This one day symposium is intended for cardiologists and trainees interested in the investigation and management of coronary vascular disease, and for scientist in related biomedical fields.
The aims will be:
To consider the current investigative and management approaches to coronary artery disease.
To illustrate the dynamic interactions between coronary blood flow, arterial boundaries, myocardial tissue dynamics and spatio-temporal pressure variations.
To consider how these can be altered in coronary artery and myocardial disease.
To apply understanding of these principles to the pathophysiology of coronary disease with a view to achieving more appropriate interventions based on novel investigative approaches.
To consider the evolving investigative approaches of non-invasive cardiovascular magnetic resonance, invasive coronary optical coherence tomography and high fidelity pressure wire measurements of the adenosine-indepedent instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR)
The meeting includes presentations and discussions on two important recent studies on:
Adenosine-independent evaluation of coronary stenoses: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22154731
The assessment of myocardial perfusion by CMR: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22196944
Each could be considered potentially game-changing, but controversial. The symposium offers opportunities to hear from and question the leading authors of these studies.
Dr Justin E Davies, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
Dr Javier Escaned, Cardiovascular Institute, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Dr Ricardo Petraco, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
Professor Yun Xu, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK
Professor Kim Parker, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College,London, UK
Dr Philip Kilner, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London,UK
Dr Christian Poelma, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Dr Eliana Reyes, Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London,UKDr Sven Plein, Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Leeds, UK
Dr Sayan Sen, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
Dr Ranil De Silva, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
8:30 Registration and Coffee
9.00 Introductory remarks Dr. P. Kilner
9.15 Coronary artery disease investigation and management: overview Dr R De Silva
9.45 Angiography versus functional flow reserve:Intro. Dr. J Davies & Dr. S Sen
9.55 Experimental work Dr R De Silva
10.15 Fluid dynamic analysis Prof. Y. Xu
10.30 Questions and panel discussion : Chair: Dr P. Kilner
11.15 Arterial wave intensity analysis and coronary flow Prof. K. Parker
11.40 The dynamic structure of the myocardium Dr. P. Kilner
12.00 Adenosine-independent evaluation of coronary stenoses: Dr. J.Davies
12.40 Questions and panel discussion Chair: Dr. J. Escaned
2.00 Myocardial perfusion and diffusion dynamics Dr. C. Poelma
2.20 Methods for evaluating myocardial viability and perfusion Dr. E. Reyes
2.50 Viability and perfusion by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Dr S. Plein
4.00 Towards a comprehensive assessment of the coronary circulation Dr. J. Escaned
4.30 Questions and panel discussion Chair: Dr. R.De Silva
Please note: The lecture theatre accommodates 110: registration is subject to availability
The fee includes refreshments, lunch and lecture pdfs.
Please note accommodation is not part of the fee.
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London, W14 8TH
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