
12:58-13:10 Which device for what anatomy?
Kevin Walsh
13:11-13:23 Techniques of Closure of CAF
Tin Do

• Case based presentation
13:11-13:23 Hybrid Approach in Borderline LV; When and How to Decide for BV Repairing?
Christian Jux
13:11-13:23 Step-by-step implantation of New Watchman flex
Horst Sievert
13:24-13:29 Simple Straightforward Fistula
Alison Cbalka
13:24-13:36 ASD Closure in Borderline RV; When and How?
Petru Liuba
13:24-13:36 Step-by-step implantation of Amulet
Carlos Pedra
13:30-13:35 Complex Fistula
Mazeni Alwi
13:37-13:49 Borderline Ventricles; BV vs UV Repair: Surgical Point of View-What info the surgeon is looking for
Zohair Al-Halees
13:37-13:49 Step-by-step implantation of Lambre
Teoman Kilic
13:36-13:48 Management of Patients Post CAF Closure
Teiji Akagi
13:50-14:00 Discussion 13:50-14:00 Discussion
13:50-14:00 Discussion
14:00 - 15:30 Parallel Session: 3D Basics for Interventionalists
Gregor Krings, Aimee Armstrong
14:00 - 15:30 Parallel Session: Interventions in RVOT and Branch PA’s
Moderators: Jae Young Choi, Evan Zahn
14:00-14:12 Why You Should Be Using 3DRA
Gregor Krings
14:00-14:12 RVOT Stenting in Symptomatic Infants with Tetralogy of Fallot - Indications, Technique and Outcomes
Oliver Stumper
14:13-14:37 3DRA Basics: A Recipe for Success
Aimee Armstrong
14:12:-14:24 Interventional Approach for Promoting Native PA Growth in PA/VSD/MAPCA’s
Marc Gewillig
14:38-14:50 3DRA Post-Processing: It’s Not as Daunting as It Looks
Evan Zahn
14:24-13:36 Options for Bilateral Branch PA Stenosis
Peter Ewert
14:51-15:03 How I Integrate 3D from MR and CT Into My Cath Workflow
Shyam Sathanandam
14:36-14:48 Hybrid Intraoperative PA Stenting
Dan Levi
15:04-15:24 Taped Case Using 3DRA
Ender Ödemis
14:48-15:00 Cutting Balloon Angioplasty in the Era of Low-Profile Stents and Unzipping - Does it still have a place?
Gianfranco Butera
15:25-15:35 Discussion 15:00-15:30 Panel discussion    
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Available
16:00 - 17:30 Parallel Session I: Imaging II - Advanced 3D imaging For Interventionalists
Gregor Krings, Aimee Armstrong
Panelists: Aimee Armstrong, Gurur Biliciler-Denktas, Özge Özden
Debate: Evaluation of the Infant With TOF/PA/MAPCA
16:00 - 17:30 Parallel Session II: The Older Patient with Complex ASD
Moderators: Teoman Kilic, Omer Goktekin
Panelists: Rasha Ammar, Teyfik Karagoz, Ilker Kemal Yucel, Ibrahim Halil Demir, Ramazan Akdemir
16:00-16:12 Pro: Catheterization is needed
Zohair Al-Halees
16:00-16:12 Imaging and Definition of Complex Secundum ASDs
Laith Alshawabkeh
16:13-16:25 Con: Catheterization is not needed
Fahad AlHabshan
Rebuttal: 3 minutes each
16:12-16:24 Best Approach to Effective Closure of Multiple ASD’s
Bharat Dalvi
16:32-16:44 Planning for Native RVOT PPVI with 3D Imaging
Gianfranco Butera
16:24-18:36 Approaches to Adults with Complex ASD and Pulmonary Hypertension
Massimo Chessa
16:45-16:57 How I Can Make Your Interventions Easier with 3D TEE
Pei-Ni Jone
16:36-16:48 The Adult with ASD and Atrial Dysrhythmia: Decision Making
Jae Young Choi
16:58-17:10 CFD for Hepatic Flow Re-routing in the Fontan
Navabi Shirazi
16:48-17:00 Optimal Patient Selection for Sinus Venosus ASD Closure (The Wahab procedure)
K. Sivakumar
17:11-17:23 Don’t Forget the Bronchus in PA Stenting
Gregor Krings
17:00-17:12 Closure of ASD’s Without Fluoro-PAN Procedure: Where is this procedure done? Xiangbin Pan    
17:24-17:36 Pre tPVR: Evaluation of the dysfunctional RVOT with or without a conduit: bioengineering approach
Francesco Sturla
17:12-17:30 Discussion    
17:36-18:00 Q&A        
07.00-08.00 Moderated Poster Abstracts
Group 1. Regina Bokenkamp ,Yalim Yalcin
Group 2. Oliver Stumper, Alpay Celiker
Group 3. Younes Boudjemline, Ali Halabi

