WELCOME TO EUROPCR 2018

Abbott is shaping the future of cardiovascular care with a 360° patient-centric approach covering all aspects of the cardiovascular care continuum.

We have the broadest portfolio and are passionately committed to introducing breakthroughs with an evidence-based medicine approach, going further in developing and advancing therapy.

On this website you will find an overview of Abbott activities, sponsored scientific sessions and the Training Village programme that we’ve organised for you at this year’s congress.

We look forward to welcoming you at EuroPCR 2018.

DISCOVER OUR LATEST TECHNOLOGIES AND MEET THE EXPERTS

  • Join our sponsored scientific sessions and training workshops
  • Visit our Booth and Innovation Pavilion
  • Register for dedicated sessions at our Training Village

VISIT OUR BOOTH AND INNOVATION PAVILION

  • 1INNOVATION PAVILION
    Discover our latest innovations around our 360° approach to make a difference to patients´ lives.
  • 2BARISTA ZONE
  • 3SHAPING THE FUTURE 360° INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY
    Experience interactive peer-to-peer discussions around our 360° approach to advancing cardiovascular care.
  • 4LOUNGE AREA
  • 5MIXED REALITY AREA
    Visit this area to experience TAVI in a unique way.
Focus:
  • Complex PCI
  • Xience Sierra
  • Vessel Closure
  • HT TurnTrac
  • Portico®
  • Physiology

JOIN US AT KEY SCIENTIFIC AND TRAINING SESSIONS All-in-One_Sessions-EuroPCR2018

  • Abbott Sponsored Symposia
  • Training Village Sessions
  • Late Breaking Trial Sessions

TUESDAY 22ND MAY

ABBOTT SYMPOSIA – PRECISION PCI FOR LEFT MAIN BIFURCATION - OPTIMAL USE OF DES, IMAGING AND PHYSIOLOGY

ABBOTT SPONSORED TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES SESSION
17:15–18:45, Theatre Bordeaux, Level 3

Chairpersons: Z. Ali, T. Lefèvre
Panellists: B. Cortese, Y. Murasato

Session Objectives
T. Lefèvre

Patient Presentation
T. Lefèvre

Key objectives, strategy, tools and techniques presented by Operators

LIVE case procedure from John Radcliffe Hospital – Oxford, United Kingdom

LIVE time to react at PCR with Operators

OCT – a must, guide and optimise  your treatment  
T. Johnson

FFR - a must, guide and optimise  your treatment  
N.H. Pijls 

Importance of stent design
TBC

Time to react at PCR

Session evaluation and key learnings
Z. Ali

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LBT – OUTCOMES OF PCI FOR STABLE ANGINA

LBT SESSION:
12:20–14:00, Main Arena, Level 1

Chairpersons: D. Holmes, W. Wijns
Panellists: A. Baumbach, D. Capodanno, M. Haude, M.B. Leon, P. Urban

Focus on Imaging
Focus on Innovation Abstracts

ORBITA: impact of FFR/iFR
R. Al-Lamee

FAME II @ 5y
P. Xaplanteris

FAME II, DANAMI-3-PRIMULTI and COMPARE-ACUTE
F. Zimmermann

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LBT – HOTLINE TAVI I

LBT SESSION / HOTLINE:
13:45–15:15, Room Maillot, Level 2 

Chairpersons: R. Makkar (pending confirmation), B. Prendergast
Panellists: M. Chen (pending confirmation), S. Saito, P. Wenaweser 

Session commences: 14:11

PORTICO I: real-world experience using the Portico transcatheter aortic valve: 30-day outcomes in 973 patients enrolled (Cohort A)
F. Maisano

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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON LAA OCCLUSION: HANDS-ON SESSION ON VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATOR

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
11:00-12:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Understand the anatomical complexity of the LAA 
  • Learn about device size selection, placement and confirmation of device position 
  • Experience AMPLATZERTM AMULETTM LAA Occluder and latest technology update
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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON TAVI: LEARN MORE ON HOW PORTICO™ CAN BRING YOU MORE CONFIDENCE FOR TOMORROW

