Scientific Program

Ziyad M. Hijazi, Ahmet Celebi, Mario Carminati

Live Cases
Moderators: Damien Kenny, 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, Damien Kenny
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
Yun-Ching Fu, Elchanan Brucheimer
  2. Interventions for the Borderline Ventricles
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?
Francesco Bedogni
13:11-13:23 Techniques of Closure of CAF
Tin Do
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
• Case based presentation
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
• Case based presentation
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
Chetan Mehta
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 - 18:00 Parallel Session I: Imaging II - Advanced 3D imaging For Interventionalists
Gregor Krings, Aimee Armstrong
Panelists: Aimee Armstrong, Gurur Biliciler-Denktas, Özge Özden
16:00 - 17:30 Parallel Session II: The Older Patient with Complex ASD
Moderators: Teoman Kilic, Omer Goktekin
Panelists: Rasha Ammar, Tevfik Karagoz, Ilker Kemal Yucel, Ibrahim Halil Demir, Ramazan Akdemir
Debate: Evaluation of the Infant With TOF/PA/MAPCA
Pro: Catheterization is needed – Zohair Al-Halees
Con: Catheterization is not needed – Fahad AlHabshan
Rebuttal: 3 minutes each
16:00-16:12 Imaging and Definition of Complex Secundum ASDs
Laith Alshawabkeh
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
Teiji Akaji
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)
Kothandam 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. Sophie Milani, Yalim Yalcin
Group 2. Phil Roberts, 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 (Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar)
Operators: TBA (Riyad, Saudi Arabia)
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
Allison Cabalka, Peter Ewert
  3. Transcatheter VSD closure in ADULTS
Ziyad M. Hijazi, Omer Goktekin
12:45-12:57 Preprocedural imaging is key to procedural strategy
Gareth Morgan
12:45-12:57 What are the different types of stents used in CHD
Frank Ing
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
Peter Ewert
13:15-13:25 Aortic valve prolapse and Sinus Valsalva rupture in adults; transcatheter options
Tin Do
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
Debate: Transcatheter closure of small VSDs for prophylaxis of infective endocarditis
Pro: Yes

Eric Horlick
Con: No
Alper Guzeltas
13:50-14:00 Discussion 13:50-14:00 Discussion 13:45-14:00 Discussion
14:00 - 15:30 Paralel session I: Quality Session - Main Session
Moderators: Ralf Holzer, Babar Hassan
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
14:00-14:12 HOCM Interventions ?
14:13-14:25 The Impact of IMPACT Beyond North America: There are benefits for everyone!
Ralf Holzer
14:13-14:25 Reverse Potts Shunt
Younes Boudjemline
14:26-14:38 IQIC and C3PO: Expanding Pediatric Catheterization Registry Efforts Around the Globe
Babar Hasan
14:26-14:38 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?
Krishnan Kumar
14:39-14:51 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
14:52-15:04 PA Banding for LV Systolic Failure
Christian Jux
15:05-15:30 Panel Discussion 15:05-15:17 ECMO in the Cath Lab
Gareth Morgan
15:20-15:35 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 (Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey)
10:00-10:30 Coffee-Break    

Live Cases
Moderators: Mario Carminati, Aimee Armstrong
Panelists: Olivier Ghez, Gejun Zhang, Jou-Kou Wang, Gi Beom 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
Phil Roberts, Allison Cabalka
  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
Gareth Morgan
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
Wail Alkashkari

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, Frank Ing
14:00-14:10 Edwards valve
Sebastian Hascoet
14:00-14:12 Transcarotid Approach for Aortic Stenois in the Neonate
Mario Carminati
14:11-14:21 Melody valve
Luca Giugno
14:12-14:24 Percutaneous Aortic Balloon Valvuloplasty in Older Children
Birgul Varan
14:22-14:32 Harmony valve
Dan Levi
14:24-14:36 Surgical perspectives for aortic stenois beyond the neonatal period.
Olivier Ghez
14:33-14:43 Venus P valve
Francisco Garay
14:36-14:48 Treating Coarctation of the Aorta in the Adult…A Different Kind of Beast
Jamil Aboulhosn
14:44-14:54 Pulsta valve
Mario Carminati
14:48-15:00 Post-Surgical Aortic Coarctation Therapy
Wail Alkashkari
14:55-15:05 Larger balloon-expandable valves
Ahmet Celebi
15:00-15:12 Middle Aortic Syndrome:
Shakeel Qureshi
15:06-15:16 Alterra Adaptive Prestent and PDS
Evan Zahn
15:12-15:24 How to Close Sinus Valsalva Rupture?
Alaa Roshdy
15:20-15:30 Discussion 15:24-15:30 Discussion    
15:30-16:00 Coffee Available    
16:00-17:30 Parallel Session I: VSD
Alain Fraisse, Mario Carminati
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
Damien Kenny
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
Allison Cabalka
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 for PICS 2023:  2h total
Moderators: Yoav Dori, Vibeke Hjortdal, Adam Kolesnik, Christoph Bauer
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:
Phil Roberts

Introductory talks

09.30-09.40 Anatomy, physiology, and imaging of the lymphatic system
Christoph Bauer
09.40-09.50 Overview of surgical approaches to lymphatic disorders
Vibeke Hjortdal
09.50-10.00 Overview of percutaneous lymphatic interventions
Adam Kolesnik
10.00-10.10 How do I start a lymphatic program?
Gur Mainzer
10.10-10.20 Questions
10.20-10.30 Break    

How to talks

10.30-10.42 How to treat chylothorax/PB
Surren Reddy
10.42-10.54 How to treat PLE
Chris Smith
10.54-11.06 How to treat multicompartment disease
Yoav Dori
11.06-11.18 Difficult cases – wish we did not do that!
Sanjay Sinha
11.18-11.30 Discussion    
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