VIII National Congress of Interventional Cardiology

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VIII National Congress of Interventional Cardiology

01.03.2017

INVITATION

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee we are pleased to invite you to take part in the VIII
National Congress of Interventional Cardiology, which is going to be held on 9‐12 November 2017
in Grand Hotel Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

The congress is organized by the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology under the auspices
of the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology.

The scientific program of the congress is dedicated to the last achievements in the diagnosis and
interventional treatment of cardiac diseases. Presentations of leading Bulgarian and foreign
experts in the field will be included in the program as well as live‐case sessions from three cathlabs.
Around 400 attendees from Bulgaria and abroad are expected.

An interesting commercial exhibition will be held during the congress, which will be an ideal
opportunity to meet the leaders in the industry and their latest achievements.

We shall highly appreciate your active participation for a useful and challenging event, open for
discussions and idea exchange.

We shall be happy to welcome you to the VIII National Congress of Interventional Cardiology!

Sincerely yours,
Dr. Valery Gelev
Chairman of BSIC
and Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Congress

Download the Registration Form here.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Thursday, 9 November 2017

11:00 Registration

Plovdiv Hall

13:00 – 14:00 Educational module I: Complications

Moderators: I. Manoukov, V. Gelev

13:00 – 13:12 Intracoronary thrombosis after stent malapposition

I. Manoukov

13:12 – 13:15 Discussion

13:15 – 13:27 Coronary perforation

Tz. Tzvetkovski

13:27 – 13:30 Discussion

13:30 – 13:42 LMI embolization after TAVI

G. Goranov

13:42 – 13:45 Dicussion

13:45 – 13:57 Contrast induced nephropathy

I. Jeleva

13:57 – 14:00 Discussion

14:00 – 14:30 Educational module II: X-Ray Safety

Моderator: М. Konteva

14:00 – 14:12 Radiation induced tissue reactions in interventional cardiology

А. Zagorska, D. Kostova-Lefterova

14:12 – 14:15 Discussion

14:15 – 14:27 Tips and tricks – practical advice for reduction of X-ray dose for patients and operators

М. Konteva

14:27 – 14:30 Discussion

14:30 – 15:00 First poster session, visit to the exhibition and coffee-break

Chairmen: D. Trendafilova, P. Gatzov

Moderators: I. Jeleva, M. Pehlivanova, H. Mateev

Authors are kindly requested to be present during the session in order to briefly introduce their posters and be able to discuss with jury and audience on the topic.

15:00 – 15:25 Non-promotional scientific symposium

Hemodynamic assessment of patients with PAH illustrated with clinical cases

V. Velchev

15:25 – 16:30 Educational module III: Hemodynamic support in the cath lab

Moderators: G. Olivecrona, S. Koul, V. Velchev

15:25 – 15:37 Catheter-Based Circulatory Support – overview of indications and devices

V. Velchev

15:37 – 15:40 Discussion

15:40 – 15:52 The Old Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation – when and how to use it

F. Fouladvand

15:52 – 15:55 Discussion

15:55 – 16:07 Lukas

G. Olivecrona

16:07 – 16:10 Discussion

16:10 – 16:22 The Impella Family of Devices – New Tools for Mechanical Circulatory Support – principles, indications and results

S. Koul

16:22 – 16:30 Discussion

16:30 – 16:50 Symposium of Novimed

How IVUS and iFR Co-registration assist to simplify complex cases in PCI

S. Constantinides

16:50 – 17:50 Educational module IV – Bifurcation lesions

Chairman: D. Vassilev

Moderators: Y. Louvard, V. Gelev, V. Velchev

16:50 – 17:05 How to treat coronary bifurcations in 2017 – position of EBC Y. Louvard

17:05 – 17:08 Discussion

17:08 – 17:18 When two stents are needed – which one is best?

D. Vassilev

17:18 – 17:21 Discussion

17:21 – 17:31 Complications during coronary bifurcation PCI – what to do?

V. Velchev

17:31 – 17:34 Discussion

17:34 – 17:44 Tips and tricks in bifunctional stenting using 2 stents – case based presentation.

F. Fouldavand

17:44 – 17:47 Discussion

17:50 – 18:20 Second poster session, visit to the exhibition and coffee-break

Chairmen: D. Trendafilova, P. Gatzov

Моderators: I. Jeleva, М. Pehlivanova, H. Mateev

Authors are kindly requested to be present during the session in order to briefly introduce their posters and be able to discuss with jury and audience on the topic.

