CTO Fundamentals - Day 1. CTO Fundamentals Live is a 2-day live case meeting featuring some of the world's best CTO experts.
|Evald Christiansen||Evald Høj Christiansen attended medical school at University of Aarhus and completed his training at Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus. His primary clinical interests are in the treatment of CTOs, LMs, bifurcations, structural heart disease (TAVR and MitraClip), and the use of Optical Coherence Tomography and Bioresorbable Scaffolds. He proctors treatment of CTOs in the Nordic countries.|
|Jo Dens||Lead Interventional Cardiologist at Ziekenhuis Oost Limburg, Genk, Belgium. Department of Cardiology. Graduated at KULeuven, 1987. He regularly teaches CTO and complex PCI throughout Europe.|
|Colm Hanratty||Colm has global experience in training physicians in complex and CTO PCI. He has performed live cases across the world and is published widely within the fields of CTO and complex PCI.|
|William Lombardi||Dr. Lombardi is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Washington, and the Director for Complex Coronary Artery Disease Therapies in the UW Medicine Regional Heart Center. He is an expert in cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology.|
|Alexander Nap||Alex Nap is an interventional cardiologist with special interest in complex PCI. He is working at the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam and is co-director of the CTO program together with Paul Knaapen.|
|Elliott Smith||Dr Smith is an Interventional Cardiologist at the Barts Heart Centre, and Royal Free Hospital, London. He is the Lead at Barts for Interventional Cardiology Training, and for complex high risk PCI including CTO. He is a European Proctor for CTO procedures, and a regular participant in live case and training meetings. Research interests include CTO interventions, and percutaneous haemodynamic support.|
|James C Spratt||An experienced interventional cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in CTO PCI, I enjoy supporting physicians to learn and develop skills. I have a particular interest in CTO education and the integration of new technology.|