IVUS and OCT: when, how, why?

Other coronary interventions
Coronary Interventions
Focus on Imaging

Join us if you want

  • To appreciate the strengths of IVUS for the characterisation of coronary plaques
  • To appreciate the strengths of OCT for the characterisation of coronary plaques
  • To understand which cases can be meaningfully appraised by either IVUS or OCT

Anchorperson: Salvatore Brugaletta

Moderator: Lorenz Räber

Discussants: Ziad Ali, Nicolas Amabile, Nieves Gonzalo, Tom Johnson

Chatmaster: Richard Shlofmitz

Session objectives

Salvatore Brugaletta

Case 1 - A left main PCI with IVUS - Part 1

Francesco Spione

Discussion and audience interaction
Case 2 - PCI OCT-guided (calcified plaque)

Nieves Gonzalo

Discussion and audience interaction
Case 3 - OCT in ambiguous angiographic images/stent failures

Nicolas Amabile

Questions from the onsite and digital audience
Session evaluation and key learnings

Salvatore Brugaletta