Monday, 14 December, 2015
08:30-10:00 Hall AAnti Platelet, Antithrombotic and Embolic Protection Chairs: Gregg W. Stone, Prodromos Anthopoulos, Eli Lev Hall BPresent and Future in the Cath LabChairs: Xu Bo, Carlos Cafri, Ariel Roguin Hall C TAVR I Chairs: Jean-Claude Laborde, Corrado Tamburino, Haim Danenberg Hall HAcute Coronary Syndrome and Cardiogenic ShockChairs: Ron Waksman, Ömer Göktekin, Dan Tzivoni Hall IImaging, Physiology and Beyond Sponsored by Volcano EuropeChairs: Amir Lerman William Wijns, Ronen Rubinshtein Hall JThe Landscape of Digital HealthChairs: Peter Fitzgerald, Bert Zimmerli, Chaim Lotan Room 4Technology Parade I: DevicesChairs: Uri Rosenschein, Michael Zhao, Eric Le Royer
08:30 Cangrelor: When and How Should We Use ItGregg W. Stone 08:30-08:50Coronary Artery Disease: From Prevention to Preventive PCIPatrick W. Serruys Procedure Changing ParadigmMartin B. Leon What Have We Learnt from the STREAM Study: Experience from the Country with Long Distances to the Cath LabsMiodrag Ostojic Physiologic Assessment of Coronary IschemiaJames K. Min 08:30-08:50Uberization of Healthcare, as Decentralization Occurs Rapidly into the Retail ModelPeter J. Fitzgerald 08:30-08:40QuasarFrom Design to Full Production of Medical DeviceBoaz Amitai
08:42 Anti Platelet and PCI - Recent AdvancesEli Lev 08:50-09:02Current Usage of Rotablation TechniqueKonstantinos Toutouzas Redefining Aortic Stenosis: Use of Advanced Imaging, Hemodynamics, Computational Models, and Clinical Data to Revise Trigger Points for TreatmentElazer R. Edelman Dealing with Huge Thrombus Burden in Primary PCINgoc-Quang Nguyen Computation of Fractional Flow Reserve by Quantitative Coronary Angiography: The FAVOR TrialWilliam Wijns 08:50-09:05 Intermountain Health - The Perspective of the Leading ACO that Sits on 30 Years of EMR… How Does this Data Effect IMH Strategy Bert Zimmerli 08:40-08:50StratasysHow 3D Printing is Improving Patient Care, Product Innovation and AdoptionR. Scott Rader
08:54 Which NOAC for Which Patient?Shlomi Matezki 09:02-09:14Role of BVS for Bifurcation TreatmentAlaide Chieffo TAVI for Intermediate and Low Risk Patients - It's About TimeAriel Finkelstein The BELL Balloon-Embolic Capture TechnologyGiora Weisz Novel Methods to Facilitate Bioabsorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) X-Ray Visualization and IVUS AssessmentAaron Frimerman 09:05-09:20Digital Monitoring Technology to Optimize Post-procedure OutcomesCharles A. Simonton 08:50-09:00Nazzano DevicesUse of CRT/ICD for Management of Noncardiac PathologiesAndrew JS Coats
09:06 DAPT- When Do We Stop?Sa'ar Minha 09:14-09:26Dedicated Bifurcation Stents - Updates on TrytonMartin B. Leon Symetis ACURATE neo™Aortic Heart ValveCorrado Tamburino Patients with Multivessel Disease: Is the Issue Ischemia or Vulnerable Plaque?Ron Waksman Practical Integration of Intravascular Imaging and Physiology into the Catheterization LaboratoryGary S. Mintz 09:20-09:35New Implantable Monitoring (LINQ) DeviceSean Salmon 09:00-09:10Anaconda BiomedAnaconda Brain Advanced Thrombectomy SystemMark Ribó
09:18 Pharmacological Antithrombotic Management of PCIProdromos Anthopoulos 09:26-09:38Latest Technology in Treating Cx LesionsSasko Kedev SAPIEN 3: A New Era of TAVI Enabled by Meaningful Product InnovationDanny Dvir Thrombus Management in Primary PCI - Is the Debate Over?Mony Shuvy iFR-Pullback: Predicting Post-PCI Physiology in Tandem DiseaseSukhjinder Nijjer 9:35-9:45SessMeJust Between Us - Digital Revolution in Doctor - Patient TreatmentEsther Liebersohn Namer 09:10-09:20TA ElectroForceNew Technologies for Durability Testing of Heart ValvesTroy Nickel
09:30 Shear-Mediated Platelet Activation: Do Current Drugs Work?  How Can We Monitor This?Marvin J. Slepian 09:38-09:50Distal Left Main Stenting - Practical TipsMarie-Claude Morice TAVR New Technology PlatformsMartin B. Leon Can Peri-infarct Pacing Prevent Adverse Left Ventricular Remodeling After Large MI?Gregg W. Stone New Generation of IVUS and its Importance in Contemporary PCIAlberto Hendler 09:45-09:55Early SenseApnea Detection Becomes SeamlessLiat Tsoref 09:20-09:30Control Rad SystemsDramatic Radiation Dose Reduction to Medical Staff using an Eye TrackerGuillaume Bailliard
