17th Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions

17th -19th April 2013
Hotel InterContinental, 49 Emilii Plater Street, Warsaw

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Dear Colleagues,

We have a great pleasure to invite you to the 17th Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions (WCCI), an official meeting of the Association on Cardiovascular Interventions of the Polish Cardiac Society. WCCI will take place from 17th to 19th April 2013 in Warsaw, in a NEW VENUE – INTERCONTINENTAL Hotel on 49 Emilii Plater Street.

On first and second day of WCCI a new exciting event is planned: Young Practitioners Course under the auspices of the Association on Cardiovascular Interventions of the Polish Cardiac Society, European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) and Paris Course on Revascularization (PCR). The Course Director is Professor Jean Marco, Honorary Chairman of PCR. This event is especially dedicated for younger interventionalists from Central and Eastern Europe who already begun their traing in PCI.

As a result of our continued cooperation with EAPCI and PCR, the WCCI is a regular event in the European calendar of cardiovascular interventions. The Course is also accredited by Polish Cardiac Society and EBAC.

The key subjects of the conference in 2013 shall be as follows:
• Percutaneous treatment of the left main and multivessel coronary artery disease
• Percutaneous treatment of bifurcation and complex lesion
• Acute coronary syndromes
• Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
• Mitral valve therapy
• Percutaneous therapies for heart failure
• Peripheral and carotid interventions
• Renal sympathetic denervation for hypertension and collateral diseases
• Treatment of structural heart diseases
• In Cath Lab diagnostic methods: IVUS/FFR/OCT.

As WCCI program is as much practical and interactive as possible, the majority of sessions are in Learning The Technique, How Should I Treat and Case Review format. Simulator training will also be available. Also satellite symposia, presenting the new trials and devices will be a part of WCCI 2013.

We cordially invited you to participate!

 Directors of the 17th WCCI:

Professor Robert J. Gil             Professor Adam Witkowski

                                           

Workshop Programme / Young Practitioners Course Programme

WCCI PROGRAM (PDF) » YPC PROGRAM (PDF) »
  • 1 Day (Wednesday, April 17th, 2013, 10:00-20:50) 17th Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions
  • 2 Day (Thursday, April 18th, 2013, 9:00-20:15) 17th Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions - EAPCI/EuroPCR@WCCI
  • 3 Day (Friday, April 19th, 2013, 8:00-18:00) 17th Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions
  • 1 Day (Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:30-18:30) 17th Young Practitioners Master Class - Management Of Patients With High-Risk Acs
  • 2 Day (Thursday, April 18, 2013, 8:30-16:00) 17th Young Practitioners Master Class - Management Of Patients With High-Risk Acs

10:00-11:00 BOARDROOM
Press Conference

11:00-12:30 BOARDROOM
Meeting of the Board of the Association on Cardiovascular Interventions of the Polish Cardiac Society

12:30-14:00 ROOM A
Satellite Lunch Symposium 1
Sponsored by unrestricted grant by BALTON

BiOSS® and ALEX® – step forward in optimal treatment of coronary lesions
Chairmen: Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Abdullah Shebab (Dubai), Vasil Valchev (Sofia)
• 12:30 Welcome and introduction. Vasil Velchev (Sofia)
• 12:35 What do we know about BiOSS Expert based on FIM and interim analysis of POLBOS Study? Dobrin Vassiliev (Sofia)
• 12:55 First -In-Men for BiOSS Lim – recent data of ongoing registry. Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)
• 13:10 ALEX® – syrolimus eluting cromium-cobalt stent. Is it really effective device? Jacek Legutko (Krakow)
• 13:25 Presentation of clinical cases by Adam Kern (Olsztyn), Sławomir Dobrzycki (Bialystok), Marek Król (Ustron)
• 13:55 Summary. Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)

12:30-14:00 ROOM B
Satellite Lunch Symposium 2
Sponsored by unrestricted grant by CORDIS

Carotid Artery Stenting: what do we know?
• 
12:30 Welcome & Introduction. Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
• 12:40 Indications for revascularization. Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw)
• 13:00 The CREST TRIAL: a misleading message. Eugenio Stabile (Avellino)
• 13:20 The choice of device – an important message. Piotr Pieniążek (Krakow)
• 13:30 Discussion. All
• 13:45 Summary & close. Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)

12:30-14:00 ROOM C
Satellite Lunch Symposium 3
Sponsored by unrestricted grant by ST. JUDE MEDICAL

Advanced technologies from St. Jude Medical for interventional cardiology
Chairmen: Marcin Demkow (Warsaw), Andrzej Ochała (Katowice), Andrzej Lekston (Zabrze), Jacek Kądziela (Warsaw)
• 12:30-12:55 Cardiogenic stroke prevention – what does contemporary interventional cardiology have to offer? Radosław Pracoń (Warsaw)
12:55-13:20 FFR measurements and OCT are complementary techniques? – FFR to identify culprit lesions, OCT to optimize PCI? Tomasz Pawłowski (Warsaw)
• 13:20-13:40 Renal denervation – real daily treatment or just a dream? Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)
• 13:40-14:00 Panel discussion: what does interventionalist need despite coronary devices? All

12:30-14:00 LUNCH (lunch boxes at satellite symposia)

14:00-15:30 ROOM A
Symposium: Not only new stents parade – how to justify so many stent types on our shelves
Chairmen: Zbigniew Chmielak (Warsaw), Gyorgy Szabo (Budapest), Robert. J. Gil (Warsaw), Ricardo Costa (Sao Paulo)
Pannelists: Leszek Bryniarski (Krakow), Vasil Velchev (Sofia), Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw), Andrei Erglis (Riga), Zbigniew Peruga (Lodz), Janusz Rzeźniczak (Poznan), Abdullah Shebab (Dubaj)
• 14:00-14:05 Introduction and objectives. Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)

