TCT 2019 will feature a host of sponsored satellite programs offering attendees comprehensive insights into important interventional topics and issues facing interventional specialists. 

Sponsored sessions include breakfast programs, lunchtime Presentation Theater programs, and evening programming. 

Pre-Registration for Satellite Programs

Pre-registration does not guarantee a seat in the program. On-site attendance to each satellite program will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to limited seating, all interested attendees are strongly encouraged to show up at least 15 minutes prior to the start of each program.

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Note: Advance registration for satellite programs is not available to industry professionals. Industry professionals may register for satellite programs on-site on a first-come, first-served basis.

Satellite Programs

Guidewire Design and Selection: A User’s Guide

Breakfast Program

09/29/2019 06:45:00 09/29/2019 07:45:00 Guidewire Design and Selection: A User’s Guide TCT 2017 true MM/DD/YYYY TCT 2014 Satellite Symposia - Breakfast Program

Sunday, September 29, 2019
Breakfast: 6:30 am  | 
Program: 6:45 am-7:45 am
The Moscone Center, Room 151/153, Mezzanine Level, Moscone South

Guidewire Design and Selection: A User’s Guide

Guidewire Design and Selection: A User’s Guide

Sponsored by Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Supported through educational grants from Abbott and Boston Scientific

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Dimitri Karmpaliotis, MD

NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY


Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM

NewYork-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY


Sanjog Kalra, MD, MSc

Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA


William L. Lombardi, MD

University of Washington Medical Center

Seattle, WA


James C. Spratt, MD

St George's Hospital University Trust

London, United Kingdom


6:45 am

Welcome and Introductions

Ajay J. Kirtane

6:47 am

Matching Guidewire Design to Function: 2019 Updates

Sanjog Kalra

6:57 am

Applied Use of Coronary Guidewires: Basic Principles for Wire Manipulation

James C. Spratt

7:09 am

Using All Tools at Your Disposal for Wiring and Troubleshooting: Case Examples

Dimitri Karmpaliotis

7:21 am

CTO Wires: Antegrade and Retrograde Case Examples

William L. Lombardi

7:33 am

Audience Q&A and Discussion

7:45 am


7:46 am