09:42 Panel DiscussionShlomi Matezki, Izhak Hertz 09:50-10:02Bifurcation Lesions - Various StrategiesPraveer Agarwal Panel DiscussionMartin B. Leon, Dani Bitran  Panel DiscussionArthur Polak, Gidi Shahar, Simha Meisel Coronary Flow Reserve by Transthoracic Echocardiography in Guiding PCI of LADMiodrag Ostojic 09:55-10:05InStentRemote in Situ Monitoring of StentsFranz Bozsak 09:30-09:40Bendit TechnologiesMakes the Trek into a Walking in the Park, Bendit Technologies Preclinical CaseDavid Planer
09:54 09:54-10:06Does IVUS Have Anything to Offer for Bifurcation Treatment? From Theory to DataIoannis Iakovou  09:40-09:50Rapid-MedicalNew tools for Interventional NeuroradiologyRonen EckhouseEximo Medical, Atherectomy Using Hybrid Cathetersand 355nm Pulsed LaserDavid Planer
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
10:30-12:30 Plenary Session I,Hall ABC10:30-10:40 Greetings, Opening Remarks and Acknowledgments (Prof. Rafi Beyar, Prof. Chaim Lotan, Prof. Fausto Pinto)
10:40-11:05 Keynote Lecture: Innovative Medical Technology in a Challenging Healthcare Environment / Michael F. Mahoney,President & CEO,Boston Scientific Corporation
11:05-11:30 Keynote Lecture: BRS - Past, Present and Future / Patrick W. Serruys,Emeritus Prof. of Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam;Prof. of Cardiology, Imperial College London
11:30-12:30 Live Case Transmissions from the Sheba Medical CenterPanel: Eberhard Grube; Ariel Finkelstein; Yaron Almagor
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
12:40-13:40 LUNCH SESSION - Sponsored by AbbottThe Great Debate - Bioreabsorbable Scaffolds: Why, Who and How LUNCH SESSION - Sponsored by Medtronic Driving Optimal Valve Delivery & Performance in TAVI Patients LUNCH SESSION - Sponsored by BiotronikHow Innovation Plays a Part in Improving Your Day-to-Day Workload  
14:10-15:40 Hall A East Meets West Chairs: Yuval Binur, Michael Zhao, Rafi Beyar, Chaim Lotan, Xiang-qing KongPanelists: Junbo Ge, Bo Xu, Hou YongIndustry: Qiyi Luo, Sylvia He, Efi Cohen Arazi Hall B BInterventional Cardiology: Live from the Catheterization LaboratoryChairs: Chaim Lotan, Yaron Almagor, Gary S. Mintz Hall C Mitral Disease - A Challenge to InnovatorsChairs: Alec Vahanian, Francesco Maisano, David Meerkin, Erez Sharoni Hall H Bioresorbable Scaffolds Chairs: Alexandre A. Abizaid, Abid Assali Hall ITechnology Parade II: Imaging & DigitalChairs: Elazer R. Edelman, Frank Litvack, Sigal Kremer-Tal Hall JDigital HealthBig DataChairs: Martin T. Rothman, Ran Balicer, Ittai Harel Room 4Ultimaster DES: Power of EvidenceSponsored by Terumo
14:10 14:10GreetingsYuval Binur,  Xiang-qing  Kong, Chaim Lotan 14:10-14:40Live from the Cath LabIoannis Iakovou A Pathologic Understanding of the Mitral Valve ComplexitiesRenu Virmani Bioresorbable Scaffolds: ABSORB III and ABSORB Meta-AnalysisGregg W. Stone 14:10-14:20CardioMed Device ConsultantsEarly Feasibility IDE Study: Accessing FDA’s Innovative Regulatory Pathway to Accelerate your Time to MarketSemih Oktay Connecting Life Sciences With The Emerging Payer/Provider Stakeholders: a Real Life Laboratory to Track Outcomes and Assess ResultsAllen Kamer 14:30-14:45A Glimpse into the Healing ProcessMarie-Claude Morice
14:22 14:20 - 14:27The Role and opportunities of Israeli device innovations in ChinaYong Huo 14:40-14:52Stretching the Left Main PCI Limits With Latest-Generation DES and BVSAlaide Chieffo Mitral Valve Replacement - Are We Coming Closer?Francesco Maisano Optimizing Implantation of Bioresorbable Scaffolds: Lessons Learned from the European ExperienceTommaso Gori 14:20-14:30ArinetaA Novel Stereo CT Scanner for Cardiac ImagingEhud Dafni Data-driven Innovation in Health CareRan Balicer 14:45-15:00What do Animal Tell us?Renu Virmani
14:34 14:27 - 14:35Exploration of Cardiovascular InnovationMode - Center for Cardiovascular Innovations in ChinaJunbo Ge 14:52 - 15:10Cath Lab of the Future - Unmet NeedsYoseph Rozenman Macroscopic and Microscopic Assessment of TAVI and TMVR, Tips and TricksNicolas Borenstein What are Bioresorbable Scaffolds (BRS), and Why Do We Need Them?Ron Waksman 14:30-14:40Real View3D Live Holography for Structural Heart Interventions - The Next PhaseElchanan Bruckheimer The Opportunities of Big Data in MedicineVarda Shalev 15:00-15:20The Road to GuidelinesWilliam Wijns