• Presentations by Companies
• 
14:05-14:12 Balton. Krzysztof Milewski (Ustron)
• 14:12-14:24 Procardia/CID. Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin)
• 14:24-14:31 Meril. Wasan Udayachalerm (Bangkok)
• 14:31-14:38 Biotronik. Marek Słomczyński (Poznan)
• 14:38-14:45 Abbott Vascular: BVS Absorb. Maciej Lesiak (Poznan)
• 14:45-14:52 Medtronic. Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
• 14:52-14:59 Boston. Rob Collin (EMEA Medical Affairs, BSCI)
• 14:59-15:06 Terumo. Aleksander Araszkiewicz (Poznan)
• 15:06-15:20 Roundtable discussion.
• 15:20-15:30 Take home message. Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)

14:00-15:30 ROOM B+C
Jak wydłużyć życie pacjenta po interwencji wieńcowej? (in Polish)
Przewodniczący: Piotr Jankowski (Krakow), Grzegorz Opolski (Warsaw), Janina Stępińska (Warsaw)
Panel: Marcin Demkow (Warsaw), Andrzej Ochała (Katowice), Ryszard Piotrowicz (Warsaw), Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin), Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)
• 14:00-14:15 Ryzyko sercowo-naczyniowe po interwencji wieńcowej w Polsce. Stefan Grajek (Poznan)
• 14:15-15:00 Jak wydłużam życie pacjenta po interwencji wieńcowej?
– Optymalizuję wynik zabiegu. Wojciech Wojakowski (Katowice)
– Zwracam uwagę na wtórną prewencję. Tadeusz Przewłocki (Krakow)
– Rehabiltacja ma kluczowe znaczenie. Ryszard Piotrowicz (Warsaw)
• 15:00-15:15 Polski model postępowania u pacjentów z chorobą wieńcową. Janina Stępińska (Warsaw)
• 15:15-15:30 Dyskusja

15:30-16:50 Live cases session
Moderators: Krzysztof Żmudka (Krakow), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Ivo Petrov (Sofia), David Rizik (Scottsdale)
• 15:30-16:10 Live case 1 – transmission from University Hospital in Brno (Czech`s Republic) PCI in a long coronary lesion
Operators: Peter Kala

• 16:10-16:50 Live case 2. PCI in undilatable coronary lesion – ROTA and regular DES implantation
Operators: Mariusz Gąsior (Zabrze), Tomasz Pawłowski (Warsaw), IVUS/FFR/OCT: Piotr Kwiatkowski (Warsaw), Jacek Bil (Warsaw)

16:50-17:00 COFFEE BREAK

17:00-19:10 ROOM A
Coronary bifurcations
Dedicated bifurcation stents vs regular drug eluting stents – equal, superior or inferior according to current clinical practice
Chairmen: Andrei Erglis (Riga), Jacek Legutko (Krakow), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Ricardo Costa (Sao Paulo)
Panelists: Zbigniew Chmielak (Warsaw), Tadeusz Przewłocki (Krakow), Sławomir Dobrzycki (Bialystok), Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw), Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin), David Rizik (Scottsdale)

• 17:00-17:05 Scope of the problem. Andrei Erglis (Riga)
• 17:05-17:17 Presentations of the bifurcation stents available on Polish market. Maciej Lesiak (Poznan)
• 17:17-17:29 How to choose optimal device for bifurcation according to Medina classification. Goran Stankovic (Belgrade)
• 17:29-17:41 Bifurcation stenting planning and strategy based on CT angiography. Rafał Wolny (Warsaw)
• 17:41-17:46 Take home message. Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)

• 17:50-19:10 Live cases session
Moderators: Krzysztof Żmudka (Krakow), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Ivo Petrov (Sofia), Ricardo Costa (Sao Paulo)

•  17:50-18:30 Live case 3. IVUS guided left main stenting with dedicated bifurcation stent (BiOSS®)
Operators: Dobrin Vassiliev (Sofia), Sławomir Gołębiewski (Warsaw), IVUS/FFR/OCT: Sławomir Gołębiewski (Warsaw), Piotr Kwiatkowski (Warsaw)

• 18:30-19:10 Live case 4. 2013 IVUS guided PCI of true bifurcation lesion
Operators: Andrzej Ochała (Katowice), Tomasz Pawłowski (Warsaw), IVUS/FFR/OCT: Sławomir Gołębiewski (Warsaw), Piotr Kwiatkowski (Warsaw)

17:00-19:00 BOARDROOM
Carotid stenting with simulators. Pre-session meeting for tutors

Sponsored by unrestricted grant by CORDIS

19:10-20:45 ROOM A
Central and Eastern European Session – State of the Interventional Cardiology
Chairmen: Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Pranas Serpytis (Vilnius), Gennadij Hubulava (St. Petersburg)
Panellists: Paweł Maciejewski (Warsaw), Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Maciej Lesiak (Poznan), Zbigniew Chmielak (Warsaw), Wojciech Wojakowski (Katowice), Dariusz Ciećwierz (Gdansk)

• 19:10-19:15 Introduction and objectives Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)

• Presentations by countries
• 
19:15-19:22 Belarus. Walery Stelmaszuk (Minsk)
• 19:22-19:29 Bulgaria. Ivo Petrov (Sofia)
• 19:29-19:36 Hungary. Gyorgy Szabo (Budapest)
• 19:36-19:42 Russia. Kiril Kozlov (St. Petersburg)
• 19:42-19:49 Slovakia. Stanislav Juhas (Kosice)
• 19:49-19:56 Poland. Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)
• 19:56-20:03 Lithuania. Pranas Serpytis (Vilnius)
• 20:03-20:10 Latvia. Andrei Erglis (Riga)
• 20:10-20:17 Romania. Lucien Zarma (Bucharest)
• 20:17-20:24 Ukraine. Sebov Denys (Odessa)
• 20:24-20:31 Czech’s Republic. Jaroslaw Januska (Trinec)
• 20:31-20:45 Roundtable discussion.
• 20:45-20:50 Wrap up. Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)

20:50 GET TOGETHER PARTY at the InterContinental Hotel (2nd floor)

9:00-11:30 ROOM A
Acute Coronary Syndromes: how new gudelines influence daily practice?
Chairmen: Jean Fajadet (Toulouse), Janina Stępińska (Warsaw), Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)

• 9:00-9:05 Introduction. Jean Fajadet (Toulouse)