18:20 – 18:40 Official opening ceremony

V. Gelev President of the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology

18:40 – 19:40 Case report session I

Chaiman: R. Kassabov

Moderators: K. Karamfilov, D. Hazarbassanov, G. Olivecrona, N. Rifai, V. Gelev

/presentations x 5 minutes + 3 minutes discussion after each/

19:40 – 20:10 Silver sponsor symposium Amgen

Biotechnology vs Cardiovascular: Repatha – important step toward treatment dyslipidemia

V. Gelev

Effect of Evolocumab on Progression of Coronary Disease in Statin-Treated Patients: The GLAGOV Randomized Clinical Trial V. Velchev

Friday, 10 November 2017

Plovdiv Hall

7:30 – 9:00 Own experience /Session I/

Chairmen: B. Finkov, J. Jorgova

Moderators: S. Georgiev, P. Gatzov, D. Trendafilova, D. Vassilev, V. Velchev

9:00 – 10:00 PCI in coronary artery disease Session

Chairmen: B. Finkov, J. Jorgova

Moderators: V. Velchev, D. Vassilev, P. Gatzov, V. Gelev, G. Olivecrona

9:00 – 9:12 Role of PCI in LM revascularization after the results of NOBLE and EXCEL and meta-analysis of randomized trials

Y. Louvard

9:12 – 9:15 Discussion

9:15 – 9:27 Beyond Randomized Trials – Left Main PCI in real world

T. Lefevre

9:27 – 9:30 Discussion

9:30 – 9:42 LM PCI in Bulgaria – history, current status and future perspectives

P. Krastev

9:42 – 9:45 Discussion

9:45 – 9:57 Case-based presentations: Essentials of Left Main PCI – technical aspects

Y. Louvard

9:57 – 10:00 Discussion

10:00 – 10:30 CTO Session

Moderator: G. Sianos

10:00 – 10:12 Rationales for recanalization of CTO in 2017

G. Olivecrona

10:12 – 10:15 Discussion

10:15 – 10:27 Modern aspects of CTO treatment

G. Sianos

10:27 – 10:30 Discussion

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

10:45 – 11:45 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiostimulation and Electrophysiology

Moderators: V. Velchev, I. Kozhuharov

10:45 – 11:00 Effects of RV pacing on left ventricular systolic function S. Iovev

11:00 – 11:15 CRT-P versus CRT-D: evidence based medicine B. Borisov

11:15 – 11:30 New approaches to epicardial access in the EP lab V. Traikov

11:30 – 11:40 Clinical case V. Velchev

11:40 – 11:45 Discussion

11:45 – 12:30 Gold sponsor symposium – Pfizer

Myths and reality for the statin therapy

How to change the unstable plaques into stable ones?

I.Gruev

Patient in the invasive laboratory  – what can be done outside of revascularisation?

К. Кaramfilov

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:30 Therapeutic focus endovascular treatment of structure heart disease

Chairman: D. Trendafilova

Moderators: G. Tonev, J. Jorgova, V. Gelev

TAVR:

13:00 – 13:05 Aortic stenosis – epidemiology, prognosis, treatment

L. Zolumova

13:05 – 13:20 TAVR-Perspective 2017. The Beginning, current status-controversy and prospect

H. Danenberg

13:20 – 13:35 The European, French and Massy experience with TAVI and how to build up a TAVI program

T. Lefevre

13:35 – 13:50 Bulgarian experience

D. Trendafilova

Mitral regurgitation:

13:50 – 13:55 Mitral regurgitation epidemiology, prognosis, treatment

L. Zolumova

13:55 – 14:10 Overview of Trancecatheter Mitral Valve Repair. Mitral Clip experience and outcomes

H. Danenberg

14:10 – 14:25 New devices and future perspectives in mitral valve repair

T. Lefevre

14:30 – 15:30 Pediatric Cardiology Session Stenting in pediatric cardiology Moderators: А. Kaneva, P. Kratunkov

14:30 – 14:50 RVOT stenting as a primary palliation for tetralogy of Fallot in infants

N. Sreeram

14:50 – 15:10 Stenting of arterial duct in critically ill neonales

L. Dimitrov

15:10 – 15:30 Stenting of the coarctation of the aorta

А. Kaneva

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

15:45 – 16:45 Platinum sponsor symposium Sanofi

15:30 – 16:40 Nurse session

Business Current trends in complex coronary interventions and the role of the Conference 1 nurse

Моderators: V. Gelev, I. Jeleva

15:30 – 15:42 Percutaneous revascularization in patients with ischemic heart disease V. Gelev

15:42 – 15:47 Discussion

15:47 – 15:59 Chronic total occlusions of coronary arteries –definition, indications, treatment V. Gelev

15:59 – 16:04 Discussion

16:04 – 16:16 Complications in cath lab I. Jeleva

16:16 – 16:21 Discussion

16:21 – 16:33 Radiation safety in interventional suite: a practical approach А. Zagorska

