About this event

  • Date and time Mon 25 Mar 2024 from 9:00am to 11:40am
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

Join us for this virtual event to increase your understanding of chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention (CTO PCI). We will guide you through a case-based discussion of the contemporary techniques used in CTO recanalization. Course faculty includes highly experienced faculty from across the UK and Ireland.

By attending this webinar, you will:

  • Improve understanding of the mindset needed for CTO PCI
  • Increase awareness of the technical aspects of CTO PCI
  • Learn the foundation in the four contemporary recanalization techniques (AWE, ADR, RWE, RDR)
  • Understand the importance of intra-coronary imaging in CTO PCI

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Kalpa De Silva, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Developing a chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention (CTO PCI) mindset

Dr Kalpa De Silva

Equipment and devices for CTO

Dr Colm Hanratty, Consultant Cardiologist, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin

Approaching an antegrade escalation and dissection CTO PCI – strategy and technique

Dr Julian Strange, Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust 

Approaching a retrograde CTO PCI –strategy and technique

Professor James Spratt, Professor of Interventional Cardiology, St Georges University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Complications and their management in CTO PCI  

Dr Simon Wilson, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, St Georges University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Questions and answers

Panel discussion

Close of the meeting




Registrations for this webinar will 1 hour before the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time  

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

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

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