Warsaw CTO Symposium

WARSAW_CTO_Symposium

Warsaw CTO Symposium (3rd Edition) 22th April 2022
Course CoDirectors: Paul Knaapen (Amsterdam), Maksymilian Opolski (Warsaw)

Morning Session 1 (CTO Appetizer)
Chair: Paul Knaapen (Amsterdam) / Wojciech Wojakowski (Katowice)
Panel:
Carlo di Mario (Florence), Grzegorz Sobieszek (Lublin), Mateusz Tajstra (Zabrze), Wojciech Wojakowski (Katowice)
Fellow: Jarosław Skowronski (Warsaw)

• 8:00-8:05 Opening.
Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
• 8:05-8:15 Selection for CTO PCI: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
Paul Knaapen (Amsterdam)

• 8:15-8:25 The universal CTO skills for PCI operators: why CTO PCI matters?
Carlo di Mario (Florence)

• 8:25 Live Case 1 (National Institute of Cardiology)
Maksymilian Opolski (Warsaw) Artur Debski (Warsaw)

• 8:50 Live Case 2 (Medical University of Warsaw)
Alex Nap (Amsterdam) Arkadiusz Pietrasik (Warsaw)

Morning Session 2 (CTO Entrée)
Chair: Daniel Weilenmann (St. Gallen) / Grzegorz Sobieszek (Lublin)
Panel: Jakub Drozd (Lublin), Tomasz Pawłowski (Warsaw), Marek Radomski (Inowrocław), Grzegorz Sobieszek (Lublin)
Fellow: Umberto Barbero (Savigliano)

11:00-11:10 Hybrid algorithm: “Rest at the end, not in the middle”.
Maksymilian Opolski (Warsaw)
11:10-11:20 The basics of ADR using Crossboss/Stingray: I believe in good moves.
Jakub Drozd (Lublin)
11:20-11:30 Double-lumen microcatheters: do we need ADR at all?
Daniel Weilenmann (St. Gallen)
11:30 Live Case 3 (Liestal, Switzerland)
Gregor Leibundgut (Liestal) – Alex Achim (Liestal)
12:00 Live Case 4
(National Institute of Cardiology)
Paul Knaapen (Amsterdam) – Maksymilian Opolski (Warsaw)

Afternoon Session 1 (CTO Confection)
Chair: Alex Nap (Amsterdam)
Panel: Leszek Bryniarski (Cracow), Maciej Lesiak (Poznan), Shamim Rahman (Birmingham), Daniel Weilenmann (St. Gallen)
Fellow: Rafał Wolny (Warsaw)

• 14:0014:40 Live Case 5 (Milan, Italy)
Gabriele Gasparini (Milan) – Damiano Regazzoli (Milan)
14:40-14:50 Tips and tricks to resolve difficult RDR: how to hurry up slowly?
Alex Nap (Amsterdam)
14:50-15:00 CTO PCI after CABG: ready for prime time?
Shamim Rahman (Birmingham)
15:00-15:15 Complete revascularization in CTO PCI: quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Maciej Lesiak (Poznan)

Afternoon Session 2 (CTO Banquet)
Chair: Leszek Bryniarski (Cracow) / Jarosław Wójcik (Nałęczów)
Panel: Jakub Drozd (Lublin), Gabriele Gasparini (Milan), Alex Nap (Amsterdam), Arkadiusz Pietrasik (Warsaw), Jerzy Sacha (Opole)

Fellow: Jacek Kwieciński (Warsaw)

16:00-16:10 MCS in complex PCI: access site considerations to win by KO!
Jerzy Sacha (Opole)
16:10-16:20 Case in the box 1: ADR CTO PCI.
Grzegorz Sobieszek (Lublin)
16:20-16:30 Case in the box 2: IVUS-guided CTO PCI.
Grzegorz Mężyński (Białystok)
16:30-16:40 Case in the box 3: Difficult retrograde CTO PCI.
Jakub Drozd (Lublin)
16:40-16:45 Closing remarks and adjourn.
Robert Gil (Warsaw)