Day 1 – Friday, 22 April 2016

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Morning Session

Venue: Großer Hörsaal Psychiatrie, Medical University of Vienna

07:30 – 08:00 Congress registration and Welcome Coffee
08:00 – 08:15 Welcome
Moderators:  Alfredo R. Galassi, Johannes Kastner, Gabriela Kornek, Irene Lang, Gerald Maurer, Markus Müller, George Sianos
08:15 – 10:15 LIVE CASE INTERVENTION I
Chair: Gerald Werner
Commentators: Leszek Bryniarski, Günther Christ, Alfredo R. Galassi, Meruzhan Saghatelyan, Franz Weidinger, Chris Zambakides
HK 1 Operators:
Bernhard Frey
Masahia Yamane
HK 4 Operators:
Gerhard Kreiner
Kambis Mashayekhi
Flashlight Talk (in parallel to Live Case):
08:50 – 09:00 Does ischemia need revascularization?
Irene Lang
Flashlight Talk (in parallel to Live Case):
09:35 – 09:45 Why open CTOs – which trials do we need?
George Sianos
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:45 LIVE CASE INTERVENTION II
Chair: George Sianos
Commentators: Rudolf Berger, Oliver Gämperli, Markus Meyer-Gessner
HK 1

Operators:
Alexandre Avran
Gerhard Kreiner

HK 4

Operators:
Alfredo R. Galassi
Irene Lang

Flashlight Talk (in parallel to Live Case):
11:30 – 11:40   IVUS in CTO interventions

Alexandr Osiev

Flashlight Talk (in parallel to Live Case):
12:30 – 12:40   Recent CTO trials (EXPLORE, etc)

Chris Zambakides

12:45 – 13:30 Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

Venue: Großer Hörsaal Psychiatrie, Medical University of Vienna

13:30 – 14:45 My greatest retrograde case
Chair: Bernhard Frey
Commentators: Thomas Brunner, Tushar Chatterjee, Anthony Gershlick
13:30 – Ante fails twice and retro once: what now? Nicolaus Reifart
13:45 – “Spiral Stenting” – A Sub-Intimal Neo-Luminal Helix Around a Massively Calcified Ostial Chronic Total Occlusion of the Right Coronary Artery Kambis Mashayekhi
14:00 – Up against the brick wall Masahia Yamane
14:15 – Complicated RCA retrograde recanalisation in patient after previous CABG Sergey Furkalo
14:30 – Bifurcational CTO Treatment George Sianos
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:30 LIVE CASE INTERVENTION III and more
Chair: Alfredo R. Galassi
Commentators: Hans Bonnier, Günter Christ, Valeri Ljubenov Gelev, Nikolaus Reifart, Johann Sipötz
HK 1

Operators:
Dimitrios Karmpaliotis
Irene Lang

HK 4

Operators:
Heinz-Joachim Büttner
Gerhard Kreiner

Flashlight Talk (in parallel to Live Case):
16:00 – 16:10   Retrograde experience in Japan

Masahisa Yamane

Flashlight Talk (in parallel to Live Case):
16:45 – 16:55   Retrograde experience in Europe

Alfredo R. Galassi 

19:30 – 22:30 Social Evening

see also Day 2 – Saturday, 23 April 2016