European Endovascular & Interventional Cardiology Conference


Saturday June 8th 2019

Morning session

Session Presidents/Moderators:

Christophoros Olympios MD, PhD. Director of Cardiology, Thriasio Hospital, Athens, Greece

Michalis Hamilos MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, Iraklion University Hospital, Iraklion, Greece.

George Katsimagklis MD, PhD. Director of Cardiology Department and Cath Lab. Naval Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece

9:00 Contributions of Interventional Cardiology to Our Understanding of Coronary Atherosclerosis

Harisios Boudoulas MD, Dr, Dr Hon

Professor of Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine and Pharmacy (emeritus)

The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio USA

Honorary Professor, Academician (an. mem.)

Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens, Greece

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

9:30 Interventional Management of ACS in cancer patients.

   Cezar Iliescu MD, FACC, FSCAI

Associate Professor and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA


10:00 Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR) for Patients with Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia/Fibrillation

Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas MD, FACC, FSCAI

Professor of Medicine; Section Head, Interventional Cardiology

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

10:00 Prevention and management of PCI complications in the cath lab

John A. Stathopoulos, MD, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia and Cornell University

New York, NY, USA

10:30 The role of FFR in 2019

Abdul Hakeem MD, FACC, FSCAI, FASE

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine,

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ, USA

11:00 Need for EP procedures after Structural Cardiac Interventions

John Kassotis, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Rudgers Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

New Brunswick, NJ, USA

11:30 Management of complex bifurcation lesions

Roger George Ishac, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Plattsburgh, NY, USA

Saturday June 8th 2019

Afternoon session

Session Presidents/Moderators:

Dimitrios Tousoulis MD, PhD, FACC. Professor of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece

George Bompotis MD, PhD, Director of Cardiology Department, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Konstantinos Spargias MD, PhD, FESC, Director, Department of Transcatheter Heart Valves,Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece

13:00 Non Invasive imaging to guide structural heart interventions

Sabha Bhatti, MD, FACC, FASE, FASNC

Associate Professor of Medicine

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ, USA

13:30 Transcaval access for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement                                                              

Nishit  Choksi MD, FACC, FSCAI

Henry Ford Health System

Detroit, MI, USA

14:00 Percutaneous PFO closure. Newer and emerging clinical indications

Douglas G. Ebersole MD

Interventional Cardiology Faculty

Watson Clinic and Lakeland Regional Medical Center

Lakeland, FL, USA

14:30 Appendage occlusion for stroke prevention: What's new in 2019?

Reda Ibrahim MD

Associate Professor of Cardiology, University of Montreal, Montreal QC, Canada

Director, Structural Interventional Cardiology Dpt, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal QC, Canada


15:00 LAA Appendage Closure. Novel indications and techniques. The US experience.

Clifford J. Kavinsky, MD, PhD, MSCAI, FACC

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Chief, Section of Structural and Interventional Cardiology

Director, Center for Adult Structural Heart Disease

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL, USA

Sunday June 9th 2019

Morning session

Session Presidents/Moderators:

Elias Brountzos, MD, EBIR,Professor of Radiology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Achileas Chatziioannou, Professor of Interventional Radiology, Aretaieion Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

9:00 Endovascular femoro-popliteal bypass.

George Angelopoulos, MD

Interventional Radiologist

St Joseph Hospital

Paris, France

9:30 Critical Limb Ischemia: Advanced treatment of PAD.

George A Pliagas, MD, FACS, FRCSC

Vascular Surgeon, Premier Surgical Fort Sanders

Knoxville, TN,USA

10:00 Interventional Management of Obesity via Left Gastric Artery Embolization.

Nicholas Kipshidze MD, PhD

New York Cardiovascular Reasearch

New York, NY USA

10.30 Management of aortic arch aneurysms with hybrid techniques and inflow from zone 0.

George Geroulakos MD, FRCS, FRCSE, DIC, PhD

Professor and Chair of Vascular Surgery, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Professor of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College, London , UK

11:00 Endovascular Management of Failing Dialysis Access.

Dr. Stavros Spiliopoulos, MD, PhD, EBIR, FCIRSE

Assistant Professor in Interventional Radiology; 2nd Department of Radiology

School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Honorary Senior Lecturer;Institute of Medical Sciences

School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition; University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

11:30 How to set up an acute stroke service.

Panagiotis Papanagiotou MD, PhD

Head of the Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology

Hospitals Bremen-Mitte, Bremen-Ost

Honorary Visiting Professor, Anglia Ruskin University, England

Associate Professor, Saarland University, Germany