IX National Congress of Interventional Cardiology


IX National Congress of Interventional Cardiology

21.12.2018

IX National Congress of Interventional Cardiology

17-20 October 2019

Riu Pravetz Hotel, Bulgaria

Dear ladies and gentlemen,

We are pleased to invite you to join the IX National Congress of Interventional Cardiology, organized by the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology. The congress will be held on 17-20 October 2019, Riu Pravetz Hotel, Bulgaria.

Please, find enclosed the invitation for the event.

You can register on-line or download the Registration Form HERE.

Reservation and payment for hotel accommodation could be made at the above mentioned link.

Updated information on the Congress and the preliminary program could be found at the site of the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology http://bulsic.org/

Congress Management and Events – CME Ltd. is the official partner company undertaking the logistics. Contact persons – Mira Bonova: mira@cmebg.com и Denitza Yonkova: denitza@cmebg.com

Please, do not hesitate to contact us in case of further assistance you may need.

We shall be happy to welcome you to the Congress!

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

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Thursday, 17 October 2019

11:00 Registration
Hall Pravetz

12:00 – 12:45 Educational module I – Invasive assessment of lesion significance in the cath lab
Moderators: P. Gatzov, D. Vassilev

12:00 – 12:15 Methods of intravascular assessments of stenosеs
P. Gatzov

12:15 – 12:30 Methods of intravascular imaging assessments of coronary stenoses
D. Vassilev

12:30 – 12:38 Clinical case 1

12:38 – 12:45 Clinical case 2

12:45 – 13:25 Educational module II – Еndomyocardial biopsy – indications, technique and
complications
/with the support of Pfizer/
Moderators: V. Velchev, K. Karamfilov

12:45 – 13:00 Indications for endomyocardial biopsy
Z. Shomanova

13:00 – 13:05 Discussion

13:05 – 13:20 Endomyocardial biopsy technique
V. Velchev

13:20 – 13:25 Discussion

13:25 – 14:00 First poster session
Chairs: D. Trendfilova, P. Gatzov
Moderators: B. Borisov, I. Manoukov, M. Pehlivanova

14:00 – 14:30 Symposium of Philips/S&T – silver sponsor
Cardiac tools of the future – new Philips solutions for Coronary artery and SH
diseases
L. Smolin

14:30 – 15:10 Educational module III Modern aspects in hemodynamics
Moderators: V. Velchev, К. Karamfilov

14:30 – 14:45 Invasive hemodynamics of pulmonary hypertension in left atrium
А. Postadzhian

14:45 – 14:50 Discussion

14:50 – 15:05 Invasive hemodynamics of aortic stenosis
N. Stoyanov

15:05 – 15:10 Discussion

15:10 – 15:50 Educational module IV – Endovascular treatment of supraaortic vascular pathology
Moderаtors: I. Petrov, Z. Stankov, P. Simeonov

15:10 – 15:25 News in the systems of distal brain protection during carotid stenting
I. Petrov

15:25 – 15:30 Discussion

15:30 – 15:45 Routine radial approach and „deep loop“ in carotid stenting
Z. Stankov

15:45 – 15:50 Discussion

15:50 – 16:20 Second poster session and coffee break
Chairs: D. Trendafilova, P. Gatzov
Moderators: B. Borisov, I. Manoukov, М. Pehlivanova

16:20 – 17:20 Educational module V СТО basics for beginners – indications, selection of right
patient and lesion
Chairs: G. Sianos, V. Gelev
Moderators: L. Michalis, R. Nair, D. Vassilev, I. Jeleva

16:20 – 16:35 Rational for CTO recanalization and patient selection in 2019
L. Michalis

16:35 – 16:50 Specific armamentarium for CTO lesions recanalization – wires,
micro catheters, etc.
G. Sianos

16:50 – 17:05 Basics of antegrade approach in CTO recanalization
I. Ungi

17:05 – 17:20 Role of retrograde approach in modern CTO treatment
G. Sianos

17:20 – 17:50 Symposium of Actavis – silver sponsor
Bleeding risk and optimal antithrombotic therapy
V. Gelev

17:50 – 18:00 Official Congress Opening

18:00 – 19:30 Interesting clinical cases Session I
Chairs: I. Petrov, V. Velchev, D. Vassilev, V. Gelev
Moderators: L. Michalis, I. Ungi, R. Nair, G. Sianos, D. Trendafilova, G. Tonev,
М. Konteva, N. Chilingirov
/5 minute presentation + 3 minute discussion /