16:33 – 16:38 Discussion

16:45 – 17:45 Joint session with the Bulgarian Society of Cardiac Surgery

Moderators: G. Nachev, D. Nikolov

16:45 – 16:57 Transit-time flowmetry for assessment of coronary artery bypass graft flow after off- and on-pump revscularisation procedures M. Slavov

16:57 – 17:09 Reperfusion therapy in acute massive and submassive pulmonary embolism A. Kelchev, S. Kazakov, I. Todorov, V. Gelev, I. Jeleva, G. Kirova, N. Stoeva, D. Nikolov

17:09 – 17:21 Surgical Treatment of Aortic Dissection Type A – Thirty Years Experience from Nightmare to Satisfaction D. Kyuchukov, S. Stoycheva, K. Mavrodieva, D. Petkov, G. Nachev

17:21 – 17:33 Coronary artery disease and valve pathology – the case that still needs a solution Z. Vazhev

17:33 – 17:45 Аcute myocardial infarction – surgical point of view V. Kolarov, M. Ivanov, G. Kolentzov, L. Bakalivanov, L. Boyadjiev

17:45 – 19:00 Clinical cases session II

Chairmen: D. Hazarbassanov, F. Fouladvand

Moderators: D. Trendafilova, V. Stoyanov, B. Borisov, I. Manoukov, V. Gelev

/presentations x 5 minutes + 3 minutes discussion after each/

19:00 – 19:30 Mechanical recanalization in ischemic stroke

Chairman: I. Staikov

Moderators: М. Klisurski, I. Tasheva, N. Alioski

19:00 – 19:15 Guidelines for interventional treatment of ischemic stroke – data based on evidence-based medicine

I. Tasheva

19:15 – 19:23 Clinical cases of stroke solved by tromb aspiration I. Tasheva

19:23 – 19:31 Clinical cases of stroke solved with tromb extraction and stent retriever

N. Alioski

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Plovdiv Hall

8:30 – 11:00 Live-case session Complex coronary interventions I

Chairmen: I Manukov, V. Velchev, D. Vassilev

Moderators: Y. Louvard, H. Danenberg, J. Jorgova, D. Hazarbassanov, I. Jeleva, V. Gelev

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee-break and visit to the exhibition

11:15 – 11:30 Focus lection Biotronik

Magmaris Magnesium BRS: Safety and Performance of an Advanced and Innovative Technology P. Nordbeck, Germany

11:30 – 14:00 Live-case session Non-coronary interventions

Chairmen: D. Trendafilova, J. Jorgova

Moderators: H. Danenberg, V. Velchev, D. Vassilev, V. Gelev

14:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 15:30 Platinum sponsor – Astra Zeneca

Treating patients with coronary artery disease: “Beyond” the stent“

Lecturer: S. Koul

Мoderators: V. Gelev, K. Karamfilov

15:30 – 15:45 TAVI – our beginning and our practice today

S. Toggweiler

15:45 – 18:15 Live-case session Complex coronary interventions II

Chairmen: B. Finkov, P. Gatzov

Moderators: G. Sianos, G. Olivecrona, D. Prvulovic, К. Karamfilov,

F. Fouladvand

18:15 – 18:30 Coffee-break and visit to exhibition

18:30 – 19:00 Symposium of silver sponsor – Actavis

Prevention of restenosis in patients with PAD, clinical cases of PAD patients

V. Gelev, M. Staneva

19:00 – 19:30 Symposium of silver sponsor Bracco

The evolving role of physiology and imaging in the cath lab

Clinical data and cases

D. Vassilev, V. Gelev

20:30 Dinner

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Plovdiv Hall

8:20 – 9:40 Complications in the cath-lab

Chairmen: V. Gelev, G. Tonev

Moderators: Y. Louvard, D. Vassilev, I. Martinov, G. Stamboliyski, D. Prvulovic

/presentations x 5 minutes and 3 minutes discussion after each presentation/

9:45 – 10:00 Symposium of silver sponsor Biotronik Magmaris Magnesium BRS: Bulgarian experience V. Gelev  

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee-break and visit to the exhibition

10:15 – 10:45 Symposium of silver sponsor Terumo

Chairman: D. Karageorgiev

Moderator: V. Gelev

Terumo’s Innovative solutions for complex interventions’  

Ultimaster stent – the Global Master for Complex PCI

V. Velchev

Roadsaver stent – New Paradigm changing technology in carotid stenting

D. Vassilev

10:45 – 12:15 Own experience /Session II/

Chairmen: B. Finkov, J. Jorgova

Moderators: S. Georgiev, P. Gatzov, D. Тrendafilova, D. Vassilev, V. Velchev

12:15 General Assembly of the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology

12:15 – 12:40 Official closing of the congress

13:30 General Assembly of the Bulgarian Society of Interventional Cardiology

 

 

 

 



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