Endovascular Cardiac Complications

Thursday, June 20, 2013


12:30 – 13:30

Emerging technology & trial designs –
challenging conventional strategies



Chair: P. W. Serruys, C. Naber


C. Naber: Introduction


S. Windecker: Long-term outcomes for biodegradable polymer BES in complex patients


G. Sardella: Axxess dedicates self-expanding bifurcation DES – can stent design impact the treatment of bifurcation lesions?


P. Urban: DES, bleeding risk and the "non-comers" population – insights into the LEADERS FREE trial


F. Mach: Revolutionary trial designs: testing the DAPT strategy with active stents: GLOBAL LEADERS


P.W. Serruys: Closing remarks


Friday, June 21, 2013


12.30 – 13.30

New technologies: Are we getting closer to
preventing future complications?



Objective: Become familiar with new technologies from Biotronik and how these technologies can be applied to avoid future complications


O. Muller: Cover it up! Treatment of perforations by the placement of a covered stent


W. Wijns: The Pantera Lux concept: results and considerations for challenging lesions where DEB can bring benefit


T. Pilgrim: Results from the BIOFLOW-II trial: a randomized comparison of Orsiro with bioabsorbable polymer versus Xience Prime


M. Haude: How will a metallic absorbable scaffold save me in the future?