• 9:05-9:45 Live case 1. MVD treated with bioabsorbable vascular scaffold (BVS)
Operators: Zbigniew Peruga (Lodz), David Rizik (Scottsdale), Tomasz Pawłowski (Warsaw)
IVUS/FFR/OCT: Piotr Kwiatkowski (Warsaw), Jacek Bil (Warsaw)

3 selected case presentations (3×12 min, incl. 3 min for discussion after each case)
• 
09:45-9:57 First case: Left main primary percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient after cardiac arrest with an anterior wall myocardial infarction. Aleksander Trąbka-Zawicki (Krakow)
• 09:57-10:09 Second case: Rotablation in NSTEMI patient. PCI in multivessel coronary artery disease. Łukasz Tekieli (Krakow)
• 10:09-10:21 Third case: Non ST elevation myocardial infarction due to severe proximal LAD lesion. Paweł Kralisz (Bialystok)

2 invited lectures:
• 10:21-10:33 New ESC Guidelines on STEMI. Andrzej Ochała (Katowice)
• 10:33-10:45 How to treat patients with acute MI and hemodynamic compromise? Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)
• 10:45-11:25 Live case 2. PCI for unstable angina patient with MVD
Operators: Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin), Jarosław Rzezak (Warsaw), IVUS/FFR/OCT: Sławomir Gołębiewski, Jacek Bil
• 11:25-11:30 Take-home message. Janina Stępińska (Warsaw)

9:00-11:00 BOARDROOM
Simulator Session: Carotid stenting

Sponsored by unrestricted grant by CORDIS

11:30-12:00 ROOM A
Opening Ceremony

Adam Witkowski and Robert J. Gil, Directors of WCCI, Janina Stępińska, President of the Polish Cardiac Society, Jean Fajadet, President of EAPCI, Jean Marco, Honorary Chairman of PCR, Dariusz Dudek, Chairman of the Association on Cardiovascular Interventions

12:00-12:15 ROOM A
ANDREAS AWARD
Learning Pathway on Coronary Bifurcations

12:00-14:00 ROOM A
Main coordinator: Goran Stankovic (Belgrade)
Learning The Technique Session on Bifurcation PCI
Facilitators: Goran Stankovic (Belgrade), Maciej Lesiak (Poznan)
Media Driver: Mariusz Kłopotowski (Warsaw)

Live-in-a-box case 1
Cases on demand presented by facilitators

14:00-15:00 LUNCH (hotel restaurant on 1st floor)

15:00-16:30 ROOM A
How should I treat coronary bifurcations?
Chairmen: Maciej Lesiak (Poznan)
2 invited cases presented and disscussed
Experts (1st case): Goran Stankovic (Belgrade), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)
Experts (2nd case): Ravi Nair (Cleveland/Abu Dhabi), Jacek Legutko (Krakow)
Consensus after each case will be delivered by the chairmen

• 15:00-15:05 Introduction and objectives Maciej Lesiak (Poznan)
• 15:05-15:45 Case 1
Speaker 1: Case presentation. Radosław Parma (Katowice) – 5 minutes
Expert 1: How would I treat? Goran Stankovic (Belgrade) – 7 minutes
Expert 2: How would I treat? Robert J. Gil (Warsaw) – 7 minutes
Speaker 1: How did I treat. Radosław Parma (Katowice) – 5 minutes
Discussion – 10 minutes
Consensus: Maciej Lesiak (Poznan) – 5 minutes

• 15:45-16:30 Case 2
Speaker 2: Case presentation. Marek Jankiewicz (Lublin) – 5 minutes
Expert 1: How would I treat? Ravi Nair (Cleveland/Abu Dhabi) – 7 minutes
Expert 2: How would I treat? Jacek Legutko (Krakow) – 7 minutes
Speaker 2: How did I treat. Marek Jankiewicz (Lublin) – 5 minutes
Discussion – 10 minutes
Consensus: Maciej Lesiak (Poznan) – 5 minutes

Learning Pathway on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Main coordinator: Jean Fajadet (Toulouse)

12:00-14:00 ROOM B+C
Learning The Technique Session on TAVI
Facilitators: Jean Fajadet (Toulouse), Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
Media Driver: Mikołaj Kosek (Warsaw)

Live-in-a-box case 2 (SAPIEN valve)
Cases on demand presented by facilitators

14:00-15:00 LUNCH (hotel restaurant on 1st floor)

15:00-16:30 ROOM B+C
How should I treat high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis?
Chairmen: Paweł Buszman (Ustron)

2 invited TAVI cases presented and disscussed
Case 1. Dariusz Jagielak (Gdansk)
Case 2. Sławomir Dobrzycki (Bialystok)
Experts (1st case): Eberhard Grube (Bonn), Janusz Kochman (Warsaw)
Experts (2nd case): Jean Fajadet (Toulouse), Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin)
Consensus after each case will be delivered by the chairmen

• 15:00-15:05 Introduction and objectives Paweł Buszman (Ustron)

• 15:05-15:45 Case 1
Speaker 1: Case presentation. Dariusz Jagielak (Gdansk) – 5 minutes
Expert 1: How would I treat? Eberhard Grube (Bonn) – 7 minutes
Expert 2: How would I treat? Janusz Kochman (Warsaw) – 7 minutes
Speaker 1: How did I treat. Dariusz Jagielak (Gdansk) – 5 minutes
Discussion – 10 minutes
Consensus: Paweł Buszman (Ustron) – 5 minutes

• 15:45-16:30 Case 2
Speaker 2: Case presentation. Sławomir Dobrzycki (Białystok) – 5 minutes
Expert 1: How would I treat? Jean Fajadet (Toulouse) – 7 minutes
Expert 2: How would I treat? Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin) – 7 minutes
Speaker 2: How did I treat. Sławomir Dobrzycki (Białystok) – 5 minutes
Discussion – 10 minutes
Consensus: Paweł Buszman (Ustron) – 5 minutes

