In memory of Prof. Tevfik Gürmen

Scientific Program

07:00-08:15 Registration
08:15-08:30 A Real Turkish Mentor for CTO: Prof Tevfik Gürmen
Murat Gülbaran, Barış Ökçün, Kadriye Kilickesmez, Alev Arat Özkan, Kemalettin Şişli, Murat Ersanlı, Ömer Göktekin
08:30-09:30 Patient Selection and Tools
Moderators: Mustafa Kürşat Tigen, Elliot Smith
08:30-08:40 Is CTO PCI Really Necessary: Review of the Recent Data
Magdi El-Omar
08:40-08:50 How to Select Right Patient
Alp Burak Çatakoğlu
08:50-09:00 Angiographic Evaluation for Planning the Approach
Amr Alhadidy
09:00-09:10 CT Angiography for CTO PCI
Masaaki Okutsu
09:10-09:20 CTO Guidewire Structure
Etsuo Tsuchikane
09:20-09:30 Microcatheters: Differences and Manipulation
Simon Wilson
09:30-10:15

Live Case 1 - Medipol University Hospital
Operators:
Paul Knaapen, Aydın Yıldırım
Moderators: Ömer Göktekin, Ellioth Smith
Panelists: Alev Arat Özkan, Rustem Dautov, Semi Öztürk, Amir Masoumi, Ata Firuzi, Cüneyt Koçaş

10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-12:30 Live Case 2: Antegrade Approach II - Medipol University Hospital
Operators:
Mohaned Egred, Nazif Aygül, Masaaki Okutsu (CT Interpretation)
Moderators:  George Sianos, Mustafa Kürşat Tigen
Panelists: Fadi Sawaya, Sinan Dağdelen, Atilla İyisoy, Telat Keles, Jalal Norouzi, Rosli Muhammed Ali
 11:40-11:50 Step by Step Antegrade Approach
Alfredo R. Galassi
 11:50-12:00 Parallel Wire Technique
George Sianos
12:00-12:10 When We Need Antegrade Dissection Reentry
Simon Wilson
12:10-12:20 Tools and Techniques to Improve Antegrade Success: Double Liumen, Recross and Trapliner
George Sianos
12:20-12:30 Radial vs Femoral Approach for CTO
Şevket Görgülü
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:35 Live Case 3 - Medipol University Hospital
Operators:
Elliot Smith, İrfan Barutcu, Masaaki Okutsu (CT Interpretation)
Moderators: Alfredo Galassi, Lampros Michalis
Panelists: Baktash Bayani, Okay Abacı, Umuttan Doğan, Uygar Çağdaş Yüksel, Mukaini Omanlı, Ahmed Shaker
14:15-14:25 CTO Guidewire: Selection and How to Use Them
Muhaned Egred
14:25-14:35 What Next if Microcatheter or Balloon Does Not Cross CTO
Rustem Dautov
14:35-15:20 Live Case 4 - Medipol University Hospital
Operators:
George Sianos, Amr Alhadidy, Masaaki Okutsu (CT Interpretation)
Moderators: Dimitri Karmpaliotis, Etsuo Tsuchikane
Panelists: Ahmed Magdy, Alper Özkan, Murat Akçay, Bahlol Garbana, Ahmet Lütfi Orhan, Gürsel Ateş
15:20-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:50 Live Case 5 - Medipol University Hospital
Operators:
Alfredo R. Galassi, Şevket Görgülü, Masaaki Okutsu (CT Interpretation)
Moderators: Leszek Bryniarski, Alexander Nap
Panelists: Yasser Sadeek, Simon Wilson, Walid Hassan, Mutlu Vural, Altuğ Çinçin, Firdowsi Ibrahimay
16:30-16:40 In stent CTO: How to Approach
Elliot Smith
16:40-16:50 Challenging CTO case 1
Alexander Nap
16:50-18:00 Live Case 6 - Medipol University Hospital
Operators:
Khalid Tammam, Mustafa Kürsat Tigen
Moderators: Mohaned Egred, George Bompotis
Panelists: Mehmet Can, Aydın Yıldırım, Ahmet Karabulut, Ulvi Mirzayev, Uğur Arslan
17:30-17:40 Challenging CTO case 2
Baktash Bayani
17:40-17:50 Challenging CTO case 3
Yasser Sadek
17:50-18:00 Challenging CTO case 4
Rosli Muhammed Ali