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
14:00-15:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Discuss the advantages of a fully resheathable transcatheter aortic valve
  • Experience the trackability, flxibility and responsive delivery features of the Portico TAVI system in unique anatomies (case-in-a-box reviews)
  • Implant Portico in a Beating Heart Model
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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON MITRAL VALVE REPAIR: MITRACLIP FOR BEGINNERS: HOW TO START-UP A PROGRAMME EFFICIENTLY

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
16:00–17:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Learn about the MitraClip device: all you need to know about the device and procedural steps 
  • Learn about the setup for a MitraClip centre
  • Interact with a MitraClip device

 

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WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY

ABBOTT SYMPOSIA – YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS HEARING THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE LARGEST CLINICAL TMVR EXPERIENCE – TIME FOR EVIDENCE!

ABBOTT SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM:
13:30–14:30, Room 241, Level 2

Chairpersons: T. Walter, R. S. Von Bardeleben
Panellist: P. Sorajja, N. Moat, U. Schäfer

The Tendyne clinical program: the most comprehensive clinical programme in the TMVR field
P. Sorajja

Adding TMVR replacement to your practice: Tendyne outcome and case illustration
N. Moat

How to treat and manage these patients at best, as a “NEW Heart team”
U. Schäfer

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ABBOTT SYMPOSIA – THE HEART TEAM IN STRUCTURAL INTERVENTIONS: A PERMANENT REVOLUTION

ABBOTT SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM:
16:30–18:00, Room Maillot, Level 2

Chairpersons: F. Maisano,  G. Stone
Panellists: G. Fontana, S. Von Bardeleben, L. Sondergaard, J.F. Obadia  

The remaining challenges of the Heart Team in Aortic Stenosis

Rethinking valve selection in TAVI
L. Sondergaard

The impact of upcoming evidence
G. Manoharan

Heart team decision making in Mitral Valve disease: New era on the horizon 

Continuous innovation resolving complexity 
R. S. Von Bardeleben 

Will emerging data bring answers or raise more questions? 
G.F. Obadia

Combined structural heart interventions: where do we go next?
O. De Backer

Heart team, democracy vs autocracy?
F. Maisano

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LBT - SPOTLIGHT ON MITRAL AND TRICUSPID INTERVENTIONS

LBT SESSION:
08:30-10:00, Room 252B, Level 2

Chairpersons: T. Feldman, J. Schofer 
Panellists: L. Nombela-Franco, O. Wendler

Session commences: 08:30

TENDYNE EFS: expanded feasibility study of TMVR for severe mitral regurgitation: 30-day outcomes of the firt 100 patients
D. Muller

 

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LBT – FFR-IFR PRESSURE-DERIVED PHYSIOLOGY IN PRACTICE. OUTCOMES AND NEW APPROACHES

LBT SESSION:
10:30, Room 252B, Level 2

Chairpersons: N.R. Holm, A. Marchese
Panellists: G. Di Gioia, G. Sengottuvelu

RFR vs FFR
Z. Ali

DERIVE RFR
Z. Ali

PREDICT
L. Raposo

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LBT – DES TRIAL & UPDATES

LBT SESSION:
10:30, Room Maillot, Level 2

Chairperson: R. Waksman
Panellists: P. Juni (pending confirmation), H. Kelbaek, R. Virmani (pending confirmation), N.E.J. West (pending confirmation)

LEADERS FREE: complex PCI for patients at high bleeding risk – two year outcome of a sub-study
P. Urban

BIO-RESORT: two-year outcome of the three-arm randomised trial in 3,514 all-comer patients, treated with highly dissimilar contemporary DES
M. Kok

MASTER: final three-year results on safety and efficacy of biodegradable polymer DES in the management of patients with acute STEMI
G. Stankovic

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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON MITRAL VALVE REPAIR: MITRACLIP FOR ADVANCED USERS: HOW TO EXPAND THE LIMITS AND TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
09:00–10:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Learn about the advanced management of the MitraClip device: Advanced steering, Hemodynamics and MitraClip therapy
  • Manage complex patients: Complex cases, Extreme FMR, Multiple clip implants, Beyond EVEREST
  • Interact with a MitraClip device