14:46 Companies Presentation: Matrizyme PharmaNew closure technologies: InSealNew ClosureTechnologies: NovogateArinetaHealthWatchAmnisHF monitor - SensibleHF assist device - CoreAssist 15:10-15:22Renal Protection with Renal Guard SystemMarie-Claude Morice Valve in Valve Implantations: Important Lessons from Bench and Bedside AssessmentsDanny Dvir Scaffold-Vessel Interactions: What the Interventionalist Should KnowRichard J. Rapoza 14:40-14:50SurModicsSurModics Medical Device Coating Technologies for Enhanced PerformanceGregg Hamel Hilbert Paradox - a Unique Way of Worldwide Capturing and Correlating Digital Health DataStefan Verheye  
14:58 15:22-15:35The Hemodynamic Support in High Risk PCI and Cardiogenic ShockDaniel Burkhoff Development of a Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR) DeviceEberhard Grube Highlights of DES and BRS Clinical Trials in China Xu Bo 14:50-15:00CardioSecurCardioSecur - The Solution for 200m Heart PatientsHarrie van Baars Big Data in HealthCare: Needs, Opportunities and TechnologiesMarvin J. Slepian  
15:10 15:35-15:47Noninvasive FFRCT - Optimizing Outcomes with Physiology-Guided Coronary RevascularizationJonathon Leipsic Translational Research Challenges in Transcatheter Mitral ReplacementStanton J. Rowe BRS as New TherapyCorrado Tamburino 15:00-15:10GenaeThe Impact of Technology on Clinical Research: Who Benefits?Aly Talen 15:10-15:20MedisafeOmri Shor  
15:22 15:47-15:59Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) in Patients with Heart DiseaseYehuda Wolf MValve: Technology and Clinical UpdateMaurice Buchbinder New Technique of Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Implantation in Acute Coronary SyndromesDariusz Dudek 15:10-15:20Yale Cardiovascular Research GroupFrom Bench to Bedside: Why it’s Never Too Early to Think Clinical as Part of an Integrated Device Evaluation PlanElad Yaacoby 15:20-15:30Medial Research Revealing Hidden Insights Behind Lab DataArturo Weschler  
15:34   Mitral Valve Repair Using New Percutaneous Septal Sinus Shortening DeviceAndrejs Erglis DESolve NX 3yr Clinical and Imaging DataStefan Verheye 15:20-15:30FeopsPatient based Simulations for Personalized Planning of Structural Heart ProceduresMatthieu De Beule    
    15:46 - 15:58Biolimus-Coated vs. Bare-Metal Coronary Stents in High Bleeding Risk Patients: One-Year Results from the Leaders Free TrialHans-Peter Stoll      
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
16:00-17:45 Hall AStroke and Neurovascular InterventionsChairs: Chaim Lotan, Adnan H. Siddiqui, Natan Bornstein Hall  BAutonomic Modulation and BeyondChairs: Felix Mahfoud, Bazil Lewis, Sameer Gafoor Hall CMy Crazy TAVR Case (TAVR II)Chairs: Martin B. Leon, Ariel Finkelstein, Horst Sievert, Alaide Chieffo Hall HStents - Coating, Eluting and BeyondChairs: Yukio Ozaki, Marie Claude Morice, Morris Mosseri Hall INew Horizons in Cardiovascular Regenerative MedicineChairs: Jonathan Leor, Lior Gepstein, Warren Sherman Hall JUnmet Needs in Digital HealthChairs: Michal Geva, Rafi Beyar, Zeev Rotstein Room 4Oral PresentationsChairs: Haim Danenberg, David Halon, Arthur Kerner, Reuven Ilia
16:00 Stroke Innovations - the Neurologist's ViewNatan Bornstein Influence of Arterial Micro Anatomy on Response to Renal Artery Denervation Elazer R. Edelman A Trick or Treat Valve in ValveMartin B. Leon Expectations of Contemporary Drug-Eluting StentsKeith D. Dawkins 16:00-16:15Experiences Gained in the CHART-1 Stem Cell Study for CHFWarren Sherman 16:00 - 16:20The Evolving Success Factors in the Digital Health EraMichal Geva 16:00-16:103D Heart Models for Planning of Percutaneous Tricuspid InterventionsAndre Plass
16:12 Stroke Interventions - the Neurosurgeon ViewAdnan H. Siddiqui Renal Denervation and Therapies - Current EvidenceDavid E. Kandzari This is My Craziest One…Eberhard Grube Bleeding Risk and 1 Month DAPT: Can LEADERS Free Shift the Paradigm?Alexandre A. Abizaid 16:15-16:30Pluripotent Stem CellsLior Gepstein 16:20 - 16:35When Medical and Patient' Data Meets Cyber SecurityLior Ateret 16:10-16:20The acWire: a novel technique/device to acquire an accurate annular plane in planning/performing TAVI procedures - initial experienceStefan Verheye
16:24 Stroke Interventions - the Pharmaceutical ViewShmuel Fuchs Carotid Bulb RestorationFelix Mahfoud Fool Me Once, Shame on you. Fool Me Twice, Shame on Me…Ariel Finkelstein Global Clinical and Regulatory Harmonization Efforts: The Case of CENTURY IIWilliam Wijns 16:30-16:45Reduction of Mortality by AAA Rupture via Cell Therapy in a Mice ModelAntoine Lafont 16:35-16:45Digital Health - Challenges for StartupsDan Shwartzman  16:20-16:30The Lumivascular Technology Platform: Real Time OCT Guidance for Therapeutic Intraluminal RevascularizationJaafer Golzar
