• WEDNESDAY 25th MARCH Click for details ...
    08:10-12:30 Live Cases – (Dublin, Doha, Jeddah)
    10.00-10:30 Coffee Break
    10.30-12.30 Live Cases – (Dublin, Doha, Jeddah)
    12:30-12:45 Lunch

    Lunch Workshops

    1. Coronary artery fistula
      • Pre-assessment of patients & classifications of CAF
      • Who should be closing CAF & why?
      • Techniques of closure of CAF
      • Case based presentation
        • Simple straightforward fistula
        • Complex fistula
      • Management of patients post CAF closure
      • Discussion
    2. Interventions in Single Ventricle (SV)
      • Stenting the Left Pulmonary Artery in SV– Airway Concerns and how to Overcome
      • Management Protocol for PA/IVS
      • Transcatheter Fontan Fenestration Closure – Indications, Technique and Outcomes
      • Lymphatic Interventions for SV Patients
      • A Pragmatic Approach to Dealing with AP Collaterals
      • Discussion
    3. Interventions in RVOT and Branch PA’s
      • RVOT Stenting in Symptomatic Infants with Tetralogy of Fallot – Indications, Technique and Outcomes  
      • Interventional Approach for Promoting Native PA Growth in PA/VSD/MAPCA’s
      • Options for Bilateral Branch PA Stenosis
      • Hybrid Intraoperative PA Stenting
      • Cutting balloon angioplasty in the era of low profile stents and unzipping – does it still have a place?
      • Panel discussion
    14:00-15:30 Parallel Session: 3D Basics for Interventionalists

    Why You Should Be Using 3DRA
    3DRA Basics: A Recipe For Success
    3DRA Post-Processing: It’s Not As Daunting As It Looks
    How I Integrate 3D from MR and CT Into My Cath Workflow
    Taped Case Using 3DRA

    Parallel Session: Case-Based Review of Current and Evolving Practice

    • Aortic Stenosis: What is New?
    • CT Vs. 3D TEE for TAVR Planning
    • Who Gets TAVR in 2020?
    • Which THV Valve for Whom?
    • Case Based Presentations
      • Best Case and Worst Case – Edwards:
      • Best Case and Worst Case – Medtronic:
    • Discussion
    15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

    Parallel Session: Imaging II – Advanced 3D For Interventionalists

    • Debate: Evaluation of the infant with TOF/PA/MAPCA
      • Pro: Catheterization is needed
      • Con: Catheterization is not needed
      • Rebuttal: 3 minutes each
    • Planning for Native RVOT PPVI with 3D Imaging
    • How I Can Make Your Interventions Easier with 3D TEE
    • CFD for hepatic flow re-routing in the Fontan
    • Don’t forget the bronchus in PA stenting



    Parallel Session: LAA: Imaging & Interventions: (SHD)  

    • TEE vs CT imaging for LAA Anatomy  
    • Fusion Imaging and ICE for LAA Interventions
    • Which Device for what anatomy?
    • Case presentation:
      • Simple Case:
      • Complex Case:
    • Panel discussion

    Plenary Session – The Adult with Complex ASD

    • Imaging and definition of complex secundum ASDs
    • How to close very large ASDs with deficient rims
    • Approaches to adult with complex ASD and Pulmonary Hypertension
    • The Adult with ASD and Atrial Dysrhythmia: Decision Making
    • Sinus venosus ASD closure
    • Closure of ASD’s without fluoro-PAN procedure: where is this procedure done?
    • Discussion
  • THURSDAY 26th MARCH Click for details ...
    08.00-10.00 Live Cases – (Istanbul Lab 1, Istanbul Lab 2, Istanbul Lab 3)
    10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
    10.30-12.30 Live Cases – (Istanbul Lab 1, Istanbul Lab 2, Istanbul Lab 3)
    12:30-12:45 Lunch

    Lunch Workshops

    1. PDA Interventions in Small Infants
      • Unique attributes of the small infant PDA you should know before you perform an intervention
      • PDA closure in small infants: Technique and outcomes with the Medtronic Microvascular Plug
      • PDA closure in small infants: Technique and outcomes with the Abbott Piccolo Device
      • PDA stenting in small infants: The most important tips and tricks I have learned for a successful outcome
      • PDA Stenting in small infants: Recognizing and treating the most common complications
    2. Stenting – Advanced Tips and Tricks
      • What are the different types of stents used in CHD:
      • The use of covered stent grafts in CHD…don’t forget about them”
      • Are bioabsorbable stents really necessary or just a lot of hot air?”
      • Stents in small children – strategies to deal with growth:
      • The use of overlay 3D rotational angiography for stent therapy…no need of additional angiography”
    3. PVL Closure: Imaging, Techniques & registries
      • Different techniques for mitral paravalvular leak closure
      • Percutaneus transcatheter mitral and aortic PVL closure: Case based scenarios
      • Transapical technique for mitral PVL closure
      • Results of paravalvular leak closure studies
      • Results of FFFP registry

    Parallel Session: Quality Session

    • What is QA/QI in the Cath Lab: Let’s get started and learn from your colleagues
    • The impact of IMPACT beyond North America: There are benefits for everyone
    • IQIC and C3PO: Expanding pediatric catheterization registry efforts around the globe
    • Comparing cath related outcomes in the 20th century: What can we use, how do we use it, and how valid are these measures?
    • Radiation dose reduction: Real world improvements that can be made without breaking the bank.