Live Cases
Moderators: Damien Kenny, Evan Zahn
Panelists: Yoav Dori, Dan Levi, Mahmoud Soufi, Zohair AL-Halees, Sebastian Hascoet
Operators: TBA (Siyami Ersek Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey)
Operators: TBA (Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey)
10:00-10:30 Coffee-Break

Live Cases
Moderators: Mario Carminati, Ziyad M. Hijazi
Panelists: Francisco Garay, Jose Luis Zunzunegui, Alper Guzeltas, Oliver Ghez , Nazmi Narin
Operators: TBA (Siyami Ersek Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey)
Operators: TBA (Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey)
12:30-12:45 Lunch Available
12:45-14:00 Lunch Workshops        
  1. PDA Stenting
Jamie Bentham, Younes Boudjemline
  2. Stenting - Advanced Tips and Tricks
Damien Kenny, Peter Ewert
  3. Transcatheter VSD closure in ADULTS
Ziyad M. Hijazi, Omer Goktekin
12:45-12:57 Preprocedural imaging is key to procedural strategy
Athar Qureshi
12:45-12:57 What are the different types of stents used in CHD
Peter Ewert
12:45-12:55 The natural course of the congenital VSDs in adults and indications for closure
Jamil Aboulhosn
12:58-13:10 Low birthweight infants - Grow vs Stent
Damien Kenny
12:58-13:10 The Use of Covered Stent Grafts in CHD…Don’t Forget About Them
Shakeel Qureshi
12:55-13:05 When and how to close the Gerbode defect in adults
Carlos Pedra
13:11-13:23 Can we predict outcomes based on ductal morphology?
Gianfranco Butera
13:11-13:23 Are Bioabsorbable Stents Really Necessary or Just a lot of Hot Air?
Dan Levi
13:05-13:15 Post-MI muscular VSD closure
Ralf Holzer
13:24-13:36 PDA Stenting in Small Infants: The Most Important Tips and Tricks
Mazeni Alwi
13:24-13:36 Stents in small children - strategies to deal with growth
Howaida El-Said
13:15-13:25 Aortic valve prolapse and Sinus Valsalva rupture in adults; transcatheter options- Tin
Debate: Transcatheter closure of small VSDs for prophylaxis of infective endocarditis
13:37-13:49 PDA Stenting in Small Infants: Recognizing and Treating the Most Common Complications
Chetan Mehta
13:37-13:49 The Use of Overlay 3D Rotational Angiography for Stent Therapy…No Need for Additional Angiography
Darren Berman
13:25-13.35 Pro: Yes
Eric Horlick
13:50-14:00 Discussion 13:50-14:00 Discussion 13.35-13.45 Con: No
Alper Guzeltas
13:45-14:00 Discussion
14:00 - 15:30 Paralel session I: Quality Session - Main Session
Moderators: Ralf Holzer, Krishna Kumar
14:00 - 15:30 Paralel session II: Interventions in Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure
: Mario Carminati, Ramazan Ozdemir, Nikolaus Haas
14:00-14:12 What is QA/QI in the Cath Lab: Let’s Get Started and Learn from Your Colleagues
Ralf Holzer
17:00-17:12 HOCM Interventions ?
14:13-14:25 The Impact of IMPACT Beyond North America: There are benefits for everyone!
Ralf Holzer
17:13-17:25 Reverse Potts Shunt
Younes Boudjemline
14:26-14:38 IQIC and C3PO: Expanding Pediatric Catheterization Registry Efforts Around the Globe
Babar Hasan
17:26-17:38 Atrial Interventions for Pulmonary Hypertension and Diastolic Heart Failure
K. Sivakumar
14:39-14:51 Comparing Cath Related Outcomes in the 20th Century: What can we use, how do we use it, and how valid are these measures?
Krishna Kumar
17:39-17:51 Balloon Dilation for CTEPH
Ehtisham Mahmud
14:52-15:04 Radiation Dose Reduction: Real World Improvements That Can be Made Without Breaking the Bank
Babar Hasan
17:52-18:04 PA Banding for LV Systolic Failure
Christian Jux
15:05-15:30 Panel Discussion 18:05-18:17 Transcatheter Assist Devices for LV Failure
Viv Dimas
18:20-18:35 Discussion    
15:30-16:00 Coffee Available
16:00-17:30 Parallel Session I: tPVR I
Ziyad M. Hijazi, Ahmet Celebi, Zohair Al-Halees
16:00-17:30 Parallel Session II: Paravalvar Leak closure
Omer Goktekin, Eustaquio Onorato
16:00-16:12 Pre-assessment of patients with RVOT dysfunction - what is the optimal strategy?
Dan Levi
16:00-16:12 Imaging to Guide PVL Closure
Ozge Ozden
16:12-16:24 Endocarditis Concerns - Can we modify risk
Marc Gewillig
16:12-16:24 Antegrade transseptal approach for mitral PVL Closure: Tips and tricks
G Smolka
16.24-16:36 Role of EPS and Non-invasive Testing to Assess the Risk of Arrhythmias in Patients Prior to PVR
Volkan Tuzcu
16.24-16:36 Retrograde transfemoral approach for mitral PVL Closure: Tips and tricks
Teoman Kilic
16:36-16:48 Surgical Techniques for Pulmonary Valve Replacement Including Hybrid Techniques
Zohair Al-Halees
16:36-16:48 Surgical Transapical approach for mitral PVL Closure: Tips and tricks
Eustaquio Onorato
16:48-17:00 20 Years of tPVR - What Have we Learned?
Evan Zahn
16:48-17:00 How to close aortic PVLs?
Vlasis Ninios
17:00-17:22 Debate: Pulmonary Valve Replacement (PVR) in Native RVOT
Pro Catheter Intervention: Zunzunegi
Con: Surgical Intervention:
Husnu Firat Altın
17:00-17:12 The case I never forget
Omer Goktekin
17:22-17:30 Discussion 17:12-17:24 The case I never forget
Sebastian Hascoet
17:24-17:40 Discussion    

