Complex Coronary Cases is broadcast from The Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory on the third Tuesday of every month from 8am – 9am EST. The cases will be archived and posted online either later that day or the day after. The archived cases are enhanced with a topic overview and downloadable slide set.
This case series features a wide variety of complex cases presented in an interventional format consistent with the guidelines for appropriateness of coronary revascularization and provides a unique experience for learners by guiding them through an actual clinical procedure. The cases are selected by expert faculty and incorporate current, complex issues that clinicians face in the Cath Lab.
Upcoming planned case topics include:
- Bifurcation lesion intervention
- Chronic total occlusion lesion intervention
- Complex diffuse CAD intervention
- Radial intervention
Complex Coronary Cases aims to address the following practice gaps:
- Newer generations of DES have been developed with the goal to further improve the safety profile of first generation DES while maintaining efficacy.
- Despite limited on‐label indications, DES have been universally adopted. However, there have been early sporadic reports of stent thrombosis.
- Although both PCI and CABG are used in patients with multi‐vessel coronary disease, the optimal revascularization strategy in this setting still remains unknown.
- Assess appropriate use of both current and newer generations of drug‐eluting stents.
- Analyze the risk factors for stent thrombosis.
- Assess the relative benefit of PCI and CABG in patients with multi‐vessel coronary disease using contemporary surgical and percutaneous techniques.
- Apply the results of large, randomized drug‐eluting stent clinical trials within an interventional cardiology practice.
This educational activity is designed for interventional cardiologists, clinical cardiologists, and other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with acute coronary syndromes.