Friday, 18 October 2019
Hall Pravetz

7:30 – 8:45 Own experience Session I
Chairs: V. Velchev, D. Trendafilova, P. Gatzov
Moderators: V. Gelev, D. Vassilev, N. Rifai
/8 minute presentation + 2 minute discussion/

8:45 – 10:15 Scientific session Complex coronary interventions in 2019
Chairs: V. Gelev, D. Trendafilova, D. Vassilev, I. Jeleva, I. Petrov, V. Velchev

8:45 – 8:50 Introduction to the session
V. Gelev

8:50 – 9:10 Recanalization of Chronic Total Occlusions – state of the art in 2019
G. Sianos

9:10 – 9:30 Left main PCI – after the randomized trial, the shift in the GL and
what is the impact in our daily practice?
I. Ungi

9:30 – 9:50 PCI in high risk patients with complex anatomy – the CHIP initiative in
US
R. Nair

9:50 – 10:10 Complete revascularization – the Holy Grail and where I to find it?
L. Michalis

10:10 – 10:15 Closing remarks
D. Vassilev

10:15 – 10:30 Presentation of Biotronik – silver sponsor
PINK IS A NEW GOLD: Orsiro for every occasion
G. Sianos

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break and a visit to exhibition

10:45 – 12:00 Scientific session – Functional and imaging methods for improving of immediate
and long term results in coronary interventions
Moderators: D. Vassilev, P. Gatzov, F. Fouladvand, A. Alexandrov, M. Marinov

10:45 – 11:05 Methods of intravascular assessments of stenosеs
P. Gatzov

11:05 – 11:25 Methods of intravascular imaging assessments of coronary stenoses
D. Vassilev

11:25 – 11:45 Intracoronary imaging and coronary physiology to guide
revascularization in our current day practice
R. Nair

11:45 – 12:00 Session summary

12:00 – 12:30 Scientific session Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurims
and dissections
Moderators: I. Petrov, D. Trendafilova, P. Simeonov, V. Gelev

12:00 – 12:10 Endovascular approach of treatment of aneurisms and dissections of
thoracic aorta
P. Simeonov

12:10 12:20 Endovascular interventions in complex dissection type A and type B
after preceding surgical and/or endovascular treatment
I. Petrov

12:20 – 12:30 „Multilayer stent“ and „Chimney“ technique in thoracoabdominal
aneurisms
Z. Stankov

12:30 – 13:00 Symposium of SMT – silver sponsor
TALENT – Randomized Clinical Trial, 24 months follow up data presentation
I. Petrov

13:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:30 Scientific session – Endovascular treatment of valve diseases
Chairs: J. Jorgova, D. Trendafilova, I Petrov, V. Gelev
Moderators: D. Hazarbasanov, G. Tonev

13:30 – 13:35 Introduction
J. Jorgova

13:35 – 13:55 TAVI – Are we ready for expanding TAVI indications. Bulgarian
experience
D. Trendafilova

13:55 – 14:05 Aortic balloon valvuloplasty as bridging to TAVI in patients with
crtitical aortic stenosis and advanced heart failure
I. Tasheva

14:05 – 14:25 Rhythm conductive disorders after TAVI
D. Trendafilova

14:25 – 14:45 Is TAVI the game changer in aortic valve disease – the US perspective
R. Nair

14:45 – 15:05 Endovascular treatment of mitral regurgitation – where we stand in 2019
L. Michalis

15:05 – 15:25 Basic experience with MitraClip in patients with high grade functional
mitral regurgitation and high operational risk
I. Petrov

15:25 – 15:30 Summary

15:30 – 16:10 Session with the participation of representatives of the Working Group of
Interventional Cardiology of Poland
Moderators: D. Vassilev, V. Gelev

15:30 – 15:50 Advanced percutaneous interventional procedures in a treatment of
“difficult patients” with ACS – are they different from the procedures
performed in patients with chronic coronary syndromes?
R. Gil

15:50 – 16:10 Rationale and design of the POLBOS L(eft) M(ain). Study with case
presentation.
R. Gil

16:10 – 16:30 Coffee break and a visit to exhibition
16:30 – 17:00 Symposium of Ewopharma – silver sponsor
Moderator: V. Gelev
Does the choice of contrast agent really matter?
D. Vassilev

17:00 – 18:00 Pediatric Cardiology Session
Moderators: A. Kaneva, L. Dimitrov

17:00 – 17:20 Interventional treatment of aortic coarctation
N. Sreeram

17:20 – 17:40 Coronary techniques and consumables in congenital cardiopahies
L. Dimitrov