16:36 Imaging in Stroke - Recent Trends and Stroke MimicsRonit Agid Baroreflex Activation Therapy: Integrated Neuromodulation for Heart Failure and HypertensionRobert Kieval Late TAVI: Is it a Déjà Vu or a Jamais Vu...?Alaide Chieffo Overview of Bionics and NireusDavid E. Kandzari 16:45-17:00Immunomodulation and Myocardial RegenerationJonathan Leor 16:45-17:00A New Smartphone App for Follow-up of PCI patientsBradley Strauss  16:30-16:40Transcatheter Mitral Valve Annuloplasty: One Year Results of the Multicentre Feasibility TrialFrancesco Maisano
16:48 Interventional Treatment of Ischemic Stroke In Israel - Where are we? Where are we Headed?Yaaqov Amsalem Insights into Patient Selection for RDN and the UK ExperienceAndrew Sharp Just Another Crazy TAVI Case...Horst Sievert DFS FIM ResultsMartin T. Rothman 17:00-17:15Building a Biological ValveAmir Lerman 17:00-17:10BioGamingDudi Klein  16:40-16:50Effective Circumferential Ablation Using a Multi-electrode Bipolar/Unipolar Over-the -Wire Renal Denervation RF Catheter System with Closed Loop SensingAbraham Tzafriri
17:00 Amnis Therapeutics - A Fresh Approach to Mechanical ThrombectomyAdnan H. Siddiqui Device-Based Endovascular Aortic Neuromodulation Therapy: Acute Modulation of Left Ventricular Pressure and Cardiac FunctionAndrejs Erglis Another Valve, Another Access…Alexandre A. Abizaid Novel Cell-Selective Therapy for Superior Drug-Eluting StentsHana Totary-Jain 17:15-17:30Left Atrial Stem Cells - Possible TherapyRonen Beeri 17:10-17:206over6Optometry @ HandOfer Limon  16:50-17:00Non-invasive Lung IMPEDANCE-Guided Preemptive Treatment in Chronic Heart Failure Patients: a Randomized Controlled Trial (IMPEDANCE-HF trial)Michael Shochat
17:12 Thrombectomy with the pREset Stent Retriever - Insights from the ARTESp TrialWiebke Kurre Vagal Nerve StimulationAtul Pathak The Crime and its Punishment…Jean-Claude Laborde Clinical Outcome in Bioresorbable Polymer Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent (UltimasterTM) and Conventional Sirolimus-eluting StentYukio Ozaki 17:30-17:45Panel DiscussionMoshe Flugelman, Antoine Lafont, Jacob George 17:20-17:45Closing PanelModerator: Peter J. FitzgeraldParticipants:Zeev Rotstein - Sheba Medical CenterMichal Geva - TriventureAnat Naschitz - OrbimedIttai Harel - Pitango  17:00-17:10The WISE trial - A multi Center Trial of the WIRION Embolic Protection System in Carotid StentingUri Rosenschein
17:24 Implantable Monitors and Stroke PreventionRod S. Passman Short-term Safety and Efficiency of Cryoablation for Renal Sympathetic Denervation in a Swine ModelLi Shen TAVI Bailout for LVOT Obstruction Followed MVRFrancesco Maisano Novel Bio-Active Stent (BAS) Coated with Titanium Nitride Oxide (NO-particles) in Patients with Acute Coronary SyndromeLaurent Sebagh    17:10-17:20CLeft Ventricular Partitioning and Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair as a New Hybrid Concept for Patients with Ischemic Heart Failure and Severe Mitral RegurgitationUlrich Schäfer
17:36 Panel DiscussionKenneth Rosenfield, Gregory Telman 17:36-17:48Transcatheter Perivascular Alcohol-Mediated Renal DenervationWojtek Wojakowski TAVR Complications: Percutaneous Retrieval of a SAPIEN XT Valve Acutely Dislodged into the Left VentricleGary Gershony DES & BRS - Pathological InsightsRenu Virmani      17:20-17:30Prototyping of a New Pneumatic-Driven Ventricular Assist Device Without Blood ContactGuanglei Xiong
17:48   17:48-18:00Aortic Neuromodulation TherapyDaniel Weiss          17:30-17:40Ridaforolimus Eluting Stents with Predictable Diffusion Controlled Release Kinetics and Tissue UptakeAbraham Tzafriri
18:10-19:30 Hall ABrain ProtectionChairs: Ron Karmeli, Wu Yong Jian, David Tanne Hall BDevice InnovationChairs: Rafi Beyar, Charles A.(Chuck) Simonton, Eyal Lifschitz Hall CTAVR IIIChairs: Joachim Schofer, Ronen Jaffe;.Kong Xiang Qing Hall HFunding and Regulation in a Changing MarketChairs: Uri Geiger, Suzan Alpert, Qiyi Luo Hall IThe Advanced Catheterization Laboratory: Interventional Robotics, Navigation and BeyondSponsored by Corindus Vascular Robotics through an Education GrantChairs: Giora Weisz, Ehtisham Mahmud, James K. Min Hall JTechnology Parade IIIChairs: Dave Knapp, Guo Wei, Xavier E. Pardo  
