The volume of information attendees receive at the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) interventional cardiology conference can be overwhelming. So, to prepare for the meeting, here is a list of some key items that will be covered in sessions, live cases and late-breaking trial presentations. It includes videos, articles, news and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearances that will be among the hottest topics at this year’s TCT, in San Diego., Sept. 21-25, 2018. Access the TCT 2018 webite for the agenda and more information at www.crf.org/tct.
VIDEO: The Current State of Bioresorbable Stents in 2018— an interview with Patrick Serruys, M.D.
VIDEO: Tricuspid Device Clinical Trial Overview — an interview with Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D.
VIDEO: Tricuspid Valve Imaging and Interventions Developing Hand-in-hand — an interview with Rebecca Hahn, M.D.
VIDEO: Will CT-FFR Replace Diagnostic Angiograms? — an interview with Patrick Serruys, M.D.
VIDEO: The Essentials of CT Transcatheter Valve Imaging — an interview with Jonathon Leipsic, M.D.
VIDEO: Strategies to Avoid Acute Kidney Injury Caused by Cath Lab Contrast — an interview with Roxana Mehran, M.D.
VIDEO: Detection of Vulnerable Plaque and Pre-emptive Stenting — an interview with Ron Waksman, M.D.
VIDEO: Cath Lab of the Future Cardiovascular Technologies to Watch — an interview with Juan Granada, M.D.
VIDEO: Clinical Outcomes With the Lotus TAVR Valve — an interview with Ted Feldman, M.D.
VIDEO: What Went Wrong With the Absorb Stent? — an interview with Ajay Kirtane, M.D.
VIDEO: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation in Practice and Technologies in Development — an interview with Adam Greenbaum, M.D.
VIDEO: TAVR For Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis — an interview with Philippe Genereux, M.D.
VIDEO: History of Radial Artery Access — an interview with Ferdinand Kiemeneij, M.D.
VIDEO: Applications in Cardiology for 3-D Printing and Computer Aided Design — an interview with Dee Dee Wang, M.D.
VIDEO: Angiography Image-based FFR May Eliminate Need for Pressure Wires — an interview with William Fearon, M.D.
VIDEO: iFR Found More Cost Effective Over Standard FFR — an interview with Manesh Patel, M.D.
VIDEO: New Technology to Treat Chronic Total Occlusions (CTOs), an interview with Farouc Jaffer, M.D., Ph.D.
VIDEO: Treating Chronic Total Occlusions, an interview with Bill Lombardi, M.D.
VIDEO: How to Avoid Acute Kidney Injury in the Cath Lab — an interview with Hitinder Gurm, M.D.
VIDEO: New Data on LAA Occlusion From the PREVAIL and PROTECT Trials — an interview with Vivek Reddy, M.D.
VIDEO: Overview of the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative — an interview with William O'Neill, M.D.
10 Reasons Why it is Time to Learn More About Cardiogenic Shock — by Emmanouil Brilakis, M.D., and Srihari Naidu
VIDEO: Outcomes Following Urgent TAVR - Results from the TVT Registry — an interview with Sammy Elmariah, M.D.
VIDEO: The Role and Responsibilities of the Cath Lab Manager — an interview with Bernadette Speiser, BSN, RCIS
VIDEO: TAVR for Degenerated Surgical Valves — Valve-in-Valve TAVR Procedures — an interview with Sammy Elmariah, M.D.
VIDEO: Addressing Adult Congenital Heart Referrals — an interview with Ami Bhatt, M.D.
VIDEO: How Transcatheter PFO Closure Can Reduce Cryptogenic Stroke — an interview with John Rhodes, M.D.
VIDEO: New Frontiers in Radial Access — an interview with Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D.
VIDEO: Basics of Interventional Guidewire Design and Function, an interview with Dimitri Karmpaliotis, M.D., Ph.D., FACC