About this event

  • Date and time Mon 12 Jul 2021 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

This webinar will provide an overview of primary angioplasty and provide insight into how services can be optimized to improve patient outcomes. An experienced team of Interventional Cardiologists, based at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, will run this webinar which will feature real-life cases and include a complications session that can help attendees improve the clinical outcomes for their patients.  

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand in detail the modern treatment of myocardial infarction using primary angioplasty 
  • Understand how to deal with complex situations during the treatment of myocardial infarction 
  • Understand the potential complications of primary angioplasty 

This webinar meets the curriculum requirements for Cardiology trainees at ST3-7 level and will be particular interest to trainees with an interest in Intervention and those undertaking subspecialty training in Intervention. 

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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Key speakers

Dr Charles Ilsley

Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals

Dr Gareth Rosser

Consultant Cardiologist, Hillingdon Hospital and Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals

Speaker's biography

Gareth Rosser was appointed as a consultant interventional cardiologist at Hillingdon and Harefield Hospitals in 2017. He contributes to the primary PCI programme at Harefield and performs all forms of PCI including calcium modification techniques – rotablation and lithotripsy, intravascular imaging and CTO dissobliteration. Dr Rosser has an interest in education and trains Imperial College London medical students at both Harefield and Hillingdon Hospitals. He is an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College London and is accredited through the Royal College of Physicians as a clinical and educational supervisor.

Dr Simon Wilson

Consultant Cardiologist, St George’s Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Wilson was appointed as a Consultant Cardiologist at St George's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2019. He has a specialist interest in complex and CTO coronary intervention and leads the ACS service at St George’s. Having undertaken a doctorate into novel targets for the prevention of atherothrombosis he continues his research into improving revascularisation outcomes in IHD and cardiogenic shock.

Dr Vas Panoulas

Consultant Cardiologist, Harefield Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Vasileios Panoulas is a consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust and honorary senior clinical lecturer at Imperial College London. He has clinical expertise that encompasses both general and interventional cardiology.  

Dr Panoulas has a special interest in complex coronary angioplasty, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), and percutaneous mechanical assist devices for the treatment of acute cardiogenic shock.


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Dr Vas Panoulas, Consultant Cardiologist, Harefield Hospital

The history of primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Dr Charles Ilsley, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals

Complications in primary percutaneous coronary intervention– Expect the unexpected

Dr Gareth Rosser, Consultant Cardiologist, Hillingdon Hospital and Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals

Questions and discussion
Not always a walk in the park

Dr Simon Wilson, Consultant Cardiologist, St George’s Hospital

Cardiogenic shock and primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Dr Vas Panoulas, Consultant Cardiologist, Harefield Hospital

Case Presentations
Closing remarks



*Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.