18:10 Keystone Heart - TriGuard Cerebral Embolic ProtectionTBA New CV InnovationsPeter J. Fitzgerald Increased Risk of Cerebral Embolization after Implantation of a Balloon Expandable Aortic Valve without prior Balloon ValvuloplastyJoachim Schofer The Changing Landscape for Financing Medical Device InnovationMichael Berman Interventional Cardiology in 2025Martin B. Leon Gesture-Based Input Innovation Impact on Anatomic Confirmation and Angiosuite WorkflowZachary Bercu  
18:22 Sentinel ‘Filter Science’: Preventing Irreversible Cerebral Infarction during Contemporary TAVI ProceduresUlrich Schaefer How 3D Printing is Improving Patient Care, Product Innovation and AdoptionR. Scott Rader Development of TAVR in China: Patient Characteristics, Device Improvements, and Clinical DataYongjian Wu Healthcare Reform in the United States and the Potential Impact on Provider Reimbursement in the Changing LandscapeAndrew Rubin Cardiovascular Surgery in 2025Ehud Raanani 18:22-18:32Fulgur Medical Implant-based Non-invasive Isolation of Pulmonary VeinsGlenn Van Langenhove  
18:34 The Emboline ApproachAmir Belson Transferring Technology from the Defense World to the Medical World - The Israeli PerspectiveShimon Eckhouse Updates on Recent CoreValve Studies - Where are We Headed?Eberhard Grube The FDA Today - What is new?Semih Oktay 3D Printing in Medicine: Now and TomorrowPeter Verschueren 18:32-18:42The Dalio Institute: A Patient-Specific Soft Left Atrial Appendage OccluderJames K. Min  
18:46 TAVR - Cerebral Protection Using the Sentinel DeviceMartin B. Leon Living Heart Project by Dassault systemsSteven Levine Early Discharge after TAVRCorrado Tamburino Current Trends in Cardiovascular Innovations and Investments -- (And What VCs are Looking For)Katie Ellias Healthy Interventional Cardiologists - Call for ActionAriel Rougin 18:42-18:52ac.biomedClinically Relevant Testing for Cardiovascular ImplantsUlrich Steinseifer  
18:58 Qool TherapeuticsAmir Belson Key Steps in Fostering a Culture of Physician InnovationWilliam E. Cohn Lotus™ Valve System - Our Experience So FarAbid Assali Present and Future of OUS (Out of the US) Clinical Studies on Cardiovascular DevicesGad Ginot Robotic Enhanced PCIEhtisham Mahmud 18:52-19:02ac.biomedClinically Relevant Testing for Cardiovascular ImplantsUlrich Steinseifer  
19:10 Panel DiscussionBen He, Pasi Karjalainen From Dream to Reality - The PVT StoryStan Rabinovich Direct Flow Medical: Latest Data on a Unique Structural Heart TechnologyAzeem Latib Panel Discussion Ronnie A. Hershman, Mordecai Kramer Combining Coronary Anatomy and PhysiologyJames K. Min 19:02 - 19:12Capture VascularKenneth Rosenfield   
19:22 Needs in Medical InnovationTodd J. Brinton   The Future is Here - The Vision of Management of CADGiora Weisz    


Tuesday, 15 December, 2015
07:00-08:15 Medtronic Spyral Breakfast Symposium: Pathway Forward With SPYRAL HTN Faculty: Felix Mafhoud, Andrew Sharp, Michael Böhm Moderators: Yehonatan Sharabi, Uri Rosenschein
08:30-10:00 Hall A Vascular Session I -  Aortic Interventions (In conjunction with VIVA) Chairs: Moshe Halak, Gabriel Szendro, Allan Bloom Hall B Pulmonary Hypertension Chairs: Robert J. Gil, Ori Ben-Yehuda, Zvi Vered Hall C ICI Innovators Forum - Dreams and Reality Sponsored by Medtronic Chairs: Amit Segev, Michael Berman, Chaim Lotan Hall H Updates on Mitral Interventions (Mitral B) Sponsored by Valtech Chairs: Gad Keren; Patrick W. Serruys; Maurice Buchbinder; Dan Aravot Hall I Heart Failure - Update on Devices, Diagnostic Approaches and Management Sponsored by Novartis Chairs: Andre Keren; Michael Böhm; Avraham Shotan Hall JElectrophysiology I: Cardiac Rhythm Devices of Today and Tomorrow Chairs: Michael Glikson, Vladimir Cholomizer, Nahum Fridberg
08:30 08:30-08:43 Novel Total Arch Endograft: From Pre-clinical to First Human Study David Planer Evaluation of the Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension in the Cath Lab Ori Ben-Yehuda 08:30-08:40 Current Limitations of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Amit Segev When Is It Too Late to Perform Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair? Alec Vahanian State of the Art of Drug Therapy in Heart Failure: What is Still Missing Michel Böhm Anatomy for the Implantor: What You Need to Know Samuel Asirvatham
