Optima Education are proud to present

OPTIMAL CTO 2018

EuroStars Tower Hotel, Madrid 31st May - 1st June

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From €150

One Day

From €250

Two Days
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Optimal CTO is a 2 day, live-case focused meeting featuring some of the world’s best CTO operators. Held in the wonderful city of Madrid and featuring cases from the world renowned Hospital Clinico San Carlos. It promises to be 2 days of unmatchable education.

Optimal CTO offers an uniquely interactive environment and an opportunity to try practical CTO techniques in a dedicated “break-out session”. The program features all aspects of CTO PCI from basic set-up to complex troubleshooting promising an opportunity to learn regardless of your existing expertise.

We look forward to welcoming you to Madrid!

The below is a provisional programme and subject to change.

Day 1

08:45 - 08:45
DAY 1, SESSION 1: WHY?
08:45 - 09:00
Introduction & Welcome
09:00 - 09:20
Indications for revascularisation: patient selection
09:20 - 09:40
CTO physiology: the role of collaterals, defining viability & ischaemia
09:40 - 10:00
CTO Pathology: how should this affect strategy
10:00 - 12:00
Live cases 1 & 2
12:00 - 13:00
LUNCH
13:00 - 13:00
DAY 1, SESSION 2: SAFETY & SELECTING THE RIGHT TECHNIQUE
13:00 - 13:20
Optimal angiography and imaging: defining & explaining the hybrid approach
13:20 - 13:40
When should you consider a retrograde approach – when could a retrograde approach be hazardous?
13:40 - 14:00
When should you consider an antegrade dissection re-entry (ADR) approach – when could ADR be hazardous?
14:00 - 16:30
Live cases 3 & 4
16:30 - 16:50
Setting standards, ensuring safety & defining quality
16:50 - 17:00
Day Summary

Day 2

09:00 - 09:00
DAY 2, SESSION 3: COMPLEX CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
09:00 - 09:20
CTO and multi-vessel revascularisation
09:20 - 09:40
Intravascular imaging; defining the role within CTO PCI (OCT & IVUS)
09:40 - 10:00
CTO PCI in patients with impaired left ventricular function: defining the role of left ventricular support
10:00 - 12:00
Live cases 5 & 6
12:00 - 13:00
LUNCH
13:00 - 13:00
DAY 2, SESSION 4: TROUBLESHOOTING
13:00 - 13:20
Complication management – how to deal with life-threatening complications
13:20 - 13:40
CTO PCI within the post CABG environment
13:40 - 14:00
Dual-lumen catheters, luxury or necessity?
14:00 - 16:00
Live cases 7 & 8
16:00 - 16:20
What CTO’s should NOT be recanalised?
16:20 - 16:40
Retrograde troubleshooting
16:40 - 17:00
Ensuring a durable result – stent optimization and dealing with outflow tract disease
17:00 - 17:00
MEETING CLOSE
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Prices


Please find below the pricing structure for the Optimal CTO 2018 event.


Early bird offer (before 30/04):

Fellows & Healthcare Professionals:

1 day: €150
2 days: €250

Physicians:

1 day: €300
2 days: €450 


Standard tariff (after 30/04):

Fellows & Healthcare Professionals:

1 day: €200
2 days: €300 

Physicians:

1 day: €350
2 days: €500

 

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Course Director

James C Spratt
James C. Spratt

Based at St George's University NHS Trust, Dr Spratt is an experienced interventional cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in CTO PCI. He enjoys supporting physicians to learn and develop skills. He has a particular interest in CTO education and the integration of new technology.

Course Organising Committee

Colm Hanratty
Colm Hanratty

Colm has global experience in training physicians in complex and CTO PCI. He has performed live cases across the world and is published widely within the fields of CTO and complex PCI.

Simon Walsh
Simon Walsh

Simon has significant expertise in live cases and proctoring physicians within CTO and complex PCI. He has been a major contributor to the evidence within both these fields.

Alan Bagnall
Alan Bagnall

Alan is a consultant interventional cardiologist at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He is an author of several CTO publications and a major contributor to the UK Hybrid CTO and Recharge databases.

John Irving
John Irving

John is a consultant interventional cardiologist at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK. He led the development of PCI in Dundee from the first PCI to a comprehensive service and was an early adopter of all aspects of the hybrid approach.

Dr Tony DeMartini
Tony DeMartini

Tony DeMartini is an Advocate Health Midwest Heart Specialist from Edward Hospital, Chicago, IL. He is the Director of Complex PCI for the health system and specialises in CTO PCI and Protected PCI.

Dr Jonathan Hill
Jonathan Hill

Jonathan Hill is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Cardiac Catheter Labs at King's College Hospital, London.

Live Case Director

Javier Escaned
Javier Escaned

Javier Escaned MD PhD is Head of section (Interventional Cardiology) and Associate Professor at Hospital Clinico San Carlos and Complutenses University in Madrid. He has over 25 years of clinical experience in interventional cardiology, and has worked in the UK, Netherlands and Spain. His area of clinical and research expertise include CTO and Complex PCI, coronary imaging and physiology, atherosclerosis and acute coronary syndromes, stents and bioresorbable scaffolds. He is editor of the textbook 'Coronary Stenosis, Imaging, Structure and Physiology (Second edition 2015) and principal investigator of the SYNTAX II study.

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Optimal CTO delivers world class CTO PCI in the beautiful city of Madrid.
The financial and cultural hub of Spain known for its elegant boulevards, manicured parks and beautiful buildings.

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It was a fantastic meeting! Great "real world" CTO cases; no cherry picking! I love that!!!

Kambis Mashayekhi
Kambis Mashayekhi
Germany

The meeting was both enjoyable and educational. I was struck by the quality of all aspects, but especially the humility and welcoming friendliness displayed by the fine UK organising faculty.

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Farrel Hellig
South Africa

This is my third course that I have attended. The course has grown tremendously with very high calibre presentations and cases. The educational impact is superb.

Husam Noor
Husam Noor, Bahrain
Bahrain

Worldclass - so difficult cases...amazing to be done "live".

Jo Dens
Jo Dens
Belgium

It was a truly outstanding meeting. You and all the UK boys are really the leaders in CTO. Not only in your expertise, but also in your pedagogic teachings and inclusiveness.

Goren Olivecrona
Goren Olivecrona
Sweden

Very nice meeting with great lectures. Very difficult cases nicely done.

The world’s best CTO Meeting.

World class speakers, good mix of live cases and lectures.

Great live cases. Excellent faculty.

Excellent live cases & availability of presentations online.

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OPTIMAL CTO 2018 will be hosted at
EuroStars Tower Hotel, Madrid.

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