16:30-17:00 COFFEE BREAK

End of EAPCI/EuroPCR@WCCI program

17:00-19:45 ROOM A
Plenary session 1: Complex coronary interventions: left main & multivesseldisease in 2013
Chairmen: Witold Rużyłło (Warsaw), Ravi Nair (Cleveland/Abu Dhabi), Andrzej Bochenek (Katowice), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw) Panelists: Maciej Karcz (Warsaw), Jacek Legutko (Krakow), Sławomir Dobrzycki (Białystok), Jerzy Sadowski (Krakow), Goran Stankovic (Belgrade), Krzysztof Żmudka (Krakow), Ricardo Costa (Sao Paulo)

• 17:00-17:10 Introduction and objectives. Paweł Buszman (Ustron)

• 17:10-17:50 Live case 3. IVUS guided left main PCI
Moderator: Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)
Operators: Ivo Petrov (Sofia), Dobrin Vassiliev (Sofia), IVUS/FFR/OCT: Sławomir Gołębiewski (Warsaw), Jacek Bil (Warsaw)

• 17:50-18:05 Invited lecture 1. PCI and CABG from BARI to FREEDOM: Incorporating data into clinical practice. Jean Fajadet (Toulouse)

• 18:05-18:20 Invited lecture 2. Assessment of coronary lesions in left main coronary artery and in mulrivessel CAD: IVUS and OCT vs FFR. Ravi Nair (Cleveland/Abu Dhabi)

• 18:20-18:35 Invited lecture 3. POLAR-ACS: preliminary results from the Polish Multicenter BVS ABSORB Registry. Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)

• 18:35-19:15 Live case 4. FFR – guided PCI in multivessel coronary disease. BVS for culprit lesion
Moderator: Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)
Operators: Zbigniew Peruga (Lodz), David Rizik (Scottsdale), Jarosław Rzezak (Warsaw), IVUS/FFR/OCT: Piotr Kwiatkowski (Warsaw), Jacek Bil (Warsaw)

Debate on Myocardial Revascularization
• 19:15-19:25 Position 1. When do I prefer PCI for left main and multivessel CAD? Marek A. Deja (Katowice)
• 19:25-19:35 Position 2. When do I prefer CABG for left main and multivessel CAD? Goran Stankovic (Belgrade)
• 19:35-19:45 Take-home message. Ravi Nair (Cleveland/Abu Dhabi)

17:00-19:00 ROOM B+C
Plenary session 2: Mitral valve interventions in CHF patients
Chairmen: Marian Zembala (Zabrze), Jacek Kubica (Bydgoszcz), Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
Panelists: Witold Streb (Zabrze), Jerzy Pręgowski (Warsaw), Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Adam Sukiennik (Bydgoszcz), Andrzej Ochała (Katowice), Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw), Jaroslav Januska (Trinec).

• 17:00-17:10 Introduction and objectives. Adam Sukiennik (Bydgoszcz)
• 17:10-17:50 Live-in-a-box case: MitraClip
Operators: Jan Van Heijden (Nieuwegein)
• 17:50-18:02 Patients selection: clinical and anatomic criteria. Clinical evidence for functional versus degenerative
mitral incompetence. Zbigniew Chmielak (Warsaw)
• 18:02-18:14 Patients selection: mitral valve imaging. Piotr Szymański (Warsaw)
• 18:14-18:29 Mitra Clip: septal puncture, procedural tips and tricks. Jan Van Heijden (Nieuwegein)
• 18:29-18:41 Carillon-different solution for mitral regurgitation. Tomasz Siminiak (Poznan)
• 18:41-18:53 Surgical approaches to mitral regurgitation in CHF patients. Kazimierz Widenka (Rzeszow)
• 18:53-19:00 Take-home message. Marian Zembala (Zabrze)

19:00-20:15 ROOM B+C
Satellite Symposium: Cardiogenic shock – landscape after SHOCK II Trial
Sponsored by unrestricted grant from ProCardia/ABIOMED
Chairmen: Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Andrzej Ochała (Katowice), Mariusz Gąsior (Zabrze), Maciej Karcz (Warsaw)
Panelists: Miłosz Marona (Warsaw), Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Stefan Grajek (Poznan), Krzysztaf Reczuch (Wroclaw), Jarosław Gorący (Szczecin), Michał Krejca (Katowice)

• 19:00-19:15 Epidemiology and pathophysiology of cardiogenic shock. Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)

How to deal with cardiogenic shock based on current recommendations?
• 19:15-19:30 Pharmacotherapy. Miłosz Marona (Warsaw)
• 19:30-19:45 Coronary revascularization. Jacek Legutko (Krakow)
• 19:45-20:00 Ventricular assist devices. Michał Krejca (Katowice)
• 20:00-20:15 Is Impella a therapeutic option after SHOCK II Trial? Jacob Möller (Copenhagen)

8:00-10:00 ROOM B+C
General Assembly of the Association on Cardiovascular Intervcentions of the Polish Cardiac Society

Review of live cases done at WCCI 2012 available @ www.wcci.pl
Presenters: Maciej Dąbrowski (Warsaw), Sławomir Gołębiewski (Warsaw)

10:00-13:30 ROOM A
Peripheral interventions for the treatment of limb ischemia, stroke/TIA and hypertension

Chairmen: Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Felix Mahfoud (Homburg), Andrzej Januszewicz (Warsaw)
Panelists: Mirosław Dziekiewicz (Warsaw), Tadeusz Przewłocki (Krakow), Andrzej Lekston (Zabrze), Paweł Buszman (Ustron), Dariusz Ciećwierz (Gdansk), Dobrin Vassiliev (Sofia)

