Tremblant Interventional Cardiology Feb. 5 – 8, 2020

Mar 28, 2018





The perfect winter location! This is a unique opportunity to meet with Interventional Cardiologists from across North America and to learn about new techniques, discuss important issues and the latest controversies.

This symposium will update the internists, cardiologists, IC and CS in the latest developments in the field of interventional cardiology. Didactic presentations, case presentations, workshops and debates. A strong review of different hot topics and recent progress in interventional cardiology. Presentations on evidence-based and practical clinical approaches on diagnosis and treatment by expert faculty. Case presentations from participants and faculty with audience interaction and discussions.

“This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada”.  “This activity has been approved by the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery” 19.5 credit hours


This course is to provide emerging trends and evidence-based practices  (from the past 12 months) to provide guideline-driven, contemporary approaches to cardiovascular patient care.

  • Identify areas for quality improvement in Interventional Cardiology
  • Correctly interpret the coronary physiology (FFR, iFR,) and the other coronary
    imaging (IVUS, OCT) to apply in coronary interventions
  • Identify the best practices in the interventional treatment of Left appendage
  • Review the actual treatment post intervention in Aortic valve stenosis surgical and
  • Understand the advantage and inconvenient of new technology catheters for
    coronary intervention.
  • Review the interest and inconvenient to obtain an open artery after total occlusion.
  • Identify the actual best practices in high-risk complex PCI.
  • Understand and select left ventricle support devices in cardiogenic shock.
  • Review the actual treatment of the spontaneous coronary artery dissection.
  • Understand the emergence of the Artificial Intelligence in the cath lab
  • Review and apply the recent data on percutaneous mitral treatment for
    repair with the Mitra Clip and the future of Percutaneous Mitral Implantation


Wednesday – February 6, 2019
19:30 – 23:00
Welcome Address (Mali III)
Cocktail Reception
Thursday – February 7, 2019
07:00 – 07:30
reakfast (Mali III)
Morning Session: Session I (Mali I & II)

Erick Schampaert, MD
07:30 – 08:00
08:00 – 08:20
What is Optimal PCI in 2019
Javier Escaned, MD, Madrid, Spain
Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: A CTO Mono-Debate   
Eric Cohen, MD  VS Eric Cohen, MD, Toronto, ON
08:40 – 09:00
Residual Cardiovascular Risk after an ACS:
Identifying and managing patients at long term risk
Akshay Bagai, MD, Toronto, ON
09:00 – 09:20
CTA/FFRCT for Complex CAD
Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities
Jonathan Leipsic, MD, Vancouver, BC
09:20 – 09:40
OCT: What This Technology Does Best
Matt Sibbald, MD, Hamilton, ON
09:00 – 10:00
What is Going on in the Cath Lab Next Door?
Katia Dyrda, MD, Montreal, QC
10:00 – 11:15
 & A Panel Discussions
11:15 – 14:15
Breakout Sessions
Afternoon Session: Case Presentations (Mali I & II)
14:30 – 15:00
Jean-François Marquis, MD
15:00 – 15:30
The impact of Angioplasty on Exercice Induced Ischemia:
The official rebuttal to ORBITAL
Justin Davies, London, UK
15:30 – 18:00
Case Presentations
My Worst Case Ever!!!
Friday – February 8, 2019
07:00 – 07:30