17:40 – 18:00 Cooperation between pediatric cardiologists in interventional
treatment of adults with congenital cardiopathies
А. Kaneva

Hall К

17:00 – 18:00 Nurse session – Riding the wave: What’s new in the invasive cardiology?
Moderators: V. Gelev, I. Jeleva

17:00 – 17:20 Interventional treatment of branch stenosis– is there a paradigm shift?
I. Jeleva

17:20 – 17:40 CHIP – PCI in high risk patients with complex anatomy– what should we know?
V. Gelev

17:40 – 18:00 Percutaneous techniques of structural heart diseases treatment in 2019
R. Parapunova

18:00 – 18:30 Symposium of Gedeon Richter – silver sponsor
Moderator: A. Postadzhian
Is it possible that the new data in ACS will lead to a change in the current clinical
practice?
D. Vassilev, K. Karamfilov

18:30 – 19:30 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiac Surgeons

18:30 – 18:50 Early complications after TAVI
D. Petkov

18:50 – 19:10 Risks that stents in the coronary arteries hide in valve surgery
D. Petkov, D. Nikolov

19:10 – 19:30 Successfully treated complications in patients after TAVR
D. Petkov, D. Trendafilova, P. Simeonov, J. Jorgova, G. Nachev

Saturday, 19 October 2019
Hall Pravetz

8:00 – 10:30 Live case session I
Moderators: V. Gelev, I. Petrov, P. Gatzov, D. Vassilev, V. Velchev, G. Mazhdrakov,
R. Nair

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break and a visit to exhibition

10:45 – 11:45 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiostimulation and Electrophysiology
Moderators: V. Gelev, V. Traykov

10:05 – 11:05 New horizons in treatment of hypertrophic obstructive BMD:
cathether ablation and cardiostimulation
B. Borisov

11:05 – 11:25 Embolic risk in atrial fibrillation prevention approach: from
implantable loop recorders to occlusion of the ear of the left atrium
M. Protich

11:25 – 11:45 Arrhythmias in acute coronary syndrome and revascularization
V. Traykov

11:45 – 12:30 Symposium of AZ – gold sponsor
Dual antiplatelet therapy paradigm after acute coronary syndrome
Moderator: K. Karamfiloff, University Hospital Alexandrovska
Speaker: Pl. Cirillo, Head of the Division of Cardiology, Università Federico II, Naples, Italy

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 15:30 Live case session II
Moderators: J. Jorgova, D. Vassilev, D. Hazarbassanov, G. Mazhdrakov, K.
Karamfilov, P. Gatzov

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break and a visit to exhibition

15:45 – 16:45 Symposium of Аbbott – platinum sponsor
Precision guided PCI
Speaker: L. Testa, Italy

15:45 – 15:55 Comprehensive physiology assessment we should treat ischemia,
not stenosis

15:55 – 16:05 OCT imaging in daily clinical practice

16:05 – 16:15 Short DAPT clinical evidence

16:15 – 16:30 Case presentations

16:30 – 16:45 Discussion

16:45 – 18:15 Live case session III
Moderators: J. Jorgova, I. Petrov, V. Velchev, D. Hazarbasanov, G. Tonev

18:15 – 19:15 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology
Moderators: М. Tokmakova, V. Gelev

18:15 – 18:35 Chronic coronary syndromes: what new coming from ESC 2019
М. Tokmakova

18:35 – 18:55 New guidelines in antithrombotic therapy: ISAR REACT 5 and
THEMIS/THEMIS PCI
К. Karamfilov

18:55 – 19:15 Atherosclerosis prevention: state of the art 2019
A. Goudev

19:15 – 19:30 Presentation of Boehringer – sponsor
A decade of challenges and opportunities in anticoagulation after PCI
D. Trendafilova

Sunday, 20 October 2019
Hall Pravets

7:30 – 8:30 Own experience Session II
Chairs: V. Velchev, D. Trendafilova, P. Gatzov
Moderators: V. Gelev, K. Karamfilov, N. Rifai
/6 minute presentation + 4 minute discussion/

8:30 – 9:50 Complications in the cath lab Session I
Chairs: D. Trendafilova, D. Vassilev, V. Gelev
Moderators: R. Nair, I. Ungi, I. Martinov, А. Alexandrov
/6 minute presentation + 4 minute discussion/

9:50 – 10:20 Symposium of Zentiva – silver sponsor
New approaches to lipid reduction. The role of Ezetimibe
А. Goudev

10:20 – 10:40 Presentation of Medochemie – sponsor
Moderator: V. Gelev
Betaxolol in modern therapy of arterial hypertension and coronary heart disease.
Implementation in clinical practice.

