Friday, April 20, 2018


 08:40 – 11:10

 Innovations for plaque imaging

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Nanoparticle-based fluorescence molecular imaging

F. Jaffer


Intravascular Megahertz Doppler OCT 

T. Wang


Functional imaging targets: lipids or inflammation or both? 

E. Sijbrands




 11:10 – 12:10

 New data on clinical utility of OCT

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OCT benefits: Where to after Ilumien III and DOCTORS?

Z. Ali


OCT- what does it bring to a busy practioner?

R. Shlofmitz


The EAPCI consensus on the use of invasive imaging 

G. Guagliumi





 14:00 – 15:15

 Imaging in interventions

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Relation between OCT imaging & functional assessment of stents 

T. Adriaenssens


OCT guided procedures in peripheral intervention

U. Sunderdiek


Invasive imaging improves prognosis and saves lives – the evidence

D. Capodanno




 16:30 – 18:00

 Plaque characterization and ACS

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The evolving landscape of ACS: an update (include lipid, erosion)

M. Joner


Unique imaging contrast in coronary artery disease with fluorescence and ultrasound

L. Marcu


IVUS and NIRS for the prediction of MACE -lessons from Atheroremo

R. Oemrawsingh


The lipid rich plaque study – a glimpse to the results

C. di Mario


Update on Prospect 2 Trial

D. Erlinge





Saturday, April 21, 2018


 08:45 – 10:00

 Lipid-lowering therapy: impact on plaque

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New LDL lowering drugs – How to select the patients

W. König


Imaging lipids in vivo

S. Madden


Impact of ezetimibe on stabilization & regression of intracoronary plaque as assessed by angioscopy

Y. Ueda




 10:00 – 10:30

 Revascularization strategies

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Post-PCI functional testing and imaging: case-based lessons from FFR-REACT

J. Daemen


Excimer laser ablation

A. Colombo






 11:15 – 12:15

 Animal models for imaging of atherosclerosis

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Atherosclerotic animal models: a way to validate new imaging technology

R. Wilensky


The influence of shear stress metrics on plaque progression in an adult hypercholesterolemic pig model: multimodality imaging, biomechanics and histology

A. Hoogendoorn






 12:15 – 12:45


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“So… you’re still working on new catheters?”

J. Ambrose








 14:00 – 15:15

 Cardiac interventions

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Photoacoustic guidance of left atrium ablation

S. Iskander-Rizk








 15:15 – 15:45

 Perspective lecture

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“I did it for the patients”: my journey from academia to industry and back to academia

J. Muller








 16:15 – 17:30

 Advanced visualization

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Automated tissue type imaging with OCT

T.  van Leeuwen


AI IV-OCT Image Analysis for Tissue Characterization: Status, Challenges and Opportunities

T. Milner


3D OCT and bifurcations

N. Holm