08:00-09:35 Live Case 7 - Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
Operators:
Roberto Garbo, Adel Etriby Masaaki Okutsu (CT interpretation)
Moderators: Yılmaz Nişancı, Elliot Smith
Panelists: Samed Gaffari, Cagri Yayla, Gökhan Ertaş, Tahsin Kinani, Diamant Lülaj, Davran Çiçek
08:45-08:55 Challenging CTO case 5
Amir Masoumi
08:55-09:05 Challenging CTO case 6
Muhammed Kashif Saikh
09:05-09:15 Challenging CTO case 7
Kadriye Kılıçkesmez
09:15-09:25 Retrograde Approach: Which technique and When
Dimitri Karmpaliotis
09:25-09:35 Collateral evaluation and Selection
Mohaned Egred
09:35-10:15 Absolute Live from TOBI (Milan) to CTO ESSENTIALS
Operators:
Gabriel Gasparini, Bernhard Reimers
Moderators:
Nidal Abi Rafeh, Genco Yücel
Panelists:
Khalid Tammam, Jamshid Aidenlou, Ertan Vuruşkan, Sadık Açıkel, Ali Metin Esen, Sohail Khan
10:15-10:35 Coffee Break
10:35-12:30 Live Case 8 - Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
Operators:
Kambis Mashayekhi, Baktash Bayani, Masaaki Okutsu (CT interpretation)
Moderators: George Sianos, Stéphane Carlier
Panelists: Mehdi Toluey, Beytullah Çakal, Sadık Duran, Kamal Chitkara, Ufuk Yıldırım
11:50-12:00 If Microcatheter Does not Cross Collaterals
Nidal Abi Rafeh
12:00-12:10 10th Year of PLATO Study: Ticagrelor in 10 minutes
Alp Burak Catakoglu
12:10-12:20 Role of IVUS for Crossing CTO
Stéphane Carlier
12:20-12:30 Trapped Device: Leave or Retrieve
Mohaned Egred
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:35 Live Case 9 - Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
Operators:
Dimitri Karmpaliotis, Amir Masoumi, Stéphane Carlier (OCT interpretation) Masaaki Okutsu (CT interpretation)
Moderators: Roberto Garbo, Ertan Ural
Panelists: Ahmet Yıldız, Burak Akçay, Akın Serdar, Dogu Kilic, Adel Etriby, Orhan Ince
14:15-14:25 CTO and Bifurcation
Roberto Garbo
14:25-14:35 Perforation Prevention and Management of Collateral
Khalid Tammam
14:35-15:20 Live Case 10 - Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
Operators:
Ömer Göktekin, Ahmed Elguindy, Stéphane Carlier (IVUS interpretation), Masaaki Okutsu (CT interpretation)
Moderators: Kambis Mashayekhi, Fadi Sawaya
Panelists: Mohaned Egred, Ömer Şenaslan, Ahmet Karagöz, Ata Firuzi, Ahmet Çelik, Çağlar Emre Çağlayan
15:20-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:50 Live Case 11 - Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
Operators:
Etsuo Tsuchikane, Uğur Arslan, Staphéne Carlier (IVUS interpretation), Masaaki Okutsu (CT interpretation)
Moderators: Kambis Mashayeki, Fadi Aboujaoude
Panelists: Oğuz Yavuzgil, Oğuz Akkuş, Serhat Balcıoğlu, Mohammed Khasif, Baktash Bayani, Burak Teymen
16:30-16:40 Difficult Retrograde Collaterals
Kambis Mashayekhi
16:40-16:50 CTO in Post CABG Patient
Ömer Göktekin
16:50-17:30 Live Case 12 - Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital
Operators:
Nidal Abi Rafeh, Ertan Vuruşkan, Stéphane Carlier (IVUS interpretation), Masaaki Okutsu (CT interpretation)
Moderators: Ali Oto, Ahmed Elguindy
Panelists: Türkay Özcan, Elnur Alizade, Omer Yıldız, Uzeyir Rahimov, Hakan Uçar, Selçuk Pala