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee=break and a visit to exhibition

11:00 – 11:30 Symposium of Bayer – silver sponsor
Rivaroxaban Tailored Protection for Your Cardio Vascular Patients
V. Gelev

11:30 – 12:00 Symposium of Pfizer Upjohn CV sponsor
Let’s start with the numbers, but also treat CV risk What to require from statin
therapy in patients with high CV risk
К. Karamfilov

12:00 General Assembly of the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology

12:00 – 13:00 Interesting cases Session II
Chairs: F. Fouladvand, M. Marinov
Moderators: R. Kasabov, А. Alexandrov, D. Nenov, I. Jeleva
/5 minute presentation + 3 minute discussion/

13:00 – 13:05 Official Congress Closing

13:05 General Assembly of the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology

Thursday, 17 October 2019

11:00 Registration

12:00 – 12:45 Educational module I – Invasive assessment of lesion significance in the cath lab (3
presentations x 12 min + 3 min discussion after each)
D. Vassilev

12:45 – 13:25 Educational module II – Endomyocardial biopsy (2 presentations x 15 мин + 5 min
discussion after each)
V. Velchev

13:25 – 14:00 First poster session and coffee‐break
Chairpersons:
Moderators:

14:00 – 14:30 Silver sponsor symposium

14:30 – 15:10 Educational module III – Modern aspects in hemodynamics
V. Velchev (2 presentations x 15 min + 5 min discussion after each)

15:10 – 15:40 Silver sponsor symposium

15:40 – 16:20 Educational module IV – Endovascular treatment for supra‐aortic vessels
pathology (2 presentations x 15 min + 5 min discussion after each)
I. Petrov

16:20 – 16:50 Second poster session and coffee‐break
Chairpersons:
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16:50 – 17:35 Educational module IV ‐ CTO for beginners basics – indications, patient and lesion
selection – basic contemporary approach (3 presentations x 12 min + 3 min discussion
after each)
V. Gelev

17:35 – 18:05 Silver sponsor symposium

18:05 – 18:20 Official opening of the congress

18:20 – 19:40 Case review session I
Chairperson:
Moderators:
/presentation x 5 min + 3 min discussion after each/

Friday, 18 October 2019

7:30 – 9:00 Oral abstract presentations ‐ Session I
Chairpersons:
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9:00 – 10:30 Scientific session – Complex coronary interventions in 2019
V. Gelev, D. Trendafilova, D. Vassilev

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee‐break and visit to the exhibition

10:45 – 12:00 Scientific session – Functional and imaging modalities for optimizing immediate and
long term results of coronary interventions
D. Vassilev, Pl. Gatzov

12:00 – 12:30 Scientific session – Endovascular treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm and
dissections
I. Petrov, D. Trendafilova

12:30 – 13:00 Silver sponsor symposium

13:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiostimulation and Electrophysiology
Moderators:

14:30 – 16:30 Scientific session – Endovascular treatment of structural heart disease
D. Trendafilova, I. Petrov, V. Gelev
Second hall

15:30 – 16:40 Nurse session
Moderators:

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee‐break and visit to the exhibition

16:45 – 17:00 Presentation

17:00 – 18:00 Pediatric cardiology session
Moderators:

18:00 – 19:00 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiac Surgery
Moderators:

19:00 – 20:00 Cases Review Session II
Chairpersons:
Moderators:
/presentation x 5 min + 3 min discussion after each/

Saturday, 19 October 2019

8:00 – 10:30 Live case session I
Chairpersons:
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10:30 – 10:45 Coffee‐break and visit to the exhibition

10:45 – 11:45 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology

11:45 – 12:30 Gold sponsor symposium ‐ AZ

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 15:30 Live case session II
Chairpersons:
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15:30 – 15:45 Coffee‐break and visit to exhibition

15:45 – 18:15 Live‐case session III
Chairpersons:
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18:15 – 18:45 Silver sponsor symposium

18:45 – 19:15 Silver sponsor symposium

Sunday, 20 October 2019

8:20 – 9:40 Complications in cath lab
Chairpersons:
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9:40 – 10:10 Silver sponsor symposium

10:10 – 10:25 Coffee‐break and visit to the exhibition

10:25 – 10:55 Silver sponsor symposium

10:55 – 12:25 Oral abstract presentations Session II
Chairpersons:
Moderators:

12:25 General Assembly of Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology

12:25 – 12:40 Official closing of the congress

13:25 General Assembly of Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology

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