Live Cases
Moderators: Ziyad M. Hijazi, Damien Kenny
Panelists: Olivier Ghez, Nazan Ozbarlas, Cansaran Tanidir, Bharat Dalvi, Behzad Alizedah, Ali Halabi
Operators: TBA (Siyami Ersek Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey)
Operators: TBA (Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar)
10:00-10:30 Coffee-Break

Live Cases
Moderators: Mario Carminati, Aimee Armstrong
Panelists: Olivier Ghez, Gejun Zhang, Jou-Kou Wang, Gi Beom Kim, Seong-Ho Kim
Operators: TBA (Siyami Ersek Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey)
Operators: TBA (Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar)
12:30 - 12:45 Lunch Available
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch Workshops        
  1. Interventions in Single Ventricle (SV)
Alejandro Peirone, Jou-Hou Wang
  2. Access to Complex Interventions
Omar Galal, Wail Alkashkari
  3. Transcatheter PDA closure in ADULTS : This Session is in Collaboration with Saudi Arabian Cardiac Interventional Society (SACIS)
Moderators: Mario Carminati, Wail Alkashkari
12:45-12:57 Stenting the Left Pulmonary Artery in SV- Airway Concerns and How to Overcome
Gregor Krings
12:45-12:57 Management of large bore venous and arterial access in adults
Jamil Aboulhosn
12:45-12:57 Difficulties in the imaging and sizing of the adult PDA; how to overcome
Ahmed Al-Omrani
12:58-13:10 Management Protocol for PA/IVS
Mazeni Alwi
12:58-13:10 Alternatives to Femoral arterial access in infants
Athar Qureshi
12:58-13:10 How to cross the adult PDA anterogradely when needed
Abdullah Erdem
13:11-13:23 Transcatheter Fontan Fenestration Closure - Indications, Technique and Outcomes
Hideshi Tomita
13:11-13:23 A structured approach to transseptal access
Cliff Kavinsky

Options in the devices for adult PDA; Fit the devices up to the morphologies and preferred approaches
Alison Cabalka