17:30-17:45 Coffee Break
17:45-18:45 Cases and Complications
Moderators:
Ahmad Magdy, Mahmud Shabestari
Panelists: Omer Goktekin, Sinan Varol, Tansu Karaahmet, Turgut Karabağ, Adnan Kaya, Mehmet Ballı
17:45 - 17:55 Case 1: Clot injection for epicardial collateral perforation during a percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusion by retrograde approach
Ahmed El Guindy
17:55 - 18:05 Case 2
Ufuk Yıldırım
18:05 - 18:15 Case 3
Hakan Ucar
18:15 - 18:25 Case 4
Doğu Kılıç
18:25 - 18:35 Case 5
Şakir Aslan
18:35 - 18:45 Case 6
Mehdi Toluey
12:15-13:00 Absolute Live from CTO ESSENTIALS (Istanbul) to TOBI
Operators:
Omer Goktekin, Roberto Garbo

(This case will transmit to Milan for TOBI)

08:30-09:30 Case Presentations
Moderators:
Ramazan Özdemir, Ahmet Taştan
Panelists:  Hasan Pekdemir, Fehmi Kaçmaz, Sinan Varol, Mustafa Çetin, Şeref Kul, Fatih Güngören
  Case 1
Hasan Arı
  Case 2
Burak Ayça
  Case 3
Bulent Altunkeser
  Case 4
Hakkı Simsek
  Case 5
Feyzullah Beşli
  Case 6
Hakan Taşolar
09:30-10:15 Live Case 13 - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Institute of Cardiology
Operators:
Altuğ Çinçin, Sohail Khan
Moderators:
Bülent Behlül Altunkeser, Erdal Aktürk
Panelists: Hasan Arı, Mustafa Mehmet Can, Mahmut Uluganyan, Burak Turan, Tuna Katırcıbaşı, Emre Gürel
 10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:50 Live Case 14 - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Institute of Cardiology
Operators:
Şevket Görgülü, Burak Ayça
Moderators:
Erdoğan İlkay, Yılmaz Güneş
Panelists: Tahir Durmaz, Raşit Sayın, Zeydin Acar, Önder Öztürk, Fatih Öztürk, Ahmet Kaya
11:30-11:40 My Tools for Antegrade Approach
Nihat Kalay
11:40-11:50 My Tools for Retrograde Approach
Korhan Soylu
11:50-12:35 Live Case 15 - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Institute of Cardiology
Operators:
Hakkı Şimşek, Mustafa Kürşat Tigen
Moderators:
Mustafa Demirtas, Serdar Sevimli
Panelists: Mustafa Tuncer, Ünal Öztürk, Feyzullah Beşli, Hakan Taşolar, Jülide Yağmur, Ramazan Düz, Mustafa Yılmaztepe
12:35-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:15 Live Case 16 - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Institute of Cardiology
Operators:
Korhan Soylu, Cüneyt Koçaş
Moderators:
Engin Bozkurt, Ramazan Topsakal
Panelists: Mustafa Kürşat Tigen, Serkan Akdag, Mehmet Eren, Halil Ekren, Serdar Akyüz, Niyazi Güler
14:15-15:15 Case Presentations
Moderators:
Umuttan Doğan, Mehmet Melek
Panelists: Göksel Dağaşan, Muharrem Nasifov, Ahmet Bacaksız, Mustafa Yazıcı, Mahmut Cakmak, Sevgi Özcan
  Case 1: Management of antegrade intervention of LAD chronic total occlusion in a difficult case
Yılmaz Gunes
  Case 2: Succesful intervention to chronic total occlusion of circumflex artery
Goksel Dagasan
  Case 3
Ahmet Şakir
  Case 4
Zafer Küçüksu
  Case 5
Serdar Akyüz
  Case 6
Sadık Duran
15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Live Case 17 - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Institute of Cardiology
Operators:
Nihat Kalay, Ahmet Yıldız
Moderators:
Kadriye Kılıçkesmez, İrfan Barutçu
Panelists: Hakkı Şimşek, Şakir Aslan, Şahin Kaplan, İsmail Ateş, Zafer Küçüksu, İmran Önür, Burak Özen
16:30-17:30 Live Case 18 - Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Institute of Cardiology
Operators:
Hakan Tasolar, Nihat Kalay
Moderators:
Nazif Aygül, Korhan Soylu
Panelist: Necati Dağlı, Yakup Çetinkaya, Ayhan Erkol, Nurtaç Özer, Zeki Günaydın, Abdurrahman Tasal
17:30-17:45 Closing the meeting
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