• 10:00-10:40 Live cases 1A and 1B. Renal denervation: old and new devices.
Operators: Jacek Kądziela (Warsaw), Waldemar Mielecki (Krakow), Tomasz Deptuch (Warsaw), Rafał Krzyżewski (Warsaw)
• 10:40-10:55 Renal denervation for resistant hypertension and beyond. Felix Mahfoud (Homburg)
• 10:55-11:10 New devices for renal denervation. Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
• 11:10-11:25 Sympathetic nervous system modulation – beyond renal denervation. Wojciech Wojakowski (Katowice)
• 11:25-12:05 Live case 2. SFA angioplasty
Operators: Stanisław Bartuś (Krakow), Tomasz Deptuch (Warsaw)
12:05-12:20 Acute and chronic limb ischemia – state of the art of percuatenous treatment. Wasan Udayachalerm (Bangkok)
• 12:20-12:35 Carotid angioplasty – what is new on the horizon? Piotr Musiałek (Krakow)
• 12:35-12:50 New ESC guidelines on peripheral artery disease– critical appraisal. Piotr Andziak (Warsaw)
• 12:50-13:30 Live case 3. Carotid angioplasty
Operators: Piotr Pieniążek (Krakow), Tomasz Deptuch (Warsaw)

10:00-11:50 ROOM B+C
Structural heart diseases: tips and tricks, and new LAA closure approach
Chairmen: Jacek Białkowski (Zabrze), Marcin Demkow (Warsaw), Marek Grygier (Poznan), Jerzy Sadowski (Krakow), Witold Rużyłło (Warsaw)
Panelists: Andrzej Ochała (Katowice), Krzysztof Bartuś (Krakow), Jan Z. Peruga (Lodz), Adam Sukiennik (Bydgoszcz), Jaroslav Januska (Trinec), Mariusz Gąsior (Zabrze)

• 10:00-10:15 Epicardial puncture. Krzysztof Bartuś (Krakow)
• 10:15-10:30 ASD/PFO/VSD closure. Jacek Białkowski (Zabrze)
• 10:30-10:45 Transcatheter retrieval of foreign bodies and lost items. Jaroslav Januska (Trinec)
• 10:45-11:00 Left atrial appendage closure with LARIAT. Krzysztof Bartuś (Kraków)
• 11:00-11:50 Live case 4. Paravalvular leak closure
Operators: Grzegorz Smolka (Katowice), Zbigniew Chmielak (Warsaw), ECHO: Piotr Szymański (Warsaw)

12:00-13:40 ROOM B+C
TAVI – What is new on the horizon?
Chairmen: Ariel Finkelstein (Tel Aviv), Eberhard Grube (Bonn), Witold Rużyłło (Warsaw), Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
Panelists: Marek A. Deja (Katowice), Sławomir Dobrzycki (Bialystok), Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Janusz Kochman (Warsaw), Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw), Krzysztof Wilczek (Zabrze)

• 12:00-12:15 Invited lecture. TAVI revolution – where are we going? Eberhard Grube (Bonn)
• 12:15-12:30 Invited lecture. TAVI – unmet needs. Ariel Finkelstein (Tel Aviv)
• 12:30-12:45 Invited lecture. How to prevent and manage vascular complications after TAVI? Michael Haude (Neuss)
• 12:45-13:25 Live case 5. TAVI
Operators: Adam Witkowski (Warsaw), Marcin Demkow (Warsaw), Maciej Dąbrowski (Warsaw), TEE: Piotr Szymański (Warsaw)
• 13:25-13:40 Invited lecture. Patients selection and procedural approach. Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)

11:30-13:00 RUBINSTEIN/CHOPIN ROOM (3rd floor)
Nurse and Technician Session (in Polish)

Program sesji Sekcji Pielęgniarstwa i Techniki Medycznej PTK
Przewodniczący: Grażyna Gazda (Warszawa), Zofia Kamińska (Warszawa)
• Rola testów wysiłkowych w kwalifikacji do przezskórnego leczenia choroby wieńcowej i monitorowaniu skuteczności. Piotr Hetman (Kraków)
• Badania i zabiegi hemodynamicze – zakres zadań i obowiązków pielęgniarki. Małgorzata Wolszczak (Warszawa)
• Pacjent w Klinice Intensywnej Terapii Kardiologicznej – kompetencje i wyzwania pielęgniarki. Maria Walkiewicz (Warszawa)
RUBINSTEIN/CHOPIN ROOM (3rd floor)Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions – cele, zadania i zasady współpracy międzynarodowej pielęgniarek kardiologicznych. Izabella Uchmanowicz (Wrocław)

13:00-14:00 RUBINSTEIN/CHOPIN ROOM (3rd floor)
General Assembly of the Nurse and Technician Working Group (in Polish)

14:00-15:30 ROOM A
Satellite Lunch Symposium 1
MEDTRONIC
Complex solutions in Interventional Cardiology
Chairman: Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)
Resolute Integrity – Safety and Efficacy of Second Generation DES with durable polymer. Wojciech Wojakowski (Katowice)
New Frontiers of Renal Denervation. Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)
Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation for Degenerative Bioprosthetic Valves – next step in TAVI development. Adam Witkowski (Warsaw)

14:00-15:30 ROOM B
Satellite Lunch Symposium 2
ABBOTT VASCULAR
Absorb Forum
• 14:00-14:05 Welcome and meeting introduction: Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Maciej Lesiak (Poznan)
• 14:05-14:25 BVS clinical up date: Dariusz Dudek (Krakow)
• 14:25-15:25 Case studies presented by: Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Sawomir Dobrzycki (Bialystok), Adam Młodziankowski (Mielec), Ryszard Kąsinowski, (Poznan), Michał Hawranek (Zabrze), Rafał Depukat (Krakow)
• 15:25-15:30 Take home message: Maciej Lesiak (Poznan), Robert Gil (Warsaw)

14:00-15:30 ROOM C
Satelite Lunch Symposium 3
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC
Chairmen: Marek Dąbrowski (Warsaw), Stefan Grajek (Poznan) Jan Zbigniew Peruga (Lodz)
Second-generation TAVI System. Marcin Demkow (Warsaw)
Customized for Premier Outcomes. Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw)
BridgePoint – new treatment of CTO’s. Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin)
Synergy – what makes it unique? Sasko Kedev (Skopje)
Vessix system for reneval denervation. TBD

14:00-15:30 LUNCH (lunch boxes at satellite symposia)
15:30-17:30 ROOM A
Plaque preparation for complex lesion PCI – myth or necessity in the era of DES
Chairmen: Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw), Michael Haude (Neuss)
Panelists: Michał Ciszewski (Warsaw), Jacek Legutko (Krakow), Tomasz Deptuch (Warsaw), Janusz Rzeźniczak (Poznan), Krzysztof Wilczek (Zabrze), Mirjamol Mirumanivich Zufarov (Taszkent), Ricardo Costa (Sao Paulo)

