Structural Heart Nurses Symposium

Venue: Podium Room 1, Podium Level, Rydges Hotel South Bank

Thursday 2nd August

0800 - 0830


0830 - 0845

Welcome and objectives, Barb Copus

0845 - 0930

TAVR - The latest in TAVR, Stephen Worthley

0930 - 1030

Three clinical case presentations, Barb Copus, Kathryn Frawley and Kevin White

1030 - 1045

Morning Tea

1045 - 1115

Cost vs. clock: Business case for TAVI, Rox Johnston

1115 - 1145

Echo education session – comprehensive structural, heart measurements and images, Greg Scalia

1145 - 1230

Minimalist approach, standardized care and discharge criteria to reduce LOS, Sandra Lauck

1230 - 1315


1315 - 1345

ACOR / TAVI registry, Ajay Sinhal

1345 - 1415

Enhanced recovery approach – with a focus on pre-care and education, Jenny Turner

1415 - 1445

Quality research, Sandra Lauck

1445 - 1500

Afternoon Tea

1500 - 1600

Panel discussion on role of structural heart coordinator, standards, protocols

Rox Johnston, Sandra Lauck, Jenny Turner and Kevin White
Chair: Barb Copus

1600 - 1630

Wrap-up: Where to next? Barb Copus



Friday 3rd August

 0945 - 1000

ANZET Opening Ceremony 

1000 - 1030

Louis Bernstein Lecture: Management of patients with complex CAD and no surgical options; David Kandzari, USA

1030 - 1100

Morning tea
Exhibition Area

1100 - 1230

Live Cases from Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane

1230 - 1400

Lunch and Mini Oral Session
Exhibition Area

1400 - 1415

Lecture 2: CTO PCI: Why bother? Show me the evidence; Stéphane Rinfret, Canada
1415 - 1500 ANZET Early Career Research Competition
1500 - 1530

ANZET17 Live Cases: 1 year outcomes

Live Cases from the Fiona Stanley Hospital
Live Cases from the Charles Gardiner Hospital
Live Cases from the  Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

1530 - 1600 Afternoon tea
Exhibition Area
1600- 1715 Live Cases from Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
1715 - 1730 Lecture 3: Inaugural ANZET Innovations in Cardiology Lecture, "20 years of OCT"; Professor IK Jang, USA 
1730 - 1745

Lecture 4: Comprehensive physiological assessment of coronary circulation, Javier Escaned, Spain

1745 - 1800

Panel Discussion

1930 - 2300

ANZET Gala Dinner


Saturday 4th August

 0900 - 0915

Lecture 4: TAVI prosthesis - which type for which patient? Julinda Mehilli, Germany

0915 - 1030

Live Cases from Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney

1030 - 1100

Morning tea
Exhibition Area

1100 - 1115

Lecture 5: CT scan workup for transcatheter mitral therapies; Rahul Sharma, USA

1115 - 1130

Lecture 6: Catheter-based treatment of functional MR - does MitraClip work? Ted Feldman, USA

1130 - 1215

Geoff Mews Memorial Fellows' Prize Abstracts

Management of coronary perforation during salvage PCI immediately after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Sinjini Biswas, VIC

The Achilles’ Heel of the AL1
Michael Michail, VIC

Acute intravascular and in-stent thrombosis during complex PCI with clinical heparin resistance
Ben Wilkins, NZ

1215 - 1330

Lunch and Mini Oral Session
Exhibition Area

1330 - 1500

Concurrent wet lab and workshops:

Wet lab with heart dissection

Coronary imaging workshop: OCT and IVUS virtual workstations

Hands-on session: Rotablator, snares, coils and microcatheters

1500 - 1515 Lecture 7: Endoscopic mitral valve repair; Patrick Perrier, France
1515 - 1545

Point/Counterpoint: Surgical trainees should forget about open valve replacement
Moderator: Julinda Mehilli

Pro; Ted Feldman, USA
Con; Patrick Perier, France

1545 - 1615 Afternoon tea
Exhibition Area
1615 - 1630 Lecture 8: Haemodynamic support for high-risk PCI; David Kandzari, USA
1630 - 1740 Live Cases from The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane

Sunday 5th August

0900 - 1030

Affiliates' Symposium

Insights into the world of TAVI, Sandra Lauck, Canada

Clinical deterioration in the Cath Lab, Kevin White, VIC


Coronary Symposium

FFR and iFR - the basics; Jamie Layland, VIC

How to use FFR and iFR for serial lesion assessment; Dougal McClean, NZ

Using imaging and physiology to guide left main intervention; Javier Escaned, Spain

