THE STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE SUMMIT 2018

LAA and PFO Closure 2018

Interventional Prevention of Cardioembolic Stroke:
A Technique-Oriented Course
will provide cardiologists and other healthcare providers updated information on the newest technologies and procedures. Live cases will be performed by key opinion leaders in the field to provide first-hand experience of techniques and lessons learned. This course is designed to provide an overview of all treatment modalities—from current clinical data to how to perform the procedure—and methods to work through any complications in order to provide better care to patients.

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THE COURSE WILL COVER:

  • Patient selection and outcomes
  • Pre-procedural planning
  • An imaging primer for LAA and PFO Closure
  • Best techniques for trans-septal puncture
  • Specific approaches to different LAA morphologies
  • The spectrum of current and future devices
  • Post-procedural management

COURSE DIRECTORS:

John D. Carroll, MD

University of Colorado Denver Denver, CO

Saibal Kar, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA

Vivek Y. Reddy, MD

Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY

Mark Reisman, MD

University of Washington Medical Center/Regional Heart Center Seattle, WA

Josep Rodés-Cabau, MD

Quebec Heart and Lung Institute/Laval University Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Horst Sievert, MD

CardioVascular Center Frankfurt CVC Frankfurt, Germany

Gregg W. Stone, MD
NewYork-Presbyterian/
Columbia University
Medical Center
New York, NY