• 15:30-15:35 Introduction and objectives Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw)
• 15:35-15:50 Mechanisms of lumen enlargement – does plaque characteristics matters? Jerzy Pręgowski (Warsaw)
• 15:50-16:05 Currently available techniques for PCI optimization. Ricardo Costa (Sao Paulo)
• 16:05-16:45 Live case 6. High speed rotablation of undilatable highly calcific lesion
Operators: Sławomir Dobrzycki (Bialystok), Krzysztof Kukuła (Warsaw)
IVUS/OCT/FFR: Jacek Kądziela (Warsaw), Paweł Tyczyński (Warsaw)
NIRS: Tomasz Roleder (Katowice)
• 16:45-17:25 Live case 7. Complex lesion treated with DES implantation with the use of a very high-pressure non-compliant and cutting balloons.
Operators: Jacek Legutko (Krakow), Paweł Bekta (Warsaw)
IVUS/OCT/FFR: Paweł Tyczyński (Warsaw), Łukasz Kalińczuk (Warsaw)
NIRS: Tomasz Roleder (Katowice)
• 17:25-17:30 Take-home message. Michael Haude (Neuss)

15:30-18:00 ROOM B+C
Invasive diagnostic and interventions – are they usefull for the patients with heart failure in the era of noninvasive visualization and optimal medical therapy?
Chairmen: Ravi Nair (Cleveland/Abu Dhabi), Michał Krejca (Katowice), Paweł Buszman (Ustron), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw)
Panelists: Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Mariusz Gąsior (Zabrze), Maciej Karcz (Warsaw), Dariusz Ciećwierz (Gdansk)

• 15:30-15:35 Introduction and objectives. Paweł Buszman (Ustron)
• 15:35-15:50 Diagnostic myocardial biopsy – whom, when and how? Agnieszka Pawlak (Warsaw)
• 15:50-16:05 Left ventricle assisted devices in patients with chronic heart failure – do we have percutaneous option? Grzegorz Religa (Warsaw)
• 16:05-16:20 Is any effective left ventricular support available for patients with acute heart failure undergoing PCI? Ravi Nair (Cleveland/Abu Dhabi)
• 16:20-16:35 Electrotherapy for patients with chronic heart failure – short course for interventionalists. Łukasz Szumowski (Warsaw)
• 16:35-17:15 Liv-in-a box case. PCI with Impella support
Operators: Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Rafał Krzyżewski (Warsaw)
• 17:15-17:55 Live case 8. PCI in MVD CAD and chronic heart failure patient
Operators: Leszek Bryniarski (Krakow), Tomasz Deptuch(Warsaw)
IVUS/OCT/FFR: Paweł Tyczyński (Warsaw), Łukasz Kalińczuk (Warsaw)
NIRS: Tomasz Roleder (Katowice)
• 17:55-18:00 Take-home message. Michał Krejca (Katowice)

Location: Intercontinenetal Hotel, 49 E. Plater St., Warsaw – Poland
Room: Rubinstein/Chopin (3d floor)
Language : English

12:30-13:00 Welcome: Outline of the Programme and rules
What? Why? How?

• 13:00-15:00 Part 1 – Management of an elderly patient presenting with NSTE-MI
Global appraisal of our patient.
Step-by-step analysis of all potential co-morbidity factors
– Clinical presentation.
– Key biochemical markers.
– Key diagnostic tests.
– Angiogram.
– How to anticipate potential complications?
– Consensus and key message.

15:00-15:30 BREAK

Decision making process
• 15:30-16:30 Synthesis / lecture
How to analyse and reflect on A major published study on this topic.
• 16:30-17:30
– Which strategy for our particular patient?
– Which material (guiding catheter, guidewires, balloons, DES)?
– Some tips and hints for a successful outcome.
– Consensus and key messages.

18:30 WRAP UP – End of Day 1

• 8:30-10:00 Part 1 – (continued)
PCI Procedure
– How to overcome difficulties?
– How to solve the most frequent issues?
– How to assess the result?
– Consensus and key message.

10:00-10:30 BREAK

• 10:30-12:00 Part 2 – Management by PCI of an elderly patient with STEMI
Phone contact
– Key information / Transfer.

At admission
– Patient’s appraisal.
– Clinical status.
– Biochemical markers.
– Angiogram.

12:00-13:00 LUNCH

• 13:00-14:00 Synthesis / lecture
„How to analyse and reflect on A published study”

• 14:00-15:30 PCI Procedure / Thrombo aspiration
– How to overcome difficulties?
– How to solve the most frequent issues?
– How to assess the result?
– Consensus and key message.

• 15:30-16:00 End of ebac accredited session
Evaluation and take home messages.

hotel

Workshop Venue

Hotel InterContinental
49 Emilii Plater Street
00-125 Warsaw, Poland
phone: +48 22 328 8888, 00800 311 1216
www.warszawa.intercontinental.com

The InterContinental is located in the center of Warsaw. It is one of the tallest buildings in the city with a unique and modern architecture. The ideal location for easy access to tourist attractions to visit during your stay in the capital, such as Warsaw’s Old Town, National Museum, Warsaw Uprising Museum and many others. The hotel is also in close proximity to the Central Railway Station, Palace of Culture and Science and Golden Terraces Shopping Centre.

Fee for the Workshop

Tips for travelers

ELECTRICITY
The electric current in Poland is 220V.

CURRENCY
The currency is the Polish zloty (PLN). In most hotels, restaurants and shops are accepted Visa or Mastercard. ATMs are widely available in Warsaw and there is no difficulty to withdraw cash.

WATER
Tap water is clean and safe to drink.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS / INSURANCE
Congress Secretariat shall not be liable for injury, loss or damage to property belonging to the participants (or bystanders). Participants should make their own determinations on issues of health and travel insurance.