08:42 08:43-08:56 Relay Solutions for TEVAR Extending into or Near the Aortic Arch Vincent Riambau Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Current Treatment Options and Future Directions Lewis J. Rubin 08:40-08:50 New Technologies - Do We Treat More Patients? Sean Salmon The Importance of Resheatability of Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation for Mitral Interventions Ulrich Schäfer New Devices to Monitor Heart Failure and Reduce Hospitalizations Michael Shochat Subcutaneous ICD: State of the Art and Towards Tomorrow Reinoud Knops
08:54 08:56-09:09 TEVAR - State of the Art and Future Directions Michael D. Dake 08:54-09:14                   Treatment of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension:                       a. Pulmonary Endarterectomy (PTE) b. Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA) - an Emerging Therapy Ehtisham Mahmud 08:50-09:00 My Vision for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair or Implantation Piotr Musialek Cardioband - A New Era of Mitral Valve Repair George Nickenig Developing Devices for Management of Heart Failure and Unmet Needs Stefan D. Anker Pericardioscope - the New and Safe Way to Access Pericardial Space Francesco Maisano
09:06 09:09-09:22 Evolution of Endografts for EVAR TBA 09:14-09:26 Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to Heart Failure Israel Gotsman 09:00-09:10 Process/Parameters/ Prerequisite of Investing in a Structural Heart Company Rhonda Robb The HRT Mitral Bridge Technology for Functional MR Carlos E. Ruiz Autonomic/cardiopulmonary Reflex Abnormalities as a Target for Device Therapy for Chronic Heart Failure Andrew JS Coats Emerging and Future Therapies: Leadless Pacing, Percutaneous Epicardial Leads, Left Ventricular Endocardial Leads and Seeds, and Other Strategies - What’s New and Promising? Paul A. Friedman
09:18 09:22-09:35 Review of Medical 3D Printing Technology and its Possible Endovascular Applications Peter Mercelis 09:26-09:38 Pulmonary Artery Denervation: Pre-clinical and Early Clinical Studies Alex Rothman 09:10-09:20 Training the Next Generation Interventionalist and Cardiovascular Specialist Haim Danenberg Mitral Clip 2015 - Where are we? Where Are We Headed? Sameer Gafoor The Total Artificial Heart 2015 – Pulsatile vs. Continuous Flow Marvin J. Slepian Lead Extraction: Unmet Needs David Luria
09:30 09:35-09:48 Do We Need a New Solution for Complex Aortic Pathologies? Ralf R. Kolvenbach 09:38-09:50 Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Congenital Heart Disease Amiram Nir 09:20-09:30 The Tricuspid Valve - Do We Need to Address it Percutaneously? Ulrich Schäfer Treatment of Functional MR: Anticipating COAPT Gregg W. Stone Cardiac Assist Devices: What is There and What is Missing? Jacob Lavee New Approach to US Ablation Using Epicardial Protection Francesco Maisano
09:42 09:48-10:01 CAS Micromesh Design and its Potential Benefit Sasko Kedev 09:50-10:00 Panel Discussion: Ron Lior, Robert Drago 09:30-10:00 Panel Discussion Moderators: Michael Berman, Sean Salmon; Stanton J. Rowe, Elazer R. Edelman, Piotr Musialek, Ulrich Schäfer, Amit Segev, Paul Fefer The Dekel - a Delivery System for Transapical Implantation of a Prosthetic Mitral Valve Gad Keren The Past, Present, and Future of the Total Artificial Heart (Evolution of the Continuous Flow TAH) William E. Cohn Endocardial Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Which Device for Which Patient Horst Sievert
09:54 09:54-10:06 SINOMED Mitral Valve Replacement Device, A Technical Overview Patrick W. Serruys 09:54-10:00 Panel Discussion: Mahmud Suleman,Michael Geist, Yair Elizur
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
10:30-12:30 Plenary Session II
 10:30 Award Ceremony
 11:00 Acute Stroke Intervention - The Neuro-interventionalist Role Adnan H. SiddiquiThe Interventional Cardiologist Role Amit Segev
 11:30 Live in the Box: Mitral Valve Repair in 3D Ehud Raanani
 11:45 Defensive Shield Operations: from Military Operations to Health Care Solutions B.G. (Res.) Gal Hirsch
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break & Exhibition Visit
12:40-13:40 LUNCH SESSION - Sponsored by Medtronic Unparalleled in Vascular Interventions Faculty: Michel S. Makaroun, Tal M. Hörer, Stephen Kam, Jean Luc Montoulieu Moderators: Isaac Kori, Moshe Halak LUNCH SESSION - Sponsored by Mitralign Tricuspid Regurgitation: Defining the Problem and How to Treat It Moderator: Yuval Binur