Invasive indices to assess the coronary microcirculation; Andy Yong, NSW

Challenging case scenarios in coronary physiology and imaging:
Case 1 - Imaging; Matias Yudi, VIC
Case 2 - Physiology; Peter Psaltis, SA


Structural Symposium

Low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis: Now what? Julinda Mehilli, Germany

TAVI CT Masterclass; Rahul Sharma, USA

Risk of cerebro-vascular events long-term after TAVI; Julinda Mehilli, Germany

Credentialling for TAVI; David Muller, NSW

ACOR TAVI registry. Hows it's going to work; Ajay Sinhal, SA


CSANZ / ANZET Joint Session: What's hot and happening: Coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and beyond!

Mitral: New interventional technologies, David Muller, NSW

Device-based therapies for stroke, Michael Nguyen, WA

PCI for stable coronary artery disease post-ORBITA, Sarah Zaman, VIC

PCI and atrial fibrillation – what to do about triple therapy, Sidney Lo, NSW

Overview of coronary revascularisation in 2018, Andrew MacIsaac, VIC

TAVI: Low risk, asymptomatic, Ravinay Bhindi, NSW

1030 - 1100

Morning tea
Exhibition Area

1100 - 1230

Affiliates' Symposium continued

Pre Hospital STEMI management, Brett Rogers

Intravascular Imaging modalities - interpretation, Michael Savage, QLD


Coronary Symposium continued

Rapid review of the CTO literature from the last year; William Wilson, VIC

How to optimise your antegrade success; Javier Escaned, Spain

Traps to avoid in retrograde CTO PCI; Sidney Lo, NSW

New methods for antegrade dissection re-entry; Stéphane Rinfret, Canada

How to use IVUS to guide CTO procedures; Scott Harding, NZ

CTO PCI in the post CABG patient; Rustem Dautov, QLD


Structural Symposium continued

Bicuspid anatomy; Ajay Sinhal, SA

Hostile annulus / coronary protection; David Roy, NSW

Rupturing the surgical ring, are you mad? Darren Walters, QLD

Mitral valve in valve - step by step; Tony Walton, VIC

Tricuspid valve in valve - step by step; Sanjeevan Pasupati, NZ

Tricuspid case - Tricinch; Rob Gooley, VIC

1230 - 1330 Lunch
Exhibition Area
1330 - 1500

Affiliates' Symposium continued

Affiliate abstracts:

A decade review of major complications after cardiac catheterisation and PCI: A nursing led review, Trent Williams, NSW

Are the new European Society of Cardiology (ESC) STEMI performance targets feasible? The proportion of achievement in performance targets using the new ESC STEMI guidelines compared to existing Australian/American guidelines, applied to a nine-year prospectively collected dataset, Lorelle Martin, VIC

Patient age at time of coronary artery bypass grafting predicts incidence of graft failure:  a single centre observational study, Abbie Lee, QLD

A nursing led examination of radial artery diameter, occlusion rate and vascular complications utilising ultrasound measurements, Trent Williams, NSW

Wrap-up, Barb Copus, SA

Coronary Symposium continued

Optimal treatment of bifurcations in 2018; Nigel Jepson, NSW

Coronary plaque characteristics in DM patients; Ik-Kyung Jang, USA

Mangement of complex PCI in patient with low EF; David Kandzari, USA

How to use OCT to guide complex PCI – step by step; Peter Barlis, VIC

Primary PCI; Rohan Bhagwandeen, NSW

Coronary perforations - do’s and don’ts; James Sapontis, VIC


Structural Symposium continued

The next wave of percutaneous mitral repair devices; Ted Feldman, USA

PFO, what now? Antony Walton, VIC

RDN, is there light at the end of the tunnel? Sharad Shetty, WA

Left atrial appendage occlusion in AF: Current status; Ted Feldman, USA

New interventions for heart failure: The IASD device; David Kaye, VIC

1500 - 1530 Afternoon tea
Great Hall 4 foyer
1530 - 1645

My most interesting, instructive, imposing or impressive case

Ik-Kyung Jang, USA
Rahul Sharma, USA
Javier Escaned, Spain
David Kandzari, USA
Stéphane Rinfret, Canada
Ted Feldman, USA

1645 - 1700 Closing Ceremony


Join our Mailing List

Would you like to receive email updates about this Meeting?

Join Now

© ANZET 2018
Meeting is managed by
The Conference Company

Designed & Developed
by 72DPI