EMERGENCY SERVICE
Phone:
998 Fire Brigade
997 Police
999 Ambulance
986 Municipal Police

Mobile phone:
112 – Emergency Call

LANGUAGE
The official language is Polish

CODE
Polish code number +48
Warsaw area code 22

TIME DIFFERENCE
+ 1 hours UTC / GMT

WCCI Directors

Jean Marco, MD, PhD, FESC, Chairman of EAPCI, Toulouse; Robert J. Gil, MD, PhD, FESC, Warsaw; Adam Witkowski, MD, PhD, FESC, Warsaw

Organizing Committee

Hanna Rdzanek MD, PhD (secretary); Jarosław Rzezak MD (secretary); Maciej Dąbrowski MD, PhD (Co-Chair); Tomasz Deptuch MD, PhD (Co-Chair); Aneta Gziut MD, PhD; Sławomir Gołębiewski MD; Jacek Kądziela MD, PhD; Rafał Krzyżewski MD; Tomasz Kulawik MD, PhD (Co-Chair); Piotr Kwiatkowski MD; Izabela Maszczak (secretary); Tomasz Pawłowski MD, PhD, FESC (Co-Chair); Jerzy Pręgowski MD, PhD; Piotr Seweryniak MD; Marta Strzelczyk (secretary); Zbigniew Śliwiński MD.

Invited faculty

International Faculty:

Magali Breheret (Toulouse, France), Davide Capodanno (Catania, Italy), Ricardo Costa (Sao Paulo, Brasil), Gregory Ducrocq (Paris, France), Andrei Erglis (Riga, Latvia), Jean Fajadet (Toulouse, France), Ariel Finkelstein (Tel Aviv, Israel), Eberhard Grube (Bonn, Germany), Michael Haude (Neuss, Germany), Jan Van Heijden (Nieuwegein, Netherlands), Gennadij Hubulava (St. Petersburg, Russia), Jaroslav Januska (Trinec, Czech Republic), Petr Kala (Czech Republic), Sasko Kedev (Skopje, (Macedonia), Kiril Kozlov (St. Petersburg, Russia), Felix Mahfoud (Homburg, Germany), Jean Marco (Toulouse, France), Jacob Moeller (Copenhagen, Denmark), Ravi Nair (Cleveland, US/Abu Dhabi), Ivo Petrov (Sofia, Bulgaria), David Rizik (Scottsdale, US), Denys Sebov (Odessa, Ukraine), Pranas Serpytis (Vilnius, Lithuania), Abdullah Shebab (Dubai, Arab Emirates), Eugenio Stabile (Avellino, Italy), Goran Stankovic (Belgrade, Serbia), Walery Stelmaszuk (Minsk, Bielarus), Gyorgy Szabo (Budapest, Hungary), Wasan Udayachalerm (Bangkok, Thailand), Dobrin Vassiliev (Sofia, Bulgaria), Vasil Velchev (Sofia, Bulgaria), Stanislav Yuhas (Bratislava, Slovakia), Lucien Zarma (Bucharest, Romania), Mirjamol Mirumanivich Zufarov (Taszkent, Uzbeskistan).

Polish Faculty:

Piotr Andziak (Warsaw), Aleksander Araszkiewicz (Poznan), Krzysztof Bartuś (Krakow), Stanisław Bartuś (Krakow), Jacek Białkowski (Zabrze), Andrzej Bochenek (Katowice), Leszek Bryniarski (Krakow), Paweł Buszman (Ustron), Zbigniew Chmielak (Warsaw), Dariusz Ciećwierz (Gdansk), Marek Dąbrowski MD (Warsaw), Marek A. Deja (Katowice), Marcin Demkow (Warsaw), Sławomir Dobrzycki (Bialystok), Dariusz Dudek (Krakow), Mariusz Gąsior (Zabrze), Robert J. Gil (Warsaw), Jarosław Gorący (Szczecin), Stefan Grajek (Poznan), Marek Grygier (Poznan), Dariusz Jagielak (Gdansk), Piotr Jankowski (Krakow), Andrzej Januszewicz (Warsaw), Jacek Kądziela (Warsaw), Janusz Kochman (Warsaw), Michał Krejca (Katowice), Jacek Kubica (Bydgoszcz), Jacek Legutko (Krakow), Andrzej Lekston (Zabrze), Maciej Lesiak (Poznan), Piotr Musiałek (Krakow), Andrzej Ochała (Katowice), Grzegorz Opolski (Warsaw), Agnieszka Pawlak (Warsaw), Zbigniew Peruga (Łodz), Piotr Pieniążek (Krakow), Ryszard Piotrowicz (Warsaw), Jerzy Pręgowski (Warsaw), Tadeusz Przewłocki (Krakow), Krzysztof Reczuch (Wroclaw), Grzegorz Religa (Warsaw), Witold Rużyłło (Warsaw), Janusz Rzeźniczak (Poznan), Jerzy Sadowski (Krakow), Tomasz Siminiak (Poznan), Grzegorz Smolka (Katowice), Janina Stępińska (Warsaw), Witold Streb (Zabrze), Adam Sukiennik (Bydgoszcz), Łukasz Szumowski (Warsaw), Piotr Szymański (Warsaw), Kazimierz Widenka (Rzeszow), Krzysztof Wilczek (Zabrze), Adam Witkowski (Warsaw), Wojciech Wojakowski (Katowice), Jarosław Wójcik (Lublin), Marian Zembala (Zabrze), Krzysztof Żmudka (Krakow).

Speakers/Operators:

Paweł Bekta (Warsaw), Jacek Bil (Warsaw), Michał Ciszewski (Warsaw), Rob Collin (EMEA Medical Affairs, BSCI), Maciej Dąbrowski (Warsaw), Tomasz Deptuch (Warsaw), Rafał Depukat (Krakow), Mirosław Dziekiewicz (Warsaw), Grażyna Gazda (Warsaw), Sławomir Gołębiewski (Warsaw), Michał Hawranek (Zabrze), Piotr Hetman (Krakow), Marek Jankiewicz (Lublin), Łukasz Kalińczuk (Warsaw),

PROFESSOR ROBERT JULIAN GIL, MD, PhD, FESC

Professor Robert Julian Gil, MD, Ph.D., a graduate of the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin has been the head of the Department of Invasive Cardiology of the Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior and Administration (MSWiA) in Warsaw, one of the most efficient centres of Interventional Cardiology in Poland since 2001. In 1997-2004 he was the Chair of the Invasive Cardiology Section (Working Group) of the Polish Cardiac Society, and a member of its Board (as a past president) for the next 3 years. Since 2001 he has been in the Expert Team handling accreditation in cardiology appointed by the Polish Minister of Health. Since 2002 he has been a Consultant of Healthcare for the Ministry of the Interior and Administration in the field of cardiology.