14:10-15:50 Hall A Vascular Session II - Carotid & Lower Extremities Interventions (In conjunction with VIVA) Chairs: Daniel Silverberg, Jose Cohen, Isaac Kori Hall B Structural Heart Disease and LAA OcclusionChairs: Carlos E. Ruiz, Rafael Hirsch, Amit Korah Hall C Coronary Complications and Challenging Cases Chairs: Ariel Finkelstein, Junbo Ge, Jacob George Hall H The Mitral and Tricuspid Valve - New Challenges Chairs: Yuval Binur; Chaim Lotan; Allen S. Stewart Hall I Heart Failure - Developing Technologies Chairs: Andre Keren, Stefan D. Anker, Offer Amir Hall J Electrophysiology II: Preventing Stroke and Managing Atrial Fibrillation Patients Chairs: Sami Viskin, Aaron Medina
14:10 14:10-14:23 CGuard CARENET/PARADIGM and the Upcoming Flow Diverter Piotr Musialek Techniques and Outcomes of Percutaneous Paravalvular Leak Closure Charanjit S. Rihal A Filling Defect in the Coronaries Post Valve Surgery. Is it Always a Thrombus? Ioannis Iakovou Debate: Repair VS Replacement for Secondary MR; Replacement Always! Gil Bolotin LV Reshaping Devices and MitraClip in Heart Failure Stefan D. Anker Implantable Monitors and Stroke Prevention Rod S. Passman
14:22 14:23-14:36 The Role and Benefits of the En Route Trans-Cervical Carotid Stent System Ignacio Leal Left Atrial Appendage Closure: Where are we now? Keith D. Dawkins "Simple" Ostial LCX Kesion Treatment Followed with Consecutive Dossection... Robert J. Gil A new Mechanical Constraining Applicator for Sutureless Clamp-valves in the Mitral and Tricuspid Position Eric Berreklouw Non-Invasive Ventricular Assist Devices James K. Min Sleep Apnea Management for AF Control Virend Sommers
14:34 14:36-14:49 Modern Day Risk Stratification and Strategies in CAS -Thinking About Flow Reversal and Direct Carotid Access, New Stent Designs Adnan H. Siddiqui Percutaneous Creation of AV Fistulas for Providing Hemodialysis Access William E. Cohn Wrong Vessel in a Wrong Place Abid Assali Valcare: Device Description, Experiences and Future Directions David Meerkin Evaluation of ReDS™ - Guided Patient Management in Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients At-Risk for Rehospitalization - The ReDS™-HF Study Tuvia Ben Gal VDD for Detection of Subclinical AF in ICD Patients Eugene Crystal
14:46 14:49-15:02 Zilver PTX: a Global Data Overview of Drug Eluting Stent for Femoropopliteal Disease Michael D. Dake Percutaneous Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease Solely Guided by Echocardiography Xiangbin Pan How to Improve Coronary Perfusion - PCI or TAVI Dariusz Dudek Intra-operative Melody Bailout for the Unfixable Mitral Valve Allen S. Stewart The "Impedance-HF" Randomized Trial Proves Efficacy of Impedance Guided Therapy for Preventing Heart Failure Re-hospitalizations Michael Shochat Which NOAC for Which Patient? Amos Katz
14:58 15:02-15:15 The Surmodics Surveil DCB Kenneth Rosenfield VSD Closure - Unmet Needs Rafael Hirsch I Wish I Had Understood a Little Bit More of OCT Maayan Koningstein Adjustable Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Annuloplasty Device Carlos E. Ruiz A Miniature Wireless Left Atrial Pressure Monitoring System Dean Koch MRI for Ventricular Arrhythmia Management Graham Wright
15:10 15:15-15:28 New Data to Shape the Era of Drug Elution in Peripheral Interventions William A. Gray Left Atrial Access for Structural Heart Disease: Preliminary Animal Studies Warren Sherman  Protected PCI Giora Weisz 25,000 MitraClip Patients World-Wide - Past and Future Perspectives Dariusz Dudek The V Wave Interatrial Shunt - Reduces symptoms of Pulmonary Congestion in Patients with Severe Chronic Heart Failure Neal Eigler The Future of Cardiac Resynchronsiation Therapy: Personalized Medicine Jonathan Behar
15:22 15:28-15:41 Success Factors of DCB, Technical and Clinical Considerations Enrico Maria Marone TBA Acute Coronary Rupture: Role of Covered Stents Graham Cassel Multidetector CT for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation - Beyond the Annulus Jonathon Leipsic Counting App - A Novel Method to Asses Heart Failure Deterioration Chaim Lotan Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke - Does One Cause the Other? Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment Paul A. Friedman