    Parallel Session: Mitral & Tricuspid Interventions

    • Tips and tricks for an effective mitral balloon valvuloplasty
    • Valve in valve procedures for bioprosthetic valve dysfunction
    • Mitraclip: Step by step technique for implantation
    • Results of New trials for Mitraclip
    • Interventions for tricuspid regurgitation: myth or reality?
    • Latest Technologies for Mitral and Tricuspid Dysfunctiom
    15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

    Parallel Session: tPVR I  

    • Indications & guidelines of pulmonary valve replacement
    • Pre-assessment of patients with RVOT dysfunction
    • Role of EPS and non-invasive testing to assess the risk of arrhythmias in patients prior to PVR
    • Surgical techniques for pulmonary valve replacement including hybrid techniques
    • Future of transcatheter valves
    • Debate:
        • tPVR should be the first line therapy in any child over 25 kg
        • sPVR by far is better than tPVR with less chance of Infective endocarditis

    Parallel Session: Left Atrial Appendage

    • Current status of LAA occlusion for stroke prevention: 
    • Emerging Techniques & Devices for LAA occlusion
      • Percutaneous:
      • Surgical (atricure):
    • The neurohormonal properties of the LAA and the impact of endocardial vs surgical closure (ligation)
    • Debate:
      • ICE is the way of the future to guide LAA closure
      • TEE is the standard to guide LAA closure and should remain so

    Plenary Session - Interventions in Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure

    • HOCM Interventions
    • Reverse Potts Shunt
    • Atrial Interventions for Pulmonary Hypertension and Diastolic Heart Failure
    • Balloon dilation for CTEPH
    • PA Banding for LV Systolic Failure
    • Transcatheter assist devices for LV Failure
  • FRIDAY 27th MARCH Click for details ...
    08:00-12:30 Live Cases – (Istanbul Lab 1, Istanbul Lab 2, Istanbul Lab 3)
    10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
    10.30-12.30 Live Cases – (Istanbul Lab 1, Istanbul Lab 2, Istanbul Lab 3)
    12:30-12:45 Lunch

    Lunch Workshops

    1. Interventions for the Borderline Ventricles
      • Fetal intervention in borderline left ventricle; Case selection is key!
      • Echocardiographic evaluation and prediction for biventricular repair
      • Hybrid approach in borderline LV; when and how to decide for BV repairing?
      • ASD closure in borderline RV; when and how?
      • Borderline ventricles; BV vs UV repair: Surgical point of view
    2. Access for Complex Interventions
      • How to Avoid Femoral Arterial Vascular Injury
        • Adults:
        • Infants:
      • Alternatives to Femoral Access for Left Heart Interventions
      • The Perventricular Approach – Preparation, execution and Avoiding Complications
      • Transhepatic Access
      • Discusssion
    3. Imaging for Mitral Valve Interventions
      • MitraClip (TEE):
      • MitraClip (ICE):
      • NeoChord:
      • Cardioband:
      • Pascal device:
      • PVL.

    Parallel Session: TAVI II

    • Review of the clinical trials that brought us to where we are:
    • Step-by-step technique for TAVI:
    • Difficult scenarios in TAVI (objectives: Horizontal aorta, bicuspid valve, low coronary ostia)
    • How to do valve in valve? 
    • How to prevent and how to manage vascular complications in TAVI? 
    • How to avoid other complications during TAVI?

    Parallel Session: tPVR II

    • Edwards valve
    • Melody valve
    • Harmony valve
    • Venus P valve
    • Pulsta valve
    • Other investigational valves & reducing devices
    15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

    Parallel Session: VSD

    • Taped Case   
    • Pushing the Boundary on Perimembranous VSD Closure in Smaller Infants
    • Retrograde vs Antegrade Approach – When and Why 
    • Matching the Device to the Defect – Three Cases  
    • Debate; Aortic Valve Prolapse and Doubly Committed Defects are Surgical Defects – Debate

    Parallel Session: PFO

    • Patent Foramen Ovale-Associated Stroke is Now a Well-Defined Entity”
    • The Solid Evidence for the Safety and Effectiveness of PFO Closure for Secondary Prevention”
    • The Neurology-Cardiology Partnership and Optimizing Patient Selection”
    • Best Practices in Performing PFO Closure and Post-Procedure Care
    • Troubleshooting Challenging Anatomy and Managing Complications  
    • Other Aspects of PFO Closure That Remain Uncertain, Controversial, and in Need of Evidence

    Combined Session: Aortic Interventions

    • Percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty
    • Treating coarctation of the aorta in the adult…a different kind of beast”
    • Post Surgical Aortic Coarctation Therapy 
    • Middle aortic syndrome
    • How to close sinus Valsalva rupture?

    Social DINNER

  • SATURDAY 28th MARCH Click for details ...

    Abstracts Presentations in Parallel Sessions:

    1. Pediatrics/congenital
    2. Adult structural
    09:30-10:30 Live Cases – (Istanbul Lab 1, Istanbul Lab 2)
    10:00-10:30 Coffee Break Available
    10:30-11:30 Meet the Experts
    10:30 - 11:30

    TAVI-Satellite symposium

    Evolut R


    Combined Session : Nightmare Cases


    Closing remarks