13:24-13:36 Aortic Arch Interventions in Interstage HLHS
Sophie Milani
13:24-13:36 The Perventricular Approach - Preparation, Execution and Avoiding Complications
Ziyad M. Hijazi
13:24-13:36 PDA and significant PH in adults; when and how to close; is balloon occlusion test reliable?
Bharat Dalvi
13:37-13:49 A Pragmatic Approach to Dealing with AP Collaterals
Yalim Yacin
13:37-13:49 Transhepatic Access
Osman Baspinar
13:37-13:49 Clinical standpoints and natural course of PDA in elderly and special issues during and after the closure
Jamil Aboulhosn
13:50-14:00 Discussion 13:50-14:00 Discussion 13:50-14:00 Discussion
14:00 - 15:30 Parallel Session I: tPVR II
Shakeel Qureshi, Jae Young Choi
14:00 - 15:30 Parallel Session II: Aortic Interventions
Ziyad M. Hijazi, Damien Kenny
14:00-14:10 Edwards valve
Sebastian Hascoet
14:00-14:12 Percutaneous Aortic Balloon Valvuloplasty
Kursad Tokel
14:11-14:21 Melody valve
Luca Giugno
14:12-14:24 Treating Coarctation of the Aorta in the Adult…A Different Kind of Beast
Jamil Aboulhosn
14:22-14:32 Harmony valve
Dan Levi
14:24-14:36 Post-Surgical Aortic Coarctation Therapy
Wail Alkashkari
14:33-14:43 Venus P valve
Francisco Garay
14:36-14:48 Middle Aortic Syndrome:
Shakeel Qureshi
14:44-14:54 Pulsta valve
Gi Beom Kim
14:48-15:00 How to Close Sinus Valsalva Rupture?
Alaa Roshdy
14:55-15:05 Larger balloon-expandable valves
Ahmet Celebi
15:00-15:12 Surgical perspectives:
Olivier Ghez
15:06-15:16 Alterra Adaptive Prestent and PDS
Evan Zahn
15:00-15:30 Discussion    
15:20-15:30 Discussion    
15:30-16:00 Coffee Available
16:00-17:30 Parallel Session I: VSD
Alain Fraisse, Mario Carminati, Mustafa Abdulla
16:00-17:30 Parallel Session II: PFO
Cliff Kavinsky, Christian Jux
16:00-16:15 Taped Case
Maria Giulia Gagliardi
16:00-16:12 Patent Foramen Ovale-Associated Stroke is Now a Well-Defined Entity
Cliff Kavinsky
16:16-16:28 Retrograde vs Antegrade Approach - When and Why
Worakan Promphan
16:13-16:25 The Solid Evidence for the Safety and Effectiveness of PFO Closure for Secondary Prevention
Iqbal Malik
16:29-16:41 Matching the Device to the Defect - Three Cases
Kevin Walsh
16:26-16:38 The Neurology-Cardiology Partnership and Optimizing Patient Selection
Ozcan Ozdemir
16:42-16:54 Complications of PmVSD closure-Levent Saltik
Aortic Valve Prolapse and Doubly Committed Defects are Surgical Defects
16:39-16:51 Best Practices in Performing PFO Closure and Post-Procedure Care
Fadi Sawaya
16:55-17:05 Pro - Interventionalist Point:
Dr. Tin
16:52-17:04 Troubleshooting Challenging Anatomy and Managing Complications
Eustachio Onorato
17:06-17:16 Con - Surgeon Point:
Numan Ali Aydemir
17:05-17:17 Other Aspects of PFO Closure That Remain Uncertain, Controversial, and in Need of Evidence
Kevin Walsh
17:17-17:30 Discussion 17:20-17:30 Discussion    
8:30 - 9:30 Oral Abstracts Presentations in Parallel Sessions:
ROOM 1: Pediatrics/Congenital
Moderators: Abdel Fatah Abu Haweleh, Ralf Holzer, Fadi Bitar
ROOM 2: Adult Congenital/Structural
Moderators: Omer Goktekin, Wail Alkashkari
09:30 - 11:30 Parallel Session 1:
Lymphatic Session - 2 hours (Will liaise with Yoav)
09:30-11:30 Parallel Session 2: Each case 18 minutes
Adult Congenitla Interventions: Case based presentation

1. Coarctation stent in adult patient-simple case:
Ahmed Al-Omrani
2. Coarctation stent in adult patient-complex case-transverse arch obstruction
Eric Horlick
3. Baffle leak/obstruction post Mustard/Senning:
Jamil Aboulhosn
4. tPVR: Native outflow tract:
Ahmet Celebi
5. tPVR:Calcified Conduit:
Damien Kenny
11:30 - 12:30 My Nightmare Case in the Cath Lab
Shakeel Qureshi, Dan Levi, Damien Kenny
12:30 Closing remarks
Ziyad M. Hijazi, Ahmet Celebi, Mario Carminati