15:34 15:41-15:54 A Novel Lithotripsy Assisted Angioplasty Balloon: Early Experience in the Treatment of Severe Infra-inguinal Calcification Todd J. Brinton Panel Discussion: Ezri Rosenbaum; Amir El Ami Panel Discussion: Alex Goldberg, Majdi Halabi Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair: Initial Results from the Multicentre First-in-Man Feasibility Trial Alec Vahanian Panel Discussion: Jean Marc Weinstein; Israel Gotsman; Wei Meng; Shmuel Rispler Panel Discussion: Avishag Laish-Farkash, Moshe Swissa
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit
16:10-17:40 Hall A Vascular Session III -Venous Interventions, Dialysis Access and Thrombectomy (In conjunction with VIVA) Chairs: Eitan Heldenberg; Anthony Verstandig; Gabriel Bartal Hall B The Triangle of Innovation: Academy - Hospital - Industry Chairs: Rafi Beyar, Todd J. Brinton, Ruth Alon Hall C Needs Around TAVR Chairs: Chaim Lotan, Renat S. Akchurin Hall H Special Stents and DCB Chairs: Bruno Scheller; William A. Gray; Favio Kusniec Hall I Complex Coronary Lesions: What's Right, What's Left? The Session is in Memory of Dr. Ehud Grenadier Sponsored by Medinol Chairs: Bradley Strauss; Huo Yong; George Sianos Hall J Electrophysiology III: Advances in Catheter Ablation Chairs: Michael Eldar, Monther Boulos, Yoav Michowitz
16:10 16:10-16:23 Adjuncts to EVAR: Aortic Balloon Occlusion and Onyx Embolization Tal M. Hörer The Interaction between the Academy - Hospital - Industry: My Point of View Todd J. Brinton Outcome of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients ≥90-year old Adam Witkowski DCB for Coronary ISR - Impact of Lesion Preparation Bruno Scheller Update on the TOSCA-5 Collagenase Trial / CTOs- the EXPLORE Trial Bradley Strauss Rotor Mapping and Ablation: Successful Approaches and Pitfalls Sanjiv Narayan
16:22 16:23-16:36 New Mechanical Thrombectomy Tool for Arterial and Venous Clot Management - Moving to Single Session Therapy Frank R. Arko III Innovation Strategy Within   Rambam Health Care Campus Nadav Ben-Haim Lithoplasty for Aortic Leaflet Restoration in Patients with Aortic Stenosis Todd J. Brinton Revolutionize Your Practice - New Data to Shape the Era of Drug Elution in Peripheral Interventions William A. Gray Non-pharmacological Therapies to Prevent Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Contrast Exposure Eugenia Nikolsky New Horizons in 3D Mapping of Cardiac Arrhythmia - Initial Experience with RHYTHMIA System Elad Anter
16:34 16:36-16:49 How willl we Treat Varicose Veins in 2025? René Milleret Global Regulatory Challenges to Device Innovation Charles A. Simonton The New Frontier of Planning in Complex Endovascular Aortic Repair: the 3D Printing Enrico Maria Marone Better Vessel Healing with Bioactive Stent than with Second Generation Drug Eluting Stent: Oct Sequential Assessement Studies Jacques Berland New Strategies for the Treatment of Degenerated SVG's T.S. Kler Novel Strategies for Ablation: Autonomics and Electroporation and More Samuel J. Asirvatham
16:46 16:49-17:02 The Crux Vena Cava Filter Frank R. Arko III Medical Device Innovation: From Concept to Commercialization Gary Gershony TAVI is the Treatment of Choice for Symptomatic AS in Octogenerians, Ulrich Schäfer Chronic Limb Ischemia: Love Your Limbs Program, Stepping into the Emerging Markets Xavier E. Pardo Recent New Data from European CTO Club George Sianos Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Strategies for Cardiac Arrhythmias Lior Gepstein
16:58 17:02-17:15 Minimally Invasive Creation of Autogenous Arteriovenous Fistulas Dheeraj Rajan Regulatory Considerations for Personalized Medicine Gad Ginot Has PVL Stopped Being a Concern on TAVI? Latest Clinical Data from Lotus™ Valve System Adam Witkowski The Chocolate Balloon David Planer Shockwave Technology for the Treatment of Calcified Lesions Todd J. Brinton VT Ablation: What Do We Have and What Are We Missing Eyal Nof
17:10 17:15-17:28 Improving Results of Massive & Submassive PE Interventions Kenneth Rosenfield   Current Trends of TAVI in Russia Renat S. Akchurin The Sirolimus Product and Clinical Plan (DCB session) Marie-Claude Morice Comparative Analysis of Clinical Results for Dedicated Bifurcation Drug Eluting Stents BiOSS (BiOSS Expert and BiOSS Lim) and Regular DES Based on POLBOS I and II Randomized Studies Robert J. Gil Pulmonary Vein Isolation by Implantable Device Glenn Van Langenhove
17:22     Panel Discussion: Adam Witkowski, T.S. Kler DCB for de Novo Lesions - Leaving Nothing Behind Bruno Scheller Master the Complex: Retrograde Rotablation Andras Katona Panel Discussion: Rafael Ruso, Alexander Feldman, David Luria