 

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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON TAVI: LEARN MORE ON HOW PORTICO™ CAN BRING YOU MORE CONFIDENCE FOR TOMORROW

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
11:00-12:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Discuss the advantages of a fully resheathable transcatheter aortic valve
  • Experience the trackability, flxibility and responsive delivery features of the Portico TAVI system in unique anatomies (case-in-a-box reviews)
  • Implant Portico in a Beating Heart Model
ICS
TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON LAA OCCLUSION: HANDS-ON SESSION ON VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATOR

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
14:00-15:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Understand the anatomical complexity of the LAA 
  • Learn about device size selection, placement and confirmation of device position 
  • Experience AMPLATZERTM AMULETTM LAA Occluder and latest technology update
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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON IMAGING: ECHO TRANSSEPTAL PUNCTURE TECHNIQUES IN STRUCTURAL HEART INTERVENTIONS

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
16:30–17:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Learn how to perform a safe transseptal puncture
  • Understand the use of different tools available 
  • Differentiate the guiding and positioning for multiple techniques

 

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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON IMAGING: ECHO TRANSSEPTAL PUNCTURE TECHNIQUES IN STRUCTURAL HEART INTERVENTIONS

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
17:30–18:30 , Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Learn how to perform a safe transseptal puncture
  • Understand the use of different tools available 
  • Differentiate the guiding and positioning for multiple techniques

 

ICS

THURSDAY 24TH MAY

ABBOTT SYMPOSIA – DECADES OF LEARNINGS IN PCI TREATMENT PUT INTO TODAY’S PRACTICE – THE OPTIMAL PCI TREATMENT OF STEMI AND NSTEMI

ABBOTT SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM:
12:15–13:45, Room Maillot, Level 2

Chairpersons: P. Smits, A. Latib
Panellists: S. Nakamura

Session Objectives P. Smits

Case 1 – NSTEMI in High Bleeding  Risk Patient

My NSTEMI case from xx/yy/2008
M. Gilard

Discussion and audience interaction
How did I treat?
  M. Gilard

Presentation of my NSTEMI case  treated today, xx/yy/2018
L. Räber 

Discussion and audience interaction 
How did I treat? 
L. Räber

Consensus – contemporary treatment  of NSTEMI in our lab today
M. Gilard

Case 2 – STEMI with multi-vessel disease 

My STEMI case from xx/yy/2008
R. Kharbanda

Discussion and audience interaction
How did I treat?
R. Kharbanda

Presentation of my STEMI case treated today, xx/yy/2018 
E. Barbato

Discussion and audience interaction
How did I treat? 
E. Barbato

Consensus – contemporary treatment  of STEMI in our lab today
R. Kharbanda

Session evaluation and key learnings
A. Latib

ICS
LBT - TRANSCATHETHER MITRAL VALVE REPAIR: REGISTRIES

LBT SESSION / HOTLINE:
08:30–10:30, Room 251, Level 2

Chairperson: R. S. Von Bardeleben
Panellists: J. Goicolea, R. Lange (pending confirmation), G. Manoharan

Session commences: 08:30

The EVEREST II REALISM Continued Access study: five-year outcomes in  high surgical risk patients
T. Feldman

ICS
LBT – DATA ON DES RCTS

LBT SESSION / HOTLINE:
08:30, Room 253, Level 2

Chairperson: G. Ducrocq
Panellists: G. Cassel, S. Shaheen

Five-year clinical outcomes in the randomised SORT OUT VI
B. Raungaard

Exploring MECHANISM of early  and late vascular responses of  sirolimus-eluting stent
H. Otake

Bioflow-III an all-comer registry with  a sirolimus-eluting stent, presentation of five-year target lesion failure data
J. Waltenberger


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LBT – HOTLINE CORONARY

LBT SESSION / HOTLINE:
10:30, Room: Room Maillot, Level 2

Chairpersons: F. Hellig, D. Holmes
Panellists: F. Alfonso Manterola, I. Alhaddad, J. Nolan, V. Schächinger