His scientific interests include mostly the evaluation of atherosclerotic plaque, coronary stenosis, diagnostics and treatment of complex lesions, including bifurcation lesions. He is also interested in the use of percutaneous revascularisation in acute coronary syndromes. For many years he has participated in international clinical studies evaluating medicines and devices supporting coronary angioplasty.

His achievements include over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals, out of which more than 60 were published in foreign journals (IF close to 200). Moreover, he co-authored 30 chapters of books on interventional cardiology and more than 300 convention reports, out of which more than 100 were presented at prestigious international conventions on clinical electrophysiology and invasive cardiology. Since 2005 he has been a research fellow in the Mossakowski Medical Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. In June 2013 he was appointed as professor in that Institution.

He initiated annual National Workshops on Interventional Cardiology, which after 5 editions in Szczecin were moved to Warsaw as the Warsaw Course on Cardiovascular Interventions. Their 19th edition is planned for April 2015.

He co-authored the guidelines of the Invasive Cardiology Section of the Polish Cardiac Society concerning Invasive Cardiology.

Since 2007 he has been a member of the exclusive European Bifurcation Club handling the questions of diagnostics and treatment of bifurcation lesions.

Since 1994 he has been a scientific reviewer of monthly Kardiologia Polska, since 1998 – Folia Cardiologica (currently Cardiology Journal), and since 2000 – Polski Przegląd Kardiologiczny. In all of these magazines he is a member of Editorial Boards, and in Kardiologia Polska was the editor of column “Angiogram of the month”. Since 2009 he has regularly reviewed papers sent by to the American Journal of Cardiology, EuroIntervention, Journal of Interventional Cardiology and Circulation.

In 1999 he was appointed as the editor-in-chief of the Invasive Cardiology journal and is performing these functions up till today.

Since 1999 he has been active in the Working Group on coronary circulation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), which in September 2006 transformed into the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI). In 2009 he was assigned to its Grant Committee. In June 2000 he was awarded a prestigious title of the Fellow of European Society of Cardiology. Since 2001 he has been regularly invited to actively participate (Faculty member) in such prestigious Congresses and Workshops of Interventional Cardiology as: EuroPCR, TCT, TCT Russia, ICI in Tel Aviv, European Bifurcation Club meetings and many national congresses.

f_logo  Profesor Robert Gil

PROFESSOR ADAM WITKOWSKI, MD, PhD, FESC

CURRICULUM VITAE

General Cardiology & Haemodynamics Dept., Institute of Cardiology,
42 Alpejska St., 04-628 Warsaw, Poland

Phone: +48 22 812 41 64
Fax: +48 22 34 34 506
E-mail: witkowski@hbz.pl

Born: Poznań, Poland Aug 1st, 1958
Education: Warsaw Medical Academy 1976- 83

Proffessional training:
six weeks of elective training at the Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland Hospital, USA, 1980
Internship, Medicine and Surgery 1983-84
1st degree – Internal Medicine 1986
two weeks of elective training at the Haemodynamics Division, University Vaudois Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1989
6th Course in Interventional Cardiology, Geneva, Switzerland, 1989
2nd degree – Internal Medicine 1990
Doctor of Philosophy 1993
Fellowship in Cardiology 1996
Habilitation 2001 (postdoctoral lecturing qualification)
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology 2003

Post held:
Assistant and Senior Assistant, Haemodynamics&General Cardiology Dept., Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland 1983-93
Assistant Professor, Heamodynamics &General Cardiology Dept., Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland, 1993
Deputy Director, Haemodynamics Dept., Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland, 1998
Associate Professor, Haemodynamics Dept., Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland, 2001
Chairmen, Working Group on Interventional, Cardiology of the Polish Cardiac Society 2004-7

Trials:
Primary Investigator, CAPE, Pfizer 1990-92
Co-Investigator, GITS Verapamil, Lorex Pharmaceuticals, USA 1992-93
Co-Investigator, MATTIS, Sanofi Winthrop, 1996
Co-Investigator, EXCITE, Searle 1998
Primary Investigator, Tirofiban Study, MSD 1998
Primary lnvestigator, ICARUS – 1+2, 1999 Medtronic
Primar Investigator, Race-Car, Medtronic 1999
Co-lnvestigator, ADVANCE, Boston Scientific 1999
Primary Investigator, PRESTO, S-KB 2000
Primary Investigator, VISION, Guidant 2001
Co-Investigator, Taxus II, Boston Scientific 2001
Co-Investigator, Euroinject-One 2002
Co-Investigator, Taxus VI, Boston Scientific 2002
Co-Investigator, Agent-4, Schering 2002
Co-Investigator, ARTS II, J&J-Cordis 2003
Co-Investigator, ENDEAVOR II, Medtronic 2004
Primary Investigator, FREEDOM 2006
Primary Investigator, HORIZONS 2006
Co-Investigator, SYNTAX 2006

Special interest In Cardiology:
Coronary Interventions (PTCA, DCA, TEC, Stenting, HOCM ablation, Brachytherapy)

Research Work:
Systolic and Diastolic Performance of the Left Ventricle
Stunned and Hibernating Myocardium
Perfusion Balloon Catheters
Coronary Stenting
DCA
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Coronary Brachytherapy
Acute coronary syndrome
Angiogenesis

Awards:
Awards of the Polish Cardiac Society 1995, 2001

Faculty member:
ESC Congresses, EuroPCR

f_logo  Profesor Adam Witkowski