Breakfast (Mali III)
Morning Session: Session II (Mali I & II)
James Velianou, MD
07:30 – 08:00
TAVI/SAVI Value of Anti Thrombotic Treatment
Richard Whitlock, MD, Hamilton, ON
08:00 – 08:30
TAVR: The Minimalist Approach
James Velianou, MD, Hamilton, ON
08:30 – 09:10
FFR – iFR – Guided vs. Angio-Guided Revascularization in Multiple Vessel Disease:
Lessons from the FUTURE and Other Trials
Pro: Joost Daemen, MD, Rotterdam, NL
Con: David Goodhart, MD, Calgary, AB
09:10 – 09:30
Improving Case Efficiency with Dual-Lumen and Angled Tip Catheter Technology
Minh Vo, MD, Edmonton, AB
09:30 – 09:50
Marino Labinaz, MD, Ottawa, ON
09:50 – 10:10
Targeting Hemodynamics in TAVI Patients
Sam Radhakrishnan, MD, Toronto, ON
10:10 – 11:15
Q & A Panel Discussions
11:15 – 14:15
Breakout sessions
Afternoon Session: Lower Level Conference Center
14:30 – 15:00
15:00 – 18:00
Workshop Sessions
19:00 – 20:00
Cocktail Reception – Mali III
Saturday – February 9, 2019
07:00 – 07:30
Breakfast (Mali III)
Morning Session: Session III (Mali I & II)
Raoul Bonan, MD
07:30 – 07:50
Left Ventrical Support and Cardiogenic Shock: Where Are We Now?
Raja Hatem, MD, Montreal, QC
07:50 – 08:10
Practical Hemodynamics with Patients on Mechanical Circulatory Support
Wayne Tymchuk, MD, Edmonton AB
08:10 – 08:30
Mitral Clip for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
Raoul Bonan, MD, Montreal, QC
08:30 – 08:50
AI (Artificial Intelligence) Will Help You in the Cath Lab
Justin Davies, MD, London, UC
08:50 – 09:10
Treatment of SCAD
Jacqueline Saw, MD, Vancouver, BC

09:10 – 09:40
What Role Should a Cardiologist Play in Treating Diabetes
Jean Gregoire, MD, Montreal, QC
09:40 – 10:00
TMVR: The Present and the Future
Raoul Bonan, MD, Montreal, QC
10:00 – 11:00
Q & A Panel Discussions
11:00 – 14:15
Breakout sessions
Afternoon Session: Case Presentations (Mali I & II)
14:30 – 15:00
Marc Bedossa, MD & Donald Palisaitis, MD
15:00 – 17:30
Case Presentations
Acute Cases STEMI / ACS
Closing Remarks – Program Ends


Raoul Bonan, MD
Montreal, QC, Canada

Jean-François Marquis, MD
Ottawa, ON, Canada

Erick Schampaert, MD
Montreal, QC, Canada

James Velianou, MD
Hamilton, ON

Jean-François Marquis, MD


Marc Bedossa, MD
Rennes, FR

Akshay Bagai, MD
Toronto, ON

Eric Cohen, MD
Toronto, ON

Joost Daemen, MD
Rotterdam, NL

Justin Davies, MD
London, UK

Katia Dyrda, MD
Montreal, QC

Javier, Escaned, MD
Madrid, SP

David Goodhart, MD
Calgary, AB

Jean Gregoire, MD
Montreal, QC

Raja Hatem, MD
Montreal, QC

Marino Labinaz, MD
Ottawa, ON

Jonathan Leipsic, MD
Vancouver, BC

Don Palisaitis, MD
Montreal, QC

Sam Radhakrishnan, MD
Toronto, ON

Jacqueline Saw, MD
Vancouver, BC

Matthew Sibbald, MD
Hamilton, ON

Olga Toleva, MD
Winnipeg, MB

Wayne Tymchuk, MD
Edmonton, AB

Minh Vo, MD
Edmonton, AB

Richard Whitlock, MD
Hamilton, ON


TIC 2019

Abbott Vascular
Boston Scientific
Cardinal Health/Cordis
Medtronic of Canada
Opsens Medical


HeartFlow Medical


The Fairmont Tremblant is located approximately 1 1/2 hours north of Montreal. The reduced conference rate at the Fairmont Tremblant is $269.00 for a Fairmont, $299.00 Fairmont deluxe room, one bedroom suite with kitchen $399.00, and Fairmont Gold $389.00 plus applicable taxes. Please contact Xpertize at 514-696-6699 for additional room types and rates. This rate will be available until January 11, 2019, and after this date, on a space available basis at current rates. We encourage you to reserve early to guarantee room rate and availability. Hotel cancellation policy: If cancelled 1 week prior to arrival date, no charges will apply.


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Early Bird Special:

On or before Dec. 10, 2018

Physicians – $300.00

Residents/Fellows/Nurses – $150.00

After Dec. 10, 2018

Physicians – $500.00

Residents/Fellows/Nurses – $350.00

Sponsoring Industry – $500.00

Full payment must accompany registration. Tuition fee includes the cost of instruction, course kit, welcome reception on the Wednesday evening, breakfast and afternoon breaks daily for the duration of the course. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

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