SCAAR
S. Buccheri

Celtic bifurcation
D. Foley

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LBT – NEW DATA ON BRS

LBT SESSION / HOTLINE:
16:30, Room Maillot, Level 2

Chairpersons: P.W. Serruys, G.W. Stone
Panellists: A. Al Nooryani, I. Al Rashdan, J. Belardi, R. Virmani (pending confirmation)

AIDA
J. Wykrzykowska

TROFI II
J. Gomez-Lara

VANISH
W. Stuijfzand

ABSORB II
E. Tenekecioglu



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LBT – HOTLINE PERIPHERAL INTERVENTIONS AND STROKE INTERVENTIONS

LBT SESSION / HOTLINE:
16:30-18:00, Room 252A, Level 2

Chairpersons: M. Abelson, A. Cremonesi 
Panellists: S. Bartus, N.N. Khanna, T. Modine, H. Mudra

Session commences: 17:35

Amulet: one-year follow-up results of the global, prospective registry investigating LAA occlusion using a second-generation occlude
U. Landmesser


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TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON LAA OCCLUSION: HANDS-ON SESSION ON VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATOR

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
09:00-10:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Understand the anatomical complexity of the LAA 
  • Learn about device size selection, placement and confirmation of device position 
  • Experience AMPLATZERTM AMULETTM LAA Occluder and latest technology update
ICS
TRAINING VILLAGE – PERCUTANEOUS APPROACH IN LARGE HOLE INTERVENTIONS; CLOSURE OF ARTERIAL AND VENOUS ACCESS

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
10:45–12:15, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Use suture-mediated closure devices to enable a fully percutaneous approach when performing TAVI, Mitraclip and other procedures requiring large hole femoral access
  • Have an update on clinical experience with Proglide
  • Have hands-on training on a flow model
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TRAINING VILLAGE – PERCUTANEOUS APPROACH IN LARGE HOLE INTERVENTIONS; CLOSURE OF ARTERIAL AND VENOUS ACCESS

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
13:00–14:30, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Use suture-mediated closure devices to enable a fully percutaneous approach when performing TAVI, Mitraclip and other procedures requiring large hole femoral access
  • Have an update on clinical experience with Proglide
  • Have hands-on training on a flow model

ICS
TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON TAVI: LEARN MORE ON HOW PORTICO™ CAN BRING YOU MORE CONFIDENCE FOR TOMORROW

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
14:30–16:00, Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Discuss the advantages of a fully resheathable transcatheter aortic valve
  • Experience the trackability, flxibility and responsive delivery features of the Portico TAVI system in unique anatomies (case-in-a-box reviews)
  • Implant Portico in a Beating Heart Model
ICS
TRAINING VILLAGE – FOCUS ON TAVI: LEARN MORE ON HOW PORTICO™ CAN BRING YOU MORE CONFIDENCE FOR TOMORROW

TRAINING VILLAGE SPONSORED BY ABBOTT:
16:00–17:30 , Abbott Training room

Attend this session to:

  • Discuss the advantages of a fully resheathable transcatheter aortic valve
  • Experience the trackability, flxibility and responsive delivery features of the Portico TAVI system in unique anatomies (case-in-a-box reviews)
  • Implant Portico in a Beating Heart Model
ICS

ABBOTT TRAINING VILLAGE

Join us to gain extensive expertise and experience of working with our Abbott technologies. We offer hands-on exercises and practical insight into how, and when, to use the broad range of advanced technologies offered by Abbott to optimise patient outcomes in your daily practice.

To sign up for these sessions, please contact your Abbott sales representative or visit us at the Abbott Training Village during EuroPCR 2018.

THIS YEAR, OUR TRAINING VILLAGE PROGRAMME WILL FOCUS ON STRUCTURAL HEART PRODUCTS:

  • MitraClip
    • for beginners
    • for advanced users
    • Echo Transeptal Puncture Techniques
  • LAAO
  • TAVI
  • Vessel Closure

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